The Sartorialist, launched in New York in 2005, started it all. Its premise is simple: photographs of well-dressed, ordinary people on the streets in New York, Paris or Milan, who choose personal taste over labels, whether they're wearing Birkenstocks with a scarf, furry slippers with a trench coat or just jeans and a T-shirt. Schuman has published three books and shot for GQ, Vogue and Interview, as well as campaigns for Burberry, DKNY and Nespresso. Tonight, the Getty hosts Finding Fashion on the Street: The Photographer's Eye, The Photographer's Voice, with Schuman, who discusses both his blog and his images featured in the museum's latest exhibit, "Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011."
Instagram is arguably the best platform for fashion these days, telling us not only what trends to follow but the right crowd. But in the pre-app days, Scott Schuman was one of the first influencers; his street-style blog