What was your most memorable fashion moment?
“My very first show ever, walking exclusively for Yeezy Season 5 at New York Fashion Week. It’s also when my first [magazine] cover was about to come out and when I signed with IMG Models. Good things come in threes.”
What’s the best style advice you’ve ever been given?
“There is no need to conform or change yourself to fit into the world of fashion. There is a place for women who look like me and dress like me in the industry.”
Describe your personal style
“Modest – classy, but a little edgy!”
Who are your personal style icons or inspirations?
“Rihanna, Iman, Carine Roitfeld.”
When did you know black was beautiful?
“I’ve never felt more beautiful than when I took the stage at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant and heard the roaring applause while wearing my hijab and burkini, a fully covered swimsuit often worn by Muslim women.”
What’s the best thing you purchased this year so far?
“Classic pair of Louboutin black heels–they will never go out of style!”
What do you want your style to convey to the world?
“Modesty can be for anyone, not just Muslim women. It can also be very fashion-forward!”
What’s your favorite place to bargain shop?