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"I just made it from a piece of silk."
This was in reference to her terrific bright pink headpiece. This girl was so spunky and cool - I liked her whole look, including the 80s’-style over-the shoulder tank.
Style blader in Prospect Park  

"What’s my style? Activist. I’m with Occupy Wall Street."And I wished her a happy anniversary - OWS was three years old that day. This one goes out to the pro-democracy protesters of Occupy Hong Kong, who are being met with a lot more resistance. Bonus points for the combat boots / rainbow tights combo. Style roller on the Hudson greenway.

"What’s my style? Activist. I’m with Occupy Wall Street."
And I wished her a happy anniversary - OWS was three years old that day. This one goes out to the pro-democracy protesters of Occupy Hong Kong, who are being met with a lot more resistance. 
Bonus points for the combat boots / rainbow tights combo. 
Style roller on the Hudson greenway.

"Well, my underwear is hand-made." (responding to me asking if anything he was wearing had a story.)Points for his classic, Gatspy-era preppy casual look, including horn-rimmed glasses and pink polo.Style rider on Hudson greenway.

"Well, my underwear is hand-made." 
(responding to me asking if anything he was wearing had a story.)
Points for his classic, Gatspy-era preppy casual look, including horn-rimmed glasses and pink polo.
Style rider on Hudson greenway.

Can I take your photo?(no answer, covers face, keeps a-rollin)Bonus points for aloof coolness; long black coat with silky sheen. Style roller on Pitt St.

Can I take your photo?
(no answer, covers face, keeps a-rollin)
Bonus points for aloof coolness; long black coat with silky sheen. 
Style roller on Pitt St.

I really love your blog... what exactly is your job, if you don't mind me asking...

Thank you! I work on the creative side of advertising. 

Seen on the Williamsburg bridge this morning - this creepyass Quik bunny that made me think less of chocolate milk than it did about Donnie Darko. 

Seen on the Williamsburg bridge this morning - this creepyass Quik bunny that made me think less of chocolate milk than it did about Donnie Darko. 

"Favorite thing I have on is definitely my spoon. I always talked about how much I liked it and one day my roommate made it into a brooche for my skirt."
(She was referring to the bent antique spoon in her dress.) 
Bonus points for the bow thing tied around her neck; shades; leather skirt; black and white theme possibly symbolizing her outlook on life. (?)
Style rider on Grand st. 

What’s your style?
"Loose, relaxed. Anything that lets me be free."
Bonus points for matching wheels with shoes and shirt; bead bracelets.
Style skater on West Broadway.

What’s the favorite thing you have on?
"My shirt."
Where’d you get it?
"Ummm. I forget. The place was called Bird something…"
Points for them great boots and ushering in fall with a thick knit sweater.
Bonus points for a great smile and sunny attitude.
Style rider on Broome st.

This one honors today’s United Nations summit on climate change in New York. For a minute imagine the fashions that will evolve from global warming - a kind of couture for a poisonous atmosphere. What kind of face protection would gucci offer? gap? jcrew? What if those brands, in a corporate global warming awareness campaign, designed face masks like this one? hmmm…

Bonus points for combining two very disparate looks: a post-apocalyptic Road Warrior-esque helmet, shades and mask with the preppy Vineyard Vines-esque  pink shirt and red pants. 

"It’s my bling boot."
Where’d you get it??
"My friend made it. She didn’t want me to be injured and basic."
Bonus points for turning a disadvantage into an advantage; rocking a boot that she will definitely not see on anyone else.  Only in New York do women turn a handicap into a haute couture. 
Style walker on Hudson ave.

"Sorry to be so short with you. I’m fucking hung over!!"
I ran this guy down in the pouring rain because I liked his jacket and especially his tattoo, which was poking out from his sleeve. Turns out he is an artist, but this one was done by liamsparkes at East River Tattoo. 
Bonus points - I also got a tattoo done at East River; bike commuting despite a downpour.   
Style rider on Ave A.

This girl is the receptionist at my work. She has this sort of neo-punk personality: friendly, but doesn’t give too much of a shit. She pretty much wears the same outfit everyday - all black, short skirt, high heels - and commutes via this beater pink bike, usually while smoking a cigarette. I see her more riding on the streets than I do at the office, and always wanted to take her portrait. 
Points for juxtaposition of black heels and duct tape on bike frame; leather rocker skirt.
Bonus points for the matching pink chain.
Style rider on 6th ave.

Good lord where do I even start? First he told me about the bike. “It’s a martonecyclingco. Designed by Lorenzo Martone, who used to be the boyfriend of Marc Jacobs. Made out of sustainable materials, and the defining design is each one has a red chain.”
Bonus points for his matching hat, which was red leather with a gold bear; his bag, which was Louis Vuitton; his helmet, which is also Martone. Jackpot!!  
Style rider on North 6th. 

Can I take your picture?
(He kind of just stared at me for about a minute, as demonstrated in the gif. Admittedly, I was a little nervous. Then he took off suddenly, and I followed him.)
Where did you get your hat?
"Back there. On the street. Where I find everything."
(He then took a right and disappeared.)
Bonus points for his jeans - on the back, where the logo normally goes on the upper right butt, he had written “FUCK BUSH”. 
Style rider on Grand st.

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