Modelinia AM Reads: 20 Insanely Gorgeous Spring/Summer ’15 Manicures to Try Now!

Leave it to Anna Wintour to give new meaning to the term ‘fast fashion.’ Not even 24-hours after Dolce & Gabbana sent its Matador-inspired spring/summer ’15 collection down the runway, the Vogue EIC was spotted wearing one of its carnation embroidered frocks out on the town! ~ Grazia UK

Surprise! Beyoncé and Jay Z released footage from private moments — including their secret April 2008 wedding and the birth of Blue Ivy Carter — when the singer shared a clip of the couple’s performance of “Forever Young” from their On the Run tour. Prepare for cuteness overload. ~ PopSugar

Choupette is that you?!  The famous diva cat is getting a monstrous makeover for his papa’s new feline-friendly accessories line.   Prepare to get cat crazy when the designer’s Choupette capsule collection roars into stores this November. ~ WWD

Gr-r-r-reat news! Anya Hindmarch is set to give Paris a sugar rush with the launch this week of limited-edition Kellogg’s Fashion Flakes by Anya Hindmarch. The Fashion Flakes, which come in a Tony the Tiger box and the quote: “Fashion is gr-r-reat!” are on sale now at select Anya Hindmarch stores and at Colette in Paris. ~ WWD

Rodarte’s seasonal collections may be whimsical and full of fantasy, but if there is one thing they are not, it’s cheap.  In fact, one of the dresses from the Mulleavy sisters’ latest runway will cost you as much as a car! ~ Fashionista

While making our rounds backstage at New York Fashion Week earlier this month, it became abundantly clear to us that next season’s best manicures are neither bold nor boring but rather, the perfect marriage of the two. Here, we’ve rounded up 20 of the most alluring, ‘got-to-have-em’ manicures of the season.  Which one will you try first? ~ Modelinia


Milan Fashion Week Street Style with Elisabeth Erm, Daria Strokous & More!

Daria Strokous (Photos Courtesy of ModelsJam)

We’re firm believers that during any fashion week some of the best looks aren’t seen on the runways, but on the streets instead – and this week in Milan was no exception to this rule!  Before Paris Fashion Week swings into high gear, we’re taking a look back at some of the best street style snaps from Milan! Read the rest of this entry »

The Models Share the Secrets to Their Runway-Ready Skin

If you’ve ever been anywhere near the backstage set-ups at fashion week then you’re well aware that things tend to get a little chaotic in those final hours leading up to a show. Layers of makeup are simultaneously being stripped away and reapplied, in some cases sweat is slowly making its way to the surface, and all the while you’re surviving on just a couple hours of sleep.   And yet, while that kind of stress would wreck havoc on our temperamental skin—there’s not enough cover up in the world at that point—the models always come out looking even-toned and blemish free.  Sure, a lot of that has to do with superior genetics, but even a supermodel’s DNA can’t fight breakouts and dark circles without a little help from the beauty counter.  But just what are these secret products behind the models’s forever flawless skin?  We recently caught up with some of our favorite models backstage at New York Fashion Week to get the scoop on their pre-runway skincare regimens and to learn just how they’re able to keep their skin looking SO good. Uncover the beauty secrets behind fashion’s most beautiful women including Lara Stone, Lily Aldridge, Cameron Russell and more in the slideshow below!
Read the rest of this entry »

Cara Delevingne, Cameron Russell and More Join in the Climate Action March


On Sunday, thousands of people in cities around the world participated in the People’s Climate March to call for global action to reverse climate change ahead of the UN’s Climate Summit on Tuesday. While 310,000 people walked in New York alone, diverse groups of people, from politicians to celebrities, took to the streets in 166 countries making #ClimateMarch the largest march in history. Of course, Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore were hardly the only famous faces spotted in the crowds over the weekend.  Representing the fashion industry was models Cameron Russell, Jessica Hart, Andrea Diaconu, Lily Cole and Raquel Zimmermann, who took to Instagram to document their experience, along with thousands of other supporters.  Cara Delevingne even did her part, taking to the streets on London dressed in an animal onesie to join her pals in the global march. “We are one,” read the model’s photo caption— a sentiment that was also shared by her model peers stateside.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best of the models’s #ClimateMarch photos to give you an inside look at the historic march.  And to get in on the action first-hand, here’s a nifty list of small steps you can take to help improve the environment.
Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Fashion Week Recap: Everything You Missed Over the Weekend

