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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

On the Street....City Surfing, New York

Comments on "On the Street....City Surfing, New York"


Blogger Jennie Nhi Nguyen said ... (8:31 AM) : 

cool skaterstyle!



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:32 AM) : 

love the red and blue and his attitude.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:34 AM) : 



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:34 AM) : 

That's a pretty radical skirt he (she?) is wearing.


Blogger Inspiration exists said ... (8:36 AM) : 

Great pic and colors. Love it.


Blogger MELISSA Z. said ... (8:36 AM) : 

absolutely a street shoot! great job! <3


Blogger Beverly Bohan said ... (8:42 AM) : 

Not really a fan of the big 'n' baggy style on men, but I do like his red shoes!


Blogger 和地 ありさ ALIZA WAJI said ... (8:49 AM) : 

bon couleur claire.



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:53 AM) : 

i love the movement in this picture. it just feels like impending fall has come.


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Blogger sixsylinder said ... (8:58 AM) : 

Quintessential New York.


Blogger Dimitra Chouliara said ... (8:59 AM) : 

Nice picture!


Blogger FashionLifeCoach said ... (9:08 AM) : 

Laid-back style with old-classics skater skills.Love the color pops in his outfit.


Anonymous The Photodiarist said ... (9:16 AM) : 

The red and blue colors are beautiful and pure.


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

Nice shot!


Blogger Lauren said ... (9:24 AM) : 

Street style at its finest! I love how he appears to be gliding and flying. Wish I was good enough on a skateboard to ride like that...

Hand drawn:


Anonymous fox in the woods said ... (9:26 AM) : 

Nice to see an action shot. Lovely shade of blue but this could just be the lighting.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:27 AM) : 

I've always loved a carefree attitude.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:30 AM) : 

Hey, I just skated to work today too!



Anonymous Catherine said ... (9:37 AM) : 

Cool and yes carefree attitude :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:38 AM) : 

The new generation, skaters 4ever


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

Finally... now that's true, effortless style, with no pretentiousness!

But why shoot him from the back...?


Blogger Secondhand Smash said ... (9:41 AM) : 

He looks relaxed, like himself. Loving his pops of color.


Anonymous Thomas said ... (9:45 AM) : 

Im really not into skating or this kind of clothes but the picture is still brilliant!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:46 AM) : 

I love the flow here! sweet pic!


Anonymous lilebear said ... (9:48 AM) : 

Great colours and street feel. It puts me right there.


Blogger Miguel Ignacio said ... (9:50 AM) : 

Cool movement shoot!... Id like to know how it ends "we are allw...."


Blogger Pink said ... (10:00 AM) : 

wowww that electric blue jacket!!! so fantastic!!

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:05 AM) : 

i may not live in New York for forever, but for the rest of my life the sound of skateboards on pavement will bring me back. great shot of a big aspect of NY.


Blogger FASHION SNAG said ... (10:06 AM) : 

I love this! It is real and the shorts are great. x


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:24 AM) : 

And the fashion is where here? Looks right off the rack, possibly bought by his gf..........


Anonymous Interior Monkey said ... (10:24 AM) : 

Love that the surroundings are not as glamorous as many of the other NYC scenes. This is what much of the city really looks like. I grew up in Brooklyn and miss the grittiness of it. I can almost smell the city here...great picture!


Anonymous raul said ... (10:30 AM) : 

wooooow..absolutely stunning. truly amazing. really eye catching..its really magical the way in which the signals on the road leads to the soft curves on the back of his jacket.and those cargo militar inspired pants?? how awesome... had never seen something so utter stylish...only a great photographer could capture the very true essence of street style..
thanks for sharing. i reached nirvana.


Anonymous Sylvia said ... (10:35 AM) : 

I love the fact that this is shot from behind. It makes such a difference to see the wind catch the fabric from behind.


Blogger Valentine said ... (10:36 AM) : 

Cool shot... did you have to run after him?
-diary of a fashion stylist-


Blogger FishyBoy42 said ... (10:38 AM) : 

I've never been a big fan of the giant shorts thing, mostly because I usually see it on people who definitely can not pull it off. This guy manages to wear them with grace, and that's why it works much better than most.


