Wednesday, November 10, 2010

On the Street….The Gent. Madrid


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  1. tiffany.

    November 10, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    Style at all ages :))


  2. Charlie, Feminine Bravery

    November 10, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    gorgeous combination of colours! absolutely likeing this!

    xxx Charlie

  3. Ronisha

    November 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    This is a very nice shoot of him :)

  4. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    The purple looks fantastic. It's a great color for grey haired, older people (no offense intended, of course).

    My parents wear a lot of purple and it makes them look vibrant and young, like this gentleman.

  5. Liz

    November 10, 2010 at 4:44 pm


  6. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 4:44 pm

    Great scarf color for an old man!!!
    Do the difference…
    Hugs from Chile

  7. Lisa Bruckner

    November 10, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    Ageless style. The crutch humanizes the photo. A poignant piece that brings a smile to my face.

  8. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 4:49 pm


  9. Dennis Renaissance

    November 10, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    Dapper! I've worn a similar color composition, however I chose purple slip-on shoes.

  10. ann

    November 10, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    yes a gentleman. his jacket, scarf, pocket square and watch are all just right. also, his hair has such a nice cut and is barely askew..

  11. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    I love the purple scarf. It brings out his dark eyes and makes the grey in his hair look classy, not ageing.

    One question? Why did you leave the walking stick in the picture?

    Love your work. Inspires me daily. xxx

  12. Bridget

    November 10, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    Purple, hunter orange, plaid. How wonderfully UNinhibited!

  13. Aérostat D'or

    November 10, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    Some older folks have such great style, I would absolutely wear that. Also, I'm really loving tyrian purple these days, such a historically flush color.

  14. syd vicious

    November 10, 2010 at 5:06 pm


  15. Jar

    November 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Wonderful style regardless of age. Very inspiring!

  16. Chou Chou Design

    November 10, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    Good color palette: Violet, Camel, Mint and Heather Gray. And beautiful smile :)

  17. Faaru

    November 10, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    Wellcome.We have been waiting for you,for a long time.
    Enjoy yourself and come back soon.

  18. Nino Eliava

    November 10, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    he is such a nice looking grand dad =)) adorable
    all these mix of aristocratic colors

  19. Patricia

    November 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    Love the smile and the purple :)

  20. Cassandra

    November 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    FANTASTIC purple scarf!

  21. VicissitudiniLombarde

    November 10, 2010 at 5:10 pm

  22. Rafael Franco

    November 10, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    I love this one. Great colors!

    kisses from Brazil*

  23. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    Love the colors – just gorgeous!

  24. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    so elegant…

  25. Raquel Barbosa

    November 10, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    Sweet! And cool!

  26. Istanbulboy

    November 10, 2010 at 5:24 pm

    I wish I will be as elegant and smart looking when reaching his age. A combination with colour is so important. Wonderful to not just look at the young and model types! Thank you!


  27. Istanbulboy

    November 10, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    I wish I will be as elegant and smart looking when reaching his age. A combination with colour is so important. Wonderful to not just look at the young and model types! Thank you!


  28. FduM

    November 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    Tranquility and wisdom emerge from the picture. I love.

  29. ellie

    November 10, 2010 at 5:29 pm

    love the pop of the purple scarf against the other colors!

  30. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    I think he looks kind and very dapper. I wish he were related to me, so that I could visit and find out what he was thinking.

  31. Anna of {Green Gable}

    November 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    Wonderful pops of color!

    Anna of Green Gable

  32. Barbie

    November 10, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    Beautiful photography!
    Congratulations I liked it, I will start to follow!

  33. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Love the texture of the pants and the exposed watch

  34. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    This is an unexpectedly lovely combination! Such a great expression and the scarf reminds me of my grandpa. Grandpas know the best way to wrap a scarf to keep the cold out. :)

  35. Click on Styles

    November 10, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    love his violet scarf, he is a very elegant man!!!

  36. Tiger Fodder

    November 10, 2010 at 5:45 pm

    Style is ageless.

  37. Κάλαθο

    November 10, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Have to agree with Tiger!

  38. caribbelle

    November 10, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    I'm loving the pop of orange to contrast with his scarf. He definitely has a great style!

  39. xhulja L.

    November 10, 2010 at 5:57 pm

    That's what is called style. Is not just what he wears but how he wears it.

  40. Frozen Fashion

    November 10, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    From Young To Old, Madrid seems to be a nirvanna for you! Don't ever leave:P


    November 10, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    I love that purple scarf so much on him, very classy!

