Look of the Week: Lily Aldridge Coordinates the Perfect In-Flight Ensemble!

Summer may be fading, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at Lily Aldridge‘s vibrant off-duty look!

The Victoria’s Secret Angel and our Look of the Week winner, eschewed fall’s darker color palette for a summery, tummy-baring ensemble upon arriving to LAX Airport on Thursday.  The mother-of-one flaunted her trim figure in a white off-the-shoulder crop top paired with loose-fitting pale yellow culottes, both from the model’s favorite bi-coastal boutique, The Reformation.  The all-American beauty coordinated her in-flight look perfectly with a pair of tan leather slip-on heels, a matching handbag, and retro-inspired Ray-Ban sunglasses.  With skinny jeans on their way out this season, we’ve been on the lookout for a stylish alternative and Lily’s chic airport look is our perfect solution!

Cara Delevingne Got Pulled Over by the Police for… a Selfie?

They say to truly be a supermodel, one must be a household name, and not just in the homes of the fashion-obsessed.  If that’s true, then Cara Delevingne has officially joined the ranks.

In a testament to her universal star power, the 22-year-old supermodel was stopped by two handsome NYPD officers on Thursday night, but don’t worry, they weren’t there to arrest her.  Like the rest of us, the two policemen were just looking to take a selfie with their favorite #InstaGirl, who of course, was more than happy to oblige.  In addition to jumping out of her car and posing for a quick pic with the men in uniform, Cara also pulled out her own phone to capture the moment uploading a snap of her and one of the cops to Instagram with the caption: “See you next time @ra_718 #Esson.”
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Modelinia AM Reads: Modelinia is Now on Snapchat and We Have Big Things in Store!

First Anna Wintour, now Victoria Beckham!  After being nominated by Eva Longoria, Victoria Beckham is the latest fashion darling to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Best of all, she got good and drenched with the help of her handsome boys! ~ Grazia UK

There are exactly 10 days between now and September 1st— is your fall wardrobe ready? If not, WhoWhatWear has pulled together some budget-friendly ways to make sure you’re style is ready in time for the new season! ~ WhoWhatWear

Last February during Fashion Week, model Gigi Hadid hit the scene in a big way, walking the runway for the likes of Jeremy Scott and Desigual. But, now it appears it’s Gigi’s younger sister, Bella,who is set to take fashion by storm.  The 17-year-old model has just signed to IMG Models— that same agency as her superstar sister! ~ Instagram

For the past decade, skinny jeans have dominated the denim market. But now, according to a new report, sales of skinny styles are flagging—and fast—prompting retailers to stock their shelves with something new entirely. ~ Lucky

Following in the footsteps of Jason Wu and Proenza Schouler, Prabal Gurung is now turning his hand to all things beauty  with the launch of his first cosmetics collections in collaboration with MAC.  Expect 14 super-luxe pieces made for every style and occasion. ~ WWD

No longer just for funny (and yes, sometimes risqué) pictures that will self-destruct within a few seconds – Modelinia has joined Snapchat and we’re ready to bring you more model news and updates than ever before! See what’s coming your way here. ~ Modelinia

Get Ready to Experience Kate Moss’ Curves in a Whole New Way

Kate Moss has certainly been involved in a lot of outlandish projects throughout the years— who could forget the 18 karat gold yoga statue created by artist Marc Quinn, or her limited-edition sushi boxes for French chain, Sushi Shop? — but the latest may be the most eccentric to date.

In celebration of her 25-years in the fashion industry, the 40-year-old supermodel has teamed up with British artist Jane McAdam Freud and London’s 34 restaurant — the site of Kate’s 40th birthday bash back in January — to create a one-of-a-kind champagne coupe moulded from her left breast— no we’re not kidding.
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Model Trend Report: White Handbags for Labor Day and Beyond!

