The Vogue Italia March 2012 'Gleaming Mermaid' Shoot is Surreal

By: Rebecca Byers - Published: Apr 2, 2012 • References: mode.newslicious.net and xaxor
Spanish actress and model Astrid Bergès-Frisbey stars in a whimsical shoot for the Vogue Italia March 2012 issue in which the young brunette wears a variety of imaginative, ethereal gowns. The eclectic 'Gleaming Mermaid' shoot features vintage-inspired frocks in bright hues such as pink and yellow, but also in neutral-toned, embellished and understated dresses. The quirky shoot uses a bunch of weird props that add to its surreal element, such as a old birdcage, large pieces of taxidermy, a piano and oil paint portraits.

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was captured by photographer Ellen von Unwerth for the 'Gleaming Mermaid' editorial, with styling by Leith Clark. The Vogue Italia March 2012 issue features supermodel Joan Smalls on the cover, photographed by Steven Meisel.