Monday, November 21, 2011

On the Street….Subtly Sheer, New York & Paris


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  1. Joseph Kent

    November 21, 2011 at 8:05 pm


  2. clara turbay

    November 21, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Loving blue

  3. Brigadeiro

    November 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    I absolutely LOVE that first look! The print, the navy, the necklace around the puss-bow, and simply elegant cuff and clutch…brilliant!

    • Simone Fraser

      January 14, 2015 at 1:32 am

      If the woman in the first pic hasn’t worked as a model I’ll eat my shoe. Perfectly accessorised and perfect outfit. I don’t mean I’d like to wear it but I can see how good it is on her.
      The women in the second pic look very good too; the colours are so vivid and a joy to look at.

  4. comme fraiche

    November 21, 2011 at 8:31 pm

    both girls look good in that style, they wear it well

  5. Li

    November 21, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    gorgeous girl!

  6. Ahka Vintage

    November 21, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    That second shot is an absolutely incredible outfit – so lovely!

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  7. comme fraiche

    November 21, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    it’s a great look on both girls

  8. Lena Eats Hearts

    November 21, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    the first picture is absolutely beautiful and very sophisticated.
    i can wrap my head around the idea that they wear this in ny when is chilly outside.

  9. monkeyshines

    November 21, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    gorgeous sheer top!


  10. Kate

    November 21, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Beautiful blues.


  11. gabriella sheffield

    November 21, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    sexy yet classy, sheer yet conservative. love!

  12. Blog Desde el Trópico

    November 21, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    Love sheer trend. They look great!


  13. The Fancy Teacup

    November 21, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Those sheer blouses are such gems. x

  14. Justine

    November 21, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    The first picture is just ‘wow’. I love her styling. Black and blue with a touch of gold. Something I need to try!


  15. Minty

    November 21, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    I’m really into the first picture – just can’t get enough of how she’s decided to wear golden hardware with a loose chiffon top. It looks crazily phenomenal!!!!

    x Minty

  16. Lindsay

    November 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    the navy shorts in the second shot were my go-to shorts of the summer – only $20 at h&m!

  17. Laura

    November 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    I love the first photo. The way she contrasts against the white background is stunning, and the blues and golds she is wearing are beautiful. Very chic.

  18. Kat

    November 21, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Lovely looks, but subtle? Perhaps in New York, but it would be risque here in the Midwest.

  19. Bridgette

    November 21, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Love the peekaboo tops. The sheer element is provocative yet the styles are conservative.

  20. c.o.

    November 21, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Beautiful… I love The Sartorialist; but am I the only one that has noticed the absence of “full-bodied” women in any of his pictures??

  21. Bohemian Style

    November 21, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    Love the gold with the nave in the first one. So chic!

  22. Lauren

    November 21, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    I love the first look. Very sophisticated.

    The Styleseer

  23. mr. john

    November 21, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    The photo on top allows me to feel as if I’m right next to this beautiful woman, not sure how you did that. The sheer top is ultra feminine. I wish I was going to the same place as the woman in top photo!

  24. (@Tokyofaces)

    November 21, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    The gold necklace in the upper picture looks really nice. Well, both of them do!

    Tokyo street style:

  25. mari

    November 21, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    Any tips for bustier girls on how to pull this off? Every single time I try I end up looking trashy, so I give up and wear something else..

  26. Martine

    November 21, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    I love all three outfits. Thin, seethru fabric is lovely and sensual. Wearing it just feels good. Its much better when its more subtle like this.

  27. Amy

    November 21, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    I absolutely love the top and it goes so well either with pants for a more professional look or with shorts for more casual outings.

  28. Caroline

    November 21, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    I’m in alberta, canada right now and there is about 1 foot of snow on the ground, i miss these summer clothes very much!

  29. Sue

    November 21, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    The woman in black has such an elegance, she wears everything perfectly, her shirt while sheer is done tastefully due to her not too revealing bra. Love this look, great pic!

  30. LIZPR

    November 21, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    The first shot is divine. Only a very slim girl can pull this off – and in a creative field. She looks very chic.

  31. Fashimi

    November 21, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    That first girl looks so beautifully stylish and I love how natural the 2nd girl looks.

  32. Kristi

    November 21, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    I love how both can appear classy even when they’re showing that much skin. It’s something about their composure and in the way they wear it.

  33. Kimberly

    November 21, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    both girls look lovely. the top one is a really nice, unique look. the details are gorgeous. in the bottom photo, the girl on the left’s shirt/skirt combo is great!

