Tuesday, November 3, 2009

On the Street….Hudson St., NYC


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  1. therichhomeless

    November 3, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    coldddd :( here we go again….

  2. Cam

    November 3, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    Most Fabulous Shoes! Always Love Grey! ;) What Designer?

  3. Aleutie

    November 3, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Oh, this is a cool photo. Looks so accidental, not staged. With all these fashionable detailes – still, naturally beautiful. I mean, the clothes look like clothes, something you actually wear. Even the shoes.

  4. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    GREAT SHOT, but I haven't seen a bad one from you. I'm loving the heels and the colors of winter/fall with the splash of color with the red bag.

  5. yzhuhuong

    November 3, 2009 at 5:12 pm

    oh give me those shoes!

  6. NewKett

    November 3, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Really nice pics !
    your light is always amazing

  7. Deanna

    November 3, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    She's got great legs, and hot/very high shoes. But otherwise i don't get any sense that this is exceptionally interesting fashion.

  8. CDF

    November 3, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    Love those shoes!

  9. Anders

    November 3, 2009 at 5:16 pm


  10. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    Amanda Brooks! I loved her book: I love your style.

  11. Kristin Booker

    November 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    As always, an amazing photo. Love her mix of grays and greens with the pop of color on the red bag. Amazing.

  12. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:18 pm

    love her shoes !

  13. Cassandra

    November 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm

    An intense stare. And the ubiquitous parka, worn in a fresh way.

  14. Friend in Fashion

    November 3, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Shoes are incredible!

    Enter my fashion giveaway: http://www.friendinfashion.blogspot.com

  15. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    va va voom

  16. Alison Nicole

    November 3, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Amanda Brooks?!

  17. c

    November 3, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    Outfit is ok but the legs OMG!

  18. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    why is it that those of us who have actually worn uniforms don't see the charm? same with work clothes, all the dandy's wearing work boots to desk jobs. maybe the carpenters will start wearing gucci loafers to job sites. i remember the seventies in san francisco, the guys dressed like janitors were hair stylists and the guys with frilly shirts were football players. who'd a thunk it?

  19. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    I love the shoes. I don't see how this outfit is innovative, interesting or fashionable, though. I wouldn't look twice if I passed her on the street.

  20. Ladybird

    November 3, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    I love that look. Floathy skirts and parka, mix it up with some heels. LOVE!

  21. Ladybird

    November 3, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    I love that look! Floathy skirt, fab heels and a parka. L.O.V.E.

  22. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    LOVE the shoes. they make the outfit .

  23. Tobias Sweden

    November 3, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Loves it! The shoes are fab. The picture looks so real.

  24. girl by the whirlpool

    November 3, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    love the dress and the shoes but I don't really go for the jacket. also, I could do with some tights :) but that's because I'm obsessed with tights.

  25. Michael

    November 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    great grea great shoes….just questioning that bag. i would have liked something a little more cohesive…. but call me boring :)

  26. anna kim

    November 3, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    she has such pretty eyes and facial expression

  27. Viv

    November 3, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    whoa, this is fantastic… who makes her jacket??

  28. celestyna

    November 3, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    OK, guess I'm alone on this one, but…
    I don't get it.
    At all.

  29. Clément

    November 3, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    Woow she is really beautiful!!
    according to me, she is what a woman should be.

  30. The Photodiarist

    November 3, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    The shoes and the bag are awesome. Especially those shoes. Love those shoes.

    On another related note, I remember reading in your book that you get inspired by pieces of a look and only so often, the whole look. Some people who comment on your blog get a bit up in arms about why you've posted something -claiming that it lacks innovation, etc. But these people that you shoot. . . aren't they just going about their day (and in this case, seeking some refuge from the rain) without knowing that they are dressing to inspire anyone but themselves? Big deal if the whole outfit isn't innovative. If the critique is being levelled at you for choosing this person to photograph, I must say that the person(s) doing the criticizing is(are) missing the point. Look at the parts of the outfit for inspiration. If you love the whole look – great. But usually, many of the parts that go into the look are awesome in and of themselves.

  31. StreetstyleNews

    November 3, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    The shoes are fabulous – the parka not so much. But how she wears it – amazing!


