Exclusive: Chloe Norgaard Reveals Her Memorial Day Weekend Playlist

Photo by Alex Ferzan

Chloe Norgaard is the physical embodiment of all things summer.  Not only does the model look at all times as if she’s just returned from the world’s most stylish music festival, but her rainbow-hued hair, which can run the spectrum from bubblegum pink to electric blue, suggests the same type of carefree bliss we feel soaking up the sun on a laid-back summer day.  That being said, we could think of no better person to inspire our summer playlist than the model/DJ herself!  We recently caught up with Chloe, who unsurprisingly spent her Memorial Day Weekend jamming out at the Lightning in a Bottle Music and Arts Festival, and returned to share some of her favorite tracks.  But listeners, be warned: as fabulous as her song selection is, Chloe still highly suggests you see these artists live.  ”The magic is created when they tell a story with a  sequence of songs rather than just single tracks,” says Chloe.  ”They build up these amazing moods/vibes/grooves/jams and it’s lovely!”  If that doesn’t make you want to ditch all of your electronic devices and chill poolside with some techno tunes all weekend long, we don’t know what will.

Check out Chloe’s full summer-ready playlist below:
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How to Wear Your Favorite Denim Cutoffs Like a Top Model

Denim cutoffs are one of our favorite summer staples, and yet, it doesn’t take long for us to fall into the trap of wearing them the exact same way each and every day.  Well no more!  If you’re guilty of repeating your cutoff looks, pay close attention, because the models are here to help!  Style mavens like Alessandra Ambrosio, Joan Smalls and Poppy Delevingne have all been spotted wearing their favorite pairs in unique ways this season, consequentially opening us up to a world of cutoff possibilities!  Below, we pulled together five of our favorite cutoff looks as seen on some of fashion’s best-dressed models all for your sartorial inspiration.  Scroll through their looks below and shop their winning pairs for your most stylish summer yet!


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Gigi Hadid Cozies Up to Miguel in the Singer’s New Music Video

Miguel may claim that he doesn’t want a model in the opening of his new single “Simple Things,” but when it came down to casting a co-star in the music video, that’s exactly what he got!

Gigi Hadid, the daughter of reality star Yolanda Foster and modeling’s latest “it-girl,” joined the crooner in celebrating the release of his new video for the hit single, earning the starring role as what else, the singer’s model love interest.  Dressed in a black leather fringe jacket and a matching white lace crop top and mini skirt,  the model takes to strutting her stuff on the streets of Hollywood before cuddling arm in arm with Miguel on the beach.

Excited by the release of her latest gig, the model didn’t waste any time in sharing the video with her growing fan base, taking to both Twitter and Instagram to share the news.  ”I just want the #SimpleThings,” tweeted Gigi.  ”So excited to be a part of my friend @MiguelUnlimited’s new music video! CHECK IT OUT!”

Of course, this isn’t the first time Gigi has stolen the show in a hit music video.  Just last month the blonde beauty made her debut in her then boyfriend Cody Simpson’s “Surfboard” video, playing the Aussie’s ultimate dream girl.

Catch Gigi in her latest must-see music video below and head here for a look at ten of our other all-time favorite model music videos!

Modelinia AM Reads: Vintage Kate Moss Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Scout Willis protested against Instagram’s nudity ban by going topless on the streets on New York City on Wednesday.  #FreeTheNipple! ~ Elle

Forbes‘ list of the World’s Most Powerful Women has been released and features, as you might expect, several fashion names – including Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenberg, Miuccia Prada and Tory Burch! ~ Forbes

So long, Marchesa!  The brand behind some of our favorite red carpet gowns is relocating it’s runway show from New York to London Fashion Week this season— but don’t worry, it’s just a one time deal! ~ Telegraph

Nowness recently released a video touching upon the controversial topic of thigh gaps and the blogosphere is not happy about it! ~ Fashionista

Could this be the start of a scrunchie revival? ~ Style.com

Angelina Jolie hit the blue carpet on Wednesday night for the LA premiere of Maleficent, opting for a rubberized Atelier Versace gown that looked, at the very least, reliably water-resistant.  Thoughts? ~ The Cut

