1. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 6:28 am

    Jack Nicholson!

    • Simone Fraser

      October 20, 2014 at 3:25 am

      I agree with the shape of the face being like Nicholson, but I find this man’s face so much sweeter and he appears far more approachable!

      It’s a very well cut suit, too. I like the subtlety and elegance of the pale grey.

  2. XAVS

    August 22, 2008 at 6:34 am

    Excellent! He looks very attractive with the haircut and the sun tan…great combination black and grey. Perhaps a bit small the jacket?

  3. Dick Goodnuts

    August 22, 2008 at 6:43 am


  4. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 6:59 am

    jack nicholson!

  5. Isa

    August 22, 2008 at 7:11 am

    I don’t like the outfits .. but the détails yes ! the rings in one hands, the phone in the other and his face is so beautiful !!

  6. stockholmer

    August 22, 2008 at 7:40 am

    I think this guy works at Götrich (a classic men’s wear store). I saw him a couple of days ago near the store and noticed how incredibly well-dressed he was. Very rare for men his age to have such well-fitting clothes!

  7. Jorge from W Palm Beach

    August 22, 2008 at 8:10 am

    Very interesting. Two things I liked right off the bat: the pocket square (JCrew made one just like it a couple of seasons ago, in Italian linen), and the skinny belt (Gucci made one which I still want). Seems like the suit is of a rather-trendy cut, the slacks seem to have a very low rise, which is a departure from what we usually see in this blog. Also, and it may just be the way the light hits the fabric, but the suit looks dirty (???) especially the lapel on our right and the bottom of the jacket on our left- does anyone else see this? Gray and black is a winning combination to be sure, and it is a nice balance between the traditional pocket square and the trndy cut and belt. Jorge from W Palm Beach

  8. Jessica Moloney

    August 22, 2008 at 8:22 am

    Immediately debonair comes to mind…

    I was attracted to the belt and left pocket handkerchief, which complemented the black shirt perfectly.

    The cut of the suit is flattering, and the stated presence of the cuffs suggests a young and sophisticated take on a traditional suit. Bravo!

  9. ricola

    August 22, 2008 at 9:12 am

    Slightly shrunken jacket in an autumn shade of warm grey. Beautiful. And very nice with the black as the anchor. Fantastic how the white edging around the pocket square picks up on the reflection off the belt buckle.

  10. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 9:37 am

    Wow. Whish my dad would dress like that. That handkerchief makes the outfit perfect. Love the his expression.

  11. metscan

    August 22, 2008 at 10:06 am

    The suit fits perfectly the grays in his hair and beard. Maybe I´d add just a bit more width to the shoulders and looseness to the jacket. Otherwise everything is ok.

  12. MongoosePouco

    August 22, 2008 at 10:09 am

    I love this gentleman’s refined look. Great colourway and pocket detail with the handkerchief.

  13. suzanne nelson

    August 22, 2008 at 10:19 am

    The pocket square makes it.I love a navy shirt – more sophisticated than black – and those colours look really good on him.

  14. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 10:25 am

    people are talking about gray and black… i see taupe and navy.

  15. Bill from Jersey

    August 22, 2008 at 10:38 am

    It’s pleasant to see the Stockholm sensibilities again. That’s where I’m really from. This guy looks like he could have been one of my uncles.

  16. Anthea

    August 22, 2008 at 10:41 am

    I agree with the others. The sleeves look a tad too short and he definitely looks like Jack Nicholson! Overall it’s a great look for him :)

  17. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 10:45 am

    The suit has a perfect fit, if it would be any more “loose” as mentioned above,it would look awful and baggy (what’s the obsession with large non-fitting suits? it’s not more comfortable). The pocket square gives it a great finishing look!

  18. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 11:18 am

    Wow. Jack Nicholson in Chinatown in a slightly more adjusted suit


  19. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 11:37 am

    Agreed. The fit of the jacket is perfect. The rise of the pants perhaps a bit low.

  20. Alice Olive

    August 22, 2008 at 12:19 pm

    I like the white border on the pocket square – makes it stand out just enough but not too much. Also like the ring on his middle finger, right hand. (Yes a focus on details!)

