The unveiling of Kelly Mittendorf

She set herself apart from the very early stages of her modeling career, owning a strong look that some even dared define as eerie, but even they meant it as the best compliment possible. Kelly Mittendorf’s enigmatic beauty is what keeps the fashion industry in an awe. Unwrapping the mystery surrounding her name, photographer Michael Donovan captured Kelly’s sexier side for Umno Magazine.

Kelly Mitendorf

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Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno
Kelly Mittendorf by Michael Donovan for Umno

Playful, teasing, exuding a dark kind of allurement, the narrative fashion editorial took an extra step in unveiling Kelly Mittendorf’s biography. Accompanied by suggestive captions, going from black and white imagery to one painted in the most vivid colors, Donovan’s signature storytelling never felt more transparent.

With the accent falling on her wild spirit and the nature of the editorial focused on revealing her inner-most thoughts, Kelly Mittendorf went from mirroring the sexy vamp, to embodying the classy chic, switching in between sleek Costume National suits and exuberant corsets signed by The Blonds.

View the complete editorial photographed by Michael Donovan (michaeldonovanphotography.com), featuring styling by Debora Furgeson (www.deborahfergusonstyle.com), make-up by Min Ma (www.minminma.com) and hair by Dakota Heman (www.dakotaheman.com), by clicking on the thumbnails above.

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Shaped by all things beautiful and feminine, Nicoleta Parascan’s first steps towards entering the captivating world of fashion were taken somewhere around the young age of six, when she received her very own first fashion magazine. Discovering an entirely new universe, filled with pretty ladies and beautiful clothes, there was not much able to ever beat or compete with the fantasy land that was suddenly opening up. Surrounded by books, constantly thinking about the next best outfit, in search of a signature style and defined by a nostalgic calling towards the past, Nicoleta believes in taking chances, in destiny and in building her own path in life. When she’s not writing, you can easily find her playing with her cat, reading an old book, watching movies, exploring the city or blogging her own daily adventures.