March 23, 2011

R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor

The Legendary Elizabeth Taylor has died today of Congestive Heart Failure at the age of 79. She was a true inspiration to myself and many other woman around the world. She was so beautiful and so loving. She will forever be missed. R.I.P.


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May 5, 2010

Editorial: Stephanie Seymour by Mario Testino in Vanity Fair

Stephanie Seymour by Mario Testino in the December 2009 issue of Vanity Fair. The name of the editorial is ‘First, the Gloves Came Off.’

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August 9, 2009

Photo Album: Victoria’s Secret & Sports Illustrated











































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June 2, 2009

Designer Spotlight: DAMES & BROADS


Inspired by ruthlessly sexy women, they only offer essential pieces that ease the transition between underwear and lingerie. All items are fashionable but functional, flirty yet adult, seductive without pretense. They are wearable, sophisticated luxury.

For more on this fabulous line, check out DAMES & BROADS

“I L♥VE IT!!”

March 7, 2009

Model Moment: Chad White

Male model Chad White stars in Gant Sport Spring/Summer 2009 Ad Campaign by photographer Morten Bjarnhof.

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February 20, 2009

Model Moment: Jessica White

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Jessica White (born 1984 in Buffalo, New York) is an African-American model and occasional actress.

At the age of 16 she was scouted in her hometown of Buffalo, New York and had gone to Personal Best modeling school, run by Susan Makai, at age fourteen. Then was whisked off to Paris where she signed a contract with the IMG agency. In the next six months she landed campaigns for CoverGirl, Chloé, and Gap.

She was soon walking the runways for New York’s top designers including Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and Tommy Hilfiger. Tyra Banks dubbed her “the model of her generation. In June 2007 White signed a contract with Maybelline making her the only African-American model to have ever had two make-up contracts in her career.

She has done pictorials for Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, King and covers shots for Surface and Trace magazines. In 2003, White was chosen for a coveted shoot in Sports Illustrated’s famed Swimsuit Issue. She was also featured in the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 issues. In 2005, she became the first African-American model to be featured in three consecutive editions of the annual feature.

In addition to working with world class photographers she was the object/subject of several Joanne Gair body painting works in these editions. She holds the distinction of being the only Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model to appear on the cover in a body painting although only as an inset. White is currently part of Elite plus in New York City.

Check out some of her photos from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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To be continued…

“I L♥VE IT!!”


February 17, 2009

Model Moment: Bar Refaeli

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Bar Refaeli was born on June 4, 1985 and is a Israeli top model: Bar Refaelimeasures 1,74m, 87-61-90.

Bar Refaeli is Israeli, she spent a happy childhood on a ranch in the countryside and began modeling at the age of 11. The Ford agency discovered her and at 15, she worked for fashion catalogs such as Castro and Pilpel, then Refaeli features in an advertisement for the brand Milki. Bar Refaeli won the title of “Model of the Year” in a beauty contest in 2000 and again in 2001.

At 20 years old, Refaeli is selected to represent the Renuar network and for productions abroad such as “Dim”, she appears in the French magazine Elle then in summer 2002 and winter 2003 catalogues. Refaeli collects publicity campaigns and magazine covers such as the March 2006 issue of GQ Italy. Refaeli is the first Israeli model to appear in the magazine Sports Illustrated.

Most important of all, Bar Refaeli is most famous for being one of Leonardo DiCaprio’s sexy girlfriends.

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Behind The Scenes With Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2008: Bar Refaeli

Bar Refaeli Photos Video

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February 14, 2009

Celebrity News: Actress Ginger Kroll

Her Interview with LA´s The Place….

Ginger KrollHot New York actress Ginger Kroll’s been getting some newfound buzz over the last couple months. Could it be because her first studio
feature is in Fox Searchlight Picture’s “Notorious”? Maybe so! Ginger stars alongside newcomers Antonique Smith (Faith Evans) and Jamal Woolard (Notorious B.I.G.). She plays sexy groupie, Debbie, who throws a wrench into the couple’s marriage. In return, Antonique Smith’s character throws a couple of punches her way in an extensive fight scene (for which Ginger proudly did all her own stunt work).  The film also includes: Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, and Derek Luke and was directed by George Tillman Jr. (“Soul Food,” “Men of Honor”). Although her role was cut, she definitely made her mark and now people will be excited to learn she has much more in the works for 2009.

