146 comments

  1. K...

    December 6, 2007 at 8:44 am

    Isn’t that the girl from the Banana Republic ads? Jessica something or other? I would kill for her hair.

  2. Deja Pseu

    December 6, 2007 at 8:47 am

    I really love the combo of the white coat and leopard bag! I never would have thought to put these together. I have to wonder if the legs and toes aren’t a bit cold, though.

  3. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 8:53 am

    Is that Jessica Joffe? She looks lovely, although her hair looks a little lighter than normal? It’s a gorgeous contrast to the white, though!

  4. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 8:56 am

    mhhhhm, that’s Jessica Joffe, right? the journalist’s daughter. a beautiful German – that’s SUCH an exception!

  5. J

    December 6, 2007 at 9:11 am

    wonderful hair color

  6. Alice Olive

    December 6, 2007 at 9:13 am

    Another fabulous colour against red hair – soft winter white.

  7. Alicia

    December 6, 2007 at 9:16 am

    You always find the best gingers. I officially want red hair. :)

    She got the proportion of skirt and coat just right, and the slingbacks give her so much leg. I love the splash of red in the toes and lips. I like the touch of animal print.

    THis picture is especially interesting as this girl illustrates how to use animal prints with discression, while the girl directly behind her is covered in it. (Though I do think I like her total outfit…)

    And you can’t beat the expression on her face. She exudes confidence.

  8. Simone S.

    December 6, 2007 at 9:19 am

    I personally like the gal behind her too (sans hippie pants) leopard skin and red go so well together…maybe next time with a skirt and heels?

  9. Carolina Lange

    December 6, 2007 at 9:20 am

    I love everything about her look! The caot, the shoes, the bag and her beautiful hair!

  10. editor

    December 6, 2007 at 9:50 am

    ow – i’m freezing just looking at her bare legs and feet!
    but this is the best picture of her that i’ve seen – which is saying a lot since she has worked as a model.
    the black sleeve is distracting me though – i’m sure the contrast is very nice when the coat is off, and keeps the shoes from being too spring, but i think i would have preferred the black to peek out at the hem, rather than the sleeve.

  11. Miss Cynthia Bell

    December 6, 2007 at 9:51 am

    She is very beautiful and looks extremely classy. However…the dead of winter and wearing open toe shoes and bare legs? Crazy!

  12. reew

    December 6, 2007 at 9:57 am

    Her hair.. beautiful :)
    I don’t like her shoes, but the rest is great. Minimalistic coat and a bit eccentric handbag are nice combination.

  13. Abby

    December 6, 2007 at 9:58 am

    what about the girl behind her?! love the leopard coat, belt, wide pants, heels.

  14. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 9:59 am

    that coat is gorgeous! I especially love how she echoed the dark-purple-black button with the lighter metallic violet on the bag’s chain strap. Stunning!

  15. IHeartNY

    December 6, 2007 at 10:00 am

    Isnt’ she freezing with those bare legs?? It was crazy cold yesterday in the city…

  16. The Sartorialist

    December 6, 2007 at 10:08 am

    she was walking out of a boutique party and she jumped right into a car.

    If she was cold it was not for very long.

  17. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:11 am

    jessica joffe. not sure how i feel about her “no tights” hi its 40 degrees out look. the outfit is beautiful minus the bag, i would prefer to see something simple with out the leopard spots and metal chain, and a smile would certainly brighten anyones day.

  18. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:14 am

    1) Brrrrrr.
    2) Lovin’ the leopard.
    3) Smile :)

  19. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:17 am

    She “owns” her beauty and clothes. I sympathize with the comment that the black sleeve is out of place, but I think the irregularity of it personalizes her look in a way that nothing else she is wearing does, and enhances her air of confidence.

  20. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:19 am

    Brrr. Her little red tootsies might need a cab ride before they turn blue…

  21. wear palettes

    December 6, 2007 at 10:26 am

    the orange hair with the purple little chain: perfect.

