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Halima Aden steps away from modelling after reassessing how her hijab has been used during her career – ABC News

After years of wearing various non-hijab head coverings in photoshoots, Muslim model Halima Aden announces she is taking a break to get some perspective.

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Somali-American Muslim model Halima Aden is taking a step back from the fashion industry, after years of wearing various non-hijab head coverings in photoshoots.

  • Halima Aden was the first hijab-wearing model on the runways of Milan and New York
  • On Instagram, she said she allowed herself to get persuaded into wearing head coverings in photoshoots that were not hijabs
  • She said a COVID-enforced break allowed her to reconnect with her mum, who gave her perspective

In a detailed Instagram story, Aden wrote…

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