Tom Corbett and Kate del Castillo
Kate del Castillo, the Mexican actress best known for a slew of lead roles in Spanish language television and a notable guest spot on Weeds, made her acting debut 37 years ago and hasn’t lost a step since. The firebrand star's latest exploit, "Dueños del Paraíso," premiered on Telemundo last month to wonderful acclaim. Her signature is the strength she draws from her bold femininity, and when Tom Corbett shot her for the latest cover of Siempre Mujer that signature is what they worked to highlight. Using a combination of elegant styling by Stacey Jones and formidable environments, Tom's compositions show the unlikely forces that have come together to be Kate’s greatest asset.
Stacey's styling went far to show off the dichotomy of strength and grace using soft fabrics on bold looks. A white dress that drapes sensually, a chic Perfecto with feminine embellishments. By encapsulating Kate's energy in each piece, Stacey's choices highlight the movement of Tom's work.
Kate is very aware of what she can represent to other women. “Women always have to be giving explanations, first to their parents, then their husband and then their children. I'm living the pleasure of being free without explanation,” Kate says. “I am the queen of my own life.” Kate is living proof that power can be graceful. Tom and Siempre Mujer took advantage of that image to remind us all that the dichotomy of strength and sexy is a comfortable one, and something we should all remember.