Lara Stone Slips Back Into Her Calvins for Her First Campaign as a New Mom

She’s baaaaack!

In her first campaign since giving birth to her son Alfred Walliams last year, Lara Stone has returned to Calvin Klein, posing exclusively in the brand’s joint fall campaign for Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear. Shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the ads see the supermodel mama back (and looking better than ever we might add) in her CK undies— an accomplishment she recently opened up about for the first time in the latest edition of Net-a-Porter’s “The Edit.”

“By about nine months [after the birth] I began feeling more normal and I started to fit into my old clothes again, but my body still felt different,” she told The Edit. ”My ribs had expanded because Alfred was really high up, so for the longest time I couldn’t fit any dresses higher than my waist.”

Despite being turned away from a job because of her weight early on in her pregnancy— “I was just eating whatever I wanted; I wasn’t being careful about that at all,” she explained— Lara eventually reached the point where she wasn’t going to allow herself to get hung up on her body any longer.

“Everyone’s got arm flab or saggy boobs. It’s the way it is. I’m just trying to accept it right now. And it’s OK, because the things women can do with their bodies are amazing,” she says, adding: “You have to sit there and really think about it: ‘Oh, I grew this little person’s fingernails in my tummy.’ After that, do you really give a s*** about arm flab? Because I don’t.”

Not that she has anything to worry about as it is.  With the help of James Duigan, the health and fitness expert behind the cult London gym Bodyism, and the man who has helped sculpt the bodies of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Elle Macpherson among others, Lara still looks every bit the Bardot-esque beauty of her pre-baby days.

Perfectly toned curves aside, you might also notice one other thing about Lara’s latest CK ads: the hashtag.  Following the success of the widely popular #mycalvins social media campaign, which encouraged models and influencers in the digital space (Jourdan Dunn, Miranda Kerr, Emily Ratajkowski included) to post photos of themselves in Calvin Klein undies, the hashtag will now be a prominent part of the season’s print, digital, in-store and outdoor advertisements to encourage social media users to share images of themselves in the brand’s underwear and/or jeans.

The new ads will debut in September, and whether or not you plan to participate in the #mycalvins trend by posting a photo of yourself in skivvies on the Internet, you should still take a moment to check out Lara’s stunning new campaign below:

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Cara Delevingne Reveals the Stars of Her DKNY Campaign; Lip-Syncs Caraoke for LOVE

After a month-long Instagram search and literally thousands of #CaraWantsYou hashtags later, Cara Delevingne has finally found her cast of DKNY co-stars!

The supermodel took to the photo-sharing app on Monday to announce the six lucky people selected to front the campaign for her forthcoming DKNY collection.  Hand-selected by the catwalker herself, the model cast includes a diverse mix of young men and women, all of whom had the opportunity to share the exciting news via a selfie with the mega-popular model.

“@donnakarandkny with my new crew: @badtatts, @lioneon, @queenlilakoi, @jalenthealien, @sehirphotographer, @askulloffoxes, #CARAD4DKNY #carawantsyou,” Cara posted alongside a group shot of her and the models.

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New details emerge about Blake Lively’s soon-to-be launched lifestyle website, including expected content and the site’s rather peculiar name. ~ E! Online

Want to steal Kate Bosworth’s style?  Lucky for you, there’s not an app for that!  The actress and style icon is launching her very own app called Style Thief, which is basically like Shazam for clothes. ~ WWD

Expect to see several phone-book size September issues lying outside your doorstep in the coming weeks. Elle magazine is reporting its biggest September issue ever, and it appears that they’re not the only ones on the up! ~ Fashionista

Not only did Germany win the 2014 World Cup, but the team also won some 24-carat gold dipped Beats by Dre headphones, modeled by none other than Naomi Campbell. ~ MTV UK

Dolce & Gabbana hosted its Alta Moda fashion show on a rocky beach in Capri, and the result was nothing short of breathtaking. Think a flurry of full skirts, intricate jewelry, and bold patterns galore! ~ Vogue UK

Not content to be relegated to just a tech item, Fitbit is teaming up with Tory Burch on a new line of fashionable fitness trackers that you’ll be proud to wear outside of the gym. ~ WWD

Summer lovin’ is in full effect…well, for the models anyways.  Chrissy Teigen, Candice Swanepoel and Suki Waterhouse are just a few of the leggy ladies we’ve spotted out with their significant others as of late— the photos of which we’ve rounded up here for your viewing pleasure! ~ Modelinia

 

Top 10 Best Beauty Looks of Fall 2014 Couture

The Paris Fall 2014 Couture season came to a close last week, leaving us with a bevy of jaw-dropping beauty looks to swoon over in its wake.  From a flash of futuristic metal, to  Pre-Raphaelite ponytails and ’80s boy band hair, scroll through the slideshow below for a look back at ten of this season’s most to-die-for hair and makeup looks.

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

Bastille Day Beauties: Modelinia Celebrates 23 of France’s Top Models!

