Friday, February 6, 2009

On the Street….Wing Collar, Pitti Uomo


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  1. The Concrete Commentator

    February 6, 2009 at 10:51 am

    love the jacket, and the baggy pant is very interesting. I’m not sure if I’m brave enough to rock em. But he’s doing a good job of it!

  2. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 11:00 am

    Thoroughly modern & sexy shogan. This guy's a sartorial ace! Angela in Victoria, BC

  3. theselvedgeyard

    February 6, 2009 at 11:08 am

    Bad to the bone.

  4. J.A.F.

    February 6, 2009 at 11:09 am

    Love the wing tip formalism on top and I want to like the giant stove pipes…they always come back when you least expect it. I remember wearing them in the early nineties but at that time everything had a faded dungaree quality…these new ones are that great dark denim, I’m intrigued.

  5. Fly Girl

    February 6, 2009 at 11:11 am

    His clothes drape beautifully on him. Total elegance and style.

  6. -h of candid cool

    February 6, 2009 at 11:14 am

    Another gentleman wearing the baggy jean expertly.

    He is a stunning man. And i like the odd shape of his watch too.

  7. Kay

    February 6, 2009 at 11:15 am

    I have never seen that collar worn in that way, I love it when people mix it up like this.
    His expression makes this photo

  8. miss a.

    February 6, 2009 at 11:17 am

    I love, love, love his wide leg pants. They look great with his fitted vest.

  9. la sartorialista

    February 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

    The huge pants on this guy and the Russian the other day are a look into the future. And definitely
    in step with the Depression Style that we’ll all be rocking in a matter of minutes.Navy sneakers, excellent.

  10. dreamofreality

    February 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

    triangular watch. really exciting. and actually the jacket is really cool.

  11. makes coffee nervous

    February 6, 2009 at 11:21 am

    he looks like he’s going to whip out a sword any moment! scary but way cool!

  12. john benjamin pritchett

    February 6, 2009 at 11:27 am

    Great look except for the baggy pants. If his pants were fitted he would have aced a overall great look.

  13. diane

    February 6, 2009 at 11:28 am

    WOW, this man has serious “presence”. I LOVE him!

  14. Alice

    February 6, 2009 at 11:31 am

    this is amazing!

  15. suzanne nelson

    February 6, 2009 at 11:32 am

    He looks great. It’s quite a put together look but it doesn’t look forced or as if he’s trying to hard. Maybe that’s because it is a true sartorial expression of his character, which, for me is an important component of good style. Even his sneakers are navy blue – wow!

  16. Alice Olive

    February 6, 2009 at 11:45 am

    Oh wow. He cuts quite the dashing figure. And the baggy jeans. Wow. I love it. The watch looks interesting too.

  17. Hyakoukoune

    February 6, 2009 at 11:51 am

    wow…wow…Love the photo, the style and surtout mucho el pantalon qui tue ! I want to try the same !

  18. lintmag

    February 6, 2009 at 11:53 am

    Great look – I love the fitted top half-baggy lower half look on both men and women if you have the figure for it. That late 80′s-early 90′s Gigli silhouette still works for me.

  19. Priscila

    February 6, 2009 at 11:58 am

    I love the photos you take.
    Someday, maybe, will you visit brazilian fashion streets?

  20. Edge

    February 6, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    I love that jacket.

  21. Fran Rosa

    February 6, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    He makes me remebember of YSL’s campaing in the 70′s …

  22. sallymandy

    February 6, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    Oh, lovely! The wing collar and v-neck of his white shirt under vest play up his angular features and hair line. Then the looser fit and denim of the pants contrast with the formal on top. I like this guy!

  23. Sentir

    February 6, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Good jacket, good vest, good shirt. Baggy pants: non, non non!

  24. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Wing collar is great; really wish this would come back.

  25. michaeljosephowens

    February 6, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    The oversized pants look nominally better on this chap than they did on the guy a day or so ago, but what’s going on with all the fabric?? He’s got great accessories.

  26. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 12:52 pm


    i miss my wide legged skater pants from the 90′s.

  27. Jack Daniel

    February 6, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    I think flared jeans are making a come back….

