87 comments

  1. Alice

    March 24, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    Nice. Am a fan of buttons!

    http://likeasilhouette.blogspot.com/

  2. blue roses

    March 24, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    swathed in cold steel gray,
    eyes of cold steel gray, yearning
    for infinite ills.

  3. Andrew

    March 24, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Glad that buttons are of color bands, not music bands.

  4. GINGER FASHION MONSTERS

    March 24, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    nice alternative to the usual duffle coat!

    http://www.gingerfashionmonsters.blogspot.com

  5. Fashion Agony

    March 24, 2011 at 5:49 pm

  6. Andrew

    March 24, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    Simple, clean, wonderful. What shoes?

  7. trailmix

    March 24, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    I'd love to see this from behind, so I could be sure he's wearing his jacket backwards. The scarf gives it away for me.

  8. The Photodiarist

    March 24, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    love this jacket!

  9. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    I love the jacket. I wonder where he bought it.

  10. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    Absolutely love it! I want that piece and the buttons are brillant.

  11. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Awful!

  12. Fluid Idleness

    March 24, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Kind of a nerdy chic. I like.

  13. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 7:12 pm

    ah, what a beautiful man!

  14. Dana

    March 24, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Good face. I like the star trekie jkt.

  15. Polley

    March 24, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    That is a very interesting sweater, I don't know if I've seen something like it.

    Looks warm and comfortable!

  16. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    Is that Igor Garanin from Russian GQ?

  17. Jessie

    March 24, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    great jacket and great contrast of colors. he is adorable!

    http://wordbyjessie.com

  18. Román Iglesias

    March 24, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    Wooooow

    Great coat! and skarf aswell!

    http://www.coolneeded.com

  19. kimzie

    March 24, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    awesome! love the sweater on him!

    xoxo
    okimzie.blogspot.com

  20. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    There is something about this man that is extraordinary sexy.

  21. Chaz Payne

    March 24, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    I've seen this gentleman on this blog before.. Always a fan of the silhouettes he chooses.

  22. Le Chic Boutique

    March 24, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Ooh..! Who is he? Such a dashing man! Love the buttons on his jacket!

    http://le-chic-boutique.blogspot.com

  23. thwany

    March 24, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    he looks great!

  24. princessglee

    March 24, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    Charming straight jacket.

  25. Espen

    March 24, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    I love his jacket and the way he tied his scarf is so cute.

  26. so not that girl

    March 24, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    Love the buttons! And of course, the way he has his scarf tied is sublime!

  27. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    Interesting that he chose to add those colorful buttons to such a utilitarian jacket; can't be too monotone. and I love the way he tied his scarf

  28. papabubble

    March 24, 2011 at 10:56 pm

    cute! blue snowman.

  29. h.k. casio

    March 24, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    not a big fan of the sleeve length…

  30. Anonymous

    March 24, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Backwards jacket? How terribly awesome.

  31. Annushka

    March 24, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    stunning gray very confident!
    xxo

  32. Trés Awesome a Chicago Street Style Blog

    March 24, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    Absolutely love the quilted sweatshirt. All the materials he has chosen are subtle and unusual.

    Très Awesome- A Chicago Street Style Blog

    http://www.tresawesome.com

  33. Ale

    March 25, 2011 at 12:25 am

    Yay, buttons again!
    busybeaver.net

  34. Simone

    March 25, 2011 at 12:46 am

    Back zip? Shoulder zip?? PULL-OVER??

  35. Mark

    March 25, 2011 at 12:48 am

  36. jackie

    March 25, 2011 at 12:55 am

    The colors and placement of the buttons are my fave part and what makes this look for me.

  37. Amy Creyer

    March 25, 2011 at 1:03 am

    His buttons add just the right amount of personality to that coat.

    http://www.chicagostreetstyle.com/

  38. meenal @ maison marigold

    March 25, 2011 at 1:22 am

    such a good looking man..not sure about that jacket..love the color though..xx meenal

  39. JMC

    March 25, 2011 at 1:22 am

    Brutish silhouette, architecturally minimalist wafts.

