Iconic supermodel, and founder of IMAN Cosmetics, IMAN is a woman who inspires us daily! IMAN who is one of the most respected supermodel’s of colour in our generation has just been featured on the cover of SCENE Magazine, a fashion and society magazine based in New York. Photographed by Douglas Friedman, the Somali-born model is styled rocking an old school Afro look with some fabulous jewellery and casual looks teaching us that casual is the new trend this season. IMAN looks absolutely gorgeous for a 58 year old mother and sometimes, I think IMAN doesn’t age one bit. She always looks flawless and ageless. In this feature for SCENE Magazine, IMAN talks about modelling, creating IMAN Cosmetics, and entrepreneurship. Check out the cover, interview highlights of IMAN and more pictures below.

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“Through the years, I’ve learned what works for me,” IMAN tells SCENE Magazine about being photographed during shoots. “Most importantly, I can see in my head the final shot, so the objective is to create something original and modern, to serve the photographer’s vision.” 

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The supermodel continues to explain to SCENE Magazine on how she studied fashion shoots to become a pro at modelling. “I learned on the job,” she explains to SCENE Magazine. “I paid attention to details. I looked at old photographs. And I made sure that I had control over my image. I’ve always believed that images are a model’s currency. So I always wanted to have some control and have a say about my images. What I know is that photography and the business of images is a mirror in which we see ourselves—who we are and who we can be. Beauty is a powerful commodity, and its currency is identity.”

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To read the full feature, visit: SCENE Magazine
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Check out her beauty line: IMAN Cosmetics

Photo Credit(s): Scene Magazine