I love it, except for that fan! It takes it from a look that’s simple, almost effortless (sorry i know you don’t like that word) to something silly and forced. A feather boa would have a similar effect. otherwise, I really do love it.
She is adorable. But like Chanel, she should look in the mirror and take one thing off. I would remove the heavy bracelets and I don’t really like the shoes. Her figure is great with that tiny waist but the chunky accessories distract. Still, she has individual style. I really like the fan.
I agree the fan is a bit contrived in the pose, though not in its practical application, and the bangles really are too big. I have a couple that big and I just can’t wear them, they wear me. But what a beautiful outfit for a beautiful tiny-waisted woman.
I have a knitting book that talks about the “exciting new built-up waist” — dated around 1950. It was interesting and new then, and given that we’ve seen waistlines drop to the point of revealing far more than they should, it’s interesting and new again.
Vogue this month has an great article on Norma Kamali and how she is still designing dresses out of sweat fabric and jersey from Japan- the fabric of her dress reminds me of that. I absolutely adore how it wraps around her waist and hips, very 50′s swimsuit! That looks like an Hermes clutch bag- I have to start saving for my briefcase from them! I know gladiator sandals are contentious in this blog, but I like them in this instance. The shades… I see cool kids snapping up vintage sunglasses just like these from thrift stores, and I scored a pair of Oakleys myself, which I rock from time to time- hers are cool on her face. Loathe the fan, though. Jorge from W Palm Beach
This is definitely an inspiration piece for me. I’ve always been a big fan of fans. She has me convinced on the shoes (something I keep going back and forth on). She’s a fabulous beauty and I love the look.
Beautiful girl in a flattering dress. That said… she’s over-accessorized. Big glasses, bangles, fan, clutch, yellow (!) nails, and wide gladiator straps… would have been so much better without most of all that.
She is gorgeous…I can’t agree so much with the outfit though. The skirt is an awkward length with a mediocre pattern, but it does wonders at accentuating her most sought after hourglass figure. Love the yellow nailpolish, but hate the two huge bangles worn together on her left wrist along with the fan…I can say that I absolutely love the color and style of the shoes and the sunglasses!
I’m generally not a fan of these trendy sandals, but the colour of these is lovely. And I think the sandals also look good to me here because the rest of her outfit is not trendy and is simply fabulous. Maybe a little over-accesorized, but that’s a small quibble in my books.
The originality here and her confident demeanor make this one truly inspiring.
The second “on tip-toes” pose in gladiator sandals in two weeks- apparently that’s what you have to do to make them look flattering, but not very practical to walk around like that all day. Imagining this in profile with her feet flat on the ground I don’t see it working. I think what her pose and the photo itself illustrate is the need for a bit of a heel with this outfit. I think the bangles are too much, but I’d try keeping the white one as a nice compliment to the top (although maybe too symmetrical with the white bag- I think one or the other). I agree with others that the fan should go, practical as it may be. The skirt is flattering to her waistline, not that her waistline neeeds flattering. Oddly enough, I think the glasses add the sexiest touch.
Tout ensemble can be altogether too “tout” but here the zest that has gone into the combinations is quite winning and while a number of commentatots have quibbled with details of the outfit, nobody could deny that the end result is perfectly fetching.
HEDY and LORA, your are being way too harsh, the look is certainly not ugly, neither Tacky, how can you say the Balenciaga’s are Tacky or the overall look is tacky, she just over did the Bangles remove those it would be just perfect!!!! She has gone for more of a clean line using the Tank top, if she wore anything else it, it would have been a Major disaster I like the fact she went for the Tank top to keep it more simple because she has the crystal Print, the bag, the bangles and the fan no doubt because it looks very hot in the picture!!!
There is nothing ugly or Tacky about this look what so ever I would love to see how you both dress, in fact post some pictures of yourselves on this blog or even your own!!! She Looks FLY FLY FLY WORK IT MISS LADY!!!!!!!
Are you kidding me? This outfit is soo spot on! Include the bangles, the clutch, the sunnies! Hell, bring out the kitchen sink, put it on her head and she’s still look insanely beautiful. She looks so clean. Brilliant!
OH MY GOD I love this outfit. I just jumped up in my seat because of this. Seriously, this is from outfit heaven. My favorite ever. The bracelets, the fan, the sunglasses, the shoes…thanks so much for this picture! I wish she were famous so I could google her.
