Bits & Bytes: J Squared

February 5th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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2 new beautiful young men arriving soon at New York Model Management. Julius (left) and Jozef (right) certainly make things exciting there.
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Modeling News:

We are huge fans too. Raquel Zimmermann is an icon..

David Sims shoots Gisele for Colcci post baby with the delicious Danny Schwarz. Yet another reason to be jealous of Ms. Bundchen.

Models, please, please get help if you are suffering from an eating disorder. Don’t die like some of these poor girls.

Photography and Miscellaneous:

Are you getting paid to come to a fashion show? We are not.

The new book about the house of Versace looks to be pretty darn juicy.

We adore Contributing Editor’s behind the scenes story from backstage at Milan, shot by a model (Julian Schratter) who’s also a photographer.

Lope Navo scores another big interview after Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott and Arnaldo Anaya Lucca. Here he interviews super photo agent Jed Root.

For female models in town, Modellounge is back. Here’s the deal
-ML is moving to union square Monday Feb 8th. Address: Union Square Lounge | 29 Union Square West at 16th street
-Stop in next week to pick-up a NEW model lounge ‘all access privilege card’. The current card expires Friday Feb 5th, thus current membership and privileges also end Friday Feb 5th.
-(Pre-Fashion Week and) Fashion Week at Model Lounge presented by UGG Australia. The lounge will be decked out in UGG shearling rugs and more… girls will receive UGGs etc.
-Model Lounge Cadillac Courtesy Vehicles sure to be a big attraction among models since fashion week can’t exist without the models.
-Girls will also receive sunglasses, HD video cameras, headphones, premium denim and many other gifts
Hours: 10.30 – 5pm, Monday thru Friday. Here’s website: www.modelloungenyc.com
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Bits & Bytes: Finnish beauty Kirsi

January 29th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Kirsi P by Anne Constance. Brand Model Management
New face Kirsi is a special brand of beauty from Finland.

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Eduardo Calero by Simon Procter for V Man Magazine. (Still from video)

The gorgeous Eduardo Calero, in the current Givenchy campaign, fends off staff wielding masked men. Fierce. Check out the video here and the story in VMan, on the stands today!

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Modeling News:
MTC Casting celebrates diversity on the runway with the new crop of Asian girls. We love it.

If you haven’t seen the new sensual film by Bruce Weber for YSL with Simon Nessman, Paolo Anchisi, Terron Wood and Josh Yajcaji, here it is on VGL. (Definitely NSFW)

Interview Magazine catches up Bronx boy and Marc by Marc model, Yuri Pleskun.

Rodarte hasEthan James Green on their minds (and shirt).

Ralph Lauren helps Haiti with a special shirt worn by Pierre Woods. If there’s every a time, fashion could help, it would be now.

Fans of Belgium model Cesar Casier: he has a blog with a darn witty name.

Eniko Mihalik, our former MOTW, is featured in W’s “This Week’s Model”. We love her.

Man eye candy (mandy?) for the day: Made in Brazil’s Speedo boy on video. Speaking of beautiful Brazilian boys here’s a whole bunch at 40 Graus by Didio.

If you missed the lovely Frida Gustavsson on Ponyryder, read about the Swedish stunner here.

Fashion and Photography News:

Like Interview and Style.com, we are OBSESSED with JPG’s couture collection, this dress and this girl.

Saverio Cardia who did the fabulous special project on 20 of the top male models, is interviewed by the Fucked Up Crew in Milan.

One photographer interviews another. Lope Navo interviews Arnaldo Anaya Lucca, one of Ralph Lauren’s favorite photographers. Fascinating story of how Arnaldo got to where he is now.

We love Armani Exchange‘s share the love campaign.. So inclusive and so HOT.

Miscellaneous:

Yes Marie-Amelie Sauve is genius… Sans Artifice agrees too.

Here’s a link to Golden Globe winner, Mo’Nique who dedicates her award to victims of child abuse. “”The number of victims who never reveal their secret or who wait many years to do so is very high. This is regrettable because the longer they wait to reveal the abuse, the harder and more enduring the consequences will be.”

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Bits and Bytes: Rock Royalty

August 14th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

What do you get when you mix a supermodel and a rockstar? The beautiful sisters Richards, daughters of Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards and supermodel Patti Hansen. Alexandra Richards and Theodora Richards appear together in the new French Connection campaign by Terry Richardson who has photographed 7 high profile campaigns this season (and still counting).
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When Graydon Carter, EIC of Vanity Fair is in the cafeteria, people get nervous. The golden age of Conde Nast is over.

Mandi Lennard, powerhouse PR of Gareth Pugh and Katie Grand is interviewed by Showstudio.

V Model winner Lea Grosland in THAT Alexander Wang dress in the new V Magazine.

Missed the Angels announcing the Victoria’s Secret 2009 New York location? Here’s the link.

V Man Magazine has just opened up their model search again.

The Sartorialist book came out on Wednesday..

The incomparable male ballet star, Roberto Bolle in a new book by Bruce Weber. Here is the cover and some shots from their collaborations in the past.

Another book about the beauty of the male form.. photographer Lope Navo has a new coffee table book, Stark.

Check out David LaChapelle, the celebrated fashion and art photographer on his 18 acre Hawaiian home.

Suvi Koponen and Hanne Gaby Odiele, leather and a machine. Watch them in action.

Win a Style.com internship!

9 hours for an interview? No, that’s 2 people getting together, celebrating life and the intense world of fashion and modeling.. In this day and age of the 5 line blog posts designed to generate press, how refreshing is an interview like this? We will be seeing the results on MDC very shortly, check back soon!

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