Meet Shahira Yusuf, one of Britain's first hijab-wearing models

Looking at 20-year-old Shahira Yusuf, you might not guess she's tipped to be the fashion world's next big star.
But London-born Shahira isn't just any new kid on the runway. She is going to become one of Britain's first hijab-wearing catwalk models.
"I was first spotted by a modelling scout when I was 17. But I wasn't ready then," she says. "When you are young you are naive and live in this unrealistic sphere, you've got to be mature otherwise an industry like this can swallow you up."
We meet her in the busy offices of Storm management. Wearing a grey hijab, the... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 38
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