Saturday, November 18, 2006

On The Street……Milan

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  1. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 10:59 am

    Not often you see a lady of a certain age carry a balenciaga bag, AND makes it look chic, how is that possible?

    She is amazing.

  2. Leigh

    November 18, 2006 at 11:13 am

    Love. Sleek, all black. Love

  3. blue floppy hat

    November 18, 2006 at 12:48 pm

    How do they all manage looking so good? I love the slouchiness of the clothes and bag which don’t take away from her elegance at all.

  4. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 1:01 pm

    of a certain age?? what is that? more than 25?

  5. Butch

    November 18, 2006 at 5:43 pm

    Yeah, really dislike it when people refer to “women of a certain age,” which implicitly salutes youth as THE measure.

    Not meaning to mount the PC soapbox, but would people refer to “men of a certain age,” in other than an ironic way?

    Nope.

    Woman here looks great. In some ways it IS better to be young; but sometimes age is besides the point…

  6. Deja Pseu

    November 18, 2006 at 6:47 pm

    This “lady of a certain age” still enjoys carrying her Balenciaga bag.

    The woman in the picture does indeed pull of the whole look quite well.

  7. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 7:02 pm

    Love the balance of masculine and feminine, here. Strong face, hair, pants, watch, shoe, stance, just right.

  8. RoseAG

    November 18, 2006 at 7:18 pm

    This woman has a lot going for her even without the clothes.

    I like the watch on her wrist. I don’t know about the shoes. Somehow they seem a bit off. Not that I can think of what kind of open toed shoes would look better.

    I also like the ease of the shirt with the pants.

  9. RoseAG

    November 18, 2006 at 7:19 pm

    I’d also add that it’s a great picture. The long tall woman with the street posts in the background!

  10. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 7:25 pm

    But she’s Susanna Cucco!!! the art director of Les Dieux du Stade. Of course elle est très chic!

  11. ken

    November 18, 2006 at 11:32 pm

    …so Gucci.

  12. Anonymous

    November 19, 2006 at 3:25 am

    How old is a “lady of a certain age?”

  13. Chris

    November 19, 2006 at 5:09 am

    I love this look; it’s right up my alley. I think it’s a nice example of what’s called the “new minimalism”. It’s amazing what the “proper” basics can do.

  14. Lit

    November 19, 2006 at 9:59 am

    Oh I like this. Unmistakable style, that overused word chic certainly comes to mind. Minimalism at its best.

  15. AnastasiaC

    November 19, 2006 at 4:27 pm

    she’s very chic – a masculine edge but she still looks very approachable

  16. Anonymous

    November 19, 2006 at 8:18 pm

    Love…those…shoes!

    mltt

  17. Anonymous

    November 20, 2006 at 1:06 am

    OMG, the shoes, the shoes, the shoes!!!!!

  18. CJ

    November 20, 2006 at 6:28 am

    As a woman “of a certain age” myself, I will say that I wouldn’t trade being older for being younger on any day whatsoever. The gift of confidence that comes with age is a powerful accessory.

    • Toni

      September 25, 2012 at 5:44 pm

      Amen!!

  19. velocity girl

    November 20, 2006 at 8:15 am

    I don’t think The Sartorialist meant it in a negative way when he refers to her as “a lady of a certain age”.

  20. Alice Olive

    November 20, 2006 at 11:11 am

    She looks fantastic! Love her short sleek hair, which matches her sleek, simple, clean style.

  21. covey

    November 21, 2006 at 2:52 pm

    stunning- love you S.

  22. Anonymous

    November 22, 2006 at 11:55 pm

    I find this woman more striking than any other woman on the current scroll… as Coco Chanel said, if there is no woman, there is no dress. A minimal palette is perfect for this Modigliani muse – and the tan feet, what glorious life does she lead?

  23. sbooth

    November 29, 2006 at 8:35 pm

    She looks amazing. Like an elegant greyhound.

  24. Anonymous

    February 5, 2007 at 3:32 am

    If it weren’t for the shoes, I would have thought . . Wow, this is a chic man!

  25. Name*

    January 10, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    She does indeed look wonderful. Very elegant, and very modern. Oh, and I see nothing wrong with the wording ” of a certain age”. She is not young, and that is what the poster meant. he could have written “mature” or whatever else, but there is no reason to be offended if offense is not meant. And anyone that doesn’t wish they were young is a either liar or else not yet 45 yrs old. Its especially cute when young people say they look forward to aging!
    This woman looks marvelous, even though the girl next to her in the American Apparel commercial, who is not elegant, or even dressed, is healthier, and more attractive, and likely happier. But she will grow old too.

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