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Gina Duckworth – Editor in Chief

Gina Duckworth, Director of Next Artists. The agency’s roster includes: hairstylists, makeup artists, fashion stylists, prop stylists, manicurists, photographers, film directors, tailors and art directors. In September, 2013 Gina launched the Next Artists Fashion Week Beauty Lounge and “The Lounge” magazine. She divides her time between NYC and Litchfield, CT with her husband, Alexander, and their children Henry, Charlotte, Aubrey, and Sebastian.

Kevin Hertzog – Creative Director

Kevin came to New York City in the 1980’s and was heavily influenced by the vibrant nightlife scene of that time. After graduating from NYU he’s contributed to Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle Decor, Marie Claire and many other shelter and fashion magazines. He also designed sets for Apple, Calvin Klein, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Restoration Hardware, Ikea and Target. Recently, Kevin has begun acting as a photo art director. Under Kevin’s creative direction, he completed the book, The Comfortable Home, of the furniture company Mitchell Gold Bob Williams.

Ezra Patchett – Photographer

Ezra Patchett originally hails from Australia where he started his career documenting the surf culture of the Gold Coast. He spent the next 10 years living in London and shooting for Fashion and editorial clients across Europe. Ezra recently made the move across the pond to the United States and has since seen great success shooting for clients such as Tory Burch and Theory. He currently splits his time between London and New York, and in his free time is an avid Film buff and soup maker.

Gardnier and Keller – Photographers

The still life photography team of Gardiner and Keller developed out of a friendship that began in art school. They now run their own 2,500 square foot studio in midtown Manhattan, shooting and retouching together as a team or individually. They count The Metropolitan Museum and Cole Haan to be among their many clients.

Tim Geaney – Photographer

Tim received his first photography lesson from his brother Dennis at the age of 14. He continued to study photography and filmmaking with many fine artists including Don Huntsman, Robert Heineken, Edmund Teske, Jerry Burchfield, Paul Capinagro, Al Weber, and Ruth Bernhard. Tim began exhibiting his work in Los Angeles in 1975. It was there that Tim had the opportunity to assist up and coming photographer Bruce Weber. Bruce’s natural approach to film and photography inspired Tim’s move to NYC in 1979. Tim has firmly established himself as a recognizable name in the forefront of commercial photography, having shot for virtually everyone including Victoria’s Secret, Nautica, J.Crew, Spiegel, Krizia, Nordstroms, Burdines, Neiman Marcus, Timberland, Talbots, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Polo Ralph Lauren.

Jada Fitzgerald – Stylist

Jada originally studied fashion design and styling at the prestigious Whitehouse School in Sydney before taking up a role at Harpers Bazaar and then moving onto New Woman, B magazine, and finally her last full-time role to date as Fashion Editor on the highly successful Shop Til You Drop Magazine. Since leaving Shop Til You Drop, Jada has had a very successful and lucrative freelance career working for such titles as Vogue Australia, Australian Woman’s Weekly and Grazia among many others. She has also styled campaigns for clients such as Westfield shopping centres, Bonds, Nokia, L’Oreal, Olay, Qantas Airlines, Elle Macpherson Intimates, Bendon Lingerie and Kotex. Jada started out her career in Sydney and has gone on to work in London, Los Angeles and is now based in New York.

Savion James-Marcelle – Art Director

At 19 years old, Savion received his bachelors degree in Digital Arts & Design from Full Sail University. Being one of the three chosen to present his academic work at Full Sail’s Graduate Showcase, a major accomplishment for any Full Sail student graduating from the DAD program, came with another achievement as Full Sail announced Savion to be its June 28th 2013 valedictorian of the DAD graduating class. Once an intern, turned employee, he now works for Next Model Management dealing with some of the company’s in house design work. Outside of Next Model Management, Savion has been working on his personal branding Savi Designs, along with taking on a few freelance projects.



