Monday, April 7, 2008’s First Annual Blog Index

I was also recently named #20 on The Guardian’s list of The World’s 50 Most Powerful Blogs
Ditto everything I just said above but in an English accent.


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  1. Anne Watkins

    April 7, 2008 at 11:07 pm

    fantastic! Bravo!
    70, 000 readers? really? That is heady – what a tribe!
    You made a great spot for us to check in.

  2. josh

    April 7, 2008 at 11:09 pm

    congratulations, you deserve it

  3. amylola

    April 7, 2008 at 11:13 pm

    The Guardian’s list! that’s how i found you! congrats and thanks for all the pics.

  4. andrew

    April 7, 2008 at 11:15 pm

    Wow! I am basking in reflected glory for you… i just learned that in psychology! anyways yo are clearly the man and congrats congrats congrats

  5. Robin Claire

    April 7, 2008 at 11:16 pm

    Congrats. Wow. 70,000! Your blog is certainly an inspiration to many.

  6. Lina

    April 7, 2008 at 11:16 pm

    Congratulation to the attention mr Schuman! It is well deserved.
    However I would like to make a suggestion, not so much to you but to the people posting comments on your blog. Maybe it sounds really pretentious, but I would really like to see more comments that are a little analytical. Less of “wow, she’s cute” and “I need those shoes”, and more of “Her style really fits her because…” or ”Those shoes reminds me of…”
    I am sure the people that come here has a lot of valuable thoughts and so that would make the comments much more interesting to read. No?

  7. The Sartorialist

    April 7, 2008 at 11:22 pm

    Just barely missed 3 million pageviews last month

  8. 1234

    April 7, 2008 at 11:22 pm

    congrats scott! youve earned it, rightly so!

  9. sherpawife

    April 7, 2008 at 11:22 pm

    Congratulations! Richly deserved. I love your blog and your photos. I’d buy you a drink but… eh, I’m on the west coast.

  10. Virginia

    April 7, 2008 at 11:45 pm

    What modesty despite the occasion. Congratulations! So happy for you.

  11. rmp

    April 7, 2008 at 11:52 pm

    Congratulations Scott! Like many others have said, you have certainly earned these honors.

    I have to commend you specifically on the fact that although your blog has spawned numerous copycat blogs around the globe, your talent and sartorial eye has managed to ensure that you have remained head and shoulders above the rest.

    You have managed to find an element of fashion that, although deserving of recognition, has been absent from mainstream fashion publications; that is, how stylish people wear clothes in everyday life. This revelation is evident in, not only your monthly page in GQ, but in the recent fashion shoots that magazines have commissioned you for (including the recent Paris Vogue supplement).

    I have to admit that I do not read many blogs, and no others with any regularity, but I am no less confident in saying that you undoubtedly deserve the regard you have been receiving.

    Once again, congratulations.

  12. cale

    April 7, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    WOW, 3 million…congratulations, Scott! Your blog accomplishes exactly what a blog should – bringing exceptional talent to a general audience and inspiring us all on a very human level.

  13. Abud

    April 8, 2008 at 12:06 am


  14. Hugh

    April 8, 2008 at 12:23 am

    nice! congrats! sartorialist and postsecret are my favorite sites

  15. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 12:38 am

    Congratulation Sir! You are very deserving of this honor. And your generosity in sharing this honor with your readers is most admirable. Thank YOU!

  16. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 12:41 am

    Your peoples eyes who cant travel or afford those overpriced glossy mags Sart so great news and well deserved x

  17. Agyesh

    April 8, 2008 at 1:46 am

    kudos… god bless…

  18. dumaoi

    April 8, 2008 at 1:52 am

    Hi, just wanna say congratulations and that i love the blog : )

  19. Calenna

    April 8, 2008 at 1:52 am

    Sart, congratulations!! Those are 2 big honors to have, and 70,000 viewers a day? It’s unbelievable really. I was so excited to meet you at the NY gallery opening some months ago — and I hope you never let all the kudos go to your head and start changing your work…

  20. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 1:58 am

    i’ve been reading your blog for about a year now on a daily basis, and I’ve got to say that it’s my daily dose of creativity and individuality. i love love love this blog. Thanks so much for all your beautiful photos; they never fail to inspire me. Congratulations!!!

  21. LaLa

    April 8, 2008 at 2:09 am

    wow !! congratulations !! the simplicity, the content and your personality ; unique combination. I honestly take your comments on some photos as good advice. you deserved the credit :)

  22. marchingbandemporium

    April 8, 2008 at 2:30 am

    Congratulations. It is nothing less than you deserve. Your dedication to the simplicity of the idea, while maintaining your incredibly high standards, is really inspiring.

  23. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 2:33 am

    Sart you are unique, I voted and gave you 10 out of 10! However, you only have 300 odd votes, so I think you need to rally the troops and post a voting request like all of the other bloggers nominated.

  24. sn

    April 8, 2008 at 2:42 am

    Congratulations. This is one of the best blogs I read!

  25. S I L V E R

    April 8, 2008 at 3:18 am

    Congrats! Amazing job! =)
    I just really loved your New Delhi pictures. I think that Asia is the new world of fashion!

