Thursday, July 12, 2012

On the Street….Anna dello Russo, Milan

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  1. Henry

    July 12, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Nice dress, nice smile. Italian style all along. The man in the back also seems to have recognized Mr Schuman!

  2. Kate

    July 12, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Such a cute dress!

    Kate

    http://www.thrillofthechaise.com

  3. Tinacious.Me

    July 12, 2012 at 9:04 am

    love her handbag!
    http://www.tinacious.me/

  4. Simbarashe

    July 12, 2012 at 9:04 am

    Icons never go out of style.
    http://lordashbury.com/

  5. Elisa Eymery

    July 12, 2012 at 9:04 am

    ok well it’s alright, a bit frilly and a bit boring I suppose? I do like her bracelets and the little basket.

    Elisa

    Wandering Minds fashion

    http://www.ourwanderingminds.com

  6. Macius

    July 12, 2012 at 9:04 am

  7. Peter

    July 12, 2012 at 9:05 am

    I love this dress! It kind of has the feel of a Chanel suit – but in a dress! ADR’s passion is always palpable in what she wears.

    x Peter @ http://low–couture.blogspot.com

  8. Anja

    July 12, 2012 at 9:07 am

    Awesome outfit. I really like the combination of black and white dress with neutral shoes. All gold details makes outfit even more amazing.

    http://livsrytmen.blogspot.com/

  9. Natasha Fatah

    July 12, 2012 at 9:12 am

    She always looks phenomenal!

    xoxo
    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

  10. WhiteCloset

    July 12, 2012 at 9:16 am

    the beautiful, stylish, fashionable, trendsetter and sparkling anna!! love her!!

  11. kay

    July 12, 2012 at 9:19 am

    love how the gold on her shoes, bag, and dress all coordinate
    http://pleatsandeats.blogspot.com/

  12. carla

    July 12, 2012 at 9:20 am

    Impeccable, as always.

  13. John Shield

    July 12, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Spot the tourists

  14. Serdane

    July 12, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Even when she is simple, she knows how to put gold and crazy details on her outfits.

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  15. carola

    July 12, 2012 at 9:26 am

    she’s … Favolosa !!!!
    ciao!
    http://www.pursesinthekitchen.com

  16. modelovers

    July 12, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Love her dress!

  17. Gian

    July 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

    The lady has style no one can deny it

    Great pic as usual

    take care
    Gian
    Consultant Style Advisor
    http://gntstyle.wordpress.com

  18. Andrea R.

    July 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Oh so pretty dress, this woman is so stylish, love Anna!

    http://clickatypicalday.blogspot.com.es/

  19. Stills

    July 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Beautiful, as always!

    http://www.stills.rs

  20. THE STEL STYLE

    July 12, 2012 at 9:34 am

    I love her style!!!

    http://thestelstyle.com/

  21. AbsolutelyDC

    July 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

    This is classic, but modern and sexy and fun. I love it.

    p.s. Those shoes! A very nice play on nude shoes – they still go with everything but just have that extra oomph. Well done :)

    http://www.absolutelydc.com

  22. Tonia

    July 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

    I want that dress, those shoes, that bracelet, and that purse. Lovely.

  23. WOWS

    July 12, 2012 at 9:36 am

    Love black&white looks. Maybe I would have bet for black sandals, but even though it’s a great choice!

  24. Celia

    July 12, 2012 at 9:37 am

    Wow, love her style!
    Actually, there is a new article about her in my blog!
    If you have time don’t miss it, it would mean the world to me :)
    http://alittlebitofglamourplease.blogspot.com.es/

  25. It's the Drinks // G

    July 12, 2012 at 9:41 am

    Great outfit… I love the black and white thing… especially with the nude shoes ;)

    /G

  26. Fas

    July 12, 2012 at 9:42 am

    I do love her style, sometimes it’s classy, sometimes totally freaky, but always stylish.

  27. roelien

    July 12, 2012 at 9:47 am

    a bit disconcerting, somehow, this little-girl-dress on a woman her age. still, she looks good. i suddenly realize she would look really great in jeans… something we’ll probably never get to see.

