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Thursday, March 11, 2010

On the Street....Mr. Cortina, Paris

Comments on "On the Street....Mr. Cortina, Paris"


Blogger JV said ... (5:45 PM) : 

That is a fuckin' sharp look. I'd totally wear that. I like it especially as it would look sharp on most any guy, not just the good-looking ones.


Blogger Hannah said ... (5:46 PM) : 

awesome colour combination. is it just me or is this guy actually pulling off a receding hairline?


Blogger The Boob Nazi said ... (5:46 PM) : 

I love this outfit. I love everything about it.


Blogger I V E S T I T I ! said ... (5:46 PM) : 

So immaculate!


Blogger kay said ... (5:46 PM) : 

the colours... and his smile!


Blogger I V E S T I T I ! said ... (5:46 PM) : 

So immaculate!


Blogger la señorita said ... (5:50 PM) : 

Puff.... que guapo!!!!!
¿Donde está? jajaja.
Un saludo


Blogger Café Naïveté said ... (5:52 PM) : 

woooow. I like the shirt and the trousers. Very classy!


Anonymous patrick said ... (5:52 PM) : 

Love those gloves just sticking out of his jacket pocket.


Blogger Francesca said ... (5:57 PM) : 

love the brown jacket.

F <-- Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!


Blogger The Shoe Snob said ... (5:59 PM) : 

great look! a dark brown velour blazer almost always looks good especially when paired with a light blue! Love the gloves in the coat pockes, such a subtlety.


Blogger Gilda David said ... (5:59 PM) : 

Hi lovely! I just discovered your blog, and I really love it ^^
U have such a good eye for photograph people.. really nice!! Amazing taste.. :)
Im following you now via bloglovin, and I'd be honored if you followed me :)
Greetings from Portugal!! Have a wonderfull weekend! -xx


Blogger VintageCollector said ... (6:11 PM) : 

I'm digging all of this - the cool blue shades (a la Steve McQueen), the caramel gloves, gingham check shirt, and sporty sport coat! Wish I could relate to other pics like this one.


Anonymous Indie Mom and the Reluctant Banker said ... (6:11 PM) : 

I'm sort of sceptical about the pants but the brown and blue combo looks nice. As does his smile.


Blogger Style Scanner said ... (6:15 PM) : 

Gloves in pocket once more... Super spring fresh even for a bitingly cold Paris!


Blogger Coco and Zaahb said ... (6:26 PM) : 

This is a guy who clearly has "Swagger" love it



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:27 PM) : 

I like that his belt is black, his jacket is not and his glasses are not-i-er than said not.


Anonymous Rui Delgado said ... (6:27 PM) : 

This is simply great!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:31 PM) : 

love his style ..A-M-A-Z-I-N-G !!


Anonymous Namka said ... (6:33 PM) : 

Fantastic. Even more fantastic that he doesn't have a cigarette in his hand.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:33 PM) : 

My favorite photo ever


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:42 PM) : 

Without question, Mr. Cortina is one of my biggest style influences.


Anonymous Mister B said ... (6:42 PM) : 

Officially a personal style icon. Effortless style with such timeless pieces. The gloves just add that modern touch.


Blogger ryan said ... (6:44 PM) : 

Style?! More like a JCrew ad...


Blogger WE SPY WITH MY LITTLE i said ... (6:45 PM) : 

great candid shot!


Blogger May Brady said ... (6:47 PM) : 



Anonymous Cheri said ... (6:51 PM) : 

The blue of that jacket is AMAZING when paired with that jacket! Definitely well-put-together. I can see why you chose to photograph him!


Blogger Mitchisms said ... (7:02 PM) : 

this guy is my absolute favorite! He always looks great never over the top, always chic and finished with out being too fussy or too studied.


Blogger FASHION SNAG said ... (7:05 PM) : 

Beautiful photo, Beautiful outfit, Beautiful man! xo


Blogger the brown man said ... (7:09 PM) : 


It is always a pleasure to see photographs of him. It's always the subtleties that separate him; from the wider lapels and rolled on the corduroy jacket (looks a lot like a Tom Ford cut); to the gloves in the breast pocket. Simple styling, perfect execution.

His sunglasses remind me of those worn by Adrien Brody in The Darjeeling Limited. Anyone know where Mr. Cortina's are from?


Blogger Will Davies said ... (7:10 PM) : 

if this said 'Mr Derivatives Broker, Fulham', it would still work. And that's not meant as a complement.


Blogger Giulia Sulis said ... (7:15 PM) : 

Very beautiful combinations of color between the brown jacket and beige trousers.
Spectacular spontaneity of smile! :-)


Blogger SAMISONI PENISINI said ... (7:15 PM) : 



Blogger jazz said ... (7:17 PM) : 

I am loving the chocolate with the light blue


Anonymous nadia said ... (7:22 PM) : 

i love everything about this! the details are perfection!