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, allow us to break up your work day and present you with this glorious vintage video of Kate Moss circa 1995! ~ Modelinia

Stylist Spotlight: Jennifer Mazur Takes Us Behind-the-Scenes of Alessandra Ambrosio’s Stylish Cannes Trip

From the sidewalk to the red carpet, it’s no news that we love Alessandra Ambrosio‘s effortless style.  But while some of her looks are all of her own doing, even this style-savvy super knows when to call in the professionals for an extra dose of best-dressed reassurance.  That’s where Jennifer Mazur, the stylist to the supermodels, steps in!

Mazur just recently returned from a whirlwind trip to the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, where she was tasked with dressing Alessandra in five drop-dead gorgeous looks over the course of four days. From figure-flattering dresses to show-stopping shoes and accessories, Mazur covered it all and did it with aplomb.  Following her trip, we caught up with Mazur to get the scoop on Alessandra’s flawless Cannes style, and the inspiration behind each of her red carpet looks.  Continue scrolling for all of the juicy fashion deets!
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Kendall Jenner Has Made Her Vogue Paris Debut!

Well, it’s not the cover, but Kendall Jenner does have a fancy new Vogue credit to add to her burgeoning fashion career.

Just a few months after walking the runway for Marc JacosChanel, Givenchy and Giles during Fashion Week, Kendall is making a surprise appearance inside the June/July issue of Vogue Paris! The 18 year old reality star turned high fashion model took to Instagram today to share the exciting news, posting two photos of her new spread shot by renowned photographer Patrick Demarchelier and styled by LOVE magazine’s Katie Grand. The model poses in various looks by Chanel, Givenchy and Prada.
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The Models Share Maya Angelou’s Most Inspiring Quotes

Maya Angelou, an award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist, passed away on Wednesday at 86 years old, leaving behind a legacy of wisdom and inspiration.  As news spreads about the passing of the world-renowned artist and teacher, celebrities, colleagues, fans and models alike have all taken to their social media platforms to remember her exceptional career and the words of wisdom that have inspired them most.  Iman was one of the first models to pass along her condolences, posting a photo of the late poet and one of her favorite quotes to Instagram. Meanwhile, Behati Prinsloo, Georgia May Jagger, Maryna Linchuk and many others have also offered up their own reflections, providing a touching tribute to a very beautiful woman.  Keep scrolling to see the models heart-felt tributes to Angelou and be sure to check back for more as the world continues to mourn the loss of this amazing woman.

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The Return of the Model Magazine Cover?

While most fashion magazines rely on box office superstars and Grammy winners to sell its monthly issues, it appears that a number of the industry’s leading publications are taking an entirely different approach this season.

Following news of Chrissy Teigen‘s cover hat trick for Cosmopolitan‘s June issue earlier this month comes the release of now three other supermodel-fronted American magazine covers— namely, Alessandra Ambrosio for Self, Miranda Kerr for Lucky, and Amber Valletta for Allure— marking what we hope is the start of a major model overhaul at the newsstands this summer!

For her part, Alessandra graces Self‘s ‘Summer of Fun’ issue, posing in a bohemian-style white knit beach cover-up and minimal makeup.  And yet, despite how incredibly fit she looks posing in her workout gear in the accompanying cover story, the Victoria’s Secret model admits that she too shares the average woman’s common body concerns.

“If I look in the mirror and see cellulite—and I have some, every woman does!—I run the Santa Monica Stairs,” says Alessandra. “I’ll go up and down the [170] steps four to six times, usually once a week.”

As for flaunting your er, assets, Alessandra is all about it. “In Brazil, it’s all about the butt,” explains the Brazilian beauty. “For mine, I put 5-pound ankle weights on each leg, get on all fours and kick each heel up toward the ceiling. I do three sets of 20. Then I also do three sets of 20 fire hydrants, where you lift each bent leg up and out to the side.”
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