Kate Moss Casts Lara Stone in Her “Wild Fairy Tale”

Since signing on as a contributing fashion editor to British Vogue last year, Kate Moss has styled a punk-themed editorial starring Daria Werbowy, another fringe-tastic spread featuring Freja Beha Erichsen and her own Topshop-clad cover shoot.  Now, in her latest glossy efforts, the supermodel is doing us one better by teaming up with fellow supermodel Lara Stone in what is said to be the largest fashion spread in Vogue‘s history.

Set to appear in the magazine’s September edition — Cara Delevingne stars on the cover — the Moss-styled spread sees Lara  posing alongside two real-life wolves and dressed in everything from exotic furs and slip dresses to thigh-high leather boots and a made-to-order shearling bustier.

Though shot by famed photographer Mario Sorrenti, the editorial is is descibed as a “wild fairy tale” from Kate’s own imagination with the Dutch bombshell, whom Moss has previously said to have admired for her “boobs and teeth,” as her sultry heroine.
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Everything You Need to Know (And See) From Inside Riccardo Tisci’s Supermodel-Filled 40th Birthday Bash

We’ve seen the fabulous Instagram photos and now it’s time to discuss the full details of Riccardo Tisci’s incredible 40th birthday party.

Taking place at the Los Olivios horse farm in Ibiza over the weekend, the Givenchy designer’s VIP Studio 74 bash saw a countless number of supermodels, celebrities and fashion insiders dressed in their best ‘Black Subversive Glamour’ ensembles.  Partially sponsored by Beats by Dre, the glitzy affair hosted everyone from Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Joan Smalls and Natasha Poly to Justin Beiber, Diddy, Kanye West and the Kardashian klan.  As expected, a majority of the VIP guests opted for some form of black Givenchy — Kendall Jenner looked particularly glamourous in a silk jumpsuit featuring a plunging neckline — while Kate, ever the subversive super, slipped into a black fishnet dress worn with a kelly green bikini underneath.

Justin Bieber was reportedly one of the first to arrive at 10pm and was spotted hanging out with Kendall Jenner (we have the selfie proof), while photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott treated the rest of us to the chicest Instagram snaps the weekend and quite possibly the year.

As if that wasn’t spectacular enough, according to Page Six, 40 white balloons were said to have been released as the birthday boy arrived and guests were welcomed by a solo Spanish guitarist. A four-tiered white birthday cake with one candle was also enjoyed by guests, while Kate and Naomi led the singing of “Happy Birthday.”  Oh, the things we would do to get our hands on a video of that moment!
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EXCLUSIVE: Daria Werbowy is Seventies Chic for WSJ Magazine’s September Issue

‘Style and substance’ — it’s the theme of WSJ. Magazine‘s September issue yes, but it’s also the perfect tag line to describe its latest cover girl, Daria Werbowy.  After stepping away from modeling full-time in 2008 to pursue interests outside of fashion, the Ukrainian-Canadian has once again reclaimed her position at the top of the modeling charts— only this time, she’s doing things on her own terms.

“If I’m working, I’ll work hard,” explains Daria in her interview with WSJ‘s Elisa Lipsky-Karasz. “When I take time off, I take time off hard.”

These days, taking time off usually refers to traveling the globe, including trips to Peru, her native Toronto, New York City (where she spends two months a year working, never consecutively) and her current residence in bucolic West Cork, Ireland.  ”If I’m not moving around I feel strange,” admits the 30-year-old model, whose artistically minded Instagram account (@Dotwillow) bears evidence of both her Nat Geo lifestyle and impressive photography skills.

In an exclusive first look at her much-anticipated September spread shot by Josh Olins, the super-turned-aspiring photographer, who earlier this month unveiled her first professional assignment for French shirt company Equipment, swaps her signature tomboy style for a collection of extravagant furs, silk shirts, and perfectly worn in blue jeans— the M.O. of a Seventies glamazon if we’ve every seen one.

“Daria is the most modern of supermodels, in her style and her attitude,” says WSJ. Magazine’s editor-in-chief Kristina O’Neill of the glammed up cover girl.  ”She perfectly embodies the WSJ woman—intelligent, glamorous and curious. There’s truly no one else like her.”

Scroll through the photos below to get the exclusive first look at the stunning new fashion spread starring Daria Werbowy in the September issue of WSJ. Magazine before it hits newsstands on August 16th!
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Modelinia AM Reads: Cara Delevingne Inspires Our New Favorite Red Carpet Beauty Look

In case you didn’t think Beyonce‘s song “Flawless” was awesome enough, there’s now a remix that features none other than Nicki Minaj! ~ Styleite

Carine Roitfeld is setting the record straight about CR Fashion Book‘s rumored demise.  Spoiler alert: it’s doing just fine.  In fact, this year’s September issue is set to be its biggest one yet! ~ Daily Front Row

And that’s a wrap on Lollapalooza 2014!  See the best festival looks straight from Grant Park here: ~ PopSugar

Like YouTube, Vine and Instagram before it, Snapchat is now spawning a rising group of “stars” who are gaining traction, working with brands, and of course, making some serious cash.  Here’s how they’re getting famous 10 seconds at a time. ~ Fashionista

Riccardo Tisci and Kanye West went matchy-matchy at the Givenchy designer’s 40th birthday bash in Ibiza over the weekend.  Is this the most fashionable bromance of the year? ~ Grazia UK

Who says you can’t wear both a strong eye and a statement lip?  Take a cue from Cara Delevingne, and break the beauty rules this season with a smokey eye and dark lip combo. Here’s how you can get the look: ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of The Week!

