Highly theatrical, this Numero China November 2012 editorial story features a captivating sense of duality.

Model Franzi Mueller shows off acting skills as she brings a spellbinding feel to this winter fashion spread. The garment story adheres to showcases a makeshift urban armor, with pieces that are form-fitting and fierce in leather and bold embellishments. Stylist Jason Leung composed each look with pieces by Azzedine Alaïa, Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent, all fashion houses known for a distinctive approach to design.

Photographer Jan Welters pushes this sartorially poetic editorial to new levels of chic with his talent for creating visually striking images. There are contrasting frames in the negative scale that add depth and showcase each garment creation with avant-garde aestheticism.