Wednesday, September 23, 2009

On the Street……London Now, London


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  1. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    I spot a wonderful keith haring Button.

  2. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    Not my style – but I love the bravery of this look!

  3. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 5:28 pm


  4. SM

    September 23, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    The 80s seem to be alive and kicking. But where the h…. do you find all these people? Are they at the fashion shows? I normally only see them on Portobello or other markets…

  5. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    He looks like Bam Bam from the Flintstones. Well done.

  6. Hickers

    September 23, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    London; city of bowler hats, double breasted pin-striped suits and rolled umbrellas.

  7. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    This is wonderful. So many layers to this personal style but at the same time it looks easy. Great statement.

  8. tcarole

    September 23, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Urban Maasai

  9. Jazzbuff630

    September 23, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    Say what?

  10. peter

    September 23, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    The best way to wear a bow tie! Thanks for all the shots of London, a little bit of dirty never hurt anyone.

  11. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    out-of-the-box, unique, a "left of the spectrum" style that helps establish reference points for mainstream. have to admit though, i don't know if i could concentrate having a conversation with this dude – it's a little much

  12. Marie El.

    September 23, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    sorry, i don´t feel it…

  13. sofiasophie

    September 23, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Very daring!
    but weird anyway…..

    I like it!

  14. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    Wow – there's an identity crisis. Breakfast at Tiffany's? Bam Bam? Aunt Jemima? African or American Tribal? White boy? Man? Woman?

    So confusing, yet altogether fascinating to look at.

  15. Jacqueline

    September 23, 2009 at 6:37 pm

    He is a brave soul!

  16. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 6:40 pm

    I don't know if this is what the Maasai have in mind for fashion.

  17. davidsl

    September 23, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    another hot mess, but somehow i find this less messy than the other guy with purple rain coat and dropped crotch shorts from yesterday.

  18. MOD PAUL

    September 23, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    LOL!!!! okie dokie…. He's got a set of Bollocks thats for sure. Nice button though.

  19. Allister

    September 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    whoa…is that a beehive?

  20. Kate

    September 23, 2009 at 6:59 pm


  21. Xris

    September 23, 2009 at 7:11 pm


  22. kt glimmer

    September 23, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    i think he's beautiful

  23. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 7:29 pm

    Punk African or African Punk ?

  24. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    i love it- especially the dangling ipod earbuds overlapping the tribal looking neckpiece.

  25. Fazal

    September 23, 2009 at 7:33 pm

    You Know What?
    Really quite Beautiful!

  26. The Photodiarist

    September 23, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    What the . . .

    Actually, I like it . . .

  27. Jennifer

    September 23, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    I love it when someone has fun getting dressed for the day…he looks like he did. I also love the Keith Haring badge. Fun shots from London, Mr. Sart!

  28. A.J.

    September 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    I see a bit of Amy Winehouse here.

  29. Catherine Blair Pfander

    September 23, 2009 at 8:18 pm

    Haha, totally love the top knot. I can relate…I refuse to wear my hair down until its grown out to a reasonable and less ugly length…I do think he rocks the up 'do better than I do, though.

  30. YankeeHrvat

    September 23, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    Ok. I guess I am too conventional. This photo did nothing but make me laugh. Is he in an African dance troupe?

  31. TNT

    September 23, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    ok, I like it… the dead cat on his head really necessary?

  32. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 9:04 pm

    this guy went to st martins with me. he always puts a lot of effort into his looks and they are always unique, but somehow it doesn't feel natural to me, it doesn't flow within itself and to me, that is the most important ingredient of style…

  33. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    you've got to be bloody joking.

  34. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    Oh dear.
    Original? Maybe.
    Stylish? No.

  35. Kristen Nichole Nelson

    September 23, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    he should model

  36. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    Looks like an afro pick in the back of the hair too. Interesting.

  37. laundrygirl

    September 23, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    It's different and yet I love it. I'd rock that look any day!

  38. theDavid

    September 23, 2009 at 10:10 pm

    wreaks of "trying too hard"…

  39. najee

    September 23, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    So much to look at.I wonder what else he was wearing.This is what self expression looks like.

  40. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 10:23 pm

    WOW. So much hair…! Is there a religious affiliation that I am missing here? I love his adornments – especially the bow in the bandana. Nice pick.


