Monday, June 11, 2012

On the Street…..St. Marks Place, New York

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  1. gia

    June 11, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    beautiful picture, and love the style.

  2. Simbarashe

    June 11, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    Dare I say, a revolutionary post by you?
    Well, the pink does look good on him..
    http://lordashbury.com

  3. irene

    June 11, 2012 at 4:08 pm

  4. Florine

    June 11, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    There’s something kind, proud in his eyes. An adult and a child. We can feel all his strenght; that picture is incredible.
    Thanks!

  5. Collette

    June 11, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Okay okay I’ll say it ! . . .the fit of the shirt, the headband . . . he looks tacky. No matter what your sexuality, choose looks that compliment you ! <3

  6. roula

    June 11, 2012 at 4:26 pm

  7. Natasha Fatah

    June 11, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Don’t you see the wonderful Frida Khalo in this face?
    Beautiful!
    xoxo
    http://www.natashafatah.com
    http://www.natashafatah.com

  8. GINGER FASHION MONSTERS

    June 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    A real breath of fresh air, if everybody could dress as freely as this, the world would be a lighter place!! Thanks for posting!

    http://www.gingerfashionmonsters.com

  9. Michael Tornato

    June 11, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    I love this photo! His eyebrows are done perfectly. I also love the headband. It’s funny how I just posted a photo of a woman wearing a patterned headband on my blog as well. Love your blog!
    Check out my street style blog!
    theTrendyDwarf
    theTrendyDwarf

  10. Steph

    June 11, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Those eyebrows are so strong!

  11. Aline

    June 11, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    Frieda Kahlo ;)

  12. StyleVOCI.

    June 11, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    I love his expression!

    http://www.stylevoci.com

  13. Paris

    June 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Such an amazing face!

  14. Gentlemeter

    June 11, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Let me think… Good framing… I like the blur in the background… More documentary than fashion.

    http://gentlemeter.com

  15. Aline

    June 11, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Frida Kahlo ;)

  16. Val

    June 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    A little too much going on here imo; I think the pink head band is supposed to set it off but doesn’t what it’s intended. Need to go back to the wardrobe on this one.

  17. Peter

    June 11, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    Fierce! Love the almost-cropped top and the gucci. This reminds me of a piece Bill Cunningham did recently – proclaiming that men’s fashion is on the verge of becoming more exciting and dynamic than women’s. I think he’s on to something!

    x Peter @ http://low–couture.blogspot.com

  18. vainevotos

    June 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    interessanter style!

  19. Angelin

    June 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    Oh my god! I love this photo! A gorgeous man in an interesting look. A lovely mix of masculinity and femeninity. I absolutely love it!

  20. LIZPR

    June 11, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Someone mentioned Frida Kahlo, and that’s a lovely reference.

    He’s a cross between dressing as a gay man vs. dressing in drag – I like that he’s being true to himself, and his style reflects that. (I prefer drag ALL THE WAY, though! Lol ….)

    Good for him.

    http://www.lizpr.com

  21. Veronica

    June 11, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    Wow, I’m in love with the recent series of posts. Check out his eyebrows. Reminds me of ladyboys in Thailand…he’s more fabulous than I am.

    http://www.frocksalad.com

  22. Laura

    June 11, 2012 at 5:17 pm

  23. Sara

    June 11, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    Perfect brows and denim.

  24. myrica

    June 11, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    Those magnificent eyebrows steal the show. Love this shot!

  25. Angelin

    June 11, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    I love this photo! Souch a gorgeous man in an interesting look. A lovely mix of masculinity and femininity. I absolutely love it!

  26. Leaves you wanting more

    June 11, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    Really like this photograph. The way he looks and his sense of style. That tanktop looks so great on him!

  27. Votre Amie

    June 11, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Fun, fabulous and genuine.
    x
    http://www.iloveublank.blogspot.com

  28. Miss MMPD

    June 11, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    sin comentarios…!!!

  29. Weitwinkel Photography

    June 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm

  30. Kate

    June 11, 2012 at 5:44 pm

  31. Zooey

    June 11, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    He’s certainly got a Frida Kahlo meets Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Nets thing going on.

