12 Facts About Arlenis Sosa


Arlenis Sosa Pena was born on May 7,1989 and is a Dominican Republic model.


Arlenis Sosa is the current spokesmodel for Lancome and appeared in the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.


Arlenis Sosa married professional basketball player Donnie McGrath in a beachside wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in June 2015.


Arlenis Sosa received her primary and secondary education at the Evangelical College Simon Bolivar in the city of Dajabon.


When she was 16, Arlenis Sosa intended to further her education in communication studies in Santo Domingo, but while walking in Copey with her family, designer Luis Menieur, her mother's agent, spotted her.


Arlenis Sosa complimented Sosa and told her she could be a model in New York.


For two and half years, Arlenis Sosa had to cope with the color prejudice of some Dominican designers, while she worked as a model in her homeland.


Arlenis Sosa since has been featured in editorials and articles in American, Italian, French, Teen, Spanish, and German Vogue, Allure, Elle, Interview, i-D, American and Spanish Harper's Bazaar.


Arlenis Sosa has walked for some of the most prestigious designers and fashion houses in the world, including Shiatzy Chen, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, John Galliano, Emanuel Ungaro, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander Wang, Jean Paul Gaultier, Hermes, Bottega Veneta, Anna Sui, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Tsumori Chisato, Jason Wu, Carlos Miele, Derek Lam, Isaac Mizrahi, Matthew Williamson, Narciso Rodriguez, Ruffian, Tadashi Shoji, Iceberg, Mariella Burani and Diane von Furstenberg.


Arlenis Sosa participated in Victoria's Secret's fashion show in 2008.


Arlenis Sosa has appeared in advertising campaigns for David Yurman, Topshop, Polo Ralph Lauren, Express, Lancome, and GAP.


Arlenis Sosa, who is known for her full lips, became the face of Lancome in September 2008.