You may recognize Ginger from the film “Spiker,” directed by Gerry Lively (“Hellraiser,” “Friday”). The DVD release came out over the holidays. Ginger starred as “Nikki McLean,” a sassy high school senior who made the mistake of spending the weekend in the woods with five friends. However, after “Spiker” and “Notorious,” Ginger still has several projects in the works and even more stirring up.  She has a supporting role in the feature film “Made for Each Other,” a comedy starring celeb brothers Danny and Chris Masterson, due out in this spring. This girl keeps busy as she will also star in the film “SubHysteria” with G-Train productions and Cantera Films.  She plays “Hannah,” a law student with a hidden past. Due out theatrically March 13, 2009 in Venezuela, the film co-stars popular Spanish soap stars Osvaldo Benavides and Rebeca Aleman. Currently there is no definitive date for a US release but we will definitely be on the lookout!

Also, “Secrets” is another project Ginger has signed on for, again with
G-Train productions. The film starts production in March 2009. Ginger stars as “Carol,” a young actress with a dark secret. But it doesn’t stop there. Ginger is set to star in season two of the web series “Horrible People.” Fun fact– she was handpicked to play Danielle by creators A. D. Miles and Joe Lo
Truglio (MTV’s “The State”). “Horrible People” had a successful first run
co-starring Mather Zickel (Rachel Getting Married) and Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords). She also stars in a Bollywood film titled, “New York” with the supporting role of character Sarah. The film is directed by one of Bollywood’s top directors, Kabir Kahn and stars the “Johnny Depp” of Bollywood, John Abrams- swoon much? The film is set for theatrical release this March.

We got a chance to ask this lovely lady some questions about her busy career… Check it out!

LA’s The Place: What was it like working on “Notorious”?

Ginger Kroll: It was real honor to work on a film so important in pop and urban culture. There was so much passion and dedication to
making the film as authentic as possible and a real representation of
Christopher Wallace’s life. Mrs. Wallace was often on the set showing her
support, and  letting everyone know how proud she was of the film and of us
honoring her son’s name.   The cast is so talented and the music in the concert scenes was done live, listening to Naturi Naughton perform as Lil Kim gave me chills! She has such a beautiful, powerful voice.

LATP: So you did your own fight scene stunts, tell us more about that!

GK: It was a lot of work and really fun! Initially the production had hired a stunt double for my role, but the actor hired had hair color that didn’t quite match my own and they asked me on the spot, “can you do it?” and I just said, “absolutely, let’s go!” Both myself and Antonique Smith (Faith Evans) had a stunt choreographer and we just went for it. There’s a lot of flying fists, hair pulling and smacks in the face, and a few times Antonique would throw a punch that would accidentally follow through and we’d stop in the middle of the heated scene and say, “oh my god! Are you alright?” and then just get back into beating each other up! It was really funny!

LATP: What was it like working on a Bollywood film?

GK: Bollywood is a completely different world where production seems to come together in a freer fashion. Bollywood isn’t under union jurisdiction, so hours can be longer. But it really was a wonderful experience and the production team was like one large extended family.  I’m excited to see the Hollywood’s reaction to Bollywood in the years to come and what collaborations will come from such large industries working together.

LATP: What projects do you have coming up in 2009 that you are most excited about and why?

GK: The film I’m most excited about is called SubHysteria, it’s a small project, but unique and exciting because it was shot in the style of the Blaire Witch Project – sequentially and with complete improvisation. In the film, sixteen people get stuck in a subway car in NYC for 36 hours, without
communication, food, way to escape, and a fatal sensation that they are going to die. It’s a raw display of human behavior when one confronts the possibility of death. Myself and 15 other actors worked for weeks training with improvised scenes, in-depth character analysis and then we were given an outline and were told to just go!

And I have a lot of other projects in the works! I have a supporting role in
the feature film “Made For Each Other,” a comedy starring Danny and Chris
Masterson, which is due out in the spring of 2009 and “Spiker,” a film directed by Gerry Lively (“Hellraiser,” “Friday”) is a direct to DVD release due out December 11, 2008 where I star as Nikki McLean,  a sassy high school senior who makes the mistake of spending the weekend in the woods with five friends. Secrets also signed on with G-Train productions (SubHysteria) starts production in March of 2009. I play the role of Carol, a young actress with a dark secret, that I can’t tell you about!

And it It doesn’t stop there! I am also set to star in season 2 of the web
series “Horrible People.” I was handpicked to play Danielle by creators A. D.
Miles and Joe Lo Truglio (MTV’s “The State”). “Horrible People” had a successful first run co-starring Mather Zickel (Rachel Getting Married) and Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords).

To learn more about Ginger Kroll, please visit www.gingerkroll.com

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February 14, 2009

Happy Valentine’s Day!

City Girlz’ Dream would like to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Enjoy!
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December 24, 2008

Happy Holidays Everyone!!

I would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday!
May the New Year bring you,
L♥VE, PEACE, JOY, & HAPPINESS!

hh-cgd

Christina Aguilera – My Kind of Christmas

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