Monday, March 22, 2010

On the Street…..Black & White of Paris


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  1. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 5:44 am

    i like her shoes…

  2. selena

    March 22, 2010 at 5:44 am

    goodness me! this is MORE than amazing!


  3. lisa

    March 22, 2010 at 5:45 am

    those heels!!!

  4. Lee Oliveira

    March 22, 2010 at 5:47 am

    Amazing shot!
    That coat he's wearing is stuning.. and her belt is to die for!

  5. LMc

    March 22, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Something Back to the Future and Matrix like about this couple. I think its the goggle like sunglasses and the boots. I want to ask them what they are waiting for…

  6. AnAzevedo

    March 22, 2010 at 5:51 am

    Love this photo! They look a bit scared :-)


    March 22, 2010 at 5:52 am

    Be my mates, So I can borrow that jacket! However, I doubt you ould ever get it back!


  8. Chit

    March 22, 2010 at 6:02 am

    i love what she was wearing but am not a big fan of his coat. kinda clumsy i think.

  9. Comme Coco

    March 22, 2010 at 6:09 am

    Brilliant picture!

  10. burgundy lips

    March 22, 2010 at 6:13 am

    I love so much your blog!

  11. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 6:16 am

    LOve the picture! You are becoming more and more an artist, Mr. Schumann :-)

  12. brunchatthebeach

    March 22, 2010 at 6:36 am

    Layered chic! (This photo is absolutely perfect in grayscale.) And her shoes….*adore*.

    -Jane @ Brunch at the Beach

  13. XAVS

    March 22, 2010 at 6:37 am

    She looks totally cool, and so does he…


    March 22, 2010 at 6:43 am

    I love this black and white

  15. C.

    March 22, 2010 at 6:47 am

    Great !

  16. Hugo Hase

    March 22, 2010 at 6:53 am

    Great couple?
    Great style! For sure!

  17. Laura from Florence

    March 22, 2010 at 6:57 am

    Romola shoes by Salvatore Ferragamo are the best!!!
    I love the shape of the heels!

  18. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 6:58 am

    Would like to see the colour version … Sart, do you b&w the occasional shot where colour doesn't play such a huge role (i.e. where fabrics and patterns stand out more)? What makes you choose greyscale?

    Her layering anticipates the breath of spring out there … the mid-teen (Celsius) temps like here in London. His ensemble: perfectly unadorned.


  19. Tiffany

    March 22, 2010 at 6:58 am

    I like his jacket.

  20. Ganymede Girl

    March 22, 2010 at 7:10 am

    WOW this couple is ridiculously cool. I remember seeing this guy posted somewhere else and he has the best glasses!

  21. Sarah

    March 22, 2010 at 7:19 am

    She looks incredible.

  22. Café Naïveté

    March 22, 2010 at 7:25 am

    hmm… somehow they remind the film "5th element" their seriousness or something. And they both have got great footwear, really special.

  23. KohCo

    March 22, 2010 at 7:25 am

    That is simply an amazing shot
    The duo just looks sublime
    I love his coat with the interesting take on the belt and her architecturally minimalistic shoes.

    So simple and yet edgy

    Provocative in a good way


  24. beths

    March 22, 2010 at 7:42 am

    The Sartorialist has done them quite a favor by shooting them in b/w. The faces stand out in a more interesting way.

  25. Jack Daniel

    March 22, 2010 at 7:56 am

    Ooh, how original this is.

  26. proletarian Great Gatsby

    March 22, 2010 at 8:02 am

    Why that picture reminds me "Blade Runner" (Ridley Scott, 1982) and "Bis am Ende der Welt ("Until the end of the world".Wim Wenders,1991)?
    Because it's cosmopolitan:it reflects our time without being slave of it.It's present and real but also -whit the aid of the black and white treatment- not ephemeral.Good work Scott!

  27. cloudo3

    March 22, 2010 at 8:05 am

    so amazing!

  28. Tanya

    March 22, 2010 at 8:09 am

    This, dear Sart, is a pretty freaking cool photo…

  29. Cecylia

    March 22, 2010 at 8:15 am

    What a cute couple! I love her shoes

  30. fashionweed

    March 22, 2010 at 8:18 am

    the black and white photos are amazing!

  31. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 8:27 am

    It is a beautifull picture… Love them

  32. The Photodiarist

    March 22, 2010 at 8:31 am

    As much as i love Black & White, I wish this one was in color. For some reason, I think that there's something I am missing. Weird– because I should be the last person to say this . . .