    I like his outfit. Would love to have a close up of his watch. :)

  28. betajaxo

    February 6, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    He looks great. Must admit that I do not like the look of phat pants. I have been liking the fuller cuts that people are wearing lately but these are too much full, not enough fit. Maybe they’re a challenge for me and will grow on me in time.

  29. penelope

    February 6, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    Hey Scott(:
    I love your blog; and those people whom you take; they are so much of an inspiration!

    I’m currently taking tons of street snapshots and your blog never fails to inspire and makes me aspire, to be the young (female; amateur) Scott Schuman in Singapore!

    Peace and Love,

  30. thebelljarbird

    February 6, 2009 at 1:22 pm


  31. monique

    February 6, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    A great way to mix the elegant and the casual (even if I’m not a fan of the pants).

    This man is beautiful….

    I absolutely love the top half.

  32. olafgermany

    February 6, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    I love wide leg pants and for the vintage Hamilton Ventura watch he gets an extra bonus !!!

  33. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    And more baggy denim……Hmmm…trend alert yet?! ;)

  34. princess glee

    February 6, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    I am the king I am, the king I am I am I am…

    But seriously, I like this silhouette with the close fitting top and the lower half oversized and loose. This would work well on a woman. I’d girly-up the white shirt with lace or ruffles and have the denim more fitted in the hips. My shoes would be sky high heels and my hair would be long, free and impecably trimmed.

  35. travelbug

    February 6, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Where do you get these gems? I love him! The brick background, genius.


  36. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    I’m going to have to get used to the baggy denim, but overall I love his look. Some kind of prim, badass, worker magic.

  37. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    I just can’t enjoy these jeans. I’m not sure if it’s just me , but I find they look like maternity clothing.

  38. secondvurss

    February 6, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    i like his style. the top half looks formal, the bottom is very sk8eresque. i also wouldn’t mind getting a puff of what he’s smokin’…

  39. Nanashi

    February 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    I love every single thing about him! I guess the whole outfit works because he is very tall and he kept his hair tightly tied. Another great way of interpreting denim.

  40. psi0nik

    February 6, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    interesting. at first glance the baggy jeans turned me off and i’m still not sure. but with the rest of the outfit, they’re almost like an homage to traditional japanese hakama.

  41. M.J.

    February 6, 2009 at 6:11 pm

    The wide-leg pants are beautiful – reminding me a little of the womens louis vuitton rtw spring collection!

  42. drollgirl

    February 6, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    oh that man is ready for KUNG FU HUSTLE. (it is an excellent movie if you haven’t seen it).

  43. Mad Hatter

    February 6, 2009 at 8:27 pm

    I love that jacket

  44. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 8:29 pm

    A view from the past the formality of the the to and the oxford bags resession dressing for the 21st century

  45. The Curry Collective

    February 6, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    Where is his left foot?

  46. Anonymous

    February 6, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    have we seen him before? i think so, but am not sure. either way, he looks incredible. thanks for sharing!

  47. Dan in Richmond

    February 6, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    This immediately made me think of a Gary Larson cartoon- “Nature’s way of saying ‘do not touch’”.

  48. Sarah

    February 6, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    so distinguished and exquisite – the second or third post's comment "modern & sexy shogun" really hit on it. nothing new to contribute to the conversation, but i love this shot too much to not say so.

  49. The Clever Pup

    February 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    Like a bad guy from a 40s movie. Really unique. I like it.

  50. Scott W

    February 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    What I loved about what we called baggies in the 70s was the bulk of the pant paired with a clunky shoe. The new baggy look I like, but not with low profile shoes.

    I still prefer large shoes.

  51. Starck Mad

    February 6, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    Amazing, gorgeous photo.
    And a look I saw last September in Tokyo.

  52. Fashion Minute

    February 6, 2009 at 11:51 pm

    O U I !

    This is the best outfit on Sartorialist in 2009 so far.


    - FM

  53. Michael

    February 7, 2009 at 12:47 am

    those jeans are pretty sick!


  54. L to the Aura

    February 7, 2009 at 2:55 am

    Interesting! But that glare- I feel like he wants to hurt me.

  55. ERman

    February 7, 2009 at 4:14 am

    Oh my lord. That is a BIG BIG pants.
    *chuckle. Wing collar?? I am definitely the fan.

