Don’t Stop The Music

December 8th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

In honor of our number one male model Baptiste Giabiconi, branching out with his debut music video AND the news of Anna Wintour guesting on Diddy’s album, we thought it might be fun to look back at some of the other fashion stars who have shown up on MTV over the years.

Jean Paul GaultierHow Do You Do That?

Naomi Campbell - Love & Tears

Primal Scream featuring Kate MossSome Velvet Morning



Which video is your favorite and can you think of any other instances of models or designers singing?

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Industrie Strength

June 21st, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

New magazines keep coming and one of the most unique titles to debut this year is Industrie; focusing on the talent behind the scenes and offering an insiders perspective, the magazine sets itself apart from the pack. Interviews with fashion stars like Katie Grand, Patrick Demarchelier, Karl Templer Natalie Massenet, Christian Louboutin, Lachlan Bailey and Rick Owens, make it a must read and content from contributors like Camilla Akrans is fresh and engaging. Be sure to check out Industrie when it hits newsstands this week in the US.

Louboutin heels by Camilla Akrans.

Rick Owens by Kacper Kasprzyk

Anna Wintour on the cover of Industrie

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Bits and Bytes: Boys’ Town

August 26th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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Jacques, Vincent, Conrad and Boyd by Thomas Lohr for Contributing Editor.

Take a look at 5 of the top male models, Boyd Holbrook, Conrad Matschke, Jacques Naude, Jamie Strachan and Vincent LaCrocq hanging out at their Brooklyn apartment looking damn cool and gorgeous. Oh to be a fly on THAT wall.

The Women/Supreme girls are gorgeous for the V Covers by Paul Rowland but are they influenced by one of the scariest trends to come out of Norway?

Anna Wintour charms David Letterman. Click here to watch pretty much the whole thing, with Frockwriter putting in the bits that are missing. (Oh this is a funny post about Anna Wintour on Letterman about her so-called “body language” on the show.)

How cute is Cintia Dicker as a baby?

One supermodel shoots another. Helena Christensen photographs Larry Scott for Faconnable.

Why is Sienna Miller, Kate Bosworth, etc always on Vogue’s best dressed list? Hadley Freeman has a hilarious answer

See some of Kate Mosspieces for Topshop.

Raquel Zimmermann talks and we can listen for hours..

We are having a Carine Roitfeld moment in fashion.

Is former Calvin Klein model Joel West back? Find out what he’s been up to.

Doutzen Kroes and Hilary Rhodaget Brazilianized for the new C&A campaign.

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Bits and Bytes: The Young Americans, Farewell to Ms Sims

August 5th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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2 new young Americans on our radar. Mitch from DNA Models is only 13 years old. We can’t believe it either!

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Charlotte from Photogenics is 16, half Indonesian, half English but from the LA area. Amazing lines!

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From foster homes to the cover of Life Magazine, we salute the extraordinary and ground breaking journey of Naomi Sims, called the first black supermodel, who died this past week at the age of 61. Wise as well ( “There is nothing sadder than an old, broke model, and there are many models who have nothing at the end of their career,” Ms. Sims told The Times in 1969), she went on to create a successful line of wigs and cosmetics for black women under her name. Read the Times obituary and take a look at some pictures from her inspiring career.

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See the Dior Homme campaign; it does, of course have a lot of gorgeous Brazilian men.

Also for our friends in Brazil, here’s House of Models’ interview with Bruna Tenorio (in Portugese).

For the making of Zara‘s Fall/Winter campaign with Toni Garrn shot by David Sims, click here.

How do you get into the world of fashion? Teen Vogue‘s new book explains it all. With contributions by the Kaiser: Karl Lagerfeld, Patrick Demarchelier, Mario Testino, Chanel Iman and Caroline Trentini, this is the book that we wished we had when we started out oh so long ago. Out on October 5th.

Vanity Fair‘s best dressed list is out. Who made the cut from the fashion industry? Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Georgina Chapman, Tory Burch, Candy Pratts-Price, Franca Sozzani, Natalia Vodianova, Bruce Weber, Peter Beard and Rachel Roy. Eclectic indeed.

Jenna (the no longer Anonymous ex-Model at Jezebel) has a great post on Anna Wintour‘s early days of editing at NY Magazine. Worth taking a sec to see Anna pre-“Never a hair out of place”, along with the most genuine smile we’ve ever seen on her. (As you click through the gallery, make sure you read Jenna’s comments next to the picture).

If Karl Lagerfeld likes you, you will ALWAYS work. Take a sneak peek at his shoot for Purple Fashion with Baptiste Giabiconi, wearing heels, natch.

