Doutzen Kroes Welcomes a Beautiful Baby Girl!

Another beautiful bundle of joy has been welcomed into the world!

Supermodel Doutzen Kroes and her husband, DJ/producer Sunnery James, welcomed the birth of their second child, a daughter named Myllena Mae, who arrived at 10am Holland time (a few days late) this morning.  The baby girl joins her older brother, Phyllon Joy, who turned three last January.

“Both of our families are beyond thrilled to finally meet our beautiful and healthy little girl,” Doutzen told People magazine.  ”She’s a true blessing!”

Overjoyed with her daughter’s arrival, Doutzen wasted no time in sharing a photo of the happy family writing, “A miracle saw the light of day this morning. Welcome Myllena Mae. Mummy, Daddy and brother Phyllon are super proud!”

The Dutch model confirmed in February that she was expecting for the second time, later revealing that she wanted a daughter so much that she had two doctors confirm she was expecting a girl, just to be sure.

“I’m just excited to meet her,” Doutzen shared with us earlier this summer.  ”I can’t wait to see what kind of personality she develops and to see the bond between her and my son.”

Congratulations to Doutzen and family!  We wish you all the best at this joyous time!

 

Modelinia AM Reads: Irina Shayk on Her Blockbuster Debut and the One Role She Hopes to Play in the Future

Our favorite Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea is headed to Hollywood!  Will you catch the “Fancy” singer on the big screen in this franchise flick? ~ Billboard

Scarlett Johansson has a new ‘do for summer!  The pregnant “Lucy” actress stepped out with fiance Romain Dauriac in New York City on Tuesday, rocking a new, ultra-short pixie hairstyle. ~ PopSugar

RE/DUN, a Los Angeles-based denim house, launched its first shipment of handpicked, one-of-a-kind vintage jeans yesterday and Alessandra Ambrosio is already a fan! But if you’re looking to snag a pair, you’ll have to move fast— there’s already a wait list! ~ WhoWhatWear

Robyn Lawley may model for a living, but the star’s latest photo shows she’s more than a pretty face. The 25-year-old Australian used her famous (naked) figure as a billboard to share a racy political message with the world. ~ DailyMail

Christian Dior and the Monaco royal family are linking up…again!  The luxury French house has unveiled a three-year partnership with The Princess Grace Foundation under which it will become the sole presenting sponsor for the foundation’s upcoming award galas. ~ WWD

Ahead of her big screen debut, we caught up with supermodel-turned-actress Irina Shayk to talk acting, style, summer travels and more!  See our exclusive interview with the “Hercules” goddess here: ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of The Week!

Well, what a week it was for the models!  From teasing out pictures of their new campaigns like Cara Delevingne for Topshop & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Prabal Gurung to Heidi Klum getting prepared for a new season of America’s Got Talent – see what some of your favorite models have been doing in todays Twitpics!


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Lily Aldridge Celebrates Victoria’s Secret’s 9th Annual “What Is Sexy?” List

What is sexy? If anyone has the answer, it’s most definitely Victoria’s Secret.

As the authority on all things sexy, the lingerie giant took to San Francisco today to announce the winners of the 2014 “What is Sexy?” List presented by supermodel Lily Aldridge.  This year’s list, honoring the hottest and most inspiring women in Hollywood, was all about living a ‘casually confident lifestyle,’ a sentiment that rings especially true for Lily.  ”Being sexy is all about having confidence, personality, and inner beauty,” explained Lily.  ”Sexiness is something that comes from inside and when you have confidence and are happy with yourself, it shows.”

Including such categories as “Sexiest Smile,” “Sexiest Summer Glow,” and “Sexiest Short Hair, Don’t Care,” this year’s list paid tribute to such Hollywood hotties as Margot Robbie, Blake Lively, Gigi Hadid and Lily’s own BFF Taylor Swift.    Still, of all of the names on this year’s list, there was one in particular that Lily was especially excited to see had made the cut.

“I was so excited to see that Alexa Chung was on the list this year for sexiest street style,” said Lily.  ”I think she’s so cool and has such amazing style.  And not only is she beautiful, but she’s also an incredible person on the inside as well with a great personality, so I’m very happy to see her on the list.”

In addition to honoring the hottest in film, music and TV, Victoria’s Secret also used the “What is Sexy?” List reveal to launch a new collection of bras, including the Incredible, Fabulous, T-Shirt Bra and Unlined Styles.  The collection promises to be sleeker and more modern than ever, and comes in an array of sexy, deep fall colors, like rich grape, olive, and navy, all of which fall under this year’s “Less is More” approach to style.

“I’m definitely a firm believer in “less is more” when it comes to my personal style,” explained Lily.  ”I think anyone who follows my style knows that I love classic pieces that are easy to throw on and I think that’s what makes this new line so great.  They’re just effortless, beautiful bras that you can where everywhere.”

