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Thursday, January 13, 2011

On the Street...Small Checks, Florence

Comments on "On the Street...Small Checks, Florence"


Blogger Mary Beth said ... (8:39 AM) : 

Beautiful coat..has a 1950s quality about it.. her subject looks a tad shy like she doesn't want her picture taken.


Blogger Nadine2point0 said ... (8:40 AM) : 

Absolutely charming! Her shoes are the best!


Blogger m_b said ... (8:46 AM) : 

she makes this look so feminine! i love the lighting here..


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:47 AM) : 

beautiful pics ;)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:47 AM) : 

beautiful pics ;)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:51 AM) : 

Nah, that's cool


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:51 AM) : 

Good morning friend!!

I think she doesn´t like to be a picture . . . .


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:51 AM) : 

So cute!


Anonymous taste area said ... (8:51 AM) : 

love her!!!


Blogger Judy C said ... (8:53 AM) : 

I just can't get with wearing men's shoes. Other men's wear is ok. Shoes, not so much.


Blogger Unknown said ... (8:53 AM) : 

Awww she's shy


Blogger Ting said ... (8:53 AM) : 

nice coat, I'm wondering was she saying hello, or she did not want you take her a picture?


Blogger Unknown said ... (8:54 AM) : 

this coat is awesome ... love the pockets!


Blogger zebiah said ... (8:55 AM) : 

LOve this look!


Blogger B. Inspired. said ... (8:55 AM) : 

Yes. LOVE her coat:)


Blogger Beautycountry said ... (8:56 AM) : 

her style is so laid back and cool!! :D

Her coat is just adorable!


Anonymous SilkFist said ... (8:58 AM) : 

I love that the trousers are slightly too short and show off those great brogues!



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:59 AM) : 

I like shoes!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:01 AM) : 

The coat is very flattering, as is the subject's modesty. However, I do not think that man-style shoes flatter women.


Anonymous @unChCh said ... (9:02 AM) : 

such a strange coat!

I just saw your video on "Intel Visual Life"... Love it!
It's interesting to discover that people are more humble than their "output" may lead to think :D

Enjoy your day!


Blogger Ronisha said ... (9:06 AM) : 

Love this picture :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:09 AM) : 

Love this picture!


Blogger Kirstin said ... (9:12 AM) : 

adorable! i love her shoes


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:17 AM) : 

Love the coat and the oh so real reaction!


Blogger Nolita said ... (9:21 AM) : 

Lovely coat!

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Blogger The Photodiarist said ... (9:24 AM) : 

Great light!


Blogger Unknown said ... (9:28 AM) : 

Great coat! Lovely girl :)



Blogger Bigio said ... (9:29 AM) : 

The coat is amazing!


Blogger Unknown said ... (9:39 AM) : 

love that coat...t´s kinda old fashioned, but in the right mix i´s really cool!


Blogger TheBeautyFile said ... (9:39 AM) : 

I love the mix of textures and patterns here! I also ADORE your youtube video and have maybe watched it 10 times. You definitely have a way with the camera and with words! I'm wondering what the music is in the's great!


Blogger Chirawat S. said ... (9:41 AM) : 

awesome :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:43 AM) : 

This is very good! the coat, the bag and the shoes. I love men style shoes on women. I collect them... :-) got a pair of Pedro Garcia brogues that look just like these...


Blogger Maria said ... (9:56 AM) : 

Love the men's shoes/short pants combo! And the coat is beyond adorable. I want it!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:58 AM) : 

The hang of the coat is a bit disconcerting. The way it hikes up in the front makes me think she might be pregnant or that overweight girls would rush to buy this. The small check and the asymmetry of the pockets, with two buttons, are incredible details that still cause me to like what I am seeing.


Blogger La Mona se viste de seda said ... (10:04 AM) : 

I don't like this look...


Blogger larainydays said ... (10:05 AM) : 

Her modest smile is lovely and her big clonking shoes just highlight the contrast.


Blogger Dailan said ... (10:06 AM) : 

I just adore the pattern and the colors of her coat although the shape isn't so nice in my opinion..


