Sola Rey

Model: Melodie Monrose

Nationality: French

She was born in (West Indies/Caribbean) Martinique

Monrose began her modeling career in 2010 at the age of 18, when she was discovered by Your Angels Models, a local modeling agency in her native Martinique. Just weeks after signing with Your Angels Models.
Monrose began working with Wilhelmina in New York and Silent models in Paris.

Debuting during the S/S 2011 collections in New York, Monrose has since walked the runway for top designers including Michael Kors, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, Miu Miu, and Yves Saint Laurent.

After her first runway season Monrose was named a top 10 new face by,, and COACD. In July 2011 Monrose left Wilhelmina for Silent models, which now represents her in both New York and Paris.

Monrose has appeared in Vogue Italia, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Turkey, Interview, Dazed and Confused, and V Magazine. She was photographed by Mario Testino for the F/W 2011 D&G ad campaign.

Martinique, a rugged Caribbean island that’s part of the Lesser Antilles and an overseas region of France, reflects a distinctive blend of French and West Indian cultures. Its largest town, Fort-de-France, features steep hills, narrow streets and La Savane, a garden bordered by shops and cafes, with a statue of island native Joséphine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, at its center.


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