Thursday, October 23, 2008

At Marni


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  1. gregorytoddsmith

    October 23, 2008 at 9:14 am

    Ususally, I’m not a fan of the all-over-floral-print dress. But, it’s sooo granny chic with the extra long cardigan. I *love* the color of the cardigan, and I really appreciate the subtle coloring that is on it. Well played, I say.

    Also, I love her stance. Toes together, ankles slightly apart. Cute without being pigeon.

  2. beths

    October 23, 2008 at 9:18 am

    Relaxed shapes with harmonious palette (amazing dress fabric; perfect sweater), but the bag overwhelms.

  3. Anonymous

    October 23, 2008 at 9:19 am

    I’m just not feeling the whole cardigan thing…her shoes are fabulous, tights and dress awesome even the oversized tote and glasses…)all are a bit overseen on this blog) the cardigan just gives it a heavy matronly look when it could have been so smart with the same colored wrap.

  4. Miss Urbanita

    October 23, 2008 at 9:29 am

    I need this dress: I have fallen in love!

  5. Anonymous

    October 23, 2008 at 9:32 am

    Where is this beautiful dress from? It is amazing, and she looks so elegant! That being said, I would go for darker shoes.

  6. pablo

    October 23, 2008 at 9:56 am

    i think the girl in the pink dress is more interesting

  7. john benjamin pritchett

    October 23, 2008 at 10:52 am

    Normally I’m not a floral print fan but this one is different. I definitely like it with the sweater and shoes.

  8. jaime

    October 23, 2008 at 2:39 pm

    cute dress and shoe/tight combo, but the sweater and bag are overwhelming the look. i would wear this with a black blazer and mustard/green clutch (assuming i had one). ha!

  9. Anonymous

    October 23, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    tights and shoes make it. hair needs work and i like a messy hair. just lost me at the top.

  10. kadriye

    October 23, 2008 at 4:34 pm

    The dress and the green cardigan are from THAKOON! That is used with the gray tight…

  11. monique

    October 23, 2008 at 7:20 pm

    Hmmm. All of these pieces are nice but as an ensemble? I can’t say I’m digging it. It looks too haphazard to me. Like thriftshop chic without the chic.

    First of all I think the dress would be better at knee length.

    The sweater is unflattering, it needs shape IMO (look a the shoulder seems – is this her dad’s sweater?). It makes this already grannyesque dress look more matronly. Perhaps it would work with skinny jeans or leggings.

    The bag is too big and modern for the outfit and IMO black is not a good choice.

    I don’t think the shoes work with the sweater and purse but I do like them with the tights.

    Wow…. being this critical is exhausting…. must take nap now.

  12. Joe

    October 23, 2008 at 7:33 pm

    I don’t get it. Maybe it’s because I’m a member of this generation, or possibly its because the oversized glasses, tote bag large enough to hide a body in, distracting print dress remind me of my college days.

  13. vogueidea

    October 23, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    I love the cardigan! I am really looking for a great long cardigan to pair with a dress or jeans and a tee.

  14. misshoax

    October 23, 2008 at 9:12 pm

    i think the women at the marni shows are my favourite. madcap and fancy-free, they spark my imagination the most.

  15. Anonymous

    October 23, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    No. No fit, no style, and please, no white shoes with black hose! Ick, ick, ick!
    If French women dress to highlight their best feature, please, what is being highlighted here??

  16. haikarapaprika

    October 23, 2008 at 10:26 pm

    This outfit looks great – I especially love the color combination of the floral pattern and the pea green.

    I’m not so sure about the shape and texture of the slouchy bag but its interesting how it almost fades into the background, bringing out the vivid colors of the dress and sweater.

  17. Lagelle

    October 23, 2008 at 11:04 pm

    those shoes are a must have

  18. lagelle

    October 23, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    I want the shoes!

  19. Anonymous

    October 24, 2008 at 12:45 am


  20. Cammila

    October 24, 2008 at 1:05 am

    She’s young enough to look like there’s a little irony here, but even if she doesn’t look like a granny, she could still change her hair and help things a lot.

  21. Jennifer Rados

    October 24, 2008 at 9:07 am


  22. jessicadrhp

    October 24, 2008 at 10:46 am

    the lady with the spotted bag a distance behind looks interesting. the navy on her is eye-catching. the pink on the photographer too.
    the subject of the photo: looks heavy, clothes weighing her down. dont like the shoes too much.
    jaime’s (above) suggestion sounds good

  23. mak

    October 24, 2008 at 11:07 pm

    I hate to be the anonymous-blog-commenting-type, but I am not feeling this outfit and am surprised that so many responders (mostly women?) are supporting this look.

    What am I missing here?

  24. laura.graber

    October 25, 2008 at 11:57 am

    head to toe Thakoon–she’s the sales director!

  25. cami falcĂŁo

    October 27, 2008 at 9:10 am

    love it, from glasses to toes.

  26. Iris

    October 27, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    I love this look<3.

  27. Lindsey

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm

    What a charming outfit. It strikes me as whimsical and individualistic. She doesn’t look like she is trying too hard, to me she just seems to be wearing something that struck her as interesting and pretty. I hope that is what she did- that’s why I like it.

  28. Kiyanna

    October 28, 2008 at 2:43 pm

    Granny-chic at its best. I find the dress pattern with the cardigan to be exquisite, bu the bag is overwhelming and a bit distracting.

  29. Mary-Frances

    October 28, 2008 at 3:33 pm

    I like the dress. I have a feeling the sweater does something unattractive in the back…Not crazy about the accessory choices. I’m trying to avoid looking like a wizard in the muggle world and it’s something we all struggle from time to time. So many fabulous things to wear, but edit, edit, edit.

  30. Anonymous

    November 7, 2008 at 10:23 am

    gorgeous print in great colours. cardigan colour compliments well.

  31. Betts

    November 8, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    Other than the bag, which I agree is too heavy, I want this outfit! I love the length of the cardy with the dress, and the peep-toes with the dark tights are too cute!

  32. Lauralee

    August 8, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    The color of her cardigan is the best green I've ever seen.

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