117 comments

  1. Zlittle Saving With Style

    February 2, 2012 at 9:39 am

    nice flowy skirt. its simple but chic. She’s cute .

  2. Anna Louisa

    February 2, 2012 at 9:50 am

    love the peter pan collar and the long skirt :)

    http://anna-gemutlichkeit.blogspot.com/

  3. Alyssa

    February 2, 2012 at 9:52 am

    Her skirt looks like perfectly sculpted liquid metal!

    • Simone Fraser

      November 21, 2013 at 11:57 pm

      Such an apt an evocative description!

  4. Bohemian Style

    February 2, 2012 at 9:52 am

    Love this shot and the window display in the background.

    theBohmerian.com

  5. montes Y mills

    February 2, 2012 at 9:55 am

    a beautiful take on the sexy librarian! I have a similar skirt.. I can’t wait to copy it:)

    The lighting of this picture is fantastic by the way.

    x

    montes Y mills

  6. kassiastclair

    February 2, 2012 at 9:56 am

  7. Siobhan

    February 2, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Very other worldy and pretty – she looks as if she belongs in another time and place.

    http://www.moonslipper.com

  8. Mariatru

    February 2, 2012 at 9:58 am

    Woo-hoo! She did a fabulous jib! The shoes, the socks, the skirt…mmm… and then the shirt and glasses just done it for me! Great!

  9. OlgaKovtunenko

    February 2, 2012 at 9:59 am

    Wow, very nice vintage look!

  10. ETC...

    February 2, 2012 at 10:00 am

    That is such a great photo! I love her entire look, especially her glasses…

    ETC…

    http://www.eatontradingcompany.com

  11. alessandra

    February 2, 2012 at 10:01 am

    i love the little pleats, the light coming from the skirt and the collar…

  12. Carrott

    February 2, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Not a fan of pleats but I love that skirt

  13. Stylosophism

    February 2, 2012 at 10:03 am

    There is a identical shop on Navigli, but the ower is not so chic
    http://www.stylosophism.com

  14. monkeyshines

    February 2, 2012 at 10:06 am

    love the retro look!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  15. FashionUm

    February 2, 2012 at 10:07 am

    um…thats nice. i like this girl :)
    -
    http://www.FashionUm.com
    Show Your Outfit!

  16. j

    February 2, 2012 at 10:08 am

    Sexy. Good thing you didn’t tell us what store – did you? I’d go ask her out. I love chicks that look like this – whatever “this” is. You know, like that. ;-)

  17. Jacky

    February 2, 2012 at 10:08 am

    So classic and geek!! You are amazing Scott! Congrats!!

  18. Tinacious.Me

    February 2, 2012 at 10:10 am

    cute purple socks to match the skirt! nice attention to detail!

    http://www.tinacious.me/
    http://www.tinacious.me/

  19. Elizabeth Hoey

    February 2, 2012 at 10:15 am

    Spring St.? Are you sure? This looks a lot like the Madewell shopfront on Broadway, and I’m not even from New York.

  20. esmeralda

    February 2, 2012 at 10:16 am

    i love her outfit especially her long skirt! but she looks so frail, doesn’t she?

  21. Madara

    February 2, 2012 at 10:17 am

    Beautiful long skirt and such a warm and cosy outfit!

    http://www.madarafreimane.blogspot.com

  22. Gillian Striker

    February 2, 2012 at 10:19 am

    wow – she looks amazing – everything about this is working, the maxi skirt, and especially the collar and sweater!

    -Gillian
    http://www.oystervintage.com

  23. Lauren@Styleseer

    February 2, 2012 at 10:20 am

    What a adorable outfit! I love that her sock and skirt match. Also a brilliatly composed shot – she’s color coordinated with the background.

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  24. Sally

    February 2, 2012 at 10:21 am

    The stone-blue & navy alongside the plum & mauve is such a peaceful ‘hot’ and cool contrast.

    http://blog.bungalowco.com/

  25. Elizabeth Hoey

    February 2, 2012 at 10:23 am

    No, I take back my last post. I must have a flawed memory.

