Masked fashion features are everywhere lately; whether it's lace-eye masks or full-blown animal headgear, these facial fashions add a surreal and freakish element to a photo shoot that is important when attempting to evoke emotion from an audience. While at times unsettling, masks are used to stir a reaction within the viewer, which is what makes an image successful; this is especially important in advertising.
Masks are a symbol of pretense and disguise; they present a stylized facade to the world that is not too different from the general intention of the fashion industry. Masked fashion features -- aside from being symbolic and a bit ironic -- provide an ethereal aesthetic to the photo shoot that captures the attention of the viewer while highlighting the outfit at hand.
Masked Bridal Lingerie
Tempting Twin Editorials
Erotic Forest Photoshoots
Modern Tribal Looks
Devilish Housewife Shoots
From Mutinous Masked Models to Laced Sleeping Beauties
By: Rebecca Byers - Published: Jan 30, 2012