Monday, March 1, 2010

On the Street…..The Overflow, NYC

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  1. Sarah Dee

    March 1, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    So Adorable!!

  2. The Photodiarist

    March 1, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    But so very dapper!

  3. Sondre Hermundstad

    March 1, 2010 at 1:09 pm

  4. jessica whitley

    March 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm

    oh, i love this. his tie is lovely :)

  5. Donned and Delivered

    March 1, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    I thoroughly enjoy statement glasses.

  6. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    Esto es lo que se llama tener personalidad…Bravo!!!

  7. Davidikus

    March 1, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    That is one striking outfit! I love the way he uses his pocket to stuff everything: hankie, gloves, glasses…

  8. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    love how tailored and playful his style is!

  9. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    wow, the combination works. He is cool

  10. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    love how playful and tailored his style is!

  11. Joyce

    March 1, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    he looks great! very well accessorized. I'm always impressed by guys who can dress well and be confident in their choices.

  12. Joyce

    March 1, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    he's got a great look! he's so well accessorized! i'm always impressed with guys who are confident in their style and have fun with it as well. great shot!

  13. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    The Gloves in the pocket of the Suit are amazing!

  14. Bell

    March 1, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    Great! I like his style, though it is about acting

  15. Bell

    March 1, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    Great! I like his style, though it is about acting

  16. the style crusader

    March 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    this is incredible! there are just too many amazing things going on here. the patterns, glasses, chain, items falling out of the pocket… love the purple with the blue checks. this guy looks awesome. xx

  17. Beverly Bohan

    March 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    Ah, classy classic. What's not to love? Cap, frames, gold accents, handkerchief, blazer/jeans, I like 'em all.

  18. Koen

    March 1, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    Too, too much

  19. xris

    March 1, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    Dapper, but the brother needs a lint brush.

  20. Daniel Villamil

    March 1, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    So Style!!

  21. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Nice smile! and nice details.

  22. Hatchet

    March 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    I love this look. The devil is in the details, too, like every other button on the vest being undone. I'm mad about little personal style rules like that.

  23. captain RL

    March 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    this is just horrible. overkill. no class.

  24. imane

    March 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    LOVE it !

    xx

    cheeky girl

  25. MOD PAUL

    March 1, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    Oi, is the Kitchen Sink in that jacket pocket as well? But really I kind of like it..

  26. Eric

    March 1, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    I remember seeing this gentleman in other pictures you've taken. I appreciate what he is trying to do and I'll commend his attempt at mixing patterns and colors. However, I get the feeling that he is trying WAY too hard. The size of the shirt collar overwhelms the tie and the lapel of the jacket. Ditto for the tie bar that is much too long for the tie. Lastly, there is just WAY too much in his sportcoat's pocket: glasses, 'kerchief, AND leather gloves??? This is Milanese overkill.

  27. *G*R*U*N*T*I*L*D*A*

    March 1, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    What would you call this look…funky yuppie?

  28. Malia

    March 1, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Not everyone can pull this off, but he looks great! I love the color and texture of his look.

  29. Misanthropic Pulp

    March 1, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    I've seen him before, haven't I..ah well brilliant combination of accessories…

    http://misanthropicpulp.blogspot.com/

  30. JouJou Loves You

    March 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    I LOOOOVE pocket watches and you don't see them too often anymore. The glove in the lapel is an interesting touch.

    Visually stimulating indeed!!! I say it is ALWAYS better to be different and interesting, then boring and blah.

  31. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    This cat is the shit.

  32. laughtrack

    March 1, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    Not to be the naysayer but… He looks like every neu-fashion statement thrown in a bowl and tossed. All the ingredients are delicious, but the dish is overwrought.

  33. Gon

    March 1, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    He has a lot of swagger! :D

    xx,
    http://www.dimogonda.blogspot.com

  34. Liam

    March 1, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    Fantastic!

  35. itswhatshewants

    March 1, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    LOVE IT!! Nerdy Chic at it's best!!

    http://itswhatshewants.wordpress.com

  36. Ashley

    March 1, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    So very classy! He's so handsome!

  37. Djordy

    March 1, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    very outspoken, without being loud. nicely done!

