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Exclusive Sneak Peek: RUSSH Chats with Daniella Rech On Her Move From Model to Photographer

Daniella_1From Karlie Kloss to Abbey Lee, photographer Daniella Rech has shot some of the biggest models in the world. What some people might not know, however, is that she too used to pose up a storm in front of the camera just like the subjects she photographs today. In an exclusive sneak peek for theFashionSpot, RUSSH Magazine has given us a look inside their new feature with the Aussie talent, explaining her transition from model to photographer and how the move gives her a unique perspective within her work.

Explaining that modelling didn’t really “sit well” with her, Danielle quit the line of work after giving birth to her first son, Rio, at 21 years of age. She still credits the job in her photography today, though. “I’m glad I did it [modelling] as I have no doubt without it I wouldn’t understand so much when it comes to taking images of women,” she explained to RUSSH.

Danielle was lucky in how her new career path kicked off, to say the least, scoring a backstage photography pass to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2010. “It was the first time I ever took photos with a professional camera and from that day I called myself a photographer,” she explained. (more…)

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Everything You Need to Know About the Jean Paul Gaultier x Target Collaboration

Jean Paul Gaultier for Target

Jean Paul Gaultier is the latest fashion figurehead to join the Designers for Target program, with the Frenchman churning out a collection for the Aussie department store early next year. 

The range will include women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and homewares, combining Jean Paul Gaultier’s unique and quirky style with relaxed clothing, perfect for the Aussie shopper. (more…)

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Reporter Claps Back at Fashion Criticism During Paris Attacks

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When news of terrorist attacks in Paris broke earlier this month, the last thing on anyone’s mind was stocking up their wardrobes. But apparently we should have made our fashion choices a “priority” in the midst of Paris’ deadliest attack since World War II, with one man thinking it’s OK to call out ABC news reporter Lisa Millar for wearing a jacket more than once.

Twitter user and noted troll Stephen Blackman suggested that Lisa should fit in a trip to David Jones, commenting that she has been wearing “The same jacket…report after report” during her coverage of the Paris attacks. (more…)

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Matt Okine Uses Acceptance Speech to Slam Gender Inequality at the 2015 ARIAs

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Matt Okine used his acceptance speech at the 2015 ARIAs to talk about gender inequality at the awards ceremony, however, it didn’t make it to air on last night’s broadcast.

“I’d feel bad if I didn’t make a point of something that I feel a little bit weird about,” the Triple J co-host said after beating out four other male contenders for the Best Comedy Release win. “I don’t think there were any women at all nominated in the comedy category just then. I don’t think there are any women who are featured artists on tonight’s show, even.” (more…)

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Irina Shayk Tones Down the Sexiness on Harper’s Bazaar Spain (Forum Buzz)

Irina Shayk hasn’t exactly given us many memorable magazine covers lately (starring on a few Vogue Spain covers here and there). But now another Spanish title tries its hand at shooting the Russian beauty with Harper’s Bazaar Spain handing her the cover of its December edition. The newly announced ambassador for L’Oréal Paris tones it down on the very front cover, gazing down the lens of Norman Jean Roy. Photographed in a dark studio, Irina models a Dolce & Gabbana piece teamed with a Valentino coat draped over the top and you’ll either love it or hate it.

Harper's Bazaar España December 2015 : Irina Shayk by Norman Jean Roy


Members of our forums were left divided regarding their opinions toward the cover. “She looks good but I’m bored by her modeling skills (always sexy and seductive). I’ve never seen her do something elegant,” complained DutchHomme.

“Probably because she isn’t elegant. It seems as though they tried, but obviously failed, here. Looks more like Adriana Lima to me, and I’m not sure whether that’s good or bad,” replied a disapproving Benn98. (more…)

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Alessandra Ambrosio Bares All on Maxim’s Hot New Cover (Forum Buzz)

With the news of Kate Lanphear‘s sudden departure from Maxim, the magazine shows no signs of giving up the good stuff, bestowing upon us a sultry and seductive December/January cover featuring Alessandra Ambrosio. Our forums usually depend on racy French publication Lui for something daring and provocative, but Maxim certainly delivered with this particular cover photo, lensed by Gilles Bensimon. The team took to the luxurious surroundings of Monte Carlo for the shoot with Alessandra captured wearing nothing but a diamond necklace, catching some rays while looking every inch the Brazilian bombshell.

Maxim December 2015 : Alessandra Ambrosio by Gilles Bensimon


“I find this extremely tacky, which is a shame cause Maxim was doing so good,” voiced kokobombon the moment the cover struck, unwilling to get us off to a positive start.

“Yikes, have I stumbled onto Playboy??? She looks like a 90s porn star on the cover. I think she’s got a stunning body, but the face, well, let’s just say she’s no oil painting. Not even the old Maxim would dare this,” added an uninterested Benn98. (more…)