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Arlenis Sosa Peña’s Fast Track to Stardom
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/19/2009 - 14:50

Less than a year ago Arlenis Sosa Peña was a dedicated student living in the Dominican Republic until designer Luis Menieur approached her on the street and changed her life. Intrigued by Peña’s look, Menieur sent her pictures to the Marilyn Agency, which signed her immediately. Ten months later, Peña is one of the most sought after models, working with top photographers and turning heads at major fashion shows.


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Video: Model Sessilee Lopez Behind the Scenes
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/06/2009 - 16:15

Our favorite new "It Girl" and cover model, Sessilee Lopez, spoke to us during her shoot for Latina's March cover. Take a look at Lopez in action, and find out why people used to call her elephant man!

 


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Sessilee Lopez: Fashion's Next "It" Girl
By Latina Staff | 02/05/2009 - 15:46

Dominican and Portuguese model Sessilee Lopez, 20, graces the March cover of Latina. Inside, she opens up to contributing writer Michael A. Gonzales about her rocky journey into the predominately white fashion inner-circle. She also addresses the rumors linking her to rapper Kanye West and the skin condition that almost kept her from modeling. Take a look at Lopez's stunning fashion spread in Latina, and read more of her insights on life as one of the beautiful people.


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Alessandra Ambrosio Launches New YouTube Series, 'A Model's Life'
By Mariela Rosario | 12/11/2008 - 10:30

Victoria's Secret hottie Alessandra Ambrosio is launching her own web series. Titled "A Model's Life," Ambrosio teamed up with a filmmaker friend who followed her around for a year to all of her glamorous photo shoots and stuck around to catch Ale just being herself.


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Madrid Fashion Week Shuns Too-Skinny Models
By Monica Herrera | 09/16/2008 - 17:28

Protruding collarbones. Visible ribcages. Spaghetti noodle-like arms. Pretty images, they're not, but we saw them everywhere during New York Fashion Week. Skinny doesn't begin to describe what models look like these days, and while Manhattanites will do as they do, writing articles (here's another) and holding panels about the lack of diverse faces and bodies on the runway after the fact, Spain is taking preemptive action.


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