Weekly Catch for 17 December – Model, Fashion, Culture and Men’s Corner News

Photo: Love Magazine

When it’s time for you to read this edition of Weekly Catch, we will be enjoying – or working – on a special location assignment for our next MalenDyer issue – Md2.

Stay tuned for more details! Until then, enjoy this installment of Weekly Catch – the latest model, fashion, culture and men’s corner news.

Models

Sara Sampaio

Had some fun in Love Magazine’s Advent countdown, Day 13, which was captured by Hype Williams.

Karlie Kloss

Shared some insight into her thoughts as to how she’s balancing work and her personal life. Karlie is still attending New York University.

“It’s more important than ever to keep a healthy balance and focus in that way. Everything is so social-media driven now. While technology has enabled so many positive things, taking a step back and being present is so important in all walks of life – not just modeling,” Karlie told British Vogue. “I feel that as a citizen balance is important.”

Photo: karliekloss/instagram
Photo: karliekloss/instagram

Read more at vogue.co.uk.

Irina Shayk

Is said to be engaged to Bradley Cooper. The model and mom-to-be stepped out on Wednesday sporting a large emerald ring. An emerald that was surrounded with diamonds.

Read more at usmagazine.com.

Fashion

Lisa Marie Fernandez

Has released their resort 2016 collection. Yes, it’s time to think about sunshine and beaches!

Photo: Lisa Marie Fernandez
Photo: Lisa Marie Fernandez

Shop the Above: lisamariefernandez.com.

Seafolly

Has unveiled a new addition to their Overswim collection – Ocean Rose.

According to the Australian brand, “The new romantic, beautifully feminine influence continues with our Ocean Rose Overswim collection. Each piece is designed to be effortlessly worn over swimwear to take your look from the beach to brunch.”

The campaign was captured in Broome, Australia, and features model Alena Blohm.

Photo: Seafolly
Photo: Seafolly

Shop the Above: seafolly.com.

TYR

Has been announced as the official kit supplier for British Swimming for the next eight years, beginning 1 January 2017.

“British Swimming is delighted to have partnered with TYR,” shared David Sparkes, British swimming chief executive. “Like us, they are a high performance business and one which is focused on delivering the best technology swimwear for our athletes to ensure they can perform to their ability in the future.”

Photo: tyrsport/instagram
Photo: tyrsport/instagram

Maurice Watkins CBE, British swimming chairman, added, “We are all excited about our new partnership with TYR and look forward to working with them as we begin our journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.”

Read more at swimswam.com.

Culture

The Rolling Stones’

Exhibit, “Exhibitionism”, is open in New York City. This exhibit chronicles their journey, from their early days living together in a tiny flat to headlining the biggest stages in the world. You can expect to experience an interactive music experience where 500 items are on display – from original stage costumes, rare instruments and lyric books, backstage and touring paraphernalia, album art, photography, stage designs, personal diaries and never before released audio and behind-the-scenes footage.

Photo: Rolling Stones "Exhibitionism"
Photo: Rolling Stones “Exhibitionism”

RELATED: Gered Mankowitz Shares Insight on Photographing The Rolling Stones, His New Book and Offers Advice for Future Photographers

Photo: Rolling Stones "Exhibitionism"
Photo: Rolling Stones “Exhibitionism”

Work of others will also be on display and some of those artists, include: Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dior, Ossie Clark, L’Wren Scott, Robert Frank, David Bailey, Jeff Koons, Walton Ford, Shepard Fairey, Jean-Luc Godard and Martin Scorsese, among others.

Photo: Rolling Stones "Exhibitionism"
Photo: Rolling Stones “Exhibitionism”

“Exhibitionism” runs through 12 March at New York City’s Industria in the West Village.


Read more at stonesexhibitionism.com.

Men’s Corner

Current Climate of the Watch Industry

“The most basic Rolex Oyster perpetual watch retails at more than $5,000. Rolex doesn’t say how many watches it produces each year; COSC, the body that vouches for Swiss chronometers, says it gave Rolex almost 800,000 certificates in 2015. Based on the export data, it looks very much like the global middle class — or at least the upper end of it that might in the past have the disposable income for such purchases — has indeed decided that, after not getting a pay rise for many years, there are better things to spend money on than Swiss wrist jewelry…”

Photo: rolex/instagram, Rolex Explorer
Photo: rolex/instagram, Rolex Explorer

Read more at bloomberg.com.

Tesla Settles Lawsuit in Norway

“Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. has reached an out-of-court settlement with 126 Norwegian customers who claimed their cars’ performance did not match promises made in the firm’s marketing.”

Photo: teslamotors/instagram, in Maine
Photo: teslamotors/instagram, in Maine

“Lawyers for the owners and the company told the Oslo District Court in a joint letter they wanted to withdraw the case which had been due to start on Monday, a court spokeswoman said.”

Read more at autonews.com.

Until next week…