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Japanese luxury jean brand Evisu isn't just enlisting controversial photographer Terry Richardson to photograph their autumn/winter 2014 campaign: He's also the star. Richardson appears in all of the shots with his name splashed throughout the ads.
"The brand is proud to have him," Jezebel writes of the campaign, noting that while some retailers like Aldo have dropped Richardson, he hasn't had trouble getting work. For example, he's shooting Playboy's Valentine's Day issue and celebrities like Martha Stewart and Carmelo Anthony recently had their portraits taken Richardson. Not to mention he also starred in and shot these Valentino ads.
Evisu picked a particularly pervy photo to announce the campaign on their website, with a fully-clothed Terry posing next to undressed model Eniko Mihalik. Nothing like some PR thanks to a sexual misconduct scandal.
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