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  1. Daisysilver

    November 3, 2011 at 8:10 am


  2. Bohemian Style

    November 3, 2011 at 8:14 am

    Love that she is reading a book. Great photo!!

    Bohemian Style

  3. Bri Lee

    November 3, 2011 at 8:15 am

    What an awesome coat, and she pulls it off so well, so badass!
    Gotta love a girl that reads.

  4. CBC

    November 3, 2011 at 8:22 am

    what wrong with this pic! feet up on chair!!!

    • Tomas

      November 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

      That’s part of what makes her look so relaxed.

  5. Anonymous

    November 3, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Love the photo!

  6. LocalCeleb

    November 3, 2011 at 8:23 am

    I love how comfy and *out for a bite on Saturday* she looks, and then there comes the fur…and tennis shoes.. Something about her is so profound in the simplest way..

  7. umami

    November 3, 2011 at 8:28 am

    beautiful, moody shot. beautiful woman. nice one!

  8. monkeyshines

    November 3, 2011 at 8:34 am

    gorgeous fur coat!


  9. Betsy

    November 3, 2011 at 8:38 am

    She looks like a glamorous bear enjoying aspects of the human life – reading, eating, relaxing. Love it!

  10. Becky May

    November 3, 2011 at 8:40 am

    Beautiful. Did she know you were photographing her?

  11. Ophelia

    November 3, 2011 at 8:41 am

  12. Private Mentor

    November 3, 2011 at 8:47 am

    It’s a blasphemy to read a book & listen to music at the same time: must be a mediocre book

  13. alisha rahman

    November 3, 2011 at 8:53 am

    To be wrapped and unraveled.

  14. Valentine A

    November 3, 2011 at 8:57 am

    Woow this picture is so beautiful, stylish and peaceful!

    Love it!!

    Diary Of a Fashion Stylist..!

  15. Little Blond Bird

    November 3, 2011 at 8:57 am

    Gorgeous shot…so quintessentially New York.

  16. Giada

    November 3, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Amazing! I want these shoes…….


  17. The Photodiarist

    November 3, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Well spotted!

  18. Vera

    November 3, 2011 at 8:59 am

    UNDERWOOD!!!! Style in her blood!

  19. Manding

    November 3, 2011 at 9:01 am

    she is a dream.

  20. thefashionguitar

    November 3, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Do I see creepers there… I love those… I still don’t know why I don’t have a pair in my closet. I guess I didn’t find the right ones yet. Any suggestions?

    ♥ Charlotte

  21. paul gonzales

    November 3, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Amazing fur coat!

  22. Virginie

    November 3, 2011 at 9:13 am

    Love this pic !!! Good feeling , good vibe !!

  23. Blog Desde el Trópico

    November 3, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Beautiful, I really loved this photo!

  24. The Fancy Teacup

    November 3, 2011 at 9:17 am

    This is so picturesque. A simple moment from a woman’s normal life, yet her decandently beautiful coat sets her apart from the rest.

  25. Teresa

    November 3, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Chic — and loving that the paperback is tattered and in well loved condition. :) And her loafers in the foreground! (great juxtaposition w/ the cozy cover – faux(? I hope) fur. )

  26. Emmanuel

    November 3, 2011 at 9:27 am

    A true moment of grace, beauty and charm…

  27. gp

    November 3, 2011 at 9:28 am

    super fur coat ! foxy fox :)

  28. Hillary

    November 3, 2011 at 9:29 am

    That fur coat is out of control! Love it!

  29. The Life After

    November 3, 2011 at 9:33 am

  30. kate

    November 3, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Wow she just looks so cool. I like the chill shoes paired with the glamorous coat.

  31. peter

    November 3, 2011 at 9:37 am

    such a great coat and look. send a raven about her to everyone you know..

  32. Lauren

    November 3, 2011 at 9:42 am

    I love the composition of this shot. The faux fur jacket, the ipod earbuds, the tattered book, the food containers and cigarette package on the tray, and her kicked back pose… It all adds up to a great story shot. Love it!

