Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Breakfast with Garance at Ruschmeyer’s

I hate to put up so many pictures of Garance, but I just sincerely think she has one of the most incredibly well-developed personal styles of anyone I know.  It really has to do with her ability to mix pieces from all different price ranges.

 

And also – and this is very important – to be appropriate to the setting.  In the picture above, for example, we were having breakfast at Ruschmeyer’s in Montauk.  Garance stole a pair of my floral print Etro shorts and mixed them with a Breton-striped shirt under a vintage kid’s sweatshirt, and pink Zara ballerinas.  As you can see above, she does sporty as well as she does the red carpet.

And here, for example: on the way back from the beach at Ditch Plains, Garance has stolen my shirt.  However, when you looks this good, I’m not complaining.

 

She is also wearing a hat that she bought at a Montauk drugstore, because she hates the direct sun.  Again, the key here is not the maker of the shirt, the maker of the hat…it’s about the visual impact that it makes.  I think Garance’s background as an artist helps her look past the price tag and see the potential of things.

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  1. Lauren

    September 7, 2011 at 9:12 am

    Beautiful! White shirt on white bike – ahhhhh!

  2. Brigadeiro

    September 7, 2011 at 9:14 am

    I, for one, do NOT hate you putting up pics of Garance, especially ones such as these, showcasing her brilliant style. Love them!

    PS. Hats sold at drugstores are the best! ;)

    http://brigadeirochoc.blogspot.com
    http://www.peutetremagazine.com

  3. GINGER FASHION MONSTERS

    September 7, 2011 at 9:15 am

    And I think that is why, as a blogger, she is so successful too: she has an eye for things!

    http://www.gingerfashionmonsters.blogspot.com

  4. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    September 7, 2011 at 9:19 am

    Interesting! You seem to have the same shirt size..

  5. Commefraiche

    September 7, 2011 at 9:19 am

    I agree with all you said about Garance and I also like her bike with the whitewalls

  6. Soo Young

    September 7, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Beautiful in style and composition. The lighting and the elements of both of these shots feel like they are taken from a timeless film about the end of summer. Thank you. They gave me doses of smiles on this rainy morning.

  7. Lucia

    September 7, 2011 at 9:24 am

    Great pictures of Garance, she is really very beautiful! But Scott, when you describe her talent to look past labels and price tags, that is how we ordinary ppl do! Common people who are not in the fashion industry and not earning 6000- 20.000usd/ month, but maybe 1.500usd. Its great that Garance does that, but it might not have to do with her past as an artist. People with less money do that all the time. Not blaming you or anything here, but just reminding you that there is a lot of people for whom 80 usd is a lot for a pair of jeans, or 200usd is considered expensive shoes. But thanks for the great pics, and say Hey to Garance that she is absolutely New York skinny in the second pic.

  8. schadowrider

    September 7, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Great shots & style — you could NEVER put up too many pictures of Ms. Garance!! :-)

  9. Megu

    September 7, 2011 at 9:27 am

    She is an amazing artist! And what a beauty!!!! You are a lucky man!!!

  10. Judith

    September 7, 2011 at 9:28 am

    So let me see if I’ve got this straight: the really good stuff in these photos come out of your closet ;-)

    Sounds like a great system. Would that my Mr. didn’t outweigh me by 40 pounds, six inches and had your wardrobe!

    Seriously, she looks fabulous and I have some serious envy going for those floral shorts.

    Thanks so much for this post. Its nice to know one can have fun and look great — if they have the ‘eye’ — at any price point.

  11. beyourstyle.it

    September 7, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Very Beatiful Garance!

  12. Kiki

    September 7, 2011 at 9:41 am

    I like Garance!

    She is amazing. Her words too ( she should write a book ) .
    And Her style too of course!

  13. PierreJD

    September 7, 2011 at 9:42 am

    You know why she’s capable to mix pieces from all different price ranges?

    She’s french… ;)

  14. Belle

    September 7, 2011 at 9:46 am

    I love her first look :)

    http://artintobeauty.blogspot.com/

  15. Just Add Attitude

    September 7, 2011 at 9:46 am

    I love this post’s peek into Garance’s style. I hope you will do many more like it.

  16. natou

    September 7, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Us, french women are like that !

