“Jacques was attempting to recreate an aesthetic that died years ago in an industry that is collapsing in a medium that is declining…”

What happened to Jacques Magazine, the print world’s bold return to vintage-style erotica? From the crumbling relationship of its founders, to the crumbling of the title itself, Jacques has had a bumpy ride.

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Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)
Jacques Magazine #3 shoot by Jonathan Leder (NSFW)

Over at Brooklyn Ink, Jonathan Tayler finds out that all is not lost and the future of Jacques may still be looking up. Co-founder Danielle Leder thinks unique print can survive – and that Jacques has a strong point of difference.

“Our girls are much different than what Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler are offering,” Danielle said. “Those girls that they’re showcasing, I could easily hop on my computer and get millions and millions of pictures that are those girls. I would like to think our girls are different. They’re curvy and not airbrushed. I feel like this is filling a gap that does not exist right now.”

Read more here.

Above: photos by Jonathan Leder for Jacques Magazine issue 3.

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