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Stella McCartney talks to us about her new fragrance ‘POP’ and the campaign starring Grimes, Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon, Kenya Kinski-Jones and Amandla Stenberg.

“In the world of beauty, I really want to create something that feels really now, that pops right now.” I was just really excited; I have two young girls, and I have alot of younger friends, and they really inspired me.  The cap is incorporated into the bottle, you can throw it into your bag, it’s a beautiful fresh, vibrant scent.

POP is the third fragrance for McCartney, and this one is aimed at millennials. “I wanted the casting to be young women about to pop who have something to say.  Stella chose girls that are young, modern and  I want the world of beauty for the next generation to be something a bit more that we can identify with.”

The film for POP was directed by Melina Matsoukas and features four very different young girls.  Performance artist Lourdes ‘Lola Leon’, Madonna’s daughter; musician Grimes, actress and campaigner Amandla Stenberg and animal activist Kenya Kinski-Jones.

Kenya told us she loved being in the film and said it was an unforgettable experience and so about now “the spirit of Pop is being in the moment, about being apologetic about who you are.”

Watch our video interview with Stella McCartney and Kenya Jones now and for more information and to shop visit StellaMCartney.Com

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  Camera: Giovanni Sicignano.   A production of MODTV Fashion Network

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Kendall Jenner takes us backstage at Fendi 90th Anniversary Couture show by Karl Lagerfeld at the legendary Trevi Fountain in Rome.

“It’s an amazing, timeless brand, every piece you see you can tell there is love and care put into it” Kendall said before the show. “I just think the brand is just so amazing, every time I get to work with them and I walk in and see the clothing, the shoes, bags and the accessories I’m always in awe”.

Karl Lagerfeld has been Creative Director for Fendi for over 50 years and explained the historic show at the Trevi Fountain was inspired by Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen “there is a kind of fairytale story because the theme of the collection is “Legends and Fairytales” it’s a feeling and a mood”.

The models walked on a plexiglass catwalk across the water with the famous fountains and pools form the 1960’s film, La Dolce Vita. This was the first fashion show to take place at the Italian landmark.

“In 2012 Fendi restored the Trevi Fountain, and we thought could you imagine if we could do a show here” Silvia Fendi explained backstage before the show, “it’s the best way to celebrate 90 years of stories”.

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  Camera: Giovanni Sicignano.   A production of MODTV Fashion Network

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MODTV in Vogue: British Vogue Best Podcasts 2016

MODTV in Vogue: British Vogue Best Podcasts 2016

We’re so honored. MODTV Fashion Video Podcast has been named one of British Vogue’s Best Podcasts of 2016.  British Vogue’s editors picked their Top 20 Podcasts for 2016 and selected MODTV Fashion Podcast and several of their “essential” shows including Serial, This American Life, Startup and The New Yorker Radio Hour.

Read the full story on British Vogue

MODTV Fashion Video Podcast launched at iTunes in 2006 and gives viewers a VIP all-access pass at fashion week in New York, Milan and Paris. Each episode goes behind the scenes with the world’s top models, fashion designers, photographers and backstage beauty hair and makeup pros. Our series has been downloaded over 25 million times and is seen in 155 countries, reaching millennials who are passionate about fashion, beauty and style. In 2015 our show was named “Best Fashion Podcast” by Harper’s Bazaar, Highsnobiety and Bustle

MODTV Fashion Podcast was created by Karen Morrison,  Executive Producer & Director of MODTV.

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Pat McGrath Max Factor Global Creative Design Director takes us backstage at Paris Fashion Week at Stella McCartney and shows us how to create the flawless, natural beauty look perfect for Spring Summer.

THE LOOK:  As Pat McGrath explained to us backstage the look is simple – it’s all about perfected flawless skin, natural eyes with rich lashes. For product info and to shop the collection visit MaxFactor online.

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  Camera: Giovanni Sicignano.   A production of MODTV Fashion Network. Produced by MODTV in association with Max Factor UK.

