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After seeing Free People’s latest collection, it was hard to decide which we loved more– the gorgeous intimates or Alyssa Miller’s stunning photography. Electric Love is a series of romantic and whimsical shifts, bodysuits, and vintage bra and panty sets sure to satisfy the most discerning bohemian girl, just in time for Valentine’s day. We’re over the moon over the Breaking Hearts bodysuit seen on Alyssa below, with metallic detailing and lace panelling that can be dressed up or down. Our new fave lounging outfit is sure to be the Gigi Robe thrown over their Frame Up soft bra and some Flirty Shorts for the perfect cute & comfy ensemble. Alyssa used self-portraiture to capture all of the collection’s photos, relying only on her own perspective. You can get an in-depth look at her self-portrait process, her artistic story, and how she approaches self-love in an interview with Joanna Rentz for Free People’s blog (BLDG 25), here.  Keep scrolling to see how Alyssa wears and photographs Free People!

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Shop the new Free People Intimates Collection E-Book here.

Follow Alyssa’ on Instagram and check out her portfolio

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Gloomy weather is no walk in the park, even at Nous HQ in Los Angeles. That’s why we were seriously stoked to see Haati Chai’s latest campaign featuring Paige Watkins— sun-kissed and bronzed, it’s like taking a walk through a midsummer California boardwalk. Created by designers Ali Heiss & Stella Simona, the brand effortlessly merges old-world class and new-school minimalism to showcase jewelry that is delicate, alluring, and finely crafted. We’re obsessed with the Nali Drape Choker and their Wanderer Earrings, which are sure to add an understated shine to any outfit. We recommend adding a sultry twist to your tops with the Roman Bralette, one of our fave body chains to date. Keep scrolling to see how Paige wears Haati Chai! 

Shop Haati Chai here and follow them on Instagram.

Designers – Stella Simona Website / Instagram & Ali Heiss Website / Instagram

Photographer – Benjo Arwas Website / Instagram

Stylist – Ric Roach  Instagram

Hair & Makeup – Genevieve Lamb Website / Instagram

Hair & Makeup Assistant – Catie Lamb Instagram

Check out Paige’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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‘Tis officially the season for holiday parties, and if you’re looking to make an entrance we’ve got your outfit all sewn up. Stone Cold Fox‘s latest line is exquisite enough to turn the most discerning fashion maven green with envy, a vintage-inspired collection of  designs in laces and silks that beg to be worn. For holiday gatherings we’re pining over their sophisticated Bella jumpsuit or Doutzen dress, paired with the Estrella Belt for a touch of sparkle. New Years is in the bag with the Sedgwick dress, a slinky, shimmery number short enough for its 60’s namesake. As if that wasn’t enough, their collection of robes is sure to send you running for your wallet. Every garment is made with love locally and sourced with the USA, so we couldn’t be happier to see another fabulous #ethicalfashion brand!  Keep scrolling to see how the lovely Tereza wears Stone Cold Fox. 

Shop more Stone Cold Fox here and follow them on Instagram.

Designer & Co Owner- Cydney Morris Website / Instagram

Production Manager & Co Owner – Dallas D’Lyn Wand Website / Instagram

Photographer – Daniel Kincaid Website / Instagram

Makeup & Hair – Stacey Tan Website / Instagram

Check out Tereza’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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Holiday season is in full swing here at Nous, and we’ve got cheer to spare after seeing this campaign with Britt for Charming Charlie, our go-to for all things festive and bright! Their winter collection features luxe fabrics and flattering cuts for every figure, as well as trendy and cute accessories that look expensive without breaking the bank. We’ll definitely be grabbing some of their adorable keychains and mani sets for stocking stuffers. Perhaps we’ll pick up a velvet dress and a shimmering clutch or two along the way, because we deserve a gift too, right? Keep scrolling to see highlights from Britt for Charming Charlie.

Shop more Charming Charlie here and follow them on Instagram.

Check out Britt’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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This editorial originally featured on Ladygunn Magazine.com.

Read more Ladygunn Magazine here and follow them on Instagram.

