Monday, July 5, 2010

On the Street….Summer in the City, Paris

What a great way to look this summer: so simple and yet so refined.

I love that her shorts aren’t too short and that her top isn’t too tight. Nothing screams in this look and yet the presentation is very strong.

This is a great example of elegance successfully achieved through understatement and flawless execution.

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  1. Indigo Iris

    July 5, 2010 at 9:05 am

    loving the color hues!

  2. Brianna!

    July 5, 2010 at 9:10 am

    Ohhh so gorgeous!

    xoxo
    bB

  3. alabdin

    July 5, 2010 at 9:11 am

    a chic look! I agree with each of your statements.

  4. mistress

    July 5, 2010 at 9:11 am

    I would die for this outfit right now. Looks so cosy for this hot temperature – and I'm melting.
    Thumbs up!
    toni

    http://www.ssssht.com

  5. Lee Oliveira

    July 5, 2010 at 9:11 am

    This is such a fantastic relaxed look. She wears it so well. She looks very chic.

    LOx

  6. Prutha

    July 5, 2010 at 9:16 am

    love the colors and the understadedness of this outfit…i think its the sheer blouse that makes it look so chic!! plus have the accesssories muted go with the whole look…

    cool find

    http://donotshoeme.blogspot.com/

  7. Modesty is Pretty

    July 5, 2010 at 9:17 am

    exactly!covering up is not boring,it can be elegant and stylish like this young lady.

  8. Jacqueline

    July 5, 2010 at 9:17 am

    oh boy do I like her blouse!!!

    http://mannequindevitrine.blogspot.com

  9. drunk butterfly

    July 5, 2010 at 9:19 am

    Beautiful

  10. alixium

    July 5, 2010 at 9:19 am

    her bag is perfection.

  11. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 9:19 am

    It's perfect.

  12. Blindcopy

    July 5, 2010 at 9:19 am

    agree! very laid-back look. the colours make it stylish as well.

  13. Prêt à Porter P

    July 5, 2010 at 9:23 am

    casual chic.

  14. Dina-Dyorre

    July 5, 2010 at 9:23 am

    Love the shirt…reminded me of Alexander Wang for some reason.

  15. Jennie Nhi Nguyen

    July 5, 2010 at 9:44 am

    loooooooooove her top!
    Such a pretty colour!

    xx http://asianeyedgirl.blogspot.com/

  16. ChicLittleBaby

    July 5, 2010 at 9:49 am

    So effortless, so chic, so Paris. I'm going to copy it!

  17. The Baker

    July 5, 2010 at 9:49 am

    Lovely!
    I love the neutral tone of her blouse and the subtle details of her belt, shoes, and bracelets.
    Tres belle!

    getyourowncake.blogspot.com

  18. Círculo Yarns - Brazil

    July 5, 2010 at 9:53 am

    Really liked… chic and easy-going… just another Monday

  19. zbsports

    July 5, 2010 at 9:56 am

    I like the entire outfit…it is so simple and cool…Nice attire for summer…^_^

  20. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 9:59 am

    I like this ensemble – very warm weather appropriate. That bag is great, too. Any idea who makes it?

  21. Joanna Roman

    July 5, 2010 at 10:19 am

    100 % agree with You, Mr. Schuman :)

  22. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 10:25 am

    Tres chic. Love the bag especially!

  23. The Sluice Box

    July 5, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Such a polished and thoughtful look.

    http://www.thesluicebox.com

  24. Siri

    July 5, 2010 at 10:40 am

    Great look!

  25. Holly

    July 5, 2010 at 10:40 am

    timeless~

  26. Hilla Ohayon

    July 5, 2010 at 10:45 am

    There's nothing about this look I don't LOVE. Does anybody know which bag is it and where is the top from?

  27. FASHION SNAG

    July 5, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Love the color of the blouse!

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  28. Álvaro

    July 5, 2010 at 10:48 am

    very fresh!

    :)

  29. theballonrouge

    July 5, 2010 at 10:48 am

    im melting, this a perfect. and scott's description is great too

    theballonrouge

    .

  30. Felicity

    July 5, 2010 at 10:54 am

    Ah, perfecta!

