Mr Scott Schuman

Fast Facts

Biography

Known simply as 'The Sartorialist', Mr Schuman started the eponymous blog in 2005 and soon shot to prominence as one of the first street-style photographers and bloggers. His work has been featured in GQ, Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris and Interview. His advertising clients include Burberry, DKNY Jeans, Gant, Holt Renfrew and Absolut. An anthology of his images was published in 2009 by Penguin. www.thesartorialist.com twitter.com/sartorialist

Mr Schuman's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Rodeo Bar on 27th and 3rd in New York. It is not at all fashionable (although Steven Meisel did feature it in a shoot for Vogue Italia – my jaw dropped when I saw it) but the frozen margaritas are great and so is the food.”

BEST BAR

Rocking Horse – margaritas again.”

VACATION CHOICE

“Italy – the food!”

TOP CITY

“Milan.”

TYPE OF BAG

“My Barbour jacket is big enough for my stuff.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

Church's is the brand, Ralph Lauren the designer.”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“My Oliver Peoples glasses. They are the perfect synthesis of function and form.”

A particularly cool Parisian blogger

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Garance Doré.”

STYLE ICON

“Fred Astaire for being able to wear a perfectly-tailored suit with athleticism and grace.”

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STYLE TIP

“Know your lifestyle, know your body. Make choices based on the two.”

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TAILOR

“I have my clothing tailored by Joseph at Dynasty, at 6 East 38th St in New York.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Guy Rover and Comme des Garçons .”

FAVOURITE SUIT

“I have a Ralph Lauren Purple Label suit that I find particularly well-made.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“Ralph Lauren.”

JEANS BRAND

A.P.C. , generally styles in their unwashed denim.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“One-button, peak lapel.”

SHOE MAKER

Church's .”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment. I will often shoot four to five hours a day, outdoors, and it really stands up to whatever conditions I’m in.”

WATCH BRAND

“Rolex Oyster.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“It’s a toss-up between my iPhone and my camera, but due to necessity my camera has a slight advantage.”

BEST BOOK

The Alienist by Caleb Carr.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

“I turn to Kanye West or R.E.M. for that answer.”