Black Models
5 Afro-Latina Models Featured in Special Vogue Italia Spread
By Verky Arcos | 02/09/2011 - 13:41

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:


Read more
Arlenis Sosa Exclusive: Black Models Need to Stick Together
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/11/2010 - 14:00

The name is Arlenis Sosa. Like Gisele or Tyra, this 20-year-old Dominican beauty is on a first-name basis with everyone from Oscar de la Renta to Anna Wintour. But don’t mistake her meteoric rise in fashion for luck. Sosa was born to do this—even if she still gets homesick. Latina contributing editor Damarys Ocaña spoke to the stunning model about the meeting that launched her career, her friendship with fellow Dominican Sessilee Lopez and why black models have to stick together.


Read more