  17. Ben

    September 7, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Garance oozes effortless, personal style.

    I think it’s all about confidence and what you can make of what you have, whether it’s high end or corner store.

    Great post Scott!

  18. The Fancy Teacup

    September 7, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Garance is graceful and her style is impeccable. Adore how she effortlessly puts together attire with the “stolen” items. Such beautiful, playful captures.

    ♥, Jamie
    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

  19. Alisa Krutovsky

    September 7, 2011 at 9:50 am

    I totally agree with you, Scott. I’ve been a big fan of Garance’s blog and every time I go on the blog, I’m hoping to see photos of her, because she has a great IMPECCABLE and very creative way to her personal style! Keep posting photos of her! :)

  20. domi

    September 7, 2011 at 9:52 am

    We love Garance, so please do put lots of her photos:)

  21. tamara

    September 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

    her style is indeed overwhelming. for me style is actually all about being dressed according to the setting – that differs pure fashion from style!! those pictures are just great! thanks for sharing them with us!

  22. shu84

    September 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

    nice photos, love her blog so much:)

    http://shu84.blogspot.com/

  23. DashaROL

    September 7, 2011 at 9:57 am

    It is fascinating to me to see how much you admire Garance and the way she is. I think this is how a man-woman relationship should be: noticing and admiring all the good things in each other!

  24. Nikki

    September 7, 2011 at 9:58 am

    She is beautiful and you can see her zest for life in her expression and clothes. Its refreshing to see a woman who dresses for herself and her mood.

  25. David

    September 7, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Pretty girl on a bike – always a good look.

  26. web-a-porter

    September 7, 2011 at 10:02 am

    Nice. She is amazing and really beautiful

    http://www.web-a-porter.co/

  27. Alessandra

    September 7, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Ooooh. I love her style. It may seem a very banal comment but there are no other words to express what I think: my comment is simple just like the way she appears! Perfect eveytime!

  28. espo

    September 7, 2011 at 10:04 am

    And her legs are just perfect. Love it all.

  29. Paul Matson

    September 7, 2011 at 10:07 am

    You have every reason to be proud and appreciative of a woman with style and taste. Garance has that confidence in her style that so many, if not most, American women lack.

    For American men, it’s almost a complete disaster.

  30. mafer

    September 7, 2011 at 10:08 am

    “I think Garance’s background as an artist helps her look past the price tag and see the potential of things.” – Absolutely.

  31. Claire

    September 7, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Fab pics – that much style and those legs – you must be a very proud boyfriend – which is so very nice x

    http://fashionandfrank.blogspot.com/

  32. Katie

    September 7, 2011 at 10:13 am

    garance looks beautiful as always and her legs are amazing! (probably because of all the boring yoga classes ;))
    x from vienna

  33. courtney

    September 7, 2011 at 10:14 am

    and those legs! has she been running? :)

  34. Rose

    September 7, 2011 at 10:15 am

    La première photo est magnifique. Quelle chance elle a d’être ainsi photographiée.

  35. Lauren

    September 7, 2011 at 10:15 am

    The pictures of Garance are wonderful. I hope you post more of them. She looks fabulous, especially in the white shirt sitting on her white bicycle!

    Now, I’ll hop over to her site and see of she has turned the camera on you, too…

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  36. Caity @ Moi Contre La Vie

    September 7, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Love both of these looks. Definitely keep featuring her, she never puts up pictures of herself! :)

  37. Valentine A

    September 7, 2011 at 10:19 am

    She’s amazing and very elegant in her simplicity.

    Labels don’t make the style, people do!

    But I have to agree with the other reader, I think that the reason Garance has such an great sense of style and an hability to mix labels with non labels is because she is actually normal ;)

    DIARY OF A FASHION STYLIST!
    http://valentineavoh.blogspot.com

  38. Kacie @ A Collection of Passions

    September 7, 2011 at 10:19 am

    I actually love the photos of her. It’s really sweet and I also love her style. I think it’s great that you break it down for us too.

    Kacie
    http://www.acollectionofpassions.com/

  39. Andrea Desde el Trópico

    September 7, 2011 at 10:19 am

    I loved the post!

