Afro beauty stole the runway at the Victoria’s secret fashion show 2015, with the Angolan beauty Maria Borges strutting the stage with her ‘Teeny Weeny Afro’ (TWA) on display.
Borges who’s usually seen with hair extensions or permed hair has decided to make history by being the first black Angel to parade the Victoria’s secret runaway with natural hair.
Maria was discovered in 2010 after when she placed second at the Angolan edition of the contest Elite Model Look. throughout her modeling career, she has worked with some of the industry’s prestigious names, such as, Kenzo, Moschino, Jean Paul Gaultier and many many more.
The 23 years old has been very vocal about embracing her natural kinks. Many of her latest Instagram posts are infiltrated with praises of natural hair and black beauty.
Borges, along with other black models have expressed their concerns on ethnicity in the fashion industry, as well as promoting confidence in black beauty.