  41. Anonymous

    September 23, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    HIS face he has such a familiar look

  42. ummingbird

    September 23, 2009 at 10:48 pm


  43. Nick Heywood

    September 23, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    so, I count 4 cultures he's appropriating … does that seem right to everyone else? am I missing something?

    looks smart, and the ear buds polish it off. I can see how this could irritate some people whose cultural heritage has become just one more artfully placed bauble.

  44. Holly

    September 24, 2009 at 12:02 am

    Little tribual…Little King and I

  45. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 12:03 am

    this is wonderful, i'm inspired by the look and the bravery of wearing it

  46. Caroline

    September 24, 2009 at 12:07 am

    Awsome, a new age hippy.

  47. Mutiaramail

    September 24, 2009 at 12:20 am

    Good job!!

  48. Issamu Kamide

    September 24, 2009 at 12:51 am

    no! you all got it wrong! it's fucking Frida Kahlo! that's exactly what this look screams!

  49. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 1:30 am

    While this may be original, it's really trying too hard. It "insists upon itself". It seems like a costume.

  50. Adrienne

    September 24, 2009 at 1:34 am

    A+ for being yourself… I really this photo …after I got pass my own judgments A+ kiddo!

  51. notimoWONNNE

    September 24, 2009 at 1:39 am

    Is anybody else fascinated by the shape of his head, and the contrast his topknot makes against it. It's so perfectly balanced, it almost doesn't seem like it is his actual hair. not to mention the intricacies of his hair knot. As much as you all may not like the hair, I think he'd look naked without it.

  52. Lisette

    September 24, 2009 at 1:46 am

    Wonderful – what a delightfully eclectic mix!

  53. Drosophila M.

    September 24, 2009 at 2:13 am

    It almost seems to be a defensive look, the way certain butterflies have spots on their wings that make predators mistake them for owls. No one can step up to this man because he momentarily paralyzes the mind with his clever pastiche ensemble, which includes his face itself. If you cover the image from the bow down, you believe it's Amy Winehouse. His Peruvian neck-disc is likely razor-sharp. Also I really like that the Apple earbuds he sports emerge from the spine and not the gut.

  54. ellastica

    September 24, 2009 at 2:29 am

    okay, okay. expect the unexpected!

    each individual accessory makes a statement but comes together nicely. the hairdo admittedly is not the most flattering but kudos for having the creativity and balls to pull this off. he's a daring dreamboat!

  55. Wikitoria Love

    September 24, 2009 at 3:09 am

    I want to marry this character! I wish people, especially gentlemen would dress like this more often. You're a darling for capturing this!

  56. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 4:21 am

    he's still trying to work it out. give him a few more years & his look will be awesome. the least 'try hard' part is the earphones!

  57. Meriem

    September 24, 2009 at 4:43 am

    He reminds me of Björk and the cover of her album Homogenic… Brave look

  58. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 5:21 am

    I'm pretty sure that the necklace is from the Lisu tribal group in Northern Thailand/Burma

  59. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 5:59 am

    Drosophila M. so beautifully stated! What an amazing look. True Art. Perfection.

  60. jkh

    September 24, 2009 at 7:01 am

    winner of the fashion award 2010.
    hands down.

  61. jkh

    September 24, 2009 at 7:06 am

    bow infront of your master, crowd!
    the keith haring button combinded with the massai neck thing is beyond anything a mortal can achieve – let alone 'pull off'.

    again: fabulous.

  62. The Clever Pup

    September 24, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Cross between Maasai warrior and Frida Kahlo. What's he wearing down below?

  63. ikoyi

    September 24, 2009 at 8:49 am

    Here in one photo is proof that very few can capture what our dear Sart captures on the regular. The mzungu masaai is confusing the hell out of me, but of one thing I am certain: Scott Schulman rocks!

  64. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 8:55 am

    Don't like the look, but I would love to the the cojones to do something like this. I feel edgy wearing something other then blue, black or grey.

  65. Artis

    September 24, 2009 at 9:12 am

    I'm kinda loving this look.

    Artis x

  66. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 9:26 am

    OMG- It's like an Afrikanar Doris Day! Those eyes and that neck- ethnic dream boat!