  42. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 6:11 pm

    Note how similar he looks to the young boy in the earlier picture. Same "type" for sure. Great juxtaposition.

  43. Mano Bello

    November 10, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Accessories totally rock! You can transform any plain wardrobe with the right accessories.
    I love designing accessories in leather, like leather waist wrapping ribbons…with yards of leather ribbon , so they can be tied on in many different ways, adding different looks with the same accessory.
    I've taken belts and wrapped them on as funky harnesses, layered neck ruffs and bandoliers.
    I love his purple scarf & red pocket decor… makes his classic wool pop and looks so nice with his hair!
    Wonderful quality photo, too!
    Thanks for the pictures!

  44. jimjims

    November 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    i hope i look this cool when i get to this age…

    so rad!

  45. Petey

    November 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    What a lovely man, I love his sense of bold color. You really captured his warm smile – it's a wonderful portrait. One of your best!

  46. Emma Winn

    November 10, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    purple scarf, red hanky, aqua thread running through the jacket and camel pants YUM!!! fantastic color what a legend he is!

  47. Animée. R

    November 10, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    The pop of color peeking out from his breast pocket is to die for! And I have a scarf in the exact same color:)

  48. Edgar Cayago

    November 10, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    one of the main things I miss about traveling away from America is unabashed way people – even guys – wear vibrant colors – most everything here stateside is so monochromatic

  49. Victoria Regia

    November 10, 2010 at 7:31 pm


  50. Editors at Style Section LA

    November 10, 2010 at 7:33 pm

    I have just fallen head over heels in love. The plaid jacket and red pocket square sealed the deal.

  51. John Altobello

    November 10, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    So elegant…and if you notice, he's got a cane…yet he is clearly not letting it affect his choice of pocket hanky or scarf. Wonderful.

  52. J

    November 10, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    gray hair, purple scarf, check pattern of jacket and brooch in his pocket… combanation is
    so cool and chic. I love them all.

  53. Eva Silviana

    November 10, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    He's so stylish in his age :D

  54. Anonymous

    November 10, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    This is one of my very favorite photos you have shared with us. What class.
    Thank you
    Kylan H

  55. Rei

    November 10, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    you are a genius!

  56. Maryanne

    November 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm

    expressing love of life through the vibrancy of colour.

  57. Mademoiselle Melbourne

    November 10, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    What a cute older gentleman. I love his colour combination.

  58. gucci 2011

    November 10, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    thx sharing,i do agree with your point about fashion

  59. SOFIA

    November 10, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    the complete set of clothes is neat with taste!))

  60. Shebelle

    November 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    Grandpa looking gr8t

  61. Ashley

    November 10, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    Absolutely love this! The bright pops of color really make the outfit.

  62. h

    November 10, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    this is beautiful

  63. Mike

    November 11, 2010 at 12:24 am

    This man looks fantastic.

    Also, thanks for going to Madrid. Spaniards are pretty stylish, and it's nice to see photos from a place that's not NYC, Milan, or Paris.

  64. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 1:44 am

    I certainly hope I'm that put together at that age.

  65. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 1:46 am

    Great scarf; great photo.

  66. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 2:00 am

    elegante! You can just tell that all of his life, he woke up every day and put together a perfect outfit with ease because of his innate sense of style, color beauty, fit…just like today. People, getting old is not a crime! It's a gift, and not for sissies. Innate style does not fade, it just gets more confident!

    People such as this gentleman never copied anyone, they just "are" style. They are who the Ralph Laurens of design have looked to for classic inspiritation.. with sparkle.

    In the witty words of a commentator about one of our fav "bicycle" men in Milano…"Scot,maybe next time try make friends with him"!:-) Would love to know about this gentleman's life. Elegance and confidence like this guarantee a fascinating story!

    so appreciate age ranges, sizes Scott..adds such interst! He would have been beautiful for your exciting OVS/Rome ad…along with Adorable senor Pom Pom!

    Hope it went well for you.

  67. lia

    November 11, 2010 at 2:03 am

    Elegant and spanish as me!!!!


  68. Lisa Petrarca

    November 11, 2010 at 2:39 am

    This PROVES IT…age is not an excuse for a lack of style!

  69. my.amalgam

    November 11, 2010 at 2:48 am

    when you get old, you can be either kind of gross or super cute.

    example a of a well dressed elderly.
    a good sense of style never ages

  70. Julia

    November 11, 2010 at 3:07 am

    calssic and elegant!

