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  1. Shoshona

    May 24, 2013 at 9:37 am

    This is stunning. The shoes really seal the deal.

  2. Simbarashe

    May 24, 2013 at 9:37 am

    Beautiful way to start a Friday.

  3. james

    May 24, 2013 at 9:40 am

    Nice :-) are you still using the 85 1.2?

  4. serafinadellarosa

    May 24, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Very simple and beautiful. Has a Carla Bruni vibe about it.

  5. Maverick

    May 24, 2013 at 9:44 am

    How long will you be in Barcelona for? Are you coming to Madrid after? Enjoy!

  6. jen

    May 24, 2013 at 9:45 am

    WOW! with a great body u can make such simple things work so good….

  7. Charlotte

    May 24, 2013 at 9:51 am

    So much movement whilst standing still. What a woman!

  8. FripperyVintage

    May 24, 2013 at 9:58 am

    Beautiful. Love Barcelona! Her jacket looks like wings.

    • Dee

      May 24, 2013 at 4:49 pm

      Haha…love the wings comment.

    • BethS

      May 26, 2013 at 12:58 pm

      Yes, my first thought, too–an angel

    • annabella

      May 27, 2013 at 6:45 am

      Me three.

      Ballerina angel about to fly or scooter to heaven? Rehearsal?

      Honestly,with the beautiful light it took me more than a second to figure out it was a sweater and not serious angel wings.

      Her hair and head band add to the cute angelic vibe.

      Who knew stylish Spainish angels had such fab bags and sneaks to boot.

      Such ethereal, beautiful lightness..all next to the artful girth of the Gaudi (?) tile and wrought iron(?) bench.


  9. AtiQiang

    May 24, 2013 at 10:06 am

    love the Skirt

  10. dawn

    May 24, 2013 at 10:09 am

    Wow! strike a pose! great catch!

  11. Mercedes

    May 24, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Super natural…me encanto!

  12. Claudia

    May 24, 2013 at 10:17 am

    Mol bé!

  13. Catherine

    May 24, 2013 at 10:26 am

    This is just stunning!


    May 24, 2013 at 10:29 am

    Beautiful figure!

  15. Lisi Lu

    May 24, 2013 at 10:30 am

    Great how she has downdressed the Dress with her Sneakers!

  16. comme fraiche

    May 24, 2013 at 10:48 am

    some girls can wear a sheer dress and look great- this girl is one of them!

  17. Just James

    May 24, 2013 at 10:53 am

    Who said vanilla’s boring! Sun kissed simplicity at it’s best!

    • B

      May 28, 2013 at 8:42 am

      Agreed. *sigh*

  18. Anna Louisa

    May 24, 2013 at 10:56 am

    Her little half-bun is so whimsical!

  19. Gian Luca M

    May 24, 2013 at 10:57 am


    Gian Luca M

  20. carol

    May 24, 2013 at 11:04 am

    perfect body with perfect dress !!

  21. anonymous

    May 24, 2013 at 11:06 am

    I thought the same thing as Frippery Vintage, that she looked like an angel. What a shot!

  22. Eva

    May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am

    Precios!!! Aires de primavera a Barcelona. Sembla un angel !!!

  23. Nadine

    May 24, 2013 at 11:15 am

    Amazing image. The bench with the her bag is just perfect!

  24. Sevan

    May 24, 2013 at 11:25 am

    This young woman is lovely…… but the bench !
    It caught my eye with this incredible stone mosaic and beautiful, intricate wrought iron work. Notice the attachments to the stone bench !

    • Isabel

      May 24, 2013 at 1:55 pm

      It’s a bench-lampost. There are 32 of them in Paseo de Gracia. It’s Catalan Modernist style from 1906 by architect Pere FalquĂ©s. Great picture by the way! Scott, hope you enjoy the city!

      • Sevan

        May 24, 2013 at 6:47 pm

        Thank you Isabel for the info !

  25. Julia

    May 24, 2013 at 11:30 am

    Looks like a cool angel!

  26. Bea

    May 24, 2013 at 11:42 am

    The way she holds her cardigan makes it look like she has the wings of an angel!

    • une chatte grise

      May 24, 2013 at 2:07 pm

      Indeed–and that makes the earthy touch of the sneakers work even better.

  27. Noemi

    May 24, 2013 at 11:46 am

  28. ISAURE

    May 24, 2013 at 11:53 am

    Un ange passe… Ravissant !

