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Jorge from W Palm Beach
February 3, 2009 at 9:17 am
A runway look, to be sure. It is interesting to see how he strikes a balance between the huge pants and the fitted jacket and shirt. I cant help but wonder, to us who follow designer fashion, if we would like this look without the McQueen scarf and the Lanvin sneakers. Would this rose by anonimous designer smell just as sweet? Jorge from W Palm Beach
amazing. makes me wonder what he’s listening to.
February 3, 2009 at 9:21 am
hmmmm, very interesting… i will have to think about this!
February 3, 2009 at 9:30 am
Love that look !But I’m disctracted by his fabulous gloves !The colour is amazing and they look real soft – I’ll guess they must be made in the finest leather ever…
I’m thriled! I lived in Florence, I never ever saw people dress like that on the streets!!You have a gift!
February 3, 2009 at 9:32 am
oohh…nice gloves, but the pants just aren’t working 4me.
Isobel Saoirse Dylan
February 3, 2009 at 9:33 am
At first look it seems a bit weird, but if you look it over you can find it very interesting. I think it was a nice combination and people surely pay attention to you! Thumbs up!!!
February 3, 2009 at 9:46 am
wide leg jeans on men — either very stylish or you’re one of those terrible american goth kids with chains all over their wide leg cargo jeans (a detailing nightmare). this guy is the former. who says only women wear wide leg jeans well.
john benjamin pritchett
February 3, 2009 at 9:50 am
Nice scarf & gloves but huge baggy pants don't work for me.
February 3, 2009 at 9:53 am
the pants.. big no… if he would change them to some more slimmed i am sure the overall style would look much better.
February 3, 2009 at 10:13 am
WOW! To Jorge’s question about the influence of “designer” appeal, I can tell you that I don’t follow runway fashion much, and when I looked at this I didn’t know who’s scarf it was or what sneakers those were, but the style of this man just floored me!
February 3, 2009 at 10:15 am
The first thing that caught me about this picture is the way the people in the background are staring…Surely at the photographer, but in a way it appears like they are gossiping behind his back. Florentine male version of “Maléna”
February 3, 2009 at 10:20 am
first glance conjured an image of a naru suit. then images of a texas tuxedo, but I suspect (and hope) the jacket is not denim. the overall look is intriguing, and he definitely looks comfortable…
February 3, 2009 at 10:26 am
Wow, great combination I absolutly love it with the scarf it brings the outfit together
February 3, 2009 at 10:31 am
LOVE this! Best shot of the past few days, for me at least – thanks Sart and your eagle eyes – again!
February 3, 2009 at 10:33 am
Hmm. Beautiful color choices, but I can HEAR those pants as he walks by. The look is just too self-consciously precious for my taste.
February 3, 2009 at 10:36 am
He’s like the modern hippie, with denim instead of flowers. Wonder what he’s listening to?
February 3, 2009 at 10:58 am
And look at all these people in the backgrounf gazing at him. What an amazing shot!
February 3, 2009 at 11:02 am
AWESOME!!!! Sophisticated, urban, ecclectic… all in one. This is how I love to dress.I can’t believe how well the roll-ups work on the denim pantaloon.
February 3, 2009 at 11:09 am
The pants aren’t working for me either!
-h of candid cool
February 3, 2009 at 11:10 am
This certainly is very interesting. Also he carries it extremely well. And the gloves are a perfect fit.
February 3, 2009 at 11:18 am
That is a very brave jean cut to wear with that jacket but his nonchalantly draped scarf, ipod earphones and sunglasses show that he doesn’t care if it doesn’t traditionally “work”. I think if he’d worn slimmer legged jeans he would’ve looked a little too contrived and pretentiously fashionable, so although it’s not my favourite look for a guy I still really like it.I love the colours of his scarf with the wash of his jeans.
February 3, 2009 at 11:20 am
He is listening to Insane Clown Posse, and, with those jeans, looks like a member of the band.
February 3, 2009 at 11:33 am
Its a good lookI’m highly impressed with his gloves the color is one of my favorites I notice his eye wear goes well with them This is definitely a balance look.Aim Green
Rock'n Roll Ballerina
February 3, 2009 at 11:40 am
Funny pants! Even though he has it all together. But I must say it makes me smile:)
February 3, 2009 at 11:43 am
So cool!I want this scarf and that beautiful nonchalance…
February 3, 2009 at 11:52 am
nice play on volume with the fitted jacket. beautiful scarf as well. I wish I were tall enough to pull off this much leg width.
