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May 2009

May 30, 2009


Next's Kim Cloutier in Flare
Another very recognizable name appearing in latest Flare is Kim Cloutier, who became well known beyond just the fashion world when she appeared in this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

An indication of what that kind of exposure a model gets from an appearance in SI Swimsuit: "Kim Cloutier" is the fourth most frequently searched phrase that has brought people to Modelresource in 2009.

Cloutier, you will recall, was overwhelmingly selected as the reader's favourite in Sports Illustrated's own online poll.

The Next model was photographed for Flare by Max Abadian (www.maxabadian.com).

Makeup was applied by Hung Vanngo, who recently updated his website (www.hungvanngo.com) to show more of his increasingly impressive body of work.

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Next's Kim Cloutier by Max Abadian
Editor: Elizabeth Cabral; Hair: Justin German; Makeup: Hung Vanngo


May 29, 2009


Sutherland's Addison Gill in Flare
The July issue of Flare is now out, and in a somewhat remarkable departure from past issues, the models are credited in the editorials.

And really, why not? When you book the likes of Addison Gill - a much loved commodity in international fashion - you know the images are going to be posted and re-posted on webpages worldwide.

The Sutherland model looks outstanding in this nine page spread by Chris Nicholls (www.chrisnichollsphotography.com).

Way to go, Flare!

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Sutherland's Addison Gill by Chris Nicholls
Editor: Elizabeth Cabral; Hair & Makeup: Simone Otis


May 27, 2009

Spot 6's Sarah Roach finds herself all over the new Mexx imaging.

Booked through Montage, the campaign was shot in Montréal by Dan Lim (www.danlimphoto.com).

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Spot 6's Sarah Roach for MEXX


May 26, 2009


CoverModels' Cassandra Tighe
New images in from Australia, where Cassandra Tighe spent the Canadian winter.

Pictured here is the CoverModels beauty in the latest VonZipper campaign, complements of Chadwicks in Sydney.

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CoverModels' Cassandra Tighe



May 25, 2009


Edmonton's Mat Gordon
Contributing Editor Matthew Lyn (www.matthewlyn.com) has been researching the Top Canadian Male Models over the past few months as part of a new Modelresource focus on the men's side of the industry.

His assignment complete (for now) means we can start rolling out the results, starting with the top five.

Testimony to the healthy Western Canadian lifestyle, each of the first five calls the prairies or the mountains home.

We'll be unveiling the other 20 throughout the week.

Top Five Males

May 22, 2009

NEW FACE ALERT



Next new face Nicole
Scouting someone is great, but you have to love the days when girls like this find you.

Meet Nicole, a fresh-faced 17-year-old from Nova Scotia who applied to Next online.

The 5'9" blue-eyed, blonde - not surprisingly - met with favourable response.

She then followed up by travelling to Montréal, where these digitals were taken.

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5'9" Nicole, from Nova Scotia


May 21, 2009

Julia Dunstall
Northern Alberta's Julia Dunstall
Mode Models is taking a road trip over the next week, looking for more northern lights like Gunn's Julia Dunstall.

Agency representatives will be venturing through the beautiful northern prairie, foothills and Rockies in search of new talent.

If interested, please consult the schedule below:

May 22 - Whitecourt - Whitecourt Community Center - 12-2pm
May 22 - Fox Creek - Fox Creek Community Center - 4-6pm
May 23 - Grande Prairie - Prairie Mall - 9:30am-5pm
May 24 - Grande Prairie - Prairie Mall - 12-5pm
May 25 - Grande Cache - AKASAKA Rec Center - 10am-12pm
May 25 - Jasper - Jasper Activity Center - 4-6pm
May 26 - Hinton - Hinton Rec Center - People Center - 11am-1pm
May 28 - Westlock - Westlock Community Rec Center - Meeting Room - 12:30-2pm
May 28 - Athabasca - Athabasca Multiplex - Multipurpose Room - 4-6pm
May 29 - Fort Mac - Peter Pond Mall - 10:00am-9:00pm

May 21, 2009


Isabelle Trudel's Delphie
New snapshots and campaign for Delphie.