  31. Sasha

    July 5, 2010 at 10:57 am

    i love, love, love that shirt.

  32. FashionLifeCoach

    July 5, 2010 at 11:03 am

    Totally admit.The appearance has class.I appreaciate as well the nude color, which fits to her style and teint and to complete the color concept in her outfit.

  33. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 11:03 am

    and the sleeves… I LOVE the sleeves…
    thankx for the great pic!

  34. THESTREETFASHION5XPRO

    July 5, 2010 at 11:23 am

    very chic look…she's adorable

  35. Rachel

    July 5, 2010 at 11:24 am

    It's the YSL Downtown bag I think.

  36. That's Not My Age

    July 5, 2010 at 11:24 am

    Nice outfit. Just got back from holiday in Corsica and am desperately trying to channel a bit of French chic!

  37. mabelmabel

    July 5, 2010 at 11:24 am

    Love her eye.

  38. Krisztina

    July 5, 2010 at 11:29 am

    I love her style. Casual elegance wearing with real naturality. I like the orange-red stones on her bracelet "freshing up" the colors of the outfit.

  39. Donata

    July 5, 2010 at 11:33 am

    i love her hair! in her outfit she's very sophisticated and modern!
    very european! i definitely love her!

  40. Diana

    July 5, 2010 at 11:48 am

    completely agree with you! a real inspiration.
    :-)

  41. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 11:48 am

    Utterly beautiful but somehow I think I would manage to look dowdy if I dressed like this. Maybe being tall and tanned makes virtually anything look beautiful!

  42. miss ync

    July 5, 2010 at 11:49 am

    I saw your book the other day selling in a bookshop at a train station , it's so fabulous !!!! I couldn't help buying one !!! I love the fashion through your eyes . maybe not all the looks are the trendiest style at the moment , but definetly every look is a unique soul
    http://thecapitalyncillustration.blogspot.com/

  43. anne

    July 5, 2010 at 11:49 am

    this is style.

  44. Judith Ross

    July 5, 2010 at 11:53 am

    I love this look. What's the current wisdom on wearing something like this to the office? I am much older than this woman (and am fact am the oldest in an office of 23-year-olds) and would wear knee length shorts, yet I hesitate. I could carry it off but I don't want to set off any alarm bells with management. Thoughts?

  45. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 11:53 am

    I´m the designer of this blouse!Love the way she is wearing it!It´s a real pleasure seeing my garments in your blog because I follow it everyday day and it inspires me a lot!
    -M-

  46. TaxiShoes

    July 5, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Love her look, the colours are lovely…moderation is the key!

  47. Imme

    July 5, 2010 at 11:55 am

    I love this kind of tops! need one like this.

  48. SabinePsynopsis

    July 5, 2010 at 11:57 am

    I normally hate gladiators because they are soooo unflattering, but OH! she can wear them! The whole outfit is beautiful – soft silk and a soft silhouette; perfect for a hot day!

  49. ksennish

    July 5, 2010 at 11:57 am

    I like the fact that it's a very relaxed look, but still looks sophisticated. Love the bag as well.

    younggentsguide.blogspot.com

  50. amy

    July 5, 2010 at 11:59 am

    You took the words right out of my mouth– Effortlessly chic!

  51. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    I love this blouse!!!And the designer too!!it's great seeing her work on your blog.

  52. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    I couldn't agree more. In a world full of skimpy dresses and tight skirts and so on…it's so nice to see a young woman who has chosen carefree elegance. Cheers!

  53. nora

    July 5, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    like!like!like!I will definitely lounge that look!

  54. Kris

    July 5, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    Superb!

  55. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 12:25 pm

    The top is Zara. I have it. She looks great.

  56. Anni

    July 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm

  57. Acervo Pessoal

    July 5, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    AMEI O LOOK !
    FICOU MTO BOM..
    BEIJOS.

  58. Dana

    July 5, 2010 at 12:37 pm

    She does look effortless and elegant.

  59. tuula

    July 5, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    love it. very nice

  60. Rocio

    July 5, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    I have that shirt, ist from Zara, and i love it, but it really isnt that summery, you sweat a lot wearing it, because of the type of cloth used.

