Model Behavior: Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne Party Together in Paris

 

Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne may have their British heritage and numerous Vogue covers in common, but when it comes to their signature styles, these two supers couldn’t be more different!  That much was apparent anyways at the Eleven Paris party on Tuesday night, when the style mavens stepped out in two very distinct model off-duty looks.

Cara for one, took full advantage of being done with the Fall 2014 show season, kicking back in a Notorious B.I.G printed tee, a paisley print varsity jacket, black leather leggings and matching Chanel high-tops.   Her greatest accessory however— besides her signature wacky faces that is— was her black quilted leather Mulberry backpack, which we unveiled as part of her new designer collaboration with the British label just last month.

As for Kate, the supermodel wasn’t without a few of her favorite accessories either last night, most notably among them her favorite black patent Alaia heels and a classic red lip.  The 40-year-old style icon stuck to a uniform black look, complete with black pants, a black leather Saint Laurant biker jacket and a single-strand star pendant necklace.  Classic, clean, chic— what can we say, Kate never disappoints.

Once inside, the two British beauties joined rapper Wiz Khalifa and performer Boy George, who held court behind the DJ booth throughout the night.  Like moths to a flame, Cara couldn’t resist documenting her friends with Khalifa, grabbing a photo of herself with the rapper for her 4.5 million Instagram friends.

As always, Paris knows how to end things on a high note.  Click here for a look at some of our other favorite model off-duty looks to come out of Paris this week!

Modelinia AM Reads: The Models are Putting This ’90s Staple Back on the Fashion Map

GASP!  Anna Wintour did the unthinkable on Tuesday— she sat second row at the Valentino show! But wait, there’s more… ~ The Cut

Cate Blanchett and Amy Adams got post-Oscars tattoos together, but what could they be?! ~ Vanity Fair

Alexander McQueen went all Games of Thrones on us for Fall 2014 and we kind of love it! ~ Fashionista

The man behind Netflix-favorite Valentino: The Last Emperor, has turned his camera lens on to Raf Simons and Dior for his latest documentary.  Some grab the popcorn! ~ Style.com

New creative director Nicolas Ghesquière has literally got it in the bag with his debut collection— behold, the Petite-Malle, the soon-to-be “it-bag” to the stars! ~ Telegraph

Chanel bags are reaching all new levels of expensive and worst of all, they’re not the only ones following the trend! ~ Wall Street Journal

We’re exceptionally nostalgic for the ’90s, especially when it comes to fashion. Thankfully, the models appear to be on board, bringing back your childhood overalls, but with a grownup, high-fashion update that we didn’t see coming! ~ Modelinia

Maggie Rizer and Freja Beha Erichsen Return to the Runway at Louis Vuitton

There are very few things in this world that can get us jumping out of ours beds on a chilly Wednesday morning— a supermodel comeback is one of those of things!

Marking one of the biggest highlights of the fashion season thus far, supermodel Maggie Rizer made a triumphant return to the catwalk at the Louis Vuitton Fall 2014 show this morning, marking her first runway show in over a decade. The mother of two— who welcomed her second child, a son, one year ago this month— was cast as a runway exclusive in Nicholas Ghesquiere’s first show for the French house, walking the runway  in a grey A-line skirt and graphic zip-up sweater as if not a day had past.

Following the show, Maggie shared her excitement with her fans on Instagram, posting a photo of her runway look with the caption: “So honored to be exclusive my first show season back for Nicholas’ first show for @louisvuitton. Congratulations on an incredible collection #nicolasghesquiere”

The Louis Vuitton runway also saw the return of another fashion week favorite this morning: the one and only Freja Beha Erichsen!  Having been absent from the runways for several seasons now, the Danish beauty returned today to open the hotly-anticipated show, thus ending the week on a high note.  Joining fellow catwalkers Liya Kebede, Malaika Firth and Julia Nobis, Freja lead the pack in a beautiful Mod cream dress paired with a sophisticated black leather jacket, knee-high riding bots and a mini Louis Vuitton trunk bag.

Since kicking off in New York last month, the Fall 2014 collections have seen the return of over a dozen former runway icons, including Bridget HallAngela Lindvall and Jacquetta Wheeler at Alexander Wang; Mini Anden at Proenza Schouler;  Frankie Rayder and Carolyn Murphy at Michael Kors; and Naomi Campbell at Philip Plein.  Clearly, designers and models agree— old-school beauty is most definitely “in” this season!

Model Twitpics: Go Behind the Scenes of the Oscar Parties, Paris Fashion Week and More!

Irina Shayk gets star-struck at the Vanity Fair Oscars party, Joan Smalls teams up with Bad Gal RiRi, and Naomi Campbell ’fros out in today’s top Model Twitpics!  Scroll through the slideshow below to catch all of the star-studded action:


See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

Cara Delevingne’s TV Debut is Going to Be Timeless

Cara Delevingne’ stole the show at today’s supermarket-chic Chanel show, where she walked down the aisles hand in hand with Karl Lagerfeld and rode around in a shopping cart with Rihanna.  But while her latest catwalk antics may have been the focus of  this morning’s reports, it’s her blossoming acting career that is capturing our attention this afternoon.