  26. Luce

    February 2, 2012 at 10:24 am

    She kinda’ reminds me of Zoe Deschanel. Cute outfit. But I’m intrigued about the shirt/dress hanging right next to her!

    http://www.houseofhemingway.blogspot.com

  27. Charlotte

    February 2, 2012 at 10:28 am

  28. Silvia┬┤s closet

    February 2, 2012 at 10:29 am

  29. Lola

    February 2, 2012 at 10:35 am

    New Yorkers have this effortless “cool” vibe…they grew up in a place with so much culture, fashion and chic surroundings it would be an effort to not be stylish!

  30. debbie

    February 2, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I’m looking more at what’s hanging on the rack (a lot of good-looking stuff!) more than at the lady. But she’s cute too.

  31. Michael Weintraub

    February 2, 2012 at 10:44 am

    The perfect (and feminine) religiously observant look! Pay attention ladies!

  32. jenaly

    February 2, 2012 at 10:46 am

    American Apparel worker!!!

    http://jenalyenns.blogspot.com/

  33. Nikki

    February 2, 2012 at 10:47 am

    It’s not hard to find beautifully dressed people working at Opening Ceremony <3

  34. Serdane

    February 2, 2012 at 10:56 am

    I love this long skirt ! It is always an happiness to see this !!

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  35. The Fancy Teacup

    February 2, 2012 at 11:11 am

    So demure, and the almondine skirt is quite a beauty.

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

  36. Serea

    February 2, 2012 at 11:17 am

    She is so Romantic!! Love that look!!

    http://runningintherainn.blogspot.com/

  37. fashionablecollections

    February 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

    Love her skirt. This is what we like to call American Apparel.

    Collections

  38. Angela in Victoria

    February 2, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Wonderful way of displaying so many accessories in such tall windows and have them all so visible to cars and pedestrians on the street!

  39. irene

    February 2, 2012 at 11:31 am

  40. SohoBoy

    February 2, 2012 at 11:31 am

  41. ella

    February 2, 2012 at 11:33 am

    I love that more women are wearing maxi skirts. They’re such a strong statement of femininity.
    http://www.dottoddot.com

  42. Reptilia

    February 2, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Wowww, love her Skirt!!!!

    http://www.justreptilia.com

    xxx

  43. Simone

    February 2, 2012 at 11:44 am

    Sapientemente retro’

  44. Kiti

    February 2, 2012 at 11:48 am

    would like to be there now. a welcoming photo!

  45. Sarah Colee

    February 2, 2012 at 11:58 am

    The best outfit I’ve seen in a while! It’s so effortlessly geek-chic and understated. Great shot with an excellent setting and lighting!

  46. GIULIA

    February 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm

  47. Elena

    February 2, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    Love the skirt and the mix of colours!

    http://www.gossipdress.com/blog

  48. allen

    February 2, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    amazing shot. poetry, truly.

  49. Five

    February 2, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Lovely – cool and very sexy. My kind of woman.

  50. B.Weber

    February 2, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    I love the skirt. So chic.

    HauteStandards

  51. Andrew

    February 2, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    This outfit is 100% American Apparel! And she’s in front of the store! I love that skirt!

  52. Sonya

    February 2, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    So purty! I love how it manages to be classic, but not stuffy in any way.

  53. Domonique

    February 2, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    She’s adorable!I love the pleated skirt paired with the casual knit jumper!

    http://lilylovelock.blogspot.com

    x

  54. IS THIS IT? models review

    February 2, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Awww, I like her a lot, and everything: shirt collar and outfit’s “neverending legs proportions” especially…

    http://www.isthisitmodelsreview.com/

  55. In The Know

    February 2, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    Wow! She can really pull this off. Love the collar and gorgeous flowy skirt. Beautiful photo.

