Tuesday, March 10, 2009

On the Street……Hudson St., NYC


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  1. Peter

    March 10, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    I love to look at the stylish New Yorkers you’ve been posting lately but everything about their outfits screams “Expensive!”
    Maybe a few more people whose complete ensembles probably total under $1000?

  2. modediktat

    March 10, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Wow, thei soicture is amazing!! Would love to have her cape :)

  3. john benjamin pritchett

    March 10, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    Wonderful coat and leggings. The boots add flair and are great! On top of great style she’s beautiful! Wow! Terrific photo! Let her down gently, though, and tell her I’m already married…

  4. CW

    March 10, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    This is the NYC cousin of the plain Parisienne. Better boots, better bag, but still too much black. Still funereal.

    Also, it is more practical to wear a longer coat when wearing stretch pants/tights.

  5. CW

    March 10, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Follow-up – the bag in foreground would probably work for both men and women.

  6. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    Looks like kate moss! MARA

  7. Jenny

    March 10, 2009 at 5:24 pm


  8. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Chic and uncomplicated!

  9. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    I love the way you captured this shot! And those shoes are killer.

  10. Marquis de Lannes

    March 10, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    Elegancia bajo la lluvia!

  11. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    She looks cold!! This is why I avoid capes.

  12. Lori

    March 10, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    I need those boots!!

  13. Marisa

    March 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    Absolutely love the buttons on the coat. And I would die to have those boots…

  14. Brigadeiro

    March 10, 2009 at 5:55 pm

    GORGEOUS from head-to-toe = fierce!

  15. Annika

    March 10, 2009 at 6:00 pm

    We have seen those Michael Kors boots before, no? I love them.

  16. Adriana

    March 10, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    The perfect bag

  17. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 6:05 pm


  18. -h

    March 10, 2009 at 6:11 pm

    this could be a handbag ad

  19. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 6:14 pm


  20. fh10

    March 10, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    Moscow look

  21. hc

    March 10, 2009 at 6:20 pm

    despite simplicity, there is always something New York that breathes through the photo lenses.

    it’s the sardonic conflict in it’s inhabitants face, going somewhere, never posing, and beautifully oblivious to the fact of our glamarociousness.

  22. diane

    March 10, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    Are my eyes playing tricks on me, or are her buttons going from large to smaller?

  23. Erin

    March 10, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    LOVE this. It just looks so personal…I feel like she very specifically bought every part of this. Simple and serious but still very sexy, but somehow she keeps it sweet also.

  24. EL

    March 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    It’s not necessary all expensive….I have that cape, and it’s Kate Moss for Top Shop last year. Love her look though.

  25. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    oh man.. its really chic everybody wearing black clothes…
    i hope winter here come quick!!!!
    cant wait to wear those black clothering!!!!!

  26. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    isn’t that one of the editors on the show about marie claire?

  27. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 7:11 pm

    Does anyone have a recommendation on where to buy great black leggings like these? they seem to be the perfect weight- not too bulky.

  28. Sarah

    March 10, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    Please tell me where I can find those boots!

  29. travelbug

    March 10, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    By including the purse in the foreground, are you asking us to replace the one she’s wearing?

    I would. I think her outfit would be more dynamic with the first purse.

  30. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    With all due respect to this lovely woman, she looks like a caped super-hero.

    I don’t get the “bottomless” look but I especially don’t get it with a cape.


    March 10, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    how is the weather in nyc? i am coming on thursday and wondering what to pack?

  32. ghazi

    March 10, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    Is black the new black?

  33. E

    March 10, 2009 at 8:08 pm


  34. me

    March 10, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    Could anyone tell me what bag is that /where can I find it? I absolutely love it !!!

  35. marchingbandemporium.com

    March 10, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    Love her look. Fantastic cape/coat, great boots. Don’t even need to mention the bag…

  36. Anonymous

    March 10, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    Wow! She looks perfect to me.

  37. CEO (Source international System)

    March 10, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    Looking so cold but feeling so Hot!!!

  38. Ron

    March 10, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    Nice, other than the boots shes’s obviously struggling to stay upright in. Tant pis, cheri.

  39. DEYN

    March 10, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    that girl looks so stylish and yes Peter yes they do scream “Expensive”

  40. Jack Daniel

    March 10, 2009 at 11:19 pm

    What a hot lady she is!

