Presenting The 2013 Annual Modelinia Style Awards!

Between the runway shows, campaign images, street-style snaps and international parties, 2013 was a year full of unbeatable supermodel moments! Now, as we approach the final days of 2013, it’s time to take a look back at the year’s standout looks and the supermodels who made them famous!

Now in it’s third year, Modelinia’s annual Style Awards honor those models who have time and time again demonstrated a flare for creating head-turning runway-ready looks, placing them among fashion’s leading trendsetters.  Once again, our savvy team of editors have scoured through hundreds of photos to bring you the top red carpet and street-style model moments, all the while paying tribute to the models who continue to lead the way in today’s world of high-fashion and beauty.   Narrowing down our list to just a few nominees wasn’t easy, but after much debate we’ve finally locked down the winners of each of the thirteen categories.  From the ‘Best in Leather’ to ‘Queen of the Red Carpet’ and this year’s ‘Style Icon,’ we’re pleased to present the full list of Modelinia 2013 Style Award winners and nominees below!
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Modelinia AM Reads: What to Wear on New Year’s Eve: The Models’ Sexy Holiday Style Solution!

The glamour and seduction of Hollywood serves as the location for Mackenzie Duncan’s latest shoot starring Mikayla. ~ Fashion Gone Rogue

Fashion speaks louder than words: Beyoncé’s Tom Ford ensemble bigs up hubby Jay-Z, slams Miley Cyrus and says no to drugs. ~ Telegraph UK

Diane von Furstenberg and Michael Kors are reportedly ditching the tents at Lincoln Center come February Fashion Week! ~ WWD

Kate Winslet Named Her Son Bear Rocknroll. ~ The Cut

And baby makes four!  Congratulations to Rachel Zoe, who announced Sunday that she had given birth to a baby boy. ~ Twitter

What to Wear on New Year’s Eve: The Models’ Sexy Holiday Style Solution! ~ Modelinia

Model Twitpics of the Week

Checkout how Behati, Lily, Candice and Sara are getting into the holiday spirit in this week’s Twitpics!

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What to Wear on New Year’s Eve: The Models’ Sexy Holiday Style Solution!

No shirt, no bra, no problem! Or so the models would have us believe based on their latest red carpet ensembles.  Despite the high risk factor, models by the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Cara Delevingne, Georgia May Jagger and Jessica Hart are opting for the bare minimal this season, pairing sleek tuxedo jackets with nothing but a heavy dose of decolletage!  Passe thought the trend may seem in light of the influx of scantily-clad celebs on the scene this year, the peek-a-boo look is surprisingly chic come nightfall.  Better yet, it’s the perfect model-approved style solution for those who aren’t too keen on the idea of slipping into another highly-embellished party dress this New Year’s Eve.

The key here is to know where to draw the line in terms of exposure.  While the look is meant to be revealing, you’ll want to avoid over exposure by pairing a revealing neckline with a pair of crisp, tailored pants and pointy-toe pumps— leave the shorts and mini skirts at home ladies.  Also, the jacket should be well-cut and fitted throughout, so as to ward off any possible nip-slip situations.  Remember, nobody likes a wardrobe malfunction, except maybe the cameras.

The look is modern, sexy and the only look we want to rock come time for the annual ball drop.  So long bras, it was nice knowing ya!

Look of the Week: Elle Macpherson Stays Chic (and Warm) in Aspen!

Our pick for Look of the Week today goes to supermodel Elle Macpherson! Wearing an oversized furry trapper’s hat with snow boots to match, Elle is ready for après ski as she struts her long legs in Aspen this week. No winter chic outfit would be complete without a cream colored Christmas sweater, and we’re loving Elle’s festive take on the trend with reindeers and just a hint of flannel peaking out. Our hats go off to Elle for staying stylish AND warm as she hits the slopes!

Rebecca Minkoff and Hilary Rhoda Team Up With the Rockettes for One Hilarious Holiday Video!

Watching the world-famous Radio City Rockettes perform their annual Christmas Spectacular is one of New York City’s most beloved holiday traditions, and while we’re generally not ones to mess with tradition, we’re all for it when it involves Rebecca Minkoff and her cast of hilarious fashion friends!

Returning this year with another side-splitting holiday video, the New York designer and pals Hilary Rhoda, John Jannuzzi of Lucky Magazine, Hannah Bronfman, Annie Georgia Greenberg of Refinery29, Jamie Chung, DJ Cassidy and Jane Keltner de Valle of Teen Vogue, put their high-kicking skills to the test in an audition to become the next Rockette dancers.  Filmed at Radio City, the cheeky holiday video sees Team Minkoff put through the ringer with two real life Rockettes, as they set out to realize their dreams of becoming high-kicking, Christmas dancing machines.  For her part, Hilary shines (literally) in the eyes of the Rockettes, and seems to hold her own in the group’s final performance, which we’ll admit, looks pretty difficult.  As John Jannuzzi explains it, “There’s all of these spins, steps and turns, and then you have to get sassy with things.”

We dare you not to crack a smile watching these sassy “Rockettes in Training” below!


Modelinia AM Reads: Lily and Behati Give Us One Party Perfect Dress Styled Two Ways!

It’s been a long time coming, but Alexa Chung says she hopes to release her debut fashion label in 2014! ~ Fashionista

Beyonce just unveiled a brand-spanking new album last week, and now to top it all off, the “Yonce” singer has just announced her plans to release a new fragrance early next year! ~ WWD

In a match made in hot pants heaven, Miley Cyrus has announced that the design duo The Blonds will have the honor of creating the wardrobe for her upcoming Bangerz tour! ~ Twitter

Kanye West’s creative director Virgil Abloh has started up his own fashion line — but what does Yeezy think about the collection? ~ Telegraph

Target confirms a security breach, in which 40 million credit and debit card numbers were hacked in the past few weeks. ‘Tis the season, right? ~ Wall Street Journal

Victoria’s Secret models Lily Aldridge and Behati Prinsloo may have stepped out in the same figure-flattering dress last week, but they gave two amazing ways to style the party perfect look! ~ Modelinia


Blazers have come a long way in the past few decades. Thankfully, the blazer has carved a path for itself outside of the workplace becoming the perfect option for a night out or even a casual Sunday brunch. As the wardrobe staple grows in popularity, designers are venturing into uncharted territories, giving us more trendy options to covet each season. Heidi Klum’s casual-sophisticated look inspired our current obsession with Laveer blazers. Read the rest of this entry »