  32. prudence

    November 3, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    I love the instantaneous feeling of this picture. It seems like she just threw on the parka as it started raining and the outfit still manages to work. Effortless.

  33. Jacqueline

    November 3, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    love the shoes!


  34. Brian

    November 3, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    Great getaway sticks!

  35. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    The legs, the shoes, the bag and the jacket. all very wicked!! oh and I can't forget her red hair. Beautiful pic

  36. katthroatworld

    November 3, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    great shoes! the rest of the outfit looks really comfy and practical. i like seeing an outfit dressed up with heels, but dressed down with a casual jacket.

  37. Capucine

    November 3, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    so elegant! and the shot is great!

  38. Esmoquin room

    November 3, 2009 at 7:00 pm

    I love the way she combines so many different clothes. Sport vs. posh. GREAT!


  39. Joy Mars

    November 3, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    Great purse. Beautiful girl.

    But the shoes make the picture look contrived. No one wears what looks like suede stilettos on the streets of Soho. In the rain.

    Maybe she just got out of a taxi and is going into a restaurant. Otherwise it's a fantasy.

  40. J. Magdalena

    November 3, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    I must know who makes the shoes, or something similiar. I like how she's wearing open toed shoes with a bulky military esque coat. If I had those heels, I wouldn't take them off, either. She looks real. I feel I would be comfortable meeting her.

  41. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    WANT her legs! And her shoes!

  42. Z

    November 3, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    the jacket looks very versatile.

  43. Natalia

    November 3, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    Effortless chic combined with practicality – love it!

  44. CW

    November 3, 2009 at 7:27 pm

    Aleutie has got it. This appears to be an unposed shot of someone who is not a model coping with NYC weather. If this is a posed model, this really is a great shot with a model emoting concern about something unseen. Very, very NYC.

  45. Le Fashion

    November 3, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    she's wearing a ZARA parka.
    looks great on her!


  46. SallyO

    November 3, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    Great shoes, but that military jacket makes her look like a fashion-trend victim.

  47. m.edwin

    November 3, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    sexy and adorable in one. i like how the bubble hem corresponds with her cinched parka.

  48. Holly

    November 3, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    This photo is a true example of why I love where fashion is going now a days…I live for the creative owning how you choose to look instead of your not in if you don't look a certain way! How boring would this world be if we all looked a like…I may not be the right judge but I choose to take individual items and run with them. She is dressed very cohesive to me.

  49. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    I like all the pieces, just not together. The parka is too casual–the bag does nothing for the subtle coloration of the shoes and dress. & she's already too old to wear her legs bare in the winter. BUT your shot is fabulous

  50. Nessa

    November 3, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    I adore those shoes. Classic. By the way. I love all things Zara too.


  51. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    I'm reading her book now and I love it. Looks like maybe she wasn't expecting the rain? The red toes and the red bag coordinate nicely.

  52. greendress

    November 3, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    amanda cutter = gorgeous and always looking great.

  53. Alejandro

    November 3, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    the shoes!!!!

    she could have so easily put on some boots but these heels are so much better!


  54. Brigadeiro

    November 3, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    Such a gorgeous shot! The motion, the jacket, those gorgeous shoes… Love it all!

  55. Anonymous

    November 3, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    "Joy Mars said…
    Great purse. Beautiful girl.

    But the shoes make the picture look contrived. No one wears what looks like suede stilettos on the streets of Soho. In the rain.

    Maybe she just got out of a taxi and is going into a restaurant. Otherwise it's a fantasy."

    if you knew her, you would know that she does.

  56. grey rabbit

    November 3, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    those shoes with that parka, perfect. i like all the contrasts happening here…

  57. Gloria

    November 3, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    i have that jacket, it's from zara :)

  58. Le 21ème

    November 3, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    Great heels! Looks amazing!

    - http://21arrondissement.com/

  59. Cecylia

    November 3, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    I'm amazed she is walking so stably despite those stilettos and the wet ground.

  60. Jenna

    November 3, 2009 at 11:41 pm

    I LOVE her legs, but…someone get the girl some tights. It's too cold!

