CONFIRMED: Kendall Jenner is the New Face of Calvin Klein

 

After weeks of speculation, Calvin Klein has confirmed the rumors of signing Kendall Jenner  as its new face.  The 19-year-old model of the moment and social media darling will appear in a new ad campaign for the brand’s #mycalvins Denim Series, “a limited-edition, logo-driven offering inspired by athletic and urban streetwear,” WWD reports.

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Modelinia AM Reads: Gigi Hadid Shares Tips to Taking the Perfect Spring Break Selfie

If anyone knows how to live life like it’s one long vacation, it’s Alessandra Ambrosio.  The supermodel and designer of ále by Alessandra recently traveled to Trancoso, a small fishing village located in Bahia, on the east coast of Brazil, where her and her family spent their days at the scenic beaches, eating fresh, organic local fare, shopping at the local beach shops and listening to live music in the streets. Here, she shares her travel photo diary for a dose of instant wanderlust. ~ T Magazine

Karlie Kloss has officially outed herself as a dog person—and a very dedicated one at that. She posted an Instagram of herself blow drying her pet post-bath last night (and with our favorite model-approved styling tool at that). That fur. Her matching hair. Both so flawless. ~ Instagram

For all of the broken-hearted teens mourning Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction on social media, no one seemed more saddened by the sudden loss than Harry Styles, who was filmed crying onstage during the band’s first scheduled concert without Zayn in Jakarta. Dressed in all black, Harry stepped away from his three other bandmates to wipe away some tears he started to shed. We feel your pain Harry. ~ Daily Mail 

After much anticipation, Rihanna released her new single, “Bitch Better Have My Money,” early Thursday and tweeted the news to her 42.7 million followers. But wait, there’s a catch! To hear it, you’re going to have to download the Dubsmash video messaging app.  ~ Just Jared

Six years after Tom Ford’s directorial debut in “A Single Man,”  the designer is reportedly coming back for more!  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ford is working on a movie called “Nocturnal Animals,” a “postmodern noir thriller” based on the Austin Wright book “Tony and Susan,” with George Clooney signed on as producer. Ma-jor. ~ The Hollywood Reporter

In her latest interview, 17-year-old Kylie Jenner discusses her beauty routine, including her love for making her lips “super prominent.” She also opens up about the hair color she’ll never try (she insists blue is her thing), her beautifying secret weapons and why modeling is not in her future. ~ Style.com 

College student or not, it’s time to shake off the Winter doldrums and indulge in some sun, surf and sand— preferably all with a fruity cocktail in hand. And who better to kick off the festivities than two of our favorite quintessential beach babes, Gigi Hadid and Rachel Hilbert? Here, we sit down with the two bikini babes to discuss all things beach and bikini-related— from their go-to Spring Break jams to tips to taking the perfect beach selfies (yes, please!) ~ Modelinia

Kate Moss Inspires a Festival-Ready Look

With festival season finally upon us, it’s time to start stocking up on clothes that are equal parts comfortable, cool and fun. Enter: Kate Moss, a supermodel known as much for her style as her festival-going antics. The Glastonbury-regular was spotted coming out of Café Royal in London last night wearing a festival girl staple: the jumpsuit. Instead of slipping into a romper— a piece more commonly found paired with DIY flower crowns at Coachella— Kate commanded attention in a stripped jumper that recalled the free-spirited festival girls of the early Seventies— but with a far more modern vibe. To up the cool factor, she also added a Saint Laurent biker jacket and matching suede booties for a look that was less Woodstock more London Underground.

Shop a few of our editors’ favorite festival-ready jumpsuits in the slideshow below!

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The Top Model-Approved Fitness Classes Now Available on ClassPass

Here’s the thing about working out: After about two months of hitting the gym four times a week, things get a little boring. And when things get boring, it gets a hell of a lot easier to start making excuses as to why you’re justified in skipping the gym for a day (read: the rest of the week).  Sound familiar? Then ClassPass is for you!

The monthly subscription service is all anything our more fitness-minded friends can talk about these days, and for good reason.  For $99 a month, ClassPass allows you to take unlimited (that’s right, unlimited!) fitness classes in your city—  they’re currently in over 20 major US cities. And with more than 400 participating studios that offer everything from yoga and Pilates to barre, cycling, boxing and bootcamp, you can bet that “bored” is one thing you won’t be after joining.

Still, with so many options at hand, it can be hard to sort the good from the er, not-so-great.  Luckily for us, we have the models to help guide us.  After all, if there’s one thing we know to be true, it’s that today’s top models approach their fitness routines with the intensity of a professional athlete and thus, know perhaps better than anyone which classes are worth the wait-list.  Having talked fitness with countless models over the past year, we thought we’d give our fellow ClassPass addicts a hand by narrowing down the top 5 model-approved classes that every member should try.  From boxing to ballet, find out which classes the models are flocking to as of late, and hope that you make it as they’re bound to fill up…FAST!

