Sprawled across what looks to be a bed of raw meat is a naked Lara Stone, in a painting by artist Marc Quinn. The portrait of Stone (who gave birth on May 6) is on display a the 55th Venice Biennale. Quinn also created the solid gold statue of Kate Moss that got plenty of media attention. You can see the full Lara Stone portrait…
I can’t help but imagine the scene at the end of Austin Powers where Elizabeth Hurley’s modesty is humorously protected by some strategically placed milk jugs. In this shot of Lara Stone, it’s wine glasses doing the obscuring. But what is brilliantly clear is that i-D magazine know how to sell issues.
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Sundays were made for lazy breakfasts and late-morning reading; for getting a sense of what exciting cultural events will be hitting your city this week. And so, to help you along, here’s a round-up of some of the events and exhibitions that have flown onto our radar, as well as some good reads to get your brain working this weekend. See them after the break.
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It’s been announced that Lara Stone is indeed pregnant, with her husband David Walliams confirming the news in a tweet: “Some wonderful news. My beautiful wife Lara is pregnant. We are having a baby! It is due next year and we both couldn’t be happier. Dx”
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The beauty look of tomorrow… M Le Magazine du Monde asks what that look is, focussing on a futuristic Lara Stone in some shots – with vibrant sweeps of colour, dramatic makeup and Star Wars-like Phillip Treacy headpieces – while in others she’s perfectly au naturel, not to mention naked.
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Fifty Shades of Grey may have bolstered hardware store sales of rope, but this shoot from Schön! Magazine‘s 19th issue hints at the 2002 film starring Maggie Gyllenhaal: both take the title Secretary. Codie Young stars as the girl being dominated in photographer Billy Nava’s rope-filled fantasy. But unlike other shoots we’ve seen that dabble in the arts of Japanese Shibari (Lara Stone for Visionaire…
If Lara Stone’s revealing shoot for The Last Magazine made her look a little bit like a modern-day calendar girl, than Constance Jablonski’s shoot from the same issue offers us a different type of pin-up. Smokey eyed and refined, Maciek Kobielski’s shots of Constance are a glamorous variety of sexy.
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