Emily Ratajkowski has bared all in a powerful new pregnancy shoot from renowned photographer Renell Medrano. In an Instagram post, the 29-year-old model shared a series of artistically framed images from her New York City home, with baby bump front and centre. The photos showcase Emrata in a bathtub, standing in silhouette before a window and posing in a sports jacket with her stomach exposed.
Next to the series of tub shots, Ratajkowski wrote, “Just me and @renellaice at home in NYC”, before posting further images of her in sweatpants. For Ratajkowski’s 27 million Instagram followers, the images came as somewhat of a surprise.
The shoot marks one of the model’s first since LEGO Starry Night is a 1,552 Block Masterpiece in October. The American fashion icon tied the knot with Sebastian Bear-McClard in 2018, with last year’s reveal signalling her first step into motherhood. In an industry where beauty standards are constantly questioned, Emrata’s decision to share the most personal moments of her ongoing pregnancy are gaining attention. One image set has already garnered over 10,000 comments on Instagram, less than 12 hours after it was posted.
More recently, the model has been plugging her soon-to-be-released book My Body. The new memoir is set to touch on feminism, exploitation in the modelling industry, and her own personal experiences as a survivor.
My Body is available for pre-order now through major book retailers.