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Old 9th January 2009   #1
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Default Kelsey for Alfred Angelo


If Kelsy Olson's recent Torrid lingerie image thrilled fans by showing them her "temptress" side, her new campaign for Alfred Angelo will delight them just as much by presenting her in her more familiar angelic guise.

And never has Miss Olson looked more heavenly than in this full-page bridal ad, which is running in the newest issues of Brides and Modern Bride.

Indeed, this is the most beautiful bridal image that any plus-size model has created since Shannon Marie's wedding editorial in Mode. Alfred Angelo has a stellar history of selecting gorgeous and genuinely full-figured models, including Kati Kochanski, Tracie Stern, Nadia Pena, and most recently, Kailee O'Sullivan, but with Kelsey it has reached a new zenith of perfection.

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In photographing Miss Olson, the company verily looked into the heart of every man, found the eternal archetype of their dream-bride, and captured that image in print. Standing here atop the verdant grass, with the ocean stretching out behind her, and the clear blue sky soaring above, Miss Olson looks like a cherub plucked from the plains of heaven.

John Martin, ''The Plains of Heaven'' -- click to view image source

Kelsey's image is so celestial that it seems almost inappropriate to note the sensuality in it--but that sensuality is very much there. The bustier of the dress is cut low to reveal the model's plump decolletage. The empire design accentuates the bust, and is easy around the waist and hips--the generous proportions of which one senses, hidden as they are. The expanse of the model's neck and shoulder area is exquisitely soft, with the clavicle wholly submerged in opulent fullness. Her arms are round and shapely, without a hint of muscle tone. She appears the very epitome of femininity, a gentle, yielding girl whom a suitor would worship for the rest of his life, cherishing and taking care of her, seeing that her every wish is granted, her every want satisfied.

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Never has Kelsey looked softer, more serene, more graceful, more purely feminine; a storybook princess brought to life.

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Like Kailee, Kelsey also appears in a full-page bridesmaid ad--this one from Modern Bride magazine. She renders the underweight girls with whom she is paired invisible, and would outshine any bride on her wedding day.

Unlike the elegant wedding gown above, this bridesmaid dress is not particularly attractive, but the deep neckline does reveal the model's buxom contours, and the abbreviated length shows off Kelsey's legs--utterly gorgeous, thanks to the absence of muscle tone, and a naturally soft shape formed by luscious fullness.

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Another bridesmaid ad, running in both magazines, shows Kelsey in a more attractive style. The red colour reminds one of her Valentine's ad. Red always looks stunning on Miss Olson, as it contrasts the angelic quality of her blonde tresses and fair features with the innately sinful hue of the scarlet fabric. The design of the gown again exposes the glorious beauty of the model's neck and shoulder area, and note the intensely sensual detail of the soft curve of fullness escaping the dress just above the bust. Her expression is gentle and kind, in keeping with the appealingly docile qualities that she exudes in this campaign. The luscious foliage seen behind her enhances the idyllic nature of the images. Looking at these images is like stepping into an earthly paradise, a dream-world inhabited by the loveliest beings ever known.

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One final image from this campaign, although tiny, offers another lovely view of Kelsey in her scarlet gown. Note the blossoms flowering on the bushes behind her, as if nature itself were celebrating her beauty. Nothing could be as gorgeous as the sight of her fair tresses tumbling down her bare back, creating a longing in the viewer for tactile engagement. Her hair glows in the sunlight as if it were radiating its own celestial light.

If there are angels in heaven, they cannot possibly be more attractive than Miss Olson. Alfred Angelo has surpassed itself in this campaign, creating perhaps the greatest bridal image that we have yet seen, and accompanying it with exquisite pictures of Kelsey in bridesmaid attire that allow the viewer to imagine himself in a dream-like world of ideal beauty.

By her very nature, with her fair features, soft figure, and gentle looks, Kelsey is the epitome of a bridal model--indeed, of a bride. We hope to see more images from this exciting campaign in future Alfred Angelo ads.

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