Thursday, September 1, 2011

On the Street….Aoyama, Tokyo

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  1. Paul Gonzales

    September 1, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    This guy is rocking it!

  2. Parisian ShoeGals

    September 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    What an interesting hat! I really wonder know the design explanation… Traditionnal hat mixes with a personal touch? Stylist creation? Very intriguing, really playful!

  3. Kalena

    September 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Whoa! Big hat. I love when hats are done right.

  4. FSHNvanguard

    September 1, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    The urban troubadour, nice! Eye-popping creepers and shorts. Thanx for sharing!

    http://fshnvanguard.blogspot.com/

  5. Nikki

    September 1, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    Such a contrast from the kimono looks posted earlier. Love the leopard kicks!

  6. Michael Tornato

    September 1, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    I am seriously liking ALL of these pictures from Tokyo! This one in particular is one of the most creative ensembles.
    Check out my trendy blog!
    http://thetrendydwarf.blogspot.com/

  7. jaynie

    September 1, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    I WANT THAT HAT!

  8. Marcel Da Chump

    September 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    Good sense of proportion, with a keen eye for color. The fishnet effect is diminished by the undergarment, however.
    Maybe, he’s listening to Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  9. drew kora

    September 1, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    is it just me, but does he look like an Asian David Bowie?

  10. Jane with the noisy terrier

    September 1, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Very Japanese Jamiroquai!

  11. shu

    September 1, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    interesting look) nice

    http://shu84.blogspot.com/

  12. tammy o

    September 1, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    this is very “my so called life”

  13. kike

    September 1, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    like the hat!

    http://www.kikayis.com

  14. Hillary

    September 1, 2011 at 8:16 pm

  15. blue roses

    September 1, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    the streets hustled with the energy of cascading neurons, splaying forth rivers of transmitters and chemical junk.

    for him, looking about the muck, it was eat or be eaten.

    http://dallianceswithsuitsandskirts.blogspot.com/

  16. nycgirl

    September 1, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    that is one fabulous hat!

  17. CBC

    September 1, 2011 at 11:12 pm

    very creative styling

  18. G...

    September 2, 2011 at 12:18 am

    Buffalo guy go around the outside, round the outside

  19. Sarah @ Designsgood

    September 2, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Tokyo is the most amazing place for people watching–I love it!

  20. Laura

    September 2, 2011 at 2:09 am

    I don’t know how I feel about this. And that’s precisely why I adore your website as much as I do. It’s an explosion of wearable art, thank you for being an inspiration every single day!

  21. songbird

    September 2, 2011 at 3:07 am

    gosh!!!he is gorgeous..if you see him again ask him if he wants a long distance date!

  22. beyourstyle.it

    September 2, 2011 at 4:27 am

    Very Stylist!

  23. Blue

    September 2, 2011 at 4:35 am

    I love urban layering and Tokyo guys really knows how to mix garments and accessories

  24. Alinka

    September 2, 2011 at 4:48 am

    His shoes are quite funny ^^
    Kisses
    Alinka

  25. dariana

    September 2, 2011 at 5:11 am

    what an original necklace! great!
    http://streetswithstyle.blogspot.com/

  26. thesecretcloset

    September 2, 2011 at 5:26 am

    How can you pull off a look like that??? he sure does know how…

    xxx thesecretcloset xxx

  27. Lylia's Diary

    September 2, 2011 at 6:26 am

    The hat is fun :D

  28. www.metalclayjewellery.com

    September 2, 2011 at 7:02 am

    Jane@
    …Very Japanese Jamiroquai..
    Good point :) I love your comment.

  29. kim

    September 2, 2011 at 7:12 am

    extremely curious about the “no eyebrow” trend there??! the hat is amazing.
    kim
    fortyovertwenty.blogspot.com

  30. Meredith

    September 2, 2011 at 7:28 am

    I really like the jacket he is wearing. His whole outfit is very interesting. So much to look at.