  40. ola

    September 7, 2011 at 10:20 am

    I love her style and blog:)

  41. Esmee

    September 7, 2011 at 10:24 am

    maybe you should post more pictures of Garance! She really has the most amazing style and it’s great that you capture it so well :)!

  42. Davidikus

    September 7, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Your last sentence says it all. We buy from established brands for the design. Those of us who have more of an artist’s mind are able to see the good designs that may not come from major brands… This clearly includes Garance.

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com

    PS. Of course, some people buy major brands for status… But that is another story!

  43. The Sluice Box

    September 7, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Not only does she look good, she’s also chosen looks that are in sync with the beachy, summery Hamptons vibe.

    http://www.thesluicebox.com

  44. Bohemain Style

    September 7, 2011 at 10:36 am

  45. Angelita

    September 7, 2011 at 10:41 am

    love this pictures! so relaxing! ♥
    xxxo from Argentina

    http://angelieeee.blogspot.com/
    you can also follow me on Twitter! :) @angelieeee

  46. thesecretcloset

    September 7, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Garance…so pretty! Love the ‘all-white’ bike, I wonder if it was custom made! xxxTheSecretClosetxxx

  47. Ashley at The I on Fashion

    September 7, 2011 at 10:47 am

    She does indeed have amazing style. It doesn’t look like she’s trying too hard and she looks like she’s very confident and sure of herself.

    Ashley
    The I on Fashion
    http://www.theionfashion.com

  48. Madeleine

    September 7, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Seeing those photos after reading Garance’s post about her (over)weight problems… made my cry. C’mon if you are ‘fat’ (which you are not), that what the hell am I. Eeeehhhh.
    I think I’m gonna follow this yoga and pilates and quit bread advices now. 100% convinced :P

  49. Marcel Da Chump

    September 7, 2011 at 10:55 am

    Garance posseses the earthy glamour which an artistic background engenders.

  50. Marcello

    September 7, 2011 at 11:00 am

    The second “outfit” (can a shirt and hat be considered such? ;)) is simply gorgeous! really, it’s lovely in its simplicity: something everyone would be able to carry off on the way back from the beach.

    Charming, absolutely charming :)
    M

  51. elena

    September 7, 2011 at 11:02 am

    I love Garance, elle a tellement de CHARME.

    http://elenabonell.blogspot.com/

  52. anonymous

    September 7, 2011 at 11:03 am

    I too love Garance’s style, to be able to put together a pair of floral shorts, striped shirt and child’s sweat shirt with a pair of shiny ballet flats? Wow!

  53. Matilda

    September 7, 2011 at 11:04 am

    These pictures of Garance and your words about her have arrived to my heart. Like a crush. Good job Scott.
    -A fan of Garance’s style-

  54. KM

    September 7, 2011 at 11:10 am

    LOVE!!

  55. APRIL

    September 7, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Absolutely NY skinny Garance. You are so fun – I love you two together enjoying each other so much. xoxoxo!

  56. Jane with the noisy terrier

    September 7, 2011 at 11:15 am

    We love Garance and we love her chic, simple style! Although I’d seriously kill for those PERFECT legs. Yowza!

  57. kim

    September 7, 2011 at 11:21 am

    But where the hell is the weight she was talking about??? ;-) Hope she’s reading the comments

  58. Martine

    September 7, 2011 at 11:21 am

    There is nothing wrong with pictures of your wife. She is stylish, and more interestingly they seem more personal.
    Youd be surprised at how price and label snobby even very, very middle class people can be. Scott’s comment reminds me of my Mom. My very middle class Mother and her friend just about vomit at the stuff I buy at thrift stores or Target and such. I tell Mom that I honestly like it but she won’t hear of it. Sometimes she asks me if I am doing alright financially when she sees (perfectly nice) things I have bought. I wonder what she would think if I went to Kmart, but there isn’t one around here.

  59. nina

    September 7, 2011 at 11:24 am

    i think my favorite thing about her style is that it is really so similar to my own – she never looks like she’s trying too hard, or posed. all your photos of her just seem so genuinely candid and i appreciate how ‘real’ she seems to be. if only i could be as tall…

  60. Judith

    September 7, 2011 at 11:26 am

    And thank you for the antidote to the gloomy weather we are having in Boston this week.

  61. Kate

    September 7, 2011 at 11:30 am

    never too many pics of garance.