Our nation’s Independence Day may have just passed, but that doesn’t mean the festivities have to end!  As it just so happens, today is Bastille Day (le quatorze juillet)—otherwise known as France’s national holiday— and while we’re not exactly French citizens, we do consider ourselves rather passionate Francophiles.  Between the exquisite gastronomy, the rich and storied history, and of course, the beautiful fashion, our interest in the country is really more of a love affair than anything else— and one that is made all the more passionate by the country’s top models!

We’ll admit, we’ve often dreamed of swapping places with that unparallelled breed of beauties otherwise known as the French model.  With their effortless street chic sensibility, and features that only seem to get better with age, it’s no wonder that these catwalkers are among the country’s greatest exports.  In honor of today’s all-important holiday, we’d thought we’d celebrate with a special tribute to twenty of France’s top models including style icons like Brigitte Bardot and Inès de la Fressange, as well a number of today’s up-and-coming “it-girls.” So pour yourself a glass of Moët, grab a hefty helping of fromage and raise a glass to today’s Bastille Day beauties!

See the full slideshow on modelinia.com

Lottie Moss Follows in Kate’s Foosteps with New Calvin Klein Campaign!

Lottie Moss has made no secret of the fact that she intends to follow in the footsteps of her older half-sister Kate Moss.  On top of making her debut in Dazed & Confused, a magazine founded by Kate’s ex Jefferson Hack and one that she has posed for on numerous occasions, the 16-year old even signed to Storm Models, the same agency that helped launch Kate’s mega-successful career, earlier this year.

Now, it appears that Lottie is set to mirror her big sis’ once again, this time paying tribute to the super by signing on as the face and body of a new capsule collection for Calvin Klein — the very brand that skyrocketed Kate’s career in the  early ’90s.

The limited-edition collection, which is being launched exclusively with retailer Mytheresa, consists of nine classic denim CK pieces reissued and reimagined for today’s generation.  The “Calvin Klein Jeans x Mytheresa.com The Re-Issue Project” will be available starting on Wednesday, and will include the iconic CK-logoed underwear, sweatshirts, tees and denim that Kate and Marky Mark made famous back in the day.

To help celebrate the collection, Lottie appears to have taken a page out of Kate’s model book, posing for a series of images shot by Michael Avedon, the grandson of the famed fashion photographer, Richard Avedon, who shot Brooke Shield’s infamous Calvin Klein Jeans campaign in the ’80s.

“Lottie truly represents the essence of the Calvin Klein girl,” said Avedon. “Intriguing innocence with utter beauty – it was wonderful to photograph this beautiful young lady.”

We couldn’t agree more.

Get the full look at Lottie Moss for the new Calvin Klein Jeans x Mytheresa collection after the jump!
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Lindsay Ellingson Tied the Knot!

Wedding bells were ringing for another Victoria’s Secret Angel over the weekend!

All-American catwalker Lindsay Ellingson tied the knot with her longtime love Sean Clayton in an intimate ceremony in South Carolina on Saturday.  The pair reportedlyexchanged rose gold wedding bands in front of 85 guests in before taking to the dance floor for their first dance as a husband and wife to Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home.”

“Words can’t express the joy and happiness we have as we start the next chapter of our lives together with the support and love of our families and friends,” the couple said in a statement to E! News.

Of course, Lindsay looked nothing less than perfect walking down the aisle in a custom-made dress by French designer Sophie Theallet, a glimpse of which could be seen in a photo posted to her Instagram page on Sunday.  Further photos from the wedding will be published in the October/November issue of Brides magazine.

“I didn’t want anything poufy,’ Lindsay told Grazia prior to the big day. “It’s matte silk and straight down so nothing crazy. I’m not one of those girls who say “I want to be a princess for the day, with all the attention on me”. I just want to be comfortable, especially because July in South Carolina means it’ll be pretty hot!”

The couple, who met at a New York party six years ago, became engaged on Thanksgiving this past year after Clayton, a medical sales rep, presented Lindsay with a custom-made ring featuring an oval-shaped diamond set in rose gold, which she later described as “absolutely perfect.”

Modelinia wishes the best for the newlyweds, and we can’t wait to see their wedding pictures!

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Germany may have won the World Cup on Sunday, but it was quite clear that no one celebrated harder than Rihanna. From soccer themed selfies, to flag body art, here’s the full look at the singer’s wild day at the stadium: ~ Grazia UK

While H&M and American Vogue have dropped Terry Richardson in the wake of the ongoing sexual misconduct accusations, Playboy has reportedly tapped the controversial photographer for a 100-page spread in an upcoming issue. It makes sense, no? ~ Refinery 29

The maker of the viral “First Kiss” video is back at it again with a second installment of stranger-on-stranger action, this time called “Undress Me.” Take note: you may consider saving this video until after work hours.  It’s pretty racy. ~ YouTube

For his upcoming 40th birthday bash, Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci is said to be going all out with a celebrity-filled yacht trip through such model hotspots as Ibiza, Monaco and St. Tropez.  Expect to see a lot of supermodel bikini photos during that time. ~ Page Six

As much as we love summer for its bikini-friendly weather, the days of sweltering heat and humidity are almost guaranteed to wreck havoc on our hairstyle. Here, we’ve rounded up five of the models’ signature summer styles that will have you looking your best— even on the hottest of days. ~ Modelinia