  28. LIZPR

    July 12, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Oh wow! What a cute dress! This is very understated for Anna Dello Russo! The faux pocket detail on the front of the dress is simply adorable.

    I also like the black/leopard combo to the right, with the colourful bracelets. I’m going to try that ….

    http://www.lizpr.com

  29. Rachel

    July 12, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Love that dress!

  30. Gon

    July 12, 2012 at 9:51 am

    super cool outfit!

    she is great!!

    http://morelike-gon.blogspot.jp/

  31. Collette

    July 12, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Very cute dress !
    Doesnt compliment her shape/skin though.

  32. Mira

    July 12, 2012 at 10:00 am

    Anna dello Russo is a fashion icon. I adore her very much. She looks totally stunning. Love that pic :D
    xo

    glamDevils

  33. carolz

    July 12, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Well, first off, as always a beautiful photo…setting, lighting, etc. However, although she has great legs, & is owning it, she’s a bit old for this short a dress…three to four more inches & it would’ve still been modern, yet more appropriate. this coming from someone who is probably her age & in-shape, too.

  34. Lauren@Styleseer

    July 12, 2012 at 10:07 am

    I like her bracelets and basket-weave bag.

    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  35. Pedro Garfo

    July 12, 2012 at 10:08 am

    I love Anna :)

    Visit: http://pedrogarfo.blogspot.pt/
    Mens fashion blog

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  36. Ahmad

    July 12, 2012 at 10:10 am

    Really nice dress and beautifully accessorized! She always looks stunning!
    http://anarkalilovesme.blogspot.ca/

  37. Monsieur Marcel

    July 12, 2012 at 10:15 am

    There’s so much here:
    Mlle. dello Russo rocking summer glamour.
    The guy in shorts, Sartorialist star-struck.
    The camera crew oblivious to all the action.
    And the fleeting glimpse of the leopard-print woman
    breaking hearts on the blogosphere.

  38. Bonnie, Clyde and Marni

    July 12, 2012 at 10:17 am

  39. allen

    July 12, 2012 at 10:20 am

    such a subdued look for ADR. like it.

  40. Johnny

    July 12, 2012 at 10:27 am

    I absolutely adore her. She’s one of the nicest person I ever met in my life.
    Love love love

  41. Kathryn

    July 12, 2012 at 10:34 am

    I agree with roelien, she is a bit old to be wearing this style. Her hands, feet and face give her age away. The dress is cute but would look better on someone younger.

    • Linda

      July 30, 2012 at 10:08 pm

      I think everything is right for her age and is in proportion, but her hairstyle lets down the look. Much shorter or an up-do would look much better on Anna, and would stave off the ‘want to be 20 again’ look.

  42. Helen

    July 12, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Too short. Does not fit.

  43. Lynn

    July 12, 2012 at 10:51 am

    Love every element, but sorry, it would look more appropriate on someone 20 years younger, even though she’s got a rockin’ bod. And that fried/straightened hair (extensions?)? Healthy hair looks way better, even if it’s short. The whole thing just screams ‘trying too hard to deny my age’.

  44. gloria

    July 12, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Me encanta el estilismo que lleva es total , super elegante , el vestido precioso un besazo, gran foto

  45. SebastianMx

    July 12, 2012 at 10:58 am

    nice dress, she looks so happy :D

    http://www.mytigermx.blogspot.mx

  46. Alessandra Frega

    July 12, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Mitica!!!
    Adoro le sue scarpe!!

    http://lapetiterobenoire-ale.blogspot.com

  47. Rizalenio

    July 12, 2012 at 11:13 am

    She really epitomizes sophistication.

    http://rizalenio.blogspot.com

  48. Votre Amie

    July 12, 2012 at 11:31 am

    Classy, classic, polished style
    x
    http://www.iloveublank.blogspot.com

  49. Darrell

    July 12, 2012 at 11:40 am

    Anna Dello Russo is ageless and timeless.
    She can parade in front of me Jane-Birkin-short anytime she wants.
    Does she look great doing it? Yes. Then please carry on.