  62. kuhltschick

    September 7, 2011 at 11:30 am

    i agree, she has the best set of legs on here!

  63. Kate

    September 7, 2011 at 11:31 am

    She is a fabulous woman.

    kate

  64. Reigs

    September 7, 2011 at 11:40 am

    One stylish lady. Just goes to show that personal style always triumphs over merely following trends.

    You wear the clothes, don’t let the clothes wear you.

  65. c1ara

    September 7, 2011 at 11:47 am

    i love this post!! you have talent for writing… you must write and comment ur post more often !

  66. Laura

    September 7, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Don’t ever feel guilty for putting up pictures of Garance! She’s beautiful, and we like looking at her as much as you do!

  67. jenaly

    September 7, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    I really like this post. I love what you had to say about her and I think that is such a good point. It is so true…and look at her, she looks like a million bucks (without spending that)

    http://jenalyenns.blogspot.com/

  68. Suzanne Nelson

    September 7, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    ..”look past the price tag and see the potential of things.” – EXACTLY! – The reason I love your blog and why it is such a inspiring resource. Great style has no direct relation to $ or $$$.

  69. Chelsey Oliver

    September 7, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    She is so beautiful! I love you two and your wonderful pictures.

  70. neha

    September 7, 2011 at 12:34 pm

  71. Juanita

    September 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Well, she looks really, really fabulous and obviously has a natural sense of style and pzazz. Totally agree about it being how you wear the clothes NOT how expensive they are also, let’s not forget that it’s a TALENT!

  72. read my lips

    September 7, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Smart reflections!

  73. Sg

    September 7, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    Dang right she’s cool!

  74. Eva

    September 7, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    I love the fact that the hat is from a drugstore ‘cuase I would have NEVER guessed that….it looks like a stylist got a hold of her and prepped her for a shoot…she does have great style, you’re absolutely right :)

  75. Silvana

    September 7, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    an Italian proverb “la classe non e` acqua” (the class is not water”

  76. blue roses

    September 7, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    i would argue that those with true style, true sense of aesthetic, can arguably make lemonade from lemons; creating a beautiful and elegant look can be accomplished, regardless of price of items, with the right eye and mind.

    http://dallianceswithsuitsandskirts.blogspot.com/

  77. GBourgeaiseau

    September 7, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    Nice legs!

  78. chacha

    September 7, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    I think you’re in love ;)

  79. monkeyshines

    September 7, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    effortlessly chic!

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

  80. aya

    September 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    She’s such an effortlessly stylish woman. We all adore her, and her legs, and her illustrations, and your admiration for her.

    I also appreciate that you capture people’s style–style is more than just clothes. It’s not a paint-by-numbers of the right trends and brands. It’s creativity, a bit daring, an exposure of who someone is and how they’re feeling. You have a great eye.

  81. Oh man...

    September 7, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    She needs white shoes with blue stripes.
    TheSpaceBanana designs shoes.
    I bought blue balls fur model. They’re really smart.
    http://www.thespacebanana.com

  82. eleni

    September 7, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    beautiful photos..amazing bike! x

    dreamingthesea.blogspot.com

  83. Mosie

    September 7, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    she does have a great sense of style. it always helps when you’re beautiful and thin, too.

  84. Giedre

    September 7, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    In first picture- i like that i can feel happiness flowing from that picture!

  85. Rubén Prado

    September 7, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Scott definitely
    you are a very lucky man.
    Garance is a very pretty girl.
    Her style is
    out of competition.
    The ballerinas in this
    composition are adorable.

  86. antonia

    September 7, 2011 at 2:10 pm

  87. Paula

    September 7, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Aw, your girl is gorgeous! She has pretty legs, marvelous style sense, and a great over-all presence. It’s also very sweet, how you love taking pictures of her. :)

  88. Clara Turbay

    September 7, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    The first one funny and she is dressed right for the ocassion.

    http://paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

  89. mona

    September 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    i love garance!!! she has incredible taste.

  90. Sylvia

    September 7, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    I would like to see more pics of Garance. Love her style.

  91. Marisa Alma

    September 7, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    I love all the photos of Garance and she does have an incredible personal style, although since she is French most of it is probably genetic. Congrats on Italian Vogue, I read it.