Following a string of recent movie roles,it’s been confirmed that Cara will make her long-awaited TV acting debut, appearing alongside veteran actress Sylvia Syms in the new drama, Timeless. The 21-year-old will star as a young woman whose fiance is serving in Afghanistan, and follows her relationship with her great grandmother, played by Syms. The show will air on Sky Arts, as part of a series of dramas for its Playhouse series. Cara is said to be joining an impressive list of actors already signed up for the new series, including Friends star Matthew Perry, comedienne Jo Brand and Skyfall actor Ben Whishaw.

Of course, it’s some as no surprse that Cara has managed to bag yet another top-notch role, as she’s spent the better part of this past year expanding her IMBD credits with a starring role alongside Amber Heard, Jim Sturgess and Billy Bob Thornton in the film adaptation of London Fields by Martin Amis.  The British wunderkind also just recently completed work on Michael Winterbottom’s forthcoming thriller, The Face of an Angel, in which she plays one of the film’s central characters alongside Rush actor Daniel Brühl.

Timeless has been scripted by Tim Firth, who was the writer behind movies such as Calendar Girls and Kinky Boots, and will be screened on June 19.

Bombs Away!

This season, the bomber jacket is being reinterpreted to compliment the modern-sophisticate and suit the nature of the effortlessly stylish. Models like Georgia May Jagger and Rosie Huntington-Whitley have been sporting bombers on the street during Fashion Week, the red carpet and even on the catwalk. No introductions were necessary at the Rag & Bone this season where models were sent down the runway in bomber jackets with their names emblazoned on the back. Meanwhile our friends at ModelsJam bumped into Caroline Brasch Nielsen showing off a feminine floral version in between shows last week, solidifying its status as a model must-have.

Various interpretations like these and others by Insight and Zara prove how versatile the this little piece of outwear can can be. Free People lends its bohemian charm to the wardrobe staple with a graphic quilted version, while Alexander Wang gives his a modern update with a cropped silhouette.

Should you be in search of a lightweight jacket, let these looks from the models inspire you. Consider incorporating a bomber jacket this season and update your spring wardrobe with a modern take on this classic shape.

Models on Aisle 5! Karl Lagerfeld Stages a Chic, Supermarket Sweep!

After decorating the runway with frozen glaciersbucolic barnyard experiences, and lions, some would run out of ideas for their next big set design. But not Karl Lagerfeld!

For the Fall 2014 Chanel show on Tuesday, the designer truly went where no fashion person has ever gone before, transforming the Grand Palais into a giant supermarket.  But not just any supermarket.  This was the world’s chicest supermarché, complete with shopping baskets adorned with the label’s famous chains and aisles upon aisles of Chanel goodies.  We’re talking Chanel-branded tea, coffee, Ketchup, eggs, and, well, just about anything else you may find stock piled at your local grocery store.

One thing you definitely won’t find at your local market though is the long list of top models whom Karl enlisted for this morning’s shopping spree.  Making her second runway appearance this Paris Fashion Week, Chanel favorite Cara Delevingne opened today’s show wearing a tattered pink crop top, jogging pants and of course, a pair of sparkly Chanel sneakers.  Newcomer Kendall Jenner was also on hand this morning, making her official Chanel debut alongside such veterans as Lindsey Wixson, Joan Smalls, Edie Campbell, Stella Tennantand Julia Nobis.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a Chanel show without a few A-list celebrity appearances.  Sitting front row and center this morning we caught Cara’s BFF Rihanna dressed in a pink tweed Chanel skirt suit and matching trainers, along with fellow ‘Team Delevingne’ cheerleader (and rumored girlfriend) Michelle Rodriguez.

Naturally, Cara, Rihanna and the rest of the Chanel gang didn’t waste any time doing a full supermarket sweep of the pop-up store.  Take one look at your Instagram and you’ll find numerous snaps of the girls racing through the aisles in shopping carts and stocking up on the limited-edition treats.  Coco Carbone anyone?

Head to Style.com to see the entire collection, and check out some of our favorite moments as-told-by-Instagram below!
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Modelinia AM Reads: 5 Model-Approved Apps to Add to Your Phone STAT

With the Oscars behind us, we know award season is officially over. That means it’s time to examine the official red carpet score card— a.k.a which designer dressed the most celebs. ~ Fashionista

If you’re looking to win an Oscar you should really consider wearing more Prada.  As it turns out, Miuccia Prada’s Italian label was worn by five of Sunday night’s big Oscar winners! ~ Styleite

Gwyneth Paltrow is the new face of a fish-egg beauty company (yes, really)! ~ The Cut

The fashion line you forgot Katie Holmes had is reportedly closing up shop due to “interpersonal conflict.” ~ New York Post

Who would have guessed that the most intimate photos from the Oscars were taken at the night’s biggest party?  Vanity Fair teamed up with Instagram on a custom-built studio where contributing photographer Mar Seliger was taking candid portraits of the stars all night long! ~ Vanity Fair

Ladies, rejoice!  There are no more female billionaires in the world than ever before…if only we were one of them! ~ Forbes

We love Candy Crush as much as the next person, but even that can get a bit old after a while.  That’s why we’ve enlisted a few of New York Fashion Week’s top models to share their favorite backstage apps with us.  Play away! ~ Modelinia