Voluminous curls, sleek bone straight strands and beach waves have always been present on the runway at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Natural hair, however made its long-awaited fabulously and fashionably late debut Tuesday night. Angolan Model Maria Borges rocked an au natural twa foregoing extensions altogether.
“I told my agent I wanted to walk in the Victoria’s Secret show with my natural hair,” Borges told entertainment news reporter B. Scott. “I was nervous, but I had to do it. When they said ‘yes’ I didn’t expect it, but I was so happy!”
Tomorrow, this Angolan-born dreamer will be walking her 3rd #VSFS in a row, whilst rocking her Afro natural hair. All I can say is THANK YOU, I don't take it for granted! ❣” src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP///yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src=”http://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/72×72/1f30d.png”/>❣ #MBmakinghistory @victoriassecret @ed_razek @johndavidpfeiffer @10magazine @imgmodels
Maria looked absolutely stunning in a colorful peacock-inspired ensemble. Does this mean we’ll be seeing more natural styles on Vicky’s runways soon? We’ll be on the look out.
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