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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