    The Styleseer

  33. jas

    November 3, 2011 at 9:43 am

  34. Emmanuel

    November 3, 2011 at 9:45 am

    A true moment of grace, beauty and peacefulness…

  35. Ishea

    November 3, 2011 at 9:49 am

    Lovely photo! She looks reckless and ladylike at the same time!

    Love your work!

    Ishea from

  36. Miss L

    November 3, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Great picture!

  37. angelica

    November 3, 2011 at 10:01 am

    she is beautiful!

  38. UNQ

    November 3, 2011 at 10:03 am


  39. Duke

    November 3, 2011 at 10:04 am

    Get your feet down off the chair. Thanks.

  40. Anne

    November 3, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Truly feel like an Edward Hopper atmosphere (amazing !)

  41. Serea

    November 3, 2011 at 10:25 am

    These photo defines totally the essence of New York!!! Great!!!

  42. Fashion Me Wild

    November 3, 2011 at 10:31 am

    That’s a great fur jacket. Great shot.

    Check out today’s look:

  43. marina

    November 3, 2011 at 10:34 am

    love this image!

  44. RomanTrends

    November 3, 2011 at 10:43 am


  45. Alyssa

    November 3, 2011 at 10:43 am

    Stunning photo! It looks so natural…I have to wonder if you asked her to take the photo first because she seems so at ease? This coat is the perfect autumn hue.

  46. Melissa

    November 3, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Love this photo, especially since it seems that she is totally oblivious that you are taking her photo

  47. Yamina

    November 3, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Love the coat! Beautiful pic!

  48. Montreal

    November 3, 2011 at 10:48 am

    We never had an update on your custom made shoes Scott or did I miss it?

  49. michelle

    November 3, 2011 at 11:05 am

    omg i love this that jacket!!!

  50. ETC...

    November 3, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Book √
    iPod √
    Smokes √
    Fur jacket√

    Great photo!


  51. Petra

    November 3, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Sooooo coooooool…
    Love that shot…

  52. Rubén A.

    November 3, 2011 at 11:34 am

    Potra!…Please, give me her phone number.

  53. merve

    November 3, 2011 at 11:37 am

  54. A

    November 3, 2011 at 11:38 am

    Cool…But I hope you asked her if she wanted her photo taken.

  55. diana

    November 3, 2011 at 11:39 am

    great photo

  56. Marcel Da Chump

    November 3, 2011 at 11:42 am

    They argued at the cafe
    her companion left in a huff
    so she put her feet up on the empty chair
    put the earphones on
    and opened a book
    snuggled in fur
    she still felt cold

  57. foodfashionandflow

    November 3, 2011 at 11:45 am

    That coat is absolutely gorgeous! And she looks amazing and she is so into her zone that it doesn’t even look like she is aware that her picture was taken. She is indeed stunning and stunning without even trying. I love it!

  58. Rike

    November 3, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I love her fur coat.

  59. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    November 3, 2011 at 11:58 am

    That coat is SO different and, well, she pulls off the look extremely well!


  60. poeter

    November 3, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    these photos are beautiful. unbelievable


  61. babylovesfashion

    November 3, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    got the same fur but never wear it.hope to sit somewhere once in it sometime!!

  62. db

    November 3, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    the first dope photo in about three months. finally.

  63. adyl

    November 3, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    very cozy pic and balanced look.Fall perfect palet.LOve the wall color mixing with the outfit. Coat is h&m i believe.

  64. Johnny

    November 3, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    She’s pretty fierce, kind of a big deal!

  65. James Campbell Taylor

    November 3, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    Fur coat, cigarettes, deli lunch (looks like Le Basket). At least she’s not reading a Kindle.


    November 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    Beauty in fisrt degree

  67. Rosie

    November 3, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    oh this is beautiful

    i love the contrast between the new clothes and ipod and the old tattered book that she is reading

    lovely photo overall



  68. flysongbird

    November 3, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    love the elements makes the photo

  69. Sally

    November 3, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Is there anything better than a fur coat? My black faux Uniqlo one is my go-to for glam… I’m curious to learn how many men you’ve seen this season in fur, or perhaps mixed-medium, some fur trim on their coats?

