Vogue Mexico has featured relevant models by the names of Taylor Hill and Andreea Diaconu on recent covers, and now the mag adds heavyweight Karlie Kloss to the prestigious list. Returning to the title for a second cover appearance, Karlie looks cozy in an oversized gray sweater as she poses on the studio floor for photographer Chris Colls. Thankfully, the current face of Versace is actually recognizable this time (yes, we’re looking at you W Korea).
Two alternative cover shots (below) accompany the main image, but was the right one chosen for the spotlight? Our forum members think not. “The black and white cover is the strongest, it should’ve been the main one. It looks like something Peter Lindbergh would shoot. There’s so much power in her eyes, so beautiful,” KateTheGreatest championed.
“The B&W cover is BEAUTIFUL, one of her best portraits in my opinion. Why not just make that one the only cover? The other two are kinda blah,” added marsnoop2. (more…)
Much like her sisters Cara and Chloe, who are on the front lines of the fight against gynecological cancers, Poppy Delevingne has hopped on the social awareness train. Six days ago, the Solid & Striped collaborator posted a photo of herself smooching fellow British model Erin O’Connor — not because she’s unhappy in her marriage, but in the name of the #ShareTheLove campaign.
Organized by international non-profit organization DKMS, #ShareTheLove seeks to fight and raise awareness for blood cancer. Much like the ALS ice bucket challenge, the social media-housed endeavor relies on people posting an attention-grabbing photo of themselves, captioning said snap with the designated hashtag (in this case, #ShareTheLove) and nominating a friend or two to keep the charitable chain going by locking lips and/or donating. (more…)
As a member of one of the most closely followed — we’re talking social media spectators, commissioned camera crews as well as pestering paparazzi — families in the history of everything, Kendall Jenner is no stranger to scrutiny and, in turn, criticism. Fortunately, the Vogue cover conqueror has become a pro at brushing it all off. (Case in point: When her ballet-inspired video for Vogue España provoked the ire of the dance community, the 20-year-old supermodel simply disabled the comment function on all targeted Instagram posts. Boom. Problem solved.)
Now, in conjunction with her latest cover, this one for biannual indie magazine Garage, the thick-skinned reality star has partnered up with Be Cool Be Nice, a new campaign promoting kindness and respect online. (Side note: Where does she find the time?) (more…)
Makeup artist Pat McGrath is a fashion month mainstay, leaving her glowy (and often glittery) mark everywhere she goes. Last night’s Maison Margiela Spring 2017 presentation was no exception. McGrath and her team of makeup wizards sent an array of sparkling, candy-colored beauty looks down the runway. (Think luminous, colorblocked eyeshadow in pastels and whites, glitter-pressed Tiffany blue lips and buttery yellow brows.)
Just as she did after Friday’s Versace show, the makeup artist posted her intricate handiwork on Instagram, taking the opportunity to tease an upcoming product from her eponymous studio. Under a photo of a model sporting superhero-worthy winged eye makeup in sparkling aquamarine, McGrath wrote, “SOMETHING IS COMING from Pat McGrath Labs,” surrounding the caption in lightning bolt emojis for added effect. (more…)
We’ve seen our fair share of Bella Hadid lately — and not just when she’s stomping down the runways of just about every major fashion show over the recent weeks. She has covered Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Glamour, Vogue Japan, Vogue Italia and Vogue Paris within the space of two months and now, amazingly enough, found the time to shoot the October cover of Harper’s Bazaar Russia. Photographed by Mathieu Cesar, Bella flaunts her flawless complexion in the stunning shot and wears an embellished coat by Miu Miu.
Members of our forums seemed to share mixed feelings toward the cover, however. “I’m not too sure what to make of this, on the one hand, I feel it’s a departure from the smouldering direction we’ve seen from her. And on the other, she looks like a ghost, especially with all the faint colors,” Benn98 expressed at once.
“This is the sort of stuff I wish would get reprinted in all those different editions of Bazaar. It’s not greatly exciting, but at least Bella’s face – with its haunted expression – is more interesting to look at than anything Carine [Roitfeld] makes happen at the moment,” added tigerrogue. (more…)
Last season, we watched via Steven Klein’s camera as twenty-one of Alexander Wang’s closest friends — artists, models, musicians — frolicked around downtown Manhattan, doing laundry, bagel shopping, committing late-night debauchery.
For the California native’s Fall 2016 ad campaign, the #WangSquad (now twenty-three strong) hit the West Coast. And if the video Kylie Jenner posted on Instagram last night is any indication, they’re about to give us athleisure acolytes a glimpse into a very different world — that of the Los Angeles-based celebrity.
The first campaign teaser, in keeping with last year’s viral vids, features the musical stylings of Skrillex. In it, the crew (Katie Moore, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Issa Lish, Alice Metza, Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Anna Ewers and the aforementioned producer) gathers for a party in a marble-filled mansion. Kylie and Tyga sneak off to a nearby bathroom where Ewers, already inside checking her makeup, starts grinding on Kylie as Tyga looks on, smiling and sipping champagne. (more…)