Weekly Catch for 24 December – Model, Fashion, Culture and Men’s Corner News

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The countdown until the end of 2016 is already upon us. Before we get there though, let’s take a look back at the model, fashion, culture and men’s corner news you missed this week.


Heidi Klum
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Put her singing voice on show during America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular on Monday. The model and judge on the show sang Santa Baby with former contestant Sal Valentinetti.

Hailey Clauson

Is featured in Saks Fifth Avenue‘s spring preview, resort 2017 catalog. Photographer Billy Kidd captured the images.

Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue
Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue

Read more at saksfifthavenue.com.

Josephine Skriver

Shared a sneak peek of Victoria’s Secret‘s spring 2017 “Beach Envy” lingerie collection, which was captured in The Florida Keys.

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Photo: josephineskriver/instagram
UK Modeling Agencies

“Five UK agencies that represent models got taken to the dog house by a UK regulator that said they colluded on the prices charged to fashion retailers.”

FM Models, Models 1, Premier, Storm, Viva, and their trade group, the Association of Model Agents, were fined a total of 1.5 million pounds ($1.8 million) by the UK Competition and Markets Authority Friday. The companies fixed prices from at least April 2013 until March 2015, the regulator said…”

Read more at bloomberg.com.


Victoria’s Secret

Shared some holiday wishes, courtesy of Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Jasmine Tookes, Lily Aldridge, Josephine Skriver and Elsa Hosk. Here’s Santa Baby, from the models at VS…

Jonathan Simkhai

Who has dressed models Gigi Hadid and Jourdan Dunn, has launched a swimwear line.

“I wanted to create pieces that could go straight from the pool to the restaurant or from the beach to a party – and anywhere a woman wants to go in between,” Jonathan shared with Elle.

Photo: Jonathan Simkhai
Photo: Jonathan Simkhai

Jonathan’s new campaign features model Maggie Laine and was photographed by Aingeru Zorita.

Read more at elle.com.

Roberto Cavalli

Enlisted model Stella Maxwell for their spring/summer 2017 campaign, which was snapped by Luca and Alessandro Morelli with styling by Marina Gallo. Stella is also joined by model Jordan Barrett, in some of the images.

Photo: Roberto Cavalli
Photo: Roberto Cavalli


Franca Sozzani

Passed away on Friday in Milan after a year-long illness with her son Francesco by her side, according to Vogue. Ms. Sozzani was the editor of Italian Vogue for 28 years and, in our opinion, a pioneer in her field. She will forever be an inspiration to us for the visual work she showcased in her publication. She worked to tell stories through photographs, which could transcend all languages. Whether it was controversial or simply creative, she wasn’t afraid to push the boundaries.

Read Jonathan Newhouse‘s – chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast – tribute to Ms. Sozzani at vogue.co.uk.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Passed away on Sunday in Los Angeles at 99. The Hungarian-American actress and socialite was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936.

“A girl must marry for love, and keep on marrying until she finds it,” Ms. Gabor, who was married at least eight times, once said, according to The NY Times.

Read more at nytimes.com.

Men’s Corner

Swedish Open Båstad

Has been selected for the second year in a row by the WTA Tour as their favorite tournament.

“Congratulations, the Ericsson Open – Bastad has once again been selected by players as the International Tournament of the Year,” shared Steve Simon, CEO WTA.

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Photo: swedishopen/instagram

“It’s so inspiring and important to get this recognition. Our entire organization are so dedicated and this award is proof of their commitment and hard work. The fact that Ericsson Open continues to be the players’ favorite tournament is crucial in our ambition to stay on top and develop the tournament further,” commented Nina Wennerström, tournament director Ericsson Open.

Photo: swedishopen/instagram
Photo: swedishopen/instagram

Read more at ericssonopen.org.

Merry Christmas Eve! xx