  71. Mike

    November 11, 2010 at 3:28 am

    He's so great!
    I wish I had a Grandpa like him!

  72. lucia

    November 11, 2010 at 3:38 am

    He looks just so fabulous! What e great combination of colors, the checked jacket with the purple and a bit of red! This is just perfect!
    I actually wish that more guys would wear purple, but maybe it suit gentlemen at a certain age better, than on young men?!
    I would be happy to see pics of a bit older ladies here as well, thanks for a great job!

  73. Laura

    November 11, 2010 at 3:52 am

    Very very nice shoots…

  74. MELISSA Z.

    November 11, 2010 at 4:16 am

    so stylish! cool scarf!

  75. e

    November 11, 2010 at 4:20 am

    These shots from Madrid are just the best!

  76. Ljoli

    November 11, 2010 at 4:27 am

    I am loving the handkerchief. It's all in the small details. This man is so graceful.

  77. Basement Birds

    November 11, 2010 at 4:30 am

    He reminds me of the old man who comes to visit me at work. So sweet!

  78. Nat Lebanon

    November 11, 2010 at 4:31 am

    Lovely picture! Older people always tend to charm me..

  79. namita

    November 11, 2010 at 4:31 am

    I love this – the purple scarf, the pocket square, the big watch. I love the composition of the picture – the green background and bench make the colour accents stand out even more.

  80. christina

    November 11, 2010 at 4:44 am

    Style at every age. Way to go gramps. Love the purple xxx

  81. SabinePsynopsis

    November 11, 2010 at 5:31 am

    All these style sentences come to mind… style's got nothing to do with age. Fashion fades, style is timeless… etc. Wonderful.

  82. CELINE

    November 11, 2010 at 5:37 am

    Has there been a slight change of style in your photos lately?

    I like the blurred ut backgrounds that put the ever stylish people in even sharper focus.

  83. Siloan

    November 11, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Style has no age… That´s the last thing to repair in his way.
    Seem someone that had a very nice life and now enjoy what is coming to him, his face has a peace.Very handsome yet.

  84. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 5:53 am

    Great style!!!!!! This is a typical spanish old men.

    De Madrid al cielo(From Madrid to the sky)

  85. blizzie

    November 11, 2010 at 5:57 am

    love the elegant style. ageless!

  86. Isobel Saoirse

    November 11, 2010 at 6:05 am

    Older men who keep their style is beautiful :)

  87. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 6:09 am

    This man looks great: his colours are beautiful. I find it interesting that some people refer to him as 'grandpa'. How do they know he's got grandchildren? Why the ageism and assumptions that older people wouldn't/couldn't dress well? I'm sure none of the younger posters on this site imagine that they will suddenly start wearing polyester pant-suits or jogging bottoms when they get to be whatever age they consider 'old'. If you dress with style and taste as a young person why would you suddenly not care as an older person?

  88. Stela ALVES

    November 11, 2010 at 6:14 am

    Wonderful photo!!
    Street Style by Stela


    November 11, 2010 at 6:22 am

    very cool…I love this pic

  90. Yam Coco

    November 11, 2010 at 7:25 am

    So Cool! Él es de los mío: covinación de colores a full!

    Love ;

  91. Pamela

    November 11, 2010 at 7:26 am

    what a great man. love it

  92. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 7:26 am

    Anonymous at 4:58…why take the walking stick OUT of the picture?

  93. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 7:28 am

    I like that you showed the very young little "man" with the pom pom socks and this older gentleman in the same day on your site. Nice contrast.

  94. remi online

    November 11, 2010 at 7:37 am

    i guess you have to be cool even if you're old, i agree with that!nice clothes!

  95. MagisterElegantiarum

    November 11, 2010 at 7:42 am

    He looks really good! I like the scarf so much. And the colors! A little red sparkl – so elegant.

  96. Roberto De Rosa

    November 11, 2010 at 7:49 am

    style is a neverending story

  97. B. Inspired.

    November 11, 2010 at 8:35 am

    Oh.. I just love well dressed older men.. I feel like he probably makes it his job everyday to keep his mind still running… When I see a well put together older man… I think of my grandfathers… they were both like this.

  98. Corve DaCosta

    November 11, 2010 at 8:59 am


  99. Christal Coração

    November 11, 2010 at 9:00 am

    This shows that personal style is nothing about age. He looks great!

