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June 16, 2010 at 4:31 pm
I wish my dad dressed like this, wow
Jennie Nhi Nguyen
June 16, 2010 at 4:34 pm
old man got style! :]
June 16, 2010 at 4:41 pm
The cuts are definitely different. The back pockets in American khakis are not as deep as European styles…so wallets and linings sit up higher = bigger booty.
You're right – this guy looks VERY cool.
June 16, 2010 at 4:42 pm
Can't say I like the shirt though.
June 16, 2010 at 4:45 pm
Those khakis look so worn-in and comfortable. Nicely done, Sir.
Modesty is Pretty
June 16, 2010 at 4:46 pm
I like that he's not wearing socks, he looks so young with this outfit,totally suits him.
A other older man with great style !! you still young
June 16, 2010 at 4:49 pm
Oh, it is not the khakis…
June 16, 2010 at 4:52 pm
Totally agree. Actually, these are the kind of khakis I would want to wear as a girl, too.
June 16, 2010 at 4:53 pm
I like his shoes
June 16, 2010 at 4:56 pm
any leads on good italian brands with a good cut?
June 16, 2010 at 4:59 pm
what can I say, simply perfect from shoes to hair. great execution.
June 16, 2010 at 5:02 pm
I would like to have a pair of pants like thses. They're so perfec in their simplicity. And khakis is a very chic color, classic and casua.
June 16, 2010 at 5:05 pm
Does anyone know some brands/locations to get some khakis like these. I have the same issue with american Khakis as Scott.
Marquis de Lannes
June 16, 2010 at 5:07 pm
June 16, 2010 at 5:10 pm
That's a great point. Where can you find a well cut khaki in the US? I'm wearing American Eagle, which is about the slimmest I can find, but still too baggy. Banana Republic has a slim one, but they always are cut way to short for some reason.
June 16, 2010 at 5:11 pm
These are actually british khakis by Folk. completely agree with the style though!
June 16, 2010 at 5:18 pm
He does look cool, I also think it's the ankles!
June 16, 2010 at 5:21 pm
So true! American Khakis are only for the incredibly slim, even for women.
To Vogue or Bust
June 16, 2010 at 5:25 pm
Totally true about the backside…I noticed it the other day on my boyfriend's pair, they don't make them in the most flattering styles here.
Looks like we have to go to Italy now…
June 16, 2010 at 5:29 pm
His lack of socks, and rolled trousers make me think of 1930s/40s swing dancing. love it!
June 16, 2010 at 5:46 pm
save khakis: the best chinos there are!
June 16, 2010 at 5:47 pm
perfect fit, i have some similar
June 16, 2010 at 5:49 pm
rag&bone make good slim cut khakis.
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June 16, 2010 at 5:54 pm
Ha Ha Nice!!!
I wish my dad dressed like this, wow (2)
June 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm
Love these soft summerish colours. Seems so comfortable!
June 16, 2010 at 6:02 pm
Uniqlo vintage khakis are cut like this. I think they're only available in the US Store.
June 16, 2010 at 6:03 pm
ive always wondered how people pull of dress shoes sans socks without sweating and being uncomfortable…ill have to look into that.such a great look
June 16, 2010 at 6:07 pm
liking the cool rolled up pants – w
June 16, 2010 at 6:09 pm
Brunello Cucinelli does fantastic Khakis.
June 16, 2010 at 6:20 pm
i completely agree! they look great this way- i think they are flattering on all men too–skinny or plump
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June 16, 2010 at 6:57 pm
The fit of them is so perfect; they're perfectly tight and the length and overall fit are just right. I want to see men wear pieces that fit THIS well daily.
June 16, 2010 at 7:11 pm
I like these, especially rolled up. Not sure about the shirt, I like a denim shirt with khakis. Is this a blue dress shirt?
June 16, 2010 at 7:38 pm
You are making me wish I was back in Florence SO BADLY! I need to get back there soon!