It’s All About

Here’s A Sneak Peak At What Beauty Lounge Guests Twistband Neutral Chevron Hair Ties & Solid Headband Set $6.50 (hair ties), $11.00 (headbands)

Echo Vie Body Oil $18.00

“At the gym or to create a sophisticated evening look, there headbands are perfect for every occasion.” – Editor-in-chief of “The Lounge”, Gina Duckworth

“I absolutely love this organic body oil! You can feel the natural properties of the oil penetrate your skin providing unparalleled moisture. It’s a natural beauty must-have!” – Sabrina Rowe, Hair Stylist

Voga Italia Mini Sparkling Wine $5.99 “This sparkling baby offers wine lovers a taste of the bubbly in a portable size. Perfect for events, or individual consumption on the go!”

Le Mieux Collagen Peptide Serum $85.00

– “The Lounge” Editor

“I recommend using this product out to your ears, neck, back of hands and decolletage. This serum has superoxide dismutase ingredients that prevent fine lines and hyperpigmentation.” – Stoj Bulic, Makeup Artist

Ibiza G Series (large) Hairbrush $40.00 Fakebake Airbursh Instant Self-Tan $24.99 “This product is a staple in my kit when I’m on location for swim shoots. It gives a deep tan that never streaks!” – Angie Barton, Makeup Artist


“The key to a good blowout begins with the right round brush. The swirled design of the bristles on the G Series helps to add volume at the roots while the cork handle gives this round brush a comfortable grip!” – “The Lounge” Editor


The Swag!

Will Be Taking Home With Them This Season. Amika Obliphica Perk Up Dry Shampoo $21.00 “This is the perfect boost for inbetween shampoos! Whether you want that added volume or beachy texture, this product is a must-have. Added bonus is that it’s made with natural rice starch, eliminating harsh chemicals.”

Zoya Nail Polish Yana $9.00 “The perfect hot pink to spice up your Valentine’s day!” – “The Lounge” Editor

– Kirsti Wilczopolski, Hair Stylist

Le Mieux Peptide Foam Cleanser $24.00 “I love Le Mieux Peptide Foam Cleanser because it has marine collagen and olive oil ingredients in it.” – Stoj Bulic, Makeup Artist Smashbox Halo Highlighting Wand $32.00

La Fresh Waterproof Makeup Remover Wipes $9.99

“This wand in gold adds a dewy glow to your skin. Click pen application makes it super easy.” – Shannon Grey Williams, Makeup Artist

“LOVE! Using 6 essential oils to gently remove all makeup, they give some love to Mother Nature utilizing California’s renewable energy sources... AND you feel a little zen from the relaxing scent of lavender!” – Sheri Terry, Makeup Artist 7

Sydney on the Hudson Ezra Patchett leads our fully Australian crew with Myf taking center stage.

Ezra Patchett - Photographer Jada Fitzgerald - Stylist Stoj Bulic - Makeup Cameron Rains - Hair Clothing provided by Australian design duo Simone and Nicky Zimmermann Shot at Dune Studios, NYC PeriDigital - Photo Retoucher Taylor Lauren Holibaugh - Photo Retoucher


Interview Myf sits down with her agent (and fellow Aussie) Stephen Lee to answer some questions about their land of Oz. S.L: What is your greatest Aussie attribute when travelling abroad? MYF: A crocodile smile. S.L: What is your favorite Australian vacation destination? MYF: My parents’ house in the middle of nowhere Tasmania. S.L: Would you dine at Outback Steakhouse? MYF: If there was a tofu steak... S.L: What are your thoughts on Cate Blanchett winning the Oscar for best actress this year? MYF: She is such a babe. Irrelevant but true. S.L: What are your fave Pavolva toppings? MYF: Lamingtons. S.L: What does “ Slip, Slop, Slap, mean?

MYF: That was the slogan of my childhood... I’ve still never had a tan. S.L: Were you ever a happy little vegemite? MYF: The happiest. Still am! S.L: Meat pies or sausages rolls? MYF: Avocado on toast. S.L: What are your favorite Australian beauty products? MYF: Everything Aesop!



Mara & Mine

Australian Model Jasmine Yarbough (Next LA) has celebrities like Jessica Alba, Russell Brand, Nicole Richie and the Kardashians clamoring for her signature skull slippers.



