Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls Record Two Hilarious Dubsmash Videos

If you’ve ever been to a photo shoot, you know there’s typically a lot of down time on set — especially when you’re a model.  Between hair and makeup, wardrobe fittings, and the time it takes the crew to set up the different shots, it can sometimes feel like you end up doing more sitting around than actual modeling.  Naturally, the models have all sought out different ways to help them pass the time including, reading, listening to music, or in the case of Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls, Dubsmashing.

The two supermodels, who once served as the hosts of MTV’s “House of Style” reboot, reunited on Instagram last night to share a sneak peek at how they were keeping entertained while on set of an undisclosed photo shoot.  Using Dubsmash — the app that allows users to lip sync anything from a Miley Cyrus anthem to a your favorite viral memes — the two supers recorded two hilarious videos of themselves, one of which sees them performing Beyonce’s famous “Single Ladies” dance, along with a bonus Spice Girls number:

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Rumor Alert: Is Suki Waterhouse Dating James Marsden?

It was a couple of weeks ago that Suki Waterhouse and her ex-boyfriend Bradley Cooper were spotted cozying up to one another at Coachella, sparking rumors of a possible reconciliation.  But since then, Cooper has been spotted out and about with Russian supermodel Irina Shayk— and now it seems that Suki may have moved on to another Hollywood actor, as well.

According to People, the 23-year-old Brit was spotted getting dinner with X-Men: Days of Future Past star James Marsden in Los Angeles on Saturday night.  The two were reportedly joined by a small group of friends at romantic West Hollywood French eatery The Little Door, where they dined for more than three hours.  Afterwards, Suki and the 41-year-old actor were seen leaving together in the same vehicle.

Of course, if anything is going on between Suki and James, it’s probably still very much in the early stages, as the model has only been single for about two months.  Still, we’re not counting anything out yet.  After all, if there’s one thing we know to be true about models, it’s that they don’t stay single for long.

Modelinia AM Reads: Soo Joo Park Talks Korean Skincare Secrets and the One Beauty Trend She’ll Never Try

Condé Nast is planning to turn Style.com into an e-commerce destination, while the runway reviews, galleries, and editorial coverage that the site is known for will be moved under the Vogue umbrella, with a brand new url, voguerunway.com. ~ Business of Fashion

Schiaparelli has named Bertrand Guyon as Marco Zanini’s design director successor. Formerly of Givenchy and Christian Lacroix, Guyon’s most recent post was held at Valentino. He will debut his first collection for Schiaparelli in July during Couture Fashion Week and thereafter be responsible for both the couture and ready-to-wear collections. ~ Vogue

In an effort to expand their presence in the realms of fashion and e-commerce, Google has begun to issue twice-yearly trend reports based on their most popular user searches to help determine what’s in and what’s out. Consider this your cheat sheet to spring shopping and scientific proof that you need a midi skirt in your life. ~ Google

On Sunday night’s “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver took a hard look at fast fashion companies like H&M, Forever 21 and Zara, which offer trendy clothes at ridiculously low prices that are made almost entirely overseas under conditions that are difficult to monitor. The result is a pointed look at a very troubled industry. ~ Huffington Post 

Last month, L’Oreal Paris, whose roster of famous faces include Karlie KlossLara Stone, and Doutzen Kroes, tapped Wilhelmina model Soo Joo Park to be its newest global spokesperson. Here, we sit down with the brand’s first Asian-American ambassador to discuss all things beauty — from high-maintenance hair to traditional Korean skincare secrets (if her flawless beauty shots are any indication, she knows what she’s talking about). ~ Modelinia

UPDATE: Gigi Hadid is STILL Having the Best Birthday

UPDATE: Just when we thought we’d seen all there was of Gigi Hadid‘s week-long birthday celebration, the model surprised us all with one final model-studded hooray.   Having spent her actual birthday hard at work on the set of her new Seafolly campaign in Miami, Gigi made sure to got in some quality time with her famous friends over the weekend, because you know, she couldn’t not celebrate in NYC.  

The model-of-the-moment traveled back to the Big Apple to enjoy a dinner with 25 of her closest friends at Red Stixs on Sunday night.  Though her loving boyfriend Cody Simpson was unable to make the girls’ night out, Gigi did have her BFFs Martha Hunt, Devon Windsor and Kendall Jenner, by her side to help her document the fun night.

