08 . 31 . 12
Labor Day weekend in America is the unofficially end of summer. Where did the time go?! But just because it’s almost fall doesn’t mean you have to put away your stripes. Saint James has just debuted a new eight piece capsule collection at Barneys that are perfect for what the French call la rentrée. It was designed by Martin Carvajal of Freemans Sporting Club who kept the pieces in line with Saint James history which dates back to 1948 when they started making Breton striped shirts for the French Navy. The collection was then photographed on a group of New Yorkers by Backyard Bill for a 2013 calendar.
“I thought of someone who has style, but is not complicated. Someone who can combine a striped sweater with a sport coat and dress shoes, but can also wear it with shorts or sneakers. I thought of people who appreciate a garment that can stay relevant in your closet for decades. The pieces are comfortable but also tough.” – Martin Carvajal
Kirk Miller of Miller’s Oath
Zani Guglemann of Filigrana by Zani
John and Mark Barboni of Hudson Clearwater (also top image)
Judi and Marly Wong of Cafe Cluny whose wait staff wear Saint James.
Benjamin Towill of The Fat Radish
Alexander Gilkes of Paddle 8
Architect Kelechi Odu
Anyone know who them?
Writer Glenn O’Brien
Angus McIntosh of Saturdays
All photos by Backyard Bill
love all of these looks!
Some fascinating men here who really rock the look!
Art by Karena
My husband wears his striped sweater with white linen pants, sandals and his battered Panama, it’s his favorite outfit (and yes, he looks very elegant!).
The first pic is perfect!!! Thanks for this post…I had all but given up on finding a sweater or 4 just like this. Love them,Love them.
Love the stripes. I’m inspired now to wear stripes for this weekend. Have a good long weekend!
I don’t know that couple, but love the standard. Jones is bigger, but I bet they would make great buddies. I love these stripes–would be great for women also.
Oh this was delightful and cheered me up, the whole post. Thank you!!
Wishing you and fellow readers a great weekend.
Love the stripes, Heather! And those Italians on bikes!