Published on November 9th, 2011 | by stylecartel0
Model Madness:V Magazine – The Model Issue PREVIEW
Model Madness & V Magazine
Today the issue of V 74, The Model Issue for V Magazine hits stands today.
The four covers of this issue, V’s first non-celebrity covers in 2 years, feature models Candice Swanepoel, Joan Smalls, Daphne Groeneveld, Saskia de Brauw, Sui He, Hanaa Ben Abdesslem, Bambi Northwood-Blyth and Lindsey Wixson, shot by Terry Richardson, styled by Carine Roitfeld and interviewed by Derek Blasberg.
Highlights of the issue include:
A series of shoots of powerhouses Ford, IMG, DNA, Women, Next Marilyn and Supreme’s top models as well as interviews with the agencies asking them all the same set of questions.
A preview of a yet unfinished photographic project by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld celebrating The Classic Chanel Jacket, featuring portraits of supermodels, socialites and sisters wearing the same boxy Chanel staple.
This preview includes images of Charlotte Casiragi, Dakota & Elle Fanning, Saskia de Brauw and Daphne Groeneveld as well as an interview with Karl Lagerfeld.
A display of the work of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vindoodh Matadin’s retrospective book “Pretty much everything” featuring their favorite models, including Sharlom Harlow, Maggie Rizer, Jessica Miller, Hannelore Knuts, who they documented throughout their careers.
A spread by Hedi Slimane featuring 9 of today’s most wanted models, naming the iconic Mannequins who inspire them though every smouldering new pose and runway turn: Stephanie Groeneveld (Lara Stone & Saskia de Brau) Emily Baker (Kiwis Kylie Bax & Rachel Hunter), Charlotte Free (her grandma), Julia Nobis (Hanne Gabi Odile), Ruby Aldridge (chose musicians over models) Marique Schimmel (Arizona Muse), Hailey Clauson (Veruschka), Ilse Devoer (Lara Stone), Andie Arthur (Raquel Zimmerman)
“Heroes” interviews with Frederika Levy & Eileen Ford – V remembers the legendary Frederika Levy, who joined the Parisian modeling agency City Models and left her mark as manager in 2006, who passed away last year, while Bethann Hardson sits downs to talk with the iconic Eileen Ford, of Ford models. Now 90 years old, Eileen revolutionized modeling agencies with husband Gerard “Jerry” Ford by establishing the industry’s first voucher system – one that would bring success to the models and the Ford agency. In this interview, Eileen looks back fondly on her career and the mother she became not only with her real family but also with the family she knew as Ford Models.
Now the issue is jam packed with even more of course there is a piece by Terry Richardson too, cause who runs the world girls? We do of course. Model Madness 2012 looks like the return of Supermodels and new faces looking to secure their place in the future of supermodels.