that blue silk[?] sarong embedded underneath all that black/grey outfit seems just a tad overwrought. then your eye is drawn down to the lemon of the shoes to make a contrast. still he could have done without the these two elements.
The older guy has done a good job of layering-the colors match in a nice way. The same canÂ´t be said of the younger chap. He has failed from top to bottom. WhatÂ´s with the bag? It just doesnÂ´t fit with the mix.
I love this look with the 2 edits already mentioned: the sneakers and the blue “Dress”. What can be better than layers and layers of grey. This look might be too much for Joe Schmo but with the right attitude and sexy look it’s fabulous!
First guy is great, if a little conventional. I want to like the look of the second, but I just can’t handle the high tops with the scarves. I’m not a fan of a lot of bulk lately…it makes my neck and shoulders hurt just looking at it…I think if you threw off the winterwear, I might really dig this guy. And props for the man’s bag.
Love how the gentleman in the top image has layered the blue grey and brown garments with the multicolored sweater. Love how all the patterns work so well. The professorial herringbone jacket never looked so good.
The second image with the bold dash of cerulean blue against the stark grey and black is captivating. I want to reach out and lift up the scarf and sweater to get a better look. The white and yellow sneakers are are a nice striking contrast againt the more somber colors. Great casual elegant look for a jaunt around town.
The first guy’s great. Not so sure about the second guy… the way he tied his shoes is a bit strange. Not very into shoes being tied at the back, esp. on a guy. And is that blue thing a skirt? Fortunately he is pretty so he can do whatever he wants…
For me, being younger and knowing less about the established conventions and the influence they have on fashion, #2 stands out the most of nearly all the posts I’ve seen here. If you really don’t like it, I think it may boil down to a generational thing.
Fashion forward, backward or inside out, I love it.
The top gentleman’s sweater vest–absolutely exquisite. You don’t see this type of hand knit craftsmanship these days. This belongs to the early 1980s, when Clotilde was reclining in the field in her Scottish woolens courtesy of Ralph Lauren.
ok, let me first say i think he looks great. BUT! a big problem i have with this blog is if a normal (sized) person were to wear the same exact outfit (confident demeanor or not) they’d look completely ridiculous.
sart i’m gonna say it again, can’t you find some normal sized fashionable people? everyone on this blog is either super skinny or tall……………
#2 works for me so much! Love it. The bulkiness of the scarves are toned down by the straight legged pants while still being fashion forward by the heaviness they present. I think most people who look at this and say “no”, are thrown off by the electric pop, if you will, he gives with the surprising shoe combo and blue. Most people want one statement in a look but why?, I say.
Fair Isle is always in style; and an overproduced layered look makes me smile. Well laugh actually; he is just trying too hard. Sart beware that the male fashionista crowd in the village, soho and tribeca have now made a game of dressing to get their pic taken for The Sartorialist. Fashionable male men without children have lots of time on their hands and they don’t spend it in their tiny alphabet city apts. Keep the site pure, natural and uncontrived; the second shot is just a parade of gimmicks.
The second picture is fantastic but I can’t help to think how much better it would’ve been with a pair of chunkier boots instead of white sneakers. This is a bit too Kris van Assche a couple of years ago.
The second guy is a great example of someone who tries way too hard and throws everything but the kitchen sink at himself. It looks silly, uncomfortable, and overdone. I’m all in favor of breaking away from the norm, but there’s a difference between breaking away, because you have a cool idea, and breaking away by dressing in the dark.
Yet another example of the plague that invaded ladies fashion a while ago: let’s mix things that don’t match and let’s call it “Subversive Fashion Decadence”… To me, the epitome of style boastfulness! In this sense, anybody can be fashion icon, in the end, once, by chance, you can look interesting. Not the case of this lad though! He positively looks uninteresting…
my shoes is from kris van assche (dior man designer) and the size si right, they are not small really. the blu stuff in a t shirt made of eco leather. i put 2 scarves cause i like that volumes on the silhouette. and thank you so much for all the comments. i was in front of the dsquared fashion show.