Naomi Campbell Cast in American Horror Story: Hotel; Take a Look Back at Her Guest Spots on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Ugly Betty + More

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As if American Horror Story: Hotel didn’t already fulfill our casting dreams with Chloe Sevigny, Cheyenne Jackson and Matt Bomer, they’ve added Naomi Campbell to the roster of guests this season. Going stiletto-to-stilleto with Lady Gaga and Angela Bassett, Campbell is set to play a fashion editor who pays the price for her savage critiques (we guess this means she’ll get murdered, but let’s hope she lasts a few episodes).

Is Campbell up to the task? She’s never exactly had the breakout roles of other supermodels, but she’s recently reentered acting with full-force on Fox’s Empire. This is after trying (unsuccessfully) to be a cross between Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks as host of The Face. In anticipation of what’s to come, take a look back at Naomi Campbell’s best roles.


Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 

We can’t get over how young she looks guest starring as posh girl Helen, nor can we get over her dancing with Will Smith.

Ugly Betty

Naomi joined then Elle creative Director Joe Zee in a cameo on Ugly Betty, playing a very fashionable softball game against Vanessa Williams. She struts out in wedge sneakers (because how else would a supermodel play sports?), but the highlight of the scene is when everyone ducked the second she whipped out her cell phone. She proved she does indeed have a sense of humor about herself.

Absolutely Fabulous

Naomi played herself in the cult British comedy, acting bored and over the gala she’s attending. At least we think this counts as acting…

Empire

Naomi returned to the small screen as sultry siren Camilla Marks on ‘Empire’. Let’s hope this gives us a taste of what she’ll be like on American Horror Story: Hotel.

Happy Birthday Naomi Campbell! The Supermodel’s Fiercest Red Carpet Looks

Happy Birthday Naomi Campbell! The supermodel photographed by David X Prutting at the Met Gala for BFAnyc.com

We can’t get enough of Naomi Campbell (and neither can Naomi) — and since we all have our favorite Naomi Campbell moments (whether it’s seeing the supermodel dressed up in gold as the World Cup trophy, sauntering down a runway, starring in a major ad campaign, or posing on the red carpet,) we thought we’d take a stroll down the red carpet. To celebrate the super on her 45th birthday, we’re taking a look back at her fiercest red carpet moments, from the Met Gala to the CFDA Awards with celeb friends like Bruno Mars, Tyson Beckford, and Brooke Candy in tow. Happy Birthday Naomi!

Bruno Mars showing due respect to Naomi Campbell at the 2011 Met Gala’s Unofficial After Party at the Top of the Standard
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Naomi in the receiving line at the 2015 Met Gala for China: Through the Looking Glass
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Naomi with Brooke Candy at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles
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Naomi Campbell with Tyson Beckford at the 2014 CFDA Awards
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At the 2014 Met Gala celebrating Charles James: Beyond Fashion
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Sex, Lingerie, and Murder, Because David Lynch

What isn’t influenced by David Lynch these days? Not that we’re complaining. And we’re definitely not complaining about incorporating Naomi Campbell into the Lynchian fold, and that is exactly what lingerie brand Agent Provacateur has done for their spring campaign. Here Naomi is, as the press release states, “a hit woman from whom no one can escape.”

The campaign’s team, though inspired by Lynch and also Brian de Palma’s thriller film Body Double, consisted exclusively of women. Agent Provacateur creative director Sarah Shotton brought Unwerth in for the shoot. Unwerth’s “fizzling sensitivity to female erotic power makes her the perfect artist to capture the adrenaline-fueled chase for our bodacious killer queen Ms. Campbell,” again, according to the release.

Naomi is gorgeous, and yes, “bodacious,” but has also known to be a bit terrifying. She’s seen in the campaign holding a shovel. We’d say the casting is perfect.

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Fashion, Supermodels, Celebs, and Collectors Love Jeff Koons

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He’s made a name for himself becoming one of the most successful living American artist, selling his shiny works for millions of dollars, and is a discussion for bitter art students and fashion lovers alike. Jeff Koons has had collaboration with H&M — something that is regularly reserved for fashion houses like Alexander Wang or superstars like David Beckham. Jeff sealed the deal when he caught the attention of Lady Gaga’s lil’ monsters after designing her album cover for ArtPop.

The artist’s name is becoming omnipresent in pop culture, so it only makes sense that Koons is nearly a celeb himself. See below to further explore the phenomenon.

