On the Scene: Music and Style Collide at Fashion Rocks and Galore

The worlds of fashion and music collided last night at the Ryan Seacrest-hosted global charity fundraiser event, Fashion Rocks, held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  With live musical performances  by Usher, Rita Ora, Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj, spectacular runway shows and surprise celebrity appearances, the New York Fashion Week event turned out to be one of the biggest star-studded events of the season.  And like any fashion week event, it wasn’t without a bevy of runway-ready supermodels.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie of the Year, Sara Sampaio, was one of the first to arrive on the red carpet outside the Barclays center alongside model/blogger Emma Jane Menteath.  The Portuguese stunner, who walked in Jeremy Scott show this afternoon, impressed in what she described as a “last minute look” considting of some vintage pieces chosen by her stylist Sasha Benz and an Alexander McQueen clutch.   Further along the carpet, Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge stunned in a zebra print crop top and a sharp skirt-pant hybrid by Sally LaPointe, a Bliss Lau body chain and jewelry by Jennifer Fisher and Maiyet. Anne also opted for well-tailored pants on the red carpet, stepping out in wide-leg style paired with a dramatic tuxedo shirt featuring a long train by RK Designs and jewelry by Rona Pfeiffer.  Meanwhile, Joan Smalls showed off her ruwnay-ready legs in a printed Fausto Puglisi dress and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, while Naomi Campbell brought the glamour in a white floor-length Versace gown.
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NYFW Street Style Day #6: Accessories Are a Model’s Best Friend!

Malaika Firth, Photo courtesy of Models Jam

All an outfit needs to graduate to a Look is one defining accessory — the change of a shoe or the addition of a hat or goggles? And, no one knows this better than the models. The mastery, of course, isn’t just in walking in those shoes, but it’s finding them in the first place. It’s arm candy. It’s foot candy. It’s eye candy– and we have a sweet tooth.

Street style mavens, Maliaka Firth and Ewa Wladymiruk turned the concrete streets of NYC into their own personal catwalks this week. Malaika donned a sporty-look, rocking Nike sneakers, flower jumper and a oversized jacket topped off with a red messenger bag. The key to looking chic in a low-key outfit? Adding one high-end item, which Malaika nailed.

Ewa opted for a more upscale look–wearing a chic all-grey tight dress. From her leather Alexander Wang grey bowling bag to her black gladiator sandals, Ewa looks fresh to death. And for a pop of color? Irina Nikolaeva models a a colorful flower sweater with mint green cropped pants. We too like to throw in a pop of color somewhere. Whether it’s with a bag or a shoe–we’re into it, how about you? Read the rest of this entry »

Modelinia AM Reads: Devon Windsor Reveals Her Fashion Week Beauty Regimen

Justin Bieber made a surprise appearance at Fashion Rocks in Brooklyn on Tuesday night where he joined Lara Stone on stage to announce Rita Ora’s on-stage performance. Oh, he also spontaneously stripped down to his Calvin Klein boxer briefs after being hit by a bunch of boos from the crowd! ~ E! Online

What’s the one thing Anna Wintour would never wear? The Vogue EIC offers a rare glimpse inside her office as she answers a series of candid questions.  She even cracks a smile! ~ Vogue

Typically the thought of wearable tech conjures images of brightly colored clunky wristbands that aren’t exactly styled for everyday use, but Tuesday’s Apple Watch announcement just changed the game. Here’s why the tech giant’s latest offering is set to become fashion’s newest obsession. ~ Refinery 29 

As it turns out, Angelina Jolie wasn’t the only one representing Italian fashion at her August nuptials.  On Tuesday Salvatore Ferragamo confirmed that the Florence-based fashion house had the honor of dressing the actor in a navy blue, two-button, notch lapel suit for the couple’s big day. Che bello! ~ WWD

Scratch that! The art show using stolen naked pictures of celebrities, which were leaked on the internet last week, has been cancelled following an outpour of support from fans and concerned petitioners. ~ Vogue UK 

