Wednesday, April 15, 2009

On the Street……Giovanna!





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  1. MAYA

    April 15, 2009 at 9:54 am

    AS YOU ONCE SAID:

    “All Giovanna.. All the time!!!”

    WOW: total respect!

  2. Diana

    April 15, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Will you devote an entire chapter to Giovanna in your book?
    She would deserve it.

  3. jessica

    April 15, 2009 at 9:59 am

    She is such a massive inspiration to me. I love studying the elements of her outfit; almost all of them are desirable in and of themselves and not just as a part of the whole.

    I must say I think she looks the most beautiful with her hair long and down. It really frames her features and makes her look young, feminine, and gorgeous.

  4. Jules

    April 15, 2009 at 10:00 am

    what a vision, she truly embodies the meaning of style with a unshaken confidence. Perfection!

    http://www.styleanthem.blogspot.com

  5. coco

    April 15, 2009 at 10:04 am

    I adore her style. it is always perfect!

  6. Cypriotchick

    April 15, 2009 at 10:05 am

    i love her fur jacket and the way that although she must know that she is having her picture taken she still doesn’t look at the camera just in case her secrets to effortless style is revealed :D

    Cypriotchick
    cypriotchick.blogspot.com

  7. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 10:07 am

    WOW!! Sartorialist Super-Star… What would we do without Giovanna? These photos are invariably amazing. She has it all: consistency, originality, always tasteful but never boring, sexy sans a hint of trashiness. Really incredible!
    It’s very rewarding to see these all together.
    A few thoughts: she looks so different–perhaps younger?–with her hair down.
    I am not feeling the golden dangly earrings so much, but that’s just being nit-picky.
    Great work Sart!

  8. Helena

    April 15, 2009 at 10:08 am

    giovanna’s style is really great…she has such an eye for colour and texture which i love. Especially texture. I love how she wears somtimes quite prim clothes and is never overtly sexy sexy….she is quite demure and sometimes gives a little nod to androgyny.

  9. Jorge from W Palm Beach

    April 15, 2009 at 10:09 am

    I love that she rocks the python boots with various outfits!!! I guess if you had to buy one pair this season, this would be it? Jorge from WPB

  10. Alejandra

    April 15, 2009 at 10:16 am

    immpeccable.

  11. The Concrete Commentator

    April 15, 2009 at 10:19 am

    Pretty Amazing!!

  12. Oni

    April 15, 2009 at 10:20 am

    Giovanna has execellent style! I love all the shots!

  13. lintmag

    April 15, 2009 at 10:22 am

    Gorgeous looks all with imagination and beautiful style – would love to look into her closet!

  14. ellemarie

    April 15, 2009 at 10:26 am

    So glad you did a Giovanna post! I’m using her as inspiration for updating my work wardrobe at the moment. So chic and professional!

  15. nenuk

    April 15, 2009 at 10:27 am

    fabulosa! vaya estilazo de chica, me encanta como combina!

    __
    http://buscandoenmiarmario.blogspot.com/

  16. suzanne nelson

    April 15, 2009 at 10:31 am

    i could write an entire thesis raving about her style but i’ll stick to one word (and say it 3x): LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!! – that top picture; her bag and shoes – OMG!!

  17. theKcloset

    April 15, 2009 at 10:35 am

    I need that blue and white skirt she is wearing in the 2nd pciture from the bottom! I LOVE it.

    great post, who doesn’t adore giovanna?

  18. norawoah

    April 15, 2009 at 10:48 am

    this woman knows footwear better than anyone.

  19. -h

    April 15, 2009 at 10:51 am

    perfect timing. im using one of your pictures to take to the hair dresser this morning. i know that there is the saying, that french women do it better, but then im thinking it’s really about the Italians (monica, sophia, anna, and giovanna!)
    giovanna really does this excellent mix of classic with trend, but she always looks “in control” of her look.

  20. RubyMel

    April 15, 2009 at 10:55 am

    I think Giovanna is a perfect example of not needing to fall to the pressures of “porno chic” as Simon Doonan calls it, in order to be sexy.

  21. pp

    April 15, 2009 at 10:56 am

    I am so in love with those boots…….

  22. ZĂ©lia Pinheiro

    April 15, 2009 at 10:58 am

    great look! I would choose a wider belt and try not to let my hair fall on the left side, but maybe these slight flaws are what make her look so casual and effortlessly chic!