February 3, 2009 at 12:05 pm
I love his scarf!!!!!!
February 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm
The colors in this outfit look well together. The key is how everything complements that cranberry sweater underneath his jacket. The gloves provide a nice contrast, while the dark blue jacket and shoes are the perfect hues to make the whole thing coherent. The scarf’s purply tint is just right to bring it all together. Che cool!
February 3, 2009 at 12:19 pm
I just love this silhouette – the neat top with the exaggerated bottoms. Splendid. He knows just how cool he looks, too!
February 3, 2009 at 12:26 pm
I love this look. Just wish I wasn’t so long in the torso, and short in the legs. Can never pull off pants like that. But HE can, and it looks fabulous.
February 3, 2009 at 12:33 pm
I certainly admire the boldness and individuality of wearing this, but for me it doesn’t work. Maybe it’s just the tired McQueen skull scarf that’s getting me because they’ve been so over-done (both by McQueen repeating them season after season and by people wearing them more and more) over the last few years..
February 3, 2009 at 12:35 pm
bravo!!! to him!!!! love whats happing above the waist, i get the wide pants,, but not loving it,,,,,
February 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm
Wow… it is very interesting to see “baggy” jeans like this because I am used to seeing them more associated with hip hop culture but in this context they become a whole different thing.
February 3, 2009 at 12:51 pm
Definitely unqiue. I love the color of his gloves. Those are wide jeans… not everyone can pull something off like that, certainly not people where I live… but he does it well.
February 3, 2009 at 12:52 pm
Lovely scarf and poise!
February 3, 2009 at 1:00 pm
Loving the scarf, McQueen I’m guessing. Pleasing color combo, but those jeans are a bit too over-the-top. Maybe if they were not quite so huge and wide, they would work better. But I admire this man for being creative and confident with his style.
nice sunglasses :)
February 3, 2009 at 1:06 pm
the sunglasses are good, the jeans are ridiculous.
February 3, 2009 at 1:07 pm
I use to live in Firenze and it’s quite unusual to see this kind of people there I think. But you find so many cool people just walking around, unbelievable! Mostly men though, but maybe not that strange since menswear are much cooler..
February 3, 2009 at 1:08 pm
looks like this photo could’ve have been taken in my area, san francisco or berkeley
February 3, 2009 at 1:10 pm
In love with his scarf!He is in harmony with himself and his clothers!And i see guys from behind who are interested in his look i guess!!Julia xxx
February 3, 2009 at 1:17 pm
the best part of this picture is the people in the back looking in his direction as if he is the king.
February 3, 2009 at 1:19 pm
For me, the sneakers make it a little too “Leave It to Beaver” for my taste. With some brogues, maybe? I do like the floppy silhouette of the pants very much, as well as the surprise of seeing them on a man. :)
February 3, 2009 at 1:28 pm
Ehhhrmmm… No. Doesn’t work. At all…
February 3, 2009 at 1:45 pm
Horrible jeans but the outfit in total works. That’s style.
February 3, 2009 at 2:13 pm
I love it, the neatness of fit in the jacket and the fluidity of the pants. The gloves are so perfect to me, a small punch of colour and the somehow help to keep the top half of the silhouette tight and together.
Not those pants again! Before goth kids, it was skater kids in the 90′s and no matter how you style them on men it just looks wrong.
However saying that from the waist up he’s lovely~
February 3, 2009 at 2:16 pm
February 3, 2009 at 2:34 pm
February 3, 2009 at 2:35 pm
I have been trying to find the perfect illustration to sum this look up that i stumbled across a few months back in one of my collections of mens fashion books. i am sure it may be the Alan Flusser book.
The part that describes the 1920s movement of oxford bags so well, when all the men at that time walked in line in one direction following each other in slim cut trousers/ slacks and then BBBOOOMMM!!! one man stands out walking in the opposite direction rocking this new look, the wider circumference and the playing of proportions. Then the men in line all turn back at this maverick, recluse, one mans army, individual and are taken back by his confidence and obliviousness to peoples cold and bewildered stares. i dont know! Thats how i feel when i see this picture.
My style is slightly similar, i dont wear anything but loose pants and feel great in them. i too think it has a timeless look to it. ( That is just my opinion. i am NOT discriminating)
We all have our individual looks. This is what allows this world of fashion to be so vast and inspiring.
