56 comments

  1. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 3:54 am

    his hair is done to perfection, agreeed.

  2. Eric

    May 1, 2007 at 4:10 am

    I think I am, perhaps, in love.

  3. Miriam

    May 1, 2007 at 6:35 am

    Yes yes, his hairstyle is really beautiful! He look really good, although I’m not crazy about the loose fit of his suit.

  4. ojhofer

    May 1, 2007 at 6:41 am

    Very long and lean silhouette, very rich, luxe color, very styled hair…this is a welcome and pleasant déjà vu. Round and round it goes…

  5. jess

    May 1, 2007 at 6:54 am

    absolutely gorgeous…his eyes also make the look- dark, soulful and a bit sad.

  6. Gudl

    May 1, 2007 at 7:16 am

    He looks great!

  7. SartoriallyAddicted

    May 1, 2007 at 7:33 am

    It’s interesting how you can see the colors and styles shift from varied to monotone as you scroll up this month’s blog.

  8. Victor

    May 1, 2007 at 8:02 am

    Hi Scott,

    I just love the photos from your German trip.
    They have that August Sander touch – brilliant !

  9. Butch

    May 1, 2007 at 8:03 am

    It’s hard to see beyond the fit of the suit, which is, shall we say, poor. Though the color makes a nice point.

  10. hanes

    May 1, 2007 at 8:08 am

    great look! but: “spandau ballet romantic” spandau is a district of berlin and not hamburg!

  11. Mrs Fashion

    May 1, 2007 at 8:29 am

    All the boys I crushed on in school had hair like this, but they weren’t half as cute or as stylish* as this guy.

    *This was possibly due to the hideous school uniform we had to endure, but they could have made an effort!

  12. Alice Olive

    May 1, 2007 at 8:32 am

    His hair is definitely part of the look and I respect that effort and commitment to one’s style.

  13. ace

    May 1, 2007 at 8:36 am

    I am

  14. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 9:05 am

    gorgeous!! beautiful color. the hue resonates.

  15. senegal dandy

    May 1, 2007 at 10:00 am

    TRUE!!!!!!

  16. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 10:13 am

    funny you should say spandau ballet – I heard song from that band a couple days ago and wondered when we might see that look again…..it seems fresh now.

  17. william d. anderson

    May 1, 2007 at 10:23 am

    yeah, this guy has a lot to work with. the slim physique, the hair and eyebrows…i dont think i could ever pull that look off. but he did. good for him.

    i’m sure you were making a reference to the band…not the district. nice job. i always like your little headings…clever, but not too much so.

  18. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 10:38 am

    I love the timelessness of these pics; how they could be from post WWII until the timeless NOW. What a great look, and it looks unstudied and real to him, without artifice. Another super-duper one, sart! xoxo, Lady

  19. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 10:53 am

    I believe Sart means Spandau Ballet the BAND, not the area. And, I am totally with you on this. Gary Kemp/the lead singer Tony was what I first thought too. Though I guess this shows our age…

  20. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 11:06 am

    Paint me down, but this guy looks absolutely incredible. What soul. I don’t even notice his clothes.

  21. Candid Cool

    May 1, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Speechless really.

  22. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 11:44 am

    this is the sound of my soul.

  23. Winston

    May 1, 2007 at 12:00 pm

    I like the colour of his suit, but the cut is not quite right considering his hairstyle would look best with a retro tightly fitted suit with shorter trousers. I also question his choice of shoe colour, but I think the look works well.

  24. Just an Observation

    May 1, 2007 at 12:05 pm

    And You’ve NAAIILED IT again Sar…..couldn’t agree more….who dresses like this anymore ….and the ones that can pull it off
    (like this one) know how to.

    thx sar!

  25. Just an Observation

    May 1, 2007 at 12:07 pm

    I know ….his much…..is Truuuue!

  26. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 12:21 pm

    Love the color. Wish I was brave enough to wear a cranberry blazer. Seemed to be more popular decades ago. Bring it back, I say.

  27. madmaxine

    May 1, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    the man with the suit and the pace…

    i am LOVING the look (hope it catches on) and everyone’s apropos use of gary kemp’s lyrics…

  28. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 1:51 pm

    swoon.

    total perfection.

  29. b

    May 1, 2007 at 2:13 pm

    The first word I thought of was “dandy”. For me dandy is a good word, he looks great. Very stylish, everything comes together.

