Saturday, June 4, 2011

Vintage Photos

My dad – wearing a Rubinacci suit.

- Benedetta


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  1. Wallace Chapman

    June 4, 2011 at 6:32 am

    That is my fave so far. What an arresting image..filled with anticipation of what might happen next – w

  2. aga

    June 4, 2011 at 6:33 am

    Great photo! This atmosphere is wonderful!

  3. Anonymous

    June 4, 2011 at 6:51 am

    The contrast of the light suit in the dark doorway is striking

  4. Vasilieva

    June 4, 2011 at 6:53 am

    the photo is brilliant, loving the mood, the story, the characters, perfection

  5. Jennie Nhi Nguyen

    June 4, 2011 at 6:54 am

    ah i love the vintage photos, i love the old black and white old effect!


  6. typingtalker

    June 4, 2011 at 6:57 am

    And a REAL Mini.

  7. that's a great one!
    I love vintage photos!



  8. Andra

    June 4, 2011 at 7:06 am

    oh I just love this picture:) there's just something about photos of our parents when they were younger..

  9. Anna

    June 4, 2011 at 7:09 am

    I guess it is Italy, isn't it?

  10. Style Tone Zagreb

    June 4, 2011 at 7:09 am

    wow this ohoto is amazing ;)

  11. técnicas EG

    June 4, 2011 at 7:15 am

    beatutiful black and white contrast…

  12. niuniu photos

    June 4, 2011 at 7:15 am

    wow. the picture is just great

  13. Alice

    June 4, 2011 at 7:22 am

    So sharp!

    Just a Silhouette

  14. Madeleine

    June 4, 2011 at 7:30 am

    I think this vintage photos are a great idea to share. Reminds me of old movies though <3

  15. disco in moscow

    June 4, 2011 at 7:32 am

    great photo, love it!

  16. Anonymous

    June 4, 2011 at 7:42 am

    that man new how to wear a Rubinacci suit

  17. demie

    June 4, 2011 at 7:44 am

    wow ! is this from Cassablanca???

  18. LucĂ­a

    June 4, 2011 at 7:44 am

    Beautiful picture

  19. ©bontaș

    June 4, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Great shot:)

  20. beesandbugs

    June 4, 2011 at 7:49 am

    Wow, amazing photo! Timeless! :)

  21. Anonymous

    June 4, 2011 at 8:03 am

    most beautiful picture on this blog ever

  22. Marcel Da Chump

    June 4, 2011 at 8:22 am

    Drama…Vintage fashion…and drama.

  23. PrĂŞt-Ă -Penser

    June 4, 2011 at 8:24 am

  24. Cecilia

    June 4, 2011 at 8:35 am

    It's beautiful.

  25. Nino Eliava

    June 4, 2011 at 8:47 am

    looks like an old photo

  26. Shannon Elle

    June 4, 2011 at 8:52 am

    This is an awesome photograph! Loving the vintage photos!
    Express Our Branches
    Nourish Our Roots

  27. PiruletadeGato

    June 4, 2011 at 9:00 am

    GREAT photo!


  28. Teodora

    June 4, 2011 at 9:03 am

    Beautiful suit. You can see his swagger from far!


  29. Sandy Leonard Snaps

    June 4, 2011 at 9:03 am

    This photo is sensational. Everything about it. Love it. Thanks.

  30. Copper Etiquette

    June 4, 2011 at 9:08 am

    I absolutly love this photo. makes me wish I had photos of my parents like this. Copper Etiquette Always Appropriate

  31. Runway Girly

    June 4, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Love everything about this shot…. the suits, one black one white and the classic MINI!!!
    Runway Girly x

    p.s. wish my dad was this chic…..unfortunately in his day it was an afro, flares and on one occasion a skirt!

  32. The Bohmerian

    June 4, 2011 at 9:11 am


  33. Summer

    June 4, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I am completely drawn to the frame work of the photograph. It looks this is a movie still.

  34. Anonymous

    June 4, 2011 at 9:36 am

    Wow, nice black & white composition!

  35. mickleworks

    June 4, 2011 at 9:36 am

    glorious photo! ~ from the silhouettes, contrasts, comportment and carriage of the characters to the texture of the grain in the wood door ~ thank you for sharing

  36. Holly

    June 4, 2011 at 9:43 am

    What a beautiful picture.. I love how the gentleman in the white suit is surrounded by black and the gentleman in the dark suit is in front of the white wall… and I love the doors, so beautiful.

