New York: Sarah Sophie Flicker

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I went to New York this week to attend the panel on fashion blog ethics at the “Evolving Influence” conference. Aside from the conference, the only other thing I had time to see was the presentation of Peter Jensen at Milk Studios, where I met Sarah Sophie. Most New York style is, in my humble perspective as an infrequently-visiting foreigner, an illustration in trying too hard to follow the trends along the rules they ostensibly require, resulting in brand-loaded outfits that lack the personal touch. Sarah Sophie is clearly a stand-out. Her personal style is obviously inspired by the 1920s and goes oh so well with her light skin and striking features. Unfortunately, I forgot to ask her where she got that delicate headpiece, but I guess it is vintage.

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  1. Vinda Sonata on

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    good review and she’s such a beautiful woman. i can understand why you picked her! her head accessories are beautiful! nice simple but bold makeup, too. i’m such a fan of red lipstick myself. :)

  2. Cecylia on

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    Woah so glamorous!

  3. Sabine on

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    Although personally this style doesn’t appeal to me I appreciate the point of individuality vs. just following trends – I often feel the same in London, whereas people in Paris or Berlin seem to lean more towards expressing their individuality (ahh, generalisations, always a tricky thing…)

  4. DON'T SWEAT IT on

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    I definitely agree with your description of NYC fashion. I was sitting on the train today and a man came on who clearly thought he was uber-stylish. I couldn’t help but think that he looked like a replica of about a thousand other men wearing the same thing. Not to say that we are not allowed to find inspiration in each other, but with New York deeming itself a fashion forward city, it is more along the lines of trends and brand names than the innovation of personal and individualistic style.

  5. ♥Lola on

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    Such a gorgeous photo!

  6. mimi sioux on

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    aw – how cute!

  7. Christina on

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    blang blang!! Now that is a statement!!

  8. The Fall on

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  9. Anonymous on

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    With the glint in her eyes she looks as if time travelling. She can carry it off, therefore it is classic and timeless.

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