Meet Maria Borges- Dior’s Raf Simmons chose her and ten other black supermodels to walk the runway making diversity & inclusion history back in 2013, Fashion Designer and Icon, Donatella Versace gave her the opportunity of a lifetime to close Versace’s Couture show in Milan, while Giorgio Armani let her open his show in 2014. She’s walked every year for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show since 2013 as the first black model to embrace her natural, afro hair. SCHICK Magazine features international Angolan supermodel, Maria Borges in its 5th edition themed ‘The Big Fashion Issue’. The quarterly publication for smart, stylish and successful African women delves into the myth, the model, the maverick, Maria; chatting about the 25-year-old’s modelling journey, the business of the industry and all else in between while on set for her cover shoot in Brooklyn, New York.
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Photographer: Remi Adetiba|Make-Up: Frank Guyton|Hair: Iyana Winfield|Styling: Osayuwamen Ogbebor|