Blogger NobodyKnowsMarc said ... (10:45 AM) : 

this is an amazing picture!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:51 AM) : 

I think this is the coolest shot (& outfit) I've seen in this blog this summer. Very New York.


Blogger Jack Daniel said ... (10:54 AM) : 

From the back pictures are the best picures.


Blogger Román Iglesias said ... (10:58 AM) : 

This is not about fashion it's about live


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:00 AM) : 

I like the colors, but don't see where the style is.. ~


Blogger Singapore Short Stories said ... (11:04 AM) : 

only one word: COOL!


Blogger Marloes. said ... (11:23 AM) : 

great shot!


Anonymous C. Black said ... (11:23 AM) : 

Great shot! Many fashion bloggers would turn their backs on a shot like this (What style?) but you do a great job of catching the full spectrum of fashion from every walk of life. Love it!


Blogger crowsfeet said ... (11:27 AM) : 

The shot captures so much motion... makes it look like the bill of his cap is a spoiler; could be the only thing keeping him on the ground...


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:34 AM) : 

Skateboarders are ubiquitous here too, but not with such style.


Anonymous lizzy said ... (11:42 AM) : 

love the title "city surfing"


Blogger Kimmi said ... (11:54 AM) : 

City Surfing - thats a nive word. :P

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:10 PM) : 

Great New York photo. I can hear my dog start barking wildly at the sound of those wheels, just by looking at this photo.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:17 PM) : 

'Rad' maybe. Sartorial never.

Baseball cap on backwards, shorts look to be worn in the low slung/show your underwear style, the shorts have cargo style pockets and they finish below the knee.

All things that make you look like a berk.

I love the breadth of pictures on this blog and find something I like in most of them. But this one and the one of the Italians in jeans with ironed creases in them are not good.


Blogger anthony said ... (12:18 PM) : 

Beautiful colours everywhere. Fabulous. No fan of baggy shorts. Its also really cool that you got him in that tire stream.


Anonymous jimjims said ... (12:24 PM) : 

shredding in the concrete jungle!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:31 PM) : 

I'm in love with his feet.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:43 PM) : 

Uuuh a gangster :DD

Haha no, he looks pretty cool!


Blogger THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said ... (1:16 PM) : 

incredible love xoxo


Blogger Angel said ... (1:27 PM) : 

pretty cool, I like seeing people who can pull off cammo, I wont wear it every again after 6 years in the Air Force..


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:31 PM) : 

Great photo with such vibrant colours! I like the slight curve of his body and his seeming weightlessness.


Anonymous Paul (UK) said ... (1:34 PM) : 

Aww, great shot, so real, and superb that it shares the page with the posed denim clad italians. I hope it was a true unposed street shot. Captures real spirit. Great Scott, and for me the essence of your eye and camera work that keeps me coming back!


Blogger Jin said ... (1:43 PM) : 

Very sophisticated NY photo. It gives me a feeling of the skater getting lost in the huge city.

Remedy Rouge


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:52 PM) : 

reminds me of the movie KIDS


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:04 PM) : 

a blue bomber...
a camouflage bermuda...
a skate...
in a concrete jungle NYC!


Anonymous princess glee said ... (2:07 PM) : 

Diggin' his mode of transpo.


Blogger Monika said ... (2:26 PM) : 

great pic!


Blogger Miiicha said ... (2:33 PM) : 

Really nice look.

|| Miiicha


Anonymous daniela said ... (2:41 PM) : 

the first impression must be deceiving. He obviously holds a master in fashion. The elegant way which he cautiously puts one foot straight ahead while the other reposes graciously forming a 45 degree angle following the marks of the weels on the pavement.Every single movement,studied with utterly rigor.
the beautiful headpiece wore in a such unusual way only denotes a deep understanding on stylism.
This is ART..