1. Jeff with supermodel Naomi Campbell Joe-SchildhornPhoto: Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com

2. Jeff with fashion designer Stella McCartney Joe-SPhoto: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com

3. Jeff with movie star Drew Barrymore and supermodel Natalia Vodianova AN EVENING HONORING STELLA McCARTNEY PRESENTED BY AMERICAN EXPRESSPhoto: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com

4. Jeff with supermodel Stephanie Seymour JEFFPhoto: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com

5. Jeff With his wife Justine, actor Taylor Kinney and mega star Lady Gaga The Worldwide Editors of HARPER'S BAZAAR Celebrate ICONS by CARINE ROITFELDPhoto: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com

6. Jeff with director Sofia Coppola and supermodel Naomi Campbell PROJECT PERPETUAL Inaugural Dinner & AuctionPhoto: Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com

7. Jeff with actress Ashley Benson H&M x JEFF KOONS 5th Ave Flagship EventPhoto: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com

8. Jeff with American icon Tommy Hilfiger and wife Dee 2014 HIGH LINE ART DINNER sponsored by TOMMY HILFIGER HOMEPhoto: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com

9. Jeff with journalist and publishing powerhouse Arianna Huffington JEFFPhoto: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com

10. Jeff with his wife Justine and the legendary Sir Paul McCartney Joe-Schildhorn-3Photo: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com

Introducing Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn, Together at Last

Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn photographed by Mario Testino for Burberry

It took how long for these two supers to be photographed together?! If you can fathom, this is the first time Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn have been shot together, and we have Burberry to thank for thinking it up.

The full campaign is set to be released in January, but until the new year, use this campaign clip to tide you over:

Ballroom Marfa Benefit Gala 2014: Film, Fashion, and Art Unite

All Photos: Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com 

Texas comes to New York City for the annual Ballroom Marfa Benefit Gala. Check out the cool mix of art / fashion / film world attendees below.

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BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Douglas Friedman, Martha Stewart

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BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Jessica Hart

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Jenny Laird, Hunter Hill, Lacey Dorn

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Roya Sachs, Reed Krakoff, Lacey Dorn

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Allison Sarofim, Naomi Campbell

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Sofia Coppola

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014William Laird, Trey Laird, Jenny Laird

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Rambert Rigaud, Peter Copping

BALLROOM MARFA Benefit Gala 2014Peter Saul, Sally Saul

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Who’s Your Best Dressed? Our Most Stylish Party Goers of The Week

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As usual, Naomi Campbell proves that she is the be all end all supermodel, and Kate Hudson once again shows you how to look like a radiant movie star. The week was filled with stunning looks on some stunning favorites. Who gets your vote for best dressed?

1. Kate Hudson at Tiffany & Co. Baby2Baby Gala Honoring (herself) Kate Hudson

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2. Kerry Washington at Tiffany & Co. Baby2Baby Gala Honoring Kate Hudson

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3. Nicole Richie at Tiffany & Co. Baby2Baby Gala Honoring Kate Hudson

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4. Julie Bowen at Tiffany & Co. Baby2Baby Gala Honoring Kate Hudson

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5. Eddie Redmayne at The 2nd Annual Breakthrough Prize Awards

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6. Lauren Santo Domingo at the Christie’s Valentino Dinner Celebration

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7. Zani Gugelmann at the Christie’s Valentino Dinner Celebration

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8. Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis at the Christie’s Valentino Dinner Celebration

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9. Sofia Coppola at Project Perpetual Inaugural Dinner and Auction

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10. Naomi Campbell at the Project Perpetual Inaugural Dinner and Auction

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Robot Parties and Joan Smalls: The 10 Best Instagrams You Missed This Weekend

It’s Halloween-time folks. Which means that everyone is getting festive. Too busy lazing around this weekend to notice your phone? Now that you’re at your desk, take a few to catch up on the best Instagrams you missed this weekend, including an early start on Halloween via Alison Sarofim’s legendary Halloween party.

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Robot fashion party?! Where was my invite?

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Butterfly ring via Maison Valentino.

Hermes Tarot cards: fashion and fortune-telling together as one.

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HBD Ciara, hope your day was filled with Goodies (I crack myself up).

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Obviously Joan Smalls is a hot ninja.


Are you sick of Joan Smalls? I’m not, and neither is Vogue Japan.

I, too, lounge in similar clothes in poses much like this #twins


Well that’s one low-maintenance way to maintain eyebrows.

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Festive!!!


I bet getting all that silver paint off was real fun.

Honoring Oscar De La Renta: A Collection of Fashion’s Commemorations

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Oscar De La Renta, a designer whose name is synonymous with elegance and beauty, has passed away at age 82. The industry took to Instagram to share memories of the designer and his collections. Here are the commemorations made by models who walked for him, photographers who shot for him, celebrities who wore him, and everyone in between, honoring the life and work of Oscar de la Renta.

#Remembering #OscardelaRenta #photo #MichaelThompson #VogueItalia June 2006

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Today we are remembering and celebrating the life and talent of Oscar de la Renta, who died last night. A photo posted by British Vogue (@britishvogue) on

The “King of Evening” will be forever remembered. #RIP #OscardelaRenta

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