Cara Delevingne Turns Contributing Editor for LOVE Magazine

Since first gracing its pages in 2009, Cara Delevingne has been something of a prominent feature in Katie Grand’s LOVE magazine.  In just a few short years, she’s racked up no less than four glossy covers, has been filmed for the annual Advent Calendar series and has lent her acting talents to a number of the magazine’s digital projects, including videos of her performing”Caraoke”of everything from Shanina Twain to LL Cool J. Now for her latest gig, the multi-hyphenate model is taking a step behind-the-scenes. this time lending her name to the publication’s masthead as its newest contributing editor!

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Modelinia AM Reads: The Top 10 Model Magazine Covers of 2014!

Prepare to see Kim Kardashian like you’ve NEVER seen her before! The reality TV star made her 27.2 million followers do a double-take when she tweeted a photo from her Love magazine cover on Saturday. Kardashian’s bleached eyebrows, wavy hair, and the dark, film noir-style lighting rendered the reality star almost unrecognizable and, dare we say, fashionable! ~ Huffington Post 

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is being “Made” over in more ways than one this season.  Come September, not only will the semiannual fashion event move from Lincoln Center to a new, yet to be disclosed“downtown” location, but the name of the entity, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, will change to New York Fashion Week, following the departure of Mercedes-Benz as the title sponsor after the upcoming February shows.  ~ WWD

Look out, Cara  — Dylan Penn is fast becoming the new model-slash-actress to watch. In addition to starring on last month’s L’Officiel Italia cover and appearing in Stuart Weitzman’s video campaign, the 23-year-old has just been revealed as the face of Ermanno Scervino’s spring/summer ’15 campaign. Penn poses alongside Argentinean model Mariano Ontañon in the images, shot by photographer Francesco Carrozzini, and looks nothing short of sumptuous. ~ Grazia UK

To celebrate 80 years of business, beauty brand Max Factor is bringing back one of its most famous clients for their new ad campaign. Marilyn Monroe, the late silver screen siren has been named the company’s global ambassador, and her image will be featured in print and television ads starting this month. ~ The Telegraph

Adidas and Stella McCartney are joining forces once again!  Come January 15, the the sportswear brand will launch the new Adidas StellaSport, an athletic collection aimed at a younger audience than the Adidas by Stella McCartney line.  Meant to be worn to the gym and on the streets, the line can be filed under the ath-leisure craze, but comes at a lower price than it’s sister line. ~ WWD

From Liu Wen to Kate Moss and everyone in between, 2014 was filled with models gracing the pages of our favorite publications, setting the standard for top notch covers around the world.  Thanks to these beauties, we look forward to collecting each and every model cover of the year ahead.  Here, in honor of some of our favorite cover girls, we rounded up the ten best model covers to pay proper homage to the models that inspire us every day. Enjoy! ~ Modelinia

 

Model Twitpics of The Week: 2015 Edition!

With only two days in 2015 so far, we can’t tell you how excited we are here at Modelinia for what’s in store for the rest of the year! While celebrating the new year yesterday we made sure to keep an eye out on social media to bring you this special 2015 edition of Twitpics today!  From Chanel Iman skydiving in Dubai to Doutzen Kroes taking time to reflect on what an amazing 2014 she had to Coco Rocha looking forward to meeting her baby in the new year, scroll through the slideshow below to see how some of your favorite models rang in 2015!


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Here’s How Fashion’s Top Models Kicked Off the New Year

Hello, 2015!

The New Year is finally here, and while our first memories of holiday may be a bit fuzzy, we’re happy to live vicariously through the models’ New Year’s party pics all the same.  From New York to Abu Dhabi, the world’s most famous catwalkers gathered with champagne in hand as they welcomed 2015 in high style with friends, family and the occasional celebrity.  In Dubai, Kendall JennerGigi Hadid, Chanel Iman and Devon Windsor danced the night away with pal Selena Gomez among a dazzling firework display, while Alessandra Ambrosio wished her fans well from an all-white party she attended with her family in Florianópolis Brazil. Not to be outdone, Natasha Poly and Caroline Trentini showed off their flawless figures on exotic island vacations, while Hailey Baldwin cozied up to her rumored beau, Justin Bieber, in Turks & Caicos. Find out how the rest of the world’s top models rang in the New Year by scrolling through the slideshow below!


