Today is World AIDS Day and we thought it appropriate to take a look at last month’s GMHC Fashion Forward 2009 event produced by Saks Fifth Avenue and hosted by Tim Gunn. Designers included Burberry, Diesel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, Vince and more.
We have never doubted Hyoni’s modeling ability. She is the Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World 2007 winner, she has done campaigns for Lacoste and DKNY Jeans. Not one to rest on her laurels, Hyoni has now partnered with two other people, a stylist and producer from Vogue Korea, to open a store in Soho called Reborn Process.
Here is a look at Saturday’s Superdmodel of the World casting in New York. The open call turned out to be an incredible afternoon that saw hundreds of girls seen by Ford Models scouts and styled by Ford Artists. The press also showed up in droves from the New York Times, New York Post, Daily News, Models.com, Modelinia, and others. All photographs were taken by Damien Neva except where noted.
Alexina appears in French Elle in story photographed by Elisabeth Toll and styled by Michèle Beaurenaut. Set in a desolate factory Alexina’s beauty is put into sharp relief against exposed brick, downed industrial equipment, and gritty shop floors.
We love autumn in New York for a number of reasons and chiefly amongst them is the shift in weather that makes wearing tights possible. Wearing a pair of colorful tights Hyoni spring to life in these pictures by photographer Craig Arend.
VMAN 16 comes out tomorrow and will feature winner Rico Nieves as well as the other finalists of the latest VMAN FORD MODEL SEARCH/SHOWstudio.com. In the mean time go straight to VMAN.com for picture galleries featuring Rico and the finalists. Tomorrow, however, buy VMAN 16!
This past Saturday, the global search for the next Ford Models Supermodel of the World® made its way to Riga, Latvia for the local final event produced by 2B Models. The top 12 Latvian finalists pictured here will go on to compete in the Baltic States regional Grand Finale on November 28th. Ford Models judges will select 3 winners who will be flown with a chaperone all expenses paid to São Paulo for a chance to win the grand prize of a $250,000 contract with Ford.
Chanel Iman appeared in the Sunday, November 15th edition of New York Daily News to answer a few questions in advance of the Ford Models U.S. women’s search this Saturday, November 21st. Read the full story at the Daily News site and be sure to pre-register here for and attend the scouting events in New York and Los Angeles this Saturday.