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July 16th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Good looks run in the family, Abbey Lee Kershaw‘s handsome brother Tim joins her for a special Vogue China story by Daniel Jackson and styled to the nines by Alastair McKimm. With a casual cool ethos, plus chic styles by Alexander Wang, Maison Martin Margiela and Acne, the edit provides a youthful spin on unfussy, classic for men and women. Here’s to hoping this isn’t the last time Tim joins his sis in the fashion pages.

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Impeccable

August 3rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Vogue China celebrates its 5th anniversary with a stellar salute to Asian talent;  the magazine’s dual September covers feature the phenomenal cast of Liu Wen, Shu Pei, Ming Xi, Fei Fei Sun and Tao Okamoto in stunning crimson looks from Alexander Wang. The contrasting images by Peter Lindbergh & Daniel Jackson are strong, elegant and reflect the unique beauty of each girl while showing the verstaility of Wang’s designs; it is amazing how these looks go from classic to modern just with a quick change of hair and makeup.

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CFDA Nominees 2010

March 18th, 2010 |Posted by Betty


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Alexander Wang F/W 10 shoes, backstage Feb 2010. Photos by Betty S for MODELS.com
(for our special Alexander Wang backstage coverage click here for the MDX story).

Style.com has this year’s list of CFDA nominees and Marc Jacobs, perennial nominee and winner is up for 2 awards. The only other person up for 2 awards? Alexander Wang. That I certainly could have predicted as almost every big model I met this season was either wearing one of his pieces, carrying one of his bags or wearing a pair of his distinctive shoes. The girls see everything, from sportswear to haute couture, and many get clothes for free (as their “pay”); so when they choose to wear/carry something, it really is an excellent barometer of a designer’s fashion relevance. You go Alexander!

WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Marc Jacobs
Donna Karan
Alexander Wang

MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Michael Bastian
Tom Ford
David Neville and Marcus Wainwright for Rag & Bone

FASHION ICON AWARD
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Especially poignant will be the Special Tribute Award going to Alexander McQueen. For the rest of the nominees, click here for Style.com.

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Bits & Bytes: Amazing Amanda

December 11th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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Amanda Norgaard. Ph by Sigurd Grunberger.
This delightful Dane is definitely destined for distinction. Already on the short list of the clients that matter the most, here’s a peek into her new shoot on The Ones2Watch’s New Wave.
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Modeling Related News:

Jacquelyn Jablonski, all American beauty is interviewed by Ponyryder.

Naomi Campbell in talks to have her own reality show?

Happy Birth-days! Jourdan Dunn, Gisele Bundchen and Dasha Zhukova all give birth this week.

Petey Wright, winner of the VMan/Ford Model contest,  joins Lindsay Lohan in this Muse Magazine/Yu Tsai directed video.  He doesn’t look so sweet and innocent anymore.

Altamira’s Craig chats with Faith Kates, owner of Next Model Management.

Behind the scenes at the +j Jil Sander for Uniqlo campaign with Iselin Steiro.

Photography and fashion:

The legendary advertising guru George Lois, rips magazines a new one. ““Meanwhile you go to a newsstand, there’s about 200 magazines that all look the same. They got pictures of somebody — some asshole — I’ll never understand how editors and publishers think — showing just a famous person with blurbs all over their face. I’ll never understand why they think that would be something people would want to buy. I don’t get it.” Yes, we don’t get it either, George.

Photographer Jeremy Kost signs with Jed Root. Congratulations!

7 bloggers and American Vogue. Count Tommy Ton, Bryan Boy, Todd Selby amongst them.

0-5 million dollars in 5 years. And he’s only 25. Read the Times story on Alexander Wang.

Tavi, fashion’s future? or just a fad? The Cut examines.

Miscellaneous:

Are YOU one of the 25 most powerful British people in fashion? Georgia May Jagger is (she won for Best Model) and so is Grace Coddingtonhear her talk.

If you have the money to buy Gareth Pugh’s incredible Double Mohican helmet, let us know, so we can be duly envious. This and other one-of-a-kind objects at Showstudio’s Shop.

