76 comments

  1. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 9:47 am

    OMG!!! that’s how individual STYLE is born. How old is she anyway? She looks 12/13…

    Great background and picture!

  2. sixfive

    November 17, 2008 at 10:02 am

    incredible photo.

  3. The Man Who Knew Too Much

    November 17, 2008 at 10:02 am

    Interesting sneakers she got. Love the outfit, but the coat is maybe a little bit too much. (Although I can imagine it is becoming cold in Paris now.

  4. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 10:11 am

    wow. pretty unusual look. strange. but somehow it works.

  5. Carolina Lange

    November 17, 2008 at 10:20 am

    She looks great! Love the coat ande the mini dress!

  6. Hyakoukoune

    November 17, 2008 at 10:37 am

    Rhooa ! On dirait un petit écureuil !
    Lovely clothes assemblage !

  7. mi moleskine y yo

    November 17, 2008 at 10:45 am

    Am I the only one who don’t like her style??

  8. beths

    November 17, 2008 at 11:19 am

    Love the figure with coat against that background!

  9. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 11:44 am

    pretty cool! i just hope it’s not real fur, that would be sad if it is.

  10. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 11:53 am

    Love the top half and the coat.. but what the heck is the bottom half doing? Looks as if it belonged to another outfit…

  11. TEXTSTYLES

    November 17, 2008 at 12:16 pm

    i love it
    it’s like a deleted scene from the cutting floor of Star Wars
    loves

  12. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 12:16 pm

    Narnia!

  13. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 12:17 pm

    I love how the color of her hair blends in with the coat! Just fabulous!

  14. Lemming Lime

    November 17, 2008 at 12:26 pm

    comfy boho

  15. Iheartfashion

    November 17, 2008 at 12:57 pm

    She’s got an ethereal pixie quality to her, but the sneakers ruin it for me.

  16. suzanne nelson

    November 17, 2008 at 1:02 pm

    SO cool!! goes to show some people are just born with what it takes to have great style. thanks for posting, Sart, Happy Monday!

  17. Whathehelle Fontenelle

    November 17, 2008 at 1:03 pm

    What are her pumps? Nice.

  18. some gal

    November 17, 2008 at 1:24 pm

    the leggings, the ankle socks and the shoes truly ruin the look.

  19. Elementality: Evan's PR blog entries

    November 17, 2008 at 2:18 pm

    Not on purpose. there are times when people are being fashionable, and other times when they simply have nothing else to wear…

  20. Isobel Saoirse Dylan

    November 17, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    So urban and cool, but the jacket is too much.

  21. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 3:19 pm

    Looks like some manga character…

    I would never try this all, but is is so pleasant to see

  22. RyLag, URI Student

    November 17, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    this is fantastic! absolutely loving the coat.. i think its genius how she paired it with the sneakers.. mixing the sheek with the grunge gives it a defiant feel, like she is challenging someone to question her fashion choices.. the coat wouldnt be nearly as memorable for me if it wasnt paird with the sneakers.

    and the backdrop on the photo is absolutely GORGEOUS.

    probably my favorite picture on this site to date. love love love.

    props sart.

  23. whyioughtta

    November 17, 2008 at 3:50 pm

    The way the hood frames her face and works with her hair is magical. Not a big fan of the whole thing, but that part is beautiful. You have a great eye for spotting it!

  24. NikkiJoon

    November 17, 2008 at 4:30 pm

    this is not style. this is fashion overkill. you can’t just throw on a bunch of random stuff because you have not done laundry and be stylish. it is an art and she does not achieve style. her leggings and top are average pieces that everyone is wearing right now, the coat is nice but not suitable for the outfit, and don’t even get me started on the shoes. i don’t mean to sound so negative but i work in the fashion industry and this is just bogus.

  25. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 4:41 pm

    um, wow.. amazing.

  26. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    Seriously?

  27. kermit72

    November 17, 2008 at 6:40 pm

    I love this, even the coat that looks like it could have been made out of a whole zoo of marmots. I hope not. I don’t know anyone who could carry this off, but she does. Its so kooky.