  29. Monsieur Marcel

    May 24, 2013 at 11:59 am

    A wonderful study in contrasts: how one’s focus is sharpened by two diametrically opposed tactile surfaces.

    • Virginia L

      May 25, 2013 at 6:18 pm

      Yes, all is in the contrast and the light.
      Happy to read you again.

  30. Rachelle

    May 24, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Fantastic pic! she looks like an angel.


  31. Paola

    May 24, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    The pose made me think of a pregnant woman. Don’t you come across any? it would be interesting too to see how they dress and if they add their little touch, other than their beautiful condition. I love the look, perfect for my youngest daughter who has a style totally of her own.

    • jana

      May 25, 2013 at 7:56 am

      great idea

    • Dee

      May 28, 2013 at 2:44 pm

      I concur.

  32. clarita

    May 24, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    simply beautiful

  33. kelsey

    May 24, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    beautiful dress and scenery!
    kw, ladies in navy
    jewelry giveaway!

  34. Couteau

    May 24, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    OK, so now I need a pair of Vans.

  35. Nico

    May 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm

  36. Daniel Francisco

    May 24, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    The light here in Spain is amazing and you have captured it perfectly!!
    Plus I love the simplicity and elegance of what she is wearing.

    I’m a Madrid, London and Dresden based photographer with loads of fashion shots from all three cities. I would love to have peoples opinions if anyone cares to take a peek!!

  37. Yldu

    May 24, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    I think those benches are Antonio GaudĂ­ ‘design and are the base of nice srteetlights. They are only in Pasaseig de Gracia .
    Scott I really wish you a nice staying in BCN.

  38. Laura

    May 24, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Beautiful photo, great moment, and you always catch a perfect light!

  39. Denisa

    May 24, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    That photo is really, really perfect.. Have a nice day.

  40. Isadora

    May 24, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Does this mean you are coming to Madrid next? Please do! Isadora (English, living in Madrid)

  41. Anna

    May 24, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Great you`ve made it to Barcelona

  42. John Hutch

    May 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    Shoes, what shoes? Yes stunning!

  43. Anna

    May 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    her dress is totally charming

  44. Joana

    May 24, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Absolutely love her dress..

  45. kelsey bang

    May 24, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    love all the ivory. so chic and lovely!

  46. westcoasttiger

    May 24, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    This is one of the most beautiful photos I’ve seen of the young female figure. Bravo!

  47. Mia

    May 24, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    Amazing shot! Umm, I want summer so bad, can’t stand the weather in Yorkshire atm!

  48. debbie

    May 24, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    That mosaic bench is amazing!

  49. Leslie

    May 24, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    Some of your pictures are inexplicably moving. It’s both pleasant and puzzling, and that’s really how i feel looking at this picture

  50. sandy

    May 24, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    really love the dress, and her pose looks like a statue, what a nice pic!

  51. Dee

    May 24, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Love how her ensemble and the bench(?) look intentionally put together.

    • LW4

      May 26, 2013 at 11:53 am

      I’m so pleased you mentioned this sandy, as Scott has done another subtle and artistic capture of similar lines in the beautiful woman and the surroundings. It’s no accident the photo is cropped as it is, to allow the bench and lamppost to be a part of the complementary flow of the eye.

      Well done.

  52. Dee

    May 24, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    I’m also picking up a care-freeness from her; almost like she woke up in her night slip(gown), threw on a pair of sneakers, grabbed a cardi, and went for a morning stroll. It’s quite refreshing.

  53. Mir

    May 24, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Great pic, Sart. Pity you didn’t get to shoot Mireia from MyDailyStyle, she’s from Barcelona and such a cool woman!

  54. Chahrazad

    May 24, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    Stunning photograph! Love the pose of that girl and the background.


  55. Belart

    May 24, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Bar – Cel (sky) – Ona (wave) in catalan language. An angels city. Beautiful photo.

  56. milex

    May 24, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    All white is still my favourite trend, good choice.

  57. LIZPR

    May 24, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Extremely revealing/sexy and covered-up/sweet/innocent at the same time.

  58. Love cake

    May 24, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    She got the mojo

  59. Suzanne Nelson

    May 25, 2013 at 12:37 am

    Beautiful! The perfect depth of sheer – not quite/just about.
    (It’s this kind of shot which make you the best, Sart).

  60. graciaschao

    May 25, 2013 at 12:37 am

    looks like an angel with wings!

