Angolan fashion model and Egerie for L’Oréal Paris
Maria Borges is an Angolan fashion model. She was named Forbes Africa Magazine’s top model of 2013. She is a Riccardo Tisci’s (creative director of Givenchy) protégée and even calls him her «godfather». Maria Borges is currently signed with IMG agency, and is based in New York.
Maria Borges was born in Angola and raised by her siblings during the Angolan Civil War. She was discovered in 2010 by an agent, after the Elite Model Look Angola contest.
From 2013 till 2016, she walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and in 2016, she became the New Egerie for L’Oréal Paris. In 2017 Maria is on the top of her career with the campaigns Carolina Herrera shot by Mario Testino, Gap Advertising or Brandon Maxwell in the US !
Maria Borges is the rising star and a symbol for the African continent today!