Thursday, March 31, 2011

I Love What An Hermès Scarf Can Do For A Man, Milan

January 2011, Milan

From my archive, Fall 2008


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  1. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 3:33 pm


  2. desorden150

    March 31, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    I love your work Scott! And these men look fabulous

  3. il sibarita

    March 31, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    Il foulard è troppo chic sugli uomini dalla forte personalità.

  4. Marina

    March 31, 2011 at 3:38 pm


    xx Marina

  5. j.

    March 31, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    wow i like the second one. amazing pic!

  6. Kate

    March 31, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    That second scarf is amazing, such bold, beautiful colours.

  7. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    U really sure the second one is an Hermes??

  8. Daly

    March 31, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Yes.In a small pieces…Love your comment, your both eye…

  9. blue roses

    March 31, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    a bright silk scarf can make almost any outfit, but i especially love the look when paired with more neutral and rugged men's wear.

  10. Kathy

    March 31, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    me too…..k


    March 31, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    A scarf can definitely add colour to an outfit, particularly for guys where clothes tend to be unconspicous. So opting for an Hermes scarf seems like a great way to jazz up what you're wearing even more so if you're a guy!

  12. Passionisto

    March 31, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Is that scarf from the palio di siena? Go pantera go.

  13. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    March 31, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    This looks fantastic! How doesn't love stylish men?!

  14. comme fraiche

    March 31, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    Although I like the scarves in both photos, it's in the second shot that the scarf really pops out thanks to your skills with the camera

  15. Aesthetic Alterations

    March 31, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    That *pop* of color with the contrasting hem (second picture) is marvelous. Yes, more men should wear Hermès scarves. The unstructured knots and unfussy wrapping go a long way to making them casual and sportif.

  16. The Sartorialist

    March 31, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    for 3:38
    No, I'm not sure it is hermes but i'm pretty sure that's what Hugh told me. I idea is not hermes but the ability of bold color to lift a look.

  17. A

    March 31, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Seems to work best with two contrasting colours…

  18. Claggie

    March 31, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Those men are definitely wearing the Hermés scarf right. I love when something so small can add so much character to a look!

  19. Eline

    March 31, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    The blog-title says it all!

  20. Ray

    March 31, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    An Hermes scarf is the ultimate chic accessory next to the Kelly… and now now just the envy of women around the world. It's fantastic to see that these men are not afraid to accessorize, the chain in image 1 and rings in image 2 are also amazing.

  21. Cole

    March 31, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    those scarves are legit wish i had the cash

  22. B. in the Know

    March 31, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    I totally agree – love a good scarf on a man. Does wonders.
    Much love,

  23. Andy

    March 31, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Hermes rulezzzzz! That second picture looks fabulous :)

  24. Mila

    March 31, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    Amazing photos! I'm speechless! :)

  25. Copper Etiquette

    March 31, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    He is working that scarf.

  26. Al

    March 31, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Any male who knows how to accessorize and pull off the look at the same time, is a winner in my book. I just wish more of them could do both!

  27. J.J.

    March 31, 2011 at 4:25 pm


  28. Angeles Almuna Design

    March 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm

  29. House of Hemingway

    March 31, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    It's that subtle touch of color everyone needs in their lives…

  30. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Love the contrast between the masculine closed fist and the delicate feminine scarf in the second pic. Well done!

  31. Natalya's Closet

    March 31, 2011 at 4:43 pm

  32. meenal @ maison marigold

    March 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    unexpected..therefore really striking…xx meenal

  33. Davidikus

    March 31, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    I recently commented that Hermès scarves were a rare sight nowadays! I was wrong. Men are wearing them now.

  34. texasgal

    March 31, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    Love the second shot especially, speaking of which, would you happen to know what that gorgeous ring (with the stone) that he is wearing is??

  35. Sarah Luna

    March 31, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    I don´t know how you do it, but your vision from these people at the street, make them so special, the objects come after! you are such an artist!!!! congratulations!

  36. Kathleen

    March 31, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    Also love the chain. And the rings. And the fist.

  37. Nathalie

    March 31, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    Great pictures. These are some beautiful shots.

  38. 2heels1flash

    March 31, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    I ♥ it ! hermes forever….