  50. Amanda

    July 12, 2012 at 11:44 am

    Love her dress and her accessories, she is so cool!

  51. jen

    July 12, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Great outfit but. Being in shape is not the same thing as being 19. Face it and lower your skirts alittle. As someone said about Heidi Klum–time to put it away, ok.

  52. VĂ­ctor

    July 12, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Love the expression of this girl. Funny outfit too.

  53. Muna

    July 12, 2012 at 11:51 am

    She rocks!! for me she’s the Queen of Cool! Love! vestito perfetto stylosissimo!!!

  54. j'ecris

    July 12, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Each time I see her photo, I have the same thought: What drives her to try so hard, so often?

  55. JoJoAponte

    July 12, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    Dello Russo is such a fashion icon… Even am idol to Lady Gaga! Just Magnificent

  56. style-xyz

    July 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    wow, Anna so simple!

  57. THE VIKTIMS

    July 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Cute outfit. She’s always cute. But we are NOT fans of the hair stroke. Especially on anyone over 8.

    http://viktima.blogspot.com/

  58. Yana

    July 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Anna always looks perfect!

  59. Hannah

    July 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Nice outfit. I love her bag and the gold details on her shoes.
    -Hannah
    http://www.hannahsfashionblog.com/

  60. Samira

    July 12, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I love her shoes!!

  61. Susana

    July 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    She’s such a visionary! I love how she uses fashion to challenge people’s stereotypes! She always look great because she OWNS her clothes, not the other way around! That’s what true style is all about!!! From my own personal fashion style, I think she looks fantastic and she is wearing my favorite pair of shoes :)

    xo,
    Susana
    http://www.akeytothearmoire.com

  62. Michelle S

    July 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    wearing a kitten heel! i never thought i would see the day.

    http://www.prettydinos.com

  63. steve

    July 12, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    i’m just not feeling this look. the dress is too short and the shoes simply are not working although the lady in the tiger print skirt outfit rocks.

  64. Topol

    July 12, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Conservative for her. But still too young. What’s wrong with dressing well for your age, especially when you have the body for it?

  65. ANH Style

    July 12, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    This is quite understated compared to what she’s usually seen wearing- I think she looks great. The gold details are a nice touch.

  66. Eric

    July 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    I also love the gold accents – bracelet, shoes, purse.

    http://simplyaweso.me

  67. Tracey

    July 12, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    An understated ADR ?, now that is shocking!

  68. Niia

    July 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Yes, she’s an icon and the Chanel-esque dress is adorable with the well-chosen accessories. But I do think that past a certain age, there are two things that women should not be wearing: tiny bikinis and mini dresses with bare legs. I honestly don’t think these things every look good on older women — even if they have fabulous bodies. There are so many other sexy looks that would be perfect on her and she often wears them. Just think the dress is way too short.

  69. CJ

    July 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Wow she is actually dressed “normal”, by her standards anyways.

  70. LT

    July 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    I agree with roelien and Lynn. Lovely outfit, but inappropriate for a woman of her age. A woman of true style knows how to dress in an age-appropriate manner without looking dull or dowdy.

  71. Boong

    July 12, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    interesting pockets!

  72. Simon Ackerman

    July 12, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Loving the style, always a winner!

  73. carole

    July 12, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    I just got those fabulous YSL shoes!

  74. ttea

    July 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    I love the energy of this photo. I can almost feel the people moving around me. I love her dress.

    http://fashionananthropologicalpointofview.blogspot.ca/

  75. JM

    July 12, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    I always admire her looks and courage – this is no exception!

    http://www.dcdilemmas.com

  76. Carmen

    July 12, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    I’d love to have her wardrove!

  77. Martha

    July 12, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    Fearless fashion has a name and that name is the ever chic Anna dello Russo.

    http://www.princessmartha.com

  78. Natália StyleBR

    July 12, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Anna always beautiful!

