Tuesday, January 8, 2013

On the Street……Back @ Pitti Uomo, Florence

I literally had a bet with Garance that I could find a good way for a guy to wear leopard. I think this photo proves I won!


I love the sliver of a leopard print quilted vest that Domenico (on the left) wore today in Florence. It’s just enough to break up the seriousness of a monochrome outfit but not enough to scream, “I’m wearing leopard!”



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  1. Stefan Dotter

    January 8, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    And you have to say, the leopard print is very quiet, not as loud as most of the prints out there. Love the print of the cluth kind of bag.


  2. Mandy

    January 8, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    “Dude, you have to check out this instagram I just took of Scott Schuman.”

  3. eunji

    January 8, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    besides the leopard, both the gentlemen are dressed superb yet natural. great shot!

  4. Eunji

    January 8, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    besides the leopard, i like that both the gentlemen are dressed immaculate yet natural. great shot!

  5. Elite Class

    January 8, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    Okay I’m reworking my whole wardrobe just in case I may be photographed by the sartorialist. Well not really, but I made it my inspiration for the way I dress this year.

  6. Simbarashe

    January 8, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    These men have it together, no doubt.
    And congrats on finding a use of leopard print that’s at least classy.

  7. annie

    January 8, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    I must be in the minority, but I have a disdain animal prints in general, (with a few exceptions aka they have to be REALLY well done. This collar detail is tacky!

  8. Laura

    January 8, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    The details are great! Love the leopard shirt, the clutch, and the beanie!


  9. juliette laura

    January 8, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Love the black coats and rolled pants! Great shot.


  10. liz

    January 8, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    wish I was there! seems like an amazing place. great pic as usual


  11. Rachelle

    January 8, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    If I didn’t see this pic I could have sworn this was impossible as well. But he wore the leopard print really well. They both look sharp


  12. Nico

    January 8, 2013 at 5:02 pm

  13. sierra

    January 8, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Hot damn thats a fine looking man clutch!!! He’s rocking the hell out if it too!

  14. Jen Mosley

    January 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    I like his leopard pop but I love his “man” bag. I’ve been in multiple discussions with friend about this lately – he’s accumulating more stuff (tablet, reading glasses, invisalign) but has nothing to throw it into that doesn’t scream old – brief case – or young – back pack. Is a pouch the right way to go?

  15. MacGuffin

    January 8, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    I’m not actually looking at anything about the ankles of the guy on the left. His boots are superb.

  16. sev

    January 8, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    non mais only Italians can do that! (as a Corsica girl Garance should have known that haha)

  17. john b pritchett

    January 8, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    I totally agree with you. Just a hint of the pattern against such a subdued palette is perfect.

  18. Amalia

    January 8, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Superbly executed. The turtleneck is essential I think. The next challenge…leopard with a bright. Black is too easy.

  19. Colony

    January 8, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Yes, but what happens to that leopard when the coat comes off? :) I kinda have to side with Garance on this one, BUT everything else (hair, shoes and the beautiful print on that bag) overrides the leopard.

  20. Bohemian Style

    January 8, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Is that a Mets hat?

  21. Lelli Family

    January 8, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    Agree Scott but being honest I personally do not wear leopard also in a sliver form like that ..

    Daddy Lele from Lelli, italian fashion family

  22. Elizaveta

    January 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Love Pitti and love Florence! Tons of inspirations!

  23. Charles David

    January 8, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    I agree. A little leopard goes a long way!

  24. Black and Olive

    January 8, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    I love the random Knicks beanie hat!!!!


  25. Jackie H.

    January 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    You’re right. You won.

  26. melissa

    January 8, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    I’m with Colony. . .everything changes when that coat comes off.

  27. Kiera

    January 8, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    I’m sure it screams “I’m wearing leopard” when he takes off his jacket. But, I like it regardless.
    Street fashion in the winter really only catches pieces of a person’s overall outfit. Hence, I’m ready for Summer!

  28. Nova York

    January 8, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    I just love the short trousers with the boots.
    What a great look!

    Rui from Visitar Nova York

  29. Ann-Marie

    January 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    I’m in total agreement with you on this. And even when that coat comes off, a vest won’t be overkill. Both of these men have such style!

  30. A

    January 8, 2013 at 6:33 pm

  31. Eva

    January 8, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    You totally won the bet. Great outfit all over bye the way. And the hair, so cool!


  32. alvin

    January 8, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    i love how he put that boot so well with his whole outfit

  33. *sP

    January 8, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    funny how times change. i wore ankle length pants to visit my family over the holidays. it sparked a heated monologue from my six foot six inch grand father ant six foot four inch cousin…everybody’s tall whatever, the short pants make them think of pee wee herman…..but i like it if it’s done well.

  34. Chris

    January 8, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    In fairness, this might look totally different w/o the jacket.

  35. grizzlesnort

    January 8, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    like the sleeping silver mohawk. Nice.

  36. JD

    January 8, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Incredibly ridiculous hems on the left..

    • Michael R

      January 9, 2013 at 12:11 pm

      I agree….next thing the pants will fall just below the knee…pants or shorts??

  37. monkeyshines

    January 8, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    classy coats!

  38. Stephanie

    January 8, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    Instead, his pouch exclaims “I’m wearing some kind of girly damask!” :) Just kidding. The boots and the hair are awesome!

  39. sue

    January 8, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Not to mention their beautiful choices in footwear!!!!!!

