Week in Review – Edition 20, April 2014. See the top stories from this past week.
GIGI GETS DARK – Model on the rise, Gigi Hadid showed that she is a lot more than just a swimsuit stunner in the fall campaign from Brazilian brand Lita Mortari. The blonde beauty posed for Henrique Gendre in dark autumn looks that just evoke classic femme fatale. See Gigi’s Lita Mortari fall campaign.
Summer Pleasures—In a special Sofia Coppola guest-edited issue, W Magazine’s May cover story features none other than actress Kirsten Dunst. The blonde beauty and L’Oreal Professionel face poses for German fashion photographer Juergen Teller in his signature snapshot style for a summer-themed shoot that goes from poolside to the indoors. Dunst wears designer looks from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Chloe and Michael Kors styled by Felicia Garcia Rivera in the sunny images. You can read Kirsten’s interview on WMagazine.com where she talks about getting older, her film choices and personal style.
This week on Instagram…A lot of models went to Coachella, Candice poses in lingerie, Erin Heatherton is a flower girl, Jac Jagaciak gets creative, Natasha Poly is the most fashionable mom, Jourdan and Magdalena work out, Irina delivers sexy, Ashley Smith has an awesome pillow and much more! See our previous Instagram roundups for even more model images.
The following is a recap of this week’s “The Face” episode written by model contestant Sharon Gallardo. SPOILER ALERT. To read Sharon’s thoughts on episode six, click here, in case you missed it.
Sharon prepping for the challenge. Image: Tim Brown/Oxygen Media
We arrived at a construction site and we couldn’t be more anxious to know what we were doing. We found out we were shooting lingerie! I couldn’t have been more excited because my dream is to do Victoria’s Secret. Having Anne V coach us modeling lingerie was larger than life.
Doutzen Kroes and son Phyllon
Mother & Child–The nonprofit organization Born Free Africa is launching a collection featuring notable designer names including recent birthday girl Victoria Beckham, Diane von Furstenberg, DKNY and Chloe to name a few, for a selection of pieces to be sold exclusively on Shopbop. These campaign images feature Doutzen Kroes and her son Phyllon, Karolina Kurkova and her son Tobin, and Sasha Pivovarova with her daughter Mia in matching designs. Appropriate since the foundation aims to end of HIV from mothers to their children in Africa by December 31st, 2015. Sasha and Karolina wear Victoria Beckham while Doutzen models Chloe and Tory by Tory Burch photographed by the renowned Patrick Demarchelier. The full lineup launches on April 23rd.
Lorde’s Fashion Shoot–Earlier this month, Lorde’s cover for FASHION Magazine was released and besides giving some candidly frank interview answers, she also posed in an accompanying photo shoot. Here are some more images from the feature photographed by Chris Nicholls where she dons dark looks from labels like Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabbana styled by Zeina Esmail. Lorde’s signature dark tresses are on display with hair styling by Simone Otis.
Candice Swanepoel and birthday girl Rosie Huntington-Whitley take a joint selfie
Rosie’s Model Party–It’s the end of the week, so why not have some fun? British model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley let loose for her pre-26th birthday celebration held in New York City yesterday. Fellow models Candice Swanepoel and Heather Marks joined the fun and Rosie shared the snaps on her Instagram account. The girls looked to have a pretty good time with party hats and a lot of dancing.
See Rosie in her recent Autograph lingerie photo shoot.
Hailey for Beach Bunny–Joining the likes of Irina Shayk, Kate Upton and Chrissy Teigen; Hailey Clauson appears in a new campaign for Beach Bunny Swimwear’s “Lady Lace” range. The summer line features swimwear looks in neon hues with unexpected and ladylike lace accents. Yu Tsai photographed the American beauty in the graffitied streets of Venice Beach where she serves up a sexy and playful attitude with her megawatt smile. See more photographs of Hailey below, and make sure to check out the blonde’s western inspired Vogue Germany shoot.
Karlie on Vogue–Marking her third cover for Vogue Korea, Karlie Kloss graces the magazine’s May issue and we are getting seventies vibes. With a feathered hairdo, the top model wears a look from Giorgio Armani’s spring 2014 collection with a red lip-shaped belt and cherry earrings for a slightly whimsical look. Sebastian Kim photographed Karlie for the cover with styling by Ye Young Kim.
See Karlie in FRAME Denim’s spring campaign.
Baby You Can Drive My Car–A beautiful woman and a fast car. It’s a winning combination that has been around for decades, and the theme of our latest exclusive photographed by Steven Chee. Model Chloe Lecareux wears polished looks selected by stylist Marina Didovich featuring designs from Australian labels like Zimmermann, Lovisa and Dion Lee in a gritty, garage setting. For beauty, hair stylist Liz Kelsh creates Chloe’s sleek braids while makeup artist Renya Xydis gives her a standout red lip.