Modelinia AM Reads: The New “It” Jean That Has Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel Raving!

After posting a selfie of himself with Karl Lagerfeld earlier this week, Justin Bieber returned to Instagram on Thursday to share another post, this time a composition of photos of himself with the designer and what looks like pictures from a photo shoot. Does the Biebs have something BIG in the works? ~ Harper’s Bazaar

After welcoming their brand new bundle of joy on Wednesday, former That ’70s Show co-stars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have taken to social media to reveal not only the name of their baby girl, but also her first official photo!  That is, if you can guess which baby she is. ~ APlus

Lena Dunham’s way of dressing may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for her forthcoming book tour she’s bagged herself a new stylist to create an entirely shopable wardrobe. Enter Sophia Amoruso, the the self-made fashion e-tail millionaire and founder of Nasty Gal, who has been tasked with dressing the Girls creator for all 15 dates of her “Not That Kind of Girl” book tour this month. ~ WWD

If you follow Tyra Banks on social media, you’ve likely noticed her mysterious countdown to “something fierce” as of late.  Well, the secret is officially out: the supermodel-turned-TV personality has revealed that that “something fierce” is none other than her very own cosmetics line, TYRA Beauty. ~ People

Up there with Grumpy Cat, Garfield and Choupette, Taylor Swift’s cat Olivia Benson has officially hit the big time!  Olivia is the face of her mom’s new designs for Keds, which of course, are inspired by the feline herself. Looks like Choupette is no longer the only fashionable cat in town. ~ Refinery 29

Vintage Levi’s have long been a classic, but (thanks to ’90s nostalgia?) they seem to be having a moment as of late, appearing on magazine covers and in fashion editorials galore.  Still, for all of their popularity among the fashion pack, there is a hole in the denim wardrobe that the boyfriend and skinny jean just can not fill. Enter, RE/DUN, the new one-of-a-kind vintage denim brand that has models like Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel raving! ~ Modelinia

The Best Model Off-Duty Style at Paris Fashion Week

We’re firm believers that during any given fashion week some of the coolest looks aren’t seen on the runways, but on the streets – and this past week in Paris was no exception!  As Fashion Month officially comes to an end, we’re taking one last look back at some of the best street style snaps to come out of Paris this season, courtesy of our fabulous friends at ModelsJam.  See looks from Soo Joo, Fei Fei Sun, Georgia May Jagger, Malaika Firth and more after the jump!

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Is Kendall Jenner the Next Big Victoria’s Secret Model?

There’s no denying it: Kendall Jenner killed it this fashion month.  The reality star-turned-serious model scored spots on just about every major runway from here to Paris, including show-stopping appearance for Chanel, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana and Marc Jacobs.  Suffice to say, Kendall is making a name for herself outside of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and rumor has it she’s about to land her biggest gig yet!

According to In Touch, the 18-year-old has reportedly been tossed around to walk in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show that’s being held in London, in early December.  ”They [Victoria's Secret] saw all the buzz she got from walking in New York Fashion Week,” says a source close to the magazine. ”They’d love to lock in a contract with her.”

Another indication that the up-and-coming model could be in the running for the plum gig is her appearance in “Angels,” a book of photographs from longtime Victoria Secret photographer Russell James.  The book, due out on shelves later this month, features nude portraits of Kendall as well as supermodels Lily AldridgeCandice SwanepoelAdriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio — all of whom currently don angel wings for Victoria’s Secret.

But what does Kendall think of walking in “the sexiest show on Earth?”  ”It’s always been kind of a dream of mine,” the model admitted in an interview with E! News back in 2013. “It’s something I’d love to do.”

As for now, we’re told that Victoria’s Secret is not currently working with Kendall, although casting for the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will begin in early November. Given Kendall’s top model status, her massive popularity both on and off the runway, her clear desire to work with the brand and her close relationship with James, it seems plausible, if not likely, that she may soon be strutting her stuff in her very own angel wings.

The 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air on Dec. 9 on CBS.

Shop the Look: Kate Moss Gets Tied Up in Spring 2015′s Seventies Obsession

Even if you only managed to catch a few of the spring/summer ’15 shows this past month, you wouldn’t have failed to miss that the 1970s are back a big way.  So big in fact, that next season’s most prevalent trend has already seeped into the wardrobe of one of our favorite style-setters: Kate Moss.