  38. Capucine

    March 1, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    This guys has moch style!

    So much tought into details: the brown velvet vest, the blue of the rough denim and shimmery jacket, the purple silk tie, and the silky red pocket scarf.

    Amazing!

  39. Sean

    March 1, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    interesting to see, but nothing to try at home!^^

  40. SabinePsynopsis

    March 1, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Stepping directly out of 'Public Enemies' – very cool 30s style!

  41. Regina

    March 1, 2010 at 3:06 pm

    Love his face!!

  42. prettykittypublishing

    March 1, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    The return of the gloves in the pocket, I see!

    Nice details.

  43. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    anybody know where that shirt is from?

  44. NYANZI REPORT

    March 1, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Great shot,great styling, great smile.
    Original.

  45. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    Why wear a pocket watch and a wrist watch?

  46. Ozwald Boateng

    March 1, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    A bit too much going on in one look for my liking, but somehow he gets away with it…!

    http://ozwaldboateng.blogspot.com/

  47. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 3:58 pm

    Lunettes Tom Ford, que du bon.

  48. Vintage Fairy Tales Rebecka

    March 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    If I was a man I would dress like this!
    So cool;)
    Becky

  49. Maria José

    March 1, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    I like it! he looks very heavy
    xoxo

  50. M

    March 1, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    This is such a nice look!!! I love how he thought about all those small details! It's crazy how you always take those amazing pictures!

    http://spottedbym.blogspot.com/

  51. i vestiti!

    March 1, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    Best things about this is everything in the pocket and the contrast of the shirt and tie…why don't more people wear tie clips?

    ivestiti.
    blogspot.
    com

  52. WE SPY WITH MY LITTLE i

    March 1, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    Texture perfect – minus the flat cap!

    http://www.wespywithmylittlei.blogspot.com

  53. keith

    March 1, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    what a big cliche!!!!

  54. SoFranni Finesse

    March 1, 2010 at 4:41 pm

  55. The Style Revolution

    March 1, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    So Dapper!

  56. Ben Boskovich

    March 1, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    One of my favorites of all time!!!

    http://STATEtorialist.blogspot.com

    -Ben

  57. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    Love love love!!

  58. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    what is exactly the name of that kind of blue? (about jacket)….it´ s a bit sheen I love it

  59. Louis

    March 1, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    tremendamente chic…. bellissimi gli accostamenti!

    http://louis-myfashionshow.blogspot.com/

  60. Kathleen

    March 1, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Oh, I just love him. What a great combination of everything. Great outfit, great accessories, fantastic eyewear, and an absolutely fabulous smile. The tie goes well with the silk in his pocket. Love the casual, everyday attitude of the gloves in the breast pocket. He owns his style.

  61. Lemon for breakfast

    March 1, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    love the strange thing (don't really know how to call it!) he has in his pocket!! :)

  62. Merlino

    March 1, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    Gigantic overkill. Far too much details going on: gold coloured jacket buttons, gold coloured tie bar, gold coloured pocketwatch chain, hankie/glasses/glove, tie and hankey match very poorly, and worst of all the fact that he's sporting a pocket- AND a wristwatch.

    He does have a great smile, though.

  63. Dappered

    March 1, 2010 at 5:58 pm

    That man has a TON going on. And it all works. Wild. Good for him.

  64. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 6:04 pm

    I love how the composition of his pocket square, glove and additional pair of glasses resembles a flower.

  65. Michael

    March 1, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    just a little too much going on for me, i mean it really looks like he tried really hard to pull this off!

  66. alibaba germany

    March 1, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    AMAZING! but too much stuff in his chest pocket… just the awesome handkerchief would have been enough!

  67. Ray

    March 1, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    Wow, so over the top and bombastic.

  68. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    Chain, checks, chapeau…chic! :)

  69. Emma

    March 1, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    This picture and his style are great!
    I absolutley love this outfit, it almost looks like he is trying to dress vintage with the chain vest, and cap, but yet he brings it up to date with the blazer, color palete and the big glasses. Some things like caps just never go out of style and you can't stop loving them!!

    http://www.emidoodlesfashion.blogspot.com

  70. Anna

    March 1, 2010 at 6:51 pm

    clearly the presence of the pocket watch and wristwatch means that he carefully planned this out… I'd stick with just the pocket watch. very nice and groomed!

    http://www.stylaholic.com/Stylaholic/Blog/Blog.html

  71. Joel

    March 1, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    this is impeccable. love that only every other button on the vest is buttoned and the ensemble is the perfect blend of warm (browns) and cool (navies) colors.