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:09 AM) : 

i love the trousers! I wonder if I passed this woman at all today, I'm in Florence now and am astounded by the beautiful clothing and people. It's nice to see such a strong exploration menswear too!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:10 AM) : 

i love the trousers! I wonder if I passed this woman at all today, I'm in Florence now and am astounded by the beautiful clothing and people. It's nice to see such a strong exploration menswear too!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:10 AM) : 

i love the trousers! I wonder if I passed this woman at all today, I'm in Florence now and am astounded by the beautiful clothing and people. It's nice to see such a strong exploration menswear too!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:11 AM) : 

i love the trousers! I wonder if I passed this woman at all today, I'm in Florence now and am astounded by the beautiful clothing and people. It's nice to see such a strong exploration menswear too!


Blogger Aimee said ... (10:11 AM) : 

the past two Italian women posts were similar in that they were both sporting otherwise masculine pieces and yet exuded femininity...which you captured perfectly, Scott!


Blogger The Sluice Box said ... (10:12 AM) : 

Those heavy shoes anchor a great, strong look.


Blogger moded'amour said ... (10:22 AM) : 

Love this outfit so much, the coat is amazing!


Blogger Frozen Fashion said ... (10:32 AM) : 

I love the fun loving "let's give them a happy wave and a smile" attitude.

I think th shoes are very nice though I am not of fan of shortish hems. But that is just me.


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Blogger Michelle Lee said ... (10:32 AM) : 

oxfords are so in i guess


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:36 AM) : 

So stylish and i like the way she looks a bit shy, adds to the image. fab.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:37 AM) : 

Such a beautifully cut coat! She has a very lovley smile


Blogger Unknown said ... (10:38 AM) : 

Gorgeous coat!

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Blogger anthony said ... (10:40 AM) : 

smashing shoes. not keen on the girlish style of the coat pockets.


Blogger Tara: said ... (10:42 AM) : 

I love oversized coats !! This has such a great vintage feel, and makes you just want to wrap yourself up in it on a gray rainy day !!



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Blogger Phil said ... (10:54 AM) : 

Beautiful Look


Blogger Alys said ... (10:54 AM) : 

It's somehow extremely masculine and feminine at the same time...


Blogger comme fraiche said ... (10:56 AM) : 

She isn't shy about wearing those shoes, which makes her appearance interesting.


Blogger Unknown said ... (10:59 AM) : 

Interesting look between menswear and womenswear :)


Anonymous jimjims said ... (11:02 AM) : 

ya, this is great!

that top is insane, and so are the shoes!



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:09 AM) : 

Very Celine 2011


Anonymous Anna said ... (11:17 AM) : 

i love her coat!
i hope you will visit Warsaw some day:)


Anonymous Maryanne said ... (11:26 AM) : 

coco chanel did this brilliantly in the last century.
borrowing from her lover's closets.
and this is what i'm thinking looking at this photo.
this lovely woman spent the night at her boyfriend's home, awakened late for work, couldn't wear her evening dress/high heels from the night before..
so she raided his closet and called it fashion.


Blogger TheBuddhist said ... (11:28 AM) : 

I love how she wears the whole get-up. She seems shy, but her posture screams complacence. Her and her outfit look timeless.


Anonymous chrysso said ... (11:32 AM) : 

good god this coat is so beautiful - - and I love the simple androgyny of the look. awesome. ck :) x


Blogger SAMO said ... (11:43 AM) : 

Absolutely lovely!


Blogger Juan David Moya Delgado said ... (11:43 AM) : 

Love her shoes, i have one of those!


Blogger fashioneggpplant said ... (11:45 AM) : 

lovely, can't imagine life without the sartorialist..


Blogger NobodyKnowsMarc said ... (11:46 AM) : 

love it!


Blogger Recycle Boutique said ... (11:56 AM) : 

she's beautiful and so natural!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:58 AM) : 

love everything except the shoes as they look too big and she was probably wearing 4 pairs of socks with 4 insoles. Look needs to be practical...that's hardship.