The Isabelle Trudel model finds herself sporting a blonde wig in the new Coccolily collection.

Digitals below are courtesy of Folio.

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Isabelle Trudel's Delphie for Coccolily; photos: Anthony Turano


May 20, 2009

Andii's back!

The London, Ontario native has been absent from Toronto for the past few years, after shooting Fashion, Elm Street's The Look, Flare, FQ, Glow, Highrise and LOULOU in her first few months.

Dental Hygiene school took precedence over modelling then, but with her formal studies near completion the Next model is now living in Toronto and more stunning than ever.

The images below - with NAM's lovely Anna Shevchenko - are part of a recent story by Toronto photographer Jason Wills (www.jasonwills.com).

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Andii (blonde) and Anna (brunette) by Jason Wills
Styling: Maeve Mckee; Hair & Makeup: Jordana Maxwell


May 19, 2009

NEW FACE ALERT


Pictured here is a first look at Allison Kosick.

Standing 5'10½", the Sutherland new face has brown hair, and blue eyes.

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Sutherland new face Allison Kosick


May 19, 2009


Elmer Olsen's Justine Boomer
Since March's LG Fashion Week, the one event people have continued to talk about is the Women X Women exhibit of female fashion photographers.

Today, Modelresource is happy to share the new website of one of the exhibiting emerging artists.

Karen Roze (www.karenroze.com) is a recent graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, and is based in Toronto.

Pictured here are images of Elmer Olsen's Justine Boomer (left) and Elise Hélène Gatschene (below).

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Elise Hélène Gatschene in "The Wtiching Hour" by Karen Roze
as featured at Women X Women, March 2009


May 18, 2009


W Models's Anna Feller
Although we haven't seen Anna Feller's remarkably beautiful face around Toronto since November, she's still very much on Modelresource's radar.

W Models' 5'10½ blonde wisely retreated to her hometown of Vancouver before the unreasonably cold winter decended on Southern Ontario, but tells Modelresource she's ready to start modelling full time again.

These images come courtesy of the very talented Mr. Greg Swales (www.gregswales.com).

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Anna Feller by Greg Swales
makeup & hair: Brenda Bakker; styling: Leila Bani


May 15, 2009

I got a sneak peak of this story about a month ago, and now that it's in print I finally get to share it.

Photographed by Steve Carty (www.stevecarty.com), this is Next's Nathalie Beaulieu and Kate Wallace, appearing in the just-released issue of Naked Eye magazine.

Absolutely gorgeous!

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Next's Kate Wallace (left) and Nathalie Beaulieu in Naked Eye
photo: Steve Carty; makeup & hair: Dee Daly
styling: Nadia Ghandour; photo assistant: Stefania Sgambelluri


May 15, 2009


Folio's Jamie VanDyke
NEW FACE ALERT


Not a new face, in the traditional sense, but new to Montréal nonetheless, is 5'9" Jamie VanDyke.

The strikingly beautiful 22-year-old recently moved to La Belle Province from Southern California.

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May 15, 2009


Chantale Nadeau's Jordan
Here, your first look at the latest Chantale Nadeau model search winners.

Nadeau, as you likely know, has an impeccable record for launching her winners into places of prominence.

Top honours this season went to 18-year-old Jordan - a 5'10" University of Toronto student who bears a striking resemblance to Nadeau herself in earlier days.

Runner-up is 5'10", 21-year-old Iryna.

Expect to see more images of each girl - as well as addtional finalists - next week on www.chantalenadeau.com.

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Chantale Nadeau model search winner Jordan




Chantale Nadeau model search runner-up Iryna



May 14, 2009


Next's Daniel di Tomasso in Dutch
New campaign for Daniel di Tomasso, who booked DIM (France) and Florentino (Spain) while he was on stay in Paris.

The Next model, who recently relocated his base to New York, also appears in BLVDMAN and Dutch.

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Daniel di Tomasso in BLVDMAN



Daniel di Tomasso for DIM



Daniel di Tomasso for Florentino


May 13, 2009


CoverModels' Anjela Chamberlain
Modelresource is shining a spotlight on the Nation's Capital today, with a market profile penned by Christopher Massardo featured on our Ottawa Agency Listings.

