Bits & Bytes: Save the Day Part 3

November 6th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

5 Erika Stromqvist by Corinne Day. Photographer Corinne Day‘s battle with cancer has been very generously supported by people around the world who bought print 1 and print 2 to help pay for her treatment. The wonderful friends who have been raising funds for her have just released print 3, a limited edition 500 at £100 per print with model Erika Stromqvist. There will also be one more print released before Christmas. (Please email


Unbelievable: Peter Brant and Stephanie Seymour‘s breakup by the financial numbers. $500,000 on polo ponies?

Jon Kortajarena is GQ Germany‘s Model of the Year!

Want to see Karl Lagerfeld 40 years ago? Valentino and Diane Von Furstenberg 30 years ago? Click to see fabulousness. But read witty comments by Jezebel‘s Jenna, here.

Current Prada face Kendra Spears is funny and awesome.

For all you Prada-philes out there, Prada unveils a new book celebrating 30 years of “innovations and experiments in fashion, art, architecture, cinema and communications (from WWD).

We know that Brian Reyes was uber talented but did not not know he was only 29!

Photographers Steven Gomillion and Dennis Leupold makes L’Officiel Brazil look super edgy celebrating couture.

See behind the scenes at the Nick Knight/Natalia Vodianova shoot for British Vogue.

Twin Magazine is launching in London and looks to be an intellligent, beautiful creation by women for women. Vogue’s Aimee Farrell and Rebecca Smith formerly of Lula Magazine have Freja Beha Erichsen and the first female poet laureat, Carol Ann Duffy in the first issue.

Cameron Russelll is really as intelligent as she seems. Go read the Fucked Up Crew’s interview where she chooses between LV and Hermes, and Terry and Juergen.

Check out Victoria’s Secret’s Top 10 finalists in their Model Search.

indira-carvalho-10-by-lucio-luna-s-27-5-9-682x1024 Way Model Management in Brazil has 3 new faces; we love how Indira’s cheekbones can cut glass.

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Bits and Bytes: Thana in Paris

July 9th, 2009 |Posted by Betty


New face Thana Khunen/Way Model Management,Nathalie Models opens Christian Dior (above) and appears in Jean Paul Gaultier (below). (For more pics, go to Made in Brazil) Pics courtesy of Nathalie.



For all you Natasha Poly lovers (and that includes us), Women Paris has an interview with the enigmatic beauty. For another more outrageous interview, the Fucked Up Crew has one too!

Nylon Guys Magazine has a weekly feature about models! This week, it’s Australian beauty Tallulah Morton.

A fascinating story of the link between Michael Jackson and Versace.

Emily DiDonato is the new Maybelline girl and she’s going to be huge.

Frillr shares a story done by Italian Vanity Fair last year celebrating the style of Michael Jackson.. It’s pretty darn beautiful and Anna Davolio does an excellent job “being” MJ.

We love Daria Werbowy, not just for her beauty but for her realness and intelligence; so do many others.

Sad news of the week! If you haven’t already heard, Imitation of Christ’s Tara Subkoff is diagnosed with a brain tumor, the industry rallies to her help!

Forbes follow the top male models, now if only they can spell their names right!

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Bits and Bytes: Marlon for Dior Homme

January 9th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

How cool is the new Louis Vuitton store, done up all Stephen Sprouse 80’s style? Pics from the party
here and here.

Beautiful new face Daria at New York Models

We loved Slumdog Millionaire and think Elite model Freida Pinto is uberlovely. Apparently Leonardo diCaprio thinks so too.

Nicole Trunfio replaces Nikki Taylor on Make Me A Supermodel.

New York “Look” Magazine put on hold indefinitely.

On the other hand, there’s no hint of the recession in this commercial by Sofia Coppola for Miss Dior with Maryna Linchuk.

Hadley Freeman writes for on the recession and brown paper bags.

More Sprouse fever! Padilha brothers interview Teri Toye on

Former MOTW Marlon Texeira in Dior Homme S/S 09 shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For more pics, click here.

Marlon Texeira/Way Model Management. Ph: Karl Lagerfeld for Dior Homme S/S 09

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Gracie is Coming

July 17th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

Gracie (with Way Model Management), of the 70 plus shows for her 1st Brazilian fashion week, is arriving this fall at Marilyn Model Mgmt. She shares the July L’Officiel Brazil cover with fellow Brazilian Claudia Seiler.

Insert for July L’Officiel Brazil. Ph: Eduardo Rezende for L’Officiel Brazil. pic courtesy of Way

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Bits and Bytes: Terron at Galliano

June 27th, 2008 |Posted by Betty

Terron backstage at Galliano. MDC always has a devil of a time trying to figure out the boys at Galliano, with the fantastical hair and makeup. Here Terron is transformed from classic beauty to a beat up Samurai Jack?

Steven Meisel is busy, busy, busy as usual. See previews of 3 of his Fall campaigns: WWD (Missoni, Pringle, Vera Wang. Images 3-6 in slideshow)

Rei Kawakubo does skirts: Review by Bunny Bisous.

Tom Ford party

Tour of Tom Ford’s massive Milan store: With Suzy Menkes.

Mario Testino exhibition in London

Bonnie Morrisson, formerly of KCD, now front and center at Versace.

Paul Rowland’s haunting polaroids.

Jeremy Kost interviewed by NY Magazine.

Bethann Hardison and Calvin Wilson from Elite Models talk about the impact of the all black models issue for Italian Vogue on NPR.
Julie Pike, rising photographer: interview on New Wave (the Ones to Watch)

Supreme Models at the Folsom leather Festival

For all you Calgary, Canada residents: Mode Models wants you!

Made in Brazil’s favorite new male faces at Sao Paolo Fashion Week. 3 Brazilians.

Made in Brazil. With all the supermodels for Fashion Week in Rio/Sao Paulo, 1 new girl stood out: Gracie Carvalho, 68 shows

Emperors New Clothes is now hiring Fashion Graphic Designers. Applicants, Please send resume with work samples to Visit the website.

Terron by Terron. from Major Models blog

Ph: Gracie/Way Model Management, Marilyn Model Mgmt. Ph from Made in Brazil

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