Anonymous Best of Beehive said ... (12:00 PM) : 

I like the coat, but my eyes are drawn to the shoes. There's something beautiful about women wearing a nice pair of men's dress shoes.


Blogger Cate T. said ... (12:02 PM) : 

very simply very nice


Blogger Zoe F. Willis said ... (12:08 PM) : 

Oooh! The pockets! The pockets!


Blogger Larissa said ... (12:16 PM) : 

lovely checkered coat! this picture is so natural and down-to-earth. i love it!


Blogger Vision of a Dreamer said ... (12:23 PM) : 

Her shoes... ♥

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Blogger 82Brute said ... (12:25 PM) : 

I may be wrong, but these shoes appear to be actual men's shoes (as opposed to the red and white spectators in the earlier photo) and to my eye are a bit heavy to pair with her lovely slim pants and the lady coat. Great use of vintage pieces, nevertheless, and she's got such an appealing way about her. I can see her in a Woody Allen movie.


Anonymous said ... (12:37 PM) : 

Nice and retro style!


Blogger my.amalgam said ... (12:40 PM) : 

such a stunning, casual, improptu photo

you always capture the essence perfectly



Blogger Karola said ... (12:45 PM) : 

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Blogger davidikus said ... (12:49 PM) : 

Great coat! So retro it has become up to date.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:51 PM) : 

Monsieur Hulot style!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:56 PM) : 

Agree, there is an aspect of self consciousness, as if shes doesnt feel very much confident in front of the camera; although its hard to say why; She looks amazing! I adore the way she feminizes the whole look; the mannish bulkiness of the shoes seem to appear perfectly normal; as if we should all wear them like so. Great Picture as well...X Neda X


Blogger Neus said ... (1:03 PM) : 

Ohh!! it looks like the 40's!! I love the shoes!! And I love the sun behind her!!


Blogger paristempslibre said ... (1:15 PM) : 

love her coat!!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:20 PM) : 

love, love, love--thanks for the unique look today!


Anonymous k said ... (1:22 PM) : 

that jacket is to die forr


Blogger hillaryp said ... (1:24 PM) : 

I love the menswear feel of the pants and the shoes; such a charming look! :)


Blogger the dressmaker said ... (1:25 PM) : 

Fashion draws attention to her,
even if she's not sure she wants it.


Blogger Sandeep said ... (1:25 PM) : 

I love the use of the graffiti speedy. So glad people are still using thier sprouse items.


Blogger Luciane at said ... (1:35 PM) : 

I'm not very key on her outfit... It's a little bit too masculine, especially the shoes... but I DON"T CARE.. she has charisma and that's more important than any fashion!


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Anonymous VOZnewyork said ... (1:51 PM) : 

Amazing coat, amazing shoes, and amazing smile :) How adorable she is!


Blogger Nikki C said ... (2:04 PM) : 

I can see the hint of a rainbow shining from her head.
Absolutely beautiful.
This photo captures the candid moment so perfect that I can almost see her waving out at me.



Blogger Embodying Fashion said ... (2:08 PM) : 

Love her bag!


Blogger It-Blogirls said ... (2:28 PM) : 

Very beautiful outfit, GARCONNE :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:29 PM) : 

She looks terrific, and I love the print, the shoes, the smile, and the pockets, but I've never understood the appeal of that sacque shape in clothing.


Blogger The Voguette said ... (2:33 PM) : 

Absolutely stunning!! You're an amazing photographer, scott!

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Blogger mister plenty said ... (2:50 PM) : 

i wish i could see more pictures of this moment :)


Blogger livingshoes said ... (3:01 PM) : 

these shoes are so speciall for me. I love the "retro" look


Anonymous Ana Magnolia said ... (3:12 PM) : 

Love the coat and love the coat+that bag!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:15 PM) : 

I like all of the elements, and she makes them look beaufiful.


