Modelinia AM Reads: Which Country Has the Best Models?

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

Model Twitpics of The Week!

Well, another week has come and go – and we’re bringing you the best of the many social media postings we’ve seen all week!  Even though the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show aired this week, we still can’t get enough of it, which is why we were delighted to see Candice Swanepoel take to her Instagram to post an extremely glamorous picture of her after party dress and thank everyone who made the runway extravaganza possible; as well as fellow angel Behati Prinsloo hanging out with performer Taylor Swift and her adorable kitten!  In other parts of the modeling world, Heidi Klum showed off part of her regimen to keep her skin glowing, while Chrissy Teigen took her relationship with KFC to the next level.  To see what some of your other favorite models have been up to this week, check out the slideshow below for today’s Twitpics!

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Are Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne Moving In Together?

What do you get when you take two of fashion’s hottest models and give them a bachelorette pad of their own?  Try one envy inducing pajama party!

Rumor has it, that models of the moment, Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne, are taking their friendship to the next level by moving in together — most likely in Kendall’s $1.4 million Los Angeles apartment. The high-rise building is reportedly situated in the lavish Westwood area and is “infamous in Hollywood circles” — a crowd the power duo will have no problem fitting into. The girls’s apartment is said to come complete with two bedrooms and a hefty $910,000 mortgage.   Read the rest of this entry »