Pretty in Pink

This stylish woman was very interested in knowing what my blog was all about. I let her know that I was documenting mature, stylish street wear and that her look had caught my eye. The splash of shocking pink has a great effect over this simple dress. I also think that the tip of her hat and her over sized sunglasses add glamour to her overall appearance.

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Candid Camera Phone pt.2

Once again I ran out of the house without my camera and had to rely on my phone for taking pictures. This lady was sitting on a bench a few blocks away from my house and my roommate noticed her awesome neon sunglasses from afar.
In the last few years there’s been a resurgence of 80’s and 90’s fashion trends. Sporting a cool contrast with her casual floral dress, this lady looks great in her radical shades!
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Candid Camera Phone

I snapped this photo with my camera phone on the Subway. I was fascinated by this woman’s hand-painted and crafted attire and accessories. Her eclectic mix of shapes, colors, and patterns work in total harmony here. She is definitely inspiring to me.

Back in my college days I went through a phase where I would dress in New-Age style . My friends started to call me Nari: New-Age Ari. This outift would have been perfect for me circa 2003.

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Article of Interest…

This article about Vivienne Westwood from 2002 highlights exactly the kind of creative inspiration I wish we saw more of:

“Last week the godmother of sedition struck again when she unveiled the final-year collections by her students at the Berlin University of Art fashion department. The designs were modeled by inmates of an old people’s home. ‘Life becomes richer as you grow old,’ she declared. ‘I like the aging process and have no problem with it.'”