The Idle Man Talks Style With Jonathan D Pryce

Street style photography became popular in the 70s and peaked around 2005 when influential street style blogs began to become widely popularized. Winner of the Scottish fashion awards in 2012, Jonathan D Pryce, also known as Garçon Jon, is one of the most prominent faces behind the lens and during his career has captured a stunning compilation of men’s style photos. Being based in London allows Jonathan to travel across Europe taking pictures for his blog and as a result his work has been featured in magazines such as i-D, GQ, Another Magazine and Vogue to name a few.

You can check out his recent work at 100Beards.com and at ‘Manufacturing Menswear’, but for now let’s take a look at his style advice below and find out what catches his eye on the streets that’s worth documenting.

You can keep up to date with Jonathan on: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Photo Credit: Kuba Dabrowski
Photo Credit: Kuba Dabrowski

I could never live without my…

Camera.

You can’t go wrong with wearing…

Dark and neutral colours.

The biggest fashion faux-pas men make…

Buying clothes that aren’t in the right size.

Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce
Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce

My thoughts of jewellery on men…

It works for some, but if you’re unsure about it then my advice would be to keep it simple.

My tips on shopping on a budget…

Make a wishlist, if the item is still in stock and you still want it in a fortnight, buy it!

Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce
Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce

The 5 basic items every man should have in his wardrobe are…

A navy suit

A neutral tee

Indigo jeans

White shirt

Comfortable smart shoes

My style icon is…

The well traveled man.

Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce
Photo Credit: Jonathan D Pryce

The Fashion List

Jeans: Levi’s Vintage

Trainers: Nike Free Run

Shoes: Church’s Oxford Brogues

Suit: Paul Smith

Bag: Cherchbi

Underwear: Marks & Spencer

Cologne: Sartorial by Penhaligon’s

Watch: Shinola

 

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