    Otherwise, I do love the photograph and it does have great presence in B&W.

  33. enrique

    March 22, 2010 at 8:31 am

    The cold has everyone rethinking the balance of practicality and style. The portrait is cinematic.

  34. Alice Olive

    March 22, 2010 at 8:34 am

    Wonderful in black and white. From another era – possibly futuresque.


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  36. The (Style) Realist

    March 22, 2010 at 8:50 am

    Amazing looking couple. Now if only I could get my bf to dress like that and we'd be set lol

  37. peevish

    March 22, 2010 at 8:55 am

    The texture of his coat is wonderful.

    I love how they both look so annoyed.
    At you?

  38. Carole

    March 22, 2010 at 8:55 am

    oh i like their style. PAris? hmmm it's been too long since i've been there obviously. fantastic shot!

  39. Middleseason

    March 22, 2010 at 9:06 am

    Great shot. But the colored version? Is it possible?

  40. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 9:32 am

    Can't agree her miscellaneous fashion-look is cool. He on the other hand…

  41. Vinda Sonata

    March 22, 2010 at 9:42 am

    stunning picture! love the classic feel!

    fashion atelier.

  42. Overdressed

    March 22, 2010 at 9:44 am

    Expression-full shall we (can we) say?!

    The clothes suit the people, and the opposite is true. The angle, the writing on the wall, the cigarette.

    Master piece. This should be the cover of your next book!

  43. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 10:01 am

    Wow! Now that is FIERCE!!

  44. TorontoVerve

    March 22, 2010 at 10:01 am

    Love this in black and white…

  45. Valeria

    March 22, 2010 at 10:15 am

  46. JouJou Loves You

    March 22, 2010 at 10:22 am


    I love that you shot this in B&W. Def. a much more interesting picture that way.

  47. Melissa Blake

    March 22, 2010 at 10:47 am

    I love their intensity!

  48. Miranda

    March 22, 2010 at 10:57 am

    i bet she has killer calves from those shoes (which are amazing)

  49. C

    March 22, 2010 at 10:59 am

    I don't know why but I'm getting a Japanese gangster comedy vibe! Adore her boots.

  50. Anonimowa

    March 22, 2010 at 11:04 am

    I love their faces. he looks so extracelestial, she looks terriefied.

  51. FlashFash

    March 22, 2010 at 11:20 am

    Cool shoes!

  52. maggie

    March 22, 2010 at 11:23 am

    What a great picture, absolutely amazing! I like her style, the look in her eyes, the way she stands, every piece she is wearing… I only don't think the boots contribute to his look. They make his legs O-shaped. But that doesn't decrease the greatness of this picture at all!

  53. Life with Kaishon

    March 22, 2010 at 11:29 am

    She looks like she is ready to go : )

  54. Izzen

    March 22, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Love her massive scarf and trousers (and expression).

  55. Takeru

    March 22, 2010 at 11:38 am

    I love their styling

  56. Nadine2point0

    March 22, 2010 at 11:39 am

    This couple is incredible! I want to see the rest of their wardrobe. The fabric of his coat makes me want to reach through my mac for a feel…serious high impact fashion!

  57. Karolina

    March 22, 2010 at 11:49 am

    They look cool.

  58. Ninjagaiden78

    March 22, 2010 at 12:01 pm

    Incredible photo! There is nothing that I love more than black and white photos.

  59. l´habitué

    March 22, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    This black and white tones are beautiful and their expressions are so cool. Love it.

  60. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    His boots are so interesting. He does not seem to be too concerned with being photographed. She is not shy about being photographed but is not sure why her picture 'must be at this moment.' This is a great moment of stylish spontaneity.

  61. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 12:18 pm



    March 22, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    Great photography. I love her trousers rolled up and her belt. xo

  63. Anna Marie

    March 22, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    i love the girl's trousers.

  64. Lynne

    March 22, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    what a fabulous shot!

  65. Jack

    March 22, 2010 at 1:08 pm

  66. 99Perfume

    March 22, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    Both great outfits! His boots look like a hybrid of cowboy boots and girls leather boots, definitely a more interesting mixture that I have seen.

  67. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    sci fi nostalgia bohemia thanks

  68. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    I love the look, am trying to achieve layering like this, effortless and yet, deliberate.

  69. jo

    March 22, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    straight swag….

