View Full Version : Kelsey: Torrid magazine ad!

7th June 2007, 16:21
<br>How thrilling to see that the enchanting Kelsey Olson--the fairy-tale princess of plus-size modelling--has appeared in a print ad in no less esteemed a publication than <i>InStyle</i> magazine.

According to Miss Olson's agent, Dorothy Combs, (at whose <a href="http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey/comp04.jpg" target="_blank">agency</a> Kelsey is the star model,) this page appeared in the April 2007 issue of the magazine.

We hope to have a larger scan to offer soon, but in the meantime, here is a small version of Kelsey's gorgeous tear sheet. It's as lovely a headshot as any model has ever created, and by far the most beautiful magazine ad that Torrid has ever produced.<p><center><img src="http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey/torrid69.jpg"></center><p>The California sunlight bathes our princess in a warm afternoon glow, making her fair tresses shine with a golden light. The blooming flowers in the background herald the coming of the warm summer months. Kelsey's dress is strapless and sleeveless--the most alluring style of all for a full-figured goddess, showing off the soft loveliness of her neck and shoulders. The photograph even displays a hint of Kelsey's shapely arm, to remind viewers that what they are looking at--this ethereal vision, who surpasses any of the magazine's regular celebrities in grace and beauty--is a <i>plus-size</i> model, and one of the most gorgeous women of all time.

We have no doubt that every viewer who was privileged to see this page in <i>InStyle</i> immediately thought, <i>"How I wish that there were a fashion publication which featured images of models such as this fair angel, instead of the cadaverous celebs who populate the rest of this magazine."</i>

Perhaps someday soon, that wish will come true . . .

- <a href="http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey4.htm" target="_blank">Kelsey Olson gallery</a>

10th June 2007, 17:39
Kelsey looks amazing in this ad, surpassing even her own personal best. The picture is a dream vision of perfect beauty. Given the fact that Kelsey's dress is strapless/sleeveless, and with the blossoming flower bush in the background, it makes me think of a lovely outdoor bridal shoot (which is something that I still very much hope to see Kelsey appear in, one day).

This is an expression of Torrid at its very best: simultaneously classically elegant, and incredibly sexy. In fact, that's the epitome of timeless beauty...

11th June 2007, 20:53
<br>As a special treat for Kelsey Olson fans (who are legion), the Dorothy Combs <a href="http://www.dorothycombsmodels.com/" target="_blank">agency</a> has kindly provided us with an immaculate, high-resolution scan of Kelsey's enchanting Torrid ad.

Here is a larger version for display,<p><center><img src="http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey/torrid69a.jpg"></center><p>and fans can also view a wallpaper-width scan by clicking on the link below.

No model could ever hope for a lovelier appearance in a mainstream fashion magazine. We only hope that this is the first of many equally breathtaking tear sheets in the future . . .

- <a href="http://www.judgmentofparis.com/kelsey/torrid69b.jpg" target="_blank">Click here to view larger</a>