Anonymous Sheila said ... (2:51 PM) : 

Cool! In the Sweden streets you see many people with their longboards now ;P


Blogger Johanna Urban said ... (2:56 PM) : 

Like it :)

Johanna, Sweden


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:16 PM) : 

Skating + New York = Heaven (For me)


Blogger laundrygirl said ... (3:41 PM) : 

Something about this makes me really happy.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:55 PM) : 

So patriotic!

Looks like he's skate texting.....
kids got skills.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:58 PM) : 

The Urban All-American kid.


Blogger Elena Vasilieva said ... (5:31 PM) : 

this is an amazing photo, loving the movement there and the colours of the city




Anonymous Brenda said ... (5:33 PM) : 

I absolutely love this. I wish more men would dress like this. It's such a subtle statement. I almost missed it. It's amazing. The colors are what stands out.

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:49 PM) : 

if he could hang on to one of those taxis, maybe we could get some huey lewis & the news in the background?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:19 PM) : 

Good picture, but I have seen much more style on a skateboard in new york. Skateboarders have style while riding a board as well as what they wear on it. If they can appropriately match their style to their clothes, skateboarding becomes more of an art form. Rather than a sport. Thats all, but still nice picture.


Blogger CICIDI said ... (7:41 PM) : 

he is wearing a jacket in this great shot!


Blogger Skeltis New Year said ... (8:37 PM) : 

I'm surprised at everyone's response to this image. I do appreciate the street style, but to me this is not extraordinary. This is what you would see every day if you were to go to the Brooklynn Banks and watch people skating. Its a nice image, but I hesitate to say that I'm impressed by it. Just an opinion I guess.


Blogger Liz S said ... (9:04 PM) : 

I always admire the guts of these skaters who use their skates as a mode of transport--but to them it's nothing I know--they are so adept at their skill.
Not a great lover of this look but hey, it's practical and--it's what you wear when this is your scene and he wears it well.


Anonymous john said ... (10:41 PM) : 



Anonymous louboutin chaussures said ... (1:45 AM) : 

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:01 AM) : 

I like this shot, good job!


Anonymous dearlife said ... (3:14 AM) : 

I like! :D


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:14 AM) : 

cool guy!


Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (4:14 AM) : 

I love that International Klein Blue!


Blogger Déborah said ... (4:41 AM) : 

oh, how I miss New York...


Blogger E... said ... (4:49 AM) : 

The shapes created by the air are amazing... and it's fantastic Schuman's capacity to take this moment with his wow wow!


Blogger djaniquinn said ... (6:37 AM) : 

This is classic NYC skate style... Made especially popular back in the 90s with the release of KIDS. And a lot of the kids are still dressing like this. A lot of it has to do with just plain functionality. You want to be wearing comfortable clothes if you're doing any serious skating. And he's not riding a cruiser either, this kid's board is set up for tricks (look at the small wheels). This is right up the block from Supreme, Lafayette btwn Prince and Houston. Supreme is one of the better known skate shops in NY, if not the world. Skating is bigger than ever now along with it's style of dress. I love it. Great photo! The wind billowing in his jacket gives the photo movement & no one has mentioned that the board itself is what really makes this look. It's the skater's ultimate accessory!


Blogger MMM said ... (6:38 AM) : 

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Anonymous elxoxodemiprima said ... (7:34 AM) : 

really nice shot... street style as its best.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:37 AM) : 

Seriously? Pants on the ground?? No thanks. Compare and contrast with Milano men a few pics later. sigh...Scott more pants on the ground!!


Anonymous Laurent said ... (10:35 AM) : 

Sorry, apart from the great exposure and depth of field focus, I don't understand the interest in the subject. Dressed in the ubiquitous uniform with added rainjacket, this contributes nothing to the "style guide" which I understand the Sartorialist to be. I think it is a waist of time and blog space.


Blogger Allen - East Hampton said ... (11:21 AM) : 

Another great shot, and I love the color choices.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:16 PM) : 

LA Dodgers hat, Vans, skateboard, yeah real New York. Not.


