Model Chanel Iman is “So Violet” for Violet Grey


Chanel Iman is living a life that most young women her age only dream about. Her skyrocket into fashion fame at the age of 15 has earned her recognition as the “youngest and most successful African American High fashion model of her time (” Chanel Iman has been dressed by some of the most major fashion houses in the world, including Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Givenchy, and Dolce & Gabbana to name a few. She has posed on the covers of magazines all around the world including American Vogue, Italian Vogue, Vogue Korea, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle (UK)(Italy) and many more.  And let’s not forget her work with Vicotoria’s Secret.  Now at 23 the fashionista is putting it all into perspective as she poses in an intimate photo shoot for Violet Grey where she channels several iconic beauties.


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