The recent Fall/Winter 08-09 issue of Purple Fashion magazine featured top model Hilary Rhoda in a dangerous, knife-playing editorial.
Shot by photographer Katja Rahlwes, the editorial recalls the infamous Lindsay Lohan knife images with Hilary Rhoda posing playfully with the sharp blade.
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Implications - The sexiness that is associated with danger is a matter of mystery for many. Why two things as different as violence and sex seem to go hand in hand is perplexing; however, if one takes a closer look at human nature, they may find a better understanding. As sexual beings, consumers want to enjoy pleasure; however, years of reinforcement has lead them to believe that sex is wrong. Thus, wrong and sex go hand in hand.
Hilary Rhoda Plays With Knife in Purple Fashion
1. Dangerous Editorials - Opportunity for fashion brands to create provocative and edgy campaigns that challenge traditional norms.
2. Knife-playing Aesthetics - Potential for photography studios and artists to explore unconventional and controversial themes in their work.
3. Sexuality and Violence - Opportunity for psychologists and sociologists to delve deeper into the cultural associations between sex and danger.
1. Fashion - Fashion brands can capitalize on the allure of danger by incorporating provocative elements into their designs and marketing.
2. Photography - Photographers and studios can explore unconventional and controversial themes in their work to create visually striking and thought-provoking images.
3. Psychology - Psychologists can study the cultural associations between sexuality and violence to gain insights into human behavior and desires.