AMERICAN BALMORAL

Near summer’s end, Queen Elizabeth II resides in Scotland’s Balmoral Castle. Samira Nasr takes the pastoral look for a decidedly New York spin. PHOTOGRAPHED BY PAOLA KUDACKI AND STYLED BY SAMIRA NASR Hair by Lacy Redway for Nexxus; Makeup by Ralph Siciliano for M.A.C; Manicure by Gina Edwards for Chanel; Model: Wayne Booth at Heroes Models;…

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Meet 19-Year-Old Melanin Goddess: Khoudia Diop

As a child, Senegalese model Khoudia Diop was constantly teased for her dark complexion. But today, Diop’s deep chocolate skin is helping the 19-year-old New Yorker make a name for herself. She was recently featured in The “Colored” Girl Project, a diversity-centered campaign that went viral last summer.

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