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On the Street....Nicola, Florence


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Thursday, July 28, 2011

On the Street....Nicola, Florence

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Anonymous Sofia Badrezzamane said ... (4:03 PM) : 

J'aime le blazer !


Anonymous making50fabulous said ... (4:05 PM) : 



Blogger Cristiana Nunes said ... (4:06 PM) : 

Such charm!


Blogger kropka said ... (4:09 PM) : 

nice ;)


Blogger Lord Byron said ... (4:14 PM) : 

Great look!


Blogger GINGER FASHION MONSTERS said ... (4:14 PM) : 

who'd think of coordinating shirts with socks... but hey those who do stand out!!


Anonymous mon sac by me said ... (4:15 PM) : 

Good shooting !!


Anonymous Marcela said ... (4:16 PM) : 

Interesting pose. Great picture though


Blogger Danielle said ... (4:22 PM) : 

He looks like his saying 'Why yes ladies, they are long socks... check 'em out'



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:24 PM) : 

LOL, is this a candid shot, or is he showing off his socks for the camera? "Who, me? Oh, I'm just pulling up my super chic socks!" Great shot, great look.


Blogger ggshoe said ... (4:27 PM) : 

Great shot!!!


Anonymous hw90 said ... (4:27 PM) : 

Ricci bros. are always inspiring.


Blogger Clara Turbay said ... (4:28 PM) : 

Well dressed, very chic. Nice shoes.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:36 PM) : 

Yummy. I love the clothing too..


Anonymous wallis said ... (4:38 PM) : 

so well dressed. love the polka dot in right now especially for the fall!


Blogger CINCHED AT THE WAIST said ... (4:38 PM) : 

you can always judge a gentleman by his socks...and italians never bore...


Blogger Colette Ali said ... (4:38 PM) : 

Clothes, shoes, watch, sunglasses, it x


Blogger BURG said ... (4:40 PM) : 

Love this look!


Blogger Angeles Almuna said ... (4:43 PM) : 

Elegant and with a lot of class!


Anonymous The Styley said ... (4:45 PM) : 

Those socks are fantastic!


Blogger Young Gucci Purse said ... (4:50 PM) : 

oh he's so cute! I love his classy style. And socks.


Anonymous Katie said ... (4:51 PM) : 

Socks! To Die For.

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:55 PM) : 

Very nice look !


Anonymous Isa said ... (4:57 PM) : 

Just perfect, just italian ..


Blogger indigo warrior said ... (4:59 PM) : 

He's too sexy for his socks too sexy for his socks ... so sexy!

I bet he has a wicked sense of humor.


Blogger the outfit diaries said ... (5:10 PM) : 

very handsome


Anonymous CaliGirl said ... (5:11 PM) : 

Hottie! Nice shot, cool socks, beautiful hair.


Anonymous Erik said ... (5:27 PM) : 

Um...Everything about this. I want it. I would wear all of it.


Blogger Unknown said ... (5:29 PM) : 

I wish all men dressed the same! WOW, gorgeous!


Blogger Laurence John said ... (5:57 PM) : 

did you get a front shot of the blazer ? the lapels look WIDE !


Blogger Barcelona m'enamora said ... (5:57 PM) : 

He is interesting....;-)


Anonymous Anya said ... (5:58 PM) : 

Love the buttery texture of those shoes and the brightness of his shirt against the crisp and clean white of the pants. Lovely outfit!


Blogger Liz S said ... (6:03 PM) : 

Ooooeee! He is suave. And yes, I love your socks Sir.


Blogger Skinny said ... (6:05 PM) : 



Anonymous Maryanne said ... (6:06 PM) : 

put a lot of thought into his outfit..
the sock & shirt..( polka dot pattern)
and the tie & shoes
(cordovan)...compliment one another..
he picked up the royal blue of the socks & paired the jacket with it..
all against a neutral beige.


Anonymous Betsy said ... (6:08 PM) : 

he's a hunk!


Blogger whiterice said ... (6:20 PM) : 

What a Style Stud!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:20 PM) : 

Sexy, sexy, sexy...but only from the knees up.


Anonymous michael said ... (6:39 PM) : 

I can't decide if he looks like a cool guy or a stereotypical Italian gigolo. Perhaps if you shoot him again with the sunglasses off?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:52 PM) : 

has a Sean Penn expression on him.. but waaay better-looking!


Blogger Chez Carolinette said ... (6:53 PM) : 

That's what I call style!

Chez Carolinette


Anonymous Labella Luxe said ... (7:03 PM) : 



Blogger TEEDEEi said ... (7:04 PM) : 

On point.....Dapper


Anonymous Paul (UK) said ... (7:06 PM) : 

It's the details...high trousers cuff, long jacket side vents, wide lapels, two button working cuff, perfect oxford shoe. Lots of effort to look effortless!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:13 PM) : 

Yup. Uh-huh. Oh yeah.


Blogger The Fancy Teacup said ... (7:16 PM) : 

Love how those prints play peek-a-boo. Adds some whimsicality to the polished look.

