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February 21, 2009 at 11:10 am
Headlights of a car?
M A Z P E
February 21, 2009 at 11:14 am
wow its not just the fade off on her jeans, its like a twilight, i love her style!http://www.moneasywardrobe.com
February 21, 2009 at 11:23 am
I’ve never seen anyone before that could pull of denim on denim
Isobel Saoirse Dylan
February 21, 2009 at 11:41 am
I wish I look that good in all denim, Love it!
February 21, 2009 at 11:50 am
I love that photo. Especially the light of the car (?) on the bottom And the rain…and the hat…and the lights behind…!
February 21, 2009 at 11:51 am
loved the outfit! specially the boots!nice picxxx
-h of candid cool
February 21, 2009 at 11:52 am
this is very interesting. “they” (whoever “they” are) say denim on denim is such a no-no, but i think she carries it well. there’s a sort of elegance to her.
February 21, 2009 at 12:01 pm
isn’t it winter?
February 21, 2009 at 12:02 pm
I’ve never seen the boyfriend jean worn better than this.
February 21, 2009 at 12:08 pm
Always love the blue jean look.
February 21, 2009 at 12:10 pm
Wow! I’m loving the look.
February 21, 2009 at 12:19 pm
The hat really adds something to the look. Loving her daringness to pair two different denims together!
She looks a bit like Caroline Sieber, too.
the boots and hat make this outfit fabulous!
Sarah*I'm Over It*
February 21, 2009 at 12:20 pm
i usually don’t like the jean tuxedo but it’s working for her. Love her boots!
February 21, 2009 at 12:21 pm
I love this look!!
Denim on denim done perfectly
February 21, 2009 at 12:22 pm
Hey guys,please please tell me where to find such a shirt!!!Thanks!
wow…the rule of not mixing denim has gotten thrown out the window. she looks great.
February 21, 2009 at 12:23 pm
She looks very french to me – with an american twist. Like her shoes, reminds me of dancing shoes – only in black.
February 21, 2009 at 12:29 pm
Very cute weekend look, overall. I love the hat and the boots. Not so crazy about the baggy jeans, though.
February 21, 2009 at 12:44 pm
February 21, 2009 at 12:59 pm
interesting look.. I don’t like the denim on denim but her boots are nice
February 21, 2009 at 1:03 pm
oh i love this outfit! boyfriend jeans with a demin chemise top….lace booties. love it love it!
February 21, 2009 at 1:04 pm
I love this look. To me, it takes confidence to pull this off, yet, she looks so meek at the same time. The hat is great!
February 21, 2009 at 1:10 pm
love it! the boots are brilliant!
we call this a canadian tuxedo
February 21, 2009 at 1:12 pm
Yes! I *knew* the Canadian tuxedo would return to the top of the fashion pyramid one day. (The denim blazer makes it an official three-piece ensemble.)
February 21, 2009 at 1:14 pm
The boots are fantastic, and, with the hat, they elevate the denim into style -mode. Love this.
Ok. I’m off to hit the thrift store now for some comfortable baggy jeans.
February 21, 2009 at 1:20 pm
yeehaaaa – denim overdose ;)boyfriend jeans is a trend i can’t follow… great picture!!
February 21, 2009 at 1:25 pm
Your photographs always amaze me! I love the way her clothing “matches” her posture; the outfit – though unusual – seems so natural on her. And that is what true fashion is about…
February 21, 2009 at 1:27 pm
I just love this ensemble
February 21, 2009 at 1:29 pm
no, NO! i lived through that look once and i can’t do it again!…
February 21, 2009 at 1:47 pm
Great outfit, very retro fabulous. A nod to Molly Ringwald? But she looks so cold and shivery. Brrr…
February 21, 2009 at 1:48 pm
So fantastic! love the denim and tie up boots ahh
February 21, 2009 at 1:50 pm
Surprisingly, I like this look, though I doubt I could pull it off?I would probably do a silk print shirt, something rich in color.
February 21, 2009 at 1:55 pm
Truly loving this look at the moment.Very gold-miner… in a chic manner.
