Monday, July 28, 2008

On the Street…Mad Men of Milan

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  1. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 9:35 am

    Whats mad about him?…Look’s cool to me…X

  2. J.

    July 28, 2008 at 10:08 am

    this guy is amazing. do you know what his profession is? actually advertising?

  3. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 10:10 am

    A reference to the TV show I suspect….Very nice suit/pocket square by the way, and the glasses work well. Hey Sart – ever thought about doing something on glasses/spectacles? As a short-sighter reader I would very much lke to hear your thoughts on this accessory.

  4. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 10:28 am

    I definitely second the request for a feature on eyeglasses.

  5. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 10:39 am

    anon 9:35…its a reference to the television show “Mad Men”.

  6. k

    July 28, 2008 at 10:52 am

    yeeh, beam me to the 50ies! from suit to tie to hair to cig to glasses….i’m sure he’s just headed for another meeting at FBI/milan. extra cool!

  7. Ryan Mac

    July 28, 2008 at 10:57 am

    He look great. I like the fit of his suit for his body. Very nice pocket square.

    Ryan Mac

  8. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 11:05 am

    omg sexy. this is the type of man that creeps into my dreams, furrowed brow and all

  9. Kelly

    July 28, 2008 at 11:05 am

    Those glasses are fantastic, as is the way he arches his brow. Wonderful!

  10. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 11:13 am

    Reminds me to check the DVR for this weeks Mad Men

  11. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 11:14 am

    love the looks on Mad Men, dark suits and skinny ties and the hallmark 60s accessory the cigarette

  12. Juggernaut!

    July 28, 2008 at 11:20 am

    Pretty flawless. I aspire to this, even his wrinkles look planned.

  13. Alisa

    July 28, 2008 at 11:38 am

    He means business! I like the colour of his tie with the texture/colour of his suit. Sorta reminds me of Clark Kent….

  14. andrewS

    July 28, 2008 at 11:41 am

    Definitely a reference to AMC’s “Mad Men”, saw it last night the style is impeccable. I love his cut off tie. Everyone seems to always have a cigarette in their hand in Europe, does everyone smoke over there.

  15. lord sessa

    July 28, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    Oh,no,no,no….The shirt’s pocket…and with a pen…this make him look cheap.

  16. Simon

    July 28, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    its such a great look, i know I’ll resist button down collars for some time but I am so rocking the tortoise shell spectacles and side parting these days. Sart what other tailoring details do you think are specific to that period?

  17. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 12:17 pm

    He looks wonderful. Certainly much better than the dynamic diaper duo. What is the name of this ‘cut’ or ‘type’ of suit. It’s incredible in it’s understated style. Yea for 50′s fashion. I hope to see a Mad Men fashion trend among the stripped shirt and untucked crowd. Hmmm…well hope does float eternal.

    I third or fourth to eyeglasses idea. Especially tortoise shell.

    Next

  18. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 12:19 pm

    Wow, every bit an Asian Don Draper – down to the glasses, skinny tie and compact frame.

    -Viv

  19. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 12:38 pm

    My goodness, he is amazing! I love the way every single thing adds to the effect–the glasses, the fountain pen. Even (and I can’t believe I’m saying this, because I’m a fanatical non-smoker) his cigarette.

  20. lepetitdoodler

    July 28, 2008 at 12:45 pm

    “mad men” is a feast for the eyes! this gentleman is as well. delish.

  21. amyonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 12:57 pm

    yes, just like “Mad Men” – a cool early 60′s inspired look. i remember my dad dressing like this, but he definitely did not look cool!

  22. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 1:03 pm

    This guy looks like Tony Leung in several of his movies.

  23. Peter Breese

    July 28, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    great, he has a touch of the CIA in him. like his tie!

  24. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 1:33 pm

    wow i love this man! smart and confident.

  25. Cool Cal

    July 28, 2008 at 1:49 pm

    That’s right … American style influencing the Italians.

  26. kezumi

    July 28, 2008 at 1:52 pm

    Oh God I love this – though I am completely in love with the whole fashions, lifestyle and generally part of the hype that surrounds ‘Mad Men’ atm.

  27. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    what color is that suit?

  28. Gauzzel

    July 28, 2008 at 2:30 pm

    yes yes yes
    a feature on glasses!

  29. Jeffrey Byrnes

    July 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm

    This reminds me of police detective, but at the apperal his outfit reminds me of something from the 50′s. He does look like a professional of some sorts. Great shot none the less.

