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Joan Smalls for NY Times T Style Fall 2011

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Joan Smalls in “Chaos Theory” for NY Times T Style Magazine Fall 2011.  Photographed by Boo George. Styled by David Vandewal. Fashion assistants: Emily Eisen and Charlie Morris. Hair by Duffy at Tim Howard Management. Makeup by Sil Bruinsma at Streeters. Manicure by Roseann Singleton at Art Department.

“When Joan Smalls walks down a runway, she sometimes says to herself, “Get outta my way, I’m coming through!” And it’s a mantra that has served her well. Last year, the 22-year-old model became the first Hispanic woman to represent Estée Lauder in its ads for cosmetics and skin care. Aerin Lauder may have touted Smalls as a “global beauty,” but it took a while for anyone to take notice.”

Image credit NY Times

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