  23. sanmiguelense

    April 15, 2009 at 10:59 am

    I love the fact that she has worn the grey sweater in the top foto about a million times and that she always looks a little cooler than the rest of the FASHION crowd!

  24. STEPHANIE CLAYTON

    April 15, 2009 at 11:01 am

    Gorgeous photos.
    Every single look is stunning. Does this woman ever not look good?
    Second photo down: Did anyone comment on this lovely black coat (wearer on the left)? It’s simple but beautiful. Something about the gold buttons against black is so appealing.

  25. Sarah

    April 15, 2009 at 11:10 am

    She always displays fashion, personal style and class.
    Goodness, I can only try to emulate how very cool she is.

  26. style crusader

    April 15, 2009 at 11:11 am

    Her style is unparalleled. She is flawless!

    stylejustice.blogspot.com

  27. Simone

    April 15, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Adore her style!!! Again, Inspired!

  28. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:17 am

    she is just fantastic! i love looking at multiple shots of the same person. i want to live in her closet please.

  29. Sam

    April 15, 2009 at 11:24 am

    Those boots! Every shot has another pair of incredible boots! Love it!

    xx,

    Sam @PrettyLovely

  30. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

    who is Giovanna? !

    Giovanna knows what she’ s doing

  31. Jacques

    April 15, 2009 at 11:29 am

    The last picture is the best!
    The combination of colors between the clothes and the background is brilliant, and she looks much more beautiful than in the previous pics.

  32. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:30 am

    She is such a beautiful and chic woman.
    These pictures prove that you don’t need to plaster your face with makeup or show lots of skin to be sexy and alluring.
    An inspiration to women of all ages.

  33. Touche

    April 15, 2009 at 11:32 am

    the key is that the outfits are well put together … no disharmony at all, and modest. an air of tradition – impeccably tidy and groomed looking. something we need more of.

  34. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:35 am

    well put together, impeccably groomed, and modest, with an air of tradition, something we need more of.

  35. Olviya

    April 15, 2009 at 11:36 am

    she looks very good in D&G

  36. miss sophie

    April 15, 2009 at 11:38 am

    she’s an inspiration to all women of all ages – and i LOVE how she rocks her knee-high boots in every shot!

  37. Marquis de Lannes

    April 15, 2009 at 11:39 am

    La femme de ma vie!!

  38. Soul

    April 15, 2009 at 11:40 am

    So gorgeous!!

    She’s soooooo inspiring!! ;)

  39. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:43 am

    Not Fair!

  40. Kitsch Master

    April 15, 2009 at 11:51 am

    I love her, and I love to recognize the streets of “my” Milan in these photos.

  41. THERABONS

    April 15, 2009 at 11:52 am

    ALWAYS ADORABLE

  42. Catherine like Deneuve

    April 15, 2009 at 11:53 am

    She is always classy but never boring. She is sexy but never trashy. Look at that bottom shot: the long black fingerless gloves and the tall black boots keep her from looking like a librarian. She always looks comfortable–the skirts aren’t too tight. Her long legs make her look fab in those skinny pants, but you’ve also posted her in wide pants that looked equally great. She seems to be very fond of lightweight turtleneck sweaters–they pop up regularly on her and show off her slenderness while being warm. She does minimal makeup, but then she’s so beautiful she doesn’t need any. An inspiration to us all

  43. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    She is just staggeringly beautiful. Her style is so consistently good, it’s scary…

  44. harsh

    April 15, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    WOW!!!
    Fantastic!
    Those boots are gorgeous and the last dress is soooo good!!!!

  45. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 12:03 pm

    PLEASE COME TO STOCKHOLM!!!
    I will meet you there!

    You are the best.

  46. May Kasahara

    April 15, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    love her TONS * * *

  47. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 12:06 pm

    Viva la Giovanna !

  48. Joann

    April 15, 2009 at 12:10 pm

    Gorgeous! She is one lady with impeccable style.

  49. princesses

    April 15, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    i love the sartorialist!
    you are my inspiration! :)
    ^_^

  50. Ashford

    April 15, 2009 at 12:16 pm

    fantastic. I’m using her for work inspiration too!

  51. cmc

    April 15, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    am. not. worthy.

  52. Suz

    April 15, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Does anyone know the story on the wonderful blue skirt in the hair-down shot??–it’s just great.
    I like her imperfect hair in the last photo–it makes me like her look even more. Slightly unkempt tresses make an outfit younger and less formal.

