Wednesday, November 8, 2006

On The Street……McQueen Suit, UES


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  1. Sanna

    November 8, 2006 at 7:34 am

    Love it :) Very efficient.

  2. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 7:48 am

    ooohhh!!! absolutely love it! classic! so new york! traffic! hailing for a cab! the beautiful suit! love the hair! her skin! her smile! and who could go wrong with an hermes birkin?! which is the only color in this fab shot!

  3. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 8:22 am

    Mcqueen suit
    Ooooh la la…she’ probably wearing 5 – 10,000 dollars worth of stuff but she doesn’t really look it. It’s understated chic though….i guess that’s a good thing.

  4. Tamberk

    November 8, 2006 at 8:28 am

    Sexy, but boardroom appropriate and of course great for lunch and shopping at Barney’s!
    She’s got it all!

  5. Fort Kiddiwanee

    November 8, 2006 at 8:38 am

    Me encanta ¡parece una española en NY!

  6. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 8:46 am


    the legs, the heels, the silhouette . . . . . and then, when you’re still reeling, the knockout blow of those dimples in the middle of that luminous skin…


    - Eminence Grise

  7. Lit

    November 8, 2006 at 8:58 am

    That woman could finance a house with the cost of her outifit.It’s classic investment banker, power suit type. This is what Condaleeza Rice wants to look like evey morning. This woman looks ten times better though (nothing against Condaleeza, of course).

  8. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 9:28 am

    Nice suit!

  9. savvylondon

    November 8, 2006 at 9:30 am

    so nice to see mcqueen’s tailoring in action.

  10. Butch

    November 8, 2006 at 9:31 am

    If you’ve got the bod, McQueen has the…well, in this case, suit. Absolutely fetching!

  11. mademoisellelala

    November 8, 2006 at 9:41 am

    What a classy look. Makes me want to tailor my own suits and get some sexier heels!

  12. positively the same dame

    November 8, 2006 at 9:41 am

    killer! a head-to-toe knockout, and the way that skirt fits her is outrageous. how long do you figure it took her to get a cab?

  13. Alice Olive

    November 8, 2006 at 10:08 am

    Pencil skirt and heels – fabulous!

  14. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 10:13 am

    Now that is a great looking, beautiful, and classy woman! I would love to know more about her.

  15. jkrnyc

    November 8, 2006 at 10:22 am

    Great shot! Gorgeous woman looking fab – that suit! I would have liked to see a less UES-predictable bag than the Birkin, though. Picky, picky…
    (of course, I’d be happy to give the Birkin a nice new home – my home)

  16. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 10:31 am

    Lovely. Good to see a shot of a woman in a suit for a change.

  17. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 10:51 am

    Beautiful and classy. I love it.

  18. luvsunflowers

    November 8, 2006 at 11:04 am

    Once again, classic elegance prevails…and with the sexy black pumps, possibly Jimmy Choo or Manolos, Fabulous! The splash of red completes the outfit! Love it!

  19. Matilda

    November 8, 2006 at 11:49 am

    I wish I could look that good when I go out on the town

  20. ambika

    November 8, 2006 at 12:26 pm

    I love that the red of the bag stands out so much. I bet she carries it every day.

  21. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 12:26 pm

    beautiful outfit , love the cut , love the color …. great pic Sart !!!

  22. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 12:35 pm


  23. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 1:10 pm

    Oh, my. This is what I’d like to be when I grow up. She uses neutrals well, and the Birkin gives a great pop of color.

  24. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 1:20 pm

    what a sexy powerwoman… like it alot.

  25. Leigh

    November 8, 2006 at 1:46 pm

    She is taking some chances standing in the middle of rush hour traffic . . . but she is certainly doing it in style. Alexander McQueen is quite simply phenomenal! I love his clothes!

  26. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 2:13 pm

    thanks for featuring a woman of color. I see so many of them with amazing style every day. they can wear color in ways that their paler counterparts could never pull off. i’d like to see more black lady style on here. you do a great job with the harlem sartorialists, now get up there on a sunday and let’s see some big hats and bright suits!

