This photo has geometric lines with many stripes being present in the image. The buildings in the background along with the sidewalk have black and white stripes which give the image many straight, geometric lines.
Not a practical outfit, granted, not even a modest one for wear. But from an aesthetic POV, I see a very lovely painting. Beautiful classic photo of a woman in a black dress with red flowers in her hair.
Bill Brandt was the preeminent British photographer of the twentieth century and a founding father of photography’s modernist tradition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light