Friday, December 14, 2012

On the Street……..Gesture, Milan & Paris

I always find it interesting the gestures and postures people take when they are completely unselfconscious.  


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    December 14, 2012 at 8:59 am

    Amazing shots :)

  2. Lucy

    December 14, 2012 at 9:02 am

    unselfconscious= Stunning.

  3. AS

    December 14, 2012 at 9:02 am

    I love all your photograph!So chic and stylish!

  4. Lucy

    December 14, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Love the long dress picture.

  5. simbarashe

    December 14, 2012 at 9:03 am

    The top shot is feels so intimate.

  6. Margherita

    December 14, 2012 at 9:06 am

    There’s so much to person when unconsciously moving…

  7. Cecilia

    December 14, 2012 at 9:07 am

    Love the lace appearing in the first picture, the mood and the girl of the second and the simplicity of the third.

  8. Elisa

    December 14, 2012 at 9:07 am

    Indeed, gestures and postures look totally different – and a lot more interesting – when they’re not thought through.

    Elisa – Wandering Minds

  9. Sialsiquiero

    December 14, 2012 at 9:09 am

    The first dress its beautiful!

    • Becca

      December 14, 2012 at 1:34 pm

      …but the lace slip is even better!

  10. Iliyana

    December 14, 2012 at 9:10 am

  11. mariposa fashion blog

    December 14, 2012 at 9:10 am

    My favorit is the pict 2
    happy weekend!

  12. Evgenia

    December 14, 2012 at 9:13 am

    The first pic is amazing. Like details and black nail


    December 14, 2012 at 9:15 am

    I really LOVE the last outfit!!!!!!

  14. Teresa

    December 14, 2012 at 9:17 am

    a beautiful and elegant act, the last one is so naife!

  15. Aska Wolf

    December 14, 2012 at 9:18 am

    Thnx god you’re not shooting in Serbia because I’ll be the first in your today’s photos row!
    A joke.
    But I do that so often like many other ppl.
    The first photo is quite sensual I have to add as well!


    Ok, I’m a liar blog

  16. *sp

    December 14, 2012 at 9:19 am

    the first is the best only because, her slip is showing and that is both literally and figuratively – since you caught her unknowingly showing her underlacies!


    December 14, 2012 at 9:29 am

    it’s so true. very honest photos!

  18. Lauren@Styleseer

    December 14, 2012 at 9:36 am

    It’s unusual to see the hem-lifting gesture with a shorter dress or skirt. I see it quite often with long skirts and dresses like the last shot here, although the double lift is, again, a little unusual. Well captured!

  19. Rhoda Wong

    December 14, 2012 at 9:38 am

    love the life in your photos!

  20. Monsieur Marcel

    December 14, 2012 at 9:45 am

    The top gesture reminds me of Claudette Colbert’s in that famous scene from IT HAPPENED ON NIGHT.

    • Monsieur Marcel

      December 14, 2012 at 11:07 am

      oops, that’s IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT.

      • Virginia L

        December 14, 2012 at 5:25 pm

        J’ adore toujours vos références. Ah, Claudette Colbert…
        nice gesture

  21. Aga's suitcase

    December 14, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Cool inspirations!

    Check my new post

  22. Hadley

    December 14, 2012 at 9:52 am

    These are so beautiful. All these women are so graceful. Or maybe there’s simply grace in the gesture itself.

  23. Gian Luca M

    December 14, 2012 at 9:52 am

    very nice white skirt … but I changed shoes …

    Gian Luca M

  24. Jennifer

    December 14, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Could not love the style in the second photo any more!

    xo Jennifer

  25. Liz

    December 14, 2012 at 10:10 am

    love sneakers with a skirt!

  26. MB@YarnUiPhoneApp

    December 14, 2012 at 10:24 am

    I love the peek of the lacy slip in the first shot! I think we’ve lost the sense of mystery of undergarments like slips and camisoles. Can anyone remember, “Your slip is showing?” Who would say that today? And not only that, if you’re wearing a slip, you probably want it to show. It’s just another layer, you know. Anyhow, let’s bring back the slip! Men will appreciate it especially.

  27. Sevan

    December 14, 2012 at 10:28 am

    I’ve been looking for a pair of shoes like the beige in the first photo for such a long time. I’d take the black ones as a bonus !

  28. allen

    December 14, 2012 at 10:31 am

    amusing trio of shots. i love the whimsy and texture play of #3

  29. Katie Z

    December 14, 2012 at 11:05 am

    I love this. I always catch myself holding my dresses and skirts up as well. I wonder what causes us to do this?

  30. Denisa

    December 14, 2012 at 11:23 am

    Haha, I do it too when I have long dress or skirt. Nice pics. Have a great day.

  31. Bridgid

    December 14, 2012 at 11:28 am

    Couldn’t agree more – your best work has been when capturing subjects ‘in the moment’, completely natural and uncontrived! Nice post.

    B x

  32. michael

    December 14, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Hike up your skirt a little more
    and show your world to me.
    In a boy’s dream….in a boy’s dream

    Dave Matthews

  33. cecille

    December 14, 2012 at 11:44 am

  34. Lelli Family

    December 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    Agree Scott, beautiful inspiration beautiful pics. First photo is our favorite.

    Lelli, italian fashion family

  35. Susana

    December 14, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Hahaha…great shots! I particularly love the first one with the slip showing. I’m always amazed how many times we are all at our sexiest in our most unconscious moments.