We love VMagazine‘s dynamic little stop motion video from director Stephen Smith.

Jennifer Garner looks so very model-ly!

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Bits and Bytes: Multi Cover Mania

August 21st, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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Kate Moss by Craig McDean for Another Magazine. (for full story on the covers and Another Magazine’s Decade in Style, click here).

Joining in the multi cover party that V Magazine started with 4 Fall covers and the special edition V Magazine 19 cover bonanza by Paul Rowland, is Another Magazine‘s beauteous quartet of Natalie Portman, Vanessa Paradis, Kate Moss and Katie Holmes. Love Magazine also enters the fray with 2 covers, one of Coco Sumner (Sting’s daughter) and the other of young musician Alex Hartley. It looks like it’s never been a better time for readers with such a plethora of choices.

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Katie Holmes by Craig McDean.

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Vanessa Paradis and Natalie Portman by Hedi Slimane.

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Coco Sumner by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

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Alex Hartley by David Sims
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Amber Valletta, Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and Lady Gaga for V Magazine.

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There’s always the next Kate Moss, but is this girl actually the one?

If you’ve ever met French model Vincent LaCrocq, you’ll know why he was picked for Alexander Wang‘s men’s lookbook. Completely swoonworthy.

When we want more black models in editorials, this is NOT what we were thinking of… Our own story on R’el and Melodie by Greg Kadel for Numero is also generating quite a discussion.

Annie Leibovitz, strange and sad story.

What is the future of fashion, modeling and the Internet? The Imagist ponders

September 10th’s Fashion’s Night Out in NYC promises to be big.. Mark your calendars now to meet supermodels, designers and photographers like Steven Klein and Annie Leibovitz. Click here for the official website.

How funny… the making of the Gucci campaign is preferred to the actual campaign.

Top model Sean O’Pry has been awarded the keys to his hometown city. Here’s a pic of him with his mayor.

13 year old style blogger Tavi is on the new POP cover…. and you are not.

Jessica White blogs; she talks about the ups and downs of her life. Besides the excitement of shooting for Sports Illustrated and Maybelline, she is frank about losing her money and the devastation of being sexually abused, this looks like a must read.

Speaking of all the calls for less Photoshopping… here’s Glamour Magazine‘s model with a belly and she looks beautiful!

Models go to the movies..Irina Lazareanu has landed the lead in the new Spike Lee movie! Agyness Deyn is also set to appear in a Kevin Sampson movie.

Kate Moss vs Scarlett Johansson, are we seeing double??

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Bits and Bytes: New face Brian!

June 16th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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New face Brian Putzy with Red Model Management has the name to match his pugnacious boxer’s face and build.
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See Natasha Poly‘s early pics when she was featured on the Ones2Watch.

Oh no! Male models might mess up their pretty faces.

The CFDA winners! Rodarte, Italo Zuchelli for Calvin Klein, Alexander Wang and more. Click here to see the full list.

And here’s the CFDA afterparty; check out some of your favorite designers like Alexander Wang, Riccardo Tisci, Richard Chai, etc

Currently in this season’s Roberto Cavalli campaign, sexy Brazilian Carlos Freire has an interview with Ponyryder.

If you missed MDC’s Beautystyle with Charlotte Di Calypso (current Chanel Chance fragrance face), catch up with the French beauty here.

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Parallax View

December 10th, 2008 |Posted by Janelle

Aline Weber, does double duty in the new i-D appearing in two editorials that showcase her gamine allure. First she goes edgy, sporting Alexander Wang’s grunge revival chic then she flips the script and becomes a total lady in light 60s inspired pieces. Whatever the look Aline pulls it off admirably – probably why casting directors and photographers continue to covet her considerable charms.

Aline Weber by Daniel Jackson and Benjamin Alexander Huseby

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Wang Wins!

November 17th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

One of our favorite young designers, Alexander Wang, wins the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. Past winners include Rogan in 2007, Doori in 2006, Trovata in 2005 and Proenza Schouler in 2004. Read the entire story here on WWD!

Photo: MDC. Alexander Wang backstage at his S/S 09 collection September 2008. For more pics from backstage at the show, click here.

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