Karolina Kurkova's street style picks, courtesy of Mercedes Benz Fashion Force program

random passerby taking photo of Mercedes Fashion Force squad car

Karolina stops twins on the street to ask for a photo

Ornela and Odelia Samuels get snapped

Karolina also chose a 3 month old puppy, Daphne.

Edward Barsanian of the New York Times - T Magazine.

Of this gentleman, Karolina said, "I like his little Russian hat. It's smart and he's staying warm, which is very important. It's different. You know I don't see a lot of men wearing those kinds of hats and he's owning it. I like that"

Tuesday afternoon as part of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Force program, I was offered a car ride with Karolina Kurkova (discovered by Miuccia Prada at age 15 and later a Victoria's Secret Angel). We weren't exactly police men in that black and white car though, more like street style bounty hunters as Karolina kept a keen eye for stylish peeps on the street--from twins, to a T Magazine editor, to a 3 month old puppy....And not only did Karolina act as the street style hunter de jour, but I also got to ask her a few questions while we drove:

Craig: When you were a little girl, what did you dream of being when you grew up?

Karolina: I wanted to be a princess. I wanted to have super long hair. When i was a little girl I had short hair. ... I was like a little tomboy. And I'd walk around and put a tiara on and I'd put a duvet [editors note: duvet = bed sheet] on my head like I'd have super long hair to the floor and I'd wear my mom's high heels and walk around.

Craig: If you could wake up anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would it be?

Karolina: Somewhere on the beach. This beautiful beach. Sun is shining...(pause)...sun of the ocean...it could be anywhere. I just love the beach. I love the sunset and watching the ocean and hearing the sound.

Craig: so what are you wearing today?

Karolina: I'm wearing a J. Mendel coat, nice and warm. And then I'm wearing Hervé Léger--let me show you. I'm wearing a dress and over the dress I'm wearing an Hervé Léger skirt. So I'm kind of layering and playing with his clothes to make my own. And make it so I feel comfortable, yet stylish but at the same time comfortable and me. And then I'm wearing Brian Atwood beautiful patent leather shiny boots....


Gabrielle Pascua said...

Karolina seems like the biggest sweetheart, and despite her fame, she retains such a down-to-earth friendliness. Charmed! Oh, and her thigh high boots make me green with envy - look at those mile-long legs!

xx Gaby


Vinda Sonata said...

i love how down to earth she looks
and her street style there is really nice
love the boots !

Dahlia said...

Her coat is just sublime!



Brigadeiro said...

Love her J Mendel coat!

analee said...

Great post! I enjoy looking what Karolina did.. Oh.. I like the twins very identical.

Luca said...

She's so amazing!

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eliza said...

I love Karoline, she seems like the loveliest person! I love her boots, they're amazing.


Hattitude said...

that guy is totally rockin' the russian hat!

good on him!

i like going for warmth in this weather too, i'm always sporting a hat these days...although it seems to be doing NOTHING for my hair...hat head to the max.


*sunday* said...

it's awesome i love it! i feel like i was there with you guys!


LadyNoir said...



yvo said...

wow her hair makes me wana chop off mine.

Parisanddawn said...

ohh i love the car...
but i love the shot of the photographers bending and trying to take a shot. love so in the moment

Estefanía Ainoza said...

Fantastic Kurkova!!
Amazing blog!!!

Moda de la Mode said...

Love the car and isn't that dog just soooo cute??!!


Milly said...

love the twins picture!

I adore your blog ...

I'm following you!



Anonymous said...

She just sounds so dumb oh god! sorry to say! Wow this is a case for models to get at least a high school education


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