I was delighted to hear that lovely American model Kate Upton has been signed by Bobbi Brown as the new face of the brand (and I also have to confess that I’m more excited to see her new campaigns than more of Katie Holmes. I find her underwhelming I’m afraid). One of my favourite models for one of my favourite brands, yes please!
Kate has that real original 90’s supermodel vibe to her, reminiscent of Cindy and Claudia back in the day. She’s helped bring big boobs back into high-fashion, and being of the larger busted persuasion myself, I’m very grateful that she’s helping make big boobs look chic and glamorous, and not porn star.
Great call, Bobbi Brown. Kate Upton looks like the kind of girl who’d be a laugh to hang out with – and I’d definitely buy makeup from her.
Here’s how versatile Kate Upton is – her real self, with Bobbi Brown:
And a BTS video from her first big Italian Vogue shoot by Steven Meisel, the classic femme fatale:
By now most of you must know that Bruce Weber is one of my all-time favourite photographers – I love his world of exceptional beauty and joyful connection with his subject and his audience. I was fortunate enough enough to work with him a few times when I was assisting Kay Montano in London, and he is one of the few people that make me genuinely tongue-tied. Which is strange as he’s one of the nicest people you will ever meet, but I’m such a fan-girl of his work and have been since I was a teenager when I used to plaster his amazing photos all over my room. He is one of the true great masters of photography.
I couldn’t resist the video of his latest, gorgeous shoot for Carine Roitfeld’s new venture, the beautiful magazine CR Fashion Book. It features model of the moment Kate Upton, smiling babies, chicks, the ubiquitous Bruce puppies and a male model in a Unicorn suit. Enjoy!