Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour poses nude for an editorial in the Vanity Fair December 2009 issue. The Stephanie Seymour Vanity Fair spread comes in the wake of Seymour’s headliner divorce with business tycoon Peter Brant.

After a “fairytale” marriage ends in wreckage—with allegations of substance abuse, art theft, and child neglect—it can be near to impossible to rise out of the ashes and show your face to the public, let alone your naked body. The Stephanie Seymour Vanity Fair editorial shot by Mario Testino invokes a raw beauty that showcases Seymour’s strength in spite of the challenges she’s faced under the public eye.