  72. Adrienne

    March 1, 2010 at 6:55 pm

    I love how you show the beauty in the peculiar… I am of that same beauty… thanks for helping me realize it through your pictures of real people.

  73. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    It's been said, but who needs a pocket watch and a wristwatch? It's the first sign something's wrong. I agree he's seeming to pull it off, because the background of colors and patterns work, but the more you look, the more you begin to ask yourself where could he be possibly going dressed like that–and then it hits you, oh, he's out to be seen. It's hard to take a man seriously who seems to need so much attention. In the end, at least it's endearing. He's young and learning to dress himself; it's like watching a child with fingerpaints.

  74. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    Well he almost pulls it off but the look is just a little too busy for me. Rather affected. Chain, watch, tie clip, gloves, hankie, another pair of glasses in his pocket, vest, cap…. Slow down fella.

  75. Bach

    March 1, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    I love the combination of navy and deep purple in the tie. And the Tom Fords look great on him! This sure is a lot of accessories but he makes it work!

  76. SartorialStudent

    March 1, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    Brilliant combination of colour and accessories, really enjoy the various items stuffed in the jacket pocket.

  77. asian

    March 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm

    Tie bar, pocket watch chain, watch, hanky, gloves, glasses, hat,….geez. It's too bad he didn't accessorize.

  78. Ame in DC

    March 1, 2010 at 8:42 pm

    terrific all the way around.

  79. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm

    Keino Benjamin ( Dapper Dan)…

  80. Jazzbuff630

    March 1, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    Overflow is correct. Turn it down a little. Less is more.

  81. Pickles & Coffee

    March 1, 2010 at 9:13 pm

    gloves in the front pocket, with the pocket square, cool… i like the blazer, vest, hat ,shirt and glasses..

    however, the chain, high tie clip, and jeans, nahhhhhh

    http://www.picklesandcoffee.com

  82. profquackenbush

    March 1, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    The individual elements are nice, especially the tie, but they are thrown together so haphazardly, that they don't work. A classic case of overkill. Two pairs of glasses, two watches, the overstuffed breast pocket . . . This guy is trying way too hard. But at least he's trying.

  83. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    The title of this photo is hilarious and soooo apt!

  84. Anonymous

    March 1, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    Great spirit. I think the saying about picking only one statement piece applies here. One watch is enough! I love the corduroy vest.

    Cheers – Lyle

  85. nich0las

    March 1, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    This is exactly the look I strive to achieve. Just amazing.

  86. Joy Mars

    March 1, 2010 at 11:39 pm

    Mr. Personality!

    The purple tie really makes the whole ensemble. The hot tomato red in the pocket square is the perfect counterpoint.

  87. romaine

    March 2, 2010 at 12:11 am

    so engaging! and dare i say, so cute?!

  88. stephanie_press

    March 2, 2010 at 12:48 am

    He looks so fresh and happy. Wonderful look.

  89. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 12:52 am

    His pocket looks like a flower with the pocket square becoming the cente of the flower, the glove making the petals and the glasses arm as the stem. Is this on purpose or just a serendipitous accident?

  90. Jacqueline

    March 2, 2010 at 12:56 am

    Everything about this photo and outfit is fabulous. I love his smile and he makes me smile! xo

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  91. C.M.M.

    March 2, 2010 at 12:57 am

    He looks like he just walked through the looking glass! A little overkill, but his smile makes up for it.

    Also, he needs to lint roll his jacket.

  92. Sophie

    March 2, 2010 at 1:01 am

    Perhaps he has all those things stuffed in his pockets because he needed a place to keep them? I think using a pocket as a pocket and not just sticking to the job that has been given to it by "fashion" is charming!

  93. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 1:05 am

    Nope

  94. guillermo

    March 2, 2010 at 1:07 am

    Too much. This is not style, not one to be imitated, anyway. Keeping it simple and still looking great is style.