  32. Gian

    June 11, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    a bit to girly for my personal taste but nice shot

    Gian
    Consultant Style Advisor
    http://gntstyle.wordpress.com/

  33. Serdane

    June 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Fabulous union between man and woman style.

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  34. furia

    June 11, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    Amazing style.

  35. Siri

    June 11, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    fabu-fucking-lous. love it.

  36. __JG_

    June 11, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    WOW! this post is amazing! a record of what’s happening on the streets, real fashion portrayal

  37. nico

    June 11, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Hawwwwt.

  38. gosiA

    June 11, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Well, I don’t really know what to say about this photo. It’s something I’d describe in polish as ‘misz-masz’ ;) but I admire his courage.

  39. giulia

    June 11, 2012 at 6:12 pm

  40. Tat

    June 11, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    This photo, this young man, emits both truth and courage. What a powerful photograph. I see the clothes but they fade into the background as I begin to see him more clearly through the way he chooses to express himself.

    Beautiful moment captured.

  41. CBC

    June 11, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    rolling down at first the eyebrows caught my attention………Beautiful face….don’t care for the bag too ordinary…..and he not

  42. MĂłnica - Mes Voyages Ă  Paris Blog

    June 11, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    Wow, so different but cool!
    xoxo
    M.

    http://www.mesvoyagesaparis.com/

  43. Patricia

    June 11, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    Dichotomy: the baby face, the petite mustache…

  44. Bathsheba

    June 11, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    This is beautiful. Thanks for posting.

  45. Sevan

    June 11, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    I love when people look straight into the camera. No fear.
    He is fearless. Bravo !

  46. magpie

    June 11, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    We need more affronts to conventional notions of beauty. Accomplished.

  47. Angelique!

    June 11, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Love it!
    He’s at once totally himself but totally thought provoking.

    Love how he perfectly manages a strong sense of masculine with the perfectly trimmed the mustache and sculpted arms and the feminine with the pink headband, sculpted eyebrows, and purse.
    He seems so approachable.

    Just lovely.

  48. Matthew

    June 11, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Interesting that this photo should appear as I’m in the midst of writing a paper on dandyism with respect to Daphne Guinness and the androgyny of Andreij Peijic.

    It’s interesting how clothing is such a stable non-verbal method of communication – our idea of who this man is as a person would change dramatically if if everything he were wearing was camouflage or black. Our eyes see a man, but we’re tricked into believing he is feminine because of what he is wearing. I find it so interesting how people can send a false reality to an audience just by what they’re wearing.

    Thanks for posting this picture.

  49. Maria (from Cambridge)

    June 11, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    What a lovely face. Thank you for this picture. I love his face, his shirt with the flowers, his arms…This picture is an inspiration for a paper I am writing for a conference in Copenhagen on “gender-bending” Jesuits and their encounters with indigenous healers in late sixteenth century Asia. I tell you, the Sartorialist totally helps me puzzle through aspects of my dissertation! Thanks! Also, It’s inspiring to know how hard you continue to work even after you’ve won an award.

  50. KatieK

    June 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    What a gorgeous photo! I do want to give the benefit of the doubt but… I wonder if you asked hir gender orientation before filing the image under menswear? Ze may not identify with hir birth gender. Or maybe you did ask and I’m just being over-zealous. Love your blog, you’re an inspiration!

  51. Wes

    June 11, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    Love the headband and LOVE the eyebrows, perfect! I also like his expression, he knows what’s up.

  52. Cristián Pavez Díaz

    June 11, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    Very strong pic. It’s hard to rate it on a like/don’t like basis.
    Greetings from Santiago, Chile.

    http://carethewear.wordpress.com
    Twitter: @cristianpavezd
    Facebook: http://on.fb.me/uywe6X

  53. anora

    June 11, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    I love the way the headband brings out the pink in his lips. It’s just such a great color for him.

  54. dcinDC

    June 11, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Sorry, but this makes me uncomfortable. Maybe if you know him and what he’s about, he’s a wonderful, interesting, intelligent person, but I have too many questions just from the picture. I worry for him how people might be reacting. Really wish it didn’t bother me so much. I hate it when I find I’m not always as open-minded as I would like to be…

  55. anonymous

    June 11, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    He is gender bending, and depending on how you relate to that, is how you’ll relate to this picture. He looks very definite, anyway.

