Thursday, August 9, 2007

On The Street…….Stop Motion, New York City



I love how she keeps the proportions but changes the color and pattern.

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  1. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 9:11 am

    carefree nyc at its best! great shots….

  2. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 9:25 am

    she looks like she just throws something on and it looks fabolous. typical!

  3. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 9:35 am

    plain and simple :-)

  4. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 9:53 am

    First person to comment on her lack of helmet, her smoking a cigarette or not being a vegan gets a smack.

  5. will anderson

    August 9, 2007 at 10:11 am

    i love her proportions too. nice legs.

  6. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 10:26 am

    if I had such a greaat figure I wouldn’t change proportions of my outfit either.. her look is perfect, the hat is so very cool.

  7. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 10:27 am

    she doesn’t have a helmet, she smokes, she’s not a vegan (how do you know?). so smack me!

  8. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 10:45 am

    Interesting bike, too. Fixed gear, no brakes, delicate frame. As someone else has commented, plain and simple.

  9. rebecca

    August 9, 2007 at 11:06 am

    I’m with anonymous! She’s lovely so don’t take away with it or smacks abound!

  10. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 12:15 pm

    The proportion works for her, but cover up the hat and it’s an extraordinarily dull outfit.

  11. Asian Models Blogger

    August 9, 2007 at 12:31 pm

    I agree with you. She does the proportions very well. Totally cool!

  12. Joanna Goddard

    August 9, 2007 at 12:33 pm

    i love her and her awesome shorts.

  13. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 12:36 pm

    Amen anon 9:53!

  14. elle

    August 9, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    great hat, bad everything else. Nice body, could do so much more. See dresses, see shorts that cost more than 10 dollars.

  15. jocelyn

    August 9, 2007 at 1:29 pm

    she is beautiful! if i wore the same clothes i’d look terribly frumpy. i love her style.

  16. V*Kstro

    August 9, 2007 at 1:57 pm

    Now, if we can only see (in the day time) more dress-savvy fashionistas in Miami maybe a few more clubbers would not mind the heat!

  17. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 1:58 pm

    I doubt this is a fixed gear bike. Single speed more likely.

  18. Carolina Lange

    August 9, 2007 at 2:08 pm

    Simple with style! Love it!

  19. Remove before flight

    August 9, 2007 at 2:25 pm

    Nice touch with an elegant white hat instead of a sporty cap…

  20. LostInTranslaton

    August 9, 2007 at 2:51 pm

    Smack me! But no one else is allowed to but her..

    I love her casual style & legggggggggs..

    As a cyclist I agree helmets ain’t the best looking accessory but you just never know what the other smo who maybe be smoking whilst listening to an iPod is thinking when the accident happens..

    Then everyone is sad – but for now..

  21. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 3:02 pm

    Lovely indeed, so I’d ask that she move her u-locks, they could catch in the wheel, none of us want that.

    Nice to see 2 shots of the same person, you get a better sense of her and how her style works.

  22. calm.cool.collected

    August 9, 2007 at 3:13 pm

    if I had legs like that I would keep it up as well…focus on the features.

  23. Brianna

    August 9, 2007 at 4:05 pm

    Love how she pairs that hat w diff. types of fontspatterns.
    very cool hat !

  24. C.K.H.

    August 9, 2007 at 4:13 pm

    As has been said a number of times a beautiful woman can practically wear rags and look wonderful. (I don’t think the same can be said for men.) She has great understated style and there is certainly something about a young lady on a bike in the city. I’d love to get her phone number.

  25. -ONE-PUCK-

    August 9, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    Perfect.

    (Short-Short)+(long legs) + (petite ankles) = A+ for fashion 101

  26. Krizia

    August 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm

    yes, i think the hat makes it :) so inspiring!

    she must not be vegan because it looks like she’s wearing leather sandals and has a leather purse in the bottom picture.

  27. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 5:43 pm

    That bike is NOT fixed gear. Its a coaster brake dude. She couldnt cruise that carefree on a fix. The ‘fixie’ hype has saturated yer brainzzz…

  28. karra

    August 9, 2007 at 6:22 pm

    i love her bike look. how did you find her again?

  29. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 7:00 pm

    Only a girl (such as her) with such beautiful and sleek legs should wear shorts like that.

  30. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 7:21 pm

    How DO you run into the same people twice in NYC?! You must know them, right?

  31. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 7:37 pm

    Beautiful hat. Reminds me of the protagonist in l’Amant (Duras).

    Yet another proof that being tall and skinny (therefore, long, slim legs) are two of the luckiest things that can happen to you.

  32. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 7:43 pm

    homegurl has AMAZING legs.

  33. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 7:49 pm

    Anon. 12:36, that’s really it, I think. If a body can look fresh and crisp and not the least bit wilted, it’s hot weather wear done right — and then if the proportions are perfect for the frame, and the colors perfect for the skin and hair … well, it makes me feel better just to look at her!

  34. Candid Cool

    August 9, 2007 at 8:56 pm

    she’s phenomenal! i esp. love her hat, & the white driving/boat moccs in the 1st picture

  35. AnastasiaC

    August 9, 2007 at 9:52 pm

    love the hat…i
    think she loves it too
    as she has it on in both shots!
    very fresh and fabulous!
    is it not compulsary to wear a bike helmet in NY?

