Thursday 13 December, 2018

Saint's Tami Williams appears for Chanel at Metiers D’Art

Tami Williams

Tami Williams

Christmas has arrived early for Jamaican-based Saint International Model Agency and its reigning supermodel Tami Williams.

Just last week, the 19 year old she celebrated her 12th (a record for any Caribbean model) appearance for power-brand Chanel. The brand's legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld returned to his roots in his hometown of Hamburg Germany to showcase his Metiers D'Art .

Tami was flown in as a part of the highly selective cast of top models for the exclusive presentation which unveiled at the new and exquisite Elbphilharmonie. This was Chanel's 16th Metiers  D'Art Show which celebrates the relationship between the house and its artisan partners who provide lace, embroidery work and more to its popular world-class creations.

Tami was the only model from the English speaking Caribbean to be walking the high profile and historic runway.

And as she sashayed down the Chanel runway, the Jamaican beauty graced the pages of the December 2017 issue of American VOGUE in yet another high-style editorial by the epic stylist Grace Coddington(now former Creative Director). The editorial was shot by prolific fashion lensman Steven Klein. Tami has appeared in the fashion bible almost 10 times (a record for a Jamaican-born model).

Tami's career has been guided by her Jamaican agent, Deiwght Peters (who has enjoyed extensive endorsements and features from American Vogue, Italian Vogue,  New York Times, H & M Magazine and France's Le Monde Newspaper). She is the only model from the English speaking Caribbean ranked among the Top 50 models of the world by

Tami is the only Caribbean model to appear  twice on the cover of French Elle Magazine. She has appeared in multiple global advertising campaigns for Valentino, Gucci, Top Shop. She was also the face of Calvin Klein Collections global campaign, and was highlighted as the first black model since the legendary and iconic model Iman in 1982.

Tami's  has walked for  Pret-A-porter and/or Couture Collections and for the best designers in the fashion world including Versace, Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs,Valentino, Balmain, Chanel, Pucci, Gucci, Calvin Klein,Alexander McQueen, Maison Martin Margiela, Hermes, and many more.


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