EXCLUSIVE: We Got the Inside Scoop on THAT Model-Filled Dubai Trip

If you were anywhere near Instagram this past week, than you no doubt came across more than a few snapshots from that epic model-filled Dubai trip.  You know, the one that saw Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor frolicking in the desert with Selena Gomez, Shay Mitchell and Cody Simpson among others.  Well, the trip may be over, but thanks to our inside source, we now have the FULL scoop on what really went down at the most glamorous party of the new year.

According to our source, the trip was organized by Eli Mizrahi,the Dubai Board of Tourism and their partners: Emirates and international luxury hotel chain Jumeirah. A handful of models including Kendall, Gigi, Devon, Josephine Skriver, Kate Bock and Patricia Van Der Vliet, were flown in private jets along with fellow A-list guests and stayed at the iconic Burj al Arab hotel.

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6 Models Share Their Must-Watch Shows of 2015

Models, they’re just like us!  International jet-setters though they may be, even the most glamourous mega-models aren’t immune to the everyday joys of curling up on the couch and binge-watching one of TV’s most talked-about series.  From the Homeland fanatics— we’re looking at you Doutzen Kroes— to the self-professed Orange is The New Black lovers and those who still can’t get over their Sons of Anarchy addiction, we’ve asked six top models to share the TV shows they can’t wait to dive back into in the new year.  Any with many of these shows nominated for awards this season, we suspect you’re pretty excited about them too!

Scroll through the photos below to find out what hit shows Behati Prinsloo, Martha Hunt, Josephine Skriver and more are tuning into this season:

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Gigi Hadid Celebrates 15 Years as a Guess Girl With a Sizzling New Spring ’15 Campaign

It’s projected to be another BIG year for Gigi Hadid!

The 19-year-old is fresh off her lavish New Year’s trip to Dubai (where she rang in 2015 with her gal pals including  Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez and Devon Windsor) and is already making headlines with her latest ads for Guess, with whom she’s been modeling since she was—get this—two! That’s right— Gigi was actually discovered by Guess co-founder Paul Marciano while still in diapers, and began her modeling career shooting campaigns for Baby Guess and Guess Kids.  But after a short hiatus during her teenage years and returning to the label in 2012, Gigi is now celebrating 15 years with the brand as the solo face of it’s spring/summer ’15 ad campaign and as it turns out, things are only getting bigger and better as they go!

In her raciest Guess campaign to date, Gigi takes to her native Malibu to pose in sheer skirts, blazers with nothing underneath and knit tops that leave little to the imagination.  In a teaser photo posted to her Instagram on Monday, she’s even seen posing topless in nothing but a pair of custom floral-painted jeans.

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Modelinia AM Reads: Get Right With the Ultimate Model Master Cleanse of 2015

Earlier than expected, the 2015 Coachella lineup went live on Tuesday, sending social media into an annual uproar of giddy commentary on the selections. Getting in on the action, The Zoe Report has curated a list of this year’s 10 must-see acts and we have to admit, it’s pretty spot on. ~ The Zoe Report 

If there’s one piece of news we always look forward to getting, it’s the latest on Target’s designer collaborations.  Luckily for us, we didn’t have to wait long, as the retailer announced on Tuesday that for its first collab of the season it will partner with Lilly Pulitzer on a 250-piece collection of “resort wear and chic beach clothing.” Now if only we had the sunny vacation to go with it! ~ WhoWhatWear

Well, here’s one campaign casting we didn’t see coming.  For its spring/summer ’15 campaign, Céline has tapped literary legend Joan Didion, who poses for photographer Juergen Teller wearing her signature bob and oversized shades and looking oh so perfectly perfect. Hear that? It’s the collective intake of breath shared by every cool girl you know. ~ Vogue

Blake Lively may have only just given birth to her first child, a girl named Violet, but the new mom admits she still has babies on the brain! In a new interview with People magazine, Blake opens up about her new role, admitting, “I always felt like a mama. I do want to just enjoy this moment,” she says. “But I also feel like my first child is going to be the oldest sibling to the next kid, and that may change with each and every year.” ~ People

