Sunday, November 12, 2006

On the Street…….Soho, London

White shoes for winter are all the rage in London……for more London shots check out the Dec. GQ

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  1. Anonymous

    November 12, 2006 at 9:54 am

    cool dude. did you ask him to turn his feet out that way? The picture is that much better for it.

  2. Tamberk

    November 12, 2006 at 10:24 am

    Looks like it could be a new pant direction…
    Heidi, are you watching?

  3. Anonymous

    November 12, 2006 at 10:59 am

    Golly, who would’ve thought that the winter years ago back at the University of Iowa when I wore my white bucks that it would some day be all the rage in hip Soho….

  4. D. Kay

    November 12, 2006 at 1:06 pm

    Umm, I don’t know. I hate to be negative for fear of being regarded un-hip.

  5. Butch

    November 12, 2006 at 1:14 pm

    Like the playfulness, but not sure the look is quite pulled together.

    Would, in general, prefer less droopiness….

  6. Anonymous

    November 12, 2006 at 2:30 pm

    seems a little clown-ish . . . I see the direction but there’s something not quite right here.

  7. kiarella

    November 12, 2006 at 2:41 pm

    I like him, he looks like a character from the movie ‘Notting Hill’ with cool Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts

  8. hownowbrowncow

    November 12, 2006 at 3:52 pm

    reminds me of how those guys in Trainspotting dressed.

    what a handsome guy.

  9. Stacy (LA, CA)

    November 12, 2006 at 4:11 pm

    Let’s be blunt and stir it up here: The pants are *awful*; they do absolutely nothing for him. This would be a great outfit to go have a root canal in, but then again, what did the dentist do to deserve seeing this!

  10. Fearlessly Female

    November 12, 2006 at 4:12 pm

    Unique. He has a modern day Charlie Chaplin flavor with his body language and purposeful, disheveled style.

  11. Style Scout

    November 12, 2006 at 4:28 pm

    Do you know if that issue of GQ goes on sale in UK?
    Asking from London…

  12. sandman_gr

    November 12, 2006 at 5:24 pm

    Lets see how Londoners keep their shoes clean with all the rain they get….
    Does this mean that with my two P-Zero pairs in white I am “in” for London? nice…
    Can’t say I like his dressing style though…pity

  13. Gus

    November 12, 2006 at 6:10 pm

    I’m glad you caught this fun look in London right now. I just returned from a week there and unfortunatly most men are still in a boring, block shouldered, boxy cut, solid navy suit with platapus toed black shoes and no pocket squares. Or, it was a hoodie and trainers. There are tons of cool designer clothes in the better stores, but I never saw them around town on guys on the street. By the way, don’t miss Dover Street Market (perhaps the best trend men’s and women’s store in London, NY or SF).

  14. Anonymous

    November 12, 2006 at 6:56 pm

    nice composition. the figures in white to his left and right nicely triangulate with his white shoes. as for his look, the lower half is a tad bit clownish.

  15. bird

    November 12, 2006 at 7:09 pm

    I like the idea…maybe if the look was a bit more refined (less ‘poof’ in the pants, more tailored along with the crazy colors).

  16. talia

    November 12, 2006 at 8:10 pm

    just curious for an update. how are your APC jeans holding up? i am planning on buying a pair of my own soon.

  17. Artie

    November 12, 2006 at 9:09 pm

    good look for him. not something i will imitate, however.

  18. positively the same dame

    November 13, 2006 at 1:22 am

    not sure if this is a fashion statement or a desperate cry for attention. don’t hate the shoes (don’t love ‘em either) but the pants are just awful.

  19. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 2:11 am

    after seeing the previous posts on people in milan or rome, i can’t help thinking i prefer italian style.. in my humble opinion this one wants to be too hip to be really cool..

  20. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 2:26 am

    No one really does a trendspotting report of street style in the US (aside from The Sartorialist now) but the Japanese are maniacal about it. Men’s Non-no magazine ‘s regular street style reports have featured white shoes as de rigeur on hipsters from London to New York to Tokyo for many years now, everything from white trainers to last year’s big white Repetto dance shoes trend, which is only making it to NYC stores this season! While NYC is a fashion capital of the world, we aren’t really as trendy as other cities where menswear is concerned.

  21. quelputaindeblog!!

    November 13, 2006 at 2:33 am

    just like the big black papa in harlem wearing the leopard print, only very few people can pull certain looks, this guy does well in this one… but most guys should not try this at home ….

  22. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 6:37 am

    Is that Kim Jones behind him? We can only see half his head, but I’ve spotted him down Old Compton Street before!

  23. Neil Cowley

    November 13, 2006 at 11:15 am

    white shoes? What are you thinking?

  24. crayon

    November 13, 2006 at 12:51 pm

    sart, when did you take this picture? London does not seem to have started getting cold at all. Darn.

  25. Anonymous

    November 13, 2006 at 8:52 pm

    It’s Ron Weasley with self esteem issues fixed!

  26. yourboyhood

    November 23, 2006 at 2:54 pm

    nice fitting.

  27. lindayoga

    August 8, 2011 at 11:16 am

    He looks so cozy in his cloths and with himself. I love the style!

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