Why Halima Aden’s return to modelling sends an important message about modest fashion
Modelling is the art of being yourself, and Halima Aden’s return to modelling shows that modest fashion isn’t an oxymoron.
Models are often portrayed as airheads who don’t come from anything other than stardom; however, this simply isn’t true for all models like Halima Aden can attest to. Modelling may be a part-time job but it takes years of hard work in order achieve success unlike most people think which makes her dedication even more admirable by setting such high standards only getting better with time instead of quitting due to pressure or lack thereof support she received initially because putting your face on billboards was never easy especially if you’re not used too showing skin publicly growing up Muslim Somali immigrant where modesty
Although Halima Aden’s fashion choices might be considered controversial, she is reclaiming the narrative in a way that highlights her personal agency. Her return to modelling sent an important message about modest fashion and how it can empower women who feel held back by their clothing or style of dress.