Saturday, October 22, 2011

On the Street….Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris

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  1. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    October 22, 2011 at 9:02 am

    Wow, they really look out of this.. era!

  2. Ophelia

    October 22, 2011 at 9:02 am

    Those hats are exquisite!

    http://cestlavieophelia.blogspot.com/

  3. justine

    October 22, 2011 at 9:26 am

    this. is. AMAZING. thank god for the bohemians.

  4. Günsel Emirlioglu

    October 22, 2011 at 9:33 am

    tastefull.. ı’d like to see more outfits of them.. but how do the rolled up trousers legs STAY? especially on the girls wide cut.. it never functions on me.. :-))

  5. Giada

    October 22, 2011 at 9:44 am

    OMG! They were born to be together!

    Giada

    http://giadascarnival.blogspot.com

  6. Glossandlipstick

    October 22, 2011 at 9:47 am

    This couple share life and same taste about fashion.

    http://glosslipstick.blogspot.com/

  7. The Fancy Teacup

    October 22, 2011 at 10:06 am

    Such a lovely capture of quaint and rustic feel in style.

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

  8. u

    October 22, 2011 at 10:08 am

    porter classic!

  9. wonderfashionista

    October 22, 2011 at 10:10 am

    oh they are very original! love this shot! ;-) bravo!

    http://wonderfashionista.blogspot.com/

  10. Kate

    October 22, 2011 at 10:17 am

    A couple that dresses together stays together? :)

    Kate

    http://www.thrillofthechaise.com

  11. Jenni

    October 22, 2011 at 10:21 am

    I love this pic! all the colors work together so well… I think it is so cute that they both have rolled pant-legs! and they have super cool hats..

    http://thegirlwho-jenni.blogspot.com

  12. My Luxe

    October 22, 2011 at 10:21 am

    What a cool couple – she has the cutest face and is rocking that pillbox hat. Love the old skool camera too!

  13. Bambi

    October 22, 2011 at 10:24 am

    So funny, so little, so stylish, so Asia.

    Visit My blog, it’s worth it

    http://bmbsplace.blogspot.com/

  14. Mruchettie le Cosmos

    October 22, 2011 at 10:27 am

    they remind me of dolls, too much.

  15. Carolyn Robbins

    October 22, 2011 at 10:34 am

    What I adore about this shot: the gray stone block wall is the perfect backdrop for the colors the couple is wearing. How they listen to one another’s style with the type of shoes and rolled up pants and wearing hats. How their occupations or hobbies are evident. How she stares at the camera and he looks down, in a rather timid fashion. And the compliments of blue jeans and blue book and denim vest….wow…how you capture it all Mr. Schuman, is simply awesome. Thank you for filling my everyday with wonderful images.

  16. Petit-Maître

    October 22, 2011 at 10:36 am

    They are very cute together. And the photo is fantastic.

  17. Emily Ulrich

    October 22, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Love the wide proportions! These two look great together!

  18. Lauren

    October 22, 2011 at 10:42 am

    Love, love, love the old fashioned style here. They look like they stepped out of a movie.

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  19. San

    October 22, 2011 at 10:43 am

    I just love Asian style. They look fabulous.

    Enjoy your weekend

  20. elinnn

    October 22, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Haha, I love this

  21. Sophy Part

    October 22, 2011 at 10:48 am

    Beats the Kooples! Spaghetti Western meets bohemia. Love.

  22. Lauren Helen

    October 22, 2011 at 10:52 am

    Such a sweet photo – Really like this! I don’t think I’d EVER be able to pull off those pants, however… I’d look massive!

  23. Marie

    October 22, 2011 at 10:52 am

    this is not fashion, this is style and Individuality!
    http://droppingink.blogspot.com/

  24. A Norwegian

    October 22, 2011 at 11:24 am

    Love people who dresses who dress with a lot of references. The flowers and the denim vest is the best.

    http://a-norwegian-blog.blogspot.com/

  25. Cassandra

    October 22, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Scott, it would be very cool if a reader could flag their favorite photos to return to … creating a personal library. This photo would definitely go in mine. Thanks you for all your great work.

  26. Sara C.

    October 22, 2011 at 11:46 am

    It’s incredible: two amish Japaneses! Never seen! And by the way, the know the true meaning of the word style. Love them
    Sara C.