  40. Melissa Avila

    March 25, 2011 at 1:24 am

    Mmm. There is something very sexy about him. The look in his eyes I think.

  41. SPEAKcreativity

    March 25, 2011 at 2:07 am

    Love the simple colors, love the faded little polka dots on the scarf, and absolutely love the BUTTONS.

  42. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 2:35 am

    Majorly offensive…

    thefeministfashionista.wordpress.com

  43. salomé

    March 25, 2011 at 3:04 am

    Very nice pic ;D

    SUPER t-shirt to discover: http://magmoiselle.fr/?p=4509

  44. Electa Shocked

    March 25, 2011 at 3:16 am

    the buttons are so awesome and adds color to his greyish blue outfit!

    from:
    electashocked.blogspot.com

  45. La ropa...me vuelve loca!

    March 25, 2011 at 3:19 am

    Nice, he looks great!

    Besos desde ♥ La ropa me vuelve loca!

  46. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Never expected a man with such a gorgeous mien to fancy and be paired with a funky old Chairman Mao jacket, with veritable color wheel buttons to boot. Heart this, Sart!

  47. ql

    March 25, 2011 at 4:32 am

    is there a zipper on the back?

  48. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 6:35 am

    he looks great! the buttons draws all the attention – but i love also the very simple forms. the jacket could look like a workers garment from china (but also other countries have this blue, padded cotton jackets with very few details for workers.) I'm guessing this young gentleman is an architect who went to china for a workshop and got inspired in other ways too…

    MZ

  49. Archie

    March 25, 2011 at 6:37 am

    Duvet overshirt: A strong look

    http://www.thearchblog.com

  50. KC

    March 25, 2011 at 6:41 am

    how can he carry that jacket? i'd look stupid if i wear it.

    nouveauskin.blogspot.com

  51. Анатолий

    March 25, 2011 at 6:59 am

    This is Igor Garanin from Russian GQ and GQ-style editor?
    You can see him in this photo http://lofter.ru/ru/node/220955/people/111292/3 or if you type "Игорь Гаранин" in google.

  52. Stella

    March 25, 2011 at 7:26 am

    Super cool. The jacket reminds me of those chinese quilted jackets. The trousers counter act the volume of the jacket, and the buttons add a nice splash of colour. Cosy and stylish.

  53. proletarian Great Gatsby

    March 25, 2011 at 7:27 am

    I love grey.A revision of the man in the gray flannel suit.Easy,simple,classical and modern at the same time.

  54. two four eight one nine

    March 25, 2011 at 8:36 am

    So young and confident a man, that's what translates the outfit. Very attractive.

    http://twofoureightonenine.blogspot.com/

  55. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 10:07 am

    The buttons are very clever, and very easy to make. The jacket reminds me of a straight jacket…not a calming association.

  56. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 11:10 am

    what the…? i don't get it.

  57. marina

    March 25, 2011 at 11:19 am

    this man is absolutely beautiful.

  58. Sam

    March 25, 2011 at 11:19 am

    Very interesting coat, I don't think I've ever seen something like this before. Love the messy knot on the scarf and the colorful buttons!

    http://fashionthroughtravel.blogspot.com/

  59. rachel

    March 25, 2011 at 11:32 am

    While he's a nice-looking guy and I like the colors and textures, I agree with Anonymous 10:07–the straitjacket resemblance is a little alarming.

  60. grizzlesnort

    March 25, 2011 at 11:35 am

    I like the jacket even though I agree with the duvet/ happy commune workers/ strait jacket associations.

  61. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    the sweater is buttoned on the shoulder (on the right side). cool idea!

  62. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    i thought chef garb… not so morbidly strait jacket…

    i like the happy buttons; it changes what it can be

  63. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    old school :D

  64. THE PURSE FORUM ADVISORY

    March 25, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Love the buttons. Very under the radar but at the same time sends a message.
    http://www.thepurseforumadvisory.com/

  65. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    That's wiggity-wiggity whack, but he makes me wanna jump! Jump!

