Wednesday, December 28, 2011

On the New Year… Eleonora Carisi

How will you mix things up in the year ahead?

 

I’m excited to trade in my fluorescent colors for pastels; pale yellow coats with white collars, rounded skirts, and towering wedges. It’s time to feel fresh and beautiful like a flower!  I’m not so into labels, but those steel toe shoes in Louis Vuittons’s spring collection are made for a confident woman walking toward her goals…

 

This year I also want to experiment with my dark side and wear oversized Boy London print sweaters, Doc Martens, and white socks; a bit of 80’s punk!

 

Any successful style experiments that you’ll carry into 2012?

 

I wanted a 60’s look, but never knew the result would be so great to wear every day!  I experimented with high-waisted bell-bottom trousers and silk tops.  I like trousers in autumn shades mixed with round collar shirts in nude… I ended up with an entire collection of them.  Those collars are actually very fashionable right now!

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  1. Merilin

    December 28, 2011 at 9:41 am

    She is absolutely hypnotic! The first outfit is perfect: elegant, classy and yet trendy!
    greets from Rome.

  2. Bohemian Style

    December 28, 2011 at 9:44 am

    The first look is so sexy!!

    theBohmerian.com

  3. ETC...

    December 28, 2011 at 9:47 am

    What amazing style! Socks with heels…? I think she pulls it off!

    ETC…

    http://www.eatontradingcompany.com

  4. e. mesbijoux

    December 28, 2011 at 9:58 am

    wow! the snake printed skirt is AMAZING! and all her looks are so personal…I love her!
    bisou!

  5. comme fraiche

    December 28, 2011 at 10:02 am

    I like how she mixes up the colors in her skirts/tops- she always looks good

  6. stela alves

    December 28, 2011 at 10:04 am

    Lovely the girl with yellow skirt!!
    Street Style by Stela

  7. Ayshe Rose

    December 28, 2011 at 10:05 am

    She has a great style

    http://stylishtimes.blogspot.com/

  8. Desiree Choo

    December 28, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Love the yellow and pink combo! :)

    http://thosefuzzyfeelings.blogspot.com/

  9. Desiree Choo

    December 28, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Love the pink and yellow colours combination! :)

    http://thosefuzzyfeelings.blogspot.com/

  10. soffi

    December 28, 2011 at 10:25 am

  11. Ophelia

    December 28, 2011 at 10:25 am

    The third photo of her is gorgeous!

    http://cestlavieophelia.blogspot.com/

  12. The Tailored Two

    December 28, 2011 at 10:26 am

    This was a really cute post. She always looks fantastic and can’t wait to see more photos from the upcoming year.

  13. h

    December 28, 2011 at 10:35 am

    she looks amazing ! yet, it comes off as her own, very original style, and she is astonishingly beautiful to boot.

  14. gemma

    December 28, 2011 at 10:40 am

    The dress is fabulous – I cant believe she pulls off the socks with this outfit but it just works – wish I had the guts to experiment more – Think some people are made to set fashion and some are just followers as they are worried of looking odd.

  15. sandra

    December 28, 2011 at 10:48 am

  16. carlos

    December 28, 2011 at 11:07 am

    arrgghhhh !!!! Google reader does not load the pictures from this new slide show you are using :-(

  17. Thefashionguitar

    December 28, 2011 at 11:18 am

    She is gorgeous, and her style very inspirational.

    You photographered her great. Thanks for sharing!

    XO Charlotte
    http://www.thefashionguitar.com

  18. Kate

    December 28, 2011 at 11:33 am

    I have an adoration of the 60s too :)

    Kate

    http://www.thrillofthechaise.com

  19. Marisa Alma

    December 28, 2011 at 11:36 am

    There is something about blue nail polish…..it’s weird, but sexy. I love her animal print fitted skirt (I’m inspired to get one now), but am still not a fan of sock with high heals………She is obviously Italian, the overabundance of gorgeous hair always is a dead give-away.

  20. B.

    December 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    Pretty ! Would definately love to see some photos of her wearing the Doc Martens next year :)

    My favorite outfit is the one with the snake print skirt

    http://www.tripsandtreasures.blogspot.com
    lifestyle and fashion in Belgium

  21. Anna

    December 28, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    such a shame.. I just can see the first picture! good snapshot by the way! but I can’t figure out how she’s going to change this look for a 80′s punk look…

    http://brandnewbyanna.blogspot.com

  22. Dress and Dish: Lana

    December 28, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Cool! Love your site-always!

  23. Serdane

    December 28, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Great idea about wearing old past look ! I think I will do the same. And she has a great style obviously !

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  24. Shug'A'Very

    December 28, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Eleonora has something really elegant and chic that I particularly adore, I think just being in front of her must be impressive as she looks very charismatic and confident.
    Here I can’t say which look of her I like the most as I absolutely am fond of ALL of them!

