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What is a "Sartorialist"?

Hany

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Look for sartorial:
sartorial |särˈtôrēəl|
adjective [ attrib. ]
of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress : sartorial elegance.
DERIVATIVES
sartorially adverb
ORIGIN early 19th cent.: from Latin sartor ‘tailor’ (from sarcire ‘to patch’ ) + -ial .
 

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Originally Posted by Hany
Look for sartorial:
sartorial |särˈtôrēəl|
adjective [ attrib. ]
of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress : sartorial elegance.
DERIVATIVES
sartorially adverb
ORIGIN early 19th cent.: from Latin sartor "˜tailor' (from sarcire "˜to patch' ) + -ial .


Okay, so what is the difference between a "Sartorialist" and a "non-Sartorialist" when it comes to looks?
 

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Who is higher up on the food chain - a Sartorialist or an iGent?

I have personally thought of a Sartorialist as a caterpillar that blossoms into a butterfly of an iGent when it joins SF (and a moth when a Sartorialist veers towards FNB instead). Thoughts?
 

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Originally Posted by goodbottom
Okay, so what is the difference between a "Sartorialist" and a "non-Sartorialist" when it comes to looks?

Google is an amazing tool, use it.
 

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Originally Posted by goodbottom
Okay, so what is the difference between a "Sartorialist" and a "non-Sartorialist" when it comes to looks?

If you're talking about that Sartorialist looks thread and non-Sartorialist looks thread, I believe Sartorialist looks means something that was posted on thesartorialist.blogspot.com whereas non-Sartorialist looks refers to anything that was posted anywhere else.
 

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This is why children need to stay in school.
 

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I don't think I would trust a dictionary that they actually block me from at work.
 

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'Satorialist' isn't in the OED. Actually, it's not in any dictionary, because it's not a word, which makes the original question perfectly reasonable. Before Scott Schuman took it as the name for his blog, the word had been independently coined a couple of times as a humorous term for surgeons (relating to its Latin root sarcire, meaning 'to patch'). It can be found in a 1908 edition of Punch and the 1931 work A Bachelor's London.
 

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