We’ve always wondered what it would be like to do karaoke with Alexa Chung – and now we know! It’s all thanks to mytheresa.com‘s TUNES project, celebrating the union between the world of fashion, film and music – and who better to kick off the series than the beloved style icon?  Watch as the model/actress and newly minted singer performs tackles an original cover of Stevie Nicks’ 1994 classic “Blue Denim— it’s a must-see! ~ Grazia UK

The show will go on for the House of Schiaparelli!  The French house has confirmed it will present at this month’s haute couture shows, despite the surprise exit last November of creative director Marco Zanini.  A Schiaparelli spokesman said an in-house team designed the spring-summer 2015 couture collection, while it continues to await the appointment of a new designer. ~ WWD

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. Now, 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!  here, we present everything you’ll need to get in fast supermodel shape including recipes and nutritional guides from Miranda KerrValentina Zelyaeva and Alessandra Ambrosio, along with the most effective workouts recommended by the industry’s top trainers. ~ Modelinia

UPDATE: Justin Bieber and Lara Stone Channel Marky Mark and Kate Moss in New Calvin Klein Ad

When Justin Bieber ripped off his shirt onstage with Lara Stone at the “Fashion Rocks!” TV special back in September, the media didn’t waste any time speculating whether the troubled pop singer had landed himself a campaign next to the Dutch beauty. And as it turns out, we were right in doing so!

On Tuesday, Calvin Klein gave confirmation that the Biebs is indeed the new face (and body) of Calvin Klein underwear, joining the supermodel is a series of sexy, shirtless ads that are eerily reminiscent of the Mark Wahlberg/Kate Moss campaign shot back in the Eighties — before Bieber was even born.  The ads, shot by photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, will be featured in 20 countries and include digital and outdoor ads in addition to print, reports WWD.

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Peek Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s $2.5 Million Manhattan Home

Ok, now this is one house warming party we’re sad we missed!

In its latest issue, Architectural Digest takes an exclusive look inside the New York digs of supermodel Chrissy Teigen and her husband, R&B singer John Legend.  Located in a historic building on the border of Little Italy and NoLita, the intimate one-bedroom apartment is said to have a “dark, moody atmosphere” — a vibe that the couple was determined to find while house hunting prior to their September 2013 wedding.

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Proof that Timberland Boots are This Season’s New Model Must-Haves

In inclement weather, there’s nothing better than a boot that’s both comfortable and stylish, and this winter, it seems the fashion and entertainment world are turning their attention to a rugged throwback.

Timberland boots— a.k.a “Timbs” —the once popular utility shoe of the ’90s, are experiencing something of a renaissance this season thanks to a fresh crop of stylish cool girls who aren’t afraid to put their own spin on the rugged style.  Among the boot’s top supporters is Cara Delevingne who, like her pal Rihanna, appears to favor the brand’s signature style in black.  The street style star was recently spotted rocking her go-to pair with a Burberry Brit jacket, camo-print Hudson jeans and her own Cara Delevingne x Mulberry backpack.  She even kept her laces partially undone for that perfect model off-duty vibe.

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The Victoria’s Secret Angels Are Here to Kickstart Your New Year’s Resolutions

 

Can’t seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym this morning? We have three words for you: Victoria’s Secret Angels!

Today, the lingerie brand unveiled its Swim 2015 teaser video, featuring such beautiful women as Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Lais Ribeiro, Andreea Diaconu and Nadine Leopold doing their best slow-motion beach frolicking/sultry swim poses in Hawaii— heaven on earth to those of us battling the arctic blast on the east coast this week.

Timed perfectly to coincide with the start of our “get fit in 2015″ resolution plan, the video serves as not only a highlight reel of this year’s hottest bikini styles, but also a helpful reminder that while summer may still be months away, now is the time put down the the leftover holiday truffles and hit the gym.  Well, maybe tomorrow.

Get ready to #OwnTheBeach in 2015 by checking out the sultry new video below and heading over to the Victoria’s Secret website to shop your favorite looks straight from the screen!

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