"I wanted to marry the contrast of ‘the gritty’ and ‘the elegant’, so we decided to shoot on location outside a classic car garage in The South Bronx.  My model Cristina is fearless and adventurous – we went about striving to create striking images of a woman totally relaxed and sensual in an environment that suggests she shouldn’t be…"

Photography: Jack Paulus - Instagram

Muse: Cristina Maria Saracut - Instagram  @ ICAN - Instagram

Stylist: Michelle Walker - Instagram

Make-up: Lourdes Rivera - Instagram

Location: Bronx, New York, USA