  61. anthony

    July 5, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Lovely.

  62. Erica

    July 5, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    I love the colors and her smile definitely adds to this picture.

  63. Pammie

    July 5, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    Wow! If only I could arrange to be so elegant here in the US in the summer (in Los Angeles, no less!).

    I wanted to send you a guest post – as I ran into two fantastically dressed gentlemen in Seattle (as they commented, of all places (so REI!). . we joked that they were so "The Sartorialist!) – and they knew exactly what we were speaking of.

    Great picture!

  64. Soren Lorensen

    July 5, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    adoooore the simplicity

  65. Iheartfashion

    July 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Completely perfect.

  66. Teresa @ good-grace

    July 5, 2010 at 1:40 pm

    Incredible!! This *is* just sooo chic, simple and elegant. Love it!

  67. BlumeBloom

    July 5, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    This is a look for any summer!

  68. land locked

    July 5, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    Very fluid & natural. Love it

  69. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    any idea who makes the sandals? they are to die for!!

  70. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    She looks amazing and so comfortable too! love it! <3
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/SkinandWood

  71. Shamini

    July 5, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    wow!
    she's gorgeous!!
    xoxo

    ♛‿♛

  72. LE BLOG

    July 5, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    The shirt is from Zara.

  73. The Original Swedish Blonde!

    July 5, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    I especially love her smile …and shorts "lol" So sweet!

  74. kathrynnova

    July 5, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    elegance…. it gets the 'hello dolly' song stuck in my head.

    i like that elegance has so many different languages – defined by the one who possesses it and desires it (and enjoys it).

    hers is a confident and clean elegance. i wouldn't even say simple – because of her details.

    and i hope i never have to see that fantastic putty color disappear!

    worldrunway.blogspot.com

  75. AM

    July 5, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    All the neutral tones look so great against her skin.

  76. E...

    July 5, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    Love her!!! Perfect

  77. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    I LOVE this. I knew it even before the picture was loaded, when i read, oh, it's something taken in Paris- my dream city…
    But this outfit tells everything. In my opinion people who live in France are stylish and always look glamorous.
    Again and again- love this outfit :)

  78. Kate Higdon

    July 5, 2010 at 2:53 pm

    This woman's easy smile just adds to the casual elegance of this outfit. She looks comfortable, not only in the clothing but also her own skin – she glows.

    What a great show of modesty that is both cool and beautiful without looking stuffy. I'm glad you commented about the length of the shorts and the fit of the top. Too many women show too much these days…

  79. Misanthropic Pulp

    July 5, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    She looks so fresh and defines a beautiful androgyny.
    Her outfit seems so effortless that it brings that timeless effect to it, beautiful.
    If I saw her on the street I would definitely like a word with her.

  80. Rollergirl

    July 5, 2010 at 3:18 pm

    It's because everything fits her properly. The proportions are perfect.

  81. Angeles Almuna Design

    July 5, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    Fabulous summer lady! perfect ensemble and the colors are sublime!
    Kisses

    http://www.angelesalmuna.com
    http://www.shopangelesalmuna.com

  82. Vilte S. Holstad

    July 5, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    I just returned from Paris last week and they almost had to force me on the plane.. I left my heart there, but returned with a fabulously chic Longchamp bag…Loving this outfit!

  83. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 3:35 pm

    I love the top and shorts. The length of the shorts is perfect. I also like how she is a little tanned. Gladiator sandals that match the colour of the belt. The silver details of the buckle, the bracelets and the bag zip are great. She isnt' trying too hard.

  84. Deborah

    July 5, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    Very refined and yet simple! Love this look!

  85. Kayla

    July 5, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    So chic. Not only does she look great for summer but her facial expression shows that she feels great in her outfit. This photo is perfection.

  86. La Petite Anglaise

    July 5, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    and the fact that she looks happy and natural definitely helps. x

  87. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    fantastic!!

  88. Flavie

    July 5, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Love the Shirt & the bag ! :)

  89. Cinta Villapadierna

    July 5, 2010 at 4:30 pm

  90. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    Wonderful colors. Black in summer can really add clarity to the palette. She is stunningly beautiful, too.