  92. Benedicte

    September 7, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    She has much more style than all the fashion editors dressed up with the expensive “must have of the season” and who, often, just look disguised. It’s cute to see how much you love and admire her.

  93. lialia

    September 7, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    amazing Garance’ s style!!! like this post!

  94. Petra

    September 7, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    ADORE!!!!
    Your work,
    Garance,
    Your words…..

    http://www.sax-s.com

  95. Fashion Me Wild

    September 7, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    Great summer looks. I love the hints of blue and white stripes. Very pretty!

    Check out these fun looks:
    http://www.fashionmewild.com

  96. AverageFolk

    September 7, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Such a fun picture… perfect timing on the shot! Garance has great taste!

    cheers,
    http://www.averagefolk.wordpress.com

  97. Sarah @ Designsgood

    September 7, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    she is truly lovely AND hilarious! obviously this goes without my saying it, but your both so fortunate to have each other.

  98. Kimberley California

    September 7, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    I’m fairly new to this site; and have now gathered that Garance is Scott’s wife and a very elegant one at that.
    Could someone please share with me Garance’s blog site, I’d really like to check it out…thanks.

  99. dragon fruit

    September 7, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    you guys are SO adorable she is so stunning.

    http://www.dragonnfruit.com

  100. jeff

    September 7, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    I like her too. Keep em coming.

  101. Babette

    September 7, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Garance has stolen your shirt and your heart! The pictures are full of love and happiness. Adorable.
    She looks amazing! Her “Changing Lifestyles” series are so motivating and funny.

    Is Love, Yoga and a open Schuman closet the key to everlasting beauty?

  102. jen

    September 7, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    She’s so pretty and cool. Cant believe she thinks she has gained weight!

  103. cass

    September 7, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    i religiously visit your blog and LOVE your work…but i have to say, i was disappointed by your comment about style and price tags. i would never want to give style a price tag, it comes from inside and transcends price. it is a deeply creative expression of self and i certainly agree that garance has beautiful style. in addition, a garment or item you enjoy everyday does not have to be expensive(or a designer brand) to be aesthetically perfect and add grace to your life.

  104. For Kimberley California

    September 7, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    This is the link to Garance’s blog, I love it!
    http://www.garancedore.fr/en/

  105. Piaget

    September 7, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    The second photo, wow! She’s so relaxed, yet remains so stylish.

    I had to grin at what you wrote, by the way, “I hate to put up so many pictures of Garance…” You make it seem as though it’s a bother.

  106. andrea

    September 7, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    Did you stay at Ruschmeyer’s? If you did stay there, I was wondering how you liked it. I just got back from Montauk too and we stayed at Sole East, which was very nice, AND pet friendly. Also a ride to the beach. Love that it’s the anti- Hamptons.

  107. Yasamin

    September 7, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    f YES

  108. naomi

    September 7, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    I always love your photos. Very inspiring, but lately I really like hearing/reading your POV behind the images you take. Please keep it up. Merci!

  109. ladyofletters

    September 7, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    I actually prefer G’s own style to that of most of the people she photographs… not a criticism, just a personal taste thing. I think her style is more like your blog–a little more relaxed and not as “straight”. There is an intelligence and humility in the way she dresses.

  110. misha

    September 7, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    sweet bicycle!

    http://www.m1sha.com

  111. Parisian ShoeGals

    September 7, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Garance is so effortlessly chic. I love her blog, she sees things in a different way and manage to enlight her vision thru her drawings, photos and her texts full of humour.

  112. Maia

    September 7, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Really… how could you object to the theft of your shirt or shorts when the result is being able to gawk freely at gams like hers?

  113. CBC

    September 7, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    You are truly in love……so sweet

  114. Valentine

    September 7, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Hmmm, after seeing these recent pics of Garance, I have to say that I’m a bit disturbed by her posts about feeling like she’s getting “round” or carrying some extra weight. She looks VERY thin in these pics, and if a size 2 is considered round these days, then . . . oh dear. Looks like we have bigger problems than what to wear . .

  115. Monica Lee

    September 7, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    Don’t apologize, you simply sound like a man in love. It is refreshing.

  116. fashionablecollections

    September 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    The last photograph is stunning. I totally agree with what you said an artistic eye makes all the difference, the label means nothing.

