|Supermodels Are Lonelier Than You Think!|
Wednesday, 12. February 2003
Gisele plays a bit
The March issue of W is self-titled "Our big fat March issue", but they could call it simply "The Gisele Issue". It is a kind of egg-chicken thing, but apparently W got a lot of ads from companies using Gisele because it had a giant ed with her -- or maybe vice-versa.
To neophytes in the magazine trade: asking advertisers to take advantage of their own model's appearance is sort of OK; to decide upon a model's appearance only by the advertisers contributions is not. It is an ethical infraction.
So how came the Vogue issue with Natalia is full of CK ads, while the W issue with Gisele is full of Dior, D&G, Balenciaga? Sorry I asked.
But I'm not going to complain. I felt sorry for Natalia, poor thing, trying to pose for a supermodel exactly on the same month that the only real supermodel of the decade was planning a blitz of her own.
I can't upload hi-res here (I'll do that Monday morning, at my new URL), but I thought the pic above could make a general impression. In the Dior ads (10 pages!) Gisele is, well, hot, culminating in the ad above with a hint of sexual self-play. The D&G ads are even harder (but not to my taste), while the ed is... Oh, don't let me begin. I'll try to post more tomorrow. Good night from Paris.
online for 5961 Days
last updated: April 29, 2017 7:42:41 PM CEST
Youre not logged in ... Login
But leave me Rie *and*
James ! PAGE SIX published to day its list of...
by saltyt (4/29/17 7:42 PM)
Coming Soon: The S.A.L.T.Y.T story,
1999-2013 Hi all, Patrick here. I'm a bit older, but...
by saltyt (12/21/13 10:35 AM)
Friends of SALTYT:
Supermodels in The House
The Bomis Report
Body in Mind
Milk and Cookies
F.V.'s New Models
Her Famed Good Looks
Vowe Dot Net