Among the latest feats of former beauty queen Janine Tugonon was to have been included in the roster of 12 top models featured in the limited-edition NU Muses 2017 calendar.
Today, December 2 (in the U.S.), the collaboration of photographers Steven Shaw and David Bellemere will have an exclusive VIP launch at Art Basel in Miami, Florida.
A total of 1,120 copies of the calendar will be printed and sold worldwide.
On the same day, an exhibit at the W South Beach hotel in Miami will feature all 24 photographs of the models.
A few days before the official launch, NU Muses released a behind-the-scene video of their photo shoot held at Casa Kimbal luxury resort and Playa Grande Beach Club in Dominican Republic.
Janine and 11 other models—Alejandra Guilmant (Mexico), Anna Wolf (United States), Ariela Oliveira (Brazil), Ebonee Davis (United States), Isabella Boemeke (Brazil), Jessica Clements (United States), Keilani Asmus (Holland/Indonesia), Nidhi Sunil (India), Rachel Cook (United States), Sabina Karlsson (Sweden), and Vika Levina (Russia)—became one with nature as Victoria's Secret photographer Bellemere took their photos.
NU MUSES 2017. The calendar will have a Deluxe Luxury Edition, which, as described by a post on Instagram, will "float on a sculptural Lucite stand that echoes the undulating curves of the female body."
Only 20 copies in leather and linen handcrafted box, featuring 24 photographs, signed and numbered by the photographer, will be available for sale.
Buyers of this edition will also receive an invite to the exclusive launch of the calendar.
Its price? A staggering $20,000 or PHP 996,790!
TIER 01: NU MUSES Deluxe Luxury Edition - $20,000 - Edition of 20 (no. 1-20) | A collection of 24 archival fine art photographs presented in a leather and linen handcrafted box, floating on a sculptural Lucite stand that echoes the undulating curves of the female body. Each volume is signed and numbered by the photographer with certificate of authenticity. Includes invitation to exclusive launch event on Dec. 2, 2016 during Art Basel, Miami. Available to order now. Click the link in the bio to learn more.
Meanwhile, 100 copies of the Premium Edition will be available for sale.
This edition has 24 fine art photos presented in a specially-designed handcrafted hardback linen folio.
It comes with a certificate of authenticity from the photographer.
The price: $10,000 or PHP 498,695.
Tier 02: NU MUSES Premium edition - $10,000 - Edition of 100 (no. 1-100) | A collection of 24 archival fine art photographs presented in a handcrafted, specially designed, hardback linen folio. Each volume is signed and numbered by photographer with certificate of? authenticity. Available to order now. Click the link in the bio to learn more. ?
NU Muses creators also decided to release a Collector's Edition which will have 12 fine art photo prints.
It will also be in a handcrafted hardback linen folio, and will have a certificate of authenticity.
Its price tag: $1,000 or PHP 49,870.