Shala Monroque – Style Heavyweight

  • She’s friends with Miuccia Prada, for whom she’s a kind of muse and unofficial ambassador
  • Grew up in St. Lucia, where her family still lives, and didn’t leave the island ­until after she graduated from high school. “I always knew as a kid that I wanted to live in America,” she says
  • As a teenager, Monroque was a track star, wrote poetry, and entered beauty contests, coming in second in a St. ­Lucia carnival-queen pageant. The prize was a ticket to ­Miami
  • Until recently, she was also editing Pop, an edgy fashion magazine
  • She is dating art dealer extraordinaire, Larry Gagosian
  • Sept. 2011, launched a new magazine, Garage, with Dasha Zhukova, named after Dasha’s gallery in Moscow

Her blog: Shala’s Rabbit Hole

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