Keith Girard

Rihanna Begs, Borrows, Steals Japanese Street Culture for New Line (28 photos!)

Rihanna begged, borrowed and stole from Japanese street culture, with a gothic twist for her first ever Fenty Puma by Rihanna collection show at New York Fashion Week. The pop star led the procession in a kicky, oversized hooded jacket. Rihanna partnered with Puma last year as part of a growing trend that mixes and matches pop stars with fashion brands. UK singer Rita Ora, Jessica Simpson, Gwen Stefani and Jennifer Lopez are among those who have their own lines....

Gigi Hadid Lands First Vogue Cover in UK January Issue (photos)

Gigi Hadid, the rising model who had some problems being accepted because of her celebrity background, is unquestionably the real deal. She’s landed her first Vogue cover in UK edition’s January issue. Her rise is attributed to social media. Hadid is the daughter of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster, who is a former top international model in her own right....

Kenya Kinski Jones, Boyfriend Will Peltz Find Spotlight for Calvin Klein (video)

Kenya Kinski Jones, daughter of music mogul Quincy Jones and actress Nastassja Kinski, appears with real boyfriend, actor, Will Peltz, in Calvin Klein’s risque new jeans campaign focusing on love, lust–and unmentioned, infidelity–in the social media age. The campaign also enlists models Grace Hartzel, Ethan James Green, Aya Jones, Julia Van Os, Piero Mendez, Alessio P., Imaan Hammam, Harmony Boucher, Torin Verdone, Laura Julie, Noma Han, Jaime Carpena, Tiana Tolstoi and Reid Rohling....

Emily DiDonato Adds Sensual to Surf, Sand and Sun for Maxim (photos!)

Emily DiDonato, who scored a major breakout with her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, is back in another set of stunning beach photos for Maxim magazine. Emily reminds us what summer is all about–a secluded beach in an exotic locale. DiDonato, 24, was a sensation when she broke into modeling right out of high school in 2008. Within a year she was repping for such brands as Ralph Lauren and Guess? and appeared in a television commercial for Maybelline along side supermodels Christy Turlington, Jessica White and Julia Stegner....

Emily Ratajkowski Hits Montauk For a Breezy Summer Day (photos!)

Emily Ratajkowski, the “Blurred Lines” model who landed a feature part in Ben Affleck’s “Gone Girl,” hit the beach in sunny Montauk at the far reaches of Long Island to luxuriate by the sea in stunning barely there summerwear by Revolve. Ratajkowski, 24, has catapulted into the ranks of top models because of her sultry looks, come hither eyes, pouty lips and long luscious brown hair....

Kendall Jenner One of the Gals in New Calvin Klein Undie Campaign (pics!)

Kendall Jenner may be a newbie when it comes to high-end modeling, but Calvin Klein had no problem pairing her with some of the world’s top supermodels for it’s Fall 2015 underwear advertising campaign. After all, she’s got that Kardashian cache. Kendall, 19, more than held her own wearing next-to-nothing bras and panties along with Isabeli Fontana, Joan Smalls and Edita Vilkeviciute....

Kendall Jenner Does It Doggie Style in New V Magazine (photos!)

Kendall Jenner joins a line up for V magazine’s that includes Rihanna and a… dog? You got it. Kendall does it doggie style riding the back of a Great Dane in the photo shoot, which features her latest client CK jeans. Kendall, 19, was picked to rep for the denim line last month and her face (and body) have already been plastered on billboards in New York City and Los Angeles. She was photographed by Steven Klein. ...

Emily Ratajkowski Free-Spirited, Sensual For Free People (photos!)

Emily Ratajkowski, best known for her topless romp in Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video, is much more than a babe with boobs. She’s rapidly building a film resume, while still modeling forFree People’s latest lingerie line. Talk about mult-tasking. She made her feature film debut in a significant role as the mistress of Ben Affleck’s character in the 2014 film “Gone Girl.” She’ll star in her first leading role in the upcoming film, “We Are Your Friends,” with Zac Efron....

Vita Sidorkina All About the Bottom, No Top, for Victoria’s Secret (photos!)