You can peep the collection for yourself over at Victoria’s Secret and see which of your favorite celebs made this year’s What is Sexy? List after the jump!
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Sara Blomqvist’s Wedding Was a Top Model Affair

Make no mistake about it — wedding season is still in full effect.  Hot on the heels of Lindsay Ellingson and Behati Prinsloo’s summer nuptials, Swedish stunner Sara Blomqvist wed her longtime love and fellow model Jeremy Young in an intimate ceremony at Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring, New York.  The 25-year-old model said “I do” in a stunning white lace Valentino gown and a simple beaded veil, a sketch of which she recently appeared on Instagram.

Considering the newlyweds shared profession, it comes as no surprise that the wedding was a top model affair with guests including longtime friends Alana Zimmer, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Sheila Marquez and bridesmaids Mirte Maas and Bette Franke.  In addition to being a part of the couple’s special day, the catwalkers also took on the role of wedding photographers, snapping photos of the happy couple in all of their matrimonial bliss.

Check out our favorite moments—from some of our favorite faces—at the model-filled nuptials below:

 


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Daria Werbowy Wigs Out in Equipment’s New Selfie-Filled Campaign

What happens when you ask a supermodel to style and photograph herself for a fashion campaign?  Well, if you’re Daria Werbowy, you hole up in the Irish countryside, bust out your wig collection and get to snapping and chopping.

Armed with a fully stocked wardrobe and the freedom to express herself creatively, the supermodel set out on a two week selfie-snapping spree, the products of which can now be seen in the form of Equipment’s fall 2014 campaign.  But while the average selfie typically comes across as nothing more than an exercise of vanity, Daria turns the social media trend on its head, stripping herself down to the bare essentials: i.e the brand’s sumptuous button-up shirts and a variety of character wigs that she naturally cut and styled herself on set.

“I couldn’t really imagine doing it in a studio,” said Daria in an interview with Vogue. “I went kind of mental and just kept shooting to get over the nerves of the whole process. It definitely brought up things for me emotionally. I saw certain qualities about myself in the creative process and even some control issues I had. I think it is more of a true representation of myself than people have ever seen before.”

Needless to say, Daria totally nailed this one.  Much like her inspiring Instagram account (@dotwillow), the photographs are ethereal, natural, and impossibly cool.  Further proof of which is evident in campaign’s accompanying video, which shows Daria at her house in Ireland dancing, playing air guitar and giving herself a haircut.  You can catch all of that in the video below, along with images from the shoot after the jump!

 


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Modelinia AM Reads: Shop Lily Aldridge’s Flirty Summer Style

Happy National Lipstick Day!  To celebrate, here are 10 of the most gorgeous fall lip looks (created by the biggest makeup artists in fashion) paired with the season’s hottest launches. ~ WWD

You’d think that being a Kardashian would open doors, but in her new LOVE Magazine cover interview Kendall Jenner reveals that her family has done more harm than good when it comes to her modeling career. ~ Grazia UK 

Your latest book club read is headed to the big screen!  Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch has just bee picked up by Warner Bros. with Hercules’s Brett Ratner signing on as producer. ~ The Hollywood Reporter

What happens at Comic-Con stays at Comic-Con, unless of course you’re Orlando Bloom.  The Romeo and Juliet actor was spotted flirting with the Vampire Diaries‘s Nina Dobrev at the Playboy and A&E “Bates Motel” event this weekend, sparking romance rumors throughout the Twitter-sphere. ~ Us Weekly

Traditional diamond engagement rings: beautiful or totally basic?  According to Vogue, “diamond rings are just no longer cool,” but do you agree? ~ Vogue

We’ve got another reason to tune in to “Project Runway” on Thursday evening: One of our favorite bloggers, Garance Doré, is appearing as a guest judge! ~ Twitter

Looking for a polished summer look that’s breezy, laid-back, with just a hint of runway appeal?  Behold, Lily Aldridge’s effortless summer in the city look! Shop the supermodel’s winning style here: ~ Modelinia

Beauty Inspiration: How to Do Goth-Glam Like Cara Delevingne

If you’ve ever picked up a fashion magazine or scrolled through a beauty blog, you’re likely already aware— if not an avid practitioner— of the ‘golden rule’ of beauty: namely, thou shalt not wear both a strong eye and a statement lip in one sitting.  Well, while that may have been well and good for your mother’s generation, today’s leading beauty icons are giving the dated commandment the cold shoulder, and in some cases, doing with with aplomb.

One such case comes by way of Cara Delevingne, who just last week stepped out wearing a smokey eye and a dark matte lip to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Saint Tropez charity gala.  Not surprisingly, the Brit was the picture of perfect gothic-glam beauty, sporting a flawless makeup look that was as dramatic and  bold as her sharp Emilio Pucci pants suit.  Inspired by Cara’s risk-taking summer beauty, we set out to recreate the supermodel’s gorgeous look with the help of a few of our favorite go-to products.  Here’s how you too can master the smokey eye/bold lip combo at home:
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