February 21, 2009 at 1:56 pm
She looks cooold without her jacket on. She looks good too, so I guess it’s a worthwhile tradoff ;)
Not a fan of this look to be honest. A bit too 90′s for my taste (denim on denim?) but this woman still manages to pull it off, especially with those boots. The faded colours really suit the light and atmosphere in this shot, too.
February 21, 2009 at 1:58 pm
I like this. It’s almost an Annie-Hall-is-going-to-go-work-in-the-garden kind of look. Except she won’t because she’d get dirty. Maybe if she found the right gloves?
February 21, 2009 at 1:59 pm
2009 Jeans Trend: Boyfriend Jeans!!!Plus this old school denim shirt and Fedora hat.This girl knows how to wear.
February 21, 2009 at 2:00 pm
Blue jeans are radically poetic !
February 21, 2009 at 2:04 pm
a little too “Blossom” for me….
February 21, 2009 at 2:08 pm
I don’t know if I like the pants as much… but I don’t know what else she could wear it all with.
but love the upper half
February 21, 2009 at 2:12 pm
I like itShe is so stylish
February 21, 2009 at 2:17 pm
She reminds me of Punky Brewster.
February 21, 2009 at 2:24 pm
if it weren’t for the hat taking away the costume look i would love it at all. that i being said i love this!
February 21, 2009 at 2:25 pm
bravo….an ode to personal fashion.
February 21, 2009 at 2:28 pm
she looks like sophia coppola. that denim has some feel good vibes to it
February 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm
Horrorshow. She could look good in a burlap sack. This is worse than a burlap sack.
Hadley Gets Crafty
February 21, 2009 at 2:47 pm
Oh, she’s cold! No doubt, she gamely took off her coat so you could capture her outfit! As any sane person would….
She looks adorable, in a very 1970s Diane Keaton kind of way. I especially love her hat.
February 21, 2009 at 2:49 pm
uhhhh…. no. not a good look.
February 21, 2009 at 3:06 pm
interesting.. surprisingly, it really looks good
February 21, 2009 at 3:25 pm
jeans blouses are so popular nowi like the way she wore hers
February 21, 2009 at 3:28 pm
very country style in NYC! lovely photo!
February 21, 2009 at 3:34 pm
February 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm
I want a hat like that
February 21, 2009 at 3:40 pm
Lovely combination of denim, and the hat….
February 21, 2009 at 3:42 pm
I want to say Annie Hall, but I won’t..
February 21, 2009 at 3:56 pm
very cool and independent style.
February 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm
Hannah is Narnia's Closet
February 21, 2009 at 4:32 pm
oh wow! thats how you mix denim! so well done!
February 21, 2009 at 4:38 pm
February 21, 2009 at 4:45 pm
Fab looking boyfriend jeans! Pls try get more jeans in front of your camera!
February 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm
jean shirt is great..
bottom, rolled up pants say ‘hey, my new boots are on display.’ very unnatural..for rain’s sake, roll it down half to provide more authenticity..
like the no belt.
February 21, 2009 at 5:07 pm
I love this. So relaxed and yet still stylish. Love her hat and boots.
February 21, 2009 at 5:08 pm
I love this, so American, but yet so stylish as well. Gotta love her hat and boots!
February 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm
i wouldnt wear jean with jean, but because of some reason she look awsome..!i love the blog, it has a elegant, classy and urban style. congrats, is amazing!!
The Man Who Knew Too Much
February 21, 2009 at 5:41 pm
February 21, 2009 at 5:59 pm
Am I the only one not to love the boots? Think it would look a lot better with brogues personally.
February 21, 2009 at 6:41 pm
So…double denim is back, it seems the 90s are taking over.
February 21, 2009 at 6:51 pm
Thats a Chambray workwear shirt from J. Crew. Chambray is not denim. She Isn’t wearing denim on denim. This look is great. I wear a vintage Japanese chambray workwear shirt with diesel jeans often. I just break up the color with a suiting vest and a worn leather Varvatos belt.
February 21, 2009 at 6:55 pm
i don’t think just anybody could pull this off, but she looks so beautiful!
Andréa - Vanguarda
February 21, 2009 at 6:58 pm
I love jeans!
