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69 Circus Photo Shoots

From Sultry Circus Vixens to Sensuous Circus Shoots

— September 1, 2013 — Fashion
This collection of circus photo shoots demonstrates a trend in fashion photography that is over the top to say the least. Many editorials focus on a vintage or grungy perspective while others are strictly sensual. The carnival theme includes clown like makeup and accessories in addition to brightly colored clothing and themed photography.

These circus photo shoots have taken a number of different directions in addition to caravans. This vagabond element translates into somber and striking visuals. This stands in contrast to the happy and fun perception many have of the circus. There are also multiple references to ring leaders and the exotic, as circuses often showcase the bizarre and unusual finds from their travels.
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Boldly Striped Fashion
Boldly Striped Fashion
The Thomas Wakeford SS12 Collection is Inspired by Football and Beetlejuice
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Vintage-Like Circus Photography
Vintage-Like Circus Photography
The Day the Circus Came to Town by Eleanor Hardwick is Magical
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Ringmaster-Ready Runways
Ringmaster-Ready Runways
The Agi and Sam FW12 Collection Boasts Wild Shapes & Unusual Textures
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65
Grungy Circus-Inspired Fashion
Grungy Circus-Inspired Fashion
This Vogue Portugal Photography Showcases Chic Ringmaster Fashion
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Circus Train Pictorials
Circus Train Pictorials
The Harpers BAZAAR Singapore October 2012 Issue Boasts Playful Editorials
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Sporty Clown Photography
Sporty Clown Photography
The Ghost Design Scene Exclusive Editorial is Electric-Hued
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Circus-Inspired Casual Wear
Circus-Inspired Casual Wear
The Issey Miyake Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Offers Bright Design
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61
Circus Clown Accessories
Circus Clown Accessories
Nakimuli Gets Funky With Playful and Bold Bow Brooches
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60
Edgy Ringmaster Photoshoots
Edgy Ringmaster Photoshoots
The Circus by Igor Oussenko Stars an Animal-Loving Aspen
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Cinematic Circus Photography
Cinematic Circus Photography
Le Turk Captures Angels, Clowns and Showgirls for Stylized Photoshoot
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58
Tangled Tumbler Photography
Tangled Tumbler Photography
The Mariaelisa Duque Circus Series Reinterprets a Popular Theme
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Circus Artist Chic
Circus Artist Chic
Temperley London's Dramatic Flair for Spring 2010
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Two-Faced Fashion
Two-Faced Fashion
The Bernhard Willhelm Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection Presents Wild Hairstyles
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Preppy Circus Lookbooks
Preppy Circus Lookbooks
The House of Holland Resort 2013 Collection is Clash Happy
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Grotesque Circus-Inspired Fashion
Grotesque Circus-Inspired Fashion
Miss Van & Anaoana's ‘Oddities' is Eerie & Od
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Displaced Circus Shoots
Displaced Circus Shoots
Nadya Wasylko Captures Costumed Russian Nomads
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Chic Clown Catalogues
Chic Clown Catalogues
The 'Romance Was Born' Pre-Collection 2012 Channels Circus Style
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51
Exotic Circus Editorials
Exotic Circus Editorials
The Dress to Kill 'Wild at Heart' Photoshoot Stars Kim Cloutier
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50
Linear Face Paint Looks
Linear Face Paint Looks
The Black Magazine A Strange & Wild Song is Cosmetic
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Chromatic Carnival Fashion
Chromatic Carnival Fashion
The Jana Knauerova Tush #25 Shoot is Playful and Chic
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Circus Warrior Fashion
Circus Warrior Fashion
This Wang Xiao Lovecat Editorial is Fierce & Fantastical
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Circus Clown Accessories
Circus Clown Accessories
The Nose Necklace
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Circus City Captures
Circus City Captures
Matt Hoyle's Barnumville Series Shows Where Performers Go Off Season
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45
Blurry Frou-Frou Fashion
Blurry Frou-Frou Fashion
Maude Arsenault for Push It Magazine Captures a Circus-Like Editorial
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44
Circus Beach Photography
Circus Beach Photography
The Extraordinary Shoot by Esther Haase is Captivating
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Crazy Clown Couture
Crazy Clown Couture
Reed+Rader Show Circus Styles for Pop Magazine
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Clowny Couture Captures
Clowny Couture Captures
The 10 Magazine Louis Vuitton Spread is a Luxe Label Cartoony Kick
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41
Surreal Circus Shoots
Surreal Circus Shoots
Billy Kan's Life Journey Photo Series is Full of Character and Color
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40
Crazy Circus Couture
Crazy Circus Couture
Anna Sui's Ringmaster Spring 2010 Collection
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39
Circus Act Editorials
Circus Act Editorials
Crystal Renn & Alana Zimmer are Star Performers in Vogue Russia January 2012
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Luminous Circus Editorials
Luminous Circus Editorials
The ELLE Bulgaria April 2013 Photoshoot Stars Valentina Dimitrova