Keep walking in Vision.
February 3, 2009 at 2:54 pm
love, love, love
February 3, 2009 at 2:59 pm
to all the lovers of the gloves;
I have found some wonderful leather gloves at Ace Hardware, of all places: pigskin, goatskin, cowhide… I apply a leather treatment called Skidmore’s and heat it with my hair dryer so the stuff really soaks in.
this is in no way an endorsement – just sharing what I have learned.
February 3, 2009 at 3:00 pm
The pantaloons are too much imo.The rest of the get-up is fine tho’.
February 3, 2009 at 3:12 pm
A+++++++++ for proportion! If only the pants weren’t denim and scarf wasn’t McQueen’s. Still, consider myself muchly inspired.
February 3, 2009 at 3:21 pm
He’s totally bohemian chic!
February 3, 2009 at 3:35 pm
This outfit has good balance
February 3, 2009 at 3:51 pm
i love the sunnies! I wonder where he is goin?
February 3, 2009 at 3:52 pm
Amazing pants, and love the scarf!
February 3, 2009 at 3:53 pm
Wow, that is amazing, and not many could make that work, I love it!
February 3, 2009 at 3:55 pm
I like the concept of the outfit. The wide leg pants is balanced with the fitted jacket attire. I wish the pants weren’t rolled up but this is probably because they seem a bit too long for him. The best thing about this fellow is his air of confidence/nonchalance and that’s something you can’t buy or imitate…priceless.
February 3, 2009 at 5:08 pm
His name is Geo))) He is from Moscow(RF)))) and i never sow him dressed that like in his home town)Mira didnt get you acquaint with him?
February 3, 2009 at 5:18 pm
He seems to be turning some heads for sure.. and he seems so confident in this it’s stunning. I wouldn’t mind meeting him.
February 3, 2009 at 5:30 pm
absolutely AWESOME style!!! Love the jeans… one of my favourite shots of yours sartorialist.
February 3, 2009 at 5:37 pm
oh no, this look works from the middle up, the pants are too close to nineties raver style (not enough time has passed yet for us to reclaim and play with that). So to me it’s a bad choice….. moreover, this type of pants are only well worn by tall skinny guys like the one in the pic…
February 3, 2009 at 5:43 pm
for me it’s quite intresting how he (these pants) looks in the move.
February 3, 2009 at 6:09 pm
The scarf+sunglasses and the movement in the denim.
February 3, 2009 at 6:14 pm
business on the top, party on the bottom
February 3, 2009 at 6:24 pm
I like the way he cuffed the bottom, to bring the masculine aspect into the gauchos. Also, his glasses are great!
February 3, 2009 at 6:33 pm
cool! and look at the people around. He charms everybody!
Forever a Student
February 3, 2009 at 6:36 pm
i like the gloves and the scarf… but it brings back terrible memories of the jnco/skater jean phase seen a while back… and i’m sorry, but i dont think wearing such similar colors on top and bottom is the best thing to go outside wearing — looks like an exaggerated, pajama version of a poor man’s baggy canadian tuxedo…. but what do i know.. just my opinion.
As usual it only works for thin people. It looks like he’s wearing a long skirt to me.
February 3, 2009 at 6:37 pm
love it! takes confidence
Wow! From the hips down he’s part skater/gang banger (I was working hard to keep my kids out of these pants in SoCal eight years ago) and from the hips up he looks very collegiate/fashionista – esque. Great scarf. Thanks for featuring knits lately. (c: Oooh and toggles!
February 3, 2009 at 6:38 pm
all eyes on him….i think he’s listening to tupac – all eyes on me
February 3, 2009 at 7:06 pm
are those bottega veneta jeans? nice look, but I don´t like the turn up…
February 3, 2009 at 7:25 pm
Not my cup of tea, but I like people who break the mold with fashion. It’s something I do too.
February 3, 2009 at 7:58 pm
February 3, 2009 at 8:03 pm
a very unique style. his personality shines through, which is what any outfit should do for a person.
February 3, 2009 at 8:52 pm
Looks like a perfect advertisement for that fantastic pair of gloves or scarf.
February 3, 2009 at 9:04 pm
I have to say I really like the pants and I don’t find them 90′s at all. They’re not the Chinatown gangster pants of the 90′s, these are even wider! I like the jacket and the nice gloves but I agree with Anonymous above who said he would wear brogues with his wide pants therefore making the whole look timeless (except of course the skull scarf-which kind of dates his upper body to last year IMHO). I think this is nice for a woman too but definitely ditch the sneakers.