As you will read, one of the three agencies in profile - CoverModels - is getting a big makeover.

After seven years operating from Viresh Pujara's home, the agency is expanding into a 1,400-square-foot, double studio space, working with models, photography, hair, makeup, editing, graphic artistry all in one location.

Renos are still in the works, so we don't have the new address for you yet, but below are some sneak peaks at the new space.

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The new home of CoverModels


May 8, 2009

I had the opportunity to be in Montréal in December for Next's annual Holiday party.

And there, in a room filled with gorgeous Next models, was Renée Lacombe... in a word, breathtaking.

The native of Québec City has a long history working with Richard Bernardin, including three recent shoots now in circulation.

Pictured below are recent images from the FEMME by Sandra Angelozzi Spring/Summer 2009 campaign, S Magazine (Copenhagen) editorial, and Kill Magazine (Montréal) editorial.

Modelresource, as you likely know, is a big fan of Bernardin's work, and today we're loving his newly relaunched website, www.richardbernardin.com.

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Next's Renée Lacombe for FEMME by Sandra Angelozzi, by Richard Bernardin



Renée Lacombe for FEMME by Sandra Angelozzi, by Richard Bernardin



Renée Lacombe for S Magazine, by Richard Bernardin



Renée Lacombe for S Magazine, by Richard Bernardin



Renée Lacombe for Kill, by Richard Bernardin



Renée Lacombe for Kill, by Richard Bernardin


May 8, 2009

Less than a month after it was shot, Modelresource has the very first look at Addison Gill's very first cover.

Shot by Ishi, here is Sutherland's 16-year-old star on the face of FQ.


Sutherland's Addison for FQ


May 7, 2009


Sutherland's Kimmy Foulkes
NEW FACE ALERT


Sutherland has itself another beautiful new face in 5'10" Kimmy Foulkes.

The blue-eyed brunette is the younger sister of Carly Foulkes - also of Sutherland - who graced the April cover of Mexican Elle.

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Sutherland's Carly Foulkes in Elle Mexico


May 7, 2009


Folio's Ryan Martel
It would be nearly impossible, I believe, to be living in Québec, and not have seen Ryan Martel's face.

The Folio model - who turned 16 only three months ago - has appeared in Montréal-based fashion magazines more than any other model I can think of in the past two years, often showing up in two or more publications simultaneously.

Currently it's Elle Québec, in a 14-page summer story shot by Leda & St-Jacques (www.productionsleloi.com); and Pure, shot by Jean-Claude Lussier (jeanclaudelussier.com), featuring fellow Folio model Anaïs Pouliot.

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Ryan Martel in Elle Québec, by Leda & St-Jacques

Ryan Martel and Anaïs Pouliot in Pure, by Jean-Claude Lussier


May 6, 2009


Mode's Ciara Tucker
Check out the latest snapshots on Mode's Ciara Tucker.

The 5'10" 15-year-old started almost two years ago, and has been in development ever since.

Tucker - just signed to IMG in New York - is the second Grande Prairie model featured in the past week, and found herself appearing yesterday on TheOnes2Watch.com.

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Ciara

May 5, 2009


Montage's Ruby Brown
Ruby Brown finds herself on the cover of the newest Clin d'Oeil.

The Montage model has worked internationally since she was 14, appearing in magazines like Marie Claire, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Biba and Cosmopolitan, as well as ads for L'Oréal and Christian Dior.

After several years based primarily in Europe, the 5'8½" blonde is back in North America, working between New York and Montréal.

May 1, 2009


Yana for Gloss Mag
Last weekend provided beautiful conditions for shooting on a Southern Ontario beach, and Toronto photographer Andy Lee (www.andyleephotography.com) beautifully took advantage.

These summer-tinted images were shot for an upcoming issue of Gloss Mag, featuring Giovanni's Yana and Ford's Iain.

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Yana and Iain, by Andy Lee
makeup & hair: David Goveia; styling: Michelle Paiano


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