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Meet Kaia Gerber, Cindy Crawford’s 14 year old daughter and modeling’s next big thing. We spoke to Kaia backstage at Public School  – it was her first New York Fashion Week and she was so excited to be there and happy to chat with us about her hot modeling career.

Kaia Gerber is signed with IMG Models globally and just shot the cover of Vogue Paris with her mom Cindy Crawford photographed by Mario Testino.  She also appears in campaigns for Alexander Wang Spring 2016 and Chrome Hearts and has also shot with Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia.

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director. A production of MODTV Fashion Network

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Supermodels Doutzen Kroes, Taylor Hill and Isabeli Fontana tell us why they are in love with Mugler and Creative Director David Koma’s futuristic vision and modern sense of style.”He’s an incredible designer and super modern and feminine at the same time, and the fact that he’s so sweet and nice is just a bonus” Doutzen explained backstage.

David Koma is 29 years old, was born in Georgia and is now based in London. He showcased his first collection at the age of 15 after studying Fine Art in Saint Petersburg. Kona graduated in 2009 with distinction in MA Fashion from Central Saint Martins, he launched his signature label in 2009 and was appointed Creative Director of Mugler in 2013. His sexy, ultra body-contouring look appeals to women who want to look cool and confident, but with an edge. “It’s not on purpose; it’s just kind of my handwriting – whatever I do it has a little bit of that futuristic touch,” David Koma told me backstage at his Mugler Spring 2016 show at Paris Fashion Week.

Some of the world’s hottest models from Karlie Kloss to Georgia May Jagger have walked in David Koma’s Mugler shows, and they are all his fans, “it’s one of the main reasons I’m a fashion designer and why I want to do my job is them. Every time I see them walking in my show and being around wearing my clothes, really it inspires me and makes me want to more“.

Discover more about David Koma online or at Muglerusa.com.

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  Camera: Giovanni Sicignano.   A production of MODTV Fashion Network

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#FlashbackFriday Meet hot model Barbara Palvin. The 16 year old native of Budapest, Hungary was the star of Fall 2010 fashion week and is a supermodel in the making.

Discovered when she was just 13 years old, Barbara is now with IMG Models and made her exclusive runway debut at Prada’s Fall 2010 Collection. In Paris she did all the top fall 2010 collections including Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Giles Deacon and Nina Ricci.

Barbara, who looks like a baby Natalia Vodianova, is having an amazing breakout season recently shooting editorials for W Magazine, Vogue Paris, Glamour, Numero and Jalouse. We caught up with Barbara backstage at Nina Ricci and Prada’s Fall 2010 shows – see why this girl is destined to be a major star.

Update: Today Barbara Palvin is one of the ambassadors of L’Oreal Paris and is one of the beauty brand’s hottest stars. She’s walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and was recently named Sports Illustrated ‘Swimsuit Rookie of the Year’. Follow Barbara on instagram @realbarbarapalvin

Interviews by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  Camera: Giovanni Sicignano.   A production of MODTV Fashion Network

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On July 7th, 2016 Fendi will celebrate it’s 90th anniversary with a “haute fourrure” Couture show in Rome. Karl Lagerfeld has been Fendi’s Creative Director for over 50 years and in our exclusive interview at his Fall 2012 Fendi fashion show, Karl talks about his love of the iPad and fashion in the digtial age.

The beauty look of Fendi’s Fall 2012 collection has a dark, northern Victorian feel about it. Sam McKnight gave the models small tight braids and makeup artist Peter Philips kept the focus on the eyes with a feathered out white chalky eyeshadow that he feathered out on the eye. Watch our exclusive backstage video at Fendi Fall 2012 with designer Karl Lagerfeld, Silvia Fendi and top models Natasha Poly, Magdelena Frackowiak, makeup artist Peter Philips and hair stylist Sam McKnight.

CREDITS: Produced & Directed by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director. Cameraman: Giovanni Sicignano.  A production of MODTV Fashion Video NetworkPhoto Credit: Robert Fairer ©

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