Thursday, April 9, 2009

On the Street……Fifth Ave., New York



This is the first time I have seen a men’s jacket with a peplum-ish waist detail that looks reasonably normal.

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  1. Anu

    April 9, 2009 at 10:02 am

    yeah it doesn’t look fussy.

  2. A chicette in Paris

    April 9, 2009 at 10:14 am

    Love the jacket! The apple green colour is fab!! :-)

    Kisses from Paris!!

    xoxo

    http://www.chicsetera.com

  3. Cassiopeia

    April 9, 2009 at 10:18 am

    love the colour of the jacket:)

  4. stylethread

    April 9, 2009 at 10:23 am

    I don’t know what it is, but I love the combination of black and green in the spring. Maybe it reminds me of life emerging from death.

    ~stylethread.activeboard.com

  5. TEXTSTYLES

    April 9, 2009 at 10:25 am

    actually more than normal, quite attractive. he sports it well

    *bisous*

  6. May Kasahara

    April 9, 2009 at 10:34 am

    that color is sultry.
    green leather FTW.

  7. Elaine

    April 9, 2009 at 10:35 am

    He is a sweet young man! Thanks for the front and back views! The green color of the jacket is wonderful, as are his stance and smirk. Also the green on the building – love the artistic quality of the photos – with the taxi and spire in the background

  8. Hallie

    April 9, 2009 at 10:43 am

    the green jacket is nifty. i’m kind of digging that from the back it has a bit of a doublet silhouette. i’m not digging the rolled cuffs on his jeans. is he going wading?

  9. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 10:47 am

    “reasonably normal” compared to Michael Jacksons leather jackets maybe.

  10. norawoah

    April 9, 2009 at 10:48 am

    I love the cuffed pants and the flat shoes. Great look paired together!

  11. Jen

    April 9, 2009 at 10:52 am

    What a terrific doublet effect in back, it has possibilities… also the green leather–a real double take on that one.

  12. Charles

    April 9, 2009 at 11:07 am

    Looks like a styler from the front and a woman from the back. That waist detail blows it.

  13. suzanne nelson

    April 9, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Cool jacket, nice details, beautiful colour, it looks really good on him. I like it when men use colour well. I’m not crazy about the rolled cuffs either but at least he’s wearing jeans that fit reasonably ok and he’s not exposing his underwear, the waistband isn’t around his thighs or the crotch around his knees; i really hope that tend will die a death this summer…

  14. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 11:18 am

    He should give the jacket back to his sister. I love the intense color of the jeans though.

  15. The Voguette

    April 9, 2009 at 11:41 am

    I love it!! he looks great!!

  16. Angeles Almuna Design

    April 9, 2009 at 11:45 am

    Green is in my wardrobe, I love the jacket :)!!!!!!!!!!

  17. fashionETC.

    April 9, 2009 at 12:01 pm

    very elegant and simple.

  18. l, williams

    April 9, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    this. is. amazing.

  19. SallyO

    April 9, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    The green leather is cool! He looks as though you have totally made his day!

  20. fashionspeaks

    April 9, 2009 at 12:21 pm

    love this jacket…reminds me of the jackets worn during the Italian Renaissance…did he mention where he found this jacket or who is the designer? I like everyone love the green color…kind of a mix between green apple and puce…lol…but it works..and love his attitude…style is 90% attitude.

  21. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    AND the coolest shopping bag in New York as an accessory!

  22. Annie

    April 9, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    Love the color, but I’m not crazy about the detailing on the back. It’s too “foppish” for my tastes.

  23. VenshardKaVon

    April 9, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    I enjoy the jacket, I don’t think it’s quite apple green, but I love the color most definitely.

  24. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    i love the jacket! its reminds me of my mother

  25. Maria Kiriakov

    April 9, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Love the photography! Very inspiring!

  26. Maria Kiriakov

    April 9, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    The photography is great! Very inspiring pictures!

  27. Krishna

    April 9, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Love the jacket – the back has a doublet Tudor/Toreador look, and the front has that long zipper! It’s the perfect green to with the black – not too sure about the shoes and the rolled up trousers, but a good look all-in-all.

  28. George

    April 9, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    colored leather is happening!

  29. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    No, actually the “coolest shopping bag” would be a reusable one!

  30. Devonbella

    April 9, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    this is so cool, your blog is utterly amazing!

  31. phyllis

    April 9, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    That’s gotta be a vintage jacket – so cool!

