Wednesday, August 31, 2016

On the Street…The Fortezza, Florence

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  1. Gran Duca Alessandro del Casso-Stronzio

    August 31, 2016 at 11:03 am

    Very elegant look, but I detect much inspiration from the 1992 film: the Lover set in the French Indochina of the late 1920′s.

    , a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other. The gentleman in the photo actually looks like the male protagonist Tony Kai Fai Leung. That siad, a beautiful and evocative picture.

    • With Or Without Shoes

      August 31, 2016 at 8:12 pm

      Wow! So stylish!

    • Vera

      September 1, 2016 at 1:03 am

      Exactly!

    • phyl

      September 1, 2016 at 1:18 pm

      I agree: I immediately thought of “L’amante”, which is one of my favorite films. A very intense shot, so evocative of a time gone by.

    • andreea

      September 9, 2016 at 4:50 am

      you’re so right! the lover: the film was kinda weak but it did have the best casting and atmosphere! :)

      http://littleaesthete.com/

  2. Lexi

    August 31, 2016 at 11:11 am

    So elegant

  3. Peppermint Dolly

    August 31, 2016 at 11:12 am

    Fabulous! Absolutely love it!!

    Rxx

    http://www.peppermintdolly.com

  4. Irene B

    August 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm

  5. Irene B

    August 31, 2016 at 12:02 pm

  6. Topol

    August 31, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Striking for being out of place. Too much like a costume for me.

  7. Diane.

    August 31, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    I don’t even have to look at the location of the photo when there’s a man in a well fitted suit. It’s always Italy ! Bravo to the Italians .

  8. Dwight

    August 31, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    Beautiful. Classic attire done right. The umbrella sells it but not the way you think it does. Thank you old chap.

  9. Mireia

    August 31, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    White suits are perfect for summer and always it’s a great way to look so stylish!

    Mireia from TGL
    https://thegoldlipstick.com/

  10. theSTYLetti

    August 31, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    Love the timelessness of this photo! If it weren’t for the roller bags in the background, it would definitely look like it was taken in another era. And what a smart dresser! XO, Janea
    http://theSTYLetti.com

  11. Aristide

    August 31, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Meh….trying too hard, methinks.

  12. Elena

    August 31, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    Pretentious much?

  13. Stephanie Bartelt

    August 31, 2016 at 11:55 pm

    I have a reproduction of the pink hat the young woman in the film wore. I so love“Le chapeau de ‘Ardeur”. The movie was hauntingly sensual. I loved it … Great photo, thanks for sharing!!!
    Stephanie

  14. Mis perlas de moda

    September 1, 2016 at 1:16 am

    Such an elegant and classy look! Beautiful shot!
    http://misperlasdemoda.com/looks/irresistible-me/

  15. jelly gamat qnc

    September 1, 2016 at 3:53 am

    Kostume wonderful,

  16. maudie

    September 1, 2016 at 4:50 am

    He seems to have lost the film crew in the crowd.

  17. Stamos

    September 1, 2016 at 4:58 am

    Would be so much better without the waistcoat.

  18. MAG boutique

    September 1, 2016 at 4:58 am

    Looking handsome!
    Scott, please let us get inspired by women’s timeless looks too

    mag boutique, siena

    http://www.magboutique.it/shop/

  19. Goldentie

    September 1, 2016 at 5:48 am

    Cotton Club?

  20. S.Castellano

    September 1, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    As a sartorial exercise,superb,but as a street style possibility, pompous and out of this time and reality.Not everyone just for the fact of being in Florence and around the Fortezza at Pitti epitomizes style with their looks.Pitti proposes but streets decide what style is.

    • lamas

      September 21, 2016 at 10:29 am

      “Pitti proposes but street decide what style is”, man, that’s BS, they are different types of style and each to his own. The guy is elegant and the outfit is timeless, there is nothing pompous about his demeanour unlike the sprezzaturas we see strutting around Pitti…

  21. Mbatha

    September 2, 2016 at 12:28 am

    All white everything!!!

  22. Opcje Binarne

    September 2, 2016 at 7:31 am

    Well dressed, awsome photo. Wish I could look like this :)

  23. The Italian Glam

    September 2, 2016 at 7:32 am

    is he coming from Hollywood? he reminds me of a movie I just don’t remember the name of it
    http://www.theitalianglam.com/

  24. Ann-Marie

    September 2, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    Has a whiff of Tom Wolfe going on. He’s someone obviously not timid about making a statement. I applaud his effort.

  25. 2centsworth

    September 2, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    The minute I saw the image I thought of The Lover… So elegant!

  26. Simon

    September 2, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    I think it’s too much

  27. Capraz

    September 3, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    So many made comments about Italian man in double-breatested suit with a straining button – now we have a perfectly fitted waistcoat (with just one insouciant button undone) and people jump on him for being out of time and pretentious! If he took off the waistcoat, yes, he’d be wearing all white, but no-one would or could say he was ‘out of time’. And why has no-one admired the ‘flower’ of his kerchief – a perfectly chosen finishing touch. here’s a man who loves being well-dressed and pays for it, but perhaps he’s just still growing into how to feel truly comfortable with himself in all that wonderful finery. If Scott has made him smile or laugh… different story, different reaction perhaps.

  28. Kylie Garner

    September 4, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    Awesome overload – captured perfectly!

  29. Angus

    September 29, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    Very natty.

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