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  1. Simbarashe

    July 18, 2013 at 9:01 am

    This man has got beautiful eyes. And he wears his hat like a boss.

  2. Guido Nova

    July 18, 2013 at 9:06 am

    THE Best Dressed

  3. Rachelle

    July 18, 2013 at 9:18 am

    Love these pics, this area looks so peaceful.


  4. Laura

    July 18, 2013 at 9:21 am

    Beautiful photos, I love this kind of face for portraits!

  5. Penny

    July 18, 2013 at 9:22 am

    I love his mischievous look. A man who works long and hard but has a side none of us will ever get to see, complete intrigue.


    July 18, 2013 at 9:23 am

  7. Paul

    July 18, 2013 at 9:26 am


    I see what you meant when I met you at the Sydney book signing – you definitely had more to come with these Bali portraits!

    So beautiful!

  8. dario fattore

    July 18, 2013 at 9:43 am

    it seems time s stopped in that pic

  9. lindy702

    July 18, 2013 at 9:47 am

    Brilliant in detail and DOF…he is the Marlboro Man of Bali, great portrait!

  10. debbie

    July 18, 2013 at 10:00 am

    Cute little man. You can tell he works hard every day.

  11. Margaret

    July 18, 2013 at 10:01 am

    Now the entire flow chart of how to get one’s photo on the Sartorialist has to be re-worked.

  12. LUBA

    July 18, 2013 at 10:12 am

    What a shot ! Love it !

    XX Luba

    Don´t miss today my look with cropped top and boyfriend jeans

  13. Rebecca

    July 18, 2013 at 10:13 am

    Wow. This photo is definitely refreshing. Although I truly appreciate the high-end Italian/French fashion we’ve been seeing lately, the authentic and rugged expression of these kinds of photos are more piercing.

  14. elly

    July 18, 2013 at 10:30 am

    Mr. Schuman,
    these are by far my favorite photos from your website.
    Thank you for sharing this man with us.

  15. The Fashion Fraction

    July 18, 2013 at 10:39 am

    great picture. very impressive

  16. Heidi

    July 18, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Great pic of a working man.

  17. Monsieur Marcel

    July 18, 2013 at 11:38 am

    “Old man take a look at my life
    I’m a lot like you
    I need someone to love me
    The whole day through
    Ah, one look in my eyes
    And you can tell that’s true”

  18. Nico

    July 18, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    Love to see what “common” people wear in places so far away mine.

  19. prince puja

    July 18, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    Loving these Bali photos! It’s great to see the fashion/culture mix. Keep it up!

  20. anonymous

    July 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    It’s interesting to see how other people live and work. He obviously works hard for his money and it shows, all sinews and muscle. Those eyes look like they’ve seen a lot of harvests.

  21. edgar

    July 18, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Pretty pictures. Can’t really get it why you posted them on a fashion blog?

    • Cassiopea

      July 21, 2013 at 4:08 am

      Well, maybe because fashion is everywhere. Fashion is not just our western opinion of it. So let’s thanks Mr. Schuman for shared this beautiful pics with us.

    • SF

      July 27, 2013 at 4:41 pm

      Maybe you need to broaden your definition of fashion.

    • Kirivinokur

      August 10, 2013 at 12:01 pm

      I don’t see it either. He’s clearly a peasant whose choice of clothes are likely not a representation of his taste. He likely can’t afford much. He likely is wearing that hat because it shieldshis face from the sun while he works, not as a fashion statement.

  22. kelsey

    July 18, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    this is a gorgeous, unique photo!

  23. Josefin

    July 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    WOW! What a wonderful picture, must have been such a pleasure photographing such a special man. That’s why I love always brining my picture with me on vacations, you get the opportunity to capture another part of the world!

  24. Jen

    July 18, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Amazing shot! Love his expression and the landscape behind him.


  25. ChicTrends

    July 18, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    The best pose to date. He’s confident and we love it.


  26. Lucy

    July 18, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Absolutely love the shot; hate the patronising caption.

    • hettie

      July 19, 2013 at 1:48 am

      Scan through the photos to the 2nd one. I had the same initial reaction, but you have to see all the pics to understand the reference.

      • Lucy

        July 19, 2013 at 6:29 pm

        Thanks hettie, I hadn’t picked up that it was a sequence. Partly also a reaction to the ‘cute little man’ comment above… Some people.

  27. Lindsey

    July 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm

  28. silvana

    July 19, 2013 at 4:08 am

    This man has a proud way of looking at the world!
    so special, so strong ….
    this photo is really great

  29. Ms jane

    July 19, 2013 at 5:35 am

    Great photo. More Bali pics please!!!

  30. Nanna

    July 19, 2013 at 9:45 am

    I am amazed at your range and depth and the stories your photos tell.

  31. Genteel Flair

    July 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    It’s good to have the stories of people around the world told through pictures. This is brilliant.

  32. Chael

    July 20, 2013 at 5:30 am

    Best proof that you can look beautiful in every stage of your life!

  33. Alessia

    July 20, 2013 at 2:12 pm



  34. Lolaparker

    July 21, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Is perfect Style !!!!

  35. Agata

    July 21, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    I don’t understand why this picture occured on a fashion blog? In my opinion, it shows how poverty is transformed into aesthetic object.

  36. Jin Josh

    July 21, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    I cannot explain that why i couldn’t have seen that ‘Awesome’ fashion until now :)

  37. midwest

    July 23, 2013 at 2:08 am

    beautiful portraits!!!

  38. willyana

    July 23, 2013 at 10:23 am


  39. eljovendario

    August 1, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Fantastic pictures!

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