  27. stylezza

    October 22, 2011 at 11:47 am

    absolutely fabulous….

  28. JV

    October 22, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Everything about this is beautiful. I can never figure out how to make a pair of looser jeans look good and this is great “how to” inspiration.

  29. Marcela

    October 22, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    I like their look.

  30. Paul

    October 22, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Sart, request please intermingle more mainstream style whats with the circus on display lately?

    • dcinDC

      August 31, 2012 at 12:18 pm

      Hmmm… what IS “mainstream” style? Can’t you find that just about anywhere for yourself? I think Scott’s job is to show us the unusual so that we can be inspired and adapt it to our particular being. I don’t always like it either but it always gives me something to think about.

  31. dominique

    October 22, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    They look like some has forgotten to tell them their time it’s over, not in a mean way but, they look like someone from the past, that’s what I wanted to say :D in a positive way!

  32. The Foolish Aesthete

    October 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Terrific image! Sort of a cool version of Grant Wood’s American Gothic!

    http://thefoolishaesthete.blogspot.com

  33. Linn from Sweden

    October 22, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    OMG, I can’t close my mouth!
    It was a while since I was this speechless.
    You’re awesome :)

  34. LocalCeleb

    October 22, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I’m betting those are his pants, they are adorable.. Love their funky eclectic style..

    http://www.localcelebz.blogspot.com/

  35. bridgette

    October 22, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    they look like they are from a different era. i like that they are dressed in the same style. they compliment each other well. she looks confident and strong and he seems shy but they look very comfortable in their element.

    http://whichmewillibetoday.wordpress.com

  36. Alyssa

    October 22, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Interesting photo! They really do dress like one another. I used to dress up all the time, but after I started dating my current boyfriend, his slouchy, I-don’t-really-care-what-I-wear style rubbed off on me…

    SHOP VINTAGE!

  37. Mileide

    October 22, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    I loved the pants! =)

  38. la femme

    October 22, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    I really like her hat.

  39. Emily

    October 22, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Interesting and different. How do the wide leg trousers stay rolled? Cellotape/pins/gum?

    http://ivefallenoutwithmyjeans.blogspot.com/2011/10/time-for-tea.html

  40. Paolita@BerryHaute

    October 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    a style all their own…
    BerryHaute

  41. AC

    October 22, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    It’s Halloween in Paris already?

  42. Anthony

    October 22, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    Wacky winners all. She has great shoes.

  43. michelle

    October 22, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    wow, they look great!
    stunningsundays.blogspot.com

  44. Sunny Side

    October 22, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    Fabuleuse photo ! Really stunning !

  45. *sP

    October 22, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    love everything but her shirt. everything else is great and conjures up notions of them as thinker, writers, smarties…very cool people.

  46. beulabelle

    October 22, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    wait, is that “book” actually a purse? love it!

  47. hannah alehandra

    October 22, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Oh what a cute couple! Love this photograph. Kisses from England.xo http://hannahalehandra.blogspot.com/

  48. canvasofculture

    October 22, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    cute couple:) love the matching oxfords

    http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

  49. Bohemian Style

    October 22, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    I love her pants.

    theBohmerian.com

  50. Giedre

    October 22, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    just funny couple/friends/people. Great picture

  51. Jac

    October 22, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    Is this TK from Silly Thing ?

  52. Kim

    October 22, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Thank you Junya Watanabe. Thank you Kawakubo Rei. Thank you Kurihara Tao. Thank you Yohji Yamamoto. And of course thank you Issey Miyake. The work of these great artists continues to percolate through world fashion culture, inspiring so many of us, of whatever ethnicity or nationality we may be.

  53. Cece

    October 22, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    Is that a book…bag?
    I think it’s her purse. Cute.

  54. Remy

    October 22, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    I like the composition of the colours in this picture but it looks as if the boy is getting very tired of all this fashion fuss.
    Greetings from Amsterdam.

  55. Scott

    October 22, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Great shot; it looks like he has a nice Leica?

  56. Cassandra

    October 22, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    Circus? Wow. They look like a normal, well dressed, adorable Japanese couple to me. It’s all perspective…learn to appreciate others’ more “eccentric” expression through fashion.

    http://www.cassandrahsieh.com/

  57. Johnny

    October 22, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    They are awesome!!! I wonder what book is she carrying around Paris. Looks like a pretty thick one….

