Modelinia AM Reads: 9 of the Top Model Instagrammers to Help Motivate Your Workout in the New Year

Happy New Year! While the rest of us were counting down 2015 last night, Kendall JennerGigi Hadid , Chanel Iman, Selena Gomez and others were busy having the time of their lives in Dubai.  The glamorous crew celebrated in true A-list fashion with fireworks, champagne and plenty of can’t-miss Instagram moments! ~ E! Online 

New year, new trend? Vogue covers — which have not historically been a bastion of diversity — made an improvement in this direction for 2014, featuring Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o, Joan Smalls (who posed alongside Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss on the Instagirls-themed model cover) and Kanye West.  It may not seem like a lot, but compared to the covers of 2012 and 2013, it’s a vast improvement. ~ The Cut

Meanwhile, at Elle UK magazine, supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley covers the new February 2015 issue in a feminine Miu Miu ensemble. Inside, the 27-year-old opens up about everything from her rigorous diet routine to the real reason why she does not “have a rich husband yet.” ~ Elle UK

Jessica Hart dances seductively while recording herself on an iPhone for the second-to-last day of the Love advent calendar. Models and technology, what more do you need in 2015? ~ Love magazine 

It’s that time of the year! In honor of the fresh start (otherwise known as New Year’s Day) that millions will be celebrating around the world today, we’re upping the motivational aspect of our workout with a little Instagram inspiration courtesy of some of our favorite model-athletes.  From Izabel Goulart’s expert videos, to Karlie Kloss’ Nike-approved training sessions, here’s a look at nine supermodels whose Instagram pages will keep you up and moving all year long! ~ Modelinia

The Victoria’s Secret Angels Share Their 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

One more day and counting! Do you have your New Years resolutions yet? The Victoria’s Secret Angels do and they were more than happy to share them with us backstage at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!  From cooking lessons to workout goals, scroll through the slideshow below to see what Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and more are looking to improve upon in the coming year.

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Modelinia AM Reads: 10 Model Airport Looks to Inspire Your Holiday Travel Wardrobe

Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and actress Shay Mitchell’s big holiday getaway to the United Arab Emirates continues with a number of adventures while vacationing in Dubai including live soccer matches, trips to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and skydiving! ~ E! Online 

Speaking of epic holidays, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell have reunited once again, this time for a holiday vacation in Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil.  In true supermodel fashion the BFFs, who were also joined by Kate’s husband, Jamie Hince, and Italian model Bianca Balti, showed off their bikini bodies as they frolicked in the waves and lounged by the cabana. ~ PopSugar

She’s baaaaack! After walking Fashion Week as a Prada exclusive, fronting Australian label Country Road’s ad campaign and covering a handful of magazines in the second half of 2014 (including Vogue in her home continent), Gemma Ward has officially made her way back to the fashion big leagues with a starring role in Prada’s new Steven Meisel-lensed spring 2015 campaign! ~ Fashionista

In the past few years she’s gone from Gossip Girl actress becoming a wife and mom-to-be and most recently, the founder of the new lifestyle venture Preserve, all while maintaining the most covetable red carpet, street, and pregnancy style. Now, she’s reportedly adding another project to her ever-expanding pipeline: launching an infantwear line under the Preserve umbrella, called Preserve Baby. ~ WhoWhatWear

Whether you’re jetting off to a far-flung destination or planning a domestic escape this holiday season, it’s time to think about your packing list, or more importantly, what you’re going to wear getting there! To help see you off in style, we’re looking to some of our favorite jet-setting models, including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Lily Aldridge, for the perfect in-flight ensembles to inspire your travel wardrobe this month. ~ Modelinia

The Top 10 Model Magazine Covers of 2014!

With just one day left in 2014 – we’re bringing you a look at the Top 10 model covers of the year! From Liu Wen to Kate Moss and everyone in between, this year was filled with models gracing the pages of our favorite publications, setting the standard for top notch covers around the world.  Thanks to these beauties, we look forward to collecting each and every model cover of 2014.  In honor of some of our favorite cover girls, we rounded up the ten best model covers to pay proper homage to the models that inspire us every day!

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The 10 Most Outrageous Model Instagram Moments of 2014

As we look back at 2014, we noticed something about some of our favorite models…they have taken Instagram by storm! From hilarious memes to goofy costumes, the models have kept us entertained with their countless social snaps. Here, we’re counting down ten of the most outrageous model Instagram moments of the past twelve months, featuring such Inst-stars as Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, Karlie Kloss and more. We aren’t sure if the girls can top these ten wacky photos in the year to come, but we can’t wait to see them try!

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10 Model-Approved New Year’s Eve Parties to Ring in 2015

If you’ve waited until the last minute to finalize your New Year’s Eve party plans, don’t worry because Modelinia is here to help! We’ve scoped out the party situation and have narrowed down our top picks for the best NYE parties around the country. With world renowned DJs spinning tracks well into the night and more than enough bubbly to go around, these top-rated bashes are sure to add some pep to your step come 2015. Below, see our guide to the best places to go in the New Year from New York to LA. The only thing you’ll need to figure out is who you’ll be kissing at midnight!

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Modelinia AM Reads: 20 Perfect New Year’s Eve Party Hair Ideas Inspired by the Models

2014 was undoubtedly the year of the “celebrity” model, with Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Hailey Baldwin et. al. making more headlines than most in the fashion industry.  And now, by the looks of the December cover of L’Officiel Italia starring Dylan Penn, daughter of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, it appears the trend is going nowhere fast.  ~ E! Online 

New year, new ‘do! Over the weekend, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley chopped off her blonde locks in favor of a glossy new ‘lob.’ The supermodel took to social media to debut her look (but of course), crediting brother/sister dup George and Sally Northwood with the coveted new style. Could this be the official “Karlie cut” or 2015? ~ Refinery29 

Madonna may have killed it in her new Versace campaign, but believe it or not, she didn’t get paid a dime for it! Instead, Madonna requested all proceeds be devolved to a hospital she started in Malawi, Africa, revealed Donatella Versace in a recent interview.  The designer also went on to discuss her close friendship with the queen of pop and how the singer asked that her photos not be overly re-touched. Kudos, Madge! ~ The Cut 

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Gisele Goes Barefoot for the Chanel Spring 2015 Campaign

Are you ready for this?! This morning, Chanel released images from its Spring Campaign starring none other than Gisele Bundchen.  The black and white images, shot by Karl Lagerfeld and styled by Carine Roitfeld, show Bundchen posing barefoot at nightfall around Paris (think Café de Flore, the Seine embankments, and the infamous Lock Bridge) with minimal makeup and tied-back hair.  Check out some of the stunning shots after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »