Wednesday, November 11, 2015

#BlackGirlMagic: Maria Borges and her FAB Afro hit the Victoria Secret's Runway

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid maybe dominating the headlines behind the Victoria's Secret show that aired last night on CBS. But for me, there is one SUPER special angel that stood out from the rest of the girls last night!

23 year old Angolan supermodel Maria Borges. 

This is not her first time at the rodeo- it's actually her third time strutting her stuff at the Victoria Secret show but this time around she rocked her natural hair and killed it!

In a backstage interview with Essence Magazine Maria said  “I told my agent I wanted to walk in the Victoria’s Secret show with my natural hair. I was nervous, but I had to do it. When they said ‘yes’ I didn’t expect it, but I was so happy!”

Black women are beautiful aren't they? Weave or no weave, that glow is undeniable!

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For most the Victoria' Secret show is just a teenage boy's fantasy filled with sexy models showing lotsa of skin in sequins and feathers. But this was still a major moment that deserves some pause.
Maria took a risk in a fashion world dominated by wigs and weaves and it paid off BIG time. In fact her versatility is making a bigger impact. I love that beauty is now being looked at from a wider spectrum and upsetting the standards that people have. It's amazing.
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"The industry—thank God—has become more accepting of individuality. They accept whatever makes you feel comfortable, cool, and beautiful, I think that for those of us who grew up watching Naomi Campbell and all the top models who had beautiful long extensions, it's freeing because now you don't have to adhere just to that standard. You can change, you can go natural, you can have different colours, and you can be yourself."


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