♥, Jamie


Blogger LeeLee said ... (7:27 PM) : 

Love florence, and the men's style in Italy.


Blogger tinyjunco said ... (7:42 PM) : 

oh, these dapper italian men bring back memories! i went to italy in 1980 with a youth orchestra - the style of the men was worlds apart from angel flights and feathered hair! at certain points they decided we needed a little 'security' and sent in the caribineri - even they were peacocks.


of course, when i grew up i married man of sicilian descent and now i iron his tee shirts for him ;) steph


Blogger Marcel Da Chump said ... (8:03 PM) : 

Boots not cap toes with a blue blazer and contrasting slacks, for me at least.
I once worked for a garment center executive who owned
two pair of exquisite boots, custom made in Italy. He wore them with a similar ensemble as Nicola's, but to a much more refined effect.


Blogger Brittany Matthews said ... (8:17 PM) : 

So chic!



Blogger SAMANTHA said ... (8:23 PM) : 

such an amazing shot, love it.


Anonymous Lauren said ... (8:27 PM) : 

Why does he look so guilty? He's only pulling up his socks!

Very stylish gent and delightful shot.

The Styleseer


Blogger Katherine said ... (8:46 PM) : 

Nice socks!
La Petite Marmoset


Anonymous art deco engagement rings said ... (10:12 PM) : 

Such a great look!


Anonymous ~ LivingSoLucky ~ said ... (10:20 PM) : 

I must say that it is expecially gratifying that this young man has NOT succumbed to shoes of the "hip doof" variety, which sadly are so popular in the USA.

Personal style, indeed!


Blogger Fotoautomat said ... (10:32 PM) : 

I love the deep yet bright 'blueness' of the jacket - and of course, the indigo watch. Classic and sophisticated!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:44 PM) : 

There are so many photos of people wearing this exact blazer. Where is the personal style?


Anonymous Bohemian Design said ... (10:46 PM) : 

Nice cuffs!


Blogger Maria Elba said ... (11:12 PM) : 

he looks like he'd smell good


Blogger JWC said ... (11:29 PM) : 



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

Would really like to get a closer look at that timepiece. Its hard to find a classic with a cream/yellow face like that. Im dreaming that the number on the face are roman numerals....if they are, Perfection !


Anonymous FeeFee said ... (12:14 AM) : 



Blogger Aaron said ... (12:40 AM) : 

The watchstrap makes the look fall just short of perfect. But 98% is still an A+


Anonymous Gabriel said ... (12:41 AM) : 

Beautiful example of sophistication through understament and subtlety.

While I wouldn't wear a jacket with a peaked lapel that wide or with vents that are that deep, I'd love to steal the rest of this look, or to at least adopt some of the ideas behind it. It's a beautiful balance of casual elegance: playful without being showy or loud, laidback but not rumpled, modern yet timeless at the same time.

I also admire how even the wispy beard and the tousled hair don't diminish any of the look's sharpness. Love the micro-patterned shirt with the tie, the overlapping ticket pocket, and those particular shades of blue and khaki together.

And, of course, he HAD to be Italian!


Blogger outinsight said ... (2:07 AM) : 

what a gent! i love his shirt!


Anonymous Joannalogue said ... (2:27 AM) : 

No one ever made the sock striptease look THIS good before!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:50 AM) : 

He's looking fine.


Blogger The snap style said ... (3:17 AM) : 

very detailed look, loving the socks ;D


Blogger Angela Jessyana said ... (3:27 AM) : 

i love his pose. cool!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:39 AM) : 

the milanese gentleman! or the firenze gentleman! or the milanese lady!

why all the italian men have the same haircut style? mysterious, repetitious behaviour

kisses from Villaconejos (Spain)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:49 AM) : 

"Ladies. Look at your man. Now look at my hair. Back at your man. Now look at my socks. Oh yes. Polka-dot legwear love surprise. Your man can't dress like me. But if he wears long socks his ankles could look like mine.

I'm on a horse."


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:57 AM) : 

Another anonymous person above wrote,

"There are so many photos of people wearing this exact blazer."

Oh no, there are not. If only that were true.

It's in the details: two sleeve buttons spaced apart just so; side vents; fearlessly wide peaked lapels; the slightly-lighter-than-navy hue of the cloth.

A front shot would be nice, but from what can be seen, this is an uncommonly handsome blazer, not a sleep-inducing number churned out by Polo Ralph Lauren.

This is outfit is what it should be. Well-dresed men build their style on the accumulation of small details.


Anonymous Betty said ... (4:05 AM) : 

absolutely perfect .


Blogger Selina. said ... (4:24 AM) : 

lov his style and the the photo is shot exactly on the right moment!

love, selina


Blogger One Stiletto At A Time said ... (4:52 AM) : 

Very handsome look!


Blogger Her fashion closet said ... (5:39 AM) : 

good color combination, like the glasses



Anonymous Maria Ianniciello said ... (5:59 AM) : 

Beautiful jacket!!!