Spotted out in London yesterday, the supermodel channeled the decade with modern flair, pairing a pussy-blow blouse made famous by the likes of Jane Birkin and Jerry Hall back in the day, with an appropriate pair of black flare jeans, chic wedge heels and cat-eye shades.  By focusing on more seasonally appropriate shades of rich burgundy and black separates, Kate keeps the look feeling fresh and ideal for the season ahead— not to mention entirely seductive!

Get a leg up on next season’s Seventies trend and shop our favorite iterations of Kate’s flirty blouse in the slideshow below:

 


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The Top 5 Most Popular Runway Models of Spring/Summer ’15

While fashion month seems like a grueling four weeks for editors and buyers, it’s perhaps most exhausting for the models. On top of all the travel, these hard-working ladies also face early call times and late-night fittings — making sleep but a distant memory for most.  Needless to say, it takes a special breed of model to walk dozens of shows per year, but the ones who can pull off the impressive feat hold a special place in the business for seasons to come.

So, who was this year’s top catwalker? Following the end of Paris Fashion Week, we tasked ourselves (with a little help from Models.com) to narrow down the top models of the season— a list that is based on the sheer number of shows the model walked from start to finish.  See who took home this year’s top 5 spots after the jump!
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Is Liu Wen the New Face of Apple?

 

Between last month’s Silicon Valley conference and the star-studded launch party held at the Colette concept store during Paris Fashion Week, it’s no secret that Apple has its sights set on the fashion crowd for the launch of its first smart watch due  out early next year.  That being said, we’re hardly surprised to hear from the rumor mill this morning that the tech giant may now be turning to one of fashion’s most recognizable supermodels to help front its first campaign.

It all started after Chinese supermodel Liu Wen posted a cryptic Instagram photo of herself trying on an Apple Watch at the Colette pop-up store in Paris on Tuesday with the caption, “”My second meeting with the Apple Watch, this time in Colette! The first time? Well, you’ll see soon.”

While the snapshot doesn’t mention a campaign specifically, it does make the most sense for both parties. As the international face of Estee Lauder, Tiffany & Co.and Coach (to name just a few), Liu’s commercial appeal is hard to ignore.  And let’s not forget that she was just named the first Chinese model on Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid supermodels.

Of course, for the time being it’s all just speculation.  Still it seems likely that this could very well be Liu’s next big campaign— an event we’ll be sure to keep you posted on in the coming weeks.

 

Modelinia AM Reads: THIS is How Kate Moss and Lila Grace Do ‘Mommy & Me’ Style

Following the mass leak of celebrities’ nude photos online – including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian - a number of the victims are reportedly threatening to sue Google for $100 million after allegedly failing to remove the images and “making millions from the victimization of women.” ~ Page Six

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are officially new parents!  The engaged couple and former That ’70s Show co-stars welcomed a baby girl on Tuesday night at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  No word yet on the baby’s name, but we’re sure it’s going to be adorable! ~ E! Online

The Amal Alamuddin / George Clooney nuptials are getting more and more glamorous by the minute! First, there was all that gorgeous wedding weekend style. Now, we have yet another photo to swoon over: a look at Alamuddin’s final dress fitting with Oscar de la Renta ( and you won’t believe how heavy that dress was)!  ~ Vogue

After weeks of speculation, Nina Ricci confirmed on Thursday morning that Peter Copping is stepping down as creative director following a five-year stint with the Parisian house. Could this mean Copping is headed to Oscar de la Renta after all? ~ WWD

It appears that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for Kate Moss and her daughter Lila Grace.  Captured in an adorable street style moment in London this week, the supermodel and her mini mewere perfectly coordinated in matching striped shirts and Wayfayer sunnies.  Shop their adorable ‘mommy and me’ style here! ~ Modelinia

 

Shop Her Style: Ming’s Xi’s Sporty Separates

No matter where in the world Ming Xi may be, we can guarantee that she’s not blending in with the rest of the crowd!  Very few people, even models, are capable of achieving such amazing sporty street style looks – yet Ming is able to effortlessly mix cool and sporty trends with a sometimes-not-so-subtle nod to more, shall we say upscale labels.  Whether she’s pairing a crop top with velour sweatpants or rocking sporty short shorts with a football jersey – we LOVE how Ming subtly hints at “normcore” and then elevates the trend with touches of Chanel tweed and a Fendi Buggy. Take a cue from this street style icon and scroll through the slideshow below for sporty Ming-approved pieces to spice up your wardrobe this season!

 


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Can’t get enough of Ming’s style?  Watch our exclusive video with the Chinese supermodel for a look at the designers and trends she’s swooning for this season.  See it HERE!