I'm tellin' ya – left handers got it…
June 16, 2010 at 7:51 pm
Italian men… they know!!!
http://valentineavoh.blogspot.com/-the diary of a belgian stylist-
June 16, 2010 at 7:59 pm
Mmmmm, khakis and a blue shirt .. in Italy .. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this picture :)
*It also reminds me a bit of summer here in Buenos Aires…
June 16, 2010 at 8:45 pm
I love this guy.
Jennie Nhi Nguyen said…old man got style! :]
who said this guy is OLD?????
he looks like late 30s, or earlier 40s! and one gal called him OLD?? – shame on you!and anybody over 50 will be called "ruins" after that????
June 16, 2010 at 8:52 pm
I love this guys hair and sideburns! Stylish! Online Credit Score
June 16, 2010 at 8:57 pm
The pants… so classic and I love those beautiful Italian leather shoes. Cool picture!
June 16, 2010 at 8:58 pm
Yes, a pretty good cut but just a bit too below the bottom saggy for me. Love the rest of his look but the photo itself is spoilt by all those jogger with trouser/jeans wearers in the background.
Shannen Norman Photography
so true! american khakis never look this good and that's why "khakis" get such a bad wrap here. Bring these sweet things over and we can change the khakis reputation forever ;)
June 16, 2010 at 9:00 pm
come on, they look very bad. the proportions are wrong. the rolled pants and heavy shoes are derivative.people like cuccinelli, incotex and many other euro brands make pants that fit very snugly and can be hemmed or rolled to any length. this look is so early 2000's– clean it up
June 16, 2010 at 10:33 pm
The whole casual put together thing really work for this guy. I think your right Scott, it's the fit of the kaks. Check out America's own Grown & Sewn, either on the web or at their New York shop on Duane Street. Great khaki trousers, perfect jean type fit, great fabric and construction. A total American hit!
June 16, 2010 at 10:41 pm
Maybe because American men are 10 pounds or more fatter in general.
June 16, 2010 at 11:14 pm
I definitely have a very similar outfit to this, but do find the khakis to be rather chunky, thereby throwing off the overall look. This is especially unfortunate, because it just looks like displaced chub, given I myself of am a slimmer body type.
Are you aware of any North American alternatives, that have a similar fit? Preferably Canadian alternatives.
June 16, 2010 at 11:30 pm
The lighter density completes the chill yet put together vibe of the look.
Imagine him with American khaki's…
He'd look awkwardly business casual.
June 16, 2010 at 11:46 pm
I love his look! I wouldn't call him old. He just has grey hair! He looks great.
the nickel fit
June 16, 2010 at 11:51 pm
i like that there's some excess fabric on the butt. see so many excessively tight butt huggers lately. comfort will always be king.
June 17, 2010 at 12:05 am
I can't focus on the pants, who cares.. This men makes me think sex!.. J'aime!
June 17, 2010 at 12:45 am
Absolutely nothing stylish or sexy about this dude's duds. For God's sake, get him to a good barber; his hair, beard and moustache are an uncoordinated mess. The watch band is obviously too large for his wrist. The khakis sit way too low on his waist giving him a slouchy flabby ass. The rear pocket is too deep. The shoes without socks will reek of ghastly foot odor very quickly. Ugh!
June 17, 2010 at 1:30 am
the only thing that's good about this is that the photo is good- and the only thing that's good about the photo is how obviously everyone in the background is dressed like this guy. this guy is clearly not uniquely stylish. or whatever.
June 17, 2010 at 1:37 am
Very cool! I see what you mean about the difference in American khakis…maybe a designer will read this & take a hint!
June 17, 2010 at 1:39 am
i rally like this look. my dad wears the same trousers and they fit him perfectly. love the shirt and the watch. all in all perfect look . !
