Somali-American former supermodel Halima Aden at an event in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 14, 2021. Photo: AFP
Somali-American former supermodel Halima Aden at an event in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 14, 2021. Photo: AFP
Fashion

Muslim former supermodel Halima Aden says ‘fashion needs to do a greater job’ as she prepares for designer role at Turkish online brand Modanisa

  • The Somali-American shocked the fashion world in 2020 when she quit photo shoots and catwalks after feeling her traditions were not being respected
  • She says she loves being in Turkey for its diversity – ‘You get a taste of the world in Istanbul’

Somali-American former supermodel Halima Aden at an event in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 14, 2021. Photo: AFP
Somali-American former supermodel Halima Aden at an event in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 14, 2021. Photo: AFP
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