Sunday, June 22, 2014

At Andrea Pompilio, Spring 2015


Super strong collection from Andrea Pompilio this time.  Love the layering!






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  1. Diane

    June 22, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Circle theme is interesting , but not feeling the ” ladies tennis skirts ” peaking out. It will be curious to see how or if this translates into street dressing.

    • Wayde

      June 22, 2014 at 6:01 pm

      On the contrary Diane, I feel that the pleated skirts are so right for the current time given Givenchy’s obsession for kilts and the general open-mindedness towards a man in a skirt. These ones by AP are shorter and I think they will be better accepted as a style component.
      Is Andrea Pompilio the Alexander Wang of men’s fashion? This collection feels right on the money, an up to the moment presentation of layering for the modern man. I loved all the details, the holes, the half socks and the shameless self promotion (AP logo mania for menswear). I want everything from the show and yes I definitely would wear a short pleated skirt over my jeans. KUDOS Andrea!

    • robert c harvey

      June 24, 2014 at 3:48 pm

      Mini-skirts and sandals with socks!? oh pa-lease!

  2. andreea

    June 22, 2014 at 9:23 am

    those eyelet details are very cute but still super ok for men! :)

  3. Shade of Red Blog

    June 22, 2014 at 10:02 am

    This should be called 50 Shades of Beige. Very nice.

  4. Bonnie

    June 22, 2014 at 10:28 am

    I would never go out with a man who dressed in any of these outfits. The “layering” looks like a woman’s tennis skirt. Save me

    • somapusher

      July 5, 2014 at 11:13 am


    • Nanlud

      November 21, 2014 at 7:28 am

      And I never go out with a woman dressed in pants en sneakers.

  5. supal {chevrons & éclairs}

    June 22, 2014 at 10:29 am

    the socks are a fun touch! x

  6. Sevan

    June 22, 2014 at 11:55 am

    Great jackets, especially the 1st one.
    I like the show of shirt collar and cuffs under a 3/4 sleeve sweat.
    I’m going to try that look next winter because right now, it’s hot and humid in Florida !

  7. Simone Fraser

    June 22, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Regarding the above collection, I think the jackets in the second and fourth shots are fine designs; well cut and well made. The rest i can admire for the unique vision in styling and creating a whole and more individual look, but it’s probably not to my personal taste. I’d like to see these looks applied in the non-catwalk world…

    Aside from that, I have just looked at Faces By The Sartorialist. I commend Scott on this project. It appears that there are photographs here that aren’t included in the main blog?
    They are very rich and vital; every face is beautiful as we focus on the individuality of each. I am looking forward to seeing the recurring subjects of The Sartorialist with their faces in greater detail, up close as sometimes the best photograph at the time may not allow detail there. I feel inspired from this first look. Thank-you!

  8. WOWS

    June 22, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Cool pleated layers!

    Kisses from

  9. Taipei Style

    June 22, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Cool designs!


  10. Denisa

    June 22, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    I like that shapes. ax

  11. Thatsalook

    June 22, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    This designer gets props for well chosen fabrications and for being on the tail end of challenging gender norms but these looks are so busy that they work against themselves. Yeesh!

  12. Liz

    June 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    amazing menswear

  13. bob

    June 22, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    yeah, sure . . .

  14. Lindsey

    June 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Very cool! Love the socks!

  15. ~ Carmen ~

    June 22, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    Love the beige eyelet sweater but not much else. :] // ☼

  16. milex

    June 22, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    So not me but makes me want to try something new.

  17. charlie

    June 23, 2014 at 3:04 am

    I love Sartorialist. This is so awful……unless it’s a joke…”normcore” vibes…..noooooooooo

  18. Gaia

    June 23, 2014 at 5:12 am

    lovc it! so unic!


  19. M.

    June 23, 2014 at 9:20 am

    I agree with the person who said, “Save me.” Pretty little pleated skirts on men! Wot next? You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh.

    • Wayde

      June 23, 2014 at 5:13 pm

      I live in Australia and I can tell you that I would absolutely wear most of these looks in their entirety without hesitation.

  20. michael

    June 23, 2014 at 11:15 am

    my guess is: we will not be seeing any of these outfits on the streets of Madison, Wisconsin, Tulsa or even L.A anytime soon. ( Ever)

  21. Steve

    June 23, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    I see the Emperor has some new clothes.

  22. Gabriele

    June 24, 2014 at 4:20 am

    This is awful. Can’t imagine which man could wear like this.
    And can’t recognise the perfect Sartorialist judgement on manly taste. Where are those beautiful style samples from – say — Stockholm?

  23. Clotilde

    June 24, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    It looks more like a centurion “skirt” than tennis skirt to me. Roman empire revival? :D

  24. Ana

    June 24, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    I know for some it might be edgy and cool, but sandals and socks (even more, cut out socks) look so unpleasant and yucky. Why would someone wear that?

  25. style rower

    June 24, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    Just speechless….


    June 24, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    I love the summer colors.

  27. Oscar

    June 26, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Wasn’t sandals with socks a natural contraceptive method?, there you go, add a tennis skirt.

  28. James

    June 29, 2014 at 7:12 am

    Socks with sandals! Big no, no.

  29. Sonny

    July 1, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Sorry but those mini pleated skirts are seriously ludicrous.


    September 11, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    I also agree socks and sandals are a big no no !

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