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Gothic Ballerina Editorials

Carolyn Murphy Stars in Porter Magazine's #5 Issue

— October 4, 2014 — Pop Culture
Carolyn Murphy stars as a 'Black Swan' in Porter Magazine's #5 issue for Winter 2014.

Murphy looks free as a bird as she contorts her lithe body in a variety of dance-inspired poses. With outstretched arms, delicate tippy-toes and poised mid-air leaps, Murphy is as graceful as Natalie Portman was in the film of the same name.

Fashion editor Tiina Laakkonen draped Murphy's frame in lacy, sheer, all-black ensembles, which might have you wondering if this delicate swan is actually a bird of prey? Her steely-eyed look seems to penetrate past Paola Kudacki's lens, that's for sure. While she may be a little intimidating, Murphy is undoubtedly beautiful in Porter Magazine's #5 issue for Winter 2014.
Trend Themes
1. Dark Ballerina Fashion - Opportunity to create fashion lines that combine the elegance of ballet with edgy, gothic elements.
2. Dance-inspired Photography - Opportunity for photographers to capture the beauty and grace of ballet through unique, dramatic images.
3. Gothic Fashion Editorials - Opportunity for fashion magazines to showcase alternative and avant-garde styles in their editorial spreads.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - Fashion designers can explore the fusion of ballet aesthetics with gothic influences to create innovative clothing lines.
2. Photography - Photographers specializing in dance and fashion photography can experiment with dark and theatrical concepts to capture captivating images.
3. Magazine - Fashion magazines can differentiate themselves by featuring unconventional and gothic fashion editorials, appealing to a niche audience.
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