My dear, I totally agree with you! They (italians) donÂ´t! He does because he is not italian… he is brazilian and lives in SĂŁo Paulo. Usually (we) brazilians know how to use flip flops… After all, Brazil exports HAVAIANAS for the entire world! We have the know how! ;-)
This is my summer look, but naturally, it doesn’t look this wonderful. I love wearing a long sleeve shirt with the sleeves rolled up matched with khaki shorts and moccasins and a leather belt. I’m not sure I can make the ascot work for me – in NYC. Milan, yes; US, probably not.
My dear, I totally agree with you: they (italians)don’t ! But he does, because he is brazilian (he lives in SĂŁo Paulo)and usually brazilians know how to use flip flops… After all, Brazil exports HAVAIANAS for the entire world! We have the know how! ;-)
The flip-flops are hardly unheard of in Italy, but indeed it is quite unusual to see them being worn someplace other than the beach. When I made my first trip to Italy (Firenze in August; oh, the humidity!), my ubiquitous-in-SoCal flip-flops drew more than a few puzzled looks. :) I have since learned to select more appropriate footwear; when in Rome…
Aside from the neckerchief he could look like anyone on the street; The catcher is that other people on the street don’t look like this- at least not here. It could be argued that this is simply the way smart people walk about town. Yeah, I like that!
I’m glad that’s a scarf at his neck and not a gold chain. Nice selections for casual attire. So much better than the faded t-shirt and baggy shorts that’s the standard uniform for young males around here. Yet nearly as comfortable.
nice. what I like most is the way he looks natural and in his own skin, compared to the previous shots of him, which, although more unique looked too staged. I forget the exact wording, but the saying goes something like “pick what you wear with much care, and then wear it as if you did not”. This one hits the mark!
the comment about being better with loafers… how could someone who reads this blog not realize that the reason this photo shows great personal style is because he is NOT wearing loafers. ARGG sometimes the comments in this blog kill me (but the photos never disappoint).
i love the detail on his pockets – those shorts are such a beautiful colour and texture. and he’s got such wonderful colouring for the colour combination of scarf and pale shirt. i like this a lot more than the last look i saw him in – but for some reason i still keep expecting him to disappear into a late-nineteenth century carriage to rescue a damsel in distress.
for me his masculinity, or his “macho” quality is very retro still – maybe not what a lot of other people have come to see as such though.
Chilly cool. He has a pirate look in the classical sea-faring way. Especially the scarf and flip-flops, combined with the beautiful watch make him really interesting. He looks like he can think of many other things besides what to wear.
I wish I could pull off that neckwear… One thing that comes to my mind is how flip-flops/Havaianas may be for younger guys. I find myself wearing them less and less; after all, you never know what/whom you are going to run into, and even though you want to be fresh and relaxed, you still want to be more presentable. Jorge from W Palm Beach.
there’s plenty to nitpick here – the footwear, the mismatched leathers (watchband and belt), the stuffed pockets. to those of us who don’t live in GQ advertisements, however, the look is natural and stylish. though, I really do wish he had forgone the flip-flops.
The garment around his neck strikes me as odd for mens fashion. I am not to familiar with that look. However, it has me thinking that it is a look for this year. I have seen a number of women wearing scarfs around their necks these past summer months. Either way I like his look, regardless of the neck apparel.
sometimes when i browse through the comments on this blog i have to fight an overwhelming urge to go and put on flip flops right away – just to rebel against the predictable flip flop haters. Maybe this is an australian thing. but i don’t think never wearing flip flops automatically gives you good style. that would be like saying wearing head to toe chanel or worse, carrying the latest “it” bag gives you instant good style. rant over.
I love seeing this guy on the blog, he’s smokin’. Love the weird details others declare “over the top;” love those bold, dark eyes framed by bold, dark brows; love the almost cartoonish hair. Yay, Fabrizio!
FLIP flops should only be worn in the beach where the sandy floor makes a good support on your feet. Otherwise it is not advisable to wear them on pavements or hard surfaces, this aside from the fact that you can get all the filth, germs and diseases on the street.