    Shug’A'Very from Incognito

    http://www.thinkincognito-eng.blogspot.com

  25. dragon fruit

    December 28, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    this is amazing she is so inspirational. incredible post

    http://www.dragonnfruit.com

  26. violetta

    December 28, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    What a Woman!!! Good palette.

  27. Kacie @ A Collection of Passions

    December 28, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    I love the montage of photos of her. She’s so incredible. Her style is unique and fun.

    Kacie
    http://www.acollectionofpassions.com/

  28. noreen

    December 28, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    the pink and yellow – love it! thanks for sharing.

  29. Style Anywhere

    December 28, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    great style and photos!

  30. Virginie

    December 28, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    She looks completely natural and self confident at the same time, she has a great style

    Virginie/
    http://www.virginiepeny.com

  31. SohoBoy

    December 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    She’s freaking gorgeous! Wow!
    http://riots-in-soho.tumblr.com/

  32. Style Dilettante

    December 28, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    Oh she is lovely! From her Cindy Crawford beauty mark to her color pairings!

    http://www.inherentstylela.com/

  33. Sally

    December 28, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Although I can’t wear many of the hues she prefers, it is so fun to appreciate and look to each shot you’ve taken, so thanks!

    http://blog.bungalowco.com/

  34. miriamstella

    December 28, 2011 at 1:25 pm

  35. Patricia

    December 28, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    i love Eleonora’s style!!! :)

  36. Steph

    December 28, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Oh wow, she looks super gorgeous in everything she wears!
    I love her style, its so chic, classy and interesting!

    xxx
    -S

    http://www.messylittlemonsters.blogspot.com

  37. Marcel Da Chump

    December 28, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Once she mentioned 80′s Punk, the name Vivien Goldman popped into my mind:

    http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Vivien_Goldman:_An_interview_with_the_Punk_Professor

  38. Audrey

    December 28, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    that dress is lady like perfection and she’s gorgeous! http://www.casualglamorous.com

  39. Carly

    December 28, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    i have that photo of her at fashion week saved on my computer from when you first featured it- the way she seems to have so much fun with her clothes is so inspiring!

  40. antique engagement rings

    December 28, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    What a fantastic vintage look!

  41. antique engagement rings

    December 28, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    Fantastic!

  42. fashionattacksme

    December 28, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    She´s so smart & fresh at same time
    http://www.fashionattacksme.blogspot.com/

  43. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    December 28, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    I love her look, especially the first photo!

  44. chris

    December 28, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Hi,

    I’ve looked through the five or six most recent pages of this blog and although I find the pictures themselves pretty enough I think it’s a shame the body shape of almost all persons in the photographs are a) the same and b) thin/really thin. As I understand the point of the blog is not to show models but rather to show pretty clothing and well combined colours and fabrics, so why not show people of more sizes in good looking fashion?

  45. canvasofculture

    December 28, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    the blue velvet look is just amazing!

    http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

  46. Mode'n Marie

    December 28, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    Love all their outfits ! She’s wonderful !
    Bises
    Marie

    http://www.modenmarie.com

  47. iremmy

    December 28, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    love the chloe snake pattern skirt!

    http://hotbeverage.tumblr.com/

  48. Charlotte Wilder

    December 28, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    That pink dress is to die for. Yum.
    Best,
    Charlotte

    http://www.thewilderthings.com

  49. Which me will I be today

    December 28, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    This is such a sweet and cute look. The socks are ADORABLE!
    http://whichmewillibetoday.wordpress.com

  50. Tokyofaces.com (@Tokyofaces)

    December 28, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Very pretty!

    Tokyo street style: http://www.tokyofaces.com

  51. Mali - just me

    December 28, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    beautiful!
    I love the pink dress, a lot!

  52. Elle Quinn

    December 28, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    I love that she is wearing socks with almost every look, and that she has them on with the floral wedge sandals every time. That is one of my favourite trends from this past year! Her sense of style is effortless and natural.

  53. Tania Poli

    December 28, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    I remember that python-printed Chloe skirt from the preview! In fact it’s very thick satin silk which makes the piece even more amazing and a WOW-factor! When it’s on it may leave speechless anybody!
    http://www.taniapoli.com/

  54. J Umm

    December 28, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    the blue toned outfit with the blue louboutins is my fave
    STYLE DECORUM

  55. Linda

    December 28, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Your blog is such an inspiration thank you :)
    Kisses
    Linda from http://www.moonon.com

  56. Minty

    December 28, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    Oh, I love her style! Gorgeous colours, textures and prints! Can this girl do no wrong? LOVE.

    x Minty
    http://mintyandpeaches.wordpress.com

  57. CultureShockArt

    December 28, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    I am all about Royal Blue right now, and that velvet outfit is on point! Love it!!!!

