Nicole Kidman is no stranger to fashion ads, having posed as the face of Chanel No. 5 for years. But the Aussie actress' campaigns were all about class, subtlety and elegance... none of which come to mind when considering the brash, sexy Jimmy Choo.

And yet Jimmy Choo has cast Kidman for its fall ad campaign, reports Women's Wear Daily. The ads, shot by Mikael Jansson, will hit fashion magazines in August.

Sandra Choi, creative director of Jimmy Choo, said that Nicole was chosen because she is "nuanced and refined." We assume that means the shoe brand is going in a different direction aesthetically -- seriously, can you picture Nicole Kidman's face (and body) in the Choo ads below?

Yeah, neither can we. This should be interesting...

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