lanvin’s new spring summer ads for 2011 shot by steven meisel are nostalgic of photographs i have seen hot by helmut newton. thoughts? the colors and fabrics shown have a late 70’s feel. the over charaterized dominant women in lanvin’s ads are a less objectified modern version than those ladies portrayed in newton’s works.

then: 1977 helmut newton “chateau d’anoy
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                                                helmut newton 70’s :

now: steven meisel spring summer 2011 lanvin campaign
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