    In The Know
    http://www.intheknowstyle.blogspot.com

  56. Edoardo

    February 2, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    The skirt is so so cute!

    http://fashiondoesntexist.blogspot.com/

  57. Taylor

    February 2, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    that skirt is fantastic. The Stylish Wanderer also has it and wears it a lot.

    http://www.onewonderfulthing.com

  58. une chatte grise

    February 2, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    Love the skirt/sock/shoe combo–that’s spectacular. The look of the sock & shoe set actually reminds me of my favorite Fluevog boots! (Also hoping that M. Da Chump is having a better day today.)

  59. dragon fruit

    February 2, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    those pleats are fantastic. what a great photo.

    http://www.dragonnfruit.com

  60. Catalin

    February 2, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    great skirt, nice light :)
    http://www.lightaholic.com

  61. Natalie

    February 2, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    This is obviously an American Apparel store, and their employees wear head-to-toe AA clothing. Very well-styled, I love to see the way their employees represent themselves with the clothing available from the company. Much more fascinating than their ads. So funny that everyone is guessing it’s so much more high-end clothing though…

  62. Marcel Da Chump

    February 2, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    She’ll smile for a while after reading une chatte grise’s comment (just like me, thanks, ucg).

  63. Mariana

    February 2, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    endearing…

  64. Aga's suitcase

    February 2, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Beautiful! I love the skirt.
    Kisses!

    http://www.agasuitcase.com

  65. Colin

    February 2, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    You’ve got to love the modesty of this

  66. Giulia

    February 2, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    lovely skirt!

  67. phoebe

    February 2, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    I’m sorry, but someone this mousey and dowdy would get a second look on the street? You are all seduced by the camera frame. Without that frame she would just be another speck of ordinary..

  68. Danne Eels

    February 2, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    American Apparel personified.

  69. Boxer's Adventures

    February 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    A subtly gorgeous outfit we have here.

    http://blog.boxersadventures.com
    International Blog and Shop

  70. Keith Niine

    February 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    Her entire outfit is American Apparel. She is actually a worker from AA, and the store behind her is our location! You can get the complete outfit (pleated accordion skirt, cableknit sweater and denim short sleeve) at any of our locations!

  71. Bonnie McCarthy

    February 2, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    I love this shop, and it makes me wish I were in NYC…but that skirt reminds me of something the girls in high school choir were forced to wear during concerts. Otherwise, she is adorable!!

  72. Eva

    February 2, 2012 at 4:41 pm

  73. Lula

    February 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    It’s American Apparel, and she’s wearing it head to toe except for the shoes.

  74. casey adams

    February 2, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    outfit very inspiring !!!!!!

    http://lejournaldecasey.blogspot.com/

  75. Patricia

    February 2, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    I enjoy the very dignified, feminine and wearable outfits I have been seeing on the Sartorialist ladies. Thank you!

  76. ares

    February 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    It’s Really Beautiful!

  77. Matthew

    February 2, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    I work for American apparel and even I’m sometimes surprised how well the clothes can come together. The accordion skirt is never used enough.

  78. Mary

    February 2, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    this is so cool- something you see all the time in Soho/ Chinatown- but you made it look so pretty!

  79. Tom

    February 2, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    One hundred years from now people will look at her and wonder who this enigmatic beauty was … what was her story?

  80. Estee

    February 2, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Someone coined this look “Hassid Chic”

  81. Lola

    February 2, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    the entire look is American Apparel and the back ground is the Soho store

  82. Name eun na

    February 3, 2012 at 1:56 am

    I love this photo. >_<
    she 's lovely.

  83. Mani

    February 3, 2012 at 2:06 am

    I love how this is preppy on the top half, girly on the bottom!

  84. The life after

    February 3, 2012 at 2:45 am

    This outfit makes her so old and sad! I don’t like it!

    The Life After

  85. Steph

    February 3, 2012 at 3:10 am

    She looks so classic and gorgeous! <3

    xxx
    -S

    http://www.gingerandlace.blogspot.com

  86. Dika

    February 3, 2012 at 7:30 am

    nice outfit=)

  87. Marcus

    February 3, 2012 at 8:21 am

    She would look much better with round glasses. Beautiful shot!