Photographer – Martin Rusch Website / Instagram

Hair – Karina Vega Instagram

Makeup – Michal Cohen Website / Instagram

Stylist – Angel Terrazas Website / Instagram

Check out Lily’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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The crisp smell of fall and winter is in the air, and here at Nous we are bundling up in our favorite coats and scarves as temperatures plummet. Luckily for us, this gorgeous editorial featuring Caralee for Woman Sense Magazine arrived just in time to give us all the style inspiration we need for layering to look cool and stay toasty. We couldn’t be more thrilled to see Caralee lighting up the international stage in this wildly popular Korean magazine, and might have to snag ourselves some of the outfits seen below! Keep scrolling for your daily dose of fall fashion.

Read more Woman Sense here.

Check out Caralee’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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This interview originally featured on MOD Magazine.com.

Model Monday: Sydney Schafer

Name: Sydney Schafer

Agency: Nous Models

Birthdate: July 4 / Age: 21

Height: 5’8

Hometown: Las Vegas

Instagram: @syderoni

How’d you start modeling?

I was an actress, new to LA, and was looking for fun work. So, I went to an open call… here I am.

Who/ what are your biggest inspirations?

Frida Khalo, Tempest Storm and the lovely Mother Earth.

Favorite modeling experience, so far & why?

Working for Clinique with JUCO was a favorite. Beauty modeling is more my zone.

Tell us some of your modeling goals. Any particular brands you’d love to model for?

I am looking to interweave my love for modeling, whacking and vogueing for a major brand. I love Milk Makeup, Adidas, & Gucci Resort.

Describe your personal style. How do you typically dress on your days off?

I always gravitate to clothes I can move in easily. Personally, I love costume pieces, pastels and feminine fits with a boyish appeal.

What’s your favorite fashion trend of the moment?

Not big on trends, but I think anyone in the world can rock a choker.

What are some of your favorite beauty products?

Glossier is great all around. I also love Mario Badescu Rose Facial Spray and Moroccanoil for all hair care needs.

We know you’ve gotta take care of your figure, but what’s your favorite “cheat meal”?

My cheat meal is vegan chicken strips served on the UCLA campus after 9pm. It’s always a little challenge, but oh so worth it.

What are you listening to at the moment?

I’ve been listening to Wanda Jackson, The Buttertones and always the Bee Gees.

Favorite TV show/ movie?

Don’t have favorites, but I love The Eric Andre Show. Also a Czech movie I recently discovered, called To The Stars By Hard Ways; very intimate and ethereal.

What’s your biggest pet peeve & why?

Inconsideration… people need to care about others’ well being more.

Something you love to do in your spare time?

I love dancing and conceptualizing grand performances in my garden.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself!

I was my school’s mascot, the K.O. cougar.

What valuable lessons have you learned from the industry, thus far? Any advice for other aspiring models?

It is far more attractive to have an inner beauty about yourself that compliments your outer appearance. Most of the time, you don’t know what a client is looking for (sometimes, they don’t even know, themselves) so just be the maximum you and your chances are better than if you embrace someone else.

Read more MOD Magazine here.

Check out Sydney’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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Every girl knows there’s nothing better than a comfy pair of yoga pants. Beyond Yoga has been one of our favorite retailers for a long time for this very reason- their clothes are breezy, cute, and made to fit every body type. As a company that is known for supporting body positivity and healthy living for women, we couldn’t have been happier when Sakura was chosen to model some of their new looks and be in their holiday campaign. And with clothes this adorable, we’ll definitely be adding their Lux Palette Leggings and Lay it on Pullover (seen below) to our wish lists this year. Keep scrolling to see how Sakura wears Beyond Yoga!

Shop more Beyond Yoga here and follow them on Instagram.

Check out Sakura’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.

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Our day was looking grey and gloomy until the fashion gods dropped this editorial by Brian Love into our laps. Featuring Lauren Johnson, A Thousand Kisses is a playful romp through the often all-too-serious sartorial landscape. Bold pops of color and carefree styling create a summery atmosphere so fresh it’s almost like we’ve stepped back into June for a moment. Keep scrolling to soak up some of the good vibes for yourself!

This editorial originally featured on Institute Magazine.com

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Read more Institute Magazine here and follow them on Instagram.

Photographer – Brian Love Website / Instagram

Hair & Makeup – Bethany Garita Website / Instagram

Stylist – Drea Johnson Website / Instagram

Check out Lauren’s portfolio and follow her on Instagram.