Lovin’ everything about this look. It’s effortless and chic. Love the shine with knitwear. And I get the choice of the background. Scaffolding goes well with grey. If that’s what you’re trying to show, Scott, it’s working.
Scott!! I’m begging you please take pictures of Melanie every time you see her I am in love with this girl!! (as a non-lesbian girl myself that is saying something..) She is so inspirational to me! And she is so gorgeous.. (okay is that sounding stalkerish?)
Thanks so much for bringing this picture of true style to my day! X
Reading the comments I think I remember an image of her in a double-breasted military style coat last winter. In that image and this one she balances casual and formal and conveys a subtle, improbable androgyny.
The references may be “safe” but the look is hard to classify as one thing or another. Besides, she looks natural and at ease in her clothes in front of the camera.
This is MOR (middle-of-the-road) chic, no pun intended. The clothes are stylish but rather undistinguished, punctuated with one strong accessory – the shoes. She looks nice, but not especially memorable. Perhaps that’s the intent.
I feel as though her grooming is letting her down here. To put it bluntly, she needs a hair cut (pun intended here) – or at least a stroke of the brush and a few hairpins to make a chignon. Letting it just fall limply where it may and tucking behind one ear looks effortless because it is effortless. A woman who aspires to be well dressed ought to make some effort with such an important accessory as her hair.
I have to say that I love everything she wears. Of all the people appearing on this site I think she has one of the most classy and yet comfortable looks. I just love love love women who keep the hair and makeup natural –it’s so unusual (though I realize that she’s relatively young).
i LOVE the sweater and i love how she keeps it classy by accentuating only one body part at a time. it balances out nicely. i’m not a big fan of the skirt. or maybe it’s the shoes. something needs to pop in her outfit. a red purse maybe? yellow would be better. i don’t know. too mundane. a lot of grey is a lot of grey.