Tuesday, April 11, 2006

On The Street……..The Painter

I love the look – he looks like every “Soho Loft” mannequin Ralph Lauren has ever done. To me the entire key is the undersized Barbour jacket, very short on the hip and very slim in the arms. The cuff ,alone, on the pants is good but the leather binding makes the cuff outstanding.

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  1. Anonymous

    April 11, 2006 at 8:49 pm

    that’s such a great outfit! why don’t more men dress like this?

  2. Anonymous

    April 11, 2006 at 9:59 pm

    love the look – dude is hot!

  3. Em Lo

    April 11, 2006 at 11:07 pm

    Is he a painter by trade? Because I can’t imagine anyone dressing as well for that niche as someone who actually defines that niche!

  4. Juliette Godart

    April 12, 2006 at 4:10 am

    May I have the e-mail address of this ‘model’, pleeeeease!!! I am totally fall in love with him. I am sure he too will fall in love with me at the exact moment I could sniff/touch/smell my words.

    Aspetto, grazie.

  5. petra

    April 12, 2006 at 4:11 am

    Like it too! So unique!

  6. argos

    April 12, 2006 at 8:17 am

    As a painter myself, I am surprised that people admire this look. I dress this way often, people in my town just think I dress mindlessly, which I, in a sense do. However it is very pragmatic for an artist to have sound boots, ruffled pants and a great jacket.

  7. shobhana

    April 12, 2006 at 9:08 am

    foxy.

  8. Anonymous

    April 12, 2006 at 10:50 am

    LOVE the look!
    Sort of looks like a young, sexy-artist version of Frank Zappa!

  9. Anonymous

    April 12, 2006 at 12:20 pm

    excellent. skimpy grew out of these clothes handed down from big brother look, cant afford new ones cos im too busy painting…..
    One of the better non fashion looks out there.

  10. Swagger

    April 12, 2006 at 1:28 pm

    For those that care, this is the Bedale jacket from Barbor. I know because I have one! Only the bedale is cut short.

  11. alexandre

    April 12, 2006 at 3:22 pm

    It’s either a well thought out outfit, or he’s worn those pants until they have shrunk to that degree..I’m leaning towards the latter.

  12. Anonymous

    April 12, 2006 at 11:25 pm

    Ha!

    Anonymous 10:50 AM beat me to it.

    Frank, indeed.

    – desertwind

    PS – I bet this guy has to beat the women off with a stick!

  13. Anonymous

    April 13, 2006 at 11:07 pm

    …and lots of men. too!

  14. Anonymous

    April 25, 2006 at 12:30 am

    I think I saw this guy on the GQ (British) Fashion issue (or something like that) in an article on facial hair. So he must be a model. Any leads?

  15. Anonymous

    March 17, 2007 at 10:52 am

    The painter, or pretending to be? He is hot, but the look isn’t dirty enough, ripped enough, a little too put together. But maybe that IS the artist in him, not like so many that really don’t care about how they look. (Look at my art! Not me!)

  16. Katie

    August 8, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    I would spend a torrid weekend with this dude. Also nice boots.

  17. Homère

    August 10, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    Is the jacket blue or black ?

  18. Mickey

    August 15, 2011 at 8:44 am

    Another fan of the look here, suits the model perfectly as well.

  19. adsl

    October 3, 2011 at 7:07 am

    me gusta el estilo

  20. leo

    October 12, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    i like it all! the pants look is quite interesting.

  21. Mans

    October 19, 2011 at 11:03 am

    anyone know where i can find such good looking shoes?

  22. BigRed

    November 7, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    Does anyone have any idea what type of boots those are? They are nearly perfect.

  23. Richard

    December 15, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    I’m pretty sure this guy owns Smith & Mills on N.Moore Street – coolest speakeasy in town.

  24. Hostels Barcelona

    May 9, 2012 at 7:06 am

    His look is really lovely! I love the jacket, but is blue or black?

    Hugs.

  25. brochacho texicaine

    February 22, 2013 at 12:59 am

    i keep coming back to this one. still perfect after 7 years.

  26. Simone Fraser

    November 21, 2013 at 7:20 am

    Seven years after its post I find it. better late etc. So, I take it that Scott’s comment about the jacket being shortened on the hip refers to the man having had it adjusted himself?
    I wish we could see examples of the works of the creative people Scott features. The above comments suggest people think he’s a trade painter, a model, or the owner of a Smith & Mills… The Sartorialist either exercises restraint, is at peace with our curiosity, or simply doesn’t have enough time to write answers! Regarding the comment that the lovely subject doesn’t look messy enough, as an artist myself I can assure you there are times when we haven’t come directly from our work and enjoy clothes and clean clothes, too!

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