February 21, 2009 at 7:25 pm
that’s a lovely shot scott, it’s just such a nyc classic! the cabs in the background, the wet, grey street and that glorious faded blue…love her boots.
February 21, 2009 at 7:35 pm
Dexys Midnight Runners in mood.
February 21, 2009 at 7:58 pm
A stylish nod to 1849.She’s digging for gold.
First Lady of MADE
February 21, 2009 at 8:29 pm
she reminds me of Blossom. but she pulls it off 10X better! amazing pic as always.
February 21, 2009 at 8:39 pm
denim on denim!awesomeness
February 21, 2009 at 9:22 pm
is this amy grant circa 1991?
February 21, 2009 at 9:52 pm
I love the nonchalance. The boots are super cool!
February 21, 2009 at 9:54 pm
Love those boots!
February 21, 2009 at 9:57 pm
so impressed with the denim on denim…wow!
February 21, 2009 at 9:59 pm
The photo is so poetic and the subject so beautiful – would we care so much about what she is wearing if the photo wasn’t on a blog about clothes? As it happens what she is wearing is great – long live jeans and boots! Thank you Scott for a lovely image.
February 21, 2009 at 10:01 pm
Individually I don’t like any of the items she’s wearing, with the exception (maybe) of the hat.
But together on her it looks so great! I can’t say what it is…
If I walked past her in the street she would turn my head – and I’m female!
The Burlap Smack
February 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm
I don’t know…I think it’s just the fact that she’s so gorgeous that lets her pull it off, cuz I really dont feel the denim on denim here…
February 21, 2009 at 10:05 pm
she reminds me of blossom! love it.
February 21, 2009 at 10:31 pm
This is a great photo and her clothes work for it – but I don’t think she’d look equally great at all angles. Jeans too baggy and shirt too sloppy.
February 21, 2009 at 10:37 pm
she looks great! looks like the same girl that garance shot not too long ago. anyone know who she is? http://www.garancedore.fr/en/2009/02/16/happy-fashion-week/#comments
February 21, 2009 at 10:51 pm
this is very beautiful girl, could her name be Ashley? i think i know her?
we haven’t seen each other in a long time so i’m not sure.
February 21, 2009 at 10:59 pm
Honestly, I hate it. I think it looks too 90′s. Its best to take certain inspirations from past decades, but not many things especially when incorporating them into one outfit. There is too much with the light denim button up to the faded medium wash jeans. Its too much. She’s pretty though and I like her hat! XOXO http://www.ahauteaparty.blogspot.com
February 22, 2009 at 12:19 am
i simply love her outfit!so denim!
February 22, 2009 at 12:30 am
i agree with tania. this girl is amazing.
February 22, 2009 at 1:59 am
I think it would work better if either the shirt or the pants were less baggy. Two baggies can look sloppy. Nice to see something this casual in NYC.
February 22, 2009 at 2:15 am
sorry for my negativity (i just cant believe how many of you really like this outfit), but i had to say i don’t like it. i just dont get why people roll their jeans up in that unflattering way. someone tell me why!?but i do like the hat =D.ps. can someone get her an umbrella!
February 22, 2009 at 2:29 am
February 22, 2009 at 3:26 am
i completely agree with this amy grant, blossom style. it’s so interesting because the aesthetic of the 90s seemed so un-pleasing at the time, and i’ve always wondered how long it would take for this style to become relevant or new again. growing up (in the 90s) i always thought such a style was frumpy — flowy, undefining flower dresses…big bowly hats with pins on them, jeans everything with a flannel sweatshirt tied around the waist. it’s like anti-body con, which also seemed pretty big at the time. surprise! barely 10 years ago and it’s already chic again. i don’t know, she wears this with an irony that makes me think she is not american, or maybe she is but that’s just the way to wear such a recycled look. in any case, i actually think she looks really nice, except i don’t really get why the jeans are rolled up. this look is definitely nostalgic for the 90s, but with those jeans, she just seems SO current in a kind of cheap way. and the victorian-esque laceups, i don’t think they are appropriate. they just cut off her legs even more. but i think she is really chic.