  32. Caroline Bingley

    April 9, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    I disagree. Yes: Gorgeous face. Great shoes. The green of the jacket is beautifu. He is dandy enough, however without the “peplum-ish waist detail”. It’s different yes, but not wonderful in my opinion.

  33. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 3:17 pm

    Takashimaya… One of great Japanese department stores! My grandmother used to take me to the one in Ginza.

  34. bird

    April 9, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    adore the shoes and rolled jeans!! nice, subtle details on the jacket (not to mention the color) makes it feel fresh, modern. great shots.

  35. Abigail

    April 9, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    I can’t tell if he just looks exactly like Cillian Murphy, or if he is, in fact, Cillian Murphy. Either way he’s gorgeous.

  36. Poivre Monkey

    April 9, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    Jesus, I’ve been looking for a green leather jacket for MONTHS !!!! I’m jealous.

  37. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    Love everything about this ensemble except for the shoes.
    I wish he was wearing a more substantial shoe, or even a boot – a nice ankle boot w/ a thin sole and small heel.

    RJT

  38. todd

    April 9, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Green Leather, Shopping bab, Far looking expression. Very cool

    Todd
    http://www.LaphotoSpot.com

  39. Alex Edward

    April 9, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    I want to know what’s in the bag …

  40. M

    April 9, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Zipper placement confirms that it is a woman’s jacket…sometimes men can pull off women’s items just fine, othertimes…well, it just looks like they raided their sister’s closet.

  41. Stratos Bacalis

    April 9, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    Great colour combination, subtle shape, nice proportions. Perfection.

  42. marC

    April 9, 2009 at 6:06 pm

    There aren’t many guys who can pull off the jacket length along with the cuffed pants, yet he makes it work. And that splash of green in an otherwise monochromatic look is brilliant.
    marC
    missiontomurse.blogspot.com

  43. olivia

    April 9, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    I am not against it per se, but I do think there’s a good chance that’s a woman’s jacket. I love the color.

  44. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 7:33 pm

    You haven’t seen that on a men’s jacket because it is a women’s jacket. The zipper is on the opposite side.

  45. Anonymous

    April 9, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    With that face (and hair!), he could be wearing a plum velvet duster with a frothy lace ascot and I’d think he was perfect. I’m guessing that jacket (borrowed from the women’s dept. no?) is just a bare hint of the attitude within…

    Love.

  46. Jack Daniel

    April 9, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    From the back, it looks like a jacket for women, but from the front it’s a men’s jacket…

  47. JL

    April 9, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    I absolutely adore that jacket!

  48. sPiCeAmI

    April 10, 2009 at 1:19 am

    Great ensemble. Scott, I heard that you were visiting us here in Australia.

    I’m hoping that you will find some time for a ‘fashion photo fix’ around n’ bout in Melbourne and Sydney. There are some great stuff out here.

  49. Anonymous

    April 10, 2009 at 1:37 am

    I wonder if the bag was an accessory or a purchase… and if it was a purchase what was inside… if it was an accessory what was inside? Yes this has filled me with wonder, and judging by his gaze this was his intent. Wonderful!

    -cj

  50. asimplerstyle

    April 10, 2009 at 6:01 am

    I love the colour of the jacket – pretty unusual for leather.

    Not sure about the rolled-up jeans, though!

  51. Anonymous

    April 10, 2009 at 7:26 am

    what are those shoes?

  52. pixie

    April 10, 2009 at 8:22 am

    I love everything about the look. Its great and looks perfect on him.

  53. sanmiguelense

    April 10, 2009 at 9:05 am

    The perfect outfit for the top floor of Takashimaya!

  54. Anonymous

    April 10, 2009 at 9:55 am

    … honey , does this jacket make me look too Takashimaya ?

  55. Ruth

    April 10, 2009 at 10:30 am

    Very Renaissance! Very Cool!

  56. Anonymous

    April 10, 2009 at 11:53 am

    I bet that’s a womans jacket

  57. Celia

    April 10, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    Silver zipper, white cuffs, white soles.

  58. The Clever Pup

    April 10, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Three top-heavy outfits in a row. As if the legs are screaming for Spring. These shoes are so flat they look damaging to the normal foot. Some arch support please.

  59. Kelly

    April 10, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    BEAUTIFUL color
    <3

  60. Metro Profiles LA

    April 10, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    I’m not so into the peplum waist and would like the jacket better without it. But I love the front view- black contrasting with the green and the white on the shoes. Even the shopping bag looks good with it. Very nice!

  61. noel

    April 10, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    vive l’empire state building!!!
    great jacket, agreed. isn’t peplum of ancient greek derivation?

