Saturday, October 24, 2009

On the Street….Friends, London


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  1. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 10:40 am

    Those pants make me cringe. Sure it is a good photo, but the women's style is questionable.

  2. ryder

    October 24, 2009 at 11:01 am

    love this look-it's a classic.

  3. Well Done Blog

    October 24, 2009 at 11:06 am

    Are you making a statement regarding these damn cute striped boat shirts??? I have been looking all over for one.. I think you are teasing me, sartorialist.

  4. Soren Lorensen

    October 24, 2009 at 11:07 am

    coincidental or accidental?

    i like the shot from behind them

  5. the F word

    October 24, 2009 at 11:08 am

    so embaressing when somens wearing what your wearing and does it better

  6. pinkpeas

    October 24, 2009 at 11:08 am

    I like how they're "casual" on the top (and matching may I add!) but the blue lace up heels add a FABULOUS surprise!!! :]

    and that bag on the right is so pretty!

  7. Ferry

    October 24, 2009 at 11:10 am

    loving the twin feel because of those pullovers

  8. Yamila

    October 24, 2009 at 11:17 am

    OMG! i love the blue shoes!!

    Amazing blog, man!

  9. beinglovingdoing

    October 24, 2009 at 11:25 am

    hey hey love it. same shirt. Totally different styles


  10. Fashion Monstre

    October 24, 2009 at 11:26 am

    STRIPES! you gotta love 'em

  11. anna kim

    October 24, 2009 at 11:37 am

    i've been looking for the perfect black and white striped shirt… please gimme gimme

  12. misslikey

    October 24, 2009 at 11:41 am

    ups.striped top is classic but i prefer girl with blue laced up peep toes

  13. Susan

    October 24, 2009 at 11:47 am

    How cute matching friends! Burt i don't really like the green pants.

  14. Pit

    October 24, 2009 at 11:51 am

    i'm looking for this t-shirts!!
    I love this!

  15. Jacqueline

    October 24, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    loving all the stripes going on =)

  16. nadia

    October 24, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    this reminds me so much of me and my best friend

    we do this kind of thing

    and look just as amazing

    not to sound cocky

    but we are sartorialist material–just on the shorter side (im tiny, she's petite)


    come to ann arbor, michigan


    during the winter

    with snow


    i promise, you wont be disppointed

    we'd be a nice change for you, i think

  17. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Is anyone else worried about the birkin on the ground?

  18. The Photodiarist

    October 24, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    Stripes! Yay.

  19. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    Awesome…those blue shoes !

  20. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    Oh my, those green pants do not do this slender lady any justice… bleghk. And the blue shoes are a bit trashy, sorry to say it. I much prefer the sweaters and the other two women's outfits, especially the black heels behind the blue shoes and the blond's beaded purse.


  21. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 12:50 pm

  22. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    Could you burin in the pants on the left? We can't tell if they are also shiny, plain cotton, denim, or something else. For fields of black its nice to have some context.
    beautiful shot.

  23. Ana Borba

    October 24, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    Really nice photo
    I have to say that your blog is amazing.I love these photos …


  24. Jasmine

    October 24, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    those blue lace up heels are incredible!

  25. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 1:12 pm

    Poor effort for London

  26. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    after the movie "coco avant chanel" I see the sailor shirt every where…it is a nice piece to have…

  27. die Blume

    October 24, 2009 at 1:30 pm

    I love how they took the same shirt but finished it off in such different ways!

  28. garciamadrid

    October 24, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    I like de colour green but not the patter

  29. joce

    October 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    i love the striped top..


  30. Kali

    October 24, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    those blue lace up pumps are rad

  31. The Man Who Knew Too Much

    October 24, 2009 at 2:02 pm

    It is so nice to see that the horizontal stripes are popping up everywhere. These ladies look gorgeous.

  32. Lucia

    October 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    I've been looking for a striped sweater this season, but haven't found the right one yet, and I want a pair of green trousers too. And suddenly they are here on your blog. Nice work Scott!
    I love the blue shoes too. Those woman really got a look I like a lot. Simple, classic, with an edgy accent.

  33. Dr Jenn

    October 24, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    I love the olive-ish colored pants. I also love the body in them! I would so buy them if they looked like that on me!

    The studded purse with the leather pants is a classic female rebel look and I am partial to that too.

  34. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    i like the horizontal striped top

  35. diamondgem

    October 24, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    I have that sweater… it's a cardigan from h&m!

  36. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    Funny "coincidence" between friends, something you don't want to happen…
    The rest is without interest…

  37. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    Beautiful British Vogue ladies

  38. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Loved the shoes

  39. maria a. bogdanova

    October 24, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    I really like the blue peep-toe heels.

  40. Francesca

    October 24, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    I LOOOOOOVE THE FRINGE BAG. i want one!!!