  100. flynn

    November 11, 2010 at 9:05 am

    His color choices are so cheerful – I really like this photo.

  101. la comedia del arte

    November 11, 2010 at 9:18 am

    so elegant and hadsome , wonderful smile and lovely colors!

    espléndido! ;))

  102. amy

    November 11, 2010 at 9:54 am


  103. Román Iglesias

    November 11, 2010 at 10:10 am

    Spanish men, we are like this haha

    Love shoot

  104. Beatriz Rodriguez

    November 11, 2010 at 10:13 am

    The purple does the trick! Nice image.

  105. Global Girl

    November 11, 2010 at 10:16 am

    Great style…its in the Europeans DNA.

  106. Four

    November 11, 2010 at 10:42 am

  107. cuppycakeme

    November 11, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Wow. He's so handsome! Gorgeous pics!

  108. cla

    November 11, 2010 at 11:29 am

    style at all ages, yours photos are ver good!

  109. HERRERA

    November 11, 2010 at 11:56 am

    As it is possible to be seen in Madrid not only the women are elegant. There are men of all the ages, even very very young, that waste style. Spain is a country that probably is not fashionable, but that always has had style.

  110. Nolita

    November 11, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    I love the pattern of his jacket!


  111. Evelyn

    November 11, 2010 at 12:21 pm

    Aww. I love his smile !

  112. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    sweetness impersonated!!!

  113. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    A zoooooom on the watch would be interesting, but the pocket square we love…

  114. Ninjagaiden78

    November 11, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    That is a pleasant older man.

  115. Leovi

    November 11, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    I like your blog is very attractive

  116. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Rich beautiful colors.

    To the person who is complaining about 'ageism': Old people do tend to stop caring about keeping up their appearances, which just adds to this gentleman's striking-ness. Maybe it is a stereotype, but every stereotype has a reason behind it. It's a compliment anyway, when people don't expect something good of you yet you bring it, like this man does.

  117. Glenn

    November 11, 2010 at 3:25 pm

  118. Anna

    November 11, 2010 at 3:31 pm

  119. Thinman

    November 11, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    Elegant, cool, stylish……a proper gent.

  120. Sugarr

    November 11, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    Style sure isn't a question of age!

  121. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    reminds me of luca rubinacci.

  122. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    oh, he is handsome!

  123. November 11, 2010 at 5:43 pm

  124. Riot Nrrd

    November 11, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    Aww, such a cool guy!

  125. Anonymous

    November 11, 2010 at 8:25 pm

    Dapper gent!

  126. darlene

    November 11, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    I like a man with a good sense of color!

  127. LI.B.O.E.

    November 11, 2010 at 10:15 pm


    i love this blogs…the place to be..always!


    xox liboe

  128. healy

    November 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm

    Great! Such a fabulous sense of style at that age!!!

  129. OceanBaby

    November 11, 2010 at 11:27 pm

  130. Patrik Karlsson

    November 12, 2010 at 12:38 am

    I think the people before me has said it all. Truly a good looking man.

    When will you come to Sweden?

  131. Anonymous

    November 12, 2010 at 1:53 am

    what an adorable old man!!!

  132. Anonymous

    November 12, 2010 at 2:46 am

    That bench the gentleman is sitting at, looks like the ones on park Olavide in Chamberi. Lots of children and senior citizens walk that park. I don't know if our gentleman dressed for show or comfort, regardless, his choice was good. There is class in his combination of kakhi and plad and edginess in the bright colored accesories.

    I love Madrid, you can see stylish people everywhere specially around El Prado and Serrano Street. I've been here since Oct 10th.

    This Photo made me write…kind of a conversation not with Scott, but the kind faced gentleman…

  133. rara

    November 12, 2010 at 2:47 am

    blogwalking here.. nice pictures luv it :)

  134. Marie

    November 12, 2010 at 4:07 am

    I don't know if it's Madrid or if it is you, I would say the combination of both, but your last pictures are brilliant.

  135. Gudrun and Iris

    November 12, 2010 at 5:47 am

    fantastic! i wish i will be dressed like that when i am old and wrinkly (and yes, i am a girl) – LOVE the fuchsia/purple scarf and how serene does the dapper gentleman look? well done whoever you are! *curtsies*

  136. ttv

    November 12, 2010 at 5:55 am

    Simple critique.. Fashion is not only for young ones. :-)

  137. Lee Oliveira

    November 12, 2010 at 6:29 am

    Is he just cute! i love his jacket

  138. Tara's Dolce Vita

    November 12, 2010 at 6:41 am

    What a wonderful gentleman!