  22. landis smithers

    December 6, 2007 at 10:28 am

    ok, that’s cheating.

    she’s ALWAYS gorgeous. and tasteful.

  23. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:29 am

    To anon 8:56 AM: again, what is the exception there? that a journalist’s daughter is beautiful, or that the journalist is German… oh, right.
    I love the composition with the girl in the back, with the animal prints as thematic link between those two very different looks.

  24. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:43 am

    re anonymous 8.56
    bit of a sweeping statement don’t you think?

  25. Gabriela

    December 6, 2007 at 10:49 am

    Beautiful! Great shoes, clors and proportions. This is such a wonderful look… for Spring!

  26. Eleanor

    December 6, 2007 at 10:52 am

    Wow, I rarely see a white coat pulled off so well. I think it’s the hair, and the perfect amount of off-white skirt showing at the bottom. Also, the bag adds a fun touch. Very nice.

  27. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 11:05 am

    Didn’t she do a spread on tartan in Domino last issue?

  28. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 11:11 am

    Interesting that she is now modeling for J.Crew catalogs, especially since she did B. Rep. last year.

    I adore those shoes and coat, but something about her expression says cold, calculating bitch.

  29. Deb

    December 6, 2007 at 11:26 am

    Love the bag with the coat and her hair. Does anyone know the maker/designer of the purse? I covet it greatly.

  30. jenny

    December 6, 2007 at 11:36 am

    What a fabulous look! The bag against the coat.. and especially the hair!

  31. soignee

    December 6, 2007 at 11:42 am

    isn’t that genevieve roth behind her?

  32. mcqueen

    December 6, 2007 at 11:52 am

    Babe.

  33. ArtfulSub

    December 6, 2007 at 12:06 pm

    I was advised to visit here by MOI of “Bite the Apple” fame. These pictures are examples of GOOD clothing, right?

    I thought the “narrow view” picture was hideous, but…

  34. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 12:11 pm

    I’m loving the girl behind her too. Sure it could be seen as “obvious”, but I think it is a bold choice… love the wide leg jeans and the red belt. It has a totally fun 70′s feel to it.

  35. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 12:26 pm

    Unbelievably fetching and such a classic, timeless look.

  36. Jessica Joan

    December 6, 2007 at 12:29 pm

    she looks fabulous albeit miserable. it has be brutally cold in New York the past few days.

  37. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 12:39 pm

    Stunning! Like other posters I’m inspired to try her combo. I do wear leopard and white together on a regular basis (like…yesterday!) but now I’ll throw in some purple accessories.

  38. hyp

    December 6, 2007 at 12:44 pm

    it must be nice (re: the car)

    i also prefer the girl behind her

    i don’t know jj looks too uptown despite the bag

  39. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 12:54 pm

    I hate to say it (actually no, I don’t) – she looks miserable! I’m much more interested in the woman behind her. Leopard coat, wide jeans, and red accents. Faboo.

  40. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 1:02 pm

    Have you ever thought of visiting an obscure city (like, let’s say… Cincinnati) and trying to find stylish people there? I think it would be a great idea. Road Tripping with the Sartorialist, no?

  41. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    Ooooo I like it!
    My mother always said that any women with class does not wear animal print…however, a small accent to an outfit (such as the bag), looks rather exotic.
    Had I seen her on the street yesterday I would have been horrified by the bare legs though, and probably completely distracted from the loveliness of the ensemble, (It was snowing in the NYC off and on all day)..

  42. lady is a tramp

    December 6, 2007 at 1:15 pm

    lady behind her is completely stealing the scene. i love it.

  43. Iheartfashion

    December 6, 2007 at 1:15 pm

    Odd that Jessica Joffe looks so stiff in the Banana ads, but much more beautiful in real life, as she frequently appears in the party pages. Maybe you should be shooting for BR, Sart! You’ve absolutely captured her. I love the color of her hair against the coat and combined with the animal print. Did she and Genevieve Jones (in the leopard coat?) coordinate? Anyway, It makes a nice composition!

