Teen Vogue May Have Tried To Right Their Wrong With Three Black Cover Girls
After much controversy surrounding their choice of model for a Senegalese twists feature, Teen Vogue may have redeemed themselves with their August cover.
The teen magazine's new cover features three models of color with the headline "Fashion's New Faces."
The three stunning beauties are Aya Jones, Imaan Hammam, and Lineisy Montero. Jones, who is French-Ivorian and 20 years old, has already walked in 47 shows, according to the magazine.
In the cover story, the African beauty says she's not fond of arrogant or pretentious models, and makes a point to be friendly to other people.
Cover co-star Hammam's career took off after she landed a Givenchy campaign and Vogue cover.
The 18-year-old Egyptian-Moroccan makes her ethnic identity clear. "'Sometimes people call me Middle Eastern, and I'm like, 'No, I'm black',''' she tells Teen Vogue. "'I am proud of my culture, proud of who made me, proud to be here.'"
And 19-year-old Montero, from the Dominican Republic, made history when she walked the Prada autumn-winter '15 runway.
Whether this is a major step toward diversity in fashion, or just an amends after an ethnic hair story gone wrong, one thing is for sure...
These ladies are INSANELY GORGEOUS!