  91. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    I agree that her look is extremely elegant, but doubt that anyone 10 kgs heavier could pull it off.

  92. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    perfection. Well edited, LOVE femme neutrals and navy, her posture and smile are so sweet.

  93. Marc Jansen

    July 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    I looked everywhere, including the exif field data on this picture, but can't find what gear you used to shoot this. Care to share?

    Thanks!

  94. Mon

    July 5, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    Great look! Love her style!!

    http://foursistersfourstyles.blogspot.com/

  95. FLEUR-DE-LIS

    July 5, 2010 at 6:40 pm

  96. style-haus

    July 5, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    this has got to be one of my faves! the look is casual, understated and effortless chic. beautiful!

    http://style-haus.blogspot.com/

  97. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    totally agreed!!

  98. chanteuse chérie

    July 5, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    I am a firm believer that the simplest and most honest efforts produce the most tasteful and refined results. Dressing to impress others is always hit or miss. Dressing to impress yourself – you always look (and feel!) damn good.

  99. Maria Ana

    July 5, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    PERFECT! And she also seems nice :)

    http://www.thebeautylover.blogspot.com

  100. Devi

    July 5, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    Love everything about her look.

  101. Maija

    July 5, 2010 at 7:17 pm

    Love this. Worth "copying" for sure ;)

  102. cee

    July 5, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    so refined and her smile really makes this outfit just glow!

    http://chaoticdesolation.blogspot.com

  103. Eilish

    July 5, 2010 at 7:26 pm

  104. The SB Room

    July 5, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    Love the colours

  105. F3

    July 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    what a great colour story – nude is just amazing in the summer!!!!

    I totally love longer length shorts and they are impossible to find great fitting ones!

    please say no to short shorts!

    http://f3style.blogpsot.com
    http://sweetlife-toronto.blogspot.com

  106. Miss K

    July 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    Her entire look is great. It can be hard sometimes to remain elegant in the summer heat.

    http://carlandtheprepster.blogspot.com/

  107. Anonymous

    July 5, 2010 at 9:17 pm

    Who makes this BAG??? Does anyone know? I have to have it.

  108. Carolina Lange

    July 5, 2010 at 9:28 pm

    Wow! Amaizing look!

  109. Meera

    July 5, 2010 at 10:12 pm

    Very chic. I love the shade of her shirt.

  110. ellen.euc

    July 5, 2010 at 11:08 pm

    i love a lightweight long sleeve shirt in summer! such a contrast to all the girls showing as much skin as possible

  111. Lau Sheow Tong

    July 5, 2010 at 11:22 pm

    This is a real classic combination scheme with navy blue and dusty pink! The loose cut is great, effortlessly sexy!

  112. Joe Chan

    July 5, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    Really like the the colour combination here, very subtle, understated, and romantic. I think what's great about this ensemble is the fact that it's comfortable and chic at the same time. Having accomplished that really allows one to be not too concious about their appearance and gives way for their personality or charm to shine through. This ensemble is quite Celine-ish too don't you think? :)

  113. Carpe Diem

    July 6, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Everything is pulled together nicely…understated…yet it exudes elegance!…Aviator sunglasses would top this look nicely.

  114. nemee

    July 6, 2010 at 12:04 am

    i love the top , not so crazy about the shoes . the shorts are very nice too .

    artsysunday.blogspot.com

  115. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 1:58 am

    Easily one of the best summer looks so far.
    A loose shirt like that is not only practical, but unbelievably sexy!

  116. Allie Marrie

    July 6, 2010 at 2:25 am

    wow I love the rouging on the shirt, great color too, wheres it from.

  117. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 4:09 am

    LOVE the bag!! Anybody an idea where it is from??

  118. Sara Bentley

    July 6, 2010 at 4:18 am

    I couldn't agree with you more! Totally chic, elegant and timeless — very inspiring!

    (BTW, in responce to Anonymous above who asked, I believe her bag is YSL.)

