Ugbad Abdi is Lensed by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue Arabia October 2019

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Ugbad Abdi is Lensed by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue Arabia October 2019

Rising model Ugbad Abdi poses in ‘A Legend has fallen and a new legacy RISES’, a tribute to famed photographer Peter Lindbergh, who captured these images. Katie Trotter styles Ugbad for Vogue Arabia October 2019.

Vogue Arabia chats with the refugee who was born in Kismayo, Somalia before fleeing to Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, where she lived for nine years. Ugbad’s family eventually relocated to Iowa, living in one of America’s oldest Muslim communities.

Nick Knight Captures Major #BlackGirlMagic in 'A Certain Romance' for British Vogue November 2019

Nick Knight Captures Major #BlackGirlMagic in 'A Certain Romance' for British Vogue November 2019

Top models Adwoa Aboah, Anok Yai, Duckie Thot, Jourdan Dunn, Joan Smalls, Lineisy Montero, Shanelle Nyasiase, Tami Williams, Ugbad Abdi and Winnie Harlow gather in ‘A Certain Romance’, fearless fashion glamour styled by Edward Enninful. Photographer Nick Knight is behind the lens for British Vogue’s November 2019 cover story./ Hair by Jawara; makeup by Val Garland

Alasdair McLellan Eyes 'At the Edge of the World' With Fran, Giselle, Nora + Ugbad for Vogue UK

Alasdair McLellan Eyes 'At the Edge of the World' With Fran, Giselle, Nora + Ugbad for Vogue UK

Models Babacar N’Doye, Fran Summers, Giselle Norman, Leonard Mushiete, Nora Attal, Tom Heyes, and Ugbad Abdi are styled by Kate Phelan for ‘At the Edge of the World’. Photographer Alasdair McLellan captures the luxury-tailored crew in the remote beauty of Dungeness in Kent, England for British Vogue’s August 2019 issue.

The Biblical references are clear, but if this talented cast of multiracial models is headed for America now that Brexit-lover Boris Johnson is poised to become Britain’s Prime Minister, Trump wants to give them a heads-up, America is closed. Read on: Trump officials pressing to slash refugee admissions to zero next year @ Politico.

Ugbad Abdi Delivers 'Fierce Fall Fashion' Lensed By Solve Sundsbo For V Magazine 120 Fall 2019

Ugbad Abdi Delivers 'Fierce Fall Fashion' Lensed By Solve Sundsbo For V Magazine 120 Fall 2019

Somali-American model Ugbad Abdi, raised deep in the heart of Trump country in Cedar Rapids, Ia., delivers a ‘Fierce Fall Fashion’ story that is visually compelling. Ugbad’s warrior-goddess earrings by Meghan Markle favorite British jeweler Shaun Leane resonate this Monday morning, as Trump tells women like this American beauty to go back to her country.

Gro Curtis styles Ugbad in haute looks lensed by Solve Sundsbo for V Magazine 120 Fall Preview 2019.

Lanvin's Bruno Sialelli Sets Sail At Lanvin With 'Mystic Pilgrims' Gender Fluid Images By Ethan James Green

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Lanvin's Bruno Sialelli Sets Sail At Lanvin With 'Mystic Pilgrims' Gender Fluid Images By Ethan James Green

Models Emily Driver, Jeranimo van Russel, Mariana Barcelos, Mateusz Chmielewski and Ugbad are styled by Carlos Nazario in ‘Mystic Pilgrims’ — a first look at 31-year-old Bruno Sialelli’s vision for the brand. Photographer Ethan James Green captures the model quintet for Lanvin, the oldest French fashion house in continuous existence.

Grace Elizabeth With Giselle, Maike, Seynabou + Ugbad By Willy Vanderperre For Vogue US

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Grace Elizabeth With Giselle, Maike, Seynabou + Ugbad By Willy Vanderperre For Vogue US

Models Giselle Norman, Grace Elizabeth, Maike Inga, Seynabou Cisse and Ugbad are at home in ‘Interior Design’ period looks styled by Tabitha Simmons. Photographer Willy Vanderperre captures the quintet for Vogue US July 2019./ Hair by Luke Hersheson; makeup by Peter Philips