Thursday, January 20, 2011

On the Street… The Mix, Florence

The socks, the scarf, the denim shirt, the coat, the flannels….there’s a lot to love in this mix.


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  1. Yajaira

    January 20, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    lovely scarf..
    wow bright socks
    love the shoes!


    January 20, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    Beautiful mix of materials/colours

  3. TheMen'sSide

    January 20, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    Awesome :)

  4. KC

    January 20, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    oh my goodness! love the mustard socks with the structured jacket

  5. ana

    January 20, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    j'aime le melange!
    thats so great I would like to find more people who aren't afraid of taking risks as to wear 6 diferent colors and textures in the same outfit

  6. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    Uh mazing, such a great shot.

  7. Coco

    January 20, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    YES! This is so right!

  8. jenny

    January 20, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    oh my. he is BEAUTIFUL. everything about his look is just wonderful.

  9. Tofu

    January 20, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    i love it !

  10. SabinePsynopsis

    January 20, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    I'm falling in love with brown and grey (and yellow)!

  11. Chicago Streetstyle Scene

    January 20, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Great photo, as always. I love the composition.

  12. NONverbal Art by Delicia.G

    January 20, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    This outfit is gorgeous, I am drawn to the yellow socks :)

  13. AP23

    January 20, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    it makes you thing what he is writing… i like it, atmospherical!

    â™  â™  â™ 


  14. Kira Lilly

    January 20, 2011 at 4:42 pm

  15. syd vicious

    January 20, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    wow, this is great!

  16. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    A wonderful mix of textures and patterns. And, the sunny socks add a playful touch to the look.

  17. Blah Blah Becky

    January 20, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    You forgot his gorgeous curly hair! :-)

  18. VicissitudiniLombarde

    January 20, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    Love the coat!
    That sock and shoes are amazing!


  19. agnes szucs

    January 20, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    aaahh. the colors. a beautifully understated bouquet.


  20. magdalena viktoria

    January 20, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    perfect. and the socks!! I just thought today I need some nice, mustard-yellow socks.


    January 20, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    definitely the shoes that grab my attention! Clearly a well constructed outfit though, a lot of classics, just put together beautifully which just makes it work… great photo!!

  22. Fashion Agony

    January 20, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    Those socks are so cool! :)

  23. LatteLisa

    January 20, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    love everything in this mix and love the photo too!

  24. my.amalgam

    January 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    wow so many great things about this outfit
    the clean lines of the jacket
    with the wicked colorful socks and shoes

    great shot!

  25. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    Probably the best combination of hair and scarf in a long long time.


    January 20, 2011 at 5:02 pm


  27. mgik

    January 20, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    great shoes!

  28. Elizabeth

    January 20, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    and the shoes!

  29. Keely

    January 20, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    What a fantastically dressed gentleman. Wish we saw more of that around.

  30. Tess Kincaid

    January 20, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    The socks are the key.

  31. Serina

    January 20, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    And not forgetting the shoes! I love how natural this is.

  32. Mary Grace

    January 20, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    I couldn't agree even more. If I was on a rush and I spotted this guy, I would literally stop on my tracks to observe and admire.

  33. Fashion Nerd

    January 20, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Florence Is like one of my favorite cities, plus the style of a city as a whole is tremendous.

    Fashion Nerd

  34. Wonyoung

    January 20, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    even his bag and fingers.

  35. DĂłraKristĂ­n:*

    January 20, 2011 at 5:37 pm

  36. Shilpi

    January 20, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    I'm diggin that pop of color!



  37. katja Horstman

    January 20, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    he has got beautiful hands!

  38. Janniche

    January 20, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Sure is!! even the hair!!
    supernice pic!!

    Duse Pasteller

  39. It blog girls

    January 20, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Love it!

  40. istanbulboy

    January 20, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    I love love love that look!


  41. h²

    January 20, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Haha, love the yellow socks

  42. Sara Lua

    January 20, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    I wish American men could dress like he. I spotted a man wearing rolled-up red twill pants with summer oxfords in San Francisco. He was too good to be true — definitely Italian.

