Friday, 12 October 2012

Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls is the world's Number 1 top model. She recently knocked Lara Stone off top spot on the rankings. Karlie Kloss below is ranked number 2.
The pair were interviewed by Sway at this years VMAs about their MTV series House of Style.

New ‘House of Style’ Hosts Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss!
MTV has officially announced that the new hosts for House of Style are’s first and second top 50 models Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss.
Check out the return of House of Style on October 9th at
Joan has had an amazing year with everyone from Chanel, Givenchy, Estee Lauder, Fendi and Gucci hiring the stunning Puerto Rican. This is Joan for Jean Paul Gaultier.
Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 2013

Watch this video, you'll love her!

Joan is 24 and has been modelling since 2007. She had been doing mainly catalogue work until Riccardo Tisci booked her exclusively for his Givenchy couture show in 2010.

Joan's nickname back home is Joanji. She models with great determination and attitude.

Joan Smalls Backstage, Roberto Cavalli S/S 2013, Milan Fashion Week
Back stage at Roberto Cavalli s/s2013
On discrimination..
"Some people think its a challenge being diverse, you know you just have to remember who you are, where you came from and that's why you see me stomp and walk as hard as I can on the runway"

Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2013 - Milan
Model: Joan Smalls
Then on stage
On walking...
"I want people to feel the energy when I come through the runway. One thing I'm thinking about is 'GET OUT OF MY WAY'!"

Joan Smalls photographed by Sebastian Faena for Harper’s Bazaar UK, October 2012
"I am here, look at me, pay attention. I don't want anybody coming between me and my moment."

High Waisted. 
This was a cool shoot last year with Bruno Mars for US Vogue.

The shoot was done in Puero Rico.
"I would catch a grenade for Joan, yeah, yeah."
Joan looked stunning this year for September's Vogue.

Joan Smalls with Arizona Muse for Vogue September 2012 by Norman Jay Roy
With Arizona Muse for Vogue Sep 2012
Definition of a world beating smile!
Joan shooting for VS today!
As part of Gucci's colour riot.

Gucci FS Backstage
Riccardo Tisco and Joan next to him are now close friends. The other stunners are Daniela Braga, Liya Kebede and Maria Borges.

A Master of Modern Couture, Riccardo Tisci with Daniela Braga, Joan Smalls, Liya Kebede, and Maria Borges photographed by Willy Vanderperre for UK Vogue, October 2012
Master of Couture for Vogue
The Terry Richardson for US Vogue shoot is Joan on brilliant form.
Joan Smalls by Terry Richardson for Vogue Paris May 2012

Joan Smalls by Terry Richardson for Vogue Paris May 2012

Joan in “Short Order” editorial for US’s Vogue, May 2012. Photographed by Steven Meisel

Victoria's Secret Style 2011
DVF s/s 2013
Diane von Furstenberg S/S 2013
Alexander Wang after party
Alexander Wang S/S 13 after party

Vogue shoot in Puerto Rico with her sisters and father.

Joan & sister Erika.

Joan and Erika Smalls in Puerto Rico
Photographed by Norman Jean Roy
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With Erika and Betsy.
Joan with her sisters in Vogue’s August 2012 issue for the “Caribbean Queen” editorial.
Exotic shoot by Sean and Seng

Joan Smalls by Sean and Seng
The first even Latino face of Estee Lauder 2011

isn’t she pretty?!
joan smalls for estée lauder’s 2011 ad campaign
Chanel Cruise Babe.

Joan Smalls today in France walking the Chanel cruise show
Joan rocks a beanie next to Karl Lagerfeld.

Joan Smalls, Karl Lagerfeld, Cara Delevingne y Lily Donaldson
Karl also uses Joanji in his Fendi campaigns.
For H&M

Joan Smalls for H&M
With Oliver Rousteing on the way to the Met Ball in Balmain.

Olivier Rousteing and Joan Small getting ready for the MET Gala
"I'd love to front a Burberry campaign but I know Christopher Bailey only ever uses British models. I want to be adopted!"

Joan Smalls
"I want to become a businesswoman. Look at Heidi Klum, Gisele Bundchen, Cindy Crawford, Tyra Banks. These women made their own paths, starting with modelling."

Congrats, Miss Joan!cream fave Joan Smalls has taken top spot over at 

The World may not be enough for the sensational Joan Smalls. Talk about having a moment! She's unstoppable!

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