An Angolan beauty and the very first black model with natural hair, Maria Borges, who formed part of the Forbes Top 20 African Model’s list and also became the new face for cosmetic brand, L’Oréal Paris, in February 2017 is set to become the next “Face of Cover” for Elle Magazine USA, a top fashion publication.

The once Vivtoria Secret Angel for Victoria Secret’s 2015 Fashion Show, is the second black model to be the cover for the magazine, after 2 decades when a Sudanese-British model, Alek Wek, was featured in the 1997 publication’s cover.

The new cover for Elle Magazine USA edition, is due May 2017, along with other talented models.

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