1. Jute

    August 20, 2014 at 9:12 am

    Cute sandals….do I see London and France?


      August 20, 2014 at 10:13 am

      I love the dress


    • Ren

      August 20, 2014 at 12:17 pm

      London, France and Naples. *wink*

      I love the look, but I’d never have the nerve. Good for her.

      • Martine

        August 22, 2014 at 2:19 am

        I love that its somewhat see thru.

    • ernest

      September 1, 2014 at 9:51 pm

      she is f’n stunning!!!!!!!

  2. Yvespink

    August 20, 2014 at 9:17 am

    So simple but stylish

  3. Amaury

    August 20, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Osé! She must be quickly undressed when she gets home :) Must be really comfortable when the weather is hot :)

  4. Tat

    August 20, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Beautiful lighting.

    I also love that she is brave enough to wear the dress sans bra and allow her underwear to show.

    Her silhouette is revealed ever so discreetly underneath the boxy cut of the dress/shirt.

  5. Mira

    August 20, 2014 at 9:33 am

    Wow daring look. I love the sheer shirt dress and the pic is fabulous!

    xx Mira


  6. From The World With Love

    August 20, 2014 at 9:38 am

    Careful the dress is toooo.. transparent….and it’s New York we are not on the beach…
    unless that is what we want ..it can be dangerous…
    Yael Guetta


  7. debbie

    August 20, 2014 at 9:58 am

    A half-slip would be appropriate here.

  8. Olga

    August 20, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Waow! She’s quite gutsy to go out naked in the city! Otherwise, shoes and make-up are really nice.

  9. andreea

    August 20, 2014 at 10:07 am

    i like how her attitude is pulling it off! :)


  10. michael

    August 20, 2014 at 10:22 am

    I see England, I see France…..

  11. Molly

    August 20, 2014 at 10:27 am

    I love the cut of the dress and the leather accessories. I really don’t like the transparency .

    • Ellabiondi

      August 20, 2014 at 3:20 pm

      It has to be transparent, otherwise it’s a dress I bought in Rome and wore in Paris in 1964!

    • Martine

      August 22, 2014 at 2:22 am

      I doubt it is very transparent. Just slightly. Enough to make it interesting. Its not see through really. If she was wearing skin colored undies you would see nothing. But I like her daring. Its like wearing a black bra under a white shirt.

  12. WOWS

    August 20, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Not the proper dress for if you don’t want to show your undies ;)

    Kisses from http://www.withorwithoutshoes.com

  13. xtian

    August 20, 2014 at 10:40 am

    Quite stunning! However I think the transparency of the material makes this more appropriate for beach/pool wear. For wearing on the street I would make it elegant minus, minus!

  14. Fashion Snag

    August 20, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Love the sheerness of the shirtdress!


  15. CC

    August 20, 2014 at 11:00 am

    This is bold! I’m always impressed by people who feel no need to add any additional layers underneath a sheer garment!


  16. Darrell

    August 20, 2014 at 11:05 am

    I see London. I see France.

    • Darrell

      August 20, 2014 at 12:14 pm

      And they are looking pretty nice, IMHO.

  17. Alex

    August 20, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Funny to read those comments which seem coming from people who don’t see that bra element in this specific picture is not a need for breast support, nor a sexual provocation, not question of a beach or city dress code, nothing to do with morality or ethics… come on! this C. XXI, there’s also one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world…the girl has an elegant body and attitude, the weather seems to be very nice, and the variation of activities to do there is not restricted to office work only! So why it seems to still make a lot of noise to anybody body, the fact of not wearing bra like in this case, why!

    • Romain Gary

      August 20, 2014 at 12:18 pm

      Perhaps, ’cause we’re talking about elegance?
      “But how could I be beautifully dressed if you have noticed me?” Beau Brummel

      • Maria

        November 14, 2016 at 2:44 pm

        Beu Brummel DID EVERYTHING to be noticed, despite what he said. Think on that. Understated elegance GETS NOTICED.

    • Molly

      August 20, 2014 at 12:32 pm

      I wasnt making a statement of morality. The human body is miraculous, amazing. For me, fashion is about the clothes, about enticing interest and imagination via the act of covering yourself. So from a standpoint of fashion, this just doesn’t intrigue me at all.

    • maria

      August 20, 2014 at 1:05 pm

      I absolutely agree with you! This is a very tasteful , in it’s own way, combination. Americans tend to be so touchy when it comes to bra less women. it’s like some people never left their hometown. If you spend some time in NYC, you see nothing wrong with this look. Young, stylish and daring. No vulgarity here.

  18. lauriel

    August 20, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Love the duo-toned feel of this shot – all earthy browns and burgundies. And… yes, a gutsy minimalist outfit, but given the humid heat that comes with a NYC summer, I think that must also feel incredibly refreshing. ;)



  19. Denisa

    August 20, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Beautiful sandals.

  20. Ali

    August 20, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    I really don’t like this picture.

  21. Pat

    August 20, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Color me old-fashioned. Provocative has it’s place but not on a city street.
    What ever happened to decorum?

  22. Librarian Lavender

    August 20, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    Great photo! I love the styling in combination with the background!

  23. Sandy

    August 20, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Yes, it’s daring, but I say she’s pulling it off. I’d even call it elegant. Bravo, future-looking lady!

  24. F. Calvacca

    August 20, 2014 at 2:07 pm


  25. Monsieur Marcel

    August 20, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    She reminds me of an Egon Schiele model.

