Thursday, October 16, 2008

The Sartorialist & Gant Exhibition Now Open

The photography project I have been working on with Gant is now on display at their new Fifth Ave flagship store.

When & Where:
Fifth Ave @ 51st street
The exhibit will be open until October 30th

The exhibition is open to the public, and I would really enjoy your feedback.

for more information about the project go to


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  1. thuan

    October 15, 2008 at 9:36 am

    Wow! Are these shots for GANT’s campaign? They’re certainly more than worthy. Chic and beautiful, Scott.

    One question for all the fellas: I would never try to wear a sweater this thick underneath a blazer for fear of looking over-stuffed. What say you? It certainly looks great layered with the collar and all—and very good on this handsome guy—but how often have you pulled this look off? Bravo to this man (or his stylist) for making it appear practical and beautiful.

    And I love how the coffee cup on the curb just lines up perfectly with her.

  2. XAVS

    October 15, 2008 at 9:37 am

    Oh my god! Its such a shame not to live in NY in this moment! I can’t believe it…any plans for NYE? I’d love to pop in if possible! BTW love both looks, but his jacket combination looks particularly cool!

  3. Gregory Smith

    October 15, 2008 at 9:39 am

    Agh, I’m so pissed that I don’t live in New York or near there. I always see these events being hosted with open invites to the followers of the blog. I think that is incredible. I would love to attend to some of them.

    As for the above styles: The gentleman with the layered black and brown; simply pro. He’s just flaunting his knowledge of dress and concept of coordination. Furthermore… I love those jeans. I swear they were made to be worn with a black/brown ensemble. They are very obviously a brown jean, but I still see a black wash, throughout.

  4. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 9:49 am

    i would love to go!!! but i can’t…i’m in Shanghai writing my degree thesis about branding:-(

  5. Tamikia T

    October 15, 2008 at 9:53 am

    Love the background of these two shots!!

  6. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 9:55 am

    love the way her scarf sits. i can never get mine looking that full & luxurious!

  7. Richard

    October 15, 2008 at 10:06 am

    i like how both are in front of graffiti

  8. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 10:12 am

    I don’t like the scale of the huge scarf on top or the bulk of the shiny black shoes on the bottom. They make her feet look like Minnie Mouse. These proportion errors, to my mind, obliterate the person. All I see are the scarf and shoes and I’m not that taken with either one.

  9. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 10:15 am

    He looks so perfectly put together. The chunky sweater underneath it all ties it all together, but I love the boots. This photo captures perfectly a man at ease in his environment -that tagged wall.

  10. James

    October 15, 2008 at 10:17 am

    Does this guy look exactly like Brad Davis from the movie Midnight Express in the 1970s or is it just me?

  11. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 10:21 am

    i can’t take the man on the top. he’s GORGEOUS and perfectly put together. the girl is lovely as well. looks good on her b/c she’s tall and thin. oversized scarf incredible.

  12. norawoah

    October 15, 2008 at 10:29 am

    so exciting!

  13. Punkiww

    October 15, 2008 at 10:55 am

    I love both looks.

    The Fella: Great neckline. I like the brown/black combo topped with the charcoal blazer and black leather accessories. I wish I had a man that dressed like that!

    The Lady: I love black. Black leggings topped with a blazer with what looks like tails? The scarf looks great with her short hair style. I want those shoes!

  14. The Life and Times of a Southern Foody

    October 15, 2008 at 11:09 am

    Hope you raise a lot of money!

    I love the cream scarf on her!

    The guy looks a bit layered but…..I like it.

    Shiny jeans though, never did get that fad. I know it is an unwashed look but denim is best to me with a softer finish.

  15. Nourah

    October 15, 2008 at 11:12 am

    Oh how I wish I was in New York now! sigh

  16. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 11:25 am

    First photo.
    That is what a Man is called.


  17. MAJoR

    October 15, 2008 at 11:26 am

    Not only is this guy hot, but i love the way he’s layered! GREAT pic sart! it could have easily looked bulky and uncomfortable but the fit is fab :-)

  18. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 11:28 am

    Two Questions:
    Does that mean the pubic can rsvp?
    & Is it 21+?

  19. aficionada

    October 15, 2008 at 11:31 am

    this morning: one of the most magnificent mis-reads of all time.

    real headline: "The Sartorialist & Gant Party This Thursday!"

    what I saw: "The Sartorialist & Giant Panty This Thursday!"

    granted, it was early when I read this. but you must admit it's sort of catchy, Sart. :D

  20. S

    October 15, 2008 at 11:49 am

    The second photo is particularly brilliant. The proportion of the shot but also of her outfit is really visually interesting.