    Fashionable Collections Giveaway

  117. Maartje

    September 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    there are not enough photo’s of Garance! ;)

  118. margo

    September 7, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    She looks great. But I’m irritated that money is the first mark of good clothes. It’s NOT. There is great style at all price points if you have an eye.

  119. lorna

    September 7, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    why is she complaining on her blog about weight gain and having to diet when she looks like this?

  120. PeninsulaDetail

    September 7, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Adore.
    Gorgeous and so relaxed. I love that in a look. The flats in the first picture add a shot of brightness and glamour to an otherwise laid back look. Just love it.
    Amazing pictures, like always!

  121. Braga Style Hunter

    September 7, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    So Cool, she has really a personal and special sensitivity to create those impact styles.

  122. kristi

    September 7, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    Thank you so much for highlighting personal style over fashion. I have been following your site for a long time and have seen a gradual shift to more fashion industry-heavy profiles as your own profile has risen. What I have loved so much about this site is that you celebrate the ensemble – not the wealth of the person wearing it. I personally make next to nothing compared to many of the people you shoot, but most people would never guess because I am not above a bargain and it’s more important to me to have a look that I love than a label* on the inside of my shirt that no one will see but me.

    *However, I love labels – I just have to be more creative with my finances. ;)

  123. Polley

    September 7, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    WHY IS GARANCE SO CUTE! I get the sense she knows how to live life. I encourage you put as many pictures of her as you wish!

  124. Jessica shepherd

    September 7, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    what gorgeous photos, and pretty girl!

  125. katerina

    September 8, 2011 at 1:26 am

    when a man loves a woman likes her no matter what…

  126. Olya

    September 8, 2011 at 1:47 am

    So beautiful and natural!

  127. *sP

    September 8, 2011 at 2:00 am

    your ladylove is beautiful but what’s more beautiful is how truly in love you are…especially the always seeing with fresh eyes. definitely what the world needs more of.

    …so sweet!

    *sP

  128. merissa

    September 8, 2011 at 2:05 am

    she is style. she is my standard.

  129. Dorothee

    September 8, 2011 at 2:25 am

    Garance has the best style ! Her personality shine through anything I guess Labels, Price tags have not room here for This girl it becomes a detail >>
    Lovely Post. x Dorothee
    http://www.desperatelyseekingpegase.com

  130. Laura Abril

    September 8, 2011 at 2:40 am

    Garance is amazing. There is absolutely nothing wrong with posting pictures of the one you love, which happens to have amazing style : ) I love the way you love her and compliment her so well. You both are amazing.

  131. Emmaneel

    September 8, 2011 at 3:17 am

    Great legs! Lucky girl!

  132. emilie

    September 8, 2011 at 3:52 am

    Une très belle déclaration d’amour et d’admiration, en photo, mais l’un ne va pas sans l’autre…

  133. mer

    September 8, 2011 at 4:47 am

    I absolutely love to see Garance’s photos here
    indeed, she’s gorgeous and her style is perfect
    the photos are great and you’re so sweet with your love words!

  134. BLaCKTRiaNGLexx

    September 8, 2011 at 4:47 am

    You two are so cute! Let love rule, also in your photography! xx

  135. thefashionguitar

    September 8, 2011 at 4:55 am

    The gorgeous Garance… lovely photos

    XO Charlotte
    http://www.thefashionguitar.com

  136. Michaela

    September 8, 2011 at 5:36 am

    What a beautiful declaration of love, brings tears to my eyes.

  137. fish

    September 8, 2011 at 5:44 am

    woww~! white shirt, shoes and bike !!! / i’m envious of her beauty

  138. Fashionthroughtravel

    September 8, 2011 at 8:09 am

    You have a beautiful girlfriend right there! I love it when you put photos of her, because they’re really rare and it’s a pity, because she has an incredible sense of style!

  139. Misshhorchid

    September 8, 2011 at 8:18 am

    Garance totally rocks!

