‘100 Cheeks’ Photo Book Celebrates Beautiful Butts

If you like denim-clad derrieres, you're in luck.
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(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

A beautiful butt is more than just a cheeky ploy for Instagram likes—looking at you, Jen Selter—our backsides also reveal some pretty firm truths.

For New York-based photographer Kava Gorna, the fades on women's jeans show where they've been, and how they present their assets to the world embodies confidence and character.

In her new photo book, 100 Cheeks, Gorna photographed the posteriors of her female friends, including Girls star Jemima Kirke.

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

"Every butt is beautiful," Kava told us with a laugh. "Every girl has a very different personality, and their photos reflect that."

Her playful, sunny photographs are a refreshing female perspective in our current ass-saturated climate.

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

"I asked the girls to wear jeans because I found that nearly every girl had a pair she loved, which made her butt look great and which were personalized through their wear over time," Gorna writes in the foreword.

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

"Each girl I photographed had an unmistakable and unique sense of confidence when wearing theirs," Gorna continued. 

"They are made from a fabric that has a distinct way of forming to the body, and each tells a story through the way they are altered, worn out, and patched up."

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

(Photo: '100 Cheeks' / Kava Gorna)

Forget saline implants and the social media genius of the Kardashian clan. These are butts in all their natural glory.