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  1. Elisa

    October 29, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Very pretty, but I somehow wish that we could see the colours. It must have been quite something to look at!

    Elisa – Wandering Minds fashion

  2. Jualferx

    October 29, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Bella, saludos desde

  3. Dave

    October 29, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    In one fell swoop with your artistic eye you have opened all our’s by posting these beautiful pictures from SA. Bravo sir!

  4. Theresa

    October 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    Absolutely beautiful! I’ve loved all the shots from SA.


    The Habit

  5. Simbarashe

    October 29, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Love her face!!!

  6. cwoodyard

    October 29, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    Gorgeous! A proud, strong and beautiful woman.

  7. Jen

    October 29, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    What a stunning photograph. Her outfit is so interesting and her eyes, so piercing. Well done!


  8. S.Benedit

    October 29, 2012 at 11:31 pm

    Color please:)

  9. Betsy

    October 30, 2012 at 12:00 am

  10. McKenzie

    October 30, 2012 at 12:27 am

    Wow, her eyes! The bandana really suits her too, it brings out the beauty of her face!

  11. Alison

    October 30, 2012 at 12:30 am

    So stunning. I love the mix of menswear (with the collared shirt and bow-tie) with her feminine dress and headscarf. And she looks so regal while doing this!


    October 30, 2012 at 12:40 am

    This is a gorgeous photograph. So strong.

  13. Nicolette

    October 30, 2012 at 12:52 am

    In South Africa we call this style sophiatown….one could probably google sophiatown style Johannesburg to read up more on this topic. I am amazed to see this series of pics from Jhb
    ..never expected it to happen and makes a refreshing change!

  14. My Vintage Curves

    October 30, 2012 at 1:53 am

    I love the way she wears the scarf as a turban

  15. Dip It Black

    October 30, 2012 at 2:10 am

    Beautiful shot!
    Love her vintage style!


  16. (@Tokyofaces)

    October 30, 2012 at 2:22 am

    Wow, interesting outfit and a very striking photograph.

    Tokyo street fashion:

  17. Peroxide Blonde

    October 30, 2012 at 2:43 am

    Beautiful face.

    Peroxide Blonde

  18. Paco

    October 30, 2012 at 2:54 am

    Very impressive woman!

  19. Busi

    October 30, 2012 at 3:00 am

    I agree with Elisa, I wish we could see the colour of this ensemble. I am a fan of the headwrap and in Africa it is not only a fashion accesory its also a big part of many cultures.

  20. Margherita

    October 30, 2012 at 4:00 am

    She looks incredible!

  21. Danielle korneliussen

    October 30, 2012 at 4:16 am

    I’m not one to post my opinion very often, but this image is just oooozing with magic And charm And could be enough to inspire an entire book to be written. This woman… To be able to hear her talk! Now I want to head to my wardrobe And start creating todays outfit.


    October 30, 2012 at 4:33 am

    beautiful picture!!

  23. Wiley Prince

    October 30, 2012 at 4:33 am

    Black and white…very beautiful! I never used to do black and white photography until one day when a friend took a snap of me and guess what it looked like…very unique!

    I however feel you should include the coloured ones so that we can enjoy the fashion colour blend.

  24. Marián

    October 30, 2012 at 4:36 am

  25. hamidmilano

    October 30, 2012 at 4:38 am

    hey sooooooo nice especially that bow tie.

  26. almudena

    October 30, 2012 at 4:49 am

    Love this pict!


    October 30, 2012 at 5:12 am

  28. Charikleia

    October 30, 2012 at 5:21 am

    Very interesting! The blanck and white photo -as always- adds to the texture.

    Keep safe and warm Scott!

    A big kiss from Greece!

  29. Nina

    October 30, 2012 at 5:32 am

    Obviously love it! Professional photography at its peak.

  30. Bonnie, Clyde and Marni

    October 30, 2012 at 5:42 am

  31. Katie

    October 30, 2012 at 5:56 am

    This is an amazing picture, the expression on her face says a lot. I agree with Elisa, I would love to see the colours in her head scarf. Gorgeous.

    Sweet Apple Lifestyle

  32. Daisy Roadster and Coco

    October 30, 2012 at 6:14 am

    She looks so calm and proud. I’m sure she’s wearing colourful clothes !

  33. Laura

    October 30, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Great photo and outfit, but I would have love to see the color too, as I imagine it is colorful!

  34. patricia

    October 30, 2012 at 6:36 am

    great pic, i really love it :)

  35. Doreen

    October 30, 2012 at 6:38 am

    Beautiful woman. I am not a fan of the ? 80′s Jessica Mc Clintock thrown over the tailored shirt. Points to her for having the cheekiness to do so !

  36. Victoria

    October 30, 2012 at 6:40 am

    love the combination!!!

  37. kwena baloyi

    October 30, 2012 at 7:01 am

    yes please that will be great to see the colours and full length shot of her

  38. Sanelisiwe Maliza

    October 30, 2012 at 7:05 am

    She is absolutely beautiful.