  37. aBroad

    June 4, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Oh! I love it ! Everything in this photo appeals to me.

  38. Original Yakuza

    June 4, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Nice… Gotta love vintage photos and suits.

  39. shooting star

    June 4, 2011 at 10:24 am

    nice shot!!!

  40. Lydia

    June 4, 2011 at 10:25 am

    A man in black on a white background and a man in white on a black background, what poetry there is in this photo.

  41. WelcomeToTheMoon

    June 4, 2011 at 10:26 am

    What an amazing photo! I absolutely love it!

  42. Nomadic D.

    June 4, 2011 at 10:30 am

    This is an amazing photograph. The lights and darks, the mysteriousness and moodiness of it, it feels to me almost like a whole film caught in one moment. I love this.

  43. nowcraving

    June 4, 2011 at 10:34 am

    This is such a fantastic photograph! Quite the dapper dressers, these 2 men.

  44. Román Iglesias

    June 4, 2011 at 10:37 am

    I hove you like this post about your Masterclass in El Museo del traje in Madrid!

    I did enjoy ur class

    It was a pleasure!

  45. Daryl

    June 4, 2011 at 10:48 am

    SO very chic and so very European …

  46. ¿Por qué Chile?

    June 4, 2011 at 10:55 am

    love the composition of this photo, beautifully balanced.

  47. dina vanessa mercado

    June 4, 2011 at 11:06 am

    love this pic! there's a lot of mood and mystery happening..lots of story angles to tell..Anyway, I just posted something..please check it out if you have time..kisses!!!


  48. H A R R Y G O A Z

    June 4, 2011 at 11:17 am

    STUNNING image !

    Have a super weekend.

  49. Rachel

    June 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    There isn't much better looking than a man in a nicely tailored suit

  50. Fluent in Fashion

    June 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    This is a beautiful photo. The suit is so classic it looks like it could be modern day – minus the car.

    They seem like characters in a movie-are they going to bump into each other as long lost friends or is someone waiting to bust a man having an affair w/his wife?

  51. s

    June 4, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    LOVE <3


  52. alessandra nitti

    June 4, 2011 at 12:43 pm

  53. Lynne

    June 4, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    This is such a great shot- I love it. I also love your dad's suit. :)

  54. IS THIS IT? models review

    June 4, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    Wow; and btw Rubinacci in Naples still has wonderful things. I've been there once and, well, still wordless…

  55. Little Sable

    June 4, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Evviva il bianco e nero!!!
    kisses from your follower ♡
    With love Little Sable

  56. ▲▲Lacing Up▲▲

    June 4, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    such a classy photo
    and that was my father's first car!!

  57. crystal

    June 4, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    Stunning! I love the sharp contrast- one man dressed in black surrounded by white… one man dressed in white surrounded by black. And the style- exquisite- one of my favorites so far!

  58. mon sac by me

    June 4, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    Rubinacci's suit was really very elegant by this time !

  59. Andrew

    June 4, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Stunning photo. This is definitely one of those types of photos that I would want to have framed on my wall

  60. happinessthrualens

    June 4, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    I don't have the same gate in my house.

  61. karin

    June 4, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    Beautiful!! I never get tired of this vintage pictures, I´ll love black & white forever!!

  62. morion

    June 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    What a climate!
    And my beloved Classic Mini :)

  63. j.

    June 4, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    amazing pic !!

  64. Nia

    June 4, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    I love vintage :)

  65. vintage engagement rings

    June 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    I love black and white vintage photos.. just the best!

  66. Flo

    June 4, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Yes, but which beautifully suited gentleman is your dad?

  67. The Styley

    June 4, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    So elegant! Like a film still.

  68. Lisa Petrarca

    June 4, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    Absolutely ADORE when you post the Vintage shots!

  69. Scarlet

    June 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    I love this shot. I agree with the person who said they 'love the story.' This photo truly tells a story and it's fabulous and lovely.

  70. typingtalker

    June 4, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    Perhaps you could assign a category "vintage photos."

  71. The Foolish Aesthete

    June 4, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    Wonderful image!

  72. plumbing

    June 4, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    Wow! It looks so perfect! Vintage photos are really timeless. Keep it up!