February 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm
February 3, 2009 at 9:56 pm
i don’t like it! i think the pants are over the top. “silly” is an adjective that comes to mind. the gloves, however, are to die for. i think a slimmer pant would just look more sophisticated and chic, less fashion victim-y. oh love the shades, too.
February 3, 2009 at 10:04 pm
Wow, I actually just got a pair of ultra-wide leg that I was going to break out for the first time tomorrow. After seeing a real-world shot, they are a definite. I’d assume those are Bottega Veneta.
I agree that he should have worn some dressier shoes…brown brogues to continue the shade of the glasses and the gloves. The pants are too busy for me, but he has confidence to pull it off. No shame on his part!!
Out Of India
February 3, 2009 at 10:34 pm
I love this. I’m so into the thick scarves. I have a couple from WHITLEY KROS that are so perfect. Affordable though…
The Bird's Eye
February 3, 2009 at 11:17 pm
the gloves are amazing!
February 3, 2009 at 11:18 pm
The gloves are actually the one detail I dislike. The rest works beautifully. The perfect proportions are key.
February 4, 2009 at 12:41 am
We are not ready for those pants again. Too soon after cartoonish “flares” and all that.
No one is cool enough to work that look right now. Maybe I will like it in 10 years.
But it is a good photo to throw into the mix.
I get the look waist-up though. I like the contrasting color gloves.
February 4, 2009 at 12:49 am
I feel like the trousers need to be longer…
February 4, 2009 at 1:50 am
The word “interesting” is being thrown around a lot in the comments, and I’ll agree that’s what first came to mind when I saw this outfit. I love how this has been put together, and especially the attitude behind it. I’m not a fan of wide-leg pants in the least, but do like how they’re juxtaposed in this outfit. The only thing I can’t justify is cuffed pants. I. Just. Can’t. I’ve seen it a thousand times on a thousand different people and have never found it flattering. But still absolute love with this shot.
February 4, 2009 at 2:01 am
I agree with everyone else – for us American 20somethings, the pants conjure images of goth ravers on their way to an ICP concert! Not an image that I recall fondly.
I admire his style, and I adore the outfit from the waist up, but I can’t bring myself around when it comes to his jeans.
February 4, 2009 at 2:36 am
Do you know where can we find this kind of perfect jeans !?It makes me the same filling as the last flanel trousers from YSL they are so cool.
February 4, 2009 at 2:48 am
I really love your blog. You have an eye for style and always deliver great photographs. Every time I view your page I am transported to another country! You are Brilliant!
February 4, 2009 at 3:04 am
He looks cool!
February 4, 2009 at 3:41 am
Wearing that scarf and carrying the book makes him look almost religious – a very modern religion with ipod and those amazing denim pants.
February 4, 2009 at 4:35 am
wow, nice !
February 4, 2009 at 4:42 am
very nicely put.the detail of the folded gloves is amazing.
February 4, 2009 at 5:31 am
Great gloves! Exactly what I’m looking for.
February 4, 2009 at 6:25 am
Love the scarf& glasses. Not as sure on the flares.Miss Know AllKisses-your one and only source into the scandolous lives of the elite
February 4, 2009 at 7:40 am
Woooow, I would kill for the shoes and the scarf. And of course the way he wears it!
Chi-Chi and the Greek Vintage
February 4, 2009 at 7:51 am
I would sooooo wear this and I’m a dame!!!!
February 4, 2009 at 8:01 am
jeans are bottega veneta. not my style but i love this picture. love the gloves. adore the gloves. tell me where to get them please.
February 4, 2009 at 8:09 am
this guy can pull it off. it looks fantastic on him, but the average joe would make this look look silly. hope it doesn’t become a trend. can really appreciate his pulling this together artistically. the scarf balances out the largess of the trousers.
February 4, 2009 at 9:04 am
Well, I like his day planner.
dress to impress the mirror . . .
February 4, 2009 at 9:12 am
for some reason it works, kind of like harem pants for men. i just hope the baggy jeans arent coming back.
February 4, 2009 at 9:16 am
February 4, 2009 at 9:31 am
I don’t think men will take to these but then who ever thought you could convince any man to wear the crotch at his knees while his behind hangs fully over the waistband?
February 4, 2009 at 10:28 am
The jeans remind me too much of those jenco jeans, or what ever they were, from the 90′s. skimmer any thing for the bottom deff would have been a wiser choice.
