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Monday, July 19, 2010

Jazz-Age Dance Party p.1, Governors Island, New York




Comments on "Jazz-Age Dance Party p.1, Governors Island, New York"

 

Blogger agata said ... (9:02 AM) : 

love the white colour on these photographs!

 

Blogger Chelly said ... (9:07 AM) : 

Its like a flashback, makes me want to go to New York even more. Where else can you find get togethers like this.

 

Blogger Jasmin said ... (9:07 AM) : 

 

Blogger Anine said ... (9:10 AM) : 

I love the first photo!! So amazing! :D :D

 

Anonymous That's Not My Age said ... (9:10 AM) : 

Looks fab - totally Great Gatsby!

 

Blogger Sue said ... (9:10 AM) : 

Just wonderful.

 

Anonymous Nathalie said ... (9:14 AM) : 

Asian guy with cig.= Love!!!

 

Blogger inclassy said ... (9:14 AM) : 

Stunning photos! i love!

 

Blogger Idia'Dega said ... (9:15 AM) : 

Oh so much yummy summer fun! Wonderful!

 

Blogger Mi Armario En Ruinas said ... (9:17 AM) : 

Love it!!

 

Anonymous kar said ... (9:20 AM) : 

It takes attitude to pull off seersucker shorts and not look ridiculous.

I love the dress in the first pic. I have no idea what fabric that is but it looks light and perfect for summertime dancing.

I also loved the dress in the third pic. So detailed and ladylike but still cool & comfortable enough to wear in modern times. I'd almost swear that's Gwyneth Paltrow.

 

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

Wow! What a fantastic series. The first and last photos are my favorites. You've conveyed such joy in the pictures that it is infectious. Black and white was also a fantastic choice. Awesome work.

 

Blogger MsSvelteNY said ... (9:26 AM) : 

Why do I keep missing this event. It's so perfect for me. Sigh.

Thanks for the pic SS.

 

Anonymous G said ... (9:27 AM) : 

I really do love the third and the fourth pics. Great job!

 

Blogger Fashion Butter said ... (9:29 AM) : 

These make me happy.

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Blogger the_lazymilliner said ... (9:31 AM) : 

The gent in the straw boat makes me think of a young Cary Grant. So handsome.

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Blogger Fashionlass said ... (9:34 AM) : 

I love the b&w; it's so elegant and classic.
The last two are my favourite. They transport me to the 30s and 40s.
Fantastic job.

 

Anonymous Brian said ... (9:34 AM) : 

Love #2 all the way. Although, I'd be scared to wear an ascot in public. :)

 

Blogger rose said ... (9:38 AM) : 

i agree, so Great Gatsby! Old Fitzgerald would have loved this...

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Blogger franca maisha said ... (9:40 AM) : 

beautiful!! I love jazz <3

 

Blogger Q said ... (9:48 AM) : 

Oh wow! This is so cool and stylish... i especially like the first picture :)

 

Blogger Esther said ... (9:51 AM) : 

Beautiful! These photos reveal that elegance and fun are simultaneously possible.

 

Blogger Sara said ... (9:52 AM) : 

These pics are spectacular, especially the girl laughing!


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Blogger koko // res pulchrae said ... (10:03 AM) : 

Oh I love this annual event, for the fantastic coverage on your blog.

I think the dress in the first picture is from H&M actually.

 

Anonymous Patricia said ... (10:03 AM) : 

SO cool! love it!!

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Blogger Ben Hatke said ... (10:06 AM) : 

You're whole blog is about being classy. I love it.

 

Blogger CLAUDIA C. said ... (10:06 AM) : 

So dandy!!!!!!!!!!!

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Blogger Michelle Owen said ... (10:08 AM) : 

I love these images and style. I'm trying to find more references like these for a party theme. Any recommendations?

Michelle Owen
michelleowen.me

 

Blogger Tyna said ... (10:09 AM) : 

YOU`RE THE BEST!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:09 AM) : 

I believe the gentleman in the bottom picture is "Dr Dan", one of the most sartorially-minded individuals ever to dance the Lindy Hop (the original form of swing dance from the '30s). I've never seen him *not* dressed well/not dressed vintage.

 

Blogger The Man from Amsterdam said ... (10:09 AM) : 

great vibe!