June 17, 2010 at 2:50 am
This summer favorite colors! Looks, that they really are the best :)
June 17, 2010 at 2:53 am
Maybe I didn't caught the irony in some comment I've read.But this man is not old: he has only grey hair!
June 17, 2010 at 3:00 am
I like his whole outfit, actually.
June 17, 2010 at 3:23 am
H&M has some khakis similar to these…
June 17, 2010 at 3:48 am
Oowee, he's awesome, but look at the three other pairs within two meters!
June 17, 2010 at 3:52 am
I love the way he wear those pants! wow!
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Italian khakis(AND ITALIAN MEN) are the best!:)Thank for sharing these beautiful photos!
June 17, 2010 at 4:00 am
Italian style khakis. Scandinavian style sleeve roll-up.
June 17, 2010 at 4:19 am
Yesterday we met at Pitti in Florence and we talked a little then we shot all the photos …garance you and you're really number one
June 17, 2010 at 4:38 am
these khaki's make me want to put my hands in his back pockets…
June 17, 2010 at 5:01 am
I noticed that many men now wear trousers rolled. New trend?!
I love that 3 other gents in the background are wearing essentially the same outfit!
June 17, 2010 at 5:49 am
I bought some khakis with a similar cut at the Gap, "The Cadet". High rise, deep pockets, button fly. they were on sale for $14.99. they are the most excellent khakis!
June 17, 2010 at 6:17 am
i've been looking for a pair of khakis like these. shirt's nice as well.
June 17, 2010 at 6:38 am
he is not an old man people1 he is a hot daddy! lol
June 17, 2010 at 7:05 am
Have you noticed that three men in this picture wear their watches on the right hand? is that a new trend ,or are they all lefthanded, or is this picture mirrored? Any clue?
June 17, 2010 at 7:19 am
great snap, the mood is definitely there
June 17, 2010 at 7:24 am
Love this guy and his khaki's. First of all he is hardly "old". I know there are a lot of young readers of this blog… but I thought (hoped?) that we have gotten to the point now where we don't consider anything over 40 as "old".
I always wondered why I hated khaki's on men and it IS the fit. I've noticed that a lot of men's casual pants are big… and make their butt's look wide and droopy. Not a good look.
This entire look is great and he is very attractive.
June 17, 2010 at 7:28 am
The two-tone shirt looks interesting. Makes the whole look edgier. Reminds me of an older Beckham without the arm tattoo.
June 17, 2010 at 7:40 am
love the hair
June 17, 2010 at 8:23 am
UNIS at NYC in the Nolita neighborhood has created a pair of slimmer, modern rendition of a pair of khakis
June 17, 2010 at 8:27 am
hahah yesterday i was like him hahahobviously i love it
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June 17, 2010 at 8:31 am
This guy's got it.No question.
June 17, 2010 at 8:35 am
AlexB said…ive always wondered how people pull of dress shoes sans socks without sweating and being uncomfortable…ill have to look into that
there's a thing called low-cut socks, or as they call them over here (portugal) 'save-feet', that you wear to appear sockless and in reality prevent your feet from sweating.
June 17, 2010 at 8:56 am
I love his look, and agree that some/most American khakis can make men look either dumpy, or flat in the rear, depending on their anatomy…there's a brand called Bonobos that I saw featured on Eyewitness news awhile ago, that are cut more fitted in the seat. I bought a pair for my husband, and they look great & he loves them! As always, your site is lovely and inspirational, a minnie vacation each day! Keep up the fabulous work!
June 17, 2010 at 9:14 am
Levi's makes a 511 khaki that fits wonderfully. If you like the jean-emulating fit, the 511 are exceptional. I haven't worn my gap khakis since.
June 17, 2010 at 9:26 am
I actually bought a pair of Dockers Slim Fit (in Sweden though), cut pretty much like those in the picture above. A lovely pair of trousers!
Maybe they are only for the european market?