Barbara Stoynoff Jewelry

Using signature gold monkeys and bananas, this Next LA model and jewelry designer continues to inspire us with her whimsical and sophisticated pieces. The line currently includes handmade necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings made to order in gold, diamonds and leather.



The Blonde Salad’s Chiara Ferragni, Tosses It Up With Steve Madden

Shoe mogul Steve Madden has partnered with internationallyrenowned blogger Chiara Ferragni (represented by Next LA) of The Blonde Salad to create a limited edition collection that will be available starting Spring 2014. The collection of 9 designs is inspired by Chiara’s eclectic sense of style. The fashionable blogger boasts effortless style that ranges from rocker casual to uber

glamorous, and the capsule collection embodies that range. Madden declares, “Chiara is fashion’s Italian goddess. I’m excited to give our customers shoes that combine her flair with a twist of Steve Madden.” “My inspiration for this collection comes from all the shoes I’ve been wearing over the years and all the

shoes I’ve always looked for but never found. Every pair is unique and tells a different story,” stated Chiara, a Madden fan for years. The Steve Madden, The Blonde Salad Collection, will be available starting February 2014 and is priced from $129-$179.



Blessing America Next Direct model, Sarah Blessing, spends an afternoon with Tim Geaney at Lucky U Ranch in Wilton CT.

Photographer: Tim Geaney Creative Director: Kevin Hertzog Stylist: Marysol Ortiz Hair and Makeup: Matthew Sky 16

Fur vest – Vintage (Stylists own) Denim shirt - Abercrombie & Fitch Bra - Urban Outfitters Underwear - Honey Dew Socks - Smart Wool

Bra: Pins and Needles Bottoms: Cereal

Bandeau top: Urban Outfitters

Fur vest – Vintage (Stylists own) Denim shirt - Abercrombie & Fitch Bra - Urban Outfitters Underwear - Honey Dew Socks - Smart Wool

Sweater - Tuak Bra – Pins and Needles Leather shorts – Stylists own (vintage) Thigh Highs – Urban Outfitters Dressage Boots: Ariat

Plaid Flannel Shirt - Arrow (vintage) Bra - Calvin Klein Underwear - Steve Madden Socks - O’hanlon Mills Urban Outfitters Boots: Aussie Spider Boots




Behind The Scenes with Sarah Blessing America Check out the video footage here! Link is below!




This Season Our Beauty Lounge Partners with Malynda Vigliotti, Founder Of Boom Boom Brow Bar! For the first time our guests will be treated to expert eyebrow primping, plucking and tinting this season.

I know you were a model agent in a previous life. Why did you decide to change careers and open the Boom Boom? Tell us about that transition. “Oh boy! I was a model agent and I worked at American Models, Metropolitan Models and Elite Model Management was my last stop on the bus! I’ve always been obsessed with beauty and mainly worked on catalog and beauty campaigns. I honestly just decided I needed a break and took a year off to do volunteer programs around the world. I decided then that I wanted to open my own biz and went to beauty school in my thirties. Let’s just say that it 30

was interesting (giggle). It was soon after that I decided to open Boom Boom Brow Bar. It all kind of rolled once I came up with the name - it just clicked, but it certainly wasn’t easy.”

gets the hair growth all on the same schedule, your brows become so much more manageable.

What is the single best piece of advice you can give women when it comes to their creating and maintaining great brows?

I’m always working on something but right now my baby is selling Brow Job. So many people tried to pull a Kate Moss back in the day and their brows are still jacked up. Everyone wants big, bold, Boom Boom brows now. Brow Job helps them grow in so we can get a new shape. Boom Boom Brow Bar also tints brows to make them look fuller - a brow tint and wax is just $44 bucks. The bigger, the better baby!!!!

Don’t touch them! It’s really hard to have perspective when you’re so close to the mirror. Brows are all about symmetry and proportion, so leave it to a professional. Find someone you can love and trust and have them maintain once a month. Also not touching them

Do you have any plans for expansion?

How To Get Perfect Beachy Hair!