  67. A La Mode

    September 24, 2009 at 9:39 am


  68. John Danner

    September 24, 2009 at 9:47 am

    The bow (especially the placement) reminds me of what they put on the head of a new born baby girl—so with that in mind, this is kind of messing with my head.

    Bearded New Born Baby Bow Boy. BNBBB

    I'm not judging, I'm just amusing myself. I enjoy this image, I can't stop looking—fascinating.

  69. Mikki on the go

    September 24, 2009 at 9:53 am

    Really, really and really Unique!!!
    How creative!!
    Would love to talk with him!!!


    September 24, 2009 at 9:55 am



  71. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 9:59 am

    Oh wow. I'm feeling the Jonathan Demme movie "Something Wild" aesthetic in this outfit…especially the first half hour. Is that crazy? Does anyone else know what I'm talking about?

  72. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 10:01 am

    Yea, Im not loving it. Its a hot mess, but I like the necklace alot, it might be the crazy amy whinehouse hair that is killing it for me.

  73. ColourOfAbsence

    September 24, 2009 at 10:02 am

    wow? is that his real hair? how did he get it to do that?

  74. Klever Girl

    September 24, 2009 at 10:26 am

    I think this is fantastic. A modern tribal representation of yesteryears.
    His necklace is key and would look amazing of a female with a strapless dress.

    Sart, I'm forever thankful for your timing.

  75. Gary K.

    September 24, 2009 at 10:39 am


  76. RSM

    September 24, 2009 at 11:01 am

    an eclectic mix of cultures i feel jus shows he takes influences from many different genres

    the bandanna is also an expression of african culture or maybe jus a pretty tupac.

    i think his hands and arms will have an array of bangles and rings

    an new york hustler lost in Africa, startin his own tribe!

  77. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 11:15 am

    the photo itself is way beyond style–totally mesmerizing. Though I'd crop it at the forehead to get rid of that distracting thing on his head–but the lighting the colors are so fabulous.

  78. notanotherblog

    September 24, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    I love the African necklace thing. Hopefully at 21, I'm not too old for it.

  79. jonathan

    September 24, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    On him, it's perfect.

  80. hi-d

    September 24, 2009 at 1:25 pm


  81. Anne

    September 24, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    does anyone else think the hairdo (including bowtie bandana) is samurai-inspired? it's done in a slightly girlier way though.

    like the overall look.

  82. Le Fast Food

    September 24, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    So next century.

  83. bruce

    September 24, 2009 at 2:16 pm


  84. 6p00d834d5aa2569e2

    September 24, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    Modern-day Japanese/Shinto perhaps ?…what I really like is the way the light shows his straight cheek bones and the raised area around his mouth… fixed eyes…like the old Japanese prints and woodblocks

  85. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Holy shit it's dustin! Brick lane local made in onto the sartorialist, he use to say it only took him ten minutes to do his hair….

  86. Joy Mars

    September 24, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    Wow, earbuds as an accessory. Works for me.

  87. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    a bit of everything, in the hope that something, somewhere might just work kinda look.

  88. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    oh wow! i used to see this guy in shoreditch/spitalfields area when i lived in london! i remember passing him in a cab and both the driver and i gasped simultaneously as we spotted him! what a look! i have the same african tribal necklace and am now inspired to wear it.


  89. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    get dressed and then take off one thing. he still has too many little things.

  90. Milena (Serbia)

    September 24, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    it's hard being liberal sometimes..

  91. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 7:12 pm

    WO – I was sat behind this fella on the bus a few weeks back…his hair is so well put together you can help but take your hat off to him. Love the rest of the look though I must say he should talk a little more quietly on the phone in future! Great pic!


    September 24, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    He's got it! Not too much, not too little, juuuuust right – the goldilocks effect!

  93. hippie_cyndi

    September 24, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    he looks almost like a portrait of a bygone era…then you see the ipod…he looks awesome.

  94. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    He looks like a cross between a Hans Holbein the younger painting and a Japanese woodcut print. Quite intriguing.

  95. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    I love that he's shy yet bold–his eyes say one thing and his hair says another. Love the picture!

  96. Anonymous

    September 24, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    Japanese hair, American bandana, Maasai necklace and an ipod indeed the world is shrinking.