  26. maria

    August 20, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Oei, she looks like she’s having it freeing to me. brrrrrr

  27. Kyliue

    August 20, 2014 at 6:11 pm

    At home, fine, but I don’t think it is appropriate on a city street in full view of children.

    • Ine

      August 21, 2014 at 2:11 am

      In view of children…? How is that a problem? This is what boobs looks like, children don’t take any harm as long as moralizing adults don’t instill a sense of shame in them. Great shot btw. The outfit only works because she is thin though, there would probably be much more outrage if she had bigger boobs and a tummy.

    • kath

      August 21, 2014 at 8:49 am


    • M.

      August 21, 2014 at 10:09 am

      Thank you, sensible person.

      There are many brave women living in dangerous situations who are very brave. This woman is not one of them. She is just not wearing enough clothes.

    • jett

      August 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm

      Well, she cant complain if she gets catcalls, can she? She is putting it out there, which is her right, I suppose…

    • berenger

      August 25, 2014 at 5:29 am

      Crippling footwear and smoking worry me when children think it’s normal. Not a healthy, comfortable body…

  28. Anonymous

    August 20, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    I don’t know why I was so disturbed by this photo. Obviously she doesn’t need a bra, and I often went bra less when I was her age. I suppose we are in a more conservative era than the 1970′s.

  29. J

    August 21, 2014 at 2:08 am

    It’s so beautiful, my grandmother would weep.

  30. Dr.Five

    August 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Why the panties?

  31. sandyy

    August 21, 2014 at 5:32 am

    Nice transparency, natural outfit with the sofisticated hair: full of contrasts, j’aime!


  32. Horizon

    August 21, 2014 at 6:45 am

    I am wondering how she makes it to look more dressed than she is… the lipstick? ….the strong attitude? She can make it.

  33. Francesca

    August 21, 2014 at 10:21 am

  34. Love cake

    August 21, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Is it probable that she sending a subliminal message through fashion?

  35. Matilda

    August 21, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Not a compelling look. I can’t figure out if she is trying too hard or not trying hard enough!

  36. suzanne

    August 21, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    the time in her life for wearing this dress is so brief…just old enough to carry it off with polish and confidence, just young enough to bring freshness to it. I imagine her future self saying “remember that dress I wore in New York? It was completely sheer!”

    • berenger

      August 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

      Yes it’s wonderful. And no amount of transparency deserves catcalls… She is so elegant and proud. If I’d seen her as a child I would have looked forward to becoming a woman just like her.

      • une chatte grise

        August 26, 2014 at 3:13 am

        I agree–the idea that wearing sheer clothing somehow invites & justifies street harassment sounds a lot like the old “she was wearing sexy clothes so she asked for it” way of thinking…

  37. sue in yk

    August 22, 2014 at 1:32 am

    I think you all should take a closer look.
    Or am I the only one not sure ?

    • Lexi

      August 24, 2014 at 3:36 pm

      I’m right there with you

  38. Joesephine

    August 22, 2014 at 2:25 am

    Lovely. She looks adventurous, but completely tasteful.

  39. MD

    August 22, 2014 at 6:01 am

    Different Look with such amazing dress.

  40. Michael Scott

    August 22, 2014 at 7:41 am

    I was fascinated to think of her walking on the upper east side in this look. She must have startled quite a few folks.

  41. mezzaluna.me

    August 22, 2014 at 10:06 am

    Is it me or do these stunning shadows look like they come alive in this pic?

  42. LIZPR

    August 22, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    She may have the slender, angular frame to suit a sheer top sans bra, but I think it’s tacky for general metropolis walking around. (At some fashion event, where everyone is dressed in an editorial manner, it could work, I suppose.)

    To me, she needs the black strip over her eyes for this to appear in a Glamour mag “DON’T” section.

  43. Solben2007

    August 23, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Minus is allways more, with undi in nude color its ok, very nicel.

  44. Underemployed1

    August 25, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    I sincerely hope that’s not a thong…

  45. Isabelle

    August 27, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    Well… earlier this week, in a bus, in Montréal, a young woman had a dress similar to that one, and as sheer.

    She did wear a bra.

    And a thong.

    The concept might have been brilliant, but it turns out that exposing the depth of your butt crack in the dim morning light, in a downtown city bus, is a bit raw.

    It’s not about being shocked (frankly, what is subversive now for women is to be covered.) But there was something “off” … My first though was: this lady does not live with us, amongst us. She lives in a world of images, concepts – magazines, Pinterest… and blogs.

    Maybe it’s what made the whole look “off”: she seemed totally unconcerned by her environment – and by other people, as a consequence.

    But go figure. Maybe she dressed in the dark, and was sent home to change – mortified -as soon as she arrived at her workplace !

  46. Emily

    September 8, 2014 at 1:21 am

    Lived in Mahattan, Perfect for this Hot Weather!

  47. Taa

    September 14, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    When I was around 25, I wore a see though thing like this braless when my boyfriend and I went to photograph a high school prom. I still have a photo of me. The parents were horrified. I, years later, was a bit horrified/mortified myself. I’m surprised they didn’t ask me to leave.

  48. Josephine

    January 24, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    My goodness she looks elegant and graceful. Just like a greyhound. Anyone looking at this and seeing anything but the regal look is just suffering from their own dirty mind and limitations.

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