 

Blogger Francesca said ... (10:12 AM) : 

love that first picture. wow

xoxo,
F

lekisskiss.blogspot.com <-- Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!

 

Anonymous Kelsey said ... (10:12 AM) : 

This is how I would like the rest of my summer to look please.

 

Blogger sarah. said ... (10:13 AM) : 

Very evocative of The Great Gatsby.

best,
somehow-someday.blogspot.com

 

Blogger THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said ... (10:16 AM) : 

Stunning photos! i love!
whites and blacks are fantastic

 

Blogger Prutha said ... (10:16 AM) : 

these images r beyond brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

fun and energy totally encompassing life

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Blogger Christina said ... (10:21 AM) : 

Wow I love, love this pictures!
And your blog is just great! wow! :)
Yours faithfully,
Christina

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Anonymous a. said ... (10:25 AM) : 

I knew I was missing from a place & time. I thought it was part of the past, but this set proves that the place & time still exists in all of its wonderful glory...

 

Blogger RUE DU PLAISIR said ... (10:26 AM) : 

I absolutly love THE SARTORIALIST!
You're great!
Thanks!

 

Blogger Erin Clare said ... (10:26 AM) : 

Where are women finding these hats?! Seriously, if anyone knows a good milliner in NYC, I would love to know where to a cloche like that...

 

Anonymous Makaga said ... (10:28 AM) : 

Great shots! I met you in passing at the event, Sart.
I was one of Voon's "Bathing Beauties" Great to see what images you created.

 

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

The first and third picture makes me ache, they're so fantastic!

 

Blogger SarahPeslar said ... (10:32 AM) : 

Stunning & classic in all of the chic ways!





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Blogger Luka Ivanišević said ... (10:34 AM) : 

such nice photos <3


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Blogger Miz.November said ... (10:48 AM) : 

Oh my, my. Photos 3 and 4. She is stunning. He is so dapper. Love it.

 

Blogger Katie said ... (10:48 AM) : 

Loving the cool hats!

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Blogger MMM said ... (10:58 AM) : 

stunning!!
have a look at

www.modemuffins.blogspot.com
XX

 

Anonymous Angela said ... (10:59 AM) : 

I love how, though the pictures take me to a time I can only imagine and would love to have lived in, there is a touch of modern in each: a sandal in the first, the filtered cigarette in the second, a plastic bottle in the third, and what looks to be a reusable tote bag in the last.

 

Blogger Tracey said ... (11:04 AM) : 

LOVE THESE! Don't you think she looks a little like Gwyneth?

I really wanted to share so have blogged these with a link.

Let me know if you want me to take them off. xx

www.procrastinationmama.blogspot.com

 

Blogger SabinePsynopsis said ... (11:04 AM) : 

Great pictures! I think the black and white is a good choice here. The 1st one is just perfect!

 

Blogger Jessica said ... (11:06 AM) : 

The photos from this event last year are some of my all-time favorites of yours. I'm so glad to see it's back!

Really wonderful to see how current these styles still are (although a lot of that is a function of the dressers themselves, not the clothes).

Thanks so much!

 

Blogger Caddy said ... (11:13 AM) : 

Lovely pictures! I've had the Jazz Age on my mind lately for a paper at uni and these pictures really will help me envision them more clearly. Thanks for posting these!

 

Blogger Lindsey said ... (11:13 AM) : 

What a great party. I want to be there! I love, love the seersucker.

 

Blogger john benjamin pritchett said ... (11:16 AM) : 

Love the rolled up seersucker shorts and hat in the second photo! The drink adds a nice touch but not the cigarette. Makes such a nice ensemble smell badly.

 

Anonymous Olivine sur les pavés de Paris said ... (11:17 AM) : 

Oh yes ! Again ! I really love this event ! The photos you took last year were awesome.

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

How can I join them?

 

Anonymous Wii games said ... (11:19 AM) : 

fashionable indeed! I love the hats. Those guys really have fun.

 

Blogger Holly said ... (11:23 AM) : 

i wanna get my LWD and go dancing now!

 

Anonymous Andrea said ... (11:33 AM) : 

Great pictures!

 

Anonymous s. said ... (11:40 AM) : 

the movement of the first photograph is wonderful.

 

Anonymous Felicity said ... (11:43 AM) : 

Really awesome, thank you!