    F <– two girls living in chicago and nyc blogging all things fashion.


    October 24, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    Are they twins?


  42. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    I live in England and oh my god everyone owns that striped jumper or shirt!seriously!Hence I don't really see the 'personal style' or whatever scott looks for reflected in this photo…

  43. J. Magdalena

    October 24, 2009 at 2:44 pm

    One of them could have at least worn a skirt, if they knew the other was planning on wearing the same top. Otherwise, this is silly.

  44. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    Great street shot. Do you always ask to take their picture or do you stop, click and move on?

  45. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    those pants are harrible but the tops on both are cute

  46. Hannele

    October 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    Something unappealing about this. The two women might as well be part of a team in charge of handing out fliers. It almost cheapens the Breton shirt as with anything that's over-saturating the streets. I'm sure they're not too happy about it either.

  47. Chantelle {fat mum slim}

    October 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    I'd love to be a fly in the wall when they first met up. Unless it was intentional, then I'd love to see bystanders as they walk on by.

  48. Le 21ème

    October 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    3 striped ladies in 2 posts….not bad!


  49. Emily

    October 24, 2009 at 3:44 pm

    friends AND twins!! i need to get myself a breton stripe tee :)

  50. AbbeyPS

    October 24, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    Where did these pullovers come from?! I'm DYING for one just like it and have been looking everywhere!

  51. hi-d

    October 24, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    I like it!

  52. Fashionstyle

    October 24, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    Lovely mix!!

  53. sofiasophie

    October 24, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    I loooove the black sandals….. they would be perfect for ME!

  54. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    Stripes again.
    *sigh* It's going to be a long season.

    Perhaps these girlies will now learn not to jump at the latest fashion fad as soon as it is born?
    I know I would hate it if my best friends and I would turn at a place wearing the exact item of clothing, especially if it is one that it has to do with the latest fad.

  55. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    Is that Anna Dello Russo?

  56. phyllis

    October 24, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    Like I always say, great minds think alike!

  57. Catherine

    October 24, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    It reminds me of grade school when I would call my friends to coordinate outfits.

    I really like that you can see the same sweater from 2 different angles. Cool photo!

  58. Hannah

    October 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    I have been looking for that exact sweater for ages! This is torture!

  59. Christina Song

    October 24, 2009 at 4:52 pm

    loving the bag on the right…

    it was nice meeting you few days ago here in LA! my most recent post is about you :)

  60. Roz

    October 24, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    Certainly gives the word identical new meaning! Out of the two though, I much prefer the lady on the right with the black trousers. I think somehow she makes the top look a lot more chic, and plus I love her taste in footwear! Those blue shoes are really gorgeous, kind of a geeky retro look.
    Its certainly an interesting post in which to compare the styles.

  61. Sharifa

    October 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    Aww, they must be BFF they're matching. I've been looking for a stried boat shirt for EVER!

  62. Petey

    October 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    Is this a new game, Scott? One photo has a common element with the next?

    I love those strippy sweaters. Such a fresh look.

  63. Whimsy

    October 24, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    Cute…same shirt yet completely different styles. If you're gonna be strange best friends and wear the same thing, this is the best way to do it!
    Good Shot!

  64. amber

    October 24, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    Ooh, it's been at least a decade since I last saw a pair of synthetic cargo pants with a faux Oriental symbol embroidered on the seat! Great photo, and I love the tops, shoes and hair, but I just can't love those pants!

  65. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    says a lot about the british high street —> :(

  66. Fermina M

    October 24, 2009 at 6:34 pm

    Style is so-so according to me. What I'd like to see is the face of the blonde – what gorgeous hair! It's rare to see thick blonde hair.

  67. Michelle

    October 24, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Those blue shoes are pretty awesome.

  68. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    Oooh, you just gotta love those stripes! Where can you get one of those?? I've one in deep blue and with a bow :D

  69. John M. Doyle

    October 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm

    While it may be a singular observation (and an eccentric one, no doubt) the first thing that entered my mind when I saw this shot was that it reminded me of a Joan Mitchell painting I saw at the Albright-Knox Gallery last summer. This is clearly one of those great instances where many of us who are viewing this shot are reading it in myriad ways. Some of the commentary has focused on the garments themselves, while others have commented on the setup of the photo. Really, what matters is how the two things work together to create a tableau upon which we can project our own thoughts. This is the wonderful and artful dialogue between the language of clothing and the reading of that language that propels fashion to be born, die and then be reborn again.

  70. Alex Folzi

    October 24, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    i love the strip sweet shirt :0

  71. Jenny May

    October 24, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    i love everything except for the green pants


    October 24, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    That sort of thing can ruin a friendship

  73. piffle & balderdash

    October 24, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Those plastic bags do nothing for me…

  74. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    Apparently I'm one of the few who like the green pants. I want them! Anybody know about the bag on the right? Is it Jamin Puech?

