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LiLo – The Outtakes

From the current issue of New York magazine:

In 1962, photographer Bert Stern shot a series of photos of Marilyn Monroe that have collectively come to be known as “The Last Sitting.” Forty-six years later, Stern has revisited his classic shots with Lindsay Lohan, another actress whose prodigious fame is not quite commensurate with her professional achievements.


Last night I bought the new issue of New York magazine. I love New York magazine. It’s their Spring Fashion issue which I picked up totally for research/fun, and was shocked to find a nude Lindsay Lohan shoot inside. OK – so seeing a Hollywood starlet whose clothes have accidentally fallen off is far from shocking these days…but I really did pick the magazine up just because it was the Spring Fashion issue. The back cover of the mag is meant to look like a faux front cover – Andre 3000 is featured on this back cover which hypes the Spring men’s fashion coverage inside. The issue I saw had been flipped over so that the Andre “cover” was visible. I was like, “ooh Spring fashion!” Which makes me and Andre 3G’s mom the only two people in the world who have picked this magazine up for a reason unrelated to the Lindsay photos.
As far as the Lindsay photos – I’m really into platinum hair and dark eyebrows these days. The hair though needs to be super-white platinum and the brows should be as dark as possible. I know she’s wearing a wig here (and not much else), but she really should go platinum all the time I think. Also worth noting – I’m sick of all the websites where people post snarky and harsh comments about photos like these – the whole Gawker syndrome. Usually when I read such negative comments I find myself thinking, “Whatever – she’s young and rich and pretty and famous and you would change places with her in a second.”
OK – check out these 3 outtakes from the LiLo shoot at the Hotel Bel-Air – the site of the original 1962 Monroe photo session. Three photos that you won’t see in the magazine – even if you accidentally pick it up. x Eddie

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  • hi eddie!

    you don’t have a contact section so i’ll assume this is the best way to reach you…(?)

    i’ll be in nyc the 28th – 4th. thought you’d be a good resource for info on where to be on any of those given days. while i’m in town i’d like to shoot fashion ‘to write home about’.

    thanks!

  • Eddie, you have taken the words right out of my mouth! I also picked up New York’s spring fashion issue, thinking they always have great fashion coverage, to see a bare breasted Lindsay! It was artistic just as the Euro magazines would so, but so unexpected and bold for an american mag. Love it! http://omowrites.blogspot.com

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