    JJ

  58. Lee

    October 22, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    Love how the male of the species wears the pretty colours.

  59. Mr Kane

    October 22, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    so unique! great style! and her mxi pants are fab!

    JK | http://mrkanerule.blogspot.com/

  60. sanmiguelense

    October 22, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    This is so NOT circus. This is STYLE.
    Lovely Japanese palette. Her wide pants! Solid shoes that she can actually walk in.

  61. anonymous

    October 22, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    Wow, I like how sweet and determined they both look. It’s been awhile since I felt that way.

  62. Linda

    October 22, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    These two match each other so well!!!!

    There’s something really appealing about that delicate blouse paired with those parachute pants.

  63. Abigail

    October 22, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Such a great hat! I love the juxtaposition of such a feminine top half against the masculine bottom half of her outfit.

    http://thereluctantgypsy.blogspot.com

  64. sanmiguelense

    October 22, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    They are kind of an abstraction of Carla and Beppe (see below).

  65. Marcel Da Chump

    October 22, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    I actually think they’re mismatched, sartorially at least.
    Their aesthetics are polar opposites.
    Her presentation–austere, minimal.
    His look–busy, overplayed.

    The energy from this clash of sensibilties
    makes for an engaging photograph, however.
    The background just seals the deal, pictorially.

  66. Anna Louisa

    October 22, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    that blouse is so lovely!

    http://anna-gemutlichkeit.blogspot.com/

  67. heady

    October 22, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    wonder if they’re intentional with their outfits. great looks.

  68. Minty

    October 22, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    This is cute! Love the hats, and all the little details on their outfits.

    x Minty
    http://mintyandpeaches.wordpress.com

  69. chris

    October 22, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    These two are exquisite, especially her! Thanks for shaking things up these last few days and offering us some genuine non-comformists. It’s so uplifting to see unique beauty – I love that we finally celebrate the weird and wonderful in October.

  70. Whitney Soup

    October 22, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    oh what a pair!

  71. Rubens Leao

    October 22, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    @Marcel Da Chump / Couldn’t agree more!

  72. jas

    October 23, 2011 at 12:39 am

  73. imobiliarias santa maria

    October 23, 2011 at 1:22 am

    I too, love how the male of the species wears the pretty colours.

    imobiliarias santa maria

  74. imobiliarias santa maria

    October 23, 2011 at 1:23 am

    I loved this.

    imobiliarias santa maria

  75. Martine

    October 23, 2011 at 1:29 am

    I love this! The book purse, the pillbox hat! The…everything.

  76. mikael

    October 23, 2011 at 1:59 am

    My all time have picture and couple here. The Japanese are on another level in expressing themselves through clothing and accessories and kit.

  77. Rosie

    October 23, 2011 at 2:03 am

    awww I love it

    they are sooo sweet and I love love love what she is wearing

    Rosie xxx

    http://gottabestylin.blogspot.com/

  78. une chatte grise

    October 23, 2011 at 2:29 am

    What I find interesting is that while they do have very different aesthetics, they’re actually wearing 2 different versions of exactly the same outfit. Going from bottom to top: Both are wearing simple black lace-ups, loose-fitting pants rolled up with big cuffs, untucked white shirts w/a vest or vest effect, neck accessories, and black hats. The way they manage to be both perfectly in sync and utterly different is what I find wonderful here. (Well, her expression and little hat help too.) And I’ll bet the combination of their clashing and according sensibilities makes them a really interesting couple.

  79. Audrey

    October 23, 2011 at 2:58 am

    It is very interesting photo! they are very original!

  80. Spirale Rouge

    October 23, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I like the style and the colours. It’s a perfectly matched couple.
    They even matched to the background!! Nice shot.
    .
    http://spirale-rouge.blogspot.com/
    ..

  81. Busisiwe

    October 23, 2011 at 5:46 am

    I love it. Vintage. very laid back.. I didn’t put any thought into this outfit kind of thing.. Stylish at the same time.

  82. SUNDAY

    October 23, 2011 at 5:50 am

    TK & CICE !

  83. Gabrielle

    October 23, 2011 at 5:54 am

    Isn’t she Cice Li?

