Monday, October 15, 2007

At Moschino….Anna Piaggi


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  1. applevenusian

    October 15, 2007 at 9:35 am

    And I thought I had the “bag of Skittles exploded on me” look down… I love her! She is having a great time.

  2. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 9:37 am


  3. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 10:23 am

    How old is that picture?

  4. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 10:43 am

    Oh com’on Sart!

    Don’t waste your pixels on anna piaggi.


  5. lulamae

    October 15, 2007 at 11:06 am

    messy… my eyeballs hurt.
    actually, i am blind.

  6. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 11:45 am

    Absolutely no idea who she is but it´s a good thing that she has that lacy hat covering her face,cause I don´t think she is dressed very elegantly.Noticed the old Dior bag though.

  7. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 12:03 pm

    Playing “Dress Up” at its finest. She’s havin’ fun so let her be.

    That watch band looks nice with the rest of it, too.


  8. Iheartfashion

    October 15, 2007 at 12:14 pm

    What a character! Piaggi never disappoints!

  9. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 12:20 pm

    Are those cut off cycling gloves?

    Actually love this.

  10. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    Love the hat, with her blue hair peaking through.

  11. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 12:39 pm

    rare shot of her not looking straight at the camera , it’s rather poignant…but that jacket, that hat, she’s something else. what a great shot!

  12. Paul Pincus

    October 15, 2007 at 12:43 pm

    For some reason this picture of Anna Piaggi makes me pine for Isabella Blow! Although Ms. Blow was always dizzying and unbounded, unlike Ms. Piaggi, she was never indulgent!

  13. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 1:18 pm

    piaggi rules

  14. foodie415

    October 15, 2007 at 1:30 pm

    Yay – Anna P. I love when you mix it up with fashion iconoclasts like her. Issy Blow, r.i.p.

  15. lintmag

    October 15, 2007 at 1:40 pm

    I love Anna!! You could take a picture of her every day and I would pay to see them. My dream would be a few hours (or days) perusing her vast closets.

  16. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 2:12 pm

    she really is walking the fine line between genius and insanity, but you have to give her props for that. the pose with the hat is what makes this shot for me.

  17. Lula de Montes

    October 15, 2007 at 2:27 pm

    Good grief, I can’t believe that someone actually used the word waste and Anna Piaggi in one sentence. Here’s a woman who believes that eclectic is what drives life and has probably never appeared in the same outfit twice. She deserves nothing but respect (think the Aretha Franklin song and you’re heading the right way).

  18. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 2:36 pm

    I wonder who made Anna’s over-blouse (and when?).

    I’d love to see her closet. And her house, too!

    – desertwind

  19. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 3:37 pm

    I hope I have the balls to carry off something like this when I get older.

    I’m still too young and insecure!

    Can hardly wait for the days when I am cool enough to grab this fashion thing by the throat and have some bloody fun! yay!

  20. caramimi

    October 15, 2007 at 4:08 pm

    Jeez, if you think the Sartorialist is “wasting” his pixels on Anna Piaggi, then stop reading his blog and pick up a J.Crew catalog instead.

  21. Titus

    October 15, 2007 at 4:58 pm

    Anna P. is beyond fashion. She creates her own style. Sometimes she’s on the verge of being grotesque but she always gets away with it. I wish there were more of her kind.

  22. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 6:26 pm

    Paul Pincus’s comment made me realise there will never be another photograph of Isabella Blow, she really is gone. She was unique and irreplaceable just as Anna Piaggi is unique and irreplaceable and so many of the less well known people in the Sartorialist’s blog. i hope to see a collection of his work published as social commentary or documentary as well as a collection of beautiful and inspiring images.

  23. treschic

    October 15, 2007 at 6:54 pm

    this picture makes me miss isabella blow

  24. Needleforhire

    October 15, 2007 at 7:45 pm

    aaaah. I just got back from a slightly tipsy dinner, she makes my head hurt….

  25. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 8:20 pm

    there is something about a woman who doesnt follow the trend to a fiber that is timeless, she is something to be admired. applause all around for her wild style

  26. Blaise

    October 16, 2007 at 2:33 am

    Why is she covering her face?

  27. space_jazz

    October 16, 2007 at 2:40 am

    this look is quite subdued for anna piagigi. maybe it’s just me but she appears to have slimmed down?
    i find her fascinating. she’s so fearless and immensley inventive. she goes for it and has FUN with fashion. i loved how she non-chalantly stuck those bright sticker on her Dior bag. she pays attention to details.i love her jacket. tribal meets keith haring.
    fashion/style is what the wearer makes it (and how life shaped it). be it minimal,elegant,trashy,
    ‘quirky’, or whatever label or no label.
    anna is a colorful fashion machine. i love her style.
    with fashion (and in life) there’s no ‘supposed to’.

  28. cigalechanta

    October 16, 2007 at 10:26 am

    Piaggi is an icon and was the muse of Karl Lagerfeld. Check out his book, “Lagerfeld’s Sketch Book”
    An illustrated jounal of Anna Piaggi. There are several photos of her in her younger days

  29. concupiscence

    October 17, 2007 at 3:26 am

    anna piaggi’s expression of style just can’t leave you cold. i, for one, will always deeply admire it. this look is no different, and its pieces superb. i’d love to have and wear that jacket and, of course, the hat. but above all, this photo is just stunning. stunning.

  30. AnastasiaC

    October 17, 2007 at 3:31 am

    I heart Anna Piaggi!!!
    a creative genius!!

  31. Asian Models Blogger

    October 17, 2007 at 7:49 pm

    If you can’t beat them, join them. So she did.

  32. Monsieur Mademoiselle

    October 21, 2007 at 9:55 pm

    “Visual Pollution”

  33. Anonymous

    October 22, 2007 at 5:42 am

    don’t you just love someone who poses blatantly for the camera??

  34. Anonymous

    November 11, 2007 at 12:50 pm

    PAON Said…. Simply EXQUISITE, I’ve been a student of the University of Piaggi 4 years. Before Isabella Blow ( rest her soul ) There was Anna Piaggi. I adore her.

  35. penk

    November 25, 2008 at 2:37 pm

    piaggi is a goddess to me in every possible way. loved the hat as usual.

  36. Ljerka-Susanna-Lukic

    August 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm


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