Philipsburg:--- Local Model Yulanda Gentle's photo adorned the front page of Courier-Life Publications Inc. Caribbean Life, Brooklyn, New York/Staten Island weekly paper in connection with St. Thomas Fashion Week.
Caribbean Life which is located in Brooklyn New York is part of the Community Newspaper Group. New York City represents the single largest population of Caribbean people outside of the Caribbean Islands, and for 20-years, the voice of New York's Caribbean community has been Caribbean Life.
The Tallahassee-St. Maarten Foundation Inc. Director Arthur Lugisse said he is very pleased with the coverage that Model Yulanda Gentle has received regarding her performance at U.S. Virgin Islands Fashion Week. Gentle won Direct Music TV America' s 2011 Caribbean Model & Bikini Event that was held on August 27 in St. Maarten.
Yulanda Gentle; the 5'9, dark skinned beauty winner of the Direct Music TV America's 2011 Caribbean Model Search; as the winner, her prize was to represent her beautiful island at the Virgin Island Fashion Week.
The 24-year-old model is preparing to go to New York, but the details of her trip are still to be finalized.
"Yulanda Gentle has a bright future ahead. As you can see, she is already making waves in New York from the recent Caribbean Life publication of week November 11-17, 2011 edition. We are working diligently with other parties to bring about Gentle's participation in events in New York," Director Arthur Lugisse said on Sunday.