Roberta Valerio


BRAZIL, Rio de Janeiro
A new generation of models is born in “Cidade de Deus”, “City of God”, one of the best known favelas in Rio.
"Lente dos Sonhos" - "Lens of dreams" - the modeling school created by photographer Tony Barros four years ago, has found its place in the world of Fashion. Today the girls from Cidade de Deus model for fashion magazines all around the world.
21-years-old Gisele, one of the founders, is the most promising model in the school; she is represented by Elite agency and she gives classes to the other girls of the favela.

Dara, Lorrena, Cintia have just begun the school and they all dream about a career in modeling. The beauties of the favela have found their place in the world of fashion?