Monday, February 23, 2009

On the Street……Buffalo Girl, London


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  1. Fabouluz

    February 23, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    Legs for days. So jealous.

  2. baboucherouge

    February 23, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    so much milan and so little rome! would be funny to see what you find here next time you’re in italy. nice work.

  3. grace e.

    February 23, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    reminds me that I need to buy some red lipstick. I feel that this is like a brunette, calmer version of agyness deyn. Love her coat!

  4. Wanderlusting

    February 23, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    Amazing how a face can redeem an outfit.

    She would look like a bum (in my opinion) if it wasn’t for her sharp features, perfect face and that amazing lipstick.

  5. kneecoal

    February 23, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    Love the hair, lipstick, plaid coat, long shorts, socks over leggings, everything!

  6. Hinna

    February 23, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    What a wonderful hairdo. She rocks it so well!

  7. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    I could never pull that off.

  8. The Burlap Smack

    February 23, 2009 at 2:57 pm


  9. BetwixtandBetween

    February 23, 2009 at 3:04 pm

    i love her style…i love what she’s wearing underneath the coat aswell!

  10. Sartorial Vancouver

    February 23, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    It is great that the first thing to pop out at me are her red lips. If they were any other shade it would have been the coat.

  11. BobKentNoVa

    February 23, 2009 at 3:09 pm

    I’ve never seen buffalo plaid look this good before.

  12. Karolina

    February 23, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    i always wonder how you know if you want someone to look at the camera or away from it! haha. lovely photo.

  13. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    I’m not sure about this outfit. It’s an art student kinda outfit. She looks a bit to mature for it.
    And I can’t quite figure out what’s happening around her feet! Is she wearing socks over those tights?

  14. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 3:29 pm

    i agree with Wanderlusting… anyone else would look terrible in that outfit. hate it.

  15. Cassiopeia

    February 23, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    Great lippie, great shoes, great combo… Love the rolled up denims. Xxxc

  16. f2images

    February 23, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    There’s something very “home cooked” and comfortable about her outfit. I too am jealous of her long legs!! ;)

  17. Jack Daniel

    February 23, 2009 at 3:47 pm

    Oh, such a beauty!

    I wish there were more girls like this one in my country.

  18. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    Canadian girl in London!! Love it.

  19. Lindalov

    February 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    wow, a jump in the ’80!

  20. Stephanie

    February 23, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    i’m not really a fan of this look. she’s very pretty, though.

  21. CB

    February 23, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    Hi Sarah Nicole

  22. suzanne nelson

    February 23, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    She looks great! If i had seen each item of clothing individually i would said it could never work but i’m clearly very wrong. The lipstick and sharp haircut are what pulls it together for me.

  23. Hans Castorp

    February 23, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    It must be the lips – they make the coat seem so perfect

  24. john benjamin pritchett

    February 23, 2009 at 4:29 pm

    It’s one of those looks I have to stop and think about but she pulls this off well with great hair, lipstick and makeup. Oh, and those long legs!!


    February 23, 2009 at 4:32 pm

    that’s a toronto lady! canadian girls.
    so beautiful


  26. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    Isn’t this girl from Toronto? Maybe The Sartorialist should make a visit up this way!

  27. Randy

    February 23, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    Isn’t this girl from Toronto? Maybe The Sartorialist should make a visit up this way!

  28. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm

    totally love her outfit! gorgeous

  29. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    A complete homage to 1985…. right down to the capezio dance shoes!

  30. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    London receives so little coverage and we’ve soooo much potential!!!

  31. Thomas

    February 23, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Reminds me of the eighties and girls with ‘Bros’ haircuts…

    Looking good by (Somerset House) North Embankment…

  32. tania

    February 23, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    the jacket is amazing

  33. Victoria

    February 23, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    Sarah looks beautiful, as always.
    Yes, I agree with Randy – you should take a little trip to Canada. I’m sure I can think of another London that might delight your eye.

  34. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    Do you think it make one feel like the world is less crazy when you can connect with your inner lumberjack or fisherman? I like.

  35. Annabelle

    February 23, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    great look, love the red lipstick.

  36. genna

    February 23, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    Sarah you look so beautiful! love it!

  37. Enzo AGC

    February 23, 2009 at 6:14 pm

    …..won’t you come out tonight, AND dance by the light of the moon

  38. carli mia

    February 23, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    omg! snp!

  39. anette

    February 23, 2009 at 6:40 pm

    So you were seconds away from my workplace? I thought I felt a little vibe in the air! Great work!

  40. Maria

    February 23, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    you know, i agree with everyone in that the whole outfit works.. it’s great! but i hate, hate, hate the socks over the tights/leggings. and if her shoes were a little more polished, the way her face/hair is, the whole thing would work so much better!

