Irina Shayk Was Retouched To Look Healthier For Luli Fama?

Irina Shayk, the body of Luli Fama’s 2011 advertising campaign and look book, has been getting attention as the 24-year-old Russian supermodel girlfriend of soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Irina Shayk, the body of Luli Fama’s 2011 advertising campaign and look book, has been getting a lot attention as the 24-year-old Russian supermodel girlfriend of soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: Luli Fama

Luli Fama, the sexy Miami-based swimwear brand and Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition perennial favorite, is getting a little more publicity than it bargained for — just in time for its July 18 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim runway show.

Irina Shayk, the body of Luli Fama’s 2011 advertising campaign and look book, has been getting a lot attention as the 24-year-old Russian supermodel girlfriend of soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

And while comparing a behind-the-scenes image to Shayk's final ad, we wondered if Ms. Shayk was actually retouched to look healthier. Photo: Luli Fama

Much ink has been spilled in the gossip columns over the Russian model and Ronaldo, who became a father on July 4, a milestone he conveyed to fans via Twitter.

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Ms. Shayk, who starred in the most recent Armani Exchange ad campaign, is reportedly not the baby’s mother (that was a surrogate).

If she had been, her transformation from post-pregnancy figure to lithe, beach-ready not-an-inch-to-pinch, smokin’ hot body would have been nothing short of remarkable.

So what do you think of the ads? Is Miss Shayk on her way to becoming a Victoria's Secret–worthy bra-and-string-bikini model? Photo: Luli Fama

And while comparing a behind-the-scenes image to Shayk’s final ad, we wondered if Ms. Shayk was actually retouched to look healthier.

It wouldn’t be the first time that editors have had to fatten up a lightweight model. David Tessier shot Shayk last week wearing a variety of jewel-toned little itsy-bitsys at the Viceroy Hotel in Miami.

So what do you think of the ads? Is Miss Shayk on her way to becoming a Victoria’s Secret–worthy bra-and-string-bikini model? [Luli Fama via NY Magazine and Huffington Post]

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