  21. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    What a man..

  22. gingerdan

    August 22, 2008 at 1:23 pm

    Jorge from w palm beach talks a lot of rubbish sometimes – it’s not black and grey it’s more taupe and navy, and his suit is not dirty! honestly……. I hope to look like this guy when I’m older – very inspiring.

  23. Giblees Fine Clothing

    August 22, 2008 at 1:28 pm

    I love the cut of the suit its a little bit shorter and more of a natural shoulder in the coat and the pocket square adds a little extra flair to the casual shirt. Great Look.

  24. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 1:46 pm

    (I see gray & navy. Perhaps we all need to adjust our screen resolution!)

    In any case, he looks wonderful. Judging by these latest photos, Stockholm is the most quirkily fashionable place on the planet.

  25. crabapplenyc

    August 22, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    that’s a really nice suit. He looks badass!

  26. Kris Bass

    August 22, 2008 at 6:26 pm

    Ooopsie, wowowowow!

  27. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 6:32 pm

    Definitely taupe and navy. Wonderful fabric by the way, nicely shifting colors. Judging from the reddish undertones, is it Solaro fabric? Lovely pocket square, too.

  28. Jamie Watson

    August 22, 2008 at 7:05 pm

    I am fascinated by your photos of people in Stockholm. There seems to be a common thread in countries, even if it’s not quite tangible.

  29. Adam

    August 22, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    I’m sorry, but even on his best day, Jack Nicholson does not look this good. (yikes!)

    I have an aversion to linen and how wrinkled it gets, so I’m not a fan of the suit–but the pocket square is brilliant and I love how it matches his shirt perfectly.

  30. Jené Says Quoi?

    August 22, 2008 at 7:54 pm

    Very European…

  31. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    This guy is cool and he knows it. Great shot, Sart. Was the sun a bit low when you took this shot? I detect a slight gold cast on his right side above the waist to his shoulder.

  32. Kurt Gulman

    August 22, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    is that a harmonica in his hand? really classy.

  33. aviewaskew

    August 22, 2008 at 8:43 pm

    i like his style…great persona…cool.

  34. pretty kitty publishing

    August 22, 2008 at 10:19 pm


    The pocket square and the silver ring are doing all of the talking. I just love that.

  35. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 11:43 pm

    If it didn’t say “Stockholm” over the photo I’d have guessed this was taken somewhere in Italy. He’s mastered the art of wearing a suit casually without crossing the line into sloppy. Bravo!

  36. Anonymous

    August 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm

    i love his body language. he looks like he’s wearing a suit he bought a few pounds ago. had one too many fabulous dinners that weekend. he looks interesting and interested.

  37. Mike

    August 23, 2008 at 1:03 am

    nice suit
    but not insanely impressive

  38. Pearl

    August 23, 2008 at 3:08 am

    Just curious. Why so many great pictures of mature men (like this one) and so few of mature women–women over 40? In my experience of people-watching in Paris, Rome, Stockholm, London, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, and New York, women over 40 not only have the life experience to create a unique personal style, but the self-awareness and confidence to carry it off. Again, just curious.

  39. Sable Crow

    August 23, 2008 at 3:37 am

    I’m insane for pocket squares. Delicious.

  40. Rich

    August 23, 2008 at 8:11 am

    fantastic! love the simplicity of the look. great thick ring. adore the pocket handkerchief. hooray!

  41. twins secret garden

    August 23, 2008 at 10:53 am

    Well done for all these pictures ! there are great !
    by the way, today I was reading the H&M magazine autumn 2008 and at the end I saw an article about "the Sartorialist" with a very nice picture :) it was very interesting !

  42. Marilynn

    August 23, 2008 at 11:16 am

    I just seeing people in nice suits. It’s just too perfect. I love the handkerchief in on the pocket, it just makes it look complete, but relaxed.


  43. Mia D

    August 23, 2008 at 12:58 pm

    Wow, I love love love the pocket square!

  44. Chris Walter photo

    August 23, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    It is all about the purple handkerchief period :D

  45. studiolo2

    August 23, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    Wow, the fit of the suit and the expression remind me so much of a circa 1960 (I think) picture of my Venetian uncle Mario, except the Sartorialist gentleman is not wearing a hat for some odd reason.