  70. Mertxe Hernandez

    November 3, 2011 at 12:48 pm

  71. Evan

    November 3, 2011 at 12:49 pm

  72. Rebecca Wang

    November 3, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    The fur coat screams “I’m soft to touch” in this photo.

  73. roger

    November 3, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    she’s all right. i like that she can read.

  74. Cassandra

    November 3, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    So lush! I’m gonna wear my fur more this winter.

  75. Ella

    November 3, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    One must always look fabulous, especially when sitting outside with a tray of deli snacks.

  76. princessglee

    November 3, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    Looks like she’s stacking (simultaneous reading and listening from her earbud) in a modern, glamorous way.

  77. Rick

    November 3, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Great shot – she was either really hungry or her partner is off to pay…

  78. eugene

    November 3, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    very ny chic, salad then cigarette

  79. maria jose

    November 3, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Greats, fantastic moment ! I love it!

  80. Style Croissant

    November 3, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Is she a model ? She looks so cool and stylish ! Love the association of the fur coat and the creepers !

  81. Nan De Bil

    November 3, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    La lectura embellece.

  82. TeMo

    November 3, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    I say this every time I post I comment. But this really is one of my favorite photos. Like so many of your great photos there is a story as well as great style. As Marcel du Chump noted above as one potential version. Just so wonderful. Thank you.

  83. tianametro

    November 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    I don’t understand the comments about her feet up on chair. She’s lovely, the coat is fabulous, but what makes this photo especially nice for me is that it’s refreshing to see someone reading a book instead of a text message.

  84. Kate

    November 3, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    The only thing better than a gorgeous fur coat is a woman so casually wearing a gorgeous fur coat :)


  85. Julia

    November 3, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    This is Cate Underwood,ukrainian photografer and model and she is very beautiful girl)

  86. laurie

    November 3, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    Awwwww. What a cute model.

  87. Sarah

    November 3, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    I follow fashion and am a huge fan of this blog, but am very sad to see her fur coat glorified in the comments about this photo. Animals who are killed for their fur suffer miserable lives. As a compassionate community, I just ask that we consider our choices and the impact we can have for good or bad. We’re all connected.

  88. La Boheme

    November 3, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    J’aime beaucoup l’allure de cette femme, naturelle et pas du tout recherchée.
    L’ensemble est absolument magnifique!

  89. Frank Ophelia

    November 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    I hope that’s not real fur (boo if it is).

  90. Into the Fashion

    November 3, 2011 at 3:11 pm

    What a wonderful color chart!

    BTW…some time ago I bought the book ‘City Of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948′ after you have mentioned it on your blog.
    It was just perfect for my last post…thanx for being so inspiring!

  91. natalie

    November 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    one word. “BALLLINnnnn.”

  92. Aga

    November 3, 2011 at 3:32 pm


  93. Holly

    November 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Beautiful picture!

  94. Inês M.

    November 3, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Everytime I see someone reading on the street I feel happy. Makes me have faith in the world.

  95. bridgette

    November 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    She looks so calm, cool and unconcerned with what’s going on around her. She’s in the zone!
    Fur is such a popular trend this season. I wore my faux fur vest. It’s the perfect accessory to spruce up a look.

  96. Antique Engagement Rings

    November 3, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    That fur coat looks like the most comfortable thing ever. Perfect for the cooler months!

  97. Galen

    November 3, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    Two containers and two forks. Who was with her? The photographer?

  98. Mr Kane

    November 3, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    loving her fur coat!

    JK |

  99. passant

    November 3, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    it’s not just about the fur jacket..i think the burgundy walls just like a link between all the elments in the picture,it just complete the whole image..and with that book and that zone that she put her self in…i love the whole thing ..amazing one

  100. Jane

    November 3, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    I know this spot! It’s a deli with a little patio you can drink on. Cheapest beer in the city!

