Joan Smalls

Global Fashion Innovator at W Hotels Worldwide

Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls

Global Fashion Innovator at W Hotels Worldwide

Biography

Real Name
Joan Rodriguez
Nationality
Puerto Rican
Birth Date
1988
Lives Now
New York, NY
Status
Established
Known for
Legs, Pout
Agencies
IMG
Friends
Bobbi Wiens, Danielle Hamm, Shelby Coleman, Lea T


Joan Smalls's Career Highlights

1988
Born in Puerto Rico

2007
Signs with Elite Model Management in New York

2007
Models for the fall Tory Burch presentation in New York

2007
Appears in Liz Claiborne print ads alongside Anouck Lepère

2007
Models for Nordstrom fall catalog

SEP 2007
Closes the spring Ports 1961 show in New York, also walks for Benjamin Cho, L’Wren Scott, Tracy Reese, and Heatherette

2008
Becomes the face of Ports 1981

FEB 2008
Walks the fall Diane von Furstenberg, James Coviello, Ports 1961, and Sass & Bide shows in New York

FEB 2008
Appears in Cosmopolitan editorial

FEB 2008
Makes an appearance in Ricky Martin’s “Its Alright” music video Video»

JUL 2008
Appears in V feature with Elite Model Management models, photographed by Taghi Naderzad

2009
Leaves Elite and signs with IMG

JAN 2010
Breakthrough: Walks the spring Givenchy couture show in Paris, as an exclusive

FEB 2010
Walks the fall Anna Sui, Gucci, Burberry, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, and Valentino shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris

APR 2010
Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel

MAY 2010
Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

JUN 2010
Vogue features Smalls as a rising star, selected by André Leon Talley

2010
Becomes one of the faces of Gucci

2010
Models for Givenchy fall ad campaign, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

JUL 2010
Walks the fall Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Christian Dior couture shows in Paris

JUL 2010
Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino

AUG 2010
Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims

SEP 2010
Opens the spring Jason Wu and Yves Saint Laurent shows in New York and Paris; Closes for Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier

SEP 2010
Appears in two editorials for Vogue

2010
Featured on the fall cover of i-D, photographed by Danielle and Iango

NOV 2010
Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Norman Jean Roy

DEC 2010
Appears in Vogue editorial, styled in Tom Ford

2011
Renews contract with Gucci

2011
Becomes the face of Roberto Cavalli and Stella McCartney

JAN 2011
Appears in two editorials for Vogue

JAN 2011
Walks the spring Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris; Also makes appearance at the fall Givenchy menswear show in Paris

FEB 2011
Closes for the fall Gucci and Giambattista Valli shows in Milan and Paris

FEB 2011
Appears in an all-black editorial for Italian Vogue, alongside Chanel Iman; Also appears in French Vogue and Vogue

MAR 2011
Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Nick Knight

MAR 2011
Appears in editorials for Vogue and French Vogue

APR 2011
Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

JUN 2011
Appears in editorials for W and Vogue

JUL 2011
Appears in W editorial, photographed by Terry Richardson

AUG 2011
Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Emma Summerton

2011
Appears in David Yurman and Gucci fall ad campaigns

2011
Signs contract with Estee Lauder

SEP 2011
Appears in editorials for French Vogue , Spanish Vogue , Dazed & Confused , and W

SEP 2011
Opens the spring Gianfranco Ferre, Gareth Pugh, and Gucci shows in Milan and Paris

OCT 2011
Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Hans Feurer

NOV 2011
Appears in W editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel

2011
Featured on the winter cover of i-D, photographed by Benjamin Alexander Huseby

DEC 2011
Appears in editorials for British Vogue and Japanese Vogue

JAN 2012
Appears in editorials for Vogue and Italian Vogue

MAR 2012
Appears in editorials for Vogue, Italian Vogue and W

2012
Models for the Chanel and Lacoste spring ad campaigns

2012
Featured on the spring cover of Pop, photographed by Daniel Sannwald

MAY 2012
Featured on the cover of Australian Vogue, photographed by Kai Z Feng

JUN 2012
Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

JUL 2012
Featured on the cover of W, photographed by Steven Meisel

2012
Models for the Fendi and Givenchy fall ad campaigns

SEP 2012
Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Norman Jean Roy

Overview
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Number of Awards

1

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Vice President, North America Brand Management at W Hotels Worldwide

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Career History
Global Fashion Innovator
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Awards & Honors
2012
Ebony Magazine - Power 100
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