  39. Amy Creyer

    March 31, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Yes yes yes! I am obsessed with Hermes scarfs. The perfect pop of color. I especially love them on men. I feel like not enough men utilize small colorful elements like a silk scarf. It has the added effect of making men look more masculine.

  40. Maggie

    March 31, 2011 at 5:32 pm

    Indeed those are great photos. Like one said the devil is in the details.

  41. Kira Lilly

    March 31, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    who doesnt love hermes?
    second picture is exquisite, such beautiful colours and tones

  42. caribbelle

    March 31, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    loving both photos…the second guy looks like the actor from star trek

  43. Jessie

    March 31, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    love the scarf in the first photograph! so beautiful. love the captures.

  44. Annushka

    March 31, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    Fantastic scarf!!!

  45. Sam

    March 31, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    The second photo is amazing! I love the colors and the intensity in that man's eyes.

  46. Danielle

    March 31, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    Love love love Hermés scarves!! The only thing that bests it is a Alexander McQueen skull scarf! :)


  47. Francesca

    March 31, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    i love scarves!!


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  48. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    very cool

  49. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Fall 2008 nails it!

  50. Inês M.

    March 31, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    It shows off something I find really beautiful in a man, confidence.

  51. jackie

    March 31, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    i love the contrast of their tough, manly looks with the sensitive and soft yet bold scarves…

    i <3 you scott- you make my days!

  52. AnonymousJK

    March 31, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    Wow Sart, you're digging deep… I love that the scarves and the whole look are still very relevant. That's the beauty of style isn't it? Eternal :)

  53. auntie fruf

    March 31, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Hermes is Hermes. Always stunning. Always appropriate. Always tres chic.

  54. matthew

    March 31, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Love the top pic! Any idea who did the wallet chain?

  55. AKB

    March 31, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    I love what the texture and color of the scarves do for the muted tones in the outfits themselves. It's a welcome contrast. Great photos, as always.

  56. candleashes

    March 31, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    wow, the second photo is a true work of art. I absolutely love it.
    A scarf and hoodie with jacket? awesome for portrait, really weird for real life.
    the guy in top photo is perfectly dressed

  57. Anonymous

    March 31, 2011 at 11:01 pm

    The second one is a truly amazing shot… it belongs in a museum!!!

  58. Liz

    March 31, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    Ohhhh – really love the bright red/orange trim to the electric blue. And the details on his rings. Bravo.

  59. Caitlin Rose

    March 31, 2011 at 11:27 pm

    absolutely stunning.

  60. le sorelle

    March 31, 2011 at 11:52 pm

    beautiful shots! i recently praised my hermes scarf on my blog – they really are pieces of art and add such beautiful color to any look. clearly your pictures capture this perfectly.


  61. thwany

    April 1, 2011 at 12:36 am

    i want one.

  62. black suits

    April 1, 2011 at 2:14 am

    The second photo is great! I love the color of the scarf and how it jives with what the man wears. Terrific!

  63. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 2:20 am

    I think the Hermes scarf on that gentleman from the first photograph looks too caculated. The contrast of texture, the feminin / masucline aspect does not work well here.
    Now the second photograph tells a different story. The casualness of how the scarf is worn within the overall colour sheme pares down the feminin aspect such a scarf has. Leaving enough room for a twist to bring the look of this gentleman to a more interresting level.

  64. SC

    April 1, 2011 at 2:28 am


  65. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 3:07 am

    Better on men than women!!!

  66. W.

    April 1, 2011 at 3:20 am

    I just wanted to thank you for exposing me to the Bill Cunningham film. I remember seeing a photo of him on your blog. I just caught the movie tonight in Los Angeles. What an inspiration, beyond fashion, but as a human being.

    Thank you.

  67. Le Chic Boutique

    April 1, 2011 at 3:30 am

  68. MELISSA Z.

    April 1, 2011 at 3:46 am

    wow, wonderfful pics, congrats! <3

  69. Charlotte

    April 1, 2011 at 3:58 am

  70. †ELMO†

    April 1, 2011 at 4:02 am


  71. Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris

    April 1, 2011 at 4:11 am

    I really love the look of the first man!

