Monday, December 29, 2008

On the Street….Velvet Collar Coat, NYC


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  1. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 2:53 pm


  2. ryder

    December 29, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    a slick and classic city look. the pop of orange really makes this complete.

  3. Alexa

    December 29, 2008 at 3:01 pm

    hah i love it!

  4. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    Smooth and Silk, great fit!

  5. jcrew guy in Canada

    December 29, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    Great cut to the coat. I really like the orange scarf with it. Very stylish, very well done.

  6. Eric.Granwehr

    December 29, 2008 at 3:06 pm

    i really cannot figure out how you get your lighting to be flawless every time.

  7. lianne

    December 29, 2008 at 3:15 pm

    nice. I can tell that I love his tie even by the very hint of it.

  8. Colleen

    December 29, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    Hello gorgeous. You look stunning.

  9. Cameron Newland

    December 29, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    A Chesterfield, no?

  10. Michael Rex

    December 29, 2008 at 3:29 pm

    I am a fool for the chocolate brown and orange. It is the new black and works well with vivid colors!

  11. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    Love it, beautiful accent scarf to the whole outfit. BTW, wasn’t he profiled in your blog once before and on GQ as well?

  12. cras4

    December 29, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    wow. nice coat.

  13. suzanne neslon

    December 29, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    I like his short scarf and the way he’s knotted it. The coat with the velvet collar reminds me of that British stalwart, the covert coat, made of khaki twill; a rare sight these days, more’s the pity.

  14. Wanderlusting

    December 29, 2008 at 3:39 pm

    Love it – great shot, great colours :)

  15. Heather

    December 29, 2008 at 3:41 pm

    If only only my hubby would dress so well.

  16. Quincey

    December 29, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    that boy is slick!

  17. brybry

    December 29, 2008 at 3:50 pm

    I can live without the shades, but the tailoring is perfect. the orange is perfect. Love the detail at the end of the sleeve(perfect length). another home-run.

  18. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    that coat is the perfect length

  19. michaeljosephowens

    December 29, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    Fantastic details—glasses, scarf, velvet collar. Really lovely.

  20. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 4:02 pm

    I like this. Nice clean lines. Very smooth.

  21. mockumentary

    December 29, 2008 at 4:04 pm

    that looks like a beautiful, well-made coat. love his scarf colors, although not a fan of his goatee/beard. goard? beartee?

  22. Dominica

    December 29, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    Looks very stylish – a bit of a Scapa guy …
    very nice !

  23. Jillian

    December 29, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    velvet is quite under appreciated in my opinion. And that little addition of orange was just what the look needed! He looks fantastic, indeed!

  24. pixie

    December 29, 2008 at 4:09 pm

    I love this! He looks fantastic, his tie, shirt, scarf, ring. A very handsome well turned out gentleman.

  25. morgan

    December 29, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    i’m in love. LOVE LOVE.

  26. Molly

    December 29, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    what an incredible sense of style. not a bad man either…

  27. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    The coat is beautifully cut but I don’t really like anything else he has going on. I think it’s particularly the glasses which are pushing me away. Are those rhinestones?

  28. Dan in Richmond

    December 29, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    He looks great. I like the velvet collar, and the covered placket (if that’s the correct term) is a nice touch and very appropriate for this coat. Everything else is equally sharp. Of course we want to see the shoes! Hope you had (and have) a great holiday. Welcome back!

  29. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 4:38 pm

    Ooooh, now this I REALLY like a lot. All of it . . .

  30. Jack Daniel

    December 29, 2008 at 4:39 pm

    Such a nice coat. Only, it’s not suitable for very, very cold weather….I think.

    I’ve been wondering when you were coming back. ;)

    Great pic.

  31. dickeycox

    December 29, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    Just the right contrast….Richard

  32. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    hey it’s simba! he’s such a lad about town and a perfect gentleman. his style suits his charming and urbane personality. somebody get him a modelling contract quick!

  33. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 5:15 pm

    I like it, but I’d love to see this guy’s shoes!

  34. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm

    Oh wow… He is sharp! Love it.

  35. Shelley Noble

    December 29, 2008 at 5:24 pm

    Simply sensational. The gentleman really knows how to dress. Well done.

  36. Iheartfashion

    December 29, 2008 at 5:34 pm

    Love the orange scarf!

  37. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 5:51 pm


    I second the comment about your masterful way of lighting your subjects. Shooting in the harsh winter light of the avenues is very difficult.

    big ups!

  38. Erin

    December 29, 2008 at 5:55 pm

    I actually don’t love his whole look, just personally, but that coat is fantastic.

  39. MJ

    December 29, 2008 at 6:06 pm

    So suave, a modern day Lando Calrissian.

  40. designs by bonzie

    December 29, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    I love the equestrian feel to this coat, its absolutely rockin!

