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Gallery: Chiang Mai's laidback street style
Far from trend-conscious Bangkok, residents in Thailand's notoriously carefree north pose for the camera and share what it is they love about their city
Chiang Mai might be Thailand's "second city" but it's about as far from trend-conscious, shopping-mall-mad Bangkok as one can get.
Adored for its laid back pace of life and friendly locals, Chiang Mai attracts thousands of Bangkokians every cool season -- December to February -- with its mountainous breezes, delicious northern cuisine and thriving arts scene.
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We hit the streets for a look at what styles the locals are rocking and to ask them what is it that keeps them in Chiang Mai.