Sui Generis - Me
February 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm
for me its all about the gloves and the way he wears them! u can find pants like that all over…
"Une very stylish fille"
February 4, 2009 at 3:35 pm
How EXTRAORDINARY! Is it really a street or is it a catwalk?
Great photo, as always.
February 4, 2009 at 5:17 pm
RIP Carrot Peeler Man
February 4, 2009 at 5:24 pm
Those jeans are so hard to carry off but the jacket is making it all work for me.
Shot By Shooter
February 4, 2009 at 5:33 pm
Fantastic look! Great new denim shape, at last a move away from the skinny bloke jean. Love seeing that classic McQueen scarf again, safe to say it’s now become a modern menswear classic.
February 4, 2009 at 7:34 pm
Can’t say I hate it. He looks like he’s having fun.
February 4, 2009 at 7:49 pm
jumbo jeans for men? very 1990 American take on European style. I’ll take this fashion ground hog shadow sighting to mean that the 90s will be here in about 6 weeks.
February 4, 2009 at 8:41 pm
fucking hot. the shoes make it
eloise in berlin
February 5, 2009 at 4:21 am
Oooh great! LOVE big pants and he’s doing it in style. Great sunnies, very confident look – so nice to see on a man!
February 5, 2009 at 6:21 am
He would look perfect imo if he lost the scarf. it’s too distracting.
February 5, 2009 at 12:12 pm
absolutely fabS look!i even would say – not very typical for italians!
February 5, 2009 at 1:13 pm
oh no. i love wide leg pants, but these are getting dangerously close to bringing back the dreaded JNCO of the 90s raver scene. hopefully this look can stay at bay with this stylish exception.
February 5, 2009 at 10:55 pm
haha, i agree….waist up is great. the jeans are awful though. unless he gets some weird face makeup and raves all night. glow sticks anyone?
February 5, 2009 at 11:25 pm
Can’t do those pants. Too much fabric that looks disproportionate with the fitted blazer. This is just my opinion though. It is obvious from the confident look in the picture that this man thinks he is right on track and ahead of the pack.
February 6, 2009 at 3:48 am
wow…I am very amaze to your blog…nothing can say but I enjoy so much and I can get some Idea…
nice …like to be back here again and again…
February 6, 2009 at 12:56 pm
it looks mish-mashy.but i like that he’s doing his own thing.
February 7, 2009 at 12:59 am
i’m digging the big denim!
February 7, 2009 at 1:07 am
this is very pure ironicly and dialectically.but organic, although contrived awesome style nonetheless! no? ha
Across the Pond
February 7, 2009 at 2:04 pm
This may be my most favorite Sartorialist shot to date. So well done mister. And well done to this Florentine– the pants are a big, dramatic gesture in the midst of so much casual. Blazer is perfection, gloves are delicious. Would have put on a different scarf, but that’s personal choice I suppose. Lovelylovelylovely.
February 7, 2009 at 6:37 pm
the modern muslim. lovely. =D I like
February 10, 2009 at 2:25 pm
February 10, 2009 at 11:05 pm
Bottega pants. Fall 2008. I love this look. It’s like a modern Charlie Chaplin.
February 12, 2009 at 10:12 am
LOOOVVVEEEE this look, everything about it! he looks so confident. And those Bottega Veneta jeans look amazing with the jacket and the gloves. Oh my! I love everthing about him, nice posture as well!
April 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm
someone knows the name of this kind of these sunglasses?
May 12, 2009 at 5:34 pm
I like it – but can I like it twice? Last monday it was holiday in Russia, so I went for a walk with my wife – the weather was so nice: clear deep blue sky, shiny sun…. so nice and it was closer to summer, not to spring. Oh, I forgot, I’m living in Moscow, so i was very suprised to meet this guy wearing this look in May – yes, shapes are great, always like it, but twice to wear it in different seasons – some kind to stay fit)))HOT TEMPERATURE), if only I had camera with me, it was so hot weather for this – I think he will ignore me in future after words I wrote( as he must work in fashion press, as I’m boutique manager….), but anyway – too good to wear twice, especially in sunny and hot day. Like it, but summer is for free…
November 29, 2009 at 7:12 am
This made me smile. And that's reason enough for me to like it.
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August 22, 2011 at 2:15 pm
He is eye catching! It seems everyone in the background is watching him…or you;)