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Joan Smalls Featured In Chanel’s Spring 2012 Campaign
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."


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CELEB STYLE POLL: Balmain
Who Wore It Best?
By Verky Arcos | 12/06/2011 - 14:00

As Latinas, we are lucky to have such beautiful diverse women in our culture, but even though we look different, we can be caught wearing the same outfits. This goes for celebs as well.


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Which Latina Should Bradley Cooper Date?
Which Latina Should Bradley Cooper Date?
By Amaris Castillo | 12/01/2011 - 17:06

At this point, we think Bradley Cooper may end up with a Latina.


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Get Adriana, Alessandra, and Joan Smalls' Angelic Look!
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:


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Alessandra & Adriana
EXCLUSIVE: Peek Inside the World of the Victoria's Secret Angels
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?


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Joan Smalls on Being the Only Puerto Rican Victoria's Secret Angel & Loving Mofongo
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.


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Backstage Beauty at Carolina Herrera!
Ahead of the Trends: Backstage Beauty at Carolina Herrera!
By Kate Sandoval | 09/13/2011 - 12:15

Seconds after Venezuelan Carolina Herrera’s spring fashion show ended in New York City, her name was trending on twitter.


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Vogue took Bruno to PR
Bruno Mars on His Trip to Puerto Rico: "This is My Heritage"
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 16:52

Bruno Mars returned to his roots during a recent first-time visit to Puerto Rico, where he had a photo shoot for a Vogue magazine fashion spread with a fellow boricua, model Joan Smalls.


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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:


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Joan Smalls
Estée Lauder’s Latest Face: Puerto Rican Model Joan Smalls!
By Kate Sandoval | 12/10/2010 - 15:30

Estée Lauder announced today that their newest face for the brand is Puerto Rican stunner Joan Smalls, a high-fashion star most famous being chosen to walk exclusively for Givenchy’s Fall 2010 couture show in Paris who now walks the runway for everyone from Marc Jacobs to Gucci.


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