I have to admit, I’m a little impressed with the light grey suit & dark brown tie combination.


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  1. Arnoldo

    September 6, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    Love mixing my greys and browns.

    • axeaboutme

      September 6, 2012 at 9:54 pm

      i’m liking this combo, a lot. everything is working.


      • Simone Fraser

        November 23, 2013 at 12:08 am

        I wish i knew who the suit is by; it appears to be cut beautifully.

    • Simone Fraser

      January 12, 2015 at 7:05 pm

      When I was quite young I was growing excited about a brown and grey knit outfit combination in my mind. I asked my mother who told me brown and grey don’t go together.
      Ha! Check this out!

  2. Laura

    September 6, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Well, it’s a good combination! Great photo!


  3. Nadina

    September 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    I think it’s very interesting and elegant. It’s not for everybody, of course.

  4. Aneta

    September 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    It is really great combination :)

  5. Swagger

    September 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Suit tailored to perfection. Love how the cuffs peak out and the colour combo just works

    • RDP

      September 7, 2012 at 8:36 am

      Not so sure about “suit tailored to perfection” for me it looks a bit too small. Look at the legs it feels like the fabrics is stretched to the max.

      • eshotty

        September 7, 2012 at 12:21 pm

        fully agreed, first thing i noticed. still looks good though.

  6. Alexis Cristianne

    September 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Fabulous, fantastic, cool elegance. I have not ever thought of gray and brown as a combination, but it will be a new thought. I like the addition of jewelry choice in this photo, it makes it both casual, approachable, and a bit sophisticated.
    Always a great eye!
    Alexis C.

  7. mariza

    September 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    very impressed! excellent!

  8. Xeana

    September 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    An unusual combination!

    From http://www.xeanafashion.com

  9. Fashion Bastard

    September 6, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    Love this look, what a handsome man!

  10. Natasha

    September 6, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    What a great looking suit!
    Have a wonderful time during NYFW! Looking forward to all your posts!

    ~Natasha Fatah~

  11. Adeola Naomi

    September 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm


  12. kitchen afternoon

    September 6, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Nice combination, more impact if fewer accessories.

  13. Simbarashe

    September 6, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I just got a new suit last night. I wish I could say this man beat me to the idea…

  14. rachel B

    September 6, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Yea, that’s fly.

  15. Aga

    September 6, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    I wonder about his shoes.. brown?

    • Me

      September 10, 2012 at 9:47 am

      Same question here. I think black, dark blue (navi). Really would love to see the shoes.

  16. DAD

    September 6, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Looking good son!

    • Photopoetica

      September 7, 2012 at 12:49 am

      If you are his father, that is so sweet of you! Must by swell to see your child on these pages!

      • Dad

        September 7, 2012 at 10:10 am

        yes its always nice to see your kids stand out in the crowd for something good.

  17. como una aparición

    September 6, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    This combination is absolutely Kasher.

  18. PhB

    September 6, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    That is exactly why I follow The Sarto.
    Time to get a brown tie!

  19. Kimberly

    September 6, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    I love the brown check trim on his pocket kerchief.
    Nice touch.

    • Marisa

      September 7, 2012 at 10:07 am

      I noticed that too and L.O.V.E. the littlest detail of the check. That and the dark belt really connect it all so it doesn’t look like just a bold brown tie with a light grey suit. And as I look at the photo again (and again and again), I think his coloring makes the combo work too — the grey doesn’t wash him out and the brown accessories draw attention to his wavy brown hair.

  20. Missrealcool

    September 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    Great pic!! Elegance and different touch

  21. Evgenia

    September 6, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    So elegant and cute man! His outfit is very good!


  22. Michael W

    September 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    Great Look – grey/brown

  23. Style Alphabet

    September 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    The contrast is soft but elegantly done. This is a man with style that we, at Style Alphabet endorse!

  24. Cece

    September 6, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    too yummy for words…..

    • IrenesGarden

      September 6, 2012 at 8:15 pm

      aaahh yummish…! TOO shame he is married!!!!!!

    • IrenesGarden

      September 6, 2012 at 8:19 pm

      too bad* :P :) (so sexy that made me forget my english)

  25. Sevan

    September 6, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Very attractive combination of the two colors that I’m going to apply myself.
    This photography is so inviting and this man very handsome, I’d like to sit next to him !