  61. Shelley Noble

    November 4, 2009 at 12:01 am

    Lower the skirt hem by 2 inches, keep the shoes, and buy a dress coat. Word.

  62. Runway Reviews

    November 4, 2009 at 12:04 am

    great look!
    The dress is good for the season and elegant so interesting with this kind of jacket more casual. Good mixing with powerful red bag and trendy with gray shoes.

  63. Anonymous

    November 4, 2009 at 12:21 am

    "too old to wear her legs bare"
    are you kidding me?
    she is vibrant. and goddamn, look at those bare legs! nothing short of sexy.
    and so what if an 80 something anyone wants to walk around with their "legs bare"

    what is it with these age limits? age with grace and pleasure.

  64. Aurore

    November 4, 2009 at 1:34 am

    it's so classy the way she wants to be perfect even if the weather is evil.
    and what legs !


  65. kat

    November 4, 2009 at 3:56 am

    great shoes! love the colours

  66. @lice

    November 4, 2009 at 4:24 am

    …. who would not die to look like this?

  67. Rose

    November 4, 2009 at 5:52 am

    I love everything ! The parka on the little dress and the stunning shoes !
    I want to look like that the next rainy day !
    Beautiful shot !

  68. openzedoor

    November 4, 2009 at 6:48 am

    I've always loved that combat jacket over a dress look.


  69. Riccardo Love

    November 4, 2009 at 6:53 am

    I have never seen a woman so chic when wearing a poncho. The shoes are gorgeous and I love her expression.

  70. ingefaer

    November 4, 2009 at 7:40 am

    anonymous 8:37
    too old yo wear her legs bare in winter………….what!?

  71. Anonymous

    November 4, 2009 at 8:07 am

    shoe's are from Roger Vivier called Sport Chic's

  72. Gary K.

    November 4, 2009 at 8:13 am

    Why is the reaction mostly obsessed with the shoes? It's the fatigue jacket that makes this. I love its incongruity w/ the dressiness of the rest of the outfit and contrast to the red purse.

  73. Anonymous

    November 4, 2009 at 8:34 am

    Pierre Hardy shoes?

  74. Anonymous

    November 4, 2009 at 9:45 am

    The photo is just great…..please…does anyone know where the shoes are from? They are fabulous……color perfect.

  75. .::Vinda::.

    November 4, 2009 at 10:08 am

    good job on pairing the neutrals with striking red for boldness… lovely heels! she had successfully made the hoodie looks chic :D

  76. helene

    November 4, 2009 at 10:34 am

    I love her zara parka. I own one exactly the same myself, too. i just feel that she should wear it in a bigger size.

  77. all-in-the-silhouette

    November 4, 2009 at 10:37 am

    Is it just me, or do shoes like that annoy any other women? Honestly, I know they have a certain appeal, but they are incapacitating. My feet hurt just looking at them. I love fashion, but not at the expense of being able to walk lively if need be.

    She is beautiful. And would not be less so with a slightly different shoe choice.

  78. AliCatts

    November 4, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Super cute colors and textures!!! I love dresses with a flirty and modern look but still wearable..Sachika.com has dresses just like these..everyone should check em out

  79. ABENYC

    November 4, 2009 at 11:52 am

    those shoes are so sexy!!! in these tough times, we all need a bit of "retail therapy" to take our mind off of it. Find out what the 5 must have things are to make you feel sexy at ANY budget- http://imeanwhat.com/uncategorized/a-dose-of-retail-therapy-a-mini-image-revamp

  80. Thao Hong Nguyen

    November 4, 2009 at 11:57 am

    love her shoes

  81. grizzlesnort

    November 4, 2009 at 12:02 pm


  82. ilaria

    November 4, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    just amazing, effortless class…

  83. carola

    November 4, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    These shoes are perfection! The casual parka accentuates the femininity of the outfit even more. Great shot!


  84. rebelglam

    November 4, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    those shoes are heaven. love bare legs with big coat on.


  85. Caroline Bingley

    November 4, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    Looking at this makes my feet cold.

