Maria Borges: An African Star

Twenty years have passed since Elle’s U.S. edition featured an African model on the cover of its magazine. Maria Borges just changed all that Huffington Post reports.

Borges is a 24-year-old supermodel whose star has seriously been on the rise, from her stunning Fashion Week appearances to rocking her natural hair at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Borges spoke about the vital need for representation in the fashion industry in her interview. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain via Getty Images)  Read the full report here