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This Seriously Stunning Supermodel Just Made Major History On The Cover Of Elle Magazine

"AFRICA, this one is for you!"

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The supermodel is known for lots of things, like her legs that just won't quit and her selfie game that makes the world a better place, tbh.


But she's probably most noted for becoming the first supermodel to wear her natural 'fro at Victoria's Secret 2015 fashion show.

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On her history-making moment, Borges took to Instagram to write "AFRICA, this one is for you!", and she revealed that she chose her costume colors to represent her home country of Angola.

And because modeling is so much more than ruling the runway for Borges, she just made history AGAIN as the first African woman to cover Elle magazine since 1997!!!

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Alek Wek was the first African woman, and the first black woman, to cover the magazine in 1997, according to Fashion Bomb Daily.

In an excerpt from the magazine's May issue, she says, "The fashion industry is here for everyone, [regardless] of color or race. When I was growing up, I never saw someone like me, and now the other girls can see someone like them. It's all about inspiration."

The Angolan beauty tweeted that she was honored to be the magazine's first African woman cover this century, and she thanked her fans for all the support.

@iammariaborges / Via Twitter: @IamMariaBorges

Borges is also joined by fellow supermodels Jasmine Tookes, Bella Hadid, Elsa Hosk, Candice Huffine, and Hailey Baldwin who slay their own covers for the special issue.