  41. L.

    March 10, 2009 at 11:31 pm

    awesome! she looks chilly, though

  42. Kelsey

    March 11, 2009 at 12:10 am

    Gorgeous bag. Gorgeous cape. Gorgeous boots.

  43. aandhblog

    March 11, 2009 at 12:16 am

    those are the world’s most perfect boots!!! i am absolutely in LOVE with them!!!!

  44. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 12:20 am

    Running in Heels

  45. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 1:24 am

    anyone know what bag that is?


    March 11, 2009 at 3:09 am

    Why does everybody wear total black?? Especially in Paris and NEw York! Since I live in Paris I feel I wear no colors…it’s so sad!

    Style de Vie

  47. Roger Lee

    March 11, 2009 at 3:15 am

    this is zanna roberts,
    the senior fashion editor for marie claire

  48. penelope

    March 11, 2009 at 3:41 am

    I agree with Peter (that guy who commented FIRST); but I have to say; I love her bag and BOOTS! HOW WONDERFUL!

  49. catherine

    March 11, 2009 at 3:51 am

    the bag is so great and the shoes too, love the structure of the garment and the busy mood.

  50. C.L.B

    March 11, 2009 at 4:16 am

    Love the whole look. The bag in the foreground is amazing.


  51. ♥ Chloe

    March 11, 2009 at 5:19 am

    Holy moly, gorgeous.

  52. Leanne

    March 11, 2009 at 5:35 am

    Burberry Lowry bag yes?

  53. ghazi

    March 11, 2009 at 6:58 am

    Why does everybody wear total black??
    My feeling is that it’s all about insecurity and the lack of confidence (or is it knowledge?) to deal with color…”You can’t go wrong with black” is the invariable and silly statement offered as a response…Ironic because consequently the message sent is: “I have no idea how to dress otherwise”!

  54. twilightdazzle

    March 11, 2009 at 7:00 am

    A bit blah to me except for the bag. Why do New Yorkers have to dress in black top to bottom?

  55. Syllora

    March 11, 2009 at 7:09 am

    amazing shoes, love it!!!
    she’s so chic. Black is not only in Paris or NYC, it’s everywhere…

  56. ghazi

    March 11, 2009 at 7:10 am

    I’m leading here and now a crusade against black color…My feeling is that enough is enough! It doesn’t make sense that, for example in Sydney, on any given day in Summer when temperatures reach 40 degrees plus, the “stylish” go about town fully dressed in black sweating and gasping for air, does it? Whatever happened to the idea that one would tune in with the seasons which leaves little room for black especially in a country like Australia.

  57. indigo warrior

    March 11, 2009 at 7:32 am

    The buttons becoming larger from top to bottom really lends a bit of whimsy to that cape and maybe even to her.

    Why are people afraid of color? I guess there’s less thought as to whether things work together if it’s all black. There are even professions where it really pays off and others where it’s the uniform of the day. Maybe that’s her life.

  58. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 7:49 am

    I’m not 100% sure but i think her bag is a PRADA
    Anyone knows for the boots??

  59. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 8:08 am

    i’d like to know the brend of that bag. love it.

  60. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 8:22 am

    boots, bag = burberry

  61. Laura.

    March 11, 2009 at 8:41 am

    boots <3

  62. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 9:27 am

    I lover her look, but specially her boots…where can I get themmm??????

  63. Scott W

    March 11, 2009 at 9:39 am

    Three bags in one setting!

  64. claudia

    March 11, 2009 at 11:00 am

    This is the perfect NYC outfit. She looks cold because it’s cold in NYC! But sometimes you have to deal with it and just look amazing… The Cape, bag and shoes are pure, simple perfection… I love it!!!


  65. Stephanie

    March 11, 2009 at 11:25 am

    Wow, she’s great!

  66. jem

    March 11, 2009 at 11:29 am

    gahhh…. this is so good, i love the whole outfit. i thought this was one of editors at marie claire… glad to see i was right! such a good look and photo!

  67. crabapplenyc

    March 11, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    I love LOVE women in leggings.

  68. Cutdrop

    March 11, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    She looks hot, so there’s not much bad one can say about the outfit.

