1. Antonio Barros

    October 19, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    Its a classy lady!!!
    I love the scarpins!


  2. The Man Who Knew Too Much

    October 19, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    I like her dress, I assume this one was taken a while ago, because it is freezing now!

  3. Anna

    October 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Is that the new Marc Jacobs dress?

  4. Donned and Delivered

    October 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Ladylike and lovely.

  5. Roz

    October 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Beautiful pattern on the dress! I like how the classic shape has had a more modern print juxtaposed on it.
    The addition of a classic bag and shoes just make sit even better!
    Inspiring, as always. Do you have any tips for people who are trying to get into street style photography themselves?


  6. jef

    October 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

  7. Lily

    October 19, 2009 at 5:19 pm

    This is elegant and lovely and classy and timeless. You seem to always find women to admire.

  8. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    beautiful and elegant…a lady!

  9. Cassandra

    October 19, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    Beautiful and strong.

  10. Monika P.

    October 19, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    love that dress! And all of your photos look unique and classy. That's why I love your blog.

    Monika from j'adore fashion

  11. The Photodiarist

    October 19, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Beautiful, elegant style that you have captured here. Also, i love the way you handle light in your photography.

  12. Meadow

    October 19, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    what a chic look! i love it when women look like "women", in the classic old school Sophia Loren kind of way.

  13. timinoc

    October 19, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    So chic. I love the restraint of the shoes – no over-the-top platform, strapped-up ridiculousness for her. Classics, proportion and taste always rule the day. Does she have a bit of Anne Bancroft or Catherine Keener about her?

  14. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    WOW, such a classy and elegant cougar. Me likey, likey…

  15. Rosie

    October 19, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    she has great legs too

  16. Laci

    October 19, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    Love the heels, dress and background lighting!!! :0

  17. Brigadeiro

    October 19, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Gorgeous, elegant, classic yet still fresh & fun…

  18. Sparky

    October 19, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    Looks like Ted Danson's wife
    Mary Steenburgen

  19. Jacqueline

    October 19, 2009 at 6:47 pm

  20. Susan

    October 19, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    Love the dress! Such an elegant lady!


  21. Jed

    October 19, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    I love the composition of this shot – her placement between the buildings, the monotone blocks and perpendicular lines contrasting with the pattern on her dress and the relaxed curves of her timelessly elegant stance.

  22. Joy Mars

    October 19, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Chic. Effortless perfection. The shape of the heels is brilliant.

  23. singaporeshortstories.blogspot.com

    October 19, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    There is this laid-back charm about the lady.

  24. Bell

    October 19, 2009 at 7:23 pm

    this is a shoes for a Lady during a day. No plataforms, it´s terrible.

  25. SallyO

    October 19, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    That's a really long arm!

  26. claulovesfashion

    October 19, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    so nice pic & she is so elegant!

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  27. Glam Beckhams Foro

    October 19, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    oh wow!!!
    i love it!


  28. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 8:23 pm

    great shot. ageless style.
    the looks works because they're not kitten heels.

    proportion wins, as the 5:36 comment above says.

  29. victoria k

    October 19, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    roger vivier shoes…♥

  30. miss sophie

    October 19, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    her glowing tan totally takes this look from chic to gorgeous. i love the curve of her pumps! they look ever so dries van noten to me…

  31. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    This woman should give posture lessons to all the young slumping slouching quasi-beauties. Her posture helps her look poised, confident, and elegant.

  32. Don Prichard

    October 19, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    I like the pattern. Casual yet chic.

  33. Fashion4Life

    October 19, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    very lovely, stylish yet composed and ladylike ;)


  34. jtran

    October 19, 2009 at 9:32 pm

    marc jacobs collection, fall 09.
    great touch with the hermes.

  35. Lou

    October 19, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    Her posture would make about anything look chic. You can't not look at her. Her gaze, her smile: all other things fall away – however wonderful they are tough. She's got IT. A very gentle charisma.

  36. Francesca

    October 19, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    awesome dress. this looks like a tory burch ad.


    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <– check it out, two girls from dallas and chicago blogging all things fashion!

  37. Dr Jenn

    October 19, 2009 at 10:10 pm

    I like the hesitation in her smile. Like is is flattered your taking her picture and annoyed. She is feminine looking and yet sophisticated. Great job!

  38. Uniqua

    October 19, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    She looks very classy, I love her dress


  39. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    is it a birkin bag?