    Best regards from Finland!

  26. starbahks

    April 8, 2008 at 3:29 am

    I congratulate you in an English accent, Scott!

  27. Elisenda

    April 8, 2008 at 3:54 am

    I’m totally in love with your blog….it’s awesome! I’ve just started to show it to all my friends! you’re awesome picking these photos…of all these soooo stylish people. Thank you very much, some times I dress up like the girls in your photos. they inspire me…Thank you for you job and for sharing it with us.

    Big kisses,

    Elisenda Claret

  28. USelaine

    April 8, 2008 at 4:14 am

    Makes me shy about saying anything at all, but the spotlight is deservedly all yours. We are just the bystanders. Congratulations Scott.

  29. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 4:35 am

    Anyone else out there who checks every day hoping to find classic style and is usually disappointed?

  30. Caterina

    April 8, 2008 at 5:00 am

    I appreaciate your wide spectrum and the mostly neutral and tolerant position you share with us.
    + the quality of your photos is great,
    + you are much more open towards the meanings of fashion than most of us and this unifies the different cultures, trends, styles.
    + your blog is about individuality, not about money, buying power, labels. Everybody can find inspiration here.
    So, congratulions! You have a reason to be proud of you. cheers!

  31. when everything else is au fait.

    April 8, 2008 at 5:41 am

    c o n g r a t u l a t i o n s sart!

  32. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 5:55 am

    wow that’s amazing. congrats! this blog is wonderful so its no surprise of course! :)

  33. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 6:20 am

    I think of you every morning when I open the wardrobe.

    Really, you have changed the way I dress.

  34. The Fashion Assistant and her Camera

    April 8, 2008 at 6:21 am

    Amazing!!! well done you!!!!

  35. Anje

    April 8, 2008 at 6:27 am

    Congratulations with your place on the blog-index. When I saw your title amidst the other titles, I found your typeface playful, but dignified because of the simplicity. I hope you keep it that way.

  36. Esther

    April 8, 2008 at 6:45 am

    Many congratulations, Mr. Schuman, well deserved!

    Esther from the Netherlands

  37. Emily

    April 8, 2008 at 8:19 am

    Woot! Go you! I completely agree with your placement on this list.

  38. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 8:23 am

    CONGRATULATIONS!! are in order, mate. (with a British accent)

  39. Maria

    April 8, 2008 at 8:51 am

    Congratssss Scott!!
    when you give power to the people you get legitmacy: pure good political theory and fashion in one place.

  40. Butch

    April 8, 2008 at 9:02 am

    Congrats, Scott! Always a job well done–and a part of many lives!

  41. McTickle

    April 8, 2008 at 9:06 am


    But how could they leave out and Surely humor is important too, no?

  42. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 9:08 am

    bravo sart! bravo!
    just in case you’re not aware of this:

  43. Barty Nova

    April 8, 2008 at 9:17 am

    Congratulations Mr. Schuman!
    I love how your way of taking photos has changed over the years (gosh!) and has become more and more simple, condensed to the core and minimized. Thank you for blogging, you give me inspiration.
    Take care,
    Barty Nova from Berlin

  44. anna-salamandra

    April 8, 2008 at 9:30 am

    C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S

  45. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 9:34 am

    Bravo, you deserve it !

  46. Maggie

    April 8, 2008 at 10:02 am

    Wow, great job Scott! Your concept is simple, but so striking that it makes every visitor come back for more. My favorite blog by far. The photography is very inspiring to me, especially since I am in a photojournalism class. Your technique and subjects are fantastic.

  47. kiki72

    April 8, 2008 at 10:09 am

    Wow, that is awesome! Glad to be one of the 70,000. This is a great blog and I will keep coming back.


  48. Paul Pincus

    April 8, 2008 at 10:29 am

    It’s an addiction for many of us : )


  49. Jerome O'Brien

    April 8, 2008 at 11:03 am

    You really have changed my life. I don’t grab the old t-shirt and boring jeans anymore. All thanks to you. You’re making the world a more interesting place….little by little. Every detail counts.

    Thank you for everything!

  50. Iheartfashion

    April 8, 2008 at 11:45 am

    This blog has become a daily addiction and so inspiring.

  51. audrey

    April 8, 2008 at 2:23 pm

    I hope you’re taking that shellsuit line as a challenge ;)

  52. cordelia

    April 8, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    ONLY FAIR! I feel privileged to visit your smart, free, soul-cleansing blog for almost two years now.

    Long live fashion and people all over for their individual funny joyful looks!

    Congratulations, thank you.

  53. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 2:33 pm

    Congratulations, Sart! I have been reading your blog for around 2 years now. You simply deserve it. Your photos are inspirational.


  54. Ladydeluxe

    April 8, 2008 at 2:34 pm

    I absolutely adore your site and your flair for fashion and keen eye for great style.

  55. sugarxnspice

    April 8, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    Congratulations, Scott! I’m not surprised you’re on all these lists – you’re my daily read everyday 1st thing I get online. Sometimes I get distracted from homework too but it’s always inspiring. Keep it up!