  21. sat

    October 15, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    lovely woman. i thought it was the scarf, but no, its the boots that are drowning her. lovely otherwise.


    October 15, 2008 at 12:33 pm


  23. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    Well, well, well… Looks like Sart is back in fine form once again with the last several images! Classic, timeless, modern, sleek and very much in the spirit of the internationlist– in other words, Sart is back in his true sartorialist fine form.

    Love these two portraits. The handsome gentleman you’ve shot before, and is so very much deserving of a return: His style is easy, refined and so effortless.

    The young lady is achingly beautiful and looks like a dream-come-to-life of a Aubrey Beardsley drawing; with her long elegant silhouette. And it also helps that she reminds me of the gorgeous Natalie Portman.

    I love the physical and regal beauty of both these stylish individuals set against the iconic, raw and grittiness of a very NYC graffitied backdrop.

    Your eye sir, is an inspiration to all :-) Thank you so much for sharing!


  24. Jack Daniel

    October 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm

    ooh, nice pic.

  25. Dominica

    October 15, 2008 at 12:56 pm

    being a scarf addict = 1 word !!
    Wow !!!

    As for the first picture :
    This look suits the guy perfectly…a combination of soft & rough, just like his face

  26. -h of candid cool

    October 15, 2008 at 1:02 pm

    she’s amazing!

  27. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    Why can´t my husband learn to dress like this gentleman? He has the same items hanging in his closet but can never combine them so well. He won´t listen to me either. Maybe this photo will strengthen my case.

  28. Brian

    October 15, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    HELP! This giant scarf is trying to eat me!

  29. Hadley Gets Crafty

    October 15, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    I knitted my boyfriend a sweater very much like that gentleman’s.

    I love her shoes.

    Is it that cold in NYC already?

  30. Marcela! •

    October 15, 2008 at 1:52 pm

    Pure glamour!

  31. John Christopher

    October 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    First shot, roughin’ it with class. Love it.

    Second shot, gi-mondo scarf chic.
    Adore it.

  32. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 2:34 pm

    Yes this fellow looks just like Brad Davis. I noticed it right away. Sadly he is no longer alive.

  33. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    Wow and I thought my Birkenstocks looked orthopedic. Holy Cow. Creepy Victorian Orthopedic shoes.

  34. urbanizer

    October 15, 2008 at 3:01 pm

    is awwwwwwwe gosh I have to print that picture

  35. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 3:12 pm

    The guy in the first photo reminds me of Fred Ward as Henry Miller in ‘Henry and June’. Sexy.

  36. metscan

    October 15, 2008 at 3:16 pm

    Have we seen this girl before? I think that there is somewhat too much scarf around her neck. Surely it´s not that cold yet. And what about the shoes-they look awful. Is she able to walk on them?

  37. Donnie

    October 15, 2008 at 3:43 pm

    I like both pictures. Both guy and girl look even better standing in front of the graffiti. The scarf is a little to big for my taste.

  38. Ausrine

    October 15, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    I like the weight distribution of the clothes in the second photo.
    Black skinny pants & jacket + oversized offwhite scarf = original and adorable.

  39. Brigadeiro

    October 15, 2008 at 4:59 pm

    That girl looks A M A Z I N G ! The scarf, the shoes, the all-black outfit, haircut, everything! Flawless!

  40. Dan in Richmond

    October 15, 2008 at 5:26 pm

    I wish I could be there. Best of luck!

  41. Vanna

    October 15, 2008 at 6:09 pm

    They both look quite cozy. I’m not particularly fond of either look, but am jealous that they can layer like that already. Sucks being in DC.

  42. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 6:15 pm

    I love both looks but they seem to be out of season. I havethe same question that others have posted; Is it that cold in NYC?

  43. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 7:03 pm

    the guy doesn’t look good at all. too over styled and contrived. i think he works in east village jv store.

  44. Annie

    October 15, 2008 at 9:00 pm

    Would love to go!…But I’m around 24 hours away in Australia… But I hope it goes well.
    Thank you for this blog, your posts keep me connected to the city I love!

  45. Miranda

    October 15, 2008 at 9:10 pm

    your photos are amazing
    i would love to come to the party but i’m afraid i might not be old enough!
    i’m assuming you must be 21 no? and i’m not even 18 hahaha
    but regardless, the campaign looks great. i hope you enjoy the party!

