After appearing in the bi-annual "Dior Magazine", Russian beauty Natalia Vodianova
fronts the cover of Esquire Russia
's June 2015 Issue.
Starring in black and white portraits captured by renowned photographer Peter Lindbergh
the beautiful blonde sports minimal make up and a white shirt against a black background. With Lindbergh's trademark high-contrast, soft focus black-and-white style, the series of images captures her simplicity and natural beauty as she dives into the past.
Notably, the Russian edition of Esquire marks the second time Vodianova has collaborated with Lindbergh this year, the previous being for Dior Magazine's 10th glossy edition. The famed fashion photographer has showed no signs of slowing down in his work and was tapped by jewelry brand Buccellati shoot its new advertising campaign. He also recently released a stunning new book titled Images of Women II: 2005-2014, a follow up to his acclaimed 1997 publication Images of Women. Known for his ability to tell the truth through his photographs, Lindbergh's work stands out for its beauty, simplicity, and sincerity.
Vodianova, recently revealed how she was discovered in the April edition of Glamour magazine US. "I didn't know the business. These poor girls were lined up in short skirts. They were all scared. There was this guy walking along, looking at them, and I could see how much he enjoyed it. He was the biggest asshole. I stood in the corner, and some other guy took a picture of me. That was how I was discovered, really,"
she told Glamour.
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