Today I will be celebrating Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana. She has a lush, womanly, Mediterranean-style beauty that is just arresting, reminiscent of the supermodels, of classic Hollywood stars like Sophia Loren and Ava Gardner.
The modern trend for models has been for very young looking, very thin, anonymous girls, who look relatively interchangeable, like convenient clotheshangers in a time of famine. Why do we as women gravitate towards magazines and fashion shows filled with these girls, so young, so skeletal, so lost-looking?
What I love about Isabeli is her charisma and her truly mature beauty, her elegant carnality. Many of her fashion shoots have a powerful, intelligent, cinematic, very sexy quality that I just adore.