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Friday, August 07, 2009

On the Street.... Vintage Shirt, Florence

What a great way to make a 50 year old vintage shirt look so new and modern. So often vintage just screams VINTAGE! I think it is a real skill to integrate vintage into a look and keep the viewer guessing if it is a modern piece or very old. I think that is a subtle, but huge part of the success of Prada.

Comments on "On the Street.... Vintage Shirt, Florence"


Blogger Ruhvana and Flanelli said ... (9:00 AM) : 

Wow, that really looks cool! I like the colour combinations.



Blogger Unknown said ... (9:05 AM) : 

This is what summer is all about..the combination screams relaxed styl


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

I cannot get enough of these striped jackets!


Blogger David said ... (9:10 AM) : 

Splendid, splendid, SPLENDID.


Anonymous Antonio Barros said ... (9:11 AM) : 

I love his shoes!!!


Anonymous DAKOTA RICO said ... (9:11 AM) : 

Nice quality outfit!!! I LOVE fitted shirts.


Blogger The Glamorous Housewife said ... (9:18 AM) : 

I adore vintage and wear it extensively. I don't think it takes skill to mix vintage and modern clothing- I just think it takes style. I agree that a huge part of Prada's success is the fine line she walks between vintage and modern.

Thanks doll,
The Glamorous Housewife


Blogger Jorge from W Palm Beach said ... (9:25 AM) : 

Agree with you on Prada, so often what we see on their runways is so vintage-looking and then a few pieces make it to production, which paired with other basics, look great. My only request for vintage is that, if it touches your skin, it must be made of a natural fiber, like cotton, wool, or cashmere. I do like this look although I would not try it on myself. I think it is a great jacket. Call me a snob but whenever you are doing vintage you have to pair it with something very well made so you dont look like a hobo. Jorge from WPB


Blogger Brigadeiro said ... (9:28 AM) : 

Absolutely brilliant!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:52 AM) : 



Blogger Hawa said ... (10:17 AM) : 

so true, too often i see people dressed head to toe vintage and its a fine line between stylish and point being i can't imagine this guy smelling of moth balls


Blogger RetroVintageModStyle said ... (10:20 AM) : 

This looks awesome!


Blogger Pearl Westwood said ... (10:24 AM) : 

This is a look I adore, I love the colours of the shirt with his glasses. I agree totally with Jorge that you need to wear vintage wisely and with newer high end pieces, this is one reason I never like vintage bags as you really have to work the rest of the outfit, but if you do vintage clothes its mush easier to work with new accesssories. Another good reason to buy classic designer is that even the full on publicity pieces can be worn so they dont look dated. Ok I will stop writing an essay... x


Anonymous TI Malachi said ... (10:33 AM) : 

cool I love the color composition


Blogger Mo'Hawkins said ... (10:37 AM) : 

I'm all about that blazer!! anyone know who it's by?


Blogger Princess of many sorts. said ... (10:53 AM) : 



Blogger Cristi Silva said ... (10:56 AM) : 

I love his mustache.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:57 AM) : 

LOVE his look! <3


Anonymous an said ... (11:03 AM) : 

double-phoning: the new double-fisting.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:07 AM) : 

Love that striped blazer!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:14 AM) : 

The vintage shirt is wonderful. The shirt underneath it is atrocious.


Blogger hi-d said ... (11:44 AM) : 

I agree...this works so well! I LOVE the shirt and the pinstriped jacket. BRAVO!


Blogger Javier de Juanas said ... (11:44 AM) : 

Love you're blog!!! is my inspiration!!!

Thank you!!

Javier de Juanas.


Anonymous FashAddict said ... (11:56 AM) : 

It's a really great combination. The striped blazer tames the shirt a little, but the blue is exciting enough to make it all 'zing'!


Blogger Well Done said ... (12:12 PM) : 

dig it!


Blogger american dream said ... (12:45 PM) : 

yeah,its talent


Blogger Joy Mars said ... (1:17 PM) : 

I have no idea how or why this works, but it does.


Blogger junglesiren said ... (1:31 PM) : 

One of the most entertaining of dressers. So stylish and comfortable and original. Yeah, a little vintage goes a long way when it's as playful as this.

But not all vintage screams out. Some pieces are subtle and don't require the necessary maneuverings to keep them tame and modern.

I'd love to rock this look (even though I'm a girl). i've got similar blazer and pants... the search for the perfect shirt begins.

Thanks, Sart. Love it.


Blogger Allen - East Hampton said ... (1:33 PM) : 

Ab Fab!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:33 PM) : 

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Blogger J Steed said ... (2:25 PM) : 

I am happy to see a bit of resurgence of boating blazer with a modern take. It is fun and light and just right for the summer.


Blogger Mi Moda said ... (2:39 PM) : 

i love the brightness of the under shirt with that clean navy blazer. Beautiful!


Blogger Neezy said ... (2:41 PM) : 

I agree, a great way to modernize something thats super retro....


Blogger Kosmetyczny Freak said ... (3:15 PM) : 

Great picture, and his cells :D

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:33 PM) : 

NOTICE the "no-show" socks (they barely peek at the heel)... This is what it means to wear the proper socks when you want "that" look.
I remember a couple weeks ago, everyone discussing a gentleman's ridiculous white ankle socks.
THIS is how it's done!


Anonymous said ... (7:08 PM) : 

Gutsy and hard to pull off...



Blogger Julia said ... (7:27 PM) : 

Why do I never look this relaxed? His glasses are sweet.


Blogger kahartland said ... (9:12 PM) : 

so true! ;)


Blogger Noelle + Kendall said ... (11:36 PM) : 

Love his blazer



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:04 AM) : 

It really looks lovely but I cannot help thinking a plain white shirt under that blazer - boring but oh so classy and understated yet modern!


Blogger Olviya said ... (7:30 AM) : 

and he is also so brave wearing such bright colours! looks very stylish)


Blogger Rafe New York said ... (8:19 AM) : 

of course I love the mix of prints and stripes. a pair of khakis always help to tone everything down.


Blogger SallyO said ... (10:01 AM) : 

And I don't even care what color they are.


Anonymous holly said ... (1:04 PM) : 

Very successful...when you have it you just do


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:29 PM) : 

I love his courage~! He did it~!
He pulls it off without a blink~!


Blogger Unknown said ... (7:50 PM) : 

Mr Ricci- Please note- virtually invisible little sox!!!!


Anonymous UltraSutra said ... (7:53 AM) : 

Love the Look on Him; He looks sharp; especially the jacket. Nice hair, too ;)


Blogger popcarts said ... (8:35 PM) : 

Really great.


Blogger J said ... (3:02 PM) : 

mi adore ...:)


Anonymous Ljerka-Susanna-Lukic said ... (10:02 AM) : 



Blogger Emma Louise Layla said ... (5:33 AM) : 

Oh I LOVE this. It's a fine hit/ miss line but he wears it very well.


Blogger Unknown said ... (3:12 AM) : 

He is looking smart in that shirt. we should start designing vintage shirt for corporate business shirt . it will look great.


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