  53. M A Z P E

    April 15, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    i totally envy her in a very good way.

    http://www.moneasywardrobe.com

  54. gilty pleasure

    April 15, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    stunning outfits.

  55. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    SHE IS AMASING!!A GREAT SOURCE OF INSPIRATION!

  56. Lucas Jones

    April 15, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    i love the BLUE of the guy behind her in number four….

    and she’s pretty terrif, too ;)

  57. princess glee

    April 15, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    So, again, who is she and what does she do and where and how does she find her style? How did she and The Sartorialist find each other? Rhetorial questions really. I’d rather watch and admire and aspire to create something equally as splendid for myself.

  58. Tyler Scaife

    April 15, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    shes incredibly lovely in every aspect.

  59. Brian

    April 15, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    I love looking at this woman. I love the skirt dress second from last.

  60. l, williams

    April 15, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    covet, covet.

  61. Robi

    April 15, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    she’s amazing. LOVE giovanna! wow…

    http://www.itsonlyfashion.net

  62. Daisy

    April 15, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    Wow. Its great to see how someone dresses differently each day, how they work different aspects of their wordrobe(snake boots)to create different looks. She is such a well dressed person! Sartorialist VIP.

  63. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    Love this woman!

  64. Yuka

    April 15, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    she has such a lovely style! she wears those snakeskin boots in such a fresh way.

  65. A chicette in Paris

    April 15, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    Oh wow, I am dying over all of her amazing outfits!!! She makes it look soooo totally effortless!

    Kisses from Paris!

    xoxo

    http://www.chicsetera.com

  66. *moggit girls

    April 15, 2009 at 1:50 pm

    She is DIVINE.

  67. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    jesus christ this woman is amazing. she has the most amazing hair i’ve ever seen. i love the small forehead (i know quite a strange thing to say) and the drastic center part.

    what i love about these photos is that while each one is quite different there is always a common thread or piece that runs throughout each. ultimately, giovanna truly shines through in each and every outfit and image.

  68. Catherine

    April 15, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    I love that my first though was “What a well-dressed woman!” as opposed to “What gorgeous clothing!” She really makes each piece her own. I would wear every single outfit. Those YSL shoes in the first shot are incredible. A great series of photos— the yellow wall in the last one is the perfect backdrop.

  69. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    so stylish. give me those YSL cage ankle boots!!

  70. kate_

    April 15, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    great shoes!

  71. marchingbandemporium.com

    April 15, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    Fantastic outfits all. Great sense of style, with great use of length, material and pattern to create something interesting and different in each outfit. What I particularly like is the way she manages to hint at something in herself and her mood with each look, while looking comfortable and utterly herself.

    Really great, thanks for putting them all up together. It lets you properly see what she is doing (so well)

  72. Dominica

    April 15, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    The python boots are to die for as her YSL cage shoes …where’s that waiting list ?

  73. John Charles Palazzo

    April 15, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    You made my day Sart, as always Giovanna is “beyond fantastic”
    nn ci sono parole…!!!

  74. junglesiren

    April 15, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    Rhetorial – although it’s probably a typo (or you’re just not the spelling bee queen), it is a good word, Princess Glee. It mixes rhetoric with Sartorial!

    It inspires a whole lexicon of Sartorial rooted verbiage. Intellorial, humorial, artisorial, activorial…. I could go on and on.

    As for Giovanna, I’ve nothing new to say. She’s always chic.

  75. Mademoiselle C.

    April 15, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    What a style!

  76. Oskarone

    April 15, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    I love how she wears everything and specially that Dolce & Gabbana piyama skirt i mean when i saw it at the runway it was like "whow are those things suposed to be weared" and here's the solution. Great style

  77. Hege

    April 15, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    She is so lovely! Perfect!

  78. Rock'n Roll Ballerina

    April 15, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    Great photos of a very faboulus and stylish woman this time. I love all of the outfits and that’s really amaizing:)

  79. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    i feel abit excluded on this otherwise seemingly known figure. her style is lovely as is her face but without knowing who she is and possibly even if I did, i really liked the variety of faces and types that your images record.

  80. Kathy

    April 15, 2009 at 2:52 pm

    Love the last pic!
    All the outfits are really awesome!

  81. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 2:56 pm

    I wish my stepdaughter would read you. I’ve given her your link but she considers anything from Guess to be the ultimate in fashion, and her icons tend toward Britney Spears et al. I think Giovanna is about her age, but looks more mature without looking old. She looks competent. Yet much sexier than the women who expose every big of skin better left to the imagination.