  43. Best of Beehive

    January 20, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    I love the scarf, but I don't know about the socks. Maybe a darker color like a purple or red.

  44. Camellia

    January 20, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    I adore the color and texture combinations in this outfit. The more you look at it the more you see, the more you love.

  45. dks

    January 20, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    Italians have such natural style. Bellisimo.

  46. Vicky

    January 20, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Adore the bright socks x

  47. Francesco

    January 20, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    The style start when gentlemen dare.
    Great pic!


  48. Vea Beau

    January 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    His Hair just compliments it!
    love it love it laaave it

    i'll be rocking mustard as well.

    Check us out!

    Love Vea Beau

  49. e_e26t

    January 20, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    A lot of your photos contain interesting socks! I love them~ :)

  50. The Red Umbrella

    January 20, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Love it all!

  51. La Femme Française

    January 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    i love everything on him !

  52. Brenda

    January 20, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    It's so effortlessly good… I love his oxfords!

  53. caribbelle

    January 20, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    I'm getting a very fashionable professor vibe lol

  54. RABY

    January 20, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    That's awesome ! No doubt !

  55. tinkerbell the bipolar faerie

    January 20, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    Gorgeous! Love the colour of the socks and also the coat.

  56. designchic

    January 20, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    Very chic…love the socks!!

  57. Kristen

    January 20, 2011 at 7:36 pm

    Holy sunshine socks, he's wearing happiness on his feet! I absolutely love it!

    I also love the slim cut of his pants, and the polkadot scarf… How often do I see men wearing polkadots? I love it. And I love the toggled coat, too.

    Love it. I need to go to Italy.

  58. Jasmin

    January 20, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    the colour mixing is fabulous

  59. kimchicsisters

    January 20, 2011 at 7:48 pm

  60. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    I've been looking to the oldest posts of The Sartorialist, the ones from 2005 and 2006. No doubt, today's shots are far more beautiful and well-found.

    However, there's something that, in my opinion, isn't as good as it used to anymore. Years ago your photographs came usually with a text explaining the sense of the picture, the images and feelings they evoked to you: explaining what made a look more than simple good taste about fashion.

    That made the comments of every shot (not many of them, just about 10 or so for each one) turn in some cases into interesting dialogs about the conceptual side of fashion.

    Don't you miss that, now that most of the hundreds of comments you get every week just say how much they love a certain detail of the clothing or how pictorical the photograph is?

    Well, all I want to say is that, from my point of view, a blog that has got fame under the philosophy of catching that "something" in some people's way of wearing, beside "official" fashion and style rules, should make use of the support of the words, the only way to tell the world what you really mean with a picture.

    Love your work anyway, and I'm sure you have something to tell, I just would love to see it writen.


  61. Marrisa

    January 20, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    I love how he put this together! The socks and the shoes!

  62. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    love the mix indeed! i hope you'll visit Philippines too! :)

  63. Art of RetroCollage

    January 20, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    Those shoes are fantastic!

  64. Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Love that Freestyle, especially the shoes, the brand is TRICKERS!

  65. moiquisuis

    January 20, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    yes indeed i DO love this!! especially because he's writing with a pen and not on an iphone…

  66. EFT for Cancer

    January 20, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    I love his style! He's very bold!

  67. Kathleen

    January 20, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Oh, yes! to the mix!! He emboldens me. I want to wear golden socks and polka dots.

  68. Marisa

    January 20, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Who wears mustard-colored socks and orange shoes and still looks styling? The black and white scarf makes it all work. Ah those Italians….

  69. Meredith Howard

    January 20, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    I agree. The socks are especially a stroke of genius.

    - Meredith

  70. Danielle

    January 20, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Totally agree! What is it about colorful socks on men that just makes me swoon!?!

  71. La

    January 20, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    I'm lovin' the yellow socks.

  72. erics

    January 20, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    he's stylin' on all of us.