  95. MalinSaga

    March 2, 2010 at 1:45 am

    No

  96. Lou

    March 2, 2010 at 1:52 am

    It may be a bit hectic, but he is a very energetic, playful guy. I think his motto is "let me entertain you". I say: bingo!

  97. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 2:45 am

    I have to say he looks pretty good but maybe a little too much going on for me. The accessorizing is making me dizzy!

  98. Nishita

    March 2, 2010 at 2:52 am

    Love the hat and the smile! Very cool 30's look…

  99. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 3:10 am

    Sorry but this guy is so try hard and the shirt tie combo is horrible I commend his attempt but really look at the collar and tie it just doesnt work

  100. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 3:20 am

    The whacked-out improvised pocket "flower" says it all–he's having a LOT of fun with his look. And his smile says that he wants to spread the happy around. Love!

  101. SweetPea

    March 2, 2010 at 5:09 am

    I want one!

  102. Watchface

    March 2, 2010 at 5:22 am

    It just screams confidence… and he wears confidence well… absoluteley adore the Tom Ford "Carry" frames.

  103. camone

    March 2, 2010 at 5:52 am

    Love the smile, great watch!

  104. Márcia

    March 2, 2010 at 8:11 am

    He is the guy! He is prepared for any situation, a show man. If it is getting hot, he can take off his blazer, be more casual or if it's get cold, he close his bottons and be a kind of serious not so serious. Maybe he is an actor or something. Surely, he is an artist.

  105. ioba

    March 2, 2010 at 8:47 am

    Too much of everything!

    http://www.ioba.eu

  106. Alice Olive

    March 2, 2010 at 8:59 am

    I love that he is all about the accessories. Plus so many textures/patterns and it all looks good!

  107. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 10:18 am

    I unfortunately think this is trying too hard and not really pushing the preppy envelope. I personally think the whole pocket situation is too much and is overwhelming the look. The trend of the nerd glasses is slowly on its way out and its going to be something we look back on in 10 years and ask what we were thinking? A little less detail on this and I think it could work, but the entire look is on the way out.

  108. Ziuzzz

    March 2, 2010 at 10:21 am

    Love it!

  109. Fernando

    March 2, 2010 at 10:24 am

    Love this image.
    This is a great example of how to take the dandy gentleman look into the new decade.

  110. Giovanella

    March 2, 2010 at 10:39 am

    this man screams personal style!! love the whole ensemble..and that chain is the cherry on the cake!

  111. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 10:57 am

    He looks good, no doubt. Very nice to see a young man with some flavor. That said, there's just too much happening – watch chain, pocket square, gloves, glasses, textures, pattern, shrunken fit,cap, big glasses, crazy collar,large watch… maybe pick three and get some kind of leather messenger bag.

  112. THICK AS THIEVES

    March 2, 2010 at 11:22 am

    He looks striking, but's all a bit overdone and not natural in any way. Looks more like a stylized getup for an editorial photo shoot rather than a real life outfit. He needs to learn how to edit and not wear everything he thinks is cool in one outting.

  113. Christina

    March 2, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Ok, so sometimes less really is more, but not with this guy. All of his accessorizing paid off. He looks fab, and happy.

  114. Meadow

    March 2, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    I think "the overflow" is kind of the point here…in a similar way that Patricia Field might go OVER the top with her accessories (um, that witch hat, anyone?).

    There's a touch of humor in stuffing everything in the pocket…he's "winking" at us.

    http://www.vivaswag.com

  115. Dan

    March 2, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    I cant believe the amount of positive reviews this man is receiving…shame

  116. Prutha

    March 2, 2010 at 2:11 pm

    love his style and the smile
    http://donotshoeme.blogspot.com/

  117. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    He looks fantastic, outside and in – great look, great attitude.

  118. The Obsessionista

    March 2, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    He's dashing!

  119. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    This is what trying too hard looks like.

    The tie bar AND the chain AND the glasses (on his face and in his breast pocket) AND the gloves AND the handkerchief?

    Sir, you have certainly made your point. You have a wide array of accessories.

  120. Hugo Hase

    March 2, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    A gentleman with a great sense of style – why can't there be more like that???

