99 comments

  1. sam

    September 18, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    the best shot you’ve posted in months. great proportions

  2. Kacie

    September 18, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    That tie is AMAZING! I love this whole look! So cool!

    Kacie
    http://acollectionofpassions.com/

  3. Bohemian Style

    September 18, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Like the shirt.

    theBohmerian.com

  4. thefashionguitar

    September 18, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Love the tie

    XO Charlotte
    http://www.thefashionguitar.com

  5. Susanna

    September 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm

    This picture has something that is hard for me to put my finger on. Is it the knitted tie? Is it his sunglasses? Maybe the plaited belt? The leather bracelet??
    Or…is it simply the fact that he has a resemblance of Iceman in Top Gun!?
    Loved that movie.

    I like him. Iceman in knitted tie.

  6. Zaenab

    September 18, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    Nice knitted tie!

  7. Purseandco

    September 18, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    Wow, love tie strips!

    http://www.purseandco.com

  8. Marcela

    September 18, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    Nice, easy, and simple. I like.

  9. kirby

    September 18, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    the knit tie really pulls this look together…classy and casual

  10. Johnny

    September 18, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    The tie, jacket and pants combination is on target but I’m not so sure about the shirt. The fabric looks cheap and, moreover, button-down shirts are ment to be worn without tie and jacket.
    They are a casual garment that shall be matched with a v-neck sweater, a cardigan or just worn without anything above (if the weather is mild).

    Having said that, the picture per se is stunning!

    J

  11. Brianna

    September 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    great knitted tie

  12. Alba

    September 18, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    I simply loved this tie.

  13. http://whatisthenewblack.blogspot.com/

    September 18, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Aw, I love that tie!

  14. My Style Canvas

    September 18, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve seen such a put together look that didn’t have a trace of irony. Classic it is.

  15. Mr Kane

    September 18, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    love the look specialy the Tie!

    http://mrkanerule.blogspot.com/

  16. nicola

    September 18, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    i like this guy..kinda scruffy chic!
    very beautiful too, perfect lips!
    who is he?

  17. Barcelona m'enamora

    September 18, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Very elegant and chic! The tie is very nice, but seems to be made ​​by the grandmother. ;P

  18. Joshua

    September 18, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    the tie & belt really make this.
    http://www.fucknfilthy.com

  19. Lauren

    September 18, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    Flawless!

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  20. Sandra Joyce

    September 18, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    …a tie you don’t see everyday. and that no-nonsense expression on his face (plus that mean hairstyle), makes the entire look serious and playful at the same time.

  21. Hanzomon

    September 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    that square tie will be out before you know it (and then it’ll be in again someday soon)

  22. Pip

    September 18, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    He looks cool and comfortable. Great tie.

  23. Clara Turbay

    September 18, 2011 at 10:38 pm

  24. Nemee

    September 18, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Love the tie! It looks knitted, the texture is very interesting and I’ve never seen a tie that texturized. The pop of red looks great contrasted against the other, lesser noticeable colours.

  25. nycgirl

    September 18, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    is that a crochet tie? i love it!

  26. Fotautomat

    September 18, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    Gorgeous sports jacket. Love the thinner lapel.

    http://www.foto-automat.tumblr.com

  27. blue roses

    September 18, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    i’ve always loved a braided leather belt….

  28. Agence d’hotesses Paris

    September 19, 2011 at 12:02 am

    Wow! You look superb. Nice tie. I simply love your look.

  29. Eva

    September 19, 2011 at 12:28 am

    preppy with a twist…..love this look….at quick glance he doesn’t stand out, but then at second glance that’s what makes him interesting…..love it

  30. JL

    September 19, 2011 at 12:58 am

    well done!

  31. Michelle

    September 19, 2011 at 1:44 am

  32. De la Vega Tailors (Albert)

    September 19, 2011 at 2:01 am

    Good combination, even if I’m not a big fan of a buttondown collar shirt with a tie.
    Colored buttonholes are a nice detail.

  33. Hodan

    September 19, 2011 at 2:16 am

    Don’t know why, but he looks like a polished version of James Dean, love it.

  34. La Perle

    September 19, 2011 at 2:46 am

    Hey looks great! I love the woven belt and woven tie together. I am in Paris and adoring Men’s fashion here, but also coming to realize that men in States have their own interesting style too.

    http://laperleaparis.blogspot.com/

  35. Chitraa

    September 19, 2011 at 2:46 am

    This man looks so attractive,is it is hairline or his tie or the belt or just him??
    gorgeous photo.
    http://chitraasfashiondiary.blogspot.com/
    XOXOX

  36. kat

    September 19, 2011 at 3:00 am

  37. Marques Haven

    September 19, 2011 at 3:20 am

    If you can get away with it… lead with color!

