WILD AT HEART– VOGUE 1991 | THE EPIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF PETER LINDBERGH

In 1991, photographer Peter Lindbergh shot the elite eight of the world’s sexiest Supermodels in Brooklyn, NY for the September 1991 issue of American Vogue– Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz, Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder, and Stephanie Seymour. The shoot titled “Wild at Heart” was styled by Grace Coddington, featuring looks that were a hi-lo mix of Chanel meets Schott– and we in the fashion world have never been the same since. This iconic editorial spread continues to inspire and awe to this day– over 20 years+ later. The Brit bikes featured throughout really make this work– several Triumphs, and I think I even spied a BSA in there as well!

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The 1990s was the decade of the Supermodel– Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz, Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder, and Stephanie Seymour. This shot was titled “The Wild Ones” with the original selling at auction a few years ago for close to $35,000 –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Supermodel Helena Christensen channeling “The Wild One” and striking a very Marlon Brando-esque pose in her Erez leather jacket and Harley-Davidson leather biker cap –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Marlon Brando as Johnny in the Iconic motorcycle film “The Wild One” which simultaneously thrust biking forward into the limelight in terms of popularity and style, while setting it back in terms of stereotypes and the court of public opinion. Marlon Brando rode his own 1950 Thunderbird in the film– a big boost for Triumph motorcycles. You can read more about that here.

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Wild at Heart– Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder, Helena Christensen –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Helena Christensen –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Linda Evangelista –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Lifted from the runway to strike a pose out of On the Waterfront: rough but romantic styles by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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1991, Wild at Heart– Supermodel Helena Christensen –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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1991, Wild at Heart– being a supermodel is heavy lifting! –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Naomi Campbell trenched in Ralph Lauren, dripping in Chanel jewelry –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Claudia Schiffer in Norma Kamali, necklaces and belt by Chanel, dollar sign necklace by Union –Image by © Peter Lindbergh 

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Cindy Crawford showing one of the sexiest ways to wear leather– over bare skin. –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Naomi Campbell in Isaac Mizrahi / Chanel boots, bracelets, choker, and belt / Harley-Davidson leather biker cap –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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Wild at Heart– Supermodel Stephanie Seymour smoldering in a Mario Valentino leather jacket and Harley-Davidson leather biker cap –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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1991, Wild at Heart –Image by © Peter Lindbergh

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WHILE WE’RE AT IT– A COUPLE  SEXY SHOTS OF MILLA JOVOVICH ON A TRIUMPH!

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Milla Jovovich on a Triumph motorcycle…

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Milla Jovovich on a Triumph motorcycle…

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14 thoughts on “WILD AT HEART– VOGUE 1991 | THE EPIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF PETER LINDBERGH

  1. Brilliant pics! Esp. as they are in B&W. Love your blog, I stumbled on it a short time ago and have really enjoyed all the articles. Thanks.

  2. There’s a line in an old James Garner film that this magnificent shoot calls to mind…

    “Lookin’ at her…. it’s enuf to make a man wish he had all his fingers….”

  3. Phew ! You’re back . I was beginning to think you might of been lost in the FrankenStorm S’NorEastercane Sandy mess . Nice collection of photos .

  4. Brilliant photo shoot from a time when “Dumbo” wasn’t yet a term : ) Miss those days.
    Thank you for jarring the memory bank

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