Tuesday, November 29, 2011

On the Road…..The Blue & White City of Essaouira, Morocco

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  1. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    November 29, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    How beautiful! Now I really want to visit Morocco. All that history, all those vibrant colors…

    BestTrendz

  2. Kasidy *The Fresh Factor*

    November 29, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    I love how the vibrant blue pops! Beautiful setting.

  3. Kasidy

    November 29, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    I love how the vibrant blue pops! Beautiful setting.

    http://www.thefreshfactorgc.com

  4. Margherita

    November 29, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Love that blue!

  5. Carol Markel

    November 29, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Blue and white and just a hint of debris. Is that an arabic letter on the red tile?

  6. tofrelouir

    November 29, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    He stood look slowly to the wall, which ended the painted .. did not like the form of land which has become need of maintenance thought of how much need of time and work to collect a price for some of the cement does not think in the new ground, but trying to think of to keep the same colors ground the old and put some potted roses and still loves the place as it is lived as a child …

  7. J Umm

    November 29, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    an eerie sense of death…
    STYLE DECORUM

  8. comme fraiche

    November 29, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    There is not much contrast between the two colors (cities), they both could use a fresh coat of paint to start with and then there’s the sidewalks-

  9. Jacqueline Soares

    November 29, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    Scott you are awesome, Im doing a project about you, can I get an interview with you? Thanks Jacqueline from Brazil

  10. Lissa

    November 29, 2011 at 12:39 pm

  11. Anna

    November 29, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    resembles Jean-LĂ©on GĂ©rĂ´me

  12. vincent

    November 29, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    good job!

  13. Style Croissant

    November 29, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    I really love the colors, it reminds me of Greece !

  14. Karin

    November 29, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    nice. It will be a nice background for a shooting. ;)


    G E D A N K E N L O S

  15. bla bla bla

    November 29, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    Splendidi colori!

    http://www.theblablabla.org

  16. Fashion Me Wild

    November 29, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    This is beautiful. There’s a symmetry there. Great shot!

    Check out today’s look:
    http://www.fashionmewild.com/2011/11/look-of-day-90-cozy-and-warm-everyday.html

  17. Pimkie

    November 29, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    I went to Morocco 3years ago. It’ s a wonderful place.

    MY ITALIAN BLOG:
    http://acatwalk.blogspot.com/

  18. wonderfashionista

    November 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm

  19. Anna

    November 29, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    wow!!! and now I just wanna go there!

    http://brandnewbyanna.blogspot.com

  20. Shaun

    November 29, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    What I find interesting is the inability for “The Sartorialist Project” to function outside of western culture.

    As you state in an earlier post, Africa and Morocco poses difficulties to your ability to capture and document beauty and fashion.

    Is this because the culture is resisting the western frame that a photograph puts on their dress and lifestyle?

    Are they behind the times of the Sartorialist or light years ahead of the Sartorialist?

    How does Scott’s western lens function with a society and culture not willing to let him document and ultimately profit off of their fashion?

    Good luck in your travels! I would love to hear more about the challenges your project faces in different cultures.

  21. A Deco Life

    November 29, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    (sigh) I have always wanted to visit Morocco

  22. Katarina Susa

    November 29, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    Gorgeous pattern and texture mix, very inspirational. Good job.

    Katarina
    from WANNABEONTOP http://katarinawannabeontop.com

  23. jutta wilms

    November 29, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    I recomend the splendid restaurant Le restaurnat Elizir. Vintage furniture combinde with marocan style. Very good food and a special amtmosfhere. We realy enyoed this place and the people.

  24. Habiba. J

    November 29, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    I love the amazing ethnic culture of Morocco, and this photo is amazing. I can’t wait to see more, I would love it if you checked out my blog. I have interesting fashion posts you might love to read.

    http://www.thegirlinredheels.com

  25. Wild Things Run Fast

    November 29, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Lovely composition.
    It’s bruised and broken, it’s beautiful.
    Xo

    http://wildthingsrunfaster.blogspot.com/

  26. eleni

    November 29, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    greek vibe/

  27. Sisters Don't Share

    November 29, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    It’s always amazing how beautiful things can look even when they’re in decay. What a great picture.

  28. Mariana MartĂ­n

    November 29, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Amazing… the culture and special features in Morocco are one of those things that I’ll never forget.
    Also, there are other cities that have an special treatment for color. I’m mexican, and near my city (MĂ©rida), there is a place called Izamal, where the whole city is painted yellow… all the colonial buildings, the market, the huge monastery, everything! The cobblestone streets and the iron lampposts can be quite unforgettable.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/exfordy/2061211942/

  29. Charlotte Wilder

    November 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    oh this is breathtaking.

    http://www.thewilderthings.com

  30. which me will i be today

    November 29, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    it looks like this place once was a nightlife mecca that everyone flocked to. the colors and patterns draw you in.
    http://whichmewillibetoday.wordpress.com

  31. monkeyshines

    November 29, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    beautiful!

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

  32. Marcel Da Chump

    November 29, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    @Habiba.J…” ethnic culture”…?!!!
    I’ll just chalk this egregious error up to youth.

  33. Marimorena

    November 29, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    WOW! This picture moves me, I can see symmetry, all squares, big, small… WOW AGAIN! Of course, love the rest photos on the roads from Morocco!

  34. Torunn

    November 29, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Lovely contrast. Beautiful city.

  35. Suzy

    November 29, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Perfect. I’d like to see this for myself, the blue & white reminds me of Greece.

    Suzy
    http://www.inspireme-now.blogspot.com

  36. clara turbay

    November 29, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Perfect. Great and beautiful contrast!

  37. Sylvia

    November 29, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    Nice.

  38. antique engagement rings

    November 30, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Again i’d love to visit!

  39. Elisabeth

    November 30, 2011 at 8:04 am

    As I spent the summer in Portgal, it is fascinating to see how much this looks like Lisbon (or the other way round). The Moorish influence on Lisbon’s architecture is so obvious – love those patterened tiles!

  40. That's Not My Age

    November 30, 2011 at 9:08 am

    I really want to go to Essaouira – apparently there’s a music festival in June that sounds brilliant.

  41. Anna Louisa

    November 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Lovely…I want to use some of that blue in my home!

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

  42. Brittany

    November 30, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    I definitely want to go to Morocco now. This is an amazing shot.

  43. The Foolish Aesthete

    November 30, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Your Morocco series is too beautiful for words. As Matisse or Yves Saint Laurent were inspired by its colors, so was I on my visit, and continue to be through your images.

    http://thefoolishaesthete.blogspot.com

  44. LC in East Harlem

    December 1, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    Love that azure blue window!

  45. Don in LA

    December 2, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    Always love the fashion shots.
    But , these photos of Morocco are outstanding and poignant.
    Very touching!

  46. Brooke

    December 2, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Wow, love it!

  47. Just Silvia D

    December 3, 2011 at 5:19 am

    Essaouira is so beautiful, so it is chef chaouen, the most lovely mediterranean village in my opinion! I sometimes see Morocco across the sea when i am on the beach, i’m missing summer so much!

  48. Ong

    December 3, 2011 at 6:02 am

    Very Gareth Pugh.

  49. Silvester

    December 3, 2011 at 7:57 am

    Niezły syf.

  50. Nikolija

    December 6, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    Lovely..

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