138 comments

  1. FrenchCologne

    January 31, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    I love how each one of them has their own little stylish element.

  2. sanmiguelense

    January 31, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    Grazie!
    Beautiful bag and sons!

  3. stylespotterfashionblogger

    January 31, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Are they a family?? I love her scarf… and the shoes with the check detail.
    http://stylespotterfashionblogger.blogspot.com

  4. Sabine

    January 31, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Blue, brown, beige and tanned… Oh, I would really like to know a bit more about these 3.

  5. Beverly Bohan

    January 31, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    I like the wide flares and the middle guy's shoes.

  6. Lions, Tigers and Fashion OH MY!

    January 31, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    love the outfit on the left!

  7. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    So hip,cool & funky!!!!

  8. Gus Barrese

    January 31, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    I assume they are part of the same family. It makes me wonder if style is, somehow, a genetic trace…

  9. Searched And Found

    January 31, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    Those boys need to come to America and teach our men how to dress! Either that or I'm moving to Milano! :P

  10. Theo R

    January 31, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    I'm digging those bell bottoms, and the guy on the right looks like a classical sculpture that's come to life.

  11. Eclair Au Chocolat

    January 31, 2010 at 4:20 pm

    Le garçon à gauche est superbe. J'aime tout chez lui. Mention spéciale pour le blouson.

  12. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    The two boys look okay but are you sure about the lady?

  13. dgw

    January 31, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    love this, pictures always tell a thousand words, mother with children, old money, just back from vacation tans, love her style(classic but screams money and style), their style,impeccable, which they got from her.
    Pictures tell a thousand and this one did, great shot!

  14. istanbulfashionaddict

    January 31, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    they dont smile i dont get it.
    By the way,Scott, i am your 10.000th foloower.when i first add follow button to your blog i saw the smooth 10.000 number and didnt get it at first.then i realized i am the 10.000th follower of your blog.i want a prize.maybe your signed book?:)

    http://istanbulfashionaddict.blogspot.com/

  15. Miss Jane

    January 31, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Mr Sart. I remember when I was backpacking around Europe in 1987 (sheesh I'm an oldie) and arriving in Italy and feeling soooo shabby cos EVERYONE is gorgeous and so well put together. Just like these three. Love the jacket with the gold buttons especially.

  16. Gordon Tiemstra

    January 31, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    guy in the middle is not looking really happy :D

  17. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    amazing double-breasted down jacket!

  18. Isabel G.

    January 31, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    Cool family! Lot's of style with personality.

  19. Fashionista

    January 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    never thought a "puffy" coat could look so good!

  20. Carlijn

    January 31, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    i love the blue coat with the golden buttons! oh and those lovely brown/red/dark blue boat shoes! great picture

  21. Marie El.

    January 31, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    a very seriously stylish family portrait

  22. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    Bonjour Sir!

    I have a one question, sometimes i walk around the city and see something exordinary beautiful clothes or piece of jewellery that someone wears, i usually just ask them where did they buy the items from. Do you do the same?

    Thanks for taking you time to read this

    Warm regards: Alexandra

  23. E

    January 31, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    In descending order from left to right.. 1st guy looks really good, love the jacket (Moncler?)and the laid-back style. Second guy ok,great shoes but you know it wouldn't hurt you to smile. Or at least look like this is the last place on earth you want to be in. The mother(?) just looks like a tent. A monochrome, shapeless tent. Sorry.

  24. Ngoc

    January 31, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    This is simply fabulous. I love the faces.

  25. Olivia

    January 31, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    Great!!!

  26. Stefan

    January 31, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    I love the guys hair!!!!
    http://www.lifeasasketch.wordpress.com

  27. theTrendyDwarf

    January 31, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    Wow! I really love that double breasted jacket on the man to the left of the picture! It's definitely original and something I have never seen before! I also like the brown shoes or boots on the man in the middle! I have been searching for a pair just like that lately. His cardigan is also really chic.
    check out my trendy blog!
    http://thetrendydwarf.blogspot.com/

  28. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    Nice. Mother and sons?

  29. Lisa

    January 31, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    Bellissima famiglia, sempre sulle strade di milano si puo trovare gente cosi ben vestita!

  30. Cassandra

    January 31, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    A family of distinct personalities, somehow all in-tune with one another.

  31. Whimsy

    January 31, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    of course. only in Milano….they mix preppy with chic and they do it so damn well. I love Italianos and Italy.

    -whimsy
    http://www.littlemisswhimsy.com

  32. Douwe

    January 31, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    The puffer-peacoat kind of looks like the thom browne down filled sports coat. Only a bit more conservative, not in a bad way though! Does anybody know the maker of those coats?

    Douwe

  33. The Style Curator

    January 31, 2010 at 5:17 pm

  34. June Prune

    January 31, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    j'adore l'Italie !

  35. Erica

    January 31, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    love the guys jacket on the left

    -Erica
    http://allaboutitt.blogspot.com/

  36. Octave Wajsbrodt

    January 31, 2010 at 5:29 pm

    I NEED TO KNOW WHERE THE MAN ON THE LEFT GOT THAT JACKET FROM!!!!????

    Any hint? Store, brand,…? I'd kill for that!

  37. A Wild Score

    January 31, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    Casual Classy Comfortable

  38. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    TOO PUFFY ! but very nice

  39. ju

    January 31, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    very cool!
    I think they're mr. MONCLER's family.
    I saw them on vanity fair italy…

  40. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    they look like the italian jonas brothers! but more laid back of course. also- I have to add a comment regarding the picture of kanye west you posted the other day. Love him or hate him, he matters, and he's involved in the style world. The over the top fur was perfect I thought.

  41. Beata

    January 31, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    style is one thing but a bit of a smile goes a long way.

  42. Phoenix

    January 31, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    This family is so Milano, so chic. I think the guy on the left and his mother are both wearing Moncler. Such a great label, very European and always adds an air of effortless chic to an outfit.

  43. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    THE REAL MONCLER FAMILY

  44. MOD PAUL

    January 31, 2010 at 6:00 pm

    I think the jacket on the left is Gamme Bleu by Thom Browne… Great line he is doing for Moncler…

  45. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    This is what happens when generations pass on wonderful taste, style and confidence. I absolutely love this photo.

    http://www.greeneggsandglam.blogspot.com

  46. Isabelle

    January 31, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    if that is a family i am jealous+want in

  47. MAISON CHAPLIN

    January 31, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    The blue jacket is very nice, but I don't each look anything special, but as a family (I suppose they are) they are very to see.

    @ MAISONCHAPLIN.blogspot.com

  48. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    they are the two sons and the wife of the owner of Moncler..

  49. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    Buck up you Milanese! (?)

    you just got shot by Sart!

    ???

  50. Alan

    January 31, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    Not the least bit self conscious – they seem like almost accidental great dressers but I don't believe that for a second!

  51. Coco and Zaahb

    January 31, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    The guys curly hair is stealing my little heart!

    Http://cocozaahb.blogspot.com

  52. Bell

    January 31, 2010 at 6:52 pm

    TOUCH CLASS FAMILY. very very good.
    singular and elegant boys and mother

  53. jilsahnder

    January 31, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    Wow! I don't generally comment on your photos but this one struck me so much that I simply had to. I suppose it's because most of your photos are utterly beautiful, but so very fantastic and removed from my life that I find it difficult to draw any inspiration from them.

    This photo, on the other hand, is immediately inspiring. Not only is a brilliant example of casual Italian style (yeeeeah, Italian fashion editors in sky high heels look beautiful but they also make me despair), and I feel like I could learn something from each of them just by looking at all the little details they've added to their outfits to give them a little extra interest. From the hair to the shoes, I feel like every time I look at this photo I see new things. A definite favourite! I only wish the photo were even bigger so I could see even MORE details!

  54. Sarah (Buzz)

    January 31, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    I love all of their jackets and the boys' hair is amazing!!!

    http://thebuzzonfashion.blogspot.com

  55. dazed

    January 31, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    I hope we're all admiring those tartan looking boot/shoes
    effortlessly executed stlye

  56. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    must know where i can find the double breasted coat on the left!!

  57. Mac Daddy

    January 31, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    I don't think I would look that upset with two beautiful and beautifully dress boys at my side!
    In love with loverboy on the left. I want a quilted, Michelin Man navy jacket with glorious gold buttons :)

    http://thefitting.blogspot.com/

  58. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    OK, I can do this look. I have done this look. Without the brooding.

    (BTW, you can get pretty close to the look of the brown shoes on the man in the middle with Sperry Topsiders.)

  59. Charles

    January 31, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    Excellent shoes on the gentleman in the middle.

  60. edinamonsoon

    January 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    What a fashionable trio — genetically linked perhaps? I like that they're not smiling. Love the cutie's jacket on the left and the woman's big bag and flared trousers.

  61. Chiayen

    January 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    I like the peacoat with golden button, so gorgeous. And it's very cool that friends are with all black jackets walking on the street.

  62. Donnie Gayfield

    January 31, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    Unlike Americans, everything fits–not loose, baggy, and unkempt.

  63. jolie jamie

    January 31, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    They are they so sad!
    Love the middle man's shoes!

    xo
    joliejamie.blogspot.com

  64. gorley williams

    January 31, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    And the kick is, some of these young dudes put together a look on very little money thanks to places like Coin and Upim and the anonymous little mom and pop clothing shops that abound in Milano. Gorley

  65. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 8:29 pm

    She is a stunning representation of a "real" mom. Beautiful just as she is. Ready for the day, a day out with two charming men. Perhaps amazing boys that may have caused a sleepy night or two
    times two.
    dealshoppingmom

  66. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality

    January 31, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Italians have such wonderful natural panache and are fascinating people. I spent some time there 20 years ago & have never forgotten it.

  67. Francesca

    January 31, 2010 at 10:06 pm

    wow they all look so awesome and love the mom's bell bottoms.

    xoxo,
    F

    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <– texas gal bloggin fashion from nyc!

  68. Kathleen

    January 31, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    And I must add, how can the Italians be so consistently sexy? Wow, Ciao Bello!

  69. Anonymous

    January 31, 2010 at 10:46 pm

    This photo sums up everything I miss about living in Milan!

  70. CW

    January 31, 2010 at 10:51 pm

    The men are wearing interesting shoes. The one on the left has an interesting peacoat style quilted or perhaps down jacket which I have not seen before. The momma's bag almost looks like a new style barrister's bag.

  71. Bex

    February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am

  72. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 12:05 am

    Mod Paul is right – The blue jacket is Moncler – Thom Browne's 2009 Gamme Bleu collection

    http://www.freshnessmag.com/2009/01/21/moncler-thom-browne-gamme-bleu/

  73. The Hype Around...

    February 1, 2010 at 12:39 am

    I love the casual elegance of their style. It seems so natural, not forced at all.

    http://www.thehypearound.blogspot.com

  74. RJ

    February 1, 2010 at 12:40 am

    ALMOST

  75. Vinda Sonata

    February 1, 2010 at 12:40 am

    the leftmost guy has the perfect trophy jacket. he looks the best; classic, crisp, and sophisticated!!

    vindavindasonata.blogspot.com

  76. Diane

    February 1, 2010 at 2:23 am

    The shoes on the middle man are amazing!

    Love this photo!!

    kiss

  77. pilcuis

    February 1, 2010 at 3:19 am

    cute stylish family :)

    http://www.ohmydior.org/

  78. Melissa Z.

    February 1, 2010 at 3:31 am

    They're casual but very elegant inside!

    http://www.abitoffashion.com

  79. alme

    February 1, 2010 at 3:31 am

    they are a good family, casual morning style.

  80. Jenny Kozlow

    February 1, 2010 at 3:45 am

    Great shot, nothing outrageous about any of the outfits but as a complete frame all eye catching.

    http://www.jkstylehunter.blogspot.com

  81. Xxx

    February 1, 2010 at 3:50 am

    SUPER HOT!!!!

    Great outfits…

  82. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 3:53 am

    Are they somehow connected with Moncler as stated in the previous comments????
    They all wear Moncler jackets…
    Gamme bleu on the left and gamme rouge on the right!

  83. l´habitué

    February 1, 2010 at 4:57 am

    Most of all, I think this supposed family has a stylish attitude, they don't really care If someone thinks their stylish and that's what I believe you saw in them.

    http://lhabitue.blogspot.com/

  84. JMFM

    February 1, 2010 at 4:59 am

    The double breasted coat looks like a Moncler Blue label collection

  85. Insider

    February 1, 2010 at 5:47 am

    VERY VERY VERY CHIC!!!

  86. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 6:02 am

    EINAI TROMEROIII!! TOYS AGAPOO!!!XXX

  87. heidiweddendorf.com

    February 1, 2010 at 6:28 am

    They have natural style. They don't look like they agonize in front of the mirror.

    Who made her bag? I want one.

  88. Joanna Roman

    February 1, 2010 at 6:40 am

    Oh yeah! GREAT PICTURE – quite sociologically oriented…
    I bet she is "mamma italiana" with her two adult sons (however – for her – still little cute boys ;p, of course spoiled by her overwhelming love:D)…
    Their poses, their style, their subtle but visible individuality created in wardrobe details are wonderful. I do still think, when comparing Italy to France that French are more "bcbg" and Italians are better in "casual / everyday" elegance / paying attention to be always aesthetically perfect.

  89. Lyle and Scott Clothing

    February 1, 2010 at 6:41 am

    He has really nice deck shoes!

  90. beths

    February 1, 2010 at 7:00 am

    And remember not to smile! Click.

  91. Jenny

    February 1, 2010 at 7:51 am

    Loving the deck shoes in the middle

    http://monochromefactory.blogspot.com

  92. Tzoules

    February 1, 2010 at 7:56 am

    keep going on with ur blog ,I visit u again as soon as i can.

    I hope u visit me back and feel free 2 follow me.

    Greetings from germany.

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  94. fhen

    February 1, 2010 at 8:26 am

    love the jacket with gold button on the left the most but it is nice to see that each of them has their style

    xoxo

  95. Simone

    February 1, 2010 at 9:34 am

    uhm..at first glance I thought "are those the Jonas Brothers"..didn't let that 1st impression stop me from loving the gold buttoned peacoat, plaid adorned shoes and that bag..that bag…

  96. Danielle

    February 1, 2010 at 10:25 am

    this is the second fashionable puff coat I've seen posted. who makes such a gem? anyone know?

  97. Невена

    February 1, 2010 at 11:11 am

    How very youthful the boys look! So European…sophisticated..and deep/ Great!

  98. Sara Bentley

    February 1, 2010 at 11:20 am

    Great family portrait — you can almost imagine juxtaposing a few of the style elements and this photo could have been taken in the 50's!

    http://www.sarabbentley.blogspot.com

  99. Steph

    February 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    I think I saw them the same day in Milan!! How funny!! It was about two weeks ago, they all looked simple and very elegant..

  100. 10001

    February 1, 2010 at 1:50 pm

    EVERYONE, THAT IS THE THOM BROWNE FOR the ski wear company. I saw that jacket at Bergdorfs and it was some 4000 dollars. It looks good on him but I'm 6'3 and it was too short for me. Cool to see the american designer doing well in italy.

  101. hi-d

    February 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    Beautiful people…often times I am more captured by the people's faces that you photograph than the clothes/fashions that they are wearing…you have an amazing gift!

  102. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    italian style !!!!

  103. Benjamin

    February 1, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    Maybe someone could know the name of the middle's man shoes ?

  104. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    This is Madame Ruffini(Moncler owner) and sons. Really kind women and with high touch of class.

  105. Princess Nora

    February 1, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    Very cool family.

  106. jamiejim

    February 1, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    I think they could only be italian! The boys outshine their mum style-wise. They all look great but loving the one of the left most (that jacket!)

  107. Anonymous

    February 1, 2010 at 5:58 pm

    Hey, but You have snapped the family of Mr. Moncler, Mr. Remo Ruffini!
    Wife and sons…

  108. msd

    February 1, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Everyone always said to me before I went to Italy how well dressed people were. And don't get me wrong, they were. In a classic, traditional and tasteful way. But the monotony of the outfits was disappointing. This photo reminds me of that because these folks are wearing what 90% of people wear in Italy. (Puffy jacket for the young guys…check!) After a while I yearned for more individualism. I hope you can find and catch some of that in your Italy photos, Scott.

  109. Anonymous

    February 2, 2010 at 12:33 am

    i like their attitudes, i think they're one of the rare ones you've shot that showed a 'cool' expression… lol… :)

  110. Anonymous

    February 2, 2010 at 2:16 am

    So Italian!…pass me a cigarette

  111. The Thrifty Beatnik

    February 2, 2010 at 4:35 am

    I need to get me a gold buttoned cropped pea coat like that!

    Lovely

  112. Anonymous

    February 2, 2010 at 5:31 am

    great real mum shot. love it. i see myself here. jacket that works 'cause it's cold. scarf. no lipstick. unfussy hair. i'm still loving flares! boots! & it just looks great. downplayed, real, unfussy & chic. love the look that says, 'yes take the photo, but i've got to get moving with my day'.and that bit of determination that's brought up two lovely stylish young men.

  113. Kerri Rose

    February 2, 2010 at 7:54 am

    I love how comfy she looks, as if she just wanted to be home… so she threw on her old fabulously stylish classics

  114. anonimos

    February 2, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Perfect family, Perfect style!!!

    :-)

  115. Anonymous

    February 2, 2010 at 11:06 am

    that coat would absolutely qualify as being an "updated classic"

  116. mitochondria

    February 2, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    I love Moncler outwear!

  117. Anonymous

    February 2, 2010 at 11:05 pm

    the curly hair and the marvelous caramel coloring along with the simple style and great taste for the details. I'm digging it! beautiful!

  118. Anonymous

    February 3, 2010 at 7:26 am

    I wish mom would have put on a different coat, but the boys are delicious :)))

  119. Anonymous

    February 3, 2010 at 10:08 am

    Thank you Anonymous 5:58! Was just about to write the same…. they are outfitted superbly in Moncler (makes sense doesn't it?) And I just returned from Milano and it's freezing. The mom's jacket may look tentlike but with some style, no? I bet she is so warm…. Much better style than some of the acrylic fleeces I see around DC.

  120. Anonymous

    February 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    wow !!!! she's very elegant

  121. RR

    February 3, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    elegant elegant elegant…thank you

    http://romeoruffini.blogspot.com/

  122. ivy lee

    February 4, 2010 at 5:17 am

    What always amazes me the most it is not the clothes, but your talent to capture 'the soul'. This people could easily be the characters of Vermeer's paintings.

  123. Charles

    February 5, 2010 at 9:28 am

    I have those Aldo shoes to the left!

  124. Anonymous

    February 5, 2010 at 6:27 pm

    love it. and the brown&red boat shoes. so effortless and stylish. Thnx for this one.

  125. Nathalie

    February 9, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    i could eat the boy to the left! oof!

  126. Anonymous

    February 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Love this picture and want to meet the guy on the left. Who is he?

  127. Anonymous

    February 10, 2010 at 7:59 am

    simple elegance that…………….valextra boston bag!!

  128. Anonymous

    February 12, 2010 at 5:44 am

    Definitely best peacot ever seen!!!!!!!!!!

  129. Anonymous

    February 14, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    The shoes in the middle. Anyone who knows the brand?

  130. Anonymous

    February 14, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    Name on the shoes in the middle please?

  131. Lovro

    February 15, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    I love how scared and confused they are! And mom(?) has the protective look! hihi ^^ I love this photo!

  132. Lovely Little La La Land

    February 17, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    I LOVE the puffy DB!!!

  133. clea walford

    February 21, 2010 at 7:39 am

    charmingly very Italian

  134. Anonymous

    February 23, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    I wish my family were like this.

  135. Zaenab

    June 4, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    Woooww i have fallen in love with this photo, perfectly taken. I loveee your blog btw :)

  136. Tiffany

    June 11, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    Wow I love the bubble pea coat! Thats unique!
    Online Credit Score

  137. Anonymous

    November 3, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    Where are the guy's sneakers on the left from?

  138. Anonymous

    November 30, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    omg who knew the world could be sooo small!! i know the guy on the left , he used to go to my school in London! haha… love it, love the pic, the the outfits.

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