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Meet Erika Smalls


For its Fall 2015 campaign, Balmain cast a three sister sets—Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Gigi and Bella Hadid, and Joan and Erika Smalls. While most are household names (and super stars on social media), Erika Smalls, aka Joan’s sister, is a relatively new girl on the block. Here, 10 things to know about the rising model.

1

Erika made her modeling debut alongside her sister Joan in Balmain’s new ad campaign. Not a bad way to start.

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She’s also a newcomer to Instagram and her first post is of a boiling pot of caramel to make some homemade flan. We like her already.

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3

Clearly, she’s got some cooking skills.

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4

And knows how to bartend.

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5

There’s another stunning Smalls sister on Instagram named Betsy.

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6

Here’s the man who gave them all such good genes.

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7

Joan and Erika like to go to museums together.

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8

And shopping is their best workout.

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9

When they’re not together, Erika watches Joan on television.

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10

We’ll see where Erika’s modeling career is headed. In the meantime, we’ll settle for selfies.

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