I love how his studded belt has worn through his t-shirt.  That’s commitment to a look!


It’s so interesting, the effect clothes have on each other.  It can make pieces uniquely yours because they are the result of your specific lifestyle.  If great style is a reflection of the person, than to me this is a great expression of personal style.


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  1. LocalCeleb

    October 28, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    You can tell that this is more than likely his *go to* outfit, and he obviously loves that belt.. This is an awesome display of fashion at it’s finest..he knows the holes are there, and he loves them just as much as the belt he refuses to stop wearing that creates them..


  2. Marcel Da Chump

    October 28, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    I also love how you cropped the picture, yet the image retains its dynamism.
    Ride safe all!

  3. Daniel

    October 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    Many of my shirts (even nice dress shirts, polos, & sweaters) have holes rubbed into them on the right side towards the back.

    Why? Because I carry a concealed firearm on a daily basis.

    I’ve “ruined” some very nice clothes that way, but I’d imagine it’s a very unique fashion problem to have.

  4. Vicheka Im

    October 28, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    Is there a design on his shirt or is it torn?


  5. Scott

    October 28, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Hi Scott,

    Very cool shot. It looks like one of the Paris Velib bikes? I think it is the best way to get around Paris. Enjoy your time there.


  6. emma

    October 28, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    Such a great shot. The perspective is refreshing.

  7. Nomadic D

    October 28, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    So true! Love this post. Also love your attention to detail!


  8. Peter McConnochie

    October 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Hi – I’m in Paris Monday for street portraits – hep to get stunning shots like this!
    Thanks for being an inspiration!


  9. Kate

    October 28, 2011 at 4:59 pm

  10. Breanna

    October 28, 2011 at 5:00 pm

  11. Jonathan Hultgren

    October 28, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    Details, beautiful details!

  12. Eva

    October 28, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    Black and white, as always chici!


  13. thefashionguitar

    October 28, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Like the vintage look


  14. Tom

    October 28, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    My studded belt wore through many a shirt in my skateboarding days. All it takes is one little fall. Most of my friends had stud scratches on their cars from all of us leaning on them :)

  15. Mr Kane

    October 28, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    I agree with you! But i will say what a great shot! love it!

    Have a great weekend!
    Jk | http://mrkanerule.blogspot.com

  16. Sara

    October 28, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    I view/read your blog daily – and have gone through the archives as well -and I never think to comment. Your photographs are indeed interesting and consistently deliver. You have enough people commenting and I think that what I may have to say is not terribly important to you or anyone. But this shot. This shot. To me not so much about the belt worn through the clothing and his “look” but the human body used functionally and the beauty and vitality of that. The smooth slope of the arms with muscles comfortably tense and activated. The easy, soft, well-worn and loose fit of the t-shirt and the slight bag in the seat of the pants show clothes well used, functional, and draped around the fit body; and extension of him. Evocative and wonderful. So if you ever read these…my thoughts, for whatever they are worth.

  17. Barcelona m'enamora

    October 28, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    I love cycling in my city, Barcelona!

  18. Opposite Lipstick

    October 28, 2011 at 6:20 pm

  19. Mrs Steele

    October 28, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    Such a good shot. His arms just get me.

  20. Lauren

    October 28, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    Indeed this is a great expression of personal style. Nice shot.

    The Styleseer

  21. Hillary

    October 28, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Too true! Even though I could never have that kind of dedication to a look myself, I really appreciate it when others have a trademark look.


  22. Name*

    October 28, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    he has a nice butt.

  23. joe t

    October 28, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I lov it,,, wear what you love and feel good,, it becomes you,, then fashion happens later,,,

  24. Spirale Rouge

    October 28, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Yeah!! Nice…………bike!

  25. une chatte grise

    October 29, 2011 at 1:09 am

    Wonderful photo–it’s both a lovely piece of art and a testament to a style. You’re right; there is a certain magic when an item is worn so often that it starts to create an imprint.

  26. Johnny

    October 29, 2011 at 1:55 am

    I think it’s a pretty cool combination!

  27. Milena

    October 29, 2011 at 6:12 am

    Love this. all black


  28. The life after

    October 29, 2011 at 6:24 am

    You’re right! It is quite nice and personal!

    The Life After

  29. H.

    October 29, 2011 at 9:28 am

    Oh my, this makes me tingle in all the right places.

  30. Charlotte

    October 29, 2011 at 9:30 am

  31. Patricia

    October 29, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Great photo indeed!

  32. Fashionthroughtravel

    October 29, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Such an inspiring look and a great reflection on personal style from your part!

  33. zo

    October 29, 2011 at 10:33 am

    then to me…

  34. camilla alibrandi

    October 29, 2011 at 3:15 pm


  35. Emily Ulrich

    October 29, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    Ha ha! Dedication to his belt, no doubt!

  36. Bernadette

    October 30, 2011 at 1:57 am

    Oh Bingo again, Scott!
    “Its my favourite black t-shirt and I’m not going to stop wearing it until it disintergrates” … got to love that.
    Long time ago had a treasured classic Levis denim jacket; every time I wore it I enjoyed it so much because it always seemed to be on the verge of literally falling apart (and of course that would be the last wear). One day took a chance and very carefully hand washed it and put it outside in the back garden of my apartment block to dry in the sun, and guess what happened – some complete heel stole it … I cried like a baby! Could the thief have ever loved it like I did?

  37. gabriella sheffield

    October 30, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    because of this photograph, i’m sure next season will feature shirts with holes in them just to show case belts =)


  38. Bernadette

    October 31, 2011 at 4:33 am

    Dear Sara,
    What a great first contribution.
    If I were Scott I would be thrilled to have evoked such a beautiful and considered debut comment from you.
    I will keep an eye out for more of your great writing.

  39. Hannah Louise

    October 31, 2011 at 4:36 am

    Fantastic. I am a huge fan our clothes becoming reflective of our lifestyle. My boyfriend’s back jean pocket has a perfect worn outline of his wallet and a guitar pick that I adore.

  40. kathryn

    October 31, 2011 at 8:14 am

    Sc true!

  41. Jed Christopher David

    November 1, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    That kind of effect happens to my jeans. My chapstick eventually wears through them and leaves an imprint.

  42. 350125GO

    November 1, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    This is real living, real fashion!!
    From my first pair of Vans that were literally in tatters, I couldn’t part with them at the ripe old age of 10. Now, some decades on the same sensation is had with my brogues. People ask how I got them to look the way they are and where they can buy them. It’ simple people!! Vintage isn’t a label, it’s the life long journey of something, and it can’t be bought. Wear them in and wear them out, become one with those special pieces. Metta.

  43. Trainer

    November 20, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    Great! thanks for the share!

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