  36. Cakes and Manolos

    December 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    No. 3, long skirt at its best!


    December 14, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    Very graceful all those shots. The tiny little bit of lace in the first picture is so divine.

  38. bellaconscience

    December 14, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    it is the gestures and postures one makes when no one is watching that determines class and elegance

  39. Miss Kutsu

    December 14, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    Great shots, those photos are beautiful!

  40. K. Johnson

    December 14, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    Top two look like the same person- same hands, knees, bracelet and gesture. Pretty slip.

  41. Nic from Thriving Wives

    December 14, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Fascinating! Love this first pic especially.

    Strive to Thrive,

  42. Pampelmusea

    December 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    Oh I love that feeling so much, when you dress/skirt is long and you have to clutch it. It feels so sophisticated and luxurious.

  43. Elena

    December 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Beautiful photos! The last one is my favorite, this maxi is absolutely gorgeous!!!

  44. Daniel

    December 14, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    The last girl (skirt & Converse) is awesome.
    Really cool.

  45. Claire

    December 14, 2012 at 4:16 pm



    December 14, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Maybe there’s a bit of little girl in us all, still clutching at the hem of her party frock.

  47. lex

    December 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    nice idea but I must say the cigarette butts littering the street is a real turn off

  48. S

    December 14, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    WOW. The third picture is too awesome! The sort of hard and boxy structure/silhouette of her sweater combined with the fluidity and grace of her skirt is amazing. Plus, it’s then paired with converse sneakers! Cool girl, I like it :)

  49. abirdsdailylifetale

    December 15, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Great idea and as I can see it turned out really cool…
    I prefer pictures that are spontaneous,whitout the subjects concentrating on the camera.



    December 15, 2012 at 7:11 am

  51. Devon

    December 15, 2012 at 9:44 am

    Love the candid shots – they really do capture a different mood than the posed ones – really like peeking into the subject’s life.

    The clutching of the fabric reminds me of the way kids clutch their security blankets – when we’re anxious or nervous as adults, perhaps we instinctively reach for fabric and do the same?


  52. Leesee

    December 15, 2012 at 11:54 am

    I catch myself pigeon-toed sometimes, I hate it!

  53. Bonnie, Clyde and Marni

    December 15, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    The last photo is my fav!!

  54. Daniel

    December 15, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    I love the combination of Converse and dress on the second picture. Converse are always stylish.

  55. Flor

    December 15, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    I have watched your blog for years now and can’t tell you how much it has helped me develop a real sense of style, rather than just fashion, wearing things I consciously select and reflect who I am and feel.
    During this years I got to discover how you selected your pictures, with people looking out of the boundaries, but also with amazing looks, and looking natural, most of the times without posing, and those are really amazing shots.
    The second picture looks great, with the girl wearing such basic things, but looking sort of fragile.
    I hope I wrote it well, I’m from Argentina. (Loved the pictures you took in Buenos Aires)
    Good luck!

  56. YFAA

    December 16, 2012 at 2:34 am

    Wow, I never thought about wearing a maxi with chucks…

  57. Heels & Peplum

    December 16, 2012 at 5:22 am


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  59. Name*

    December 16, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Great candids. The bottom picture is sweet.

  60. une chatte grise

    December 16, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    The woman in the 3rd photo looks like she’s walking quickly and doesn’t want to tread on her beautiful skirt. Yet she makes that simple, practical gesture lovely and romantic. Terrific photo (and outfit!).

  61. Samii

    December 16, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Ha, awesome. Something so beautiful about this.


  62. Blaise

    December 17, 2012 at 12:29 am

    They’re like KIDS in a caught-off-guard moment. Great shots!

  63. Alessia

    December 17, 2012 at 4:56 am

    love first dress!


  64. Shella

    December 17, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Love the first dress. Anyone know where it’s from?

  65. Cigarette

    December 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    A great photographer is also a good detail-catcher :) Amazing shots.

  66. Pokupky

    December 18, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    maybe I’m doing something and not notice…

  67. Rachel

    December 19, 2012 at 7:11 am

    I often find myself clutching my skirt or dress like the girl in the first picture haha!
    I agree the unconsciousness of themselves is what makes these people great subjects.
    xo Rachel from Waves of Chic

  68. daphne

    December 20, 2012 at 10:45 am

    .. uh, maybe number 3- but I wouldn’t be so sure about “unconscious” !

    many a woman’s makeup and hair ‘look’ is that ‘studied disarray’.

    think of the gorgeous English garden. cultivated wildness.

  69. Anna

    December 22, 2012 at 9:52 am

    I don’t know anyone over the age of, say, 5 or six who pulls up their skirt unconsciously. At infant school clutching at your hem was the universal signal for “I’ve peed my pants”! Of all the unconscious gestures, it is certainly one of the most unusual!

  70. erinbonnie

    December 22, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    I love the shoes in the first picture, if I were to find them I would buy them! And I love how the lady in the second picture is holding on to her dress like she is a little girl. plus the carefree movement of the lady in the third picture.

  71. Tor

    December 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    I, too, prefer pictures where people don’t pose. I still think the girls in the first two pictures, at least, are selfconscious. Fiddling or clutching your own clothes is, if not for practical reasons, generally done because of selfconsciousness. Nice photos either way.

  72. Sabina

    January 18, 2013 at 2:54 am

    Love the black shoes in the 1st pic. Any idea where I can get them?

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