Heroes

July 19th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

25 Magazine pays tribute to the model altruists, with a beautiful special portfolio by Paola Kudacki. Focusing on women with “brains, savvy and, perhaps most significantly, dedication to a cause close to their heart” the series features Iman, Anja Rubik, Veronika Varekova,Elettra Wiedemann, Coco Rocha, Petra Nemcova, Liya Kebede, Katharina Harf, Summer Rayne and Helena Christensen in striking black and white images.

All photos courtesy of 25 Magazine

Anja Rubik

Liya Kebede

Elettra Wiedemann

Summer Rayne

Coco Rocha

Iman Abdulmajid

Petra Nemcova

Veronika Varekova

Helena Christensen

Katharina Harf

 

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Blast from the Past: Isabella Moments

June 4th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Every so often Vogue Italia comes out of left field and delivers a cover that features a true fashion legend. This month the honor goes to the incomparable Isabella Rossellini, one of the most photographed women ever and a model who ruled the world’s of fashion and film. Take a look back on her fashionable history, and some of those iconic images.

1982: Isabella by Richard Avedon in American Vogue

1986: With director David Lynch, photograph by Helmut Newton

1986: With actor Kyle Maclachlan in Lynch’s masterpiece, Blue Velvet.

 

1987: Giving the signature i-D Magazine wink on the cover of a vintage issue shot by Fabrizio Ferri.

1988: Shot by Robert Mapplethorpe

A prolific series of Vogue Italia covers from the 80s, until today.

1990: As bleached blonde bombshell, Perdita Durango in Lynch’s Wild at Heart. A look that went on to inspire several fashion editorials

1990: Alongside daughter Elettra Wiedemann on the cover of Vogue Paris by Brigitte Lacombe

1990: a classic image by Steven Meisel for Allure Magazine

1994: Isabella, alongside generations of legendary models on Vogue Italia‘s 30th Anniversary issue.

1996: Rossellini & Monica Bellucci for Dolce & Gabbana, it doesn’t get anymore Italian than that!

1997: An immaculate black and white by the late Irving Penn.

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Bits & Bytes: GMHC Love

November 10th, 2010 |Posted by Betty


Monday night’s fabulous GMHC Fashion Forward event, hosted by Tim Gunn, was awesomely documented by MDC favorite Kevin Tachman. Check out his blog for top male models and some of our favorite old school supermodels. Look for MDC’s exclusive pics later this week.

Fashion news

Hold onto your hats. The next Metropolitan Museum Costume Gala theme will be Alexander McQueen. Chills.. we know.

Are fashion editors the new stars? Sans Artifice looks at the other side of all that exposure.

BOF examines: Did fashion kill Isabella Blow?

Photography news

David Armstrong‘s intimate pictures of young men gets a show tonight at the Half Gallery.

Aspiring photographers: Is it necessary to assist? What’s the best kind of portfolio to show? How do you achieve longevity? All these questions and more, answered by A Photo Editor.

Imagine having Nick Knight, Fabien Baron or Tim Walker as your teacher? With Dennis Freedman and Andrew Richardson as the head professors??? Sign us up!

Modeling news:

Is there a new girlie boy in town? Frockwriter features another one from down under.

The inimitable Coco Rocha talks about body confidence in a candid post about what is true beauty.

Elettra Wiedemann is another inspirational model who gives back to society. Her Model Behavior fundraiser can win you a dress from Christy Turlington, tickets to Prabal Gurung’s next show and a makeover by Lancome. Find out more here at Lancome’s blog.

In the wake of all the recent suicides of LGBT young people, Ford NY puts together a moving video tribute to show that life INDEED gets better if you push past the despair. Speaking of which, Tim Gunn has his own It Gets Better video, you better watch it, it’ll make you cry.

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