  121. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    If only he had more pockets. He's having fun, but not clear why one needs two pairs of glasses or two watches.

  122. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    I LOVE his glasses–who makes them?

  123. un

    March 2, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    this guy is screaming "LOOOOK AT ME"!
    trying to hard

  124. Anna

    March 2, 2010 at 10:22 pm

    He is all about accessories, but i think that his smile is the best accessory of all.

  125. Anonymous

    March 2, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    It looks like he spent some money on his clothes but didn't pay as much attention to how they fit. Sharp but messy.

  126. Brenda S

    March 3, 2010 at 1:19 am

    Love the accent of purple.
    And the shirt, my friend wore one exactly like that today.

  127. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 2:29 am

    i like the style…but it seems forced. i feel that he is trying way too hard.

  128. boB q

    March 3, 2010 at 6:05 am

    Definitely no! I like the gloves in the pocket anyway. One detail. I said one, sir, next time you'll have to chose.

  129. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 6:15 am

    He's workin' it! He's on the Great Style Search of life. Love it.

  130. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 6:20 am

    I'm glad somebody else noticed his "buttonaire" pocket flower. VERY fashion forward. Not only did you not think of it, people, most of you COULDN'T EVEN SEE IT to appreciate his thought!

  131. YachtClubKwame

    March 3, 2010 at 9:32 am

  132. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 10:06 am

    Nice idea but too much. The shirt colour os too splayed, the watch chain is ott and he could lose the tie clip. A bit of visual overload really…

  133. Ameesha Lee

    March 3, 2010 at 10:58 am

    Amazing style, love everything about him.

  134. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 11:11 am

    I disagree with the "trying too hard" train of thought. I find black men seem to have fun with fashion and are able to be peacocks, at times playing with over-the-top with such verve that they just pull it off.

    Lovely pic. Cute guy!

  135. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 11:16 am

    overdecorated

  136. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 11:24 am

    Sorry, he's simply trying too hard. What's with the bling bling and the overstuffed suit pocket?

  137. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 11:26 am

    Love it!!! Love it all!!!

    Shirt, Collar, Vest, Tie, Jacket, Glove in pocket, Jeans, Belt Buckle,The Fit,

  138. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    Cute guy, but trying too hard. Ease up man, you can't (or shouldn't) wear it all at once.

  139. Anonymous

    March 3, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    love the milk chocolate corduroy vest

  140. Miss B

    March 3, 2010 at 2:53 pm

    I just love a dapper young dandy! More men should dress (and smile) like this!

    Miss B xx

    http://agirlastyle.wordpress.com/

  141. Sam

    March 3, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    Overkill!

  142. Sidney

    March 3, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Hence the old addage, "before you leave the house, look at yourself in the mirror and take one thing off". The gloves and pocket square and two pairs of glasses glasses and bracelet and chain and hat lead not to overflow, but overkill… This guy must have started getting dressed at 8 in the morning and not left the house until noon.

  143. Georgia

    March 3, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    Absolute groover.
    10 points for pulling it off, even though he could pull it back a bit. LOVE IT.

  144. JoyMarie

    March 4, 2010 at 1:11 am

    I can tell he's really having fun with getting dressed in the morning which is important. Fashion is fun! He could probably lose a few accessories for my taste but the one he could not do without are the Tom Ford glasses. Can't go wrong with those!

  145. Elevated

    March 4, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    this is a great shot! his wardrobe is classic yet very laid back. lovin the glasses also

  146. Claire

    March 4, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    This outfit is all about the details. Very well done.

  147. Anonymous

    March 6, 2010 at 10:57 am

    Great. Just works…

  148. Rachel Menashy

    March 6, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    I love the gloves/hankerchief/glasses combo but theres so much going on in his outift it's too many patterns, textures, bling etc

  149. Charles Henry

    March 6, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    Super-dandy!

  150. Anonymous

    June 27, 2010 at 10:19 am

    Dapper dan all the way ! fashion over style ….

  151. Jess

    June 29, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    This guy is the total package. Love the pocket watch chain.

  152. Anonymous

    July 30, 2010 at 9:53 am

    Pure Style. This guy is art himself !

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