 

Blogger La Petite Anglaise said ... (11:43 AM) : 

these are SUCH beautiful shots. They just seem so genuine and fun. I am extremely jealous of the guy in the first photo's jazz shoes Xxx

 

Blogger dib279 said ... (11:53 AM) : 

I'm the guy that's in the first photo. I think someone was asking about the dress my friend is wearing and it is from h&m actually

 

Blogger FASHION SNAG said ... (11:56 AM) : 

Wow, these are great photos! I love the flapper dress in the first picture. xx

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Blogger admin said ... (11:57 AM) : 

wanna feel like them..

 

Blogger Merielen Sabaini said ... (12:00 PM) : 

Love the way you do everything you do... Come to Brazil to take some pics of us... LOL! You're wellcome!

 

Blogger Sing said ... (12:03 PM) : 

Great photos. I always look forward to this series.

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Blogger Ashes said ... (12:03 PM) : 

These photo's are gorgeous, and the fashion pieces, timeless.


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Blogger Bell said ... (12:12 PM) : 

I remember the photos of last year, they surpass them in elegant and beautiful.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:14 PM) : 

Great Shots, Sart!

Makes me wish I was in New York right now, in my seersucker swag with my Panama and spectator brogues on!

I remember that Asian kid in the second photo on the roster for GQ last year (?) for best dressed man in America. How is he doing being a young throwback in a world of sweatpants and baseball caps? It would be nice to see a profile on him. I enjoyed his take on dressing like a gentleman and standing out for his individuality.

BTW, dig the crisp look of the first photo. Speaks volumes in spite of the black and white.

 

Blogger JP said ... (12:25 PM) : 

I love the black an whites they give and old era feel to something that is rather recent.

 

Anonymous MGF said ... (12:26 PM) : 

these pic are amazing !
an-historiques !!
the white is exceptional !!!
love the tap dancing shoes of the first picture, and the move (crazy) of the dress !

 

Blogger Miranda said ... (12:40 PM) : 

Lovely blog, will follow immediately!
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Blogger Kristina said ... (12:45 PM) : 

The pictures are amazing, like from old times, the girl wearing white dress has got beuatiful smile!
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Blogger what dia like said ... (12:52 PM) : 

j'adore!!

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Blogger The Original Swedish Blonde! said ... (1:14 PM) : 

Absolutely fabulous pics. They all look sooo happy. :)

 

Blogger Lisa Petrarca said ... (1:17 PM) : 

WOW...what style, what fun what AMAZING shots!

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Blogger BasicbutChic said ... (1:17 PM) : 

The dancer's shoes black and white in the first picture make me happy : I wear the same but unfortunately I'm not in New-York!

 

Blogger Valentine said ... (1:29 PM) : 

Wow this post is one of my favorite... Love the pictures, the mood... the B&W picts... everything!


Have a look at my backstage picts taken
while working at Alexander McQueen:

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-the diary of a fashion stylist-

 

OpenID quitecontinental said ... (1:29 PM) : 

So gorgeous. I love the girl's hat! Just looks like the perfect way to pass a summer day...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:32 PM) : 

OK, this first picture is awesome. Love the guy, he seems on his tip toes. And what a stylish dancer. I want to be there.

 

Blogger Morn said ... (1:32 PM) : 

I want to go!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:36 PM) : 

When somebody like you who have the "it" artistic factor, there is no mistake. Great shots! (I loved them all but the guy in the first photo, with his bright white teeth and the exact moment you took it is awesome.)

 

Blogger Alexandra G. said ... (1:39 PM) : 

Such beautiful pictures! They look like they're from an entirely different time.

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Blogger kara lynn said ... (1:39 PM) : 

did i just think gatsby? because those pictures incredible.

 

Blogger kelly said ... (1:47 PM) : 

These photographs truly are picturesque, and some of your best work. They do a remarkable job of demonstrating what fashion is all about, while simultaneously capturing the personalities behind the clothes. I love that you chose black and white. Beautiful work.

 

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

Love the dancers in first photo.

 

Blogger Christie said ... (1:54 PM) : 

Beautiful shots - love the attire!

In Fashion and Style

 

Blogger Gary MAEL said ... (1:55 PM) : 

Ah ! This works so well in black and white ! Specialy the first one. Marvellous !

