Tag: dominican female model

editorialesque » arlenis sosa + gracie carvalho for vogue españa

styled by barbara baumel, through the lens of david vasiljevic- arlenis sosa & gracie carvalho blaze the pages of vogue españa for the month of may. represented by marilyn management, arlenis sosa is a veteran in the fashion game & has had noted success since she was signed to her agency, on the spot, in 2008. rapidly, sosa began to book jobs & was featured alongside naomi campbell & sessilee lopez for the historic all black issue of italian vogue that same year. her extensive campaign work with lancome has afforded her the opportunity for global exposure & now she appears alongside brazilian beauty, gracie carvalho. also represented by marilyn management, carvalho signed to marilyn in 2008 after initially signing with way model management in 2007. making her editorial debut, carvalho first appeared in the pages of both brazilian vogue & brazilian elle for their september issues in 2008. steadily booking campaigns for the likes of DKNY & booking the best runway shows each season, gracie is another female to watch out for. both appear stunningly for the beachside spread accessorized by male models & animal printed designs by blumarine. flowered leis, bold colors & beautiful brown skin are splashed across this tropical spread & it is both stylistically & ethnically magical.  love this spread, entirely.

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editorialesque » oh, snap! models for v

what yo’ name iz? joan smalls, abbey lee kershaw, arlenis sosa, crystal renn, candice swanepoel,
julia restoin-roitfield, eniko mihalik, constance jablonski, anouc lepre

allowing model personalities to take center stage in the art of supermodels, V magazine put nine of fashion’s hottest females in the insideoutbooth.com photobooth & this was the result. of the bunch joan smalls, puerto rican gucci girl favorite & runway slayer represented by IMG, also within the photobooth edit is constance jablonski, whom is a contracted face of estee lauder cosmetics alongside joan. constance is represented by marilyn management as is eniko mihalik, whom also appears in the spread. abbey lee kershaw, represented by next models ny, is a modern supermodel & combines baby doll beauty with 90’s waif grunge. crystal renn is represented by ford models & is defined as plus size, which im guessing is used to describe her paychecks these days- she has appeared in campaigns for chanel, jean-paul gaultier , jimmy choo & DSQUARED² & remains as one of the most visible models on the scene. julia restoin-roitfeld is the daughter of editor/stylist maven carine roitfeld, formely of french vogue. though cited as an art director, julia is represented by next models london & has appeared for lancome cosmetics, jill sander & walked for tom ford’s womenswear presentation during the SS11 season. dominican female arlenis sosa is seen & can be recognized from her lancome contract & regular appearances in vogue magazine, she is represented by marilyn management & hold the rank as fashion’s no. 25 female model. while we spot VS super angel, south african candice swanepoel of IMG, belgian beauty anouc lepre also makes a cameo. for reasons clarified here, these are the chicks to know.

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rose cordero for arise

as one of the most stunning covers i’ve seen upon entering the new year, rose cordero of ford models appears radiantly on the cover of arise magazine. shot by john-paul pietrus, with styling by sabrina henry, cordero killed this cover entirely. with perfected cosmetic accents, beautiful bold color & immaculate bone structure- this is what a fashion cover looks like. as an african publication of style & culture, arise magazine has been in existence since their soft launch in october of 2008. with this cover, the arise team demonstrates apt ability at breaking new ground. as a publication solely focused on highlighting the achievements & happenings in africa, i applaud the team that has produced this cover. rose is one of my favorite editorial models & im always very inspired by her photographic performance. of dominican decent, rose hit the scene in 2009 & is just coming off an extremely successful runway show season. rose is a developing force as a new model, working in fashion.

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spring collections: malandrino, new york

holding a presentation style showcase of her summer/spring 2011 collection, catherine malandrino uses progressive sensibility & modern cut throughout her latest collection. while major model sessilee lopez was spotted at the presentation, the garments flew a cut above the rest, showcasing unconventional style & groundbreaking designs. i was very impressed at the pieces that were shown, the harem pant jumpsuits, the tribal design elements- it was all orchestrated very well. progressive from start to finish, i am very impressed with malandrino this season. great style, evolved.

imagesource | vogue.it

arlenis sosa for deutsch


represented by marilyn management, arlenis sosa lands deutsch magazine’s issue no. 43 cover. shot by tony kim, sosa appears in platinum blonde curls channeling the ever iconic marilyn monroe. as one of the top recognized female models of color in fashion, you may recognize arlenis from the FW10 david yurman campaign or perhaps you’ve noticed her as the face of lancome cosmetics. discovered during a contest hosted by elite model managment, arlenis is originally from the dominican republic. the cover shot is stunning, the blonde is shocking in terms of transformation, but pulled off very well.

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editorialesque » sessilee lopez for tush


represented by major model management, sessilee lopez appears editorially for the second issue of tush magazine. shot by nagi sakai, sessilee remains a powerful editorial force showcasing androgyny & edge. one thing that sets sessilee apart is her edge; not many girls in the industry are able to push that presence as far as sessilee. even in ball gowns, her razor sharp features are evidence of strong photographic presence. as one of the fastest rising female models on the scene, look out for sessilee in the upcoming vogue documentary, “les filles en vogue”. love sessilee & this spread.

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editorialesque » sessilee lopez for harper’s bazaar españa


represented by major models, sessilee lopez appears completely stunning for the may issue of harper’s bazaar spain. shot by xevi muntané, sessilee showcases the denim craze that is of the current trend climate. chic, stylish & effortlessly dope, sessilee continually solidifies her status as an editorial killer, as clearly demonstrated in this spread. after seeing the editorial images i, literally, gasped. it never fails, seeing sessilee editorially is completely refreshing & all the more inspiring.

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