Gisele Will Play a MAJOR Role in This Year’s World Cup Finals!

The ‘Beautiful Game’ is about to get a whole lot more beautiful!

Thanks to the fine people at FIFA, those with little interest in the World Cup will now have new incentive to tune into next month’s championship game as it is revealed that Brazil’s own national treasure, Gisele Bündchen will have the honor of presenting the winning team of the 2014 World Cup with the official FIFA World Cup Trophy.  Gisele, who remains the world’s highest-paid supermodel, will do the honors at the closing ceremony at the Maracana Mário Filho Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, slated to take place July 13.

According to the Telegraph, the super is stepping in for Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, who’s facing scrutiny on account of the huge amount of money the country has spent to put on the games, when so many of its citizens are living in poverty.

Additionally, WWD is reporting that like Gisele, the trophy will be dressed to the nines for the occasion, sporting a customized Louis Vuitton trunk commissioned by FIFA. So as you can see, whether you’re a football fan or not, the World Cup is definitely something you’re going to want to tune into this summer!

Cara Delevingne: “I Always Wear the Same Frigging Things” (and Other Can’t Miss Facts From Her Rare Interview with The Guardian)

When it comes to tell-all interviews with the press, Cara Delevingne has followed in the footsteps of her pal Kate Moss, keeping tight-lipped on well, just about everything. So when we heard that the multi-hyphenate model had sat down with The Guardian‘s Alexis Petridis to talk about her Hollywood ambitions, modeling career and the purpose behind those goofy faces she pulls, we wasted no time in tracking down the article online. To our surprise, the 21-year-old model remained candid throughout, offering sound bites on everything from her style to her true feeling regarding the ‘paps’ (read: she’s not to keen on them) for a fairly fascinating look into the life of the world’s most-famous young model. While we highly suggest you read the entire feature for yourself , we also understand the need for a speed read during your lunch break, and thus, have listed a few of the can’t miss tidbits from the article below for your reading pleasure.  Here’s what we learned:
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The Models Celebrated Father’s Day With a Treasure Trove of Throwback Photos!

It was a throwback-filled Father’s Day on Sunday, as the supers took to Instagram to share some of the cutest daddy-daughter photos we’ve seen in quite some time. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley posted a precious snapshot of her and her brother cozying up to their father as young kids, Georgia May Jagger shared a snap of her and her famous pops strolling the London streets in style, while Cindy Crawford posted a candid snap of her and her dad in full ’80s garb.  Scroll through the slideshow below to see which of your favorite models paid tribute to their dear old dads on Instagram this weekend!


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Modelinia AM Reads: Shop the Perfect Model-Approved Swimsuit for Your Style Profile

New York magazine’s hotly anticipated Terry Richardson cover story was released last night, adding more fuel to the media fire surrounding the controversial photographer. ~ The Cut

In a surprising turn of events, Rag & Bone will forgo a traditional runway show for its spring collection, opting to create a series of portraits featuring customers and celebrities instead. ~ WWD

Forget sneaky cut-outs and navel-baring décolletage— Kendall Jenner just introduced the world to double hip-bone slit! Because really, “why have one split when you can have two?” ~ Us Weekly

Congrats to official superstar Diane von Furstenberg, who will receive the Superstar Award at The Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars this fall. ~ Vogue UK

Yahoo Beauty will relaunch its beauty vertical today as part of its digital relaunch that includes Yahoo Beauty, Fashion, Entertainment, Technology, Travel and Food. Helmed by Bobbi Brown, the digital beauty magazine will “go live” with 100 to 150 “tiles,” or in laymen’s terms, content that ranges from print to video. ~ Yahoo Beauty via WWD

Maleficent‘s Angelina Jolie was named an honorary Dame in recognition of her tireless campaigning against sexual violence with a surprise mention in the Queen’s Birthday Honors List. ~ Grazia UK

The World Cup statue is getting a high-fashion makeover! Louis Vuitton will dress this year’s World Cup trophy, which, on the final day of the monthlong tournament, will travel to the stadium of Maracana in Rio de Janeiro in a custom-made trunk designed by the French house. Tres chic! ~ WWD

There’s nothing quite like a fancy new swimsuit to get you stoked for summer!  Just in time for Fourth of July weekend, we’ve rounded up a number of this season’s hottest styles inspired by such beach babes as Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr and Cara Delevingne.  Find the best swimsuit for your style profile here: ~ Modelinia


Model Twitpics of The Week: Game On!

There’s no mistaking that over the past few days the models have been jetting across the world to attend some major sporting events – notably the Stanley Cup and Brazil for the 2014 World Cup.  We’ve already seen quite some social media action from our favorite models, from Anne V showing off her Rangers pride to Izabel Goulart showing some team Brazil pride before a match and Gisele Bundchen showing her support for her home team.  See how the rest of our favorite models are getting into the sporting spirit in todays Twitpics!

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20 Models Posing With Their Dear Old Dads

Dads are great for a lot of things: teaching you how to ride your first bike, attending each and every one of your ballet recitals, mending your first broke heart.  For these models though, they’re also a source of of some pretty fabulous genes.  With Father’s Day on Sunday, we’re in the mood to celebrate with the ultimate roundup of stars and their fathers; scroll through the slideshow below to see them all now!

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Look of the Week: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Stylish Stripes

The stripped pant has long been a staple among the rock n’ roll set, but as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley proved earlier this week, it’s also a chic alternative to your basic jeans.

Spotted in New York City on Wednesday, the supermodel looked especially elegant wearing a pair of navy blue and white stripped trousers and a matching menswear-inspired blazer.  To elevate the look, Rosie added a streamlined Givenchy Antigona handbag, complete with subtle, striped trim, a pair of blue suede pumps and Stella McCartney’s famed cat-eye sunglasses.  Of course, you don’t have to be a supermodel to pull the English Rose’s runway-ready look.  Vertical stripes will help elongate the leg, giving you the freedom to invest in a skinny pair like these from Saint Laurent (and they’re on now sale).  Tack on a tailored blazer or menswear-inspired cardigan, a structured top-handle bag and pointy-toe pumps and you’re good to go!

Score Rosie’s rock-star look for less after the jump!
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Karlie Kloss is Peachy Perfect at the Annual Make-A-Wish Gala

On Thursday night, Karlie Kloss was in true Angel form as she attended the annual ‘Evening of Wishes’ Gala benefitting Met-A-Wish Metro New York.  Held at Cipriani Wall Street, the supermodel joined photographer and longtime Make-A-Wish supporter, Nigel Barker, at the spectacular black-tie event honoring Jim Amine and FOX News’ Maria Bartiromo.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel was the picture of elegance dressed in a peach Donna Karan Atelier chiffon gown, which wrapped delicately around her slim physique.  Her famed cropped tresses looked especially sun-kissed, and paired well with her dewy complexion, as she took the time to pose with two real-life princesses.
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