Check out supermodel Jourdan Dunn in the December 2013 issue of Vogue. She was shot by Patrick Demarchelier. Since this is the holiday issue of Vogue, she aptly looks the part don’t you think? The plum eye makeup and the ruby nail polish adds to the holiday glam look, along with the David Morris jewels…… Continue reading Bad Bish- Jourdan Dunn in the December 2013 Issue of Vogue
Malaika Firth was photographed by Steven Meisel for Prada’s new Fall/Winter 2013 ad campaign. Malaika Firth is the first black model to front an ad campaign for the Italian fashion house since Naomi Campbell was the face 19 years ago in 1994! Wow! This is a big honor. Prada usually only has one black model…… Continue reading Bad Bish- Malaika Firth First Black Model To Front Prada Campaign Since 1994
Check out Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls on the cover of W magazine. Some people don’t like how photoshopped they are, but they still look great on the joint covers. Congrats! Photo from The Cut.
I love the new KENTON Magazine editorial “Good Girl Gone Bad” because it is smoking hot! KENTON always has nice editorials, so I wasn’t surprised at all by these photos. Check out model Wendell Lissimore as he turns model Veronica Gorczyca from good to bad and catch the rest of the editorial here. Photographer //…… Continue reading KENTON Magazine Good Girl Gone Bad
Photo from The Cut.
This week’s Of Note post will be brief due to my travels for Charleston Fashion Week. Liya Kebede was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978. Like most famous models, she was spotted out of the blue at the French Lycee by a film director who introduced her to a French modeling agent. From there…… Continue reading Of Note…Liya Kebede
Remember the Edward Enninful styled editorial, The Black Allure, I posted a few weeks ago with a ton of gorgeous black models in it? Well here is the video. I love, love, love it.
It looks like Vogue Italia is doing the all black model thing again with The Black Allure editorial, and I am not upset. While I hate for this to be a gimmick, I am in love with this editorial. It features almost all of the top black models of today like Joan, Jourdan, Chanel, Sessilee,…… Continue reading Vogue Italia’s ‘The Black Allure’ Editorial Features All Black Models
The World’s First Black Supermodel died today at the age of 61.
From Refinery 29:Last year around this time, Vogue Italia impressed us on several levels with its “Black Issue, an edition of the vaunted mag featuring only beauties of African decent like Liya Kebede, Jourdan Dunn, and, of course, Naomi Campbell. As forceful and gorgeous a statement as that was, it might have to take a…… Continue reading OHHH MMMM GEEEEE!