Monday, February 23, 2009
Very intrigued by this ad for Dolce & Gabbana’s fragrance. Instead of their usual provocative tableaus featuring plastic flesh, this shot is a tribute to Veronica Lake’s portraits from the 1940s. It’s a very powerful image – I’ve been searching on google for the photographer, but so far no luck.
More on Veronica Lake: http://www.fanpix.net/picture-gallery/752/469752-veronica-lake-picture.htm
Madonna’s Veronica Lake tribute in her music video Vogue: http://images.mefeedia.com/entries/8619227/video_120.png (tiny image, but you can see it better in the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZGIC6wgSLs&feature=related it’s about two minutes twenty seconds into the clip).
More on Gisele Bundchen: http://www.giselebundchen.com.br/gisele_home.asp and http://www.sandaliagiselebundchen.com.br/
More on Dolce & Gabbanna advertising: http://www.bwgreyscale.com/ads/d&g.html