*James Conran, Coco Rocha, Franca Sozzani, Heidi Klum and Desiree Gruber front row at Roberto Cavalli

If there is one thing Milan Fashion Week is not, it’s uneventful.  From surprise supermodel appearances both on and off the runway, to breathtaking spring/summer designs and red carpet gowns that rivaled that of the Oscars, there was no shortage of can’t miss fashion week moments this weekend, many of which we’re likely to be talking about for days to come.  As the fashion elite prepare for the final leg of the spring/summer ’15 season in Paris this week, we’re taking a minute to recap everything you need to know from the final days of Milan Fashion Week, including an inside look at this year’s star-studded amfAR Gala and the front row appearances you may have missed.  Get the scoop on all of that and more after the jump!

Read the rest of this entry »

Modelinia AM Reads: The Top Catwalkers of Spring/Summer ’15

Rihanna, Gabrielle Union and Kim Kardashian are the latest celebrities to be targeted in the ongoing nude photo leak scandal after a second batch of private photos hit the web over the weekend.  The leak comes just three weeks after nude and other racy pictures of celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton were stolen from their personal accounts and posted on various websites.  ~ E! Online

Dolce & Gabbana is always the most fabulous finale to Milan Fashion Week. This season Spain, more accurately the city of Seville, was the inspiration behind the show with spotty flamenco dresses, matador jackets and low buns adorned with red, red roses. Go behind-the-scenes of the Spanish spectacular with a full 360 degree view of the model action here! ~ Grazia UK

For the October issue of Vogue Spain, Joan Smalls is demonstrating the versatility of that great all-American accessory known as the bandana.  Whether it’s a black bandana with a low side braid or a green one tied up with a chignon, the supermodel gives great inspiration for a variety of personal styles. ~ Who What Wear

The iHeartRadio Music Festival took over Las Vegas this weekend, with chart toppers Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj bringing massive spectacle to the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Catch up on all of the chart-topping action and surprise celebrity appearances here! ~ PopSugar

After nabbing his first Burberry campaign for spring/summer 2013, Romeo Beckham is back at it with a new holiday spot for the brand. In the words of one Instagram commenter:  it is “So bloody cute.” ~ Fashionista

Following the end of New York Fashion Week, we tasked ourselves with narrowing down the top models of the season — a list that is based on the sheer number of shows the model walked from start to finish. Can you guess who took the top runway spots this season? ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of The Week!

Just because New York Fashion Week is over doesn’t mean that the models have gotten a chance to slow down and relax.  Quite the opposite, in fact, with many of them having walked in shows for London Fashion Week and now Milan Fashion Week.  Whether they’re walking in the latest shows or not, our favorite models have taken to their various social media accounts to show us just exactly what they’re doing – and we couldn’t be more jealous! From Gigi Hadid sending some birthday love to the one and only Carine Roitfeld to Cara Delevingne showing off yet another cover to Bar Refaeli getting some serious puppy love – see what some of your favorite models have been up to in today’s Model Twitpics of the Week!

See the full slideshow on

Cara Delevingne Debuts Her Sexiest Campaign Yet!

Remember a while back when Cara Delevingne posted a slew of bikini-clad selfies from Bali to her Instagram?  You may recall a particular topless snap in particular.  Well, as it turns out, those NSFW photos were all taken behind-the-scenes of her new John Hardy campaign shot by world-renowned photographer Sebastian Faena.  And if you thought those pics were racy, just wait until you see the full campaign!

Debuting earlier today on the label’s website, the campaign is arguably Cara’s sexiest work to date. Under the creative direction of David Lipman, the supermodel can be seen frolicking the ocean outside the John Hardy compound in Mambal, Bali wearing little more than a black two-piece and handmade pieces from the designer’s fall collection.  And things only continue to heat up in the accompany campaign video in which Cara is joined by hunky male model.

While the pieces are stunning in and of themselves, we can’t help but swoon over Cara’s smoldering makeup (courtesy of Tom Pecheux) and seemingly perfect tousled beach hair.  She may be the queen of tomboy street style, but let it be know, Cara’s not afraid to work the va va voom when she needs to.

Continue scrolling for the full look at the campaign images and video after the jump!
Read the rest of this entry »