Kendall Jenner is ethereal as she shows off her figure in an array of bikinis for ballet-inspired swimsuit shoot


Kendall Jenner is ethereal as she shows off her figure in an array of bikinis for ballet-inspired swimsuit shoot

She was chosen to appear in the photo shoot for her softness and strength.

And at 16-years-old Kendall Jenner possesses just that in a new ethereal campaign for the 2012 White Sands swimwear collection.

The teen sister of Kim shows off her figure in an array of revealing bikinis in the seemingly Black Swan-inspired shoot titled Pirouette.

Ethereal: Kendall Jenner shows off her figure in an array of revealing bikinis in a seemingly Black Swan-inspired shoot for the 2012 campaign for White Sands swimwear collection

Ethereal: Kendall Jenner shows off her figure in an array of revealing bikinis in a seemingly Black Swan-inspired shoot for the 2012 campaign for White Sands swimwear collection

Enchanting: The brunette teen is trim in an array of bikinis and one-pieces, which posses an almost vintage feel with their floral prints and retro-inspired cuts

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Enchanting: The brunette teen is trim in an array of
bikinis and one-pieces, which posses an almost vintage feel with their
floral prints and retro-inspired cuts

Pictures of Kendall posing in the swimsuits emerged late last year, but the full look book of the collection has now been revealed.

The brunette teen is trim in an array of bikinis and one-pieces, which posses an almost vintage feel with their floral prints and retro-inspired cuts.

While Kendall shows off a far bit of skin in the attire, the look is softened by the delicacy of the apparel.

Full look: Pictures of Kendall posing in the swimsuits emerged late last year, but the full look book of the collection has now been revealed

Full look: Pictures of Kendall posing in the
swimsuits emerged late last year, but the full look book of the
collection has now been revealed

Controversial: When pictures of the shoot first emerged, they divided fans, with many people believing that she's too young to be modelling at such a level

Controversial: When pictures of the shoot first
emerged, they divided fans, with many people believing that she's too
young to be modelling at such a level

Daring: The one-piece suits are almost more daring, nearly slashed to the navel

Daring: The one-piece suits are almost more daring, nearly slashed to the navel

Daring: The one-piece suits are almost more daring, nearly slashed to the navel

Many of the two-pieces feature high-waisted retro bottoms, however, the one-piece suits are almost more daring, nearly slashed to the navel.

Kendall strikes a series of ballet moves in the snaps and also dons a feathered crown, similar to ones worn in the hit movie Black Swan.

The rising modelling star also models an array of clothing, including a silk patterned romper and frilly dress.

Retro glamour: Many of the two-pieces feature high-waisted retro bottoms

Retro glamour: Many of the two-pieces feature high-waisted retro bottoms

She also slips on a pair of flirty mini-shorts in a flimsy floral fabric.

For the whimsical snaps, Kendall's hair is tied back in a tight Ballet bun and she wears natural
make-up on her complexion, which helps lends to a more innocent look.

When pictures of the shoot first
emerged, they divided fans, with many people believing that she's too
young to be modelling at such a level.

Innocent beauty: For the whimsical snaps, Kendall's hair is tied back in a tight Ballet bun and she wears natural make-up on her complexion, which helps lends to a more innocent look

Innocent beauty: For the whimsical snaps, Kendall's hair is tied back in a tight Ballet bun and she wears natural make-up on her complexion, which helps lends to a more innocent look

Innocent beauty: For the whimsical snaps, Kendall's hair is tied back in a tight ballet bun and she wears natural
make-up on her complexion, which helps lends to a more innocent look

It followed the outcry from when she
walked the runway at New York Fashion Week last year at the age of 15,
despite guidelines suggesting that minimum age for such an undertaking
should be sixteen.

Nevertheless, the images are enchanting.

Designer Leah Madden told People:
'The collection has both an ethereal and strong side and we wanted a
model that could capture both.

'As we were casting for the campaign
we came across Kendall’s portfolio and loved her softness and strength.
She actually made it to the top of our list before we knew her
background!'

Ballet beauty: Kendall strikes a series of ballet moves in the snaps and also dons a feathered crown, similar to ones worn in the hit movie Black Swan

Ballet beauty: Kendall strikes a series of ballet moves
in the snaps and also dons a feathered crown, similar to ones worn in
the hit movie Black Swan

Frilled: Many of the suits feature frills and criss cross detailing at the back

Frilled: Many of the suits feature frills and criss cross detailing at the back

Frilled: Many of the suits feature frills and criss cross detailing at the back

'Kendall was a delight on set and a
natural in front of the camera,' Madden, who also told the magazine that
Kendall picked out some swimsuits to take home to her sisters.

While her mother and manager Kris is
at the forefront of marketing daughter Kendall as the 'next Kim
Kardashian' – her father Bruce Jenner is often more prudish in these matters.

Kendall, who is signed to prestigious
agency Wihelmina Models, has previously won contracts with Forever 21, Luca
Couture and of course, Australian designer Leah Madden's Summer 2012
campaign Pirouette.

Flirty: Kendall wears a pair of flirty mini-shorts in a flimsy floral fabric

Flirty: Kendall wears a pair of flirty mini-shorts in a flimsy floral fabric

Bold prints: The rising modelling star also models an array of clothing, including a silk patterned romper and frilly dress

Bold prints: The rising modelling star also models an array of clothing, including a silk patterned romper and frilly dress

Bold prints: The rising modelling star also models an array of clothing, including a silk patterned romper and frilly dress

When she first started modelling the student said, 'My entire family was very supportive, though my dad was a bit concerned at first.’

‘He knows that I am responsible enough that I wouldn’t do anything I wasn’t ready to do, or didn’t want to do..

The line will be available in March on whitesandsaustralia.com.