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Jorge from W Palm Beach
August 13, 2009 at 11:10 am
I agree with you. These days, most clothing off the rack is cut to fit most people, and therefore it is a bit too roomy. I have found an easy alternative in buying vintage shirts at thrift stores, from the days when clothes were cut to fit. I do like these examples you have picked- it pays to have one jacket tailored rather than have 5 that are roomy everywhere! Jorge from WPB
August 13, 2009 at 11:14 am
Perfect Fits!… love it so much
August 13, 2009 at 11:26 am
Very much agree. Nice spot Scott!
August 13, 2009 at 11:29 am
i im in love with the color palette and the first guys outfit is incredible. everything is perfection
August 13, 2009 at 11:38 am
Love the pics. Especially the second one. Everything about that outfit looks great to me. I need to get a pair of shoes like that.
August 13, 2009 at 11:47 am
i wish my bf dressed like that
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August 13, 2009 at 11:59 am
brown gents shoes are always nice. and compliments for the dress.
August 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm
The slim cut looks great! More guys should wear their jackets this way. I think it's much more flattering. I also love the hat in teh first picture and the shoes in the second! And I agree – you can't go wrong with navy, tan and brown!
August 13, 2009 at 12:21 pm
I'm a fan of the slim sleeve that gently flares at the wrist.
August 13, 2009 at 12:39 pm
August 13, 2009 at 12:41 pm
i really like those looks..especially the first and his shirt
August 13, 2009 at 12:51 pm
True, true. But more than the outfits I love the hair in the second picture. Gorgeous! I think I'm in love.
August 13, 2009 at 12:52 pm
Where would a young man with slender arms and a small frame find such a jacket? A tailor wouldn't slim the arms would they…?
August 13, 2009 at 12:58 pm
Yes, yes, yes. And, finally guys not wearing sox the way you're supposed to not wear sox. If you know what I mean.
August 13, 2009 at 1:04 pm
These cuffed pants do look great. What do you think of the on 5'6'' mid built men?
I'm 6'6" and anything generic that fits in length, you could pass a watermelon through the sleeves.
August 13, 2009 at 1:13 pm
like the pics…the first guy is great in his casual elegance,- maybe i should go to Florence to seek for job.. too many well dressed people you find there…. and the second is great in his choice to coordinate the colours – socks to match the BLAZER, not the shoes nor panths – otherwise it would be really DULL! love his "Julian Lennon" look!
August 13, 2009 at 1:21 pm
I like the way the guy in the first pic is wearing the colors better. Seen so much khaki pants and navy blazer so its nice to see it switched up a bit. Something about his look reminds me of Dries Van Noten (print shirt maybe).
August 13, 2009 at 1:28 pm
I love how the colors in the outfit of the man in the hat echo the stone wall background.
August 13, 2009 at 1:37 pm
To be honest i never saw jacket sleeves like thator i never pay attention to thatwhat i know now, that i will look for something like thatMerci encore une fois Scott.
August 13, 2009 at 2:06 pm
Thats what I love about European fit. It gives the wearer such ownership
August 13, 2009 at 2:14 pm
i adore this color combination
August 13, 2009 at 2:19 pm
Not a big hat lover, but this man pulls it off right down to the peppered scruffy beard. I love the fact that the jackets cuffs have but one button. I could do without the highwaters, but in showing off his tan legs and the sockless and wonderfully worn shoes I will forgive him.
The second picture I am just drawn to the shoes. The ones the main focused man is wearing but more so the regular jeans with the sockless cordovan penny loafers. The colors look great.
August 13, 2009 at 3:34 pm
I love the why they do shoes and no socks!
August 13, 2009 at 4:21 pm
no, no and NOthe man with hat is terrible ¡¡vulgar!!
August 13, 2009 at 4:24 pm
great pant proportions
August 13, 2009 at 4:35 pm
The first outfit is very good! I love his hat!
August 13, 2009 at 5:13 pm
great colour composition on guy 2.like the way the socks and shoes go together.
August 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm
I should have said first =( LOL. Jorge from WPB
August 13, 2009 at 5:29 pm
The rolled up pants and sockless brogues is rather overdone. It's been from the beginning of the trend very contrived. Although the jeans and penny loafer guy seems more natural and nonchalant.
August 13, 2009 at 5:49 pm
No socks with the cool shoes, excellent.
August 13, 2009 at 6:06 pm
fantastic examples. ugh! and i wish i had the 2nd gents hair!!!
and i really enjoy your additional commentary. :)
August 13, 2009 at 6:39 pm
Nice to see the prep sensibility with a bit of panache.The leather and buck wing tips are cool and the hidden laces are a nice touch of personal style.