  56. Natasha

    February 7, 2009 at 4:18 am

    I adore him so much, I can’t think of one thing to say about this photo.

    Other than this is probably my favourite Satorialist photo ever.

  57. Laurence John

    February 7, 2009 at 4:35 am

    unlike the last pair of big jeans these really work with the whole outfit.

  58. catherine

    February 7, 2009 at 5:41 am

    denim is great! and the serious of the jacket is amazing, i love his style.

  59. Urbane Legend

    February 7, 2009 at 6:11 am

    He needs a tie. And it’s not “wingtip”, people, that’s a kind of shoe. it’s “wing”.

  60. JP

    February 7, 2009 at 7:02 am

    Wow- The LastEmperor meets Girbaud!

    Very very cool

  61. David

    February 7, 2009 at 8:07 am

    His foot’s fallen off!

  62. Petulia

    February 7, 2009 at 8:40 am

    I love it. He wears this so naturally.It’very elegant

  63. TJoy

    February 7, 2009 at 8:59 am

    His outfit would look much better if his shirt was a bit longer (long for it to cover his zipper or around that area). His lower midsection is a bit off-putting and so by doing this, it would slenderize his outfit a bit.

  64. Maggie

    February 7, 2009 at 9:11 am

    ferocious. love it

  65. David

    February 7, 2009 at 9:26 am

    His foot’s fallen off!

  66. Anonymous

    February 7, 2009 at 9:35 am

    The dark, draped denim balances the more formal top perfectly. A bit Yohji, no?

  67. Debi

    February 7, 2009 at 10:32 am

    I like his style!


    February 7, 2009 at 10:57 am

    I like the look but… the proportions of the fitted upper body and the very wide denims are calling to mind Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp. I would need to see this look in motion.

  69. Anonymous

    February 7, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    Master class! This is how wide leg should be done, in contrast the the gentleman below in McQueen’s scarf. Very unique and badass.

  70. Across the Pond

    February 7, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    Do love the wing collar. And the watch! But I have to say, the last wide-legged denim man was far more successful with the overall silhouette.

  71. buyathread

    February 7, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    His top half (including hair and facial expression)looks like a 19th century Japanese official, but from the waist down, the look definitely takes getting used to.

  72. sallymandy

    February 7, 2009 at 3:14 pm

    Did we see this gentleman working in a cobbler’s shop in a November 2007 photo on The Sartorialist?

  73. Anonymous

    February 7, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    lately I’ve been skipping over the male photos on this site,(not because of quality may I add, just lack of interest on my part) but THIS..he is exceptional, the baggies are perfect and essential to the look. Where can I get those cheek bones?

  74. Anonymous

    February 7, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    He’s handsome and seems to have a good deal of presence. Interesting combo. Love the vintage formal. He’s rockin’ those pants but I’m still on the fence about all that bigness.

  75. Anonymous

    February 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm

    Very sharp. That watch is amazing! The face of the shape is really interesting but the (navy?) face without numbers makes it look more elegant and less like a costume piece. Anyone know who makes it?

  76. Anonymous

    February 8, 2009 at 12:01 am

    i agree with above andrea, need to see it in motion..but what really got me is his face. does he deserve a role in a movie or what?!?

  77. Sho

    February 9, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    WOW he is fricken AWESOME!

    I love him.

  78. Mz. Paulzen

    February 14, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    David- LOL, that’s hilarious!

    La Sartorialista- hilarious and accurate. Totally Depression style!

    Andrea’s commment about Chaplin’s Little Tramp really nailed it on the head.

    Still a very cool look. Intimidating for sure.

  79. Anonymous

    February 15, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    I think he’s wearing Feiyue sneakers

  80. Üdo Ümami

    February 16, 2009 at 9:22 am

    whoa! this güy is FIERCE!!! hottieeeee. meow. <3 Üdo

  81. the Jassdancer

    March 26, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    It’s nice to see the Baggy look coming back. The combination of Jacket,Vest,pants and shoes is simple but still creates enough tension to have something special.


    December 20, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    I SEE no ONE said anything about HIS CLASSIC HAMILTON WATCH! The oufit is beyond exceptional but the HAMILTON sets -it-off!

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