  88. Katharina

    February 3, 2012 at 9:53 am

    love the picture!!! The socks are fitting perfectly to her skirt!

    http://www.13ruedebearn.blogspot.com

  89. Nicole Fitzgeerald

    February 3, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Love that this is in front of the American Apparel store on the corner of Spring St. !!! She looks fantastic!!!

  90. Daniela Greco

    February 3, 2012 at 11:23 am

    oh she’s adorable! i miss working at AA!!! thanks for posting this.

  91. Anthony

    February 3, 2012 at 11:48 am

    I’ve come back to this twice. It’s beautiful.

  92. Philippe Philippe

    February 3, 2012 at 1:06 pm

  93. leah

    February 3, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    I want this entire outfit, head to toe, for my self, NOW

  94. Lili

    February 3, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    Can’t say what I love more, it’s so fun and full of inspiration.
    Such great colors and textiles.

    Thank you for sharing,
    23lili.etsy.com

  95. Julia

    February 3, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Love the brightness of the skirt!!

    Julia from aboyeur.blogspot.com

  96. J

    February 3, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    this just appeared on the american apparel website, as if you weren’t paid for this blatent advertising of terrible clothing.

  97. yoshi

    February 3, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    she cute<3

  98. Richard

    February 3, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Striking young woman and great shot, but that girl needs something to eat. I mean like potatoes and an American sized steak, unlike the smaller version they seem to serve in most other countries.

  99. Mala

    February 4, 2012 at 1:05 am

    Geeeez, I love her face. And look at the skirt… amazing! Love the shoes too! :D

  100. faranak

    February 4, 2012 at 1:10 am

    What a ‘moody’ shot…I love it, I think it is one of the best photos I’ve seen.
    http://www.faranaksfabfinds.com

  101. mica

    February 4, 2012 at 2:22 am

    Love the pleated maxi skirt!

    Such a beautiful pairing with the blue sweater too :)

    awayfromtheblue.blogspot.com

  102. Deborah

    February 4, 2012 at 4:42 am

    Very cool

  103. Martine

    February 4, 2012 at 4:43 am

    Amazingly lovely photo. The skirt, the shoes, and the way she has her hands claped in such a demure way just steals my breath away. She looks impossibly graceful.

  104. Martine

    February 4, 2012 at 4:51 am

    @ J …I am really amazed at you people. If this was Burberry instead of American Apparel no one would say “boo”. But because this is something that real people can afford to do suddenly its “blatant advertising”? But all the other MILLION times that street bloggers take pictures of people outside of fashion shows its NOT? Shame on you for being such pointless snobs.

  105. Carolyn

    February 4, 2012 at 4:54 am

    It’s that skirt again! Can i just say that trying to order this skirt f
    rom American Apparel is practically impossible and have been trying for nearly 6 months!

    Very Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face – that stylish librarian look. Love it!

  106. Erica

    February 4, 2012 at 6:42 am

  107. Jaime

    February 4, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Wonderfully ’80′s. It reminds me of my older sisters ’80′s outfits. Yet the skirt gives it a contemporary feel.

  108. Dlight

    February 5, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Simply beautiful!

    Dlight from Paris,

    La Rue A Du Style

    http://www.larueadustyle.com

  109. Federico

    February 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    This is really timeless

  110. Dressed Well

    February 6, 2012 at 10:39 am

    So cool. Great skirt and sweater.

  111. Catherine

    February 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Love this. Her. The photograph.

  112. a abn k

    February 7, 2012 at 9:10 am

  113. Loulune

    February 7, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    I need to come to NY :))

  114. antique engagement rings

    February 8, 2012 at 7:13 am

    I love her skirt… go NYC!

  115. French Diary

    February 15, 2012 at 5:10 am

    I have been waiting for this skirt to be back in stock since june 2011. Now I have it at last ! *happy*

  116. Manu

    May 5, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    Wow!!

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