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Modelinia AM Reads: The 20 BIGGEST Model Stories of 2014

Well, it’s about time! London-born model Jourdan Dunn has finally ended British Vogue’s ethnic diversity drought by becoming the first black model to score a solo cover (her first for the glossy) in over 12 years! The last model to have the honor was supermodel and fellow Burberry campaign star, Naomi Campbell. ~ Telegraph

Just in time to inspire your New Year’s resolution, Vogue magazine has asked 20 top models to capture their incredible workout style via candid selfies featuring 20 of this year’s hottest fitness looks. Get ready for a whole lot of workout motivation (and spandex!) courtesy of Alessandra Ambrosio, Gigi Hadid, Liu Wen and more! ~ Vogue

In the first of its kind, IMG has launched an Instagram account called “We Love Your Genes,” allowing aspiring models from around the world to post a photo using the tag #WLYG for the chance to be discovered by the agency’s scouting and development team.  Do you have what it takes to be the next big thing in modeling? There’s only one way to find out: selfie, selfie, SELFIE! ~ Fashionista

Still just friends? Good ‘pals’ Hailey Baldwin and Justin Beiber reportedly celebrated New Year’s Eve together in Turks & Caicos this week, where they posted a ton of cozy photos to their respective Instagram accounts.  But was their a special New Year’s kiss? ~ Just Jared 

As 2014 comes to a close, we’re taking one final look back at the year’s most popular model headlines.  From Kendall Jenner ’s buzzed-about year in fashion, to Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine’s star-studded wedding, here’s the complete guide to the 20 biggest model stories of the year. ~ Modelinia

Behold the Ultimate Model Master Cleanse of 2015!

As history would have it, the new year is often celebrated with a laundry list of what appears to be practical resolutions that promise to reverse all of those rotten habits we’ve picked up on since, well, the last time we made a resolutions list.  Whether it be from a lack of effort— hello, Homeland marathon!— or a lack of noticeable results right out of the gate, somewhere between January and Valentine’s Day those resolutions become nothing more than a distant memory of our overachieving New Year’s self.  Well, we’ve got news for you— the resolution game is about to change and Modelinia is here to help!!

All year long, our team of editors are busy picking the brains of the world’s most beautiful women, picking up on all of their best-kept fitness, health and beauty secrets.  With their insanely fit physiques and well-advised nutritional plans, these pretty ladies always prove to be one step ahead in terms of staying in supreme shape even through the most indulgent times throughout the year.  These get-fit queens have taught us more than a thing or two over the years, so in honor of your newly inspired selves, Modelinia has gathered some of the models’ best diet and fitness tips to create the ultimate Master Cleanse for 2015!  Below, check out everything you’ll need to get in fast supermodel shape including recipes and nutritional guides from Miranda Kerr, Petra Nemcova and Alessandra Ambrosio, along with the most effective at-home workouts practiced by model trainer David Kirsch.  What are you waiting for? Grab your sneaks and prepare to see a whole new (model-approved) you!

1. There’s no better way to kick start your new healthy lifestyle than with a cleansing juice regime that’s a proven model favorite!  Our go-to model juicer,  Valentina Zelyaeva, recommends jump starting the cleansing process with 1-2 days of a juice cleanse, where she drinks freshly made juices and lots of water, while still keeping up with her regular workout routine.   Try this easy smoothie recipe at home: 1 banana, 1 apple, 1-cup spinach and 1-cup water.  Add flax seeds or chia seeds for extra health benefits. For those more interested in a fresh morning smoothie, Alessandra Ambrosio recommends a mix of bananas, blueberries, almond milk and kale, while Emily DiDonato likes to finish off her workout with a smoothie of  spinach, kale, almond milk, peanut butter, whey protein, and greens.  Head here for more healthy smoothie recipes!

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Modelinia AM Reads: 9 of the Top Model Instagrammers to Help Motivate Your Workout in the New Year

Happy New Year! While the rest of us were counting down 2015 last night, Kendall JennerGigi Hadid , Chanel Iman, Selena Gomez and others were busy having the time of their lives in Dubai.  The glamorous crew celebrated in true A-list fashion with fireworks, champagne and plenty of can’t-miss Instagram moments! ~ E! Online 

New year, new trend? Vogue covers — which have not historically been a bastion of diversity — made an improvement in this direction for 2014, featuring Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o, Joan Smalls (who posed alongside Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss on the Instagirls-themed model cover) and Kanye West.  It may not seem like a lot, but compared to the covers of 2012 and 2013, it’s a vast improvement. ~ The Cut

Meanwhile, at Elle UK magazine, supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley covers the new February 2015 issue in a feminine Miu Miu ensemble. Inside, the 27-year-old opens up about everything from her rigorous diet routine to the real reason why she does not “have a rich husband yet.” ~ Elle UK

Jessica Hart dances seductively while recording herself on an iPhone for the second-to-last day of the Love advent calendar. Models and technology, what more do you need in 2015? ~ Love magazine 

It’s that time of the year! In honor of the fresh start (otherwise known as New Year’s Day) that millions will be celebrating around the world today, we’re upping the motivational aspect of our workout with a little Instagram inspiration courtesy of some of our favorite model-athletes.  From Izabel Goulart’s expert videos, to Karlie Kloss’ Nike-approved training sessions, here’s a look at nine supermodels whose Instagram pages will keep you up and moving all year long! ~ Modelinia

The Victoria’s Secret Angels Share Their 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

One more day and counting! Do you have your New Years resolutions yet? The Victoria’s Secret Angels do and they were more than happy to share them with us backstage at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!  From cooking lessons to workout goals, scroll through the slideshow below to see what Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and more are looking to improve upon in the coming year.

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