  56. Nacho V

    June 11, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    NIce Look!! ;)

    V

  57. Suni

    June 11, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    I’d kill for those eyebrows!

  58. Sarah Long

    June 11, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    I would have to say the pink brought the whole outfit together love the picture!

  59. Elaine

    June 11, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    He is comfortable in his own skin and that speaks volumes. I love his smooth skin and immaculate eyebrows, I wonder if he’d donate some to me :/

  60. AK

    June 11, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    Love that pose!

  61. Tatyana

    June 11, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    Really interesting. Looking at this photo once is not enough, so many layers!

    http://theloveprelude.wordpress.com/

  62. biz-fashion

    June 11, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Your bag is amazing and the pictures are great, I love the colors.

  63. Maria

    June 11, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    so jealous of those eyebrows

  64. Linda

    June 11, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    The eyebrows!

  65. vanessa

    June 11, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    I got confused!
    I love him! So much confidence, you can see in his eyes!

    vanessa

    http://thepinkmateproject.blogspot.com/

  66. princessglee

    June 11, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    Restrained gender bender(ing).

  67. Talitah

    June 11, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    nice look!!

    xoxo

  68. Monsieur Marcel

    June 11, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    A whole lotta kindness
    in his expression.

  69. Pi

    June 11, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    And here I thought I’d be weird saying something about his eyebrows! He’s very beautiful…from the hair to the scarf to the eyebrows and his skin? Wow.

  70. Pi

    June 11, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    Graceful. That’s the word I was looking for. The turn of his wrist at the hip?

  71. amazing-fashion

    June 12, 2012 at 12:31 am

    I love your Blog!!! your outfits are amazing! Thanks for the inspiration!

  72. Jamie

    June 12, 2012 at 2:30 am

    You lost me on this one Sart. I simply don’t know what to take from this photo. Maybe I’m a little confused about this blog. This guy is posted in men, when everything about him says he wants to be a woman.

  73. Emily

    June 12, 2012 at 2:34 am

    very happy to see this photo

  74. Tokelo

    June 12, 2012 at 2:44 am

  75. Leesee

    June 12, 2012 at 2:46 am

    He has a beautiful aura about him, a calm smile, yet attitude in the wrist and the way he poses and holds his hand bag. Almost like you caught him off guard and he had time to position his body, but omit a quiet smile.

    MODEL.

  76. Nai

    June 12, 2012 at 2:53 am

    He’s so lovely. I really want his tank.

  77. Sharon

    June 12, 2012 at 2:59 am

    gender bender to the max…mix of fem and masc…strong physic with a feminine pose…style sux…

  78. Katy

    June 12, 2012 at 2:59 am

    What a beautiful human. I would kill for those eyebrows…

  79. Simone

    June 12, 2012 at 3:08 am

    Amazing

  80. WhiteCloset

    June 12, 2012 at 3:44 am

    Really nice personal style. Love his attitude.

    http://whitecloset.blogspot.it/
    http://whitecloset.blogspot.it/

  81. christine

    June 12, 2012 at 3:55 am

    hm…actually i was really surprised by this shot…
    This is so controversial and complicated…Is this a side of his personality or just a chance to have all the eyes on him?
    I’m a kind of a person who likes men and women both but I’m not trying to become something different from what Iam…
    I would like to express my respect to this young man ,he was not shy to be shot even if he knew that he would cause so many different oppinions about his style.
    Personally,I don’t like it ’cause I think he would look much more elegant in a trousers and a t-shirt with oxford shoes.However I do respect him!

    Greetings from Athens!greece

  82. alessandra de leonardis

    June 12, 2012 at 3:58 am

    stupendo…!!

  83. Anji

    June 12, 2012 at 4:05 am

    he seems to be a mixture of a lot of things.
    A mixture of races, a mixture of masculine & feminine and a mixture of adult & child.
    love!

  84. Lynn

    June 12, 2012 at 5:06 am

    He had me at his eyebrows, but then I noticed the Mona Lisa smile. Something about this manchild makes me want to take care of him, talk to him, find out what’s really going on. But I’d settle for just where’s he coming from and going to.

