This is cool. I was really impressed by a version of this look, also worn by a young Japanese guy, strolling round the Guggenheim in Bilbao – plain black cropped pants, plain black T-shirt and yellow plimsolls. He had really stood back and planned himself as a walking work of art, and this guy seems to have too.
Am I allowed to say that this guy looks good particularly because he’s Asiatic. Or maybe it’s just easier to pull of the attitude that is necessary to pull this off when you are Asiatic or maybe it has nothing to do with that, he just looks good, in a different way because he’s him…
The Lacoste bag “explains” the shoes. When you see the bag, you think, “Well, of course! Of course he has pink shoes!” I don’t mean this in a negative way…I mean that the bag gives him license, it answers the riddle and, as Butch said, it provides levity.
i love hwo whimsical it is .. the alligator bag and pink shoes. this man put his personality at hte forefront of his outfit while being clean, polished, adn sticking to current trneds in fashion. —colr is always good.. adn i have noticed many korean men love pink.. i she korean? i think in Korea it isn’t considered as feminine.
The shoes seem to call out “Spring 2005″, at least to me. That season I recall Alexander McQueen offering a pink ballet slipper for men and Comme des Garcons strucking out pink sneakers. I applaud any attempt to incorporate David Hockney-ish bold colors into a look, and to saunter around Bryant Park. Interestingly, I think the incredibly gauche bag works because of the shoes. If you’re going to overbling and hyper-brand on your bag, don’t hold back. Le petit alligator franĂ§ais is afterall a fashion icon.
Sart is right. He “took it to a new place.” (the look) I’m not sure what place it is, but it’s a new place. I am not sold on it yet, but am intrigued by what else must be in his closet! We must see more.
And what does a man who wears pink shoes do for a living? Do you think someone tried to talk him out of the pink shoes that morning? Did anyone make fun of his pink shoes that day? I hope not, becuase they are fun and different and I admire his sense of fashion adventure.
Paul Smith was selling an incredible pair of pink wing tips a couple of years ago, but I haven’t seen them since. A Google search will yield results for Men’s Pink Shoes, but nothing as cool as the Paul Smith’s…
omgg what is up with people and not liking the whole bag idea.. ? it’s soo cool … I’m curious, is the bag just too much , or simply says gay across the forehead? i mean guys are able to pull off bags, we don’t have to be a different sex gender to do so .. i’m loving the bag love the look very played out .. turned everything to a magnificent casual look