  72. Anna

    April 1, 2011 at 4:38 am

    love the colors of those scarfs…

    Enjoy my Bulgari giveaway!

  73. ayami

    April 1, 2011 at 6:00 am

    using scarf is great idea!

  74. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 6:00 am

    Is the second chap is Avery Brooks?

  75. SOFIA

    April 1, 2011 at 6:30 am

    LOVE IT!!!

  76. RChew

    April 1, 2011 at 7:07 am

    Plus your photo of that platinum blonde guy wearing a pink/white/silver/gold scarf. I only remember as'9228BurScarfWeb.jpg'. Not sure if it was Hermes but that's my favourite of the 'man wearing silk scarf' genre!

  77. sofia

    April 1, 2011 at 7:54 am

    Haha, I met the last guy in a bar in milano – I didn't figure out what he was doing or who he is even tho we talked for 1 hour. But I also took a picture=)

  78. ERTLandCOHN

    April 1, 2011 at 7:59 am

    Love the second one!
    Un saludo,
    ERTL and COHN

  79. B. Inspired.

    April 1, 2011 at 8:16 am

    I've been wanting to wear a scarf like that, ever since my favorite show, Mad Men

  80. Love LuLu

    April 1, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Whatta man. Well, men. Great archive shots. An inspiration of old school meets new world.

  81. Naftali Stern

    April 1, 2011 at 9:38 am

    They are both so great, but the second picture, that amazing blue and red trimmed scarf with the double rings; so bohemian and all so perfect!

  82. thefashionguitar

    April 1, 2011 at 9:39 am

    Love the use of color!

    xo thefashionguitar

  83. proletarian Great Gatsby

    April 1, 2011 at 10:17 am

    I discovered THE SCARF a few years ago and I think it's not just beautiful but also practical.It can gives a touch of bohemian elegance different then a tie.(See the spring/summer collection 2011 of Ermenegildo Zegna)

  84. Mertxe Hernàndez

    April 1, 2011 at 10:30 am

    love the scarf

  85. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 10:40 am

    i love a hermes scarve, but they tend to make women look matronly, to my opinion. glad to see how good they look when worn by men.

  86. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 10:52 am

    now that's what i call contemporary! (not the pseudo-conservative (berlusconi) style you see on so many men from Italy on this blog.) a splash of color in the cute way.

  87. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 11:11 am

    I instantly like a man with the confidence to wear a scarf that way.

  88. Liz G.

    April 1, 2011 at 11:35 am

    Dashing men. I wish more men in NYC would tuck in their shirts and take off their baseball caps and dress with some thought to elegance. Perhaps they think it's effeminate.:( A pop of color against neutrals is the best.

  89. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Seriously great portrait (2nd).

  90. carole

    April 1, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    great looks!

  91. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    powerful with a touch of silk

  92. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    ooohhhh! these are lovely! I'm specially in love with man #2…. ay ay ay !!!

    love love love!

  93. kelly frances

    April 1, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    scarves are so whimsical… you can do so much with them. a great scarf collection will last a lifetime

  94. MSlattery

    April 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    This is one of your (new?) categories that I just want to say, "More, please." I love how the scarfs flatter these men, closest thing I've seen to how flattering menswear is on women, reversed.

  95. LolóRey

    April 1, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    What a great way to mix things up.
    Once again, fashion is about having fun and joy…
    Awesome pictures Scoot.


  96. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    where can i get a jacket like in the first pic?

  97. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Silk scarves can be gorgeous and these two are some beautiful scarves… problem is when someone wears a scarf like this, it makes me think of (female) flight attendants.

  98. Meredith Howard

    April 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    I love the first picture. He just looks so cool and sophisticated.

    - Meredith

  99. bekioutofline

    April 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    Silk scarves worn like cowboys or flight attendants is where it's at right now (in my world)…LOVE it.

  100. BTBaxter

    April 1, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    Stunning images! The colors are masterful, and I love the way each gentleman has that certain look of rugged sophistication.

  101. IS THIS IT? models review

    April 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    "I Love What An Hermés Scarf Can Do For A Man" as well, both pics are great.

  102. theshopwindow

    April 1, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    The 2nd picture is great: great colors, great contrast, great expression! Totally love it.

