Wear Palettes Analyzes The Sartorialist’s Colors

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 14 march 2008

A Swiss graphic design student has spent a rather lot of time analyzing the color palettes of 1500 photos from the Sartorialist and published it all blog style. He wrote to us and said:

You surely know the sartorialist blog, well some months ago I started creating colour palettes extrapolated from his photos I thought had nice combinations. Then, I realized that it’s difficult to find some sort of database of clothing colors, so I decided to create it. After three month of copying, seeing, pasting, matching here I am, a bit insane but with about 1500 palettes and the relative photos.

What’s nice is that he’s categorized by different colors such as aqua, gold and purple – and then, on further analysis, you begin to work out what are Scott Schuman‘s favorite colors: blue, white and brown appear in a third of the photos and grey is in just less than half! Or it could just be the fashion…

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