  26. Esther

    September 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    such a bold and great combination! the suit looks great!

    Esther xx

  27. Tamera

    September 6, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    I like the pocket square the bracelet too. I wonder what his socks look like.

  28. Sib

    September 6, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    The seams are working too hard!

  29. Andrew

    September 6, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    and he’s cute!

  30. dcinDC

    September 6, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Dude! Score!!! Light gray can look cheap, but the check makes this something else – something better – MUCH better. I think the tie has a lot of texture which takes him into a whole different league. Then the trim on the pocket square making it all make sense… this guy REALLY knows what he’s doing! I thought I could work a suit combo, but this guy scares me. If we worked together, I’d really have to pay attention!

  31. Daisy Nguyen

    September 6, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    A man can never go wrong with a crisp light gray suit. This one looks AWESOME!

    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  32. Nur

    September 6, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Such good combination for men style!

  33. Dave

    September 6, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Nice look… but can we all please agree to button up unless we really plan on rolling up our surgeon cuffs? Please? Even off the rack/peg suits have functional buttons now.

    • The Sartorialist

      September 6, 2012 at 9:39 pm

      you gotta chill dave, why do you really care about the buttons on another mans suit?

      • dcinDC

        September 7, 2012 at 7:21 pm

        I dunno, Sart, this blog has inadvertently always made me feel somewhat inferior for not having working buttons on my suits and jackets. Seems that only the “best” ones have this feature. Personally, I have never seen it and I have some relatively expensive suits. I wonder, tho, since they have lost their original functionality, why they even still make them… I guess I could take all mine to the tailor and have them all turned into functioning button holes, tho I wouldn’t likely ever unbutton them, so… what’s the point really?

    • Patrick

      September 12, 2012 at 12:48 am

      My own personal rule: a button or two on the left hand sleeve only, and only if you’re wearing a watch. I like the pretense of function, and like the asymetry as well. I wear my own jackets that way. But I’m not fond of giganto watch faces, nor of the proliferation of hip(ster?) bracelets.

  34. lynne

    September 6, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    This is a man who works colors well.

  35. Sharon @ Discovering Blog

    September 6, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Very subtle, but a nice combo.
    Can’t wait to see your pictures from this week!

  36. Kate

    September 6, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    LOVE the detail on that pocket square. Great outfit all round though.

  37. dave

    September 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    Shoe color?

  38. Monsieur Marcel

    September 6, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    The discreet windowpane pattern
    of his suit calls for a solid, textured tie.

  39. michaela

    September 6, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    wow, really great combination!

  40. Jokey

    September 6, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Очень стильно!

  41. Pan juice

    September 6, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    That was my idea @ the beginning of bespoke suit styling for men…

  42. Sofia

    September 6, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    Great combination!


  43. lintmag

    September 6, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Love this color combo – and especially the little bead bracelet that adds a small boho touch to a serious suit. Perfect!

  44. Elizabeth

    September 6, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    hi scott! first of all, i am a true fan of your work and love what y0u capture…greetings from your fan in california!

    this look is smashing, he looks great.

  45. CBC

    September 6, 2012 at 10:49 pm


  46. Alison

    September 6, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    This is a great look! Not the usual combo for sure. And I like it!


  47. Jennifer

    September 6, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    So dapper!

    xo Jennifer


  48. Cincim

    September 6, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    Handsome is as handsome does! Lovely fresh look! Sartorial Porn for me!

  49. Kerri Mubaarak

    September 7, 2012 at 12:26 am

    Great suit, but “The K” loves the hank and the jewelries!!

  50. abigail

    September 7, 2012 at 12:29 am

    he looks like a super fashionable version of chris o’dowd. into it!


  51. MattyMako

    September 7, 2012 at 12:39 am

    wonder what the shoes look like

  52. Tracy

    September 7, 2012 at 12:43 am

    LOVE this combo. The chocolate brown just pops beautifully.

  53. Colsie Conradie

    September 7, 2012 at 12:52 am

    Hot guy ! Great look – who is he? :) Looking forward to your pics during NY Fashion week!

