The 2018 Pirelli Calendar Is An All-Black ‘Alice-In-Wonderland’-Themed Shoot

The Pirelli calendar brings us breathtaking fashion imagery each year – in the past we’ve seen Annie Leibovitz photographing women with and without clothing and Peter Lindbergh capturing A-list actresses – and the 2018 publication is no exception. Photographer Tim Walker has captured an all-black cast of icons, including RuPaul, Naomi Campbell, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Whoopi Goldberg, and Lupita Nyong’o, among others, in a colorful Alice in Wonderland – inspired shoot.

Sean Diddy Combs and Naomi Campbell. BTS Photo by Alessandro Scotti for Pirelli.

The calendar’s images from Walker won’t be visible for another several months, but behind the scenes photos from Alessandro Scotti are currently circulating the internet via Pirelli’s site.

RuPaul and the Pirelli Cast. BTS Photo by Alessandro Scotti for Pirelli.

Edward Enninful, the newly minted Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue, styled the shoot. You can watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the production below:

Sasha Lane and Lupita Nyong’o. BTS Photo by Alessandro Scotti for Pirelli.

Happy Holidays! Here Are the NSFW Pirelli Calendar Girls

The 42nd edition of the Pirelli calendar is here and it’s the product of a trifecta of high-fashion talents. Shot by Steven Meisel and styled by Carine Roitfeld with makeup by Pat McGrath, the calendar features a select 12 models, clad in latex and lace, and serves as a modeling who’s who.

This year’s ladies include an appearance by Candice Huffine, the only plus-size model in the gang, Gigi Hadid, Cameron Russell, Isabeli Fontana, Adriana Lima, Raquel Zimmermann, Karen Elson, Joan Smalls, Natalia Vodianova, Sasha Luss, and Anna Ewers.

You might want to save scrolling down for later if you work in a conservative office.

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Sexy Behind the Scenes Shots from the 2015 Pirelli Calendar

Just a few more months to go before the 2015 Pirelli calendar is finally bestowed upon us. The 2015 cal is lensed by Steven Meisel and styled by the queen of porno-chic, Carine Roitfeld. Mark your 2014 Pirelli calendars for November…

In the mean time, check out these sizzling behind the scenes photos from the Pirelli shoot. We bow down to you, Adriana, Raquel,  and Isabeli!

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Images from the backstage of 2015 Pirelli Calendar by Steven Meisel, images by Marc Regas

Lookin’ Good: Helmut Newton and Beautiful Women – The Pirelli Calendar Turns 50

“The last thing left in nature is the attractiveness and the beauty of women,” spoke Peter Beard of the Pirelli calendar’s subjects.

In a video to celebrate the calendar’s 50 years, some of the best and most prolific photographers – Karl Lagerfeld, Peter Lindbergh, Bruce Weber, Steve McCurry, Terry Richardson, Night Knight – gave their take on what it means to shoot for the calendar. Could anyone say it better than Richardson who asked, “What’s cooler than doing the Pirelli calendar?” For the models, the photographers, and everyone who enjoys it after, not much.

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In celebration of the calendar’s 50th year, Pirelli chose for 2014 not to release a new calendar, but a previously unreleased, Helmut Newton lensed calendar from 1986, which serendipitously functions, date for date, as a working calendar for 2014 – in case you needed your Pirelli calendar to be more than just really, really sexy.

The black and white images reveal a still sexual but more sensual Newton. The images are now 28 years old, and like their predecessors and those that have come since, the way a woman’s body is portrayed is unlike anything else. “The girls we use in the Pirelli calendar are the kind of goddesses of today,” says Lagerfeld. And when it’s well done like this, the sexuality translates easily to sensuality.

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