  101. Marie

    November 3, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    I’d like some of them cigarettes… oh, and she’s ravishing

  102. My Styleadvisor

    November 3, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    That coat is so Margot Tennenbaum!

  103. Davide

    November 3, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Margot Tenenbaum?

  104. María José

    November 3, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    This scene makes me evoke those little happy moments that make life so enjoyable. I wish I could jump into the pic to join her! Plus, I love the vintage-looking fur jacket.

  105. LUCIA

    November 3, 2011 at 5:41 pm

  106. M-street-style

    November 3, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    gorgeous fur coat!!!!

  107. Douu

    November 3, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    She looks like a novel character…

  108. hannah alehandra

    November 3, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Goodness I love her coat! Kiss from England.xo

  109. Anne

    November 3, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    @Davide-The Royal Tennenbaums. Wes Anderson film. Gwyneth Paltrow played Margot. Black eyeliner and polo dresses, barrettes. Very preppy-glam.

  110. Mobus

    November 3, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    is this possible that this coat is from H&M ‘cos I saw one there strangly similar !!!!

  111. oh my dior

    November 3, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    she looks so classy

  112. francesca

    November 3, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    this is just too awesome


  113. canvasofculture

    November 3, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    wonderful! she really pulled this look off well :)

  114. Sandra Joyce

    November 3, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    I love that she doesn’t seem to care, fur and all.

  115. Clara Turbay

    November 3, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    She is a casual and gorgeous woman!

  116. Cara

    November 3, 2011 at 11:42 pm


  117. Jen

    November 4, 2011 at 4:31 am

    This has Margot Tennenbaum all over it!

  118. Anton

    November 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

    This must be a Russian girl, she’s reading a pocket book. Its design is familiar to me.

  119. Charikleia

    November 4, 2011 at 6:41 am

    It is not just a book. It is an old, used book with rough edges, being read by a lady in fur. With a plastic pack of salad before her.

    This is so self contradictory and thus interesting.

    Kisses from (the most self-contradictory country of the world, at the moment, that is…) Greece!

    P.S. Lately I am having many so-called Sartorialist moments when on the street and cannot stop spotting interestingly dressed people all the time… Pf, wish I had talent for photography and some spare time…

  120. patrycja2407

    November 4, 2011 at 7:35 am

    wonderful photo!

  121. Leanne

    November 4, 2011 at 7:49 am

    It looks like she’s holding the book upside down. Don’t like her nose, dirty background and russian boyars style fur.

  122. Elisabeth

    November 4, 2011 at 8:00 am

    I wonder if she put on that coat because she knew she was going to be sitting outside reading, smoking, and didn’t want to get cold? It’s obviously fake fur, so relax.

  123. Zuzanna

    November 4, 2011 at 8:52 am

    I really like this Hopper-style photo! Congratulations!

  124. Imperfect but sublime

    November 4, 2011 at 9:15 am

    Look closely: her beauty is not negated/diminished by that knob on her nose.

    Sublime imperfection personified, this is.

  125. Olivia

    November 4, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Those plastic lunch boxes so discount this picture!!

  126. Ulrika

    November 4, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    The fur is not real, it’s from H&M. I have the same one and it is the most soft and cozy thing ever!

  127. Ana

    November 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    This fur coat reminds me of the 80s fur. Maybe I should get my mom’s from the closet. Although I have a feeling it will just eat me up in it’s hugeness.

  128. Milena

    November 4, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    she actually really looks warm and comfy.

  129. veronique

    November 4, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    The only thing missing from this photo is a glass wine!

  130. Morgan

    November 4, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    THOSE SHOES, if only…

  131. antique engagement rings

    November 4, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Cool and calm.. a wonderful photo!