  69. Carlos

    March 11, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    Hey its that one editor from Marie Claire shes on that new show running in heels on style network alot :)

  70. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Great outfit! I love this blog!
    Does anyone know who makes these boots?

  71. Eddie in the corner

    March 11, 2009 at 3:47 pm

    Think she looks good – agree that the buttons are a beautiful detail. And Black.. what better way to emphasize silhouette?
    But mostly in this case i want to relish the photo: the depth, three dimensionality created by the three bags; the three light squares ( one on the wall, one in sticking out of her bag, and the sidewalk) Great composition, both hers and Scott’s.

  72. Anonymous

    March 11, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    This woman and “Slashed” down below both look like they forgot their pants. And they both look freezing cold. It’s winter, people! I know you want to look cool, but didn’t your mother tell you to wear a hat and a scarf when you go outside? See Rei above.

  73. Caroline

    March 11, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    Love the cape! The buttons are divine… She does look cold, though.

  74. princess glee

    March 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    I love capes. Is this a cape she’s wearing? Anyway, why is there so much black everywhere? Black, black, black…blah, blah, blah.

  75. Yamila

    March 11, 2009 at 11:06 pm

    Cool!!! your coat! and your bag! cool!!


  76. Maximilian Laufer

    March 12, 2009 at 4:06 am

    Is there such a thing as “NY Legs” – because if there is, I am quite confident that this is what see right here. Amazing.

  77. Anonymous

    March 12, 2009 at 8:05 am

    I am getting so tired of these massive handbags everybody is carrying around.
    Small purse, please come back !

  78. Anonymous

    March 12, 2009 at 11:55 am

    I agree that many people really can’t coordinate colors or don’t understand them. Wearing all black takes that issue off the table, but it’s giving up which is kind of sad. Also, if everything you own is black I guess you have unlimited combinations…

  79. Anonymous

    March 12, 2009 at 5:22 pm


  80. Cathy Phillips

    March 12, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    I DIE for that cape! And a couple of people asked, the bag is Burberry from a couple of seasons ago, Fall ’08 I think.


  81. Anonymous

    March 12, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    One other practical idea about all black in winter in NYC: The city can get unbelievably gross this time of year.

    There’s often unpredictable slush/sleet/snow/rain and all sorts of nastiness on every street corner. Let’s not even talk about the subway (although I doubt this woman ever rides the subway.) Certain colors are less practical. I always laugh when I see people in white parkas in New York and think, good luck…

  82. Anonymous

    March 13, 2009 at 2:01 am

    black offers a constant chic for people who work a lot and don’t have to spend too much time on what they’re wearing. its effortless, flattering, and yes, it can look expensive whether or not it is.

    she looks fantastic.

  83. Anonymous

    March 13, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    So all black, all the time, is a cop-out? Not that she looks bad!

  84. Bellarmine

    March 14, 2009 at 4:52 am

    She looks damn good!

  85. Theresa Skyler

    March 14, 2009 at 11:51 am


  86. d.

    March 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    i love the whole look. from her hair to her jacket to her bag her leggings to her boots and of course how she carries it all. awesome photo.

  87. Anonymous

    March 15, 2009 at 7:18 pm

    Beautiful hair matches perfectly with a totally black style. Great coat, great gloves, imagine if she knew brazilian handbags… Hers is good, but brazilian ones are amazing…Lilly Bastos

  88. la diabla ecologica

    March 15, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    muy lindos modelos muy inspiradores.

  89. Girlosophy

    March 15, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    Black IS the new black! And that goes whether you’re in Washington or NYC. She totally rocks this look. The main thing about the ensemble is the proportions. She has it exactly right. The tights look like Wolford (to Anonymous, above)to me. For the record, I live in Sydney and I wear black. But I manage to stay cool all year round.

  90. Anonymous

    March 16, 2009 at 7:19 am

    I Love that Tod’s Bag!

  91. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    She looks fashionable but she’s obviously freezing. Save the cape for when it’s warmer and wear something a little more weather appropriate.

  92. Anonymous

    April 13, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    the bag is burberry and it’s still in stores. the boots are also from burberry – fall from last year. no longer in stores.

  93. Beautybooty

    June 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    Is this Naomi Watts?

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