    Jeff

    Lenshare.blogspot.com

  30. mo na

    July 28, 2008 at 3:50 pm

    References to one of my favorite men’s fashion eras in one of my favorite cities. Brilliant shot.

    http://monalisa3.wordpress.com/

  31. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    In reference to 10.39…I wouldn’t know about this show since I don’t have a telly…Thanx anyway…X

  32. V

    July 28, 2008 at 4:19 pm

    I love the late ’50s and early ’60s refinement of the TV show Mad Men. Reminds me of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit.

  33. Carolina Lange

    July 28, 2008 at 4:42 pm

    Very chic!

  34. -h of candid cool

    July 28, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    with the slim suit and tie, he reminds me of in the mood for love

  35. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 6:20 pm

    He needs a tie bar.

  36. Nadia

    July 28, 2008 at 6:54 pm

    Orgasmic to the extreme.

    Gorgeous without doubt.

    This is the man I want to claim mine.

    He dresses well. Great hair. Furrowed brows. Potentially-gorgeous-tousled hair that’s not a strand out of place. And the best thing….that cigarette.

  37. Your Friend, Josh! tm

    July 28, 2008 at 7:06 pm

    Absolutely genius in that the suit looks M-t-M, but could have possibly been off the rack. He has a frame for making suits look good. It kind of throws me back to old Godzilla movies in that so many of the men in those films were dressed so well. There could be fashion references for seasons on end from Godzilla vs. Mothra alone.

  38. Antoine

    July 28, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    Some kind of LA Confidential spirit here… I think that the design of the eyeglasses greatly supports his style.
    http://www.charlotte-in-vintage.fr

  39. Miguel

    July 28, 2008 at 7:23 pm

    The convination is perfect… tie, suit, glasses…. Tell me what’s left?

  40. vbd

    July 28, 2008 at 7:55 pm

    something of an hong kong or taywan urban movie version of the corn field run under the airplane on north by northwest…
    sart, you got a cinephile kind of way of looking at people, don’t you?

  41. K.B.

    July 28, 2008 at 8:46 pm

    Suddenly I’m hearing the theme for the original “Dragnet.” That’s the look, isn’t it?

    Skinny ties and narrow lapels pin down the decade this came from, but I like it a lot more than huge wide ties and wide lapels. Wouldn’t be a bad thing for neatly-suited and neatly-coiffed men to come into fashion again.

  42. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 9:05 pm

    evidently it’s a great show.. perhaps find online? i love love this shot..squinched eyes, mid -walk , cigarette (altho i dont condone smoking..jsut the
    “look”). it’s perfect.

  43. Anonymous

    July 28, 2008 at 10:51 pm

    Love this. So well put together. I wish i could see the shoes but i can only imagine.

  44. Style Habits

    July 29, 2008 at 5:16 am

    Old School + Modern.

    It’s quite chic.

  45. Anonymous

    July 29, 2008 at 1:18 pm

    This guy is super cool. He’s mastered the thing that every guy wishes for — being dressed up, but looking casual and up for anything. The 50s/60s skinny suit/tie thing is apt for this, since it doesn’t leave a lot of extra fabric flouncing around for no reason.

  46. Colleen

    July 29, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    Terrific – straight out of In the Mood for Love!

  47. me

    July 29, 2008 at 10:27 pm

    To anon 1:03:
    That was my initial thought as well. Probably because of his movies “In the Mood for Love” and “2046″ which were both set in the 60′s.

  48. Anonymous

    July 30, 2008 at 10:29 am

    He is definitely Japanese!

  49. wp

    July 30, 2008 at 11:52 am

    The suit, tie and pen in the pocket yes, but it’s all about the glasses. Perfection!

  50. Marianna

    July 31, 2008 at 4:44 am

    Love this and how you matched it up to Mad Men (I LOVE MM, it’s so classy and beautiful to watch, and the script is so amazingly well written). This guy could easily be a character out of MM, plus the cigarette…e-one smokes like mad in the series!!

  51. Anonymous

    July 31, 2008 at 11:17 pm

    wow. what a fantastic look

  52. Anonymous

    August 1, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    Perfection down to every last detail.

  53. Wei

    August 3, 2008 at 1:51 am

    for me, a typical japanese business man with good fashion consciousness…

  54. Vronique

    August 4, 2008 at 4:17 am

    OMG he looks like my ex (sorry) – but its awesome, love the glasses!

  55. Anonymous

    August 12, 2008 at 8:02 pm

    sexy guy – caught my attention.

    - james

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  57. Tim McFarlane

    September 10, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    Great look! The eyeglass frames work really well with the overall look and his face.

  58. AFJ

    March 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    great look

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