  86. Alex Folzi

    November 4, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    love the color

  87. rhai♥laborte

    November 4, 2009 at 1:59 pm

  88. Natalia

    November 4, 2009 at 4:14 pm

    It,s strange,if you look at the top you can infer she is a woman that seeks for confortable look,but if you stare at her shoes you can really see she is a very fashionable woman…what a pair of shoes!!!!

  89. Stacy Ann

    November 4, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    Want, want, WANT that bag!! Where is it from?

  90. Joy Mars

    November 4, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    Oh, so she's a professional fashionista. That explains this unusual photo.

  91. The Blasphemous Fiendess

    November 4, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    She looks worried that it is about to pour rain and she hasn't dressed appropriately.

  92. poppiepack

    November 4, 2009 at 6:20 pm

    the shoes, the shoooooeeeessssss

  93. poppiepack

    November 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    the shoes, the shoooooeeeessssss

  94. Luna

    November 4, 2009 at 6:48 pm

    those shoes!

  95. Sara Lua

    November 4, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    Funny how you see this as great style in defiance of cold rain. I see it and think, Tsk tsk she needs warmer clothes! The rain will ruin her shoes!

  96. Danielle

    November 4, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    love love love

  97. Anonymous

    November 4, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    Amanda Brooks! Looks good. Not usually a fan but this is a charming picture that makes her seem approachable.

  98. margaretmarks

    November 4, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    I just can't help myself, sorry…

    I love your style, Amanda!

    There is just no way to say that she doesn't know what she is doing with that red bag. Instead of a color story, she's a pocket, zipper, snap, and buckle story.

  99. Lady San Pedro

    November 4, 2009 at 11:39 pm

    I love the jacket! It's so unconscious of itself.

  100. Tannee

    November 5, 2009 at 2:45 am

    parka rocks.

  101. Anonymous

    November 5, 2009 at 7:07 am

    Amanda Brooks or Amanda Cutter–either way, it is lovely to see a more human expression rather than that usual rigid smile–makes her even more beautiful, whoever she actually is!

  102. Philippine

    November 5, 2009 at 9:29 am

    this is it!

  103. tofuscloset

    November 5, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    that coat is awesome

  104. Anonymous

    November 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm

    Why do women who can't wear heels criticize women who do? These shoes are gorgeous and if they are comfortable for her, more power to her. I've had women tell me I'm lying when I say my high heels are comfortable… could it just be that our feet our different?

  105. Anonymous

    November 5, 2009 at 2:21 pm

    All-in-the-silhouette: It's just you. These shoes do not annoy me in the slightest. "Comfort shoes" that are heinous to look at annoy me.

  106. ladylibrarian

    November 5, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    I must get a red bag! Love it

  107. Anonymous

    November 5, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    I love her electric blue eyes and the sexiness of the shoe.

  108. livagostino

    November 6, 2009 at 11:51 am

    Aahhh I almost bought this jacket…it's from Zara it's so nice

  109. Anonymous

    November 6, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    Funny I recognized this person as I just bought her book. It's really good by the way. Tons better than Rachel Zoe and Nina Garcia's style bibles imo.

  110. max

    November 7, 2009 at 12:03 am

    Aha she just reminded me of the Little Red Riding Hood

  111. Sharifa

    November 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm

  112. Anonymous

    November 8, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    The shoes are ROGER VIVIER!!! Available now at the Madison avenue store and at the 'soon to open' BAL HARBOUR location (opening NOV.12TH09 – Phone: 305.8684344).

  113. Girlosophy

    November 9, 2009 at 11:14 pm

    Red hair, red bag, red… toenails. Gorgeous.

  114. Anonymous

    November 11, 2009 at 7:43 am

    the green parka is from ZARA!!

  115. Sealed With A Kiss

    January 2, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    LOVE her shoes…..

  116. Anu

    February 2, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    Grey and green are such a beautiful combination

  117. Baptiste

    July 24, 2012 at 8:57 am

    I am currently in secrah of a good leopard print pump actually. But I’d like to see the back first before I say yes or no. It could be a wedge or some other funky kind of back that may be cute .but it may not be. However, in the event that this is a nice regular stiletto, I’m all up for it

  118. Name*

    February 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    What a great look. Its three years later and she would still look perfect today…

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