  44. The Sporting Life Society

    December 6, 2007 at 1:20 pm

    …It trips me out that people even think about the woman in the picture being cold. Who cares if she’s cold? She dressed herself! In fact, I think she looks HOT. Her shoes probably hurt her back and feet, and maybe her underwear’s riding up, and her bra’s digging into her side, etc…Who cares? Would we rather see her in some velour sweats and Ugg boots? Fashion hurts!

    here’s what Oscar had to say…”Good manners are not about dressing—a man can be dressed in the most unfortunate way and be a perfect gentleman—it’s just a shame that we’re losing a sense of decorum. People live life at such a quick pace now, but it really doesn’t take any extra time to do things in a proper way. Maybe it’s easier to put on sloppy pants and a sloppy shirt and a pair of shoes that haven’t been cleaned. It takes effort to have your pants pressed, your shirt neat, your shoes shined.”

  45. amed studio

    December 6, 2007 at 1:31 pm

    I find it amusing that commenters have focused so much on the impracticality of wearing bare legs in the winter rather than the impracticality of wearing a pale coat in the city. Obviously, any woman who wears a snow white coat in a dirty urban environment cares not for such prosaic matters.

    I’m more intrigued by the photo’s juxtaposition of the lady’s luminous cat-like stare and the ocelot print bag (it’s ocelot, not leopard; and btw, the young lady in the background is also not wearing leopard – that’s cheetah). It’s almost as if she carries the bag as a token of her true form, like Miss Kitka on Batman.

    One final observation brought on by the lady’s somewhat striking resemblance to Tilda Swinton, and meant to cast no aspersion on the lady’s character: If there were an episode of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia tales that took place in modern New York City, isn’t this what the White Witch would be wearing?

  46. Paul Pincus

    December 6, 2007 at 1:35 pm

    She’s perfection.

  47. Suzanna Mars

    December 6, 2007 at 1:42 pm

    She’s perfect, even if she does have a driver.

    That coat has wonderfully clean geometry and efficiency. There’s a “Snow Queen” vibe to her that is very appealing.

    The juxtaposition of her bag against the background faux fur is amusing–king of the jungle-ish.

  48. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 1:45 pm

    I think she looks really angry. If I passed her on the street and she looked at me like this, I might cower in fear.

    Clothes are great though. I would switch out the open toe shoes for some tall light-colored boots, but only to keep my legs warm.

  49. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 1:50 pm

    Such enviable hair. Love how she wears an overtly feminine look like a shield almost, she appears protected from the elements by it. Beautiful shot.

  50. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 2:03 pm

    Just a fantastic coat. It’s tough to find a coat that’s so well cut. And she knows how to balance colors…. the light color in her bag is perfect with her hair… the dark color in the bag is perfect with the buttons on the coat. The whole thing is great.

  51. Carrick

    December 6, 2007 at 2:23 pm

    OMG, that coat is SO gorgeous. Sleekly and simply elegant.

  52. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 2:27 pm

    it’s jessica joffe!

  53. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 2:35 pm

    “Très soignée!”

    I felt the need to say it in French because she seems France fresh!

    Very nice (despite the peep toe shoes…the red toenails saved it)!

    mltt

  54. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 2:46 pm

    this isn’t very interesting to me. it’s a model wearing an outfit that looks straight out of lucky magazine…

    the woman behind her is much more fashionably daring and winter-appropriate.

  55. suddii

    December 6, 2007 at 2:51 pm

    What a lovely coat. I wouldn’t dare wearing a white coat just because it wouldn’t be white for so long.

  56. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 3:04 pm

    What a classy, classic coat! Do you think you could wear tights with this outfit to make it warmer, and if so, what color?

  57. ricpic

    December 6, 2007 at 3:23 pm

    This woman could wear a triple X flour bag and look good. A classic beauty.

