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Polish model Magdalena Frackowiak attended the opening of a new Louis Vuitton store in Warsaw. Wearing a black and red sleeveless mini-dress which she teamed with red bow heels and a high ponytail, Magdalena showed off her natural beauty with simple, fresh makeup and she completed her ensemble with a black clutch bag. The model looked gorgeous in her stunning colour-coordinated outfit as she celebrated the new designer store opening.
Finnish model Suvi Koponen was spotted on the street following a show at Paris Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2013 collections. The model showed off a unique yet relaxed off-duty ensemble. She paired a black oversized Harley Davidson sweater with baggy masculine black trousers. She completed the look with oxblood loafers and a large black leather tote bag which she used to carry along a grey sweater. With tidy hair and natural makeup, Suvi showed off her gorgeous model complexion as she exited yet another show.
Though she’s only 20, Karlie Kloss has already cemented her status as one of theindustry’s top models with that fierce runway stomp and legs that never quit.
Now, she’s putting her pegs to good use, collaborating with denim brand Frame on two styles of jeans meant for long-legged ladies like herself.
“It’s a really exciting collaboration for me, because it came out of necessity,” Kloss told us at a preview of the line yesterday at Soho House. “I’ve been insecure my whole life about my height because I couldn’t find clothes to fit my body.”
Frame Denim was founded last year by Swedes Jens Grede and Erik Torstensson (who are also behind The Saturday Group and Industrie Magazine). Without any press, they quickly garnered celebrity fans like Miranda Kerr and Amanda Seyfried–and now, Kloss–with perfectly-fit jeans that don’t sag. Their secret?
“We really have invested in the fabric, which a lot of people forget,” Grede explains. “Everyone talks about fit, but half of the fit is using fantastic fabric.”
The collaboration with Kloss came organically: Torstensson was dining with Kloss one night and when she complained about not being able to find jeans, they decided to collaborate on a long-legged pair. The brand, which only just launched in November, didn’t even wait for market testing before teaming up with the model.
Kloss, no stranger to a good collab, is excited to launch her jeans. “I’m really lucky to have such talented friends that help me with all of my needs–jeans and cookies!–but all the things I’m a part of are things I’m genuinely passionate about and with people I really enjoy working with.”
And since Frame is dedicated to perfect fit, they took a different approach to creating the lengthy jeans. Rather than simply extend their normal block (the form used to fit the jeans) as most denim companies do, Frame made an entirely new block with a 40 inch inseam–something no denim company has done before.
“I have already gotten so many text messages from my [model] friends, like, ‘Karlie, my jeans better be in the mail!’” Kloss joked.
But Kloss hopes these jeans won’t just end up on models.
“We’re on a mission to help every girl find the perfect pair of jeans–for all the cold ankles, we will cover them!” Kloss said smiling.
“We think that cold ankles are the source of everything that’s wrong with the world,” Grede added. “If we can stop that, we can create world peace.”
Frame’s Forever Karlie jeans come in a skinny fit and a flare, and will be available through Net-a-Porter and Barneys New York starting June 1.
Slowly returning back to work on a select few projects following the arrival of her daughter Mia one year ago, Russian model Sasha Pivovarova shared photos of her latest shoot, which appears to be an editorial for Vogue US, captured by photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Posting pictures to her Instagram account as the day progressed, Sasha took a snap as she headed to the shoot, showing the model in a black hat, no makeup and a dark outfit. She then took another photo as her makeup/hair was being prepared and lastly a photo with legendary photographer Demarchelier himself
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Over the weekend, UK tabloid the Sunpublished photos of Cara Delevingnedropping a bag of “mysterious white powder.” Or, something that looks a lot like cocaine.
According to the Sun, Delevingne dropped the baggie as she was trying to get into her house in London with a friend. The 20-year-old model was apparently trying to find her keys when the bag flew out of her purse.
A photographer, who took pictures of the incident, explains:
“She was trying to get inside her house. She said, ‘I’ve lost my keys guys, I’ve lost my keys’. She was really giggly. She found it hilarious but her friend was really edgy about it. Suddenly Cara dropped something and bent over to pick it up. Very discreetly, she just put her foot on it and then rolled her handbag across so it looked like she was just kind of bending over.”
But it was too late: photogs had already snapped that fateful white bag–and now, some of the model-of-the-moment’s high-profile campaign and company affiliations could be in jeopardy.
The Daily Mail is reporting that H&M is “investigating Miss Delevingne, whom it employed earlier this year as the face of its Divided clothing range.” The retailer has a ‘zero tolerance’ policy when it comes to drugs and famously dropped Kate Moss after her cocaine scandal.
Another retailer who might be reevaluating their relationship with the model is Victoria’s Secret. Delevingne walked the lingerie show in 2012 as a PINK girl–but, if these photos pick up steam she might not be asked back in 2013. A Victoria’s Secret spokesperson had no comment on the matter.
Part of the reason why Delevingne’s career might be in jeopardy is that, unlike Kate Moss, the 20-year-old model has been used by brands and magazines to market towards teens. Case in point: this month she covers Miss Vogue, Vogue UK’s answer to Teen Vogue. At the time of the cover release, Vogue UK EIC Alexandra Shulman described Delevingne as “Miss Vogue made physical” with a “maverick sense of style and fun.”
Of course, this is only a photo in a tabloid–and nothing has been confirmed. We’ve reached out to H&M and Vogue UK and are waiting to hear back.