Naomi Campbell Plays Femme Fatale for Agent Provocateur’s Scandalous Spring ’15 Campaign

As the living proof that age has no bearing when it comes to beauty and sex appeal, Naomi Campbell has been enjoying something of a career renaissance as of late.  After debuting Burberry’s spring ads, in which she stars alongside Jourdan Dunn, earlier this week, the 44-year-old supermodel has been revealed as the face of Agent Provocateur‘s latest campaign, and make no mistake about it, the images are HOT!

As the leading lady for the lingerie line’s spring/summer 2015 ‘Wanted Badly’ ads, shot by Ellen von Unwerth, Naomi turns femme fatale to commit the perfect crime in the ‘most devastatingly sensual pieces’ (shovel, gloves and getaway car included). Inspired by David Lynch’s The Lost Highway and Brian de Palma’s glamorous and murderous thriller Body Double, the campaign plays up the collection’s 1960s ‘girl gangs’ vibe, which the seductive Ms. Campbell plays up to a “T.”

“When casting for spring/summer 2015, we knew that we wanted to work with a powerful all-female team to complement the campaign inspiration,” Agent Provocateur’s creative director, Sarah Shotton, explains in a press release. “Naomi and Ellen were perfect for this as they both have such strong, individual personalities that work very well together.” Shotton says Campbell in particular was perfect for the campaign’s story: “Naomi is the ultimate Agent Provocateur woman: witty, gorgeous and confident. She is a natural femme fatale.”

Playing bad has seriously never looked so good!

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Marc Jacobs Enlists Kendall Jenner, Adriana Lima, Anja Rubik and More for Spring ’15 Campaign

Over the years, Marc Jacobs has developed his own identifiable campaign aesthetic: take 1-2 up-and-coming models, throw them against a stark background, add a couple quirky (or sometime downright eerie) props and let Juergen Teller do what he does best.  But for spring/summer 2015, is appears that Jacobs is taking his namesake brand into a different direction by tapping an army of supermodels to front the collection’s accompanying campaign.

Picking up where the brand’s New York Fashion show left off, models Anja Rubik, Karlie Kloss, Adriana Lima, Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Natasha Poly, Anna Ewers, Aya Jones and Jessica Stam star in both close-up and full-length portraits which see them wearing Jacobs’ military uniform-inspired spring looks, WWD reports  Shot by photographer David Sims, the models are once again barely recognizable as they pose in the same bare-faced makeup look and shaggy black wigs spotted on the runway back in September.

Going off the casting alone, we’re betting this is likely to be one of the biggest and hardest to top campaigns of the season (kudos Grand!). And while today’s news only brings us a teaser image of Anja Rubik in her army green uniform, we won’t have to wait long to catch the rest of the model brigade in action as the full campaign is slated to debut in the January issues of leading fashion magazines. Merry Christmas, indeed!

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Miranda Kerr opens up to InStyle Australia about what her biggest mistake has been in her past relationships and why women don’t always have to act “strong and empowered.”  Oh, and as for those dating rumors, she clears those up too! ~ InStyle Australia

Rihanna has just been named the global ambassador for Puma! The 26-year-old entertainer will be acting as the Creative Director for Puma’s Women’s Training Category beginning in the new year and it will be a multi-year partnership between her and the brand! ~ Just Jared 

Google has released its annual Year in Search data and surprise! Kim Kardashian is all over their top 10 lists!  Of course, she wasn’t the only celeb driving searches this year.  From Jennifer Lawrence’s photo hacking scandal to Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine’s A-list wedding, here’s the full look at the names, events and memes that stole the spotlight this year. ~ Google

Sienna Miller’s two-year-old daughter joined her on her Mario Testino shoot for the January cover of Vogue. Unsurprisingly, little Marlowe appears to be every bit the fashion star as her mama, stealing the show in a pink tutu, tights and the customary pair of wellies. In a word, it’s ‘precious.’ ~ Grazia UK

In addition to casting some of the most beautiful women in the world for its annual Fashion Show , Victoria’s Secret also enlists a diverse cast of models who hail from exotic countries all throughout the world.  In celebration of this year’s lingerie extravaganza, which is being broadcast in over 185 countries, we’ve put together the complete guide to the Angels’ homelands, both near and far. Team Brazil? Team USA? Team China? Which country do you think has the best models? ~ Modelinia