  75. Lady Macaron

    October 24, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Sigh* so french.

  76. dy

    October 24, 2009 at 10:07 pm

    always a fan of the stripey.

  77. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    I like the blonde in the back to the right and her grommet-y bag. Her pants look like they fit better than Miss Green Jeans, too. And her shoes are polished which is always nice.

  78. Anonymous

    October 24, 2009 at 11:30 pm


  79. Anonymous

    October 25, 2009 at 12:03 am

    I think it's cute and fun they're wearing the same top. And I love the green pants. It's quirky!

  80. Nick Leonard

    October 25, 2009 at 12:50 am

    Whoo, stripes!

  81. jessica whitley

    October 25, 2009 at 1:48 am

    those shoes are amazing.

  82. Dominica

    October 25, 2009 at 1:50 am

    looks like Sienna Miller and her sister Savannah of the label twenty8twelve..
    I love them striped tees ; thanks ever so much Coco Chanel !

  83. Anonymous

    October 25, 2009 at 2:12 am

    Is she the same girl in the photo before, Sailor Sweet, Paris? Now she is in Milan? Hmmmm…

  84. Dannie

    October 25, 2009 at 3:04 am

    cuuute sweater, soo versatile
    kinda reminds me of a chanel piece

  85. Charm

    October 25, 2009 at 3:10 am

    i love the navy stilettos – the front looks cool from the side but cant see very well :(


  86. Holly

    October 25, 2009 at 3:26 am

    Love their striped tops!

  87. Lise

    October 25, 2009 at 4:16 am

    The tops are from Topshop for all of you who are dying to get one:-)

  88. Cecylia

    October 25, 2009 at 4:20 am

    Am I seeing doubles here?

  89. Jason Lyon

    October 25, 2009 at 5:08 am

    Sameness is lameness

  90. Thea

    October 25, 2009 at 5:20 am

    I want the striped sweater they have on..

  91. Stjarna

    October 25, 2009 at 6:16 am

    ahhhhh stripes stripes..i really love them!!

  92. Eimear

    October 25, 2009 at 6:21 am

    Hi guys,
    I bought this exact same top (i'm nearly positive it's the same) in topshop yesterday, there's even shoulder pads in it too!
    Hope that helps anybody's search

  93. Hawa

    October 25, 2009 at 7:23 am

    blue shoes!!!

  94. Sam and Em

    October 25, 2009 at 7:49 am

    i actually prefer the green pant to the black…i feel like boring plain black skinny legs may have done their dash…i am loving black brocade pants…
    Blatant self promotion coming up…
    you can check out a pair on this blog

  95. mau

    October 25, 2009 at 8:17 am

    love it, the bag on the right is pretty cool , too !

  96. Della

    October 25, 2009 at 9:40 am

    Really lovely pictures you have. I just got your book too. A great source of inspiration.

    Just found a new interesting blog with pics from Paris fashionweek

  97. Kirsten Leigh Kuehn

    October 25, 2009 at 10:18 am

    awww twins haha!
    {uninhibited fashion blog}

  98. Riccardo Love

    October 25, 2009 at 10:48 am

    nautical sailor looks. very chic.

  99. Letitia

    October 25, 2009 at 10:52 am

    loving the shirts/sweaters and have been trying to look for some myself…

    but i agree with some people – those green pants are mightily questionable. perhaps it's just the picture? but it doesn't seem to do her much justice!

    I like the studded hardware bag in the background though.

  100. Jyun

    October 25, 2009 at 11:30 am

    Ok, and what?

  101. An

    October 25, 2009 at 11:48 am

    Balenciaga jodhpurs, I believe, from Fall 07?

  102. Dajda

    October 25, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    I wonder if they'd arranged it, or it just happened. :)

  103. Couture

    October 25, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    Not my personal style but recognise it as being London girls for sure…the matching of outfits, the plastic bags, streaky hair…shoes are great though!

  104. John

    October 25, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    Is they r both twins girls standing here in same dress code…? And in this pic we can't able to see faces of any girl completely but still because of their outfit pic is gr8 going. Nice..


  105. eLĂ­

    October 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    sweater is cute but I never would have thought to pair it with those pants… they don't flatter her bottom at ALL.

  106. Anonymous

    October 25, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    Damned, could have been the perfect picture, if only the woman with leather pants would have been in the centre of the picture, seems like she's wearing a perfect model!


  107. Maranda

    October 25, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    Great picture, so much to think about. It looks like the two on the right go to the same hairdresser.

  108. zit...

    October 25, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    i'm in love with any stripes t-shirt.
    white and navy, navy and white.
    it's THE garment.


  109. Kat

    October 25, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    Oh the beautiful striped shirts, makes me tear up a little. I love the heels the lady on the left is wearing, an interesting shade of blue.