  139. Kate

    November 12, 2010 at 7:24 am

    Old and stylish. Love it! Vintage clothes with a great orange element and a modern violet shawl. He dresses better than most young people.

  140. Ramalhoni

    November 12, 2010 at 7:41 am

    I love the Bold colors that spanish men are no afraid to use!!!
    Gr8 pic …

  141. jdit

    November 12, 2010 at 9:29 am

    There is something very inviting and welcoming about this picture. I feel I would be welcomed to sit, chat, share and enjoy some great wit, charm and wisdom from this guy.

    With Veteran's Day having just passed it is always energizing to me to see people of the Great Wars generations so ready and able to share and smile and twinkle in the eye. Knowing what I do from many in my family who went through those years and history I have been taught I cannot imagine the stuff of the fortitude that allowed so many of them to even want to go on sometimes. This a testament to the strength and resilience of those of those generations (and indeed others) and all in the cropping of this single shot. Spectacular Scott.

  142. comme fraiche

    November 12, 2010 at 10:43 am

    Madrid rocks with fashion- young,old,male,female, it's all good!


    November 12, 2010 at 11:20 am

    Just beautiful to see old people dress up on a regular day.

  144. Eva M

    November 12, 2010 at 12:49 pm

    I love it! Gentleman is forever! And the style, too…

  145. Antonia

    November 12, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    Class never gets old!

  146. Gentry Style

    November 12, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    what a gent!

  147. Vivian

    November 12, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    the golden years. what a happy looking man.


  148. Milt-fresh_best-dressed

    November 12, 2010 at 11:46 pm


  149. Nina Trendsurvivor Papaioannou

    November 13, 2010 at 3:12 am

    I like this picture because it looks natural and stylish at the same time.


    November 13, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    How cute!
    Madrid is sooooo nice!

  151. dgojill

    November 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm

    Love how he is relaxed, colorful and so completely COMFORTABLE. If any item of clothing does not feel comfortable or allow freedom of movement it is not worth wearing!

  152. Anonymous

    November 13, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    By the looks of it… a dapper gent!

    - Vanessa
    Project Zen

  153. xoxo Elizabeth Toledano de Gomez

    November 14, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    Wow. Love the color of his scarf. He seems happy. Wonder what he was doing there. Taking in his surroundings…

  154. DWood51321

    November 15, 2010 at 8:34 am

    Awesome! Brilliant!

  155. Taylor

    November 15, 2010 at 8:39 am

    The best part of this picture is his smile.

  156. Anonymous

    November 15, 2010 at 10:31 am


  157. Anonymous

    November 15, 2010 at 11:49 am

    I love his sweet smile

  158. Rumyana

    November 17, 2010 at 3:34 am

    Oh, what a beautiful photo! First the colors… and then the style! Fashion fades only style remains the same :)


  159. kim

    November 18, 2010 at 2:39 am

    makes him look much younger by
    colours, his smile makes me smile

  160. Anonymous

    November 24, 2010 at 8:35 pm

    wonderful! Me encanta :)

  161. The Dandelion Tamer

    November 24, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    I wish we had Men like this where I live. This is a Man, in the classic sense, who, if you sat beside him, would engage you in a mesmerizing conversation; give you his undivided attention; he would generously impart sweet, serene wisdom. He would chuckle and tap the place close by his side, and I would slide near, and he would tell me stories for hours. Maybe he would smell like something I forgot from my childhood. Oh, and he would still have that passion in his eyes. Oh, what a man this is!

  162. JaSon

    November 26, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    He is not posing, he is smiling. He is not dressed up, he is dressed.

    It's nothing for him.. Very cool.

  163. Martina

    November 27, 2010 at 3:58 am

    I love how he wears his sweet smile.
    Class never gets old, it's true.

  164. Desi bridal make up artist

    November 30, 2010 at 8:17 am

    this is a very nice blog.I like that you showed the very young little "man" with the pom pom socks and this older gentleman in the same day on your site.


    Desi bridal make up artist

  165. Anonymous

    December 10, 2010 at 12:32 pm


  166. Anonymous

    January 9, 2011 at 1:59 am

    this is wonderful

  167. Anonymous

    February 23, 2011 at 7:17 am

    How many men these days go out and buy a purple scarf?—just absolutely wonderful!

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