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November 15, 2007 at 8:41 am
Longsleeved shirts are so sexy worn the way he does! His outfit is just the kind of outfit I like in a man: clean, simple, smart and yet, misterious because he is not using fashion in an expresive way, but in a pure functional way.
November 15, 2007 at 8:44 am
Love his shoes! It would be great if he could open the two top buttons of his shirt, if that wouldn’t make him too cold, of course.
November 15, 2007 at 8:47 am
that´s a real beautifaul ladboneka
November 15, 2007 at 8:55 am
November 15, 2007 at 9:29 am
i dig it.only a few guys can go un-tucked and maintain a coherent look.
November 15, 2007 at 9:32 am
simple, elegant, preppy yet modern.
thanks for more “men on the street” shots Scott!!!!!!!!!!!
November 15, 2007 at 9:47 am
ok, i’m not sure about this outfit at all. just look at his socks! and the hem of his pants!but he is so so handsome.and the photo is NICE.
November 15, 2007 at 9:53 am
it’s patrik ervell. (:
November 15, 2007 at 9:58 am
personal style does not have much to do with what you are wearing, but how you are wearing it. this guy has a personal style that i dig. he is cute, too.
November 15, 2007 at 9:59 am
November 15, 2007 at 10:50 am
mirrors and then accents his hairline. is that good? this collar shape works on almost no one.
November 15, 2007 at 10:51 am
Love M. Ervell. Love his air jacket and all his collections.
November 15, 2007 at 11:19 am
what kind of shoes are those..
November 15, 2007 at 11:41 am
very cool picture, but why do i have “i’m waiting for the man” playing in my head?
Club and Fang
November 15, 2007 at 11:45 am
oversized shirt! washed out denim! white sox! i love this dudes style!
November 15, 2007 at 1:06 pm
i love monsieur ervell’s style. its got this wholesome kinda young boy look. makes me want to fall in love with him.
November 15, 2007 at 1:10 pm
love the pic..he sure has a natural style and i love the background of the picture so chinatown! really cool!
November 15, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Really good looking dude in a really good looking shirt.
November 15, 2007 at 2:37 pm
oh come on, kids.
he’s a cute moody boy.
shot beautifully on a perfect background.
he could have on a hefty bag and a yohji cardigan and we’d all be “ooooh.”
Laguna Hills Trad
November 15, 2007 at 3:07 pm
November 15, 2007 at 5:35 pm
you have got to be kidding sart.something has shifted…you recently seem to be taking fewer and fewer men with good style, more women and more like this guy.nothing wrong with him, but i think you are more interested in the guys face than his clothing. i see nothing fashionable or stylish nor sartorial about the men you have recently been taking. i remember first discovering your site and i was so inspired. i scrolled all your back months and years…but something definitely shifted. i still look forward to your findings.
November 15, 2007 at 5:45 pm
i have to admit that i’m confused about the majority of the responses to this outfit! i like his direct gaze, his slightly lowered brows, and the shoes are good, and the fabric of the shirt, but the shirt itself, and the jeans? i’m honestly scratching my head over this one.
November 15, 2007 at 6:58 pm
Yes, right everything, including the face and haircut.
Great juxtaposition of subject and background, too.
November 15, 2007 at 7:30 pm
for m-nothing has systematically shiftedbut this blog ebbs and flows depending on where i am and what time of year it is.
I just finished the womens collections so of course you will see a lot of women and fashion forward guys.
If you like old school menswear (like I do) then just wait till January. The Pitti show in january is the ultimate sartorial playground BUT I’m not going to fake it or take shots of half-ass sartorial looks just to hit a certain number each month. I want to wait until I actually see something really good or I am at Pitti and Milan. Just look back at last Jan./Feb archive and see for yourself the huge number of great looks.
Basically all I can shoot is what I see and it is as easy and challenging as that.
November 15, 2007 at 8:30 pm
this is waaay cool exactly because he did not go out that morning looking to be photographed. awesome.
