Subway Girl

Subway Girl

I saw her on the F train carrying a small orchid.               This was the best simple black…

Kamara, singer and bassist

Kamara, singer and bassist

  The six-months-pregnant member of Brooklyn’s Earl Greyhound stopped by on the way to band practice to talk tiny shoes and eyeliner. Hometown: Chicago Favorite…

Flea Market Girl

Flea Market Girl

I clocked her on the second floor of the 25th Street Garage, hanging between the paintings and junk jewelry        Some dry…

Lavagna Girl

Lavagna Girl

  She walked into one of my favorite restaurants looking so effortlessly cool, I almost dropped my fork.            …

Sharon, painter and stylist

Sharon, painter and stylist

  I’ve known Sharon for a million years, and her style has never failed to inspire me. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio Favorite shopping site: LipStickWhiskey…

Late ’50s Beatnik

Late ’50s Beatnik

  I’m dreaming of a Greenwich Village-crawling hepcat from days gone by.   A no-makeup face with a saturated red lip feels edgy with…

Kate, jewelry designer

Kate, jewelry designer

  I Just saw her at Zara where she saved me from purchasing an ill-fitting jacket. Thanks, Kate! Hometown: Shoreham, New York Self-described look:…