Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Inspiration in High Techno


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  1. Luke

    March 12, 2008 at 10:20 am

    … maybe

  2. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 10:50 am

    Hope you had no need of the pronto soccorso in Milan Scott?

  3. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 11:41 am

    bravo! the hair, the eyes, the attitude. part astronaut part renaissance sculptor

  4. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    I hope this is his work outfit? Guy looks like a clown if not.

  5. cassaundra

    March 12, 2008 at 12:55 pm

    never thought someone could look so cool on the job.

  6. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 1:32 pm

    I am getting it. It really is about the attitude.

  7. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 1:55 pm

    Sart, this is a wonderful portrait. I’ve been rummaging through the archives, and man, your photo skills have come a long, long way. These are really fine images you’re producing.

  8. Bella07

    March 12, 2008 at 1:56 pm

    2001 space odyssey

  9. Mitchell

    March 12, 2008 at 2:33 pm

    I saw many individuals in this uniform while studying in Florence. This photograph shows the panache that Italians can give any look. He looks amazing. I love the contrast between the bright orange and the black background.

  10. binaryisforlovers

    March 12, 2008 at 3:05 pm

    he pulls this off so well. i think it’s his expression. bravo.

  11. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 4:55 pm

    He makes me think of an orange crush version of the green Otis elevator men (and women) – something about the boxy-ness of the suit, the attendant tools and (in the case of the Otis, the straps that have a bit of BDSM to them.) It all says “power” and his self-assured stance simply reiterates it

  12. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 5:42 pm

    i guess i don’t get this one, maybe a cop or fireman might interest me more.

  13. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 6:48 pm

    I like tech materials and the post-apocalypse look. Final Home is an example of the kind of designers that produce fashion forward versions of this guy’s gear. Very cool.

  14. Anonymous

    March 12, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    And by ‘astronaut’ you mean Italian paramedic. So part Italian paramedic part renaissance sculptor, yes.

  15. sunni muchacha

    March 12, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    yes, i feel it.

  16. Anonymous

    March 13, 2008 at 6:00 am

    Nah looks more like a refined ambulance driver to me

  17. Shonen

    March 13, 2008 at 2:15 pm

    This is great. (Clearly the expression, and photo, as noted).

    But why hasn’t anyone actually commented about the clothes?
    They are inspiring.

    The industrial fabric, the details like “x” stitches around the sleeves are cool (we’ve seen this in luxer updates. Imagine that coat cut slim in a fine grey wool. Interesting).

    More interesting, though, is that color. The high-key, specifically industrial colors were seen in Duckie Brown and other this last season. I’ll warrant we’ll be seeing great scarves/sweaters/socks (pants for the daring or foolish) in these kinds of colors in the months to come.


  18. Scott W

    March 13, 2008 at 5:16 pm


  19. Susie

    March 13, 2008 at 10:09 pm

    I love it. A promise of the future fulfilled- fashion + utility. I had hoped that we’d all get space-age jumpsuits and high-tech accessories on 01/01/2001.

  20. keyi

    March 14, 2008 at 9:20 am

    it’s kind of humorous that ppl are saying that he’s pulling off this “look” well. it’s his uniform, and he does look well in it, but very clearly, this is not a fashion statement. it’s sort of reminds me of that episode in sex and the city when charlotte finds that actor admiring a fire extinguisher mounted on a wall

  21. Off The Cuff

    March 17, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    I suspect he is quite good at his job and he knows it. Of course, should I ever need him I’d hope he was good at his job!

  22. Nathan

    April 5, 2008 at 6:19 pm

    I like the shameless utility of the jacket and how it totally seems part of who this guy is, and the strength of his character just seems to make up for any crudeness the clothes might do. like ‘hes the man’

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