The Models Are Following These Popular Instagram Accounts – Are YOU?

It’s no secret that the models are pros when it comes to Instagram – from amassing thousands upon thousands of devout followers to always finding inventive and creative ways to photographically clue us in on their doings.  BUT – have you ever wondered who these Insta-celebrities follow themselves?  We recently asked several of our favorite top models to dish on their favorite Instagram accounts, revealing a number of addictive new accounts to follow in the new year.  Scroll through the slideshow below to find out who Doutzen Kroes, Martha HuntIzabel Goulart and others can’t get enough of.

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Rumor Alert: Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift Might Be Covering Vogue Together

Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift are rumored to be taking their friendship to the next level with something that all gorgeous, fashion-loving BFFs dream of— a joint Vogue cover!

Yahoo! Style, first reported the news on Monday, noting that Taylor attended the Golden Globes after parties on Sunday where her “posse” was overheard whispering about the pair’s recent shoot, which is said to debut with the March issue of the magazine.

“Speculation was swirling in hushed tones,” Yahoo! says, ”that the famous tome tapped Mario Testino or Annie Leibovitz — two of its go-to photographers — to capture the long-legged blondes posing together.”

While both have covered Vogue in the past — Karlie back in September as part the magazine’s “Instagirls” feature, and Taylor in February 2012 — the rumored feature would mark the first time the pair have been shot together and boy, we can just picture it now: Karlie and Taylor sitting around a table in the supermodel’s West Village townhouse, wearing perfectly coordinating off-duty looks and munching on Karlie’s Kookies while flipping through their no doubt swoon-worthy fashion spread.  Shall we just go ahead and start the “Kaylor” hashtag now?

 

Gigi Hadid Signs On as the New Face of Maybelline New York

It’s been a BIG year for Gigi Hadid.  The up-and-coming model exploded onto the modeling scene in 2014, making her runway debut during the spring/summer ’14 shows at the likes of Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs and Chanel, posing for Tom Ford’s Velvet Orchid fragrance campaign, starring in the 2015 Pirelli Calendar shot by Steven Meisel, and ending the year with a photo shoot for Victoria’s Secret PINK.  Now, proving she hasn’t slowed her roll any, the 19-year-old model took to Instagram early Wednesday morning to announce that she has officially signed on as the new face of Maybelline New York!

The model-of-the-moment joins an impressive lineup of supermodel spokeswomen including Christy TurlingtonErin WassonShu PeiEmily DiDonatoFreja Beha Erichsen and Charlotte Free.  In an exclusive interview with Vogue.com, Gigi said that she was thrilled to land the beauty gig, as Maybelline holds a special place in her heart.

“In middle school, I wasn’t allowed to wear makeup,” she told Vogue. “I secretly bought Maybelline’s SuperStay 24HR concealer at CVS. I thought it was the coolest thing in the world.”

The model’s first Maybelline ad will be revealed later this year, but judging from the photo the beauty giant posted to Instagram this morning, we can already confirm that she looks beyond stunning. Congrats Gigi!

Modelinia AM Reads: What REALLY Went Down on Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid’s Glamorous Dubai Trip

We may still be in the thick of Award Season, but today, we’ve got festival season on the brain!  Bonnaroo announced its 2014 lineup on Wednesday, naming Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar among this year’s headlining acts. ~ Pitchfork

The results are in! After announcing the second round of its overwhelmingly popular #castmemarc model search contest back in September, Marc by Marc Jacobs’s Kate Hillier and Luella Bartley have revealed the 11 new faces of its Instagram-cast spring/summer 2015 campaign. See the winners in all of their real-life campaign glory here! ~ Dazed

Alexander Wang is keeping things light and sweet for spring 2015.  Following his fall/winter ’14 ads which depicted Gisele Bündchen dressed in black with an extreme pixie cut, brooding among cracked mirrors, the designer has pulled a complete 180 by casting “doll face” model Sasha Pivovarova — her first time as the face of the house — wearing the pinks and lavenders of the spring collection in an interior bathed in pastel light. How lovely! ~ WWD

Maison Martin Margiela is no more (sort of).  The label has quietly rebranded itself as Maison Margiela, dropping the first name of its eponymous founder— a move that is said to “reflect the evolution of the house.”  ~ Vogue UK

Remember back in the mid-2000′s when celebrities like Blake Lively and Kate Bosworth were regularly spotted wearing their favorite Ugg boots? Well, after a brief style hiatus they’re back, baby — according to Vogue anyways.  In ”The Return of the Ugg Boot,” editors at the world’s foremost fashion magazine are making their case for the Australian boots, and are even offering five styling tips on how to make the boots look chic this winter.  But are you on board?  ~ Vogue

Today, satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo released its first edition since the terrorist attacks last Wednesday that left 12 dead at the Paris-based office, and as expected, it sold out within minutes of hitting newsstands.  Due to the steep demand, the print run has now been raised to 5 million copies worldwide from the prior 3 million. ~ WWD

If you were anywhere near Instagram this month, than you no doubt came across more than a few snapshots from that epic model-filled Dubai trip.  You know, the one that saw Kendall Jenner,Gigi Hadid and Devon Windsor frolicking in the desert with Selena Gomez, Shay Mitchell and Cody Simpson among others.  Well, the trip may be over, but thanks to our inside source, we now have the FULL scoop on what really went down at the most glamorous party of the new year. ~ Modelinia

Model Style Report: Kate Moss Proves She’s Still the Queen Leather Jackets

Some would argue that the slip dress is Kate Moss‘ most iconic look, but if you ask us, the supermodel has always been the queen of leather jackets.  Over the years, Kate’s proved that nothing beats a classic biker jacket when looking to polish off an outfit in a snap, and judging by her latest look, it’s clear she hasn’t lost her touch!