  66. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    Nice to see russian mate here!

  67. so not that girl

    March 25, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    And then there's Maude…

  68. Anonymous

    March 25, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    Looks amazing. We often have very clear associations when it comes to military chic – think trench coats, epaulettes, etc. The above comments have shown that we do not usually conceive this outfit to fall in the same category. Some background on the jacket though may change this, esp. considering the fact that our street model seems to be Russian. This type of jacket (grey, beige, olive) was worn by certain types Russian soldiers, mainly rear-gunners in a bomber airplane or MG-crews in winter. Quite ironic that the colour of this jacket is Prussian-blue (Preussisch-Blau), thereby marrying former enemies into a peaceful entity. Quite brilliant outfit with more cultural/social implications than first meets the eye.

  69. 1410

    March 25, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    He reminds me of a Russian inmate

  70. André

    March 25, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Must try wrap my scarf like that.

  71. Anonymous

    March 26, 2011 at 2:13 am

    Simply Handsome. :)

  72. Naftali Stern @ The Bohmerian

    March 26, 2011 at 9:44 am

    I love the pinstripe buttons and scarf combo!

    theBohmerian.com

  73. Anonymous

    March 26, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    Не,ну ведь тупо фуфайка-же! Окститесь,бабушка!

  74. Alex

    March 26, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    Alex said:
    Igor is a executive editor of russian GQ Style and also executive fashion editor of russian GQ.
    And what about his jersey or it would be more correctly to call it cotton wadded pull-over? Usually prisoners wear it like a uniform. As we know uniform is a trend of lastest designers collection. So together with a help of a scarf and a few buttons "a la ralph lauren" it looks stylish. Igor reEnvented an alternative to a jacket and a coat.

  75. Anonymous

    March 26, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    Very Japanese! Honoring the fashion history in light of tragedy, love it.

  76. Justin Ferré

    March 27, 2011 at 2:22 am

    I remember reading some comments expressing their animosity towards Scott's coverage of the influx of new season shows. I ask for the said posters to redirect their attention from price tags and admire what's being produced at hand.

    This silhouette bears a strong resemblance to that of Burberry Prorsum Menswear Autumn/Winter 2011-12 show. It's a perfect example of how one can draw inspiration from the lovely (and often unaffordable) designer brands and make it our own.

    Being a student/part-timer, I am all too familiar with my financial constraints keeping the wares of the major fashion houses beyond my grasp. So I admire from afar. Reinterpret as I do. And relish in any fortune that comes my way.

  77. Anonymous

    March 27, 2011 at 6:58 am

    where can you get those buttons – very paul smith lol

  78. Anonymous

    March 27, 2011 at 7:31 am

    i'm with those comments
    this is Igor Garanin, isn't he a breath of fresh air?

  79. Karl Galino

    March 27, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    <3

  80. pdrajdev

    March 27, 2011 at 11:25 pm

    Is he wearing his coat backwards? I'm not really liking this look. It's very bland- nice buttons though.

    http://www.pdrajdev.blogspot.com

  81. Anonymous

    March 28, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    This looks like a jacket worn in fencing matches. Could it be?

  82. manchester escorts

    March 28, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Very japanesey! I like it – it's quirky.

  83. Anonymous

    March 29, 2011 at 12:03 am

    I think it looks a little silly honestly. But he's still cute and all.

  84. Aimee

    March 29, 2011 at 11:47 am

    forget the outfit, i like his cleft chin lol

  85. aaron

    March 29, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    i love the jacket! and i love the trouser colour i think they complement eachother really well

  86. leophobia

    March 30, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    i like this model , and mostly i love the jacket.

  87. Linda

    April 7, 2011 at 1:03 am

    the epitome of true-to-yourself unpretentious style with a sense of humor. love it.

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