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Yay or Nay: Autumnal Tones on The Sartorialist

By Will Reid on February 27th, 2009

2209RLcapWeb-1.jpgFor me, the Sartorialist is often ‘Hail or Fail’ in that sometimes I want to literally hunt down the people in his photographs to steal their outfits and sometimes I just want to hunt them down and …hurt them? Anyways, I can’t decided with the photo to the left. While I love the proportion play of the trench and tight, knit waistcoat and the relatively baggy trousers tucked into the boots, I’m not as convinced by the Autumnal colour scheme.

Am I the only one who thinks this fashionisto needs a pop of bright colour? Vote Yay or Nay after the jump.

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Brandish Inspiration: The Sartorialist Shoots Chanel Menswear in Fantastic Man 8

By Will Reid on November 26th, 2008

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It’s that time of year when men and women of every age are all forgetting about work and turning their thoughts to something much more important- Christmas presents. I’m not talking about gifts for the slightly odd uncle or some flowers for that 80-year old neighbour who suddenly said ‘hello’ yesterday even though you heard she had died two months ago (just me?) I mean a Chanel Menswear tweed coat.

The great Karl Lagerfeld is no idiot when it comes to the gift-giving season and for the eighth issue of Fantastic Man, he has asked Scott Schuman (The Sartorialist) to shoot the latest collection of elusive Chanel menswear for an article written by Charlie Porter. Wow.

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See after the jump for all the pictures from the editorial!

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Heroes and Celebrities, News

The Sartorialist pipped to release book

By admin on October 24th, 2008

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Here comes the inevitable news that Scott Schuman aka The Sartorialist is to release a book. It was only a matter of time before everyone’s favourite street style photographer got a book deal and word is that Harper Collins have agreed to publish the coffee table volume.

Over the last three years Schuman has amassed an awe-inspiring collection of photographs of the world’s most stylish people including Carine Roitfeld, André Benjamin and Anna Wintour. Hopefully it’ll be out by Christmas so I can start dropping hints, it’s already top of my wishlist!

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Clothing, Designer Spotlight, Trends

Love The Look: Men at Kris Van Assche, Paris

By Will Reid on September 29th, 2008

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The Kris Van Assche show was bound to attract some of the fash-pack’s best-dressing men and with the help of The Sartorialist, we need not fly to Paris to savour the front-row fashion savoir-faire.

These guys are both rocking fairly androgynous looks and as Isabelle mentioned earlier, it’s no secret that Doc Martens are the industry’s hot (but slowly cooling) item. I like the other man’s over-sized bag but what interests me the most is his headscarf. D&G featured Queen-chic headscarves on their runway last season and being of Scottish origin, I fail to not feel a slight home-sickness when faced with high-fashion previously seen in my gran’s wardrobe.

Fashion inspiration comes when you least expect it!

(Image: The Sartorialist)



Clothing, Designer Spotlight, News, Trends

Pyjamas Never Picked Up- So We Did Them In Prints!

By Will Reid on September 23rd, 2008

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Read on for the rest of this trend report- including The Sartorialist and the full explanation for this image!

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Heroes and Celebrities, News

Sean Avery joins Scott Schuman and poses for Gap

By admin on August 15th, 2008

Sean Avery Gap advert.jpgWe’ve already featured one of the Gap adverts with Scott Schuman and now we’ve got our hands on the image of Vogue intern cum hockey player Sean Avery for the US retailer.

WWWD calls Avery a ‘self-confessed workhorse’ and the sports star has expressed a wish to become a fashion editor when he retires from hockey. He started his internship with Vogue this summer and guest-edited mensvogue.com.

Other fabulous faces featuring in the Gap adverts include photographer Ryan McGinley and Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman.

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Entertainment, Heroes and Celebrities, Trends

The Sartorialist shoots André Benjamin in Florence

By admin on August 11th, 2008

andre benjamin the sartorialist pitti uomo.jpgScott Schuman had a starstruck moment recently when he snapped André Benjamin outside a shop on the last day of Pitti Uomo.

Apparently the Outkast singer is a big fan of the site and it’s no small wonder considering Benjamin’s interest in menswear and his clothing line Benjamin Bixby. Looking good in a simple ensemble of battered sunhat, white shirt and yellow trousers Benjamin is a picture of easy summer chic. Note the watch with striped bracelet which gives the outfit a bit of interest.

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Coats & Jackets, Heroes and Celebrities, Trends

Luca Rubinacci in lavender and mustard

By admin on August 6th, 2008

luca rabinucci sartorialist scott schuman.jpgThe Sartorialist snapped Luca Rubinacci, son of Italian tailor Mariano Rubbinaci looking resplendent in a tricky combination of lavender and mustard.

His white jeans add freshness to the look and note the pale stripe shirt, which stops the outfit from looking too blocky. I like the quirky touch of a few (Indian ?) bangles and I can never overlook a pair of tasselled loafers.

