Sumary of ‘Fashion can be very exploitative’ – Halima Aden on why she quit modelling:
- ”In 2016, Aden was the first fully covered Muslim contestant to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA contest.
- ”Halima Aden on the catwalk during the Tommy Hilfiger show at London fashion week in 2020. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PAOne initial clause of her modelling contract was a guarantee that she would have a blocked-out box to change in.
- ”Aden at the Sherri Hill show in 2019. Photograph: Sean Zanni/Getty Images for Sherri HillIn 2019, Aden made history by becoming the first model to wear a burkini, designed by Tommy Hilfiger, in Sports Illustrated magazine.