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Nadine Ijewere Is The First Black Woman To Shoot The Cover Of Vogue

By Damilola Dimeji-Ajayi
06 December 2018   |   7:00 am
The Nigerian-Jamaican fashion and portrait photographer, Nadine Ijewere, becomes the first Black Woman to shoot a Vogue Cover.  Nadine shared the happy news about the January cover of British Vogue on her Instagram page.   View this post on Instagram   If you had told me last year I would have photographed for @britishvogue I…

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The Nigerian-Jamaican fashion and portrait photographer, Nadine Ijewere, becomes the first Black Woman to shoot a Vogue Cover.  Nadine shared the happy news about the January cover of British Vogue on her Instagram page.

 

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If you had told me last year I would have photographed for @britishvogue I would have said not possible , if you had told me a cover I would have thought perhaps in a parallel universe ! I am so so grateful for this opportunity I have been given to shoot for a publication where I once felt perhaps I didn’t belong . Thank you @edward_enninful for your part in changing the industry giving people like me the opportunity to exist in such a prestigious space . This issue is full of wonderful and talented people such as Ib Kamara , Campbell Addy . Who I have known for such a long time and so happy to see us all striving with our creativity and friendship. Here are my Jan 2019 coversfor British Vogue of the lovely @dualipa Styling @kphelan123 Nails @amaquashie Hair @jawaraw ❤️❤️ mua @mirandajoyce Set @davidjameswhite_ Thank you to a wonderful team , thanks to all the assistants video , production and vogue teams that worked on this also you have made my ‘vogue ‘ experience so lovely . And also a huge Thank you @jimmymoff for your continuous support with @redhooklabs And working with new artists !

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For the cover, Nadine shot the famous English singer and songwriter- Dua Lipa. The songstress wore white outfits with signature earrings for each of the cover shots.