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:13 PM) : 

If I could go back in time to any era, I'd pick the Jazz and Art Deco period. From fashion to architecture to art, it looks so liberating and yet conforming to standards of excellence...

 

Blogger saradowle said ... (2:22 PM) : 

This looks like so much fun!

 

Blogger punkpkins said ... (2:30 PM) : 

i love this photos!

 

Anonymous Angela said ... (2:32 PM) : 

Love, love these photos! I wish we were still living in this era!

 

Anonymous Adriana said ... (2:37 PM) : 

Every year you go to this event and I love it!:)

 

Blogger Diggs said ... (2:53 PM) : 

YES!!! I'm so happy you photographed them, I love going there and seeing the old time come to life.

 

Blogger The Clever Pup said ... (2:59 PM) : 

One day...
for more information about the venue etc. check out http://the-clever-pup.blogspot.com/2009/05/dreamland.html

 

Blogger Mens Style 101 said ... (3:17 PM) : 

I really love the style going on here. The double-breasted linen jacket is an awesome look that seems to be popular again.

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Anonymous LivH said ... (3:26 PM) : 

The first picture is phenomenal,
so full of life,
I love it.

 

Anonymous Shamini said ... (3:43 PM) : 

wow!

 

Blogger Antonio_Libero said ... (3:56 PM) : 

I like the 4th photo.. Very chic!!!




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Anonymous Ines Matos said ... (3:57 PM) : 

Today was a happy day for me and these photos were the icing on the cake. Congrats.

 

Blogger Bigio said ... (4:10 PM) : 

Wonderful Post!!! I love it.

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Blogger Danielle said ... (4:27 PM) : 

I want to host a party like this for my 21st birthday but none of my friends would dress up. Shame.

 

Anonymous John Wesley said ... (4:29 PM) : 

Last photo:
Man, clothes, and photographer completely captured the spirt.
Could be a vintage photo. Looks 100% authentic!
--JW

 

Blogger le monde de skadiida said ... (4:53 PM) : 

beautiful (:

 

Anonymous Nadia said ... (5:11 PM) : 

These people look absolutely wonderful! I love the movement in the first photo, and the dreamy mood of the second photo. The energy from these photos is so vibrant and alive. They make me want to dance too!

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Anonymous carole said ... (5:21 PM) : 

Love the black and white photos!

 

Blogger margaretmarks said ... (5:33 PM) : 

Hi Scott,

This continues to be one of the most delightful things I've ever seen. Beautiful photography. Sorry to have missed you in Denver during your shoot for GQ! We almost flew back from holiday in Ojai to be 'customers' for the day. I guess you can say we like your work!

 

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

The movement and joy captured in the first one is especially stunning. Makes me want to hop up and begin dancing. Shooting it in black and white adds to the striking graphic quality of the photo. It's one of the more memorable ones you have taken, and you have taken MANY!

 

Blogger Thuy said ... (9:24 PM) : 

I always love looking at the pictures from this party!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:35 PM) : 

Love the movement in the first photo. Gentleman in the last photo looks like Maurice Chevalier [if he'd only worn a bow tie].

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:06 PM) : 

By far one of my favorite posts! Thank you so much for these incredible photos, they are AMAZING!

 

Blogger simplychic said ... (10:08 PM) : 

i love all these images!

 

Blogger Eugenia Woods said ... (10:30 PM) : 

I love the girls sweet white dress and hat. Lovely!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:37 PM) : 

Oh, I've been waiting for these! I don't see why we can't dress like this all the time, many of the people in these pix do. You don't have to look selfconsciously retro, you just need an awareness of creating a seasonally- and event-appropriate ensemble and love accessories like hats and cravats. And what better summer fabric than seersucker? Honestly, if our parents/grandparents could take workwear like jeans into the everyday, why can't we return a little polish and care and joy? I also think if we danced every day to live music we would all be happier.

 

Anonymous Elizabeth W said ... (11:23 PM) : 

The gentleman in the 2nd photograph (Ray) is a good friend of mine and has been captured by The Sartorialist's lens many times. There was a comment above about Ray being in GQ's Best dressed men in America. You were absolutely on point! He was dead-center of the photograph in that article. He is always dressed to kill.
EXCELLENT!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:52 PM) : 

The photo of the young woman laughing melts me and delights me. Thank you thank you thank you.

