Monday, April 20, 2009

On the Street……That Dress, Milano


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  1. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 10:26 am

    Oh, I love this one! She looks great! Beautiful dress.

  2. miss sophie

    April 20, 2009 at 10:33 am

    love the texture, and she picked such a rich aubergine shade for her tights!

  3. Cherry Red

    April 20, 2009 at 10:34 am

    just… wow. adore the way this outfit was ensembled. who would've thought it would look that good?! <3

  4. meredith

    April 20, 2009 at 10:36 am

    yummy colors! I also enjoy the combination of textures.

  5. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 10:38 am

    she lost me with the long length of the underneath cardigan. the rest–from the dress to vest to the tights to the shoes–is perfection!

  6. Oh Dear Charlotte

    April 20, 2009 at 10:39 am

    Not just THAT dress but look at THAT bolero with THOSE stockings paired with THOSE shoes! Colour is such a fickle thing so I love how your blog shows so many inspirational photos of how you can range an outfits colour palette.

  7. Jorge from W Palm Beach

    April 20, 2009 at 10:45 am

    Brilliant! The separation of the 2texture-rich elements (fur shawl and tweed-y dress) by the cardigan is simply genius. I also love the color of the tights and the way it blends with the shoes. Great outfit. I also like the she is not wearing a bag that fights for the spotlight. Jorge from WPB

  8. jamesxalife

    April 20, 2009 at 10:46 am

    absolutely stunning
    the texture of the dress looks so vibrant and thick yet seems to have a soft feel to it

  9. Angeles Almuna Design

    April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am

    Beautiful combination of colors and I love purple tights :)

  10. alibrandi camilla sleeloo

    April 20, 2009 at 10:53 am

    so lovely

  11. Mo

    April 20, 2009 at 10:54 am

    That dress! those stockings! That vest! Incredible

  12. Alice Olive

    April 20, 2009 at 10:57 am

    It’s the whole look. Pretty in pink (and I usually don’t like too much pink), feminine, long legs and a beautiful face.

  13. Lucy - The Fashion Setter

    April 20, 2009 at 11:00 am

    This is today’s best! Not forced, not banal, not messed up… Simply stylish!

  14. kt

    April 20, 2009 at 11:14 am

    Absolute stunner!

  15. suzanne nelson

    April 20, 2009 at 11:22 am

    Perfect! Everything, from her beautiful heart-shaped face to those cool shoes works together so well i can even overlook the cellphone/backberry/lifesupport. i love it too when a lady with long hair takes the trouble to style it into an elegant updo – so chic and sophisticated – a fabulous accessory that if you can do it yourself costs nothing.

  16. ggshoe

    April 20, 2009 at 11:25 am

    Effortless sense of style!!

  17. C.

    April 20, 2009 at 11:47 am

    Amazing styling.. So beautiful mixing!!

  18. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 11:57 am

    those shoes…

  19. LaTanya B.

    April 20, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    Gorgeous! And so well put together. The colors are so great for her skintone and hair color.

  20. Miiicha

    April 20, 2009 at 12:03 pm

    So cute dress OH

  21. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    Looks like an outfit I would have put together when I played dress-up out of my mother’s closet, with my own mary janes.

  22. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    Are the people in Europe really wearing this much fur, or are you just a fur-aholic? I hope it’s fake…
    Pretty dress, BTW.


    April 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    This is me in 20 years… I hope ;)

  24. jessica

    April 20, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    So smart; feminine and colorful, professional and classic. The texture is to die for; inspirational. I’ve been searching for tights this color; this post keeps me on the hunt! It also is making me click purchase on a textured full skirt fitted bodice dress I’ve had in my shopping cart online for weeks…

    I love how this is spring–or fall–layering at its best. We’re moving away from the winter super darks and into more playful shades, but we still need to keep warm.

  25. Sam

    April 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    I absolutely love the addition of the shrug. What an elegant and sophisticated look.


    Sam @PrettyLovely

  26. dramaqueen

    April 20, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    oh, that everything!
    she somehow reminds me of juliette binoche, and that’s the nicest compliment i can make.
    love her, love your blog. thank you

  27. Anonymous

    April 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    love it! original. crazy. colors great.