  79. racheldreadful

    July 12, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    the look as a whole is not that inspiring.
    the hair is my main problem…too tortured into straightness and if those
    are not hair extensions..then a severe trim is in order.
    wavy hair or tied back hair would be better.

  80. rrrrondo

    July 12, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    Do the clothes wear her?

  81. Eva

    July 12, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    She looks great, love the dress!

    http://www.creativityandchocolate.blogspot.com

  82. Lauren

    July 12, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Who makes the shoes?

  83. debbie

    July 12, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    The dress is too die for, but needs about another 12″ in length.

  84. Susie

    July 12, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    This look is timeless perfection – would expect nothing less from ADR.

    Sea and Swank

  85. Wallace

    July 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    I don’t think the handle looks very feminine. Her dress is very Chanel. Her shoes are beautiful. A rounded metallic toe cap instead of the usual pointy version. Nice twist on a trend. Wallace

  86. Miami

    July 12, 2012 at 2:46 pm

  87. Laura

    July 12, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    She always looks so CHIC and inspiring :)
    nice look :) Hugs from Latvia
    http://www.lauravaluta.blogspot.com

  88. Alicia

    July 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    I agree with Lynn, trying to too hard to deny her age…and don’t like the poker straight hair, it’s tired.

  89. Sarah

    July 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    She needs to get a good haircut and give up the long, casual, stringy hair look. Proportions all wrong: dress too short and with fussy, formal details. Shoes belong with a different dress. Odd that somebody with her fashion resources and wonderful figure looks so disjointed.

  90. vasilieva

    July 12, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    anna’s looking cool in these little heels

    http://www.vasilievablog.com/
    x

  91. Freya - Fashionable People

    July 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    She always wears such great outfits – I think the shoes are gorgeous!

    http://www.fashionablepeople.co.uk

  92. Martha

    July 12, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    She surprises even more when she wears a simple outfit! http://madrilicious.com

  93. jo

    July 12, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    Very chic and almost minimalist for her standards. Is this a sign of changing times in fashion?

  94. sds

    July 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    …don´t like it!

  95. une chatte grise

    July 12, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    The guy in the background is just precious!
    Re: the age debate–I think there’s a difference between wearing looks associated with youth and trying desperately to look young. Kim Gordon & Joan Jett, for example, tend to look great because they’re not trying to appear young–they’re just dressing as who they are (ie grown folks who are rockers). Ms. dello Russo, on the other hand, always seems to be desperately trying to be something–young, “zany,” the center of attention, what have you.

  96. The Casual

    July 12, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Always a show stopper!!

    Very very stylish!

    xxx
    http://thecasual-blog.blogspot.com

  97. Elizabeth

    July 12, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    I love that Anna loves fashions so much, but this is less good, too little girl for someone so more is more. I also always wish that her posture was as good as her figure-her head always pokes forward.

  98. Kate

    July 12, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Non bastano due fiocchetti per rendere uno straccio cool. Direi di optare per qualcosa piĂą adeguato all’etĂ  del soggetto.

    k

  99. Lalli

    July 12, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    she is THE BEST !!!

    http://lallistaste.blogspot.com/

  100. Sofia

    July 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm

  101. Mia Marionette

    July 12, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    So cool to see her relaxed like this! :)

    http://blog.miamarionette.com/

  102. Ter OS

    July 12, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Dresses waaaaay too young/revealing for her age.

  103. princessglee

    July 12, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    People who put people in “age boxes” irritate me. Who dictates that *hit and why?

  104. michael

    July 12, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    I read someplace that she owns 4,000 pairs of shoes…..draw your own conclusions.

  105. Sevan

    July 12, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Nice dress, bag and shoes but….this is not the Anna we are used to !
    Confusing.
    The style of the girl on the right is more interesting, as well as the buzzing background.

  106. nora

    July 12, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    I think she looks like a million bucks. All the accessories are spot-on, including the bare legs. Something about her age adds to the look. I don’t think a younger woman could pull this off as well. Hair tied back in a ponytail would have looked nice too.

