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Alexander Wang’s goal at Balenciaga is not to adapt but to “break the mold.” And for his third runway season at the storied house, the young designer did just that—adding knitwear with new hybrid treatments to the mix and experimenting with asymmetrical shapes that play on the brand’s classic codes. In the latest Fall 2014 campaign, shot by Steven Klein, Wang continues to push boundaries and rock the status quo by depicting Gisele Bündchen—a model made a legend thanks to her feminine curves and beachy waves—with a masculine cropped cut. The 360-degree view we’re given of her shorn and slicked-back strands in a series of cracked mirrors makes each image all the more intriguing. Similar to an audience questioning how a magician pulls a rabbit out of thin air, the viewer is left wondering how Wang stripped the super of her hallmark attributes to pull this one off. Here, the artistic director does the unthinkable and reveals his secrets exclusively to Style.com.— Amber Kallor

How does this campaign represent your vision for Balenciaga?

Compared to the first two campaigns that I did with the brand, we really wanted this one to break the mold a little bit. The first one was an homage and more austere, and we never really showed the face. And for the last one, with Daria [Werbowy], it became this idea of transformation. I like this idea of taking iconic supermodels and showing them in a new light and a different way. Specifically with Gisele, she’s known for her hair, so we said, “Let’s show Gisele like she’s never been shown before and this idea of mystery and vanity.” She’s in this black, mirrored room and she’s breaking out of it. In the first season, we had the marble veins [on the runway and in the collection], and then it became the ivy, and then this season the cracked glass—so it was a continuing thread that tied them together as well.

Does the cracked glass represent breaking the mold of what Balenciaga once was as a house?

I mean, in a sense. Yes, I guess vaguely. I think there’s something so beautiful when there’s an organic touch to it. I love this idea of veins in the marble or things that [are] graphic [but still] organic. That element is very interesting to me because there is a rawness to it.

Where did your inspiration stem from for these visuals?

We worked with Gisele on the show, she closed the show, and we really wanted her. Gisele has been around and shown in so many different ways. So we said, “OK, we want to show Gisele in a way that people have never seen her before.” That was the first goal for us to achieve, and that’s very hard for someone that has done almost everything and has worked with so many different brands and people! It really started with this idea of transforming Gisele and capturing what we felt was different about her being part of the Balenciaga brand. We love showing her really uncompromised and that ultimate extreme beauty breaking out of a mirror. It’s almost beauty so powerful [it can’t be contained]. And also to empower women to cut their hair and feel confident and feel beautiful and feel desired.

We’ve seen Gisele recently and her waves are still very much intact. Was there a bit of Photoshop magic at play within this campaign?

I mean, yes, of course. There was a whole team involved. We had a specialist [Jane Choi] come in who actually works on movie sets doing prosthetics. We spent two days making a prosthetic bald cap on a Gisele body double. And then we had to get another body double who we had to give the exact same haircut. So for every picture we took with Gisele, we had to take another picture with the body double. Then we fused those two together. It was the first time I’ve ever worked in that way, and [master retoucher] Pascal Dangin, he’s just incredible. He’s a true artist and a painter. When he was showing me the mock-ups, I was blown away by what he was able to achieve before we even got to the shoot.

How hard was it to achieve the finished result, as you see the hair from so many different angles?

The funny thing was that Gisele had to come in three hours before call time just to put the bald cap on. We had to wrap the hair very, very flat to her head, put the bald cap on, and then paint the bald cap to the exact same skin color as Gisele. It was basically like putting her into what you usually see on sets like X-Men. Every time we shot the picture it was kind of crazy because it was always just shooting her with the bald cap on and then having to visualize a bald Gisele. Then we’d go in and shoot the body double and that whole process. In the end, seeing it all come together was really magical.

Since we’re seeing Gisele in an entirely new way, who is the Balenciaga girl and how has she evolved since you arrived at the house?

