It's hard to describe why murderous What Lies Beneath is as captivating as is, given that the subject matter is incredibly creepy. Mert & Marcus photographed this editorial for the latest Love Magazine, choosing to immortalize the image of drown young adults.
It must be the expression of human fragility through the pale and elegant representation of these lifeless bodies. Katie Grand styled the shoot with minimal clothing comprising mostly underwear and see-through white shirts. The beauty of the male and female form are thus celebrated at the moment of certain death.
Kristen McMenamy and Lara Stone are two of the models featured in the dark and icy What Lies Beneath. They're sprawled breathlessly in the shallow water of a swap, amidst the bullrushes on the shore and bound tightly from ropes that hand from mangled tree branches above.