57 comments

  1. Theresa

    July 29, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    Great use of color and lovin’ the mix of prints.

    The Habit

    • wp

      July 29, 2013 at 10:06 pm

      While Scott photographs some rather interesting subjects — and the man has an eye for the visually dynamic — we, as commentators, shouldn’t treat everything he photographs as “stylish.” This outfit is perhaps the most hideous ensemble that anyone has ever deigned to wear. Not sure why we can’t just “call a spade a spade here.” Even David Bowie during his “Let’s Dance” phase wouldn’t have let a video extra from “China Girl” wear this outfit. Enough.

      • Leoj

        July 30, 2013 at 8:10 am

        Most critical comments are edited out. Kinda sad to see the usual stream of fawning admiration. See if this one makes it!

        • Sarah

          July 31, 2013 at 5:19 am

          too true!

      • Christopher

        July 30, 2013 at 8:14 am

        Well said!

      • Leo

        July 30, 2013 at 8:21 am

        Ditto … Some combos really are just a mess.

      • debbie

        July 30, 2013 at 9:10 am

        Agree that just because an outfit is shown on this site, doesn’t mean it should have to be loved and regaled by all. This is downright frumpy.

        • Paula

          July 30, 2013 at 11:45 am

          Oh boy, this is really unflattering…

      • Richard

        July 30, 2013 at 11:22 am

        This is what happens when you dress in the dark.

      • Nina

        July 30, 2013 at 12:11 pm

        Dito!

      • Colony

        July 30, 2013 at 9:26 pm

        Wow, why’d you have to throw Bowie under the bus? :) Agreed, these looks don’t always work.

      • Simbarashe

        July 31, 2013 at 9:03 am

        I don’t think he edits them out… Do you ever read the comment threads? People fight over these outfits all the time.

      • Tasha

        August 13, 2013 at 9:23 pm

        The jacket would be nice with some black pants and subtler shoes, but that skirt is a refugee from 1973. Just because a color and pattern combination is new doesn’t mean it’s good.

    • M A R T A

      July 30, 2013 at 1:56 am

      Interesting colors mix!

      http://www.martasfashiondiary.com/

    • CORY SCOTT

      July 30, 2013 at 2:52 am

      Pattern mix overload!! A sight for sore eyes, litterally… lol

      http://www.thedeepbluecory.com/2013/07/street-chic-white-choc.html

      Xoxo

    • andreea

      July 30, 2013 at 6:12 am

      jumble chic? :)

      http://littleaesthete.com

    • THE STEL STYLE

      July 30, 2013 at 8:46 am

      nice print congo!!

      http://www.thestelstyle.com

  2. Archana

    July 29, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    TOoo much, in my humble opinion. Miss.

  3. Simbarashe

    July 29, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    That’s a creative clash! Great running into you on the street this evening! Keep em coming!
    http://lordashbury.com

  4. laura

    July 29, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Love the way the red is like a vine climbing through both prints

  5. john b pritchett

    July 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    Great mix of patterns. Red bottle adds a nice touch!

  6. Rachelle

    July 29, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    Love the print mix.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

  7. kelsey

    July 29, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    amazing print combo!
    kw ladies in navy

  8. Franka

    July 30, 2013 at 1:13 am

    no

  9. Denisa

    July 30, 2013 at 1:24 am

    It is interesting pic. Great day.

    http://www.fashiondenis.com/

  10. Mumbai

    July 30, 2013 at 3:46 am

    Doesn’t look very attractive.

  11. Maike

    July 30, 2013 at 4:32 am

    Why These shoes? the rest is so great… dont understand the Sneakers :-)
    Cheers, M.
    http://congratsyouareingoodcompany.blogspot.ch/

  12. Rosemary

    July 30, 2013 at 5:38 am

    Audacious but charming – is it the red in both prints, or the clutch? Anyway, it works!

    • Jenny

      July 30, 2013 at 7:39 am

      You see that intrigues me too. To my eyes this does work. But I have no idea why. Is it because there’s red in both prints and a similarity of shape and size between the marks of the pattern in the jacket and the skirt? It fascinates me that a ‘clash’ can sometimes look wonderful – and sometimes not. I have a feeling it’s got something to do with having enough points of similarity between pieces – and enough points of complete – and shocking – difference.

  13. roelien

    July 30, 2013 at 6:35 am

    nice relaxed look, i like this skirt length, the silhouette – and the short hair!

