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February 28, 2003
Caroline Ribiero/Marilyn. Ph. Patrick Demarchelier for Flair
After sitting out the New York as well as Milan shows, eternal beauty Caroline Ribiero is back in the mix for the Paris pret-a-porter shows. Stay tuned for this Brazilian stunner to receive quite the warm welcome back.
Posted by wayne at 04:29 PM
Filipa/Next. Ph. Greg Kadel for Numero
While the fashion flocks streams out to Milan, here's a sneak peek of the March Numero cover. It's Ralph Lauren face, and former MOTW Filipa who rides the current cover of the magazine, verifying that France's hottest recent model import still has the element of surprise.
Posted by wayne at 04:24 PM
February 21, 2003
Their's is the most powerful global scouting network in the business, with a brand name that has 30 years of validity behind it. And so it is with pleasure that MDC officially welcomes Elite Management as the latest agency to sign onto MDC's scouting platfom. Time to brush up on those portfolio pics kids!
Posted by wayne at 05:04 PM
Rie/1 Mgmt. Ph. Steven Klein for Plein Sud
Daniela Urzi flitting through Prague to add the TV spot for the Hugo Boss fragrance campaign to her bounty....Jamie Bochert sitting down with Rolling Stone magazine for her inclusion in their annual Hot issue...Former MDC cover star Rie Rassmussen headlining the shockingly gorgeous Plein Sud campaign even as she buzzes back to LA to take meetings on her brilliantly plotted (and freshly optioned) screenplay "The Middle Of The Night". It certainly is busy at that multi-media shop called 1 Mgmt these days. And speaking of multi-media, brace yourself for an ultra-cool technological breakthrough featured on the forthcoming agency website. It's bound to turn heads. More later!
Posted by wayne at 04:03 PM
Adina/Next Ph. D. Sims
Next continues to flash evidence of its formidable scouting network with girls like Marta and Lisa Davies making an impressive splash during NY Fashion Week. Add to that the impressive performace of Adina (Look 1 at the Donna Karan show) as well as the official coronation of Elize Crombez as the hottest new face of the moment. With Elize stalking out as Look 1 at Calvin Klein its all eyes on her as she heads off to Milan. Speaking of all eyes...wonder who the apropriate choice for the next MDC cover should be be. Hmmmm.
Posted by wayne at 03:55 PM
February 17, 2003
Daria/IMG. Polaroid courtesy of IMG
With former MOTW Madeleine storming her way through NY Fashion Week and Brazilian newcomer Simone landing a Calvin exclusive, it certainly looks like IMG is getting ready to dominate the new faces scene. The final evidence? The brilliant breakthrough of Canadian native Daria, logging catwalk time for Katayone Adeli, Luella Bartley, Marc by Marc, TSE as well as Marc Jacobs. With a major magazine cover rumored to be in the works, this Shalom Harlow disvovery is sitting pretty for Milan and Paris.
Posted by wayne at 03:13 PM
February 14, 2003
The New New York
Clara Benjamin/NY Models. Ph. Schroner in Another magazine
It's been a brisk show season for NY Models with newcomers like former MOTW Kat and May wowing the punters with their refreshing presence even as mainstays like Clara Benjamin nailed gigs for both Marc by Marc and Marc Jacobs. Add to that the stellar season logged by Letitia with Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc (opening girl), Donna Karan, DKNY, Balenciaga, C.Malandrino, Calvin, Proenza, Baby Phat, Jeremy Scott, Peter Som, Mathew Wiliamson and Heatherette and what you have is an agency making major moves for Fall. Stay tuned, it's looking like their moment!
Posted by wayne at 03:59 PM
Man Of Vision
Alexis/Vision. Polaroid by Andrew Weir
Vision New York men's division is in full swing courtesy of a young gentleman named Alexis with photographers, casting directors and designers (namely Marc Jacobs) making sure that this Argentianian newcomer is indeed part of their future plans. With all the right photographers penciling him for their Fall 03 campaigns keep an eye out for a new force in the men's business.
Posted by wayne at 03:50 PM
Hedi Klum/IMG Ph. Ruven Afanmador for TIME
Neither snow nor sleet could stop Victoria Secret icon Heidi Klum from her appointed rounds during NY Fashion Week. Though her afternoon flight was severly delayed, it was Heidi the trouper who showed up at the launch party for Time's Style and Design magazine before making an ungodly 7.30 am call for her emergency fitting for the Catherine Malandrino. And what did the Teutonic stunner have to say about the maniacal schedule? "It's the madness that makes Fashion Week exciting", she declared. No doubt! (view the video interview)
Posted by wayne at 03:40 PM
February 07, 2003
The Girl Can't Help It
Natasa V/IMG Ph. Nick Knight for British Vogue
Never count out former MDC cover girl Natasa V (spelling courtesy of her new show card) as a girl who gives maximum umph to the camera. In an epic Nick Knight shoot for the March issue of British Vogue, Natasa delivers a performance in an editorial that is arguably one of the year's best. Go glimpse it at the newstands. It's got to be seen to be believed.
Posted by wayne at 09:56 PM
Breakthrough Face Pt 2
Ilona/Supreme. Ph. Holly Millea
She's part Czech and part Maori, with that unique combination yeilding a stunningly beautiful set of features . Who's the great new girl in question? None other that Supreme's major new score, Ilona, who is effortlessly racking up the show week bookings even as we speak. With a look, energy and an ambition that makes her stand up from the sea of new hopefuls, within seconds of her go-see the MDC staff was penciling in her MDC cover story. Stay tuned!
Posted by wayne at 09:50 PM
Gisele/IMG Balenciaga Spring 03
She may have booked out of the current NY shows but Gisele Bundchen remains the one single indispensible model on the market right this second. And as back-up, here is the freshly breaking Balenciaga campaign that proves the girl still rules all she surveys.
Posted by wayne at 09:39 PM
Breakthrough Face Pt.1
Louise/Supreme Ph. Testino for Burberry
The brutal round of castings are all about over for the FW 02 NY shows and out of the fray is emerging some killer new faces. Breaking out of the pack is Supreme's English beauty, Louise who is winning over some of NY's toughest designers with her ethereal elegance. A young veteran of last season's Burberry campaign, look out for Louise to come slinking down some of the most coveted runways!
Posted by wayne at 09:31 PM