Charlotte Moss Just Scored Her First “Proper Job”

If a legit modeling contract and a front-row debut at London Fashion Week haven’t yet convinced you of Charlotte (aka Lottie) Moss‘ supermodel potentional, consider this: the 16-year-old just scored her first Vogue gig!

“Mini Moss” as the British media has so aptly christened her, is making her glossy American debut this month as the star of a new April Teen Vogue feature shot by photographer Sean Thomas in Kate’s native London.  Calling it her “first proper job,” the spread features Lottie traipsing around the famous fashion capitol in the likes of Alexander McQueen, Chanel and Toshop— the latter of which she admits is favorite among her and her friends.

Since being inadvertently discovered at Kate’s 2011 wedding when she was then just 13-years-old, media attention in Lottie has swelled, and rightfully so!  Yet, despite the fact that she’s just booked a major Vogue gig, and is likely the next heir to the Moss throne, Lottie’s feet remain firmly on the ground.  Speaking to Teen Vogue‘s Jane Keltner de Vallle in an accompanying interview, the young model admits that while she believes at five-foot-five she’s too short for runway (Kate is five-foot-seven for your reference), she would love to work with Mario Testino and, perhaps more surprisingly, eventually segue into fashion journalism.
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Modelinia AM Reads: The Top 10 New Model Faces of Fall 2014

Get ready for another Olsen wedding!  Elizabeth, the youngest of the Olsen sisters, and has become engaged to her boyfriend Boyd Holdbrook, marking the second engagement in the family this year! ~ Us Weekly

Victoria Beckham is giving fans an all-access pass to her Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week show by way of a new behind-the-scenes video that reveals the mastermind at work! ~ Grazia UK

Speaking of VB, the designer sent us into full ’90s nostalgia mode when she tweeted photos of a vintage Spice Girls-themed pizza that had been unearthed from her mum’s freezer! ~ PopSugar

We love a good selfie as much as the next girl, but things are now getting out of hand!  According to a new survey by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, girls are now getting plastic surgery in order to take better selfies. ~ Elle

The panel of experts have spoke, the votes are in, and now it’s time to meet the twelve talents who will move on to the final round of the heated LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers competition! ~ Style.com

If the stylist to Hollywood’s number one fashion darling Lupita Nyong’o came in at number three on the Hollywood Reporter‘s annual list of the Top 25 Power Stylists, can you imagine who took home the number one spot? ~ Hollywood Reporter

Think Carrie Bradshaw’s penthouse in the Sex and the City movie was impressive?  Just wait until you see Sarah Jessica Parker’s real-life New York City brownstone!  ~ Vogue

Taking cues from European magazines, the editors of Marie Claire have launched its first pop-up magazine, which hits the streets of New York TODAY! ~ WWD

While the Fashion Week runways all hosted their share of veterans models, an international cast of buzz-worthy newcomers made a stunning splash on catwalks big and small this season. Meet the top 10 up-and-coming models who captured our eye from New York to Paris! ~ Modelinia

 

Get Spring Break-Ready with the Models’ Vacation Essentials

March is officially in full swing, and that can only mean one thing: Spring is coming!  Or better yet, Spring Break is coming!

College student or not, it’s time to shake off the Winter doldrums and indulge in some sun, surf and sand— preferably all with a fruity cocktail in hand.  That being said, not all aspects of a late-winter getaway are carefree and enjoyable.  There’s still the matter of packing for your trip— a chore loathed by both undergrads and overworked professionals alike.  To help ease the pain, we asked a couple of Spring Break vets, including Victoria’s Secret PINK models Elsa Hosk and Sara Sampaio to share their Spring Break packing essentials, including some of this season’s hottest beachwear.  And if you’re not one of those lucky enough to be jetting off on a margarita-filled excursion this month, don’t worry, we got VS Angels Alessandra Ambrosio and Behati Prinsloo to share their vacation must-haves— perfect for any time of the year, spring break or not.

See what the models are packing in their vacation carry-ons this season after the jump!
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Joan Smalls Transforms Into Our Favorite Disney Princesses

Disney should be warned: there’s a NEW princess in town!

Though already considered fashion royalty by most standards, supermodel Joan Smalls solidifies her status this month as the star of yet another one of Carine Roitfeld’s breath-taking CR Fashion Book fairytales.  Appearing in the magazine’s latest Spring 2014 issue, Joan joins one of Hollywood’s newest leading men, actor Michael B. Jordan, in an epic three-part fashion story created by Oscar-nominated producer, director and writer, Lee Daniels.

