Where one thing ends is a new beginning… Where the edge of the precipice meets the abyss is a world of its own, filled with the roar of silence and the blinding brilliance of oblivion. There’s beauty even in emptiness, in not knowing what lies beyond.
Ultima Thule by James Broadhurst is a journey to the edge of the known world; where civilisation is yet to sully the crystal waters, disturb the sleeping sands or chart every boundary with the cartographer’s pen. The sole inhabitant of this fictional place – played by model Cassie – is at once intense and rhapsodical. Beyond the end of the earth is untouched and unattainable; a line to be stepped over, both a form of captivity and the ultimate freedom.
Chloe Christos’ styling is dark and mythical like the unknown land of Ultima Thule, contrasting Cassie’s blonde hair, baring her face to the ocean breeze while wrapping her shoulders in wool coats and her feet in the boots of an adventurer. With a shimmer of bronze makeup by Kaori Harigae adding to the intensity of her eyes, and free-flowing hairstyling by Elly Hanson catching every northern wind that sweeps across the rocks, Cassie is beautifully caught between the known world and the mystery of what lies beyond it.
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