  82. The Socialite

    April 15, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    She is one chic lady. She needs to give me lessons!

  83. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    Mercoledì is Giovanna Day! Thank you, thank you for the unexpected treat. I love her for her greatest asset: her confidence.

  84. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    its a hidden advertisment of iphone ))

    K

  85. Ally

    April 15, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    I love those over-the-knee high black leather boots. Who makes them, do you know? thnx.

  86. Fannah

    April 15, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    The second last outfit does it for me. That skirt is so cute..

    Sometimes I just wonder what it must feel like for people like her, to be herself and be famous and such an inspiration and everything.. must be a cool feeling :)

  87. Tara Germain

    April 15, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    So goddamn chic it hurts…And she makes it look so effortless…

  88. Ruhvana and Flanelli

    April 15, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    She probably looks always good. I especially love the first and the fourth look.

  89. Gaia

    April 15, 2009 at 3:59 pm

    love this.
    i miss italy.
    x

  90. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    Yes, yes, yes!!!

  91. PLATFORM

    April 15, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    Ladies and gents, this is what elegance looks like.

    http://www.platformmag.net

  92. Pam

    April 15, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    I’m speechless when it comes to Giovanna!! And YES, can’t wait for the book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  93. Gigi

    April 15, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    Very nice.

  94. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm

    I believe she is an editor for Italian Vogue? No? anyone?

  95. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    This is the kind of woman we need to look at in today’s magazines and ads. Not touched up models, but -real- women with style and grace!

  96. meera sethi

    April 15, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    So Chic! So Often!

  97. janefrances

    April 15, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    just incredibly gorgeous and “european”…..more of her please!!!!

  98. Rita

    April 15, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    Wow, I love the last look. Beautiful, beautiful.

  99. Brigadeiro

    April 15, 2009 at 6:06 pm

    LOVE Giovanna! She’s my fave, her style’s just amazing! :)
    xx

  100. Jessica

    April 15, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    Forget a chapter in the book, how about a Giovanna monograph by Sart!

    Love, love, love your work.

  101. Hickers

    April 15, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    Totally bootastic…

  102. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    ah! i think i’ve figured it out.. giovanna battaglia, fashion editor at l’uomo vogue!

    she is an icon..

  103. Hanako66

    April 15, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    She is just amazing

  104. louise

    April 15, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    She is, in my opinion, the best-dressed woman in the world. I am always in awe. The more pictures of her, the better!

  105. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    I love Giovanna! She always looks so fantastic. You should do a special tab, dedicated to Giovanna…it can go under “Bicycles”.
    Keep up the great work. I love looking at your new posts as I eat my breakfast every morning.

  106. Iheartfashion

    April 15, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    My all-time favorite!

  107. Un Monito

    April 15, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    Where have you been my entire life?

  108. stace g.

    April 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    inspirational.

  109. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    What stands out for me the most in these photos is this lady’s walk and the way it was captured. Amazing how her poise jumps out of each image.

  110. Cola

    April 15, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    Too much Giovanna is never enough. Sart, PLEASE photograph her every time you see her. She is beyond fantastic.

  111. Feature_Presentation

    April 15, 2009 at 9:10 pm

    I’ve looked at all the pictures you have of Giovanna on your blog, and I have to say that the thing I love the most about her is how you can see that she reuses every single item of clothing in several outfits. It’s amazing how she can make the same item of clothing look completely different when wearing a different outfit.

    Also I love how she is “fashiony” but she doesn’t go over the top – you don’t feel like she is tiptoeing around her outfits. I get inspiration every time I see one of her outfits. Loving it Giovanna!

  112. Alice Olive

    April 15, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    Striking as always. Love the series.

  113. jc

    April 15, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    YEAH!!!!!! THANK YOU SART! I LIVE FOR THIS ONE!

  114. anna

    April 15, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    This woman is amazing.

  115. diamondsinchampagne

    April 15, 2009 at 9:40 pm

    She has a gorgeous shoe collection, the first pic and all those boots are fabulous!
    Love her style

  116. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    These sensational portraits are just flooding in this time! She is like some elegant bird with her beautiful strides.

    –PLO

  117. Acorn, Dandelion and Rose

    April 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Sigh. She is one of those women you just really want to be. If only just for one fabulous, thin-thighed, blissfully chic afternoon.

