Video Exclusive: Talking Street Style With Arlenis Sosa

 

Between all of the fashion shows, parties and street style hunting, our editors at Modelinia also spend a great deal of time catching up the models backstage in hair and makeup.  This season, we were lucky enough to head backstage at Zac Posen’s spring/summer ’15 show, where we caught up top model Arlenis Sosa to talk all thing fashion and beauty. From her fall must-haves to her street style essentials catch up with Arlenis in our exclusive backstage video above!

Maggie Rizer Returns to the Runway After 10 Years!

It wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without Model Confidentials! All week long, we’ll be making the rounds backstage at some of New York’s most talked-about shows, catching up with a number of our favorite catwalkers. Check back every day for exclusive model interviews in which we’ll be asking the girls about their beauty secrets, fashion must-haves, social media tips and MORE!

Today’s Model Confidential is with American model and actress Maggie Rizer. We were lucky enough to sit down with Maggie while she prepared to make her return to the runway and open one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season – Michael Kors.  Find out Maggie’s thoughts on returning to the runway, her must-have accessory for fall and more – including her exclusive backstage snaps – in the interview below: Read the rest of this entry »

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 »