Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The sweetheart Alexander Wang partner up with global organization for social change Do Something as part of his 10 year anniversary celebration. For the campaign Wang enlisted fashion photographer Steven Klein to capture portrait series of 38 supermodels and celebrities including A$AP Rocky, Alice Glass, Alison Mosshart, Aluna Francis, Angel Haze, Anna Ewers, Behati Prinsloo, Beth Ditto, Cara Delevingne, Danny Fuller, Daria Werbowy, Fei Fei Sun, Gemma Ward, Georgia May Jagger, Grimes, HAIM, Jhene Aiko, Joan Smalls, Kanye West, Kate Moss, Kim Kardashian West, Koa Smith, Kristen Wiig, Lara Stone, Lauren Hutton, Lykke Li, Mariel Hemingway, Natasha Poly, Pamela Anderson, Pascal Dangin Pusha T, Raquel Zimmermann, Rod Stewart, Steven Klein, Taraji P. Henson, The Weeknd, and Tyga.
Gorgeous Cindy Crawford is the cover story of Elle Canada‘s October 2015 by Max Abadian.
“I felt that [the journalist] was inauthentic because she acted like this was great but she didn’t check if I wanted this out or if it was a real picture. Why would seeing a bad picture of me make other people feel good? I felt blindsided. I was very conflicted, to be honest. The story had run a year and a half before, and the picture of me in that outfit was from the bust up. I know my body, and I know it’s not perfect, but maybe I have a false body image; maybe I think I look better than I do. I think that most women are hard on themselves. We think we look worse than we do. So I assumed I fell into that category, even though that picture didn’t reflect what I saw when I looked in the mirror—even in the worst dressing-room lighting. We spoke to the photographer, and he was very upset because he didn’t put it out there. He said: ‘Cindy, I’m going to send you the real one and it’s nothing like that. It’s clear that someone manipulated that image to make whatever was there worse.’ It was stolen and it was malicious, but there was so much positive reaction [to the image]. Sometimes, the images that women see in magazines make them feel inferior—even though the intention is never to make anyone feel less. So somehow seeing a picture of me was like seeing a chink in the armour. Whether it was real or not isn’t relevant, although it’s relevant to me. I don’t try to present myself as perfect. It put me in a tough spot: I couldn’t come out against it because I’m rejecting all these people who felt good about it, but I also didn’t embrace it because it wasn’t real—and even if it were real, I wouldn’t have wanted it out there. I felt really manipulated and conflicted, so I kept my mouth shut.” – Cindy Crawford about her leaked unretouched image.
To read rest of 12 life lessons from Cindy Crawford log on to www.ellecanada.com
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Mango British beauties Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne are the stars in their Fall Winter 2015.16 #SOMETHINGINCOMMON campaign captured by fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.