Bits & Bytes: YSL Dreams

May 18th, 2011 |Posted by Betty


We took a peek at the new YSL Eyewear video and we’re obsessed with the dramatic visuals created by Karim Sadli. With the exceptional Clement Chabernaud and pristine new face Othilia Simon wearing nothing but YSL’s new line of glasses and shades, it’s a stunning way to highlight the collection. (still courtesy of Artlist)

Fashion and photography news:

Gene Lemuel, one of Kate Moss‘ earliest photographers talks to Style.com about her IT factor (and how he also discovered Milla Jovovich).

Go ahead, you know you want to seeInez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin‘s Tumblr account.. gorgeous previews all around.

The super lensman Rankin, co founder of Dazed & Confused is coming to NYC’s Milk Gallery next week and he’s choosing a few of you to shoot. Find out details here.

Photographer Ben Watts collaborates with Hipstamatic on a new lens, the Bondi Hipstapak. Check out his Behati Prinsloo in Mexico on Fashionista. We are SO getting that!

Hear the delightfully sexy-voiced Nicola Formichetti talk about his new Lady Gaga themed collaboration with Gilt Groupe.

The iconic Yohji Yamamoto in his new documentary, WWD reviews the film.

Check out the FU Crew’s interview w/ Hungarian photographer Marton Perlaki. They’re doing some really cool things over there in Hungary.

Model news:

The beautiful Ashley Smith is interviewed by Ponyryder.

The rise and rise of the Australian model. Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa, casting director James Scully and Models.com’s own Wayne Sterling expound to Frockwriter on why Aussie girls are so in fashion.

Tao Okamoto‘s Japanese agent comments on modeling in Japan after the disaster, and who she credits as the pioneer Japanese model who started the rise in Japanese modeling.

Speaking of Tao, models in NYC, clean out your closet now! Support Tao and her friends in their benefit to Save Japan. Trust us when we say the growing list of supermodels helping out is eye-popping!

Around tomorrow, May 19th in NYC? Join Coco Rocha and Behati Prinsloo for their benefit at Industria to help Malawi kids

Congratulations Sara Ziff! The model/award winning filmmaker graduates with top honors from Columbia.

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Bits and Bytes: Johnny Angel

June 8th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Johnny Angel/Paul Palmero Management. Ph: Bruce Weber for Vogue Paris June/July 09

We first saw Bruce Weber’s polaroid of Johnny here.  His first story is out in Vogue Paris right now; in the current, curious trend of putting men in heels.

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If you haven’t heard, Max Factor is no longer.

From the land of Catherine McNeil, Abbey Lee Kershaw and Myf Shepherd, comes Rachel Rutt. Is she the next big Aussie?

The Ones 2 Watch‘s exclusive editorials feature photographers Willem Jaspert and Frederic Bastin are full of beautiful images and great new faces.

Sara Ziff‘s documentary seems like it will be a sobering look at some dark sides to the modeling world.

Here are Andrey’s favorite villainesses. Check out Grace Jones, Famke Janssen, Michelle Pfeiffer and more looking very fashion fabulous.

Love this short article on shopping and brands, many of us are guilty of it.

Juliano from Made in Brazil debuts his newest men’s swimsuit line in Rio. Gorgeous Brazilian boys (many fresh new faces) and very small cool, bathing suits. Do you need another reason to click here to watch the video?

Farewell to the iconic DKNY mural at Houston and Broadway.

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Bits and Bytes: Sean Thomson

March 26th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

Mathias Vriens shoots Audrey Marnay, Tanya D and more for Le Monde’s M magazine… Gorgeous..

Duncan Ord talks about his new board at Women Models and his favorite models ever.

What does top MODELS.com top 10 newcomer, Alla K love? Love Magazine finds out.

Jed Root now represents fashion illustrators!

See the iconic art of Tom of Finland who has inspired Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier and John Bartlett.. there’s a new book out there.

Drool over Balmain’s men’s line as worn by Clement Chaberneaud.

Who says catalogs have to be cheesy? Take a look at Barney’s latest mailers shot by Patrick Demarchelier. This is what money jobs SHOULD look like!

Last season’s Dior Homme never ran his image but we feel Luiz Afonso Schwab is poised for some major bookings.

Model Sara Ziff made a movie.. see a peek here.

Erin Wasson is way cool.. check out her skate ramp and tree house.

Victoria’s Secret’s Izabel Goulart giving back to the world; it’s a wonderful thing.

The gorgeous Noot Seear is in the new Twilight movie.. She plays the human bait..

Want to see Daria Werbowy in the new Matthew Williamson for H&M campaign? Click here.

We think new face Sean with LA Models already looks like a young movie star!

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