February 22, 2009 at 4:22 am
It’s not the outfit, which is interesting… at best. It’s the girl, she makes it work. But the poor thing is cold! (A small price to pay to be featured on The Sartorialist, no? :)
February 22, 2009 at 5:57 am
she looks like she's freezing..those boots are killer <3
February 22, 2009 at 7:45 am
Adore this all denim look and I like her hat and laced up booties too!
February 22, 2009 at 8:24 am
Plucky denim girl!
February 22, 2009 at 9:50 am
Oh boy, I see a few hot trends in this picture:
denim shirt and boyfriend jeans…Has it been raining, Scott?
February 22, 2009 at 9:51 am
This makes me think of the 80′s for some reason. I did window display for a small store in a small town in Kentucky but I just remember tons of faded denim and chambray and boots…a bit nostalgic for me. She needs a silver lame bag and some juju beads.
February 22, 2009 at 12:07 pm
Amy grant… hilarious!For what it is, it is done well.I have some deep personal regrets about the oversize, long-rise “boyfriend” jeans I wore back in the day. I’m guessing this girl isn’t old enough to have lived it before…
February 22, 2009 at 12:16 pm
for me she looks like a farmer lost in the city
February 22, 2009 at 12:41 pm
So 80s…she wears it very well. Usually the all-denim look is not appealing, but I’m liking this, the more I look at it.
February 22, 2009 at 2:18 pm
is this sophia coppola?
February 22, 2009 at 2:28 pm
I’m not crazy about the pure denim as it looks a little frumpy, but your photography is incredible.
pretty kitty publishing
February 22, 2009 at 2:43 pm
This look is about the gently worn-in collar. I just love the delicate v-neck it makes and the roll of the sleeves and the pants legs, too. The boots are ultra cool. In fact, the accessories, the fedora, the bag, pull it all together.
February 22, 2009 at 3:03 pm
simply style, she looks really good
February 22, 2009 at 3:45 pm
I simply adore this lady and her outfit. Here is proof that one need not arbitrarily follow fashion “rules” in order to look good. A little creativity and a long look at yourself in a mirror tells you whether or not you can pull off denim pieces together.
February 22, 2009 at 6:29 pm
I remember dressing like this long ago… when I was in high school and before the “denim on denim” look became uncool. For the next 30 years I wouldn’t be caught dead in this kind of outfit. I now, I can’t believe that I’m loving it! It doesn’t mean that I’ll try it again myself, but she looks great.
I think what makes it work is the bagginess of the boyfriend jeans, the nice texture of the shirt and the play on colors and shades.
February 22, 2009 at 7:23 pm
too much denimshe looks like she should be in the country or someting.def not something id wanna try
February 22, 2009 at 7:50 pm
never mind the no-nos about denim with denim…this is exactly the kind of look i love to see. she put it all together perfectly – stylishness without stuffiness. relaxed without being lazy. this is a look to which i aspire.
February 22, 2009 at 8:09 pm
Olive Oyl has the same boots…
February 22, 2009 at 8:53 pm
I’m not a denim person, but I love how she is carrying this look. She looks very comfortable. I’d like to see her jacket on.
February 22, 2009 at 9:08 pm
Loved the outfit too!
February 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm
Who are these people of NYC? So exspressive. So stylish. Great picture
February 22, 2009 at 9:57 pm
Blossom, where’s Six and Joey? Whooaaaa!
February 22, 2009 at 10:30 pm
I hate everything in this except for the hat. I love the hat. I think she makes this look better because she is pretty. Otherwise, I really don’t like what she’s wearing.
February 22, 2009 at 11:03 pm
hmmm… I can’t say I like this, though she probably wears denim with denim better than anyone else I’ve ever seen.
February 22, 2009 at 11:33 pm
Very stylish !!That’s why I’m here
February 23, 2009 at 12:37 am
I love your photo,you look so great on that.Your jeans is so fab,and specially that hat..=)You are so glamorous on your outfit..Hope to see you on my blog too..
February 23, 2009 at 1:16 am
I think it works quite well on her. Interesting light that day as well.
February 23, 2009 at 3:19 am
i usually hate denim-on-denim look but i think her look’s okay. i just don’t understand why the jacket has to be denim too. little to extravaganza for me
February 23, 2009 at 4:09 am
love the boots with all that denim. and the red lips. and the pose. genius.
