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September 26, 2007 at 11:28 am
Poor kid needs a bigger more stylish umbrella. Plus some rain shoes.
She’s going to be squishy and miserable the rest of the day.
September 26, 2007 at 11:46 am
This shot has so much movement, its like ‘Singing in the Rain’, but with Converse
I’m loving your work more than ever at the moment!!
September 26, 2007 at 1:14 pm
September 26, 2007 at 1:18 pm
Lovely picture, terrible weather! I heard the show was wonderful though…
September 26, 2007 at 1:24 pm
I can feel that rain! Great shot!
f l u t t e r punch
September 26, 2007 at 1:38 pm
ah! the decisive moment
i am waiting marni…..im here patiently. i want to see the new show!!!
Pistachio Of Liberty
September 26, 2007 at 1:50 pm
Yes, one part Singin’ In the Rain, but one part Cartier Bresson. Love this.
September 26, 2007 at 2:08 pm
Even the broken umbrella looks stylish in a Marni way !
September 26, 2007 at 2:10 pm
Mother Nature waits for no man.
September 26, 2007 at 2:16 pm
Four feet and only one on the ground!
September 26, 2007 at 2:39 pm
wow! a bit like Magnum
September 26, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Unless I’m mistaken, that man has been featured here before, and has looked marvellous both times.
Laguna Beach Trad
September 26, 2007 at 4:12 pm
Nice photo. It makes me miss walking in the rain. I’m not sure why the chap on the left is in such a hurry. Perhaps he is worried the rain will clean his dreadlocks. In which case, he should consider purchasing a dreadsock. Just a suggestion. My knowledge of rasta ‘fashion’ is sadly deficient.
September 26, 2007 at 4:41 pm
That guy looks so familiar. I always see him around the City, but especially at Fashion Week. Is he a freelance stylist? Or does he work for John Varavtos (I know I saw him there)…
Terrific shot, Scott!
September 26, 2007 at 5:29 pm
Gorgeous picture. The guy looks like he’s running in a circle…what a wonderful thing to capture in a photo.Also, gotta love the dreads and the impractical peep-toes, non?
September 26, 2007 at 5:31 pm
Said it before…non posed shots are the best.
This one will be saved in my The Sartorialist folder. :P
I love this one.
September 26, 2007 at 5:45 pm
Very nice shot. You really get a sense of the down pouring of the rain, especially in the huched over woman. Plus, there’s something vaguely gratifying about seeing dampened sartorialists (though, I should hope that they have better umbrellas at home!).
September 26, 2007 at 5:46 pm
the man is gianluca cantaro of l’uomo vogue.he is very stylish, well respected and a wonderful person to work with.
and to laguna beach trad…… many people with locks DO wash their hair as much those without locks. i doubt it is considered “rasta fashion” just basic personal hygiene.
September 26, 2007 at 6:13 pm
Jezo, that’s great–he’s completely off the ground!
September 26, 2007 at 8:11 pm
Great capture, clever contrast
September 26, 2007 at 9:04 pm
I recognize the guy with dreadlocks.. terrible everywhere in the world..
September 26, 2007 at 9:21 pm
I saw him at Gucci today, while we were waiting for the second round,in the rain. and he was running around, so petite.. who is he?
The Clothes Horse
September 26, 2007 at 10:20 pm
The moment this picture captures is stunning, like a Henri Cartier-Bresson photograph.
September 26, 2007 at 11:07 pm
the best thing is the umbrella.i’m sure we’ve all been walking around the city on a rainy day with nothing to protect us but the ubiquitous cheap umbrella from cvs (or duane reade for all you new yorkers) which of course breaks as soon as you open it. its comforting to know that even the most fashionable people at marni are just like us, sometimes.
10 extra points for realism and empathy, sart!
September 26, 2007 at 11:10 pm
fashion… and action!
must be tough to find a properly huge travel umbrella. poor girl! I hope the marni venue was toastier!