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Couture Clown Captures
Couture Clown Captures
The 'Circus Maximus' Acne Paper Editorial Features Whimsical Fashion
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36
Chic Circus-Inspired Fashion
Chic Circus-Inspired Fashion
This Modern Series Features Carnival Style Fashion
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35
Eclectic Circus Performer Portriats
Eclectic Circus Performer Portriats
The Cirque du Style Grazia UK Editorial is Pattern Enriched
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Creepy Clown Couture
Creepy Clown Couture
The Dark Circus-Inspired Designs of Karen Segall
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33
Lion-Infused Photoshoots
Lion-Infused Photoshoots
'Atlas: The Lion' by Tim Walker for Love Magazine is Fierce
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Carnivalesque Fashion Shoots
Carnivalesque Fashion Shoots
The 'Circus' in Garzia Magazine is in Town
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Haute Clown Couture
Haute Clown Couture
Natasha Poly Heads to the Circus for Vogue Paris April 2012
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Clown-Faced Catwalks
Clown-Faced Catwalks
EnD Clowns Around With Runway Fashion for Mexx
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Underwater Clowntography
Underwater Clowntography
'Circus Underwater' Shoot by Michael Howard is Stunning
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Naughty Ringmaster Shoots
Naughty Ringmaster Shoots
The Michael Creagh Greatest Show on Earth Exhibition Photo Series
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Teeny Top Hats
Teeny Top Hats
How to Rock a Modern-Day Circus Ringmaster Look Right
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Snowy Circus Spreads
Snowy Circus Spreads
The W December 2010 Edition Features a Freaky Frozen Family
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Sultry Circus Vixens
Sultry Circus Vixens
The Isa Jacob 'Clown Posse' Series Features Couture Clowns
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Traveling Circus Couture
Traveling Circus Couture
Alice Temperley Doesn't Clown Around With Gothic '20s Fashion
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Hippie Clown Fashion
Hippie Clown Fashion
The Jeremy Scott AW12 Collection is Outrageously Psychedelic
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Circus Freak Fetes
Circus Freak Fetes
Mariano Vivanco Shoots Un-Conventional Models for Hercules Issue 9
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Exotic Circus Shoots
Exotic Circus Shoots
'Circus' by Phu Dien Meida is a Glam Take on the Big Top
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Mysteriously Edgy Gypsy Editorials
Mysteriously Edgy Gypsy Editorials
The Camilla Fall 2013 Collection is Visually Mesmerizing
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Clown Wig Couture
Clown Wig Couture
Kelly Thompson's Photography Plays Around With Circus Color
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Contemporary Circus Couture
Contemporary Circus Couture
The SW Madame Editorial Exudes Festival-Worthy Looks
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Submissive Circus Shoots
Submissive Circus Shoots
'Cirque Noir' from Cameron Ballensky Requires a Safety Word to View
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Glamorized Circus Galleries
Glamorized Circus Galleries
The Las Oreiro 2012 Campaign is Full of Elegant Stunts and Tricks
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Circus Fashiontography
Circus Fashiontography
Beauty Lindner by Gregorio Trivino & Kattaca
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Menacing Mimes
Menacing Mimes
'Flying Machine Stage Fright' by Sharon Nayak Embodies Your Worst Fears
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Clown-Inspired Cosmetic Captures
Clown-Inspired Cosmetic Captures
The Bullet Magazine Disco Bloodbath Beauty Story Shows Opulence
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Imaginative Carnival Couture
Imaginative Carnival Couture
Circus-Inspired 'Fashion Fantasy' in Harper's Bazaar
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Color Pop Paintography
Color Pop Paintography
Miles Aldridge's Overly Saturated Fashion Editorials
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Couture Caravan Captures
Couture Caravan Captures
The Vogue Australia March 2013 Editorial Stars a Performing Liu Wen
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Carnival Couture Editorials
Carnival Couture Editorials
The La Pierette Joyeuse Vogue Netherlands Image Series is Circus-Chic
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Sultry Circus Vixen Photography
Sultry Circus Vixen Photography
These Fashion Photos Feature Red Lips and Sparkling Diamonds
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Somber Circus Shoots
Somber Circus Shoots
Pierre Manning's Saltare In Banco Portraits are Full of Melancholy Myst
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Elegant Circus Editorials
Elegant Circus Editorials
This Fashion Series Features Costume Style Clothing and a Merry Go Round
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Psychedelic Clown Eyes
Psychedelic Clown Eyes
'Color Pop' by Andrew Yee Updates Circus Style
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Carnival-Inspired Editorials
Carnival-Inspired Editorials
The Tina by Xi Sinsong for Fashion Gone Rogue Shoot is Ethereal
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Big Top Fashion
Big Top Fashion
'Circus Life' Editorial by Ben Duarte Features Clown Couture
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Sensuous Circus Shoots
Sensuous Circus Shoots
'Circus Life' Photography Series of Big-Top Babes by August Bradley
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Circus-Themed Fashion Photoshoots
Circus-Themed Fashion Photoshoots
The Chicest Show On Earth
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