  61. Tara

    May 25, 2013 at 1:02 am

    I’m getting an early ’90s Jane March-in-a-bad-Bruce-Willis-movie vibe from this photo. Don’t do it Jane! Go back to acting school! Stay beautiful.

  62. IS THIS IT? models review

    May 25, 2013 at 2:50 am

    I adore those delicate (and summery) transparencies….

  63. ellalea

    May 25, 2013 at 5:19 am

    Harmony with environment :)

  64. Martine

    May 25, 2013 at 6:16 am

    I absolutely love the simplicity of the dress and the shoes. But what makes her cool is the mini hair fountain on the top of her head.

  65. Ana

    May 25, 2013 at 7:41 am

    I’m 16 and my high school is right there. Almost every single day, during the break between classes, we sit in those benches (so catalan modern style, so inspiring…). It’s awesome live in this city… there’s plenty of… everything (people, styles, cultures,…). I hope you enjoyed it!! (I would have loved to run into you there!). Very nice photo by the way! ;)

  66. jan

    May 25, 2013 at 7:57 am

    a bit too revealing and “look at me how innocent i am, haha” but still not over the top revealing. i do prefer modest, stylish shots though

  67. Jean Tom

    May 25, 2013 at 9:12 am

    This shot captures the beauty of youth…perfect!

  68. Joel

    May 25, 2013 at 9:36 am

    ahw women, such creations! Thank you God!

  69. Carolina

    May 25, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Love Barcelona and his amazing atmosphere!
    Cool outfit, perfect one for hang out around the city ;)

  70. Taipei Style

    May 25, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    The light is amazing, so is the girl! I love Barcelona! :)


  71. Sabrina

    May 25, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    The Spanish style is so effortless and classy at the same time. Fresh and ready for summer!

  72. Andy

    May 25, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    Lovely, minus the annoying topknot, the single most annoying trend of the year. Even worse on those with short hair. Men, especially, look so foolish. I wish I knew who to blame.

    • Pompelmo

      May 27, 2013 at 11:58 am

      Couldn’t agree more, Andy. The topknot trend is even more annoying than the mustache graphic appearing on everything from finger tattoos to baby onesies.

      But this shot is stunning nonetheless. Such gorgeous light.

    • Dee

      May 27, 2013 at 10:31 pm

      Andy, I must say, as annoying as the topknot may be, the nonchalantness (I may have just created that variation of the word) of this particular one IS refreshing. Yes, her hair is short and all of it is not captured in the knot. It’s messy, almost needing someone to say, “She needs to go comb her hair,” but my, oh, my does it lend to the awesome subject that IS this photo.


    May 25, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    My beautiful city, full of beautiful women.

    Come to Sitges (where I live now) if you have the opportunity, you will also find beautiful shots and people.


  74. ire

    May 25, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    That’s an amazing shot!

  75. Designer Style Handbags

    May 25, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Wow, what a hot look.

  76. Sandra

    May 25, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    I always wonder if I could wear my Vans with silk pants or dresses… this pic is my answer! Yay!

  77. Jennifer

    May 25, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    Love this shot :)

    xo Jennifer

  78. Erica

    May 25, 2013 at 10:24 pm

  79. laura redburn // cardboardcities

    May 26, 2013 at 5:47 am

    love this look! so simple. love the light too!

  80. Fashion Snag

    May 26, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Beautiful photo!

  81. Haz

    May 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Angel like

  82. Andreu

    May 26, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Name street: Carrer Notariat (Barcelona)

  83. Hannes Uys

    May 26, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Beautiful silhouette and palette of colours!

  84. Freya - Fashionable People

    May 26, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    Her bag looks so pretty and delicate

  85. Genteel Flair

    May 26, 2013 at 3:09 pm

    This decisive moment makes her look almost angelic. Great photo.
    Do visit:

  86. Maria (from Cambridge)

    May 26, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    This is the same street where we had an apartment when I first came to Barcelona for 9 lovely days (for a conference) and I first noticed how lovely a woman can look when her clothes fit perfectly. Even old women of modest means had clothing tailored to their size. And they looked magnificent. There was also something about dressing well and not being at war with yourself. I learned so much from that trip.I am happy to be reminded of all those lessons here in this one image. Thanks Scott!

  87. Pauline

    May 26, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    This picture leave me speechless
    I love it


    May 26, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    What I love about this shot is the beauty and innocence–She has no idea how sexy and gorgeous she is– I love the way every pic you take tells a story. Who is she waiting for? Or what is she waiting for?

