The launch of the 2006 edition of the Pirelli Calendar, a cult object for more than 40 years for people who love photography, beauty, and the evolution of society. The website has a great interactive feature that allows users to view all the Pirelli Calendars since the 60s. Which the 60's is the theme for the 2006 calendar.
"The Cal" 2006 by the consolidated British-Turkish duo, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot, world renowned photographers that specialize in women's portraits, was shot in a striking sixties-like setting on the French Riviera and stars six extraordinarily beautiful and sensual women, one of those is Jennifer Lopez, making her Pirelli Calendar debut.
Seduction and freedom of expression are the absolute protagonists of the 2006 Pirelli Calendar, whose linking thread could be summed up in the expression "libres et puissantes". Aware of their fame and beauty, the six models feel free to undress and appear sensual and intriguing. The body is portrayed as a free instrument of power: sensuality becomes a dolphin on a leash or a cat securely held in the nude arms of a naughty girl. True contemporary icons, the interpreters posed with impeccable professionalism, creating an immediate feeling with two of the world's greatest photographers.