  85. Alice

    June 12, 2012 at 5:12 am

    His eyebrows are amazing!

    Please take a look at my fashion illustrations and art:

    http://aliceauxpaysenchantes.blogspot.co.uk/

    xxx

  86. christina krûger

    June 12, 2012 at 5:29 am

    Masculine Frida Kahlo! Thank god people are different! :)

  87. Manon

    June 12, 2012 at 5:56 am

    Wow, what a beautiful and amazing face!! he’s absolutely amazing.

    http://manonheine.wordpress.com

  88. Alessandra Frega

    June 12, 2012 at 6:16 am

    Wow!!!!

  89. Lucienne

    June 12, 2012 at 6:29 am

    Is it girl or boy?

  90. kat

    June 12, 2012 at 7:02 am

    frida-inspired! love it!

  91. heather

    June 12, 2012 at 7:11 am

    OK. That man is gorgeous but…that outfit is just tacky! If a woman was caught wearing this she would be on What Not To Wear!

  92. Paula

    June 12, 2012 at 7:20 am

  93. rebekka

    June 12, 2012 at 7:39 am

    For me, there’s too much going on here. The pink, the bag…
    I just don’t think this post is suitable for your blog (not that i know what is, I just have a certain image that up to now always seemed to be correct)
    On any other blog I just would have said “good for him” or something, it just doesnt fit here, in my opinion.
    lovely picture, though :)

  94. jolie

    June 12, 2012 at 7:52 am

  95. The Guilty Hyena

    June 12, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Got a great pair of eyebrows! :)

    The GUILTY HYENA †

  96. Cassandra

    June 12, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Love his style! :D

    backtofive.blogspot.com

  97. stella

    June 12, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Its all in those magnificent eyebrows. They have a life of their own!

  98. eve

    June 12, 2012 at 9:16 am

    grrrll is fierce…………..

  99. Maria

    June 12, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Great portrait and very strong eyebrows! But indeed, whatever gender or non-gender you are, that outfit is tacky.

  100. marg

    June 12, 2012 at 9:29 am

    The essence of unisex style. Great, strong picture…

  101. Adelene

    June 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

    Power to him for wearing what he wants with confidence. Society is adjusting to change which I am so happy about but this man must still get scrutiny. I respect the fact that he is willing to wear this despite the looks or comments he gets. His eyebrows are also beautifully shaped!!

  102. Patricia

    June 12, 2012 at 9:43 am

    What a wonderful picture full of juxtapositions. I love the whole look. Thank you for showing us fashion is everwhere. This light floral shirt suits him!

  103. Robert

    June 12, 2012 at 9:45 am

    For those of you questioning his sexuality or claiming he “obviously” wants to be a woman, I would like to know exactly how a head band and purse indicate something such as.
    Some people simply feel better in different kinds of clothing, whether you’re a man buying a tank top from the Women’s department of a store, or vice versa. I think it’s great that this young man feels comfortable enough to step out wearing whatever the hell he pleases. If anything, he’s ahead of his time in a place where people are still shocked when they see a man using a “mutch”.

  104. Maria (from Cambridge)

    June 12, 2012 at 10:19 am

    I must post again, because just looking at him again this morning brings tears to my eyes…He/She (and I do think you might want to consider posting the picture in both the male and female categories, depending on what the person identified as, or perhaps it is the choice of the category itself that has generated such a conversation!) just has the kindest look on his face. And even for those who are troubled by the photo—I think it’s great that you are asking questions. But this photo connects with me in such an organic way…reminds me of my ancestors! you cannot fake the serenity of that countenance, and even if he did, then he is a fine, fine actor who has learned to mask pain and troubled waters. Thank you for this photo.

  105. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    June 12, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Love the style!

  106. katie

    June 12, 2012 at 10:58 am

    oh, he is beautiful! I like the simple bracelets he’s wearing.

  107. Courtney

    June 12, 2012 at 11:22 am

    PERFECT eyebrows! Just gorgeous.

  108. pilacio

    June 12, 2012 at 11:30 am

    @Robert

    I agree. It’s what feels best for him. I don’t want to see people strangled by other people’s preferences. I would feel uncomfortable in such an environment.

