This editorial concept is not for the faint of heart. It’s an emotionally charged, difficult, controversial subject, but that’s precisely what makes it so compelling. In art it’s laughably commonplace to see women undressed and exposed to the male gaze. Arguably, this could summarize nearly the whole of Western art. Art is essentially the appreciation of beauty, and beauty is almost always embodied by a woman, while the appreciator is typically male. This creates an interesting visual dynamic and opens the possibility for an incredible editorial narrative. Cultural critic John Berger perfectly captured the complexity of this concept when he wrote, “You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, then you put a mirror in her hand and called your work Vanity, thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for your own pleasure.” There’s so much potential in this! We’ve given you the rough outline, now go and create something totally original!!