5 Afro-Latina Models Featured in Special Vogue Italia Spread

February is Black History Month so it couldn't be a more perfect time for Vogue Italia to feature Black models in a special fashion spread photographed by Emma Summerton called "The Blackallure." All the latest "It" models were cast for this stunning shoot and five Latinas made the cut!

Here are their vital stats:


Rose Cordero
Age: 18 years
Birth Place: Dominican Republic
Seen: Vogue Italia and French Vogue. Walked for Louis Vuitton, MaxMara, Francesco Scognamiglio, Rodarte, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Jean Paul, Alexander Wang, DKNY and Christian Dior.


Lais Ribeiro
Age: 19 years
Birth Place: Brazil
Seen: Brazilian Elle and Vogue. Walked for Marc Jacobs, Vera Wang, Michael Kors, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Roberto Cavalli and Dolce & Gabbana.


Arlenis Sosa
Age: 21
Birth Place: Dominican Republic
Seen: Vogue, Vogue Italia, Allure, Elle, Harper’s Baazar and campaigns for David Yurman, Ralph Lauren, Lancome and Topshop. Walked for Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Alexander Wang, Anna Sui, Carolina Herrera, Derek Lam, Narciso Rodriguez, and Diane Von Furstenberg.


Sessilee Lopez
Age: 21
Birth Place: Born in U.S.
Seen: Vogue, V Magazine, W Magazine, Harper’s Baazar and campaigns for GAP and Victoria’s Secret. Walked for Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger,  Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana.


Joan Smalls
Age: 22 years
Birth Place: Puerto Rico
Seen:  Cosmopolitan Magazine, Vogue, Vogue Italia and German Vogue. Walked for Diane Von Furstenberg, James Coviello, Sass & Bide,   Givenchy, Gucci, Burberry, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino and Prada.