Tuesday, June 17, 2014

On the Street…Via Montenapoleone, Milan


I love the gesture of this shot, so natural, so Italian, so of that generation. I can’t think of any guy I know, under 40 years of age, that would stand with his hands like that but it’s perfect for him.



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  1. Chantel

    June 17, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    I love this photo.

  2. Maggiecallife

    June 17, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    People can be fashionable no matter on what age and this is amazing. I see that kind of old people every day and they even look better than many teenagers :)

  3. kelsey

    June 17, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    fantastic jacket!
    ladies in navy

  4. carmen ☮

    June 17, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    Very true. Today it would be considered effeminate when it’s not at all. Love this look paired with the sneakers. :] // itsCarmen.com ☼

  5. Nini piccola

    June 17, 2014 at 1:31 pm


  6. It's About L.A

    June 17, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    Great style!


  7. Gaptoothedgirl

    June 17, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    He’s speaking with the “law”…that’s a classic pose!
    XOX, Gap.

    • Meadowlark

      June 18, 2014 at 9:30 pm

      The policeman is talking with his hands, as well!

  8. Maya

    June 17, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    And look at those sneakers! Love it :)

  9. Chahrazad

    June 17, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Beautiful photographs!


  10. Ana

    June 17, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    This is the definition of cool :)

  11. Gaia

    June 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Beautiful style I love it!


  12. Alys

    June 17, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    Beautiful picture! And love his outfit… A nicely tailored blazer, with a pair of Hogan sneakers: so Italian! :)

  13. vintagediamondring.com

    June 17, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Elegant men can get away with anything!

  14. Darknite

    June 17, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    I need that sport blazer in my life.

  15. John C

    June 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    After a certain age one does what one can to hold oneself upright.

  16. Eva

    June 17, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Wish all men looked like this. Classy with a touch of personality. Perfect


  17. Flamme

    June 17, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    I’m reading the comments and I am puzzled. This guy is very poorly put together. The jacket does not fit. No man under 60 or 65 would ever be seen in a V-neck sweater with tie and jacket. Not to mention the shoes that say sensible shoes and painful feet.

    • berenger

      June 17, 2014 at 6:44 pm

      Oh come off it! Look closer.

    • Suzy

      June 17, 2014 at 7:01 pm

      Do you mean at the shoulders? I keep staring at the shoulder/elbow, trying to figure out what’s going on – there can’t be that much padding right? Anyways… I’m a young person and I don’t see anything wrong with the shirt/tie/v neck combo, but maybe the post is more about his mannerism than the fashion details

    • cfromd

      June 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm

      What I see is a man who takes pride in how he looks. And some people can’t wear stylish, uncomfortable shoes, so they do what they can to pull together a look anyway.

    • gabriele

      June 18, 2014 at 9:43 am

      You can’t understand because you think we all should look the same. What Scott was looking for is the pleasure of a personal style. And that exists far from magazines and atélier.

    • une chatte grise

      June 18, 2014 at 11:13 am

      Many sharp, stylish men under 65 wear tie-sweater-jacket ensembles. They’re working a retro groove, working in cold offices, or both. (And that 3-part combo creates some great opportunities for pattern mixing.)

    • Nini Piccola

      June 18, 2014 at 11:47 am

      The V neck sweater/tie/ jacket is a classic Italian style. Practical, elegant and worn when the season is still cool. As to the fit he’s an older gentleman and probably has owned the jacket for many years. He does not require that tighter fitted look…

  18. justray

    June 17, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    I think he looks very dapper.

  19. milex

    June 17, 2014 at 8:55 pm

  20. supal {chevrons & éclairs}

    June 17, 2014 at 10:04 pm

  21. elaine

    June 17, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    A perfectly encapsulated character caught in a moment’s breath.

  22. Rach E

    June 17, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    Hands on hips. Sneakers on toes. He’s a man. A gentleman. Loverly.

  23. Madeliene Rose

    June 18, 2014 at 2:53 am

    So true about the gesture! I love how old Italian men still dress up in a suit and make an effort! http://madelienerose.com

  24. Chael

    June 18, 2014 at 4:28 am

    Great shot, although the sneakers spoil a bit the party. Not because they are sneakers, but the are a bit unstylish


  25. Summer B.

    June 18, 2014 at 5:15 am

    Forget about the way he stands. Look at those cool sneakers!

  26. Cesare

    June 18, 2014 at 6:58 am

    Ugo Bologna ??

  27. l'oliphant

    June 18, 2014 at 7:42 am

    and great shoes!

  28. Mary

    June 18, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Love that it’s paired with sneakers, and he would have done it literally because his feet hurt. so cool

  29. gabriele

    June 18, 2014 at 9:38 am

    well shot – looks like my father, so accurate and so Italian

  30. sara

    June 19, 2014 at 5:18 am

    I do know a few guys who would totally stand like that. It’s so italian and so my friend Giacomo (who is 28) it cracked me up!

  31. Q

    June 19, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    It’s funny, I was raised by my grandfather and I stand like that sometimes. I used to get teased for it being effeminate. However, if they knew my tough, Civil Rights Movement era grandfather they would think differently. So, I continue…

  32. sandyy

    June 20, 2014 at 4:25 am

    Like the elegant man, with the cool sneakers, his kind face, and like the contrast between the pose of the old man and the pose of the policeman …


  33. Sledge

    July 9, 2014 at 6:15 am

    Michael Corleone at 78

  34. Barbara

    April 22, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    Ah, he older Italian man, always naturally elegant.

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