Anne V and Lydia Hearst To Join Naomi Campbell As Supermodel Coaches On Season Two of Oxygen's Modeling Competition Series "The Face"
September 3, 2013 - Oxygen Media announced that supermodels Anne V and Lydia Hearst will join worldwide icon and executive producer Naomi Campbell as supermodel coaches on the sophomore season of critically acclaimed modeling competition series “The Face.”
Mandela in 1993, and in 1997 he named her “Honorary Granddaughter” for her dedicated activism. In 2005, she established Fashion For Relief and hosted its first charity fashion show during New York Fashion Week to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Since its conception in 2005, Fashion For Relief has presented shows in New York, London, Cannes, Moscow, Mumbai and Dar es Salaam, raising millions of dollars for various causes.
Anne V - @AnneV
Anne Vyalitsyna, simply known as Anne V, is a Russian born Supermodel whose high profile campaigns have spanned over a decade. At the age of fifteen, Anne V won IMG/ MTV’s “Fashionably Loud” contest in Milan. Within six months of being discovered, she had appeared in campaigns for Anna Molinari, Chloé and Sportmax and signed a highly publicized four year contract to become the first face of Chanel Chance perfume. Over the past decade, Anne has graced the runway of every major fashion house including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi, Dolce and Gabbana, Givenchy and Roberto Cavalli. Along with her work in the world of high fashion, Anne is one of only a handful of models ever to cross over into the commercial mainstream with a nine year consecutive run in the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue (2005-2013) as well as making multiple appearances on the runway of the renowned Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Anne has also appeared on the covers of the most prestigious fashion publications, including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, ID and Muse. Anne has appeared in numerous campaigns including, Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Louis Vuitton, Gap, Maybelline, DKNY, Diesel, True Religion, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, H&M, Garnier, Revlon and Calvin Klein. Anne made her acting debut with supporting roles in feature films “A Good Day to Die Hard” and “Lullaby.” She is also looking forward to the release of her first children’s book “Anchovy The Flying Dog.” In addition to modeling and entertainment pursuits, Anne been a big supporter of (RED), the annual TOMS Shoes campaign “One Day Without Shoes,” Achilles International, Charity Water and Model Alliance.
Lydia Hearst - @LHearst
Actress and Supermodel Lydia Hearst has made quite a splash in the world of fashion and Hollywood. She was discovered by famed photographer Steven Meisel who shot her first magazine cover for Vogue Italia in April 2004. At 5’7”, she has set runways, editorials, magazine covers and advertisements ablaze with a sophisticated, doll-like style and a dedicated no-nonsense attitude. She has worked with the greatest photographers in the world and has been featured in dozens of international campaigns including Prada, Bottega Veneta, NARS, Swarovski, MAC Cosmetics, Lord & Taylor, L’Oreal Feria, Alexander McQueen Eyewear, SAKS Fifth Avenue, Costume National, Miss Me Jeans, H&M, DKNY, Tarina Tarantino, Sephora and Louis Vuitton amidst many others. She has walked in runway shows for designers including Fendi, Chanel Haute Couture, Jeremy Scott, Catherine Malandrino, Nicole Miller, Betsey Johnson and Agent Provocateur. Her face has also graced the covers of nine international editions of Vogue, as well as GQ, Elle, L’Official, Flaunt, Nylon, Harpers Bazaar, Playboy France and Numero.
Hearst has made a successful transition into acting with roles in indie films such as “Two Jacks,” “The Last International Playboy,” short films “Consumed,” “Fame Fatale,” “Cepheus” and “I am Aiko” and on television in “Gossip Girl.” Hearst can next be seen in the films “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” psychological thriller “Delirium” and “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero.” She recently launched a blog LoveLydiaHearst.com covering the world of fashion, beauty and health. She is also actively involved and serves as an ambassador for Operation Smile.
Nigel Barker - @NigelBarker
Nigel Barker is internationally renowned for his photography and has been a creative force in the worlds of fashion, beauty and entertainment for the past 20 years. His work has included commercials, spokesperson roles, books, photographic exhibitions and international editorial assignments. As a filmmaker, his projects have highlighted some of the world’s most pressing issues with documentaries such as “Dreams Are Not Forgotten,” which he directed and produced, earning the Film Heals Award from the Manhattan Film Festival. He published his first and much anticipated book, Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation in 2010, which is being developed into a skincare and cosmetics lines designed to get women “Camera Ready.” In 2013, Barker’s photographs became available to the public through partnerships with Art.com and Rock Paper Photo. He also served for 17 seasons as a judge on “America’s Next Top Model.” As well as being an ambassador for the UN Foundation's Girl Up initiative he is a spokesperson and Ambassador for the Make A Wish Foundation, ASPCA and The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Barker lives in New York City with his wife Cristen and their two children, Jack and Jasmine.
Fans of “The Face” can access exclusive content and join the conversation on the show’s social accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ and Pinterest. Fans may tweet or read about the series using #TheFace hashtag on Twitter. The supermodel coaches and host can also be followed via Twitter using @NaomiCampbell, @LHearst, @AnneV and @NigelBarker.
“The Face” is produced by Shine America with Eden Gaha, Paul Franklin, Matt Westmore and Naomi Campbell serving as executive producers.