Friday, February 6, 2009

On the Street….Grandpa’s Coat, Paris


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  1. gilty pleasure

    February 6, 2009 at 10:19 am

    love that balenciaga bag.

  2. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 10:34 am

    Great coat, perfectly accessorized with attention to detail and a sense of humor. I like that her hairstyle is in keeping with the overall image, too.

  3. Julicious Fashionicious

    February 6, 2009 at 10:48 am

    I like everything beside her sneakers,because they are standed out against a background of her grey balenciaga,coat and grey scarf, which are really like.

  4. oussa

    February 6, 2009 at 10:53 am

    Wow, that is just amazing. Definitely love the coat and and the bag just belongs next to it. And the sneakers <3

  5. john benjamin pritchett

    February 6, 2009 at 11:25 am

    The coat and bag are great! I hope she’s just returning from the gym because sweatpants don’t belong in public and can never be a fashion statement.

  6. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 11:52 am

    love the color combo of teal, green, and gray, but pull those socks up and put on some boots!

  7. sallymandy

    February 6, 2009 at 12:18 pm

    I agree with Julicious. As I tabbed down to see the entire pic, I loved it until I got to the sneaks. It would all work better for me if she wore darker shoes. I think the balance is off with the white.

  8. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    The sneakers complement the outfit. They look a bit retro. They are also very clean, which means she tries to act like she doesn’t care what she wears (she just puts on whatever she finds on her way to the living room), but truly she calculates every little detail.

  9. Jack Daniel

    February 6, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    cute girl. what is she holding in her hands?

  10. Shadan Saber

    February 6, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    oh i crave the balenciaga bag!

  11. miss sophie

    February 6, 2009 at 1:09 pm

    i love the color palette and the balenciaga bag…but that’s about it. she definitely needs to get rid of those high-tops!

  12. monique

    February 6, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    I guess this pretty girl just came from the gym. I HOPE she just came from the gym. Or maybe she’s got a lot of walking to do today and her “real shoes” or boots are in her bag.

    From the knee up it’s fine – that pricey bag with grandpa’s coat work okay (although I’m not a big fan of keeping the long, removable shoulder strap on when you’re using the hand straps. It just hangs there flaccidly looking like it needs a job).

    Sometimes you’ve got to sacrifice style for practicality but I really can’t figure out why she would wear those shoes and socks when there are plenty of great sneakers out there.

  13. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    This is how I look going to and from Pilates every morning, too.

  14. Cookie Monsters

    February 6, 2009 at 2:21 pm

    First impression – “gosh! Hate the shoes! ” but actualy now i see it’s not sneakers that doesn’t match. I can only guess she has some member card in her bag and is about to just hit the gym!

  15. anonwomen

    February 6, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    I love the palette of the photograph, the strong green background and the green in the coat – am not loving the shoes but each to their own

  16. Ditte

    February 6, 2009 at 2:30 pm

    Love thise picture :D

  17. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    Nice from the knees up.

  18. Filipe

    February 6, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    Does not look intended. The jacket saves (covers?) the gym outfit.
    Love the balenciaga bag, though.

  19. Grace

    February 6, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    Surprisingly, I do not mind the shoes. I think I actually (gasp!) like them? Possibly. What really bothers me is the dark grey socks. They are just oh so wrong. The look minus the socks is interesting and pretty fab. Love, love, love the bag!

  20. theKcloset

    February 6, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    im craving this scarf and the green paid coat is amazing. im wondering – vintage?

    i love the mix of the balenciaga bag & 80's style sneakers.


  21. Laguna Beach Trad

    February 6, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    Delicious coat. Wish I could say the same about the leggings and big white sneakers, but I can’t.

  22. Joy Zaczyk

    February 6, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    She had me til the sneakers…

  23. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    She has got a sense of humor.

  24. suzanne nelson

    February 6, 2009 at 4:54 pm

    The coat is fabulous! the leggings and sneakers ruin it for me but maybe i’m getting old and stuffy? Passionate about that coat though. i have a real thing for men’s tailoring from the 20s and 30s at the moment.

  25. Stephanie

    February 6, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Gorgeous palette, including the pleasing background. However, there is nothing special about the shoes & leggings with that wonderful coat. I agree with Anonymous; it's nice from the knees up.
    The photo itself is lovely. As always.

  26. Brigadeiro

    February 6, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    She truly makes it work! Love the layering (and not just the clothes, but the colours, in keeping with the palette), and that B bag! Gorgeous!

  27. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    Great coat and bag, but I hate the sneakers and leggings and scarf.. I can’t tell wether she’s going to the gym or somewhere else..

  28. drollgirl

    February 6, 2009 at 7:56 pm

    wellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll 3/4 of it is good.

  29. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    i lovee this because it seems so…her.
    I think that’s what style is- to know who you are and be able to express it through your clothes,your jewelry whatever.


  30. mikodesu

    February 6, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Amazing colors (I’ve never wanted this balenciaga bag so bad). I’m left uninspired by the silhouette… those shoes are heinous…sorry…it’s simply criminal.

  31. Amelia

    February 7, 2009 at 7:15 am

    Lovely bag indeed!

  32. La Victorienne

    February 7, 2009 at 7:24 am

    Parisians or French people do wear sneakers or jeans but usually they don’t walk around with those for sport. Actually, I don’t like those sneakers (to white for me) but it puts a little humour in the outfit.

  33. Isobel Saoirse Dylan

    February 7, 2009 at 9:26 am

    Absolutely adore that coat. It’s awesome and looks comfortable.

  34. Kamilla

    February 7, 2009 at 10:42 am

    Wow, what a great outfit! “Sportshoes” combined with socks, tights and a baggy coat, perfect!

  35. Literary Wino

    February 7, 2009 at 12:18 pm

    Totally agree with Monique. I don’t see much of a sense of style, but happy chance that the color palate falls in line.

  36. J

    February 7, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Not digging the shoes, makes her whole ensemble very bag-lady like, and I’m not talking about the kind a-la-olsens

  37. M.J.

    February 8, 2009 at 12:57 am

    oh grey tights! love

  38. Himmy

    February 10, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    She looks so New York, just like the women live on 5ave and put on sth when she walks her dogs.

  39. classy lady

    February 11, 2009 at 4:32 pm

    I love the look it is grungy, but she can pull it off great!

  40. Anonymous

    February 12, 2009 at 5:16 am

    balenciaga bag is always fantastic

  41. Apt. #34

    February 12, 2009 at 11:41 am

    I’m going on a bag hunt now!

  42. Chic by Style

    February 12, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    Even though balenciaga bags have been done to death, I’m still in love!

  43. Jessica Claire

    March 16, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    love the balenc!

    I will always covet them

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