Model Ali Stephens shares the spotlight with the world-famous Pink Panther in the new ICB Spring/Summer 2009 ad campaign.
The ads were shot by Terry Richardson, and as the copy suggests, they show that the ICB girl loves the Pink Panther.
We've been seeing a whole lot of animation crossover into fashion editorials and ad campaigns. Maybe it's because a cartoon character has less of a diva attitude than a model?
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