September 05, 2008 09:07 PM

Courtesy Lancome

Just in time to kick off fashion week, Lancome announces the newest spokesmodel to join their roster of famous faces that includes Anne Hathaway, Kate Winslet and Juliette Binoche. 19-year-old Arlenis Sosa was a featured model in Italian Vogue‘s famous “Black Issue” from this past July, and will make her runway debut this week, walking in more than a dozen shows, including Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karan, Carolina Herrera, Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Narciso Rodriguez and Tommy Hilfiger. The Dominican-born beauty, who will begin appearing in ads in 2009, couldn’t be more thrilled about her new position with the French beauty brand, saying “I feel so honored and lucky. Lancome is an amazing brand so this is a dream come true.” Tell us: What do you think of Lancome’s decision to make Arlenis for their latest spokesmodel?

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