personal style

frida

it is not often that you see street style photos of a model wearing something other than skin tight jeans or teeny tiny shorts (why shouldn’t they, i suppose?) that’s why i love these shots of frida gustavsson wearing a classic vintage dress that actually goes past her knees… and has long sleeves to boot. demure can be sexy, ladies.

credits: models off duty & stockholm street style

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best dressed

did you hear that? it’s the sound of carey mulligan in prada, knocking it out of the park at cannes

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m.i.a.

m.i.a. at last night’s met costume institute gala. if the word fierce didn’t suck so much now, it would apply here.

go here to see the rest of my favourites (christina hendricks cuts a striking figure, as usual). oh, and alexa chung

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mystery girl

i’m coming across this lady on different blogs and i have no idea who she is. do you? all i know is i just loved that image of her in the pink scalloped jacket (perfect), and then when i saw her in the orange skirt i recognised her. later i discovered i had actually saved an image of last year. ah, great taste.

images: style sightings, mr newton & unknown

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cinder and skylark

i get sort of stupidly excited every time i discover a local blog that sparks my interest (they’re not easy to find in the midst of billions of other websites, you know). lauren posted about cinder & skylark, where her photo had been featured – a cape town street style & graffiti blog run by michelle. see if you can spot anyone you know.

how fantastic is this girl with the cream soda top & white slacks?

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