Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Introducing New Next Girls...

Alexa Chung (Next London)

As a model and music/fashion presenter, Alexa fronted "Popworld" for a year and a half, followed by "T4", "Frock Me", "The Wall", and "Freshly Squeezed". Alexa has recently moved to New York to present her own MTV show, "Its On With Alexa Chung," which is aired daily.

She is currently on the cover of British Harpers Bazaar, and has shot for American Vogue and British Vogue.

Alice Dellal (Next London, Next Paris, Next Milan)

Alice has modeled for Burberry, British Vogue, Dazed & Confused, and Agent Provocateur. She appeared on Vivienne Westwood’s Autumn/Winter 2009 catwalk. She has recently appeared on the cover of i-D magazine's "Most Iconic British Models" issue with Solve Sundsbo.

Clara Paget (Next Worldwide)

Clara has shot for Dazed & Confused and British Vogue. Clara is currently filming a lead role in an upcoming British movie.

Daisy Lowe (Next London, Next Paris)

Daisy's campaigns include Pringle of Scotland by Steven Meisel and Marc by Marc Jacobs by Juergen Teller. She has appeared in Italian Vogue and W, both shot by Steven Meisel, as well as the cover of i-D magazine's "Most Iconic British Models" issue shot by Solve Sundsbo. She will appear in the Autumn/Winter 2009 campaign for Anna Sui.

Imogen Poots (Next London)

Imogen's first movie was "V for Vendetta". She was subsequently picked for the starring role in "28 Weeks Later," playing Robert Carlisle's daughter, Tammy. She has appeared in "Cracks" starring alongside Eva Green and her biggest movie to date, "Solitary Man," where she stars opposite Michael Douglas, will be released later this year.

Lola Lennox (Next Worldwide)

Lola has shot for Vanity Fair and Jalouse magazine.

Pixie Geldof (Next Worldwide)

Pixie has appeared on the cover of Italian Vogue and in the Pringle of Scotland campaign shot by Steven Meisel. She has worked with Arena Homme Plus, Dazed & Confused, Self Service, and Love Magazine with Mert and Marcus. Pixie has recently shot for British Vogue with Alisdair McLellan and is the face of Giles Deacon’s new collection.

Polly Brown (Next Worldwide)

Polly Brown has shot the Religion campaign and has walked for Charles Anastase, Horace, and PPQ in London.

Portia Freeman (Next London, Next Milan)

Portia has shot for British Vogue with Mario Testino, Chanel, Dolce & Gabanna and walked exclusively for Louis Vuitton in Paris. Portia has recently appeared in W and Italian Vogue, both photographed by world-renowned photographer Steven Meisel. She has also appeared in campaigns for Alexander McQueen and Alberta Ferretti.

Tali Lennox (Next Worldwide)

Lennox has recently been photographed for British Vogue and French Connection. Tali has shot for Vanity Fair and is due to appear in NEO2 for a "Model of the Moment" fashion story.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Her Honor Sonia Sotomayor

"It’s the American way that we judge people as individuals, not as groups. And by that standard we can say unequivocally that this particular wise Latina, with the richness of her experiences, would far more often than not reach a better conclusion than the individual white males she faced in that Senate hearing room. Even those viewers who watched the Sotomayor show for only a few minutes could see that her America is our future and theirs is the rapidly receding past."

excerpted from
Published: July 19, 2009
The Sotomayor show reduced the antics of Washington’s clueless ancien-régime to a spectacle as ridiculous as it was obsolescent.

Friday, July 17, 2009


Published: July 18, 2009
Natalya Estemirova was one of the premier human rights investigators in the entire Caucasus, unflinching as she documented crimes against uncountable others.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Monday, July 13, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Preoccupations: A sisterhood of workplace infighting

Published: January 11, 2009
One of the last remaining obstacles for women in the workplace is how they treat one another.