  27. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 2:58 pm

    A great look! And even though the suit is very conservative, it still shows off her beautiful legs! (*not a sexist comment, really! … I’m just an envious woman.*)

  28. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 4:55 pm

    WOWEEEEE!! I would drink this woman’s bathwater… Simply stunning tailoring and styling, the suit being a perfect compliment to her figure. It is wonderful to see a latina or woman of color, dressed to the nines, appreciated in this blog. Kudos, Sart!

  29. positively the same dame

    November 8, 2006 at 5:26 pm

    um, that’s a birkin-style bag, but it’s not the hermes birkin.

  30. positively the same dame

    November 8, 2006 at 5:40 pm

    looking again at that bag — now i think that it actually is hermes. the proportions are odd, though. did hermes come out with a new size in the birkin? sart, you were at the show — was there a new model?

  31. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 5:45 pm

    I agree with anon 2:13 Sart. It’s too bad that more black women haven’t been featured here, although the last few days have been great.

    And I also like to see everyday stylish creative people more than the professional fashionistas or very rich. But they can be fun too.

  32. D. Kay

    November 8, 2006 at 6:22 pm

    This is absolutely perfect. My favorite pic yet. She is absolutely gorgeous.

  33. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 6:39 pm

    Two words: Sex ay

    It’s like a Pussy Cat Dolls Powersuit.


  34. Jessica

    November 8, 2006 at 6:46 pm

    gorgeous! love how her skirt fits so nicely!!

  35. shannon

    November 8, 2006 at 7:15 pm

    brava, what a fantastic suit, she looks fantastic – less fashion-y than so many women on this blog, but just as chic and stylish.

    positively the same dame – it looks like a birkin to me… albeit one with the flap tucked in (the most practical way to carry one) and a little over-full….please elaborate if we’re all wrong though!

  36. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 7:38 pm

    To positively the same dame 5:26 pm; It’s Real.

  37. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 7:52 pm

    she is what i want to be when i grow up.

  38. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 8:14 pm

    gorgeous silhouette… look at her legs, the way they look with those heels…

  39. Tamberk

    November 8, 2006 at 8:20 pm

    To anon 8:22-
    the bag alone is worth 5- 10 grand!
    ka-ching, ka-ching!!!

  40. invisible girl

    November 8, 2006 at 9:10 pm

    Who is she!

  41. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 9:30 pm

    A Queen Bee in McQueen!

  42. Anonymous

    November 8, 2006 at 10:23 pm

    Now that’s why we live in NYC! Sexy, modern, strong…and gorgeous. And hailing a cab no less.

    God I love New York.

  43. Gemstone

    November 8, 2006 at 10:30 pm

    Love the suit, the shoes, the red bag, her hair. Love it all.

  44. vintagent

    November 9, 2006 at 2:30 am

    I really like the fact that she’s wearing the down payment on a house, but doesn’t look ostentatious; she just looks great. I always have to work the other way, trying to make those flea market jackets look like a million bucks!

  45. positively the same dame

    November 9, 2006 at 3:46 am


    yes, you’re right — i thought it might be some new hermes hybrid — a sort of cross between the gaultier and 35mm birkin, but it’s just full and therefore pulled a bit wide, making it look a bit blocky.

  46. Stacy (LA, CA)

    November 9, 2006 at 4:19 am

    Perfect. This proves how much impact a great below-the-knee pencil skirt can have.

  47. Bonnie Phariss

    November 9, 2006 at 9:23 am

    Bette Porter come to life

  48. Anonymous

    November 9, 2006 at 9:56 am

    the look would be nothing without THE bag.
    am happy i see red bags everywhere, i’m still carrying my huge red celine from last spring!

  49. Trenditional

    November 9, 2006 at 10:46 am

    You have to love a woman in a fitted knee length skirt and high heels. Few things are more attractive than that!

  50. iloveyousimondoonan

    November 9, 2006 at 12:24 pm

    Obviously a woman to be reckoned with and she’s doing it in heels and a hubba-hubba suit. Fully engaged and engaging…. mommies let your girls to grow up to be this chick.