  41. lenmeister

    February 23, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    She stands out so flawlessly..her striking beauty just adds to the charm of this pic. Just …wow

  42. Iheartfashion

    February 23, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    Great look! Love the haircut.

  43. Lady Humpalot

    February 23, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    HEYYY whats happenin*??? all new yorkers have started to look like europeans! :-D

  44. Red

    February 23, 2009 at 7:33 pm

    Why the socks with the tights? That don’t make no sense to me. Why not red socks? Just asking. Other than that the look is great, esp the red lipstick, wish I could wear red lipstick!

  45. ♥ Chloe

    February 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm

    *yanks on own legs hoping desperately that they grow*

  46. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm

    that’s sarah nicole prickett!!!

  47. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    Hey, that’s Sarah from Toronto. How are you doing in Brit-land?

  48. tofuscloset

    February 23, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    lovely red..

  49. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    she has her own blog called ice age heat wave, this is great!

  50. Anastasia

    February 23, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    love the red lips with the red coat.

  51. Ali C.

    February 23, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    I love the coat…
    But I think she’s freezing!

  52. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    OK. If you do come to Canada I would definitely skip London, Ontario, contrary to that other poster’s suggestion. :) Is no one else seeing a young Julie Andrews in that face? I’m loving the dance shoes paired with the lumberjacket. Growing up in Toronto the boys who hung out in their basements playing Dungeons and Dragons wore coats like that with cutoff jeans. She’s really working the 80s with great humour.

  53. kiki

    February 23, 2009 at 10:57 pm

    she’s gorgeous but the jean shorts over tights thing has to go! she does it better than most though…

  54. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    i see lots of celebs trying to do the shorts over tights look and failing miserably. they should take a cue from her. i’m not sure what exactly makes it work but it does

  55. Sisty

    February 23, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    THis is so amazing that you’re posting this today, because I’ve been wearing a buffalo checked coat for the past few winters — it’s a real Woolrich hunting jacket complete with gun sleeve in the back. And I love it!

    But just the other day I decided to pair it with a bright red lipstick and it changed everything — from geek-chic to just plain chic! This girl knew it all along!

    I get a lot of compliments on it, and I wear it with everything, but it looks best as I did it today with a pencil skirt, black tights, and boots.

  56. elisabetty

    February 23, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    every now and then i catch a glimpse of buffalo plaid and wonder if it could make a comeback. with this photo, this style, the answer is a resounding YES. it’s another reinvention that i will try to use myself. thanks sart.

  57. Florenz

    February 23, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    I think above all else, I love her hair. <3

  58. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    She’s from Toronto!! Yeah SNP!

  59. Anonymous

    February 23, 2009 at 11:57 pm

    We used to call this type of plaid coat “the Kenora dinner jacket.”
    (Kenora being a small town in northern Ontario, and just north of Minnesota.)

    Needless to say, it’s been turned into something elegant here, mostly because of those gorgeous looooong legs.
    Not sure about the rolled up denim shorts, however.

  60. catherine

    February 24, 2009 at 1:03 am

    not too out now this coat?
    i’m in love but i think to much for spring look.

  61. Françoise

    February 24, 2009 at 1:28 am

    My first reaction was, “non j’aime pas ca du tout”, but her beautiful legs, her elegance, and her face redeem her and I can appreciate this outfit on her. Anyone else with a less striking physique might look, hmm, average?

  62. Josefina

    February 24, 2009 at 1:55 am

    She just stepped out from a Human League video!

  63. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 2:14 am

    Yes! 1993 I love it! Finally, a decade we’re reminiscing that I was alive in!

  64. closeup

    February 24, 2009 at 2:15 am

    great!! I love this jacket and her haircut totally rocks!!

  65. Elizabeth

    February 24, 2009 at 2:44 am

    Gosh I love her! Her ‘don’t care what they think’ attitute is what makes this outfit work. Those shorts! and those socks! I couldn’t wear that.
    I love her.

  66. Lucy

    February 24, 2009 at 5:09 am

    A little off topic but excited to see that you were right by my office!

  67. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 5:14 am


    Sounds like one of her friends from WINNIPEG is helping stack up the compliments.

  68. sasha_skhemka

    February 24, 2009 at 5:52 am

    wow! i like it very much! the girl is very beautiful! she rocks)

  69. sasha_skhemka

    February 24, 2009 at 5:59 am

    the girl rocks) i like her

  70. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 6:38 am

    Town and country, great look!

  71. fitness exercise equipment

    February 24, 2009 at 7:03 am

    I love her hair….

    Nice blog.

    Thanks for sharing and keep posting more new info.

  72. anissa

    February 24, 2009 at 7:22 am

    so good, i would wear this outfit in a heartbeat

  73. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 8:17 am

    In Toronto, we call that a Scarborough Dinner Jacket.