  28. heath

    April 20, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    if she lost the fur, she’d look even more adorable.

  29. Ruhvana and Flanelli

    April 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    That dress and that look! She’s amazingly beautiful especially in that outfit!

  30. life according to celia...

    April 20, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    flawless! that dress is a total showstopper.

  31. Catherine like Deneuve

    April 20, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    I was just pining after the fashions in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” which was on French TV last night. This outfit would have fit right in (and the movie is set in Italy–I guess great style is eternal). The only thing I am not crazy about is the sweater. Maybe if it were shorter? Or maybe not at all? Somehow cardigan sweaters still remind me of Mr. Rogers, even when they are pink and are on women as lovely as fresh roses.

  32. FashionMatchmaker

    April 20, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    The violet stockings against the pink dress is a great combination!

  33. Mujer imperfecta

    April 20, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    lovely dress, bellĂ­simo!

  34. M A Z P E

    April 20, 2009 at 4:27 pm

    and that vest! and that woman!

  35. aLvin.

    April 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    love the combination, everything works well together.

  36. princess glee

    April 20, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    Purple and pink and burgundy and beige, love it, love it, love it! It’s girly but I don’t find it too sweet at all. The fuzzy vest adds something textural and unexpected if you look from the feet and then move up.

  37. Fashion Speaks

    April 20, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    I’m in love with this outfit…colors, textures, and accessories(esp. shoes) work to create style deluxe…such a vogue|vintage moment;)!

  38. Brigadeiro

    April 20, 2009 at 7:15 pm

    What an incredibly gorgeous dress & outfit! STUNNING!

  39. Hanako66

    April 20, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    she is amazing!

  40. My Fashion Frenzy

    April 20, 2009 at 7:53 pm


  41. travelbug

    April 20, 2009 at 8:47 pm


    The maroon gate matches the fabric.

    I LOVE the dark berry tights!!!!! They really make the pieces sing!

  42. Amy

    April 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    Fantastic outfit (except for the fur)! I love the purple stockings. Must get me a pair!

  43. liana

    April 20, 2009 at 10:18 pm


  44. anastasia

    April 20, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    I absolutely love this outfit! The pinks and lilacs, with the textural silver fur, the excellent fit and lengths; allowing different elements to be exposed. I would wear this in a heartbeat.

  45. Jack Daniel

    April 20, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    Incredibly beautiful!

  46. PinkLizzy

    April 20, 2009 at 11:20 pm

    Beautiful colours. I love to see colour in outfits.

  47. Summer

    April 21, 2009 at 12:10 am

    if only she wasn’t using a cell phone but rather does old telephones with the speaker. her outfit is absolutely priceless. and i love the shade of purple on her legs and feet.

  48. noelakadjtambour

    April 21, 2009 at 2:30 am

    it’s springtime and i’m hoping to see more ladies in nice dresses in nice colors like this. how refreshing!


    April 21, 2009 at 3:27 am

    I love this look


    April 21, 2009 at 5:07 am

    Isn't it a Dolce & Gabbana dress?
    I think it is from their last collection, i cant remember well ;p

    Carlos Silva

  51. BakerGirl

    April 21, 2009 at 9:34 am

    Oh my, I love this picture! I want to be her!

  52. Anonymous

    April 21, 2009 at 10:48 am

    She reminds me of Juliette Binoche… Cute

  53. yourorangelover

    April 21, 2009 at 11:01 am

    I am having layering envy. As my body does not allow me to wear a look like this, I need glamorous pictures instead.

  54. trendkat

    April 21, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    Oh my gosh! She’s wonderful!

    I wanted to let you know that I sometimes use your photographs as my inspiration for the week. I hope you don’t mind. I would love to use this one too.


  55. Super Milk-Chan

    April 21, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    She’s soooo cuuuuute!

  56. katie

    April 21, 2009 at 3:36 pm


  57. Golden Girl Olive

    April 21, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    Love the belt around the outside of the cardigan. The look is nearly flawless, I just hope her shrug is faux fur!