  56. missbubbles

    April 8, 2008 at 3:39 pm

    Congratulations, man! Now I feel that I am reading something important;-)

  57. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    Congratulations !
    There has always been something special with this blog.
    The idea IS simple that is why it is so powerful and influential.

  58. GQ's Own

    April 8, 2008 at 4:28 pm


    I think you should be a guess judge on Project Runway.

  59. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 5:15 pm

    Yay well done! i love your blog and i’d definitely smile for you! congratulations x
    p.s – don’t you love their ‘least likely to post’ suggestion? hahaha!

  60. cami falcão

    April 8, 2008 at 5:52 pm

    i’m addicted……you rock! congrats!!!
    by the way…..when r you coming to São Paulo?……

  61. Liann

    April 8, 2008 at 7:03 pm

    The recognition is well-deserved. This site has truly changed the way I view fashion. Every single photograph is an inspirational piece of art.


  62. Anonymous

    April 8, 2008 at 7:28 pm

    It’s a pleasure too to have watched Sart’s increase in technical skill and see how better tools have helped his vision reach another level. It’s always good to see good people get even better.

  63. L.

    April 8, 2008 at 10:47 pm

    70 thousand readers a day? And you are not tempted to to contribute to the GDP? HAH! Kidding.

  64. Michael

    April 8, 2008 at 11:20 pm


  65. joy

    April 8, 2008 at 11:47 pm

    Awwww CONGRATS!! Your blog is amazing, it inspires me in a new way every time I visit.

  66. OldWorldGent

    April 9, 2008 at 12:47 am

    Why do I get the feeling, day-after-day, that all one has to do is come up with a randomly-selected, frequently outlandish, combination of clothes to merit a photo on this blog?

  67. Anonymous

    April 9, 2008 at 3:24 am

    way to go sart!

    you deserve it for a a well edited, classy and not-at-all trashy blog, which is quite rare apparently.

    i would also like to commend the posters here(albeit you approve the comments)for being civilized human beings.

    hear hear from manila. congratulations.

  68. The Enforcer

    April 9, 2008 at 12:07 pm

    Congratulations to you! What a wonderful achievement!

    Love your work. Keep it up! =)

  69. Anonymous

    April 9, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    How wonderful. Congratulations. I’m Irish and have been reading your blog religiously for about a year now. I lived in Manhattan last summer and would walk the streets with the dream of bumping into the famous Sartorialist! Thanks and well done.

  70. chic simplicity

    April 9, 2008 at 3:26 pm

    it’s all been said, congratulations!!!

  71. Patagonia Community

    April 10, 2008 at 12:26 am

    Congratulations on the accolades. Inspiring. Also, loving the stories behind the pictures. Adds a lot.

  72. 'kay

    April 10, 2008 at 12:46 pm

    well congrats but I am not surprised because your blog really helps me get my act together before going out.

  73. {this is glamorous}

    April 10, 2008 at 9:08 pm

    That’s amazing. Congratulations!

  74. pearlescent

    April 10, 2008 at 9:57 pm

    Congratulations! You truly deserve it!

  75. susie_bubble

    April 11, 2008 at 4:17 pm

    Congratulations…. I don’t comment much but am an avid reader…it was an honour to be in the same Guardian list as you…albeit at a much lower position of course!

  76. Anonymous

    April 12, 2008 at 5:54 pm

    C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !

  77. Anonymous

    April 14, 2008 at 11:16 am

    I actually discovered this website as a result of the Guardian article so extra kudos to my favourite newspaper for the article.

  78. Avril Marchegiano

    April 14, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    Congrats. you deserve it! you’re site is awesome :)

  79. whats the skinny

    April 15, 2008 at 10:54 pm

    you belong on this list! no question.

  80. la femme

    April 16, 2008 at 9:35 pm


    you certainly deserve it.

  81. Belinda

    April 20, 2008 at 3:56 am

    YAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! WELL DONE!!! Thank you for your daily inspirations in style :o)

  82. Mrs. Jackie T. (thebaghag wannabe)

    April 21, 2008 at 7:59 am

    Congratulations! I’ve always loved your blog, and though I lurk most of the time, I find most of my inspirations from it. It gave me some kinduva confidence to try things outside my “normal” comfort zone.

    Thank you, and CONGRATULATIONS because you Definitely DESERVE it.

  83. Anonymous

    April 27, 2008 at 4:06 pm

    congrats and here’s to more of the same, continued success. Eyes on the prize man, eyes on the prize! In the www world the cream is rising to the top, thanks to the great big editor in cyberspace or maybe the sinister spidery googlebot, haha, anyway, in your case, it’s working out very well. Honestly – I have no time for blogs with self-indulgent irrelevancies, I have no idea who does. But due to your dedicated vision, I not only have time for The Sartorialist, I have to have time or I’m out of touch! Best best best to you, keep it up.


    October 31, 2008 at 7:09 am

    Well Im just glad to be here since a year, comming EVERY single DAY !
    And I realy hope to meet you a day, and watch my picture here :)

    Have a nice day, Monsieur !

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