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Claudia Schiffer, at 41, Lives 'La Dolce Vita' For Guess (photos)

1Claudia Schiffer channels Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” in a stunning series of photos that feature the model on location in Sorrento, Italy to mark the 30th anniversary of fashion brand Guess.

Schiffer, 41, looks unbelievably toned and youthful in the spread as she mirrors ’60s sex siren Anita Ekberg from the classic 1960 movie about finding love in Italy.

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Claudia models Guess’s limited edition capsule collection for fashion photographer Ellen von Unwerth. Paul Marciano handled creative direction with hair by Seb Bascle and makeup by Mac Allister.

Ekbert, a Swedish model, actress and Hollywood sex siren, starred opposite Marcello Mastroianni in the romantic comedy. The film was a portrait of the emerging café society, a diverse and glittery world of celebrities, movie stars and the rich.

The supermodel and mother of three is captured against a backdrop of Italian nightlife and the nation’s scenic countryside.

The brand tapped her because she was one of the original Guess models when the line was launched 30 years ago. Von Unwerth photographed her as a 17-year-old for her first Guess campaign in 1989.

“Shooting the Guess 30th anniversary campaign was like going back in time,” said the German model in a statement. “It brought back so many great memories and has been a lot of fun working together again with Ellen and Paul [Marciano, chief executive officer and creative director of Guess].”

“She was a turning point of Guess, she was a turning point of Ellen’s career; Guess was a turning point of a life for Claudia,” Marciano told WWD magazine. “[It] made her career in my view, and that made Guess a different company. Everybody talked about the Guess Girl.’

One thing is certain, Schiffer doesn’t look any worse for the wear over that time. Check out her photos.

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