  58. zazie

    December 6, 2007 at 3:26 pm

    i`m glad she jumped into a car…her legs are obviously getting blue:))

  59. Anca

    December 6, 2007 at 3:30 pm

    the shoes are great and also the perfect coat&skirt length.. but the bag? i think i ‘ll pass ..

    not to say a word about the young lady in the back.. red,leopard, jeans and heels? mhmmmm..

  60. Avril Marchegiano

    December 6, 2007 at 3:38 pm

    omg, her coat. And actually, I lover her hair colour even more….

  61. Erin

    December 6, 2007 at 3:39 pm

    I’m with Abby… I’m loving the Leopard girl in the background!!
    Both are gorgeous!!

  62. Peter

    December 6, 2007 at 3:40 pm

    was that woman in the background with the leopard coat purely coincidental?

  63. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 3:43 pm

    I like the girl in the photo. I have also thought much about this commenting business. Seems to me that you favor much all the positive commenting and that disturbs me somewhat. I have decided not to comment your pictures in the future,it is fustrating to have left you a well written comment that never reaches publishing.I wish you all the good in future.

  64. fanciestofpants

    December 6, 2007 at 3:50 pm

    she is wonderful, but i hope you got the girl behind her, and you just have not posted it yet!!! that coat with the red belt!!!???? come on!!!

  65. rebeccacalvetti

    December 6, 2007 at 4:02 pm

    Love her look in general, and isn’t that just the prettiest shade of red….but I wish the bag were ocelot print and not leopard print. Ocelot is so much prettier!

  66. Paul Pincus

    December 6, 2007 at 4:26 pm

    Wow…I just read through all 65 comments…I don’t remember ever sensing such overt envy over any of your other subjects or posts!

  67. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 4:29 pm

    what a perfect photo! the girl in the background has a great coat/belt too – but I am impressed by the difference that a skirt vs. jeans makes. How I WISH the other lady had been wearing a dress or skirt as well!

    *looks down at own jeans-clad legs*

    mmm. maybe I’m not one to talk. :)

    I support you, sart, in keeping all of the good comments. People don’t get to be jerks to strangers just because they are strangers. This blog is to inspire us and make us happy, not a place for us to knock of people who dress in a way we find unappealing.

  68. daniqueconijn

    December 6, 2007 at 4:37 pm

    cool shoes and cool pose and cool hair and..
    she’s just cool!!
    i want red hair

  69. chiccloset

    December 6, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    She looks like that girl who Sart had taken photos of before- its under his Favourites- girl on the bike?

    Anyway, GOREGOUS look! Red haid looks so good against cream!

  70. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 4:57 pm

    I was in the queue with her at JFK in May this year and I noticed how beautifl her face was…..she looks very celtic like she could be from Galway.

    I like her outfit here – the marni shoes make it look at bit cooler and less D&G (what with the white and leopard print)……

    Get some more of her…..she is a very stylish girl.

  71. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 5:11 pm

    interesting…paul pincus commented on the “overt envy” of the posts regarding this photo- precisely what I felt upon viewing this image. Not the norm for this viewer, but her gorgeousness, perfectly put-together ensemble and bare legs left me simply jealous:
    ” I want to go out like that! Why doesn’t someone come and pick ME up in a car while I glide from door to door looking exquisite?! “(pout)

  72. Candid Cool

    December 6, 2007 at 5:32 pm

    She’s stunning and chic. The white and the red hair, gorgeous.

    And I love the double animal prints in the shot. How do you get so lucky?

  73. Laurence John

    December 6, 2007 at 5:39 pm

    what a divine creature.

    i only wish she was against a less busy background.

  74. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 6:02 pm

    I love a good leopard print! and That bag does ‘Leopard print’ in all the right proportions. It can be overdone (see lady behind Jessica)but the mix of cream with the leopad print bag is gorgeous. I love seeing the cold NY winter. Its summer over here in Aus and so hot..

  75. Maria

    December 6, 2007 at 7:02 pm

    Oh look! a sociaLite…

  76. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 7:55 pm

    Beautiful outfit and picture. I especially love her animal print bag against the animal print coat.

