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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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Bits & Bytes: Finnish beauty Kirsi

January 29th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Kirsi P by Anne Constance. Brand Model Management
New face Kirsi is a special brand of beauty from Finland.

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Eduardo Calero by Simon Procter for V Man Magazine. (Still from video)

The gorgeous Eduardo Calero, in the current Givenchy campaign, fends off staff wielding masked men. Fierce. Check out the video here and the story in VMan, on the stands today!

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Modeling News:
MTC Casting celebrates diversity on the runway with the new crop of Asian girls. We love it.

If you haven’t seen the new sensual film by Bruce Weber for YSL with Simon Nessman, Paolo Anchisi, Terron Wood and Josh Yajcaji, here it is on VGL. (Definitely NSFW)

Interview Magazine catches up Bronx boy and Marc by Marc model, Yuri Pleskun.

Rodarte hasEthan James Green on their minds (and shirt).

Ralph Lauren helps Haiti with a special shirt worn by Pierre Woods. If there’s every a time, fashion could help, it would be now.

Fans of Belgium model Cesar Casier: he has a blog with a darn witty name.

Eniko Mihalik, our former MOTW, is featured in W’s “This Week’s Model”. We love her.

Man eye candy (mandy?) for the day: Made in Brazil’s Speedo boy on video. Speaking of beautiful Brazilian boys here’s a whole bunch at 40 Graus by Didio.

If you missed the lovely Frida Gustavsson on Ponyryder, read about the Swedish stunner here.

Fashion and Photography News:

Like Interview and Style.com, we are OBSESSED with JPG’s couture collection, this dress and this girl.

Saverio Cardia who did the fabulous special project on 20 of the top male models, is interviewed by the Fucked Up Crew in Milan.

One photographer interviews another. Lope Navo interviews Arnaldo Anaya Lucca, one of Ralph Lauren’s favorite photographers. Fascinating story of how Arnaldo got to where he is now.

We love Armani Exchange‘s share the love campaign.. So inclusive and so HOT.

Miscellaneous:

Yes Marie-Amelie Sauve is genius… Sans Artifice agrees too.

Here’s a link to Golden Globe winner, Mo’Nique who dedicates her award to victims of child abuse. “”The number of victims who never reveal their secret or who wait many years to do so is very high. This is regrettable because the longer they wait to reveal the abuse, the harder and more enduring the consequences will be.”

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Stars In Stripes

December 29th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

The Spring / Summer season is all about star power and modeling’s best and brightest have taken command of the new round of campaigns. Givenchy’s Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott helmed campaign boasts the dynamic duo of Mariacarla Boscono and Natalia Vodianova, surrounded by Simon Nessman, Emil Dostovic and Eduardo Calero: the simple pictures show off Riccardo Tisci’s unforgettable collection and the great line up of models.

Natasha Poly and Ryan Kennedy add a touch of glamour to Gucci, the Russian supermodel gives some of her most impressive poses as Mert & Marcus capture every moment in rich color.

Last but not least Raquel Zimmermann goes classic for Chloe, the subdued campaign gets back to the brand’s heritage. Fashion fans may remember Raquel’s last Chloe campaign from back in 07.

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Scans by Northern Star

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