  107. MrEssentialist

    July 12, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Great little bag with fun details!
    http://www.MrEssentialist.com

  108. CBC

    July 12, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    she looks so cute …..approachable

  109. Stephanie

    July 12, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    OK, I’m over 40 and I feel young myself, so am not saying that a woman her age shouldn’t wear short dresses, etc. etc. What really bothers me though as a woman who is trying to figure out the aging thing is that this sort of a look is so common on older women in upper income groups in western countries – the bleached and straightened hair, uber tan, makeup, skimpy clothing, etc., etc. – and some people seem to be convinced that THIS is empowerment. I guess what really bothers me is that we get excited about sexy-looking men looking their age, but so few older women actually try to do it. I just think that working WITH older features instead of trying to distract from them is so much cooler and sexier than this.

  110. Darrell

    July 12, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    The only thing not fair or just or proper is that there are only 24 hours in a day to contemplate every aspect of her beauty.

  111. Monsieur Marcel

    July 12, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    @une chatte grise, finally! Something we disagree on…Though your choice of examples is, well, exemplary; the debate centers on age appropriate style. I’m on the side which says it’s the individual’s decision, lest I irritate Princess Glee.

  112. Mica

    July 12, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    She looks great! That little bag is so cute :)

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

  113. MĂłnica - Mes Voyages Ă  Paris Blog

    July 12, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I love her!!!!! Great photo…
    xoxo
    M.

  114. sooFashionating.com

    July 12, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    She is owning this vintage inspired look…sooFashionating!

  115. anora

    July 12, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    God, she looks great. Usually, she wears kind of goofy outfits that highlight her sense of humor and I love her for that; but this time around she just looks fantastic.

  116. MaricruzLA

    July 12, 2012 at 9:49 pm

  117. talktomyshoes

    July 12, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    So simple for her but just as intriguing and as beautiful as some of her more “out of the box” looks!
    ps- love the guy in the background!

  118. CultureShockArt

    July 12, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    This is the tamest I’ve seen ADR. She looks great, and the accessories are fantastic.

  119. David

    July 12, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    Excellent look. I do think it is a bit immature for her though, it ages her imo.

  120. LL

    July 13, 2012 at 12:56 am

    I can only say that I hope I look as good as Anna does in that gorgeous white dress when I am her age – she looks stunning. Great hair, great skin, nicely toned limbs and a wonderful sense of personal style. What more do you want ? You go girl !

  121. Nalletar

    July 13, 2012 at 3:24 am

    I love those shoes – let´s pray she is here again the forerunner for fashion as so often is! Medium high heels, WOW!

  122. m.c. modadicoppia

    July 13, 2012 at 3:53 am

    Fabulous ! Love your photos.

    Bye, m.c. modadicioppia

    we’re a fashion couple, pass and leave a comment if you like; NEW POST

    http://modadicoppia.blogspot.it

  123. Muffin

    July 13, 2012 at 5:36 am

    i notice it is other women having a go about her age and the appropriateness of the outfit her fried hair, skin tone etc. she looks cute and happy. women never need to be repressed by men ’cause we do a bang up job on each other!

  124. Christine Scott

    July 13, 2012 at 5:55 am

    Oh no…I even like my own aged look more than her look today! The style, fit, length and hair go over that line of just making it work to being just embarrassing!

    But a big sigh of relief for her sensible, walkable and very sexy growed-up pair of shoes.

  125. fromnowon30

    July 13, 2012 at 6:58 am

    How beautiful dress!!

  126. Chahrazad

    July 13, 2012 at 7:21 am

    Really a nice picture! I totally love her outfit.

    x
    http://www.cherryfactor.blogspot.com

  127. Alicechicake

    July 13, 2012 at 8:21 am

    Lovely dress!!! So cool so chic!!!

  128. sbilenco

    July 13, 2012 at 8:50 am

    …like this pick ´cause i see HER (so pretty and fresh) not hidden behind her…bold “look”!

