Archive for February, 2010

Behind the Mask

February 27th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin have always pushed the boundaries of fashion photography and with their latest editorial for V, they break exciting new ground. Working with stylist Panos Yiapanis and artist Paddy Hartley, the duo creates a compelling series of shots reminiscent of their classic story, ‘Before and After’. The entire team is on point with this one: Hartley’s one of a kind plexiglass face corsets, make models Eniko Mihalik, Raquel Zimmermann and Anja Rubik look like extraterrestrial beings, and Yiapanis’ sleek styling keeps things on trend.

Exclusively for models.com. For the full 14 page editorial and many more exciting stories check out V64, on newsstands March 2nd.

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Bits & Bytes: Pristine Jacquelyn

February 26th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Jacquelyn Jablonski. Deutsch Magazine by David Roemer. (photo courtesy of Atelier Management)

The girl with the most NY shows (31) is especially clean and pristine on the cover of the new Deutsch.

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Kristen McMenamy, Francisco Costa, Doutzen Kroes at last week’s Calvin party. Ph: Patrick McMullen courtesy of Calvin Klein.
Hey, any chance to post pictures of modeling legend, Kristen McNemany, I will take it. This photo is the exact reason why Calvin Klein will always be relevant. The embrace of the legendary (Kristen) with a modern day beauty (Doutzen) shows how the brand will always keep you guessing.

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A BIG bits & Bytes: some news is old, some is new, catching people up from fashion week!

Modeling info:

Our incredible Wayne Sterling expounds on the meaning of walking the runways of today.

Craig Arend sits down with Storm’s Sarah Doukas who discovered a young 14 year old lass named Kate Moss.

Looking for the new Black “IT” girl are Elite Models and Essence Magazine.

Missy Rayder, naked and beautiful for V Magazine’s video.

Benetton‘s next campaign face.. it could be you!

Coco Rocha, we adore you! Here she talks, uncensored about the NY Times/Daily News “stories” on her being considered “fat”.

Speaking of Coco, Hilary Rhoda interviews Coco, on Fashion Week Daily.

Ponyryder had 3 stellar interviews with the wonderful Amanda Norgaard, Love magazine cover star Jeneil Williams and Prada opener and closer, Samantha Gradoville.

Arlenis Sosa for Latina Magazine at a party sponsored by Lancome (see pic below). Kind of a big deal as past covergirls have been Jennifer Lopez and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer. Arlenis talks about how black models need to stick together.

Male models should tremble. Zoolander 2 is in the works.

Another evil and unkind moment in the fashion industry. Frockwriter dissects the mess about Gemma Ward.

Photography:

How do you get started in fashion photography? Tips from the experts are right here.

For female photographers only, here is eye opening advice from A Photo Editor.

Fashionista talks to a Getty photographer.

Style.com shows that Trovata designer John Whitledge, takes a pretty mean picture as well… See his Fashion Week diary with Erin Wasson and Kirsten Dunst.

Fashion and miscellaneous:

LVMH-owned E Luxury is gone, only to be replaced by the Nowness. With that kind of backing, that website should be quite interesting.

One of our favorite casting directors, Daniel Peddle, was featured on the NY Times’ the Moment during Fashion Week (if you missed it!)

Also: if you missed from fashion week…. Incredible insights on Style.com from Cathy Horyn and Robert Duffy from Marc Jacobs on the state of the fashion industry.

Style.com‘s interview with Hedi Slimane. Does he go back to designing? Find out….

Vogue Italia, Vogue Black and Vogue Curvy. Yes, we wish they were one, but hey, at least the dialogue is starting. (The Cut via Jezebel).

Speaking of Vogue, Jezebel talks about how those cover lines are made up (edited out from the September issue). It’s pretty darn funny.

Fashion Week Daily has a deleted scene from the September Issue where Karl Lagerfeld separates us from them (my words not his). Another hilarous moment from Karl.

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Lancome sponsored Latina Magazine party: Arlenis (in Alexander Wang) with fellow Dominicans, Kat De Luna and Julissa Bermudez. (Image: Patrick McMullen Co, courtesy of Lancome)

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Most Wanted

February 26th, 2010 |Posted by contributor

Daria Werbowy tackles the Mexican sunrise as she poses for Mario Testino in the lastest issue of V. Inspired by the eccentric style of 50’s mexican film star, Maria Felix, Sarajane Hoare transforms Daria into the modern cowgirl, using the latest fashions. V64 hits newsstands on March 2nd.

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Mariacarla Full of Grace

February 25th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Mariacarla Boscono consistently graces only the best covers, campaigns and editorials: her effervescent personality and skill for posing have made her a favorite of photographers and designers alike. Seeing her on the cover of The Last Magazine, looking beautiful as ever, is a treat. Daniel Jackson‘s elegant black and white portraits, styled by Alastair McKimm, bring out the best in Mariacarla and allow her to display some truly dynamic poses.

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Lady Flash

February 24th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Solve Sundsbo‘s perspective on fashion has always been 100% original, so when he crafts a love story it is guaranteed to be something different. Karmen Pedaru and Rasa Zukauskaite, star in Sundsbo’s Numero story ‘Blakes’ and the duo electrifies in each and every shot: the unusual color effects on the pictures, paired with Karmen and Rasa’s posing ability, make for a standout story.

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Image Credit | Scan by Elsaskywalker @ tFS

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Help for Haiti

February 24th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Jessica White. Ph: courtesy of ARC PR.

The glamorous trio of Irina Shayk, Jessica White and Julie Henderson brightened up our rainy Monday by helping to raise funds for Haiti. The Sports Illustrated beauties signed issues of the SI magazine, the SI calendar and CFDA t-shirts “To Haiti with Love” and charmed the crowd at Rothman’s who braved the elements for a chance to see the three up close. What is so important is the ongoing support of Haiti with events like last night and the generous actions of those who can make a difference. (If you haven’t gotten your t-shirt/bag, click here for more info)

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Hip Hop Hooray

February 24th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

V64 is just around the corner and Josh Olins provides a fun-filled editorial featuring Lily Donaldson and Liya Kebede. The entire affair looks authentically 80s: from the brightly colored, dance inspired fashions, to the boombox resting on a bench.

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Class Act

February 23rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Magdalena Frackowiak.
Greg Kadel.
Numero 111.

Perfection.

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