Just before the All-Lara Stone Feb issue of Vogue Paris went on the stands, the internet was hit with a burst of imagery allegedly from the Steven Klein edit titled "Lara Fiction Noire". Yet when the magazine finally emerged several of those powerful images were not in the proper editorial. A casual trace revealed those out-takes had come from the stevenkleinstudio.com website, in a flash series titled "Uncensored". Whatever the vagaries behind what was published and what was not published lay a fascinating story of passion on the part of the photographer and a testament to the burgeoning power of the internet as a vital (and viral) distribution center of insider imagery. Already this editorial has rippled across the fashion groupie radar as one of the most controversial series of imagery thus far this year. With those thoughts as the backdrop TI emailed Mr Klein with a couple of questions for this exclusive interview. This is what he had to say...
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TI loves a good source and this Hiss Squadder is transmitting from the inner sanctum. TI won't be the one to blow Vogue Paris' genius September cover but we're happy to kick off the speculation. Here are the key hints...a model (as opposed to a celeb)...one season new...already gaining ad campaign momentum....I could say her hair color as swell as her nationality and agency representation but there would be no hiss appeal in that, right?