  129. Steph

    July 13, 2012 at 9:14 am

    About the age appropriateness matter, the way i see her is she wears what she wears because she loves that particular piece/style and sees no reason to deny herself of it even if it’s clothing targeted for younger women. Not because she’s trying really hard to deny her age (although then again maybe it is, I don’t know her mind.) But i just think it’s because she loves fashion and doesn’t want to restrict herself to only age appropriate attire.

  130. Virginia

    July 13, 2012 at 9:18 am

    Anna dello russo,sempre tutto perfetto,ma su una vent’enne!

  131. lucia

    July 13, 2012 at 9:31 am

    She has a fabulous body and I would want to know her work out regimen and diet! I am 44 years my self, and I think she looks great, BUT this dress would look better on a girl 19 year old. You can wear short dresses at 50 if you have nice skinny legs, BUT not this short. I don’t like her hair either, I would tie it up or cut it shoulder lenght. Even Jennifer Aniston starts to be “too old” for the Jennifer Aniston look. I don’t know, maybe italian women dress like this at this age and in the upper class, but not in the Northern countries of Europe! Here women at 50 dresses properly for their age. Except those who does not “dress at all” :D Long hair is beautiful only if its really healthy, and on a young person. Lets say under 35! Otherwise it easily gets trampy.

  132. IS THIS IT? models review

    July 13, 2012 at 9:31 am

    I certainly prefer her in these elegant and sober versions… she really looks great here.

    http://www.isthisitmodelsreview.com

  133. lucia

    July 13, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Une chatte grisee, I totally agree with you! Patti Smith is over 60 I guess, and she still looks fabulous, cos she looks like her self and not trying to look young! There just is something really tasteless in older ladies in short skirts. Maybe cos I see a short skirt as GIRLY, not SEXY ( Carine R in her skirt-suits is sexy ) but girly is not sexy, in this skirt on ADR is girly, and you don’t want to be girly as 50, you want to be fabulous and sexy. I am 44, and my heydays of wearing a short skirt ended like 18 years ago. Now I just try to look like me and enjoy. Every age have its period in dressing. I still wear converses though :)

  134. Anna

    July 13, 2012 at 9:44 am

    Alexa Chung wore it first

  135. Diane

    July 13, 2012 at 10:19 am

    No one is ageless or timeless, especially when you dress inappropriately for your actual age. This too short, too young dress makes her look older than she probably is. I’ve seen posts of this same woman is age appropriate attire , and she looks younger for it.

  136. thecircleofit

    July 13, 2012 at 11:11 am

    what a fun look!!!! so fresh and young!!!!

  137. Blaire

    July 13, 2012 at 11:27 am

    The Bracelets are amazing – love how they are perfectly stacked! And love the bold shapes in everything she is wearing.

    ChicRedneck.blogspot.com

  138. B.

    July 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    This dress makes her look very young and girly, but I don’t really like it

    http://www.tripsandtreasures.net

  139. Claire

    July 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    I don’t think it’s an age thing, it’s the ballance of her long hair, short dress, long legs, clunky bag that somehow makes her look out of propotion and like a woman in a childs dress, which is a shame, because she is obviously very beautiful. The woman behind her is not dissimilar in shape and skirt length, yet looks so much more in proportion.

  140. Perfect proportion! Perfect legs.

    July 13, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    Fabulous! I love her outfit. Its crisp, pretty, and perfect for her body type. I love her for showing us that we don’t have to hide out knees, elbows or anything else as we get a little older. Big deal if there is a wrinkle on the knee! What of it? Its still a lovely leg.
    The nude shoes make her legs look even longer, and how can anyone call those shoes clunky? thats insane. they are completely sleek. Short dress and long hair are also always good together. people are just too brainwashed by some morons like Tim Gunn, or whatever the little nerdy guy in glasses is named. There is no reason to hide a beautiful body just for a few little winkle!!!!!!