  110. Anonymous

    October 25, 2009 at 7:31 pm

    LOVE this images so much: Your images of these individuals' back are always my favorites, whether they be of someone walking away, or like this one. They take the casual snapshot to another level; one that reminds me of the sweet anonymity of the works of Magritte, Cartier-Bresson and Jean-Charles Blaise.


  111. Christian

    October 25, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    Nice shoes on these girls! ;-)

  112. WalkTheSand

    October 25, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Fab. This I love.


  113. An

    October 25, 2009 at 9:03 pm

    I don't think these are the same tops though… If you look closely, the woman on the right's top flares out slightly at the hem, and there's what looks like shoulder pads. The woman on the left's top is lacking both of these. Similar color and stripe size can be misleading.

  114. Jack Daniel

    October 25, 2009 at 10:14 pm

    Such a nice picture, Scott.

  115. sanmiguelense

    October 25, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    What they are wearing is not the authentic Breton shirt.

  116. Catherine

    October 25, 2009 at 10:21 pm

    Want/Need the bag on the right.


  117. Fashion4Life

    October 25, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    oh so cute. i like how they both styled it differently, though im not loving the green cargo pants..

  118. Hunter

    October 26, 2009 at 12:49 am

    sooooo gorgeous, i just love your work!
    xoxo, Hunter

  119. Maria

    October 26, 2009 at 4:32 am

    I love the stripes, but the green pants make me cry.

  120. Milana FashionStyleAdvice

    October 26, 2009 at 5:45 am

    London is the greatest city in the world!! Hate the pants, love the striped cardigan (H&M – I have the same one)

    Milana from

  121. Destroyer

    October 26, 2009 at 7:24 am

    I LOVE the olive pants and I don't care if I am the only one :-)

  122. Dexter

    October 26, 2009 at 9:01 am

    Cool shot, the blue lace up shoes are very pretty as well!

  123. Olga

    October 26, 2009 at 9:46 am


  124. Lolitta

    October 26, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Get that purse off of the ground, STAT!

  125. Anonymous

    October 26, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Loving stripes right now!

  126. Sartoriology

    October 26, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    the girl in the balenciaga jodhpurs is pippa holt from vogue, they did a post about it on the vogue blog. love the Breton top!

  127. Since Age Zero

    October 27, 2009 at 10:02 am

    the bottle green pants are awful!

    BUT those Breton stripes get me every time!

    kisses, :)

  128. Rollergirl

    October 28, 2009 at 9:21 am

    It's two UK Voguettes, those Bretons were everywhere at LFW, blame it on the Zeitgeist!

  129. fusion

    October 31, 2009 at 6:48 am

    Good picture


  130. katthroatworld

    November 3, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    it's cool that they're not embarrassed to be dressed alike in public. :)

  131. Anonymous

    November 5, 2009 at 7:53 am

    The tops are from Urban Outfitters

  132. Guga

    November 7, 2009 at 4:37 am

    My brother and i kinda like almost the same garments….. so we're ok to buy it double… since we do not share.. and the interesting part is… we can wear it at the same time…we never look the same at all… cuz hes like rosed skin tone..dark haired…im more like pale with ginger hair…. hes a square body shape….my shape is more athletic…. so we work that out in a distinct way. so to speak…its not what you wear… its all about how u wear….and im the stripe kinda guy…..

  133. Anonymous

    November 20, 2009 at 11:50 am

    is it only in london that girls really do carry plastic bags along with their designer handbags!!!!
    get a bigger bag!!!! and a bag for life for groceries…

  134. Anonymous

    November 22, 2009 at 10:15 am

    are those Balenciaga shirts and pants?!… – rei ([email protected])

  135. Chris

    July 25, 2011 at 1:31 am

    I love how people in Europe dress up. When I moved to States, at first,- It was shocking. American freedom is in everything, including outfit. Sometimes it feels like people forget to dress up in a morning and just go straight outside, without noticing that they are in underwear or sleeping pants.

    Those girls on a picture look Hot, dressed up with fashion. I love the picture.

  136. KN

    September 14, 2011 at 9:48 am

    The black purse with beads is awesome. I really like it and hoping to have one like that.

  137. mfortune

    February 1, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    I’m glad this isn’t LA.

    I think the green pants are great, classics have to have some sort of- nudge to them. something a little “sarcastic” but still complimentary.

  138. TJ

    March 13, 2012 at 12:32 am

    I like the pants, but I’d like them more if they were in a different fabric.

  139. TJ

    March 13, 2012 at 12:34 am

    The sweaters are, of course, nice. As for pants, I like them, but I’d like them more if they were in a different fabric.

  140. voplstudio

    April 19, 2019 at 4:43 am

    Yes, pants are so 2000′s

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