August 13, 2009 at 7:22 pm
Love the slim sleeves. Along with slimmer cut trousers, I hope it's a trend that will catch on with American men.
Gorgeous Little Things
August 13, 2009 at 7:53 pm
I love love love those brown oxfords.
August 13, 2009 at 8:11 pm
I agree with Patrick from a few posts above. A slim sleeve which flares a bit around the wrist allows for better cuff cleavage ;)
August 13, 2009 at 10:40 pm
A fitted jacket always looks better. The color combinations and pattern accents are great on both men.
August 13, 2009 at 11:06 pm
both those jackets might be women cuts though…but it does look good.
August 14, 2009 at 12:36 am
perfect palette of colors and outfit in second picbelisimo !!ciao
August 14, 2009 at 3:33 am
Where can you get jackets like that?
August 14, 2009 at 3:56 am
The Oxfords are great. A classic shoe as it´s best. Bit the shoes in the first shot are great, too. And the hat. So cool. Both outfits are stylish and well organized from the head till to foot!
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August 14, 2009 at 6:31 am
i love…i mean i really love the shoes of the man in the first photo…so cool!!
sartorialist…when are u coming to barcelona? pleeeez….
August 14, 2009 at 7:47 am
The man in the 2nd picture might have skinny wrists, but he's got big fat feet.
He should pull those laces tight.
August 14, 2009 at 9:53 am
A typical japanese fashion-consious bloke. This kind of style can be found in Tokyo, Beams International. I wonder if this guy is a buyer?
August 14, 2009 at 10:11 am
Anyone know what kind of watch the second man is wearing?
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August 14, 2009 at 11:11 am
Fine attention to detail, and the simplicity between few the colours is perfect.
August 14, 2009 at 11:43 am
i'm gonna give the whole fancy shoes no socks thing a go this summer….just hope i dont blister in the australian heat!
August 14, 2009 at 11:59 am
Those shoes in the first picture really are to die for! And I agree that the story of navy and tan will never get tired.
August 14, 2009 at 12:00 pm
Totally agree, we need more slim sleeve jackets. Love the suede/leather shoes on the second picture, always a nice texture mixture.
August 14, 2009 at 12:17 pm
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August 14, 2009 at 12:23 pm
I will guess about watch,is a simple vintage watch,maybe his grandfather watchs,(Cartier?);but i have one doubt about socks,i dont like the first man using this shoes without socks,but i really loveD the feet of third man without socks,who can explain me why?
August 14, 2009 at 12:43 pm
i love the navy/tan/brown thing. awesome. the first guy looks great! love the jacket and shoes so much!!
August 14, 2009 at 2:40 pm
Hair + glasses on #2 is pretty fantastic. Like the slim watch, as well–unexpected.
August 14, 2009 at 2:50 pm
Yay to the beautiful man #2 (who looks like a Japanese Johnny Depp) for wearing socks. But I would like to see something more exciting, lighter weight, and in a lighter color, brown tones.
Re: slim sleeves – the slimmer the better.
August 14, 2009 at 5:29 pm
This get-up is really cool…Might be perfectly fits for all!
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August 15, 2009 at 12:42 am
I love looking at your photos – and I love it even more when you comment on them yourself!
August 15, 2009 at 1:25 am
I love the socks and shoes. So simple, yet so snazzy.
August 15, 2009 at 1:46 am
bit expected, no?
August 15, 2009 at 8:54 am
Anyone know whose brown oxfords are in the second photo? I've been looking for something like that for a long time. Advice?
August 15, 2009 at 9:35 am
Love the bearded chap in #1, the colours works beautifully together and the pendant necklace gives a fine casual finishing touch.
(Shoes with no socks though? Hope he's carrying some plasters with him…)
August 15, 2009 at 9:58 am
PLEASE, give me an adresse to find a jacket like that!!
This week, I've just threw 3 jackets cause I don't like them for their cut, so loose, exactely the same.So no jacket for the moment.
August 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm
I agree with you. I love slim fit.
August 15, 2009 at 8:44 pm
LOVE STYLE. LOVE THEM …. GORGEOUS LOOKS..
August 15, 2009 at 9:08 pm
italian men have some of the world's amazing outfits, particularly their shoes. the top photo is fabulously mediterranean chic.
August 15, 2009 at 10:17 pm
why do I always find a bright, crisp, navy appealing on a male figure? These pics wonderfully represent the ideal "navy". I want to see ideal navy on women through your eyes. I think it is done, but not enough.
