Tim Walker channels the occult in great new shoot for Vogue

Date
17 April 2015
Reading Time
1 minute read

As It’s Nice That’s resident fashion expert (ahem) I know a strong editorial shoot when I see one, and this one for Vogue’s May edition is as good as they get. In it you’ll see Karen Elson wearing all manner of clothing by various clothes-makers – all of which look stunning. But stuff the outfits, this is all about the locations and the luxurious referencing of south Asian iconography. Tim, Samantha Bryant and Duffy travelled all the way to Bhutan to shoot Karen in the Himalayas alongside a supporting cast of masked imps and Bhutanese locals, weaving a surreal narrative of pagan mysticism and evoking an atmosphere akin to the hippie trail.

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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Tim Walker: Karen Elson for Vogue May 2015

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James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and came back in summer of 2012 to work online and latterly as Print Editor, before leaving in May 2015.

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