Vita Sidorkina is one of the new next-generation models for Victoria’s Secret. With the departure of industry veterans Karlie Kloss and Doutzen Kroes, Vita is sure to see her profile rise at the lingerie brand. Just check out her latest photos! Vita, who turned 20 in March, landed a coveted campaign with Victoria’s Secret brand PINK! last year and a new set of lingerie photos has just been released....

Kendall Jenner Is Torrid in Her Latest Campaign for CK Jeans (photos!)

Kendall Jenner is paired up with male model Simon Nessman for her first campaign for Calvin Klein’s Denim Series in stunning photos. Bu there’s more to Jenner in the brand’s eyes that just her gorgeous looks. Calvin Klein is making a major bid to tap social media to market its clothes and Jenner, thanks in part to her Kardashian connection, has a huge social following and extended social reach through various channels. The same strategy was behind the brand’s choice of Justin Bieber for its spring 2015 campaign....

Hannah Ferguson Sizzles on Luxury Yacht for Triumph Lingerie (photos!)

Hannah Ferguson, who exploded on the modeling scene as a rookie in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, is making waves again. This time, she’s cruising the waters off Ibiza in an arresting new photo spread for Triumph lingerie. Ferguson is five-feet, nine-inches tall model and a healthy 130 pounds, perfect for swimsuit and lingerie modeling. For Triumph’s spring-summer 2015 campaign, she’s photographed by Ellen von Unwerth showing off the brand’s latest lingerie and undergarments. ...

Taylor Swift Gal Pal Karlie Kloss Sexes Up Chic ‘I’ll Be There’ Video (see!)

Karlie Kloss provides the sexual energy for a new video by ’70s disco band Chic, featuring its first song in 30 years, “I’ll Be There.” It’s a tribute to the disco era and the Taylor Swift BFF captures the mood down to her sexy undies. Kloss, the Texas model who took the fashion world by storm in 2008, writhes, twists and dances like no one is watching. The video has more than one fashion connection. Beside Kloss’s dazzling appearance, the video was directed by renown Dutch fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin....

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Shimmers For Esquire Travel Issue (10 photos!)

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley hasn’t let her budding movie career interfere with her day job, modeling some of the hottest and sexiest fashions in the world. That makes her an apt choice to cover Esquire UK’s hot April 2015 travel issue. Huntington-Whiteley, 27, cools off in the water and lounges poolside in stunning bikini and one-piece cut-out suits. Her modeling career gave Rosie just want she wanted; a ticket out of rural England to some of the hottest locales around the world....

Vanessa Hudgens Turns On Her Sexy Charm for Bongo (16 photos, video!)

Vanessa Hudgens oozes sexy charm and she turns it on in a new photo shoot for Bongo, the fashion brand she’s had a hand in designing for the past three years. The Spring 2015 collection is “inspired by my very own personal style,” she says. If so, she definitely has a thing for crop tops, pencil skirts, flowing dresses, tiny bikinis, pantsuits and sweaters. Her latest project is an upcoming comedy horror film co-starring Ed Westwick and Bob Odenkirk....

Selena Gomez Frisky, Flirty For New Adidas Neo Campaign (photos!)

Selena Gomez lets her hair fly in a series of frisky new photos for her third Adidas NEO campaign, Her care-free attitude reflects the brand’s emphasis on casual designs for Spring-Summer 2015. Gomez, 22, is contemplative and wistful in other scenes photographed in New York City. The “Heart Wants What it Wants” singer is also shows off her playful side clothes with prints, floral patterns and clean silhouette lines....

Candice Swanepoel Hot for Victoria’s Secret Amid Angel Shakeup (photos!)

Candice Swanepoel shows off her winning form in a new lingerie shoot for Victoria’s Secret. Her profile is likely to rise even higher as two top Angels spread their wings and fly away. Relative newcomer Karlie Kloss and veteran Doutzen Kroes are both reportedly leaving the group of eight models, who also include Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo, Lindsay Ellingson and Lily Aldridge....

Keith Girard

Keith Girard is Editor and Pubilsher of TheImproper, New York City’s cutting edge arts, entertainment pop culture and lifestyle Web magazine. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of Billboard magazine and a reporter for the Washington Post among other media positions.