Tuesday, October 4, 2011

On the Street…The Power of a Simple Knit and a Patterned Skirt, New York


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  1. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    October 4, 2011 at 9:40 am

    Love it! These two look like they would be good friends:)

  2. katherine

    October 4, 2011 at 9:42 am

    The pattern on the blue is so lovely. It carries the whole outfit.

  3. Lauren

    October 4, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Simply perfect!

    The Styleseer

  4. Dominika

    October 4, 2011 at 9:48 am

    great shoots!

    Fashion Philosophy

  5. Milandailyphoto

    October 4, 2011 at 9:48 am

    i’ll go for simple knit and skirt everytime!!!elengance is simplicity!!!

  6. Elisa Eymery

    October 4, 2011 at 9:49 am

    A truly timeless style – Well spotted! Those simple, perfect little pieces of knitwear are not easy to find though.


  7. Charikleia

    October 4, 2011 at 9:51 am

    Seriously, these photos are awsome! I love the combinations which are so elegant in their simplicity, I love the complementing accessoires, I love the whole idea behind. This shouts out, STAPLE STAPLE.

    Kisses from Greece!

  8. Cassandra

    October 4, 2011 at 9:51 am

    Those pumps are a divine color! I’m always an advocate of simplicity…no fussy layers for fall.


  9. Katarina Susa

    October 4, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Wow, those two looks are right on the spot. Sharp, minimalistic and simply gorgeous. I love the girl on the second photo, her bag is beautiful.

    from http://www.katarina-wannabeontop.com

  10. alicja

    October 4, 2011 at 9:55 am

    simple but beautiful

  11. Varvara

    October 4, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Love the shoes of the first girl and the whole look of the second.

  12. NYker

    October 4, 2011 at 10:15 am


  13. couturecoco

    October 4, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Stunning, my kind of style. But they both have exiquite shoes too. And the pink Kelly – I die!!!

  14. AVM

    October 4, 2011 at 10:30 am

    the accessories are really what make it for me! that fuchsia bag in the second photo and the marbled teal shoes in the first are amazing

  15. MstrdavidPOP

    October 4, 2011 at 10:32 am

    love how the simplicity of knitwear speaks for itself but at the same time means so much,



  16. steve

    October 4, 2011 at 10:33 am

    oh how the simple skirt continues to work!
    wonderful looks.

  17. ted

    October 4, 2011 at 10:39 am


  18. parsnipfeet

    October 4, 2011 at 10:40 am

    The red, boxy satchel adds a delightful splash of boldness to her feminine attire! Love. :)

  19. B.

    October 4, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Love the second look and especially that amazing bag with the matching nailpolish

    fashion & lifestyle in Belgium

  20. Parisian ShoeGals

    October 4, 2011 at 10:52 am

    It reminds me Jackie O’ s style, very chic, very feminine.

    This skirt lengh really enlights beautiful leggs (but surely put the stress on bad leggs too). I am kind of frustrated here…


  21. Nijnsky

    October 4, 2011 at 10:56 am

    Love the red Hermes bag!

  22. Marcela

    October 4, 2011 at 11:01 am

    I like to see a woman in a pencil skirt.
    And her I am twice happy because I really like the fact that they have their hair tied back.
    It’s great

  23. [email protected]

    October 4, 2011 at 11:03 am

    The simple pulled back hair and statement shoes tie both outfits.


  24. Gaby Lang

    October 4, 2011 at 11:13 am

    That last skirt is beautiful!

    http://gabylang.blogspot.com/ (Canadian Vintage)

  25. Luna

    October 4, 2011 at 11:19 am

    …and beautifully stylish shoes.

  26. Beauty, Naturally

    October 4, 2011 at 11:22 am

    understated elegance is refreshing.

  27. Purseandco

    October 4, 2011 at 11:38 am

    Love the girl in the second photo, her bag, skirt and jewels are beautiful… she’s so elegant!


  28. Axel

    October 4, 2011 at 11:45 am

    is that a Bamillo watch she is wearing?

  29. anonymous

    October 4, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    Surprised at the lavish praise. I don’t see anything special about either of these outfits

  30. Claire

    October 4, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    The power of a simple knit, a patterned skirt and a killer pair of shoes!


