Imagine the tough positions you might force your body into during a particularly challenging, early-AM Pilates class. Now try to envision holding those poses for upwards of an hour as the instructor yells highly specific commands like “move your elbow five degrees to the left” or “cock your head two millimeters more in my direction.”
Although it’s already a somewhat clichéd, archaic notion that high-fashion modeling is a walk in the park, this editorial I worked on last winter for DuJour Magazine was enough to put that idea to rest for good. ‘Blonde Ambition: Maximizing Winter’s Accessories’ featured model Ariel V mastering a range of challenging postures for photographer Bela Borsodi. It was shot early one chilly Saturday (the morning after a Two Door Cinema Club concert, I might add) at Dune Studios in downtown Manhattan.
Keeping it classy BTS with my new favorite Charlotte Olympia 'Be Mine' clutch.
We are always hard at work on set... right Al?