Blogger beths said ... (9:25 PM) : 

Agreed, not NY, but the shot is lovely with the air in the jacket and pants, the colors and background. I see and hear this image in my small city, too. And to my eye it's a finer look than the silly Milano shorts-suit.


Blogger Beny Ricardo Sadewo said ... (2:56 AM) : 

i really heart every personal pic from Back!!... i meant.. yeah you bring me the Sexy back Scott... hahah..

Beny Ricardo Sadewo


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:37 AM) : 

Great shot... effortless style with no pretentiousness.
Best outfit in a while.
Is it one of the guys from Supreme?


Anonymous L said ... (8:20 AM) : 

I love his ancles))) Does style necessarily mean chic or elegance? probably in terms of men they just sometimes shall be rebells in clothing to make women feel even more fragile and immaculate?

Thankyou for sharing, Scott!


Anonymous honeybeeandme said ... (9:57 AM) : 




Blogger Amber said ... (3:42 PM) : 

Being from Colorado, I appreciate the nod to a different type of style. Maybe someday we'll see a nod to North Face chic? ;)


Anonymous Fashion Infatuation said ... (6:07 PM) : 

This is such a cool picture! Right in the movement. I really love the action and colors in it.


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

The photo is nicely composed, but if it had been posted anywhere else, would you all really be saying, "Wow, what a cool coat!".


Anonymous The Prestige said ... (8:15 PM) : 

Lol its not a skirt, and camo is coming back which I am getting more and more used to. Great shot


Blogger ONAI said ... (9:07 PM) : 

love thi spic love the colors in motion


Anonymous mara said ... (11:16 AM) : 

great urban style!!!! exactly what you see on the city streets :)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:58 AM) : 

That's an extraordinarily vibrant and clear shade of blue. It's easy to see why it caught your eye.


Anonymous la recessionista said ... (10:37 AM) : 

I love these pictures, when you jsut take people's back...I love NY, I want to go there !!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:48 PM) : 

Fantastic Shot!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:52 AM) : 

Love the tension between the bleached, monotone-feeling background and the vivid bits of color--in fact, you got distinct zaps every color of the spectrum in here: red (shoes & buildings), orange (truck & barrier), yellow (lights & cab), green (shorts & lights), blue (jacket highlights & distant building), indigo (jacket), and violet (flag on building). Amazing. And I love the way the flow of his clothes convey his speed and grace.


Anonymous Alessandro said ... (11:17 AM) : 

Exactly what sort of 'style' is it that everyone is praising here? The picture is interesting and it would be appropriate at an exhibition on life in NYC. However, as far as style, this is an example of the very opposite; a handy guide showing you what not to wear - not even the individual items are salvageable, let alone the ensemble. I also think, if you;re not a soldier or if you are not Tarzan or someone rummaging rhough the forests of the DR Congo, you should wear camouflage.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:36 AM) : 

I could care less what kind of fashion statement people seem to think he is or isn't making.
This is just a perfect capture. LOVE this shot :)


Blogger *Sarita* said ... (4:50 PM) : 

Skateboarding is not a crime!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:48 PM) : 

lived here all my life and i still love nyc boys!


Blogger J.Ro said ... (7:23 PM) : 

May this look skate away quickly.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:09 PM) : 

nothing is sexier than a well dressed skater ; )


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:20 PM) : 

love his hairy legs and the saturated colors...


Blogger bschweiz said ... (2:55 AM) : 

honestly, as a skater who has lived in new york, you chose to photograph one of the least inspiringly attired skaters i could have imagined. try heading to the Open Road park at 12th and A.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:36 AM) : 

Skater boys are so sexy!!! ;P Wish I could see his face and also his bare feet


Anonymous marc. said ... (2:54 AM) : 

ugh. does anyone ever say anything negative on here? these comments sections are rightly useless - all the sheep just saying "i love it". yeah, right.

and for this photo in particular this "style" has been going for decades and the sartorialist is so hip it now deems it worthy for all these fashion wanna-bes to say they've loved it all along.

baahhh bahhh bahhh.


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