  132. Flower Cake

    November 5, 2011 at 1:00 am

    omg i am in love with this vibe. laid back – but want to be noticed – but still chill look

  133. JV

    November 5, 2011 at 5:14 am

    Gorgeous coat on a gorgeous girl. My girlfriend has quite a few fur items. It’s a pity that she doesn’t wear them more often. I think people assume that they’ll be stigmatised for wearing fur (because it’s perceived as barbaric to kill animals). I think wearing fur is as natural as eating meat. And the truth is that most fur items out there are bought at charity stores anyway, so the animal has been dead for decades. I love fur – wish I could find a way to wear it as a guy.

  134. Philippe Philippe

    November 5, 2011 at 5:50 am

    Parfaite la photo, spontané, elle fait rêver.

  135. Name*

    November 6, 2011 at 5:51 am

    Gorgeous. And such a wonderful moment to catch. I am not sure what i like more, the photo, the fur coat or her lovely angular face.

  136. Lulu

    November 6, 2011 at 5:54 am

    My goodness what snipey comments on a wonderful photograph of a compelling individual—*love* the bump on the nose, makes her so strong and unique, not just another pretty fashion face with the perfect figure, and oh, those shoes! Are they Prada? So fabulous. (and, NOT heels)

  137. MacGuffin

    November 6, 2011 at 7:10 am

    I love that she is reading a book (and a real, dead-tree book at that!).

  138. Yen Chen

    November 6, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    amazing. she’s stunning!

  139. gabriella sheffield

    November 6, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    loving the casual look imposed on the fur due to the surroundings

  140. Dollar Vogue

    November 7, 2011 at 1:35 am

    With book and tunes…great fur!

  141. Serdar

    November 7, 2011 at 4:33 am

    What a beautiful girl and style!

  142. Bijuterii Argint

    November 7, 2011 at 6:06 am

    This photo sais so much. the woman sitting there enjoying a great book. Just stunning

  143. vintage wedding rings

    November 7, 2011 at 6:57 am

    Its the shoes!


    November 7, 2011 at 8:50 am

    great and beutiful girl!
    visit my lifestyle blog!

  145. Ans

    November 8, 2011 at 1:35 pm


  146. suzana

    November 9, 2011 at 10:46 am

    She is very very beautiful.

  147. Sartor Resartus

    November 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Fabulous. I love it. I hope it’s a dead cuddly creature and not the fake crap.

  148. tallulah

    November 10, 2011 at 3:49 am

    Reminds me of a Hopper painting.

  149. Name*

    November 11, 2011 at 2:15 am

    très jolie et naturelle


  150. Lisa Tsering

    November 14, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    Here’s an idea: how about NOT glorifying fur.

  151. Peroxide Blonde

    November 18, 2011 at 11:44 am

    Oh so perfectly nonchalant

    Peroxide Blonde

  152. Maar

    November 25, 2011 at 11:34 am

    oh my… <3 fallen in love once again.

  153. Sanatha

    November 30, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    On a recent shopping day, I saw a similar (or isn’t it the same ?) faux fur coat.
    I wanted to buy it but felt like it wouldn’t suit me or that people would stare at me in the streets like (“Omg, she killed her own puppie !” or “Geez, she looks like a grizzly !”).
    Then, I dropped by your blog and found out this picture of that beautiful girl.
    I don’t know what but something definitively happened and I told myself, “You’re gonna get back to that store and if the coat is still there, just grab it”.
    I went in today and guess what ? Not only, it was still there BUT it was on sale !
    It’s purely an anecdote story but really, thank you ever so much, Scott for showing me how to be more daring and just following my instincts.

    Wish you and Garance a wonderful time in Morocco xx

  154. boxer's Adventures

    February 15, 2012 at 9:44 am

    An exceptional shot. I feel like I can place myself in the atmosphere, time, and place exactly.
    International Blog and Shop

  155. paola

    October 19, 2012 at 10:06 am

    she’s the model from urban outfitters! she’s gorgeous

  156. Cheryl from BusinessChic

    December 26, 2012 at 1:59 am

    Love a candid moment, great shot.
    Is she really the model from urban outfitters?!

  157. Cambridge Satchel

    January 21, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    Great photo, love the urban style!!

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