  118. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    is it ok to be ever so slightly negative here? i agree with everyone else, she looks incredible, her clothes are beautiful and she wears them so well – always!
    but… the last dress is too big around the top. Although it does look tight across teh bust, the bulkiness between bust and waist is distracting and looks cheap.

  119. Fran Rosa

    April 15, 2009 at 10:34 pm

    totally posh!

  120. Nikki

    April 15, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    Her shoes! Her shoes!!!!
    She keeps silhouettes so clean but without sacrificing the details.

  121. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:09 pm

    Definitely more Giovanna posts!

  122. Anonymous

    April 15, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    This woman truly has AMAZING STYLE- modern, chic, and elegant. BRAVO…more of her pleeeaaassee!!!

  123. Maria

    April 15, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    did anyone notice she’s holding her iphone in 4/5 pics? haha.

    and the handbag in the first and last pictures seem to be the same, in different colours.

    they’re all amazing looks but i’m pretty much dying for the blue skirt, and the over-the-knee boots.

  124. positively the same dame

    April 15, 2009 at 11:47 pm

    The first shot…OMG the first shot.

  125. Elizabeth

    April 16, 2009 at 12:13 am

    Ok, I had to look up Giovanna, I didn’t know who she was (do I hear screams?) Fashion editor of L’Uomo Vogue, Giovanna Battaglia.
    Yes, I’m with everyone else, love her style… I feel inspired :) Is the last dress too big on her?
    Elizabeth.

  126. chrissybella

    April 16, 2009 at 2:20 am

    wowwwwwwww @ the shoes on pic.1. IM IN LLOVEEE

  127. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 2:40 am

    Today is my Bday

    She is most beautiful thing i saw this morning

    i will love to have a woman like Giovanna

    Belle,et tres tres tres chic…………i don’t even have the words to describe all her details

  128. FVAD

    April 16, 2009 at 2:48 am

    my fav is the last and would have loved it more if there were more leggings ,less boots .. ( a Microsuede would quench my taste)

    Fvad.

  129. Sophie

    April 16, 2009 at 4:55 am

    I wish she would do her hair in a side parting and have it cut in layers and wear it loose .. this look is too severe. Her clothes and especially her boots are fabulous! I don’t think the dangly earrings match with her style though, they’re too gypsy style.

  130. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 5:10 am

    I didn’t know who Giovanna was either..!!?? I thought she was a filmstar, but someone here told she is a fashion editor.
    She is LOVELY!! Great style, just like that I wld like to look.. She is totally my favourite!
    And she is smoking too :)

  131. Sherry

    April 16, 2009 at 5:54 am

    WOW She is just SO stylish

  132. dora

    April 16, 2009 at 7:31 am

    she should be wearing her hair let down all the time… so girly.
    strict hairdo makes her look like a teacher.

  133. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 7:39 am

    Here is a woman who looks like a woman, not a little girl. It is also nice to see her wear her favourite sweater, or gloves, or jewelry over and over in new combinations. I hate always to see a woman in a completely different outfit each time. It seems so shallow.

  134. Giavanna

    April 16, 2009 at 9:16 am

    Flawless – proud to share the name!

  135. Sigourney.

    April 16, 2009 at 9:31 am

    simply beautiful. such a classy air but effortless. gimmie gimmie gimmieee.

  136. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 9:39 am

    Killer, Killer style.

  137. holierthannow

    April 16, 2009 at 10:58 am

    ok i am really late off the mark on this comment/post but

    this is age appropriate dressing in a nutshell and more ladies should observe this(if you’re into that)

  138. Jules

    April 16, 2009 at 11:09 am

    I’m in love with the last two looks! The navy skirt and the tall black boots are standouts

  139. Amra

    April 16, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    Love how the shoes and the pants fit together in the first shot. Love those other outfits aswell.

  140. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 12:03 pm

    so beautiful! She seems so comfortable in whatever she is wearing. Even with her head down descending the stairs there is a silent confidence that sneaks up.

  141. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    what woman!!

  142. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 12:56 pm

    Oh, Giovanna, you’ve done it yet again; I love the second outfit in particular! So effortless and classic, but always with an unexpected element. She is the epitome of fashion. What an inspiration! Everything she wears is just gorgeous.

  143. MJ

    April 16, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    I love Giovanna Day!