    • Elistyleye

      September 7, 2012 at 2:32 pm

      i think it’s Matthew Singer, Men’s Fashion Director Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman he is a twin!!

  54. gigi

    September 7, 2012 at 1:07 am

    Love the guy’s hair behind him, too.

  55. Suzanne Nelson

    September 7, 2012 at 1:12 am

    A first I thought the cut is a little too snug to be truly flattering but as a photo that slight off-ness adds charm and serves to accentuate the terrific color combo and pocket square touch. Great image!

  56. Vicki Fields

    September 7, 2012 at 1:12 am

    Who could have thought that brown and grey would blend that way and come out splendid. The color works well for the light skinned people it isn’t for everyone, all in all it is a great combination.

  57. Tammara Shelley

    September 7, 2012 at 1:17 am

    I have to confess that the grey suit is very impressive. He is so elegant and he looks just fine.

  58. Ty Walter

    September 7, 2012 at 1:31 am

    Amazing attire! No doubt, he looks so elegant and I love how that light grey suit and dark brown tie combination go with the chest pocket brown strips! The pose alone fits him with his expensive watch; I love the design of it and I would wish my man to look just decent like that!

  59. Stacey Sweeney

    September 7, 2012 at 1:31 am

    That tailor made suit was just perfect and the combination was elegant and that is so trendy. Those colors real come out well and that can be worn to any occasion.

  60. Bobbie Hurst

    September 7, 2012 at 1:33 am

    I am impressed too. He looks just fine. I like his watch too; and the bracelet.

  61. Haus of Dinma

    September 7, 2012 at 1:35 am

    This guys sense of style is stellar!

  62. Hector

    September 7, 2012 at 1:52 am

    The guy is off the hook, im inspired.

  63. Irene's closet

    September 7, 2012 at 1:52 am

  64. Johnny

    September 7, 2012 at 2:06 am

    Is he American? Are finally US men starting to dress like Italians?

  65. Mia Marionette

    September 7, 2012 at 2:41 am

    This image is so good!! I love it, and I can’t imagine how you took this with out asking him to pose! It’s great!


  66. quigley

    September 7, 2012 at 3:09 am

    Is he missing two buttons on his sleeve? His pants are so tight that they look about ready to burst at the seam.

  67. WhiteCloset

    September 7, 2012 at 3:22 am

    YEAH! I’m curious to see what’s goint to be trendy next season!!
    I think grey and brown are good together :)


  68. tommaso

    September 7, 2012 at 3:41 am

    Do you think it is an Isaia suit?

    • Elistyleye

      September 7, 2012 at 2:21 pm

      It is! From Spring 12

  69. So Charming

    September 7, 2012 at 3:44 am

    Great look!

  70. Gyggy

    September 7, 2012 at 3:47 am

    Love it! Great Pic! Thank you!

  71. Jamilah Estrianna Toni

    September 7, 2012 at 3:50 am

    A beautiful tailored suit. The grey combination is simply beautiful.
    Works well for his skin complexion.

    Menswear Fashion Stylist
    Jamilah Estrianna Toni

  72. Miss L

    September 7, 2012 at 4:02 am

    This is unexpected combo, but I love it!

  73. missismarpley

    September 7, 2012 at 4:08 am

    this is the perfect look for…Cristian Grey and my husband, but it’s too much perfect!!!

  74. Rachelle

    September 7, 2012 at 4:16 am

    Adore! perfect suit and tie. I even love his wedding band. I would love to see his shoes tho.

  75. wallstriz

    September 7, 2012 at 4:21 am

    que traje tan bonito! The suit is so nice!

  76. hadhka

    September 7, 2012 at 4:43 am

  77. Leonor

    September 7, 2012 at 5:35 am

    I really love the detail of the unbuttoned surgeon cuffs! amazing picture!


  78. Donatella Pirotta

    September 7, 2012 at 5:59 am

    Interesting combination! I like!

  79. Charikleia

    September 7, 2012 at 6:23 am

    He’s so cool, I even like the ring on his finger!

    Cute cute cute and stylish. But best part is the subtly checked suit.

    A big kiss from Greece!

  80. Lebo

    September 7, 2012 at 6:33 am

    Pleasing on the eye..

  81. Jayne

    September 7, 2012 at 8:02 am

    I will admit to being a lot more than a little impressed!

