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I Love JanNY – Black Model Icon

I Love JanNY – Black Model Icon
MBL Editors

I Love JaNY

I Love JaNY is a portrait of Jany Tomba, the artistʼs and director Sasha  Huber’s aunt, who at an early age emigrated with her family from the dictatorship in Haiti to New York.

In 1969 Tomba was approached by a beauty Editor of Glamour Magazine a Conde Nast publication, to become a Model.

Jany would go on to work successfully with the prestigious Ford Agency for the next 25 years. During  that time Jany Tomba graced many magazine covers such as Mademoiselle, Essence, American Girl, McCalls, Woman’s Day and others. She is remembered for her energetic smile and countless editorial spreads in fashion magazines as well as paper back covers. She was also the young face in the early publications of Tony Morrisson’s The Bluest Eye.

More info: Sasha Huber

 

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