My LifeWe know Halima Aden as the first high-fashion hijab-wearing model. She's graced Yeezy's runway and the cover of British Vogue. Halima was born in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, after her mother fled conflict in their native Somalia. At age 7, Halima and her mom re-settled in the U.S. This June, Teen Vogue followed Halima's journey as she returned to Kakuma for the first time to meet with young people and give the first ever TEDX Talk in the camp. FIlmed, produced and edited by Mikey Kay.
FashionModels share their wild ride to fame, from working at Chipotle to hitting the couture runways. Listen as Paloma, Ebonee, Remington, Stella, Tian & Dipti tell you how they got discovered. Director of Photography/Editor: Steven Mastorelli Supervising Producer: Christopher Klimovski Producer: Mia Conway Audio: Lily Van Leewen Gaffer: Gautam Kadian Hair & Makeup: Ingeborg Talent Group: Kelsey Lafferty & Helena Suric
FashionProm season usually means stretch limos and super-extra promposals. But where did this time-honored coming-of-age tradition even come from? Prom actually has a pretty racist and sexist backstory that some teenagers have been fighting against for decades.
My LifeElla and Henry sit down to discuss what their dating life in like in the wake of Ella's sexual assault. Ella is a filmmaker and co-founder of SafeBAE. Henry is a filmmaker.
MusicTeen Vogue Take is a weekly multi-platform digital show that explores the intersection of pop culture and social justice. This week, host Tiffany Bender and wellness editor Brittney McNamara talk with epidemiologist Dr. Joseph Palamar about the dangers of cocktailing substances at festivals.
My LifeNatalie Barden and Kaylee Tyner both grew up in communities scarred by two of the deadliest school shootings in American history. Natalie lost her little brother Daniel in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in 2012. Kaylee is a junior at Columbine High, where 13 students were murdered in 1999. Teen Vogue followed these students on their journey to Washington, D.C. where they met for the first time.
My LifeThis is the reality young people face in America today: the constant fear of being gunned down in the places they should feel the most secure. This month, Teen Vogue is dedicating its digital cover to rising voices in the gun-control movement, young people who are working to end gun violence of all kinds.
My LifeToo many students have faced this heart-stopping moment: Who should I text in case I don’t leave this situation alive? Teen Vogue asked 5 students to read text messages sent by young people affected by gun violence. This month, Teen Vogue is dedicating its digital cover to rising voices in the gun-control movement, young people working to end gun violence of all kinds. Starring: Nick Joseph, Kenidra Woods, Clifton Kinney, Jazmine Wildcat and Natalie Barden
My LifeEmma Gonzalez, Jaclyn Corin, Sarah Chadwick and Nza-Ari Khepra are part of the surge of young activists building a new movement to denounce gun violence and call for safety in all of our communities. And this is why they march.
CareersWhat's the first thing an Olympic Ice Dancer eats when they wake up? Get to know the dynamic duo, Olympic Bronze Medalists and siblings Alex and Maia Shibutani.
CareersHow did Chloe Kim overcome her first setback? What was her first victory? When did she first convince her mom to let her dye her hair? Get to know this snowboarding champ who is making her Olympic debut in Pyeongchang.
CareersWhat does it take to train for the Winter Olympics?
My LifeIn this episode of Teen Vogue's "Ask A" series, we talk to young DACA recipients about what it really means to be an American.