  141. Martine

    July 13, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Her body is wonderful. It looks better on her then on a 19 year old. Its far more appropriate that a grown woman show her beautiful self then a little girl. People have it all backwards. I approve. It all goes together exquisitely.

  142. Name*

    July 13, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    What is age-appropriate attire? Wearing what looks good on you? I see a lithe woman with sinewy legs. Brava. Good for her.

  143. une chatte grise

    July 13, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    @ Monsieur M, with whom it is indeed odd to disagree–I guess my central thought is that I don’t think there’s any particular age-appropriate (or inappropriate) style per se; it’s not about the skirt, it’s about the wearer. For me, style hinges upon what a particular look conveys about the wearer’s view of him- or herself. Ms Jett, Ms Gordon, and Ms Smith all wear rocker clothes that some might call age-inappropriately youthful, but they never look like they’re trying to deny their age or hang onto a dominant-cultural ideal of “femininity.” They’re just expressing a part of themselves within the context of who they now are. As Stephanie notes, however, Ms della Russo et al seem to be denying and fighting themselves–they seem to be trying to contrive a self, not be a self.
    That said, let me note that I’m not putting myself in the role of Supreme Fashion Deity and “approving” or “disapproving.” I’m just a woman in her 40s who many would consider “age-inappropriate” in any number of ways and is trying to negotiate these waters thoughtfully & with some semblance of grace.

  144. Aurélie & Angelo

    July 13, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Beautiful sixties silhouette! Love the monochrome! The bag and kitten heels are the perfect finishing touch!

  145. Cora

    July 13, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    I have a question, How does Anna dello Russo feel in this outfit? From her expression I read, young, happy, and cute! Hallelujah! It seems to me this outfit sends her back to a time when this would be something she would suit, and she doesn’t give a *hit what ya’ll think because what she feels is way more real.

  146. Jeannie

    July 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    I am young, but I can’t help admire the self possession and grace that older women and more maturely dressed women inherently posses, which is something that short skirts and long straight hair just don’t encapsulate. That is to say I don’t think saying that “dress your age” should be considered a negative suggestion. I think this outfit is really lovely, but it really emphasizes her age and that detracts from what shes actually wearing. While its fun to show off your legs or your arms, as usual Anna Del Russo just seems to take it too far. If she had worn some tights, or a jacket, not only would she look much more beautiful, but you could appreciate the clothes much more as well.

  147. LabellaLuxe Boutique

    July 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Darling dress and handbag!

  148. Monsieur Marcel

    July 13, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    @une chatte grise, though you may not consider yourself Supreme Fashion Deity…your viewpoint ,and your articulation of it, has the gravitas of a respected fashion professional. I’m beyond flattered (floored?) when you agree with me.

    • une chatte grise

      July 16, 2012 at 3:04 pm

      *blushes furiously*

  149. Lindsey

    July 13, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Love the black and white contrast! Great handbag
    http://www.shopopal.com

  150. Darrell

    July 14, 2012 at 3:11 am

    Age and attitude are just little prisons you build in your own little minds.
    She is the same 20-something stunner that could make you forget your name and take away your breath: A worldwind of energy with a joy for living. Nothing has changed. She is Twiggy just making a name for herself Carnaby Street and Kings Road. Can’t you see it? Too bad. She dresses to make herself happy and makes a heck of a lot of other people smile and share in the joy in the process. Stick with your silly rules and self-imposed limitations. We aren’t looking at you or listening to you anyway. You suck the air out of the world, out of life. Thank God for Anna!

  151. Tanya

    July 14, 2012 at 3:25 am

    I understand that Anna dello Russo is the bloggers icon of the moment. …but I now feel that she is being over used by everyone who has an access to photograph her. We all know that she has great sense of Fashion …but getting a little tired of seeing her pictures everywhere….

  152. Lucia

    July 14, 2012 at 4:13 am

    I know ADR hardly ever wear trousers but I started to fantasize about this outfit and how it would look great. Skinny short jeans with high heels, and a jacket, would make this rock, and the hair tied up in a fancy chignon, OR with black really wide trousers and flat sandals, that would do it too. And leave the hand bag, and have her hair trimmed, its not “The longer the better” Long hair should be groomed and healthy.