  77. Blaise

    December 6, 2007 at 8:31 pm

    Is that her natural hair color, because it just looks so lovely.. like a golden redhead..

  78. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 9:57 pm

    I agree with Landis…Jessica is always PERFECT…this was a bit of cheating, Sart.

  79. brooksie

    December 6, 2007 at 10:11 pm

    The sistah directly behind her interests me more to be honest, but the effect of them both is a very complex contrast.

  80. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 10:59 pm

    Yes she is beautiful but no excuse for freezing, NO-NO. October outfits in the middle of December… a bit too much, toe picking an no scarf! She is a fashion victim.
    I prefer the girls in the background they warmth.

  81. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 11:18 pm

    I love the idea of fictional characters, especially fantastic ones, in a modern urban guise. While that might be a predictable editoral spread, finding “real people” who fit would be wonderful.
    I’m sure Mr. Darcy is among Sart’s subjects, and Pip and Lily Bart, and Isabel Archer.

  82. alas, a lass!

    December 6, 2007 at 11:21 pm

    I go bare legged in the winter all the time and the truth is that it’s not as bad as people seem to think it is. If 30F winds are whipping at your calves, they’re gonna feel the same whether you have a thin layer of clothing over them or not. The most important thing is to keep the torso and the head warm.

  83. Anonymous

    December 6, 2007 at 11:56 pm

    So beautiful. I’m so incredibly covetous of that gorgeousness – redheads are my favourite. The coat is lovely, as is the bag. Just perfect. Well except for the stance. :)

  84. rebeccacalvetti

    December 7, 2007 at 1:35 am

    Everyone keeps calling background woman (Genevieve Jones?)’s coat leopard, but it is ocelot.

    Which, I reiterate, I absolutely adore!

  85. ellastica

    December 7, 2007 at 1:58 am

    i see this woman in Vogue a lot.

    her delicate, porcelain features and fiery red locks reminds of a young nicole kidman.

    while her clothing choices look more akin to nicole’s latter-day very DONE, designer-informed style.

    austere punctuated with accessories which really emphasizes her pale skin.

  86. zuccotto

    December 7, 2007 at 2:22 am

    79 comments about a woman in a white coat, arms folded, cheetah-leopardy bag hanging akinbo, toeing in, semiscowling – and you all get out of your minds ecstatic.

    Sometimes I follow the sartorialist.com for all the fulgently feverish fervor.

  87. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 3:27 am

    boring. that’s all, boring. i have a lovely winter-white coat, and i have lovely winter white heels as well. and i’m not really a fan of the animal-print bag, personally. this look is just… well, certainly not as inventive as mr. brown-and-grey, also in the fashion industry, but he has a much more subtle, thoughtful look than this.

    and, coming up with a stylish look that ALSO takes into consideration weather conditions is more challenging than not.

  88. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 3:54 am

    Wow, just had a closer look at the large pic, and noticed the beautiful purple buttons on her coat, then the purple strap on the bag, purple buckle on the shoe and purple nail polish!!!!!! What a gal for the detail.

  89. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 5:15 am

    red hair on her white coat with fantaisy bag, i love !
    And her smile… she is gorgeous!

  90. Jessica M.

    December 7, 2007 at 5:33 am

    Sart, I love the fact that this woman looks as if she’s peering out at you from a planet entirely populated by fashionable, tall, women. The woman behind her (those jeans are beyond wonderful), the lady in the black (could be ‘meh’ but also could be perfect, she’s out of focus), and the woman in the short coat behind. It’s like she’s looking out from fashion planet saying, “I’m from here, where are you?”

    To anon 3:43 – perhaps you haven’t figured out the quirks of google, ’cause I’ve left plenty of non-positive comments that have been published. The only one that wasn’t had to do with a pair of pants that were unfortunately baggy right under the rear, and I used a rather impolite term to suggest what might be in there.

    To rebeccavelwhatever: Ocelot? Ocelot?!?! Please tell me you are kidding. and I thought I was a nit-picker.