 

Blogger Ros said ... (12:22 AM) : 

These are amazing! They just ooze fun!!! …Ooze fun? :/… Well, they do!

 

Anonymous Mary said ... (12:52 AM) : 

I was there! The dancing flapper girl actually had on hightop black Chucks, it was a really fresh look in contrast to all the skin-colored t-strap heels I was seeing.

Clearly I need to step up my game to make it into Sart's viewfinder...maybe next time!

 

Blogger fshnvctm said ... (12:52 AM) : 

The whole "story" is elegant. Seersucker, 2 tone shoes wingtips/cap toes, linen, rayon/silk dresses, straw boaters, cloches ---
I Want! All lovely.

 

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

I want to live in these photos, forever and ever.

 

Blogger Michelle Bobb-Parris said ... (2:07 AM) : 

I LOVE these. They are such a visual pleasure, especially the first and the fifth picture. The frozen movement is just perfection.

Odd to see a woman wearing Fit Flops in picture 5 though. She's a few decades too early! ;)

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Blogger LOOKAROUND said ... (2:18 AM) : 

meravigliose !!!

 

Blogger Dunia said ... (2:35 AM) : 

Can't people dress like this all the time? I always look at old photo albums and wonder,"why did everyone look so good back then? why don't people look like that now?" I found the reason: people need their class back. Dress nicely and your features will follow suit.

 

Anonymous womens sexy costumes said ... (2:39 AM) : 

I like these black & white photographs. The fashion looks old but though seems very trendy.
Adorable post!

 

Blogger Shelby said ... (3:32 AM) : 

the guy in the first picture exudes happiness. i love him.

 

Blogger Б.Баясгалан said ... (4:00 AM) : 

love the Asian guy except of his short trousers.

 

Blogger MELISSA Z. said ... (4:25 AM) : 

wonderful pics, well done! love them all!

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Blogger C_onstance. said ... (4:48 AM) : 

great atmosphere! until the pictures are fun.
Wonderful.
And the glaring whiteness!

xoxo
Constance

 

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

Just wonderful!
Where does this lovely idea come from? What's the history behind it?
/Tina

 

Blogger Mr. Paul said ... (5:08 AM) : 

I wish we had done something like that here in Copenhagen during the recent Jazz festival here. Beautifully captured in your pictures.

 

Anonymous h said ... (5:43 AM) : 

the first picture is brilliant!!

 

Anonymous Sina said ... (6:00 AM) : 

I'm speechless... Absolutely wonderful pictures!

 

Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (6:25 AM) : 

I love the canotier:from Maurice Chevalier until today.I wear it in the summer.
Beautiful pictures!

 

Blogger Francesca said ... (8:21 AM) : 

THE PIC WITH THE BOY AND GIRL DANCING IS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

 

Anonymous Skyla said ... (8:32 AM) : 

oh wow, this makes me miss new york terribly. these photos are just the epitome of fun and style. the black and white really adds something too

 

Blogger Mr. Gnome said ... (9:02 AM) : 

I have always enjoyed your pictures from the Governors Island party :)

Oooh that is ray chu!! I have been a huge fan of him ever since he was photographed last summer at the same party

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:54 AM) : 

I just enjoyed viewing these so much.

 

Blogger tash said ... (11:00 AM) : 

Oh how amazing!! I absolutely LOVE these!! Thank you so much for sharing your talented eye with us

 

OpenID collegegirl93 said ... (12:52 PM) : 

I love this blog, the layout is beautiful and the style is different to alot of blogs I've seen. I've put you on my Blogroll so everybody can see you on my links, I would really love if you could do the same :) xx

 

Blogger 82Brute said ... (12:53 PM) : 

Are you kidding me? The shot of the couple dancing actually gave me the same thrilling feeling you get in your stomach when flying down a hill on a bike with no hands. I want a print of this. It looks almost like the type of shot that would take hours and teams of experts to stage, but then there are these lovely imperfection--his off-kilter bow tie, the sweat coming through his shirt, the scrape on her knee. But look at his feet!! You caught him at a weightless moment. Is he on his way up or down? Who cares. It's brilliant!!

 

Blogger Simone said ... (3:09 PM) : 

the pictures are stunning!
all those people look so happy and joyfull

 

Blogger Pam said ... (3:33 PM) : 

If you missed it this weekend, it's happening again on the weekend of August 28/29. Definitely worth the trip - it was so much fun! I'm sad I'll be away that weekend and can't go again. And no, I don't work for them. I just had such a great time, I encourage people to go take advantage.

