January 2009 marks 30 years of Pulse dominance as the Caribbean’s number one source of international supermodels from the region to the world. Discovered through the annual Caribbean Model Search (CMS) competition, the foremost vehicle for top talent discovery and model development in the region, Polo King Oraine Barrett, Vogue champ Jaunel McKenzie, Clinique’s Kimanee Wilson, Sports Illustrated’s Carla Campbell, Gucci’s Nadine Willis, British Vogue’s Rochelle Watson, Lacoste’s Khalil Marks, Victoria’s Secret Nell Robinson, French Vogue’s Gaye McDonald and Italian Vogue’s “black girls” issue star, Jeneil Williams are dominating the world of fashion!
The search is on to find the 'faces of 2009' - Jamaica Fashion Model, Petite Jamaica Fashion Model, Male Face of Jamaica and for the first time ever, the Full Figure Fashion Model. Many have been asking for the opportunity for years and Pulse has now responded with the Caribbean's first ever full figured model competition. The response has been astounding and the full-figured models are ready to take the stage and show Jamaica what they've got!
Making an appearance at CMS will be Miss Jamaica Universe 2009 Carolyn Yapp. The stunningly beautiful, elegant and charismatic contestant representing Jamaica at the recently concluded Miss Universe Pageant, will make her first public appearance at home since the event, on Sunday September 6 at the finals of the Caribbean Model Search 2009.
Confirmed to perform at CMS 09 will be Dancehall’s reigning fashionista - Timberlee. Boasting that she is ‘Sweet like Honey’, Timberlee has captured dancehall audiences locally and abroad with her infectious lyrics, vibrant personality and killer looks. Her acute fashion sense and versatile sound have earned her tremendous kudos from several dancehall and reggae entities including the popular Fader magazine which describes her as a refreshing femme fatale. Personable and powerful, Timberlee will undoubtedly bring high energy and high fashion to the CMS set.