There’s an infinite inkwell high above the city

ASOS fur snood, Wilfred wool blazer, Acne sheer tee, BCBGmaxazria lace shorts, Aldo cutout metallic oxfords

A beautiful Italian phrase that stuck with me… “niente accade per caso”, meaning nothing happens by chance. We wanted to shoot on the outskirt of downtown under the monorail in hopes of catching it when it rushes by. I had to go to the bathroom so we stopped in a nearby cafe where we met the store owner who had paintings on the walls of photographs he shot in Vietnam. We’re planning a southeast Asia trip this summer so we ended up talking to him for some time before resuming shooting outside. One of the owners walked out later, saw us, and let us up to the rooftop of the shop building. We came out of the elevator to city lights all around and the monorail beneath us. All this to say… niente accade per caso.

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13 Comments

  1. January 31, 2011 / 8:32 am

    That last photo is ammmmazing!! I love the city scape in the background. xo

  2. January 31, 2011 / 10:32 am

    this outfit is amzining! i am loving the last photo =) x

  3. February 1, 2011 / 4:42 am

    Thats awesome and I agree nothing happens by chance. I love your outfit and the pictures came out great.

  4. February 1, 2011 / 9:57 am

    ah how pretty!! i, too, agree that nothing happens by chance. 🙂

    btw, i was about to buy that exact fur snood from asos. how is the quality??

    &where in southeast asia are you guys planning to go in the summer? how exciting! i'm so jealous! hehe

    see you soon love! hope you had a wonderful weekend <3

    ps. those scallops look soooooo yummy!!!

  5. February 1, 2011 / 1:38 pm

    Hey Carolyn!

    The pictures are beautiful and the city lights are magical! I love this metropolitan scenario.

    I wish you a magical week!

  6. February 1, 2011 / 7:41 pm

    @cindy: it's not bad for how much it is! definitely feels synthetic but isn't uncomfortable or itchy. and we're planning to go to thailand, cambodia, vietnam, singapore, malaysia, and hong kong!

  7. February 1, 2011 / 7:54 pm

    Beautiful pictures! You look amazing!

    The Flower Girl

    X

  8. February 1, 2011 / 8:20 pm

    wow, incredibly gorgeous & well styled photos-looks straight from vogue!

  9. February 2, 2011 / 3:44 am

    gorgeous photos. i love your outfit! xo

  10. February 2, 2011 / 1:05 pm

    beautiful photos!–that last one, amaze!

  11. February 2, 2011 / 1:05 pm

    beautiful photos!–that last one, amaze!

  12. February 4, 2011 / 3:11 am

    love the lighting in these pictures!

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