Angels Behind the Scenes – The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show does not debut on television until December 4th, but here is a look at some of the girls’ outfits taken at this year’s fittings. Models Doutzen Kroes, Candice Swanepoel, Alessandra Ambrosio, Barbara Palvin, Hilary Rhoda, Lily Aldridge, Bregje Heinen and Barbara Fialho don calendar girl looks in the candid snaps.
Versace in SoHo – Last night Donatella Versace celebrated the opening of Versace’s new boutique in SoHo, New York. Models, actresses and musicians including Doutzen Kroes, Lady Gaga, Linda Evangelista, Coco Rocha, Karolina Kurkova, Tali Lennox and Alexa Chung came out for a cocktail party where they wore the Versace and Versus’s autumn collection.
Extérieur Jour – Doutzen Kroes takes on androgynous wears for the October issue of Vogue Paris, lensed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. Oversize jewelry, autumn layers and pork-pie hats evoke an 80s style with looks pieced together by editor-in-chief Emmanuelle Alt. The designs of Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, Falke, Jil Sander and Jean Paul Gaultier amongst others stand out in beach-side, black and white images. / Hair by Christiaan, Makeup by Wendy Rowe
BLK Beauties – Photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin recently held a casting and shot 100 women in the BLK DNM Tux Jacket 11. We have a selection of the stunning black and white portraits featuring models Anja Rubik, Aline Weber, Alyssa Miller, Behati Prinsloo, Cara Delevingne, Charlotte Free, Dorothea Barth Jorgensen, Dotuzen Kroes, Elisa Sednaoui, Jamie Bochert, Kel Markey, Lily Donaldson, Maryna Linchuk, Maud Welzen and Xiao Wen–but you can view all 100 images on BLKDNMCloseup.com.
Swimming Season – Victoria’s Secret model Doutzen Kroes strips down to sexy swimwear looks for the June issue of Elle Russia. Photographed by Thiemo Sander with styling by Claire Sibille, the Dutch beauty goes from the pool to the beach in summer styles that enchant. A tangerine lip by makeup artist Delphine Ehrhart and soft beach waves by hair stylist Greg Everingham perfect Doutzen’s bombshell outfits.
A Bigger Splash – Doutzen Kroes glistens in summer swimwear for the June cover shoot of Vogue China, shot by Sølve Sundsbø. Fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro selects some of the season’s most glam bathing suits and two pieces from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Jason Wu and Missoni for the sultry story. A slicked back coif by hair stylist Malcolm Edwards and sun-kissed skin by Val Garland bring the final touch to Doutzen’s radiant ensembles. / Manicure by Mike Pocock
Beautiful People – Another model style update ranging from the red carpets of Cannes to New York to London. Some of our favorite faces including Liu Wen, Jessica Stam, Karolina Kurkova, Irina Shayk, Lily Donaldson, Anja Rubik, Lily Cole, Natasha Poly, Ana Beatriz Barros, Doutzen Kroes and Natalia Vodianova stepped out dressed to the nines this week. Check under the cut for all twelve beauties.