  34. ADJ

    November 21, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    The first one is not so subtle. However, I love the second one. What a great look!

  35. sarah

    November 21, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    so into the sheer trend. why did it have to come out in fall/winter? :( haha.

  36. Jess

    November 21, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    Love the top girl! Midnight blue and gold is such a good combo, and I love the gold accents in way of jewelry!

  37. jas

    November 21, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    love it. it’s sexy without being tacky

  38. Elisa

    November 21, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    Is that first girl trying to look like Olivia Palermo? The hair, the accessories, the style? Not quite there yet

  39. Diana

    November 22, 2011 at 12:51 am

    The first look is just exquisite !!!

  40. Fotautomat

    November 22, 2011 at 1:26 am

    I love sheer fabrics with cute print on them – playful but sophisticated.

  41. Mari

    November 22, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Dedinetly the first photo!
    That kind of look… I wold love see!

  42. simuel

    November 22, 2011 at 1:49 am

    Lovely looks.

  43. La ropa me vuelve loca!

    November 22, 2011 at 2:02 am

    I fall in love with top of first girl!!

    Kisses from ♥ La ropa me vuelve loca!

  44. Fashion Me Wild

    November 22, 2011 at 2:24 am

    Beautiful shots. Love that necklace in the first shot!

    Check out today’s look:

  45. Audrey

    November 22, 2011 at 2:25 am

    ooh i love both of those shirts. so elegant!


  46. Ophelia

    November 22, 2011 at 2:35 am

  47. Devi

    November 22, 2011 at 2:50 am

    I love the top on the first pic! stunning!

    xx Devi

  48. Giada

    November 22, 2011 at 2:56 am

    The first photo is really, really amazing! Wonderful woman!


  49. BEE

    November 22, 2011 at 3:32 am


  50. jo

    November 22, 2011 at 3:39 am

  51. Johnny

    November 22, 2011 at 3:51 am

    Love the first one not the second!

  52. Bambi

    November 22, 2011 at 4:02 am

    There is nothing like a beautiful girl

  53. Tara's Dolce Vita

    November 22, 2011 at 4:06 am

    I love both their outfits!!
    Very elegant and subtle indeed.


  54. Michelle Lee

    November 22, 2011 at 4:23 am

    sheer outfits are always chic choice!

  55. Charikleia

    November 22, 2011 at 4:29 am

    I like it. Could never wear it but I do like it and admire the ladies who look classy in sheer.

    Nice play with light dear Sartorialist, once again!

    Kisses from Greece!

  56. dragon fruit

    November 22, 2011 at 4:30 am

    so beautiful, i love a bit of sheer ;)

  57. Erica

    November 22, 2011 at 4:46 am

  58. Picky C

    November 22, 2011 at 4:46 am

    One day I will be beautifully dressed. One day you’ll be in Delhi. One day you’ll click me :)

    Here’s my humble blog :)

  59. nileta

    November 22, 2011 at 5:04 am

    i love sheer. it is so feminine and sexy, but not in a provocative way. especially the way the second lady is wearing it.

  60. bielizna

    November 22, 2011 at 5:09 am

    incredible, shame it’s getting cold in poland so we cannot wear this stuff :(

  61. Aga

    November 22, 2011 at 5:51 am

    Love it!

  62. Gina

    November 22, 2011 at 6:04 am

    LOVE the first one. She’s so pretty and elegant… A kind of modern Audrey Hepburn (my muse).

  63. Esmeralda

    November 22, 2011 at 6:16 am

    Lovely outfits!

  64. Serdane

    November 22, 2011 at 6:53 am

    SO lovely print this girl have on her top. It could be worn with a so amazing white jean from Diesel or a Chino from Chloé too

  65. Parisian ShoeGals

    November 22, 2011 at 6:55 am

    Very nice outfits, I like the color reflect of sheer material on skin but this is certainly not office appropriate.

    I love Fashion because it awaken the dare devil in each woman!

  66. antique engagement rings

    November 22, 2011 at 7:30 am

    The bracelet is fantastic!

  67. marina

    November 22, 2011 at 7:53 am

  68. Sisters Don't Share

    November 22, 2011 at 8:52 am

    That first look is perfection. I love the gold necklace worn over the collar – shouldn’t work, but it really does.

  69. gabby's little thoughts

    November 22, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Love the first picture, she really nails the sheer navy and gold accessories (esp the one around her neck!). Nice photographs though I wish to see more of sheer on streets!

  70. Mertxe Hernandez

    November 22, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Gorgeous tops and prints.

