A Native of Luanda, the capital of angola, Maria Borges is one of the dummies african who has managed to break out of the monotony of the international fashion world. In may 2017, it will include coverage of the IT USA, alongside five other models. It will be the first black woman to do so in the natural.
Indeed, it is well with her natural assets that Maria Borges has managed to give the trunk to his young modeling career. If in February 2017, she became the new face of the giant of cosmetics of L’oréal Paris, his real coup, she marked him in 2015, when the fashion show Victoria’s Secret in 2015.
On the Catwalk, the young girl of 24 years old came with his afro and short hair, the hair left au natural. A hair style, which for his fame.
The fashion industry is there for everyone, [regardless] of the color or race. When I was growing up, I’ve never seen someone like me, and now the other girls can see someone like them.
Witness to the civil war in Angola, Maria Borges has been able to count on the support of her older sister, who took charge of her education at the death of their mother. Spotted at the 2010 Elite Model Look contest in which she finished in second place, the dummy was then powered on the catwalk by the brand Givenchy.
Today, she also wants to give a chance to young girls who share the same dreams as she. In particular, it has selected the young top model nigeria’s Olamide Ogundele from Nigeria who took part in the recent Paris Fashion Week.
“It is very important for african women, and for women around the world to know that they, too, can be included”, she Maria Borges.
“The fashion industry is there for everyone, [regardless] of the color or race. When I was growing up, I’ve never seen someone like me, and now the other girls can see someone like them. It is a true inspiration”, she adds.