  58. Quantum Pendants

    December 29, 2011 at 12:15 am

    her photography style is so cute…..

  59. Mama'sBoy

    December 29, 2011 at 12:31 am

    Scott! These “style profiles” are brilliant–dynamic, thought provoking, insightful! Bravo and please keep them coming! Perhaps have someone interview you??

  60. Sade Strehlke

    December 29, 2011 at 1:09 am

    The blush pink is absolutely fabulous, looks like a scene from a movie in a different time.

  61. Dept online

    December 29, 2011 at 4:51 am

    Lovely look! The mix of colors is great!

  62. Haidee

    December 29, 2011 at 5:07 am

  63. eleonora

    December 29, 2011 at 5:24 am

    WHOAH! I want to thank all of you for the kind word. I love you too and yes the photos are amazing, he caught my personality all the time. See you in the new year!

    Ele

  64. S

    December 29, 2011 at 5:33 am

    I have to say absolutely wonderful. Always.

  65. Sarah

    December 29, 2011 at 7:37 am

    I love her style! I wish her style profile was a little longer. I’m really enjoying the style profiles, thank you!

  66. Charikleia

    December 29, 2011 at 8:49 am

    The snake skirt, the snake skirt, the snake skirt…

    Kisses from Greece!

  67. kitchen afternoon

    December 29, 2011 at 9:51 am

    She makes sixties very modern!

  68. Liza

    December 29, 2011 at 10:05 am

    Scott, beautiful photos as always. I find it annoying to have to wait till all the files on the page load and begin to be readable. I would rather you not do this kind of presentation as a rule, since I like to check your blog out every day, sometimes twice. I don’t have time to wait.

  69. teo

    December 29, 2011 at 11:50 am

    (.-:

    <3<3<3<3

    Loooove this girl!!!

  70. Roseanne

    December 29, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    collars are definately in now.She is an inspiration to me.Great ideas!

  71. Ed K

    December 29, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    Eleonora is a thing of beauty…stunning woman

  72. QA Create

    December 29, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    Oh. My. God! I am in LOVE with the pastel pink dress she is wearing. It is so elegant and soft. I would feel like a million bucks walking around town in that dress.

    http://www.qacreate.com

  73. gabriella sheffield

    December 29, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    i see you have shot her multiple times and well worth it!

    http://www.dimplesandcharm.com

  74. thestreetfashion5xpro

    December 30, 2011 at 4:04 am

    She’s amazing!!!!!

  75. Honey fashion is coming

    December 30, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Love the long yellow skirt!

  76. Tom

    December 30, 2011 at 9:22 am

    She looks to be the sort of woman who inspires great poetry. Were I a poet and capable of greatness, I would write her a sonnet. I admire your photography very much.

  77. Fasle Unicorn

    December 30, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    So inspiring! Her looks aren’t about labels just fashion and so very versatile sultry sexy to colorful comfy!

  78. Vanessa

    January 1, 2012 at 5:36 am

    I love her look! She’s gorgeous!!!

    Vanessa

    http://thepinkmateproject.blogspot.com/

  79. Nazli

    January 2, 2012 at 7:52 am

    She looks amazing. You gotta have it inside of you and she definitely has it!

  80. Dani

    January 2, 2012 at 11:18 am

    I simply adore her style, she manages to combine just the right amount of innocence and elegance into her wardrobe… And the fact that she’s stunning helps too … :)

    http://chicalarusse.com/

  81. Lara

    January 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    I really really love this.
    Those socks and the blue tones. Great start into 2012 ;)

    all the best
    lara

  82. Silver Jewelry Jaipur

    January 3, 2012 at 12:27 am

    really she looks to beautiful and awesome

  83. clarity enhanced diamonds

    January 3, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    I love the clutch….. wonderful!

  84. marcie

    January 3, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    Absolutely lovely! I’ve always been a fan of socks with heels if done right.

  85. fotoclipping

    January 4, 2012 at 2:09 am

    Love her style!! Love the blue she is wearing!!

  86. Saku

    January 4, 2012 at 5:26 am

    What a vivid she is!

  87. tugba kuzdere

    January 4, 2012 at 5:47 am

    loved her socks! http://lamodaist.tumblr.com/

  88. Sylosophism

    January 4, 2012 at 9:52 am

    She looks like a princess, i love the way she is not so self confident and aggressive. she is delicate
    http: //www.stylosophism.com

  89. Pilar Cortés

    January 5, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Again… I LOVE !!!

    http://www.myshotsforyou.com/

  90. Irene

    January 6, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Devastating and disarming.

  91. umanbn

    January 7, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    gorgeous…I’m in love

  92. Russinha

    January 8, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    So classy! Deep blue is very trendy

  93. SH

    January 24, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    such a great look

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