Sunday, January 25, 2009

On the Street….Layered, Paris

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  1. Gorgeous photo

    January 25, 2009 at 10:37 am

    Love the hair’s contrast with the tonal blues.
    super shoes

  2. Linda Famularcano

    January 25, 2009 at 11:03 am

    Awesome layering (^_^)

  3. Hemaly

    January 25, 2009 at 11:04 am

    I love it, cute-granny style.

  4. diane

    January 25, 2009 at 11:36 am

    Generally, I would say this is a no, but in this case, the long sweater underneath the jacket gives the impression of a dress. The dark, flat sneakers are the perfect pairing for this outfit. Also, I love the way french women go around with their hair oily, it’s so much healthier.

  5. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    So I guess Converse-like shoes are popular in Paris as well, thats good to know.
    The dress underneath is fantastic, however I’m not crazy about the fabric of the jacket she’s wearing.. it almost throws the outfit off for me.

  6. Brian

    January 25, 2009 at 12:11 pm

    That many layers would be quite daunting on a date. It’s like a woolen chastity belt…

  7. Sartorial Vancouver

    January 25, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    Hi Scott,

    Love the different textures and shades of grey, and the button stance on her long sweater.

    - Charles

  8. Wanderlusting

    January 25, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    I like this. I love the blue and grey shades you’ve used, from the ground to the wall, the layers that envelope her, her funky shoes that anchor it in with a casual vibe…and which also happen to match the wall in a punchy teal.

    I also like the mood it sets. It’s undone and messy, like her hair, but it works. I feel calm looking at it :)

  9. G.

    January 25, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    Gorgeous compose,
    classic chic and discret,
    gorgeous girl too.

    love french’s.

  10. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    that door!

  11. Antwerp Fashion Observer

    January 25, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    mmm lovely cardigan !
    nice use of colours

  12. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    The color saturation in this photo is both beautiful and astounding. You’re writing your own history, Scott. Bravo, kudos and all other congratulatory terms.

  13. anonwomen

    January 25, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    I am loving these grey posts, the layering of different shades and textures, and the backgrounds play so beautiful into the images. I love how you manage to capture the ‘light’ of somebody so well.

  14. Jack Daniel

    January 25, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Looks like she’s wearing three cardigans.

  15. Frenchie

    January 25, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Love this wonderful grey look,… except the shoes.
    You can’t wear Converse after 15 !

  16. leah_nsf

    January 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    I can’t believe how rich the colours are in your photos. It’s inspiring to look at. A feast for the eyes!

  17. rosemary

    January 25, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    i don’t like this at all. also, it totally makes me feel better about the fact that my hair color is growing out.

  18. Carol

    January 25, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    I absolutely love the wool blazer(?) paired with the dress, and a cardigan. The epitome of comfortable and warm layering.

  19. maria

    January 25, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    un look perfectooo!!!

    linaescalante.blogspot.com

  20. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    great hair, great outfit… but i’m not a fan of those shoes…
    cela gache un peu l’ensemble.

  21. K

    January 25, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    I love her whole outfit especially with the converse!

  22. Emily

    January 25, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    i love the background with this photo, it is very suiting.

  23. indigo warrior

    January 25, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Great layering of sweaters – would have never thought of it myself.

  24. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    Terribly frumpy. Is this an example of how not to dress?

  25. AK

    January 25, 2009 at 4:54 pm

    I love her layers, and she makes those sneakers look so chic!

    -Ashley
    http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

  26. leatherjacket&soles

    January 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    I love her shoes, I just wonder what her outfit would look like with out the jacket.

  27. my greatest intervention

    January 25, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    if that´s layered – i´m all in for layers.

  28. Camille

    January 25, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    Her converse paired with soft greys and feminine tights are a fabulous contrast.

  29. Lucius

    January 25, 2009 at 5:54 pm

    Wow, it does not matter what this woman wears…her eyes make the ultimate statement.

  30. lurex

    January 25, 2009 at 6:35 pm

    cool contrast between her hair color and the blues.

  31. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    I love the diamond shape that the blouse and sweater make… It’s almost like a poor girls jewelry

  32. LINnY

    January 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm

    This look depicts true blue. The varying shades of blue complimented with the variety of layered textures, especially the jacket. I heart the long, curved lapels of the jacket.

  33. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    I like this outfit and the unexpected shoes are very nice. I do wish that we could see the bit of outfit that is under the open long grey sweater. is it shorts or a skirt?