  97. Celia

    September 24, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    Amy Winehouse meets Masai warrior! This is…awesome.

  98. Anonymous

    September 25, 2009 at 12:06 am

    i love this……ooooooooooo
    i love people that wear something outside of the box.
    i would never wear anything like that…but it looks good on him.

  99. Tim McFarlane

    September 25, 2009 at 12:28 am

    Hm…no, not doing it for me. It can be cool mixing things up a bit, but there's something about this that just doesn't say anything.

  100. Miguel

    September 25, 2009 at 2:21 am

    Words fail me!!!! Not in the caribbean, believe me!

  101. Anonymous

    September 25, 2009 at 5:04 am

    Brave but that's a NO DEAL.

  102. Rollergirl

    September 25, 2009 at 7:37 am

    *Screams* this is brilliant!

  103. miss cavendish

    September 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    I *LOVE* this look!!!!! I don't know what his bottom half looks like (obv.) but this chest-up view is just perfect.

  104. Scoob

    September 25, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Sorry, but this is wrong on so many levels from my perspective, but I really do appreciate that this is still considered 'style' regardless of my worthless opinion!

  105. Jealous

    September 25, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    im jealous of his eyes there so gorgeos

  106. Anonymous

    September 26, 2009 at 4:50 am

    this look is so contrived,take the bow off and then he has a look.

  107. Anonymous

    September 26, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    I love this. He's young and manages to be overserious and frivolous at the same time – and it's just a beautiful portrait. The background in this sets everything off, too. It's just a flash in youth, in time. It's great.


  108. marcjacob7

    September 27, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    very strange!!!!

  109. London Boy

    September 27, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    i was sitting behind this guy at LFW!! Hes a character! Great style…


    September 27, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    He is extreme without looking cartoony or like he's trying to hard, I love it!

    Oh that I were so brave!

  111. Anonymous

    September 27, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    a son, whose sense of style any mother would be proud of!

  112. AlChiz

    September 27, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    Issamu Kamide is right. Frida Kahlo. See or similar.

  113. Cornflake40

    September 28, 2009 at 12:39 am

    In San Francisco, this would be a Burning Man festival look aka dirty hippie(which I don't like). But for some reason, perhaps the way he does his hair or arranges the bandana, that makes this outfit less hippie and more high art/fashion.

  114. Anonymous

    September 28, 2009 at 5:22 am

    i want to know how he did his hair.

  115. Anonymous

    September 28, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    I see this guy all over the place, he looks amazing all the time, the perfect combination of Kahlo meets Masai.

    He has a great blog as well:

  116. Anonymous

    October 1, 2009 at 6:56 am

    sorry..which is your tribe…?

  117. Anonymous

    October 2, 2009 at 8:27 am

    he used ipod. why dont he brings an ethnic drum?

  118. Anonymous

    October 5, 2009 at 8:56 am

    boo Yaa Tribe?

  119. Anonymous

    October 13, 2009 at 9:18 am

    I'm sorry but not actually stylish I'm afraid, simply another east london art student

  120. K D

    October 13, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    Are you f-ing kidding me? That's just rediculous!

  121. Lovro

    October 15, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    brave and original.
    and i apriciate he ended up here.

  122. Lennox

    October 23, 2009 at 5:03 am

    I saw this guy in Topshop when I was living in London and working at Erdem over the summer! He fascinated me, he was with his friends looking at all the womens accessories. It was during the LFW celebrations on Oxford Street.
    He definitely had an aura about him, he was incredible!
    Couldn't believe it when I saw him on here but not surprised at all.

  123. Anonymous

    October 28, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    Shades of Adam Ant!

  124. Anonymous

    November 22, 2009 at 10:58 am

    i don't know what to say… hmmm… the necklace is cool! the hair hairstyle looks great, if she's a woman i guess… nice (blue) eyes though! – rein ([email protected]):)

  125. Anonymous

    August 28, 2010 at 11:45 pm

    Umm, i actually want to know how he did that hair. Any suggestions guys?

  126. Anonymous

    September 17, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    Very stunning photo. He has such intense eyes.

  127. sura

    February 9, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    he is my fashion tutor at st. martins-london!!

  128. sura

    February 9, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    this guy is my fashion design tutor @ st martins – london!

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