    I’ll post the pic of Uncle Mario on Studiolo 2. If you can date it more accurately, please feel free to comment.

  46. Anonymous

    August 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    Omar sharif! And my he is impeccable.

  47. Clémence

    August 23, 2008 at 4:33 pm

    I love his “nonchalent” look!

  48. My Greatest Intervention

    August 23, 2008 at 5:01 pm

    bet he’s got a fine selection of rum and cigars – and that his secret dream is to reunite with his old mates and play old school poker until 5 am.

  49. Maggie May

    August 23, 2008 at 5:14 pm

    yes, he looks just right.

  50. cigalechanta

    August 23, 2008 at 6:57 pm

    It's odd, the Stockholm subjects all wwear the same expression. No iconoclasts here.
    I was in Harvard Square today with my dog, Pastis and stopped for an apertif at the outside bar at Legal seafood. Two young women were passing out a magazine put out by H&M. I accepted one. Something to read while sitting at te bar. I was pleasantly surprised to see your gorgeous photo and interview on the last page. NICE!
    And I did ride my bike to work. Lots of us do in Boston/Cambridge,

  51. Felicia

    August 23, 2008 at 7:18 pm

    It’s all about eye contact and a smile, this outfit would have been incredible if he’d actually looked into the camera with confidence. Here, he’s slouching and really doesn’t want to be photographed.


  52. John

    August 23, 2008 at 8:39 pm

    that belt is fantastic!

  53. acasi

    August 23, 2008 at 9:16 pm

    good looking! He is classy and stylish without being prissy or like he cares too much. His careful way of dressing doesn´t rob him his masculinity. Great shot Sart!

  54. Iheartfashion

    August 23, 2008 at 9:48 pm

    Great fit on the suit!
    This guy knows he looks good.

  55. Anonymous

    August 24, 2008 at 4:24 am

    The further Sart gets from the catwalk people, the better his photographs come out.


  56. aphrodite888

    August 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm

    Great shot. You had an eye for fabulous street fashion. It is everywhere. But only special eyes can capture those. This is pretty stylish!!

  57. sobertooth

    August 24, 2008 at 1:48 pm

    jack nicholson with the touch of chic!

  58. Gianni3000

    August 24, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    Aging gracefully! Would have loved to see his shoes, though. Something in dark brown leather?

  59. Anonymous

    August 24, 2008 at 5:20 pm

    Nice, but very basic indeed. It’s only the handkerchief that makes difference between him and thousands of other “basic” men in streets of Stockholm..

  60. studiolo2

    August 25, 2008 at 12:06 am

    Just for fashion history’s sake… My mother set me straight on that pic I previously mentioned. It is circa 1920! I was way off. I knew there was something about that shirt collar…

  61. Mallinkowa

    August 25, 2008 at 6:00 am


  62. OndrejS

    August 25, 2008 at 6:20 am

    Many things in that picture seems to be right and pretty. But overall there is something disturbing in that suit. The man is very charismatic and all, but I just cannot see the kind of elegance and fit that we can so often admire on pictures with, for example, Mr. Tonchi. But maybe is just the posture. This guy is clearly very relaxed…

  63. Sophia

    August 25, 2008 at 8:24 am

    Sart, I love everything about this blog. But must agree with Pearl and say I have noticed a distinct lack of women of a ‘more mature’ age group being featured. The dudes you feature are often fat, old, bald, etc. (but all fabulous) yet the chicks seem to all be skinny and young. This is no criticism, just a comment – I think what you do is brilliant – but perhaps this trend in your work is something you could comment on?

  64. Miguel

    August 25, 2008 at 8:33 am

    Always partial to elegant!!!

  65. Jazzbuff630

    August 25, 2008 at 9:33 am

    Tre cool. Why is it that when I let my salt and pepper whiskers grow for a few days, I look like I’m homeless, but on this guy it looks elegant?

