It’s Official: Kendall Jenner Won the Internet in 2014

Well, this settles it: 2014 was officially the year of Kendall Jenner!

On Tuesday, Tumblr unveiled its annual zeitgeist report, offering a fascinating look into what has gripped the blogosphere throughout the past twelve months.  Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson and Beyonce were among the most searched celebrities, but as for the fashion world, it was model phenomenon Kendall Jenner who came out on top, earning the title of the ‘most reblogged’ model of 2014.

The title is hardly surprising given Kendall’s seemingly meteoric rise in the past year.  In addition to earning a contract with beauty behemoth Estee Lauder, Kendall has also increased her profile with covers for LOVE and Dazed magazine, campaigns for Givenchy and Karl Lagerfeld, and continued appearances on the world’s most sought-after runways.  And let’s face it, her social media numbers speak for themselves. So much so in fact, that the 19-year-old managed to out rank her good friend and last year’s reigning champCara Delevingne, who came in at number two.  As for the rest of the list, you’ll find supermodels Candice Swanepoel and Miranda Kerr in the third and fourth spots, while Kate Moss, Barbara Palvin, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Adriana Lima rounded out the top ten.

See below for the full list of the year’s ‘most reblogged’ models, and head over to Tumblr to find out how your other favorite celebrities, internet sensations and buzzed-about memes faired this year.

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The 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show by the Numbers

In a matter of hours, audiences across the globe will tune into the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show  on CBS to watch  Adriana LimaAlessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge,  Behati PrinslooCandice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Karlie Kloss and the rest of the heavenly crew slip on their wings for what is officially known as the sexiest night of the year. But with 47 supermodels strutting around in nothing but their sultry skivvies, it can be difficult to quantify the magnitude of the show’s overwhelming star power and sex appeal.  Luckily for you, we’ve crunched the numbers to show you exactly what goes into producing the world’s most anticipated fashion show.  From the scores of runway ensembles to the exact number of lip glosses used on the models backstage, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s lingerie extravaganza:

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The Victoria’s Secret Angels Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Grooving in Their New Lip-Sync Video

If there are two things in this world that we know the Victoria’s Secret Angels love, it’s Taylor Swift and lip-synching.  So naturally, when it came time to record this year’s promotional lip-sync video, the Angels knew just where to turn.

In a follow up to last year’s video featuring a sexy rendition of Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” the Angels have once again joined forces in a new behind-the-scenes video in which they keep cruising, and can’t stop, won’t stop grooving to Swift’s latest mega-hit, “Shake It Off.”  Filmed during rehearsals in London, the video sees Adriana LimaAlessandra AmbrosioBehati PrinslooCandice Swanepoel and T-Swift besties Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge strutting their stuff on the runway, blowing kisses to the camera and shaking their perfect figures to the song that you secretly love to belt out when no one is looking.  You know it’s true!

Watch as the world’s most gorgeous women shake, shimmy and twirl their way through the best Taylor Swift parody video to hit the web in well, ever! Check it out below, and don’t miss the Angels in action tonight when the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show  airs exclusively on CBS at 10pm EST!


Modelinia AM Reads: Every Single Model Walking in the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!

Ok, this is one campaign we didn’t see coming!  In the surprise casting of the year, Riccardo Tisci has tapped Julia Roberts as the face of Givenchy for sprig 2015. Shot in black and white by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, the campaign’s styling (by Katy England) is meant to evoke the strength and modernity of the Givenchy woman— a mood that the 47-year-old Hollywood icon plays to a “T.” ~ WWD

Have Toni Garrn and Leonardo DiCaprio split? The actor was reportedly spotted leaving a Miami night club while partying during Art Basel this weekend with 20 girls by his side, non of whom appeared to be Toni, who spent the week attending her own set of events. ~ People

Last night Prince William and Kate Middleton met New York royalty – nope not Anna Wintour – but Jay Z and Beyonce! The royal couple sat courtside to watch the Brooklyn Nets play the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Staples Center, where Bey and Jay also holding court. Can you imagine being a fly on the wall for that conversation? ~ Grazia UK 

Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend gave their support to protesters on the streets of New York this weekend by feeding them in their thousands! The couple, who couldn’t be there in person, paid for an assortment of food trucks to hand out free meals to Eric Garner supporters (some of whom have been camped out for days) at Lincoln Center. ~ Refinery 29 

