Model Watch: Maria Borges

Like clothes, models too have their season

Maria Borges’ modeling career began in 2010 when she came second in Elite Model Look Angola 2010 and soon signed with Supreme Management in New York. She then made her fashion week debut walking in 17 runways that season . By 2013 Forbes Africa named her the top model of the year.

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4 Women in Fashion You Should Look Up.

Their careers shaped the fashion landscape we see today.

  1. Coco Chanel

Today the fashion house is under the care of Karl Lagerfeld, and is considered a marker of wealth and luxury. But it began in 1913 when Coco Chanel had the fabulous idea to create women’s clothing from jersey fabrics (at the time used for men’s underwear). Coco Chanel made women’s clothes that were more sporty and casual (yet chic) and as a result spearheaded the shift from the corseted silhouette.

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  1. Diana Vreeland

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