  82. maria

    September 7, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Great picture, I love the combination of light grey and brown… fresh and elegant!

  83. M.

    September 7, 2012 at 8:53 am

    Yummy. Grey is an interesting in so many combinations. Recently I have been mixing mid to dark grey with certain shades of mid to dark green. It’s my new favourite.

  84. Iliyana

    September 7, 2012 at 9:02 am

    he’s perfect combo – fashionable and handsome

  85. Patrick

    September 7, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    What I don’t like is the missed opportunity. With a necktie, a man has a chance to make a statement. It’s an article of clothing that can make an ensemble “pop”. It doesn’t happen here, for me.

  86. me

    September 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    I love his suit. The brown tie adds a subtle “pop” without being distracting. Great shot, love the way you captured him sitting and looking back…

  87. h

    September 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    clean and great, but that’s thanks to the white shirt in between

  88. damien

    September 7, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Why do I never see critical statements on this blog? This outfit is well dressed, but certainly inviting to discuss what he could have done better.

  89. dcinDC

    September 7, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    If, like me, you are bummed because your jacket sleeves don’t have working buttonholes, see this from askandyaboutclothes.com: “Edward Duke of Windsor, did not have working buttonholes on his jacket cuffs. Working buttonholes were once a sign of a custom made garment, that is no longer the case as they are now found on rather pedestrian garments. And, if you do chose to add them to your jacket, please keep them buttoned.” So, as I said earlier, “What’s the point?” If the Duke didn’t need them, that’s good enough for me!

  90. Linda

    September 8, 2012 at 7:20 am

    And both bearded men have beautifully groomed beards! I LOVE this shorter-styled beard on men (Ha! obviously not on women!), and I like it when the beard is trimed off the neck like this. Very sexy. Ciao, LB

  91. Persnalshopper

    September 8, 2012 at 7:48 am

    You can always on him to deliver a great look!!!! Fashion inspiration.

  92. Elisa

    September 8, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    I remember being at the movies and seeing this woman hideously dressed in grey and brown…it absolutely did not work. then during the following week i saw another woman wearing the same color scheme and it looked incredible on her. it proved grey and brown can be done.

  93. Name*

    September 10, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    How does Scott take such great photos of people? Its like you can read their thoughts at the instant of the snap. He gets better results with his candids then anyone else gets with the best models. There must be a trick.

  94. akR Styles

    September 12, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    This Gentleman is 1 of 2 (twin). Not sure which one he is but he is one of the Singer twins (maybe Mat).

  95. Dr. Drape

    September 18, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    That is Matt and his brother is equally as sharp.

  96. Daniel

    September 19, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Or bracelet, or watch. His woman should have told him!

  97. julian

    September 24, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Very dapper suit n tie combination !

    Dont like the watch, bracelet or ring though, and thats far too much hair gel

  98. hello

    September 24, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    what color are the belt and shoes?

    • Elistyleye

      September 24, 2012 at 7:53 pm

      Brown people!! His tie is brown the pocket square has a hit of brown. A gentleman as such is not going to be in a colorful shoe.

  99. Sam Held

    September 30, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    i like the bracelet, do we know what designer it is? David Yurman perhaps? Good looks

  100. RUBEN

    October 4, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    wow! nice conbination grey and brown, i really like the bracelet too

  101. Stacey Sweeney

    October 8, 2012 at 4:28 am

    This guy is real classy.

  102. Newman

    October 23, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Watch is too big & trouser too tight, otherwise could have been supercool – blue grey & brown is classic

  103. Rui

    November 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Very classy :)

    NY fashion is amazing.

    Visitar Nova York

  104. Charles

    November 16, 2012 at 3:37 am

    Great look! What type of tie knot is that? I really like the look of both ends of the tie at even length but I’ve struggled to make it work. Any tips?

  105. marcio

    November 16, 2012 at 9:09 am

    Perfect style, like the light grey suit, everything just right.

  106. Sebastian

    March 6, 2013 at 5:43 am

    Isn’t that a dark bordeaux coloured tie and not a brown ?! Or i can’t see that good through the monitor :P

  107. Logan stevens

    November 11, 2013 at 3:07 am

    What colour shoes would he be wearing?

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