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The Beyoncé Experience

December 13th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

With the release of her top secret album superstar Beyoncé Knowles may have pulled off the musical coup of the year, but it’s the all star model lineup of her accompanying videos that caught our attention. The dream team of Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn and Chanel Iman accompany Bey on the clip for her song ‘Yonce’ and the end result is every bit as sexy as you’d expect. Joan, Jourdan and Chanel aren’t the only fashion stars featured; cameos from other catwalkers abound throughout the visual album – check out Shaun Ross and Diandra Forrest in the ‘Pretty Hurts’ segment as well.

Check out the moves on Jourdan, Joan & Chanel below and see previews of the entire experience on Beyonce.com 

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Bits & Bytes: The New Beauty

March 23rd, 2011 |Posted by Betty

Along with Chanel Iman‘s recent appearance in DKNY’s Be Delicious, replacing Lara Stone, Eva Mendes is the new face of Thierry Mugler’s Angel, replacing Naomi Watts (WWD subscription required). That makes 2 women of color entering the high fashion fragrance game. Diversity, one step at a time.

We totally support Tao Okamoto as she rallies for Japan.

This Saturday Britt Maren along with Alana Zimmer host a brunch to benefit Japan at The Fat Radish. There will be live music, a silent auction and a wonderful meal too – click to get your tickets as space is limited!

Vogue Italia’s Franca Sozzani petitions against anorexia websites.

Hint Mag talks to Nicola Formichetti about finding the Mugler Face, Rick Genest.

Wynton Marsalis, Martha Stewart, Zac Posen, Michael Stipe and more at this fundraiser for Japan on Wednesday. Fascinating group for sure!

Sessilee Lopezz’s mom comes out with a handbook for moms and dads of budding supermodels.

Anna Wintour, consigliere? We love it.

VMan extends their modelsearch to April 15. Considering it’s for a shoot with Steven Klein styled by Nicola Formichetti, I would submit my pic if I could get away with it. Vote on your favorite submissions as well!

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Wild At Heart

February 3rd, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

i-D (online at i-Donline.com) keeps things edgy with their pre-Spring cover featuring Ajak Deng. The wild hair, bold makeup and Ajak’s take on the i-D wink combine in this striking image by Emma Summerton. Perfect for the Livin’ Loud Issue!

BONUS: 5 more incredible covers featuring Chanel Iman, Hilary Rhoda, Erin Wasson, Jessica Stam, Liu Wen, Kirsi Pyrhonen, Milou Van Groesen, Rose Cordero, Jeneil Williams, Hedi Slimane & Vanessa Paradis

Ajak Deng by Emma Summerton



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, Kirsi PyrhonenJeneil Williams, Milou Van Groesen & Rose Cordero by Josh Olins

Hedi Slimane, illustration by Dani Tull

Chanel Iman, Hilary Rhoda, Erin Wasson & Jessica Stam by Kayt Jones

Vanessa Paradis by Paolo Roversi

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Catching Up With Resort

June 9th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Have you been keeping up with Resort? This season’s array of wearable yet chic clothes is a cut above the usual. With newer designers like Erin Fetherston and Rag & Bone joining the resort resort regulars like ODLR and Donna Karan, the clothes have gotten younger, fresher and much more exciting; have a look at some of our favorite pieces from the season so far and tell us which resort looks you’re coveting!

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Fur cardigan, combat boots and a minidress; the combination sounds odd on paper, but mixed together they look flawless on Tayane Leão. The color scheme is also completely in line with the warm palate of mustards, oranges and siennas we’ve been seeing at all the shows.

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Marc Jacobs Resort

We can’t help but wonder if Jamie Bochert was Marc’s muse for resort; she brings to life his frilly cocktail dresses and ballerina skirts and proves that edgy and girly can exist in one outfit.

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Erin Fetherston

Straw hats are becoming a theme for resort, they showed up at Jason Wu and here at Erin where she finds a way to make the kitschy style seem natural, by balancing it with the feminine blouse and sky high platforms seen on Emily Wake.

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Anna Sui Resort

Anna knows boho, season after season she incorporates some version of the look into her collection and for resort offers up a host of beautiful pattered dresses. Naturally, Chanel Iman looks divine in all of them.

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ADAM

Adam offers up a different take on bohemian, considerably more grown up but still hippie. We love how this floral look on Natasa Vojnovic was paired with flat sandals, it just captures the ease of wear that resort is all about.

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3.1 Phillip Lim

Phillip drew inspiration from Bianca Jagger for his sophisticated cruise looks, which means the retro glamour is taken up a notch. White hose aside, Kim Noorda looks pitch perfect in Lim’s intricate LBD accented with a cream colored blazer.

