Age is just a number: 7 Playboy cover girls recreate their iconic shoots 30 years later

Love it or hate it, Playboy magazine has become synonymous with America. What started in the very end of 1953 has slowly grown into a global sensation, catapulted in no short part by Hugh Hefner’s infamy. And you know, boobs.

The Playboy cover girls started becoming a real big thing, often launching the career of the model chosen, some covers even reaching a completely iconic status. Strangely enough, despite propogating the shady world of men’s entertainment (porn) Playboy always managed to retain some respect.

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Lisa Matthews, Playmate of the Year, June 1991

Playmates of covers past: 7 Playboy cover models have recreated their iconic covers with extraordinary attention to detail.

Past Playmates Candace Collins, Monique St. Pierre, Cathy St. George, Charlotte Kemp, Reneé Tenison, Kimberley Conrad Hefner, and Lisa Matthews were recently photographed by Ben Miller and Ryan Lowry after being offered a unique proposal: recreate the covers you’re now famous for.

Check out the results below.

Reneé Tenison, Playmate of the Year, June 1990
Kimberley Conrad Hefner, Playmate, August 1988
Charlotte Kemp, Playmate, October 1983
Cathy St. George, Playmate, October 1981
Candace Collins, Playmate, February 1979
Monique St. Pierre, Playmate of the Year, June 1979

Via Dangerous Minds.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Salvador Dali’s rare 1978 shoot for Playboy.