Local Activist Marleine Bastien, one of the most influential and impassioned voices on issues facing Miami's Haitian-American community, looks absolutely stunning in the pages of the latest W Magazine. The executive director of Haitian Women of Miami and congressional candidate, is featured in a spread shot by part-time local Bruce Weber that aims to "celebrate admirable women, be they top models, fashion icons, ballet dancers or grassroots activists."
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The entire spread, titled "First Ladies," was shot around Miami and also featured professional and student dancers from the Miami City Ballet in addition to a host of top models and bespectacled fashion icon Iris Apfel (a part-time Palm Beach resident). Weber last turned his lens on Miami for the beautiful documentary Liberty City is Like Paris to Me.
W says they'll have an interview up with Bastien on their blog, but we don't see it yet.