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The Office

October 11th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Charlotte Di Calypso is trapped at the office; Miles Aldridge casts the willowy blonde beauty as a bored corporate drone in Vogue Italia. Drowned in a sea of beige and looking aloof, Charlotte drinks from the water cooler, sorts through files and rests against the Xerox all while posing perfectly. Perhaps a little too perfect – is our heroine an idealized worker or is she simply robotic? Aldridge uses his surreal style to great effect and the flawless makeup by Lloyd Simmonds adds to the artificial feel of the pictures, as does the slick monochromatic styling by Cathy Kasterine.

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Bits & Bytes: Jacob by Matthew

September 7th, 2010 |Posted by Betty


What do you think happens when you cross hot model of the moment Jacob Coupe with a young documentary photographer who just happens to be his brother? You get intimate images of Jacob and all the coolest London boys in town like Sid Ellisdon, William Eustace, James Smith, Richie Cotterell and more. Check out Matthew Coupe’s blog Photocoupe, and be that fly on the wall you’ve always wanted to be.

Fashion news:

Celebrating the rise of the Asian designers, the New York Times talks about Jason, Alexander, Richard and more.

HELLO… Adore Polly Mellen who is still so fabulous. And if you don’t who she is, get thee to this post right now to find out..

Do you think Quentin Shih‘s pictures for Christian Dior are thought provoking?

Just in case you missed it, check out the Fashion’s Night Out video with our favorite supermodels with their husky, sexy voices.


Photography news:

72 best covers of 2009. They have a category just for vampires. Other notable nominees… Danny Schwarz on Out, Terry Richardson for Harper’s Bazaar of Agyness as MJ, The New Yorker’s McQueen tribute cover.

500 photographers. They’re on 112, will you be included?

Not sure if they have any left but there’s a few Made in Brazil magazines in NY. You know the one with naked Evandro on the cover?

British Vogue is coming out with a book of their favorite models and images.

Working for the best magazines but still broke? See what one photographer did.


Miscellaneous:

Art director god Marc Atlan meets with the Imagist and the results are quite intriguing.

Perry Ellis raises funds for the oil spill… Click here to see it on Facebook and see the limited edition polo that will help the region.

Modeling news:

We always love Ajak Deng but when we read this story by Frockwriter, we think that she is even more phenomenal and inspiring.

Speaking of Frockwriter, take a look at the Aussie wave of girls that are coming into the biz.

The ubercool agency 9 Daughters & A Stereo may have closed but are they are emerging as Tomorrow is Another Day. Check out their beautiful website.

For all you Portugese readers, check out House of Models where they talk about the top Brazilians and their rankings on the Top 50 lists.

Armando Cabral, the suave and beautiful Portugese model is designing shoes!

We Love Models profiles this bleached blond Brazilian, Joao Zavaski (image below).

Two of our the most gorgeous of the older models, Daphne and Carla prove that beauty comes in all ages.
See Daphne in Wunderkind, here.

See Carla below with Dominique Models who started 3 years ago at the age of 56 and just shot with Peter Lindbergh.

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Hollywood Remake

September 1st, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

We love a good film reference and the latest Vogue Italia delivers with an editorial inspired by the 1962 Bette Davis and Joan Crawford thriller, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. Miles Aldridge draws inspiration from the black and white classic, but shoots in his signature saturated colors. Playing both the deranged Baby Jane and her bedridden sister, Elisa Sednaoui gets the chance to put her dramatic skills to good use and pulls off both parts admirably in a story that is almost as fun as the melodramatic movie it pays tribute to.

Never seen the original? Take a peak at this video for a taste of the madness!

Image Credit | Fashion Gone Rogue

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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

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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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Color Schemes

May 12th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

Irina Lazareanu bounds back into the pages of high fashion glossies (and into our hearts) via two new editorials by Miles Aldridge. Aldridge’s intense colors highlight Lazareanu’s quirky beauty in the pages of Vogue Italia and Vogue Nippon this month. With Suvi back on our radar and brand new Irina for all to enjoy it would seem all our old favorites are coming back from vacation. Who will turn up next?

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Alpha Male

September 29th, 2008 |Posted by Janelle

Noah Mills takes on the male fantasy as an impossibly suave ladies man in the new GQ. Shot expertly by Miles Aldridge the colorful editorial has Mills seducing the stunning Valerie Avdeyeva, driving fast cars and tying the perfect knot in his Purple Label tie – gentleman take note!

Noah Mills and Valerie Avdeyeva by Miles Aldridge for GQ October 2008

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