Now, back to the hair. We’re going to assume it's a wig given how often she changes her mane for her high-fashion clients, but we’re loving it nonetheless. We’re especially hyped at how this powerful and gorgeous imagery will no doubt continue to influence the fashion world as a whole, and hopefully push it towards becoming a more diverse, accepting place for models of color.
Just last year, Angolan model Maria Borges ditched her weave for a tapered, natural cut, then stormed runways from Balmain to Victoria’s Secret like a boss. Needless to say, we’re looking forward to seeing more models of color break through on their own terms.
Jourdan’s issue of Vogue Brasil hits newsstands on January 29.
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