FASHION

Behind the Scenes: Fierce Creatures


Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Head to the aptly named El Mirage—a dry lake bed in California—with Edward Enninful, Patrick Demarchelier and a gang of models for an exclusive look at what it took to create this trippy W fashion feature.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Patrick Demarchelier and Edward Enninful after eight hours of scouting decide on the desert to show fall collections.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Model Zuzanna looking very cool under very hot (105 degree) temperatures.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Waiting to shoot.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Racks and racks of clothes. This was before a “dust devil” swirled through and knocked them and the tents over. We did a quick cleanup and it was back to shooting.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Patrick shoots from below.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

A little break from hats, wigs, coats, and boots in-between shots.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Zuzanna, Magda, and Meghan get a little shade before the next shot. Felicia, W’s Associate Fashion Editor (back right), is apparently enjoying getting a little sun.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Edward mixing in with the models.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Patrick finds a little spot of shade.

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Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Stylist: Edward Enninful

Meghan, Magda, and Zuzanna letting their hair down after a long and very hot two days of shooting in the desert.