  73. Lisa Petrarca

    January 20, 2011 at 9:34 pm

  74. Eryl

    January 20, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    His coat, the colour of fresh mortar and just as pliant, is my stand out piece here. Though I do, too, love that hair.

  75. Francesca

    January 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    love the yellow socks


    Le Kiss Kiss- Click Here!

  76. Larissa

    January 20, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    love the socks! what a bright statement!

  77. dbbk

    January 20, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    ooh. don't forget the pen. very nice. wish he was writing down my number;-)

  78. jdit

    January 20, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Looking and feeling comfortable in one's clothes speaks volumes and the candid obviousness of that in this shot makes the picture complete and engaging.

  79. Shevah

    January 20, 2011 at 10:47 pm

    The socks make it so interesting.

  80. Laurita P

    January 20, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    you said it! a lot to love indeed…

  81. Barrera

    January 20, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    i thought i was only into guys with larger legs, but guys with skinny legs are good as long as they have nice fitted pants.

  82. dodo

    January 20, 2011 at 11:20 pm

    italian rules!

  83. Pati Gaitán (Pati-G)

    January 20, 2011 at 11:45 pm

    Yes, indeed – let alone the hair style and notice, no iphone, no ipad, no laptop and the hair :-) just pure chicness.

  84. Kyle

    January 20, 2011 at 11:52 pm

    Now that is the epitome of style! I would name my favorite piece, but there is no way I could choose!

  85. Maryanne

    January 20, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    the socks, shoes and ascot brighten this outfit.

  86. Maowel

    January 20, 2011 at 11:56 pm

    Oh that is a lovely outfit, from head to toe! Classic pieces each on their own, and getting together with a twist, I love it! :)

  87. Lu

    January 21, 2011 at 12:00 am


  88. Gin

    January 21, 2011 at 12:02 am

    love the look! makes him look like a big kid :)

  89. Edwin Rafael

    January 21, 2011 at 12:19 am

    Aaah, the beauty of mix.

  90. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 12:29 am

    You said it! "There's a lot to love in this mix."

    I agree!

  91. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 12:33 am

    if you like that, you'll see a lot of that in San Francisco…

    not a fan


  92. Miss Molly

    January 21, 2011 at 1:32 am

    this is really great! perfect style!

  93. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 1:40 am

    what socks can do for an outfit.

    love this

  94. SOFIA

    January 21, 2011 at 2:04 am

  95. Vasilieva

    January 21, 2011 at 2:07 am

    nice splash of yellow, perfect snap

  96. PopSteeze

    January 21, 2011 at 2:20 am

    nice socks

  97. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 2:57 am

    I love sock.
    so nice!

  98. KC

    January 21, 2011 at 3:06 am

    this guys just did a flawless execution. i am inspired.

  99. Joanna Paulsen

    January 21, 2011 at 3:07 am

    Yes I love this mix too!

  100. @unChCh

    January 21, 2011 at 3:18 am

    toooo funny!!!

  101. unnurösp

    January 21, 2011 at 3:51 am

    im in love !!

  102. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 4:02 am

    The socks with the pants with the shoes… *le sigh*

  103. Cecille

    January 21, 2011 at 4:41 am

    yes ! lovely mixture

  104. Tom

    January 21, 2011 at 4:48 am

    Great combination….

    Ravenshoe Real Estate

  105. The Ataraxian

    January 21, 2011 at 4:59 am

    Wonderfully 'thrown on', young look. The socks are the clear eye-catcher.
    Not enougth of these chaps in London at the moment, everyone is too obsessed by showing off a shiny bit of branding

  106. Dustyflint

    January 21, 2011 at 5:11 am

    There is a lot to love here. I'm enjoying all the bright socks you are seeing.

  107. H-S

    January 21, 2011 at 5:26 am

  108. OgKofB

    January 21, 2011 at 5:30 am

    The socks and shoes.. Brilliant!

  109. Tara's Dolce Vita

    January 21, 2011 at 5:43 am

    funny mix, great photo!

    Gotta love those italians!!!

