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Fantastic Mr. Fox

In the Spirit of Mr. Fox

In the spirit of Mr. Fox!

I went to see Wes Anderson’s latest, Fantastic Mr. Fox this past weekend. It’s a beautiful old-style stop-motion animation adaptation of a Roald Dahl novel. Basically it is a lighthearted tale of a sometimes overconfident fox (voiced perfectly by George Clooney) pursued by three determined farmers. The message encapsulated in the line, “… we are all different…and that’s kind of fantastic…” really left me feeling nicely refreshed, and Anderson’s attention to endearing details made this such a complete delight to watch as well.

I was quite taken by Mr. Fox’s very sporty outfit – which it has been pointed out, resembles Anderson’s own favorite suit, but with a few select blades of wheat in the breast pocket as would be fitting for a dandy Fox! And so, with a nod to the Fantastic Mr Fox, I’m sporting a cognac micro corduroy suit by Gucci, a pale yellow cotton shirt with contrast white collar and French cuffs by Turnbull and Asser, vintage moonstone cufflinks and brown wool tweed tie from Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford brown and ivory silk glenn plaid pocket square, python belt and saddle leather tasseled loafers both by Gucci.

23 Comments

  1. Dean says:

    Hi James !

    LOVE a man in a suit ! This post should make the Sartorialist, I am so sure…

    Dean in Florida

  2. Zenon says:

    im hanging for the release date on this one here in aus.
    James you should do some more Wes Anderson movie inspired outfits!

  3. Daniel says:

    I loved that cartoon, though I really don’t think it’s meant for kids.
    Great outfit:))

  4. Maria La Torre says:

    Me encanta el juego de colores y texturas, luces magnífico James!

    Te mando un beso

    Maria

  5. Christiane von Könemann says:

    Mein lieber James,

    Diese Farbe steht Dir wirklich gut, ich finde sehr interessant dass wir alle verschieden sein können sonst wäre die Wel sehr langweilig oder?

    Liebe Grüsse

    Deine Christiane

  6. Paper Doll says:

    I loved Fantastic Mr. Fox!

  7. Monaco Girl says:

    I would love to see you wearing a red suit and driving my red monaco coupé 😉

    light and blessings

    Monaco Girl

  8. Lola Montes says:

    Hey my dear James how have you been? I will probably visit NY next week, I already made the list of the places you mentioned in your blog!

    lots of love

    Lola

  9. Jackie@Dollhouse says:

    You look lovely James, I love your micro corduroy suit! All men should dress like you!

    love

    Jackie

  10. Eline says:

    You look absolutely fabulous Mr. Fox!

  11. Yo soy elegante says:

    Mi querido James,

    Me encanta tu terno te ves realmente elegante, quisiera acompañarte en tus paseos por Nueva York y ser parte de tu glamorosa vida!

    besos

    Yo soy elegante

  12. Sharon says:

    Darling James,

    Thank you for continuing to inspire and enlighten

    Big Kiss,

    Sharon

  13. Pearl Hammond says:

    You are fantastic, you knew that? I´m happy to have the opportunity to read your blog, it is always a fascinating experience

    love

    Pearl

  14. Pink Cinnamon says:

    Wow, your suit is a little bit cinnamon color! I adore it!

  15. Mara Helmrich von Ellgott says:

    This is a lovely shot my dear James, I love how you stand in front of that gorgeus tree, Fantastic Mr. Fox is a must!

    love

    Baroness Mara

  16. Abraham V. says:

    Hoola James!

    Me encanta el color marrón, sin duda excelente conjunto.

    Abrazos!!

  17. Maria da Gloria says:

    You look fabtastic!

    love from Brazil!

    Maria da Gloria

  18. Secret Admirer says:

    I´m following you…….you know I´m your biggest fan!

  19. your biggest fan says:

    how you dare Secret Admirer!

  20. tom Cavendish says:

    Dear James,

    It is always nice to read your blog wherever I am, I´m traveling at the time but I´m happy to have time for a short WIJW comment!

    hugs

    Tom

  21. Eugenia Drummond says:

    I´m so proud of you!

  22. Bruno says:

    Simply beautiful! Brown is my favourite color and this is perfect on you!

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