  103. The Thief and The Cobblers

    April 1, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    the second photo is incredible! It's just amazing.

  104. John

    April 1, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Well, y'all have inspired me to start wearing them again. I wore Hermes and other scarves for quite some years, and even fashioned myself to be a bit of a rogue. However, I let life get me down to where dressing has become a chore and not a celebration.

    My muse in mind, I remember that it is spring. Time to renew.

  105. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    You can see the last letters of "Hermes" upside down on the bottom edge of the second picture..

  106. Anonymous

    April 1, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Second photo: That's my dear friend of 20 years, Hugh, and yes – it is a fantastic photo of a fantastic photographer. Suggestion: please please expand the content of the post to include a series of photos of Hugh wearing gems from his collection of Hermes scarves – he has dozens and each one looks wonderful on him! Hermes is one of his clients.

  107. Anonymous

    April 2, 2011 at 12:10 am

    I absolutely love these two looks. Great shots.

  108. Silk scarves

    April 2, 2011 at 1:38 am

    I like also this kind of use of silk scarves for men.. soft and chic. Colors are important for the look.

  109. Henning Pfeifer

    April 2, 2011 at 7:32 am

    THIS I call fashion photography! Thanks a lot!!!

  110. KC

    April 2, 2011 at 10:21 am

    beautiful… especially the first one.

  111. MC

    April 2, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    Hugh is a friend, and yes he just wears Hermes scarf better than anyone!
    He really has a unique style, his hat I know is from Lock and Co hatters and he design his own jewellery.
    Elegance is all in the details.

  112. ingenuos

    April 3, 2011 at 6:24 am

    ¡¡loveling, loveling!!
    Ana M. P.B.

  113. E...

    April 3, 2011 at 6:38 am

    GRreat foulard, amazing!

  114. nn

    April 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    wonderful when men know to wear the scarfs


    April 4, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    I'd never thought about Hermes on a guy, so thanks – they are amazing!

  116. El coolhunter accidental

    April 4, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    The Hermès carré is always a splendid choice… I love it!

  117. Anonymous

    April 4, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    GWAH!! <3 They're both so beautiful and adorable!

  118. Franklin Bolshoi

    April 4, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    Very Very nice!

    I would love to see what shoes they both have on though!

  119. Dani

    April 5, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Wow, the second one is such an interesting look. I have to know who this guy is!!

  120. Paula

    April 5, 2011 at 8:54 am

    his coloring and dark clothes make this stand out brilliantly. just wonderfully sexy!

  121. Paula

    April 5, 2011 at 8:55 am

    with his coloring and dark clothes this scarf stands at attention! lovely and rather sexy

  122. Xay B.

    April 6, 2011 at 7:21 am

    The blue scarf is dope. It doesn't even look like it was taken on the streets.

  123. Anonymous

    April 7, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Go Hugh! the most stylish dude in milan :)
    By your boy Ahmunrap

  124. George B.

    April 8, 2011 at 12:54 am

    The guy in the second photo pulled off the mismatch of color with perfection. Nice!

  125. Walking around with a scapel

    April 12, 2011 at 11:28 am

    ooooweee Nippon-jin (sorry that means Japanese). Nice to see a fellow asian, nicely dressed in good proportions. Well thought out outfit though it comes across rather effortless. Love the touch of green, Hermes desu-ka? :)

  126. Walking around with a scapel

    April 12, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Ooops, just saw the 2nd man. Not sure if he intended the colour of his neckerchief to pop the way it does, but it POPS! And the rings is nice touch. Class. Good eye, sir.

  127. Anonymous

    April 20, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    hot DAMN!

  128. style ceviche

    May 27, 2011 at 3:43 am

    Perfect Style!!!

  129. Amanda

    June 25, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    wow.. he looks like Tony Tornado a famous actor and musician from Brazil

  130. lindayoga

    August 22, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    WOW THE COLORS!!! Very beautiful!!

  131. bigcambridge

    November 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Akira Shimada, editor of Goethe Magazine

  132. Abelard John

    December 17, 2012 at 12:45 am

    I like it when guys wear scarves. I like the arabic looking ones (no offense anyone) a lot.Trendysg offers exotic and costly fashion wears.

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