Alyona Subbotina takes a glamorous tumble in ‘An Accidental Fall’ editorial for Vogue Italia Talents 2013 photographed by An Le. The model drapes her lithe body over barren landscapes and rocky terrain.

The shoot, which is accompanied by a video, was styled by talented designer Phuong My. My placed Subbotina in glittery, embroidered taffeta gowns, which contrasted sharply with her gloomy – yet still hauntingly beautiful -- surroundings. The video enhances the melancholy vibe by setting evocative, operatic music while Subbotina writhes around.

The couture gowns offer a nice juxtaposition to the awe-inspiring nature. The sorrowful nature of this Vogue Italia Talents spread evokes a curious emotion in its viewers; it certainly set me into one of those who-am-I-and-what-does-it-mean-to-be-alive contemplative moods.