February 23, 2009 at 6:35 am
i think the feel of boyfriend jeans can be enough. it may not elongate you, but it may give you a swing to your hips or a different way of carrying yourself (for the better) i think that’s what the allure is.
fashion is magical projection ;)
February 23, 2009 at 6:42 am
i love the look!
February 23, 2009 at 8:14 am
nice…an updated Annie Hall.
February 23, 2009 at 8:27 am
I love it!
February 23, 2009 at 9:08 am
Normally I’m not a fan of that sort of look, particularly the rolled jeans, but she definitely makes it work.
February 23, 2009 at 10:53 am
I purchased a men’s denim shirt like that in the 80′s, and I donated recently because I thought for sure I would never wear it again.
I have those boots, similar jeans, fedora, and cross body bag… I kinda like it. hmmm I’m feeling like it needs a scarf as a belt for the jeans because the large field of denim needs to be broken up, IMO.
also looks like a collision between Annie Hall and Katie Holmes.
February 23, 2009 at 11:36 am
she looks amazing. she wears this so well i forgot i ever had a rule about no competing denims!
February 23, 2009 at 12:04 pm
Ahem. Technically, she’s wearing denim with chambray. It takes a Canadian who went to high school in the 70s to be in the know on this one.
Very definitely, Anonymous.
February 23, 2009 at 12:09 pm
Proof positive that it’s not always the clothes, per se, that make the look. This works for her, so who cares about denim on denim?
February 23, 2009 at 12:47 pm
Hat, boots, jeans are very cute. I am getting a very 1992 working at Blockbuster vibe from the shirt. If this girl can make the “Blossom” look work, she’s got style coming out of her pores, though!
February 23, 2009 at 1:01 pm
This is one of those looks where everything–from the red lips to the granny boots–all of it, I would never wear; none of it; but that I love in its entirety and combination on HER. But probably only her.
One of those looks that I can’t take anything from personally other than the reminder that there is so much out there that can look good and yet will never be “my” style.
February 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm
Wonderful. It’s very easy to go wrong with an outfit with pieces of varying proportions like this, especially with denim. But she pulls it off with casual ease. Bravo!
February 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm
Chambray is chambray not denim
February 23, 2009 at 8:08 pm
she kinda looks like the young molly ringwald
February 23, 2009 at 10:06 pm
She looks like an extra in Dexy’s Midnite Runners “Come on Eileen” video. Only much cuter. And she probably smells better.
February 23, 2009 at 10:51 pm
she looks amazing! i would wear this exact look if i knew i could pull it off as well as she can. I love the boots and the natural-looking half-tuck!
MT Days & Nights
February 24, 2009 at 1:54 am
Usually denim on denim scares me, but she looks so cute.
February 24, 2009 at 2:15 am
February 24, 2009 at 6:26 am
This is such a beautiful picture!
February 24, 2009 at 9:13 am
super cool with out looking like a suit
February 24, 2009 at 9:41 am
I adore the whole outfit. In fact, I love the entire photograph.
February 24, 2009 at 10:19 am
Makes me nostalgic for my old demin shirts: where does one find a good denim short any more?
February 24, 2009 at 10:29 am
she works at amarcord, probably one of the best italian vintage store in the city… and yes she has great style… she is also a stylist!
February 24, 2009 at 10:51 am
All these comments and nobody’s figured it out yet. She’s the leader of a Dexy’s Midnight Runners tribute band. Come on, Eileen!
February 24, 2009 at 2:38 pm
What a Jeanious. Thank you Sartorialist. Thank you downtown denim damsel. Finally, denim ‘don’ right.
February 24, 2009 at 5:49 pm
I don’t know if I’m really liking the contrasting denim colors. It’s so BLUE.
February 24, 2009 at 8:58 pm
February 24, 2009 at 10:31 pm
i love it!
A Weekend in The City
February 25, 2009 at 1:44 am
Really very well done.
