By Verky Arcos | 07/06/2012 - 15:00
Model Joan Smalls is surrounded by clothing every day (obviously). Thankfully for us, she's decided to impart her fashion wisdom so that we can all look a bit more put together. Read about her summer must-haves and shopping tips below!
What's your favorite season in terms of fashion?
By Samantha Leal | 06/26/2012 - 15:00
Time to get everything you need to know in the world of fashion. Ready?
- Models Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss both have their own cover for the July issue of W. (Weirdly, they both look a bit alike in the photos. No?) [Fashionologie]
By Verky Arcos | 06/07/2012 - 15:53
Model Joan Smalls left Puerto Rico to move in with her aunt in Queens, New York and become a model -- but she still has Puerto Rican pride. Here we chat with her about her homeland, growing up, and her “skinny legs.”
Were you into fashion growing up?
“A little. I was kind of a tomboy growing up and I went to public school, so we wore uniform everyday. My only fashion trick was wearing my skirt short, and that would get me in trouble.”
Who is your style icon?
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59
As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012!
By Verky Arcos | 01/20/2012 - 14:58
The beautiful Puerto Rican model, Joan Smalls has been the it girl for the high-end modeling world since getting signed to Elite Model Management in 2007. Since then, the 24-year-old has graced the runway and appeared in ad campaigns for some of fashion’s most coveted designer brands ranging from Gucci to David Yurman. In 2008, Smalls also appeared on Ricky Martin's music video for his track "It's Alright."
By Kate Sandoval | 11/30/2011 - 12:45
Did you watch last night’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show? Besides the star power, surprise musical guests, and amazing costumes, we couldn’t help but notice how effortlessly sexy the Angels’ hair and makeup looked. Luckily, the show’s lead makeup artist, Tom Pecheux, and lead hair stylist, Orlando Pita, shared their steps with us for recreating the looks!
To get the Angel glow:
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 14:15
The madness was in full swing backstage before the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (airing tonight on CBS at 10PM), but we were able to sneak in a few questions for a few of our favorite Latina Angels to answer. Here’s a peek inside their world:
What is the one thing that makes you feel the most sexy?
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 10:00
Every few years, a fresh-faced model takes the fashion industry by storm! 2011 has been the year of Joan Smalls; her face has launched campaigns for Gucci and Roberto Cavalli and she's been spotted strutting down the catwalk of the season’s hottest couture fashion shows like Christian Dior and Givenchy. But, even with all these bragging rights and a skyrocketing career, Smalls manages to stay humble and connected to her roots.
Here's what she had to say to us when we caught up with her at the Victoria's Secret fashion show recently.