It may still be hot and muggy outside, but there is at least one way to beat the heat this month— with sharp, white accessories.  Structured, ladylike handbags in various shades of white appear to be making a comeback in the final stretch of summer, popping up on the arms of fashion’s ‘it-girls’ near and far.  In L.A., Rosie Huntington-Whiteley topped off her casual all-white ensemble with the addition of a sleek white tote bag, while in New York City Miranda Kerr was a study in pre-fall neutrals, accenting her tonal look with a chic Nina Ricci satchel.  Meanwhile, Suki Waterhouse was spotted darting out of London’s Chiltern Firehouse carrying a miniature white shoulder bag, which gave contrast to her minimal LBD and retro newsboy cap.
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Throwback Thursday: A History of Models at the MTV Video Music Awards!

The MTV Video Music Awards may be a night for Billboard’s finest, but that hasn’t stopped some of our favorite supermodels from stealing the show every now and again!  Since Cindy Crawford‘s infamous “House of Style” days, supermodels have occasionally descended upon the VMA red carpet to show off their runway style, making the annual production that much more entertaining. To get excited for this Sunday’s star-studded spectacular, we’re taking a look back at some of our all-time favorite model red carpet looks from VMAs past.  From Cindy and Heidi to Joan and Karlie, here’s a throwback to some of the most-memorable VMA model moments of MTV’s past:

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

Modelinia AM Reads: Shop Fall’s Top Model-Approved Sneaker Styles

As if we needed any more proof that Cara Delevingne is taking over the world (earlier this week she was named one of The World’s Highest-Paid Models of 2014, bringing home a whopping $3.5 million over the past year alone), her latest gig as the face of Tom Ford Black Orchid sees the 22-year-old Brit stripping down to just her birthday suit. NSFW indeed! ~ Beauty Counter

Jared Leto received a bit of unsolicited advice on Wednesday during his appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.  ’I'd take the beard down a notch,’ Jimmy told the Oscar winning actor before taking matters into his own hands right then and there.  Whatever you do Jimmy, just don’t touch the hair! ~ Daily Mail

In case you missed it, on Wednesday Vogue’s Editor in Chief Anna Wintour graciously accepted her ALS #IceBucketChallenge nomination (courtesy of Gisele Bundchen), allowing several of her family members to pour buckets of ice-cold water all over her perfectly styled bob.  Our jaws are still on the floor! ~ Vogue

Speaking of Ms. Wintour, your’re about to become a lot more jealous of the editrix! According to a new report, Wintour receives a $200,000 annual clothing allowance to ensure that she stays decked out in the very latest Prada fur coats. ~ T Magazine

Whether you fancy yourself a love of Air Jordans like Cara Delevingne, or a fan of the classic slip-on like Alessandra Ambrosio, there’s no shortage of sneaker styles to slip into this season — it’s simply a matter of which one you’re going to choose!  To help you get started, we rounded up some of our favorite kicks of the season as inspired by some of our favorite sneaker-heads. ~ Modelinia


Interview Magazine Taps Three Model Muses for Its September Issue

While Vogue is paying tribute to the hottest models on Instagram for their September Issue, Interview Magazine is recognising some of the world’s most sought-after photographers— but don’t worry, there are still plenty of models featured too! The magazine tapped six well-known photographers, who chose women whom they felt represented beauty.  In the case of Mert & Marcus, Craig McDean and Mikael Jansson that meant Naomi Campbell, Amber Valletta and Daria Werbowy.

Of the six covers, Naomi is the only model shot in color, appearing in a Balmain ‘warrior princess’ type shoot, in which she can be seen posing in nothing but a thick gold choker and matching wrist bands.  Meanwhile Amber appears to channel old-school menswear in her black-and-white Man Ray-inspired shoot, while Daria goes completely makeup-free for her September close-up.

See all three model covers below and pick up the September issue of Interview when it hits newsstands this Thursday to read interviews with each of the photographers, conduced by their muses (with the exception of Mert and Marcus who were interviewed by Riccardo Tisci).
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