  62. Ayana♥

    April 10, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    love this jacket…the color is gorgeous!

  63. kayWard

    April 10, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    Give me his address. And if the green coat goes missing, it wasn’t me.

  64. travelbug

    April 10, 2009 at 10:02 pm

    Very nice jacket and hair. The cuffs are trying too hard to push the envelope. Maybe they’d look hipper on a taller guy.

  65. Starck Mad

    April 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    This jacket looks great, from the front. You can’t go wrong with a simple, body-hugging leather jacket.
    From the back? Sorry, but it looks like something Tonya Harding would ‘take to the ice’ with.

  66. Adam

    April 11, 2009 at 1:04 am

    it’s not a men’s jacket…look at the zipper. :)

  67. harsh

    April 11, 2009 at 4:20 am

    I love the jacket!! Fab colour and the all black with one key colour always works :)

  68. Anonymous

    April 11, 2009 at 9:31 am

    he is sweeeeedixh! like every great looking people :))

  69. Anonymous

    April 11, 2009 at 9:35 am

    I think the color really makes this jacket. If it was dark brown or black we wouldn’t look twice.

  70. Anonymous

    April 11, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    i really shouldn’t be wearing such flat shoes given my stature, but i absolutely LOVE his shoes!! does anyone know where they’re from?

    //n

  71. Devi

    April 11, 2009 at 8:26 pm

    hi anonymous at 11:18 am!
    i am his sister, but it’s not my jacket.

    it’s our step-grandfather’s. my brother found the jacket while rummaging around gramps country house.

    haha, and yes, anonymous at 9:31 am, he is sweeeeeeedixh.

    and he’s the best looking brother in the world.

  72. chloe

    April 11, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    he looks like Montag from the Farenheit 451 movie.

    like his jacket a lot!

  73. Varia Karipoff

    April 12, 2009 at 6:38 am

    oh my god i have the same jacket and i live in melbourne.

  74. Ruhvana and Flanelli

    April 12, 2009 at 11:19 am

    I really like this look.

  75. Anonymous

    April 12, 2009 at 11:21 am

    People

    Either zips have a different ‘handedness’ in different parts of the world, or this is definitely a man’s jacket. The moving part of the zip is on the (model’s) left hand side – which is exactly where it would be in the UK on a man’s garment.

  76. Jerome

    April 13, 2009 at 3:55 pm

    He looks like he could kill could kill a polar bear with one foul swoop.

    I like the rolled cuffs.They sqy, “I don’t believe in tailors.. so get over it.”

  77. Anja

    April 13, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    For the record, this is not a one hit wonder, he always dresses this good (and better). And it doesn’t even looks as if he made an effort. Unfair.

    Tillräckligt snällt?

  78. Anonymous

    April 14, 2009 at 8:26 am

    Black with a shock of color always works, every time.

  79. Anonymous

    April 14, 2009 at 8:34 am

    ah! i saw this person on the subway last night. you should have gotten a shot of his striking blue eyes, just because.

  80. The Modern Spirit

    April 14, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Sweet jacket!

  81. Anonymous

    April 14, 2009 at 5:44 pm

    Change the shoes, roll down the trousers and he’s onto a winner. I adore the green jacket.

  82. David

    April 14, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    i’m not seeing peplum. that looks like the standard kidney belt feature on the back of a motorcycle jacket. if he zipped it the back wouldn’t flare out, it would nip in.

  83. dalia

    April 14, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    that is a lay-tees jacket, sart!

  84. Anonymous

    April 14, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    Reminds me of Peter Weller for some reason. Great look.

  85. Editor

    April 15, 2009 at 2:53 am

    great!

  86. fanch

    April 15, 2009 at 12:06 pm

    When will you stop with those ridiculous rolled trousers ?

  87. Anonymous

    April 16, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    i think his look is fresh!

  88. Anonymous

    April 17, 2009 at 12:32 am

    I like the combination of green and black, and agree about the peplum. However, no matter how often I see it I am never going to like the rolled up trousers look.

  89. Matt Wilson

    April 20, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    GIMME

  90. Anonymous

    April 22, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Everything about him is perfect…..except for the shoes.

  91. fashionman

    November 23, 2009 at 11:51 am

    He is wearing street vintage style, the green jacket is dividing opinion though, I say wear what you feel comfortable in.

  92. Anonymous

    December 2, 2009 at 7:07 am

    its puckering not peplum……

  93. jc

    March 14, 2012 at 11:52 am

    His jacket looks PERFECT on him. This is how a jacket should fit, and also make your body looks great!

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