  153. Jennifer

    July 14, 2012 at 4:46 am

    Weird! Alexa Chung wore that dress, and those cute YSL shoes! Anyways, love the dress, simple and feminine.

  154. Anne

    July 14, 2012 at 10:15 am

    I don’t know, “these” fashion women try so hard. I feel nothing when I look at them. (And she’s so skinny my god.)

  155. LCM

    July 14, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Anna’s toning it down a bit these days…still looks fun though.

    http://one-daysome-day.blogspot.com

  156. Soslan

    July 14, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    Beatifull & stylish!
    She is ikon of stylish women!

  157. nixonthecat

    July 14, 2012 at 11:32 pm

    I am so over ADR…

  158. Marina

    July 15, 2012 at 2:57 am

    She always look amazing!

    xx
    biskvittka.blogspot.com

  159. New Zealand Fashion

    July 15, 2012 at 4:13 am

    I like all the clothes i see!
    Guy in background is like “oh no you didn’t!”

    some great dresses and fashion here (all from New Zealand stores)
    http://www.shoppingsmart.co.nz/products/dresses

  160. Diogo Torres

    July 15, 2012 at 10:12 am

    The amazing Anna dello Russo
    We dont get better than this

    http://fabulouslifeofdiogotorres.blogspot.pt/

  161. Luca

    July 15, 2012 at 11:01 am

    Tremenda come sempre / Awful as always , she has such bad taste in my opinion.

  162. elo

    July 15, 2012 at 11:32 am

    bronzage+ongles peints+cheveux ultra lissĂ©s (avec option tripotage)+du dorĂ© Ă  gogo+robe un poil trop courte pour son âge= ça y est,basculage du cĂ´tĂ© obscure de la cagole marseillaise (mais comme c’est elle on va largement lui pardonner :) )

  163. _Standout_

    July 15, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    Lovely!

  164. ANDWHATELSEISTHERE

    July 16, 2012 at 1:04 am

    This is beyond my expectation of Anna. She seems to keeping it down this time, but I still enjoy her impeccable taste nonetheless.

    ANDWHATELSEISTHERE | SHOP

  165. Sam

    July 16, 2012 at 5:13 am

    Mini black & white dress, CHANEL.
    http://www.samanthabui.com

  166. Demet Karatas

    July 16, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Love the dress, love her!
    http://demetkaratas.flyingcart.com

  167. Oana Cilibiu

    July 16, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    che donna meravigliosa

  168. Eileen

    July 16, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Love the dress! Classy, timeless. Wondering what designer the gold toe sandals with ankle strap are? would live to wear them!

    http://www.fabuloussoles.com

  169. Maria jose

    July 16, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Anna is perfect! I love her style. Amazing the dress and the gold toe sandals!

  170. Laura

    July 17, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Love the guy in the background with his hand over his mouth. Gasp! ADR in kitten heels!

    Lovely to see a new side to her fashionable self.

    She can do whatever she wants, and probably will at every age.

  171. lola vic

    August 2, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    I think the problem is not the age of anna, and yes, the aged appearance of it, because if she could have a youthful appearance, as well as model Elle Macpherson who is 50 years old, so she would wear such clothes. That is, if the person is still young so why not use short clothes? I see many girls look older, I’m talking face, body, skin and mind, they should dress like the same old, but then, there are many jealous people, who speak just of the old age…

  172. Tuva Holm

    September 15, 2012 at 7:51 am

    I think that her clothing is representing the person wearing them, and with Anna I would say that she proves that you can look beautiful at any age.

  173. Valentina

    August 4, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    I love the dress, the shoes, the bangles, but not the bag…
    For me it shoud be little longer , the dress
    it´s to dare tooooo much this way
    just for anna dello russo

  174. Ryszard

    November 17, 2014 at 3:52 am

    beautiful super

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