Supermodel Halima Aden Explains Why She Quit: Her Hijab Rule Clashed With Industry Expectations

In an exclusive with BBC, Aden says things started going downhill when on-set teams started styling her hijabs, even using wrapped jeans to cover her head.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jan 15, 2021
Halima Aden exit from fashion
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.