Monday, September 24, 2007

On The Street………Knee socks, Manhattan

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  1. mowrer

    September 24, 2007 at 5:00 am

    belle le macchie di turchese sul bianco, stile e classe, ma le gambe meritano un trattamento migliore; i piedi fuori dalle scarpe mi fanno morire….

  2. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 7:06 am

    ohmy.. vlada r? it is!

  3. Carolina Lange

    September 24, 2007 at 7:59 am

    Love her look! Love her socks!

  4. UES boy

    September 24, 2007 at 8:22 am

    Wait, let me guess: Another Bryant Park photo? I guess you said Manhattan so you could take a break from typing Bryant Park so many times.

  5. will anderson

    September 24, 2007 at 9:15 am

    my god, she nailed that look. nice shot.

  6. AnonymousJK

    September 24, 2007 at 9:36 am

    Sloppy chic is there is such a thing – she’s sweet!

  7. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 9:49 am

    great look, but only for long, slim legs… not my case…

  8. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 9:51 am

    I love the socks and shoes; I love the jacket and dress(?). But I don’t love them together. One of these things is not like the others.

    I would prefer to see the hosiery and shoes with a different outfit.

  9. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 10:26 am

    gorgeous legs, gorgeous face….i like the soft blue mixed with the off-white/saggy socks, it give the outfit a very innocent feel

  10. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 10:49 am

    LOV IT LOVE IT ABSOLUTELY LOVE KNEE SOCKS…..but why with this shoesS??????

  11. jamesy

    September 24, 2007 at 10:56 am

    I love and adoore knee socks. I wish we boys could pull a look like this off with out the leiderhausen!!!! She is charming. Such a sweet look about her, you just want to introduce her to the queen of hearts.

  12. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 11:12 am

    is that Vlada?

  13. coisas de frozina

    September 24, 2007 at 11:26 am

    I love!

  14. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 11:26 am

    she pulls off this look very well.

  15. Iheartfashion

    September 24, 2007 at 11:33 am

    I love to see what models wear off-duty. She’s got a great mix of pattern and colors that looks thrown together (in a good way!)

  16. Muscles Marinara

    September 24, 2007 at 11:40 am

    sexy run-away look.
    “Hemp” leaves on the jacket?

  17. paul

    September 24, 2007 at 11:47 am

    sweet as a blueberry. i love the slate shoes eyes, she’s a composition in aqueous solutions.

  18. landis

    September 24, 2007 at 11:55 am

    ok, i know she’s a model (vlada?)
    but this is one of the hands-down-no-comparison-hail-mary-pass -the-collection prettiest shots you’ve ever posted.

    good on you!

  19. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 12:05 pm

    YES! When you’ve legs like a baby giraffe, absolutely play them up with knee socks! Brilliant.

  20. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    she was beautiful

  21. Valentina

    September 24, 2007 at 12:29 pm

    Vlada, like it’s no big deal.

  22. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 1:12 pm

    Very cute! Great legs!!

    If only all the rest of us had legs like this…. knee-high socks need legs that are essentially cylindrical, and not the slightest bit conical. How much I would love to wear the Prada knee-high socks of this season, it would not be right to do so.

  23. Andy

    September 24, 2007 at 1:39 pm

    i’ve been following your blog for a year now (i live in seoul, korea) and i have to mention this even though we are strangers to each other. my husband was accepted to columbia b-school… so we will be in the fashion capital of the US starting next fall! your pictures make me thrilled to be starting my career in fashion in NYC and living on the streets you photograph so well!

  24. rebeccacalvetti

    September 24, 2007 at 1:40 pm

    Adorable.

    But I wonder how they stay up at all. After all, a big part of this aesthetic is the slouchiness.

  25. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 1:40 pm

    Knee socks are always great. I love these. And look at her beautiful hands and nails. I feel bad about what is going on under her eyes. Like she hasn’t slept in 3 weeks. Doesn’t matter though, pretty girl.

  26. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 1:47 pm

    She is the top model Vlada. She is beautiful with everything!

  27. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    Is that Caroline Trentini?

    As in Brazilian Supermodel Caroline Trentini …

  28. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 3:27 pm

    I love seeing socks in these pictures. They’re a great and underappreciated accessory in my area and I’ve gotten so much inspiration from the occasional sock shot on this blog that I’m just dying for the temperatures to drop so I can start working them into my outfits more often (though here in Florida, we’ll be lucky if autumn weather is here before Christmas songs start playing, blaaah).

    The slouchiness of the socks, elf shoes, and mismatched jacket add just enough scruff to this outfit to make it cute and casual, but I’d love to see her dress this up on a different day, if just because the socks and bag are the same shade of grey beige and it intrigues me so I wanna see her work that angle! I do like this as it stands, though. I’m a fan of deliberate scruff.

    We can’t see much of it because of the jacket and bag, but is it just me or is that shirt/dress/thing an awesome piece?

