Monday, November 30, 2009

On the Street….Seventh Ave., NYC


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  1. connor

    November 30, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    thats a really great sweater and an awesome colour

  2. Cassandra

    November 30, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    So many great textures and colours here. Is that a velvet collar popping out the top?

  3. Holly

    November 30, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    Now this is what I call dressing for the street!!!

  4. liath

    November 30, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    The cardigan ain't bad either.
    Love the shoes.

  5. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Oh, yes

  6. Ellie

    November 30, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Amazing cheek bones! great sweater(s). I like

  7. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    I'm starting to see that these portraits of someone in a strong stance with the highrises to either side of them is becoming a signature of yours!

    He looks supreme– all about the individual and his confident style. He truly stands out amongst all the others around him in black. Beautiful.


  8. Ganymede Girl

    November 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    This is great, I love the comfy look of the sweater. And why do asian men always look so amazing with long hair??

  9. misslikey

    November 30, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    love his cardigan

  10. taryn

    November 30, 2009 at 6:09 pm

    That is style! Really love it.

    ~taryn xx

  11. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    I've seen you in Chelsea 2 days in a row, with one daughter, then 2!

  12. Nicolas Garcia

    November 30, 2009 at 6:18 pm

  13. katthroatworld

    November 30, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    amazing! so simple, yet incredible!

  14. Jacqueline

    November 30, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    Love that sweater. The color is fall!

  15. Em

    November 30, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Cheekbones that slice through the streets of New York…

  16. Pearl Westwood

    November 30, 2009 at 6:34 pm

    So striking!! Love the textures of the sweater and cardigan!

  17. Maggie

    November 30, 2009 at 6:44 pm

    Oui Oui Oui!!!

  18. Kevin

    November 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    The white pants create a great contrast to the browns and blacks of the other people in the shot. The orange/red cardigan against the blue collar with the neutral brown in between is great. Not to mention the classic leather gloves that, even though a bit much, compliment the shoes immensely. Bravo!

  19. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 7:02 pm

    I love that she is wearing white jeans in December! Her sweater on sweater looks fantastic too.

  20. Clare

    November 30, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    The cardigan is perfection! The upper colour palette reminds me of an Agatha Christie novel in only the best possible way ;)

  21. The Bambina

    November 30, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Such cheekbones! Such confidence!
    I love the collar. And the orange is bewitching.

  22. Micha

    November 30, 2009 at 7:12 pm

    All the colors go beautifully together as well as the textures.

  23. Blade

    November 30, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    Nice work with the textures


    Candid NYC street fashion photos

  24. Xanela Chic

    November 30, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    I'd like to be there… too…

  25. human

    November 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    Love the colour!
    Outstanding blog!

  26. Francesca

    November 30, 2009 at 7:29 pm

    like the gloves and shoe combo.

    F <– two girls blogging fashion from ny and chicago

  27. Noelle + Kendall

    November 30, 2009 at 8:06 pm

    Love her cardigan!

    -N + K

  28. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 8:10 pm

    I LOVE U MICAL! ;)

  29. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 8:10 pm

    i love that some people refer to this person as a "he" and others as a "she." which is it? i can't tell.

  30. Le 21ème

    November 30, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    Now THIS is amazing! His cardigan is awesome, and it's in such (perfect) contrast with his AMAZING hair!

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    - le 21eme

  31. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    Nice ensemble. Please polish your shoes.

  32. Sophisticated Misfit

    November 30, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Oh, please… More Italians and less experimenting students on the streets of New York, s'il vous plaĂ®t.


  33. Vinda Sonata

    November 30, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    this man seriously knows how to dress! i love the layering and how he matched them with the white pants: instant laidback yet preppy feel! ;)


  34. CW

    November 30, 2009 at 9:10 pm

    Great look. The large cardigan is a good alternative to a jacket. The cardigan will work even better with a v-neck sweater over a collared shirt and tie.

  35. Thethinman

    November 30, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    Perfect!!! This has got to be in the next day.


  36. The Blasphemous Fiendess

    November 30, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    yes to the cardigan
    no to the white pants

  37. grace

    November 30, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    where are his shoes from? GORGEOUS.

  38. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    wow, what a face. i initially thought he was a girl too.. but now i think its a guy ( i had to stare at one place real hard to figure it out..lols)

  39. Style Mews

    November 30, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    theres somwthing about this i like, and recently iv not been excited by the outfits iv seen on pople but this is such a mix of the old and new

  40. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    he knows what color looks nice on him.
    oh asians! they are always so well dressed.

    trends come and go, but if you stick to your color then you know you will always look nice.

    btw this young gentleman i believe is one of the students at Parsons, the design school.

  41. hi-d

    November 30, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    Like the contrast of the sweater against the blue sky.

