15 comments

  1. D. Kay

    November 13, 2006 at 6:39 pm

    Ahhh, but let’s not lose sight of how the sky blue cardigan continues with the wonderful insertion of contrast.

    I endorse.

  2. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 7:05 pm

    Milan seems like a really trendy place to be. Besides the hip cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and, of course, the beautiful (and very well dressed) people is it a nice city?
    Is it a first class city like New York and London?
    Is it an environmentally correct city? Italy seems to me such a conservative country, beautiful but quite decadent.
    Do you get that feeling in Milan?
    Love your blog!
    sarah

  3. RoseAG

    November 13, 2006 at 7:18 pm

    I love the mix too. Milan is on my list of want to go to. Clearly I’ll need to set aside some shopping time!

    Still I’m not sure if this surpasses the fellow in NYC last week with the plaid suit and herringbone shirt. I was quite impressed with him.

  4. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 9:06 pm

    The soft sweater with the big hem throws a soft, family-man feel at the heart of the sharp businessman suit / blue striped shirt pattern. The wide collar makes him hipper than a regular one. And that coat shape and collar…. shadows!

    In all, this combo gently but unmistakably says a lot about the man’s layers and depth of personality. What a man if who wears it is what the clothes say.

  5. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 10:16 pm

    greys and blues

    wonderful

  6. iloveyousimondoonan

    November 14, 2006 at 12:04 am

    Categorically……….. grand.

  7. Raul

    November 14, 2006 at 3:07 am

    Che bella figura

  8. Butch

    November 14, 2006 at 7:53 am

    The cardigan DOES rule.

    And the ensemble proposes a lovely and stylistically original way to keep warm….

  9. Anonymous

    November 14, 2006 at 1:28 pm

    Pulling off two stripes and a plaid with such panache? Bravissimo!!

  10. Anonymous

    November 14, 2006 at 2:42 pm

    Thrift stores are a great place to find vintage plaid ties. I didn’t know Brooks Brothers made them in the late 60′s (nice and skinny), all for $2 today.

  11. iopine

    November 14, 2006 at 8:17 pm

    That is so beautiful. I think I like the cerulean cardi best. Sorry, I know that “cerulean” is a “Devil Wears Prada” joke, but it’s cerulean, so what else was I going to call it? The color play in that outfit is superb.

  12. t_roach

    November 14, 2006 at 9:23 pm

    The horizontal button holes on the cardigan add a subtle, vintage look for me.

  13. Tobias

    August 31, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    I liked this shirt, tie, coat combo so much I photoshop’ed it onto a picture of me and used it as my drivers licence photo. (Hope I haven’t broken too many copyright laws..)
    Have to visit this store if I ever come to Milan!

  14. Anonymous

    July 28, 2009 at 6:55 am

    hey there i'm going to milan in september and i was wondering if you have any suggestions to which shopping areas to go too. would definitely love to do some thrift shopping and go vintage haunting. your advice would be greatly appreciated.

    xoxo,
    Summer

  15. A Wild Score

    August 14, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Perfect blend of shades that complement one another well without being overpowering

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