  84. h

    October 23, 2011 at 6:04 am

    am-a-zing! ..i just want that leica camera

  85. Opposite Lipstick

    October 23, 2011 at 6:53 am

  86. Hirnflora

    October 23, 2011 at 6:55 am

    Iconic couple!! I’ve got similar trousers like hers, bought them at the shop ‘woodwood’ http://woodwood.dk/collections
    the material is superb, so the rolled up trousers stay like that…

  87. Jimena

    October 23, 2011 at 7:30 am

  88. Clara Turbay

    October 23, 2011 at 7:47 am

    This is a Fab Couple.
    love them!

    http://Paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

  89. Kimmy

    October 23, 2011 at 8:39 am

    love their hats. wonderful shot!

  90. Angela

    October 23, 2011 at 9:07 am

    Love the pants. I could wear those everyday-and her little hat is adorable.

  91. marilena

    October 23, 2011 at 10:05 am

    i love this shot!the japanese people are amazing.http://msfashionstreet.blogspot.com/

  92. DanaH

    October 23, 2011 at 10:34 am

    i’m in love

  93. LIZPR

    October 23, 2011 at 11:03 am

    A fabulous take on “American Gothic” …..

  94. La Vie Quotidienne

    October 23, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Incredible, this is art in picture, art in photo…XOXO from München.

    La Vie Quotidienne.

    http://www.laviequo.com

  95. Aaron

    October 23, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Yep. Thought it was TK. Would love to be able to shop at his store in Hong Kong.

  96. Style Dilettante

    October 23, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    Wow! This couple is so perfect together they look like bookends !!!

    http://www.inherentstylela.com/

  97. Chacoura

    October 23, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    They are out of this world and right into «Le Lotus Bleu» from Tintin.

  98. Miss L

    October 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    lwow! They look so cool!

  99. Gucci

    October 23, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    Great picture xxxx

  100. szy

    October 23, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    TK & Cice from China actually, not Japan I think haha!
    Interesting how people automatically assume fashionable Asians must be Japanese. Much like Westerners dressed in black must be French, those wearing a muted palette and patterns Italian and the simple yet edgy ones have to be Scandinavians?
    Refresh!

  101. Reptilia

    October 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    I love this photo! He is so johnnt Dep!!

    http://justreptilia.blogspot.com

    xx

  102. Tess

    October 23, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    picture perfect <3

  103. cph

    October 23, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    wow

  104. Ljerka-Susanna-Lukic

    October 23, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    And YES!!!
    Both traditional and futuristic!
    Hats are the best!
    Asian chic!
    Would like to see them in Canada.
    Ljerka Susanna Lukic, author
    Arts and Letters Couture
    Toronto, Canada

  105. Liz S.

    October 23, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Brilliant brilliant take on grungey modern vintage. These two are perfect together, perfect in their blend of clothing, perfect against the background–thanks Scott for this photo–it has made my morning.

  106. Melissa

    October 23, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    what a perfect couple

    http://lavie-amonavis.blogspot.com

  107. Sonya

    October 23, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    Wow. A different era. http://blog.likebright.com

  108. MOBUS

    October 23, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Great ! She is so sweet !

    http://mobus-fashion-strip.blogspot.com/

  109. shervin nassi

    October 23, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Dying 4 these 2!! just killer!!

    http://www.shervinsworld.com

  110. Gus70

    October 24, 2011 at 2:01 am

    Is that a Leica or a Fujifilm X100 ?

  111. Carole (NY-etc)

    October 24, 2011 at 2:35 am

    Love, love, love

  112. The life after

    October 24, 2011 at 4:36 am

    What a great couple!!

    http://missbobino.blogspot.com/

  113. Lizachloe

    October 24, 2011 at 4:38 am

  114. Soili

    October 24, 2011 at 4:42 am

    Beautiful! Natural and pleasant at the same time …

  115. stela alves

    October 24, 2011 at 4:50 am

    Casal LINDO!!
    Street Style by Stela

  116. Charikleia

    October 24, 2011 at 4:54 am

    They’re very cute, but their style is not my thing.

    Kisses from Greece!

