Wednesday, October 8, 2008

On the Street….. Vampires Three, Paris


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  1. Olviya

    October 8, 2008 at 5:58 am

    i like those long black dress. her nude make-up makes her outfit very sophistickated))) so she does not look like vampire!

  2. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 6:00 am

    the guy on the right seems to have really big feet. i don´t really like the proportions of his clothes eventhough i´m loving his face!

  3. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 6:11 am

    The woman on the left is the danish New York-based designer, Camilla Stærk.

  4. sandman_gr

    October 8, 2008 at 6:24 am

    The bag ruins the woman’s outfit completely. The men are almost perfect.

  5. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 6:31 am

    matching contrasts personified – brilliant

    dont like the boots, its gone too far now, all this xxl-stuff

    this picture is allmost religious, non?

  6. adictazapatos

    October 8, 2008 at 6:35 am

    Love the look of the girl!

  7. nihal b

    October 8, 2008 at 6:48 am


  8. Michael Rex

    October 8, 2008 at 7:09 am


  9. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 7:28 am

    ha – love the title – creatures of the night reign. Love her bag! nice that the only real color is peeking out of the jacket – this is one of my alltime favorite shots as the personalities all come through separately and as a total – GREAT PIECE

  10. Dominica

    October 8, 2008 at 7:29 am

    I’m more into colours these days so I prefer the guy in the middle…love his shirt ; sometimes it’s hard to find a nice shirt with detail for a guy…

    Have you also seen his bracelet ?
    Normally I don’t like gold on guys ; but he wears is off with flair (looks like he really wanted it to show it to us, no ?)

  11. Juliet

    October 8, 2008 at 7:42 am

    I’m gonna be a vampire for Halloween, this could be way to do it chic.

    juliet xxx

  12. La Condesa

    October 8, 2008 at 7:42 am

    jjajajaja, I loved the title, jajajaja
    Because they are stylish of course but they do look like a family of blood drinkers. I guess it’s an optical effect of the dark clothes and how thin they are, but something makes them look unhumanly tall and misterious.
    Did they attack you?

  13. mrf0809

    October 8, 2008 at 7:48 am

    The woman’s dress is stunning !
    Great picture.

  14. girl in port

    October 8, 2008 at 7:54 am

    the way that dress hangs is unbelievable.
    And love the layering in the middle!
    They sort of look like they’ve been up all night…hehe.

  15. metscan

    October 8, 2008 at 8:21 am

    The woman is dressed in some sort of evening wear,the man in the middle has gathered interesting pieces of clothes. I don´t have anything to comment of the third person.

  16. maggie_hogan

    October 8, 2008 at 8:23 am

    I love the details here- the small bit of gold on the man on the right’s collar, and the way the woman is holding onto the man in the center… The way they are all standing, I think that perhaps they were very wary of having this photo taken…

    • dcinDC

      August 18, 2012 at 12:04 am

      They could be metal collar tips – often done with western wear – don’t know anything about the history or purpose – they may be simply decorative.

  17. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 8:25 am

    This is wonderful. I was wondering when you’d find beautiful vampires… A perfect expression of the budding depression of the wealthy west. I love the way her skirt drapes around her leg like a curtain, but the master of the look is in the whole bodily expression of the guy in the middle. Beautifully captured, Sart!

  18. Dan in Richmond

    October 8, 2008 at 8:46 am

    Before “The Rules” are invoked I have to say that I like the plaid and plaid here. The guy on the right I’ll just say is an example of youth being the best accessory, not that that is always true by any means.

  19. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 9:03 am


    This is my favorite of your pictures. I love the contrast of light and dark. Each individual exudes beauty.

    Thank you.

  20. Randy Wylde

    October 8, 2008 at 9:12 am

    Love the plaid shirt with the black vest and jacket; probably would have preferred darker denim trousers.