  40. Felyn

    January 8, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    They both look great!



    January 8, 2013 at 10:29 pm

  42. Monsieur Marcel

    January 8, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    His hair style sets-off that leopard pop.

  43. basak

    January 8, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    funnyyyyy, i couldn’t even finish my sentence, lol :)))

  44. dcinDC

    January 9, 2013 at 12:13 am

    Short pants – FAIL. And, it looks like he’s not wearing any socks with the boots. Like it with low shoes, but the boots… eh… NO.

  45. berenger

    January 9, 2013 at 12:40 am

    I’m afraid I’m with Garance on this, but nice try for both you and your subject. Everything else about these two guys is just sharp. Even the leopard print adds dissonance, an edge of discomfort for me, which I do admire even if I don’t like it as such. Very stylish gentleman and supremely interesting cool looks.

  46. Pascale

    January 9, 2013 at 2:18 am

    LOVE this look. so chic and way stylish.

  47. katherine brittany hedden

    January 9, 2013 at 2:37 am

    The guy totes pulls the leopard off! He looks great- free- I like how bold, brave and gutsy he is with his fashion choices- makes me want to live a little! Not take life so seriously :)

  48. Nomadic D.

    January 9, 2013 at 2:48 am

    I think you win that bet. I think he pulls it off. I agree with everyone else that there are a few other elements in his look that are a wee bit more tricky, but still, that man knows what he’s doing and he’s doing it on purpose. I like that.


  49. Margherita

    January 9, 2013 at 3:11 am

    Loving the guy on the right, the one with the Knicks hat. He’s very very cool


  50. Milan Boya

    January 9, 2013 at 5:29 am

  51. sunny

    January 9, 2013 at 5:37 am

    What Brand? Left guy’s clutch bag.
    I want it!

  52. Bonnie, Clyde and Marni

    January 9, 2013 at 6:37 am

    Love the leopard!!

  53. Hans Heiner

    January 9, 2013 at 6:55 am

    these men look so cool !

  54. Roger

    January 9, 2013 at 8:40 am

    I would like to know how the man on the left “terminate” for lack of a better term his somewhat subdued Mohawk. This somewhat reminds me of an older fashion we had in south/central america, but he takes it to a rather tasteful level and I would like to see in what we he carries it through.

  55. 2solve

    January 9, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Leopard print’s always adventure for me

  56. Sevan

    January 9, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Married, middle age italian men, avant-guard in their style, daring, fearless, this photo makes me think of the “man in the skirt”. I love to be surprised, to question the choice of an outfit.
    Either I like it or not (and I do, especially the shoes !), this photo is opened to debates.

  57. Lydia

    January 9, 2013 at 10:10 am

    If all guys dressed like this, I would have a field day…


  58. Vaclav

    January 9, 2013 at 11:21 am

    Anyone know what kind of boots the leopard-printed gent is wearing?

  59. mMore

    January 9, 2013 at 11:57 am

    GD is right , sorry Scottie!
    there is something bpageish ( if you got it right!) otherwise
    is just so got damn …is a cool fella…but…

  60. Sacha Iannì

    January 9, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Domenico, top fashion men!

  61. Virginia L

    January 9, 2013 at 2:44 pm


  62. ida

    January 9, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    the fall 2006 menswear collection from dries van noten is my reply to that bet

  63. Sophie Mhabille

    January 9, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    What a nice discret touch of leopard, but what i like most is the oversized clutch

  64. bobkentnova

    January 9, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Scott, I have said it before in this forum, and I’ll say it again. Of all the places you photograph, Florence produces style that I admire most.

  65. Devon

    January 9, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    True – just a sliver is just enough. Any more and it’s an odd disco era, shag carpet type feel that starts to develop.

    The element that I kept coming back to was the patterned document pouch – loving the slouch to it and the colours –


  66. obozic

    January 9, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    the bottom line about this photos is Dmenico’s style… the shoes, the somewhat short
    and narrow pants, the coats, the somewhat king size austeriy pochette, now catching on…
    i hav to admit he missed 100% rating on his hairstyle, not so Piti Uomo, sorry….

  67. sunny

    January 10, 2013 at 2:25 am

    Nobody knows?

    Left guys Clutch Bag!!

  68. Danielle

    January 10, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    Christopher Kane’s Fall 13 collections seems to also do leopard and menswear right as well.

  69. Tatj

    January 10, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    I love it, in my opinion he brought something cold and masculine to the leopard’s pattern. This fits perfectly with his outfit, for sure black fits dith everything but straight allure, and his color hair, it’s like a clash, between oppositions. A nano clash in the details.

  70. KK

    January 11, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    Incredibly boring

  71. Anonima

    January 11, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Agree.. Boring! Wireless ex perino of Leo trim. Or underpinning everything si ad alleata the sane in pitti

  72. Robin

    January 12, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Loving the peek of leopard in the collar of the gentleman on the left. Reminds me the the Burberry Autumn/ Winter 13′ show I saw live stream today

  73. FRANCO C.

    January 16, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Matteo a destra non ha bisogno del leopardo !

  74. julian

    January 19, 2013 at 7:57 am

    Love the coat on the right and like the boots on the left

  75. Roberto Moran

    February 3, 2013 at 10:39 am

    lovely lovely

  76. کابینت سازی کرج

    May 12, 2017 at 7:08 am

    thank you,it was very usefull

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