  119. Liz S

    July 6, 2010 at 4:24 am

    Oh, I love this too. Her shorts appear a navy ink colour to me which I think is not used enough in fashion but looks much better than black for many outfits. That dark beige of the belt and roman sandals go perfectly with ink and the dirty peachy pink of the shirt. And yes, the bag is gorgeous.
    Casual yet refined.

  120. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 4:35 am

    a chic look! I agree with your statements.

  121. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 4:41 am

    Couldn't agree more.

  122. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 5:20 am

    I love her all items & style.

  123. Davidikus

    July 6, 2010 at 5:37 am

    I love the way she matches her surroundings (apart from the red bit on the left which jars atrociously).

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com/

  124. Lore.

    July 6, 2010 at 5:54 am

  125. Juliet

    July 6, 2010 at 6:25 am

    Beautiful!

    juliet xxx

  126. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 6:34 am

    I know, I know it's from ZARA WOMAN!!I know the girl who design it and its great seeing her job here!love you -M-

  127. Personal Stylist

    July 6, 2010 at 7:21 am

    Oh Paris, see you next week!

  128. Valentine

    July 6, 2010 at 7:36 am

    She looks fantastic and so fresh !

    http://valentineavoh.blogspot.com/
    -the diary of a belgian stylist-

  129. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 7:56 am

    Lovely clothes on a lovely girl.

    I think not shorts at the office. Just change the shorts for a straight skirt.

  130. proletarian Great Gatsby

    July 6, 2010 at 8:08 am

    Copying Anna Wintour's words in "The september issue"(Dir. R.J.Cutler):It's wearable.
    Thanks.

  131. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 8:20 am

    my style~

  132. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 8:38 am

    Congratulations!

  133. Someone

    July 6, 2010 at 8:40 am

    beautiful!
    the bracelet with the red dots creates such a perfect balance. just imagine the outfit without it.
    and the shoes. wow.

  134. Sartorial Vancouver

    July 6, 2010 at 9:43 am

    I like it too.

  135. Emily

    July 6, 2010 at 10:08 am

    Stunning! The bright pink/red on her bracelet is the perfect subtle pop of color.

    xx

  136. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 10:11 am

    Leggy girl buys knee length shorts and voila, sexy and chic.

  137. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 10:42 am

    Classy and classic.

  138. Voon

    July 6, 2010 at 10:46 am

    breathtakingly beautiful

  139. Minami Takashima

    July 6, 2010 at 10:50 am

    Love the color!

  140. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 11:50 am

    This shirt is from Zara….

  141. simone leblanc

    July 6, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    her look is simply flawless ;)

  142. kelly frances

    July 6, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    i LOVE this look.. i completely agree – elegance at its best

    <33
    heelsandinspiration.blogspot.com

  143. JJ Scholl

    July 6, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    chic simple summer wear at its best
    xx
    JJ Scholl

  144. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    fyi…those sandals are from GAP. they were part of pierre hardy's designer editions 2 or 3 summers ago (and i am wearing them as we speak…er…type) :-)

  145. Maya

    July 6, 2010 at 2:15 pm

  146. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    this look is perfection. xoxo.

  147. Eliz

    July 6, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    yes, great look. I like this bag

  148. April

    July 6, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    Refined elegance is right! The shirt fits so well!

  149. nyc lu

    July 6, 2010 at 8:30 pm

    the perfect silk shirt!

  150. Anonymous

    July 6, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    This is how I look in my daydreams!

  151. Simon Peri

    July 6, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    She looks so fresh and relaxed on a summer day! I love her entire outfit! From the top down to the sandals. J'adore!

  152. La Creperie des Moines

    July 6, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    ahhh this is so beautiful! modern and vintage and feminine with a mathematical quality. beautiful!

  153. b

    July 7, 2010 at 12:08 am

    Absolutely perfect…the saddle shoes and sock are a lovely touch!

    b

  154. Cara

    July 7, 2010 at 12:34 am

    I like the tan belt.
    It would be so helpful if you could note what some of your subjects are wearing (what labels) that way an appreciative viewer can try the look out himself/herself.

