Model Laura Kampman is not the typical widow in the W Korea November 2012 editorial. In place of a simple and modest black ensemble, she shows off her loss in a much more dramatic way. From stunning mesh fascinators to shimmering sequinned dresses and purple dyed hair, a reader would easily assume that her character is part of the fashion industry in some form or another.
The W Korea November 2012 editorial was shot by photographer Philip Riches in a 16th century Veneto villa. The Netherlander beauty was styled by fashion editor Woo Lee, who focused on modernizing typical funeral fashion in a glamorous and slightly grunge way. Posing alongside male model Spiros, a narrative is introduced in which Kampman rediscovers her inner passions. Hairstylist Hester Wernert and makeup artist Miriam Langellotti finished the looks.
Stats for Dramatic Mourning Fashion
Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 25,393 clicks in 182 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: W Korea November 2012
Related: 116 examples / 89 photos
Segment: Females, 18-55
Comparison Set: 42 similar articles, including: fierce fatale photography, sophisticated sepia photoshoots, and opulent baroque photography.
Dramatic Mourning Fashion
More Stats +/-
Sophisticated Sepia Photoshoots
Fierce Fatale Photography
Opulent Baroque Photography
Retro Red Fashion
Minimalist 60s-Inspired Editorials