That said, I find the skirt too long for her petite frame and I agree, she’s over accessorized and the accessories are too big. I don’t think the glasses do her pretty face (if this is indeed Nadia Chin, I can’t tell) any favors.
I’m not a fan of the gladiator sandals, they’re a little too au courant for my taste (they’re even wearing them out in Orange County and you know that’s the sarcophagus of fashion) and at this unfortunate-for-her length of skirt I’d have to go for a boot even if this is July. I will say that if the shoes are indeed Nine West, at least she has the good sense to realize that they’ll be a trivia question next year and not a wardrobe staple.
Her skin, her hair, her collar and cheek bones and tiny waste are wonderful – she’s a doll but she’d look more perfect in the right proportions.
And no she is not on her tip toes…those particular Ballenciagas are wedge heels. Stunning look and feel to this ensemble. The small details are what add depth to this shot. Both bangles may be a bit too much, but the fan, and the Dior glasses definitely add an extra air of sexy mystery along with the glasses. Its a nice juxtapose to the cute-effect her cinched waist and long dress give off. Loves its.
The skirt IS Christopher Kane, and the interesting thing is that though it looks quite tailored here, it is actually grey jersey, like a like sweatshirt material. and that pattern on it is actually thousands of tiny swarovski crystals laid out in that particular pattern. she’s wearing it in a very formal way compared to what the actual fabric is, it’s absolutely stunning on her.
The fan is necessary becuz it was hot azz hell that day. She just happen to be photographed with it. It;s the pristine white “wife beater” top, the cinched waist, the sandals and the sexy sunglasses that makes the photo.
she’s very beautiful and lucky to have such a fabulous figure. the waistline flatters her beautifully but i don’t like the outfit. she obviously feels great about it and herself in it so that’s probably of far more importance than my opinion of it.
This one is totally lost on me. She is indeed very pretty, but I just don’t get it. Reading all the raves posted here, I think I might actually be too old to appreciate this look. It just looks cheap to me…
That’s a matter of opinion I guess Anonymous Fashion is always based on an opinion doesn’t mean what you, I or the next person opinion is Valid does it?
I think she is also Very beautiful and her outfit just needs to loose the Cuffs it’s far from looking cheap, her tiny waist in that skirt looks great and believe me her outfit doesn’t come across cheap at all I have seen people in the industry were some serious Bad situations and again thoughts of these people’s attire are based on their opinions… The girl is young and experimenting with her clothes that’s what Fashion is about expressing individuality and playing around with pieces just having fun with it!!!!
But again that’s my opinion and how the looks makes me feel!!!!!
The look works for me, maybe you are getting old, because this lady has along way to go just because she is young, and I’m sure we will be seeing her again from Fashion Week NY or London!!!!
Loving the African style crystal print on the skirt, the lady has a Fabulous waistline to carry it off, I was told that many women who tried this Chirsitopher Kane skirt on couldn’t fit into it, due to the waist band being so small even though it has a slight stretch in it! I love her style she has a lovely face to match also and I like the fact that she looks like she is having fun with her clothing She is amazing….!!!!!
Not only is the skirt stuning, she is quite possibly one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen. Also unlike most I am a big fan of her accessories. Without them the look would be great as well, but I feel the bracelets, the fan, the purse, all add something wonderful to the outfit and look as a whole. The print also reminded me of a Navajo/Southwestern carpet/blanket.
she is *perfect* as she is. And that is my girl Nadia. She forever stays ahead of the fashion game & does things 'her' unique way. Always looks amazing! She does her thing, period. I like the bracelets, I think it adds a tribal touch to go with the skirt. And last summers trend report forecasted stacked bangles in wood and plastic. Nadia is fly regardless!
Man I need this skirt in my life, i have been trying to search for it in every archive, can somebody help me pleeeeeeeeeeeease!!! She looks so amazing in the skirt Love the shoes, she looks very pretty too and looks super young I wonder how old she is hmmmm, either way she looks FANTABULOUS like a little China doll!!!
She does not look like Jada Pinkett silly! Anyway Love the skirt tried to allocate the Chris Cane skirt one couldn't find it anywhere huff!!… Nonetheless she works it well and loving the whole deal with the outfit
As you know I am stingy with compliments. But I have to say she looks just smashing. The only thing I don’t care for is the coquettish fan but I presume it was beastly hot so I will overlook that. A hat would have been a nice touch but the cool shoes make up for that.