Sensuality Reads

Sharon Stone Showcases Her ‘Flapjack Ass’ in Mark Abrahams Images for Harper’s Bazaar US September 2015

Natasha Poly Explores Vagina Dentata & More For Lui Magaziner March 2015

Kim Kardashian As Fertility Goddess? A Politically Incorrect Take On Jean-Paul Goude’s Paper Magazine Images Pt 1

‘Angels’ By Russell James Is 304 Pages Of Nude Artistry

Robyn Lawley in ‘Size Does Matter’ By Kenneth Willardt

Pubic Hair Is Back, Announces The New York Times


jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

18 Vaginas & Plenty Of Talking Points On Women’s Bodies After Sydney University Newspaper Censored

Christina Hendricks Talks Flower Shops & Pencil Skirts By Max Abadian for Flare Magazine May 2013

Marilyn Monroe Photographer Bert Stern Looks To Kate Upton As Next Muse

Red Genitals Not Arousing In Recent Study, But Men Do Tip Red Shirt Waitresses Better

2013 Is A Year of Revelation and Artistic Rejuvenation for Anne

Sexual Politics & Fashion, 50 Shades of Grey Meets YVVY’s Nude Edition


For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

Believing in Birth Control Doesn’t Make Me Un-American | 2 Ps in a Pod by Anne

Wilhelm Reich & Sexual Healing Without Fashion Body Armor

Joe Wehner | Anne Enke Unplugged | ‘Talk to Me’ #1

Study | Charming Porsche-Driving Men are Peacocks Seeking Sex

Sensual Dames Love Stockings & Garter Belts from Secrets & Lace

Female Deception | Vagina or Vajayjay

Emmanuelle Alt & Nudity | Vill Vogue Paris Remain A Sensual Beacon?

Sexy Doublespeak | American Women & Sexual Honesty

Heidi Klum & Rankin Could Sell Magnum Chocolate Ice Cream

Selita Ebanks | Kanye West | ‘Runaway’ Full Video Embedded

Christina Hendricks Reveals Our Inner Lilith Woman

The Great Wall of Vagina | Learning to Love Our Genitalia

Body Talk | Owning Vulvas, Clits & G-Spots

Orgasmic Female Brain in ‘La Petite Mort’ | Images Nicola Vallotto

Reflections on Female Sexual Desire: Anais Nin, Marilyn Monroe & Isabelle Allende Join Forces with Anne

Anne of Carversville & Sensuality News do not accept submissions.

Body Image | Self Esteem

Curvy | Size 0 Models

Ashley Graham Tells TED: I’m Bold, Beautiful & Brilliant Even With Back Fat

Lane Bryant Launches #ImNoAngel Campaign Asking Women To Post Selfie Love Across Social Media

France Debates New Fashion Model BMI Laws & Pro-Ana Websites

Doutzen Kroes Says She’s No Size 0 & Wears Her Curves Proudly

Does Fashion Industry Promote Anorexia? So Models Eat Tissue Paper To Stay Thin?

What’s Wrong With Our Bodies Anyway? Plus Model Magazine Asks

Anorexia in Thirds | 1/3 Die, 1/3 Relapse, 1/3 Recover

Franca Sozzani on Curvy Girls, Sensuality & More Body Types in Fashion

Just Say ‘No’ | Programming Your Brain’s RAS System to Hate Size 0 Fashion Ads

If the Supermodels Are Now ‘Fat’, It’s Time To Reprogram Our Fashion Brains

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter

Cindy Crawford | 90’s Size 6 Supermodels Would Be Plus-Size Today

Pirelli Defines Sensuaity & Fashion Bodies | Arthur Elgort | Karl Lagerfeld

More Anorexia in Kids | Are Girls Afraid of Getting Curves?

‘Black Swan’ | George Balanchine | Battling BMI Beauty in Ballet

‘Just Being a Woman’ | Isabelle Caro Sought Control of Her Body

Lizzie Miller Body Image Model and Beauty Debate Update

Mikimoto Pearl Girls 1972 | Sensual, Beautiful with Clavicle Fat


Charlene White Tweets A Cindy Crawford Reality Check & Now Women Feel Sooooo Much Better

Body Love Articles

Renoir’s ‘The Large Bathers’ 1887How Body Image Affects Women’s Health For Real

Self Love Is Saying ‘No’ to Fashion Body Images You Hate

Every Woman Should Own a Copy of “Uncovered” & Watch Meredith Viera’s NBC “Today Show” Interview with Jordan Matter

Body Psychotherapist Ellen Gayda Defines Body Inhabitance | Do You Live In Your Body Or Has It ‘Gone Fishing’?

Science Pursues Ideal Breast Proportions With Strong Concensus Among Men, Women and Doctors

Self Love Is The Best Beauty Lotion Of All Time For Glowing Skin & A Happy Smile

Stella Tennant on Vogue Italia as Ethel Granger | Body Image Research Update

Gisele Bundchen & Johan Lindeberg Say Basta To ‘Flawless’ Women

Serena Williams Aces Body Confidence in Beach Shoot & Readers Agree

Cameron Russell Says Privilege & Insecurity Make Modeling A Bad Career Choice

Sex & Culture

Erotic Sensuality at its Best - Pt 1 from Vogue Russia

Erotic Sensuality from the Masters - Pt 2 from Bogue Russia

Erotic Sensuality by Master Photographers Pt 3 | Vogue Russia Fall 2012

Kate Upton @ Muse Magazine, Says Gisele Is Footballer’s Wife

Tara, Candice & Robyn | Steven Meisel | Vogue Italia June 2011 | ‘Belle vere’


Ines de la Fressange | 53, French Chic & Divinely Delicious

Every Woman Should Own a Copy of “Uncovered” & Watch Meredith Viera’s NBC “Today Show” Interview with Jordan Matter

New Day Beauty: The Style Individual Is Running the Show

Diet & Health

For a Long, healthy Life, Embrace an Hourglass Figure

Chantal Thomass, Red Wine Is More Sensual Than Coca-Cola Light

Is Marc Jacobs Defying Obesity Science Promoting Diet Coke?