Spotted in London on Monday night at the debut of John Galliano’s first collection for Maison Martin Margiela, Kate put a modern spin on classic eveningwear when she paired a sleek biker jacket with her satin evening gown.  The edgy appeal of the jacket provided the perfect contrast to the dress’s more refined silhouette, while her boho-style fringed clutch added just the right amount of texture.  Completing the monochromatic look were suede booties and perfectly undone tresses, giving us all a much-needed lesson in true rock n’ roll glamour.

All hail the queen!

Get Sundance-Ready With Ski Town Looks Inspired By Suki Waterhouse, Elle Macpherson and More

Ready to hit the slopes? The Sundance Film Festival kicks off next week in Park City Utah, thus bringing new life to our cold weather essentials. While this gathering of indie actors and film makers doesn’t quite compete with the red carpet madness better know as award season, it still offers plenty of celebrity style sightings. In fact, seeing stylish actresses like Diane Kruger and Kate Bosworth ditch their usual Hollywood style in favor of something more sporty and casual (and much more bundled up) is what makes this such an appealing hot spot. Sundance dressing is all about blending on-trend statement pieces with practical cold weather clothing— a tidbit we’ve picked up from festival regulars Suki Waterhouse, Elle Macpherson and Dree Hemingway over the years. In anticipation of next week’s celebrity (and hopefully model) style sightings, we’re breaking down these models’ winning Sundance looks of years past to help inspire your own ski town style.  Check out their bundled up looks in the slideshow below!

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Valentina Zalyaeva’s 5 Tips for a Healthier You in 2015

Supermodels may have hit the genetic jackpot, but even they don’t wake up with flawless skin and red-carpet hair.  They do however have are a few pro tricks up their sleeves to help enhance their natural beauty.  And in the case of supermodel Valentina Zelyaeva, that process starts on the inside.

While famous for her longtime work as the face of Ralph Lauren, Valentina has also made a name for herself as a health/wellness blogger with her popular lifestyle site, ValZelyaeva.com, which features everything from a monthly lineup of vitamin-fueled recipes to beauty tips that include natural toothpaste concoctions and skin-brightening juices.  Now, after years of exploring her passion, Valentina is studying to become a health coach and plans to graduate from New York City’s Institute for Integrative Nutrition this March.  And it doesn’t stop there.  While speaking to Vogue, Valentina admits that she hopes to one-day share her health/wellness knowledge with the masses by way of a potential book and a series of industry retreats devoted to equipping young models with the tools to support a more balanced approach to nutrition, cooking and exercise.

But with our New Year’s resolutions in full effect this month, we figured, why wait?  Below, the model-turned-health guru shares her top five tips to help us live a little healthier in 2015.  From her go-to green juice recipe to her surprisingly simple morning detox routine, see Valentina’s inspiring tips and recipes after the jump!

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Modelinia AM Reads: 6 Models Share Their Must-Watch Shows of 2015

Up and coming model and Kendall Jenner bestie Hailey Baldwin is starting off 2015 with a bang! After walking for Topshop’s spring/summer 2015 show, the blonde beauty returned to London on Monday for Jeremy Scott’s Moschino menswear show. The blonde beauty strutted down the snowy runway wearing a black and white cheetah-print bra, metallic snow pants and ski goggles. See her full look here! ~ Ford Models Blog

In a surprise career move, #GirlBoss author and founder of e-commerce site Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso, is handing over her title as CEO to the company’s president Sheree Waterson.  But don’t worry—Amoruso isn’t actually going anywhere.  She’ll reportedly stay on full-time as an executive chairman, and remain on the company’s board. ~ WhoWhatWear

Almost four years after being dismissed from Dior, John Galliano made his fashion comeback on Monday (officially dubbed #MargielaMonday for those out of the loop) with his first couture show for Margiela. Just before five o’clock today, he presented the Artisanal range for women in London. And anticipation was, to put it mildly, incredibly high.  But while the reviews have been mixed, Galliano earned the praise of at least one major tastemaker: Anna Wintour.  And really, isn’t that all that matters? ~ Huffington Post

Are Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna set to become the world’s next big “It” couple?  The celebrity pair were reportedly seen kissing at designer Nikki Erwin’s 30th birthday party held at the Playboy Mansion over the weekend.  The reports were later denied by “one of Leo’s friends,” but were going to go ahead and imagine this happened anyways. ~ Just Jared

Last week, Coachella announced its 2015 lineup and now, the powers that be at the music festival have shared that they will be teaming up with H&M on a line of clothing inspired by is niche fashion aesthetic.  The H&M Loves Coachella collection will launch in North American stores on March 19, and will be available online and worldwide March 26. ~ WWD

Models, they’re just like us!  International jet-setters though they may be, even the most glamourous mega-models aren’t immune to the everyday joys of curling up on the couch and binge-watching one of TV’s most talked-about series.  From the Homeland fanatics to the self-professed Orange is The New Black lovers and those who still can’t get over their Sons of Anarchy addiction, we’ve asked six top models to share the TV shows they can’t wait to dive back into in the new year. See what hit shows Behati PrinslooMartha HuntJosephine Skriver and more are tuning into this season here! ~ Modelinia