  14. Liz

    July 30, 2013 at 6:55 am

    I’d like to see this from the front, but with the sneakers, it’s a little twee, like something Michelle Williams would wear. Also, it looks bulky and doesn’t do much for her shape. That part often doesn’t matter to me. Here it just looks badly proportioned, though.

    I like the print of the skirt. Maybe the top pulls it together in some cool French girl way.

  15. Anonymous

    July 30, 2013 at 7:11 am

    Not feeling it.

  16. Nanda devi

    July 30, 2013 at 8:18 am

    I’m not a fan of this. It’s interesting and notable, but most of all; reminds you why there is a rule like ‘print on print = no go’. It’s not working. Actually it looks like she threw clothing on herself to mock the fashionistas. I wish it was so.

  17. H.K. Rahman

    July 30, 2013 at 8:19 am

    I love 99% of the what Scott shows us. This is in the other 1%. I love it that Scott challenges us sometimes, but this is not stylish and not audacious. Actually, downright hideous.

  18. Mahala Magins

    July 30, 2013 at 8:24 am

    It’s Sarah Colette, right ? ! She is fantastic always…

    I’m a huge fan.

  19. diane

    July 30, 2013 at 8:57 am

    This is wrong on so many levels.

  20. Kelly

    July 30, 2013 at 8:59 am

    I love mixed patterns, but this one simply doesn’t work.

  21. Ana

    July 30, 2013 at 9:50 am

    don’t like it either. She’s trying too hard. Getting tired of the pattern mixing craze.

  22. FripperyVintage

    July 30, 2013 at 9:54 am

    I actually think this works too! Maybe it’s all the vintage jewelry I look at day in and day out, I gravitate to the unusual!

  23. jason

    July 30, 2013 at 10:45 am

    A little too much patterning here.

  24. Alessia

    July 30, 2013 at 11:02 am

    cool!
    TheChicolat

  25. mabelmabel

    July 30, 2013 at 11:42 am

    I agree that it’s hideous, but I like it anyway. Why, I cannot yet articulate, which is why I visit this site.

    Could it be that the near-match in scale of these patterns thrills the eye in the way that a poem’s near-rhyme thrills the ear? The scale(s) provide an interesting, fun tension, which the juicy colors enhance?

  26. DS

    July 30, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Brilliant! I find this outfit to be very flattering. The model has an interesting combination of patterns which are an unlikely pair but work very well despite being an atypical combination. The colors are beautiful and I love the blue sneakers to match. A different type of shoe selection may have been expected, but I think the sneakers work very well and complement the flowers from the skirt.

  27. Lala

    July 30, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    Difficult but it works for me. The colors and the scale match. I love it!

  28. Argo

    July 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    which is the brand of that shoes?

  29. erika

    July 30, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Why I think this works is that the jacket seems like a black and white ( with some red ) x-ray of the bright blue print.
    Also the print size is the same which makes it seem more like a set.

    Wonder if the skirt is actually a dress and if not what top is she wearing.

  30. Blondinwales

    July 30, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    I think I like the shoes and the hair. Nothing in between. But then again – I do!!!! Scott what are you doing to me????

    • Blondinwales

      August 2, 2013 at 2:47 pm

      I keep thinking about this image. Androgenous meet frumpiness. Is this andropitous or frumpogony? Why am I still fixated on this weird fusion of looks?

  31. Laura

    July 30, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    Great mix of prints! I really love the colors!

    http://www.laurablogmode.com

  32. Nico

    July 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Strange mix of prints..this time I don’t like it!

    http://lowbudget-lowcost.blogspot.it/2013/07/a-little-bit-of-boho.html

  33. Virginia L

    July 30, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    Very creative

  34. Bob Mack

    July 30, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    Its interesting how only certain body shapes can pull off mismatched patterns like this. If this were worn by a woman that was 20 lbs heavier she would look silly but I think it looks pretty good on her!

  35. smarty

    July 31, 2013 at 3:59 am

    Scott raised the question, showing just the sunning skirt with the blue sneakers: solid top or printed top? Solid!

  36. Ships

    July 31, 2013 at 4:19 am

    I am just too curious to know what top she has worn with these prints? Another bizarre print or a flashy solid? I like this from where I see it but would like to see whats not yet seen!

  37. neo

    August 5, 2013 at 7:32 am

    What brand bag she has!?
    Really great!

  38. Bernadette

    April 7, 2014 at 5:03 am

    Wow, this looks a lot like me in the early 80es (except for the bag)!

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