  109. Theresa

    June 12, 2012 at 11:53 am

    This is an elegant person.

  110. proletarian Great Gatsby

    June 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Those eyes show a universe and you let us come in it.

  111. mattiasworld

    June 12, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    WOWWOWWOWWOWWOWWOWWOW

  112. Name*

    June 12, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    I’m sure lots will say this is odd but fashjon is. Good things starts somewhere, good or bad. People like him with such bravery to wear such, makes fashion fun and interesting. like it or not……

  113. Lindsey

    June 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Wow look at the eyebrows on him and he looks great in pink. Very nice photo
    http://www.shopopal.com

  114. une chatte grise

    June 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    He’s just lovely. And I’ll second what Lynn says. There seems to be an old soul behind those eyes.

  115. christine

    June 12, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    @Robert: I do respect your position.
    ‘If anything, he’s ahead of his time in a place where people are still shocked when they see a man using a “mutch”.’
    In my belief ,I don’t think that New York is a place where people is in the habit of judging or making others feel uncomfortable.I do say so cause I live in Athens and in countries like Greece,Spain etc,people is so narrow minded comparing to New Yorkers or Scandinavian citizens…
    For instance,a greek man who takes care of his style and image is considered as gay or bisexual here.This is so unfair and indicates a nation that has no education and aesthetic.

    Last,I would like to thank Scott for this post cause he made us express our way of thinking for some very significant issues

  116. Ann

    June 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    He’s either the bravest person on the planet, or illustrating what a man should not to wear in any small town, ever! Either way, he’s a cutie.

  117. Nimzat

    June 12, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    I think it is great that he feels so comfortable with himself to wear what he wants to wear.

  118. Professoressa

    June 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    This image leads me to recall a novel by P.D. James novel.

    The book title escapes me but this person could be a character in one of her best sellers.

    She is one of Britain’s oldest and dearest mystery writers. The Baroness of crime is fearlessly open minded and has no limits to character development.

    Quite impressive and I believe she is over 90 years old now.

    I managed to track down her latest novel, Death Comes To Pemberley which I plan to read at the mountain cottage. It will probably be her last so I am in rush to rip through it.

    http://swistography.com/

  119. mcel

    June 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    beautiful! old soul in a young body!

  120. Olivia

    June 12, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Even as a woman I would love to have his brows..really nice photo.

  121. phoebe

    June 12, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    Proportions are wrong on the shirt.

  122. Chahrazad

    June 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    This mister reaally has style. Love the picture you made.

    x
    http://www.cherryfactor.blogspot.com

  123. Lauren

    June 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Scott has been loving red, white, and blue lately! Tacky is just one of the many facets of American fashion.

  124. Tom B

    June 12, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    Jeans are the key to this look, beltless and fit to perfection.

  125. Laura

    June 12, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Do you ask how people identify for their gender or do you assume what gender they are? Many people don’t identify as men or women, you know.

  126. S

    June 12, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    Spooky

  127. Remy

    June 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    An angel in New York. He makes me happy.
    Greetings from Amsterdam

  128. Me

    June 12, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    I could be called a hater, but I feel this is just weird. No, I am not homophobic (phobia means persistent fear, and I do not have a persistent fear of homosexuals), but I don’t see this as normal, or beautiful. Yet I DO NOT hate the guy–just want that to be clear :)

    That’s it.

  129. Katherine

    June 12, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    This has got to be one of the most gorgeous photos I’ve seen on Sartorialist. Thank you!

  130. Pablo

    June 12, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    Finally!!! undoubtedly your eye has never been blind to the richness offered by other genders. Thanks for sharing!!!

  131. Louis Pasteur

    June 12, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    Interesting subjet but use of the zoom lens makes this photo uncomfortably voyeuristic.

  132. Kurt Feero

    June 12, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    This lovely young man reminds me of myself in the mid 80′s. While he has a look of welcome on his face, I wore a look of “don’t mess with me”. I see that sadly he is being met with the same small mindedness that I was when androgyny made its first big foray into the spotlight. His clothing choices will evolve, he is young. To call him “tacky” is cruel, he is developing a taste level. Bravo Scott to welcome us all into your blog I always assumed anyone was welcome. Now I sure. Kisses to Garance!

