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‘Black Is Beautiful’: Ivorian-British Model Aya Jones Slays In Cornrows On The Cover Of Vogue Spain

Aya Jones gives us yet another day of #BlackGirlMagic on the March cover of Vogue Spain.

Aya Jones on the cover of Vogue Spain's March issue. Photo: Nico Bustos.


As we see black beauty continue to get the love it deserves from around the world, Vogue Spain’s March issue follows suit by declaring “Black Is Beautiful” with Ivorian-British model, Aya Jones, at front and center.

Get a glimpse of some of the enchanting photos shot by photographer Nico Bustos and styled by Belen Anolín in Botswana:

We loved seeing these local Botswana women help hair stylist Karim Belghiran with Jones’ classic and simple cornrows:

Jones just wrapped up Paris Fashion Week in Miu Miu, and even shared with The Cut her favorite natural hair products, as designers continue to embrace the idea of models rocking their tresses naturally on the runway.

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South Sudanese Top Model Aweng Ade Chuol & Her Wife Embrace On Cover of Elle UK

If the love doesn't inspire you to push boundaries and move fearlessly, we don't want it!

South Sudanese Top Model Aweng Ade Chuol and her wife Alexus Ade-Chuol braved the seemingly endless sea of criticism against African LGBTQ+ communities by posing on Elle UK's January 2021 issue together.

The newlyweds are the picture of love and happiness as they pose, kissing, for the magazine's new year release.

In an interview with Yahoo Life! , Elle UK's Editor-In-Chief Farrah Storr said of the groundbreaking cover, "Glossy magazines have traditionally put heterosexual couples on covers, but rarely have I seen same-sex couples embraced and celebrated in the same way. At Elle, we wanted simply to show a young couple in love at the end of a very tough year, and Aweng and Lexy seemed like the most natural fit in the world."

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