A to Z Guide–Giving a video lesson on how to pronounce some of fashion’s most famous names, i-D Magazine launches an A-Z guide of pronunciation with top models from around the globe. With one designer for each letter, models including Sigrid Agren, Josephine Skriver, Gracy Mahary, Liu Wen, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Xiao Wen Ju, (still above) Lindsey Wixson, Tao Okamoto and more sport each corresponding designer name in the film directed by Barnapy Roper and styled by Michelle Cameron (Frank Reps). Seems like a pretty cool fashion lesson.
Top model Anja Rubik stars in a video for Polish music project Mister D’s song “Chleb”, and the results are pretty epic. The video features a purposefully low-budget look including random flashers, rose-filled backdrops and stock photo beaches. The model channels a character called Princess Dresaria (the hyper-realized version of the video’s heroine named Dresiara) where she is shown super tanned in a fur jacket and tiara. In one scene, Anja is shown riding on the back of large dachshund, and then in the next flying through outer space.The video (and song) is described as a satire of the state of Poland “and everything that is wrong with [it's] society,” as the face of Apart Jewelry explains on her official Facebook Page. Watch away below.
Earlier today, supermodel Naomi Campbell was a guest on Australia’s “The Morning Show” and she was asked about the cover saw around the world– Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Vogue cover. “I do not want to comment,” she told the hosts Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies when asked about her opinion. She then broke into a series of laughs. “I’m a fashion model and I’ve been working for 28 years,” Campbell stated. “And when you get a Vogue cover, it’s a build in your career…a stepping stone to achieve that.”
Naomi Campbell for “The Face” Season 2 Pomo / Image: Oxygen Media
Very Sexy Extended Cut–The spring 2014 commercial for Victoria’s Secret Very Sexy collection gets an extended cut featured online only with some of the brand’s most famous faces. Martha Hunt, Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge bring the Miami heat in this minute long promo featuring bright colors and strappy new styles. You can also check out a lot of the girls featured here in the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Swim catalogue for spring.
Miranda’s H&M Film–Following up her print advertisements for the brand, Miranda Kerr stars in a fashion film for H&M’s spring line. The video shows the Australian model getting hit with a water sprinkling system, and then heading inside for a quick wardrobe change that turns out to not be so quick as she admires all the looks from the spring line. Snapping selfies set to the tunes of Blondie’s “Heart of Glass”, the top model shows off the new season looks while her friend waits outside in a cab. Luckily her pal seems to take it all in good stride, laughing it off once Miranda shares her fashionable photos. Watch the video below and see more of Miranda on HM.com.
Board Games–British based retailer Selfridges teams up with Dazed Magazine for the store’s Board Games store takeover, where throughout March and April Selfridges will be celebrating skate and surf culture. Featuring limited-edition clothing and skate boards, Dazed has created a film of the same name and special edition magazine to commemorate the event. Click over to Dazed to see the video directed by Price James, or on the image above.
Endless Euphoria Commercial–After launching a dreamy print campaign, a new television commercial for the Calvin Klein “Endless Euphoria” fragrance has been released. The video, which is directed by Fabien Baron of Baron + Baron, features Hungarian model Vanessa Axente frolicking through dreamy fields and having a sensual moment with her co-star. Sounds like the perfect day! Out now, the “Endless Euphoria” scent is described as feminine, fruity and floral with top notes of cherry blossom, mandarin and bergamot. See the television spot and behind the scenes images from the shoot below.
Gisele Loves You–Today is Valentine’s Day and to celebrate the holiday Porter Magazine has made a video with its cover star Gisele Bundchen. Captured by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the Brazilian model says “I Love You” in five different languages–English, French, German, Dutch and Portuguese. Seems like the perfect gift for any fashion lover; check it out below.
Mango Behind the Scenes – Following up the news that Daria Werbowy would appear in Mango’s upcoming spring 2014 advertisements, the Spanish brand has released a behind the scenes video featuring the top model shot on location in the Canary Islands. Josh Olins captured the Canadian babe looking refreshing in an ethereal color palette of white. Get even more of a Daria fix by checking out her Harper’s Bazaar US cover story.
BTS with Rihanna – French label Balmain has released three behind the scenes video featuring campaign star Rihanna, her stylist Mel Ottenberg and creative director Olivier Rousteing. “Dreams do come true… When the woman that inspires you wears your creations, your vision feels complete. Not compromising, fresh, modern, the icon of my generation, Rihanna embodies my vision of Balmain in this new campaign. In front of the camera, she makes you feel like she is the only girl in the world,” Rousteing says.