  38. AMI

    September 19, 2011 at 3:28 am

    I very like this style. Excellent tie!

  39. Alex

    September 19, 2011 at 3:44 am

    Knitted ties are just perfekt! love it!
    http://www.bungalow-gallery.com

  40. Theafternoontea

    September 19, 2011 at 3:58 am

    My husband has the same tie! Frances http://www.theafternoontea.it

  41. Flower Diamond

    September 19, 2011 at 4:20 am

    Classy cool

  42. Tanja

    September 19, 2011 at 4:29 am

    Perfect look – elegant and still sporty – love the tie

    Tanja – PureGlam.tv
    http://www.PureGlam.tv

  43. chickenalex^^

    September 19, 2011 at 4:29 am

    very brilliant look (Y)
    especially the tie, belt and coat…

  44. matt

    September 19, 2011 at 4:36 am

    interestingly enough, I think it was the hair and sunglasses that did it for me

  45. J Dubbs

    September 19, 2011 at 5:07 am

    perfect! LOVE the tie

  46. Herr M

    September 19, 2011 at 5:20 am

    Best of the best!Wundervoll!

  47. pnyorker

    September 19, 2011 at 5:37 am

    I stopped wearing my knitted tie…mmm let me get it from my trunk.

  48. proletarian Great Gatsby

    September 19, 2011 at 5:50 am

    A big YES for knitted ties and a BRAVO for the Ives Klein Blue jacket.

  49. vlieg

    September 19, 2011 at 6:20 am

    Woww,so cool!!

  50. antique engagement rings

    September 19, 2011 at 6:50 am

    Love the knit tie…!

  51. Jonas

    September 19, 2011 at 7:06 am

    Gotta love that TIE!

  52. tom

    September 19, 2011 at 7:16 am

    A great outfit that will fit guys of many body types and ages. If you stick with the classics you’re almost alway are going to look good. May not be cutting edge but if it suits you so be it.

  53. nicola lynde

    September 19, 2011 at 7:33 am

    The knit tie makes this look for me. I think it adds an element of interest and texture to something that would be more traditional without it.

  54. Weltenbummler*in

    September 19, 2011 at 8:12 am

    The knitted tie looks pretty much like a sock used as a tie :)

  55. jas

    September 19, 2011 at 8:17 am

  56. marilena

    September 19, 2011 at 8:21 am

    i like this photo but i like more the italian style.lovely tie and belt.http://greatstylesonthestreets.blogspot.com/

  57. Simone

    September 19, 2011 at 8:30 am

    La cravatta e la cintura…. semplicemente fantatische

  58. Cristian

    September 19, 2011 at 8:30 am

    it´s been a while since last time i saw one of this ties
    the shirt has buttons on the collar? :)

  59. Alessio

    September 19, 2011 at 8:48 am

    Very classic and very chic!

  60. clarity enhanced diamonds

    September 19, 2011 at 9:05 am

    Love the belt.. a great look.

  61. Mashmello's

    September 19, 2011 at 9:10 am

    I love the Tie! I know him… cool guy!

  62. Sergey

    September 19, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Perfect colors and style!

    http://mens-diary.blogspot.com/

  63. 82Brute

    September 19, 2011 at 10:05 am

    I was in middle school and high school in the 70s and there was a science teacher who only wore knitted ties or skinny ties. In the context of the wide ties and butterfly collars that were the norm then, his style looked hopelessly out of step. But now when I see pictures of him in my yearbook, he’s the only one who doesn’t look like a big clown because he found a classic style that suited him and stuck to it. Your subject has the same timeless quality, but the saturated colors are what draws the eye. Love his hair and sunglasses, too.

  64. IS THIS IT? models review

    September 19, 2011 at 10:15 am

    Personally, not a super-fan of this kind of “Classic American Sportswear” combination… btw, I’d change the shirt or the tie (which singularly I pretty like – the tie especially in fact!).

    http://www.isthisitmodelsreview.com/

  65. davidsl

    September 19, 2011 at 10:17 am

    there is so much wrong with this look, that it ends up being right.

    snappily graphic at least.

  66. kiko

    September 19, 2011 at 10:34 am

  67. GL

    September 19, 2011 at 11:40 am

    A tie points to the male sex enhancing the masculinity that way; especially when you can guess what’s underneath the trousers in such a ‘splicit’ way like in the example above. Regardless of the beauty of the tie or the outfit. That’s why everyone loves this photograph. Good shot Mr Schuman.

  68. kate

    September 19, 2011 at 11:56 am

    I really love his tie – very charming…

    http://www.twinkletoes-golddangles.blogspot.com

  69. Alice

    September 19, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    Knitted tie … just perfect!

