So it was the Victoria’s Secrets fashion show in Shanghai on the 21st of November, 2017, and we were pleased to see some more women of color grace the runway this year than in previous years. It’s a beautiful thing to see black women getting incorporated and accepted in a fashion show like the Victoria’s Secrets fashion show, which is most definitely the Crème de la crème of the fashion world.
However, amidst the glitz and glam, the black girl power being celebrated, one black girl stood out of the crowd, and that’s no one else, but Maria Borges.
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The Maria Borges. She looked absolutely stunning in the Tiffany Amber number she wore when she walked the pink carpet
She definitely made Africa proud in the forest-green and gold ensemble she wore on the pink carpet. The detailing on that dress, the high, high slit, the miles of legs, the turban… we’re definitely here for it. For all of it!
And then she made us so proud, she brought tears to our eyes when she wore her natural hair proudly on the runway. She gave us some very serious black girl magic, and we can’t get enough of it! She looked absolutely stunning in the combination of her short natural hair and this bra from the Punk Angel Balmain by Oliver Rousteing. We are in love. Natural hair sisters, where y’all at???
And then there was this. The ultimate look. This look makes all her other looks seem like she was still in cocoon stage, but she a big, beautiful butterfly now. A big beautiful African butterfly with beautiful hair and beautiful skin, and endless legs and with all that chocolate drip. We’re crazy about this look, and we still think it’s our best one yet
We can’t wait to see the whole show, and more mouthwatering looks served on a pink platter!