  140. inhale | fashionandbeauty

    September 8, 2011 at 8:20 am

    Love the look and your style.
    http://inhalefashionandbeauty.blogspot.com/
    Twitter: @inhale_fandb
    Bloglovin

  141. vanda

    September 8, 2011 at 8:57 am

    I SO agree with you! Garance is my No 1 blogger, and the reason that I have a very humble and ”poor” Blog….
    I think there is a natural talent in some people like Garance, to mix different clothes/fabrics/labels and to have such a CHIC +ELEGANT look. I call this ”Fashion Mathematics”!!!!(I named it like this)!!! So Garance takes an A+ in Maths!!!!
    Also…the fact that you are ”her man” and that you are in love with her…it’s all over your writting! I love you both, really

    Kisses from Greece! (When are you comingt to visit us here???)
    Vanda

  142. Ana

    September 8, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Completly agree, i know exactly what you mean!

  143. Xênia Virginie

    September 8, 2011 at 11:12 am

  144. Leonie

    September 8, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Love these pictures of Garance! Especially the second outfit is very pretty.

    Ladylike at Predator Ridge

  145. CCA

    September 8, 2011 at 11:32 am

    Scott,

    How evident is it from this pictorial that behind every great man there is a great woman. Cool to discover that the two photographs also peek into your intimacy, exposing the way you “see” Garance. Both are sensible scenes. Lovely.

    What bike is she riding?

    Saludos desde Caracas.

    CCA

  146. f

    September 8, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    love her! she does have amazing style…and talent. and i love that she’s not about labels or just haute couture. you are a lucky, lucky man! ; )

  147. LatteLisa

    September 8, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    that first photo of your girl is simply priceless … love the whole look, not just the outfits

  148. Patri Zoe

    September 8, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    She is a european babe! she knows what is good, sorry!

  149. laila bigdollsboudoir

    September 8, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    She’s gorgeous!! love her so much :-) Beautiful legs Garance!

    http://bigdollsboudoir.blogspot.com/

  150. Carole (NY etc.)

    September 8, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    ALSO, SHE IS GORGEOUS!!!
    sorry I had to put this in capital letters. And this is not because she is French (I’m French too, and believe me we are not all gorgeous), she is special and I agree, being an artist, helps.

  151. Emme

    September 8, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    Yesssssss!!!! – “I think Garance’s background as an artist helps her look past the price tag and see the potential of things.”

  152. Fabienne

    September 8, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Your current obsession with the ana body type makes more sense now especially in light of her complaints of being “fat”. It reminds me of how in France we are still is such deep denial of eating disorders. As for the style it does indeed remind me of the style I and my peers grew up with the south of France. I suppose it is considered unique in the context of NYC.

  153. Ali

    September 9, 2011 at 1:02 am

    this is one of my favorite posts. it’s so refreshing to see creativity without all the labels.

    garance is beautiful!

  154. Jeffrey

    September 9, 2011 at 3:45 am

    Miaow!!!

  155. Heidi

    September 9, 2011 at 4:06 am

    This is probably my favourite of your posts ever. Gorgeous pictures, eloquent descriptions of your love and what it is about her unique style that you find so much enjoyment in photographing. Thank you!

  156. CBC

    September 9, 2011 at 7:53 am

    love how u captured the light….

  157. KATRINA IRIBERRI

    September 9, 2011 at 11:09 am

    This is just simplee wondahful!!! ahlovet. She is such a style icon, a true stylista. wish i could have some of her fabu style.

  158. Why Tea

    September 9, 2011 at 11:43 am

    I was just about to ask you why don’t you post more about Garance :) Her style is definitely cool, stylish and wearable!
    So, as many of your readers, I’d really like to see other posts about this darling creature…

  159. diana

    September 9, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    i love your photographs and dorance looks great! but what you’ve described as her “well developed” sense of personal style is not really shown here. women have been stealing clothes from boyfriends and husbands for years. wearing an over sized shirt to the beach w/ panama hat definitely not new. it comes down to what you have on hand really! but regardless i still love both of your blogs.

  160. Fabiola

    September 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    I love when you post photos of Garance, she’s so chic, you’re really lucky!!

    Xo.

  161. Marcela

    September 9, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    I love this post. First of all the pictures are beautiful. Secondly often times when I like a picture or an image I can’t really explain why I like it, and then I realized that it’s mainly because things make sence. There is a piece about Garance, she gets it, she makes sense. She understand what she is doing, and most importanly she does do loom like she is trying, it all seems to come natural to her.
    Once again, the pictures are beautiful, Scott, couldn’t agree with you more.
    What else can I say, I particularly like the pictures you take of Garance, it’s not just about her style, they are great, always.