15 Model-Inspired Outfits to Wear to Holiday Parties and Beyond

Nothing has the power to send us fashion gals into a panicked frenzy quite like a last-minute holiday party invite. When the pressure is on to put together a winning look in record time, things can get a little dicey. But, not this year. To ensure that your holiday season remains holly and jolly, we’ve gone ahead and planned out your entire wardrobe situation (with the help of models, of course) for you. Below, we’ve rounded up 15 model outfits perfectly suited for whatever your holiday plans may bring.  So go ahead, say “no” to that ugly Christmas sweater and opt for any one of these chic, model-approved outfits.  We guarantee you’ll look great without wasting precious party time worrying about what to wear.

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Model Twitpics of The Week!

What a weekend it was for some of our favorite models!  Continually proving that there is no stopping them, some of our favorite catwalkers took to their various social accounts to clue us in on some exciting new projects as well as how they are starting to celebrate the holidays!  From Jourdan Dunn sharing some epic pictures from her Burberry campaign with none other than Naomi Campbell to Gigi Hadid stepping out with Cody Simpson and Kendall Jenner (in coordinating outfits to boot) to Cara Delevingne teaching some young fans the art of one of her more famous poses – check out the slideshow below to see what some of your favorite models were up to this weekend!

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Gigi Hadid Lands Her First Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shoot!

Her pal Kendall Jenner may be the toast of the under-21 set in the modeling world, but if this latest Instagram is any indication, Gigi Hadid may not be far behind!

Less than a week after the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show  aired to millions of viewers around the world, the lingerie company appears to be taking an interest in Gigi, who teased fans with a photo on Sunday from the set of a new VS PINK shoot. Read the rest of this entry »

Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn Cozy Up for Burberry’s Latest Campaign

It was just this past September when Burberry released its new ‘My Burberry’ fragrance campaign starring supermodels Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne in their first ever photo shoot.  Now, just when we thought Burberry couldn’t top its model dream team, the British label has gone ahead and released its latest campaign starring those other “two great British icons:” Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn.

Shot in London by longtime Burberry collaborator, Mario Testino, Naomi and Jourdan star in the new spring/summer ’15 ads, which as it tuns out, mark a number of firsts for both the brand and its models.  For starters, the campaign not only celebrates Naomi’s first appearance for the brand since 2001 (she was then joined by her pal Kate), but it also marks her first time teaming up with Jourdan.  This is also the first time the fashion house has exclusively cast black models in a campaign — a major feat in the ongoing struggle for increased diversity in fashionRead the rest of this entry »

Modelinia AM Reads: The 10 Most Unforgettable Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Moments Through the Years

Looks like congratulations are in order once again for Amal Clooney.  The human rights lawyer, formerly known as Amal Alamuddin, has been named Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2014 following her nuptials earlier this year with the world’s number one bachelor, George Clooney. ~ NY Daily News

Tisci for Gucci? As the Italian fashion house confirms current creative director Frida Giannini will stand down early next year, rumors begin to swirl as to who will replace her, with Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci leading the contenders. ~ Telegraph

Surprise surprise, the runways aren’t the only place lacking diversity.  According to a new survey, of the 611 covers of 44 major fashion magazines in the past year, only 119 featured models of color. Harper’s Bazaar had a big fat zero. ~ The Fashion Spot 

Where are fashion’s top names jetting off to this holiday season?  WWD recently caught up with Michael Kors, Roberto Cavalli, Isabel Marant and Inès de la Fressange among others to share their holiday travel destinations and the answers are every bit as exotic as one would expect. ~ WWD

Speaking of the holidays, if you’re still on the lookout for awesome gift ideas, don’t worry, these style insiders have you covered! Find out what stars like Jenna Lyons Janelle Monae and Eva Chen are calling the best holiday gifts they’ve ever received here! ~ Huffington Post

From the glitter-coated runway, to the larger-than-life wings and multi-million dollar Fantasy Bras, a lot has changed in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’s 19-year history.  Here, we’ve put together the complete guide to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’s storied history, revealing everything you need to know about today’s most-anticipated fashion event — from unknown facts about the show’s humble beginnings, to our countdown of the 10 most unforgettable runway moments! ~ Modelinia