Flashing a glance back to our March 2003, The Beach Issue.
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The ‘singing sands’ at Rio were first reported by Charles Darwin during his 1832 voyage on The Beagle. This rare phenomenon occurs when equal sized sand grains of quartz are moved against each other by wind and tides, creating a musical sound. The ‘singing’ is said to resemble the hum of gentle brass horns. The only thing that stops this noise is pollution; most similar beaches have been silenced by their accumulation of rubbish…
From left. Look one: Bernardo wears shorts Emporio Armani. Bruna wears bra and shorts Missoni. Shoes Givenchy. Look two: Bernardo wears shirt Paul Smith. Trunks Prada. Bruna wears bra and knickers D&G Underwear. Alessandra wears shirt Paul Smith. Trunks Valentino. Look three: Bernardo wears underwear Calvin Klein. Bruna wears bra and shorts Miu Miu. Alessandro wears underwear Diesel. Jeans on bed e-Play. Trainers on floor Adidas.
Photography: Michael Roberts
Styling: Andrea Tenerani
Originally appeared in The Beach Issue, March 2003.