    The wearer helps too. :)


  41. Ivy Lane

    December 29, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    Very nice! love that orange scarf!

  42. Ashley

    December 29, 2008 at 6:28 pm


  43. smilla

    December 29, 2008 at 6:35 pm

    Fine and dandy. Love it.

  44. Sanna

    December 29, 2008 at 6:36 pm

    Everyone loves a man in a good looking coat.

  45. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 6:50 pm


  46. Anita

    December 29, 2008 at 7:01 pm

    Yes, he’s been featured on this blog before, looking just as good then as he does now:

  47. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 7:04 pm

    Spectacular hair, shades, scarf and coat, but he must watch those pockets: anything left in them will cause the coat to lose its shape.

  48. -h of candid cool

    December 29, 2008 at 7:05 pm

    very sleek, yet the orange and grey tones keep it the colors “warm.”
    really phenomenal, and that is one quietly gorgeous coat

  49. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 7:37 pm

    I truly love your recent photos of classically dressed African Americans. It is so refreshing to see their sense of style versus the stereotypical ‘hip hop’ look. I, for one, aspire to emulate the classical elegance depicted in this shot. Great photo. Please keep it up.

  50. Emily Wong

    December 29, 2008 at 7:54 pm

    Nice coat, well fitted and the scarf adds a nice contrast.

  51. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 8:02 pm

    Beautiful! It’s strange, I remember the first pic you had of this gentleman so vividly: he was the one with white ipod headphones on and even then he looked smashing, as does he now. So happy to have great men’s style coming back to the blog. Bodes well for what’s to come from Pitti, I hope.


  52. The Burlap Smack

    December 29, 2008 at 8:42 pm

    yes please!!

  53. crowsfeet

    December 29, 2008 at 8:57 pm

    I am less than wild about his sunglasses and phone. I am completely wild about the rest of it. I do wish we could see his shoes, but I can hear them tock tock tock on the sidewalk – as crisply as he cuts through a chilly day. he and Mory are the unofficial ambassadors of orange! It is so beautiful with their skin.

  54. diane

    December 29, 2008 at 8:57 pm

    Nice fitting coat; the scarf is the right proportion and color.

  55. Eric

    December 29, 2008 at 9:04 pm

    That is a Chesterfield overcoat–essential to every gentleman’s wardrobe. I’m having one made by my Chicago bespoke tailor, Paul Chang.

  56. That Girl Ang

    December 29, 2008 at 9:15 pm


  57. princess glee

    December 29, 2008 at 9:26 pm

    Ouch, so severely attractive, I love it.

  58. foxy jo

    December 29, 2008 at 9:34 pm

    so very very fine

  59. monique

    December 29, 2008 at 9:58 pm

    He’s perfect IMO. Rugged and refined at once.

  60. Anonymous

    December 29, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    just want to say I love the new larger photo format.

  61. The Concrete Commentator

    December 29, 2008 at 10:47 pm

    nice coat! nice style.

  62. Starck Mad

    December 29, 2008 at 11:05 pm

    mmm…..not sure what the ‘wallheel’ link was about, didn’t see the coat?

    The shot, and the coat are awesome…..and the punkin’ colored scarf is nice!

  63. CK Dexter Haven

    December 29, 2008 at 11:53 pm

    That’s nice.
    He almost looks like me, if i were much better-looking and cared more about my clothes…..

  64. lenmeister

    December 30, 2008 at 12:09 am

    Flawless look really..everything’s perfect…his 1/4 lenght coat could have been tailored for him i’m thinking…from my experience thats when garments fit the best, great shot too! props to the photographer..wouldve like to see his shoes and how are the bottoms, im guessing plain!

  65. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 12:16 am

    This guy looks like Tony Sinclair…”Ready to Tanqueray?”

  66. Lindsay

    December 30, 2008 at 1:10 am

    I know some people are not digging the sunglasses, but I think it really modernizes the whole look. And that pop of orange with the scarf…perfect!!

  67. parisgirl

    December 30, 2008 at 1:14 am

    love the slim fit and velvet collar…very english. the orange scarf takes it beyond stuffy.

  68. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 1:28 am

    I know it has been said, but shoes, shoes!!

  69. Yasmin

    December 30, 2008 at 1:49 am

    oooooh! handsome man! love the perfectly tailored coat.

  70. Angel

    December 30, 2008 at 1:58 am

    Wonderful! The coat is beautifully cut. And isn’t he just lovely!?

  71. Jacob

    December 30, 2008 at 2:19 am

    Ah. A modern day Thelonious monk, again.
    A little nod to the old school fans.

    Great shot btw.

  72. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 2:55 am

    Where ever can I find such a beautiful scarf such as this? I’m going through an orange faze right now and I feel neckpieces add a nice little touch to my wardrobe. If anyone is able to help that would be greatly appreciated. Holla, keep it gangsta.


  73. Stratos Bacalis

    December 30, 2008 at 4:15 am

    Sartorialism at its best!

  74. seasonc

    December 30, 2008 at 4:21 am

    Oh wow, so stylish!

  75. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 5:14 am

    The man is gorgeous (his coat aswell…)

    Thank you Sart

  76. Mad Hatter

    December 30, 2008 at 5:43 am

    great pose, love the style

  77. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 8:19 am

    A dangerous-looking man (in a good way) dressed to inspire a lot of fantasies. Very nice.
    I especially like the size of the scarf. Though huge scarves are wonderful in theory, they can make the wearer look as if she or he has no head at all–just a peanut with hair.

  78. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 8:35 am

    The orange scarf is an interesting touch. I love this coat. I think one of my co-workers has the same (or very similar) coat.

  79. An Aesthete's Lament

    December 30, 2008 at 8:49 am

    Ah, but such a coat requires the wearer to be thin. Otherwise the effect is ruined.

  80. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 9:16 am

    is that a brooks brothers coat?

  81. jds223

    December 30, 2008 at 9:32 am

    This is one good looking man! Great shot.

  82. Maverick

    December 30, 2008 at 9:39 am

    Looks great! I love the bit of orange in there.

    x. Mav

  83. jewlover2

    December 30, 2008 at 10:30 am

    Oh my. Absolutely GORGEOUS.

  84. jewlover2

    December 30, 2008 at 10:31 am

    Oh my. Absolutely GORGEOUS.

  85. Jecca

    December 30, 2008 at 10:54 am

    Yes please.

  86. Stephanie

    December 30, 2008 at 11:46 am

    Too splendid for words…

  87. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 11:49 am

    I love Hermes orange,whether the scarf is H or not. The proportions are perfect, and oh my gosh, what a beautiful man…
    Thanks for brightening my days and helping me understand more about gentlemen’s clothes. Happy New Year and keep those fabulous photos coming!

  88. Festival Creative

    December 30, 2008 at 12:15 pm

    Any man who can rock bright orange should have his picture taken.

  89. pretty kitty publishing

    December 30, 2008 at 1:28 pm

    Call me. Anytime!

    This classic English look is complemented by the modern flourishes such as the jewelry and the sunnies.

    I love, love, love the hair, the goatee, the beautiful orange scarf.
    I appreciate the fit, as well.


  90. Isobel Saoirse Dylan

    December 30, 2008 at 2:01 pm

    Simpe, amazing, brilliant! Three fine words to describe this outfit!

  91. Remah

    December 30, 2008 at 3:09 pm

    Love the jacket.

  92. L.

    December 30, 2008 at 3:29 pm

    Very sharp.
    He looks like somebody “important”. I wonder what he does?

  93. sirelle

    December 30, 2008 at 4:08 pm


  94. AnonymousJK

    December 30, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    This guy always looks great, I’ve seen him a few times on this blog and always wonder what it is he does besides looking good!

  95. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 4:57 pm

    For some reason I feel like this guy is wearing square toe shoes.

  96. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Nice coat and scarf.Shirt sleeves seem to be of perfect length, but please we’d love to see the shoes.

  97. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 5:12 pm

    I must admit, I’m not too keen on that coat, its too plain. Nice scarf though!

  98. Stephanie

    December 30, 2008 at 5:28 pm

    Someone’s looking smooth!

  99. Mr.Right

    December 30, 2008 at 5:38 pm

    Tangerine is a pure revival!!
    I’ve always think that scarfs and foulards for men are soo sooo into my closet, its better if we got Hermes, but if its not, anyway still works!

  100. katrog

    December 30, 2008 at 7:45 pm

    He’s wearing my Chesterfield coat from high school–and that was in the sixties!

    Loved it then, love it now.

    Wanted it then (and got it), want it now :)

  101. deep_in_vogue

    December 30, 2008 at 7:50 pm

    What an amazing look! So simple, so elegant. The tangerine really pops.

  102. Retropian

    December 30, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    As previously noted he has been featured by Sart before. I found him on another fashion blog too. He is inspirational. Such a cool seemingly effortless style. Perhaps that the secret. Don’t try too hard. Keep things simple and cleanly tailored.

  103. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 9:38 pm

    The long, slim line of the coat with the striped sleeves peeking out are just gorgeous. So’s he. Beautiful hair. Stephanie

  104. Bittersweet Bibliophile

    December 30, 2008 at 11:28 pm

    Another accessory spotted: Wedding Ring. If he looks like this, I’m sure his wife is doing big things!

  105. Anonymous

    December 30, 2008 at 11:31 pm

    I like the touch of orange, however . . . I can’t figure out how that coat buttons up. The lapel looks like right over left, but the buttons looke like left over right.

