We usually reserve the Admire section for sexy pics and such. However, we thought we’d try something a little different today. It’s a given that we admire the female body beyond words. However, rarely do we take the time to reflect on historical roles and perceptions to admire her strength and perseverance. Read more…
All posts in ADMIRE
Clearly comfortable in her own skin, photographer Erica Simone makes a bold statement of “Just being” in her series of nude photos taken in very public spaces in New York. Properly titled Nue York, the project features her nude self (save for the occasional non disruptive accessory – i.e. shoes or hat) carrying out everyday tasks such as shoveling snow, hitting the hot dog stand, and riding the subway. Oh, did we mention she was naked? Despite the fact that she is not at all hard to look at, Erica inspires us to be bold, even if that means exposes yourself a little.
Even in the midst of the Beyonces, Uptons, and Angelinas of today, Marilyn Monroe somehow holds her title as one of the sexiest women ever. Here we see flicks from what was likely her last official photo shoot, which took place on the set of “Something’s Got to Give” in 1962. Not convinced that she was really all that big? She is ranked number three (below MJ and Elvis) on Forbes 2011 “Top-Earning Dead Celebrities” list.