“Bday babe,” Kendall wrote alongside an adorable pic of her and Gigi holding up signs that read “BFFs” and “Kiss a Fool.”

Meanwhile, Gigi shared a sweet shot of herself blowing out a massive sparkler on top of her two-tiered, berry-adorned birthday cake.

“Couldn’t not celebrate in NYC…#20,” she posted.

 With a party like that, who can blame her?

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The Most Memorable Supermodel Moments at Met Galas Past

Forget the Academy Awards.  Forget Fashion Week.  There is quite possibly no bigger (or more extravagant) fashion event than the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala!  This year, the fashion pack will explore the influence of Chinese art, film and aesthetics on international fashion designers, including Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld and Alexander McQueen among others, in an exhibit entitled, “China: Through the Looking Glass. As we prepare for what is undoubtably the super bowl of fashion taking place exactly one week from today, we’re taking a look back at some of the most memorable supermodel moments of Met Galas past.  From Kate Moss’s metallic Marc Jacobs frock, to Gisele Bündchen’s stunning red Alexander McQueen gown and Anja Rubik’s slit-up-to-there Anthony Vaccarello number, scroll through the slideshow below to see over 20 gorgeous supermodel looks from parties past.

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Karlie Kloss Goes Old-School for the Launch of Her Latest Frame Denim Collaboration

Typically, the phrase “model collaboration” refers to a capsule collection lasting no more than a season or two.  But two years after launching her line of extra-long jeans with Frame Denim, Karlie Kloss is showing no signs of slowing down — in fact, some would say she’s just getting started.

On Friday night, the supermodel-mogul joined the brand in celebrating the launch of her new pre-fall 15 collection, which first launched in 2013 after Karlie mentioned to founders Jens Grede and Erik Torstensson that she couldn’t find the right pair of jeans with a longer-than-standard inseam for her tall frame. Called ‘Forever Karlie,’ the capsule debuted with a longer skinny jean and the flare, which fit perfectly with Frame’s late ’70s, New York-inspired aesthetic. This season, Karlie is adding two silhouette staples to the classics, including a boyfriend jean and short, “Le Petit Ami,” which aim to create a more relaxed look and roomier fit.

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Model Twitpics: Behind-The-Scenes of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and More

From the White House Correspondents’ Dinner to a local high school prom, there were model moments happening all across the country (and Twitter) this weekend. Scroll through the slideshow below to see how Anne V, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid. and more kicked back (or should we say partied) this weekend.


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Adriana Lima, Chrissy Teigen, Irina Shayk and More at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, which took place Saturday night in DC, always makes for an interesting red carpet.  The event, which is often affectionately referred to as “Nerd Prom,” is a strange mix of politicians, media power players and celebrities, ranging from the A list (Hello, Bradley Cooper) on down to the D list.  But what we love most about the event isn’t President Obama’s hilarious zingers or the sight of the First Lady rubbing elbows with the cast of Homeland, but rather the wide range of models that it brings to the table.

This year, the White House played host to Victoria’s Secret models and Sports Illustrated stunners alike, marking one of its most fashion-filled dinners to date.  Among those on hand was Brazilian bombshell Adriana Lima, who arrived to the event modeling a vampy Bibhu Mohapatra gown and a bold red lip.  Meanwhile, SI Swimsuit models Chrissy Teigen, Hannah Davis and Chanel Iman opted for jewel-toned gowns in shades of sapphire, emerald, and Topez respectively, while Anne V showed off her growing baby bump in a printed Altuzarra number.

After the dinner, the models braved the rain and headed to the Vanity Fair/ Bloomberg party held at the French Embassy.  There, in the tented area, Bradley Cooper reportedly kept Irina Shayk company as she smoked an e-cigarette, while familiar faces like Katie Couric, Karlie Kloss, Cecily Strong, Norman Reedus, John Legend and Naomi Campbell — who delighted guests in a structured, red, sleeveless number — moved in and out of the adjoining rooms.

We’re not entirely sure where the “nerd” aspect of this dinner comes into play, but seeing as how we’ve never been invited to participate ourselves, we’ll just take the media’s word for it.

Click through the slideshow below for the full look at what the models wore to the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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