Photographed by Nichole Hastings
With the iPhone 4S
The NYPD rocking her style in the east village. Here’s one way to be uniformed but expressing one’s creative self.
Photo Editor edits: color to black and white
Style is the answer to everything.
A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing
To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it
To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art
Bullfighting can be an art
Boxing can be an art
Loving can be an art
Opening a can of sardines can be an art
Not many have style
Not many can keep style
I have seen dogs with more style than men,
although not many dogs have style.
Cats have it with abundance.
I have met men in jail with style.
I have met more men in jail with style than men out of jail.
Style is the difference, a way of doing, a way of being done.
Six herons standing quietly in a pool of water,
or you, naked, walking out of the bathroom without seeing me.
“Fashion is a fickle fair-weather friend, for trends wax and wane with popular mediated opinion, but in regards to style…style is a truthful, heartfelt and loyal companion forever.”
Your Key to Stay à la Mode
By Simran Khurana, About.com Guide
You thought hot couture was beyond your reach? Jimmy Choo sounds too much for you?
We often think of fashion in terms of chic brands. Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Versace; these are some of the temples of fashion. Fashionistas splash their wealth on famous fashion brands. But that doesn’t mean the ordinary person on the street does not have fashion sense. Fashion is more about you than about your preferred brand. Materialism is passé. Fashion is a personal style statement. So go ahead and create your fashion signature.
Yves Saint Laurent
Fashions fade; style is eternal.
A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months.
If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.
The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
Fashion is a social agreement — the result of a consensus of a large group of people.
Paul de Man
Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
Fashions are born and they die too quickly for anyone to learn to love them.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make oneself its slave.
Henry David Thoreau
Every generation laughs at the old fashions but religiously follows the new.
Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
George Bernard Shaw
Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.
Fashion is what you adopt when you don’t know who you are.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
When in doubt, wear red.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They think him the best-dressed man, whose dress is so fit for his use that you cannot notice or remember to describe it.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
You like? You are happy? Yes? Okay, go! Go in the street.