Damaris Lewis (Ford Women) speaks with Calvin Walker of Pier 59 Digital Studios for this interview special. Damaris answers myriad questions ranging from her beginnings as a model, her passion for dancing, her favorite musicians, and more. Watch the video to the end to see Damaris Lewis dance with abandon. Hot!
Fast cars, daytime champagne, and people all up in da club. Sounds like a rap video to us! Ford Women’s Kenza Fourati stars in boyfriend Ryan Leslie’s latest video, a single off of his upcoming album Les Is More. A Grammy nominated producer, instrumentalist, rapper, and singer, Leslie has worked with artists from Britney Spears to Sean Combs. A former New York Post select for their “50 Hottest Bachelors” list, Leslie seems pretty smitten here with his Sports Illustrated-endorsed girlfriend. Click to watch the video for “A Beautiful Lie.”
Organize + organic + nice = organice. You may already be familiar with the term if you read Organice Your Life, model Lonneke Engel’s digital mag dedicated to health and happiness. Boasting a contributor’s list brimming with models, OYL recently added Kate Dillon (Ford+) to its roster, and for the magazine’s upcoming seventh issue, she represents the cover story.
As comfortable in a two-piece as she is in Christian Dior, Raica Oliveira (Ford Women) is one of those Brazilian beauties who can make a muumuu look sexy. There’s not a Vogue edition she hasn’t posed in—United States, Australia, Italy, Paris, Spain, and the cover of Vogue Brasil—but she’s equally beloved at Sports Illustrated and by the lingerie buffs at Victoria’s Secret. Shortly after her runway debuts in Paris and Milan, Dior snagged Oliveira for a Nick Knight–shot campaign, and in 2006, she became a spokesmodel for Lancôme. Recently, Oliveira has been flexing her fashion muscles behind the scenes for Portuguese Jornal Record, reporting backstage from the shows in Paris and New York. See what the hyphenate is giving this year.
Ports 1961 Pre-Fall 2012 set sail with Andie Arthur (Ford) at the helm. Creative director Fiona Cibani is reported to have taken visual cues from Hungarian optical artist Victor Vasarely. What is not an optical illusion, however is Andie Arthur’s modeling nous.
That the elegantly black and white gentleman’s magazine Varón is only four issues into its existence beggars belief. What the publication lacks in cyan, magenta, and yellow pigments, it more than accounts for in serious content and a dignified layout in this cultural moment of animated GIFs and Tumblrs by the thousand. The final story in the Autumn / Winter 2011 volume features Ethan James (Ford Men) and Paolo Anchisi (Ford Men) photographed by Paul Maffi.
Chanel Pre-Fall 2012 went for the full E.M. Forster with a Passage to India inspired runway presentation that included models Crystal Renn (Ford), Sigrid Agren (Ford), Julia Nobis (Ford), and Antonia Wesseloh (Ford), all of whom walked to the right of a lengthy dinner table brimming over with delicacies.