August 15, 2009 at 11:09 pm
OMGoodness yes!!! Sart, I feel like you are the only person in the world who understands me hahahah! Long live the slim sleeve! Or death to fat wrists!
August 16, 2009 at 6:24 am
The fit is key and you are absolutely right about the sleeves! Wonderful photos!
August 16, 2009 at 12:15 pm
in respond to anonymous:
any experienced tailor can do that… within one size it's not a big deal..
if you are around, i can do it for you!
August 16, 2009 at 4:03 pm
the second guy has prettier hair than me. or rather the hair i am working so hard to have.
August 16, 2009 at 5:19 pm
LOVE these looks! Navy and Tan on a guy … with brown leather … might just be my favorite. Fabulous.
August 16, 2009 at 6:50 pm
I am wondering what kind of shoes the guy with the jeans is wearing, I love those classic penny loafers!!!!
Any body have any clue???
August 16, 2009 at 8:34 pm
this outfits are great, and I love to convine browns and blues, I have seen similar things, on a pretty cool site called mypalma.blogspot.com to see more fashion stuff.
August 16, 2009 at 8:46 pm
I am soooo attracted to guys that look/dress like this.. YUM.
August 17, 2009 at 2:19 am
Though I think the slim fit stuff looks OK, but honestly if you wear these italian styles with slim cut jackets and no vent, it is like wearing a straight jacket.
August 17, 2009 at 3:34 am
The first guy is Reinhart Plank, designer of the eponyous brand.
August 17, 2009 at 10:30 am
I want to see the guy next to him. I like his shoes. Please do khaki jacket montage. It seems all on NY men are going the Blue jacket/white pant trend. We need to mix it up.
August 17, 2009 at 2:16 pm
August 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm
His long hair with the tailored outfit and glasses makes my heart flutter. What a sexy nerd.
August 18, 2009 at 1:40 am
i'll have to agree there. it's near impossible to find well fitting clothes in the states…. anyway, the jackets and the shoes look great.
anybody knows who makes those shoes, the one the guy with the hat?
August 18, 2009 at 3:12 am
What really caught my eye here was the madras tie he's wearing. Blends in perfectly.
August 18, 2009 at 7:34 am
to dream of killing someone for their shoes isn't illegal, right?
August 18, 2009 at 2:45 pm
they guys are very chic!
August 18, 2009 at 3:07 pm
the bottom gentleman is my favorite. :)
August 19, 2009 at 2:28 am
i adore european fashion so much. why can't more urban americans dress just as classy?
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August 19, 2009 at 7:13 am
I agree with morgan, that tie just fits perfectly.
That guys outfit is perfect..the distance of his cuffs and hems and lengths just balance out!
August 19, 2009 at 11:57 am
I do love the shirt that he is wearing on the first picture. Do anyone know where it's from?
August 20, 2009 at 10:27 am
You simply cant hate how European men dress. Its too awesome to be true. I wish I could wear those outfit in sunny Singapore.
August 20, 2009 at 12:03 pm
Next life, I´ll be born in Florence!
August 20, 2009 at 4:09 pm
Top photo- sexy.
August 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm
totally inspired to dress like that right now
August 21, 2009 at 8:08 am
His watch and shoes make the outfit personal and outstanding.
August 24, 2009 at 8:44 pm
Does anyone know what kind of pants the first guy is wearing? Or where I can get a pair very similar?
August 25, 2009 at 2:14 pm
i love shoes without socks but for me is quite painful, even flip flop!Gabriele
August 26, 2009 at 3:51 am
The first pic is adorable. I want his sense of style and his phone number as well ;)
August 26, 2009 at 6:56 am
Love the shoes. Love the current fad of oxfords, one tone, two tone. mmmm
August 28, 2009 at 12:13 am
i am completely and positively in love with the top photo(mostly the man and his ability to dress himself)but yes…j'adore très beaucoup
eloise in berlin
August 31, 2009 at 6:08 am
I think the first guy may be Reinhard Plank – shoe & hatmaker extraordinaire… I took a pic of him myself recently for an assignment – he's very stylish and lives in Florence…
September 1, 2009 at 8:08 am
Not sure If I like the lack of socks. There seems to be a few men with no socks in Florence.
November 22, 2009 at 7:44 am
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November 22, 2009 at 11:47 am
well, what i've noticed was the beautiful hair of the cheenky guy. wish mine was as nice as his… – rei (email@example.com):)
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February 12, 2010 at 1:50 am
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December 15, 2016 at 6:57 pm
Lace-up shoes without socks: worst men’s fashion statement of the decade.
February 7, 2017 at 9:19 pm
Another fashion casualty who forgot to put on his socks in the morning. Absurd.