Vogue Japan's latest cover series is inspiring.
The September issue features four stunning models from Africa who are now working with international labels.
The girls are styled by Anna Dello Russo and photographed by Luigi and Iango.
Check them out!
IMAGE: Nigerian model Mayowa Nicholas makes a sharp statement in a pink dress with tasseled detailing accessorised beautifully with purple gloves and feathered earrings.
'It's a lot of history in the making! So happy to be on the cover,' the 22 year old posts on Instagram. All photographs: Kind courtesy Luigi and Iango for Vogue Japan
IMAGE: Ethiopan beauty Shanelle Nyasiase is 'thankful' to have landed the cover. She looks gorgeous in a purple ruffle dress.
IMAGE: Aliet Sarah, 18, makes her debut with this cover and is clearly over the moon.
'It's hard to explain in every single word how my heart is filled with gratitude to share my first international cover and it's VOGUE,' says the South Sudan beauty.
IMAGE: And finally, there is Ethiopian newcomer Amar Akway in a red latex jumpsuit with pink feathered detailing.