Beauty Rebel

August 20th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

We love a magazine with a distinctive point of view and brand new biannual Beauty Rebel, is as distinctive as it gets. With a focus on all things beauty and the endless allure of cosmetics, stunning makeup and amazing hair, the glossy rejects overly photoshopped imagery in favor of the glamour of the 70s, 80s and even the 90s supermodel era. Who better to appear on the cover than ultimate fashion rebel, Daphne Guinness, who pays tribute to another legend, the late, great Hedy Lamarr.

Inside an array of beauty centric content from behind the scenes shots of top models, to fresh editorials featuring inventive hair and makeup is certain to delight.

Daphne Guinness by Joseph Lally, makeup by Kabuki

Daphne Guinness by Joe Lally

Ulyanna & Nina by  Lena Kholkina

Ellie Weston by  Alexandre Valerio

Amanda Queiroz by Simon

Sophie Pomfrett by Ian Cole

Tiara by Joseph Sinclair

Kimberly Wyatt by Joseph Sinclair

Lindsey Wixson and Kelly Mittendorf by Barbara Anastacio

Idina Moncreiffe by Ian Cole

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Bits & Bytes: McQueen Mania

April 27th, 2011 |Posted by Betty


Alexander McQueen preview image from the Guardian, for other images, click here. Image Sølve Sundsbø/Metropolitan Museum.

We, along with the rest of the fashion world are in a tizzy over the upcoming McQueen retrospective at the Met.
Apparently these are 4 real models photoshopped to look like mannequins, check out the fascinating story on the NY Times.

Fashion news:

Phoebe Philo is known for her woman-friendly, effortless style and has reoriented fashion away from a past decade of overly girly, trendy clothes, into a more grown-up minimal aesthetic,” she said. “It is a stealth brand of pure design.” Finally, clothes designed for real women. (subscription required)

After 16 years, Alex White has left W, to be replaced by Edward Enninful.

Victoria’s Secret has a secret.

In preparation for the Met Ball, Daphne Guinness will turn fashion into art appearing in Barney’s windows at 5pm on Monday.

Richard Chai is posting a new model every day on his Twitter wearing his charity T-shirt for Odin. Check out Richard’s Twitter.

Modeling news:

We knew that Asian models were on the rise. James Lim keeps track of the hottest girls. Speaking as an Asian person, all I can say is, it’s about time!

“If there’s a camera over there it’s like a laser in the back of my head– I can feel it and I will model for it.” Why we love Crystal Renn

V Man is previewing pics from their upcoming issue, of agencies from around the world. Did you know there’s an agency in Dubai?

Love Irina Shayk? Catch the Russian beauty signing copies of her Sports Illustrated cover, tomorrow, Thursday April 28, 6-8pm at Quattro New York at the Trump SoHo Hotel, 246 Spring Street, to raise money for the Red Cross. With a minimum donation of $25, all proceeds go to the organization.

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Legend

March 30th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Kate Moss covers UK Bazaar with an elegant image by Sølve Sundsbø. Moss wears a stunning McQueen look designed by Sarah Burton on the cover and inside you’ll find a tribute to the late, great Alexander McQueen featuring a portfolio of his muses including Kate and Daphne Guinness

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Bits & Bytes: Envy-ious

August 4th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

The gorgeous Zoe Saldana behind the scenes on the set of her Calvin Klein Underwear Envy shoot. There are few actresses who have that crossover appeal when it comes to the modeling territory but Zoe for Envy is genius indeed! See more images from the campaign by Mikael Jansson right here. (images courtesy of Calvin Klein).

Speaking of Calvin Klein, the legendary man himself was at the ACRIA fundraiser this week, looking absolutely debonair with the one and only Daphne Guinness. Also at the event: former wife, photographer Kelly Klein and the rarely seen top lensman Steven Klein. (images Patrick McMullen, courtesy of CK)

Fashion and Miscellaneous:

Fashion’s Night Out, get the details here, it’s going to be fabulous!

We adore Edward Enninful, the masterful stylist for American and Italian Vogue. Read British Vogue‘s interview with him where he talks about with whom he would love to work. If you missed our interview with the incredible and humble Edward (can you tell we are fans), read it here now.

Who do you think are the most influential street style bloggers? Fashionista lists their favorites.

Read Dazed Digital‘s interview with Theo Stanley, cinematographer of the new Y-3 campaign.

We love Natalie Joos the super fashionable  casting director. Style.com obviously does too with their profile on her, check out if she thinks the trend towards “bigger” models will last.

You know, we obsess over Lady Gaga for her fashion daring and devil may care attitude but this is why we REALLY adore her… responding to hate with love.

Modeling News:

Fascinating. Frockwriter talks about the various issues surrounding Lara Stone‘s suing over her French Playboy pictures.

Freja is certainly killing it. Keep track of all her top work by her favorite fan, right here.

See how Rose reconciles her dislike of a certain fashion photographer with her love of Freja.

We don’t find suicides funny or artistic. And neither does Frockwriter. This gives us the creeps.

Made in Brazil loves Brazilian models and they love them right back.

What do you think? Do you think Volodya looks like a male Natalia Vodianova? He is Russian too of course.

See new face Johan Novarino (below) at Marion Vain. We love those Swedes.

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