Blogger davidikus said ... (6:03 AM) : 

Excellent blazer in royal blue!


Blogger Benedetta M. said ... (6:12 AM) : 

That lovely italian style! Wonderful look and pic!


Anonymous Clipping Service said ... (6:49 AM) : 

excellent fashion photography!
you've done really awesome job :)
thanks a lot for sharing..


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:51 AM) : 

italians have great hair and wear color in the most sophisticated way.


Blogger Rocket Fashionista said ... (7:14 AM) : 

Love how some men are able to look so presentable!



Blogger pdream said ... (7:30 AM) : 

Great look. always Italy


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:32 AM) : 

Nicola, Man with a great charm!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:37 AM) : 

Mr.Sciamàt... Elegance and Eccentricity!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:39 AM) : 

Oh my God wonderful mix and SPEAR breasted... amazing!


Blogger Fiona. said ... (7:50 AM) : 

oo very dapper!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:55 AM) : 

Blue jacket,white pattern shirt, white pochette,wonderful light beige trouser,brown tie,blue micro pattern socks,burgundy shoes... No expectable, unique, very cool!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:17 AM) : 

he's a dandy!! a lovely one =)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:22 AM) : 

Nicola Ricci ... the man with great taste! He wears his clothes with superb style.


Blogger Styleadvisor said ... (9:22 AM) : 

Great hair!


Blogger J.Ro said ... (9:34 AM) : 

Awesome hair, great shirt, boring socks.


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

this is how one hopes lapo elkann would dress, distinct and on the edge, without being ridiculous.


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

Great taste careful to details... This is lifestyle!


Blogger Bronwyn said ... (10:16 AM) : 

I love the very crisp polkadots!


Anonymous davidsl said ... (10:33 AM) : 

if you aren't matching your socks to your trousers, this is exactly how to play it.

and, my, oh, my, is he a handsome man.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:50 AM) : 

Modern Dandy! The new incarnation of Oscar Wilde. Excellent.


Blogger Hunter F. Goss said ... (10:54 AM) : 

I like his choice of shoes. Just the right touch of the subtly unexpected.


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

Yessss new generation of Dandy... Nicola have a magnetic flux!


Blogger Hey Mister. said ... (11:45 AM) : 

yay. i love when boys know how to dress!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:01 PM) : 

anonymous@3:57 wrote "Well-dresed men build their style on the accumulation of small details."

Well said, and this is an example of why. If he'd chosen plain socks, shirt and blazer he would still look very good and elegant but the added details give his outfit an extra dimension and a subtle edge. The patterned socks add a witty note to his outfit. The details also give us more to talk about :)

I love the colors, especially the color of the blazer. Any man would look good this summer in a jacket and trousers in these shades.


Anonymous IS THIS IT? models review said ... (12:46 PM) : 

Love the details especially - so the shirt and the socks are amazing... :)


Anonymous Briony said ... (12:47 PM) : 

I wish more men where I lived dressed like this! So classy.


Blogger FashionShake said ... (1:34 PM) : 




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

Love the vintage watch - Omega Seamaster?


Blogger Evan said ... (3:48 PM) : 

Ciao Cool Guy!! Bam..Love it!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:39 PM) : 

Pose,light, color, fabulous pic. Then... this man is so intriguing!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:06 PM) : 

I could make this photo in black/white, anyway it would be always present, because this man's elegance is timeless!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:34 PM) : 

White pants. Polka dot shirt. How do I find them?


Blogger Times Squarian said ... (9:38 PM) : 

Everything about this outfit screams perfection. I don't own a single pair of white socks and I assume neither does this gentleman.


Blogger KasthuriTheBeautician@Chennai said ... (11:01 PM) : 

manly look and attracting


Blogger Unknown said ... (11:01 PM) : 


This look is flawless!
I LOOOOOVE the composition of this photo!!


Blogger KC said ... (12:18 AM) : 

this guy's so handsome. and i love his sartorial choices.


Anonymous Ire said ... (7:38 AM) : 

Very stylish....absolute elegance


Anonymous psh said ... (9:33 AM) : 

you got wrinkles on your face
and on your suit too!
and I just like them all!


Anonymous Asian Quarter said ... (12:11 PM) : 

Very daring lapel, but the man makes it look good.


Anonymous Randy Sloan said ... (1:17 PM) : 

Some guys just seem to be born with style! Nicely done.

A Life Designed


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:10 AM) : 

Sexy, hot & elegant...


Blogger Unknown said ... (12:11 PM) : 

Socks are one of my favorite clothing pieces to play with. I stick to bold, solid colors but patterns are great too. I'd like to see more sock photos!



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:26 PM) : 

Wow the new Dandy!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:41 PM) : 

Fantastic pic, he is so sexy!!!!


Anonymous clarity enhanced diamonds said ... (6:54 AM) : 

I love his shoes!


Blogger Ms Wanda said ... (7:12 AM) : 

Love these photos - they're such an inspiration for both my wardrobe and my photography


Blogger Unknown said ... (7:39 AM) : 

This man look good.Nice picture
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