[Close-Up] Khadijha Red-Thunder, Kaya Wilkins & Amelia Rami Serve Up Braided Crowns For ‘Allure’

Allure X August 2017

Photo Credit: Sharif Hamza

Native American model Khadijha Red-Thunder stars alongside Kaya Wilkins and Amelia Rami in a captivating editorial for Allure August 2017. The “Crowning Glories” spread puts the spotlight on the ladies’ braided looks created by Jawara while draped in a mix of prints and patterns styled by Elizabeth Fraser-Bell.  

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Loosely inspired by Khadijha’s indigenous Cree heritage, the Provencial shoot comes one month after the glossy’s issue celebrating the diversity in American beauty.


Allure X August 2017

Photo Credit: Sharif Hamza

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Additional credits: Makeup by Kanako Takase and manicure by Yuko Tsuchihashi

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