Photographer Albert Watson shot the images, some of which are NSFW, to look like film stills.
It's got Ru Paul as the Queen of Hearts. 'Nuff said.
Photographer Peter Lindbergh chose women who've had an impact on him.
Vanessa Friedman, in The New York Times (11/30/2015) on-line article, 'The 2016 Pirelli Calendar May Signal a Cultural Shift
For the first time ever, Pirelli is departing from its tried-and-true formula of sex and eroticism. For 2016, the calendar will feature intimate portraits -- fully clothed -- of 13 women who are shaping the world today, photographed by world-renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz.
It'll feature Amy Schumer, Ava DuVernay, Serena Williams and others(!!!)
Why you might ask? Because for the first year ever, the calendar features its first plus-size model, Candice Huffine. The
The Pirelli Calendar has become an institution, a tradition of the fashion world whereby an Italian tire company partners
For over three decades, Steve McCurry has traveled the globe capturing unseen conflict with his astounding images of war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His storied career has produced an incredible wealth of genuinely humbling images.
Instead of the calendar that we often come to expect, featuring artistic nudes, Pirelli and McCurry opted for a less expected route. They chose, instead, to feature eleven women fully clothed -- all of who work on environmental and humanitarian causes.
Something's really different about the new Pirelli Calendar...