  28. The Life and Times of a Southern Foodie

    November 17, 2008 at 6:46 pm

    nope

    kitchen sink design statement

    if its cold enough for fur then it’s cold enough to wear stocking or socks, at least.

    This looses all the way around.

  29. Sisi et JoJo

    November 17, 2008 at 6:50 pm

    She’s actually 19, we went to high school with her. She’s studying university in France now though. She always had an amazing sense of style.

  30. jensenn

    November 17, 2008 at 8:23 pm

    everything about just fits. shes got style. and if you take any one single thing off of that outfit. i guarantee that it would not have made this blog.

  31. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 9:18 pm

    I love the coat and how it matches her hair. The print of her tunic goes really well with it, but I'm not crazy about the piece itself – maybe if it were knee length or long and worn with tights & boots.

    I don't like the leggings or shoes. But she is super cute, and it's not awful.

  32. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 9:22 pm

    Awesome.

  33. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 9:35 pm

    For real?

    Wait…for real?!!?

  34. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 9:36 pm

    love it as a whole
    the wild child, france 2008

  35. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 10:06 pm

    I will forgive her outfit for her young-ness. the time we all make fashion mistakes. The shoes and ankle socks are – (sorry but…) – awful!!! so unflattering. I wish white ankle socks could be banned from any use other then sports.

  36. Artemis

    November 17, 2008 at 10:22 pm

    the modern french yeti

  37. Sebri

    November 17, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    Yeah no way guys. I love the photo just like I loved some pictures of natural disasters that were taken but that does not mean I love the actual outfit. I don’t think I would ever like the fur. But the other individual pieces are ok just not together. I mean ankle socks, come on.

  38. Anonymous

    November 17, 2008 at 10:30 pm

    is no one else getting Princess Mononoke from this?

    still amazing nonetheless. SHE WORKS IT.

  39. Mavis

    November 17, 2008 at 10:59 pm

    hah she looks like a tribal yeti

  40. J.

    November 18, 2008 at 12:03 am

    ew fur. Cool sneakers though and a very pretty girl. Background is the best part though.

  41. dwashington314@gmail.com

    November 18, 2008 at 12:08 am

    Nanook of Le Marais.

    Fab.

  42. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 1:16 am

    Nanook of the hood!

  43. Rayan

    November 18, 2008 at 2:20 am

    no likie.

  44. Faith

    November 18, 2008 at 2:34 am

    I did a double-take; I bought a very similar tunic/dress at Forever 21 early this spring.

  45. Barbara

    November 18, 2008 at 3:14 am

    No, really! Tacky tacky tacky. I agree with the person who wondered if she had anything else to wear… Cute little face, though, she looks straight out of Dr Seuss – the Grinch!

  46. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 4:04 am

    No, no, no

  47. nonpareil

    November 18, 2008 at 4:21 am

    OMG. i know her. she’s 19, and she has always had the most eclectic style. love it or hate it, katia is too cool to care anyway…

  48. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 6:21 am

    What a babe.

  49. jason lyon

    November 18, 2008 at 6:57 am

    I love her. love. AND it is odd because I abhor 1920s cotton repro dresses (too A&F) as well as too short leggings, and dresses over leggings, and "I'm always board in class so I doodle on my sneakers" sneakers, oh yeah and ankle socks too. BUT I love "her" that face owns it all. She makes it all work because she's young and doesn't know better so it is all fresh to her.

    Oh yeah, the Foxy Cleopatra fur, needless to say, a great replacement for the dowdy pilled knit cardi this outfit is usually seen with.

  50. ellereid

    November 18, 2008 at 7:31 am

    what a minx!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! babe you look like a cuddly bear.
    come home Katia, stop walking the back sts of paris.
    eli says HI

  51. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 8:14 am

    what a great, individual, freaky style!
    her hair belongs to this coat.
    it is great how sometimes elements that wouldn´t work together in theory end up making a great outfit.
    good spotted!

  52. feeeeee

    November 18, 2008 at 8:17 am

    oh my gosh! i have that dress!!