 

Blogger DREAMING OF PALM TREES said ... (4:08 PM) : 

Love these photos! Love your blog! Thanks for bringing us daily inspiration like this. xo

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Blogger Aattlee said ... (4:53 PM) : 

These pictures look like they could be from a different time. Very clever decision to put the majority of them up in black and white...I was always surprised to see the colored shot, had to remind myself that these photos are modern! :)

http://fashionregardless.blogspot.com/

 

Blogger Thinman said ... (5:10 PM) : 

True style, I love all these photos

 

Blogger Liz S said ... (6:22 PM) : 

Again I echo what I posted in the above photos--all of them are gorgeous.
The movement in the first photo is infectious--ohh, those legs!
Smoking is so wrong so I hate to admit the 2nd photo is superb with that cigarette.
The hat and dress on that lady sit so perfectly on her and she is dancing with that laugh. I love the suit and tie in the last photo--double breasted is underrated these days--and this one fits so flatteringly.
Thanks Sart--your photos allowed me a little bit of real fantasy this morning.

 

Blogger The Edgy Times said ... (11:04 PM) : 

Beautiful & cheerful pictures! A little nostalgia of eventful New York...

http://theedgytimes.blogspot.com/

 

Blogger Jules said ... (11:45 PM) : 

these photos evoke such an essence of candid sprightliness that it is hard to not wish I was right there alongside these not only devastastingly well-dressed but gorgeous people! Youve done it again, Scott! :)

 

Blogger Carpe Diem said ... (11:58 PM) : 

The ambiance of The Great Gatsby ...at its best.

 

Blogger SCW said ... (2:58 AM) : 

I love that these photos could have easily taken place 50 years ago. Timeless, ageless... breathtaking

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Blogger Isabelle Lafleche said ... (8:02 AM) : 

They are all absolutely fabulous!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:23 AM) : 

All white outift with shorts, cap, and spectator shoes is just perfect. Great photo.

Gary Grant at the end is also very fine. Is there anything more beautiful on a man in the summer than a suit like this?

 

Anonymous Custom Essay said ... (9:09 AM) : 

I really do love the third and the fourth pics. Great job!

 

Blogger Santa♥ said ... (9:25 AM) : 

wonderfull!!!!!

 

Blogger Anne Jaku said ... (10:15 AM) : 

God, I REALLY REALLY love these pictures and the look of these people.
Bravo ! (and thank you for sharing them)

 

Blogger Anne Marie said ... (10:27 AM) : 

did you take these photos? incredible! especially the smoking one - it's hot!

 

Blogger Alannah said ... (12:36 PM) : 

these pictures are great! the one of the two dancing is brilliant and the one of the guy smoking below that looks so cool.

 

Anonymous Laurent said ... (12:54 PM) : 

Its my Grandfather and Father! Inspirational. Some comments consistently include desire to come to N.Y. to experience that which is seen in this site. Even in NY it is rare to see. Create it where you live! (the grass is always greener....) Spread the joy, beautify your world!

 

Anonymous Benoît said ... (2:14 PM) : 

The reincarnation of Maurice Chevalier

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:13 PM) : 

These photos are SO beautiful! Esp of the young man in shorts/ white boater dancing with the young lady in the floaty white dress. You can almost FEEL the fun they're having!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:56 PM) : 

I am kind of in love with all of the black and white photos, especially the first one! :)

 

Anonymous S. said ... (5:02 PM) : 

Love the black and white ones. So elegant and classy.

 

Blogger Becky.18.England said ... (6:04 PM) : 

Some things just deserve to be shot in black and white.
Totally beautiful and classic.

 

Anonymous Daeja Porte said ... (8:17 PM) : 

love that pic with the guy smoking! So simple, but chic!

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Anonymous Kindred said ... (8:24 PM) : 

Ohh! I get it now! This is pure hauteness lol!

 

Blogger Sarah said ... (10:33 PM) : 

oh, love the dancers. So joyful and young and timeless. Thanks for sharing.

