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Beauty Fragments

March 17th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

25 Magazine launches online in a big way – their brand new website features a special behind the scenes look at the making of their ‘Defragmentation of Beauty’ editorial. Watch as Karlie Kloss, Constance Jablonski, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Shu Pei, Anja Rubik, Valerija Kelava, Maryna Linchuk and Karmen Pedaru pose for photographer Marcin Tyszka and are transformed by illustrator Tomek Sadurski.

Visit the 25 Magazine web site at

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Angels Among Us

November 19th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

Walking the Victoria’s Secret fashion show is a dream come true for countless models and every year a select few gets the chance to strut their stuff for millions of viewers. The 2009 VS lineup is full of surprises; from the arrival of stunning newcomers, to the return of VS favorites and much more. Our full coverage of all the goings on backstage kicks off later tonight, but here is a little taste to get you ready.

For even more VS check out MDC’s backstage pictures!


The lovely Candice Backstage at The Armory, pic Betty for MDC

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2009

Alessandra Ambrosio
Miranda Kerr
Maryna Linchuk
Caroline Trentini
Izabel Goulart
Liu Wen
Candice Swanepoel
Abbey Lee Kershaw

Tatiana Kovylina
Selita Ebanks
Erin Heatherton
Anja Rubik
Doutzen Kroes
Chanel Iman
Julia Stegner
Edita Vilkeviciute
Isabeli Fontana
Ana Beatriz Barros
Sessilee Lopez
Marisa Miller
Caroline Winberg
Behati Prinsloo
Eniko Mihalik
Anastasia Kuznetsova
Lyndsey Scott
Lily Aldridge
Dorothea Barth Jorgensen
Elyse Taylor
Shannan Click
Heidi Klum
Rosie Huntington Whiteley
Lindsay Ellingson
Anna Jagodzinska
Aminata Niaria

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Bits & Bytes: The Search is On

November 9th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

The Ford Supermodel of the World is holding its US finals on November 21st in New York and Los Angeles. The US winner goes to Brazil for the final contest in 2010.
The fabulous Tom Pecheux is Estee Lauder‘s new creative director.

Where Alexander Wang goes, models follow….See Natasha Poly, Maryna Linchuk, et al, help Alex throw a party for his best friend interior designer Ryan Korban.

We think it’s so great that Lara Stone 1-thinks that men don’t like her 2-eats pizza. The fact she is so honest about her her alcoholism and stint in rehab is extremely brave and refreshing.

Check out Dior Homme face Francisco Lachowski in an online editorial for V Magazine.

After simmering for several years, Shu Pei has finally reached a boiling point this fall with a fantastic S/S 10 show season. Read an interview with the Chinese beauty.

Britain’s IT girls Georgia May Jagger and Daisy Lowe are new favorites of Versace and Louis Vuitton, (respectively).

S/S 10 Top Newcomer Kristy Kaurova can certainly move

And if you’re in California, specifically Palo Alto on November 14th, go to Passport Model Management‘s open casting call. email to find out more information.

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French Connection

October 2nd, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

The French Revue de Modes is back for the season with a fresh set of favorite girls on its collectible covers. Coco Rocha, Ali Stephens, Karmen Pedaru, Lakshmi Menon, Maryna Linchuk, Tanya Dziahileva, Kinee Diouf, Rachel Rutt, Constance Jablonski, Dree Hemingway, Melodie Dagault and Nika Lauraitis each gets a collectible cover by Thierry LeGoues and this season’s black and white theme is especially chic. Who has your favorite cover?


French Revue de Modes



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V Night

September 16th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Maryna Linchuk surrounded by the boys, RJ Rogenski, Ben Hill, Vladimir Ivanov. Pic JD Ferguson for V Magazine.
The V Magazine/Marc Jacobs after party celebrating Lady Gaga and V’s new issue was THE place to be last night. Everyone from models Lily Donaldson, Dree Hemingway, Liya Kebede, Karmen Pedaru,  Julien d’Ys, Pat McGrath, DSquared2’s Dan & Dean, to Janet Jackson joined Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone and V/Visionaire co-founders Cecilia Dean and Stephen Gan celebrate Lady Gaga, V Magazine and the MJ SS10 collection. To see which music stars/art stars and of course a gaggle of supermodels showed, go to V Magazine to check out JD Ferguson’s exclusive pics.

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Mind the Gap

August 10th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Those lucky enough to get the Gap insert in this season’s magazines are treated to a veritable smorgasbord of the industry’s favorite models complete with their names next to 14 different styles of jeans. The all American company went international with the women’s side: Anja Rubik, Carmen Kass, Du Juan, Freja Beha Erichsen, Isabeli Fontana, Maryna Linchuk and the newest kid on the block, Arlenis Sosa are showcased beautifully by Craig McDean and the all star team of Karl Templer, Orlando Pita,  Lucia Pieroni and stellar casting eye of Anita Bitton for The EstablishmentOther Link.  3 American men made the cut: former MOTW Noah Mills, Tommy Dunn and Anderson Noel join Sasha Knezevic, Will Chalker, Andrew Cooper and Andres Velencoso Segura. Who’s your favorite Gap face? (See the rest of the images here)




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Bits and Bytes: Marlon for Dior Homme

January 9th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

How cool is the new Louis Vuitton store, done up all Stephen Sprouse 80’s style? Pics from the party
here and here.

Beautiful new face Daria at New York Models

We loved Slumdog Millionaire and think Elite model Freida Pinto is uberlovely. Apparently Leonardo diCaprio thinks so too.

Nicole Trunfio replaces Nikki Taylor on Make Me A Supermodel.

New York “Look” Magazine put on hold indefinitely.

On the other hand, there’s no hint of the recession in this commercial by Sofia Coppola for Miss Dior with Maryna Linchuk.

Hadley Freeman writes for on the recession and brown paper bags.

More Sprouse fever! Padilha brothers interview Teri Toye on

Former MOTW Marlon Texeira in Dior Homme S/S 09 shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For more pics, click here.

Marlon Texeira/Way Model Management. Ph: Karl Lagerfeld for Dior Homme S/S 09

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Sneak Peek Maryna

December 2nd, 2008 |Posted by Betty

Greg Kadel shoots Maryna Linchuk for the latest Numero coming out this week in Paris. The Belarus born beauty, clad in the season’s latest furs, sizzles in these preview shots by Mr. Kadel.

Maryna Linchuk by Greg Kadel for Numero December 2008. Pics courtesy of Greg Kadel Studio. Maryna/Viva Paris, DNA.

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