  162. antique wedding rings

    September 9, 2011 at 11:08 pm

    I must say again i love the vintage bicycle!

  163. Danielle

    September 9, 2011 at 11:27 pm

    All of that, and nice stems.

  164. xx

    September 10, 2011 at 12:52 am

    you two are adorable. sometimes i wish my boyfriend can take pix of me like this cuz i see soooo much love in these pictures. we can see how you look at garance:)

  165. V

    September 10, 2011 at 5:17 am

    There simply is something about Garance! Reading Garance’s work you feel as though you know her and this is why her photos are so popular. It’s like looking at a dear friend’s holiday snaps.

  166. Johnny the Mule

    September 10, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    She is French, and most of the French women (and for that matter, Spanish too, but differently) I met and worked had this ability to look great with what seems like very little effort. From corporate lawyers to computer repair technicians, they all had a sense of style and identity.

  167. Brooke

    September 10, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    She is so inspiring! I love the way she wears anything she likes and doesn’t worry about whether it’s a designer brand or not. I neeeeed a bike like that (:

  168. Chris

    September 10, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    She does indeed look good, lucky man

  169. Angela White =^)

    September 11, 2011 at 1:55 am

    “I think Garance’s background as an artist helps her look past the price tag and see the potential of things.” Honestly, I think this is a true sign of a fashion lover… because it matters not the tag, only the possibilities. She does a lovely job. I am a huge thrifter… because that is the only way I can afford quality. From Dolce & Gabbana to vintage DvF, I wouldn’t be wearing it if it wasn’t for thrift stores. But these things paired with my Target and drug store finds birth outfits worth living in. Kudos to Garance. And, yet, I think it is often her spirit that makes the clothes. It always comes through in the photos. =^)

  170. Jayne

    September 11, 2011 at 6:47 am

    Keep taking photos of Garanace. Never take her for granted; and we won’t either!

  171. Amanda6*

    September 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    She looks great, but really that’s simply classic style. It’s the way everyone used to dress. It’s just in this age of overload and gimmacks, simple and clean looks like a big deal. Really like that all white bike.

  172. Marlin

    September 13, 2011 at 8:53 am

    Love the way you talk about her! And look at her.

    Please keep posting photo’s of her :-)

  173. Aileen (Malaysia)

    September 13, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    couldn’t agree more.
    “…Again, the key here is not the maker of the shirt, the maker of the hat…it’s about the visual impact that it makes. I think Garance’s background as an artist helps her look past the price tag and see the potential of things.”

  174. Dani

    September 13, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    I was just thinking the exact same thing today! So many times my absolutely favorite items, that I literally wear endlessly are from thrift stores, or just random places… No brand to brag with, just the right piece at the right moment…

    http://chicalarusse.com/

  175. J.Mill

    September 15, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    Your love for her is so endearing and you disect the pictures of her in a way that we see that. Thanks for sharing.

  176. Apinut Piriyakunwong

    September 25, 2011 at 7:13 am

    It’s surprise that she cares about the color of the bike.
    Its color matches to her shirt!!!!

  177. Adeléne

    October 2, 2011 at 6:10 am

    She has the most amazing gift to be able to write so beautifully and look so beautiful and effortless. I hope you two live happily ever after

  178. Amy

    November 19, 2011 at 2:44 am

    You’re lady is so lovely. I married my man in Montauk and couldn’t have asked for a better backdrop: http://www.minnowpark.com/blog/2011/11/18/amy-justin-september-2011-montauk-ny.html

  179. K

    February 9, 2012 at 5:42 am

    I’m so in love with you and Garance.

  180. le blog de natacha

    February 13, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Great! you look so cute!

  181. dernieres modes

    February 16, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    love your shoes!

  182. Rossi

    May 25, 2012 at 10:18 am

    What you two have is so unique, so precious, you are very blessed, continue the good work, if you can call it work, it is a joy, sharing what you love with the person that you love. You guys inspire me.

  183. vel

    June 17, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    And nothing like a great pair of legs.

  184. hardware failure

    November 21, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    My computer system buys heaven screen. exactly how do I mend?

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