5 Anti-Aging Reasons To Smile Your Way to Good Health & Lower Stress

Health Benefits of Apples ” Rianne Ten Haken By Yu Tsai

Kate Upton

All Kate Upton

Kate Upton Once Asked By Fashion Assostant Why She Would Wear A Cross, Based On Her Reputation

Sensual and Superyoung

Healthy, Sensual Living Blogs

Anne’s Sensual Vitality Blog

Health: Libido, Sexuality, Superyoung Longevity


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Wanted at Dior | Super Creative, Low Drama, Confident Not Abrasive Designer Who Loves Women

While rumours swirl that Carine Roitfeld will return to YSL with Hedi Slimane, Stefano Pilati may be back in the mix to replace John Galliano.

If that happens, I still don’t see him as the frontrunner at Dior, but I like his work.

At Dior, I could also go with … Actually, my list is longer than Riccardo Tisci. The LVMH stable has more talented designers I like very much:

Marc Jacobs

Currently head of design at Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs doesn’t design couture. I assume this is an important talent for the head of design at Dior. The American designers tend not be as respected, which could be an issue for Dior expansion in the luxury markets.

All agree that Mark Jacobs has done a great job at Louis Vuitton, which is a significantly larger brand with estimated sales of $7.5 billion vs $1.14 billion at Dior. Operating margins at Louis Vuitton are 45 percent vs 4.2 percent at Dior, writes WSJ.

I wouldn’t rock that boat.

Bernard Arnault knows the issues far better than I ever will, but I have written many times that Marc Jacobs is a man who truly loves women. It’s also said that Bernard Arnault loves the American entrepreneurial spirit.

I don’t worry my pretty blond head for one moment what he really thinks of females. I like his vibe and could care less that he’s gay. Misogyny is not in his blood.

More reading:

Is Fashion’s Size Zero Obsession Really Ending? AOC Body | Beauty | Culture

Fall 2010 Collections | A Mighty Chink in Fashion’s Body Image Debate AOC Body | Beauty | Culture

Paul Rowlands, Marc Jacobs | Fashion Guys Loving Real Women AOC Body | Beauty | Culture

Alber Elbaz

I’ve raved about his designs for years. Same story. Alber Elbaz at Lanvin has a superb reputation with women. He is perhaps more internationally regarded than Mark Jacobs.

More Reading:

Albert Elbaz at Lanvin | Honorary Smart Sensuality Designer AOC Living



Hedi Slimane

Sorry. I’m out. He’s a leader in the size 0, no breasts and hips for women movement. Hedi believes a woman’s bones must stick out of her back to be beautiful. He and Karl Lagerfeld are in total alignment on women’s bodies.

Enough said except that he hasn’t designed women’s wear which I hope counts for something.

Haider Ackermann

Like him but believe he’s not ready for Dior. In another LVMH brand, absolutely.

The industry buzz that Bernard Arnault could take him away from Chanel contention — whenever Karl Lagerfeld decides to quit or dies (I’m not being disrespectful) — is a good one.

Looking at Ackermann’s woman-loving, sensual clothes,  I see him at Louis Vuitton or Givenchy, and especially the former.

It’s rumoured that Lagerfeld sees Ackermann as his replacement.  If so, Chanel will become sexier than under Lagerfeld.

More reading: Tilda Swinton interviews Haider Ackermann for Interview.

Dries van Noten

Love the man’s work; love the man. He makes gorgeous, artful clothes that work for a wide range of women.

I’ve never had the feeling that Dries van Noten wanted the publicity, pressure and fanfare of representing a brand like Dior or Chanel.




Phoebe Philo

LVMH-owned Celine creative director Phoebe Philo is also on the list.

Philo doesn’t have the uber-intellectual pedigree of Riccardo Tisci. She’s more like Marc Jacobs with a strong vision of what women want to wear every day and an excellent eye for handbags and accessories. 

It goes without saying that I would LOVE to see a woman designer at Dior, but I think Phoebe is a long-shot.

What Bernard Arnault doesn’t want right now is an arrogant “his highness” designer or a tortured soul. The world is in a fragile place, and there’s no room for drama queen creatives or tortured souls.

Can one be creative and not full of drama?  Many people on this list prove that you can be.

Now that I’ve read the rather dismal financials at Dior, compared to Louis Vuitton, maybe Arnault will take a flier on Tisci as more in the pulse of the culture besides being a great designer, OR Philo, who did an arreplaceable job at Chloe and has a strong following, Elber Albaz who is a superb designer but more in the Marc Jacobs mindset, OR the team below. 


As for the wild card in this new designer at Dior discussion, it’s the Rodarte sisters. SoCal designers Kate and Laura Mulleavey are the wild card and perhaps another option at Givenchy besides Ackermann.

Anna Wintour is on record saying that they have ‘imagination and originality to be in the same spirit as a John (Galliano) or an Alexander (McQueen).”

Rodarte is focused on green issues and the environment. Besides their extensive design talent, their green mindset is highly regarded by the LVMH company, who is investing in new labels that support Smart Sensuality women with Cultural Creatives values.


More reading:

Rumour | Will Riccardo Tisci Move To Dior? AOC Sensually Yours



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