 

Blogger Kali Venable said ... (12:25 AM) : 

Such an amazing collection of pictures :)



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Blogger Nina said ... (7:19 AM) : 

yes, like most people have said makes me want to go to New York.. NOW

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:57 AM) : 

very nice...a real flashback...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:53 PM) : 

I would love to find out where the woman in the third photo got her amazing dress! Does anyone have info?

 

Blogger christie said ... (4:40 PM) : 

yes, yes, and YES!

 

Blogger Marie said ... (7:12 PM) : 

I feel like I'm looking at a storyboard of The Great Gatsby. Gorgeous photographs.

 

Anonymous Colette said ... (11:37 PM) : 

This jazz section optimizes New York for me. I don't really notice the clothes but notice the peoples smiles and body language. New yorkers are the most vibrant lovely creatures I have ever met.

Beautiful mix of people.

 

Blogger BoyRed said ... (4:48 AM) : 

This looks like a scene from a film -or someone's (jazz age!)video diary. makes me envious of such a day and such style. thank you for sharing

 

Blogger MSK said ... (8:47 AM) : 

FABULOUS!!! Reminds me that there is still a group within our generation that longs for the times of elegance and class...
2 thumbs up!

 

Blogger Jodie said ... (9:06 AM) : 

this is just AMAZING on so many levels..

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Anonymous Michael said ... (2:36 PM) : 

Fact: Seersucker shorts are awesome.

Though I don't know if I like the monocolored outfit of the man in the first photo. (Maybe it's not all white, just in B&W)

 

Blogger Vicki said ... (8:19 PM) : 

Love the outfit. Reminds me of The Great Gatsby!

 

Blogger Carey Linsley said ... (9:14 PM) : 

To find more of this kind of thing, come out to the Dunsmuir Estate in Oakland, CA on Sunday Septemeber 12, 2010 to the Art Deco Society of Northern California's Gatsby Summer Afternoon. Step back in time to the 1920s and 1930s to mingle and picnic with over five hundred folks all in vintage or vintage-inspired garb, with their vintage picnics, admiring the many antique automobiles, whilst listening and dancing to the tunes of the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra. An annual tradition for over 25 years.

 

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

I can't stop thinking about how fun these pictures are. Love them!

 

Blogger Josh said ... (9:26 PM) : 

Aside from the fact that I love the fashion and style of the people in all the pictures you take, I just have to say that you take wonderful pictures in general, capturing beautiful moments, I always look forward to seeing what's new on here... you're totally awesome :)

 

Anonymous teddy said ... (6:15 PM) : 

it gives a nice nostalgic sensation from old movies. i loved the black and white composition.

 

Anonymous wild swans said ... (3:25 AM) : 

Look at that boy shaking his thing.

His freedom of movement is elevating! Glorious.

 

Anonymous Helen said ... (11:24 PM) : 

The man in the second photo....phew he is sizzling HOT.

 

Blogger esther said ... (11:35 PM) : 

these have to be the best four pictures in a row EVER.

 

Anonymous Kara said ... (3:24 AM) : 

I want one of those hats soo badly!

 

OpenID red said ... (7:12 AM) : 

absolutely ADORE this set! So sad I wasn't there!

 

Blogger La petite Lou'lou said ... (5:05 AM) : 

lovely! stunning!

 

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

is that ray chu with the cigarette?

 

Blogger The Hype Around... said ... (6:43 PM) : 

I am enamored of all these photos. I love the dandy of it all, especially this fellow in the white double breasted suit.

 

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

i really love these pictures. Do things like this happen in the UK? does anyone know?

 

Anonymous Jamie Saunders said ... (2:58 AM) : 

Love the black and white..brings the feeling for 50s...



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Swimwear Australia

 

Blogger roger cheng said ... (1:37 PM) : 

i need to tell ray to stop smoking.

 

Blogger run4_cover said ... (7:31 PM) : 

the girl with the white hat is beautiful, sorta looks like Gwyneth Paltrow

 

Anonymous high heels girl said ... (7:50 AM) : 

Lovely!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:59 PM) : 

the first is amazing!!! i see LIVE

 

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

Yay, J.Crew '07! [Dress in third pic, which I own in black.] Mucho love for that Fall collection, and the next.

 

Anonymous http://theblackberrydiet.wordpress.com/ said ... (12:59 AM) : 

these are amazing pix!

 

Blogger lilmssmartypants said ... (8:48 AM) : 

cute asian dude. I like his outfit.

 

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