29 comments

  1. Bianca

    November 18, 2006 at 10:03 am

    This is my favorite of all your photographs. He’s so handsome, and just has a peaceful demeanor. He reminds me of my uncles.

  2. D. Kay

    November 18, 2006 at 10:55 am

    Ahh, this may be one of, if not the greatest pictures that you’ve ever taken. Where does this youngster reside? Kingston, the DR? I love the way the dark, worn look of this suit plays against the tropical background. The confidence. The no-nonsense look in his eyes. Excuse me, I’ve got to run to the store for more Red Stripe and Tops papers.

  3. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 11:03 am

    Love it…

  4. Just an Observation

    November 18, 2006 at 11:05 am

    Sartorial RAAAASTA- MAN!!!
    Clearly a very confident man who is very comfortable in his own skin therefore the unusual and interesting combination of style here.

    THANK YOU!

  5. lobelia

    November 18, 2006 at 11:09 am

    wow – where is it from?
    great site
    :-)

  6. lulamae

    November 18, 2006 at 11:37 am

    this is unbelievable, superb, outstanding.
    what a DUDE!
    you should make this guy a regular in your blog, i would love to see what he comes up with on a regular basis.

  7. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 11:44 am

    excellent fit and very classy…
    the hat and dreads give him flair…

  8. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 11:45 am

    excellent fit and very classy…
    the hat and dreads give him flair…

  9. blue floppy hat

    November 18, 2006 at 12:51 pm

    Amazing hair, and most of all I admire the flair wit which he carries the combination off. For some reason, he looks to me like he was going to Sunday church.

  10. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 1:16 pm

    nice postcolonial edge too. one one hand, the oppressor-man ticket pocket and suit vest look. on the other, the hair and skin tone. all put together with the hat, the locale, the calm peaceful expression.

  11. fashmoda

    November 18, 2006 at 1:46 pm

    love it, too … great.

  12. Butch

    November 18, 2006 at 3:07 pm

    Life is short but fashion is…in the air itself. Or do I mean style?

    I COULD say that here we have a mind-bending genre-mix (or have I just?), but instead I’ll just sit back and…enjoy.

  13. flan

    November 18, 2006 at 3:10 pm

    sartorial shaman!

  14. Jorge Gordo

    November 18, 2006 at 3:46 pm

    wow
    How “intense” look
    terrific!

  15. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 5:29 pm

    Love it, but I’m not so sure it’s a tropical location. He’s holding gloves and it looks like a conifer growing behind him.

  16. Anonymous

    November 18, 2006 at 5:30 pm

    ABSOLUTE GENIUS! SART, IT IS THE BEST PHOTO EVER TAKEN…EVER! AND THE SUBJECT HAS TO BE THE GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHIC SUBJECT THAT HAS EVER GRACED A PHOTOG’S LENS! OH. MY. GOD!

    Come on people, it’s a suit with a dread-locked man inside. Please.

  17. The Sartorialist

    November 18, 2006 at 9:00 pm

    To Anon 5:30
    Dad?
    Dad is that you?

  18. Elin

    November 19, 2006 at 6:47 am

    I love you’re blog and I read it as often that it is possible. This picture is my absolut favourite too. It’s just marvellous!

  19. milamar

    November 19, 2006 at 7:16 am

    I’m in love with this picture – you’d never expect consistency with such a mix of styles and here – voila – is a mature man with dreadlocks and in a 3-piece suit. This is Style.

  20. Lit

    November 19, 2006 at 10:05 am

    Never mind the dreadlocks and tropics, this suite is sublime. Put that in any one else and the effect would be similar, except that person would not have this gentleman’s personality, which undoubtedly helps. The jaket is thee perfect fit, the colour of the suite, the shirt and tie and the extra-pocket on that jacket! I love it. Mesmerisingly brilliant Sart, love it!

  21. Anonymous

    November 19, 2006 at 8:22 pm

    I’m partial to dreadlocks so OF COURSE I think he looks like a “stunna”!

    BTW, just an observation @ 11:05, who says he’s a Rasta? The two don’t go hand in hand.

    (Dismounts soapbox to gaze at the distinguished dreadlock dandy…)

    mltt

  22. Solomon Animashaun

    November 20, 2006 at 6:40 am

    One of my favourites too…certainly one to remember!!

  23. Anonymous

    November 27, 2006 at 6:21 pm

    ’nuff respect to the dread! he looks hot!

  24. Anonymous

    December 1, 2006 at 1:47 pm

    Great picture. Dude is p-i-m-p

  25. lee eung tae

    January 22, 2007 at 11:12 pm

    look like Bob marley

  26. Anonymous

    February 5, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    Who would have thunk it? I just love his look!

  27. julian

    September 10, 2012 at 8:46 am

    Yeah the dude is, undoubtedly……A DUDE !!, but im just not totally sold on the hat

    everything else….perfect……and that suit is beautiful, i like it almost as much as that shot of the older japanese gent in the lightweight single breasted chalk stripe number you shot in milan

    the hat just has a touch of the ‘old lady at Ascot’ look about it

    (yeah im nitpicking, but….its because i love everything else about his style so much that this one aspect grates on me)

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