  31. Luci Bom

    October 4, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    Miss NYC more than ever, whenever I look at your blog


  32. The life after

    October 4, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    Love these two outfit! They can be suitable for normal women at work! Love them both! And shoes of the first one are terrific.


  33. Joy

    October 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    Can someone help ID the skirts??
    BTW: the shoes in the first pic are Dries.

  34. Blog ABRIL Moda

    October 4, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    Loved the second look, she looks great!

  35. The Fancy Teacup

    October 4, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    What I love most is how the intricate patterns and usage of colors that cause the skirts and shoes to take center stage in each of the attire.


  36. LIZPR

    October 4, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Ohhhhh love.

    The first woman looks like Giovanna’s rightful successor. Very natural sense of style. Effortless.

    The second woman – I feel more aware of the time she took to appear so polished. There is something ever-so-slightly contrived about her look but I’m splittin’ hairs, here (not that any of us have split ends!).

    Thanks for these photos, Scott!


  37. http://whatisthenewblack.blogspot.com/

    October 4, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    Love the turquoise shoes in the first photo and the pink bag in the second. The outfits are so much more interesting thanks to those bright colors!

  38. Kira

    October 4, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    To me the first outfit is all about the shoes.

  39. vasilieva

    October 4, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    love these two shots, gorgeous looks


  40. Edoardo

    October 4, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    U r so right, I do love the semplicity of these outfits especially the skirts and the shirts…so so cool!


  41. Send gifts to pakistan

    October 4, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    simple but beautiful!
    skirt is also beautiful!
    nice post!

  42. Fashionthroughtravel

    October 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    Both looks are flawless, but I have to say that the second one is my favorite! That skirt is just fabulous!

  43. Aster

    October 4, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    Yeah. Here is some inspiration for me. I love lots of looks but find that being in my mid forties I have to start dressing differently than before ( body shape is changing and have a foot injury).
    These looks are achievable, unfussy and simply but luxuriously elegant. Thank you

  44. une chatte grise

    October 4, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    Love the oversized plastic watch in the first shot–it keeps the outfit from becoming prim or fussy.

  45. Agni

    October 4, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Great outfits!

  46. Marica

    October 4, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    simple but beautiful!!
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  47. Martine

    October 4, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Very pretty and ladylike. I absolutely love that length.

  48. gayle

    October 4, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    Love the printed skirt… is it lace? or a pattern printed. Have to go find one!

  49. dragon fruit

    October 4, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    so true, love this post. AND the shoes in the first shot.


  50. Jill

    October 4, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    This is exactly how I like to dress. Thanks for highlighting a very simple style that always seems to work. :) And don’t forget, simple styles really allow the fantastic shoes to grab the spotlight! Love that first pair.

  51. lis

    October 4, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    simple, though perfect! one of my favorites!
    best, lis

  52. Marcel Da Chump

    October 4, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    Such style brings to mind a lyric from John Cale:
    “simple stories are the best”.

  53. Uta

    October 4, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    I don’t know why but it reminded me that I’d love to have Alain Mikli sunglasses…


  54. Stjulienlepauvre

    October 4, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    Like both quite a bit, but like the 1st photo (blue sweater/top) best as the look is a bit smoother. I’m distracted by the woman’s bag being open in the 2nd photo; I want to act as her mother & tell her to close it w/the clasp.

    • Nívia

      July 7, 2014 at 6:45 am

      The frist is the best look, becouse of its simplicity, flair, and not intentional elegance.
      At frist, when you look at the photo you bet it was taken in the streets of an italian street, like Milan, or Rome, Florence, …

  55. Aly

    October 4, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Now these are perfect fitting outfits! I especially love the bottom one, I think I have a lace pencil skirt somewhere I have to dig up! Must try this.

    Aly @ http://www.therosealley.blogspot.com

  56. Helmstyle

    October 4, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    These high heels are looking lovely…

  57. NYCboy

    October 4, 2011 at 4:59 pm

  58. Linda

    October 4, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    These are stunning photos – the colours are so balanced – red purse, red car, the shoes in the first photo are a little questionnable with the outfit but are perfectly matched to the blue background …. I love it!
    Love the oversized Ray Bans in second photo.