  91. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 5:58 am

    i like her coat/stance/and can understand the bag – but her shoes must go – since the car is waiting – she could just leave them on the sidewalk.
    Here’s a second shout out for cincinnati!

  92. Brazilian Girl #7

    December 7, 2007 at 9:47 am

    being cold for being hot. she looks great.

  93. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 11:18 am

    While I like the look of that featured, the woman behind her in the animal-print coat deserved a photo too.

    Both great looks.

  94. rebeccacalvetti

    December 7, 2007 at 12:19 pm

    jessica m. I suppose you could call me a nitpicker. It’s an insult you could lob at anyone, really, anyone with a pronounced eye for detail.

    And I mean, really: ocelot is not that obscure of a pattern. And there is a definite difference between it and leopard. I know this, I’m almost positive Sart knows this, so I’m not going to feel bad about pointing it out, just because you happen not to.

  95. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 5:16 pm

    She is enchanting…her pale icy beauty makes me wish she was standing in a shower of snowflakes.

  96. rederthanever

    December 7, 2007 at 6:14 pm

    i am very pleased that Sart chooses to photograph and post so many beautiful gingers! being a ginger, i must say that it is very nice to see how beautiful and attainable styles are fashioned on women with a unique hair color. ginger power!

  97. brandon

    December 7, 2007 at 8:17 pm

    Thats Ryan Adams girlfriend. It’s true, sad bastard singers always get beautiful women. I love Ryan Adams. And I’m in love with Jessica Joffe!

  98. Anonymous

    December 7, 2007 at 10:21 pm

    to brandon 8:17–that would be ryan adams ex girlfriend as of a few years ago. to sart—you have peaked my curiositys do you really randomly run into these oh somewhat famous individuals or is some of this staged? my curiosity is peaked i mean the chances of randomly photographing so many somewhat famous individuals does seem unreasonably random but heh you never know this nyc. or is it a oh this event ends at so and so time and if you get there when it ends you will be sure to see jessica joffe/ slash other socialites photo worthy at this hour. or will you never tell? as for the women in the photo-she is beautiful, but a point must be made that if she was in flannel pants and a worn black sweatshirt and doc martins she would be just as stunning and oh so more photo worthy and original, and i think i might like her photo better, hmmm funny how that works.

  99. cigalechanta

    December 7, 2007 at 10:48 pm

    A lovely woman and very sylish in an understatement that makes a big statement.

  100. NYBlondes

    December 8, 2007 at 1:58 am

    She is hot and not wearing tights or nylons either!

  101. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 2:31 am

    not only is she gorgeous, she is also ridiculously smart. with an very cool accent.

  102. The Sartorialist

    December 8, 2007 at 8:11 am

    for Anon 10:21
    I had just finished shooting someone for my GQ page uptown and was walking back down Madison Ave and happened on the DG store opening
    I had my camera so of course I was going to take to photos but I think I have proven I don’t really care who the people are – I had no idea who this girl is and it doesn’t really matter to me.

    don’t forget that because I am an editor at GQ and style.com i get invitations to these things all the time but I rarely go.

  103. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 12:18 pm

    I prefer the woman behind the redhead.

  104. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 1:29 pm

    nicole kidman is crazy to go blond. same with that lohan girl i suppose, but it seems she may be bonkers in a more general sense.

  105. janejane1187

    December 8, 2007 at 3:30 pm

    This woman has received a lot of responses, and many of them are indicative of some sort of envy in those commenting.

    It is 100% undeniable that this woman is stunning. The last thing I thought of when seeing this photo was her bare legs. Her style is nice- classic with a twist, uptown mixed with downtown- but look at this woman. You can feel her presence through the photograph, she exudes sophistication, intellect, complexity, confidence. Maybe she is or isn’t these things, but she is absolutely captivating regardless.

    She is almost hypnotic.

  106. Asian Models Blogger

    December 8, 2007 at 3:45 pm

    Love the hair, the white jacket with black sweater contrast and love, love, love the shoes.

