Hanaa Ben Abdesslem is a rising international model. The Tunisian beauty has made her mark with short, jet black locks, a mesmerizing gaze and olive skin. With only a few years of industry experience under her belt, she’s quickly becoming one to watch in the fashion world.
Born in Nabeul, Tunisia, Hanaa Ben Abdesslem is fiercely proud of her heritage. As one of only a few Muslim models, she hopes to change her culture’s view on the modeling profession. As a successful model, her goal is to open doors for young girls with similar aspirations. Hanaa’s sure to be legendary career is will undoubtedly expand the industry’s view on diversity and global beauty.
Hanaa credits her mom for nurturing her love for modeling at the young age of 5. But it was her second place win on Lebanese TV show Mission Fashion that really jumpstarted her career. Soon after, she met with Sophie Galal and was signed to the IMG modeling agency. The exotic beauty hit the catwalk running. The same year she signed with IMG, Hanaa walked the runway for well-known labels Vivienne Westwood and Givenchy. Since her debut, she modeled for Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui, Chanel, Oscar De La Renta and more.
So far, she has been a favorite for editorials in French, Italian and German Vogue. Her most recent editorial spread was photographed by Miguel Reveriego for Spanish Vogue. The future looks bright for Hanaa. Her striking beauty is a recipe for success for her modeling career. With her new Lancôme contract you can bet on seeing a lot more of this model in the near future.Tags: Anna Sui, chanel, french vogue, Givenchy, Hanaa Ben Abdesslem, lancome, Mission Fashion, model, Muslim Model, Oscar de La Renta, Spanish Vogue, vogue