Imperfections are beautiful: ‘Perfect’ supermodel Gisele Bundchen slams Photoshopping in fashion campaigns
DailyMail: She is the highest paid model in the world and the long-legged beauty that Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell credit as the only true remaining ‘supermodel’.
As a business women, actress and world famous Victoria’s Secret ‘Angel’ with total earnings over the last 10 years passing the $250 million mark, Gisele Bundchen knows a thing or two about the modelling world.
And now, she is using her powerful status to speak out about the use of photoshopping in advertising campaigns. The 32-year-old told Fashionista that she wants more fashion photographers to adopt a more natural look when shooting. She is urging them to embrace imperfections and steer clear of the over retouching that is currently sweeping the industry.
The Brazlian beauty’s latest campaign is with BLK DNM, and she has ensured that she looks as natural as physically possible. Working closely with the brand’s creative director, Johan Lindeberg, Gisele was persuaded to pose make-up and hair styling free for the snaps.
Speaking about her fresh-faced shoot and working with Johan, she said: ‘I loved his approach because I feel like women should be really real and raw and it doesn’t really happen anymore.
‘I love that feeling of, you know, we are women – we are so different. Our imperfections are what makes us unique and beautiful.
‘He’s not trying to retouch you or put a pretty light on you. He’s not like, “You’ve got to look a certain way.” He’s like, “You are you.”‘ The results of the shoot, which took just two hours, are yet to be released.
The gorgeous mother last worked on the campaign for Chanel’s new make-up range, Les Beiges, which was shot by Mario Testino.
She was spotted on the red carpet at the MET Ball earlier this month on the arm of her American football beau Tom Brady. The power couple are ranked only second to Beyonce and Jay Z in the power stakes.
The model is already the world’s top-earning supermodel thanks to property investments and a number of lucrative licensing deals as well as advertising campaigns and glossy magazine editorial shoots, in fact financial experts believe the mother-of-two is well on her way to becoming the modeling world’s first billionaire.
Naturally beautiful? Sure she was before and is even more beautiful after she enhanced her imperfections. Maybe she should read a dictionary once in awhile?
Hypocrite: a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings.