52 comments

  1. sofiasophie

    October 5, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    This man has un je ne sais quoi romantic, his pose, his quiet look?

    and his costume is lovely, love the colour and the little mouchoir a pois in his pocket…..

  2. manuel

    October 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm

    too british, I like very much

  3. Decorum

    October 5, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    this is perfection. what a beautiful image.

  4. The Photodiarist

    October 5, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Dapper, indeed.

  5. Soren Lorensen

    October 5, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    spots on the tie and spots on the pocket scarf – excellent

    he is very lion-like

  6. Simone

    October 5, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    very very snazzy..wonderful overall color in the image.

  7. The Boob Nazi

    October 5, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    I love this. It's so beautiful. Definitely saving this image and showing it slyly to my boyfriend.

  8. Jacqueline

    October 5, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    This is a gorgeous photo. Love the light!

    http://www.fashionsnag.com

  9. Cornflake40

    October 5, 2009 at 2:44 pm

    He looks like the type of guy that doesn't care what he wears; it just so happens that he's wearing a very nicely cut and color coordinated suit. That's the best situation in fashion.

  10. Lilisfashion

    October 5, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    He is looks perfect, but he is not French non?

  11. Jed

    October 5, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    Love the way he put his outfit together – understated, stylish, conservative (like his haircut) – and what an expression! Is that the beginning of a smile, or mild disdain?

  12. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    I'd wear the outfit, but can't say the same about the haircut. Reminds me of a mushroom cut from the 90's with the buzzed sides

  13. Brummagem Joe

    October 5, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    I won't say perfection since everyone else has but he is indeed the picture of elegance. This is how men should dress for a business or more formal environment. He could be English or French (my guess would be French but definitely the style Anglaise) but it hardly matters. This is how it is done.

  14. Natalie Taylor

    October 5, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    I love your French photos but where is the Toronto love from when you were here in the summer?! I'd love to see your interpretation of Canuck style. Keep up the great work! xo

  15. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 3:27 pm

  16. Christina

    October 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm

    Why can't all men dress like this? Suits that fit correctly, pocket squares, and a nice polka dotted tie…is that too much to ask? Well done!

  17. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    He looks very fresh and innocent. I love the hair!

  18. zincink

    October 5, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    Very sweet and a warm colors

  19. Mary

    October 5, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    It is nice, but a little bit Pee Wee Herman

  20. G. R. Mardock

    October 5, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    I'd wear this. It's mature, yet youthful. Very classic.

  21. Caroline

    October 5, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    I'm not quite sure I see what makes this suit particular. I like the detail in his handkerchief, but brown suits seem less interesting…

  22. Mike R

    October 5, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    A classic look — a bit too Brooks Brothers/East Coast for me personally. I also concur with an earlier poster — the hair needs to be as refined as the outfit. To the 'salon de coiffure' monsieur!

  23. Angeles Almuna Design

    October 5, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Classic and elegant!

  24. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    unbutton when you sit, no?

  25. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    BCBG, non plus.

  26. Holly

    October 5, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    I think his hair style shows his character. With that suit he would end up looking stuffy with a more polished hairdo. He looks very approachable and I like that!

  27. Brummagem Joe

    October 5, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    "Mary said…
    It is nice, but a little bit Pee Wee Herman"

    …….Er no…..flood pants and drainpipes are pee wee herman…..this is how adult, real men dress

  28. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 7:37 pm

    HER HAIR IS GORGEOUS!! oh he is okay too.

  29. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    I really love this colour combination – brown and blue! It is sooo beautifull!

  30. MAISON CHAPLIN

    October 5, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    Hi, like some one said, BCBG. ;)

    MaisonChaplin.blogspot.com @ Paris Fashion Week

  31. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    This is how it is done indeed. Fiercely masculine regardless of trends.

    Pietro

  32. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 9:09 pm

    Sitting at Les Deux Magots or Cafe de Flore, you can watch the fashion go by. I learned a lot fashion tips from stylish Parisians.

  33. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    Absolutely darling. I love how he plays with polka dots.

  34. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    i strive for this kind of simple elegance

    very kewl

  35. Anonymous

    October 6, 2009 at 2:14 am

    Ollie!!!!

  36. Nick Leonard

    October 6, 2009 at 2:34 am

    I'm fond of his tie.

  37. Anonymous

    October 6, 2009 at 9:19 am

    An advertising for Hackett?

  38. Dylan

    October 6, 2009 at 10:14 am

    Wonderful! I stopped there last week with some of my friends to study and to people watch. where would one go this week if they would want to run into some fashion weekers?

  39. Irene Catharina

    October 6, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    it wouldn't be half as good without the little mouchoir :-)

  40. Juliet

    October 6, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    He looks lovely!

    juliet xxx

  41. Gil

    October 6, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    Very nice. Extremely classic and BCBG as others have written. I think the weather in Paris is just now becoming perfect for tweeds.

  42. Thomas

    October 6, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    A suit for fall, in Paris…

    J'adore…

  43. Anonymous

    October 6, 2009 at 3:16 pm

    He is a man wearing a suit rather than a costume. He is coloring within the lines, and doing it very well. Less "look at me" and more "this is who I am". He is truly inspirational — none of the elements is particularly striking, but the combination looks so carefully put together. The light brown is just the right color for right now with the blue, and it makes the rather prosaic tie look rich and warm by contrast — perfect.

  44. beinglovingdoing

    October 6, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    I would say so parisian a style

    Gaelle
    http://beinglovingdoing.wordpress.com

  45. Anonymous

    October 6, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    The hair is a throwback to the 1940s… most American and Western European men had this cut at that time. (Look at old WW2 photos.) The haircut goes great with the timeless suit. I love it when the characters in a photo play to timelessness in a way where you couldn't tell if it's 1940 or 2010!

  46. Anonymous

    October 7, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    WHOA.
    Lovely, lovely.

  47. Joy Mars

    October 8, 2009 at 12:57 am

    The pocket square is the daring piece.

    Nice touch.

  48. Jack

    October 8, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Is he wearing some worn-out sneakers underneath…?
    That would really make him sympathetic.

  49. Gary K.

    October 9, 2009 at 8:58 am

    Great! He looks like a young Christopher Isherwood. Or Michael York playing Isherwood.

  50. openzedoor

    October 14, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    Very English country gent – sharp, but too safe.

  51. SRobert

    October 18, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    This is my grandfather's look, and I mean that as a compliment. It is so difficult to find the ruggedly elegant suit that country gentleman used to wear (and by gentleman I do not only mean members of the gentry). As to Jack's comment about the sneakers, I do hope he was wearing something more poised.

  52. Jasper

    January 7, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    a wonderfully english look – superb!!

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