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There's a lot to consider ... no critique, per se ... just some observations & questions.
I'm diggin' the comp the way it guides your eye to the man. OTOH, he seems rather small and his mood seems down. I notice the distinction beetween his boots and the mannequins shoes. The scale of the mannequins has me wondering if the objective is their clothing rather than the models, or is it the boots. Looking closely at the card (made to measure), it then suggests a wearied tailor. The use of lighting draws my eyes to the hands/cuffs ... two are cuffed at the knuckles, one is cuffed at the wrist, i.e. fashion vs. business.
So, it takes me to my typical question of "what's the point" that you are trying to drive for the client, i.e. is it his coats, boots or tireless effort ... or all of the above? I'm diggin' it as an image ... I'm just left unsure of where you're trying to take the viewer. I understand that you may be restricted from discussing such things openly, and the objective might be very different than I've picked up on. I like it, but I'm not sure how well it coordinates with the objective ... and I'm not sure what that objective is ... other than "men's clothing". But I would think your client has something MUCH MORE in mind than just a projection of "men's clothing" that he want's your imagery to convey.
I get ... well-crafted, tireless effort @ both business & fasion oriented men's clothing, who also carries nice shoes & boots. Sounds rather mundane for the likes of a famous designer in Paris ... although I still really dig the shot.
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HTH / GL
coats on the left ... are those fashionable suitcoats or are they fashionable outerwear? I took them as fashion-forward suitcoats @ first, now re-thinking them as outerwear in context with the caps.