Tyra Banks Rocks LaQuan Smith
Check my girl Tyra rockin' these hot, new designer looks from LaQuan Smith, from his Autumn/Winter 2010 collection. LaQuan, who was recently profiled in Vogue by André Leon Talley (ANTM's new judge), has dressed some of Hollywood’s finest including Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Alicia Keys. (No doubt Tyra looks fierce in LaQuan's designs, but my favorite thing about these photos is Tyra's freckles!)
TYRA on LAQUAN: “Way before creating "America's Next Top Model," or executive producing my own talk show, OR even walking the runway in Paris as a teenager, I have always wanted to be behind the camera; it's where I was destined to be. Whether I'm in the edit room, working on the editorial calendar for Tyra.com, or tweaking a new show idea, I feel most alive and at home when I'm creating and producing.
I am equally as passionate for discovering and celebrating new talent across multiple platforms in the entertainment industry - whether it's casting André Leon Talley on “Top Model,” mentoring young models like Chanel Iman, or featuring the unbelievably talented LaQuan Smith on Tyra.com. I was truly inspired by LaQuan’s collection and I wanted to share his refreshing take on beauty with the Tyra.com visitors. For anyone in the fashion industry, LaQuan doesn't need an introduction. I am so excited to have him on the site and I just loved modeling his looks on set – the photos say it all! Fashion connoisseur and my dear friend, André Leon Talley, and I believe that LaQuan will carve out a very successful and groundbreaking path in the fashion industry. The world has just seen the beginning of LaQuan and I will be there to support him (and rock his clothes)!"
Check Tyra's full feature on LaQuan Smith at TYRA.com. Photos: Sarah Silver/Tyra.com.