  40. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 10:34 pm

    That bag definitely appears to be Hermes, let me know anyone if you agree or disagree, I like it nonetheless. Love the total ensemble, seems to just be something she threw on–effortlessly classic. I love it when it people make it look so easy like they don't try at all.

  41. Catherine

    October 19, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    So classy!!


  42. Jenny Kozlow

    October 19, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    confidence but not arrogance – love it!

  43. pdaervo

    October 19, 2009 at 10:59 pm

    LOVE the Marc Jacobs! Such a simple, classy look. Defenitely my style.

  44. Cookie Cutter

    October 19, 2009 at 11:14 pm

    Such timeless elegance! Sometimes i look at a shot like this and have to stop to wonder what is it that makes the person so attractive. It's not just the outfits. It has become a part of them.

  45. Mason WG

    October 19, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    Beautiful portrait. She's stunning.

  46. greendress

    October 19, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    i love this. she's not making any statements but it is a statement.

  47. jessica whitley

    October 19, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    beautiful & classy for sure <3

  48. 3 o'clock POP

    October 19, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    Beautiful ensemble on a beautiful women dressed appropriately.


  49. mom & son

    October 19, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    i love this outfit.
    it's simple yet classy.

  50. Anonymous

    October 19, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    I agree with Monika, that dress looks unique and classy.

    i am currently looking for a shoe that is little over the top because my event i am attending next month is little over the top.
    i did lot of googling past couple of days and found some botiques with expensive shoe collections the one i am very interested is a very little known brand Monkees and i I fell in love with this shoe Frye DEBORAH STUDDED, i looked around on Google and find one in stock at http://www.buymonkees.com website but the price is $640.00 is this reasonable?

    Any suggestion guys???

  51. Anonymous

    October 20, 2009 at 12:29 am

    I think the photo is lovely (location, lighting etc ), but the outfit is just so blah…the dress is very average, a bit of a bargain basement print if you ask me….and the shoes? so boring.

  52. la flore et la faune . com

    October 20, 2009 at 3:43 am

    J'aime beaucoup son regard.
    Quelle allure, la donna.

  53. Ashley

    October 20, 2009 at 3:47 am

    Effortless elegance. Love her hair!


  54. Federica

    October 20, 2009 at 4:02 am

    I love her dress. She's amazing.

  55. IamDewi

    October 20, 2009 at 4:10 am

    I just can wait for Mr. Postman to bring me the book I ve just order. I LOVE your pics. Très beau!

  56. Tee

    October 20, 2009 at 4:25 am

    Very classy… the bag is a nice touch!


  57. Jolene

    October 20, 2009 at 6:01 am

    She looks great! I wish I could look that good at her age. (I'd wear shoes that were more 'of the moment', I think.)

    Given that, she's got great proportions. The lottery of genetics have given long limbs. Her arms look fabulous.

  58. him

    October 20, 2009 at 6:14 am

    Roger Vivier shoes are so pretty they can be identified easily. classic and elegant!

  59. .......

    October 20, 2009 at 6:30 am

    less is more!

  60. Cameron

    October 20, 2009 at 7:18 am

    Women of a certain age benefit from such timeless, classic elegance, yet she makes it look original. That is style.

  61. Charlotte K

    October 20, 2009 at 7:39 am

    Yes, now that is a LADY. How refreshing. No gimmicks, no clodhopper "fashionable" shoes. Lovely!

  62. The Computerialist

    October 20, 2009 at 7:49 am

    So simple – so amazing. A classy lady, hope i could like half this great when i turn thirthy!

  63. andrea

    October 20, 2009 at 8:26 am

    The angles are so subtle….

  64. Anonymous

    October 20, 2009 at 8:29 am

    boring boring

  65. AONIE

    October 20, 2009 at 8:40 am

    i love the dress!


  66. Anonymous

    October 20, 2009 at 8:42 am

    i agree with what has been said before…she looks classic and lovely w/out all the trends. love the bag!

  67. Dominica

    October 20, 2009 at 9:19 am

    Roger Vivier shoes and a Birkin …my fav combo too !

  68. Alice Olive

    October 20, 2009 at 9:35 am

    Simple, elegant.

  69. Teresa @ good-grace

    October 20, 2009 at 9:41 am

    so pretty – and not overdone. love it!

  70. Catherine like Deneuve

    October 20, 2009 at 10:12 am

    Simple dress that looks comfortable without being slouchy. Natural hair, natural makeup. No bling whatsoever, but she would make heads turn anywhere.
    The perfect posture is the best accessory of all.

