ESSENCE Street Style Awards

ESSENCE 25 Most Stylish: Halima Aden Is Breaking Cultural Barriers In High Fashion And Making No Apologies

 "Modesty can be for anyone, not just Muslim women.  It can also be very fashion-forward!"
Aug, 31, 2018 9:09 PM UTC

Hear more from Halima Aden and see who else made the ESSENCE 25 Most Stylish list in our September issue, on newsstands now!

We recently announced our first-ever ESSENCE 25 Most Stylish List, featuring some of our favorite trendsetters and style mavens who slay from head to toe on any and every occasion.

Stunning fashion model Halima Aden took the pageant world by storm in 2016 when she became the first contestant to wear a hijab during the Miss Minnesota USA competition. Fast forward to 2018 and the proud Somali-American beauty is now a part of the IMG family, a runway favorite of every fashion week from New York to London, and one of the most sought-after models in the business.

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Scroll through to learn a little more about Halima and then be sure to grab your tickets to our 2018 ESSENCE Street Style Block Party, celebrating all things unique about Black fashion, beauty and style this September in NYC.

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