  36. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 10:26 pm

    12:15 PM: ah, her outfit may be not-too-terribly-inspiring without the hat, but she is indeed wearing it! Unusual hats are great and everyone should wear more. I like the orange tones with her dark, evenly cropped hair, too. Her style looks laid-back and refreshing and reminds me of the beach where my dad used to live.

  37. rayanne graff

    August 9, 2007 at 10:35 pm

    If I had just seen each individual clothing piece that this girl is wearing (in the top photo) in a store I would think ‘eh…’ but all together, on this woman, these seemingly mediocre pieces just work naturally and create a brilliant aesthetic.

  38. Sara

    August 9, 2007 at 10:57 pm

    she’s awesome+

  39. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 11:06 pm

    The pefect illustration of American sportswear done right. Perfect for summer cruisin’ in the city or at the beach or in the mountains.

    And — THAT is the perfect type of city cruisin’ bike. Without messin’ with gears or hand-brakes, she can balance on the stopped bike. Sitting down with her feet on the pedals ready to go when the light changes. (I learned how to do that when I lived in Amsterdam).

  40. Anonymous

    August 9, 2007 at 11:40 pm

    And that’s what’s Style is all about, elle said… She’s got basic clothes but that one fabulous item takes her look into the stratosphere. What’s she going to wear on a bike that’s more practical than a pair of shorts? A miniskirt and heels?

    Correction, two fabulous items: add a great pair of legs. Point being, folks, she didn’t get by catching cabs all her life. So quit envying and get out there cycling (with a helmet on)!

  41. Anonymous

    August 10, 2007 at 4:18 am

    She must like the hat quite much cause she is wearing it again.The hat is not bad,but I think that riding a bike is not the best forum for it.

  42. aidee

    August 10, 2007 at 5:28 am

    I utterly love the grace of these shots.

    Gorgeously traversing cities imparting a sense of calm…

  43. Sanversan

    August 10, 2007 at 6:18 am

    Have to disagree with elle, must one don a dress – spend more on clothing to look better? Money can’t buy imagination or personality. Viva le difference!

  44. Lisa Breslin

    August 10, 2007 at 7:56 am

    Great hat, adds a different dimension to the outfits

  45. simply olive

    August 10, 2007 at 8:52 am

    that hat definitely turns an ordinary t-shirt and shorts into a fashion statement.
    and i disagree w/ elle, you definitely do not have to spend a lot of money to look fabulous–money DOES NOT buy style!

  46. Alice Olive

    August 10, 2007 at 9:36 am

    The hat and her short bob – fantastic.

  47. Jack Daniel

    August 10, 2007 at 11:41 am

    wow, two different pictures…like ‘m both.

    I have that hat!

  48. cigalechanta

    August 10, 2007 at 5:30 pm

    She looks great but with hr body, she must look good in anything

  49. Anonymous

    August 10, 2007 at 11:13 pm

    She clearly rocks that look…

  50. Anonymous

    August 11, 2007 at 12:13 am

    it helsp that she has legs that go on forever.

  51. Anonymous

    August 11, 2007 at 3:56 am

    Not that much style. A bike, hat, print shorts. Great legs is what’s doing it.

  52. Anonymous

    August 11, 2007 at 3:13 pm

    Hey, its bike girl! I want a similar bike to the one she has in the bottom picture.

  53. patagoniacommunity

    August 11, 2007 at 11:49 pm

    The face says Maggie Gyllenhaal, the outfits say easy New York style, and the bike says she’s a bit smarter than many.

  54. Anonymous

    August 12, 2007 at 12:02 pm

    What’s interesting about this is that her clothing choices are about line and silhouette–the clothes as discreet elements aren’t really important (except for the hat, but even that is an integral part of the silhouette). It’s interesting to see people who do this, while with other people you photograph, it’s about an amazing piece of clothing or a great hair style. She obviously knows that what makes her unique and beautiful are her proportions. She could look gangly or gawky in another kind of outfit.

    I can’t wait to see what she wears in winter.

  55. Anonymous

    August 12, 2007 at 1:26 pm

    She looks terrific and the proportions are just right. Please don’t copy this look however (vertical lines, short shorts), unless you have a body like this. Could be scary

  56. Ambient

    August 13, 2007 at 1:22 am

    I thought the first pic of her was fantastic – now this! The hat is interesting but seems to be covering eyes as nice as her legs.

  57. daniqueconijn

    August 14, 2007 at 6:06 am

    see you can look great without all the blingbling crap on you!
    proved right here!

  58. Belinda

    August 15, 2007 at 6:04 am

    She is simply lovely. That first shot of her from a few months back is one of my favourites on your blog Sart.

  59. sfgirlbybay

    August 16, 2007 at 1:55 am

    i need the hat – where, pray tell can i find one online or in san francisco?

    oh, and she looks great. very at ease, which is the best accessory of all.

  60. Oana Perca

    August 20, 2007 at 9:33 am

    Her hat is great.

  61. Anonymous

    August 20, 2007 at 8:07 pm

    nyc is my dream home
    and she just encapsulates that
    :)

  62. Denise

    August 24, 2007 at 12:22 pm

    She looks like Dudley from The Royal Tenenbaums, no?

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  66. made in paradise

    May 25, 2012 at 7:36 am

    her slippers are a chinatown staple here in Honolulu! she make rubber slippers look rather chic :)

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