  30. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 2:17 pm

    such beautiful hair, and great face. and of course the suit isn’t half-ass

  31. Bluna

    May 1, 2007 at 2:30 pm

    Both,sleek and romantic,and the slightly misfitting fits him. Great portrait of somebody who knows to talk by clothes.

  32. N°5 Chanel

    May 1, 2007 at 3:29 pm

    For some reason he reminds me of Morrissey from the Smiths.

  33. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 3:46 pm

    Wow. Hurray for Hamburg! Bravo to him!

  34. foodie415

    May 1, 2007 at 3:55 pm

    This takes me back to my college days and the boys in the English and art department that I crushed on.

  35. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 4:26 pm

    something very charming in his eyes…

  36. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 4:33 pm

    He’s very handsome, but his suit color bothers me.

  37. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    Just so long as the goofy dance doesn’t also make a comeback…

    – desertwind

  38. herringbonekid

    May 1, 2007 at 4:38 pm

    i agree, with Butch.
    the fit is sloppy.
    handsome devil though.

  39. fawn

    May 1, 2007 at 5:19 pm

    love how the color of the suit continues on the shoes!

    plus that HAIR, i wish i could get my hair to do that! reminds me of the spring ysl hairstyles (for women)… so retro and yet totally modern.

  40. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 6:46 pm

    handsome devil, indeed!

  41. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 8:22 pm

    Beautiful. The whole package. I’m definitely in love.

  42. CN

    May 1, 2007 at 8:37 pm

    Spandau Ballet indeed. I wish I could track him down and, well…never mind.

  43. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 8:38 pm

    His hair is amazing and so is the suit color. Your pics of Germany are turning out to be some of my all time favorite.

  44. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 8:50 pm

    Oh my goodness, it’s me in 1980! If only I could fit in those suits now… :)

  45. Ming_the_Merciless

    May 1, 2007 at 9:37 pm

    Sart, you’re dating yourself. Only people in the late 30s know how Spandau Ballet looks like. :-)

    That said, he does look very much like one of the Spandau Ballet.

  46. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 9:45 pm

    He reminds of me a much better looking version of the main character in the Science of Sleep. Only because of the suit. =)

  47. B.Chau

    May 1, 2007 at 10:30 pm

    He pulls off this color quite well. A revival of new romanticism.

    the real fact of the matter is that i really really want his haircut. in fact, i’m probably going to take this very photo to the hairstylist as a reference when my hair has grown out long enough to have it.

    like always, mr. sartorialist, thank you for finding the people you do.

  48. Anonymous

    May 1, 2007 at 10:42 pm

    “I bought a ticket to the world
    But now I’ve come back again”

    I can imagine him in a darkly wooded bar sipping Jägermeister and Red Bull from a crystal goblet.

  49. Get Smart

    May 1, 2007 at 11:11 pm

    I love the suit. In his case I disagree that it is ill-fitting…it has a relaxed vibe that works well with his physique. The only thing that prevents this from being perfect is the length of his trousers which I wish were at a no-break point.

  50. daniqueconijn

    May 2, 2007 at 4:49 pm

    why aren’t there any men like that in amsterdam?

  51. Anonymous

    May 3, 2007 at 11:43 am

    Nothing wrong with the suit at all, just a bit unusual color though fits him well.

    The fellow, with his Byronesque looks is a bit feminine looking and could use a prop to revitalize his appearance.

    Perhaps a cigarette would help or perhaps a bit less attention to each carefully placed curl.

    Otherwise, well done.

  52. savvylondon, jr.

    May 5, 2007 at 7:01 pm

    the hair leaves us speechless.

  53. Anonymous

    May 6, 2007 at 10:34 am

    very cool

  54. Mr. Useless

    May 11, 2007 at 6:05 am

    i would agree with everything except for the hair comment. i think this suit works great in size, color, and fit. regardless of his haircut.

    what impresses me most about the look is the compatability of the shoes. they are perfect. black shoes would be wrong. white, too flashy. light brown, too whacky.

    but these the burgondy ones are perfect.

  55. Anonymous

    August 21, 2007 at 5:39 am

    I adore him and his fringe.

  56. FashionInsider

    March 2, 2012 at 7:40 am

    I feel the pants a bit too long
    but I like it in general! Great colour and hair style and
    right attitude!

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