In the most recent issue of Lucire, we featured Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition model and Ohio native Brooklyn Decker. It dawned on me today that I have come full circle, in a way: at high school (Scots College), our yearbook was called Scots Illustrated, as a parody of the sports’ magazine, and we voted Elle Macpherson our Woman of the Year. We featured pics of ‘The Body’ (Elle, not Jesse Ventura). While I’ve published pictures of Elle legitimately in Lucire over the years, this time round, Brooklyn’s images are exclusive to, and shot for, us, by Jon Moe. And not that much has changed in terms of what makes a swimwear photo shoot appealing.
Stylist Renata Lindlar, whom we have worked with many times on Lucire, chose bikinis from H&M (including Stella McCartney for H&M), Moschino, Norma Kamali and others. We would have run more of the shoot in Lucire in print but for space.
It’s a funny feeling because 17 years ago, I was wondering what it would be like to publish shoots with an SI model in my own print magazine. Now I know. I still feel the same, because in my head I’ve concocted yet grander goals … Posted by Jack Yan, 03:07
Good to see an Ohio girl get famous. I grew up in the Cleveland area.Post a Comment
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