  144. konshonchloe

    April 16, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    soooo fashinist girl i love the yvesantlaurent sandal are amizing!! great animal print boots

  145. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 4:52 pm

    She understands how to wear serious clothes in a breezy, fashion-y way. She never looks awkward or too trendy, just completely comfortable, ageless and stylish. I love Giovannna. She can wear most of these clothes until she’s 90 and still look wonderful! I could never ever afford her clothing, but I study your pictures of her so I can copy the proportions and color combinations of shoes, dresses, gloves, scarves, hair, etc. Love, love, love huh! Thank you!

  146. Chris Johnson

    April 16, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    You *ATE* this post, Scott!! Giovanna roxxx!

    (and dang, I LOVE how she pulled off that Dolce skirt!)

  147. Michelle

    April 16, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    I am surprised by how many people criticize Giovanna’s hairstyles. I think that how she wears her hair is often what provides the “edge” to her look. With a more “pretty,” less “severe” hairstyle, she would look more like a well-dressed lady who is “done.”

    Brava, Giovanna!

  148. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 7:39 pm

    Are you in love with Giovanna?
    Che Bella Donna.

  149. SarahB

    April 16, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS OUTFIT.

  150. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 9:05 pm

    Her grace and motion are truly a study in style…..she is the epitome of what fashion is all about! Every photo, just brings us to a true appreciation of your work. Thank you..

  151. Bleu Clothing

    April 16, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    this is stunning, she is flawless and has amazing taste in boots!

  152. Bleu Clothing

    April 16, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    Such a stunning look!

  153. irene65

    April 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm

    how unusual, a well-dressed editrix of a European fashion mag

    I mean, hello?

    I like seeing images of those who don’t have the opportunity to get incredibly expensive and coveted designer items for free – to me, they are much more inspirational.

    That said, Giovanna wears everything effortlessly – making clothes that could look overdone on someone with less elan look perfect on her. Personally, I think python boots are a horrorshow, but on her, I see the allure.

    Always enlightening, Mr. Sartorialist…

  154. Jack Daniel

    April 16, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Giovanna always looks outstanding!

  155. Anonymous

    April 17, 2009 at 12:06 am

    I love her style and she looks fabulous and very individual in every one of those outfits. But she must have super-tough feet and ankles. I couldn’t stand more than an hour in any of the footwear she’s got on in the photos, let alone walk in them for any length of time.

  156. pretty kitty publishing

    April 17, 2009 at 2:37 am

    How is it possible that one can be so amazingly stylish so often?

    What is so wonderful to see is her love of the little details such as the bronze of the belt buckle, the cozy scarves, the fringy bags. She takes pleasure in crafting her look without making seem like she took too much time to put it all together.

    She really understands texture. I love that. In fact, I’d say that there is a cooly intellectual aspect to the way she styles herself.

  157. Anonymous

    April 17, 2009 at 7:47 am

    Best dressed woman.

  158. Divalocity

    April 17, 2009 at 11:13 am

    Finally! Someone actually seen wearing the new, YSL caged booties! Fabulous! Fabulous Shoes!

  159. domesticated_desk

    April 17, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    she is my fashion hero. period.

  160. m/ >.< m/ Irvingcito m/ >.< m/

    April 17, 2009 at 12:35 pm

    Wooow this girl it’s just amazing!!! what most i admire of her it’s that she has not fear to repeat clothes and always look so chic,so buautiful,so classy,so Giovanna

    Grazie mile Giovana

  161. xoxo, alizée

    April 17, 2009 at 1:30 pm

    beautiful… i love the final shot, the wall in the background brightens the photo, and she looks so great… beautiful boots, dress, and i love the way she has the long sleeves!

    xoxoalizee.blogspot.com

  162. Ariel

    April 17, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    Where did she get those fab black boots???? They’re gorgeous.

  163. rachel

    April 17, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    god, she is so fantastic.

  164. Anonymous

    April 17, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    I adore her !

  165. Anonymous

    April 17, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    I am surprised at people’s surprise at Giovanna’s success outfit after outfit. She has particular lines that she sticks to (and Italian women all are boot-crazy in the winter, so the boos are no surprise), and she’s stick-thin and attractive. She also gets lots of gorgeous freebies, as others have noted. Her particular skill seems to be in combining textures in an interesting way. A lovely woman.

  166. Jaranian

    April 17, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    I adore every ounce of her.

  167. travelbug

    April 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    The only fashion that always works: long legs.