Titled “Lee Daniels’ Fairy Tale Theater: One Girl’s Nightmare in Three Acts,” the editorial twists three of the world’s most beloved fables— Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella— into a high-fashion escapade taking place on the mean streets of New York.  Although the editorial marks Daniels’ first steps into the world of fashion— he’s better known for his work on such films as Precious, Monster Ball and most recently, The Butler— the director weaves a romantic tale featuring designer looks that are most certainly fit for a queen.

We suppose that one girl’s nightmare can very well be our own high-fashion dream!  You can catch a more of Joan and her Prince Charming in the sneak peek below, and don’t miss the full spread in the new issue of CR Fashion Book, now available on newsstands!
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Alessandra and Behati on Their Sexy Swim Style and Bikini-Ready Workouts!

Summer has yet to arrive, but that’s not stopping the Victoria’s Secret Angels from modeling this season’s sexiest new swim looks!

While soaking up the sun atop The London Hotel in West Hollywood on Tuesday, Alessandra Ambrosio and Behati Prinsloo kicked off the brand’s 2014 Swim Collection press day in fitting attire: Alessandra showed off her toned physique in a white halter-style bikini with bright pink and yellow macramé accents and body jewelry by Jacquie Aiche, while Behati kept it casual in mini denim shorts and an ’80s-style floral printed crop top.
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Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne Team Up in Burberry’s Newest Fragrance Campaign!

Since taking the modeling scene by storm in 2011, Cara Delevingne has been compared to fellow British model Kate Moss in just about every way possible.  The two supermodels share an affinity for fashion week parties and music festivals, have appeared on shared LOVE magazine covers together, and have even walked in the same runway show.  Yet, believe it or not, these British beauties have never actually shared an editorial or a campaign together—until now!

Earlier this morning, Cara announced via Instagram that both her and Kate have been tapped as the faces of Burberry’s latest and yet-unnamed women’s fragrance shot by Mario Testino.  The scent will not be released until the fall, but thankfully, Cara has already teased us with a behind-the-scenes image of her posing cheek-to-cheek with the great Kate.

“So excited to be doing a new fragrance for @burberry with the beautiful Miss Moss,’ she posted. ‘Shot by @mariotestino watch this space… #katemoss.”

Both have previously worked with the British heritage brand on numerous occasions, although over a decade apart.  Kate appeared in her first Burberry campaign in 1999, scoring numerous campaigns after that, including the Burberry Brit fragrance adverts.  Meanwhile, Cara has been able to credit Burberry with providing her first big break into the world of fashion when chief creative officer Christopher Bailey picked her to star in the Spring/Summer 2011 Burberry Prorsum campaign alongside Eddie Redmayne.  She later became the face of the brand’s Body Tender Fragrance.

Further details about the campaign have yet to be unveiled, but judging this stunning sneak peek, we feel confident in saying that this is going to be one for the ages!

Modelinia AM Reads: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Top Model?

Last night in New York the 2014 CFDA nominees were announced, with a strong line up of fashion’s heavy weights.  See the full list of all-star nominees here: ~ WWD

Lily Allen has misplaced her Chanel Couture wedding dress, valued at £200,000! Does the old rule “finders keepers, losers weepers” still apply? ~ Telegraph

A little less than a year after launch, Tamara Mellon is adding e-commerce to the flagship website of her namesake label, making her products — ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes — available directly to customers for the first time! ~ Fashionista

When fashion critic Suzy Menkes left her post at the International New York Times after 26 years, she also left behind a very big pair of shoes.  Those shoes we now know, will be filled by Financial Times fashion editor Vanessa Friedman.  No pressure! ~ WWD

In his first interview since being appointed creative director of Louis Vuitton, fashion designer Nicolas Ghesquière talks to Vanity Fair about his career in fashion and his first collection for the 160-year-old fashion house. ~ Vanity Fair

Comme des Garçons just got lucky – or did we? – because Pharrell Williams has signed up to a unisex scent collaboration with the Japanese fashion house that is known for some seriously amazing fragrances! ~ Telegraph

Lena Dunham may be striking a fierce pose on the cover of Glamour magazine’s April issue, but the Girls actress swears she feels “prettier with a naked face and ChapStick.” ~ Glamour

What does it take to be a top model?  The Face coaches Lydia Hearst and Anne V reveals their best modeling advice and the qualities that go into becoming the face of an international brand! ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of the Week!

Gisele Bündchen shares a steamy behind-the-scenes pic of her latest shoot, Karlie Kloss enjoys a moment of zen, Cara Delevingne swaps hair with the Kaiser and more in today’s Model Twitpics!


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