How great does being a model look on Instagram? Always in new locations doing the most amazing activities – count us in!  This week we were wowed by pictures ranging from Joan Smalls dedicating a picture to wish Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci a happy birthday to Cara Delevingne showing off some new shots by Mario Testino for British Vogue and Gisele Bundchen swimming with horses! Check out what other pictures caught our eye in todays Twitpics!


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EXCLUSIVE: The Secret is Out! The Models’s Cult Favorite Fashion Label Revealed

If you’ve spotted Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Lily Aldridge, or Candice Swanepoel in a knockout summer outfit that you just can’t seem to identify, it’s almost certain to be from The Reformation.

Founded five years ago by Yael Aflalo, the once ’under-the-radar’ environmentally conscious side project is now one of the country’s most cult-followed fashion labels, earning the attention of  supermodels, fashion darlings and celebrities alike.  But just what is it about this bi-coastal brand that has the models flocking and the photographers snapping?  Well, for starters, there’s the exclusivity.  With a commitment to sustainability, the Reformation applies a ‘farm-to-table’ approach to fashion, locally repurposing vintage and surplus materials to create a unique, limited edition collection of sexy dresses, sporty crop-tops and motorcycle jackets sold directly in their LA and New York storefronts, as well as online.  Eco-friendly bonus points aside, the store’s retro-looking rompers, breezy summer dresses, and unique prints are also incredibly wearable and best of all, amazingly well-priced, making it a viable option for even us regular gals.

Curious to learn more about this season’s most talked-about model shopping hotspot, we sat down with The Reformation founder Yael Aflalo to get the scoop on the label’s biggest model clients, the pieces the models can’t get enough of, and who they consider to be the ultimate ‘Reformation Girl.’  See our exclusive interview with the ultimate model-approved boutique below and shop your favorite pieces at thereformation.com

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Look of the Week: Dree Hemingway Mixes High and Low

In the high heat of summer, our approach to dressing is typically anything goes so long as it’s easy and breezy.  Perhaps that’s why we’re so drawn to Dree Hemingway‘s effortlessly cool cocktail party look this week.

Spotted at the Association of Surfing Professionals Surf League party in New York City, Dree proved to be the epitome of Cali-cool, mixing a romantic Dolce & Gabbana skater dress featuring elaborate bell sleeves with a pair of contrasting high-top sneakers and  a color-block envelope clutch.  As far as beauty goes, the model’s golden waves and tawny, outdoor glow was the perfect compliment to the laid-back look — consider it the city girl’s answer to tousled beach-babe hair.

Heading into the weekend, we’re inspired to take a cue from Dree and pair a fancy retro-style frock with too-cool-for-school kicks and air-dried tresses — a look that’s suitable for beach bonfires and rooftop soirees alike!

Justin Beiber Cozies Up to Another Australian Model in Ibiza

Ohh, Ibiza.  There’s just something about the beautiful Balearic island that draws models and celebrities like moths to a flame.  The latest pair to make waves off the coast of Spain?  Justin Beiber and a ‘beautiful’ Australian model!

No, we’re not talking about Miranda Kerr.  Though the 20-year-old singer continues to make headlines following his scuffle with Orlando Bloom earlier this week — an altercation that was supposedly brought on by Justin’s rumored relationship with the former Victoria’s Secret Angel—  it was current VS model and Aussie stunner Shanina Shaik, who Justin was spotted cozing up to while enjoying some down time on Thursday.  The pair, who took to the runway together at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2012, were spotted enjoying some fun in the sun on board a luxury yacht, where Shanina flaunted her runway-ready body in a plunging black one-piece.  But before you start referring to her as ‘the new Selena,’ you might want to check out the singer’s Instagram.  In a sun-drenched photo posted late last night, Justin and Shanina pose cheek-to-cheek for a selfie that would no doubt lead to questions of romance if it weren’t for the caption: ”Me and the beautiful @ShaninaMShaik and don’t even start with dating rumors.”

That’s right, fear not Belibers — the two are nothing more than friends who just so happen to take super cute selfies together.  See below for more photos from Shanina and Justin’s Ibiza vacation.  And if you just so happen to be heading to the celebrity-favored island yourself this summer, be sure to check out our guide to enjoying an Ibiza vacation like a true supermodel here!

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