Adwoa Aboah makes first cover of British Vogue under Edward Enninful

Adwoa Aboah makes first cover of British Vogue under Edward Enninful

Call it an all Ghana affair for the latest issues of the British Vogue Magazine!

Ghanaian-born Edward Enninful who was confirmed as the new editor of British Vogue in April this year has produced his first cover featuring mixed-race model and activist Adwoa Aboah. Adwoa Aboah is also of British and Ghanaian descent. In March 2017, she appeared on the cover of American Vogue with Liu Wen, Ashley Graham, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam, and Vittoria Ceretti.

As the first man and the first black person to take on the role, this December 2017 issue addresses diversity and inclusivity in fashion.

The cover photo which was styled by Edward himself and photographed bySteven Meisel shows Adwoa Aboah wearing a Marc Jacobs dress and turban with diamond earrings. Channelling 70s beauty with blue eyeshadow and glossy red lips done by makeup artist Pat McGrath.

Announcing the latest issue, Edward Enninful said:

The December 2017 issue is dedicated to Great Britain and the creatives who represent it at home and abroad. Welcome to the #NewVogue. Enjoy!

Adwoa Aboah also shared her joy on the iconic cover saying:

“Where do I even begin. Speechless, overwhelmed and grateful. Never in a million years did I think that one day I’d be on the cover of @britishvogueeven more so one that marks such a monumental change and a new beginning. Thank you @edward_enninful I’m so very proud of you, you deserve this. Thank you for choosing me to be you’re first cover girl. Thank you to #stevenmiesel for the most magical shoot I’ve ever been on. Mother @patmcgrathreal and @guidopalau for the constant support over the two day shoot and for making me feel like one in a million. To everyone who made this possible, thank you. #newvogue”

 

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