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FabSugar Meets The Sartorialist Scott Schuman at Paul Smith Book Signing in San Francisco

FabSugar Exclusive! The Sartorialist Signs and Chats With Fab

I've never seen such a thing in San Francisco: When we left the book signing of The Sartorialist by Scott Schuman at the Paul Smith store last night, the line to get in was down the block and around the corner. It's safe to say the street-style photog is a star. Book in hand, we approached the dapper Scott, who's completely handsome and respectable in person. He signed away, we chic chatted.

So why did he pick Julie, the New Yorker, for the cover? He explained how every time he posts Julie's picture on The Sartorialist, people comment about how perfect she is, so chic, so modern. But what they don't know is that she's less perfect than most because one leg is slightly shorter than the other. She's not traditionally perfect, but she knows how to work her imperfections and has a great pose. Selecting her for the cover had a deeper meaning than just someone who looked great.

To hear what else Scott told us, read more

Anyone who reads Scott's site knows that he's going out with French street-style photographer, Garance Doré. We mentioned to him how cute she is, and he corrected us, "she's totally hot!" He then proceeded to turn to page 314 of the book to show us the moment Garance fell in love with him two years ago. In the photo, she has a beaming, genuine smile. 'Tis love.

Favorite color? Blue!

Favorite designers? Dries Van Noten, Lanvin, Marni, and Marc Jacobs.

Favorite cocktail? Margarita.

East Coast or West Coast? East — gasp from the audience — what did you think I was going to say? But you guys are the most stylish crowd after Milan.

Be sure to check out the The Sartorialist. One Word. Love group in the FabSugar community!

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