"Be the change you want to see in the world." ~Mahatma Gandhi

16 November 2014

VS "Scandalous" Fragrance Collection Winter 2014 (Jasmine Tookes)

The current Victoria's Secret fragrance promo featuring Jasmine Tookes solo in a television commercial for Winter 2014 coupled with the fact that she is also on the cover of the recently published catalog gives me newfound hope for the future marketing of the popular lingerie brand! My, my, my ... just when I was about to scratch my head to the brands lack of balanced beauty diversity. Okay ... Scandalous ... hmmm ... any relation to the hot television series by a similar name? Perhaps ... and such magnificent timing!

VS Scandalous Fragrance Collection Winter 2014 (Jasmine Tookes)
Jasmine Tookes :: VS Scandalous
by Diva Shyne featuring VICTORIA'S SECRET

Featured Song :: Phil Collins "In the Air Tonight" LIVE HD

29 August 2014

VSFS 2013: Lais Ribeiro (Parisian Nights)

There is nothing like a physical injury during the preparation of a major event. It sure can not only get your head out of the game but can prevent you from participating altogether. Last season during rehearsals for the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Lais Ribeiro twisted her ankle so severely that she could not walk at all on the runway. I was looking for her when the show aired and was disappointed that she was not in the model lineup at all.

When I tuned in the following year to CBS to watch the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, I was delighted to see that Brazilian model Lais Ribeiro was back on the VS runway! Looks as if her ankle healed quite nicely. Just fab!

Image Source: Josh Wong Photography Online

Image Source: Josh Wong Photography Online

14 August 2014

SI Swimsuit 2014: VS Model Chanel Iman (2)

Not only does Chanel Iman look lovely in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue that was released earlier this year, but she is also rocking some cute summer fashions that I would love to own. My favorite look on her is this sand colored see-through mesh top by Chelsea Flower worn with ethnic jewelry and a tribal print bikini by Acacia Swimwear.

.: rockin' rollin' swaggin' to the max :.

Another one of my favorite looks on Chanel Iman is the fabulous ethnic print triangle bikini by Vix Swimwear that she sports in a fabulous turquoise color paired with a delicate, gold y-shaped drop necklace. Cute, youthful and flirty.

SI Swimsuit 2014: VS Model Chanel Iman (1)

Victoria's Secret model Chanel Iman featured in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Need I say more?

Fellow Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge landed the cover posing in a cute trio with two other SI Swimsuit models while several other Victoria's Secret models were featured inside the magazine: Cris Urena, Bregje Heinen, Ariel Meredith, Sara Sampaio and ... [drum roll please] ... Chanel Iman!

She seems to pose (no pun intended) a bit of a challenge for Victoria's Secret who struggles in my opinion to consistently capture the relaxed yet sexy side of her in an appealing way. However, the photographer Derek Kettela over at Sports Illustrated Swimsuit seemed to not have a problem capturing her as her natural playful, flirty self. It is obviously all about being at ease with the photographer.

She was photographed in Madagascar, an island off of the coast of Southeast Africa surrounded by the Indian Ocean and oh how she shined. Once again, Chanel Iman going out there and just making it happen!