Saturday, April 11, 2015

Modelinia AM Reads: The Best Model Off-Duty Pieces for $150 or Less

Modelinia AM Reads: The Best Model Off-Duty Pieces for $150 or Less:

Snapchat launched a new update over the Easter weekend that uses a fairly complicated tier system of emojis to rank the status of your photo-sharing friendship. A series of Friend Emojis will now appear on incoming snaps from people you connect with the most, thus replacing the public ‘Best Friends’ list, which was ditched last year after privacy concerns. ~ TechCrunch

It wasn’t long ago that Robyn Lawley became the first “plus-size” model ever to appear in the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. and now, she breaking barriers once again— this time with the launch of her eponymous clothing line at ASOS. Inspired by her personal experiences trying to find stylish clothes for a curvier frame, the line features swimwear and beachwear in modern, flattering silhouettes and funky prints.  Happy shopping! ~ ASOS

A sneak peak of this week’s Lip Sync Battle has been revealed, in which Anne Hathaway takes on Miley Cyrus’ infamous “Wrecking Ball” in a pair of tighty whities. Honestly, you’re just going to have to watch it for yourself.  It’s truly one for the ages. ~ YouTube

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Cosmopolitan is pulling out the big guns, casting pop icon Madonna as its May cover star with four special-edition covers. The 56-year-old singer previously posed for the magazine’s 25th anniversary cover in May 1990.  The issue hits newsstands on April 14. ~ Cosmopolitan

Stuart Weitzman is ramping up its social media advertising efforts, launching Instagram-based ads for the first time on Wednesday. The campaign will feature Cinemagraphs — a photography and video hybrid created by Ann Street Studio’s Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg — marking the first time the brand will offer a campaign that’s exclusive to social media. ~ WWD

Could DKNY be looking for a new creative director? Caroline Brown, chief executive officer of Donna Karan International, is said to be tapping into the young designer market to come up with a candidate for the role. Public School, Prabal Gurung and Andrea Lieberman, designer of A.L.C., are among the names that have been bandied about, though most have declined to comment on it at this time. ~ WWD

It’s one thing to score a couple of chic pieces inspired by your favorite model’s style, but it’s another thing entirely to do so without breaking the proverbial banks. Here, we’ve rounded up four of our favorite model off-duty looks of the season and pieces to help you steal the look for $150 each (or less)! Model style on a budget? Count us in! ~ Modelinia

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