I feel that for me right now the most important thing is to show this idea of empowerment, and people always talk about confidence and strength. It was a bit more understated, and this collection was [one] where I was really breaking through a lot of barriers and connotations, and I wanted the campaign and visuals to represent that. It’s kind of like a continuing dialogue. I never like to put exactly into words who the girl is because the collections speak for themselves. Also, there is something that is celebrated about individuality, and I like that any woman can come to Balenciaga and make it her own.

What do you think Cristóbal Balenciaga would say about seeing a woman with a shaved head in one of his campaigns?

I don’t know! He was always one to look at women in a different way. I think that’s something that I share in terms of an outlook. If he were living today in our world and our society, and wanting to do something that was different and open up some eyes…hopefully I did him proud.

In terms of Balenciaga, what’s next? What are your plans for expansion?

We have the fragrance [B. Balenciaga, pronounced Bee-dot] that’s coming out this fall. That’s going to be big for me because I’ve never done a fragrance before. And we have a couple of new launches, so it’s a little too early to say, but you’ll just have to stay tuned!


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No. 56 (TIE): Gisele Bundchen

Supermodel Linda Evangelista famously wouldn’t get out of bed for less than $10,000; this year it could be said Gisele did not leave the house for less than $128,000 a day. The Brazilian powerhouse pocketed $47 million in the last 12 months before taxes and fees, making her the world’s highest-paid model for the eighth year in a row. Along with lucrative contracts for H&M, Chanel, and Carolina Herrera, Gisele gets a cut of sales from the jelly sandals she designs for Brazilian shoemaker Grendene. The face of Pantene hair products and Oral-B in Brazil, Bundchen’s line of Hope lingerie — Gisele Bundchen Intimates — also plumps up her paycheck. A Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme, Bundchen sits on the board of the Rainforest Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to conserving biodiversity and sustainability.

Forbes’ annual Celebrity 100 list ranks the top stars from the worlds of movies, TV, music, sports, books and modelling based on money and fame.

We estimate earnings by talking to lawyers, producers, agents and other in-the-know folks to figure out how much over 200 celebrities earned from entertainment-related business in the past year. That includes things like music sales, upfront pay on movies and endorsement work. Our time frame for earnings this year is June 1, 2013 to June 1 2014. We don’t deduct for things like taxes, agent fees or the other expenses associated with being a celebrity.

We measure fame in a variety of ways. We count how many times each celebrity was mentioned in print, on TV and radio. We factor in a score from StarCount for social media power over 12 platforms including Twitter TWTR -1.05%, Facebook and YouTube. This year we’ve also added an impact score, similar to the one we use for our Power Women list. Based on reporting by our editorial staff, the number measures the impact each celebrity has on the entertainment industry and our culture overall. We put all of those numbers into an algorithm to come up with our final list. Justin Bieber had the highest ranking for social networking power but because of his low impact this year, he only ranked 33rd on our list, down from ninth last year.


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Still waiting for a suitable place here in Brazil to open a selling point that takes its name, Gisele Bündchen decided to give in France the kickoff in physical stores of its lingerie brand.

The first point of the campaign, call Gisele Bündchen Intimates, begins selling its products at Galeries Lafayette in Paris.

Despite recent rumors that the first physical store of the brand would be opened in São Paulo from May this year, the company asserts that there is scarcity of adequate spaces, fulfilling all the features that the lingerie brand requires, in a high-rent shopping mall.

“The question is to find a space with the size that we need, at a mall to get a mix of products according to premium customers. In Brazil, we have today so many physical spaces in luxury malls. Is restricted”,-said Yacquub Torre, project manager of the model in Hope.

“In addition, Paris has great visibility, is a worldwide reference in lingeries and will act as a showcase”.-added.

Since it was created, in 2011, the brand is marketed on the network of underwear Hope (which has licensing agreement), on the website of the model and in multi-brand shops.

The company remains the manufacturer, Distributor and Manager of pieces signed by Bündchen.

Hope also follows selling model products, but now the brand name Gisele Bündchen Intimates enters a new phase of investment, with stores GBI. The forecast is that there is expansion of internationalization in the short term.

The production of parts is divided between Brazil and China.

