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Max Motta for DKNY Jeans S/S 11

So whilst we’re on the subject of DKNY, let’s now turn attention to the DKNY Jeans S/S 11 campaign by photographer Nathaniel Goldberg. Last fall the DKNY Jeans campaign included Brazilian Francisco Lachowski, but this season it’s all about another Brazilian, Max Motta! Crowded sidewalks, warm late-evening sun, romance in the air…this is DKNY Jeans S/S 11. Continue reading

Sasha Knezevic, Max Motta & Matt Gontier for DKNY S/S 11

Ford Men have a little history with the DKNY campaigns. A year ago it was exclusively their campaign with Brad Kroenig, Chris Folz, Din Yates, Jared Koronkiewicz, Leo Peixoto, and Tommy Dunn taking the honors. Although this year it’s not an exclusively Ford Men affair, Sasha Knezevic, Max Motta, and stalwart Matt Gontier amply represent for their board in this DKNY S/S 11 campaign by photographer Nathaniel Goldberg. Continue reading

Ford Models Blog Coverage of Milan Menswear F/W 11

It is not every season that Ford Models sends its blog editor to Milan to cover the menswear shows, but for fall 2011 that is precisely what they have done. Please follow this page for exclusive behind the scenes photos and videos from some of your favorite Ford Men and top menswear designers. Also be sure to follow of-the-minute updates from the Ford Model Twitter, an unrivaled channel for its timely updates and singular wit. Continue reading

Crystal Renn | Paper Planes Fall/Winter 2010

In his opening remarks of the Fall/Winter issue Paper Planes editor-in-chief Carlos Ramirez says, “So this issue is dedicated to those women [Audrey Hepburn, The Supremes, Coco Chanel] with talent, charisma, and strength throughout history have been impossible to ignore; and of course to the elegance and power of black over every other color.” Continue reading

Dafne Cejas | Zoo Magazine #29 2010-2011

It takes ages to reach the New World, but once it arrives zhis Deutsch Magazin is a veritable cage teeming with life. Dodgy metaphors aside, Zoo Magazine #29 is upon us and Manhattan newsstands as well! The last issue’s cover story featured Ford’s Daiane Conterato, but this issue brings us an editorial with Dafne Cejas photographed by Dancian. Titled “Only Angels Have Wings” the Argentinian is pictured in a variety of post-angelic ensembles styled by Jo Baker. Continue reading

Anna Jagodzinska & Crystal Renn for Dsquared² S/S 11

No campaign season is complete without the showpiece fixture that is Dsquared² by photographers Mert & Marcus. Featuring for this season’s campaign are Ford’s Anna Jagodzinska and Crystal Renn. Having riffed on artist Damien Hirst last fall with inspired set design and dramatic lighting, the Dsquared² spring campaign takes a turn for the austere with crisp black & white portraiture. Styling by Katie Grand keeps it all very simple and direct. Continue reading

Valerija Kelava for Jil Sander Navy S/S 11

If ever there were a model born for campaigns, then Ford’s Valerija Kelava is just that model. The Slovenian carries her fine fall campaign form with her into this season for the Jil Sander Navy S/S 11 campaign by photographer David Sims. Jil Sander Navy is the diffusion line for the label designed by Raf Simons and according to The Cut it will be sold in Jil Sander stores worldwide starting this weekend. Continue reading

Francisco Lachowski | Coitus Issue 2

Deary me. This was not my brief when I began writing the Ford Models Blog, but then again nothing from EY! Megateen was either. Nevertheless this I feel duty-bound to report where and when our top talent features in top fashion publications and those called Coitus. That’s right, the camp British magazine from editor-in-chief Pantelis and creative director Leon Sanli, which derives its name from Latin coitio(n-), from the verb coire, from co- ‘together’ + ire ‘go,’ viz., fucking. Fortunately there is a hook to this story — Ford Men’s Francisco Lachowski features on one of the five possible covers of the “Bite Me” issue. Continue reading

Julia Saner for Valentino S/S 11

To call the first week back from the holiday break congested would be an understatement. Bringing this page out of his musician-heavy holiday stupor, however hasn’t prevented the Ford Models Blog from picking over the bones of the last five days for a tasty morsel. To that end it doesn’t get much more scrumptious than the Valentino S/S 11 campaign by photographer David Sims featuring Ford’s Julia Saner. Continue reading

Anna Jagodzinska for Cesare Paciotti S/S 11

The last time we rapped about Cesare Paciotti it was in the context of a bearded Aric Wiser looking well contemplative for the F/W 10 menswear campaign. Today, however the Italian luxury brand known for its shoes, leather goods, and that dagger takes a turn for the gorgeous by featuring Ford’s Anna Jagodzinska in their S/S 11 campaign by photographer Mariano Vivanco. Continue reading

Crystal Renn for Jimmy Choo S/S 11

The New Year just got infinitely better with the now public news that Crystal Renn features in the Jimmy Choo S/S 11 campaign by photographers Inez & Vinoodh. The pictures are absolutely stunning in composition, color, and, you guessed it, modeling talent! For all the speculative chatter that goes on in the comments sections underneath any and all interweb articles about Crystal none will ever pierce the indomitable spirit of this remarkable girl. Continue reading