  133. Hopeinla

    June 12, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    It feels like you are switching things up a little lately…and I am feeling it.

  134. Christina

    June 12, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Immaculate brows!

  135. Starr

    June 13, 2012 at 12:11 am

    Beautiful bold person. Great brows, smile, skin, physique. The fashion is a miss for me though.

  136. *sP

    June 13, 2012 at 1:05 am

    hair, headband, eyebrows – on point.

    proportions and status/pattern mix not working … are we grocery shopping in at a discount store or out in the capital of the world?

    this outfit is not working, in fact, it quit before it started.

  137. tracy

    June 13, 2012 at 1:19 am

    he needs nicer clothes. really.

  138. Charikleia

    June 13, 2012 at 3:01 am

    I beg to differ dear Sartorialist.

    I do not like the combination of elements I see here, i.e. the scarf, the tank, the jeans and the bag. They do not match at all and confuse me a bit.

    The eyebrows, oh, yes, but this is another story, a matter of careful grooming.

    Well, it is all defied by the triumphant look in the boy’s eyes. Oh, the power of youth!

    A big kiss from Greece!

  139. Shanique

    June 13, 2012 at 4:49 am

    His face tells a whole story by itself, beautiful!!!
    Great picture :)

  140. Andy D4

    June 13, 2012 at 5:36 am

    A courageous look, do what you want and be whatever you want to be and to hell with anyone else!

  141. name name

    June 13, 2012 at 6:00 am

    Picture awesome, but… is this male? I don’t think sooo :P

  142. MCK

    June 13, 2012 at 7:03 am

    Although I don’t understand the outfit, I do like the picture because of his gentle face expression.

  143. Maria (from Cambridge)

    June 13, 2012 at 9:26 am

    I agree with Kurt Feero that this man’s style is evolving, and that what Scott has given us is a portrait that captures this—and whose personal style isn’t always evolving? I look forward to Scott’s next encounter with this lovely person, to see what he wears in a year or two. I am sure we will all be pleasantly surprised. Wherever you are dear one, may your day be as lovely as you! Thank you!

  144. Clever Pup

    June 13, 2012 at 9:42 am

    The groomed eyebrows but yet the moustache remains.
    My mom had a top like this in the 70s.

  145. Beth

    June 13, 2012 at 10:36 am

    I’d like to second Laura’s comment…I’m wondering if you asked this person how they preferred to be identified before putting them in the category of “men’s accessories”?

  146. Patricia.

    June 13, 2012 at 10:44 am

    ridiculous

  147. multitasker

    June 13, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Oy. Trans is rarely done well, but you don’t start with an unflattering preppy top and designer bag. He looks like he’s borrowed his frumpy mom’s clothes. I like pink scarf on him a lot, but the rest is a mess. He’s an absolutely beautiful young man. He could do a lot better.

  148. Janet

    June 13, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    I know someone’s got it going on when they inspire a wide, happy, smiley response from yours truly. The design lining his shirt reminds me of some pleasant grade-school memory (some shoes? a blouse? too long ago) and I really want his brows.

  149. Name*

    June 13, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    this image is simply powerful. i always have female inspired clothing ideas but not the guts to go for it. maybe i will take a step in this bold direction.

  150. mMore

    June 13, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    let me guess: they are doing a new release of
    “Paris is Burning”
    and the casting was hold in
    St Marks Place???

  151. fifi

    June 13, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    sorry this isnt anything different than a friday night in soho london….
    not at all cool….just same old!!!!!

  152. Amy Rose

    June 13, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    His style expresses his personality so wonderfully well! He obviously has a great, gracious heart and positive attitude to life.

    Love it!

    -Amy Rose x

  153. IMNOTAPUERTORICAN

    June 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    nothing like people that dare beieng thereselves!
    the most handsome guy ever.

    http://www.imnotapuertorican.com

  154. hunterbrook

    June 13, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    wonderful, controversial, beautiful, brave

  155. Alejandra Zarazua

    June 13, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    I was blown away by this man. His confidence in what he is wearing and being in his own skin makes the outfit really stand out. I also love the Frida Kahlo reference and the strong very finished brow.

