Siblings Pair Up for Balmain

July 17th, 2015 |Posted by Irene Ojo-Felix

Balmain explores the intimacy between siblings for their latest collection for Fall/Winter 2015. This time around Mario Sorrenti captures the connections between sister and brother model duos Armando and Fernando Cabral, Bella and Gigi Hadid, Erika and Joan Smalls, and Kylie and Kendall Jenner. There’s no rivalry here with the pairs giving each other a helping hand by applying lip-liner or providing a supporting rest. The familial love brings another meaning of power and strength to the fabulous Balmain Army that Olivier Rousteing has assembled.

Join the fashion ranks below for the imagery.

Designer – Olivier Rousteing, Photographer – Mario Sorrenti (Art Partner), Art Director – Pascal Dangin at KiDS Creative, Hair – Recine, Makeup – Aaron de Mey (Art Partner), Set Design – Philipp Haemmerle

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Bare Essentials

July 8th, 2015 |Posted by steven.yatsko

Calvin Klein released its Fall 2015 Underwear ads featuring a stripped-down Edita Vilkeviciute, Joan Smalls, Isabeli Fontana, and Kendall Jenner.  Newer to posing strictly clad in lingerie, Kendall holds her own showing off her Calvins among the more seasoned lingerie bombshells. Making this her second Calvin campaign, the celeb status model has been nailing down her role as a go-to girl with serious staying power, recently fronting Vogue China, becoming Estee Lauder’s “Modern Muse” and just this week, closing the Chanel Haute Couture show. So pairing Kendall with three top models adept in the art of campaign sex-appeal is another step up. Creative directed by  Trey Laird and photographed in black and white by Mikael Jansson “The Original Sexy” campaign keeps things classic CK – focusing on the bare essentials, and in the case of the looking good in underwear: confidence is sexy.

Go directly to Calvin Klein to see more of the campaign


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Seeing Stars

April 21st, 2015 |Posted by steven.yatsko

It may be a mere coincidence but hopefully it’s something more positive- 4 eye-catching covers with some of our favorite black models of today. A shift is indeed rising: Joan Smalls on the cover of Lucky Magazine (normally reserved for celebrities), Binx Walton fronting Vogue Espana, Aya Jones gracing Numéro and Liya Kebede returning once again for a Vogue Paris cover (and the first black model on the cover since 2010’s issue with then new face, Rose Cordero). At any rate, we feel it’s a fantastic step in the right direction. With the return of models commandeering the covers of the major fashion glossies in the past year, we really hope that these four covers are but the beginning of this trend of including beauties of all colors.

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Liya Kebede by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for Vogue Paris

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Joan Smalls by Miguel Reveriego (Camilla Lowther Management) for Lucky Magazine

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Binx Walton by Nico (New York: ArtList NY, Berlin: Shotview Photographers Management, Paris: ArtList Paris) for Vogue Espana

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Aya Jones by Daniel Sannwald (Management + Artists) for Numero

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News of the Future

April 8th, 2015 |Posted by steven.yatsko

Resistance isn’t always dramatic and still waters run deep in Document Journal‘s latest issue. “Come Here, Look Back, Move Forward” serves as chieftains Nick Vogelson & James Valeri‘s editorial reaction to the new media landscape, from which a wave of artists are distilling distinctive, sober visuals. The two covers celebrate the unwavering Daria Werbowy and Lara Stone. Collier Schorr artfully captures the irrepressible beauty of Daria while Tyrone Lebon lenses a sanguinely casual Lara. Schorr’s mega-spread includes Freja Beha ErichsenJoan Smalls and more. Harley Weir shoots a spectrum of introspective stories with familiar names like Rianne van Rompaey, Chloe Sevigny and Binx Walton. The photographer chose Russia to portray a cast of delicately posed males acting in dissent from the country’s tenets of masculinity. Document also includes “The Smell of Us”, the Larry Clark & Jonathan Anderson collaborative insert book. Check out the preview below, only on models.com! 

