But the jacket seems a bit too small even within the context of close-fitting, and don’t dig the shoes, which are over-scaled. If you’re going to do the short-pants thing, seems to me you need to be particularly sensitive to footwear, which will be on display more than ever….
My first thought was: you know you’re in Europe when men’s suiting is cut very closely. Don’t hate me for this but my second thought was: gosh, these clothes and shoes remind me of PeeWee Herman. But, you know, PeeWee was dapper.
I agree, there is a heaviness to the silhouette the shoes cut, but I like how they keep him from being an impossibly dandy Dandy. Seems that he’s cutting a refreshingly different silhouette from all the other Papagallos at Pitti.
It’s good to have to be back, for both you and I Sart.
Great look, but I would tentatively agree that the shoes are a bit too heavy for the slim silhoutte, but something tells me that he did that on purpose, to counterbalance the slimness. Even then, think it would’ve worked better with a nice pair of black, pointy, Italian leather shoes.
I love everything about it — the color, the fit and the style. What is interesting to me is that an American guy his age will probably never wear a suit cut like that. That is why I admire the Italians.
Immaculate silhouette!I suspect many people will have opinions on his personal quirks (slim trousers, casual boots, crew neck etc..), however, there is no question about whether or not this man has style…..no brainer as far as I’m concerned!
I think everyone is missing what is so great about this look, and I have to think it is over their heads. It is a look that references a whole different history than New York, and a whole different way of life and thinking. That is what is so brilliant about you showing it. I like the American look, too, but his isn’t that. This is the product of a culture that sees everything uniquely, from love, to men, to women, to clothing, to business. We don’t have to adopt it, just consider it. Consider what it means about the way he sees being and preparing for a day in his life. Consider what his life must look like through his eyes in order to dress this way. It’s a whole different melody than America. Heck, it is a whole different scale. It’s brilliant. Like bird watching on another continent.