  73. Watch Spotter

    June 4, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    I love the vintage photos.

  74. Linda

    June 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    So much suspense, anticipation… I wonder what's going to happen next! Photos are like these are really worth a thousand words (:

  75. visualsalad

    June 5, 2011 at 1:20 am

    Amazing!! Your dad could well be Michael Corleone from the Godfather series. This photo really reminds me of those old italian gangster movies. :)

  76. Vestidos de Moda

    June 5, 2011 at 3:02 am

    wonderful atmosphere, it seems like a scene in a Tornatore movie.

  77. Henriksen

    June 5, 2011 at 3:51 am

    Is this taken in Ascoli Piceno, Italy ?

  78. meenal @ maison marigold

    June 5, 2011 at 4:32 am

    wow..such a great shot..full of anicipation of an impending yet seemingly unintended encounter!!

  79. Danielle

    June 5, 2011 at 5:38 am

    Fab picture, I love the Mini in the shot – yay!


  80. Anonymous

    June 5, 2011 at 5:42 am

    wow, that photo is incredible! the white suit in the dark doorway and the black suit again the white walls – perfect.
    i am SO interested to know who took it, and what they were wearing!

  81. Anonymous

    June 5, 2011 at 5:59 am

    I love this pic, is fantastic… i love vintage!

  82. Maria

    June 5, 2011 at 6:08 am

    It would be so cool, if we would live in a world like that! The people look so great, I like!

  83. pespinosa

    June 5, 2011 at 7:41 am

    It's great! so smart and elegant and so interesting what you can't see

  84. danny lorenzano

    June 5, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Does anyone can imagine why this timeless gentleman is waiting on the doorstep of the maindoor and he is not just waiting outside?

  85. Jenna Fifi

    June 5, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Gorgeous photo!!

  86. reid.damnit

    June 5, 2011 at 9:28 am

    wow, gorgeous photo!

  87. Catherine

    June 5, 2011 at 10:19 am

    What a beautiful photo. I love the vintage-photo-project.


  88. Aubrey and Melissa

    June 5, 2011 at 10:35 am

    There is something very captivating about vintage photos. I particularly love this one so far, it really gives you a sense of character and interest.

  89. TDccBB

    June 5, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    Definatly a nice picture! Love the contrast, wonder how the story in this picture ends.

  90. Sherin

    June 5, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    imagine this suit is still as exquisite and classic today as it was back in the days! superb!!!!

    shme styles (,") x

  91. T a i l o r i s m

    June 5, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    Great picture – the man standing in the shade vs the man in black. Could also be one picure as part of multiple images.
    What happens before, around and after here..


  92. Alfredo

    June 6, 2011 at 3:53 am


  93. fashionxxi

    June 6, 2011 at 6:26 am

    Love your vintage photos!

  94. Isabelle Ljungblom

    June 6, 2011 at 6:34 am

    That photo is just amazing!

  95. March & Fight

    June 6, 2011 at 7:17 am

    The black/white pictures has something strong in it! And I like the composition too!

  96. Lipsy

    June 6, 2011 at 7:56 am

    Beautiful suit, I like this type of clothing.

  97. Monia

    June 6, 2011 at 8:09 am

    So "italian", I LOVE IT!
    monia, rome

  98. annamaria

    June 6, 2011 at 8:32 am

    Very Italian yes! But I also love the black and white play happening here too!Gorgeous photo-

  99. Anonymous

    June 6, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Rubinacci from the past to the Future always get the best style !!!

  100. Stern Design

    June 6, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Everything about this image is so timeless and so so perfect.

  101. Anonymous

    June 7, 2011 at 8:16 am

    Rubinacci is the Best Tailor at the moment !!

  102. Bernd

    June 13, 2011 at 6:54 am

    i love vintage photos, you get the feeling that you are actually there, you can just feel it

  103. gaia

    June 20, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Wow. This is just how I remember the summers of my childhoodr. The courtyard, hidden, protected in the shade and all that sun outside.
    And here he is, a man standing between two worlds, in his linen suit.
    He might as well be my babbo.

    :) Sweet memories,
    grazie Benedetta!

  104. Anonymous

    July 4, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Everything about this picture is wonderful!

  105. Patrick

    August 5, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Love the door within the door!

  106. ivana

    April 16, 2013 at 8:17 am


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