FIRST is looking for you fit birds

You may have noticed – well, you really should have noticed – that beautiful Jamaican women have been a staple of FIRST, from when we started as a print magazine, right up to today: Candice McCalla X Lime Cay.

The way it usually works is that women, who often are not full-time models, contact us directly. Or every now and again, we find them ourselves.

We’re not a model agency and we don’t have a dodgy TV show. We’re not even seedy model talent scouts. We just take photographs.

Why you’d want you to be photographed is really your business. Our business, however, is solely to ensure you and the photograph look good, good enough to be published here.

As for your modeling career, should you become one of the lucky few; well, that’ll be down to the whim of some dude in too-tight pants…not us.



Women of Jamaica: please drop the tattoo thing

“Yes, just urn your head away from the camera and cover your…” Female tattooing is really starting to get FIRST down. Sadly the human eye, no matter how attractive the subject, still can’t work as well as Photoshop.

It baffles us why beautiful, elegant and frequently intelligent women would want to ink themselves up; and always by that same guy who must have learned his trade at Tower Street Correctional Centre.

Ladies, just remember, you’re not livestock.

Seen on a barbershop wall in Port Antonio


Cindy Wright X Agent Provocateur 2010

One of our favorite people – former Miss Jamaica Cindy Wright – is making waves once again, this time with a giant snake draped around her shoulders for Agent Provocateur’s Spring collection. Pretty interesting when you consider the fact that a lizard is probably the only thing that causes the famously laid-back model to lose her cool. Bet she got paid…well.

Cindy Wright for Agent Provocatuer