  168. ShopMonica

    April 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    She has amazing style! I love her mix of designer and vintage, she’s true classy-chic! And the photos are of course brilliant! ShopMonica

  169. Margarita

    April 17, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Super elegant. Super chic. Super love it.

  170. t i s h

    April 17, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    ooh! i especially love the 3rd and 4th ensemble.

    that slouchy top with an a-line skirt and that lovely blue skirt with the boots

    she’s so exquisite and sophisticated! let’s raid her wardrobe!

  171. jacklinden

    April 18, 2009 at 4:11 am

    Who is this Giovanna??..and what does she do??? Amazing!!

  172. Anonymous

    April 18, 2009 at 9:14 am

    I am betting that Giovanna is as lovely a person “inside” as she portrays on the “outside”. Sense of great style, wears items again, and again and with such ease. Simply beautiful and hope to see more of her….

  173. Anonymous

    April 18, 2009 at 9:45 am

    First pic, I don’t like that she’s smoking. However, I do like her style and the last two pics are amazing. great shots!

  174. Anonymous

    April 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm

    love the snakeskin boots

  175. Tereza Ĺ .

    April 18, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    love the first oufit a lot- she´s a woman who can wear this pants without looking tacky!

  176. Anonymous

    April 18, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    cool

  177. Cheryl Lynn

    April 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    Your pics are absolutely amazing of a woman with impeccably amazing style. What a treat!

  178. Koos

    April 19, 2009 at 7:06 pm

    She’s my ALL TIME FAVE!!!

  179. Alice Saga

    April 20, 2009 at 3:50 am

    Wow!!! i’ve never seen her before. She is Stunning.

  180. Cutdrop

    April 20, 2009 at 10:31 am

    How do you say cougar in Italian? She needs a weekly feature.

  181. Shaynuh

    April 20, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    Stylish woman! You can tell she really appreciates fashion. =)

  182. cata montenegro

    April 20, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    omg I really love his clothes in the first pic :DDD
    amazing!
    chic!

    - sorry for my english, i`m chilean :DD

  183. Milijana

    April 21, 2009 at 8:48 am

    I love G. Though not a fan of the heel on those snake skin boots

  184. Liz

    April 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    All I can say is looking at Giovanna’s style sense is pure porn. In the best way, of course.

  185. thwany

    April 22, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    aside from the snakeskin boots, everything looks awesome.

  186. Nancy Magoo

    April 23, 2009 at 4:28 am

    stunning.

    although when i see her i realise even more so that i have no style. le sigh.

  187. Anonymous

    April 23, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    I’m sorry, but the square heel and toe on those python boots make them look so 90′s.

    Other than that, she looks great. My favorite is the bird blouse.

  188. Mai

    April 24, 2009 at 10:55 am

    inspiring. i love how she hits it out of the ballpark so consistently. i wish i had the balls to be this awesome every day.

  189. Anonymous

    April 24, 2009 at 11:18 am

    Inspiring! I like the bag she has in the first and the last pictures. Can someone tell me what brand that is?!

  190. chicmama

    April 25, 2009 at 2:15 am

    I am loving everything, everything, everything about the first photograph. I especially want her shoes and purse, and I know I couldn’t pull the look off, but those pants are amazing!

  191. Jannemieke

    April 26, 2009 at 1:33 pm

    What a fabulous dresser she is, elegant and classy, yet original! Superchic!

  192. Anonymous

    July 16, 2009 at 6:35 am

    Put her in a special folder so we can all drool over her clothes!

  193. Pietman

    September 9, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    This woman is insanely chic and has a budget to match.

  194. Out Of Order Design

    December 8, 2009 at 1:18 am

    lovely looking woman! I'm a little jealous you get to photograph her so much ;]

  195. Anonymous

    January 19, 2010 at 4:41 am

    Here you can fins alla Giovanna's work:

    http://blog.innovativefashionideas.com/

    Hope you like it!

  196. Rainyfonzz

    August 29, 2010 at 6:30 am

    love her style :)

  197. Tatiana

    January 12, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    I saw her in a Dolce dress ( in NYC ) and she looked stunning..

  198. antonella

    August 20, 2013 at 10:22 am

    No one like Giovanna.

    No one.

    Giovanna!!!!!!!!!!!

    Personal, unique style!!!!

    No match with Giò!!!

    Giovanna,

    forever and ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    The last pic is stunning! Real stunning!!!

    I’m without words!!!

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