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Abbey Lee is a fantasy bride for Ellen Von Unwerth film

Have you seen the explosive, assaultive feat of Ozploitation that is Mad Max: Fury Road yet? It may be the film everyone’s talking about right now, but with Australian model Abbey Lee Kershaw just one of the many reasons to see it, we’d be amiss not to draw your attention to another of her recent film ventures. This one is just a short venture in…

The stuff of pure fantasy: Chantal Thomass lingerie

Leave it to Ellen von Unwerth to turn an already sexy set of garments into something that goes beyond fantasy. Von Unwerth got behind the camera to shoot the latest campaign for Parisian lingerie brand Chantal Thomass, turning her models into perfect dolls. Styled sometimes to recall delicate flower-clad maidens, at other times flapper-era beauties, the one thing they consistently master is pure sensuality.
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign
Chantal Thomass lingerie S/S '15 campaign

Naomi Campbell is a lingerie-clad femme fatale

Naomi Campbell with a shovel or a riding crop (and a tempter) aught to spell trouble. But where there’s Agent Provocateur lingerie involved, it’s trouble of the best kind. Campbell stars as the femme fatale of the brand’s David Lynch-inspired spring 2015 campaign – and with Ellen Von Unwerth behind the lens, it’s a perfect murder, executed with perfect sensuality.
Naomi Campbell for Agent Provocateur's S/S '15 Campaign
Naomi Campbell for Agent Provocateur's S/S '15 Campaign
Naomi Campbell for Agent Provocateur's S/S '15 Campaign
Naomi Campbell for Agent Provocateur's S/S '15 Campaign
Naomi Campbell for Agent Provocateur's S/S '15 Campaign

The heels, the legs, the view

Ellen Von Unwerth makes good use of a sweeping view and some window light for a stand-out shot of model Kiko Mizuhara. Kiko wears one of Dolce & Gabbana’s on-trend hair accessories for 2014: the gold coin headband.

Chloe Hayward does sexy glamour, the Von Unwerth way

Ellen Von Unwerth shoots characters, not models – fantasy women who are always more voluptuous, more vibrant, more wild; larger than life and far, far sexier. The Von Unwerth woman is the one cooking a pot of spaghetti with ’50s glamour waves over one eye, a cigarette in one hand, and an outfit consisting of a sparkling full-cupped bra and a frilly apron. She’s the…

5 videos to watch this weekend: with Cara Delevingne, Aline Weber & more

Remember Cara Delevingne’s ’60s icons shoot for Vogue China? Well, there’s a video for that. There’s also a video of Aline Weber doing her fierce model thing out in the sand dunes for Vogue Italia, a beachside film showing Hopeless Lingerie’s latest collection, and two films that take on Blow Up style photographer characters shooting their gorgeous model subjects: one sexy (shot by Ellen Von…

Jennifer Lawrence covers Tatler Russia

Hunger Games lead star Jennifer Lawrence is the cover of the May 2013 issue of Tatler Russia. The 22-year old actress looks like a sexy vintage glamour pin-up girl with her prowling cat-eye make up and with that bouffant headband hairstyle with soft end curls.

Ashley Smith, dominatrix cowgirl: weekend watch

One of Ellen Von Unwerth‘s strengths is her ability to pick a theme, and just go for it full-force. There’s no room for ambiguity: her shoots and videos – like this one, which stars Ashley Smith as a wildly dominatrix-like cowgirl – commit fully to their thematic choice in everything from styling to soundtrack, and that’s exactly why they work. Beyond the lingerie, leather harnesses,…

10 of the best magazine editorials of 2012

I’ll disclaim from the outset that the title of this post is inaccurate: “best”, when it comes to any form of art, is subjective. There’s no right or wrong on what can be called the best when it comes to fashion shoots, but there’s only so much you can explain in a title so I’ll say it here instead. There are certain editorials that stand…

Cara Delevingne shows more skin for Vogue Italia

Ellen Von Unwerth puts her trademark theatrical-slash-borderline-burlesque stamp on Cara Delevingne for the November 2012 issue of Vogue Italia. And while we’re not accustomed to putting Cara’s name and ‘NSFW’ in the same sentence, there is a bit of nudity in this one. Given her recent shoot for Centrefold and appointment on the Victoria’s Secret runway, seems that seeing the sexy side of Cara is…

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