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Nils Vilnis Captures the Seen and the Unseen

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jul 9, 2009   Updated: May 24 2011 • References: vinils.lv and behance.net
Many of us had imaginary friends as children and Nils Vilnis translates this childhood imagination into adulthood for a gorgeous editorial in the June 2009 issue of Latvia fashion magazine Pastaiga.

Each image in Nils Vilnis' editorial features a model surrounded by imaginary friends. It's a beautiful--albeit a bit haunting--tribute to childhood innocence and imagination.

Implications - Models Alina, Maris and Ingmars did an excellent job capturing the essence of having an imaginary friend. Hair was styled by Anita Altmane, who also chose the models' wardrobe for the shoot. The girls can be seen in gorgeous flowery headpieces, pastel colors, floppy sun hats and dresses that are perfect for spring. Not only is the editorial photographically genius, the featured fashion is definitely inspiring.