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Bits and Bytes: V Magazine #58

March 4th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

So much news in the blogosphere!

If you missed OTM’s interview with rising star Mina Cvetkovic (in the current Alberta Ferretti campaign by Meisel) click here to watch the beautiful Serbian.

Luis Fernandes passes away, Tim Blanks remembers a longtime colleague and friend.

March Vogue Italia covergirl Kinga Rajzak interviewed by Ponyryder. Smart, sweet and hardworking, what more could you want in a model?

The economy hasn’t hit all areas of the industry. Art&Commerce opens an office in Paris. Jed Root London moves to bigger digs.

Anna Wintour gets 60 Minutes, Carine Roitfeld gets CNN. Who do you think will get the coolest story out of the news crew following them around?

Now THIS we call front row, courtesy of Mr Olivier Zahm, you can’t get any closer than this.

And in Brazilian news…. Check out these gorgeous new pics of Solange Wilvert, the Brazilan face of Gucci 05.    Who loves Brazilian bombshells Alessandra Ambrosio, Caroline Trentini and Emanuela de Paula? Click here to see them in action.  New face Lovani does Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana amongst others. Aline Weber on the cover of Wish Magazine, a new Brazilian magazine that’s featured some of the industry’s top faces (Raquel, Chanel and Aline..).

The Imagist muses on Milan: models, clothes and Raf Simons‘ timeless collection.
Check out Raf in a rare video interview for the NY Times.

Speaking of video, watch Showstudio’s special Gareth Pugh video and wait for Natasa V give you chills as she models F/W 09.

Check out Extreme Beauty from the Vogue exhibit in Milan. (from March 4th-May10th).

Another victim of the recession, Arena magazine (one of the few men’s magazines with excellent fashion editorials for men) is suspended. Arena Homme Plus thankfully is not being touched.

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova and young up and coming actor Luke Grimes are photographed by Mario Testino for V Magazine‘s spring issue.

Natalia Vodianova and Luke Grimes. Ph: Mario Testino for V Magazine #58 (from originalsin via tFS).

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Bits and Bytes: Vogue Hommes Japan #2

March 2nd, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Love Magazine sells out, making it the fastest selling debut magazine ever.
(Purple with grand dame Diane Von Furstenburg is doing quite well too)

Some last thoughts on what went on behind the scenes at Rad Hourani from Wayne/the Imagist.

Donatella’s a fan of Christopher Kane.

A description of Gisele’s dress when she married Tom Brady and details about their wedding.

Take a look at Edward Enninful, Solve Sundsbo, Stephane Marais and Luigi Murenu.

Shoulders are back with a vengeance. Peek at Carine, Anna, Emmanuelle on Jak&Jil.

In case you’re wondering where Abbey Lee is

Supreme‘s Rose Cordero finally shows up… in the Burberry show.

OMG! Anna Wintour smiles!

The new Vogue Hommes Japan is out! Why oh why can’t we ever find VHJ here in NY?

Victor Chambon/DNA. Ph: Hedi Slimane, styled by Nicola Formichetti. pic from Nicola’s blog

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Bits and Bytes: JD’s World!

February 15th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Giorgio Armani names Linda Cantello as its international makeup artist

Anna Wintour talks to the Wall Street Journal.

Brazilian male model Edilson is gorgeous..

Has the “Obama effect” come to the runway? The New York Times thinks so

One of everyone’s favorite backstage photographer JD Ferguson shoots backstage for his own blog. You know that means lots of maybe scandalous pics and video of models hamming it up for JD’s camera, including current hot CK Jeans models, Mikus Lasmanis and Vladimir Ivanov. Go there now!

Mikus and Vladimir by JD Ferguson

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Bits and Bytes: Lana

December 3rd, 2008 |Posted by Betty

For a rare look at Women founder/Supreme head and industry legend Paul Rowland, go to JD’s website.

Already starting… Dior Homme show in January has exclusively booked 2 Brazilians: Made in Brazil

The very fabulous people at Starworks needs interns! Starworks

MDC favorite, Ash Stymest is in town, being kinda adorable with his girlfriend Eliza Pressly… Production calls them the new Sid and Nancy.

Here’s a pic from Jak and Jil of Carine Roitfeld who is very much in the news most recently.

Jeremy Kost shoots cute boys in underwear: Made in Brazil

Cole Mohr/Luke Worrall/Marc Jacobs… the new way to sell purses? Production

A fascinating in depth analysis of the Anna Wintour/Carine Roitfeld speculations (read the comments too!): Jezebel

To see Lana, 20 years old and 5’10”, on video: click here

Lana, found by Charly. To contact: info@whiteiswhite.com

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