June 17, 2010 at 9:51 am
I echo the earlier comment about the new men's company, bonobos. These guys are out to change the business model for selling men's apparel and are on a crusade to end "khaki diaper butt." Do check them out ~ http://www.bonobos.com
June 17, 2010 at 10:41 am
These khakis are great. However I have to disagree that they are the best, you can easily find "American" khakis that fit like this. Just look for ones called 5 pocket khakis and they will fit like jeans. Banana Republic has them as well and my favorite Levis 511.
June 17, 2010 at 10:46 am
I see selvedge on the double cuff roll up. I am travelling to Italy soon, any ideas where something like this can be picked up??, Piombo, I believe, was mentioned a while back. Any information would be appreciated.
June 17, 2010 at 10:53 am
I think i'm going to look like him in about 25 years. Or at least i hope so! The little beard, the hair very nice.
Greets from Tilburg, The Netherlands
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June 17, 2010 at 11:03 am
I'm confused, I've always been told khakis (american style) are a DON'T.
I wouldn't call these "khakis".
And I don't know if I could wear those shoes without socks, not because of the look, but how they may feel, I don't think those are comfortable at all.
Well just my thoughts. I think this guy would look much better in a suit.
June 17, 2010 at 11:04 am
old? how young are you folks. this guy is probably 40. equating gray with old is just, well, sad.
all that withstanding, he needs to get rid of the wallet and pull the pants.
miss anna katie scott.
June 17, 2010 at 11:07 am
ha i love the rolled up trousers showing the bare ankle.. it just somehow perfects it.
June 17, 2010 at 11:34 am
I know him!! He works for a super brand named Preventi! http://www.preventishoes.com. Second coincidence in 2 days! The first one was to see Garance and you life at the Pitti yesterday… ;)
June 17, 2010 at 11:57 am
I agree that most brands here in the USA are cut way to wide and short in general (not just khackis but also shirts and even polos) but there are plenty of option in every price range if you favor the long and lean cut/fit. Most pieces at Zara, diesel or HM have an european cut like this, also Club Monaco has plenty of very well tailored basics. Even BR and CK's cheap line have usually "slim" models of everything, and the good thing is they usually go straight to the sale rack. If you want to go high end or Designers then there are even more options.
June 17, 2010 at 12:31 pm
This picture is one of my favorite pics in a long time. I like them all, but this guy gets it ALL right. my favorite look hes casual yet chic. from the dark brown shoes, to the slightly rolled khakis, rumpled perfect-shade-of- blue button up with a little peek of white T underneath, and the BEST part of all his long greying hair pulled back into a pony tail. PERFECTION.
June 17, 2010 at 1:30 pm
this look makes me to want to grow my hair long…. in my 50s i still have a full head of curly hair, but keep them short – as considered "appropriate to my age"Maybe, we better bend the "rules" – life is too short for this bullsh*t???? and wear what suits anyone(and myself) most?
June 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm
For this style of pants – look for Swedish brands Acne or Whyred (Acne more easy to find). They are slim and comes in many colours.
June 17, 2010 at 4:55 pm
love this !
June 17, 2010 at 6:07 pm
Dockers Slim Fit…absolutely perfect. Hard to find in the US, but stocked in the likes of Oipolloi, End Hunting, etc.
June 17, 2010 at 7:40 pm
So I'm in Italy (Rome though not Milan or Florence) – where to go to find this stuff? Also I agree that this is not an "old man" and I'm in my early 20s. Maybe some confusion with the real "old men" in the background? (Any other good stores in Rome I should check out before leaving?)
June 17, 2010 at 8:19 pm
To be honest, the way this gentleman is wearing his pants does not look good. It looks like "pants on the ground" to me. The slim, modern fit is right on, though. Americans can make the chino just as well. Check out Unis or Save Khaki brands based in New York. The model in the blog below is wearing the khaki well-tailored.
