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Photographer Mariano Vivanco shot a beautiful Santería story playing up the color white, which is trending for Spring/Summer 2017. Cuban-American stylist, Jimi Urquiaga, beautifully styled this shoot featuring Black models, Ajak Deng, Duckie ThotAlicia BurkeAchok Majak, and Saul Rodriguez.

Santería is a practice that arose from the Yoruba people, Roman Catholicism and multiple indigenous groups across the Americas and white is used to symbolize ascension in rank. Hair was done by Joey George, makeup by Niki M’Nray using Nars Cosmetics and shot at Spring Studios.

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