  107. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 4:08 pm

    Meh….sure it’s a great look, just boring to me. White coat. Fab bag. Anyone can do that.

    I think the lady in the background deserves a solo picture instead. Great attitude to pull off an outfit like that.

  108. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 5:26 pm

    boring…style comes from one’s unique response to the constraints of your climate, city, your particular life — this girl has no such constraints. she can just take a car, buy/borrow another dress. true style is basically unattainable to rich fashion types because there’s no such thing as necessity in their lives.

  109. stella

    December 8, 2007 at 9:00 pm

    the coat is immaculate. the look – compelling. if i was a man, i’d marry her

  110. discothequechic

    December 8, 2007 at 9:52 pm

    Her hair is absolutely beautiful against the coat.

  111. Anonymous

    December 8, 2007 at 10:06 pm

    Divine… regardless of the weather, her beauty and any assumptions made about her lifestyle. I think she has style in classic simplicity and presence.

  112. Anonymous

    December 9, 2007 at 2:33 am

    Animal print.
    Wide legged jeans.
    YES.YES. YES.

  113. positively the same dame

    December 9, 2007 at 2:48 pm

    i always think it’s so funny when the comments here pertain to the weather conditions. “flip-flops in the snow? say it ain’t so!” that kind of thing.

    it never ceases to amaze me how concerned others are for the health and well-being of their fellow man or woman. well, either that, or for “the rules” — apparently when god (or your divine entity of choice) created the world it came with a set of guidelines as to what could be worn when and only in certain combinations.

    in either case, there’s an awful lot of tsk-tsking going on and i just have to laugh. i read them and i think diana vreeland must be rolling over in her grave.

  114. Anonymous

    December 10, 2007 at 7:42 pm

    i agree , i agree with the latter. Anything for fashion!!
    i love it though so uptown

  115. Anonymous

    December 11, 2007 at 6:12 am

    “nicole kidman is crazy to go blond. same with that lohan girl i suppose, but it seems she may be bonkers in a more general sense.”

    best comment.

  116. Ege Kuyucuoğlu

    December 11, 2007 at 6:43 am

    extraordinary and elegant at the same time, perfect look…

  117. Anonymous

    December 11, 2007 at 10:56 am

    Loves it……

  118. Anonymous

    December 11, 2007 at 8:11 pm

    She looks good but not like anyone I’d like to know….

  119. Mischo Beauty

    December 11, 2007 at 9:29 pm

    Love her hair color.

  120. karyn

    December 12, 2007 at 2:05 am

    Beautiful. She doesn’t look angry at all, she looks intriguing.

  121. Sad eyed lady of the Lowlands

    December 12, 2007 at 9:30 am

    God and mother nature have both been very generous with that one….

    It must be a priviledge to wake up and see that face in the mirror every day of your life.

  122. Anonymous

    December 12, 2007 at 11:59 am

    jessica joffe!

  123. Anonymous

    December 12, 2007 at 6:08 pm

    j’adore animal print!!
    it’s one of the best things in fashion ever

  124. Anonymous

    December 13, 2007 at 2:00 am

    Ocelot and Cheetah.

    “Leopard this, leopard that!” Come on…if this is Fashion, then you need to know the basics at least, or call it “animal-print” and let it be…but this is an insult to the animal fur that’s lauded by fashion houses when 2/3 of the people worshiping it can’t tell the difference between each fur.

    Anyhow…her face does it. Cuts clean, makes a point, a really strong point. The red-blonde hair with the pale skin and the red lips and the green eyes…just makes the world go round.

  125. behindtheseams

    December 13, 2007 at 9:08 pm

    love the contrast of the flashy print with the white jacket.
    nicely put together.

  126. natribu

    December 14, 2007 at 4:01 am

    She looks like exactly to Nicole Kidman!

  127. Susan

    December 16, 2007 at 2:18 pm

    Nice ensemble!

    As a tall woman, I’m always inspired by other tall women who work it with the high heels and don’t mind towering over everyone! (In fact, relish it!)

