Sunday, September 16, 2007

On The Street……..41st St., Manhattan


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  1. Jack Daniel

    September 16, 2007 at 11:10 am

    She’s cool

  2. Rice and Beans Vintage

    September 16, 2007 at 11:21 am

    Wow, I really don’t care for this at all. The woman is beautiful, and the shot gorgeous, but the proportions and the booties..I don’t know. It’s not for me.

  3. Ruminations from ABD Land

    September 16, 2007 at 11:39 am

    Great effect of using gray in an eye-catching way. I even enjoy the shorter dress w/the gray ankle boots, which I typically don’t like. Good look.

  4. bruno ebo

    September 16, 2007 at 12:13 pm

    i´m shure your are tyred of reading this, and your ego will grow more and more, for each time someone writes you complements for your work, but your snaps are just joy for my eyes.

  5. FemmeNoire

    September 16, 2007 at 12:17 pm

    I can’t decide if I like this dress or not.

  6. iopine

    September 16, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    Boy, did she ever get that look RIGHT.

  7. Modediktator

    September 16, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    Slouchy boots are soooooo cool – and she looks amazing with that dress, boots and bag!

  8. alisha

    September 16, 2007 at 1:13 pm

    perfected!..the gathered high neckline just flatters the ensemble completely..except for the bag maybe that leaves room for improvement..but overall, the monochrome thing going on absolutely complements her dark skin..superb!

  9. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 1:15 pm

    minimalist or uninspired? either way it makes looks her look like a liinebacker…

  10. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 1:25 pm

    The way the collar of her dress mimics the neck of her shoes is fantastic.

  11. materfamilias

    September 16, 2007 at 1:53 pm

    I could never wear this, but I love it — so clean — 3 simple elements (boot, dress, bag) that make such a strong statement.

  12. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 2:42 pm

    I don’t think the gray flatters her skin color. And here’s another bag dress. When I see these dresses I have a feeling that the women will look back in 10 years and say, “What were we thinking?” Such a beautiful young woman who could probably wear anything.

  13. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 3:15 pm

    Hmm. This is a touch dress to pull of if you’re busty. For that, this doesn’t work for me. Nice legs though.

  14. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 3:36 pm

    Let me preface this remark by saying that I’m not one of the commenters who leaps out to say “IT SHOULD BE TIGHTER!” every time a female appears wearing anything that isn’t spandex… I love flowy things that float away from the body. However, I’ve grown weary of sack dresses with sweater hems. I’ve been feeling it’s goofier than it is edgy lately. I love the details around the neck, the pockets, and the boots, and I could definitely do without those sleeves, but what it really comes down to is the sack-looking midsection and that hem which, combined without pants, skirt, belt, or jacket to pull the outfit together and add more structure, are unattractive features.

  15. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 3:41 pm


  16. Jacqueline

    September 16, 2007 at 3:43 pm

    I detset ankle boots of that sort, but she looks wonderful in them i guess it is all to do with her lovely long legs,she looks lovely

  17. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 4:01 pm

    Ok I love this dress. you’ve got to start asking people what they are wearing, because this is driving me crazy!!

  18. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    Re: bootie comments,

    I have to agree that boots of ankle height can look very bad very easily. But, throwing out a guess based on what I’ve observed via Sart, I suspect the key is a very emphasized ankle taper, achieved by wearing tights, socks, or leggings (or nothing in the calf area at all) instead of, e.g., jeans, because even skinny denim has a bit of bulk. It’s not a look I’d personally aspire to so I skip the booties entirely but I think it’s adorable on others!

  19. raleigh

    September 16, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    i love this dress, but i feel like she’s a bit too busty to be wearing it. shapeless dresses like that look better on smaller chested women in my opinion. and i think that if maybe the booties were wedges and suede, the whole outfit would look better.

  20. Alexandra

    September 16, 2007 at 4:50 pm

    This woman is beautiful, and her warmth and attitude shine through — but she does more for the dress than the dress does for her.

  21. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 6:17 pm

    It is a very dramatic look, but I find it a bit top heavy. She looks very tall, and amazonian. Beautiful face.