  117. serdane

    October 24, 2011 at 5:09 am

    It is so cute when a koople share the same taste about how to clothe. I love the white camisal of the woman and I love the denim and typical Parisian old shoes of the man

    http://www.younglington.blogspot.com

  118. Crónicas de mi armario

    October 24, 2011 at 5:12 am

    Nice couple! love their outfits.

    http://cronicasdemiarmario.wordpress.com/

  119. peter evans

    October 24, 2011 at 5:46 am

  120. Erica

    October 24, 2011 at 5:47 am

  121. Oliver

    October 24, 2011 at 8:10 am

    Hong Kong rich man with Hong Kong musician .

  122. jenn

    October 24, 2011 at 8:12 am

    magnifique , j’adoooore ….;

    http://missjayci.blogspot.com/

  123. naightyme

    October 24, 2011 at 8:22 am

    wow, do they ever look affected

  124. thefashionguitar

    October 24, 2011 at 8:30 am

    They look so perfect together!

    XO Charlotte
    http://www.thefashionguitar.com

  125. AnthonyC

    October 24, 2011 at 8:36 am

    The fellow reminds me of Foujita. Paris in the ’20s. The lady – a bit too close to an organ grinder monkey.

  126. vintage engagement rings

    October 24, 2011 at 8:43 am

    We love the vintage look!

  127. Reena

    October 24, 2011 at 9:07 am

    Love love love it!

  128. Mertxe Hernandez

    October 24, 2011 at 9:18 am

  129. John

    October 24, 2011 at 10:06 am

    They are both too cool to be cool. Leica, box hat, worker pants and pearls. Just too much too be stylish… Sorry to say it…

  130. Cice or Chiling? Perhaps neither

    October 24, 2011 at 11:13 am

    As an Asian female, I have to admit that I am nonplussed here.

    This lady looks like Cice Li or an older version of the taiwanese goddess Lin Chiling. Not Lin herself because this is definitely not her style.

    Asian ladies can and do look alike (with makeup on).

    But I digress.

    They are a lovely pair. From a parallel universe, perhaps. Quite otherworldly. Perhaps she has a wand in her book purse. You figure?

  131. Monday

    October 24, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Actually, they come from HONG KONG neither JAPAN nor MAINLAND CHINA!! And the guy is very rich people

  132. Uberchristina

    October 24, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    I love your recent captures of trendy amazing couples…. makes me want to dress up my bf…. :)
    Thanks for your inspiration….

    http://3thirtyinthemorning.blogspot.com/

  133. anonymous

    October 25, 2011 at 12:16 am

    Just about the most adorable couple I’ve ever seen.

  134. mabelmabel

    October 25, 2011 at 11:31 am

    True style is timeless–or, is it so full of time, of historical references, that it is at home in any place, any time?

    This couple exudes style from head to toe. Thanks!!!

  135. buckets

    October 25, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    damn cool

  136. Erika

    October 25, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I love the two of them, but especially her look, especially the insouciant way she has her wide trousers cuffed. If they were narrower there wouldn’t be a look for me, except for the hat. I’m 67 and I’m going to try a variation on this combination around my area. Talk about teaching your grandmother to suck eggs.

  137. diamonds for less

    October 27, 2011 at 7:26 am

    I love his glasses…. really a wonderful look!

  138. john

    October 27, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    Beautiful Couple ..

    http://editorial.atia.co/

  139. Gloria I

    October 28, 2011 at 4:24 am

    As many have said, they are NOT Japanese…but Hong Kongers!
    Peace

  140. Perichick

    October 28, 2011 at 6:34 am

    How cool are they!

  141. dis

    October 31, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    Is he TK with SoloIst?

  142. LOUSY

    November 2, 2011 at 7:35 am

    looks great.
    the guy is the founder of a lifestyle magazine in Hong Kong.
    and his girl is a model in Hong Kong.
    high class people

  143. Philipp

    November 3, 2011 at 2:45 am

    Wow, they looks so great! I want the hat :)

  144. k

    November 11, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    they are not japanese, from Hong Kong

  145. ra

    November 13, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Can anyone indentify his shoes? They’re great!

  146. a

    November 26, 2011 at 6:15 am

    i dunno anyone hang a camera that way would make him easy to take a snapshot with it? purely accessory?

  147. ric

    February 23, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I am quite sure that they come from HK.The man on the right is TK,whose is the boss of a HK company named Sillything that also runs a local street mag Milk!.

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