Blogger Soren Lorensen said ... (7:25 PM) : 

the lightness

the light

oh the light


Blogger johnsiesta said ... (7:25 PM) : 

...Nice Brown jacket & fit!


Blogger kathrynnova said ... (7:28 PM) : 

the two-toned gloves in the pocket and the braided and subtle belt make this simple and clean outfit very elegant.

the sunglasses are also divine.


Anonymous Agyesh said ... (7:35 PM) : 

Ahhhh.. Mr. Cortina... Don't you just get it right every time... Respect...


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:53 PM) : 

I liked the crispness of the blue tattersall shirt against the soft velvet brown of the jacket. Also white pants, yahoo!


Blogger Members Only Last Member said ... (7:59 PM) : 

Nice. Is that moleskin or velvet/cashco jacket?


Blogger Matthew said ... (8:02 PM) : 

OMG <3. Now to get away from the moronic crush-talk I love this photo, it's great to see him smiling and looking like he is naturally enjoying himself.IMO the jacket is wonderful (is that brown velvet?) and the wide lapels are just my thing. I wish I could get my shirt collar to stand so perfectly and yet naturally like that, and that hint of glove! Masculine elegance to a T!


Blogger Lisa Petrarca said ... (8:19 PM) : 

Absolute perfection! The blue/brown color combo is cool. He has it down...every last detail, even the gloves in pocket says, "I'm cool!"


Blogger Erik said ... (8:23 PM) : 

I love how crisp the chocolate brown jacket is against the bight pants and shirt. But I think the gloves peeking out of the pocket makes this picture for me.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:28 PM) : 

is that velvet?


Blogger The Style Revolution said ... (8:29 PM) : 

Super Chic! Great shot!


Anonymous HW90 said ... (8:34 PM) : 

Always looks fantastic. So classic, yet so current. Mature and athletic come to mind. And he looks so comfortable, which can't be said for a lot of the gents in these photos. A definite original and a sartorial inspiration.


Anonymous Well Done said ... (8:42 PM) : 

he looks great.


Anonymous king of style said ... (8:42 PM) : 

What I love about this guy is he doesn't try to hard-effortless is such a hard look. The look isn't 'in your face, look at me', but very simple and understated. He knows what suits him, and that is what makes him stand out! The ultimate style icon.


Blogger Vinda Sonata said ... (8:46 PM) : 

mr. cortina is always my favorite. he's elegant, handsome, and classy. post more about him, Scott!

fashion atelier.


Anonymous King of Style said ... (8:47 PM) : 

Oh, and plaited belts are the future!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:54 PM) : 

Love that jacket and shirt combination.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:03 PM) : 

Panten pro V.
And no smoking....


Blogger V said ... (9:12 PM) : 

love the checkered shirt and velvet blazer combo


Blogger Klever Girl said ... (9:17 PM) : 

he looks so great! what style!


Blogger Social Marketing said ... (9:27 PM) : 

This is so strikingly perfect... from what he's wearing to the photo itself. So cool.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:29 PM) : 

I like it! But it is not memorial day yet.


Blogger Cantaloupe enthusiast said ... (9:32 PM) : 

What a beautiful man.


Blogger The Red Velvet Shoe said ... (9:46 PM) : 



Blogger Em Anantakoon said ... (9:54 PM) : 

"Black in Town-Brown in Country" is no longer applying here. (*___*)
M Anantakoon


Blogger Le 21ème said ... (9:57 PM) : 

He appears effortless everyday!



Blogger Lisa Corrigan Egan said ... (10:06 PM) : 

Is that a glove acting as a pocket square?

Kickass shades.


Blogger linda said ... (10:21 PM) : 

i love all the little smirks and smiles in your recent portraits!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:32 PM) : 

Just got a chocolate brown molesking overcoat this the luxury of mama's arms and looks just as good. Great accessories, makes you wonder about his shoes (cognac calfskin?). Great looks on this shot, Sart.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:34 PM) : 

i heart heart heart this man, if for no other reason than he's got leather gloves sticking out of his pocket. but everything else is pretty good too.


Blogger Beth Lee said ... (10:49 PM) : 

Sourire timide...j'adore!!
Très belle photo Scott!!!


Blogger Schorsch said ... (11:02 PM) : 

Is that beautiful jacket velvet/moleskin/other?


Blogger Cookie Cutter said ... (11:09 PM) : 

I love how the colours are so well matched, giving a very refreshing look. A little csual 'cos of the checks but still very chic. The gloves peeking out is kinda cute!


