Pictured: The spectacular traditional clothes of Mongolian Nomads are showcased in a series of beguiling portrait shots. These brightly coloured and bejewelled garments are handed down through generations.
Freelance photographer Alessandra Meniconzi travelled from her home in Lugano, Switzerland, to Central Mongolia to set up the shoot. Ms Meniconzi said: "In the past the kings and queens and royalty of the Mongolian nomads used to wear these traditional clothes which are decorated with the beautiful jewels. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS