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Monday, November 12, 2012

Iconic Nudes ~ VOGUE Russia Special Edition Issue

This Winter’s edition of VOGUE Russia has an incredible retrospective of the most iconic nude images ever featured in the 120-year old publication. The issue celebrates the works of photography legends like Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh, Guy Bourdin, Herb Ritts, Richard Avedon and Ellen von Unwerth to today’s photography wonderkind including Inez & Vinoodh, Mikael Jansson, Mert & Marcus and Hedi Slimane. Pick up a copy today! Here is just a sampling, enjoy...

 Veruschka  by Helmut Newton,  Nice, 1975

By Guy Bourdin for Vogue Russia Special Edition 2012: The Nude in Vogue. Originally from Vogue Paris, 1976
 Bergstromover Paris. 1976 by Helmut Newton.
Irving Penn

 Daria Werbowy photographed by Peter Lindbergh

 By Herbert Ritts for Vogue Russia Special Edition 2012: The Nude In Vogue, orginally from Vogue UK, 1989

 Gjon Mili
Helmut Newton

Nastassja Kinski and the serpent by Richard Avedon
 Marisa Berenson photographed by Bert Stern, 1965

 Abbey Lee Kershaw for Vogue Russia ~ Photographed by Hedi Slimane. 

 Eniko Mihalik by Mario Sorrenti

 Veruschka in Africa by Peter Beard

 Carmen Kass. Vogue Paris, 2005. Photo by Mikael Jansson

Guy Bourdin
John Rawlings

“Valentino Haute Couture” by Deborah Turbeville originally for Vogue Italia September 2012. 

 Kate Moss Shot by Craig McDean

Mert & Marcus. shot of  Naomi Campbell, 2008

Inside the Special Issue:
Steven Meisel: Karlie Kloss, Vogue Italy, 2011
Steven Meisel: (left) Natalia Vodianova, Vogue Russia, 2008; Daphne Guinness, Vogue Italy, 2010

Mikael Jansson: Esther Canades and Mark Vanderloo, Vogue Russia, 1999

Hedi Slimane: Arizona Muse, Vogue Russia, 2011

Peter Lindbergh: Naomi Campbell for Vogue Italy, 1988

Mario Testino: Naomi Campbell for Vogue UK, 2010

Mario Testino: Natalia Vodianova, Vogue Russia, 2008


  1. You've got good taste. These are hot women.

  2. Beautifully crafted photography