Blogger Josh said ... (11:14 PM) : 

Love love this guys style, everytime you get a picture of him, he wears it with such confidence. He rules!

Good job scott.


Anonymous Kimmy said ... (11:22 PM) : 

Love those colors together!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:43 PM) : 

wow...just impecabble


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:45 PM) : 

loved this pic... makes me smile :)


Blogger Lil Miss Rosalie said ... (11:50 PM) : 



Blogger anthony said ... (12:06 AM) : 

A super brown and blue. And the shoes? Not fair- you left them out!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:06 AM) : 

i simply love the whole set! but also look at the belt - a little masterpiece!


Blogger Keith said ... (12:13 AM) : 

Suede jacket? I think so. Looks good with that shirt. I usually don't like trousers that white but this is very well done.

Great example of something anyone can do but never becomes passe.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:18 AM) : 

Tan relajado en su equipi blanco, azul y la sonrisa


Anonymous The Habitationist said ... (12:31 AM) : 

Love the dark brown chord jacket & blue shirt combo - great taste. Thanks Scott.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:49 AM) : 

love it!

ps: first! ?


Anonymous Dawne said ... (1:53 AM) : 



Blogger peterfromhungary said ... (2:35 AM) : 

Hi Everybody.
Excuse me, but who is Mr. Cortina? I saw some pics about him here, but i don't know him. But yeah, his style is very brilliant.


Blogger San said ... (3:48 AM) : 

*happy sigh*


Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (3:50 AM) : 

I want this velvety dark chocolate brown jacket.I love this darkness illuminated by the white pants and his smile.The spring wink of the vichy shirt breaks the seriousness and gives a youthful look.


Blogger XAVS said ... (4:01 AM) : 



Anonymous SweetPea said ... (4:18 AM) : 

How to make nothing special look special. Is it all about confidence?


Blogger Ozwald Boateng said ... (4:29 AM) : 

This is a very charming shot...and has a a very fresh feel to it.


Anonymous Giuliettadp said ... (4:34 AM) : 

Mr. Cortina caught my attention. I am from Cortina (d'Ampezzo, Italy), so i hope the name comes from his origins, maybe i'll meet him :)


Anonymous Fake italian said ... (4:55 AM) : 

And once again "la maestria italiana" of wearing almost white trousers in winter without looking cheap!
Non so come facciano but I'm jealous:-)


Blogger ioba said ... (5:24 AM) : 

Inspired by spring....


Anonymous Jacket said ... (5:47 AM) : 

The Jacket is impressive. I will try the style...


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:52 AM) : 

love his style,even if wearing white pants is delicate during the winter.


Blogger l´habitué said ... (6:37 AM) : 



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:46 AM) : 

Re: the glasses probably Tom Ford 5012 in havana brown with a custom tint. Really nice jacket! Jack


Anonymous Joe said ... (8:19 AM) : 

This picture is just bursting with great colors. Mr. C always has it going on. Never overdone. I have everything in my wardrobe except THAT blazer. Perfect.



Blogger Hans said ... (8:27 AM) : 

Best dressed man of the World !


Blogger Laguna Beach Trad said ... (8:29 AM) : 

Superb! I'm not sure about the sunglasses, though. This outfit would look best on guys who are fit and good-looking.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:55 AM) : 

Sart, why are your photographs looking increasingly retouched?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:20 AM) : 

Granted he is gorgeous; however, it's the details - the five o'clock shadow - the watch slightly showing - the perfect blue of the checked shirt. You could put this look on hundreds of guys but they couldn't pull it off at all. He just has that whole "what is all the fuss about" awesome cool.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:40 AM) : 

I loved the coulours!! I really love blue and brown!


Blogger Allen - East Hampton said ... (10:07 AM) : 

No matter what, this guy always looks like a million bucks. No gimmicks; he just knows clothes and wears them very well.


Blogger *G*R*U*N*T*I*L*D*A* said ... (10:11 AM) : 

Sharp-dressed man seems a little camera shy...


OpenID lineageofinfluence said ... (10:23 AM) : 

You can't ever go wrong with a blue gingham shirt, they're just a great staple and every man should own one.

I'm wearing one today!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:36 AM) : 

You should provide an easy way to search more pictures of a specific model. Tags would do.


Blogger Misanthropic Pulp said ... (10:54 AM) : 

Mr. Cortina...every picture...


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:54 AM) : 

Words fail me.....perfection.


Blogger JV said ... (11:55 AM) : 

"This outfit would look best on guys who are fit and good-looking."

Well, that's true of any outfit, but what I like about this one is that you don't have to be fit and good-looking to wear it.


