Kate Winslet says she was hesitant about the nude Vanity Fair magazine shoot until she was told that photographer Steven Meisel was going to click the pictures. It is a fantastic opportunity just to be able to have that memory in your lifetime. I absolutely had a moment of thinking, 'I don't believe I'm gonna take my clothes off here,' and the next moment I thought, 'Yeah, dammit, I'm, I'm 43, I've had two kids, Steven Meisel is taking pictures of me naked.
Kate Winslet: As a 33-year-old mother of two, I was just grateful Vanity Fair asked me to strip off
When she was first digitally enhanced to make her appear slimmer on a magazine shoot, Kate Winslet spoke of her disgust at what airbrushing had done to her womanly curves. Six years on and another child down the line, one wonders whether her opinions - like this new image - have become a little more soft-focus. The year-old star has posed for her most explicit photoshoot yet, sprawled seductive and naked - save for stockings and stilettos - across a fur-covered chaise longue. What is especially remarkable about the image, from Vanity Fair magazine, is that it barely looks like Miss Winslet at all. Professional airbrush artist Chris Bickmore believes it has been doctored wholesale. Here he outlines the areas that he thinks have been upgraded. The face: 'There is no real detail in her face.
The year-old British actress has posed for one of her most glamorous sets of pictures yet in the new issue of Vanity Fair magazine, showing off a flawless complexion and enviably svelte figure. The images are a tribute to Catherine Deneuve in the film Belle de Jour. In the accompanying interview, Winslet says she realises that the pictures will raise eyebrows among other mothers on the school run.