    I know your photos are not about the labels or the brands, and that the sartorialism is often derived more so from the way in which the subject wears their clothes as opposed to being about the actual labels, but I know that I often find pieces that I would love to own on your subjects. It would be nice to be able to find them.

    Just noticed that her belt matches her gladiators, a very nice touch.

  155. Christin

    July 7, 2010 at 5:51 am

    I totally agree to you. I thought absolutely the same, esp. of the length of the shorts, which is a question I turn in my mind very often for myself.

    Seems simple, but is a highend-look! Great capture, a reason more I come along your website each day.

  156. Anonymous

    July 7, 2010 at 7:25 am

    I really do love how the Parisian women do Summer–so effortless and nonchalant. It so much like this new collection that's all the rave in the city: http://www.mybestaddressbook.com/en/buzz/shopping/879/audrey-marnay-for-claudie-pierlot.html.

    Super love it and everyone in the city seems to be going gaga over it too!!!

  157. Anonymous

    July 7, 2010 at 7:28 am

  158. Marte Marie Forsberg

    July 7, 2010 at 7:28 am

    Effortlessly chic.
    This is how to dress in an urban summer;)
    Truly enjoy your inspirational blog.

  159. Anonymous

    July 7, 2010 at 7:32 am

    spot-on perfection.

  160. Anonymous

    July 7, 2010 at 8:14 am

    bag is amazing! i think it's ysl too but couldn't find it on the website. actually i think this lancel bag would work better http://www.ss-aw.com/bags/lancel-brown-goatskin-rendez-vous-large-tote-leather/

  161. Lauretta

    July 7, 2010 at 8:51 am

    Simply lovely!
    I have just found the shirt at zara, in soldes!!!!
    I'm a lucky girl
    :)

    Lauretta from florence

  162. Cloud of Secrets

    July 7, 2010 at 9:55 am

    I like that they're tinted neutrals…beige becomes blush, sage, and butterscotch, and her natural tawny coloring is colored with a nice rosy lip.

    http://cloudofsecrets.blogspot.com

  163. Megan

    July 7, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    Definitely a chic outfit that makes for a laid back look. I love the neutral combination to make a look that pops.

  164. Laura Figueiredo

    July 7, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    so simple and so interesting and fresh!
    love it

  165. TheresaTNY

    July 7, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Really love this outfit.

  166. Aneta Markovna

    July 7, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    I love her energy!

  167. Anonymous

    July 8, 2010 at 1:58 am

    Does anybody know the name of this blouse from Zara? I would like to call them and pruchase one.

    Beautiful photo and girl. So effortless!

  168. pinky

    July 8, 2010 at 3:02 am

    yes, I like this … real freedom and a little smile of course!
    http://theidiotgame.com source

  169. extreme chic

    July 8, 2010 at 6:26 am

    WOW, so simple and sooo cool. I love her shirt and sandals. Great mix of colours.

    Greetings

  170. Anonymous

    July 8, 2010 at 7:20 am

    You can only wear shorts this long if you have freakishly long legs, which she does :)

  171. Anonymous

    July 8, 2010 at 11:47 am

    The closest thing I could find to this bag is from Roots in Canadahttp://canada.roots.com/SchlepBagwithzipperinTribeLeather/Shoulderbags//18019696,default,pd.html?cgid=WomensLeatherBagsLarge&selectedColor=2402

    Roots has great leather and quality. Their bags last for years and get better with use.
    Hope this helps.

  172. Laura FashionistaDoc

    July 8, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    YSL always on the top :D

  173. 82Brute

    July 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    Just back from five days in a very hot NYC and I can say, this type of outfit really makes the most sense under these conditions. Although the little summer dress is delightful, it loses its charm for the wearer when you pass over a subway grate or a breeze comes whipping up from a building and leaves you staggering along the sidewalk onto your hem for dear life. Pants are too hot and Mini skirts don't leave you feeling terribly protected on a dirty subway car. The shorts serve the same task as a short pencil skirt and are infinitely more comfortable.And thank the lord for gladiator sandals. They're cool, they look put together, they stay on and you can walk for miles in them without feeling blisters or foot pain. So, now we know why she's smiling that beautiful smile that's made us smile too. Great picture.