  66. monique

    August 25, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    God dawg, this man is fine! I want to have a lovely dinner with him and share a great bottle of barolo and have a meaningful conversation about Selma Lagerlöf and Ingmar Bergman and then go back to my hotel and release the rage of our desire on each other…. of course he would desire me — hey, it’s my fantasy, dude.

    Now that I’ve got that out….

    This fellow raises up the “basic” bar.

    The the suit is lovely. I’m not normally one for the somewhat tight fitting jackets but this handsome man does it perfectly.

    That pocket square really adds a bit of flair to an otherwise subdued ensemble. The unbuttoned collar, tucked into his jacket looks smart and casually cool. He’s got the six o’clock shadow at just the perfect length — it doesn’t look pretentious on him.

    There’s not a detail left unattended and yet it all looks effortless.

    He actually makes Stockholm look sexy….or at least he makes it seem like there could be some hidden eroticism lurking beneath those chilly exteriors.

  67. Miss Concrete Jungle

    August 26, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    My eyes went immediately to the pocket square, I so love that detail, really pulls a simple outfit together..And I always thought the sleeves of a suit jacket were supposed to fit were you see a tad bit of the shirt’s cuff (like viewer’s right arm, his left)?? I like the fit of the jacket very much–i think he’s just slouching a bit, which makes the sleeves appear a lil shorter than they actually are..

  68. Anonymous

    August 26, 2008 at 8:16 pm

    So daper

  69. Carolyn Ann

    August 27, 2008 at 1:01 am

    Jack, you played that role, already! :-)

    Carolyn Ann

  70. Anonymous

    August 28, 2008 at 8:27 pm

    I was going to make a crack about Americans being able to buy clothes that fit properly, but with the current Dollar to Euro exchange rate, I’ll keep my mouth shut.

  71. Anonymous

    August 29, 2008 at 11:29 am

    The navy with the warm grey is perfect. I’d hit it.

  72. S.D

    September 1, 2008 at 6:43 am

    He is my dad. He is the best father in the world.

  73. Notable Service

    September 7, 2008 at 1:03 pm

    This look was not only perfectly tailored, coordinated and sprinkled with the correct balance of accessories (and a gadget). This look is worn by a man, that makes the look even that much more believable. He could sell 100,000 of these suits, in a 30 sec commercial spot.

  74. mamasan

    September 11, 2008 at 4:59 pm

    I see taupe and navy too, not grey and black.

  75. Anonymous

    September 15, 2008 at 10:06 am

    i see taupe and navy after I enlarge the photo. I agree with Jorge that the suit looks dirty. and the sleeves are too short. overall he looks unkempt, which maybe is what he’s going for, especially considering his slouchy posture. I think he’s better looking than Jack N.

  76. Tanzanite

    December 4, 2008 at 4:36 am

    I particularly like the belt and European cut jacket. I have one from Hugo Boss which gives that same effect and I associate it with European, particularly German cut suits. The black shirt works very well too. All in all it speaks class and style.

  77. ronald

    May 12, 2010 at 4:22 am

    Pretty crazy what was said. But I agree for the most part.

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  78. Michael

    November 15, 2010 at 3:38 am

    I think he's more good looking than Jack Nicholson and he's slimmer than Jack. :) James@ multi picture frames

  79. Valentina

    January 5, 2012 at 9:05 am

    I did not like the ring in his finger, not at all!
    and also the attitude…
    this head droping tenderly to the right…hum, kind of tooo tender attitude
    too tight suit, indeed
    very undefined attitude…
    I didn´t like this photo

  80. Valentina

    January 5, 2012 at 9:08 am

    no, no, no, he doesn´t looks like Jack Nicholson, not in the earth…I´m in Nicholson too much.
    not him!

  81. dcinDC

    March 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Will have your kneecaps broken.

  82. julian

    September 10, 2012 at 10:29 am

    Only thing I’d do, in my eyes, to make this outfit perfect would be to lose the belt

    That aside I love this look, and the ring is a wonderful component of the whole effect – the ring really makes it for me

  83. Mr Kapp

    June 6, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    Mats! You the Man! Le Sapeurs!

  84. Rene

    October 6, 2015 at 4:35 am

    your photos are fantastique, Thanks

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