Color Fix

August 31st, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Francois Nars shows his skills as a multi-tasker with a beautiful editorial in Vogue Nippon. The famed makeup artist shoots the story and transforms the babyfaced Anna de Rijk into a futuristic siren in the process. Nars’ frequent collaborator Lena Koro handles the brightly colored makeup, while Patti Wilson styles Anna in the now ubiquitous Miu Miu collection, the end result is a glam story with some truly inspiring looks.

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Eternal Flame

April 30th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Renowned makeup artist Francois Nars steps into the photographer’s chair for Vogue Nippon. Nars transforms Tao Okamoto into a flame haired vixen, complete with a body conscious wardrobe of swimwear provided by Patti Wilson; Tao looks incredible and shows just how much of a chameleon she can be.

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Bits & Bytes: A Trio of Men

November 17th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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We love these 2 new images on Red’s blog of Silviu Tolu(ph by Rene Habermacher) and Jullien Ferrera ( by David Wang, check out his website).

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Fashion:

Since the world is in a frenzy with the opening of the new Twilight movie, here’s our gratuitous hunky boy shot of Teen Vogue cover star Taylor Lautner. Taylor wore Calvin Klein F/W 09 last night for the U.S. premiere of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. (Wire Image photo courtesy of Calvin Klein)

Sophie Theallet wins the CFDA award. Congrats Sophie!

Alexander Wang who won the CFDA last year, won the 2009 Swiss Textile Award.

Nicola Formichetti lists the fashion credits in the new Lady Gaga video that he styled.

“Armani, who art in Hermes….” click here to see the fashionista’s prayer

Magazines and Photographers:

With Karl Lagerfeld and Olivier Zahm involved with the new Chanel magazine, expect lots of Baptiste Giabiconi and beautiful women.

Glen Luchford has a book!!

Ponyryder has a special interview with Randall Slavin who counts Charlize Theron, Eva Longoria, Joy Bryant, etc as subjects. Find out how he went from being a struggling actor to a successful photographer and why Charlize is a dream in front of the camera.

Miscellaneous:
Thank you Fashionista for pointing us towards Gawker’s Olivier Zahm post, “Olivier Zahm, either the best or worst human being in New York. Most funny: the peanut gallery of commenters.

We are showing our age but we cannot resist this post by Production about Love Boat and its fabulous fashion guests like the very handsome Halston, Geoffrey Beene, Bob Mackie and Gloria Vanderbilt.

SPEC Entertainment, the production company behind events for Tom Ford and Michael Kors is branching out into front of house PR.

Go to Style.com: to read about 1-Lorenzo Martone and Ryan Brown’s new boutique PR company just for models 2- Olivier Zahm‘s first photography show… expect breasts.

V Magazine Video! We love their special stop motion video featuring the house of Chanel‘s boots doing an adorable march across the page.

Francois Nars celebrates 15 years. Check out the Moment’s images of Francois and all his supporters includingMarc Jacobs, Grace Coddington and Patrick Demarchelier.

Model News:
We’ve always been big fans of Karmen Pedaru; her energy backstage is just ridiculously awesome. Read her interview with W about being a former Estonian soccer goalie and chocolate chip lover (specially made by close friend Karlie Kloss).

Speaking of Karlie Kloss…. Karlie is, in the words of Jean Paul Gaultier “inspires and is inspired”. Galliano says “She’s one of those girls, like a Naomi, like a Linda, like a Shalom.” That’s some major praise.

V Video 2!! Check out exclusive video with the amazing Dree Hemingway for her V shoot.

Lily Cole, Lady Gaga and American Vogue. Kind of genius!

Book them right now: the flame haired Sunniva with her new baby Liv. So adorable.

Coco Rocha has a new man and they make a pretty darn cute couple.

Nicola Haffmans, who looks like Amy Wesson morphed with Anna K, like THOSE Alexander McQueen shoes (yes the alien ones). Read her Ponyryder interview.

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Color Code

July 29th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

Though Francois Nars is best known for his makeup artistry (remember the incredible new wave looks at Marc Jacobs F/W 09) and eponymous cosmetics line he has also made waves as a photographer. The latest issue of Vogue Nippon features Nars’ elegant style for what else – a stellar beauty editorial. Platinum blondes Julia Dunstall, Iekeliene Stange and Daul Kim wear daring, colorful looks courtesy of Diane Kendal and they manage to make even rainbow shadows and pastel lips look wearable.

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Bits and Bytes: Kamila F Opens Marc Jacobs

February 16th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

MODELS.com’s Wayne Sterling squares off with Michael Flutie: Is Madonna boy toy Jesus Luz worth the money?

The world goes crazy over Barbie’s 50th anniversary.. Read Fashion Week Daily’s review by their teen (how fitting!) reporters.

For all you fashionistas out there, this is the man to fix your Louboutins.

The New York Times and Greg Kessler brings you 13 sides of Amanda Laine.

Star designers are just like us! Even Giorgio Armani blogs! Read about his sleeping habits, what he feels about American pasta and what happens when he goes out!

The new generation: Alexander Wang is to Marc Jacobs as Jason Wu is to Oscar de la Renta?

Topshop opening in the States. Projected dates...

80′s hair and makeup, a different look on each of the 60 girls, neon colored clothing and makeup artist Francois Nars‘ first runway show in 10 years. Marc Jacobs never ceases to surprise and inspire.

Kamila Filipcikova. Image credit Catwalking.com via tFS

Lara Stone closes.

And top 10 Newcomer Karolin Wolter is look 7. For more images, see NYTimes.

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