  29. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 3:38 pm

    She is a model for sure and a pretty one too.I don´t find her outfit interesting with the socks and the slippers.The only good thing is that she uses blue,which suits her well.

  30. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 3:42 pm

    Would need to see this while she’s standing.

    Doubtful as to whether it would change my personal opinion, however, as there’s a disturbing connotation to the acceptance of the sexualization of girls whenever I see a woman in knee socks and short bottoms.

    Fashion as politics and gender issues?

    Who knew?
    mltt

  31. fashionholic

    September 24, 2007 at 4:16 pm

    love knee socks!! Bought a pair of prada ones.. best buy this fall :)

  32. Mr. Useless

    September 24, 2007 at 4:21 pm

    Vlada. Wow.

  33. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 4:47 pm

    Does she model in Teen Vogue? She looks familiar. What’s wrong with her eyes? Looks like she needs more sleep or more nutrition.

  34. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 4:49 pm

    Tall glass of water , great shot

  35. Modediktator

    September 24, 2007 at 5:01 pm

    Hey, that’s Pippi Longstocking!!
    What a fabulous picture. I really like her relaxed look and the mix of green in the background and the asphalt in front.

  36. Scrappy

    September 24, 2007 at 5:05 pm

    ooh! what a find!

    I love Vlada, and I’m loving the socks. :)

  37. fawn

    September 24, 2007 at 5:20 pm

    vlada!

    hopefully she got some sleep after this picture was taken!

  38. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 5:43 pm

    I love the look, it is really cool, but I don’t know if in the small villages people would dare to wear it, is so… nun college uniform, at least here, in Spain, but I really love love the look.

  39. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 6:18 pm

    I thought you didn’t like photographing models…

  40. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 7:03 pm

    there’s just something about this girl. try comparing this photo to the shot of lisa airan a few pictures above (black, white, magenta rodarte suit a few pictures above). this girl has paired together all the “wrong” elements and it looks quirky and fantastic. whereas airan is wearing beautiful pieces, all perfectly matched, and she looks atrocious.

  41. Barbara

    September 24, 2007 at 9:48 pm

    agreed. great look for long, slim legs. I could never pull this off. Great makeup!

  42. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 11:36 pm

    Re: 6:18 PM, he’s already said a ton of times that he isn’t shooting them BECAUSE they’re models. Come on, now.

  43. megan

    September 25, 2007 at 12:01 am

    how charming…

  44. suezee

    September 25, 2007 at 12:20 am

    She makes me think of modern day Alice In Wonderland :)

  45. Patricia

    September 25, 2007 at 12:24 am

    Pretty girl, mismatched clothes. I really don’t see how this outfit is stylish. And I don’t “get” the knee socks.

  46. Anonymous

    September 25, 2007 at 2:48 am

    Makes me think of Lolita.

  47. daniqueconijn

    September 25, 2007 at 3:47 am

    yes! finally!
    here i am walking around in my knee socks and people are looking at me like… what are you wearing?
    thank you very much :)

  48. Anonymous

    September 25, 2007 at 3:52 am

    she is beautiful and looks fantastic. I wish I had her face, body and outfit.

  49. Sztywniara

    September 25, 2007 at 1:00 pm

    I love this outfit. Nicely put together.
    From what I gather from the previous comments, she is a model. Maybe that’s why the poor girl looks so tired.

  50. Susanna

    September 25, 2007 at 1:46 pm

    I’m just wondering where she managed to find socks that tall.

  51. pluusje

    September 26, 2007 at 3:52 am

    This one makes me think of the movie Sue. Beautifull picture.

  52. Andrew

    September 26, 2007 at 9:56 am

    Just a great character photograph! Your eye for composition elevates your work above the conventional.

  53. Anonymous

    September 27, 2007 at 9:56 am

    OMG it`s Vlada Roslyakova. She is the best model ever. And her look is just fab!!!!!! Love to vlada<3<3<3

  54. kristin

    September 28, 2007 at 12:46 am

    its def. vlada. i saw her on the subway during the shoes. she was perfectly dressed down to her chloe heels that day as well.

  55. Anonymous

    September 29, 2007 at 4:56 am

    Hey! It’s Vlada Roslyakova! She’d look good in a sack…

  56. Romeika

    September 29, 2007 at 11:25 am

    Oh, how i wish i looked good with knee-high socks. Vlada is extremely thin and tall, of course it suits her. Great shot.

  57. Anonymous

    September 30, 2007 at 7:36 pm

    Biting my lip, biting my lip. Very nice look.

  58. eurobrat

    October 1, 2007 at 11:49 am

    Vlada… love the stockings. You have to be very slim to pull those off.

  59. Anonymous

    October 5, 2007 at 9:50 pm

    i LOVE this look! little sister of cameron diaz?

  60. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 3:18 pm

    Vlada Vlada!Her outfit is from japanese brand.

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