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browngurl:

“My mother used to say to me, ‘You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t feed you.’ And these words played and bothered me, I didn’t really understand them until finally I realised that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume. It was something that I just had to be. And what my mother meant by saying that you can’t eat beauty is that you can’t rely on beauty to sustain you.
“What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul. It is what got Patsey in so much trouble with her master. But it is also what has kept her story alive to this day. We remember the beauty of her spirit even though the beauty of her body has faded away.
“And so I hope that my presence on your screens and in magazines may lead you, young girl, on a similar journey. That you will feel the validation for your beauty, but also get to the deeper business of feeling beautiful inside. There is no shade in that beauty.”

browngurl:

“My mother used to say to me, ‘You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t feed you.’ And these words played and bothered me, I didn’t really understand them until finally I realised that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume. It was something that I just had to be. And what my mother meant by saying that you can’t eat beauty is that you can’t rely on beauty to sustain you.

“What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul. It is what got Patsey in so much trouble with her master. But it is also what has kept her story alive to this day. We remember the beauty of her spirit even though the beauty of her body has faded away.

“And so I hope that my presence on your screens and in magazines may lead you, young girl, on a similar journey. That you will feel the validation for your beauty, but also get to the deeper business of feeling beautiful inside. There is no shade in that beauty.”

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kalifornia-kings:

amy-ambrosio:

Adriana Lima in “Superwoman” by Robbie Fimmano for Interview Germany, April 2014.

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kalifornia-kings:

amy-ambrosio:

Adriana Lima in “Superwoman” by Robbie Fimmano for Interview Germany, April 2014.

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global-fashions:

Jasmine Sais Burgess 

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kalifornia-kings:

idkchanel:

amy-ambrosio:

Adriana Lima in “Superwoman” by Robbie Fimmano for Interview Germany, April 2014.

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kalifornia-kings:

idkchanel:

amy-ambrosio:

Adriana Lima in “Superwoman” by Robbie Fimmano for Interview Germany, April 2014.

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personalswear:

Dalia Noir, Givenchy

personalswear:

Dalia Noir, Givenchy

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vmagazine:

'Supremes' - Model: Jessica Strother | Photographer: Sebastian Kim | Stylist: Charles Varenne | Hair: Diego Da Silva | Make-up: Fredrik Stambro
*The green eyed beauty is a mix of German, Dutch, African American, Native American, and Italian.

vmagazine:

'Supremes' - Model: Jessica Strother | Photographer: Sebastian Kim | Stylist: Charles Varenne | Hair: Diego Da Silva | Make-up: Fredrik Stambro

*The green eyed beauty is a mix of German, Dutch, African American, Native American, and Italian.

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courageallick:

Malaika Firth @ Nathalie Models by Jesse Laitinen

courageallick:

Malaika Firth @ Nathalie Models by Jesse Laitinen

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