Topic: Alek Wek

Our First Glimpse Of The Isabel Marant For H&M Lookbook Is Here!

Our First Glimpse Of The Isabel Marant For H&M Lookbook Is Here!

It’s only been four short months since Isabel Marant was announced as the next guest designer over at H&M–but the lookbook has already leaked! Some outlets are reporting this to be a partial lookbook (we were promised hundreds of pieces!) but this glimpse confirms the collection has something for everyone.

…No, seriously: there’s the clothes (which look a lot like actual Marant), there’s shoes, there’s jewelry, there’s menswear (which means lots of slouchy sweaters for us anyway) and it’s all shown off by a collection of grade A supermodels (Milla Jovovich! Alek Wek!). Let’s take a look. More »

Did Designer Philipp Plein Cast Only Black Models In His Runway Show For Attention?

Did Designer Philipp Plein Cast Only Black Models In His Runway Show For Attention?

While there’s been a lot of talk about the absence of women of color on catwalks, there’s been precious little progress. Agonizing, incremental progress. Black girls are still given token slots on runways (usually two, at most) and the same goes for Asian women. When multiple black girls are cast, it’s often as a statement–like, for example, when Alber Elbaz sent a troop of black models clad in tropical prints down Lanvin’s Spring 2011 runway. As a finale. More »

Gallery: Fashion Models With Gap Teeth

Gallery: Fashion Models With Gap Teeth

Lara Stone is officially a supermodel. Lindsey Wixson is the face of everything and Abbey Lee Kershaw is inescapable. Sure, Lauren Hutton (and Brigitte Bardot, in the non-model realm) kind of paved that way a long time ago and gap-toothed girls are nothing new (Alek Wek!) but… Lauren Hutton also has a few major campaigns this season and it’s fair to say gap-toothed girls are having a moment. Here’s some of the current top tier and a few of the good ones throughout modeling history. More »