Vogue Spain Puts Model With Cornrows on Cover, Says ‘Black Is Beautiful’

Vogue Spain (Vogue España) celebrates Black beauty in its March issue.

Ivorian-British model Aya Jones is serving all types of Black beauty in the March issue of Vogue Spain (Vogue España). The cover, shot by photographer Nico Bustos and styled by hairstylist Karim Belghiran depicts Jones wearing cornrows, and flaunts the coverline, ‘Black is beautiful.’

To get the look, hairstylist Karim Belghiran, received much help from local Botswana women. In a recently Instagram post, the stylist posted a photo of them working together as a team to complete the look.

#bts @voguespain Botswana situations. When the time it's against you and end up with an amazing team to do the cover look with @iamayajones Thanks to everybody in #jaocamp @belenantolin

A photo posted by karimbelghiran (@karimbelghiran) on Feb 19, 2016 at 2:46am PST

Recently, society has called Kim Kardashian’s cornrows as boxer braids, but it seems as if Vogue España is taking the more progressive approach and celebrating the roots of the African culture.

Perhaps, American Vogue can take a hint and celebrate us for once. We’ll wait…

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