  106. Sustainable Sean

    December 30, 2008 at 11:48 pm


  107. LorMarie

    December 31, 2008 at 1:01 am

    Words cannot describe how exceptionally well the scarf goes with the coat. It brings the look from late 19th century London to New York, 2008.

  108. Amber

    December 31, 2008 at 3:08 am

    Very chic.

  109. [patricia]

    December 31, 2008 at 4:33 am

    Happy New Year
    I love your blog and my english is very, very bad. I’m sorry

  110. claralipfert

    December 31, 2008 at 8:54 am

    Love the orange scarf!

  111. tartanscot

    December 31, 2008 at 10:00 am

    damn. that is practically perfect. great colour, great accessories, GREAT fit.

    and clearly, a great photograph as well.

    happy new year sart!

  112. Mariposa Latina

    December 31, 2008 at 2:13 pm

    Flawless… love it.

  113. J.A.F.

    December 31, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    Smoooooooooth, Just about perfect.

  114. T.Nicole

    January 1, 2009 at 3:33 am

    I love this! and him!

  115. Anonymous

    January 1, 2009 at 2:12 pm


  116. Matt Fox

    January 1, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    Great use of scarf.

  117. Anonymous

    January 4, 2009 at 1:18 am

    oh soo handsome..I wish my dh
    would dress that way.

  118. Tiger Fodder

    January 4, 2009 at 9:55 am

    I love the orange scarf. Very stylish!

  119. Anonymous

    January 4, 2009 at 6:23 pm


  120. TheMinx

    January 4, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    that is one sharp looking man. I like this a lot :)

  121. Aaron Brown

    January 5, 2009 at 8:45 am

    I love everything about this picture. The lighting is superb!!!!

  122. Mens designer clothing

    January 5, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Long shot, anyone know where I can buy this coat?

  123. Alex

    January 5, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    I love the LOOK!!

  124. dendoo

    January 6, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    he is beautiful, the look is polished, i’m in love.

  125. LuLu

    January 6, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    slick, sleek and sharp

  126. Anonymous

    January 7, 2009 at 5:40 am

    everything anyone should look for in a coat;
    great detail, great length and great fit. im also impressed by the fact that he’s putting the pockets to use (not keeping them stitched).
    the orange fits in beautifully.

    the only qualm with the outfit are the glasses! eeeek!

  127. anna, the swede

    January 7, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    who i this guy? i would marry him immidialty! the man of my dreams :-)

  128. ganas

    January 7, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    He’s a bit too posed, but who can blame him, really? He’s gorgeous. And it’s thrilling to see a man in a coat that fits. The scarf is a perfect jolt of color.

  129. [email protected]

    January 10, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    love the coat! Very intriguing and great cut. The the scarf definitely completes the coat. Though not so sure about the shades >_>

  130. Anonymous

    January 11, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    where can you find a scarf like that?

  131. Anonymous

    January 13, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    Very chic. Very sexy.
    I Love it.

  132. Tony

    January 13, 2009 at 10:45 pm

    colors and slim lines are perfecto.

  133. Daniel

    January 15, 2009 at 1:05 am

    i agree with Tony…the lines are impeccable

  134. adrimotta9

    January 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Nossa, o que eu mais gostei foi a pose dele e a expressão do rosto, ele ficou realmente sexy. Sobre a roupa, o lenso laranja deu um toque especial e os óculos são maravilhosos!
    Kisses from Brazil!

  135. Leeeza

    January 17, 2009 at 11:37 am

    Just plain sharp!

  136. Sosie

    January 18, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    That is very sharp. Those colors are great together. Also the scarf is put very nicely. Did you notice the tie very handsome.-Sosie

  137. Mz. Paulzen

    February 1, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    This look has the appeal of a concrete pillar. Where’s the human element? Too standard and unapproachable.

  138. xx moshi moshi

    February 11, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    I wish more men dressed like this.

  139. Hannah

    March 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    If he breathed on me, I would thank him.

  140. Liluko

    March 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    Orange = luxury

  141. Anonymous

    March 21, 2009 at 8:12 pm

    Love the overall look of this outfit. Classy.

  142. lindayoga

    August 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    LOVE the orange on black!

  143. MFiga

    February 6, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    Give it, Brother!

  144. Dave

    June 17, 2012 at 6:39 am

    The lines in this photograph are wonderful, right down to his slender cell phone.

  145. julian

    October 1, 2012 at 5:56 am

    I’ll never ever ever be a fan of velvet collars on men, but the cut, colour and fit of that coat is absolutely immaculate…….i want one !!!

    Dont like the conspicuous shades either, but the orange scarf is a wonderful subtle touch.

    If he just lost the shades and that collar this would be such a killer look !!

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