Modelinia AM Reads: Candice Swanepoel Talks London Hotspots and Preparing for the VS Fashion Show

Rumors of Solange Knowles’s nuptials have been swirling since the summer, and on Sunday the 28-year-old singer and her 51-year-old video director boyfriend Alan Ferguson made it official, following weekend wedding festivities in New Orleans.  As expected, the blushing bride looked positively chic in a custom dress by her friend and collaborator Humberto Leon for Kenzo. ~ Vogue

Emma Ferrer caused quite a splash when she made her modeling debut on the pages of Harper’s Bazaar back in August.  So much so that she’s been scooped up by Storm Model Management, otherwise known as the same agency that represents supermodels Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne.  Get ready to see a lot more of this gorgeous Hollywood scion in the months ahead! ~ Telegraph

The sparkling nipple pasties that Rihanna debuted at a charity gala last month have been spotted again…in the wild! This time, they graced the sandy torso of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who was spotted taking the evening gown/lingerie-wear for a long, windswept walk along the beach. ~ The Cut

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made their first joint appearance as newlyweds on Monday when they attended the world premiere of Angie’s new film, Unbroken, in Sydney.  The actress jazzed things up by walking the red carpet in a bespoke black and white lace dress, complete with a fishtail hem, courtesy of Gucci. ~ Us Weekly

London footwear label Charlotte Olympia is getting into the holiday spirit this season with the launch of an online slot-machine game called “Spin to Win” on its Web site. Customers will be able to play the slot machine in virtual reality, aiming to match up images of Charlotte Olympia shoes and handbags. Those who score three matching styles will win a prize, which will include designs from Charlotte Olympia’s Christmas collection. A very merry Christmas indeed! ~ WWD 

Last week, Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel descended upon the retailer’s Herald Square store in New York City where she had the honor of unveiling this year’s multi-million dollar Dream Angels Fantasy Bras.  Here, we our one-on-one exclusive interview with the Angel, in which she reveals her holiday gift picks, pre-VS Fashion Show workout and more! ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of the Week!

It’s been yet another busy week in the lives of our favorite models, both professionally and personally! Poppy Delevingne launched her Solid and Striped swimwear line while Naomi threw it back to fun times with P. Diddy and Jay-Z in this week’s Twitpics. Cara took us behind-the-scenes of her new movie Paper Towns with her signature silly face while Chrissy gave us a sneak peak of what can be seen on her food blog. See what your other favorite models have been up to in today’s Twitpics!

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Happy Early Birthday, Lily Aldridgel! Celebrate With a Look Back at Her 10 Greatest Looks!

The All-American model is best known for traipsing down the Victoria’s Secret catwalks or appearing on the cover of Sport’s Illustrated cover; but let’s not forget, Lily Aldridge also has some serious red carpet and off-duty style. As she celebrates her 29th birthday today, we salute the Angel mama’s ability to turn everything from the red carpet to the city streets into her own personal runway. So join us as we celebrate Lily’s special day with a look back at her ten most impressive looks to date featured in the slideshow below:

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Look of the Week: Karlie Kloss Shines in Alexander McQueen

This week there was no doubt that Karlie Kloss won Modelinia’s Look of the Week! While attending the 2014 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards held at Carnegie Hall on Monday in New York City, she wore a plunging Alexander McQueen gown which fell to the floor complete with sexy side cut-outs and a collar, leather sandals and a nude clutch . The 22-year-old model was joined by fellow models Doutzen Kroes and Coco Rocha, as well as Karen Elson, who hit the stage with Karlie to present an award at the event. “So excited to be at #glamourWOTY! Thank you @cindi_leive and the @glamourmag team for having me here to present an award to the talented #SarahBurton of @worldmcqueen,” Karlie shared on her Instagram account along with a pic. “Here I am backstage with my #womanoftheyear, my amazing mom!” The slinky McQueen frock was decorated with delicate red rose motifs, complete with embroidered silver stems and sparkling beaded leaves, completing the look with a beautiful red lip.

Alessandra and Adriana Bring the Fantasy to Las Vegas with the $2M Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra!

Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima brought the ultimate fantasy to the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas yesterday, the Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra. As we mentioned last week the Brazilian bombshells have been chosen to wear Victoria’s Secret new $2 million Dream Angels Fantasy Bras. The duo posed with the bejeweled creation in stunning dresses. Alessandra shined in a red velvet backless gown with sheer detail, while Adriana appeared slightly more conservative in a navy gown. Don’t get too excited, we still have to wait until next month to see the girls wearing the bra designed by Mouawad at the official Victoria’s Secret runway show. Is it here yet?