  21. Thesen

    October 8, 2008 at 9:16 am

    I love Camilla Stærk. She is always so dramatic. Very Karen Blixen/ Marlene Dietrich

  22. XAVS

    October 8, 2008 at 9:44 am

    Well…I love her look, total look in black with the hair thing…quite nice and the clutch looks great but the best one is the combination of tartan plus wales jacket and tom ford (¿?)sunglasses (love’m)

  23. Katherine

    October 8, 2008 at 9:56 am

    I love it.

  24. underneath

    October 8, 2008 at 10:03 am

    That must be the danish designer Camilla Staerk!

  25. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 10:04 am

    OMG! love this so much. Man on the right is perfection.

  26. Aphrodite888

    October 8, 2008 at 10:24 am

    Simple black without accesories and make up, looks elegant and classy. Not quite vampire. Love it.

  27. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 10:25 am

    The most elegant and finest figure of the picture is the red man of the traffic light. Superb!

  28. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Velcro! Once i lerned how to tie my shoes velcro shoes went out the door. Haven’t looked back since. Other than that he looks YUMMY.

  29. smallVille SF

    October 8, 2008 at 11:17 am

    her dress is beautiful, but i am not crazy about the wearing many different black together.

  30. Anja

    October 8, 2008 at 11:23 am

    I think images like this are what makes your blog, inspiring, for lack of a less pretentious word… Not because of a piece of clothing or a photo of the latest trend, but because in this image what really comes through is an attitude. When I look at this I think not of how could I take this shirt or that dress and use it but more if I were to dress this woman how would I do it and retain the sense of dark elegance, or the strong personality yet impression of awkwardness of the guy in the middle (body language here is amazing) and the guy on the right makes me think immediately of Nick Cave, and his look, to me, reflects a sort of nineties disaffeceted youth but done very clean and austere, perhaps a sign of times to come? This, although not my favourite photo, is why I come to your blog everyday.

  31. May Kasahara

    October 8, 2008 at 11:36 am

    loving mr. middle man ♥

  32. Kay

    October 8, 2008 at 11:45 am

    I love the way they wear the look! The guy on the far right particularly stands out. The shoes are kinda harsh looking and all straps contribute to a ‘goth’-ish image but the slim simple silhouette, block colour and most of all his foppish hair make is sophisticated. What a brilliant group of people… such class.

  33. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 12:04 pm

    The man in the middle is Victor Glemaud, he’s a NY designer himself too. Loving the color contrast.

  34. Kate G.

    October 8, 2008 at 12:10 pm

    I see possibility bookended by two classic looks. Food for thought. I’m not sure what I think of the full-sized folk, but the little red man in the upper corner is definitely making a man statement.

  35. The Storialist

    October 8, 2008 at 12:21 pm

    So wonderfully weird! I agree with maggie_hogan about the gold on the man’s collar…it looks like photo corners, actually!

    And your title is perfect.

  36. zana bayne

    October 8, 2008 at 12:55 pm

    madam Staerk is such an inspiration to me…and her posse ain’t so bad either!

  37. Maegan

    October 8, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    the colors in this photo are unreal…the contrast…so great

  38. BK.

    October 8, 2008 at 1:56 pm

    umm. the guy on the right is keegan singh. uber-stylist. he is always dressed like this. he only owns like 10 things.

  39. Cathy O'Malley

    October 8, 2008 at 2:07 pm

    I just love her look and the story behind that sly smile must be a stunner. I like the bag.

  40. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    Is the guy on the right a waiter? That’s how all the waiters in my town dress. He’s got a $200 hairstyle, though.

  41. Demi

    October 8, 2008 at 2:18 pm

    this is a fab blog…so inspirational!
    could i link you please?

  42. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 2:44 pm

    I quite the like the gentleman on the right. I get a Neo-esque (from the Matrix) slash industrial vibe from him.

  43. Mrs Mellor

    October 8, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    Camilla Staerk looks beautiful as usual. So chic…no? Je t’aime and so inspiring, well captured.

  44. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    the guy in the middle is perfection!

