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Bits and Bytes: V Magazine #58

March 4th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

So much news in the blogosphere!

If you missed OTM’s interview with rising star Mina Cvetkovic (in the current Alberta Ferretti campaign by Meisel) click here to watch the beautiful Serbian.

Luis Fernandes passes away, Tim Blanks remembers a longtime colleague and friend.

March Vogue Italia covergirl Kinga Rajzak interviewed by Ponyryder. Smart, sweet and hardworking, what more could you want in a model?

The economy hasn’t hit all areas of the industry. Art&Commerce opens an office in Paris. Jed Root London moves to bigger digs.

Anna Wintour gets 60 Minutes, Carine Roitfeld gets CNN. Who do you think will get the coolest story out of the news crew following them around?

Now THIS we call front row, courtesy of Mr Olivier Zahm, you can’t get any closer than this.

And in Brazilian news…. Check out these gorgeous new pics of Solange Wilvert, the Brazilan face of Gucci 05.    Who loves Brazilian bombshells Alessandra Ambrosio, Caroline Trentini and Emanuela de Paula? Click here to see them in action.  New face Lovani does Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana amongst others. Aline Weber on the cover of Wish Magazine, a new Brazilian magazine that’s featured some of the industry’s top faces (Raquel, Chanel and Aline..).

The Imagist muses on Milan: models, clothes and Raf Simons‘ timeless collection.
Check out Raf in a rare video interview for the NY Times.

Speaking of video, watch Showstudio’s special Gareth Pugh video and wait for Natasa V give you chills as she models F/W 09.

Check out Extreme Beauty from the Vogue exhibit in Milan. (from March 4th-May10th).

Another victim of the recession, Arena magazine (one of the few men’s magazines with excellent fashion editorials for men) is suspended. Arena Homme Plus thankfully is not being touched.

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova and young up and coming actor Luke Grimes are photographed by Mario Testino for V Magazine‘s spring issue.

Natalia Vodianova and Luke Grimes. Ph: Mario Testino for V Magazine #58 (from originalsin via tFS).

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High Concept

January 30th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

The sleek and starkly modern collection presented for Jil Sander S/S has found its photographic counterpoint via Willy Vanderparre‘s distinctive campaign. Natasha Poly, in her second season as face of the brand is joined by Doug Jewell for a series of high contrast images. Both models infuse the pictures with an unadorned refinement befitting both the simple black and white style of the campaign and the minimalist ethos of Sander itself.

Natasha Poly & Doug Jewell by Willy Vanderparre for Jil Sander

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Yulia Opens Jil

September 23rd, 2008 |Posted by Janelle

Milan’s first star is born! Women Management’s Yulia Kharlapanova put her graceful austerity to good use opening Jil Sander. Yulia’s combination of personality and beauty have made her a coveted choice this season.

Yulia Kharlapanova | Images Courtesy Women Management

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Boris Remixed

September 22nd, 2008 |Posted by Janelle

Boris Kolesnikov is wild at heart. i-D takes the former Jil Sander face away from minimalism and places him in a world of avant-excess. Alastair McKimm‘s creative styling and Daniel Jackson‘s vivid photography transform Boris into a number of roles – one moment he plays court jester and in the next he’s king. No matter the part his versatility shines through.

Boris (Public Image International) by Daniel Jackson for i-D October 2008

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Jasmin goes to

July 10th, 2007 |Posted by visage

Visage’s Jasmin Ploder, 16 years old, is on her way up to the top of the modeling heap.

In 5 months, she’s worked for Dolce & Gabbana, BCBG, Christian Lacroix, Jil Sander and the fabulous Giorgio Armani. Jasmin just did the Giorgio Armani haute couture show fall-winter 07/08 and appeared immediately on the front page of

With this great start, look for her arrival in NY in just a few months!


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March 15th, 2007 |Posted by DNA / Women

DNA Models

*from sweden

*currently appearing in the jil sander campaign shot by willy vanderperre

*fall/winter ’07 show season:

-new york
calvin klein (exclusive)

jil sander, prada, burberry, marni, alberta ferretti, alessandro dell’acqua, sportmax, blumarine, iceberg, pringle

chanel, dior, galliano, chloe, kenzo, costume national


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Charlotte for Jil Sander

February 19th, 2007 |Posted by Models1

Following in the footsteps of Mike Shirley who was booked for the men’s collection, Charlotte Pallister will appear on the catwalk in an exclusive deal for Jil Sander this week in Milan.


Mike Shirley photo by David Fairweather  

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Mariya Markina/Supreme -Jil Sander Fall 2006 Campaign

July 17th, 2006 |Posted by Supreme (New York)

The fall 2006 Jil Sander show was Raf Simons first as the designer of the label. It was also Mariya Markina’s first fashion show ever! She opened AND closed the show. After Milano everyone wanted to know: Who’s that girl?

Since the shows she has been in:

1) i-D Magazine, photographed by Camille Vivier

2) German Vogue, photographed by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello

There are many more to come.

And now you know.

Jil Sander Fall 2006 -Photo: Willy Vanderperre, Stylist: Olivier Rizzo, Model: Mariya Markina/Supreme Jil Sander Fall 2006 Show – Model: Mariya Markina/Supreme
Jil Sander Fall 2006 Show – Model: Mariya Markina/Supreme Jil Sander Fall 2006 Show – Model: Mariya Markina/Supreme

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