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Chrysanthemum Lovers

by Nigel L., 23 year old photographer from Paris, France

30 comments · 2 · August 5, 2014


Nigel Lew - Vintage Haori, American Apparel Basic Tee, Vintage Trousers - Chrysanthemum Lovers
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Hey everyone,

So, the last few months have been the most surreal and busy that I have experienced in a very long time. First, (for those of you who don't follow me on Instagram) I went on a trip to San Francisco with my two best friends--probably one of the most amazing experiences in my lifetime so far. Whilst there, I managed to pick up this amazing vintage Haori from a small vendor in Japantown. Second, I went to Las Vegas for my brother's bachelor party which (to say the least) was a very different experience than San Francisco, but a fun one nonetheless. Finally, I traveled back to my hometown for his wedding, and spent time visiting with both close and distant family whom I have not seen in some time.

Ultimately, I want this look to commemorate all of the new and amazing experiences I have had so far this summer, and how they have altered my perspective--as it is a promise to myself of a better and more focused quality of life.

I hope you all continue to follow me in my adventures, and I am glad to be back!
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Jesuswannatouchme .
absolutely perfect

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Meris Canis Lupus
Wow. Kimono, leather, black and white... and the hairstyle! Love everything about this look.
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Rhonnel Tan Santos
this deserves my heart. love this look! you look great
Nigel Lew
Thank-you, Rhonnel :)
it s so freaky fashion this look, i am so high about this
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Ami Kono
Wow, the composition of this photo is amazing :) Love the Haori!
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Joshua  Gonzalez
I love everything about this samurai inspired look!:)
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David  Macham
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Oliver Long
There's something samurai-esque about it, love!!
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