  110. mademoiselle-marie

    January 21, 2011 at 5:53 am

    original et charmant

  111. domain name hosting

    January 21, 2011 at 6:20 am

    Nice combinations.. Fantastic post..

  112. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 6:33 am

    I completely agree with Sara.


  113. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 6:36 am


  114. Martina Pinto

    January 21, 2011 at 6:52 am

  115. Rene Braun

    January 21, 2011 at 7:03 am

    Wow!!! SPecial look :))


    You are welcome to visit my blog too :)) Kisses!!

  116. JOE

    January 21, 2011 at 7:15 am

    Yes ! I am looking forward to throwing my colored socks on. With the snow and ice back on the east coast, I am sticking to my weathered chukkas. I have ruined to many leather shoes with the salt thrown down.

    A refreshing boost with winter still blowing around.

    Well done !

  117. mon

    January 21, 2011 at 7:15 am

    FABULOUS !!!

    where are those beautiful shoes from?
    one never seems to find cool
    brogues for women!

  118. Athena

    January 21, 2011 at 7:48 am

    i love the color contrast of his shoes and socks. :)

  119. Azmer

    January 21, 2011 at 7:52 am

    very nice!

  120. 18 Kerut

    January 21, 2011 at 8:02 am

    yes! perfection

  121. Jordana @ White Cabana

    January 21, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Now, what's he writing down? Or perhaps he's sketching a picture of a fountain?

  122. Ruhvana and Flanelli

    January 21, 2011 at 8:42 am

    Awesome! Awesome! awesome!

    My biggest love in his style are those socks!


  123. Today's Gift

    January 21, 2011 at 8:48 am

    I'm new to your blog and can't believe I've missed it for all these years! But so happy I've found it now.

    I love his shoes and socks.

  124. Bojan

    January 21, 2011 at 8:59 am

    this shoe-socks-pants combination is great!

  125. Sophia

    January 21, 2011 at 9:05 am

    At least his feet are warm!
    Colour pun, I apologize.

  126. Gianlu

    January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am


  127. Malinda Kay

    January 21, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Oh my! That pop of yellow sock and orange shoe against the neutral suit! And the little hint of polka dot peeking out. He is so dashing!!

    Can I also say how much I love the ever-so-slightly cropped pant that men are so into these days? It's so crisp. I hope this trend is here to stay.

  128. Davidikus

    January 21, 2011 at 10:27 am

    & the socks, of course!

  129. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 10:35 am

    ..dressing with intent!

    - isabelle à montréal

  130. proletarian Great Gatsby

    January 21, 2011 at 10:40 am

    Each element works perfect separately …and together

  131. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 10:59 am

    I love how he pulled this whole outfit together, the denim with flannel no less. And then the accessories are so nice– pops of colour indeed. Mustard yellow and a beautiful scarf. This spring seems to be about how to accessorize.

  132. The Fashion Yankee

    January 21, 2011 at 11:20 am

    I like the subtle shadow play on the coat. Nice light.

    Are those Grenson shoes?

  133. MARK

    January 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    A well put together gent.

  134. Ivanka

    January 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    Don´t you want to stay in Italy a little longer? Awesome combinations you´ve found!

  135. Joanna Roman

    January 21, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    I agree!

  136. Yasmine

    January 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    WOW! Incroyable!!!! I want to be his friend.

  137. Rita

    January 21, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    amazing!I think he's Dondup stylist

  138. flynn

    January 21, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    Wow. I really love this combination!

  139. Jucinara

    January 21, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    You said it perfectly!
    "..there´s a lot of love in this mix"

  140. Anonymous

    January 21, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Come summer and bright socks, go away winter with high boots!

  141. Sam Morris

    January 21, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    I just wondered do you ask everyone for a picture or are there some you just take? like this one, it seems so natural, as if he doesn't know you are there.

  142. jimjims

    January 21, 2011 at 3:10 pm


    Alot going on here, but also a lot to love.

    Great concoction!