  45. CRF

    October 8, 2008 at 4:09 pm

    Love the b&w blazer!

  46. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 4:39 pm

    oh Camilla..
    She is one elegant goth queen.

  47. -h of candid cool

    October 8, 2008 at 4:53 pm

    like the name.
    id take her dress and clutch in a heartbeat.

  48. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 4:56 pm

    The gentleman on the right has some pretty large feet. The lady to the left is so elegant and other-worldly. The gentleman in the center has such a cool look, dig the frames and the shirt. Red crossing light man is at his usual best. Great picture, S.Sch.

    Scott Schuman is even in wikipedia! Whatta celebrity!

  49. Tel

    October 8, 2008 at 4:59 pm

    I dont even like the clothes but I love that you took one like this. Nice job on taking us away from the norm of fashion and bringing us to the edge!…. Its why i read your blog.

  50. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 5:04 pm

    all black is way to severe, and does not even look that good.

  51. Southern Princess

    October 8, 2008 at 5:58 pm

    love the title!
    The feet on the right do seem freakishly large. Love the center gentleman’s look.
    -if this post more than once sorry – the verification is acting funny on my computer. :)

  52. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 6:02 pm

    Stunning! I am particularly impressed with the way I dislike most of the individual items that I can pick out on Mr. Middle, but love the combination. That is layering finesse, right there. I also love the way every aspect of the lady’s styling has such character to it. Gorgeous! And the Mona Lisa smile, on top of all that!
    I also like the group posture :D

  53. gwblack

    October 8, 2008 at 6:33 pm

    I love the vintage Persol sunglasses. The man is the middle has the right attitude to pull them off. We’ve tried to put a few guys in them. But they have never worked as well as they do on him.

  54. BaronArtz

    October 8, 2008 at 6:56 pm

    My problem with this picture simply is … they all look so B O R E D

  55. Noah, Post-Diluvian

    October 8, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    The sunglasses as a direct juxtaposition to the pattern, color and texture of the center man’s whole ensemble gives him the most palpable plaintive sense of collection.


  56. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 9:10 pm

    Would like to see some more eyebrows on her! The face is almost a bit too nude.

  57. stone

    October 8, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    vampires you nailed it. this gave me smile.

  58. Juggernaut!

    October 8, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    They look like they mean business. The two on the sides look like the middle ones bodyguards. Don’t mess with the one on the right (abnormally long reach.) And the one on the left seems like she’d be able to destroy you with her mind, or shoot lasers out of her eyes. Altogether a successful look for the one in the middle.

  59. Ruffin.

    October 8, 2008 at 9:56 pm

    The Middle sir’s plaid shirt is from gap. i have the same one. sooo comfy

  60. Anonymous

    October 8, 2008 at 10:36 pm

    i love the photo’s composition! i also like the glasses the man in the middle is wearing…i like his posture as well. don’t like the clothes (on any of “subjects”) very much. but there is something very basquiat-est about the man in the middle.

  61. David

    October 8, 2008 at 11:38 pm

    Keegan looks like a young hipter-ish Frankenstein.
    Modern, minimalist and gothic.
    Quite nice

  62. Amina

    October 8, 2008 at 11:43 pm

    vampires, scott?

    no baby. i’m a connoisseur. maybe you should tune into True Blood.

  63. Chi-Chi and the Greek Vintage

    October 9, 2008 at 12:22 am



  64. Anonymous

    October 9, 2008 at 3:26 am

    i’m reading breakin dawn right now, so magine my surprise when i’ve seen this photo… congrats for your great job every day!!


  65. Louisa ~~champagnebubble

    October 9, 2008 at 4:00 am

    i really love the title.
    and the clutch bag that thelady ‘s holding.

    i think she looks professional and intellectual.

    agree with the above, the guy on the right side looks like he has big feet.. but he looks fashionable, way much better than those in 90210.

    I m always fond of black and the middle man complete the whole composition of the stylish pic !