“Apply mousse (I like Catwalk Curlesque by Tigi) to towel dried or dry hair. Don’t forget the roots! Blow dry hair at roots in opposite direction, to get volume. Once dry, spritz hair with a salt spray (Catwalk Salt Spray by Tigi) and scrunch. Spray a little hairspray for added hold. (Sebastian Re-Shaper is pliable and doesn’t leave hard residue.) Add random curls throughout by wrapping hair around a wand. Leave the ends straight for texture. Comb out curls with your fingers and give one last scrunch!” - By: Next Hairstylist; Kristi Wilczopolski Next Model: Amanda Laine


A Model of Health An accomplished model (Next Direct) with frequent appearances in Shape, Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine, Melissa Wood knows a 32

thing or two about staying healthy. With years of experience in the fashion and beauty industry and a growing passion for health and wellness,

Melissa broadened her career aspirations to include nutrition and health coaching.


Hey Cookie!

We always knew Next Direct model Julia Joseph was sweet, but with the launch of her very own cookie line, it’s official. How did you get started baking?

Where do you bake?

Can we find you online?

“In Louisiana where I grew up, there is a cultural tradition of rich and heartwarming food, and as a result I have always had an enormous sweet tooth. A couple of years ago, I began experimenting with baking and decorating my baked goods. Initially I would make unique designs for holidays and friends’ birthdays, and even sporting events. Then people starting requesting special designs for certain occasions and I started taking special orders.”

“I bake in my kitchen at home. I recently moved apartments and one of the priorities that I looked for in my new place was a big kitchen with a big oven. Fortunately I found the perfect place and I even have a big island counter for decorating.”

Julia Scrumptious



What’s Your Most Romantic “A beautiful love letter!”


“I’d make a personal homemade mixed CD.” CLARA PAGET

“I think the most romantic gift under $20 would be a scrap book. I’d get a simple book, print photos, cello tape, pens and stickers.” DAISY LOWE

“A nice home-cooked meal and Cards Against Humanity game which is a sweet and savory way to spend the holiday.” SUMMER RAYNE-OAKES

“I love a candle or picture frame with a great memory in it.” MOLLY SIMS

“Nipple clamps.” WILLY MOON

“Last year I was given a beautiful book about the history of all the islands in the world..” GALA GORDON 34


Valentine Gift Idea Under $20? “A single rose, a picnic under the stars at midnight with fireworks and slow music.” ANGEL HAZE

“A chill, romantic, indoor Spanish picnic. Sitting on a blanket with a bottle of wine, some cured meats, cheeses, and olives will give you the perfect opportunity to get close and cosy. Don’t forget a candle, and a good mixtape.” ALUNA FRANCIS

“Buying your partners’ favorite song on vinyl.”


“A bottle of Nikka Whiskey.”


“Buy yours and your partner’s initials on charms and attach to a piece of ribbon!” CAROLINE ISSA

“I’d say go to a late night exhibition, followed by visiting a 24 hour diner late at night for a milkshake, followed by a long walk in the city.” TALI LENNOX

“I would say red roses. You can never go wrong with red roses!” ATLANTA DE CADENET 35

Six Feet Under Unearthing our favorite jewelry designers

Creative Director: Kevin Hertzog Photographer: Gardnier and Keller

MELODY RODGERS Vintage Jewelry (prices upon request) Blue toned bracelet: 1930s Pink and green toned bracelet: 1940s Ring : Retro Silver 1930s

DEAN HARRIS Citrine bead necklace 18k yellow gold links Prehnite ‘charm’ bead bracelet (on duck) with 18k yellow vine toggle Amethyst slice ‘flower’ pendant in 18k yellow gold vine with diamonds Prehnite large tear drop earrings in 18k

IPPOLITA 18K Gold Gelato Chandelier Earrings in Tartansette: $3,895 18K Gold Gelato 3-Stone Ring in Tartansette: $2,395

TRACY CRYSTAL African Metal Beaded Necklaces Price range: $50-$180

GEORGE PRESS Shoshana 18k yellow gold earrings with multi-color oval beryls: $5,600 George Press Pearl Necklace with moonstone ball and diamond spacers: $3,100

Absolute Rose The official candle of the Next Artists Beauty Lounge and Valentine’s Day!


A Look Back Next Artists 1st Annual Beauty Lounge, Dune Studios September 5th 2013


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