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Image Credit | Style.com

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Met Mavens

May 4th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

The red carpet of the Met’s Costume Institute Gala is always a scene for fashion moments and mishaps, the attendees either look incredible or completely regrettable but no matter what the outfits are memorable. This year was no exception with scores of actors, models and fashionistas turning up in their sartorial best, but who won the evening when it came to style? Did Chanel Iman’s Kors jumpsuit look refreshingly modern, or overly glittery? Was Doutzen’s Zac Posen a little too prom queen for you, or was the look perfectly sweet? Was Sasha’s beige Marni the bomb or a total bust? Tell us who you think looked the best, or the worst and take a look at the roundup of chic model looks. 

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Liu Wen in Naeem Khan & Constance Jablonski in Jason Wu with John Demsey of Estee Lauder

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Lily Donaldson in Marc Jacobs

Angela Lindvall attends the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 3, 2010 in New York City.

Angela Lindvall in Versace

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Coco Rocha in Zac Posen

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Naomi Campbell in Dolce & Gabbana

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Alessandra Ambrosio in Versace

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Doutzen Kroes in Zac Posen with the designer

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Karlie Kloss in custom Donna Karan

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Jessica Stam in Rachel Roy

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Anja Rubik in Altuzarra

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Jamie Bochert in Rodarte for Gap

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Dree Hemingway in Calvin Klein

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Rosie Huntington Whiteley in Burberry

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Bar Refaeli in Rag & Bone

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Caroline Trentini in vintage

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Liya Kebede in Rachel Roy with the designer

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Karolina Kurkova in Altuzarra with the designer

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Amber Valletta in RM by Roland Mouret

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Elisa Sednaoui in Chanel with Karl Lagerfeld

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Chanel Iman in Michael Kors

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Hilary Rhoda in Prabal Gurung, with the designer

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Sasha Pivovarova and Kemp Muhl with Sean Lennon, all in Marni

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Natasha Poly and Noah Mills both in Michael Kors

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Gisele Bundchen in Alexander Wang, with husband Tom Brady

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Iman in Prada

Image Credits | Style.com

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Glamour Age

April 13th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

David Sims pulls out all the stops for Vogue’s tribute to American style through the ages. Tonne Goodman‘s styles as Sims touches on several glamorous constructs of American dressing – from Raquel Zimmermann as an electric diva of the screen, to Chanel Iman as a happy-go-lucky flapper or Karlie Kloss and Frida Gustavsson as socialites, each girl is styled to perfection and just right for her theme.

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Raquel Zimmermann – Silver Screen Siren

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Sasha Pivovarova – Bohemian

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Liya Kebede - Patriot

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Chanel Iman – Flapper

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Frida Gustavsson and Karlie Kloss – Heiresses

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Lara Stone – Silver Screen Siren

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Daria Werbowy – Gibson Girl

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Patricia van der Vliet, Kasia Struss and Mirte Maas – Patriots

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One of a Kind

March 23rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Issues devoted to a single model are all the rage, but Vogue Russia one ups the competition with an issue dedicated entirely to supermodel Naomi Campbell. The April issue is a must have for Naomi fans and features the supermodel candidly answering questions from the likes of Claudia Schiffer and Chanel Iman, photographers Steven Meisel, Solve Sundsbo and Mario Testino also pay tribute to the diva with exclusive editorials.

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Naomi by Steven Meisel

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Naomi by Solve Sundsbo

Image Credit | Glossy.ru & Fashion Gone Rogue

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Casting Coup

March 10th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Ajak and Lais.

Givenchy has spoken yet again and the invigorating casting choices for Fall/Winter 2010 are just as incredibly inspirational as ever for modelwatchers out there. With all the recent talk of more diversity on the runway, to fully see a a show where people of color are included (and not just 1 or 2 looks) makes for a runway that is compelling and powerful and yet somehow so natural and seamless. Givenchy led the week with 17 of their 49 looks on some of the most beautiful faces of color, past and present. The dramatic palette of red, black and white looked stunning on Chanel Iman, Joan Smalls, Rose Cordero, Lakshmi Menon, Liu Wen, Lyndsey Scott and Shu Pei. New faces Ajak, Jiang Xiao Yi, Lais Ribeiro, Ming Xi and Sosheeba Griffiths shined as well as current campaign face Eduardo Calero and Givenchy favorites Paolo Roldan and Jonathan Marquez. The surprise choices for the collection? Top Japanese model of the early 00′s (and newly platinum) Ai Tominaga and 90′s star Ling Tan.

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Ming Xi and Paolo Rolden.

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Ling and Ai.

(All images from Style.com, for full collection and to see the other faces named, go to Style.com’s gallery for Givenchy)

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