  156. Jwanna Man

    June 13, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    How can you say this “man” is confident and comfortable in his own skin, when clearly he is dressing as something he is not….a WOMAN. This is not style, it is typical St. Marks crowd looking for shock value.

  157. Bel Kazan

    June 14, 2012 at 12:34 am

    That guy is definitely working it!

    Peace & Delight,
    Bel Kazan
    http://belkazan.wordpress.com

  158. kateaddict

    June 14, 2012 at 3:48 am

    back in the saddle, Satorialist.

  159. Daniel J.

    June 14, 2012 at 7:29 am

    Original man.

    Nice find, Scott.

  160. Maria

    June 14, 2012 at 7:50 am

    bag——–> WHY????????

  161. Jeanne

    June 14, 2012 at 11:24 am

    Yes! Frida Kahlo!! Love this. They look kind. :)

  162. Elsy

    June 14, 2012 at 11:28 am

    Hate the eyebrow wax in man, I don’t think that anything he/she is wearing is interesting, sorry but this is just plain tacky, I don’t understand why anyone would find this fashion worthy.

  163. Benjamin

    June 14, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    I don’t like this-he looks cheap and tacky. I’m all for androgyny but you don’t get a sartorial A+ just for doing it, you have to do it well.

  164. Greeec

    June 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Yeah it’s frida. Effeminate guy, or just a fashion of being incroyable, or rather “mode incontournable”.

  165. Anon

    June 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    So beautiful.

  166. Remy

    June 14, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Some comments gave me a great shock. I hadn’t expected that this site was visited by such frightening narrow-minded people. Scaring.
    Greetings from Amsterdam.

  167. Eva K.

    June 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    this is so horrible!

    Sorry Sart, I love your taste and blog, but this guy is dressed up so ridiculous.

  168. jessica

    June 14, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    What Katie K said. I think it’s quite possible this person is transitioning and I’d be sensitive to what gender pronouns you assign them. Or maybe not, who knows. Maybe they just like pink.

    Me too. :)

  169. gretchen

    June 14, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    what an androgynous beauty!

  170. Lestalouise

    June 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    Wish I had Hir confidence. So pleased to see so many positive comments.
    Remember : ” Theorise your own identity, don’t theorise anyone else’s”

  171. YQS

    June 15, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    I love his gentle nature – which you have captured perfectly. (In fact, this is why I love The Sartorialist. You have an uncanny gift for capturing the essence – the inherent genius – of a person.) I love his sweetness and confidence and the no-fear fashion attitude…the flowers on his shirt, the white beaded bracelet, and the Gucci bag…priceless. I miss NY. You just don’t see this in LA – not even on Melrose or in Venice.

  172. YQS

    June 15, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    I am so addicted to you, Scott!

  173. Eric

    June 15, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    Steady has she goes.

  174. quigley_brown

    June 16, 2012 at 5:21 am

    Obviously influenced by To Wong Foo……

  175. Ivy Wong

    June 16, 2012 at 5:39 am

    Great pair of LVC jeans with those fierce eye brows.

  176. Becky Bedbug

    June 16, 2012 at 6:55 am

    He has the most beautiful eyebrows!

    Becky
    http://www.beckybedbug.com

  177. Angela

    June 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

    Not enthusiastic about the outfit and accessories… but I do love the confidence of his bearing, which is the most important thing. Great picture!

  178. Capitan Lkl

    June 16, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Love the style, really stylish!
    La trattoria ai confini dell’universo

  179. bazooka

    June 16, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    funny that almost nobody manages to go beyond the “stunning eyebrows” and maybe ask themselves why this man (actually teenage boy) prefers to dress and act as a woman. to me, this picture is not about fashion.

  180. Lili

    June 17, 2012 at 2:49 am

    For a second I thought he was wearing a Sikh turban! That would have made this picture even more unique!
    I am not a fan of the bag though…

  181. hopewell

    June 18, 2012 at 3:54 am

    At first i wasn’t impressed but the more i looked at the photo the more i noticed how beautiful and poised he is. Great shot!

  182. sarah lewis

    June 18, 2012 at 8:41 am

    A kind of earless Minnie Mouse cosplay? Sorry I don’t get it, maybe this has not a lot to do with fashion. Then this Victoria Beckham way to carry a bag…. can’t understand it on males. Cute face and lovely skin anyway.

