Find that weeks and months fly by and you can’t even remember what day it is today? If you are of the male persuasion, perhaps a nice Pirelli Calendar complete with glossy images of the hottest babes on the planet might just jog your memory.
Your wife might reach for the rolling pin, but what matter when you’re getting an eyeful of a bevy of bare beauties, including two screen sirens of Russian origin posing in their birthday suits?
The Slavic babes in question are of course Fifth Element star Milla Jovovich and supermodel Natasha Poly.
The man wielding the camera for the 39th edition of “The Cal” was none other than celebrity photographer Mario Sorrenti, who captured his subjects – appropriately – in Corsica, the famous French Ile de Beauté.
Sorrenti’s oeuvre will feature 25 pictures of such come-hither beauties as Cate Moss, Lara Stone and Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana and will bring together 18 black-and-white and seven color images of the nude models.
The 35-year-old Jovovich was quoted as saying that she had known the Italian-born New York-based model-turned-photographer Sorrenti for a long time, and that he was the only person she would take her clothes off for.
“In making ‘The Cal™’, I approached the subjects of my pictures by building a straightforward, intimate and real relationship which made it possible for me to instill the images with purity. In “Swoon,” I put the bodies in direct contact with Nature, which harbors them as if they were its extension, in a set of images where rocks, land, tree trunks, sky and sea are all turned into a backdrop for the bodies”, Mario Sorrenti was quoted as saying.
The legendary calendar has been the car industry’s luxury must-have since 1964. Its sought-after limited edition copies sell like hot cakes for more than $500 and unless you are one of the ‘”chosen few” to receive it as a gift from Pirelli, you can only hope to snap it up at auction.