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After much speculation, the column advance what will be the participation of Gisele Bundchen in the final of the World Cup, the 13th, at the Maracana. The top of the tops will step into the lawn of the stadium carrying the bag from the top international luxury brands, Louis Vuitton, created especially for transporting the cup. According to Vuitton, who will be the top side of the stadium is Ronaldo . But according to Fifa, the companion is the beautiful former Spanish player Carles Puyol. The bag is made ​​from traditional leather with the monogram of the brand and will continue with the winning team to their country of origin – it is expected that it is here, is not it?

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Photographer: Steven Klein
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Hair: Anthony Turner

“This is how I see Gisele for Balenciaga; strong, powerful, mysterious and uncompromising,” Balenciaga artistic director Alexander Wang said of the campaign, half of which is shot in black-and-white and the other half in color. “This season we worked with this idea of vanity, staged in a room filled with mirrors. But the cracked mirror is a continuing thread from the marble veins and creeping ivy leaves from seasons past.”

Ads are slated to break in September titles as well as online.


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Today he is the undisputed world’s most famous topmodellje. And he is the legszenvedélyebb of brazil. On the occasion of the football World Cup, Gisele Bundchen for sharing your faith with Elle, the joys, the plans and secrets of a 20-year career.

Who has any luck is part of that encounter with Gisele, the reaction is always the same: gosh! The 180 cm tall, slender, long-legged blonde beauty grey farmerjában, pólójában and V-zakójában black-necked is a striking phenomenon that it all fades away. In the interview, the Milk is made by Los Angeles Studio, in the next room are made of Blanchettről photos, Cate on the terrace and Jared Leto gives Canadians. But no one has a vivid light like Gisele. The 33-year-old Bundchen modellkedik twenty years later this year. The trip was perfectly straight, the Rio Grande do Sul province town, Horizontinából the international catwalks. The young girl dreamed that the Brazilian volleyball team member, and finally the Elite Model contest and Alexander McQueen became the courtesy of Gisele, whom we know today.

The most influential women in the world, Forbes magazine, the Rolling Stones are among the world’s most beautiful women, posing for Vogue, Numéro, Harper’s Bazaar, and, of course, on the cover of Elle. In 2009, the latter for a total of 30 International Edition front page was put up at the same time (so called), when he supported the anti-AIDS (RED). Such brands as the face of Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Pantène, Pucci, but also boasts its own fehérneművonallal (this is the Gisele Intimate), and working with Ipanemával. Every year about 40 million dollars, which is American football star husband Tom Brady in terms of the amount, together with the figurative kick. They are beautiful, rich and famous.

That is how you along with the 2014 football Brazil, which is home?

– Soccer has always been a major part of the Brazilian culture. I remember when I moved to the United States, people have been saying: Wow, you’re Brazilian? Like Pele, Garrincha, soccer players: Santos, Torres, Ronaldo … Brazil is famous for this, and the people are really passionate about that love football. It is very important to us, that after 50 years we again organize the World Cup. We’re going to win!

You can go and then some of the match?

– The rúgnék myself a score! A huge celebration is going to be, I want to be a part of it. I hope there will be szurkolhatok the csapatunkért in the finals, because of course, the braziloknak drukkolok.

Will you participate in the opening or the zárórendezvényen?

– I would be very welcome there.

How come such an avid Patriot?

– I am very proud that I was born in Brazil. I love the psyche of people, there is something magical. I feel at home there, where life and joy. When I first came to America, I hugged everyone, on megpusziltam, and this shocked the people. The football fans from all over the world will come from a wide variety of and see the face of Brazil, the beauty, the energy.

The sport is your passion?

– Since my childhood I was the athletic type, for example, I was the captain of the röplabdacsapatunk. Világéletemben sport. Strandröplabdáztam, kocogtam, volleyball, winter is almost naked. Sporty girl I am!

What kind of relationship are you your body?

– The church body. A gift that must be honored and nurtured. I enjoy the movement. Röpizni no longer nagyonvan, but lovagolok, I play windsurfing, tennis, wherever I am. The kung-fu, boxing, yoga, pilates, I feel that I live in. If you do not mozoghatok, I do not feel myself.