    - Meredith
    http://www.findingsoulbalance.blogspot.com

  31. Lenka

    September 2, 2011 at 7:43 am

    Great hat, but it looks like too big for him … hey, don´t you want to give it to me? m head is certainly bigger ;)

    http://were-born-this-way.blogspot.com/

  32. CBC

    September 2, 2011 at 7:49 am

    like his attitude

  33. Cecilia

    September 2, 2011 at 7:58 am

    Tokio is always the best street!
    http://thecreationaddicted.blogspot.com/

  34. George.

    September 2, 2011 at 8:28 am

    I LOVE SCOTT SHUMAN!

  35. tom

    September 2, 2011 at 8:48 am

    I am unable to determine what that jacket is made of , is it cloth, vinyl?

  36. theglitterpost

    September 2, 2011 at 8:48 am

  37. monkeyshines

    September 2, 2011 at 9:41 am

    adore the oversized hat!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  38. Linkaufbau

    September 2, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Wow very hot and nice look… thanks for Sharing it

  39. Milena

    September 2, 2011 at 10:30 am

    the hat! and pretty much everything he’s wearing..

    http://thethiefandthecobblers.com

  40. allen

    September 2, 2011 at 10:33 am

    what a look! this and earlier shots from tokyo are all amazing. thanks for the treat.

  41. Lis

    September 2, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    I know I will be in the vast minority here, but all of these Japanese kids look kind of sickly, vaguely hostile and like they’re trying way too hard to be “different” for my taste. I realize it’s a cultural thing, but give me a happy, healthy Parisian lass any day.

  42. Ashley from The I on Fashion

    September 2, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    This is definitely an interesting look but I like how comfortable he is. He’s just being himself.

    Ashley
    The I on Fashion
    http://www.facebook.com/theionfashion

  43. marilena silivestru

    September 2, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    i love japanes people and i think you are a lucky man because you have this oportunity to make beautiful pictures.http://greatstylesonthestreets.blogspot.com/

  44. David

    September 2, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    Not to insult your work Scott, but this gentleman rather looks like that PUA Mystery from Las Vegas. Just an alternative view!

  45. Juanita

    September 2, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    Oh well! If you must!

  46. Bonchance

    September 2, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    @Lis-Have you heard of the “homogenous” Japanese society? Oh, yes, they have to try very hard to stand out. Really a matter of confidence to be one of many.

  47. Bobbie Austin

    September 3, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    he looks great
    amazing photograph
    LOVE your blog :)

    http://bobbieaustinscloset.blogspot.com/

  48. Martine

    September 3, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    I think I agree with Lis. They try so hard to stand out, that they all end up looking different the same way. And the expressions on their faces are really very unfriendly and far too serious for someone wearing a big mushroom on his head. You just know there are ten other people with the same big hat nearby. But it seems like other people like it here.

  49. Kelly

    September 4, 2011 at 8:20 am

    @martine

    i have been living in Tokyo for the last 10 years. i don’t particularly care for the look above, but it seems to me perhaps your judgment is too harsh. i wonder if you have spent much time here…doesn’t seem so.
    i am a bit disappointed that the photos from tokyo seem to be mostly of a certain array of young people. but that is what stands out to foreigners most when they are here. it is a special culture, after all, even if it is not your (or my) favorite.

  50. Style Dilettante

    September 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Scott, I think this may be my favorite series of yours to date! They are fascinating, these photos from Tokyo… Tokyo street style is like no other! Everyone is so individualistic and yet they all have a similar influence… You are a street style anthropologist, documenting a most fascinating form of expression.

    http://www.inherentstylela.com/

  51. vintage engagement rings

    September 4, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    I agree.. not into the look!

  52. PammieTaj

    September 5, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Knits! He’s wearing so many knits at once – I suspect his hat is knitted and felted. I wonder if he did any of that himself?

  53. Boris

    September 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    He’s beautiful !

  54. Paris and Tacky

    September 5, 2011 at 11:16 pm

    That hat is craft-tastically HOT!! x

  55. Linda

    September 5, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    I love his hat!

  56. Sonny

    September 6, 2011 at 2:52 am

    I want the HAT!

  57. mulberry purses

    September 9, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    your are so lovely.

  58. The Viewfinder (Kevin van Diest)

    January 8, 2013 at 11:42 am

    Great capture Scott!!
    Like his outfit and the street shot really gives a good impression how the subject blends with his surrounding …or stands out.

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