Wednesday, October 31, 2012

One-Piece Hallowednesday: Akure Wall, 1990

I'm a little late posting this, but I couldn't resist a nice orange-and-black swimsuit for a Halloween that happened to fall on a Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Rumor Mill

I noticed something the other day. On the swimsuit issue's Wikipedia page, there are already a few models' names listed for the 2013 issue.

I don't know if they are confirmed, or baseless rumors, or wishful thinking, or what. But amid some unsurprising names (and the return of Brooklyn Decker) is one name I hadn't seen before: Natasha Barnard.

A quick search reveals that she was in the recently released South African SI swimsuit issue.
If this is true, I can see it working out nicely for everyone.

One-Piece Wednesday: Kara Young, 1989

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Happy Birthday, Izabel Goulart

The gorgeous Izabel Goulart is 28 today.
She's on the cover of the 2013 desk calendar, which I just picked up.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

What Am I Supposed to Do? NOT Post This?

Kate Upton in the November Vogue.
Kate has more posts on this blog (31, as of this one) than Brooklyn Decker (27), Irina Shayk (25), and Elle Macpherson (24) do. I'm rooting for one of those vets to overtake this young upstart, but Kate is about two years into her Skimpy Outfit Tour with no sign of slowing down. She'll probably be at the top of that list for a while.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


Tyra Banks is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Fivehead."
Carry on.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Happy Birthday, Daniela Pestova

42 today.
She manages to be blonde and blue-eyed, yet dark and mysterious.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Random Notes

Kate Upton’s been busy. This week, you’ll see her on the cover of Cosmopolitan.
There she will model jeans shorts and lingerie.
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In August, Kate was almost unrecognizable as she posed naked, swimsuited, and otherwise in some 70s glam shots for a magazine called Contributor.
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And about a month ago, Kate and Chrissy Teigen became spokesmodels for Skullcandy headphones.
• • •
Last month, Chrissy and Brooklyn visited the troops in the Middle East through USO Entertainment.
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A couple finalists for the 2011 model search (won by Jessica Perez) made some news recently. Elisandra Tomacheski:
…is a new featured model for Luli Fama swimwear:
…a company that is responsible for these suits from the 2012 issue:
(For which they are to be thanked joyously.)

And Catrinel Menghia:
…is the new face (and body) of Peter Hahn Lingerie:
She was also the Fiat 500 Abarth personified in this Super Bowl commercial from February.
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And we end with another shot of SI model nudity. Stephanie Seymour has posed for something called i-D magazine.
There’s full-on, you-can-see-everything nudity at that link, so take necessary precautions. (She looks good.)

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Julie Lands' Enderson

Recently realized that Julie Henderson is a Lands' End model.
Entirely too much clothing.
That's better.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Kathy Ireland Posing with Fruit

…in swimsuits, in front of curtains.
No idea what these pics are from. I assume they are all part of the same shoot or campaign, though I think I found them on four separate websites.

Anyone happen to know? Was it an attempt to get teenage boys to eat healthier?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

One-Hit Wonder: Juliana Martins, 2003

This magnificent Brazilian, with her wide-set eyes and her breathtaking lips, is 28 today.
Normally, I’d try to blend her birthday with One-Piece Wednesday, but there don’t seem to be a lot of one-piecers in her 2003 wardrobe.
However, that small shortcoming should not eclipse the impressive body of work Juliana has given us in the field of lingerie.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Pretty Cute, Bar

"My name is Bar. I’m a model and actress, but I’ve never realized my true dream. I want to do it with some dude and film it and have people watch it. Please help."

Elle Macpherson in Her Natural Habitat

Elle Macpherson recently tweeted this photo from her past.
A beautiful 26-year-old Elle enjoying coffee over Manhattan. The same year, she introduced this suit to the world.