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Blogger Unknown said ... (3:15 PM) : 

Great photos! I love it



Anonymous flora said ... (3:45 PM) : 

Love this fantastic look, very natural !!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:58 PM) : 

I like the shoes the best!


Blogger Anna said ... (4:00 PM) : 

love this coat!
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Blogger SabinePsynopsis said ... (4:00 PM) : 

Love this picture! Just read at a certain blog that smiling is all the rave these days...


Blogger Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said ... (4:25 PM) : 

I just love this coat. Have been looking for a coat for spring and wanted to stay away from all the typical trenchcoat styles... this might be the answer!


Blogger Unknown said ... (4:29 PM) : 

so fresh, beautiful morning picture♥


Blogger Lily said ... (4:30 PM) : 

so coool love it!
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Anonymous That's Not My Age said ... (5:09 PM) : 

Great outfit. Love it.


Anonymous downunderboy said ... (5:41 PM) : 

That shot looks like it could have been taken in Australia. The light, the mood - even the small building in the background, all look very Australian.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:34 PM) : 

Great image! great style....ty.....L


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:02 PM) : 

subtle sensitive an soft:)


Blogger simply h² said ... (8:58 PM) : 

Adorable photo!


Anonymous anthony said ... (10:07 PM) : 

oh, she's beautiful.


Blogger Humankind(a) said ... (10:16 PM) : 

Since I am a newcomer I want to start by saying I loved what you said on the video, about what you see and wanting to perpetuate it through photography. It was so beautiful, like all your pictures are. And it's trully inspiring to see
such great design worldwide, on a street near you or me. Love it.
It starts in a small distance, from one human being to the other.
Congratulations and hope to see you photographing on the streets of Lisbon one day :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:03 PM) : 

the shoes are too big and detract from the rest of her look.


Blogger My Heart Blogged said ... (11:44 PM) : 

It's very menswear inspired, and she looks wonderful.
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Blogger Jessica said ... (1:00 AM) : 

Just bough shoes like that! Love the menswear look.


Blogger roxanne s. sukhan said ... (1:31 AM) : 

The coat has a vintage look and I find that charming. I love the beautiful reticence of the subject. She does look quite delicately feminine, despite the masculine looking shoes.



Anonymous Julian said ... (1:41 AM) : 

Her coat is just beautiful.


Anonymous Roman said ... (1:47 AM) : 

When I see this I think Thom Browne. The pattern of the jacket fabric plus the longwing shoes gives it away.


Anonymous jessicarobyn said ... (2:42 AM) : 

I'd kill for that coat.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:52 AM) : 

Lovely smile, great confidence. I adore the pockets on that coat, too. And the fantastic oxfords. It's a shame that many (most?) of the oxfords for women are dainty-fied with heels and pointed toes.


Blogger Unknown said ... (4:18 AM) : 

tres chic!!!


Anonymous ana said ... (7:23 AM) : 

i love her posture. the natural way she's posing, like if it was a snapshot.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:00 AM) : 

she's adorable, but this seems to be taking menswear a bit too literally...? especially the shoes/socks/pants


Anonymous Cathy said ... (8:16 AM) : 

Great photo! Like the clothes but the shoes look far too big... weird.


Blogger Melissa Z. said ... (8:45 AM) : 

Love this look! <3


Blogger Rosaspina Vintage said ... (9:12 AM) : 

She's so pretty. I love her coat as it looks warm but with that navy, red and cream checks I can't help but thinking of spring! Adorable.


Anonymous Pelin said ... (10:07 AM) : 



Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (10:36 AM) : 

A smile is allways the best dress.


Anonymous Sophie Mhabille said ... (1:52 PM) : 

She wears the vintage speed graffity bag by Stephen Sprouse for Louis Vuitton. I would die to get this bag!!! love her coat two


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:24 PM) : 

What happened to her own shoes - why is she wearing her boyfriend´s ?


