“Someone told me that when you turn 28, that’s the return of Saturn,” Shanina Shaik explains of an astrological phenomenon that most of us live through twice; when the planet Saturn returns to the same point in the sky that it was when you were born.
“Everything in your life just shifts and transitions. You truly come into adulthood. I feel like everything has started happening for me now – it’s like the second chapter of my life.”
And what does that chapter hold, exactly? As we head into not only a new year but a new decade, what intentions is she setting? “I think a big part of my career is going to change, as well as how people see me on social media – I want everyone to have more of an insight into my personal life.
Watch as we go behind-the-scenes with Saudi-Pakistani supermodel Shanina Shaik whilst on set of our January 2020 cover shoot in Dubai.
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Sylist: Anna Castan
Photographer: Greg Swales
All jewellery: Chaumet
Editor in Chief: Salma Awwad. Editor: Olivia Phillips. Art Director: Oscar Yanez. Make-up: Manuel Losada at Art Factory. Hair: Annesofie Begtrup at Things By People using Oribe Haircare and Seamless1. Producer: Laura Prior. Junior Fashion Editor: Tabitha Jane Glaysher. Set Designer: Samantha Francis. Photography Assistants: Fiel Montes, Jaffar Shereef. Fashion Assistants: Anna Smolenko, Zach Nouri. Production Assistant: Brian Timmer. Editorial Assistant: Anastasia Krylasova
With special thanks to Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa