When GQ Spain enlisted Alvaro de la Herrán to direct a video based on Fifty Shades of Grey, surely not even they could have anticipated something so brazenly erotic and yet so softly filmed. “It’s clear to me,” says Herrán, “that in a contemporary sexual relationship a kiss hides more than a tongue.”
Alexander Tikhomirov shoots beautiful bodies where tribal jewellery and tattoos are the only fashion involved; the Victoria’s Secret cast make looking sexy in lingerie look like easy work; Hong Jang Hyun brings the latest sensuality-steeped video to Wolf Magazine; and Rebecca Dayan enters layers of dark dream worlds in Paul Minor’s Sexomnia for Treats.
Where fashion ends and erotica begins, well who knows: just as long as your boss isn’t looking over your shoulder. Here are 5 videos to watch this weekend.