Bits & Bytes Photography edition: Naty by Hugh

November 3rd, 2010 |Posted by Betty

If you missed Naty Chabanenko in the atmospheric Cushnie et Ochs S/S 11 campaign by rising young photographer Hugh Lippe/styled by Nicole Vitaglianosee more here.

A fascinating story on Annie Leibovitz‘s position in the “art world”. (via A Photo Editor)

Also from APE, Peter Lindbergh and Harper’s Bazaar wins a photography award.

One of our favorite people, JD Ferguson, backstage and party photographer extraordinaire hangs with supermodel friends for Paper Magazine. Get him a TV spot, stat!

Top Belgium makeup artist, Inge Grognard who has worked with Dries Van Noten and Martin Margiela, is out with a gorgeous new book.

If you’re in LA, check out Dossier Magazine’s photography exhibit with Dan Martensen, David Armstrong, Cass Bird and more; curated by Skye Parrott and Alec Friedman.

Photographer Ranjit Grewal passed away suddenly from a heart attack, this Friday will be the memorial for him at Industria. We extend our condolences to his loved ones on the loss of a vibrant young man.

Check out Jeremy Kost‘s show opening Nov 4th until Dec 30th in New York.

The next Visionaire: Fairy Tale presented by Inez & Vinoodh is a “mini library of individually bound children’s books by contemporary artists and photographers”. With John Baldessari, Bjork and Viktor & Rolf contributing, it is sure to be another keeper.

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Bits and Bytes: Vadim for FHM!

June 3rd, 2009 |Posted by Betty

New face Vadim is on the cover of FHM Collections Germany. Pic courtesy of d1 Model Management


How stunning is the South African beauty (and former MOTW) Carmen Solomons, here are more pics on the Imagist.

Tonight is Jeremy Kost‘s Salon Grande, should be a fabulous time.

Marc Jacobs designs a t shirt for the Met Gala!

Great interview with Miles Aldridge who is not only talented but very funny, judging from this interview.

JD Ferguson has some previews of the Visionaire/Calvin Klein party.

Meisel‘s book is GUARANTEED to be a collector’s item. The Imagist gets a preview… (and purchase your book here).

Imogen Morris-Clarke, the so cool English girl, is interviewed by Ponyryder!

Farewell to the iconic DKNY mural at Houston and Broadway.

Cathy Horyn chats about the importance of resort and also about the new Fall books (Marc Jacobs, Vionnet, amongst others).

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Bits and Bytes: JD’s World!

February 15th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Giorgio Armani names Linda Cantello as its international makeup artist

Anna Wintour talks to the Wall Street Journal.

Brazilian male model Edilson is gorgeous..

Has the “Obama effect” come to the runway? The New York Times thinks so

One of everyone’s favorite backstage photographer JD Ferguson shoots backstage for his own blog. You know that means lots of maybe scandalous pics and video of models hamming it up for JD’s camera, including current hot CK Jeans models, Mikus Lasmanis and Vladimir Ivanov. Go there now!

Mikus and Vladimir by JD Ferguson

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Bits and Bytes: No to 8

January 30th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Remember Alex Beck, male face of Prada for a number of seasons? He’s a photographer as well and Women Models love his work. Go to his gallery showing tonight!

Karl, Marc and Yves on TV!

Up and coming photographer Chadwick Tyler‘s first exhibit!

The legendary Veruschka shows off her book.

Linda Evangelista shares her makeup tips

Fabien Baron and Karl Templer gone from Interview? We are sad, it’s the best Interview has looked in a long time.

Myf Shepard, new rising face talks to Ponyryder!

Women Management takes a look back at their models on Numero‘s covers, including number 100 out right now with Toni Garrn.

We know photographers get copied all the time but this is just too much… Check out Mark Seliger’s photos and their direct ripoffs.

In support of “No to Prop 8”, JD Ferguson shoots a story for Paper Magazine, cast by Development. Prop 8 is the bill making same sex marriage illegal in California. I wholeheartedly believe that who you want to marry is up to you, not the government!

Models for story, No H8. Ph: JD Ferguson, casting by Development/Douglas Perrett, styled by Timothy Reukaf

Check out Alex Beck’s exhibit tonight in Soho.

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Bits and Bytes: Ryan D.

December 8th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

For those of you already missing the glitz and the glam, now that the Victoria’s Secret show is over… here was Behati Prinsloo‘s VS diary leading up to it. May tide you over until next year’s show: Fashion Week Daily

Interview Magazine‘s updated site!

MDC favorite JD Ferguson interviewed by Starworks.. some interesting things you would never guess about JD.

You probably know the name Marcio Madeira if you follow shows at all. He shoots most of’s runway shots and is guerilla interviewed here by Moda Milanesa..

Remember Michelle Hicks? She married Jonny Lee Miller (Angelina Jolie’s ex) and just gave birth to a baby boy.

And yes, Women Paris have a blog too!

Empire Models scouts Ryan DeJong from MDC’s free scouting service!

Ryan D/Empire Model Management, Inc..

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Bits and Bytes: The New Ones

November 19th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

Patrick Demarchelier chats to the WSJ about his life and work, currently featured at the Petit Palais: Wall Street Journal

You can tell a lot about someone by the type of dog they have, take a look at the pooches of Marc Jacobs, Debbie Harry and Steven Klein: Starworks

Catherine McNeil and everyone’s favorite crush, Mad Men’s John Hamm (who is so humble and nice). Jon on Catherine “So much younger than me it’s terrifying”. Jezebel

In honor of Mert and Marcus’ run for LV, here is a fan’s retrospective of the last 7 years: Rockettrend

Because you can never get enough of Alber and Lanvin: Sonny Photos

Casting director Jennifer Vendetti: W Magazine

Rare video of a Steven Meisel shoot, including an incredibly young Gisele Bundchen and a rare peek at Meisel himself in action: Art and Commerce

Male Model Alphabet by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin: Fashion Week Daily

The next new faces: Katty of NY Models and Vladimir of Wilhelmina (see his preview from June 08)

Katty and Vladimir for CK presentation, photos by JD Ferguson

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Bits and Bytes: 17 designers for VMan

October 15th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

The freefall of fashion as tied to the economy, otherwise known as “Thinning the Fashion Herd: The Imagist

Kate Moss talks: Fashionologie

For the Jessica White fans, her site is live: Jessica White

Guy Trebay on the “bare” essentials backstage: NY Times

Jourdan up for British fashion award: The Cut

JD Ferguson shoots 17 menswear designers for VMan. Interesting not only for the models they choose but to hear the designer’s thoughts on their collections: Click here to see Donatella, Giorgio, Ricardo Tischi and more.

Italo Zuccheli for Calvin Klein with Dennis, AJ, Reid, Matt, Jaime, Brittain, Blaine and Sean. Ph: JD Ferguson for VMAN

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Calvin party by JD!

September 16th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

Our fave behind the scenes photog captures the Calvin Klein 40th anniversary party. Click here for JD’s blog. Click here for a slideshow from the party over at V Magazine.

Also check out his pics of the V Magazine party!

Halle, Gabriel, Claire/JD Ferguson for V

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