  58. Jazibelle

    April 21, 2009 at 6:18 pm

    All of a sudden I need to find a pair of purple tights to go with my purple shoes :)

  59. Golden Thoughts

    April 21, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    cool blog

  60. Anonymous

    April 22, 2009 at 1:15 am

    terrific! i live in the bay area where it’s often chilly, cool or cold and i go round with the best way to layer decidedly feminine pieces without simply wearing a tea length coat.

    i like it, it’s fun.

  61. catherine

    April 22, 2009 at 1:44 am

    j’adore this pattern and the fur/gilet/dress mix

  62. Anonymous

    April 22, 2009 at 3:15 am

    SO beautiful…

  63. Phuongalong

    April 22, 2009 at 3:33 am

    i need some deep purple in my life. ive just decided 2 seconds ago when i saw this post.

  64. chavelade

    April 22, 2009 at 4:11 am

    she looks great. I have that same Marni´s alpaca bolero but I never got to wear it so stylish


    April 22, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    Ah, this is perfection.

  66. Anonymous

    April 22, 2009 at 9:04 pm

    What a wonder this is! Sometimes I see a photo here that makes me really light up inside and this is certainly one of them. The initial thing that drew me in was the contrasting textures, not only of the fabrics and the fur, but also the concrete and the metal bars against each other. Secondly, the colors are perfectly balanced against each other so as to highlight each element in the composition while favoring no one in particular. Finally, the insouciance of the woman herself is the essential element that completes the picture. Bravo!

  67. Anonymous

    April 22, 2009 at 9:06 pm


  68. AnastasiaC

    April 22, 2009 at 11:06 pm

    beautiful shape – so utterly flattering!!

  69. lucywanderer

    April 23, 2009 at 1:07 am

    Hmm, like others I’m not so sure about the cardigan, but the rest is just wow!

  70. HOnestChitChat

    April 23, 2009 at 2:38 am

    Goooooooooooogeous! Colors are edible!


    April 23, 2009 at 9:52 am

    love the colours of the dress and tights.stunning!

  72. Anonymous

    April 24, 2009 at 12:17 am

    I love the retro style and full skirt of the dress. The purple tights & shoes make it even more interesting. She'd better have left off that shaggy fur thing, though. It's awful.

  73. Anonymous

    April 24, 2009 at 11:04 am

    This reminds me of Prada some years back at the height of their 50′s vintage influence.

  74. Anonymous

    April 24, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    It’s Marni and I just adore it!

  75. Anonymous

    April 25, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    Nice dress, but I don’t like what she’s put it with.

  76. Dhppy

    April 26, 2009 at 8:22 pm

    For some reason, I don’t have guts to wear a belt outside of my cardigan, it’s just a little too studied and obvious a fashion move, much like the male fedora thing going around. I must say though, she wears it well. I wish I could get a closer look at those shoes.

  77. Anonymous

    April 28, 2009 at 11:22 am

    Isn’t she just so fine. My, oh my!

  78. Ruth

    April 28, 2009 at 11:51 am

    Love this, it reminds me of the pink missoni we have here.

    Ruth x

  79. NikaPika

    April 30, 2009 at 9:13 am

    What a great outfit! The combination of lilacs and pinks with the gorgeous fur vest is just mind blowing!

  80. Anonymous

    May 1, 2009 at 8:15 am

    wow! She looks perfect with that pink dress! I love Marni too!

  81. Anonymous

    May 1, 2009 at 10:02 am

    Love the color combo and mix of pattern and texture; the contrast gives the outfit an element of inventiveness and surprise. The belt is another creative modification that gives her more ownership of the look.

  82. Greer

    May 4, 2009 at 3:57 am

    I want to see this without that ridiculous fur. The dress looks incredible though

  83. shoegal

    May 29, 2009 at 4:22 am

    Wow!!!! So beautiful!!! :D

  84. Website Promotion

    July 1, 2009 at 6:50 am

    cool blog

  85. CONNY

    June 26, 2014 at 3:36 am

    i am fall in love

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