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.
’Tis the season. Of Champagne toasts, canapés, and mingling under the mistletoe. Our MO for this year’s round of merrymaking? Up the shine factor, for one—we like Vince’s gold sequined shift dress and a swipe of Deborah Lippmann’s ruby-red nail glitter. Bling-y crystal earrings from Erickson Beamon and Tom Binns are festive options, and a plush faux-fur Mango scarf will keep you toasty as you dash between fêtes.
Damaris Lewis (Ford Women) may be best known for her back-to-back-to-back appearances in Sports Illustrated, but the Brooklyn-born stunner has also lent her dewy visage to YSL, worked it for Victoria’s Secret, and advocated on behalf of first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. For the giving season, click through to discover what she’s feeling. Want more Lewis? Find her on Twitter and be one of her more than 9,300 followers.
For any models who are lucky enough to enjoy the sort of career longevity as Ryan Burns (Ford Men) has, it is hardly surprising to learn of them having significant others who also model. Such is the case of the face of Ermenegildo Zegna Fall 2011 who features with his real life girlfriend Aline Nakashima (Marilyn) in Details December 2011 / January 2012 photographed by John Balsom.
A runway regular for cult labels from Vena Cava to Zero + Maria Cornejo, indie fave Cailin Hill (Ford Women) is as well-known for her walk as she is for the sassy bon mots she drops on her addictive and unfiltered blog, The Model Burnbook. The Ontario native, who now resides in Brooklyn, has been shot for Jalouse, L’Officiel, and the Japanese editions of Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar. See what’s on her to-gift list.
Francisco Lachowski (Ford Men) spoke with A|X TV for an exclusive interview conducted on the set of a video shoot for the A|X Armani Exchange Videomix iPad application, which launched as a free download from the iTunes Store late last month. Exactly how many thousand animated GIFs this interview with the world’s most beloved male model and the A|X application will generate is anyone’s guess.