  183. Hantatiana

    June 18, 2012 at 10:34 am

    Absolutely lovely!

  184. Carelia

    June 18, 2012 at 11:53 am

    I want his arms..
    Mysmallwardrobe.com

  185. Candice

    June 18, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    Absolutely beautiful! To me, that is what style is all about. Fashion is one thing, but syle… that is something completely different, and this gorgeous person is all style. Love love love. Thanks for brightening my day :D

  186. Deepen

    June 19, 2012 at 8:28 am

    I really like that pink, though I’m not a big fan of pink but its doing good and those eyebrows are too strong. But, J’adore It!

    http://style-n-sketch.blogspot.com

  187. JMMontargil

    June 21, 2012 at 4:23 am

    I like guys that look like guys. That photo shows a mistake, that is something wrong for a guy dress up like that! A mix of the mexican painter FKahlo and a travestite. I hate it!

  188. Momo

    June 21, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    I agree with Remy! There are some very uneducated, narrow-minded people on here. Also, you can’t label someone trans or “wanting to be a woman” based on their clothing. Clothing does not define gender at all. You can be a cis man who likes women’s clothes or a TRANS man who likes women’s clothes! It’s just fabric, has nothing to do with the mind or heart.

  189. Tim

    June 21, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    Beautiful!!! In self and style…what a fantastic man!

  190. Simon

    June 22, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    I think he’s really yummy. Personally I love the middle-line between male and female. He looks both sweet and sexy.

  191. THE VIKTIMS

    June 22, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Some serious Frida Kahlo business going on right here.

    http://viktima.blogspot.com/

  192. Adam

    June 25, 2012 at 2:07 am

    Wow, Sartorialist. Thank you for bringing me this image: this man has such inspiring and original personal style (akin to early ’90s John Galliano/the look at least reminds me of his playful, masc/fem hybrid aesthetic). Just because this photo is in many ways a foil to the more conservative/more pallatable/popular 2012 “mod revival” styles doesn’t mean it’s NOT fashion. In fact, it’s often individuals such as this one– doing the contrary of what is normally aesthetically accepted– that is the fashion revolutionary. They’re the ones who start the fads. Why? Because unlike spineless, fearful trend consumers, they have the balls to try something completely different and be ridiculed for it.

    The comments on his “horrible” look and gender identity are offensive to many viewers of this site, including myself. Regardless of viewpoint, please be conscious of how your posts appear to other people in the blog community, particularly LGBTQ people and (more specifically) transgender folk. For me, it was an unpleasant and confusing experience to read other bloggers’ transphobic/homophobic comments.

  193. K

    June 25, 2012 at 9:32 am

    One theme that runs throughout your blog and through your pictures is, freedom. Everyone looks so free.

  194. Victor Naves

    June 25, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    Really free look, but miles away of what I think style is.

  195. f

    June 29, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    i think people forget that your blog and photos are more than just about “fashion” or “style”… which is why i love it so much! it’s about individuality and clothes as an expression of one’s self, be it following the current trends or not. i totally get why you snapped his pic and admire you and the subject all the more for it.

  196. Name*

    July 7, 2012 at 10:47 am

    Finally! As someone said in the comments above. A big departure for you, and a good one…i would like to second that!
    Great photo. Great style.

  197. dustinmyveins

    July 9, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    awesome. because he breaks borders, transcends conventions, has fun with clothes and is not scared to do crazy things with his image. perhaps on a teenage girl the same selection would look weird, but he translates the narrative of the flowery pattern of his top, the pink hair band and his bag into who he is or may seem to be to each of us. ladies and gentlemen, this is what fashion should be about.

  198. Paula

    July 14, 2012 at 12:35 am

    Scott, thank you for your hard work. I have been following but haven’t felt compelled to leave a comment until this shot. This one is beyond fashion, beyond media…So strong and yet soooo gentle. So true.
    You hit a higher key.

  199. Cris

    July 25, 2012 at 12:49 am

    What a gorgeous individual. Love the style especially his immaculately groomed eyebrows. <3

  200. Alex

    August 29, 2012 at 4:40 am

    Drag casual…

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