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Teenage Fashion Designer Twiggy

Fashion icon Twiggy wanted to be a fashion designer when she was a teenager. The British model, who became known in the 60s for her wide-eyed, striking appearance, designed and made her own clothes as a youngster and believes her unique outfits and designing skills are the reason she was successful as a model. “My first memory of knowing exactly what I wanted to wear was when I was 13 - I was a mod and …

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Erin O’Connor Was Pressured to Undergo Plastic Surgery

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Health & Beauty, Models, News,

English model Erin O’Connor claims was told she needed cosmetic surgery in order to succeed. The supermodel, who is known for her striking facial features, was originally criticized about her looks and was told she would have to go under the knife for a breast enlargement operation and nose job if she wanted to be a top model. “In the early days of my modeling career, I think the industry was uncomfortable with how strikingly different …

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First Look: Derek Lam Spring/Summer ‘10 Campaign

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Posted by Robin Paulson
Categories: Fashion Designers, Models, News, Sales,

Model Ginta Lapina seems to be fashion designer Derek Lam’s muse as of late—first was her runway appearance for his Spring/Summer ‘10 collection, then she showed up on his arm to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards last week. Now it would appear as if she’s starring in the ad campaign for the aforementioned range! “We went back to the beach, but it’s a dreamy world of cream-colored sand, highlighted by pops of color from vibrant …

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More Controversy Stirs Over Demi Moore W Cover

Just when the talk of Demi Moore’s questionable W cover died down, someone out in the internet makes a discovery that brings everything back into the spotlight. This time, bloggers are pointing to Balmain’s runway model, Anja Rubik, stating that W photo editors swapped Demi’s torso entirely in favor of Rubik’s! Both women (supposedly) wore the Balmain swimsuit with a wrap; however, placing the W cover over the catwalk photo (above) says that perhaps only …

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First Look: H&M Holiday 2009 Collection

Sequins, glitter, and knits galore! H&M has launched the images featuring a look at their Holiday 2009 collection. The international retail chain seems to have the best of both holiday worlds—the glitz and glamor as well as the traditional, sweaters and mittens (Gap much?). The campaign (more pictures after the break) features models Sasha Pivovarova, Missy Rayder, Malgosia Bela, Ben Hill and Ryan Thomas. ...

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Heidi Klum Could Not Resist the Catwalk

Despite having given birth to her fourth child last month and claiming she was merely going to host the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, Heidi Klum could not resist the allure of the catwalk. While she swapped the usual, revealing lingerie for a full bodice, it’s clear that whatever training or dieting the supermodel did worked wonders in returning her to the runway! Can you even spot the supposed “extra” twenty pounds she claims to still …

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Kate Moss Accused of Promoting Anorexia

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Models, News,

Kate Moss has sparked controversy after being accused of making comments which could promote extreme dieting. The supermodel caused outrage after revealing she tries to live by the motto “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” She said in an interview on fashion news website WWD: “There are loads of mottos. There’s, ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.’ That’s one of them. You try and remember, but it never works.” Similar phrases can be found …

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Gisele Bundchen Tops Valuable Model List

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Celebrities, Models, News,

Move over, Heidi Klum—Gisele Bundchen has been named the world’s most valuable model. The Brazilian beauty, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Tom Brady, topped The Daily Beast’s annual list, which took into account multi-year contracts, advertising campaigns, runway appearances and magazine covers. Gisele beat Kate Moss into second place, while others in the top 10 included new mother Adriana Lima, Christy Turlington and Miranda Kerr. The website said of the list, “We …

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Mariah Carey Cannot Maintain Diet Regimen

Celebrities really are like normal people—take Mariah Carey, for instance, who can’t bring herself to maintain a diet. The “Hero” singer, whose weight has fluctuated in the past, admits that she is prone to piling on the pounds but says she could never deny herself her favorite foods. “I’m very muscular. So I mustn’t lift weights. I should rather go swimming or do pilates. And of course I should stick to a diet. But I don’t …

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Adriana Lima Gives Birth to Baby Angel

Adriana Lima has given birth to a daughter. The Victoria’s Secret model and basketball star Marko Jaric became parents for the first time on Sunday to baby Valentina, who was born in a New York hospital. A spokesperson for the Brazilian beauty said:, “Adriana and Marko are thrilled to announce they had a baby girl, Valentina Lima Jaric. Mother, father and baby are all doing well.” The couple have been flooded with messages of congratulations - …

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