Emily Baker for Vogue China. Photo: tfs Another day, another win for upwardly mobile Kiwi model Emily Baker. The 17 year old upstart was profiled on New York Magazine’s The Cut this morning, and, proving she hasn’t let success go to her head, she took the opportunity to thank her family straight off the bat, and kept tight-lipped about upcoming campaigns..On her parents: “I really needed their support to help me get through [fashion month]. Without them I don’t think I could have done it.” On her childhood: “I was [a] pretty quiet kid. I loved the beach and fishing.Click to Continue!
Ashika Pratt is shaping up to become New Zealand’s female answer to Colin Mathura-Jeffree. Here are the facts: both are of half Indian, half English heritage; both were born in New Zealand but found prominent success in the Indian modelling market; both have appeared on multiple magazine covers; and both have starred in a Bollywood film. Vogue India, which Pratt covered in April, called her “India’s new supermodel”. Last year, the magazine put her on the Vogue Fashion Power List, saying, “This New Zealand born-and-raised beauty is part-girl-next-door and part-temptress. As far as we’re concerned that’s a winning combination onClick to Continue!
Photos: Karen Inderbitzen Waller Newspaper fashion pages are generally not the exciting arbiters of cool one might hope for, but they do serve a purpose in the form of style guidance for the uninformed masses. On the flip side, Sunday‘s quarterly fashion specials often rival the best magazine editorial spreads. The Autumn edition, out this weekend, is no exception. Styled and shot by Karen Inderbitzen Waller and featuring the six foot tall new face Anmari Botha (who will soon be seen in the upcoming Kate Sylvester campaign and on the cover of the next Fashion Quarterly), the shoot took inspirationClick to Continue!
Spreads: The Superette Magazine (click all to enlarge) The Superette Magazine Issue Two is out now at all good Superette stores. Covered by Emily Theyers in moody black, inside you’ll find an array of content, all with a Super theme, including: an interview with Design Folio founder (and my former boss at Urbis Magazine) Claire Sullivan titled Super Design; a 24 hours in Vanvouver story titled Super Travel; a Selby-styled in your space shoot titled Super Inside; and a Super Profile on one of my favourite Aucklanders and the proprietor of the best store in New Zealand, Cameron at FlotsamClick to Continue!
Photos: Remix Remix Issue 69 has just hit newsstands and it is a big, big book – 352 pages in total, making it about half the size of Vogue‘s September issues, but about twice the size of a Fashion Quarterly issue. Inside it’s packed with products, features and numerous editorials, the best of which is an Adrian Mesko-lensed one-girl special with Myf Shepherd, the teen who was famously snubbed by Australia’s Next Top Model but then went on to land campaigns for Gucci, Sonia Rykiel, Miu Miu and Levi’s. Shepherd has been out of action for quite some time, butClick to Continue!