February 25, 2009 at 8:29 am
vintage!!!boyfriend jeans..love it…
February 26, 2009 at 3:55 pm
She is an incredible designer and stylist, but more importantly, a humble and beautiful person. She told me she pulled this shirt from her boyfriend’s closet last minute before running out the door. That’s how naturally good she is…
March 7, 2009 at 9:47 am
I’d love to see the whole thing with her wearing that coat, too – maybe it adds some much-needed twist to the outfit.
March 16, 2009 at 1:04 pm
I can’t believe it! The part where her coat fades is aligned with where the jeans fade! I know it’s such a minute/random detail, but it makes this picture more unbelievably good than it already is. :p
March 16, 2009 at 7:35 pm
Annie Get Your Gun meets Little House on the Prairie with the Boots…eh.
March 17, 2009 at 7:52 am
Denim on demin done the way it’s meant to be done. I absolutely adore this look.
March 26, 2009 at 12:02 pm
Absolutely wonderful! This photo made me go buy a pair of second-hand-Levi’s 505′s in boyfriend style. This will be revealed to the world at tonights book release party. Hopefully with the same success! :)
March 28, 2009 at 9:06 pm
I love denim on denim done right.And this is to a degree.
But those jeans rolled up?And those jeans with those boots?
I actually feel a bit nauseated.
April 7, 2009 at 9:10 am
Dislike everything except the boots.
April 7, 2009 at 11:30 pm
She reminds me a bit of Sofia Coppola
May 12, 2009 at 6:26 pm
Her lipstick and her laced heeled boots makes it! Beautiful relax
June 4, 2009 at 7:58 am
denim on denim never looked so good before! plus, even some of the most beautiful hollywood starlets can't pull off the boyfriend jeans look like she does!
October 18, 2009 at 8:42 am
wow…. i always thought that denim on denim was the biggest fashion faux pas of all (having always been lectured on the dangers of it) but she looks so…cool, and effortlessly so (how annoying)
October 18, 2009 at 8:30 pm
The piling of denim to denim and looking to fashionable. Wonderful.
October 29, 2009 at 9:30 pm
Denim on Denim ALWAYS looked good! You have all listened to the Fashion Machine.
I too love this look…but I especially love how everyone here cannot get over how she is wearing Denim & Denim.
Denim on Denim was ok to do all through the centuries …since denim was invented.
Think San francisco Gold miners, what did they wear???
Think of the men who built the Empire State Building and all the bridges across the Unted States in the Depression era.
Think…is there anyone who portrayed a sexy ruggedness better than James Dean?
Think the 60's… Think Woodstock ..who didn't wear Levi's and a "workshirt"? It was the anthem of youthful exhuberance and it didn't go away all through the 70's. What did changes was the shape and style of the jeans.
In the 70's when "Designer Jeans" came out (which were Sergio Valente and Gloria Vanderbilt and Jordache in those days) It WAS STILL ok ito wear Jeans with a denim vest to match!
And all through the 80's and 90's it was ok to wear jeans that were acid washed prewashed or stonewashed with denim halters or midriffs or even loosely knitted or croceted denim sweaters and denim boots or pumps!
The United States was actually built on this look and whether it was tried and true faded & frayed or acid washed it used to be ok to do this.
Until ….some "Fashion Expert" in the New Millennium declared this a faux pas. And then everyone declared "Oh my I am breaking the rules". and stopped doing it!
Mean while everyone here is admiring, how good it looks and for a reason!
Because it has always been a great look. I resented that BS "Fashion Faux Pas" crap!!!!
Fashion truly dictates! That's how they get people to follow along like lambs and buy what they are pumping out every season!
Love & Light,
November 15, 2009 at 10:44 pm
i heart sophia coppola
February 10, 2010 at 10:05 am
I don't get why so many are dreading the double denim.
look at how many recent editorials are pushing the look:http://andeverythingandnothing.blogspot.com/2010/02/denim-on-denim-part-deux.html
and it was a staple for many in the music scene in the 60s and 70s. See my post, Denim on Denim, the third: looking back. http://andeverythingandnothing.blogspot.com/2010/02/denim-on-denim-third-looking-back.html
February 6, 2011 at 1:38 pm
This denim on denim could have been trashy cowgirl, but it works perfectly. The two tones balanced with a fedora and killer heels set off by the extra pop of lipstick creates a whole new look.xxx