  71. Anna Louisa

    November 22, 2011 at 9:35 am

    Wow…that first pic is so sexy and elegant at the same time! Something about the demure neckline and understated jewelry..I absolutely love it!

  72. Cassandra

    November 22, 2011 at 9:35 am

    I love the first woman’s use of a sheer top, paired with a more conservative look. I’ve given up on rompers though, most look like sleepwear or children’s apparel.

  73. Pearl

    November 22, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Is that The Librarian next to Miss Sheer?

  74. Vanessa

    November 22, 2011 at 9:46 am

    Both of them look so lovely!


  75. Ellie

    November 22, 2011 at 10:13 am

    Absolutely LOVE the first look.

  76. Simone

    November 22, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Veramente sexy e di classe

  77. peter conesa

    November 22, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Miss sheer is extremely sexy, great look. Great arms.

  78. Rica

    November 22, 2011 at 11:11 am

    I love first picture. I froze a moment unconsciously. She is beautiful and also the fashion style is elegant! Again, this first picture absolutely fascinates me!

  79. Hunter Goss

    November 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Love the look of the woman in the first photo. The material makes it sexy, but the cut and fit are more conservative. A great way to use contrast.

  80. Melissa

    November 22, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    The first woman is flawless in all her Parisian splendor. Trés chic!

  81. Fashionthroughtravel

    November 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    The second blouse is sooo dreamy! Love the color!

  82. Nahnahke

    November 22, 2011 at 12:53 pm


  83. thefashionguitar

    November 22, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    Love the hair-do of the woman in photo one

    XO Charlotte

  84. Svenja

    November 22, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    great and so beautiful!

  85. Naoko

    November 22, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    The gold necklace and bracelet are the perfect friends for the navy & black.

  86. Clara Soler (@_soyclara)

    November 22, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    I think the first picture looks lovely!
    Both the combination of semi-transparent shirt with pants, as the choice of accessories, the whole outfit seems perfect to me.

  87. Style Under Fire

    November 22, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    The perfect balance between innocence and suggestive seduction!

  88. marilena

    November 22, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    love both outfits!great pictures!

  89. clarity enhanced diamonds

    November 23, 2011 at 7:08 am

    I love the color blue….. such a sweet look.

  90. Desiree Choo

    November 23, 2011 at 11:10 am

  91. Kacie @ A Collection of Passions

    November 23, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    Now that’s how to keep sheer classy! I love it. The first one is so subtle and sexy.


  92. Annabelle

    November 23, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    That first outfit is lovely — so sophisticated! I wouldn’t have thought you could make sheer seem so restrained.

  93. Anonymous

    November 23, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    The first photo is of Glamour Accessories Editor Maria Duenas Jacobs, looking gorgeous as always.

  94. Name*

    November 24, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    I love the heavy gold jewelry. Its especially lovely in that first picture. The second picture is super pretty. I keep looking at the lovely sky blue. But its going to be a LONG LONG time before I can wear anything like that where I live. Its c-c-c c cold.

  95. Name*

    November 24, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    Patricia!! (2nd picture) Haven’t seen her in ages! Glad to see she’s still dressing stylishly and enjoying your trip.

  96. clarity enhanced diamonds

    November 25, 2011 at 8:18 am

    I love the first clutch!

  97. Hans Peterse

    November 26, 2011 at 1:30 pm

  98. ksi

    November 27, 2011 at 9:33 am

    wow~ beautiful. kk

  99. margo

    November 27, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    wow. the style in that first photo is amazing. loving especially the necklace with the bow – and I’m not a fan of gold, usually! so elegant.

  100. gal

    November 29, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    is this girl in red a “librarian” from previous foto? i’m sure she is.

  101. Taipei Style

    November 29, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    Both cases are very elegant, is better to suggest than to show.


    December 2, 2011 at 2:10 am

    These sheer floral blouses are so pretty. Perfect for Spring, Summer, or Fall.


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  103. Christopher Y

    December 3, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    these girls ROCK the TRANSPARENCY trend so well…!!!

    Transp(ART)sy on -> F(art)SHiON…

  104. Mila

    April 16, 2013 at 4:53 am

    Loved these when you first posted them and was thrilled by them again when they popped out in Random Posts. Both great but the first one is absolutely timeless. Wonderful outfit, beautiful girl and a great shot. Thanks :-)

  105. ll

    November 26, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    The first photo is of Maria Duenas Jacbos, currently Accessories Director for ELLE. Gorgeous.

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