November 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm
i just don’t really get it. the buttoned up collar has me claustrophobic…or at least reliving memories of wool/polyester blend catholic school uniforms. and then super overwashed denim? if he wasn’t giving you that ‘come hither’ look it wouldn’t work at all.
Asian Models Blogger
November 15, 2007 at 10:25 pm
I love this photo! It’s very editorial. A cute guy in a precious shirt sitting on a chair in a dirty street corner.
November 15, 2007 at 11:06 pm
Best American designer today IMHO. I really wanna know what those shoes are though, they go with his outfit perfectly.
November 16, 2007 at 12:39 am
I love this image. Beautiful shirt. The rolled-up denim and white socks are a little “Curiosity Killed the Cat (The late eighties Warhol blessed pop music group)…which is a VERY good thing.
Congratulations on your upcoming exhibition: THE SARTORIALIST at Danziger Projects!
Lynn & Horst
November 16, 2007 at 10:21 am
the guy is so cool
like early raf simons stuff…
November 16, 2007 at 1:42 pm
i believe he’s wearing a shirt of his own design; he is one of my favorite men’s designers. the aesthetic of his collections seem to mirror his own style: subtle, detailed, and fashion forward in a surprisingly classic way. great picture.
November 16, 2007 at 5:23 pm
Patrik Ervell! Ah, such a good outfit
November 16, 2007 at 7:34 pm
oh mr sart, i know you are capable of finding guys with great sartorial looks and styles–believe me, i have studied and examined all of your past archives…thanks for reassuring me because i know you don’t owe me any explanations for YOUR website…just know that i tune in every day sometimes twice to be inspired. and yes, like youself, i really like old school, but with fashion forward twists. thanks again for sharing
November 16, 2007 at 10:51 pm
I don’t get it but I’m from Massachusetts.
November 17, 2007 at 11:57 am
rugged casual daniel day lewis from M Butterfly-esque
November 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm
It works cause he’s good looking. Nothing to do with the clothes…
November 18, 2007 at 12:44 am
This is a really beautiful portrait. Love the composition and the grid and blue/white sign with his shirt and jeans.
November 18, 2007 at 8:19 pm
His shirt might be the same as the shirt worn by Mordechai in your earlier post. Or rather, Mordechai is wearing a Patrik Ervell shirt.
Pistachio Of Liberty
November 19, 2007 at 3:02 am
This photo is exquisite, a perfectly composed painting. The blues, browns and whites. The subject’s simple, quiet intensity. The sets of squares and the graffiti echoing the characters of the sign. Just great. It might make a good companion to that Lempicka-esque shot of yours.
Maybe he did not take a lot of trouble to get dressed, but perhaps the point here is that he knew how little or much trouble to take.
November 23, 2007 at 4:29 am
This could be a filmstill. A captivating expression in his face.
December 4, 2007 at 5:47 pm
patrik is so crushable
What I like about his style is that it’s reliant on a well designed shirt, good proportions, but is overall simple. It’s how men (and women) should all dress. Of course it works for him, I wouldn’t say all men should wear this but it’s inspiring.
Oh Patrik, p.s. You should not cut your shoulders with so much of a slope in your shirts. Even the large size makes weird pockets around the base of the neck.
July 14, 2009 at 7:41 pm
Tuck his shirt in and add a pair of braces, and you'd have a regular london skinhead.
November 26, 2014 at 10:19 pm
reading the comments, i see a conflict, and i think the conflict is there because of the different generations seeing this. a bad comment on the socks might be on its place for some old dude, the younger people
see that the twists is there on perpose, and perhabs relate a bit more to it.
knowing that the model (and designer) is patrik ervell
to me its a hyrbid look. he has the body type, haircut and overall look of some rebel kid or german/new york type of artist back in the days, the jeans is .. late 80íes 90íes. the shirt is both classic yet seems like an updated for contemporary use kind-of-style, the shoes is very artisan and perfectly used (not too damaged not too clean). all very clean. all very young.
to me this is perfection, preppy without being preppy, clean without being posh.
street and artisan without being unstylish.