  53. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 8:18 am

    Not a fan of fur, but I love the way it blends with her hair. Very Renoir.

  54. greavesdesign

    November 18, 2008 at 8:52 am

    she is young. probably not a lot of money. is not trying to please anybody. she is not TRYING to put together a fashion statement.
    (she reminds me a lot of my daughter)…

    her natural, gorgeous face framed by the hood is stunning.

    I love it.

  55. Caterina

    November 18, 2008 at 9:02 am

    oh funny, that little eskimo makes me laugh!
    her hair looks so furry, and of course the background does a lot for her.
    the shoes/socks .. hmmm, dont know. but honestly, what kind of shoes would fit better than those?

  56. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 10:11 am

    LOL!! It reminds me of an episode of “I Love Lucy” where Ethel in an effort to disguise herself as an exotic beauty combines American Indian, Eskimo, and Asian costumes to come up with an outfit that Fred will not recognize her in. This outfit certainly is pretty individual and unique, thank goodness.

  57. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 10:43 am

    this is amazing.
    look how gorgeously her hair sits beneath that hood.
    one of the best i’ve seen on here.

    gahhh!

  58. john benjamin pritchett

    November 18, 2008 at 10:59 am

    I love it! So individual. What a great look.
    Amazing that her shoes match the background. Wow!
    Great photo!

  59. Hugo

    November 18, 2008 at 11:31 am

    HAHAHR wow. I miss you babe. :( L

  60. Rob Laliberte

    November 18, 2008 at 3:17 pm

    Cute.

  61. susand

    November 18, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    Anouk of the North….
    I say the shoes need rethinking…..

  62. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    hmm, No!

  63. Erin

    November 18, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    Totally amazing. Probably one of my favorite Sartorialist photos ever ever ever

  64. lucy t

    November 18, 2008 at 9:42 pm

    where is she going? beautiful girl

  65. Anonymous

    November 19, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    This reminds of my own student youth in Vienna some 40 years ago. But I combined fur and innocence with leather loafers or boots.

  66. Anonymous

    November 19, 2008 at 3:29 pm

    The whole outfit must have cost her $50 bucks. Clothes + Ebay = priceless. I love this time period of “Vintage”. Vintage 2008 and beyond…the time period celebrities and ordinary people paired $2 white tees with $1400 shoes. You could say people are bored….ACTUALLY you can say that. Vanity has turned BORING…overabundance has turned SOUR. The only thing worth watching is COUTURE. Because who is crazy enough to spend $30,000 on a dress while children are still dying of starvation in Africa. Jeans and T-shirt = Originality + Communism. I rest my case….

  67. CULTURE CREATORS

    November 19, 2008 at 4:38 pm

    This is great. I love the layering…

    xCC

  68. max plenke

    November 19, 2008 at 6:44 pm

    Looking at Parisian girls always makes me regret my choice to stay in the states.

  69. don

    November 21, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    Fantastic … love the whole look, it reminds me of a young Bjork. She’s beautiful too, amazing facial features.

  70. alison

    November 23, 2008 at 5:00 pm

    i have the exact same dress!but i would have never thought of wearing it in this combination,probably looks awkward on me 2
    but it works on her!..maybe except the shoes

  71. hello.hello.

    November 25, 2008 at 4:58 am

    that coat is incredible!!! and her shoes and jumpsuit/dress fits perfectly, oh what a cool outfit!

  72. Anonymous

    November 27, 2008 at 7:18 am

    australians in paris!!

  73. Stefanh

    December 4, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    Yes! Very björk-esque.
    Awesome.

  74. Replica Wholesales

    December 7, 2008 at 8:38 am

    nice dress…

  75. Tim McFarlane

    September 5, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    Great photo, but I don't really like what she's wearing. The coat seems a bit much, but I guess its keeping her warm…

  76. MAIALA

    January 21, 2012 at 1:01 am

    And then the colours start creeping in. Just in time for spring. xxx
    MAIALA
    http://www.maialathel.com
    Twitter:@mai_ala

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