With LA being in the midst of a late-year heat wave, the thought of this Numero China fashion spread, located in the scorching desert at Salvation Mountain makes me sweat rainbows. While I’d rather be immersing myself in images of cold, crystal blue waters, pina coladas by the pool, skimpy bikinis and late-night skinny dipping, I can’t help but find myself drawn to this subtly magnetic editorial. Having braved the heat and ventured through Salvation Mountain’s art-filled religious grounds before, I am well aware of the magic it holds. Covered in the brightest of colors, set upon the rockiest of terrains and surrounded by the most hopeful and inspiring of messages, SM allows for the mind to wander…

Numéro China August 2014 issue :

 

Editorial : Salvation

 

Model : Auguste Abeliunaite

 

Photographer : Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello

 

Styling : Samuel Francois

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