June 17, 2010 at 10:50 pm
Dr Denim (a Swedish brand) make great khakis… my partner just bought some amazing light blue ones but they do the regular colour as well… fit like jeans around the butt (and he's got a great butt :D)
love the rolled up with no socks look as welltotally stylish
June 18, 2010 at 12:05 am
I grow old…I grow old…I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled. J. Alfred Prufrock
June 18, 2010 at 8:20 am
Not seen that type of shoe with this combo before!
June 18, 2010 at 8:35 am
omg u r right…about the pants! he is lovely…i am asuming a candid shot?? i would give him a spontaneous kiss!!!
June 18, 2010 at 8:49 am
guy put on cool darby shoe. great
June 18, 2010 at 9:46 am
You cannot compare anything from the US to the Italian style. Italian fashion is the best in the world. You will never encounter the class and elegance anywhere in the world the same way that you see on the Italian streets.
A bit strong, I know, but I firmly believe it.
June 18, 2010 at 10:07 am
Love everything about him. Down to his sockless foot.
June 18, 2010 at 11:28 am
i really hope hair isn't pulled into a mini ponytail, and those pants – which do fit well – are too short.
June 18, 2010 at 11:40 am
this is great style!
June 18, 2010 at 3:56 pm
He's a perfect example of how touches of personal style and attitude–the stance, the hair, the expression on his face, the sleeves, the heavy shoe-bare ankle combo–can make an otherwise ordinary outfit sing.
And those eyes… oh my.
Incidentally, the "word verification" letters for this post are "hotmen." No joke! That has to be the funniest computer-generated coincidence I've seen yet. :)
June 18, 2010 at 5:29 pm
Topman do fantastic slimmer fitting chinos. And I also think American Apparel's chino fit is a lot more 'European' than the US.
June 18, 2010 at 5:31 pm
check out the dockers ankle chino at urban outfitters. only $50 and the fit is superb, just like this. i know i got myself a couple…
June 18, 2010 at 6:52 pm
Where is this- Heaven?
June 19, 2010 at 8:12 pm
It's the hair.
June 20, 2010 at 1:33 am
This is the man of my dreams… and I am only 25 yrs old. Yummmmy. I hope I run into him one day. x
June 21, 2010 at 3:33 am
I first saw this mans picture in garance dore's blog, and all i can think of is "EYE candy! sooo HOT!, Sexy, manly.. delicious" and i recognized him again here ! its the very same side look ! grey hair suits him and the beard.. not so sure of hair but it still looks like a lions mane :)i like how he neatly rolled up is pants .. something i admire about european style in men is that it looks so effortless .. but soo chic !wish i was at pitti huomo !LaLa
June 21, 2010 at 2:25 pm
sart, plenty of american labels sell chinos that fit this trim: rag & bone and UNIS, to name two.
June 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm
the pants – yes. with those shoes + no socks? no.
June 21, 2010 at 11:28 pm
Another American label that was founded based on better fitting chinos – Bonobos (www.bonobos.com)
July 3, 2010 at 2:11 am
First off, this man is tall and well-proportioned, and has an interesting, incredibly attractive face. With that foundation, everything about him works even though it sounds like a nightmare — cropped rolled-up pants, no socks, gray ponytail, shiny oxfords. Also, this outfit would look trite on a 20-something hipster. But on a man who looks like he has a little life behind him, some substance, and a world of je ne sais quois in his eyes, the items look grounded, classic, and classy even as they're tweaked and modernized. He is breathtaking and inspiring, and makes almost every other man I've ever seen seem contrived and overdone.
July 26, 2010 at 4:45 pm
Ah, I love when people show some abkle, and show it well. It really makes a unique kind of outfit, yet subtle.
July 29, 2010 at 7:58 am
awesome trouser (and his has got 2 others frineds with the same in the background … ;-) )
C of SWE
August 15, 2010 at 6:27 pm
You should try NN07´s khakis…slimmer fit for slimmer legs!