What does fashion week’s favorite front row star carry with her to the shows? Grazia UK caught up the “It Girl” at Tuesday’s Marc by Marc Jacobs show to get the scoop on her fashion week handbag essentials and you might be surprised by her rather blunt answer. ~ Grazia UK

It wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without Model Confidentials! Today, we’re catching up with NYFW heavyweight Devon Windsor, who let us in on her pre-runway beauty regimen, modeling tips, and more.  Get the scoop here! ~ Modelinia

5 Things you NEED to Know From NYFW Day 6!

Between the fashion, beauty looks, models and front row celebs, there’s a lot to take note of on the New York Fashion Week runway – and we mean a lot.  Needless to say, it’s easy for a piece or two to get lost in the shuffle, let alone entire shows.  But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Whether it’s a trend you’ll be wearing all spring long, a notable model, or just a show highlight, these are the must-know moments from today’s runways. Read the rest of this entry »

#NYFW Twitpics Day 6!

Just as expected, #NYFW Day 6 shaped up to be an amazing day!  Scores of our favorite models not only took to the runways, but also to their various social media accounts to document their day for all of us to see!  From Coco Rocha trying to stay hydrated and energized from all of the action to Naomi Campbell helping to celebrate Badgley Mishka’s 25th anniversary – see what some of your favorite models were up to in today’s #NYFW Day 6 Twitpics!


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Get the Beauty Look: Zac Posen Keeps Things Clean and Simple

For his Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear Collection, Zac Posen said he wanted to find a balance between classicism and sexiness – and boy did he deliver.  White, black, and red were the only colors seen on the runway, and each was shown tonally. Read the rest of this entry »

#NYFW Street Style Day 5: Tuesday with a Pop of Color!

Ming Xi, Photo Courtesy of Model Jams

Welcome back Tuesday! We’re continuing the week with street style in colorful hues on some of our favorite girls. Our friends at ModelsJam snagged shots of Devon Windsor, Daphne Groeneveld, Malaika Firth, Ming Xi in their off-duty ensembles.

Ming Xi posed in black ripped jeans, a black mesh tee with a colorful sports bra peeking out from under and topping it off with New Balance sneakers. Devon’s look: a black velvet pullover paired with a pair of denim cut-offs, black booties, black Chanel handbag and completing the look with a red lip. One of the reigning looks this fashion week has been white clothing on the runway. Daphne took this trend to the streets with classic white collard shirt and a leather motorcycle pants. Check back in tomorrow for more street style looks throughout the day! Read the rest of this entry »

On the Scene: Ralph Lauren’s 4D Spectacular, Mulberry’s Cara Moment and More!

 

New York Fashion Week may be coming to a close this week, but you would never know by the looks of last night’s social scene.   At the Lake at Central Park, Ralph Lauren’s debut womenswear Polo line took fashion to the future with a 4D holographic runway show. Staged across The Lake at Central Park, holographs of models sporting the new spring collection walked on water in the futuristic runway experience complete with a dazzling lights show pre-show snacks.  The water-screen projection used four-story tall holographic effects which showcased models walking through iconic New York City backdrops ranging from The Brooklyn Bridge to the High Line.  Among the supermodels hitting the park green were Karlie Kloss, Lily Aldridge, Karolina Kurkova and Hilary Rhoda, who sported a personalized Ralph Lauren polo for the occasion.

Meanwhile, in SoHo, Cara Delevingne and Mulberry joined forces once again to host a fashion week celebration of the new Cara Delevingne X Mulberry bag collection.  Guests including Georgia May Jagger, Chelsea Leyland and the model’s sister Poppy Delevingne, gathered at the label’s Spring Street shop where DJ Atlanta de Cadenet turned the scene into a disco dance party.  The model-turned-designer had a blast posing with friends in the on-site photobooth, hammering away at the store’s bracelet-making station, and dancing with her pals.
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