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Sheer Perfection.

One Saturday afternoon in August I was eating “Pizza prosciutto di Parma e funghi” and having an ice cold Peroni in Via della Croce.  Obviously, I almost choked on the pizza slice seeing this angel glide past. Ok, I jump up and rush to catch her.

She says to her father; “wait a moment, please, she (meaning me) likes my dress so we are going take some photos”. Super!    And then, of course in the country where unconditional appreciation for La Bella Figura reigns, a full photo shoot ensues.    Like in an Italian opera, there is an important part for everyone. The street side restaurant waiters stop serving and instead cheer, onlookers form a circle careful not to block the view, restaurant guests pause their conversations to watch the show. And she, with absolute grace she takes the stage and rules the entire street!

You just cannot do anything but love Italy for their love of style and colors, and their confidence. They are proud, in a nice way, over the way they do things over there.

41 Comments

  1. Nea

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  2. She’s stunning, what a great shot!

    Fashion Dawgs

  3. Love your blog! very original :) Pretty outfit!

    Jennifer
    The White Studio

  4. She is such a beautiful person! Love that green! Just stumbled on your blog and now following :)

    Seize the Styles

  5. Im So happppy that I stumbled upon your blog! What interesting photos! Loveeely to see :)
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    I love tho outfit.

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  7. This is a lovely picture, a lovely smile and a lovely style!!!!

  8. Anonymous

    she is beyond gorgeous!!! love the green dress!

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

  9. love the hat and the bracelet is such a perfect detail:)

    Leonor
    thesparklinglemon.blogspot.com

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  11. You look amazing!!! Loving the hat and the green dress!! AND the shoes!!! amazing!! well, who am i kidding!! im loving the whole shabam!!!!

    love K

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  13. The outfit is simply amazing, perfect! Love the hat!

    Kisses
    http://preppygossip.blogspot.com

  14. Steph C.

    oooh i love this!
    u look great!
    xx
    -S
    Ginger and Lace

  15. Gorgeous photos!! & such a gorgeous blog, too!!
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    Kisses,
    L.
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  16. Amazing dress! The colour really suits you!!

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  17. Eva

    I love the concept of your blog so much!
    The green dress is beautiful :)

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  18. Lovely outfit! :> U have very nice blog, im searching new blogs to read. Check out my blog if u like!

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  19. HI DEAR!!
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    i love ur blog as well..
    and also the design is amazing!
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  22. Oh wow, gorgeous photo, and, indeed, gorgeous style! I especially love the bag (awesome color!) and the bracelet :)

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    This is such a beautiful dress! The style is unique and chic. The color is also lovely. You look great on it.

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  25. My dear,
    I found your blog by chance, while peeking others and I decided to check it out! I’m glad I did it, because I am really delighted with yours. It’s beautiful, well structured, interesting, sweet amazing [probably your own qualities right?] and it has completely got me hooked. I think we’re going to get along just fine! ;)
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  26. Lol

    Wow! Stunning picture, the colour of the dress is gorgeous! XX

  27. OOOOO I love the green dress with the orange bag. She looks so perfect for a day out on the town. And she went shopping at YSL?! A girl after my own heart.

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  28. love the bag and the color of the dress! gorgeous! really great blog! check out my new site and tell me what you think on what to wear for St.Valentine’s day :) follow each other? :)

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