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January 7, 2012 at 10:46 am
January 7, 2012 at 10:49 am
His look would be stylish also today.
Fashion Crazy Ball
January 7, 2012 at 10:58 am
Love this photo!
January 7, 2012 at 10:59 am
This is amazing. What a stunning photograph…they look like my great-grandfather and his brothers, who were Ashkenazi Jews. Really beautiful, brings back memories.
January 7, 2012 at 11:02 am
I can’t put my finger on it exactly, but there’s something about this photo that I absolutely love.
January 7, 2012 at 11:20 am
Great pic. Love seeing vintage pictures like this.
January 7, 2012 at 11:21 am
Awesome photo! Great family history, love it.
January 7, 2012 at 11:38 am
Totally amazing to have not only the picture but the memory…
Killer moroccan outfit on my people
January 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm
Amazing photo… love old family photos! Your grandfather looks like a child!
January 7, 2012 at 1:13 pm
love this style, so classic but still fashionn
January 7, 2012 at 2:01 pm
great photo….I find there is something eerie about it…maybe its the otherworldlyness it has….
January 7, 2012 at 2:02 pm
He looks very Charlie Chaplin, which, of course, I love.
January 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm
Love this picture.
January 7, 2012 at 2:32 pm
Very very nice photo….wonderful memory & history!
January 7, 2012 at 3:24 pm
Love the photo, so timeless and elegant!
January 7, 2012 at 3:32 pm
…and he’s striking a pose! Nice!
January 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm
He looks absolutely stylish!
January 7, 2012 at 4:34 pm
The guys on the right look pretty incredible too. I love the collar/hood on their overcoats!
January 7, 2012 at 5:14 pm
so very cool!
January 7, 2012 at 5:29 pm
Nice photo, of the 50ties.
What Is The New Black
January 7, 2012 at 6:05 pm
I agree, love the contrast!
January 7, 2012 at 7:07 pm
I love the difference in both cultures! And the black and white picture is so classy!
January 7, 2012 at 7:10 pm
The two men on the left are fashionable as well. Very Yohji Yamamoto.
January 7, 2012 at 8:13 pm
I see the look of your grandfather in the streets of London all the time. Looking at his friends, his outfit must have been pretty groundbreaking!!
January 7, 2012 at 8:18 pm
The man in the middle is a BEAUTIFUL specimen….wish I had a time machine..
January 7, 2012 at 8:53 pm
Love the vintage photos – always so interesting seeing how “put together” everyone used to look.
I often wonder what people will think of the current fashions when they become vintage photos!
Cristián Pavez Díaz
January 7, 2012 at 10:00 pm
Thanks for sharing your past!! The picture is amazing, I love the contrast of looks.
Greetings from Santiago, Chile.
@cristianpavezd on Twitter.
January 7, 2012 at 10:52 pm
Wow your grand father looks African american or mixed, either way he has style and you,well you’re phenomenal
January 8, 2012 at 2:28 am
I just finished serving 2years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. thesartorialist.com was always a steady go-to when I needed a quick piece of the west.
Not too long ago you did a section on Atlanta which is where I’m from. Being so far away from home the ‘dirty south’ pictures were a wonderful surprise.
When I opened the page today and found this image—I cried. Thanks for sharing:)
The two men on the right are each wearing a djillaba with a gown/long shirt underneath called a gandora.
שלום / السلام عليكم
January 8, 2012 at 4:51 am
yes, great photo, especially the contrast! modern traditional, traditional modern. their shoes are the same though ;-)
House of Spring
January 8, 2012 at 5:14 am
Beautiful vintage pic.
The life after
January 8, 2012 at 6:38 am
That’s amazing!! I have so many vintage pictures at home!!
The Life After
January 8, 2012 at 6:47 am
January 8, 2012 at 10:15 am
I love the ’20s and this photo really seems to bring back that era x
January 8, 2012 at 10:35 am
Guy on the left looks eerily like Basquiat.
January 8, 2012 at 11:00 am
Quelle belle photo! Souvenirs de mon adolescence au Maroc.
January 8, 2012 at 1:11 pm
Lovely shot. I too inherited sartorial tastes from my grandfather who was a very snappy dresser.
A man searching for style in middle age.
LOVE IT! STAY CLASSY! LOVE VINTAGE PICTURES
January 8, 2012 at 3:52 pm
reminds me of my grandfather who grew up during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan. He’s always in a suit, even when flying.
January 8, 2012 at 8:39 pm
It´s a great picture!
January 8, 2012 at 10:21 pm
Beautiful! I can’t wait to show this image to my father who is a Spanish Moroccan Jew. I love seeing pictures from a time when Jews and Muslims lived side by side harmoniously.
proletarian Great Gatsby
January 9, 2012 at 11:44 am
Cosmopolitan elegance has no time or geography .Beautiful photo.All three men with perfects outfits .
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January 9, 2012 at 12:43 pm
We love your vintage photos!
January 9, 2012 at 1:06 pm
the details of the Moroccan garbs are delightful! his perfectly cut suit is not too shabby either.
January 10, 2012 at 7:52 am
lovely vintage picture!
January 10, 2012 at 8:09 am
He looks so young! I love this photo!!!! And i love the clothing and the look on his face. he just seems so happy!These photos, and the stories that go with them are just amazingly inspiring. If i was a guy, I would wear a suit like that today! LOVE!
January 10, 2012 at 8:11 am
I love the traditional Morocco outfits of his friends too! But his expression truly sets him apart!
January 10, 2012 at 9:53 am
My grandfather is a Moroccan Sephardi Jew as well and hes come some snazzy pics laying round the house of him and my grandmother.
art deco engagement rings
January 10, 2012 at 1:48 pm
A wonderful photo.. ….such a different era gone by!
January 12, 2012 at 9:25 am
You’ve inherited some classy style and ideas! I love the honour you have for your grandfather.
April 5, 2012 at 4:21 pm
That’s my dad in the center! I’d love to get in touch with Mathieu E. to find out if he has more photos from my hometown. Thanks in advance.
April 10, 2012 at 11:01 am
I would be glad to share more pictures of Ouezzane with you, I have old ones and more recent ones.
How can I contact you?
May 1, 2012 at 7:38 am
thanks, Mathieu. apologies for not replying sooner, but i just saw your message. here is my email address: email@example.com
Lokking forward to hearing back from you.