  39. This is Belgium

    October 30, 2012 at 7:21 am

    she has presence !!

  40. Becky Bedbug

    October 30, 2012 at 7:33 am

    Wow, the reflections in this photo are stunning.


  41. Angela

    October 30, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Beautiful! I just can not get enough of the SA photos….

  42. Denisa

    October 30, 2012 at 7:54 am

    So nice pics. She looks great.

  43. Toni

    October 30, 2012 at 8:02 am

    <3 Joburg

  44. marilena

    October 30, 2012 at 8:42 am

    hello!this picture is amazing!are you ok?!?i hope you are fine,i’m really sorry about what is going new in ny!

  45. Luce

    October 30, 2012 at 9:43 am

    I’m loving all the patterns as they stand on their own but seeing how well they’re mixed is inspiring.

    Truly beautiful

  46. Desiree

    October 30, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Nice picture! It kinda brings me back to the 1980s.

  47. Susie

    October 30, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I actually really love the use of black and white here – such nice contrast with all the patterns.

    Sea and Swank

  48. Kip

    October 30, 2012 at 10:35 am

    It’s wonderful to see photos originating from a city not often featured. The evolution of your work, Scott, has a joy to follow. The style of your subjects changes and your photographic artistry continues to advance. Location has been the one thing that has stayed fairly consistent, however. It would be great to continue to see regular features of less often traveled parts of the world — small towns and strong urban areas in less traveled countries (e.g. Lagos, Nigeria) — all of these have much to contribute and benefit from your eye beyond the oft featured Paris, Florence, Milan and New York.

  49. Christiaan

    October 30, 2012 at 11:05 am

    Quite surprised one dares to go out there at night. Jo’burg is so dangerous!

  50. Votre Amie

    October 30, 2012 at 11:17 am

    There are so many incredible details about her outfit – Amazing texture

  51. Daisy Nguyen

    October 30, 2012 at 11:25 am

    STRIKING. She is so STRIKING! LOVE this look and LOVE that you have chosen to showcase it in black and white.
    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  52. [email protected]

    October 30, 2012 at 11:36 am

    I like the yoke detail….these things are $2 or so at Vogue Fabrics in Evanston, IL. I keep thinking of stocking up because they dress up tops like you wouldn’t believe. (No, I don’t work at Vogue, just an avid shopper.)

    • Monsieur Marcel

      October 30, 2012 at 9:10 pm

      The yoke detail, along with the dark background and mysterious lights, prime this composition for black and white photography…her skin luminous, under the moonlight (“the serious moonlight”).

      • une chatte grise

        October 31, 2012 at 2:56 am

        Good call (and Bowie line!).
        Hope you–and all the East Coast Sartorialistas–are doing ok after the storm…

  53. kathryn davey

    October 30, 2012 at 11:41 am

    I love all the shots from Johannesburg, so beautiful and unique. Such graceful and elegant beauty….

  54. wmbg

    October 30, 2012 at 11:49 am

    is that a bowtie? i agree, wish we could see the colors. i’m sure they’re bright and perfect.

  55. shervins Cafe

    October 30, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    In the face of=the darkness in NY this photo brings some much needed light!

  56. anonymous

    October 30, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    She has a great eye. With a few oldish things she has dressed them up and made them magical.

  57. Freya - Fashionable People

    October 30, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Beautiful lace on the bodice front! I love her headscarf.

  58. Jessica

    October 30, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    She is gorgeous.
    I love the layering of prints. I too would love to see the colours :)

    The Lovelorn

  59. Anna

    October 30, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Her eyes are beautiful, lovely photo. I like the serenety that transmits.

  60. Chahrazad

    October 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Stunning black & white picture.


  61. Angeles

    October 30, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    The bow tie is perfection to me… but I would like to see this photo in color…must be fabulous colors here.
    Kisses… love your work!

  62. African Fashion

    October 30, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Always love the shots in African, so beautiful and strong

  63. Biancamaria

    October 30, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    I think there would be a lot of colours in this pic, that’s why I love black and white!!

  64. Jules

    October 30, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    I always love the bright prints of the south african traditional clothing!!

  65. Style begins at forty

    October 30, 2012 at 5:29 pm

  66. Erica

    October 30, 2012 at 5:53 pm

  67. Lelli Family

    October 30, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Intensive pic, interesting outfit

    xo Lelli, italian fashion family

  68. *sP

    October 30, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    That is Awesome! That is Fashion! luffh it, luffh it!

  69. Amazing… I love to see posts like this…

  70. Katherine

    October 31, 2012 at 7:30 am

    I love the B&W when it’s obvious it should be colour – it forces me to think what it must have looked like in person but at the same time I think I appreciate a little more the crazy mixture of patterns going on – that are really fabulous. If the photo were in colour, my imagination would not be as engaged. Bravo, Scott.

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