  143. bresfittingroom

    January 21, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Obsessed with a fun sock!!! Love the shoes!!

  144. Sophie Mhabille

    January 21, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Italian men, they have a great sense of style. The yellow socks are so cute

  145. Collin M

    January 21, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    Quite amazing, really love the pants. The shoes are unique!

  146. Marie

    January 21, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    I was scrolling down and POP there was his socks. This guy has a fun quirky style :) Makes me happy.

  147. Suzanne

    January 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    New favorite guy!

  148. J.Dolores

    January 22, 2011 at 4:20 am

    He has P O P

  149. MELISSA Z.

    January 22, 2011 at 4:51 am

    love the yellow socks! so stylish!

  150. Crystal

    January 22, 2011 at 4:54 am

    How sweet is this guy? In his whimsical quirky little get up. A little bit mismatched, but in all the right ways. And a writer? Aw! ♥

  151. IS THIS IT? models review

    January 22, 2011 at 5:32 am

    I like this so much, such an interesting mix.

  152. Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl

    January 22, 2011 at 6:39 am

    And the shoes!!

  153. Stacey H

    January 22, 2011 at 11:32 am

    The mix is sophisticated and rugged somehow. Perfect combinations. I would wear this… so I guess it could be unisex!

  154. Rebekah

    January 22, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Just such a lovely pairing: the socks and the shoes. Beautiful, as always! You inspire me!

  155. DO YOU DO

    January 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    i like your shoes..

  156. Anonymous

    January 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    Beautifully maintained shoes; love that tradition in men!

  157. brightlightsbigcity

    January 22, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    the socks, the socks!

  158. Su-Kenyi

    January 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    Love everything about this.

  159. Rosalind Rosewarne

    January 23, 2011 at 4:24 am

    individually these items would probably raw BIG NO but this combo is lovely and quirky, tells the viewer so much about the personality of the guy. And what nice hands he has!

  160. The Hype Around...

    January 23, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    The mixture of colors and fabric is one of the few joys of winter.Just look at those wonderful socks paired with the shoes and trousers.
    We should all do our part to brighten dreary days like this gentleman does.

  161. Neide Santana

    January 23, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    meraviglioso… la particolaritĂ  di un'uomo che sa vestire la propria eleganza … bravo!

  162. Leslie

    January 24, 2011 at 3:39 am

    Love the colour of the brogues, can't stop staring at the tan – yellow-grey colour combo at the foot. I am mezmerised :)

  163. nimarii

    January 24, 2011 at 11:35 am

    The first image that has prompted me to comment on your blog. LOVE.

  164. Rumyana

    January 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Really adorable! :)


  165. Vivi

    January 24, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Everything about this outfit is fabulous. Very Dandy!

  166. Espen

    January 24, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    i wonder what he's writing.

  167. Anonymous

    January 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    I believe I recognize Kevin Morley. The designer of Dondup Uomo. Amazing guy and yes, he has The Look, everytime.

  168. Yvette Marie

    January 25, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    great coat, great shoes, perfect colours match.

  169. Isabelle Ljungblom

    January 27, 2011 at 5:40 am

    Handsome man!!!

  170. Mona

    January 27, 2011 at 11:54 am

    îmi place foarte mult / I like it very very much

  171. Les Frères JO'

    January 28, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Yellow socks & tan shoes – combo is beautiful !

    if you like french men street looks :

  172. amy lane

    February 1, 2011 at 11:50 am

    reasons why i love florence…..

  173. Anonymous

    February 15, 2011 at 12:15 am

    what a legendary picture of my Brother! nice one big bro!

  174. Anonymous

    April 4, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    I loooove that coat!

    Anybody know where it's from?

  175. Walking around with a scapel

    April 12, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    the socks and shoes adds a surprise touch to a muted toned outfit. Unexpected but totally works. Nice shot!

  176. Huh

    January 26, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    The homeless look is in now?

  177. Simon

    March 26, 2013 at 9:52 am

    It’s the socks that make it. As in everything in life the difference is the detail

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