YSL has started using Google Glass at its makeup counter in London’s Selfridges. It’s a pretty genius idea: The makeup artist wears the device while doing a customer’s makeup, filming a personalized beauty tutorial that gets sent to the her via email afterward. ~ Telegraph

Tonight is the night!  In just a few short hours, 47 of the world’s most beautiful women will take over television screens around the world for what is hands down one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year – the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show! Here, you’ll the find the names of every single model walking in tonight’s lingerie extravaganza and where you can find them on social media. Don’t miss it! ~ Modelinia

Around the World With the Victoria’s Secret Angels

With less than 24 hours until the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show  airs on CBS, the excitement is building and building here at Modelinia!  Sure, you’ve seen every model who walked in the show along with every single look that hit the glittery runway last week, but the fun doesn’t end there.  It comes as no surprise that in addition to casting some of the most beautiful women in the world, Victoria’s Secret also enlists a diverse cast of models who hail from exotic countries all throughout the world.  In anticipation of tomorrow’s lingerie extravaganza, which will be broadcast in over 185 countries, we put together the complete guide to the Angels’ homelands, both near and far. Scroll through the slideshow below and be sure to let us know which country you think has the best models on Facebook and Twitter! Team Brazil? Team USA? Team UK? It’s up to you!

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The 10 Most Unforgettable Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Moments Through the Years

In just over 24-hours, Victoria’s Secret will take over millions of television screens around the world when the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show  returns to CBS.  Along with a change of scenery, this year’s show promises to be the most extravagant yet with 47 gorgeous models, four world-renowned musical performances and a whopping $20 million budget.  But, did you know that they started out with a budget of only $120,000?  And trust us, that’s not the only thing that has changed since the brand’s first show in 1995!

From the glitter-coated runway, to the larger-than-life wings and multi-million dollar Fantasy Bras, a lot has changed in the show’s 19-year history and today, we’re catching you up on all of it!  In anticipation of tomorrow’s televised extravaganza, we’ve done our homework (with some help from our Model Contributors: Joseph Tang, Danic Zivkovic, Zoe Weimersheimer and Silvia Polo) and put together the complete guide to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’s storied history, revealing everything you need to know about today’s most-anticipated fashion event.  From unknown facts about the show’s humble beginnings, to our countdown of the 10 most unforgettable runway moments, see below for your guide to all things VS before the big day!

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Model Twitpics of The Week!

Well, another weekend came and went (too fast, might we add…), and while you and I might have finished some outstanding errands or just relaxed – the models showed no signs of slowing down!  Fresh off the heels of the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (which airs tomorrow!) Angel Behati Brinsloo took to her Instagram to announce that she will taking over Access Live’s account today to promote the hottest runway show of the year!  Kendall Jenner posted a teaser pic from her Love Magazine advent calendar shoot, and Karlie Kloss had the ultimate #SundayFunday featuring football and homemade cookies!  To see what some of your other models were up to over the weekend, check out the slideshow below for today’s Twitpics!

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Kendall Jenner Performs a Sexy Striptease for Love Magazine’s Advent Calendar

Like eating far too many sugar cookies and getting a little carried away at your holiday party, the Love Magazine advent calendar is one thing we can rely on each Christmas. But forget about the sweet chocolate-filled advent calendars of your youth because as always, Love is counting down the days until Christmas with a daily short video starring our favorite models lip-synching, dancing, and yes, stripping down to their skivvies.

In the past, the glossy has had the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Cara Delevingne and Doutzen Kroes hiding behind their doors, and today it’s Kendall Jenner‘s turn to shake it in the name of old Khris Kringle. Here to end 2014 with a band, the short NSFW video sees the 19-year-old dancing to Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” in a black lace ensemble by Philipp Plein.  Like the models before her, Kendall performs a festive strip tease, whipping off her tartan skirt to reveal sexy suspenders much to the delight of a shirtless dancing Santa.  Though not as Christmas-as videos past, there’s no denying that Kendall looks beautiful strutting around in her skivvies. Whether or not it was enough to land her on Santa’s nice list though, only time will tell.  Judging by his smile in this video though, we’d say the odds are in her favor.

Watch the full clip below, and check Love‘s website each day this month for a new exclusive holiday-themed film featuring Cara and Cecil Delevingne, Gigi Hadid, Suki Waterhouse and more!
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