Images of courtesy of Document Journal

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Daria Werbowy by Collier Schorr, Fashion director James Valeri (Home Agency), Set designer Peter Klein (Los Angeles: FRANK REPS LA, New York: FRANK REPS NY)


Lara Stone by Tyrone Lebon, Fashion editor Max Pearmain

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Daria Werbowy, Joan Smalls, Katlin Aas,  & Freja Beha Erichsen by Collier Schorr, Fashion director James Valeri (Home Agency), Hair by Bob Recine & Holli Smith (New York: Total Management, Los Angeles: Total Management, Paris: Total Management), Make up by Kanako Takase Set Design by Peter Klein (New York: FRANK REPS NY, Los Angeles: FRANK REPS LA)

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Rianne van Rompaey by Harley Weir, Fashion director James Valeri (Home Agency), Hair by Tina Outen (Streeters London), Make up Nami Yoshida

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Chloe Sevigny, Binx Walton, Olympia Scarry and Raina Hamner by Harley Weir, Fashion editor Sara Moonves (Camilla Lowther Management), Hair by Duffy (Streeters London), Make up by Susie Sobol, Casting by Kegan Webb



Moron, Lovech, Dry, Murk, Axe & Stephan Ladonkin and Nikolas Ladonkin by Harley Weir, Fashion director Lotta Volkova Adam (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY)

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Frank Lebon, Lara Stone, Moffy Gathorne Hardy, by Tyrone Lebon, Fashion editor Max Pearmain, Hair by Cyndia Harvey (Streeters London), Make up by Isamaya Ffrench (Streeters London) and Kay Montano (London: D + V Management , New York: D + V Management)

 

Casting by Piergiorgio Del Moro (Exposure NY) and Samuel Ellis Scheinman unless stated otherwise.

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Future Perfect

February 10th, 2015 |Posted by Janelle

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Joan Smalls, Lara Stone, Binx Walton, Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne

The digital dominance of high fashion takes center stage in a series of arresting covers for Garage by Phil Poynter. Sporting brightly colored Beats by Dre headphones and a bit of digital wizardry, the covers transform each girl into a space age pin-up. Poynter’s merger of the seductive and the weird makes these images unforgettable.

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10’s Big Time Sensuality

January 30th, 2015 |Posted by Janelle

10 Magazine.
Nick Knight.
Victoria’s Secret.

The girls of VS unite for an edition of 10 that targets sensuality and glamour. In a special collaboration with ShowStudio.com and Nick Knight, editor in chief Sophia Neophitou reimagines the beauties of VS as futuristic pinups. Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Joan Smalls, Behati Prinsloo, Lais Ribeiro, Jourdan Dunn, Lily Donaldson, Devon Windsor, Sui He, Cindy Bruna, Barbara Fialho and Ming Xi feature in psychedelic portraits by Knight that radiate sexiness and beauty from his uniquely artistic perspective. The 12 covers are in part a commemoration of VS’s recent jaunt to London for its annual fashion show, but more than that they serve as a truly modern interpretation of sexiness a fact Neophitou cherishes, “Without a moment of hesitation I knew that the perfect person for this creative adventure would be Nick Knight. I can honestly say he surpassed every expectation I had and created a series of memorable, unique images.”

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Marc’s Army

January 9th, 2015 |Posted by Janelle

Marc Jacobs and David Sims‘ collaboration continues with an striking fall campaign that echoes the collection’s message of uniformity. Sporting shaggy black wigs and insouciant attitudes the all-star lineup of Adriana Lima, Natasha Poly, Joan Smalls, Jessica Stam, Adriana Lima, Issa Lish, Kendall Jenner, Anja Rubik, Anna Ewers and Karlie Kloss make for the ultimate girl gang. Styled to perfection by Katie Grand (Camilla Lowther Management) the girls come together for one of the season’s best ads.


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Balmaniacs

December 12th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Olivier Rousteing‘s vision for Balmain has always been about powerful, provocative women so it seems natural to see his Spring/Summer campaign filled with supermodels. Adriana Lima, Joan Smalls, Isabeli Fontana, Rosie Huntington Whiteley and newcomer Crista Cober join forces to play video games and eat cheeseburgers in Mario Sorrenti‘s (Art Partner) action packed ads for Balmain. Sorrenti never fails to bring energy to his images and this time around he makes the usually elegant cast engage in a little combat. If kicking and screaming supers isn’t your idea of a good time fear not, the subtler images have the beauties duking it out via Nintendo rather than clawing each others eyes out. The art direction by Pascal Dangin adds another layer of enjoyment, with patterns and colors perfectly coordinating even as the punches are thrown.

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