September 27, 2007 at 2:56 am
LOVE IT. if not for what they’re wearing, for the composition and joy in the movement.
September 27, 2007 at 3:19 am
Beautiful shot. Colour of that background wall and that angry rain. Lovely, well done.
September 27, 2007 at 3:53 am
Love love love this Picture The Sartorialist. It’s one of your best photography-wise, according to me. So interesting visually. Beautiful! Love
September 27, 2007 at 5:24 am
Poor Gianluca under the big pour!
September 27, 2007 at 5:25 am
For jkrnyc: the guy is Gianluca cantaro from L’Uomo Vogue :-)
September 27, 2007 at 6:30 am
If you crop the top of the wall so that the background is all ochre this will be a fantastic photo, independent of whether it’s “fashion”.
September 27, 2007 at 7:09 am
Of course! That’s Gianluca Cantaro of L’Uomo Vogue! He was featured on here before, back in July. I love both shots.
September 27, 2007 at 8:45 am
great shot!! stylishin the rain :)
September 27, 2007 at 9:12 am
This is SUCH a compelling photo. My goodness Sart, you are on fire – yes, even in the rain.
I love how the muted primary colour-blocking in the background provides a perfect background for the neutral-dressed duo. And the diagonal line where red meets yellow leads the eye to the amazingly off-centre mid-air sprinter.
I’m so enthralled and impresed by your work.
And the Marni card on the diagonal just perched in the woman’s hand is really too perfect.
September 27, 2007 at 9:17 am
I also love the way the two players look SO intent on getting into the show. It’s like they are posessed with desire to see the Marni show and not even grey skies and a rain shower can impede them on their separate missions to catch a first glimpse of Spring 08.
This leads me to another idea: part of what is so compelling about fashion is that it is always in the future, and therefore transportative.
When the Spring finally arrives and life may or may not bring all that we had hoped for, we can dreamily look at images of what the next Fall will look like and continue to entertain our illusions about what is possible, beautiful, and intellecutally fresh. Not to mention see impossibly beautiful and seemingly naive girls parade down a stage creating an other-worldy fantasy-scape for us to enjoy.
Ah, fashion, you are both master and muse.
September 27, 2007 at 10:12 am
fantasticoI´m singing in the rain
September 27, 2007 at 12:13 pm
September 27, 2007 at 12:24 pm
This picture is gonna stay. ;)
September 27, 2007 at 11:03 pm
Thanks for the id everyone! I like what an improbable sartorialist he is – I think it every time I see him.
September 28, 2007 at 3:55 am
I love this shot. One of the best.It seems to be suspended in another time, like a kind of photografy in certain films as “The million dollar hotel” (with a spectacular Milla Jovovich).That “Marni” looks like a signature in the picture.
October 1, 2007 at 8:30 am
sweet!! I know the rain = terrible shooting weather, but this shot is great! I love rain!
October 3, 2007 at 12:43 pm
what a wonderful picture! you really have an amazing eye…
October 4, 2007 at 8:29 am
I missed this when you posted, and saw it last night when I was scanning the page.
I had to come back to see it again.
What can I say? Great. This is why photography is recognized as art.
I’d love to see the street shots that you have stashed away because they don’t fit the “sartorialist” category.
October 8, 2007 at 2:30 pm
I wonder if Consuela is a fan of wet Chucks…
November 26, 2007 at 2:16 pm
I’ve got to say you’re a great photographer. I love the mood that this picture brings to the watcher. -agirlfromFIN (PS. You’re the best!:D)
January 16, 2009 at 1:55 pm
Hey! I know this guy, I saw him here in Brasil three days ago, he is in Itaparica island, and he still has those locks. He was so nice with me. He knows how to speak portuguese! He is so funny, but when I met him it was vacation time and he was at the beach, so how can he not be funny?? It was so hot and he was so casual and simple. I hope my english isn`t too bad, because I`m trying really hard to everybody understands me!Kisses from Brazil!