And how táplálod your body?

– Very differently than they used to eat right now, because now I am fully aware that what the thorn in the flesh, I spend those are among substances that provide energy, and those that do not.


– Do Not. I rarely eat meat, but do not forget that I was born in the South of Brazil, a carnivore and I grew up in. I do not exaggerate, but I want to know where it comes from what you eat. If antimicrobial compounds and other food telenyomták, I szervezetembe. I eat mostly fresh food: vegetables, fruit, beans, able, eggs … Home chicken also.

It’s economics that we have meals, if you are on the road?

– While traveling I do not eat meat, and fish are also problematic.

The result of this Green approach to your education?

– My grandparents were farmers, my grandmother saw the cow milked. It was wonderful! This is the greatest gift that my parents gave me and my sister five. Remember, as you cserélgették the crops with neighbors, it was a real community. So I buy producer markets. There are also groups in Boston, whose monthly pay is what you get, and that during that period, sometimes three months Zucchini.

This approach is also in the Green gyerekeidnek you try to pass on?

– I’m doing the same thing with my children: I will try to make them understand the things. That is why there are plenty of vegetables and fruit we plant together. My kids know the seasons within the hydrological cycle, and, you know, why not room for strawberry. Our life from the Earth. Our health depends on the health of our planet. If you elszennyezzük the water, if we destroy the trees, if you are in the oceans, the earth itself and eliminates us repair.

Do you ever Cook?

– I’m not a great Cook, but simple dishes to cook. Grillezek, párolok, and garlic or onion I do everything, whether it tastes good.

There is a Brazilian recipe, what the édesanyádtól you have learned?

– My mom csirkelevese the finest vegetables, and now my children love it. The secret is that you must cut up chicken with onions and garlic in butter, roast throughout and only then add to the soup with the rest of those.

How to birkózol the challenges of everyday life, how to combine motherhood and egyezteted szupermodellkedést?

– All the time egyensúlyoznom. Sometimes when I go to bed at night, I’m glad that I’ve been doing a good job of that. Sometimes I wish I would have done some things differently. All the time alkalmazkodnom. Recently, more and more difficult to drive because a lot of my work. I’m taking my son to school. Then hurry back to the kislányomhoz, who is only 15 months old. I never feel like I’m 100 percent certain that megoldanék everything. The country would shut up! Fortunately, we live in Costa Rica to be myself, because I have been working in this business for 20 years. Incredible!

This enthusiasm to succeed megőrizned after all these years?

– Because I am grateful that such a possibility came to me. I come from a town with a population of just tens of thousands. When I started modeling, I thought, I have an extraordinary opportunity. And today I feel so. I had a lot of things áldoznom, but a great blessing, do I take to do the job.

What do you think, what is due to it’s long career?

– People trust me when we have a job. In Exchange for the minimum that one hundred percent of me give. Never work on a késnék! I respect the people. I want to be the best always. If you lost me this feeling, then I will stop. One million photos I did already, but the excitement is still in me.

How do you see your future?

– We look forward to the future, but I’m a type who really focuses on the present. The future is not yet. The key to élvezzek every moment. Now I’m not worried because of the passage of time.

That are in the current lelkiállapotodat?

– It is very important to my dreams, ideas. I want to know myself even better. Every day I learn something new about myself. It is the best connection, which is just part of me. I can be a MOM, wife, friend, model. Brimming with different roles, and they are all mine! But ultimately, the most important thing is what kind of relationship I own myself. After all, the rest of my life in the company of myself I need to download.

What will be your life after you have completed the modeling?

– Very happy to get a women’s community, where people can share their knowledge, their experience. I have some ideas, but for now I don’t want to talk about them. I prefer it when things just happen, and only after I talk about them, so elkerülhetem the disappointment.

According to these, overnight you live your life?

– Is it possible to have any more mánál? The tomorrow what I did not know. The things I want to do today. A special moment in each situation. For example, here we are now, and this is an exceptional moment, that will not happen again.

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