  74. Romulo Lacerda

    February 24, 2009 at 9:15 am


  75. lynn

    February 24, 2009 at 9:40 am

    Marvellous. Those shoes I bet are comfy.

  76. katreyes

    February 24, 2009 at 10:11 am

    she looks like sharleen spiteri of Texas.

    or janine turner.

  77. Leslie

    February 24, 2009 at 10:23 am

    I think her haircut is superb, great eyebrows too. I think she would look absolutely superb if you replaced the denim shorts with a short,black wool skirt.

  78. MC

    February 24, 2009 at 11:03 am

    Yay Toronto! I see her and her boyfriend in my neighbourhood everyday. Congrats!

  79. Isobel Saoirse Dylan

    February 24, 2009 at 11:04 am

    Absolutely fantastic! Love the rock look!

  80. Isobel Saoirse Dylan

    February 24, 2009 at 11:06 am

    Love the rock look, absolutely fabulously amazing!!!

  81. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 11:18 am

    Woolrich has been making this coat since 1830 in Woolrich Pa. USA. BTW you can also get the matching pants and hat.

  82. veronique

    February 24, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    When you’re this pretty, you can wear rags. I agree with Wanderlusting.

  83. princess glee

    February 24, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    This could be one of the very best ways to wear a winter-y jacket and shorts in the wintertime in LA when there’s really no “winter.” I see she’s layered the buffalo plaid over a blazer. The only thing I’d change to adapt to LA environs is I’d layer a vest instead of a blazer just for comfort’s sake.

  84. HEK

    February 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    I love this look!

  85. kayang

    February 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    I love everything about this otufit.

  86. Michael

    February 24, 2009 at 8:57 pm



  87. Anonymous

    February 24, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    For me, this is like “Blue Denim” – a pretty familiar young look on an extraordinarily pretty, leggy and confident girl.

  88. J.

    February 24, 2009 at 10:24 pm

    AH! you said you don’t like London girl’s styles? Is this a great change emerging on your blog? I want more London please!

    Also, this girl is so insanely beautiful, perhaps perfect?

  89. Anonymous

    February 25, 2009 at 4:25 am

    London! Finally! Although you’re not the definitive chronicler of fashion, it’s great to see something other than bourgeois hunting tweeds. (Why do people wear that in the city?) Take a turn by Copenhagen one of these days for some amazingly eclectic fashion!

  90. The Clever Pup

    February 25, 2009 at 10:30 am

    “Kenora Dinner” jacket is what I’ve always heard them referred to as well.

    I’ve got another one that I’ve coined – “the Sudbury Perm” can anyone relate?

    From a pseudo-northerner.

  91. Dija

    February 25, 2009 at 10:43 am

    I met her at L’Oreal Fashion Week back in October and she is so pretty. She was wearing awesome lace tights with ripped denim shorts. I’m definitely going to check out her blog.

    P.S. Scott, please come up to Toronto. Fashion week starts March 16th up here… *nod nod wink wink*

  92. Mackenzie Yeates

    February 25, 2009 at 1:39 pm

    sarah you are stunning as usual

  93. Taylor

    February 25, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    wow! she’s wearing flats yet walking like she’s in heels. elegant woman for sure.

  94. sat

    February 25, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    wow very cute outfit

  95. Jessica Chyfetz

    February 25, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    I absolutely love this outfit!
    The mix of stockings and jeans and the red and black plaid jacket go perfect together!
    Check out my blog!

  96. secret

    February 26, 2009 at 3:46 am

    jadore the socks,stocking,shoes& lipstick

  97. Massimo

    February 26, 2009 at 4:56 am

    too ’80s for me ! she remember me the girls from the movie “the commitments”.


  98. Montreal Fashion Minds

    February 26, 2009 at 8:27 am

    Great outfit, Love the coat!

    You should not only hit up Toronto Fashion week, but cmoe to Montreal Fashion Week next week! Montrealers have some serious street style!

    ~ Montreal Fashion Minds ~

  99. Olviya

    February 26, 2009 at 10:07 am

    ohh yes, it was nice to watch Sara’s outfits each day)

  100. Ingvild

    March 5, 2009 at 4:42 am

    What a stylish female

  101. Liz

    April 15, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    It’s exciting to see a Toronto gal featured on this most excellent blog!

  102. Miranda

    June 16, 2009 at 6:39 pm

    it all looks so great together! esp love the tights/socks and those shoes!

  103. kiriko

    September 8, 2009 at 12:51 pm

    Wow amazing. perfect. the grey tights are so cute too.

  104. rougesl

    November 8, 2009 at 9:50 am

    want that jacket! *-*

  105. Isa

    February 21, 2010 at 6:08 am

    i like her style.

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