15 Insanely Gorgeous Spring 2015 Hairstyles to Try Now!

We know— the timing of fashion week is a little weird.  Designers are showing spring looks in the fall, meanwhile you’re still trying to get a hold on the trends of the season at hand.  Luckily, you won’t have to wait until April to embrace some of this season’s most buzzed-about styles. Hairstyles, that is.

From New York to Paris, fashion week’s leading hairstylists have been whipping up gorgeous, head-turning looks that are as suitable now as they are for the warmer months ahead.  Here, we’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite ‘season-less’ hairstyles from the spring ’15 shows for your fall beauty inspiration.  Whether you embrace the looks now or choose to save them for later, you can bet you’re sporting the creme de la creme of runway hair.  Check them out now in the slideshow below!

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

Cara Delevingne and Kim Kardashian Are Working on a “Secret Project”

Cara Delevingne has a “secret.”

The 22-year-old supermodel caught our attention today after popping up in a sultry photo of herself posing side-by-side with Kim Kardashian, in which the two appear soaking wet with their hair matted to their faces and wearing what appears to be swimsuits.  The snapshot first appeared on Love magazine editor-in-chief Katie Grand’s Instagram bearing the caption: ”Fun day out with @caradelevingne @kimkardashian @thelovemagazine.”  Kardashian also posted the photo, captioning it simply, “Secret project.”

So what does this all mean? Well, if you ask us, it sounds like the model and fashion star are collaborating with Grand on a shoot for her magazine— what exactly that shoot will entail remains to be seen, but we’re excited to see the results!


Model Confidential: Karolina Kurkova Dishes on the 4 Items She Can’t Live Without This Season

Great style is what one would expect during New York Fashion Week, but there are always a few select people who raise the style bar year after year. Karolina Kurkova is one of those people. Whether she’s hitting the red carpet at one of the week’s hottest parties or sitting front row at a show alongside the likes of Anna Wintour, the supermodel is always impeccably turned out in looks that are equal parts chic and cool. Naturally, we were overjoyed when we recently had the chance to chat one-on-one with the supermodel about her flawless off-duty style and the items she can’t live without this season — consider it a master lesson in effortless fall dressing.

See after the jump for Karolina’s reasoning on why a bigger tote bag is always a good thing, her go-to shop for thick, “yummy” fall sweaters, and more!
Read the rest of this entry »

Cara Delevingne and Gisele Bundchen Lead Chanel’s Feminist Street Rally

Always one to tap into the cultural zeitgeist, Karl Lagerfeld drew inspiration from newspaper headlines this season as he transformed Chanel’s spring/summer ’15 show into a feminist demonstration of epic proportions.  With Chanel mega-phones and signs scribbled with phrases like, “Make Fashion Not War,” “Ladies First,” “Be Your Own Stylist” and “He For She,” Karl’s band of model protestors led  the march down “Boulevard Chanel,” closing the show on a political note.

Of course, that’s not to say that there weren’t plenty of fashion-related messages (eg. “Tweed is Better Than Tweet”) added into the mix.  According to Lagerfeld, the collection was about clothes for life, and thus, there was not a red carpet gown in sight.  Rather, the designer gave us 70s-inspired, pin- striped city shorts worn with white shirts with pretty scalloped collars, long heavy coats layered over contrasting prints, a series of suede two-pieces in dark green and soft pink and short, youthful gowns embroidered with enamelled flowers and what looked like haute brickwork.  Gisele Bündchen made a surprise appearance in a tan striped knit, while Kendall Jenner impressed in a piano-style leather-strip dress.
Read the rest of this entry »

Modelinia AM Reads: Model/Blogger Keir Alexa Shares an Exclusive Look at Russell James’ “Angels”

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin got married in Venice over the weekend and now they’ve shared their official wedding album! Get the first look at the bride’s stunning Oscar de la Renta wedding gown and all of the romantic details here! ~ People.com 

Is Naomi Campbell Hollywood’s next big actress?  The supermodel and TV personality has won herself a reoccurring role in Lee Daniels’ powerful new ‘hip-hop’ drama, “Empire,” debuting on Fox in early 2015.  Starring alongside Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, Naomi is said to be playing the role of Camilla, “an alluring woman involved in an steamy affair with a much-younger potential heir.”  ~ The Hollywood Reporter

Karl Lagerfeld’s limited-edition Barbie hit Net-a-Porter early Monday morning and not even 24-hour later it’s already sold-out! The online retailer sold all 999 units of the limited-edition toy for $200 apiece in a matter of hours yesterday. Don’t fret if you didn’t wake up early enough to secure your purchase, though—the designer dolls can be found for resale on eBay. Unfortunately, they’re selling for at least four times the original price. ~ Daily Mail

Vogue‘s October cover girl Reese Witherspoon is the latest celeb to take on the glossy’s ”73 Questions” video series (following EIC Anna Wintour). A few things we learn as she walks us through her gorgeous home?  She wants to make a cameo on “Girls,” she has a desire to moonlight as a pediatric cardiologist, and she her hip-hop stage name would most definitely be “Little Spoon.” ~ Vogue

This month, fashion photographer Russell James launches his fifth internationally published tome, “Angels,” inspired by his work with the Victoria’s Secret models.  Ahead of the book launch we caught up with one of James’ subjects (and close friend), model/blogger Keir Alexa, who sat down with the photographer to discuss the inspiration behind “Angels,” the criteria he set out in selecting his models, and his trick to dealing with the “500 pound naked gorilla in the room.” ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of The Week!

Guess what, model fans? We decided to switch things up a little bit and now we’re going to be bringing you Twitpics on Mondays as a way to wrap up the weekend and see what some of our favorite models have been up to.  As always, this past weekend did not disappoint one bit – from Miranda Kerr posing demurely in the city of light to Gigi Hadid showing off her jook in Jean Paul Gaultier’s Paris Fashion Week show to Alessandra Ambrosio spending some quality family time.  To see these, and other model snaps from over the weekend – check out the slideshow below!

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

6 Model-Approved Handbags Perfect for Fall 2014

Luxe backpacks, exotic carryalls, modern minis: This season, it’s all about the statement accessory.  With fall in full swing, we’re taking a cue from fashion’s best-dressed models and investing in a bag that packs a punch.  From top-handle totes inspired by Miranda Kerr, to artful shoulder bags a la Poppy Delevingne, we’ve rounded up six of this season’s top model-approved styles to help get your handbag game on point.  Get the scoop on what the models are carrying this season (and where you can shop similar styles) in the slideshow below:

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

The 10 Best-Kept Beauty Tricks the Models Learned Backstage at Fashion Week


On top of having superior genetics and naturally lit-from-within skin, models also have access to fashion’s most celebrated makeup artists and skincare professionals.  From the legendary Pat McGrath to favorites like Tom Pecheaux, Charlotte Tilbury and Gucci Westman, fashion’s top models spend a great deal of time getting prepped and polished by the industry’s leading beauty gurus and thus have picked up a few expert tips and tricks along the way.  That being said, we caught up with some of our favorite catwalkers backstage at New York Fashion Week to discover the best beauty advice they’ve ever received backstage at a show.  From how to properly conceal your under-eye bags, to the one beauty product that’s even better than your go-to foundation, discover the model’s best-kept beauty secrets in the slideshow below!

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com