Posts tagged "buenos aires"

Chic On The Street: Less Is More

Less is so totally more, especially when we see a luxe version of wardrobe basics worn well. So we snapped a pic of pretty Mariana Tolosa, 20, who was on break nearby her sales job at Épica boutique in Palermo Soho. Her off-white top and jeans are from Épica; her sandals are courtesy…
By: Denise See / April 8, 2010

Chic On The Street: Everything Old Is New

Is it just us, or is Carlota Pederson Madero surging ahead of the curve and channeling "Papa Don't Preach" at the same time? We had to stop Carlota, 21, outside Buenos Aires' Alto Palermo movie theater to ask about her sharp threads: The black trench and striped mini dress are from H&M, the…
By: Denise See / March 30, 2010

Chic On The Street: South American Rockabilly

We noticed how Sabrina Soledad Morelli looked mysterious and romantic, yet sorta rockabilly, leaning up against the cafe wall. Sabrina, 21, wore a pink gingham Complot blouse, patent leather Clona stacked Mary Janes, and a cute bag by Prüne. She didn't reply when we asked who she was waiting…
By: Denise See / March 29, 2010

Chic On The Street: Red Hot

We spotted Aïda Oualalou, 20, browsing through street vendor jewelry on an extremely congested Avenida Santa Fe. This finance student says she finds most of her wardrobe at street fairs, or ferias. Buenos Aires has plenty of them within the city, and all her jewelry is from various ferias except the ivory cuff from Senegal.
By: Denise See / March 26, 2010

Chic On The Street: Indie Fashion Poster Girl

We thought Lucia Alvarez Fourcade was a girl who looks like she enjoys life when we first spotted her. Maybe it's that vibrant pattern or the neo-folksy styling. Nineteen-year-old Lucia, an undergrad in psychology, enthusiastically shared that her dress, earrings and necklace are the work of indie designer Lucia LaPlacette, all sold at…
By: Denise See / March 25, 2010

Chic On The Street: Totally Organic

This rare gem stands out from a sea of hyper trendies in a more demure ensemble. We found Ana Pucci on her way home from cooking the lunch rush at Artemisia, an organic vegetarian restaurant—which is also pretty rare in Buenos Aires. We were into her sweet Sanskrit skirt, which she bought near…
By: Denise See / March 22, 2010

Chic On The Street: The Multitasker

Hardworking ladies need to have fun too! We found Christina Sunae Wiseman, 35, checking out the local music scene (in Buenos Aires) at the Konex Cultural Centre. This NYC transplant is quite the entrepreneur in BsAs—she owns this tour company and Cocina Sunae, a private restaurant (or puerto cerrada to…
By: Denise See / March 18, 2010

Chic On The Street: The Photographer’s Uniform

Photographer Juana Lander, 25, was shooting an indie rock event at the Konex in Buenos Aires when she asked to take a picture of this Frisky photographer. She didn't know that we were already eyeballing her punky combo: leather jacket by Rapsodia, DAM turquoise bustier dress and shoes from…
By: Denise See / March 16, 2010

Chic On The Street: Animal Prints

How does one add a little naughty to the nice and timeless dress-belt-cardi-combo? With zebra print and thick leather belt of course! Sophie Josephine Bouillon, 22, amps up a classic and makes it look effortless. We spotted Sophie, a fashion student, breezing by on Avenida Cabildo in Buenos Aires, and asked her to share her…
By: Denise See / March 15, 2010

Chic On The Street: Granny Style

Deborah Oks, 20, mixes her eclectic sensibility with items she borrowed from her fam. Deborah, an architecture student, is wearing her sister's tunic from Rapsodia, and, get this, her grandma's tights. ("It's true," she exclaimed and showed us the waistband at her ribcage. "See how high!") We also heart the red accents from…
By: Denise See / March 12, 2010

Chic On The Street: Pretty In Pink

When Buenos Aires starts to feel like an outdoor sauna, smart porteñas like Gretel Morús manage to stay cool and pretty in pink. Busy lady Gretel, 32, is a freelance fashion designer who is also working on a line of hair accessories. This lady travels—her dress is from Portobello Road in London, her bag wa…
By: Denise See / March 11, 2010

Chic On The Street: Buenos Aires Brenda

Spotted leaving Buenos Aires Fashion Week at La Rural: Carolina Hornos channeling "90210" legend Brenda Walsh in her prime—healthy, slightly rebellious and the very best of early '90s Americana all in one spunky little package. Vest from Rapsodia, belt from Tabatha, skirt by Complot, and boots by Ricky Sarkany.
By: Denise See / March 9, 2010

Chic On The Street: Buenos Aires Fashion Week!

Let's talk about friendship. Friends who go to Buenos Aires Fashion Week together, stay together. Or in this case, pray together. (Left to right) Mariana Choo, 27, Christina Hwang, 25, and Sophie Park, 27, met at church and are all originally from Korea. Guess which cutie is the fashion major (Christina, grey dress from Korea),…
By: Denise See / March 6, 2010

Chic On The Street: Creative Casual

We adore Belen Sozogni's colorful and free-spirited style. A painter (of course!), she pulls together her pink cardigan, green pants (from an Indian clothing store at Plaza Italia) and patterned purple top (from a store in San Bernado La Costa) in a fresh new way. Hey, we think her idea of comfort --…
By: Denise See / March 3, 2010

Chic On The Street: L-O-L-A Lola

Buenos Aires' Palermo Soho is teeming with busy cuties like Lola Torres, who was walking briskly to work when we begged her for five minutes of her time. We're just totally feeling how that bright strawberry dress warms up her skin tone, not to mention that punchy bag (we even like her delicate calf tattoo).
By: Denise See / March 1, 2010

Chic On The Street: Not Your Ordinary Buenos Aires Tourist

We stopped Anna Crittenden, 23, exiting a shoe store. Initially, she protested about getting her picture taken, saying, "I don't look very good." Nonsense! This chick -- originally from London and visiting her bro in Argentina--looks like she rolls out of her bed gorgeous and trend savvy—especially with that vintage Chanel bag (from a flea…
By: Denise See / February 18, 2010

Sweden’s Got The World’s Most Beautiful Women

Thinking about going on a sexpedition? Well, Stockholm, Sweden, was just voted the city in the world with the most beautiful women by Traveler’s Digest. So consider yourself warned of the competition! The cuties in Copenhagen, Denmark came in a close second, and Buenos Aires, Argentina in third. Although, the entire survey seems skewed since…
By: Simcha / June 16, 2008