  42. robinbenito

    November 30, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    now that´s wicked, thanks for sharing!

  43. Anonymous

    November 30, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    i love the sweater and the shoes, but everything else misses the mark. its just too uptight ad contrived.

  44. pang

    November 30, 2009 at 10:39 pm

    Oh!!That's my style. Love the colors layer. :)

  45. Don

    November 30, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    is this a dude? if so, then dress like one..everyone will almost praise anything the sartorialist will take a picture of. C'mon…this isnt anything special. its rather confusing. Sinatra would be throwing up.

  46. die Blume

    November 30, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    Who says you can't wear white after Labor Day!?!?

  47. andbythewei

    December 1, 2009 at 12:11 am

    He knows what he's up to with his outfit…

  48. Astika Suprapto

    December 1, 2009 at 12:44 am

    I love the three buttoned cardigan, the colour and texture, but I don't like the velvet collar. I think it's better if the sweater has a lower neckline.

  49. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 1:01 am

    this cardigan is fantabulous! The barely visible collar adds a powerful, but understated twist to the outfit.

    I LIKE!! :)

  50. Indie Mom and the Reluctant Banker

    December 1, 2009 at 1:35 am

    Not sure I like the white jeans but the rest of his outfit looks good.

  51. mon oeil!

    December 1, 2009 at 1:48 am

    the cleanest idea

  52. Evgeniya Brons

    December 1, 2009 at 1:53 am

    For Russia it cool)))

  53. Evgeniya Bron

    December 1, 2009 at 1:58 am

    for Russia it cool)))


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  55. Cristina Redondo

    December 1, 2009 at 2:47 am

    it gives an strong image of herself

  56. Leo

    December 1, 2009 at 3:15 am

    it's all about the gloves.

  57. the colour commission

    December 1, 2009 at 3:19 am

    now this is when white jeans come into their own, dark trousers would have made the knits appear too weighty. i love the colours and textures of the knits as well as the touch of teal of the shirt collar. thanks scott

  58. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 3:42 am

    Braziliant + Fantabulous = !

  59. cuscochris

    December 1, 2009 at 4:02 am

    This guy looks cool – Black gloves and steely look make him look like a very cosy Ninja assassin

  60. stacey kelly

    December 1, 2009 at 4:07 am

    im loving the colors, the textures, the white jeans…

    fall in love with a young kate moss:

  61. Xmas Dresses

    December 1, 2009 at 4:48 am

    Love that guys look!!i want that cardigan!!!

  62. Zaydoun

    December 1, 2009 at 5:38 am

    OK my off white jeans are getting a winter run this week… But can I wear them at night? :-)

  63. Joe VDB

    December 1, 2009 at 6:00 am

    This is a yawn, man or woman, I don't care. I have a feeling only positive comments get promoted.

    The photo is great, but the subject… would it look like anything sited in a parking lot or field without skyscrapers?

  64. bamto

    December 1, 2009 at 6:07 am

    i likes this look for the cold season, where you normally see a lot of black,brown and grey- always happy when i see someone in bright colours!this looks comfortable,yet stylish- i like the gloves and those pants have a great fit!

  65. Marta Represa

    December 1, 2009 at 6:11 am

    He's really quite cool.


  66. vintagepeony

    December 1, 2009 at 6:18 am

    not interested!

  67. pixie

    December 1, 2009 at 6:18 am

    I like the look, there is so much black and dark brown on the streets now that this really catches my eye. He looks great. I find it odd that everyone didn't know right away this is a man.

  68. lim101

    December 1, 2009 at 6:43 am

    great! :) i always use to associate white jeans to summer and so i don't wear them at all in winter.. but he really pulled them off! if i could achieve this look i would certainly wear white jeans in december more often!

  69. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 7:00 am

    When I thought it was a girl I thought 'she' was dowdy, like a science student. Now I see it is a boy and he looks cool. It's official – women have to work so much harder!

  70. Aimée

    December 1, 2009 at 8:45 am

    NY is the best place to b.
    Love the knits.

  71. MensKnitwear

    December 1, 2009 at 9:52 am

    Refreshingly cool, you have to give him credit for the white jeans and topped off with the preppy men's knitwear top!

  72. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 11:24 am

    He is amazing! I've seen him a couple of times and think he is oh so fabulous! His hair is too good to be true!
    He is so different from the rest, and the contrast between him and everyone in black just makes this so much better!
    Everything is just so dynamic! Bravo!

  73. J.Crisp

    December 1, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    Yes, he's a standout. Which is to say, he's wearing today what the kids in my neighborhood were wearing yesterday. Why not visit the kids in your neighborhood, Sart?

  74. Toucan

    December 1, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    This is the kind of guy my mom wishes I'd get married to.