  51. fussy italian

    November 9, 2006 at 1:40 pm

    some looks are better than others and some are just one step above. This fantastic lady, together with the gentleman with leopard gloves and the couple “grey&green at tiffany’s” , is definitely part of the “superior” group!!!

  52. Anonymous

    November 9, 2006 at 2:21 pm

    Absoloutely gorgeous. Radiant. Beautiful. Wears her clothing elegantly and with ease. I would love to see more of her and her style. Photos like this would only enhance this blog?

    Who is this dynamic looking woman?

  53. Anonymous

    November 9, 2006 at 6:34 pm

    it’s not so much the clothes as who and how you wear it…. this woman could be wrap in a burlap sack tight and still look splendid…why, with that bod, the hair, skin, smile….everything about her exudes sensuality and that it’s powerful….. really, what a change from all the other ladies portrayed here….no offense, but not many carry themselves the way this one does….

  54. Gudl

    November 9, 2006 at 6:34 pm

    Quelle chique!! (I don’t know whether that is spelled right, but that is what I thought when I saw the photo) That is so classic chique.

  55. Anonymous

    November 10, 2006 at 3:43 am

    Simply perfect!

  56. Anonymous

    November 10, 2006 at 11:51 am

    Her name is Crystal McCrary Anthony. She is a lawyer and an author. She co-hosted The View on Friday, November 10. She also co-hosted My Two Cents on Bet J. She is very stylish lady.

  57. Gaby

    November 10, 2006 at 1:31 pm

    With regards to the comment from annonymous 6:34 PM

    maybe she would not carry herself in such a wonderfull way if she wasn’t getting the self assurance and confidence you feel when you wear those clothes / accessories…

  58. Jack Daniel

    November 10, 2006 at 6:58 pm

    WOW, what a woman!

  59. Dutch

    November 11, 2006 at 1:05 am

    Sexy, yet no nonsense utilitarian chic. Less is more at it’s finest. So NY!!

  60. Anonymous

    November 11, 2006 at 10:15 pm

    This is her website. I read Gotham Diaries, the book she co-authored with Spike Lee’s wife. Ms. Anthony is also ESPN NBA Analyst Greg Anthony’s ex-wife. She is the kind of woman I want to marry, beauty, intelligence, humility, etc.

  61. Anonymous

    November 12, 2006 at 6:54 am

    CHIC. That is all.

  62. Sylvia

    November 14, 2006 at 7:16 pm

    This is uncanny! I’m working on a post by her right now!! I’ll link to this post..

  63. Anonymous

    November 15, 2006 at 4:05 pm

    She is the standard by which all women should use as an example of tast, elegance and style.

  64. Erica B.

    November 17, 2006 at 12:05 pm

    Crystal McCrary Anthony is the epitome of elegance and class! More post like these!

  65. Anonymous

    November 28, 2006 at 10:35 pm

    Crystal is funny, down to earth, so sexy, highly intelligent, incredibly articulate and looks like a million dollars. I LOVE her on “My Two Cents” nd now I’m motivated to read her two books.

  66. Anonymous

    December 10, 2006 at 5:01 pm

    My vote for Photo of the Year, Woman of the Year and Award for” What I would want my wife/mistress to look like if I made one billion dollars a year” prize!

  67. Kevin Facey

    May 7, 2007 at 1:07 pm

    I really like the look on Ms. Anthony. It is professional looking, but yet sexy. It looks very good on her.

  68. GVG

    May 23, 2007 at 12:51 am

    If my eyes don’t deceive me this is Crystal McCrary Anthony. She’s an Attorney/ Television personality/ Producer/ Author, wow that was more slashes then I thought it would be. Could you see the excitement as I wrote that out? I am so madly in love with this woman and the aura she exudes, a beautiful, intelligent, sophisticated, stylish black woman. Who says Claire Huxtable is a fictional character?

    ~ Gardy

  69. Anonymous

    January 9, 2010 at 10:04 pm

    She's BEAUTIFUL! And yes, I have to agree. Claire Huxtable at her finest. Werk!

  70. Pecan

    August 15, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    Not enough words to describe how SIMPLY beautiful she is. The only showing is her face, hands and 1/4 of her leg. I have found my wife and she hands down surpasses the young women out here

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