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February 1st, 2011 |Posted by Betty

Spring’s campaigns electrify by featuring stunning new talent; from Sacha M’Baye‘s great debut for Burberry, to Ataui Deng looking lovely for Kenzo, the presence of fresh faces can give staid campaigns new life. Take a look at some of our favorite newcomers and established faces in the very latest ads.


Jourdan Dunn and Sacha M’Baye for Burberry by Mario Testino.


Ataui Deng, Eniko Mihalik, Tao Okamoto for Kenzo by Mario Sorrenti.


Andrej Pejic and Jaco van den Hoven for Marc by Marc Jacobs by Juergen Teller.


Kat Hessen (to see Chloe Memisevic, Kirsi Pyrhonen, Natalia Zakharova, Kristina Romanova‘s new pics, click here for Marc Jacobs by Juergen Teller.


Juju Ivanyuk for See by Chloe by David Sims.

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Candice Does Copenhagen

November 10th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Will Candice Swanepoel be the next angel to crossover into the high fashion realm? Mario Testino seems to think so, the famed photographer just shot Candice for a steamy shoot in VMAN’s latest issue and had this to say about the blonde beauty.

“Candice is an amazing new find for me. Gorgeous, free, fun. I decided to do the whole trip on her visiting Denmark. She was awesome and did not feel inhibited. She made the shoot an amazing experience. The guys were in awe of her.”

That is high praise coming from Mario! For more from the VMAN story check out our exclusive preview of Candice Does Copenhagen, a steamy story that is sure to raise a few eyebrows.

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Star Girls

November 9th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

British Vogue enlists Mario Testino to shoot their favorite models, for a special portfolio of industry superstars that combines several generations of stars; from seasoned supermodels, to brand new girls they feel have the right stuff. Do you like the Brit Vogue lineup or are they missing a few great girls from this illustrious list?


Kate Moss

Natalia Vodianova


Lily Donaldson & Stella Tennant

Naomi Campbell


Sasha Pivovarova & Carmen Kass

Claudia Schiffer

Edie Campbell & Georgia May Jagger

Freja Beha Erichsen


Lara Stone


Daria Werbowy & Angela Lindvall

Karlie Kloss

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Heart of the City

August 23rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

V Magazine‘s New York issue pays tribute to all the things we love about the city that never sleeps and Mario Testino creates an editorial that features both sides of NY’s stylish look; the chic urbanity of uptown and the devil may care cool of downtown. Freja Beha Erichsen, Anna SeleznevaCarmen Kass and a stunning purple haired Sasha Pivovarova, take turns portraying different elements of Manhattanite style in ‘Uptown, Downtown’ and the end result is gorgeous. See the full story when V67 hits stands September 2nd.

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Group Hug

June 24th, 2010 |Posted by Betty


Natalia Vodianova, Karen Elson and Christy Turlington by Steven Meisel for Louis Vuitton F/W 10

Fall continues its parade of campaigns with some of our favorite faces fronting Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Donna Karan, St. John. “The Lady” is back, groups are still in, Karen Elson is more popular than ever and the dark, moody sets look to be a fall mainstay. What campaign stops you in your tracks?


Nina Porter, Thomas Penfound,Sam Rollinson (Select), Sebastian Brice, Rosie Huntington Whiteley by Mario Testino for Burberry F/W 10 online campaign.


Burberry image 2: Nina,Sam Rollinson, Douglas Booth, Rosie


Tatiana Cotliar by David Sims for Valentino F/W 10


Karlie Kloss by Patrick Demarchelier for Donna Karan F/W 10


Karen Elson by Greg Kadel for St. John F/W 10

Image source for LV, WWD.

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Bits & Bytes: Miss Mason

June 2nd, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Claudia Mason at Elite New York. (Image by Ryan Mikail) Raise your hand if you remember Claudia Mason’s wonderful images in her many campaigns and covers; one of the true 90′s supermodels. She still looks darn amazing.

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Makeup News:

Congrats Francelle! The hard working makeup artist just got named NARS Cosmetics’ national makeup artist, a first for the company.

Beloved makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin‘s makeup line is given new life with a new creative director, Jeanine Lobell. Lobell also runs Stila which she founded in 1994.

Fashion News:

LOVE.LADY.GAGA. She answers questions from fans like Mario Testino, Hedi Slimane, John Galliano, Naomi Campbell, Nick Knight and more on Showstudio. Read transcript here. See her live here.

Check out the new limited edition bag by Lancel created by 4 bloggers.

Fashionista ranks their top fashion schools. Do you agree with their ranking?

Photography News:

Think you have what it takes to be the next Tommy Ton? British Vogue is looking for their next Street Style blogger.

Fashionista has an interesting article about Philippe Halsman, master “jumpologist”, about the art of jumping in photography.

How do photo assistants go to the next level? Here’s how to strike out on your own.

Mario Testino coming out with a book on Kate Moss. Should be gorgeous

Modeling news:

W Magazine features one of our favorites, Karolina Kurkova in their This Week’s Model feature.

If you haven’t seen Karen Elson‘s video for Cruel Summer, go to Style.com now.

Patricia Velasquez, has her annual Wayu Tayaa bash on Thursday where she helps the indigenous people of South America. Support her!

Ponyryder has an interview with rising Chinese model, Kiki Kang (who.

Iman is an icon; we knew that already though.

Lily Cole and Storm Model Management are launching a new model search in Britain.

Miscellaneous:

Casting director Kannon Rajah talks to Frockwriter. We can attest that Kannon is pretty awesome.

If you want to read how young women feel about Terry, click here for Tavi, here for Jenna, here for Rose. 3 young female voices with a definite and powerful POV.

You’ll recognize production designer Andrew Ondrejcak‘s work from his beautiful, dreamy sets for Peter Lindbergh and Phillip Lim‘s runway shows but did you know that Andrew is also a playwright and director? He wrote a new theater piece called Fatherland, an absurdist comedy. Go see it: Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12 only. 8pm, starts promptly at Ideal Glass, 22 East 2nd Street, NYC (between 2nd Ave and Bowery St). RSVP to fatherland@statepr.com.

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One of a Kind

March 23rd, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Issues devoted to a single model are all the rage, but Vogue Russia one ups the competition with an issue dedicated entirely to supermodel Naomi Campbell. The April issue is a must have for Naomi fans and features the supermodel candidly answering questions from the likes of Claudia Schiffer and Chanel Iman, photographers Steven Meisel, Solve Sundsbo and Mario Testino also pay tribute to the diva with exclusive editorials.

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Naomi by Steven Meisel

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Naomi by Solve Sundsbo

Image Credit | Glossy.ru & Fashion Gone Rogue

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Polygamy

March 19th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Natasha Poly rules Vogue Paris, the Russian beauty just racked up her 6th cover for the magazine and she is looking as flawless as ever.

Take a look back at Miss Poly’s impeccable covers and tell us which one is your favorite!

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May 2004 by Steven Klein

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June 2004 by Craig McDean

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November 2005 by Mario Testino

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March 2007 by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

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September 2007 by Patrick Demarchelier

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April 2010 by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Image Credit | HFGL & Elsaskywalker @ tFS

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