Posts tagged "street style"

Chic On The Street: “Gossip Girl” Gone Nice

We think we’ve found the kinder, gentler Jenny Humphrey in Singapore. And just to clarify—we approve. Samantha See (no relation), 21, was spotted on Orchard Road in Singapore in a military-inspired shirt dress from Kuala Lumpur, accidentally yet symmetrically ripped black tights and the coolest rain sandals ever. xoxo, The Frisky…

Denise See / June 10, 2010

Chic On The Street: Sailor Stripes

We spied Maria Stanley queuing for coffee at Intellgentsia in L.A.’s Silver Lake hood. Since we kinda want to copy her stripey and effortlessly chic thing, we had to ask this fashion designer where she got her outfit. Maria, 22, got her top at Urban Outfitters, sandals from Marc Jacobs, shades from H&M, and the…

Denise See / June 4, 2010

This Is What An Off-Duty Flight Attendant Looks Like (Cute!)

Think “flight attendant” and images of nude stockings, nylon blazers, and straight skirts that border on matronly probably come to mind. We’re obsessed, however, with Asako Itono, a flight attendant for Emirates Airlines, who was caught in her off-duty uniform on the streets of NYC. Girl has got some awesome indie style, mixing…

Leonora Epstein / May 21, 2010

Check This Out: Inside The Brains Of Fashion Kids Blog

Part of the genius of street style and fashion photo blogs is that the picture is the story. What the person is wearing should provoke your imagination. Still, wouldn’t it be cool if you did know everything about that white-haired chick on Jak & Jil, or one of the many tweed-suited men on The Sartorialist?

Leonora Epstein / April 23, 2010

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 of Paruolo

Denise See / April 8, 2010

Chic On The Street: Pretty In (Hot) Pink

We like the tough and femme vibe Gisselle Rousseau, a Chilean language teacher, has got going on. Gisselle, 26, pairs a cute hot pink tunic from Jirafita In with punky Zibel Morados. (Fun fact: Zibel is an accessory line started by Ivan Zan Modano, a Chilean soccer player). Gisselle’s quilted purse was a gift, but…

Denise See / April 5, 2010

Chic On The Street: Fringe Benefits

We saw black fringe swinging prettily as Agustina Lorenzo, 20, walked briskly across Avenida Santa Fe. We had to ask Agustina, an economics major, all about it. Turns out this porteña adds flair to a simple Ayres black shorts and white t-shirt combo—with some DIY fringe benefits. Kudos for showing initiative. And that adorbs red…

Denise See / April 2, 2010

Street Style Blogs Passe; Vlogs Where It’s At

We’re not ashamed to admit that we’re full-on street style blog addicts. (Although, mainly out of jealousy of their impeccably-dressed subjects.) We’re noticing that the genre is moving to a different level after seeing real-style documentarians move to video platforms, which gives a whole new feeling to street style. We recently came across Vimeo…

Leonora Epstein / April 1, 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 scarf i…

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 for. Maybe she didn’t understand our…

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.

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 a Bueno…

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 Plaza Serrano.

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 the locals) where she serve…

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 Converse. Sneakers and a hot dre…

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…

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 the necklace…

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…

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. Like Brenda way back when, Carolina…

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),…

Denise See / March 6, 2010