  70. *sP

    September 19, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    and so, the 80s have returned. are his pants pegged too? i don’t think these accessories we usually worn in combination but – it’s reinterpretation, why the h3ll not?

  71. Carlo

    September 19, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    Stunning tie! And boner! Lol. :))

  72. Very Interesting

    September 19, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    To me, it is all about proportion. Thank you!

  73. Style Dilettante

    September 19, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    I am loving ties that are squared off on the bottom vs the old pointy ones… especially after having read GL’s comment! I’ll never look at a tie the same way again!

    http://www.inherentstylela.com/

  74. Mark

    September 19, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    I like the shot but as another poster mentioned, not a fan of a button down collar/tie combo. But I have to say, it seems to work here. I don’t get men wearing bracelets either. A watch is enough for any mans wrist. I guess I’m old school. I am curious about what kind of shoes he was wearing as well.

  75. Cristiana Nunes

    September 19, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    Really nice stylin’. love the tie!

  76. Holly

    September 19, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    He looks like Ben Affleck! Hubba hubba!

  77. asipoffashionbaby

    September 19, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    uh la la he’s amazing and the pic is beautiful!!

  78. Juanita

    September 19, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Seems like the trousers – or pants as they call them in the US – are a bit tight. It sort of detracts from what could and should be a great look. x

  79. Name*Kathryn

    September 19, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    Tight pants maketh the man,

  80. pandora

    September 19, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    Mashup, I guess its what Americans do best right?

    His Italian banker somehow became synthesized with his 50s mod, with a sprinkling of Trust Fund Kid in the Hamptons. Would kill to know what was on his feet……

  81. vintage engagement rings

    September 19, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    Love the watch!

  82. Maryanne

    September 19, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    http://www.beatlesbible.com/images/releases/beatles_vi.jpg

    the knit tie.. recalled this beatles album cover

  83. Susie

    September 20, 2011 at 3:36 am

    I forgot about these ties! Love it, I’m inspired. Maybe I’ll ditch making hats and start making ties…that’s Dads Christmas present sorted! x

  84. En Mode Fashion

    September 20, 2011 at 8:19 am

    The tie and Persol glasses are great !

  85. rob

    September 20, 2011 at 8:48 am

    The fit of the pants is bothersome. The seem to sit too low and tight.

  86. Piaget

    September 20, 2011 at 9:06 am

    I actually think the knitted tie is very nice, I like it, It does add a sporty look to his outfit more so than your average rayon, silk, woolen blend etc. necktie.

    thelocalblogger.blogspot.com

  87. Meomy

    September 20, 2011 at 9:16 am

    The best of the 80′s on a guy who wears it lightly. Just a sliver of Morrissey with a touch of prep school. Love it!

  88. tiny

    September 20, 2011 at 10:19 am

    love love LOVE knitted ties

  89. Meratvforum

    September 20, 2011 at 10:40 am

    Tie is looking good.

  90. Michelle

    September 20, 2011 at 11:39 am

    I wonder if the subject of this shot will read this… is your name Will? I swear I went to elementary school with you in Virginia.

    Great photo, excellent transitional outfit.

  91. mo

    September 20, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    reminds me on santa, i love it

  92. Raena

    September 20, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    This whole look is rocking. I think what works best, in my opinion, is the fit. Everything fits just right. Also, the shades…(not talking about the sunglasses, although those are cool too, but the hues) the colors, not to mention the textures of the tie, belt and even wrist bracelet, are perfectly harmonious.

  93. salim

    September 21, 2011 at 2:00 am

    very American.

    don’t think the tie works with the chinos. take a look at Italians…

  94. Angad

    September 21, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    DO WANT.

  95. Zeluna

    September 21, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    Love the tight pants and his confidence in wearing them.
    What tie? :-)

  96. Sarahindenim

    September 22, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    A few things making this photograph work: 1) the man is tall, thin, and gorgeous, so the knit tie and braided belt (which may have looked frumpy on someone else) look trim and stylishly retro; 2) the thin lapels make the allusion to the early 60s more successful; and 3) and most important, the bright red arrows in the right background key up the image by pointing to the man’s fashion success, rhyming with the red of the tie, and generally keying up the energy of the figure. Really nice picture.

  97. Missy

    September 24, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    For a quick second thought this was Ben Affleck.

  98. Mama'sBoy

    October 2, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    I have been looking for my vibe for Fall and this, for me, nailed it! I found a vintage navy wool Chaps RL blazer in a thrift store the very next day to kick things off. I’m thinking American classic preppy meets Italian to mod cuts=Fall mode, 2011-2012! Thanks for the inspiration, as always, SS!

  99. Bistro

    October 4, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    I had no idea Andy Bernard lived in New York! Hahaha, this guy looks JUST like the Nard Dog!

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