  66. Emiiiiiii

    October 9, 2008 at 5:57 am

    i love that pic! balck-white…the way they look at the camera…

  67. Anonymous

    October 9, 2008 at 11:02 am

    The guy in the far right looks more like a vampire than the other two.

  68. Haley Hogan

    October 9, 2008 at 11:40 am

    The guy on the right is Keegan Singh, the über-hot Manhattan-based stylist…. I adore him!
    xo – HH

  69. karma police

    October 9, 2008 at 1:27 pm

    from L to R, black clothing as:
    1.a statement accent
    3.a lifestyle

    ps. love her glasses

  70. A

    October 9, 2008 at 2:09 pm

    What a fab-looking trio !

  71. Brian

    October 9, 2008 at 5:11 pm

    Instead the “Mod Squad”, they are the new “Alt Squad”

  72. Anonymous

    October 9, 2008 at 7:43 pm

    the guy on the right reminds me of brian viglione of the dresden dolls!

    love this picture.

  73. Anonymous

    October 10, 2008 at 2:50 pm


  74. Anonymous

    October 11, 2008 at 9:37 am

    The woman is the danish designer Camilla Staerk, who lives in NY. Check her out!

  75. Anonymous

    October 12, 2008 at 2:01 pm

    Questa foto mi fa impazzire

    This pic drives me crazy

  76. Anonymous

    October 12, 2008 at 4:31 pm

    I love that you included the red/pink tie on the traffic signal that visually links to red/pink in the middle man’s shirt. Nice touch!

  77. Randall

    October 14, 2008 at 9:34 am

    The shoes on the right are really, really not doing it for me on figure, in this picture, although I liked them at Dior Homme

  78. stick

    October 16, 2008 at 10:17 am

    …Victor…dashing as always…
    -à bientot, Chouchou!

  79. Anonymous

    October 22, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    Looks like this should be the cover of their book. Perfectly constructed shot. The guy on the right is perfect!

    I know this seems weird, but they all seem so unapproachable. Something about their stance, their clothes screams “don’t talk to me”. That’s fine with me, though.

  80. Anonymous

    November 23, 2008 at 12:41 pm

    Camilla Stærk looks so amazing. Love that she always only wear black, she is cool! Love her designs.

  81. dr.slick

    July 20, 2012 at 3:26 am

    I want them all to be my friends.

  82. Paris Vogue

    January 24, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    A true vampiress heiress,wandering the Paris graveyards feeding feral cats,former hidden wife to Skid Row*s Sebastian Bach ,Nymphaea lavina Messalina Violetta kymille Aurore, mother to several vampire children including Jaega and Paris,wearing her signiture long velvet coats,covering her diaphonous chiffon and silk clad vintage dresses,this beautiful erotic vamp is deeply into the occult,a former actress and poetess some of which can be read on vampire empire and if thats not enough is a real member of the Les Lilas Royal family.

  83. underated criminel ROCK

    April 20, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Ooh la la,Skid Row SEBASTIAN BACH has never got over losing his real life estranged first wife vampiric Lavina Kymille.

  84. ultra

    June 8, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Sebastian Bachs hidden legal estranged wife of 1985 is from 3 illuminate families.Lavina Kymille was trained from illuminate since a child,beautifully sinister sensuality.

  85. Sanro Tobias

    February 11, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Lavina Nymphaea Kymiliel was also a real ballerina who once danced with Irek in the Bolshoi. Rudolf Nuryeev also trained her and she was invited into the Paris Opera Ballet.The famous ballet danser Nuryeev bequiethed her in his will.Motley Crue Nikki Sixx and Eric Brittingham of Cinderella also have legal history with this seductress whose mother Anatolia Patricia was a deposed Princess.Rolling Stone Mick Jagger who wanted to marry Lavina*s mother but she declined lodged in their Chateau in France without permission and is said to of drained the family of their wealth.

  86. Kimly

    May 21, 2018 at 4:24 am

    It looks great I love your fashionable so much thank for sharing a great picture.

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