Blogger amber lynn said ... (3:57 PM) : 

the lighting in this photo is brilliant. i love how she looks shy.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:05 PM) : 



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:06 PM) : 

I would NEVER wear shoes that made my feet look so big. Coat is awesome Shoes are NOT.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:11 PM) : 

Her shoes are too large and clunky. They look like she literally borrowed them from a man. The boyfriend jean, the boyfriend sweater...fine...but the boyfriend shoes? No, no, no


Anonymous Joanna said ... (10:25 PM) : 

Love the checks!


Blogger zerimar said ... (1:53 AM) : 

the coat pockets are nicely done. the entire outfit is great and her coyness only adds more to this photo. great capture and wonderfully expressed.


Blogger Rumyana said ... (8:33 AM) : 

beautiful! Although the shoes are not what I would put on this outfit is so simple and lovely!



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:07 PM) : 

One of my favorites. she looks so lovely and her coat is beautiful. I think oversized coats look so sweet on women!


Blogger Sox L. Cillian said ... (6:49 AM) : 

oh, those shoes!!
I want them, I want them!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:52 AM) : 

She looked definitive the very best at Pitti Uomo (of whom I saw there, she is one of the very few I still remember), I like here style & looks

Ralph Vaessen


Blogger Bloomsberry said ... (7:55 AM) : 

So simple but gorgeous. I love the brogue socks and cropped trousers. Classic.


Anonymous Primitive Eyes said ... (3:49 PM) : 

very few women can pull off men's shoes - this works


Anonymous YogaSpy said ... (4:13 PM) : 

Cute coat, but pants are too high-water.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:49 PM) : 

Wonderful wool fabric, the coat looks like a 50s vintage swing coat. Love the raglan sleeeves and the unique pockets, charming subject!


Anonymous clothesmeister said ... (9:50 PM) : 



Anonymous clippingimages said ... (12:39 AM) : 

Very charming and cute look.Her wearings are simply superb.


Blogger dan said ... (4:02 AM) : 

Oh my god, she´s so charming!
Great style, the pocket on the coat, the shoes (!)...
Thank you Scott, I love that picture.


Blogger said ... (11:31 AM) : 

She looks shy. Love the shoes.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:28 PM) : 

Perfect british-italian sartorialism :)


Blogger perry said ... (6:23 PM) : 

too fuzzy...pointlessly


Blogger Sophistafunk said ... (8:59 PM) : 

cute photo. :]


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:42 AM) : 

I think the coat is beautiful, but from my point of view, the shoes give her a clownesque touch, not because they are male oriented shoes or whatever, but because I think they are too large for a slim (and pretty, for sure) girl like her.

I would bet they are larger than her actual feet size. Strange.



Blogger Leah.Raich said ... (12:36 AM) : 

I love the checkered coat with the cropped trousers. I wish the coat were more form-fitting, because it appears very unflattering. The shoes are a little too masculine for my taste. Her expression appears timid, but the framing of the shot is exceptional. The outfit is simple, yet stylish.


Blogger Leah.Raich said ... (12:37 AM) : 

I love the checkered coat with the cropped trousers. I wish the coat were more form-fitting, because it appears very unflattering. The shoes are a little too masculine for my taste. Her expression appears timid, but the framing of the shot is exceptional. The outfit is simple, yet stylish.


Blogger fashionxxi said ... (12:05 PM) : 

Love the outfit,specially the coat!


Blogger EPJ said ... (4:19 PM) : 

Lovely Picture.
The sight of this woman smiling, being shy and sweet, is so much more pleasing than a sad model with attitude. It shows fashion amongst people, which for me is something joyful and inspiring.


Blogger Crispy said ... (6:48 PM) : 

cuuuuuuute jacket... but ugly shoes hahah
I love your fotography! It's just soo classy.
you're so someone to look up to.
lil chirpy


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:49 AM) : 

I love the coat and it's shape and have seen other coats of a similar cut - is there a name for this silhouette? Anyone know who made this coat? Fantastic Blog - the best!


Blogger Ev said ... (9:21 PM) : 

absolutely love her coat & shoes! what a great ensemble! wanna steal them.


Blogger Unknown said ... (8:39 AM) : 

Wow! I love your style =)

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