    • Isabelle

      May 26, 2013 at 11:09 pm

      Oh, I beg to disagree: you don’t dress like that when you’re gorgeous and sexy (or think you are anyway) !

  89. Damali

    May 26, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    It’s the simplicity of both the style & the fabric that brings out the femininity & charm in the outfit. I’d love to see more dresses make like this. The runners are comparable to icing on a cake! Great photo & even better style!

  90. Deborah McNeaely

    May 27, 2013 at 12:49 am

    Very nice!!

  91. ejshin

    May 27, 2013 at 2:18 am

    looks like a sweet angel~

    Beautiful ! !

  92. The Fashion Fraction

    May 27, 2013 at 2:40 am

  93. Àlex

    May 27, 2013 at 4:09 am

    Un Ă ngel en una ciutat Ășnica.

  94. Alexandra

    May 27, 2013 at 4:37 am

    Marvellous. Simple and funny. Brightness that shows her legs, her belly and freshness through her arms. This is Barcelona and that’s Indoia’s beauty.

  95. Paul

    May 27, 2013 at 4:44 am

    D’aquĂ­ a l’anunci d’ Estrella! Gran foto. ;)

    • Idoia

      May 27, 2013 at 4:47 pm

      Hahaha! Ets un crack, Paaaaaaul! Quin riure!

  96. cristina

    May 27, 2013 at 5:07 am

    I love the style and the mood of Paseo De Gracia. A mix between Guadi and Zafon books. Great photo!

  97. Alexandra

    May 27, 2013 at 5:07 am

    Marvellous. Simple and funny. Brightness that shows her legs, belly and freshness through her arms. This is Barcelona and that’s Idoia’s beauty.

  98. Lucienne

    May 27, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Very nice photo:)

  99. Christine

    May 27, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    The pose is so striking, and the contrast of the softness of her dress next to the ironworks is wonderful, like a living sculpture next to a sculpture. But what really makes this photo for me is the fact that the lighting makes her figure apparent through the ivory dress — like a Degas sculpture – so free and open and natural and sexy all at once. Simply no other outfit would have made the same shot – great eye, Scott!

  100. aga's suitcase

    May 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    Pretty and expresive picture

  101. Théa Unknown

    May 27, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Right now, I’m obsessed with white, so I love this outfit!


  102. Cristina

    May 27, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Great picture, as always!
    I’m from Barcelona and I’m really happy that you chose my city to take some photos.
    Hope that you are having a good time here and hope to see more photos before you leave.

  103. Cool photo! I miss my city, Barcelona… I love to see it in your blog Scott :)

  104. celine

    May 27, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    It’s like a postcard…

  105. Une petite Bruxelloise

    May 28, 2013 at 1:44 am

    Looks so clean and pure, great summer feeling..

  106. Elena

    May 28, 2013 at 6:11 am

    What a beauty!!! You captured one of the most gorgeous moments!!!

  107. Beauty Follower

    May 28, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Nice posture!

  108. Mer_galletasdeante

    May 28, 2013 at 10:31 am

    She is simply beauty.

  109. Agija

    May 28, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    Definitely one of the most beautiful street style images I’v seen in a long time!
    The girl looks amazing, so calm and beautiful plus the light is perfect. Really, really nice picture…

  110. muna

    May 28, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    love it <3 totally my style!!!! Euro gals do it always better!

  111. Kate

    May 30, 2013 at 5:58 am

    nice but what do you thing about flamings?:-) -Muszka Blogspot

  112. Natali

    June 1, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    What a lovely, sweet and chic picture. Lovely.

  113. Ana LuĂ­sa Freitas

    June 2, 2013 at 1:25 am

    This bank all done in mosaic design reminds me a lot of Antoni Gaudi!
    I did a job for college collection inspired it ..
    Ana Lu

  114. Anita Wu

    June 4, 2013 at 9:20 am

    So beautifully whimsical,

    Love how you captured the light here Scott!

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  116. Emily

    June 7, 2013 at 9:02 am

    Oh how I miss Barcelona! Your photos bring back so many good memories for me. Thank you! (ANd how about that rooftop pool?!?!)

  117. Francis

    June 8, 2013 at 11:03 am

    An Angel!

  118. LĂ©a

    February 6, 2015 at 5:53 am

    Barcelona is a beautiful city .
    Very high mood whenI was there
    Its a sensacional trip , if you dare in auspĂ­cios mind a way. :-))

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