FASHION

Far Far From Land


Where the waters are as blue as the petals of a cornflower and as clear as glass, there, where no anchor can reach the bottom, live the mer-people.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Vionnet dress; Erickson Beamon necklace (worn in hair); Kenneth Jay Lane ring (worn as nose ring, throughout).

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Marchesa gown; Bliss Lau body chain.

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If you cannot make the prince fall so much in love with you that his every thought concerns only you, then, the first morning after he has married another, your heart will break and you will become foam on the ocean.Vera Wang Collection dress; Armor body chain; Dior ring.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Marc Jacobs gown; Armor body chain; Dior ring. Beauty note: Restore hair’s luster with Goldwell Dual Senses Rich Repair 60 Sec Treatment.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Balenciaga sweater.

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Chanel cape; Bliss Lau body chain. Beauty note: Keep sun damage at bay with Avon Anew Clinical Skinvincible Multi-Shield Lotion SPF 50.

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Vivienne Westwood Gold Label dress; Armor body chain; Dior ring.

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That which we consider beautiful down here in the ocean, your fishtail, they find ugly up on earth. They have no sense; up there, you have to have two clumsy props, which they call legs, in order to be called beautiful. Michael Kors gown; Dior ring.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Giorgio Armani vest; Bliss Laubody chain; Dior ring. Beauty note: La Mer the Cleansing Lotion treats the most delicate skin with kid gloves.

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Monique Lhuillier gown; Bliss Lau body chain; Armor bodychain. Beauty note: Even mermaids need their beauty sleep. Up the effects with Dior Capture Totale Nourishing Oil-Serum.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

J. Mendel gown; Dior ring. Beauty note: Lips get a hit of color and hydration with Maybelline Color Elixir in Caramel Infused.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Dior dress; Bliss Lau body chain.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Alexander McQueen dress; Dior ring (in mouth); Kenneth Jay Lane ring. Beauty note: Tiny synthetic pearls deliver a bounty of antioxidants to skin in Dr. Brandt DNA Transforming Pearl Serum.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

It was the last night that she would breathe the same air as he, or look out over the deep sea and up into the star-blue heaven. A dreamless, eternal night awaited her, for she had no soul and had not been able to win one. Christopher Kane dress; Dior ring.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Christopher Kane dress; Dior ring.

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Photographer: Tim Walker Styled: Jacob K

Ralph Lauren Collection dress; Erickson Beamon necklace (worn in hair); Armor body chain; Dior ring.

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Carolina Herrera blouse; Blumarine dress.Produced by And Production. Photography assistants: Emma Dalzell, Catherine O’Gorman. Fashion assistants: Clémence Lobert, Ethan Benjamin. Mermaid tail by the Mertailor Eric Ducharme. Printed by Graeme Bulcraig at Touch. Special thanks to April Potts of Eglingham Hall & SFX (GB) Ltd for the tank. Text adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, 1836.