  59. marilena

    October 4, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    love the color of the bag!it is a kelly with this color or what?http://greatstylesonthestreets.blogspot.com/

  60. The Coolmeister

    October 4, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    This seems to be a formula that’s serving Carine Roitfeld pretty well right now.

  61. Bohemian Style

    October 4, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    I really like how the simple sweatshirt of the girl in the second pic becomes so chic contrasted to the elegant skirt.


  62. Clara Turbay

    October 4, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    The same style i love them both!

  63. Alisia

    October 4, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Lovely combination that lends power to the accessories as well!

  64. art deco engagement rings

    October 4, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Love the watch and the bangle bracelet!

  65. yvonne

    October 5, 2011 at 12:21 am

    its very lovely

  66. maureen

    October 5, 2011 at 12:36 am

    Love it ..love the simplicity..love the shoes also

  67. AliciaInAlaska

    October 5, 2011 at 1:22 am

    …and cute shoes!

  68. Paula

    October 5, 2011 at 3:10 am

    Well…. I would call it “the power of a slim body”

  69. loulune

    October 5, 2011 at 3:16 am

    These apparently simple looks with beautifuly patterned skirts, great shoes and bags are perfect. Glad to have opened this page this morning :)

  70. Ana

    October 5, 2011 at 5:22 am

    Love it! Só simple and yet so good!

  71. Tara's Dolce Vita

    October 5, 2011 at 6:02 am

    Ohhh I Looove these outfits!

    Might go out and buy something similar during my lunch break ;-)

    Ciao, Tara


  72. anon

    October 5, 2011 at 6:39 am

    Love the sweater in the second picture- any idea where I can get one like it? The cut is beautiful.

  73. Paula C.

    October 5, 2011 at 7:43 am

    Love this look, simple and classic! Always a win.



  74. diamonds for less

    October 5, 2011 at 7:46 am

    I love the red bag.. stunning!

  75. Blackwhitetaffy

    October 5, 2011 at 8:19 am



  76. fashionablecollections

    October 5, 2011 at 8:32 am

    LOVE the second photograph.

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  77. a.m.cunningham

    October 5, 2011 at 9:48 am

    wonderful, everyday chic. how to look good without even trying! love the simplicity of the hair. thanks!

  78. gobblezilla

    October 5, 2011 at 9:48 am

  79. IS THIS IT? models review

    October 5, 2011 at 9:58 am

    I like both – but I find the first one awesome…


  80. Saidah Sahad

    October 5, 2011 at 10:11 am

    Hey, that is a skirt from Top Shop! I have one too!

  81. Talha

    October 5, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Now that’s posh..She looks stunning,love it.

  82. thefashionguitar

    October 5, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Great skirts!

    XO Charlotte

  83. Ann

    October 5, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    My favorite way to dress.

  84. Nomi

    October 6, 2011 at 1:18 am

    Those top shoes shouldn’t work! Magic.

  85. Johnny

    October 6, 2011 at 3:58 am

    Gotta love the white rubber watch in the first picture!!!!


  86. Caroline

    October 6, 2011 at 7:31 am

    Is that sally singer in the top pic? She always looks so sad! I want to go and buy one of those watches immediately.

  87. SI

    October 6, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    love the ring in the second pic . . .any ideas on designer?

  88. Anne

    October 8, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    Simple lines, beautiful, classy.

  89. leo

    October 12, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    these girls are beautiful and have a nice style. can’t ask for more.

  90. Saakshi

    October 13, 2011 at 5:40 am

    Everything is adorable – bag , skirt ,top (i love it) , ring , shoes , hairstyle

  91. Jassmin

    October 15, 2011 at 5:15 am

    I sometimes watched your blog!

    Can I quote this writing?

  92. oxford cloth button down

    October 15, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    There is something in the simplicity of these pics that is so great.

  93. Elena

    October 21, 2011 at 7:29 am

    Love the watch on the first pic! Enough with the Rolex! So pretty!

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    November 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm

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  95. B

    April 30, 2015 at 8:13 am

    Now, nearly 4 years later, I still want to wear classic outfits like this!

  96. CaliforniaFeelings

    January 28, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    Love it !

  97. MiamiFeelings

    March 13, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Beautiful !!!!!!!!!

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