  46. john benjamin pritchett

    October 15, 2008 at 9:32 pm

    These are two fantastic photographs. Great job!

    Wish I could be in NYC but, alas, can’t. All the best for the party/auction!

  47. Anonymous

    October 15, 2008 at 10:43 pm

    Does anyone know where the girl’s shoes are from? They are to die for!

  48. n

    October 15, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    I distinctly remember seeing her last winter on your blog
    she certainly has a thing for interesting outerwear

    I look forward to seeing you at the party

  49. monique

    October 15, 2008 at 11:56 pm

    I have to say my all time favorite shot on this blog was one you took of this girl wearing a very unique plaid jacket (as dorky as that sounds on paper it was rocking). It was last year or the year before. She was either in Milan or Sweden and she’s one of the few people I’ve looked at and thought “I would love to look like THAT”. I can honestly say I never feel like I want to look like anyone else…. but she is special to me.

    She’s my Sartorialist all star, numero uno. I put her above the Voguettes and all the style people you’ve shot who are lovely, really, but none can tough this lady IMO. Ugh, I hate to gush over people but I can’t stop myself.

    As for the dude. I love what he’s wearing, although I’m not a huge fan of cuffed jeans. He’s ultra sexy. I reckon he can wear anything and look good.

  50. Anonymous

    October 16, 2008 at 1:27 am

    i would love to go, but is it 21+ ?

  51. elena

    October 16, 2008 at 6:56 am

    the shoooooeeeesssss!

  52. Hundreds and Thousands

    October 16, 2008 at 11:04 am

    Those lace up, wedged, peeptoed booties are fantastic. I’m not too familiar with the label Gant, but are those shoes by them?? If someone could point me to the direction where i can purchase those booties, it would be much appreciated.

    Sart, congrats on the exhibition! Would love to check it out but alas, all the way in Sydney.

  53. Anonymous

    October 16, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    Damn, that doods got hella layers on. How can he not be sweatin balls.

  54. Anonymous

    October 16, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    Thank you for putting the NECK back on the fashion radar. Your celebration of scarves and necklines generally is wonderful.

  55. Katarina (Sweden)

    October 16, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    She looks fantastic with that big scarf!

  56. DeeDee

    October 16, 2008 at 3:33 pm

    For me, this is an ideal look for a man. Functional, stylish and elegant. I shall have the boyfriend take notes…

  57. pika

    October 16, 2008 at 4:36 pm

    the thing that really makes the first shot for me is that little flash or red in the lining of his jacket. i suppose it’s more about the overall photo (in terms of colour composition) than just the clothes…i generally love a neutral colour palette anyway – especially if there is a mixture of interesting contrasting textures to keep it from being too drab. i’ve never liked shiny jeans for myself but they seem to work in this case.

  58. Gypmar

    October 16, 2008 at 4:51 pm

    I guess I’m the only one who finds the uneven cuffs (revealing the tops of the cool boots) to be a little affected and stumpifying. Small quibble, though. He still looks great. And I love that the rusty yellow/orange tones in the graffiti match the jeans seam and are bringing out the sweater.

  59. Anonymous

    October 16, 2008 at 10:56 pm

    she looks so much like my friend andrea ..

  60. Jeremy

    October 17, 2008 at 12:29 am

    Wish I could have made it tonight. Any way you could give us a little more advance notice in the future?

  61. Olviya

    October 17, 2008 at 3:50 am

    i love the volume made by scarf!

  62. Anonymous

    October 17, 2008 at 11:55 am

    yes it’s that cold right now! (although this weekend might warm up a bit). it’s actually been the *perfect* weather for layering…

  63. manuelllla

    October 17, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    wow, i love her style! so simple!

  64. Leigh

    October 17, 2008 at 8:10 pm

    Love the layering in the first shot and that fabulous thick scarf.

  65. Anonymous

    October 21, 2008 at 3:13 pm

    looking great again as ever Andrea.

  66. good job..

  67. Liz

    October 22, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    wish i were in ny to see it

    wonderful images and fun/short/digestable profiles. how did you pick these people? brian is a hunk-of-a-man! ;)

  68. Anonymous

    October 23, 2008 at 12:28 am

    the man in the photo…edible. yum. mmmmm…

  69. Jen

    November 2, 2008 at 8:27 pm

    I really love the questions. They are inspiring and together with the pictures give an accurate picture of how amazing and full of energy NYC can be, it makes you wanna move there instantly!

  70. rusty

    April 27, 2015 at 2:35 am

    the girl is good looking and well dressed. The man is good looking too, but we probably have different tastes…

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