Category: Model

Dolly Ave Brings a Playful Spirit to Advertising Photography

All images by Dolly Ave. Used with permission.

As a teen growing up in Sikeston, Missouri, Dolly Ave could be found exploring her surroundings with a camera. She ventured into lesser-known urban landscapes, capturing youth culture from the inside-out. There, she found a community of artists and creatives, spending every free moment she could behind the lens. Always one for the spontaneous rather than the staged, her style developed in the streets more than in the studio. She quickly built a reputation for intimate, colorful photos with a splash of personality.

By 2017, her career had skyrocketed. At just 22

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‘To photograph yourself in sensual lingerie, you have to have self irony’

Helena Christensen – Coco de Mer

Helena Christensen is worried about her Zoom angles. “I can’t hold my phone up in that nice position where you don’t show… you know,” she adjusts, raising her arm to a higher spot. “Otherwise you will have a complete view up [from below my chin] and we all know that is not a nice angle.”

The supermodel, 52, needn’t worry. She looks incredible, lounging around at her New York home wearing a vintage pink lace camisole slipdress, her skin freshly tanned from a holiday in the Bahamas.

We’re video calling to speak, specifically,

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From a new Charly Cox exhibition to Black Deer Festival, the 10 best cultural things to do in June

‘Van Gogh Alive’ in London’s Kensington Gardens gives the sensation of walking right into his paintings

(Van Gogh Alive)

It’s no longer all about scouring the TV schedules for something riveting to watch or staying in with a good book. June feels like the month the floodgates open after a long stint of lockdown. It’s still baby steps – there is some hesitation – and reduced capacity due to Covid restrictions. But, after a cultural wasteland, we can now venture out to explore what’s going on.

From art exhibitions and films to theatre and festivals, as well as ballet and

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