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The Yeezy Season 5 show taps Somali-American, Minnesota native 19-yr old Halima Aden as one of the faces for the show.

The Muslim model reportedly handpicked by CR Fashion Book's Carine Roitfeld for Kanye West made her runway debut for the Yeezy 5 show wearing a fur coat and her hijab from the brand's latest collection presented at the New York Fashion Week.

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Hijab model Hailma Aden for Yeezy Season 5

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Aden made headlines in 2016 when she contested for the Miss Minnesota pageant as the only contestant to wear a hijab.

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Hailma Aden

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The Muslim model born in a Kenyan refugee camp is currently signed to IMG Models.

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