  70. ME

    March 22, 2010 at 1:32 pm


  71. FotoRomanzo

    March 22, 2010 at 2:22 pm

  72. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    go to tokyo, sart.
    to tokyo you must go.

  73. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    Beautiful, artistically done photo! I am curious to see what the actual color palette is too!

    P.S People have got to stop saying "I love that/those" all the time…

  74. Baba

    March 22, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    My first thought was that this guy looks like a supervillain!

    My second thought is that supervillains are one stylish crew, despite constantly wanting to take over or destroy the world.

  75. stylespotterfashionblogger

    March 22, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    absolutely love this look!!! fab!

  76. nga waiata

    March 22, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    why do you have soooo many shots of smokers?

  77. notsurebut

    March 22, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    you would see her look anywhere which is not to take anything away from her but he on the other hand has tweaked everything just enough to make this look totally his own

  78. mabelmabel

    March 22, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    Andre Kertesz, Sart, but for the sourness of the subjects. Like youth itself, style is sometimes wasted on the sullen young.

  79. Arbitrarily Voguish

    March 22, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    (the sound of my jaw hitting my desk)
    p.s. was that super cheesy?


  80. marcuse

    March 22, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    LOVE THEM. Oh this is style at it effortless best

    Just standing and looking chic

    Scott what a stunning shot- in black and white

    They both look incredible

    Love is boots

  81. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    Now THAT looks like "the future" and a very stylish one at that. Awesome. B&W was perfect for that shot. On any other man I wouldn't like those boots, but they look great on him. Love their 'tude as well.

  82. Ezra

    March 22, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    her heels with those pants are a good combination.

  83. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    Gorgeous girl and gorgeous ensemble :)

  84. Anonymous

    March 22, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    I have to admit I've been quite critical of you photos in the past, but this one certainly deserves high praise. It's near fine art.

  85. InĂŞs Franco

    March 22, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    This photo are amazing!

    I Love everything,Love the People.

  86. Lloyd & The Tubsters

    March 22, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    What a beautiful couple with incredible style. Incredible photo. May I ask why you decided to post it in black and white?

  87. Stylester

    March 23, 2010 at 2:53 am

    This looks amazing! a lot rougher edge than the usual romantic paris photo.


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  89. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Very nice photo !

  90. Ritoca

    March 23, 2010 at 10:52 am

    Great moment. I loved it. Especially the way she looks at you.

  91. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 11:05 am

    ah! this is IT! LOVE it! they are the perfect Paris post-modernist moderns…

  92. Catscanfly

    March 23, 2010 at 11:43 am

    They look like they're visiting from mars…. in a chic way.

  93. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 11:47 am

    los zapatos de ella lo definen todo fantasticos

  94. AD

    March 23, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    Words cannot describe how much I love this photo.

  95. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 2:54 pm

    god bless the japanese

  96. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    His outfit gives me a Bilal/Moebius kinda feeling.

  97. Joana

    March 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    Atitud is everything.

  98. emilly.victoria

    March 23, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Absolutely adore this woman's style!!! (he looks great too ;) )


  99. Anonymous

    March 23, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    they are/their clothes feels very tokyo.

  100. Anonymous

    March 24, 2010 at 6:33 am

    Ha, they look amazing! Like something from a Luc Besson or Jean-Pierre Jeunet flick!

  101. Cloudy

    March 25, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    This pic is FABULLOUS! This has to be in my top 10 favorite pics you've taken. Just excellent!

  102. burcu d.

    March 25, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    both look so stylish! and her shoes are stunning.


    March 26, 2010 at 1:01 am

    He is the star of this photo…the shaven head, goggle glasses and fa-reakin' awesome boots= villain/hero of my dreams. Love that he cinched his coat, too.

  104. The Snake Wrangler

    March 26, 2010 at 2:51 am

    This picture just conjures up a bit of nostalgia for me. The man is almost Dr.Strangelove and the woman is a sort of dark Brigitte Bardot.
    I love everything about it.

  105. GUGA

    March 26, 2010 at 4:17 am

    Thats Perfect… and god knows im hard to please…..her shoes and his boots… his coat…. her pants… his baldness and her hair…. imma say it again…



    Scott… u captured the look on their face perfectly as well… u hit it like a master this time..


  106. Anonymous

    March 26, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    I would've really loved to see this photo in color. But I do love the pop of MARC on her bag!

  107. Anonymous

    March 27, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Amazing….an Asian Lykke Li.

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