  34. CK Dexter Haven

    January 25, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    Everything but the shoes. The upper bits have an ‘orphan elegance.’ The shoes say Orphan, but without any grace.

  35. indigo warrior

    January 25, 2009 at 8:23 pm

    Frenchie, I’m 46 and my Converse lowtops are clear vinyl so folks can see my hand knit socks.

    If I’m ever to old to wear what I want, I hope someone has the decency to put me down (excepting the possibility that I’m wearing spandex to the mall … but I digress).

  36. Tiger Fodder

    January 25, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    I love this whole look. The layers are delicious. I like the black stockings with the black shoes. She has style.

  37. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    her hair is amazing in this. brings the whole thing to life

  38. Steven

    January 25, 2009 at 9:52 pm

    Love those doors, makes for a great backdrop.

  39. Anonymous

    January 25, 2009 at 10:12 pm

    the all-stars fits so well with the rest. It’s unexpected and gets awesome.

  40. seawallrunner

    January 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm

    Sorry, but no. This just looks sloppy. Did you catch her as she ran out to get a pack of Gitanes at the corner store? Not an elegant look at all.

    The door, on the other hand… what treasures lie behind it? And I love the tones of blue. It looks well worn and well loved.

  41. donna

    January 26, 2009 at 12:29 am

    absolutely hate converse, under any and all circumstances. they’re not cute or clever
    or stylish or sexy or attractive. they ruin everything.
    get real shoes.

  42. Frenchie

    January 26, 2009 at 2:25 am

    Well, dear Indigo Warrior, I’m 51, and I definitely leave Converse shoes to youngsters (as well as Chupa Chups :D) Matter of elegancy…

    But “les goĂ»ts et les couleurs” is very a very personal matter.

  43. lilustyle

    January 26, 2009 at 4:20 am

    like it!:)))))

  44. geezi

    January 26, 2009 at 6:25 am

    little too much happening with the 2 jackets… but all the colors compliments beautifully..

  45. LivingGolden

    January 26, 2009 at 8:49 am

    Love this whole outfit. Can easily be glammed up with great heels and the right accessories.

  46. Lindley

    January 26, 2009 at 11:26 am

    love the blue doors you shot against.

  47. Anonymous

    January 26, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    I love her no matter what she’s wearing!
    She’s actually Brazilian and has been living in Paris for several years. Very chic and gorgeous girl!!!- and a lot of fun too!

  48. Inspiration

    January 26, 2009 at 7:20 pm

    Cool! Grey is so appealing and these textures go well together. Nice contrast to her hair colour as well.

  49. Anonymous

    January 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm

    FINALLY! Very cool look. I looove how natural she is. She makes such a presence without having hair/makeup done. Beautiful girl!

  50. john benjamin pritchett

    January 27, 2009 at 1:06 am

    I love Converse and Vans canvas shoes with a suit. I know that’s very LA but it’s the California culture I was raised in. I absolutely love this look! Youth and style!

  51. Jennifer M. Brown

    January 27, 2009 at 9:47 am

    The layers are subtle and magnificent! I recently found your blog and definitely will be checking in for more beautiful inspirations.

  52. Olviya

    January 27, 2009 at 10:23 am

    well, its kind of nice use – to write about mixing of colors here. but i really do love those deep but calm and ‘wise’ blue…
    and those shoes, very modern…

  53. Anonymous

    January 28, 2009 at 9:30 pm

    Standing in front of that door, she looks to be about 6 inches tall. It’s really wierd…

  54. sararocks

    January 29, 2009 at 1:12 am

    I want all her stuffs !!
    Adorable !!!

  55. Anonymous

    January 29, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    love it! who said parisians don’t wear sneakers??

  56. smilla

    January 31, 2009 at 2:30 am

    That’s very provocative layering. Not a big fan of the sneakers though. Some interestingly delapidated ankle boots might have been better.

  57. Anonymous

    February 1, 2009 at 4:27 pm

    These shoes have won me over, aren’t they Converse? They give this outfit interest, no?

  58. Anonymous

    March 8, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    She is an inspiration. She is willing to discover, if you are worthy.

  59. Anonymous

    December 20, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    I know her!! That´s nice! Cool look!

  60. paco

    June 28, 2012 at 7:19 am

    cardiganlayering is wonderful!
    Three cardigans or four cardigans, that is still a challenge to be looking good though..

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