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Phashion Fun Fact: Fashion Pioneer

Hey Fashionistas and Fashionistos,

In the late 90s, Tyra Banks paved the way for many African-American women and women in general. At age 23, Tyra Banks was the first African-American supermodel to grace the magazine cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and the Victoria's Secret catalogue. Also, she was the first woman to grace the cover of GQ magazine. These were some great accomplishments at a young age.

Here are the three covers she graced.






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Photo credit: Fabrizio Ferri, Russell James Source: "Tyra Banks." N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.