  22. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 6:28 pm

    Hmmm not sure about this one. The proportions seem all wrong. The dress is wearing her rather than the other way around.

  23. WendyB

    September 16, 2007 at 7:42 pm

    Striking! I could never carry it off but she’s working it.

  24. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 8:35 pm

    The dress reminds me of what Tina Turner wore in Mad Max, Beyond Thunderdome.

  25. Anonymous

    September 16, 2007 at 8:37 pm

    I really think she has the perfect body and proportions. I wish more designers would design for this body type.

  26. landis

    September 16, 2007 at 8:59 pm

    shapeless? yes.
    gorgeous? definitely.

  27. 10012girl

    September 16, 2007 at 11:07 pm

    Anonymous at 1:15, I had the same observation about the linebacker thing- just not a flattering cut across the shoulders; also- boots! people are out officially wearing boots in NYC today! I saw them myself- does this mean summer’s really over? Booo… Time really does go faster the older you get. Bruno’s said they’re going to stop serving iced cappucinos any day now.

  28. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 12:29 am

    I absolutely hate the grey on grey.

  29. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 1:30 am

    just to let you know, this dress is from ZARA and they have it in a few colors right now…

  30. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 2:19 am

    i agree, this dress works best for flatter chested people.

  31. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 3:09 am

    Correct me if I’m wrong, but I’m almost sure that it is a Zara dress

  32. Pistachio Of Liberty

    September 17, 2007 at 4:37 am

    I’d file this under “wrong bra kills hot dress”. When I put my finger over across the chest/underarm area and imagine it being smoother, with a bra that takes that shelf in and down a couple inches, her whole body looks much better.

    But that’s if she wants to optimize the line of the dress. If she stays with this bra which keeps her so … uh – perky – there are undoubtedly plenty of men who could find it in their hearts to forgive the lapse in fashion perfection.

  33. Veronica - CharmTips

    September 17, 2007 at 7:17 am

    You’ve got to have great legs for a dress like that.

  34. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 8:24 am

    The girl is pretty.She has nice legs and the shoes fit well.What I don´t like is the dress-horrible.

  35. E. Ross

    September 17, 2007 at 10:17 am

    eh. i think i agree with whoever said it makes her look like a linebacker – i think this look would be complete with a nice thick belt to add some shape to the dress. otherwise her head looks too small for her body. i like the booties though! and she does have GREAT legs!

  36. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 11:59 am

    I personally wouldn’t go for this look, but her confidence totally pulls this off.

  37. Laguna Beach Trad

    September 17, 2007 at 3:14 pm

    Hot, hot, hot! Great shot, Sart. This is a beautiful young lady who would probably look great in anything, but I’m not sure about this dress (or shirt). It looks like gift-wrapping. And I’m not sure about the little boots either. This woman has a pair of amazing legs that would look wonderful encased in some knee-high leather boots.

  38. Anonymous

    September 17, 2007 at 3:17 pm

    It’s like a Reuben sandwich for me. I don’t like any of the ingredients, but when you put them together like this, it’s delicious.

  39. pig_93

    September 18, 2007 at 3:53 am

    I like the shoes but I think the dress is a little too generic for me. Also, the colour is just too boring. Bring some colour back!!

  40. Asian Models Blogger

    September 18, 2007 at 3:13 pm

    I think she’s gorgeouos but that is NOT a flattering dress on her.

  41. Anonymous

    September 18, 2007 at 7:12 pm

    I’m sorry, but I wore something like this in 1983, and it didn’t look good then either.

  42. Anonymous

    September 18, 2007 at 11:34 pm

    My mother always said “if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all” so….
    I’m not saying a word.

  43. chloe

    September 19, 2007 at 8:47 am

    that dress is from Zara sure, I tried it on, but I did not like it on me, she looks great

  44. Anonymous

    September 24, 2007 at 4:14 pm

    it looks like a bag.. a very unattractive bag

  45. westcoasttiger

    May 8, 2013 at 3:53 am

    Her shoulders, her chest, her legs tell a story – the bag dress requires you to fill in the blank. Great tantalizing mystery of the majestic.

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