With dramatic makeup against Frida Gustavsson‘s porcelain skin and equally dramatic outfits from Jean Paul Gaultier’s archive, there was no need for decorative backdrops in this editorial for Stil Magazine. Instead, the utter starkness of the white background is the perfect compliment. Against it Frida can traverse the eras; moving from glamorous dress to glamorous dress, from echoes of the 1920s to the type of frocks more synonymous with the 1990s.

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They may not be pieces you’ll find easily on the sale rack, but visually it’s a stunning shoot – both for David K. Shields’ photography and for the stunning Frida Gustavsson. You can view it in full by clicking on the thumbnails above.

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