  75. Maranda

    December 1, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    I love this look, warm and comfortable. I thought it was a she until I saw some he comments and had a closer look. So good job on the androgyny. Also, I like that the shoes are scuffed.

  76. Michelle

    December 1, 2009 at 1:16 pm

    absolutely love asian men with gorgeous hair like this. i'm not even looking at what he's wearing, haha.

  77. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    I think it's a denim shirt underneath the sweater. Anyway, the whole look is street smart.

  78. green lantern

    December 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    I don't really like the texture upon texture of the sweaters. I also like db coats/sweaters with at least one button of closure. Color is good.

  79. Ana Polar

    December 1, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    I want that knit top for me!!!!

  80. erika

    December 1, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    The stance is a major clue to his gender. Compare it the caved-ankle or pigeon toed stance of Alesssandra a few days ago, who belied her (fabulous!)androgynous look with her i'm-just-a-helpless-girl stance.

  81. Sara Lua

    December 1, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    Don, I agree with you.

  82. sblazer227

    December 1, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    awesome bone structure and i love the pants that he is wearing… just too clumsy to even think of wearing a white pair of jeans.

  83. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    my favorit asian!!!

  84. she tiger vintage

    December 1, 2009 at 9:25 pm

    so mid eighties! love the shape and color of the pants with the oxford style shoes. the tiny buttoned up collar peeking out is a fresh touch.


  85. Anonymous

    December 1, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    The sweater is wonderful~!

  86. Morag

    December 1, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    That sweater is exactly what I've been searching for, for ages! Gah.
    The colour, and the buttons! love it SO much!

  87. hannah

    December 1, 2009 at 11:56 pm

    omg HI MICHAEL YOUS A STAR!! lookin fly too.

  88. Reckless Geometry

    December 2, 2009 at 12:41 am


  89. Anonymous

    December 2, 2009 at 4:13 am

    Grace, elegance and style in NYC: good old Sartorialist…

  90. mimi

    December 2, 2009 at 9:21 am

    he looks great!!
    i love the colours..

  91. Lu

    December 2, 2009 at 11:13 am

    those asian dudes really know how to dress, thumbs up!

  92. JĂşlĂ­a

    December 2, 2009 at 11:18 am

    His name is Michael Liu and he is awesome. Happy to see him here!

  93. Anonymous

    December 2, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Joe VDB said…
    This is a yawn, man or woman, I don't care. I have a feeling only positive comments get promoted.

    Absolutely right, Joe. It's what makes the comments section of this blog such a bore. I made a perfectly acceptable point about this being a case of trickle up fashion by writing that what I see here today I saw the kids in my neighborhood wearing yesterday, but it apparently did not make the grade. Not quite positive enough, I imagine.

  94. KOMAL...

    December 2, 2009 at 4:16 pm

    I almost bought a double breasted cardigan this past week…now I regret not getting it. It was even heathered in a similar way, though I preferred the color; it was a very pretty sage green.
    I also think its completely unfair that men can look as chic as women in clothes which are infitinetly less uncomfortable (i.e skin tight and sky high. One could argue that a girl looks just as nice in denim and flat shoes, but I think we all know in our heart of hearts that women are most stylish in stilettos and dresses. I'm just bitter.


    December 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    Parsons student!!!! At least I think soooo…swear I have seen him at school!

    + my only complaint about this look is the buttons! This sweater would look sooo much better with some vintage brass buttons! >>> I tend to be a button snob… srsly! <<< :/

  96. ivy

    December 4, 2009 at 6:13 am

    Tres jolie!!!

  97. Anonymous

    December 4, 2009 at 10:14 pm

    thanks for this picture. now i can look at him all day.

  98. Anonymous

    December 9, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    Michael Liu, we love you!

  99. Melinda

    December 12, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Hello Michael! You look fabulous here…love melinda

  100. An

    December 12, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    The lighting is crazy good.

  101. Susan at Charm of the Carolines

    December 15, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Great photos! I'm inspired!

    Susan at Charm of the Carolines

  102. Anonymous

    December 16, 2009 at 1:44 am

    Love the sweater-on-sweater look, the fit of the jeans, and the scuffy shoes. And that hair…

  103. Bud

    December 21, 2009 at 12:54 am

    I love it, and I think the gloves are actually really important to the whole look, they keep it from delving into a librarian-ish territory. (not that that is necessarily bad)

  104. Mircea

    December 23, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    A great sense for colors in the upper half ….but I wouldn’t have chosen the white trousers

  105. Costume Jewellery

    April 6, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    What a great look. So much style. Very jealous.

  106. Anonymous

    April 18, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    What!!Know him, way to go Micheal! =)

  107. melanie

    April 5, 2011 at 10:24 am

    I like the layers of shirts she has on. The blue in the collar contrasts with the orange of the bulky sweater. I personally like bulky sweaters. They are so cozy:))


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