Model cards are ubiquitous. Season after season these cards paper casting walls for print and runway alike and yet despite being in circulation since time immemorial, they nevertheless persist. In the current issue of Vogue Italia, Steven Meisel trains his extraordinary lens in celebration of this particular type of modeling ephemera. Titled “Model Cards,” the Marie-Amélie Sauvé-styled features Polish platinum blonde Ola Rudnicka laid out on the page along with her full name and measurements. The result is mesmerizing and is likely to keep Ola’s comp cards pinned to walls far and wide.
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Credits include: Publication, Vogue Italia N°760 dicembre 2013; Title, “Model Cards”; Photography, Steven Meisel; Fashion, Marie-Amélie Sauvé; Hair, Guido for Redken; Makeup, Pat McGrath; Manicure, Jin Soon Choi for JINsoon; On set PRODn @ Art+Commerce.