The Angels took to their Instagram accounts to here and here posing with the fantasy bra and promoting how excited they are to be able to wear the iconic lingerie. Alessandra wrote, “Me and my #bestie hanging out in Vegas #vsfantasybra #vsfashionshow #lasvegas @victoriassecret by @jeromeduran.” The pair recently spoke about the pricey bra on Good Morning America. Adriana revealed: ‘It’s like a highlight really of the show, the fantasy bra, and every year the models, we always get nervous to see who is going to get to wear the bra.’ ’This year it’s really exciting because it’s the first time that we’re going to have two Fantasy Bras on the fashion show,’ she added. ’I’m honored to be here with Alessandra, doing the show, walking the runway together. I cannot wait.’ The Victoria’s Secret fashion show will be on December 9, and we cannot wait!



Modelinia AM Reads: Coco Rocha Posed 1,000 Different Ways for her First Book, EVER!

Usually when a famous face covers the front of the magazine, the big question is, “What was she wearing?” But in Kim Kardashian’s case, the big bombshell is what isn’t she wearing because the entire Paper feature profile and Jean Paul Goude-shot spread is here and, uh, wow. She’s donning her birthday suit and we salut her! Someone check — is the Internet broken yet? ~

Cue oohh’s and aahh’s! Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) seduces Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) in the brand new official trailer for the highly-anticipated film Fifty Shades of Grey. Fifty Shades of Grey is set to hit theaters on February 15, 2015! Is Valentine’s Day here yet? ~

These lovebirds are so cute! Kate Upton and Justin Verlander had a fun date night in New York City last night. After attending the Knicks game alongside famous palsTaylor Swift , Amanda Seyfried and Justin Long, the celeb couple went to grab sushi at Sushi Seki in Manhattan. Their PDA was so intense that it knocked Upton off of her feet, literally. Good thing her Detroit Tigers boyfriend was there to catch her before she hit the ground. ~

As if there isn’t enough fantasy in Las Vegas, the Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio Debut Dream Angels Fantasy Bra By Mouawad at the Fashion Show mall in Las Vegas. ~

Coco Rocha, a supermodel known for her versatility, just released her first-ever published book Study of Pose to show off her breathtaking talent and teach others the art of the pose.. The book showcases the 26-year-old Canadian model posing in 1,000 different ways wearing just a simple, tan leotard, which by the way only, “[Took] three days. Although, I keep saying I think we could have done it in one day,” said Rocha in our interview last week. ~




Get Fit with Models’ Pre-VS Fashion Show Fitness Routines!

Anyone with television and a cable connection will be tuning in to 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in London, where the world’s best bodies will walk the liveliest runway iwearing little more than their lingerie and a 10-foot-plus set of wings. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion show countdown is in full effect , we’ve never been more motivated to hit gym and whip our butts into shape. What does it take for the models to prepare—mentally and physically—for the big event? We asked some of the top Angels; Alessandra, Lindsay, Adriana, Karlie and more to divulge their secrets for getting ready in the months and weeks leading up to the show. Below, we’ve put together a slideshow highlighting the all of the uber talented trainers and fitness programs responsible for the models’ flawless bodies that reveal the steely fortitude of a professional athlete—and a near-universal obsession with coconut water. It’s time to get inspired, get motivated and get sweating! Check out our model workout guide below and stay tuned for more VS Fashion Show news and special features to come!

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Modelinia AM Reads: Kate Moss Moss and British Vogue Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

Taylor Swift has just landed on Barbara Walters‘ famous list, the 10 Most Fascinating People of the year list, for 2014! She joins previously announced names Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler, and Scarlett Johansson on this year’s list thus far, Billboard reports. More names will be announced next month on the Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014 special, airing on December 14. ~

Before model and socialite Poppy Delevingne even met Solid & Striped founder Isaac Ross, she had been a major fan of his preppy, Hamptons-esque bathing suits. After all, Delevingne was photographed all over her “Popchella” bachelorette sporting the brand’s black Morgan bikini top during Coachella weekend with sister Cara and Sienna Miller. Delevingne and Ross met early this summer and a collaboration was born. You can shop it Happy shopping! ~

Insurgent fans get excited because the revolution is on! The official trailer for Insurgent, the next installment in Veronica Roth’s young-adult dystopian trilogy, was released Wednesday, and if it’s any indication, viewers are in for even more action. ~

Lipsy has unveiled its debut sportswear line with Victoria’s Secret Model Sara Sampaio as the face of the collection. The high street brand, which is renowned for its pretty party dress collections, has created its first ever fitness range with Victoria’s Secret model. The collection – entitled ‘Lipsy Sport’ – is made up of 15 never seen before designs that reflect their customers’ desire to be both stylish and active, including supportive racer crop tops, layering tanks, running shorts, tongue-in-cheek slogan tees such as ‘Cardio Queen’ and ‘Weights before dates’, breathable running tights in alternative lengths, go-to leggings and throw on hoodies for après-workout. ~

What do you know, Christmas is coming early this year for us Kate Moss fans. British Vogue has just unveiled its December 2014 issue, and in an unsurprising move the glossy has once again tapped the supermodel to star on not one, but two separate covers shot by longtime collaborator Mario Testino. ~