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WATCH: Sara Sampaio Brings the Heat in the New Carl’s Jr. Burger Ad

Kate Upton  did it in a car.  Nina Agdal did it in a bikini on the beach and now, it’s Sara Sampaio‘s turn!

In what may be her sexiest role to date, the Portuguese model is stripping down and beefing up so to speak, as the sultry new star of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s latest commercial spot introducing the chain’s new Thickburger El Diablo— the “spiciest” burger in the fast food industry, or so they say.

Hot though it may be, it’s Sara, who’s grabbing the most attention in the steamy ad.  Dressed in a red ruffled bikini, the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie of the Year brings the heat as she seductively munches on her monstrous beef patty in what appears to be a bar made entirely of ice. With each bite she takes, everything around her begins to melt, which begs the question: what’s hotter the burger or the beauty? (You know who has our vote).

Watch Sara heat things up in the Carl’s Jr commercial below and be sure to sound off on Facebook and Twitter!

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Modelinia AM Reads: The Model-Approved Bag You Need to Add to Your Spring Wish List STAT

We’ve already praised the Los Angeles-based denim brand RE/DONE for its ability to modernize vintage jeans and create the perfect hip-hugging fit. But today the model-approved brand gave us another reason to lust after its one-of-a-kind designs: they introduced a selection of denim shorts, available in several different washes, the likes of which have already been seen on Alessandra Ambrosio! ~ WhoWhatWear

The Entourage crew is back! The official trailer for the big-screen version of the bromantic HBO hit series has just been released and in addition to your favorite boys from Queens Boulevard, the film features cameos from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models Nina Agdal and Emily Ratajkowski, not to mention pretty much every other celeb you can name. As Ari Gold says, “the next level is coming.” ~ YouTube

Great news Swifties— you can stream Taylor Swift’s music again! Just not on Spotify.  The 1989 singer/songwriter has made her chart-topping tunes available on Jay Z’s newly acquired TIDAL music service. The service charges users in the United States a monthly subscription fee of $19.99 — which Swift clearly sees as a better potential pay-out than the fees Spotify pays to artists. ~ Forbes

Thought you couldn’t get more psyched for the Zoolander 2 movie? Think again! A few weeks ago, Derek and Hansel (played by Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson) announced the film with a turn on the Valentino runway at Paris Fashion Week, and now they’ve teamed up again for a spirited post-show photoshoot starring top models Xiao Wen Ju and Tilda Lindstam. If the pictures prove anything, it’s that the boys (and the models, of course) have still got it. ~ Facebook

In even more exciting news, the cover art for Harper Lee’s hotly anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, has been unveiled, and it’s beautiful. ”It draws on the style of the decade the book was written,” Harper Collins President Michael Morrison explained to PeopleTwo million copies of the book will be printed for its July 14 release date. The big day can’t come any sooner. ~ People

Episode 10 of Vogue‘s “73 Questions” video series features rap star Iggy Azalea. The Australian beauty says the best fashion trend is and always will be platform sneakers, the phrase “on fleek” is so over, and if given the opportunity, she would raid Gwen Stefani’s closet. ~ Vogue

Great news: the backpack is chic again! But while seasons past have seen a wide range of colors and styles, this season, street style favorites like Alana ZimmerHollie May Saker and Maartje Verhoef seem to be sticking to one rucksack in particular. Add this bag to your festival packing list STAT! ~ Modelinia

Gisele Bundchen is Having Herself Another Picturesque Family Vacation

She may not be done with modeling completely just yet, but nevertheless, Gisele Bündchen appears to be embracing the retired life while on vacation in Costa Rica this week.

Joined by her husband Tom Brady, her two children Benjamin, 5, and Vivian, 2, and twin sister Patricia, the supermodel has spent the better part of the past week soaking up the sun and taking romantic stoles along the beach in what is turning out to be another picturesque Bundchen family getaway.

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10 Face Masks the Models Swear By

It goes without saying that models take the best selfies on Instagram. But while they all continue to have their own unique photo-sharing style and go-to filters, there appears to be a surprisingly self-aware new trend taking over their accounts as of late. Of course, we’re talking about the ‘Face Mask Selfie’— a tongue-in-cheek photo composition style that’s giving insight into what’s keeping the industry’s best faces in top form. From Miranda Kerr‘s purifying clay mask to Tilda Lindstam‘s Hannibal Lecter-style sheets, the models’ have turned their selfie obsession into an opportunity to share their most effective at-home skin treatments and we for one are taking note! Here, we rounded up 10 face masks that grade A beauties like Lily Aldridge, Poppy Delevingne and Chrissy Teigen are known to turn to in their daily beauty routines.  Take their lead and you’ll be going filter-free in no time at all!

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