Liu Wen is one of my absolute favorite models.

She consistently personifies elegance dipped in extravagance.

At once beguiling and aloof,

ever the sophisticate,

transcendent beauty,

and oh! – that mouth!

The August 2012 issue of Vogue Germany

has Liu Wen photographed by

Alexi Lubomirski

in an editorial capturing the mystique

of the far east

Peking Lady

Liu Wen Vogue Germany August 2012

The whole “sea siren” scenario was

getting a little tired and overdone.

Until Alexi Lubomirski shot this spectacular editorial

for Vogue Spain May 2012 issue.

Model Lily Donaldson perfects the sea siren

in designs from fashion houses including

Paco Rabanne, Marchesa, Ralph Lauren, 

Givenchy and Dior,

as styled by Belen Antolin.


Tomohiro Ohashi gives her bombshell beach hair

and makeup artist Tyron Machhausen 

bronzes her to perfection.

A Splash Of Fantasy