Decadence, kitsch humor, and sexual intrigue meet in Ellen von Umwerth’s homage to the world’s most beautiful female icons. Whether in cheeky lingerie or nothing but a million-dollar smile, models from Dita Von Teese to Britney Spears share their personal fantasies or reveal a guarded facet of their femininity. An instant collector’s item, these images effortlessly combine fashion and fantasy like never before.
An instant collector’s item: switching effortlessly between color and immaculate black and white, von Unwerth’s photography revels in sexual intrigue, femininity, romance, fetishism, kitsch humor, decadence, and sheer joie de vivre. Whether nude or in lingerie and a dazzling smile, her subjects are never objectified. Some flaunt personal fantasies; others are guarded, suggesting that we have stumbled into a secret world. Fashion and fantasy were never so enchantingly combined. These images were shot over the last 15 years and many are previously unpublished.
Limited Collector’s Edition of 1,500 copies, numbered and signed by Ellen von Unwerth