Monday, October 30, 2006

On The Street…..That Coat, Midtown

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  1. Anonymous

    October 30, 2006 at 5:37 pm

    that coat is really unflattering, though the pockets on the back make it quirky.

  2. Irish Eyes Blowin' in the Wind

    October 30, 2006 at 6:10 pm

    If you look at this one way you’d say, ‘too this’ or ‘too that’ or a ‘bit large’ or…

    To me?

    She’s hot and sexy. Wow.

    Breaking every rule and making her mark.

    Off to cool down…

    BUt please Scott – More Giovvani?!

  3. Anonymous

    October 30, 2006 at 6:38 pm

    This shot is veddy cool.

  4. positively the same dame

    October 30, 2006 at 7:00 pm

    are those pockets on the back of her coat? were there pockets all up and down the front, too? i don’t think i’ve ever seen a coat quite like this before, which is saying something because just about everything comes back around eventually (no pun intended).

  5. leigh

    October 30, 2006 at 7:05 pm

    Wow. Great details on the coat . . .

  6. Anonymous

    October 30, 2006 at 7:43 pm

    black, brown and green carried out expertly

  7. RoseAG

    October 30, 2006 at 8:23 pm

    It is an interesting coat in a different color. With the coat and high boots I think I’d like a hat.

    If we can have all these men with pocket kercheifs then we can have women with smart hats as well.

    The woman has got a big bag or package to carry and she’s been shot from the back, so perhaps it’s not the most flattering perspective.

    Oftentimes it’s clear the person you’re photographing know it’s happening. They have an opportunity to straighten themselves and stand up tall — although many don’t!

  8. Just an Observation

    October 30, 2006 at 10:23 pm

    Clearly upto date with the fall bootie paired with a extra ordinary coat…I’m thinking military inspired ….with pockets on the back which I have noticed on Marine Pea Coats and the metal Grommets on the waist belt.
    I love her look ….very nice

    thanks!

  9. natalie

    October 30, 2006 at 11:19 pm

    i wonder if the bottom of the coat zippers off, so that she has the option of a shorter look? if so, i’m obsessed. so chic, so functional.

  10. jyl

    October 30, 2006 at 11:35 pm

    i like the color of the coat, and the cute pockets….and that’s about it. the belt bothers me. i don’t know why but there is something about the belt that just….doesn’t click

  11. Deanna

    October 31, 2006 at 12:16 am

    This coat seems a bit… ‘ungaputchkad” as my mom would say (in other words: too busy with stuff stuck on in odd places.)

    I like the colour though! And boots/tights combo.

  12. Jimmy Neda

    October 31, 2006 at 3:16 am

    I dont really think the coat is that flattering on her…
    /Jimmy the Stylist

  13. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 7:20 am

    I think this is cool. The belt is sort of “bondagey” and the very high heel boots are great.

    I like this. Tough and elegant.

  14. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 10:50 am

    Anyone know where the coat is from? What about the boots?

  15. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 10:54 am

    the coat is seriously an aberration-it’s not a coat, it’s an unflattering gimmick.
    Who in the world needs or wants all that activity
    behind you?

  16. John and Sarah

    October 31, 2006 at 12:34 pm

    Offering a round of applause, albeit muted, for this look. The Urban Bolshevik look is always hard to pull off. This coat pays homage to Vivienne Westwood’s Fall 2006 line in spirit at least, and could easily have been a Wunderkind seasonal offering. Happy to see this brave girl making a gallant effort and statement for originality.

  17. Knitting Out Loud

    October 31, 2006 at 1:52 pm

    That coat — those shoes!!!

  18. Sophie Spence

    October 31, 2006 at 3:09 pm

    One would think that this coat would be uncomfortable to wear, surely those pocket flaps would bunch up under one’s thighs in a seat…although if “comfort” had been one of this woman’s goals she would not have chosen that pair of boots presumably.

  19. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 3:24 pm

    Who’d want it? People not afraid of their rear view. Why not throw a little whimsy back there? I got a lot of junk in my trunk and was delighted to find what is essentially a bustle skirt. I’m wearing it today!

  20. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 4:39 pm

    The boots are this season Pradas. They’re beautiful and incredibly comfortable. They come in both a slightly rounded toe and a pointier one but different stores seem to carry only one or the other style.

  21. Laura

    October 31, 2006 at 4:47 pm

    I very much like this coat – but would like it more if the belt were cinched to give it more shape.

  22. Anonymous

    October 31, 2006 at 7:39 pm

    looks plain, not an easy shape to work with, nothing remarkable

  23. Pata

    November 1, 2006 at 12:33 pm

    unflattering?
    not the most flattering perspective?
    uncomfortable?

    Sorry guys , I don´t understand what you see here …she looks relaxed , comfortable , cool , elegant , unique …I love her !!
    AND her divine coat too !!

    Greetings to all ,

    Pata.

  24. Stacy (LA, CA)

    November 1, 2006 at 7:21 pm

    A very cool shot, Sart. Was there a possibility of a frontal shot too? Seeing her entire look would have been really interesting. The coat, the tights, and boots … all wonderful! The one exception I’d make: The horizontal seam on the coat just below her posterior is way unflattering. If you view the photo while holding a finger horizontally to obsure that seam, you’ll see how instantly the coat’s lines improve, creating a slimming effect.

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