  174. Kathleen

    July 8, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    Yes, she is perfection. I live in the south, and find myself wearing lots of shorts; trying each and every day to come up with something that is interesting, appropriate, sexy, and different. There is only so much you can do when your look is defined by the weather. She has done a great job. Love her sandals and the break up of her chosen colors. I don't have a pair of black shorts, should have purchased some.

  175. Anonymous

    July 8, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    Sexy! Yes Yes Yes

  176. eva

    July 8, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    finally a woman who exudes self-confidence.

  177. Lianne

    July 9, 2010 at 5:39 am

    Incredibly chic and clearly parisienne! http://justthrowntogether.blogspot.com/

  178. Izzen

    July 9, 2010 at 8:56 am

    This look is so perfect. The top is such a beautiful hue in an equally beautiful fabric, plus the bag is so now.

    http://izzenxoxo.blogspot.com/

  179. Renae

    July 9, 2010 at 12:52 pm

    Very nice to see a Parisian woman in shorts! I lived in Paris for a few months nearly 10 years ago, and since then have been converted to wearing mainly skirts and dresses in the summer. Kudos on showing a chic (and might I add, classic) way to wear shorts!

  180. Anonymous

    July 9, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    Love the background…
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  181. G

    July 9, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    This look is just so sexy and carefree. Simply elegant.

  182. Kristy

    July 9, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    she should never wear a blouse of any other color

  183. Rock'n Roll Ballerina

    July 10, 2010 at 6:50 am

    Love this look! So perfect. Have a great weekend and thanks for finding so many interesting people and outfits to inpire us all! :)

  184. Anonymous

    July 10, 2010 at 9:30 am

    I guess that reason why some people choose to wear tubes and short shorts is because some places temperature reaches 40C with a 70% humidity. I'm sure they'd love to look like this beautiful lady but the outfit will not last more than 5mins outdoors.

  185. Ellie

    July 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    I totally agree Sart!

  186. personal stylist

    July 12, 2010 at 7:08 am

    oh Paris, see you on Friday!

  187. Mars

    July 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    I love how this relaxed look can be so elegant and carefree at the same time.

  188. Ardent Fashion

    July 12, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    I love this whole outfit. very well put together. very chic.

  189. needle+thread

    July 13, 2010 at 2:03 am

    every summer you put up a photo, and i think… yes, that's what i aspire to. this is my this year's… thank you!

  190. Kristie

    July 13, 2010 at 5:27 am

    wow, shes gorgeous.

  191. magdeline

    July 13, 2010 at 10:46 am

    This is one of the best I've seen. Just WOW. Brilliant.

  192. Anonymous

    July 14, 2010 at 8:24 pm

    The proportions of her outfit, including the beautiful leather tote and accessories, are spot on. Simple, elegant, sexy. And best of all, that beautiful face and very disarming smile which is the best fashion accessory…Effortless beauty!

  193. Jackie

    July 15, 2010 at 10:28 am

    Absolutely stunning. Perfect in every way.

  194. marianne

    July 15, 2010 at 10:48 am

    Everything about this gorgeous girl works: the hues, the effortlessly elegant shorts and blouse, right down to her bag and sandals is perfection. Sleek minimalism at its best.

  195. Anonymous

    July 16, 2010 at 12:21 pm

    I know nothing about fashion, but this is beautiful… just beautiful…

  196. Uptown Twirl

    July 20, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Just got back from Paris, it is simply brilliant and what a chich picture to do it justice you have posted! x

  197. Daphne

    July 23, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    My favorite part of this is her smile. My second favorite part is the most lovingly worn-in YSL Downtown bag…looks so soft and well-loved…

  198. Naomi

    July 27, 2010 at 5:56 am

    I'm off to Paris on Monday and your blog has been such an inspiration for me whilst packing!

  199. Megan

    August 3, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    She looks so chic!
    I really want her blouse and bag.

  200. Anonymous

    August 23, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    Modest, relaxed, and beautiful!

  201. Lijia

    September 8, 2010 at 8:55 am

    Love its resort chic :)

  202. Lyna

    July 18, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Love that style!! I’m becoming a stylist one day!

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