Blogger Blanchine. said ... (12:03 PM) : 

I like the shirt and the gloves that peep out. I could do without the glasses. Nice photo, I like how you captured him smiling!


Anonymous princess glee said ... (12:59 PM) : 

Well he's good-looking and well dressed. Yeah.


Blogger Prutha said ... (1:01 PM) : 

love the pic... thes smile is just gorgeous...i wanna just go an hug him!!!


Blogger Yeji said ... (1:36 PM) : 

oh my god. so cute!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:03 PM) : 

easily perfect!


Blogger philou. said ... (2:18 PM) : 

So simply, so ingeniously!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:33 PM) : 

Mr. Cortina rocks.

The gloves in the pocket, the sunglasses, the shirt cuffs showing. Immaculate yet casual.

Seemingly unstudied perfect.


Blogger Brian said ... (3:09 PM) : 

great look, but feels just a tad early for white pants in Paris.


Blogger Kevin said ... (3:11 PM) : 

this guy looks cool, fat lapels and all. i really like the way his pants fit, makes him look sharp.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:45 PM) : 

So nice to see him without a cigarette for a change. Makes him look even better!!!


Blogger Louis said ... (3:51 PM) : 

Mr. Cortina....sempre chic ed impeccabile!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:14 PM) : 

I have been a big fan of Mr. Cortina's style since the first photo I saw of him many season's ago. It's great to see a man of his calibre dress so well. He has impeccable taste, effortless and chic. Does anyone know his real name?



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:23 PM) : 

one of your most inspiring photographs. great look !


Blogger robert said ... (4:31 PM) : 

i agree with the guy above who says this is standard sloane/eurotrash chic. he pulls it off despite this.
sartorialist, when are you going back to real people not just endless examples of what the fashion in-pack are wearing? do you simply not move in that world any more?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:31 PM) : 

oh my god. love this. so fresh. love the light, flat front pants and check shirt with dark, rich chocolate jacket. i'm showing this to my husband immediately. beautiful.


Blogger Raul Villalobos said ... (4:48 PM) : 

This guy is my hero. He wears things and makes them look effortless. Even in your book the couple of times he is showcased you can see his natural ease in dressing. Tom Ford and this guy totally inspire.


Blogger fernando said ... (5:06 PM) : 



Blogger fernando said ... (5:07 PM) : 



Blogger Krishna said ... (6:06 PM) : 

Very sharp - love the white trousers, and the way the gloves tucked into the pocket of his jacket are also brown and white.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:43 PM) : 



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:12 PM) : 

again we are seeing a distinct lack of footwear at the moment - would be intriguing to see how he was dealing with Paris winter as I have never seen Mr Cortina wearing socks.


Blogger sm said ... (2:25 PM) : 

@Anonymous (RJ) his name is George (or perhaps Jorge, he's from Miami) Cortina. Successful and well-known stylist. I'd love to know who the jacket is by. It was freezing in Paris, so this outfit was not exactly appropriate for the weather.



Blogger The Clever Pup said ... (3:55 PM) : 

I think this is the first time you've caught George smiling.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:57 PM) : 

A great picture. Nice to see a manly looking man for a change and not some scrawny fashion victim.


Anonymous Aiko said ... (9:03 AM) : 



Blogger Delphine said ... (9:52 AM) : 

How the most classic style can look amazingly trendy and how a sincere smile can brighten up your day...


Blogger src said ... (11:37 AM) : 

I think his expression just makes this handsome :)


Blogger brightlightsbigcity said ... (5:31 PM) : 

so well put together.


Anonymous Georgi said ... (6:44 PM) : 

Mr Cortina! I took a photo of him, too. Always dressed well!

Love the brown/blue mix and his belt


Blogger trina said ... (12:49 AM) : 

this guy is so handsome, i can't see his face....and yet this jacket, trousers and shirt (and yes I love the gloves in his pocket)are worn with such flair he is stunning.....If i were single on a whim I'd fly to Paris just to check him out. Breath taking


Anonymous Exposure NY said ... (12:20 PM) : 

George Cortina ALWAYS looks good.


Blogger MOD PAUL said ... (9:21 PM) : 

Great look but chaps really need to stop putting gloves in the jacket pockets... It's done lads!!


Blogger lucky one said ... (10:15 PM) : 

Someday I hope to marry a man like him (L)


Blogger Copas said ... (1:48 PM) : 

One of the best looks I've seen on here! Classic! I want this outfit! Very handsome indeed!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:10 AM) : 

nice look - but when the hair is receeding - keep the head up in a photo


Blogger Hans said ... (12:06 PM) : 

I always have problems to get good white trousers, when I see them I always by two pairs, but now I need new ones, any ideas ?


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