After the jump I’ve picked out a few lavender and mustard items to get the look, and a great A.P.C shirt to tone it all down.

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Scott Schuman poses for Gap autumn/winter 2008-9

By admin on August 4th, 2008

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One for the bloggers… Scott Schuman, better known as The Sartorialist, has hit the big time by starring in Gap’s autumn 2008 line-up. The street snapper chronicled his stint in front of the camera, as opposed to behind it, on his own blog.

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Footwear, Polls, Trends

Purple Moccasins: Yay or Nay?

By admin on June 20th, 2008

purple shoes.jpgI’ve been slightly Sartorialist obsessed lately, but seeing as his Men.Style blog is pretty well hidden within the site, I thought I’d bring this post to your attention. In it, he notes that Italian men have taken to purple the same way British men take to grey. Now that it’s summer, they’ve graduated from purple sweaters to moccasins.

Being a lover of all things purple, I love the look. But what do you guys think? Vote in the poll after the jump.

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Clothing, Heroes and Celebrities, Luggage & Travel

Brandish Special: Men of Mumbai

By Will Reid on June 4th, 2008

mumbai9.jpgAfter visiting Mumbai I am more convinced than ever that fashion is one of those things that unites the World. In these let few days I have seen a harsh and gripping poverty but also a vibrancy and pride that made for some great sights. Prepare for home-made man bags, children challenging fashion rules and prints that wouldn’t look out of place on a Burberry runway. There is no insensitivity intended here but an appreciation for the contagious positivity so inspirationally radiated by these young Men of Mumbai.

Keep reading for great street-style shots and a rather phenomenal blend of fabrics, styles and looks.

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The Sartorialist – not a fan of all black outfits

By admin on May 23rd, 2008

scott_schuman.jpgNext week might just be London’s most fashionable week as everyone (me included) does themselves up in hopes of The Sartorialist taking a picture of them. If you want to get Sarted, then you should probably take note of what he likes and doesn’t like.

In this Refinery29 interview Scott Schuman states that he likes ” [being surprised] by a new color and pattern, people really putting some new design sensibility into it, not just all black. I’m really tired of all black. I’m always most happy to see something that is completely unexpected”.

With this said, The Sartorialist has featured a large number of outfits with black in them lately, so maybe he’s changed his mind. Still, I wouldn’t take my chances.



Heroes and Celebrities, News

Stop Press: The Sartorialist comes to London!

By admin on May 21st, 2008

sartorialist london visit summer men's.jpgI am mentally planning each and every one of my outfits for next week because Scott Schuman aka The Sartorialist is coming to London for the first time. He apparently thinks it is already summer in London, better check Accuweather Scott!

He announced the news on his blog yesterday, saying: “I can’t wait to shoot some of the famous London Sun Bunnies! or at least run into some of the Top Gear guys.”
Thank God he was joking, can you imagine an image of Jeremy Clarkson on The Sartorialist? It would be enough to commit fashion hari-kiri.

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Tom Ford in Fantastic Man

By Isabelle on March 14th, 2008

Tom_fantastic_man_fordWe’ve been waiting for the latest issue of Fantastic Man with baited breath and not only does it have a beautifully footnoted interview with Tom Ford but it also features Scott Schuman (aka The Sartorialist, but you know that) and a beautifully photographed Maurice Sheltens shoot showing how to pack your clothes properly.

The designer talks about his art collection and his time in New York at the tail end of the ’70s. He also discusses the sexuality that runs through all his creative endeavours: ‘Sex is part of my image’ he says. ‘I’m extremely sensual. If I like someone I want to touch them, if I love them I want to hold onto them. I’m very physical.’
Ford compares himself to Alexander McQueen and Nicolas Ghesquière saying: ‘I am very much a designer but I am not an artist and I have never pretended to be.’

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Clothing, Designer Spotlight, Heroes and Celebrities, Suits & Tailoring

Everyday Fashion Miracles: The Sartorialist

By Will Reid on March 6th, 2008

Gccelweb_2I know that it is an obvious choice and not avant-garde in the slightest, but The Sartorialist is one of those gems that just makes you smile. Increasingly, Scott (Mr. Sartorialist himself) Schuman is incorporating more and more menswear into his revolutionary blogging venture. The photos within this post (all property of The Sartorialist) are just a few of Scott’s archive of great shots. Street-style is a major influence within the fashion world right now and everyone from Henry Holland to Ricardo Tisci at Givenchy are taking inspiration from the World’s various street-walkers (no naughtiness there.) Also, despite the location of these shots usually being fashion shows and parties, most of the looks are wearable and Scott makes sure to interview his subjects, getting information on suit sources and blazer bargains. Take a look for yourself and help me spread the fashion virus throughout the Globe (God knows some people need it.)

See after the jump for more examples of Mr. Schuman’s fantastic stuff.

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