Jessica Hart: fencing in Gucci

No sooner do I consider re-taking up fencing as a sporting pursuit that the fashion industry immediately jumps on board. Milkshake’s recent issue gave us a taste of fashionable fencing and now Elle Italia has followed suit showing Australian model Jessica Hart coming to grips with the point of the sport (terrible pun, I know) while looking every bit chic in Gucci.

jessica hart fencing

Admittedly it’s not that fencing has suddenly become a sport de jour; rather fashionable sportswear is one of Spring 2010‘s leading trends and fencing’s equipment makes for iconic motifs in a photo shoot. It’s also far cheaper to shoot a pictorial around fencing than it is around the true sport de jour: polo. Given I make attempts to pursue that sport as well, I’m greatly looking forward to the pictorial which features it.

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010
Jessica Hart, Selita Ebanks: Elle Italy April 2010

Also featuring Selita Ebanks and photographed by Marcelo Krasilcic, you can see all the pictures of Youth Games by clicking on the thumbnails below.

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