Drama out West: Lara Stone

Peter Lindburgh has a winning formula that goes a little something like this: beautiful young model, seasoned male actor, cinematic romance.

Some past works paired Daria Werbowy with David Strathairn, Daphne Groeneveld with Pascal Greggory. The latest: Lara Stone and American actor Fred Ward.

While there’s something inherently captivating about such a pairing – an endless fascination with younger women and older men – the romance in Lindbergh’s shoots isn’t overt nor is it sexual. It’s a romance in setting, and styling, and mood. In a few frames we can only glimpse snippets of a relationship, but in Lindbergh’s cinematic worlds, they always seem equal parts tumultuousness and tenderness.

Lara Stone and Fred Ward

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12
Lara Stone: Vogue China, January '12

With an inkling of 1960s styling by Nicoletta Santoro, this particular affair out West appears in the January 2012 issue of Vogue China. You can view more at the gallery above.

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