  128. Amy Yasmine

    December 18, 2007 at 4:12 am

    her hair against the white coat is a great contrast. nothing OTT, there is focus in all the right places.

  129. Anonymous

    December 20, 2007 at 2:49 am

    Oh my Sart, how did you get this composition? The handbag, the girl in the back with her animal print coat, the dark skin against the white skin making the white appear whiter like in those old paintings. You won the lottery on this one.

  130. Anonymous

    December 21, 2007 at 10:51 pm

    this is absolutely stunning and very individual. she obviously has a very magnetic personality and a great deal of confidence and you can see that in the photo. the ONE thing i would have changed is the colour of the strap on her leopard bag. The light purple to me seems very disruptive, although it may have been better in real life. I think a black or dark purple chain would be better.

  131. Anonymous

    December 24, 2007 at 10:21 pm

    another socialite. cringe. o:k so i admit it the girl is attractive. but she has the means to make the most of her looks. born into privlege. I hear she’s intelligent, but come on she went to boarding school and some elite college. every job she has had was given to her because of where she comes from. i hear she’s writing a book about an artist and deprivity. Yeah right if anyone knows anything about being deprived it is definately not her. boring—i cringe again.

  132. Anonymous

    December 25, 2007 at 6:49 am

    She`s one of thr real It Girls!!

  133. The Sartorialist

    December 25, 2007 at 7:47 pm

    for anon 10:21 p.m.
    why do you put up so many reasons not to be inspired

    i had no idea who she was when i took the photo and if you just look at the image then WHO she is should make no difference

    this is why some people can never be happy – they put too many obstacles in front of themselves

  134. Anonymous

    December 27, 2007 at 2:54 pm

    perfect.
    she makes me wanna buy a new coat.
    sorry but the lady behind her looks kind of trashy.

  135. a.

    December 27, 2007 at 11:19 pm

    one of the loveliest girls i have ever seen.

    she makes me so proud to be a redhead.

  136. kalindoscopy

    December 29, 2007 at 1:46 am

    Leopard on ocelot(?), perfect coat/complexion. When Paris says robotcyberfemme this winter, it means the expression in her eyes.

  137. Anonymous

    December 31, 2007 at 12:49 am

    Funny that the outfit looks like it’s from Banana Republic. She did those ads, but you know she would never be caught dead wearing Banana Republic. I’ve seen her on the street a few times, and the only time I ever looked twice was because she was about 90 pounds, and 5 foot 10.

    Doesn’t show in the picture, but you have to trust me. Poor little rich girl.

  138. Anonymous

    December 31, 2007 at 1:45 am

    i almost never post, but this one deserves a post!

    i usually hate animal print, but this just works.. i guess it probably is because of her HAIR/SKIN that s impeccable! and that look on her face.. GREAT PICTURE! congratulations.. keep inspiring..

  139. Anonymous

    January 1, 2008 at 12:53 pm

    Beautiful
    And perfect
    Everything

  140. Spore

    January 1, 2008 at 7:34 pm

    Hot and bitchy.

  141. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 5:51 pm

    I really like how all the purple details match (buttons, handbag chain, nail polish, shoes?)

  142. ChervelleCamille

    October 19, 2009 at 4:46 am

    Nice play up on the leaopards, Scott. My eyes were actually drawn to the girl behind, stunning outfit. Maybe the Bellbottom could be more of a bootcut instead, but still, a stunning combo

  143. Anonymous

    May 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    love the look

  144. Linnéa

    August 25, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    Winter white with peep toes! Brrrrrr!

  145. helena

    January 25, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    the best thing is her attitude and the fiery hair

  146. Simone Fraser

    October 19, 2013 at 9:16 am

    I do so love her hair and skin. Wouldn’t Waterhouse have delighted in her! I haven’t read down the comments to see other responses to this, but what fabulous timing in having the woman in the brilliant flares and animal print coat echo the bag. Or did you direct this one, Scott? It doesn’t appear so!

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