    Sart, please give us some cold-weather pics. I love to experiment based on inspiration from here, but this shot just won't do it, even in the south of France, where I am wearing two sweaters and sitting by a space heater.

  71. Couture

    October 20, 2009 at 10:12 am

    ADORE her simple, elegant sophistication. She has STYLE!

  72. Allen - East Hampton

    October 20, 2009 at 10:24 am

    On the money!

  73. Cate O'Malley

    October 20, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    What a sly grin. It makes me wonder what she's thinking.

  74. Anonymous

    October 20, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    I am secretly so very tired of all these photos fashionistas with 6 inch heels during the day, in the street. Power to them if they can do it all day, every day, but it´s become both obvious and a bit ridiculous. Well, their choice. But these heels I find really charming, the shape is much more interesting than height!

  75. chula

    October 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    we adore to wear women like her… much more sensual than any teenager;-)
    so chula…


  76. Linn Emilie

    October 20, 2009 at 3:13 pm

    I totally adore your blog and recommend it to friends whenever possible. Today I linked to your blog at mine as you are one of my favorite blogs. http://chocolatesushi.blogg.no

  77. Miguel

    October 20, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    I believe the dress is from Ann Taylor… Might be mistaken… My ex-wife has it, I believe.

  78. Anonymous

    October 20, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    That's how a woman of her age should be dressed. Not dowdy. Not showing too much skin. Just elegant and understated. Nicely tanned I might add.

  79. MIA

    October 20, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    fantastic dress, lovely bag.

  80. sofiasophie

    October 20, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    love her dries!

  81. Gaj

    October 20, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    Superb, feminine and sexy, you only see this in Italy!

  82. Anonymous

    October 21, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Classy Albertina!

  83. Anonymous

    October 21, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    Yeah, maybe it is a Birkin. so what? Walk Madison Avenue and you'll see they're a dime a dozen. Hermes flooded the market with them this past year. Go into any Hermes store, there are at least 30Birkins in the back room. Have you read the recent financial postings of Hermes? Scarves down 35%. Fragrance down 27%. Watches down 30%. Handbags UP 23%. Why do you think that is? Because Hermes suddenly made the Birkin available to any and all. Duh!

  84. Eve Wetlaufer

    October 21, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    The contrast between the light, washed out backround and the womans saturated color is beautiful. Love, love, love.

  85. Anonymous

    October 23, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    i like her style!

  86. Leslie

    October 23, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    She's a great-looking woman in her 50s. More, please. A bit tired of all the fab 20-somethings. As if that's a big deal. Show us more women who stay fit and fabulous. And don't feel the need to wear platforms, minis, and lycra to prove it. Perhaps the outfit doesn't look as fabulous at other angles, but it's great here. Love the shoes. Chic yet comfortable. The hair… nice, but again, the angle is fabulous.

  87. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    wow! what a lady, and what a smile.

  88. Tatyana

    October 24, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    You gotta love a woman in pumps:)

  89. Anonymous

    October 27, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    same beautiful lady in your book? yes?

  90. nina

    October 28, 2009 at 1:01 am

    love the Hermes bag!

  91. Anonymous

    October 28, 2009 at 3:24 am

    is it just me though, or does her arm look freakishly long?

  92. U-hu!

    October 29, 2009 at 8:45 am

    Ammmeeeeiii. Uma das poucas bem vestidas nesse blog.

  93. Guga

    November 7, 2009 at 5:02 am

    Carine…. this is chic….this is alive….. this is like…. i exist…. learn from her….

  94. Nívia

    August 4, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    I just can´t get enought of looking at this gorgeous look of this woman, sooo elegant, so feminine, so full of sense of style and grace…
    It´s a wonderful photo , I love it most, more and more each time I look at it, and it just had to be taken in Milan, the city of these great women
    the bag…the shoes…the simple bracelet in her pulse, the hair, just natural, nothing is fake or unatural about her

    And, look at this dress..oh My God…

  95. Nívia

    August 24, 2013 at 9:44 am

    I love to use
    it´so practical, so easy going with everything,
    I have a pair of those Belle Vivier shoes

    and I wish I could know where to buy the dress
    but since the photo is not a new one, ….

  96. Dax

    July 11, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    That’s city-chique.

  97. Leah

    March 19, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Les italienne sont toujours les plus raffinées..
    Pois le moindre , elles se font une beauté très rare…

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