Monday, April 2, 2007

On the Street…..Uptown, Manhattan

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  1. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 9:14 am

    he looks sorta familiar.. or is he a random?

  2. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 9:32 am

    Looking at this gentleman I suddenly understand why you say in English “to g r o w old”. He looks very grown. I wish to be able to follow his example.

  3. Emma

    April 2, 2007 at 10:03 am

    He’s amazing! He looks so old but so well dressed!

  4. iopine

    April 2, 2007 at 10:06 am

    Only one word comes to mind about the tactile quality of his clothes:

    Sumptuous.

  5. Alice Olive

    April 2, 2007 at 10:11 am

    Hang on, what happened to Spring?! Very dapper and ‘gentleman’.

  6. leigh

    April 2, 2007 at 10:16 am

    I know that this is not a Thom Browne discussion, but the NYTimes has a great slide show showing some of his looks. I liked this one, and I am not generally a Thom Browne fan. Anyway, do like the furry collar of the gentleman above.

    http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/04/01/magazine/20070401_STYLE_SLIDESHOW_6.html

  7. Cut of cloth

    April 2, 2007 at 10:40 am

    An Amazing shot
    to see such elegance and presence
    In an older gentlemen
    This looks more early 2O century
    Rather than 21st
    Very dejaVu

  8. rube

    April 2, 2007 at 10:46 am

    serendipitous juxtaposition of contrasts—the store window summery announcement vs the gentleman’s outfit

  9. Christina

    April 2, 2007 at 10:48 am

    This is the man all the rappers are trying to look like…. the hat, the fur, the cane, the beautiful suit and coat with the purple tie. He looks fantastic and it’s refreshing to see the original!

  10. Butch

    April 2, 2007 at 10:50 am

    Wow! Suddenly it’s Vienna, 1936. (Except for the tie.)

    This is completely wonderful in every way.

  11. Candid Cool

    April 2, 2007 at 11:09 am

    aging with dignity & integrity.

  12. Iheartfashion

    April 2, 2007 at 11:13 am

    What an elegant man! Reminds me of an old fashioned idea of what a banker should look like.

  13. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 12:45 pm

    Now THAT’S how a gentleman dresses! I hope to follow his example.

  14. invisible girl

    April 2, 2007 at 1:12 pm

    Having just attended the 2007 Midwest Hip Hop Convergence, I have to say I love the comment made by Christina.

    Yes, there is a lot that’s hip hoppy about this “ole’” man’s style!

  15. NYC Modelista

    April 2, 2007 at 1:22 pm

    What a nice photo of a gentleman in NYC!! We don’t see enough of this here.

  16. fashion me this

    April 2, 2007 at 2:01 pm

    her is PERFCECT

  17. j3ss3

    April 2, 2007 at 2:15 pm

    omg. can i meet his granddaughter?

  18. Janet

    April 2, 2007 at 2:47 pm

    What a combination of sophistication and flair! Of function and fashion! I love that you don’t just photograph young people. We can learn a lot about fashion for the elder-wise.

  19. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 2:55 pm

    I like the cut of his jib

  20. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 3:24 pm

    i’m an italian girl…i’m 17….i just wanna say that this kind of man is very rare in italy…i’ve never seen old men like him here!!!!i just love him!he’s so smart and fashionable….ihihihi….

  21. daniqueconijn

    April 2, 2007 at 3:42 pm

    fancy grandpa!
    wow,,
    it’s so cool to see that someone of that age still cares about his looks!! im hoping my future husband to be a lot like him!

  22. Gudl

    April 2, 2007 at 3:49 pm

    This is a GREAT shot of a real gentleman. Wunderbar!

  23. 007

    April 2, 2007 at 4:12 pm

    His look is very old money, daper, and elegent. The cordination is excellent, with just the right amount of color. We should all aspire to such a cultivated and prestegious appearance, though from the looks of it it might take you awhile.

  24. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 4:41 pm

    perfection!

  25. whyioughtta

    April 2, 2007 at 4:54 pm

    This shot is just full of beautiful sheen…from his trousers to the light on the window behind him.

  26. lamere

    April 2, 2007 at 7:48 pm

    This is the person I want to have lunch with every day for the rest of my life. I mean, look at that coat! You just know he’ll be interesting. Very, very interesting.

  27. jojo

    April 2, 2007 at 7:53 pm

    this is gorgeous

  28. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 8:13 pm

    I totally agree with Christina’s comment. He’s an original. I love the way he looks and you know for certain he has always dressed and been this very same way.

  29. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 9:00 pm

    BeJaysus Sart, it’s me father!

    no! Wait!

    It’s the old Banker that denied my mortgage yesterday…

    Ahhh bugger it, he looks that good I’ll buy him a dram anyway…

  30. Anonymous

    April 2, 2007 at 9:39 pm

    When men were men.

  31. Jack Daniel

    April 2, 2007 at 10:33 pm

    i think i’m gonna wear his style at the 20′s party of my work.

  32. B.Chau

    April 2, 2007 at 10:33 pm

    this man is my role model.

  33. THE BLUE-HYMN NOTEBOOKS

    April 2, 2007 at 10:58 pm

    loving the lavender tie….

  34. Zanna

    April 3, 2007 at 12:24 am

    What a well dressed gentleman! His style is quite meticulous, and yet, looks effortless in a way. The coat-sleeve and trousers are tailored to just about the perfect length.

  35. Anonymous

    April 3, 2007 at 7:02 pm

    Goodness, Old Man Style is something else. He looks great, well-put-together.

  36. Anonymous

    April 3, 2007 at 10:46 pm

    u totally made my day with this picture . Im sure he must have his butler laying out his clothes in the morning – its old hollywood styling ( or trading places!!) . I would love to be a fly on the wall to his life for a week , i bet he has fascintating stories to tell over a few cigars and a brandy in a gentlemans club

  37. Anonymous

    April 4, 2007 at 7:09 am

    I wonder what’s in the envelope?

    – desertwind

  38. savvylondon

    April 5, 2007 at 9:06 am

    the eyes so piercing. the shot-so incredible. men like him are a dying breed.

  39. Vanessa

    April 5, 2007 at 5:24 pm

    If this were “I” that saw him in the flesh instead, I would probably be one of thoae types that would do double and triple takes..and then scold myself for staring so much…

    This is what my dream future husband looks like…as corny as that may sound..

  40. galler-eye

    April 6, 2007 at 4:56 pm

    Winston Churchill Redux.

  41. Mina

    April 10, 2007 at 3:29 pm

    Timeless!!!

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