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

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  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

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    x

  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!

    xx http://www.jnsoo.blogspot.com/

  6. typingtalker

    June 4, 2011 at 6:57 am

    And a REAL Mini.

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

    xx

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  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?

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  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

    http://themadeleinewhirl.wordpress.com

  15. disco in moscow

    June 4, 2011 at 7:32 am

    great photo, love it!
    x

    http://disco-in-moscow.blogspot.com/

  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

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  26. Shannon Elle

    June 4, 2011 at 8:52 am

    This is an awesome photograph! Loving the vintage photos!

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  27. PiruletadeGato

    June 4, 2011 at 9:00 am

    GREAT photo!

    xo

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  28. Teodora

    June 4, 2011 at 9:03 am

    Beautiful suit. You can see his swagger from far!

    Teodora
    teodoraslookbook.com

  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!

    http://runwaygirly.blogspot.com/

  32. The Bohmerian

    June 4, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Timelessness!

  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.

    http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com/

  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!

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  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!!!

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  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?

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  51. s

    June 4, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    LOVE <3

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  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…

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  55. Little Sable

    June 4, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Evviva il bianco e nero!!!
    kisses from your follower ♡

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    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!!

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  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 !

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  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!! http://www.stylepicture.blogspot.com

  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!

    http://lisapetrarca.blogspot.com

  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 (:

    http://thefashionlatte.blogspot.com

  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!

    x

    http://yonder-wonderland.blogspot.com/

  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!!

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  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.

    x catherine-oneway.blogspot.com

  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.

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  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..

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    /andreas

  92. Alfredo

    June 6, 2011 at 3:53 am

    GREAT INNOCENTI MINI MORRIS….

  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
    http://moniantinori.blogspot.com/

  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

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  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

    fantastic!

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