37 comments

  1. Anonymous

    June 9, 2007 at 9:10 am

    you are the best! i love your blog!

  2. Anonymous

    June 9, 2007 at 10:05 am

    hmm i don’t know. it’s a little bit off. but props for dearing to be different

  3. Jen

    June 9, 2007 at 10:33 am

    I cannot process this photo. It is very feminine from the scarf all the way down. I had to zoom in to convince myself it wasn’t capris and ballet flats. And with the polka-dotted bag, no less!

    Sorry – this absolutely does not work for me on a man.

  4. Mae Zetterling

    June 9, 2007 at 10:45 am

    Funny. If you cover the upper part of the body, it’s an old lady going shopping.
    In Miami, of course.
    First comment??
    Love it.

  5. lintmag

    June 9, 2007 at 10:50 am

    great except for the shoes – this look seems to need a big ole chunky shoe or boot to balance it out. love the polkadot bag.

  6. Adam

    June 10, 2007 at 1:31 am

    Absolutely not. I have a classmate that can pull of slightly too short tight jeans, but not that tight, and never with white loafers, a polka dot bag, and a scarf.

    Seeing guys in low cut girls jeans is getting really old. Mens genitals aren’t made to be stuffed into only 3 inches of rise (believe me, I wore them long enough).

    • Martine

      May 14, 2013 at 4:50 pm

      I always wondered about that. So they ARE girl jeans!

  7. Thysz

    June 10, 2007 at 1:49 am

    I love it. Love it. Love it. He clearly is comfortable with his outfit and rocks it! Looks feminine? So what? It’s fabulous for strutting down the street anyway! As they say, people may stare so make it worth their while!

  8. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 3:18 am

    I think that Scott is a genius of precision, but I can’t help wonder what this is all about. Scott, can you share some commentary about what you like about this, as a complete look? Is it safe to say that it is an observational commentary about a new men’s sillouette?

  9. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 5:39 am

    Sorry, i think this should be in the feminine section of your blog

  10. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 6:45 am

    i somehow cant figure out if i hate or love this outfit. on a man this absolutely does not work for me. yet i cant stop looking at it.

  11. discothequechic

    June 10, 2007 at 6:53 am

    Hmm, I hate to say it, but I’m not sure about this one.

    The proportions just seem to be a little off.

    I need to stare at it, ha.

    S xx

  12. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 4:52 pm

    the jeans wreak havoc on the natural proportions of his body. This outfit is designed to make one inhabit the posture of a sexual target;on a woman it would be slutty and somewhat pathetic;on a man……
    shirts ok

  13. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 5:20 pm

    I think the “off-ness” may come as a result of the visible ankle?
    I think the outfit may look a bit more “on” did the jeans not have a folded cuff.
    It would be a bit more complete, more contrasting with a full-on skinny jean and loose-fitting shirt; perhaps a different shoe.

  14. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 7:08 pm

    can’t say I dig the bag, but props to him for being refreshingly different

  15. Kylie

    June 10, 2007 at 7:20 pm

    It is undeniably interesting to look at. The ac/dc juxtaposition is interesting but not pleasing to the eye.
    It’s a car crash.

  16. Anonymous

    June 10, 2007 at 10:28 pm

    This is your worst post ever…not even close.

  17. Sarah

    June 10, 2007 at 11:06 pm

    This definitely caught my attention but something about the combined length and skinnyness of the jeans is
    uncomfortable. It makes me feel squeamish. Weird huh?

  18. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 12:19 am

    hard to tell, but does he have a ponytail, too?

  19. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 2:16 am

    The thing is, he looks like he has extremely short legs. Not flattering.

  20. Kits

    June 11, 2007 at 2:19 am

    He is too hip!

  21. amused

    June 11, 2007 at 3:46 am

    I don’t think men look good in skinny pants. Men look particularly goofy in low-wasted and short skinny pants. The problem isn’t gender ambiguity (which I dig); the problem is poor proportions. Most men have shorter-than-ideal legs. If you further shorten them with a low rise and then seal the deal by rolling up the hems, you end up looking like a gorilla with giant torso and tiny limbs. Even longer-legged women rarely get away with this look. Bulky and stocky — instead of long and lean. Not what this guy was going for, I am sure.

  22. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 6:07 am

    I think that this look is very confronting because it is actually bordering on drag. But full power to anyone who expresses themselves with originality I say.

  23. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 7:27 am

    I hate it when men are able to wear women clothes yet look 10 times better in them then we do. I love this look. I think I’ll be wearing something like this to work on Friday. This gentlemen seem “free”. I think that caption under the photo should read: To heck with what other’s might think or say. This is me world!!!

  24. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 7:49 am

    I love how feminine it is! Why can’t a guy look feminine? that is too narrow minded, women CAN look masculine you know?

    this makes my day!

  25. Christopher

    June 11, 2007 at 9:06 am

    It’s nice to see everyone debating fashion ! It seems as though people have strong opinions about this photograph, leaning a bit more towards the negative.
    While his style may not be your taste, remember that fashion is about having fun & allowing the world into your inner workings by visually expressing your thoughts and emotions on the outside. This is how he wants us to see him & he obviously put some thought and effort (but not too much, which is great)into this outfit- can you really imagine this guy in a chambray Tommy Hilfiger shirt & pair of khaki’s ??? Now, that wouldn’t look right, would it ??
    side note to Sart- love what you’ve capturted here on your blog and in all of your amasing photographs… please do keep up the great work.
    best regards!

  26. Girl Spy

    June 11, 2007 at 9:48 am

    Oh Sartorialist, you have always been on the mark with me, but we disagree on this one all the way.

    I think this man looks ridiculous; in fact, he looks hilarious, and I’m not sure that was his intention.

    He looks like a lady-man; like he couldn’t make up his mind. I have seen that on the street and it be fascinating and stunning, but not with this dude.

  27. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    Well…I think he looks great because he is confident in what he is wearing. Besides, you can always count on the sartorialist to highlight new york’s unique looks, and this look is no different. I respect this guy for breaking with the gender norms of fashion.

  28. brookiebee843

    June 11, 2007 at 12:36 pm

    yeah, way too feminine…augh

  29. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 6:49 pm

    This look is absolutely jarring. Individually the top and bottom seem to work, but my neurons begin to misfire when I try to look at the entire ensemble. This man has made himself into a fashion centaur.

    As a piece of post-modern art, it is brilliant. As a fashion style, it makes me shudder a little. Kudos??

  30. LE BLOG

    June 12, 2007 at 6:38 am

    I’ve got that bag too! They gave it to me last year at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, in NYC, and it is a “Design from Spain” bag, not a Polka-dotted one! It is reversible, by the way…

  31. AnastasiaC

    June 12, 2007 at 9:03 am

    oh my gosh – the jeans look like they are stopping his breathing!

  32. Anonymous

    June 25, 2007 at 6:49 pm

    i cant take it! I love him and I am a little scared. I can almost hear him sneering just a bit or maybe groaning from his pants being a little to tight? His look reminds me of a fashion plate game and the funny pairings of the different tops and bottoms or of an exquisite corpse drawing exercise where you connect the lines not knowing what the other person has drawn. WOW!

  33. Anonymous

    October 15, 2007 at 2:21 pm

    love this look!!!! great guy, you can feel his personality, i love him!

  34. anonymous

    March 3, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Kinda like a male Audrey Hepburn.

  35. YQS

    June 17, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Still laughing!

  36. Maybeblog

    March 22, 2013 at 2:52 am

    I love this super French and tres chic
    This guy has got the funk…

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