Cara Delevingne Just Landed a Major Leading Role!

Major news for Cara Delevingne and her burgeoning acting career: The model just landed the lead female role in the latest adaptation of a John Green best-selling book, Paper Towns!

“VERY EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT! @Caradelevingne will play Margo Roth Spiegelman in the Paper Towns movie,” Green posted to Twitter this afternoon. “Cara Delevingne’s audition blew everyone away (including me!) and she understands Margo profoundly. I am so excited!”

According to Variety, Cara will play alongside actor Nat Wolff in the Jack Schreier directed adaptation for Fox 2000.  Green of course, is the also the man behind this summer’s sappy box-office hit The Fault in Our Stars, which grossed $280 million worldwide.  Needless to say, this is no small time fashion film.  Nor it is just another cheesy YA love story.  On the contrary, the story is said to follow “two young neighbors who share the jarring experience of finding the body of a man who committed suicide. The two leads (Cara and Wolff) grow apart — until the night he finds her at his bedroom window, dressed like a ninja. She enlists him in a campaign to get revenge on the people who’ve hurt her. The next day, she vanishes and he is left to ponder the ramifications of the evening. Then he begins getting clues and follows them in an attempt to find her.”

Cara playing a mysterious love-struck ninja?  What’s not to love here?

No word yet on when the film is due for release or the effect it will have on her ever demanding modeling career, so like all good things in this world, we’ll just have wait and see.

Andreja Pejic Gets Candid About Modeling and Coming Out as Transgender in Her Reditt AMA

Since coming out as transgender earlier this year, formerly male model Andreja Pejic has been a much-needed voice of advocacy   for the transgender community— a role she upheld with aplomb while participating in one of Reddit’s famous As Me Anything threads on Monday.

Speaking openly to the online community, Andreja reflected on her decision to make her transition known to the public, saying she felt that she could help move things forward for others.  ”"I think there needs to be a lot more positive representation,” she says. “Growing up, when I turned the TV on, the only representation of transgender people was [on] Jerry Springer, and that’s horrible, so I think that’s a big obstacle.”
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Kate Moss Brings Mardi Gras to London Fashion Week

Unlike New York Fashion Week, which plays hosts to so many A-list after parties that it’s hard to keep count, the London circuit remains relatively tame in comparison.  Luckily for those across the pond, they have Kate Moss to help shake things up!

Famed for her nightlife lifestyle and her ability to throw the most incredible bashes (who could forget her Great Gatsby-themed 30th?), Kate was at it again last night for AnOther Magazine’s A/W14 Launch Party.  In celebration of the glossy’s latest issue — which she covers in four drastically different looks— Kate threw a raucous Mardi Gras themed bash at Mayfair’s famed Loulou’s nightclub where the costumes were just part of the all-night fun.
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Modelinia AM Reads: The Best Model Street Style of NYFW!

When Lil’ Kim did it, she was lambasted for going over-the-top inappropriate. When Lindsay Lohan did it, she was critically panned by the whole of the fashion industry. But when Tom Ford revealed a Spring 2015 collection filled with pasties, he’s set to launch the next big fashion trend of the season! ~ PopSugar

How do the models really feel about the chaos of fashion week?  Grazia got a handful of the runway’s biggest stars to sum up their fashion week experience with a single emoji.  Here’s what they chose. ~ Grazia UK

Want an out-of-this-world complexion? You’re in luck—  there’s now a $1,000 face cream that contains ingredients from outer space.  Expect otherworldly results, and perhaps a bit of added debt. ~ Fashionista

If you’re the kind of person who could spend hours flipping through mind-bendingly gorgeous beauty editorials (count us in), then this book — simply named The Beauty Book — is everything that’s missing from your life! ~ Refinery 29

Following in the footsteps of Jason Wu and Proenza Schouler, Christopher Kane is not turning his hand to all things beauty with the launch of his first color cosmetics collection in collaboration with NARS. Check out Kane’s latest show for a sneak peek at the forthcoming limited-edition collection. ~ WWD

Can’t get enough model street style?  Review the best of New York Fashion Week’s street style scene with Sara Sampaio, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Soo Joo Park and more here! ~ Modelinia

The 20 Best Manicures of New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer ’15

When it comes to the manicures spotted backstage at New York Fashion Week, there are typically two distinct categories they can fall under: bold, eye-popping nail art and simple nudes.  And while the former has certainly reigned supreme these last few seasons, it’s rare that these two schools of nail design ever cross over.  That is, until this season.

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.   With subtle hints of ombre designs, graphic textures and perhaps just a touch of sparkle, manicurists created looks that were not only eye-catching, but also unique and completely wearable.  And with color palettes that range from pops of lilac, mint greens and papaya to stark white and sheer cream, there’s truly no shortage of options to consider.  Of course, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you, scouring our collection of backstage notes to bring you the 20 best manicures of the spring/summer ’15 season.  Scroll through the slideshow below to uncover the nail looks you’ll be lusting for in the months to come!


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The Top 8 Models of New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer ’15

While fashion month seems like a grueling four weeks for editors and buyers, it’s perhaps most exhausting for the models. On top of all the travel, these hard-working ladies also face early call times and late-night fittings — making sleep but a distant memory for most.  Needless to say, it takes a special breed of model to walk dozens of shows per year, but the ones who can pull off the impressive feat hold a special place in the business for seasons to come.

So, who was this year’s top catwalker? 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.  See who took home this year’s top 5 spots in the slideshow below!


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Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne Trade the Catwalk for the Front Row at Burberry

Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne may not have walked the Burberry runway this morning, but they did put in a show-stopping appearance nonetheless.

Choosing to skip the catwalk to watch the show from the front row, the two supermodels and recent ‘My Burberry’ campaign stars were among Christopher Bailey’s honored guests this season, scoring seats alongside such FROW veterans like Anna Wintour and Mario Testino.
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Modelinia AM Reads: Coco Rocha Reveals Her Number One Must-Have Item for Fall

 

Cara Delevingne may spend more time abroad these days, but when it comes right down to it, she’s still a London girl at heart.  To celebrate her return to London Fashion Week, the supermodel of the moment is sharing her top 5 favorite places to eat and play in the British city.  Best of all, they all but guarantee a Cara sighting or two! ~ T Magazine

London Fashion Week is well underway, with several stars popping up at the biggest draws in town. From Stella McCartney’s Green Carpet Challenge launch event to Marchesa’s 10th Anniversary celebration, catch up on London’s hottest fashion week events and the stars that attended them here! ~ PopSugar

Yikes! Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters has come under fire online for selling a faux-vintage T-shirt emblazoned with the Kent State seal and what appears to be splatters of fake blood. If this is a reference to the 1970 college shooting, we certainly do not approve. ~ People

Does Bey have another bey-bey on the way? Beyoncé fans are in a tizzy after Jay Z switched up some lyrics during the duo’s most recent Paris concert — hinting that they’re expecting. ~ New York Daily News

So long, Jean Paul Gaultier! The designer is reportedly stopping his women’s and men’s ready-to-wear lines, citing “commercial constraints” and the “frenetic pace of collections” as the reasons why. ~ Vogue UK

You’ve seen Zac Posen’s runway show, now we’re taking you behind-the-scenes of the designer’s spring/summer ’15 collection with an exclusive video starring one of his biggest collaborators: Coco Rocha.  Find out how the supermodel keeps the Zen amid the fashion week chaos and what she’s calling her number one must-have item for fall here! ~ Modelinia