by Stevie Chay Vaughan on January 29, 2013

According to David Lipman, the ad man behind the pics, Upton won the contract because of her curves: “We chose Kate because she isn’t stick thin. She’s beautiful and all-American.” She allegedly got the gig after being spotted wearing a pair of Sam Edelman boots, telling WWD “I’ve loved Sam Edelman shoes for a long time, so shooting the ad campaign was a lot of fun for me.” The pics are fun for us too, Kate:

See, weren't those photos classy? Don't you want to pour a fine $13 dollar bottle of cabernet sauvignon and listen to soft jazz piano covers of popular rock-pop songs? Sure you do, because that's what classy, sophisticated people who admire black-and-white photographs of Kate Upton do: