Sasha in Louis Vuitton by Nicolas? Yes please! i-D Magazine offers up a gorgeous fall edition with the ‘What is Love’ Issue, filled with all the things we’ve come to expect from i-D – fashion, wit and an eye towards what’s next.
Vogue and a slew of industry heavyweights like Tomas Meier, Jack Pierson, Doug Lloyd and Stewart Shining are looking for the next bright young photographer. The winner gets $10,000, a mentorship from Management Artists and a Red Epic-X camera. Get all the detailshere.
Here’s another reason models that aren’t emotionally ready for the rigors of the industry should not be allowed to work. The dangers of being a vulnerable young woman is highlighted in the Model Alliance’s article on the death of a model, seen from the perspective of her former roommate.
Read Ponyryder’s interview with current Vogue Italia cover girl Chrystal Copland.
“I saw beautiful young people who didn’t make it in that industry just because their look didn’t happen to be the look of the moment. I knew this wasn’t going to be a lasting, secure place to earn my income”
Who remembers Kathy Ireland, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model of the 80′s? Since then she’s quietly built a 2 BILLION dollar empire along with being a major philanthropist. A fascinating and inspirational read.
Photographer and TV personality Amanda de Cadenet’s new series on Lifetime has us intrigued. Debuting on April 26th, Amanda interviews fashion figures Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga, Glenda Bailey, Crystal Renn and Donna Karan in the upcoming weeks. Check out their FB page for more info,The Conversation, or their website, The Conversation.TV.
More fabulous boys of Jeffrey Fashion Cares at Kevin Tachman’s Backstageat. We love Jeffrey Fashion Cares, an organization that helps multiple incredible groups like Lambda Legal, The Hetrick Martin Institute, The AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) and The Point Foundation. Check out the JFC website, here.
Sarah and friends try out all the ice cream in Milan.
We’re obsessed with models who shoot but Sara Blomqvist‘s images for The Last Magazine are especially fun: New York, Milan, Paris. (view it large for the full effect).
Claudia Schiffer by Ellen Von Unwerth, Guess 30th Anniversary Campaign Spring 2012
Tao Okamoto, the lovely Japanese model is still tirelessly working to help victims of the Japanese disaster. “Contrary to some reports insinuating that Japan is a wealthy country that does not need help, there is indeed much need for assistance, and not just of the financial kind, but of physical and mental as well“. Check out their new Tumblr, where you can make donations, learn about different charitable organizations and send messages to people in affected areas.
If you’re in NYC this weekend, Carine Roitfeld is at Bookmarc tonight signing copies of Irreverent from 6-8pm. At the same time, Terry Richardson is at his gallery opening for his show “Mom and Dad” at Half Gallery (208 Forsyth St). The exhibit runs from Nov 11-Dec 4th.
The Ones2Watch new issue with the theme: So Clean, looks pristine. Check out the gorgeous Dutch boy Steven from Tony Jones Managementphotographed by Marco Van Rijt.
Calling all photographers, creative industry folk: Hasselblad, maker of the iconic cameras is hosting a 2 day event on Thursday and Friday in New York (Oct 27, 28). From 10-5pm, there will be live shooting stages and free seminars; from 5-8pm, the happy hour will have refreshments/music.
We are officially obsessed with Irina Werning. The Argentinean artist recreates childhood pictures with the painstaking detail of the truly obsessed. We first saw her shooting for V Man‘smale supermodel story, then in L’Officiel’s 90th Anniversary issue. Go to her website for more fascinating images.