Street and Store Style, New York

My long set of fashion pics that I managed to take during the day…

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Her tattoos are really unique, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen ones like these before!

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The boots were simply… Well… Interesting. (That’s a good word for it!)

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This clutch? P.E.R.F.E.C.T.

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This skirt is so pretty and long!
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I love this outfit- it is so perfect! When I took it on my phone, I FXed it by mistake, so now it has a 1963 tinge. Thank god the clothing itself isn’t so ancient!

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The coat? Pretty neat.

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And finally… This beautiful top!

xx,
Sophie!

Just a Thought

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Image Yeah. I know. I was really happy with this shot, especially after I was running around after Caline with my owl-case iPhone. Poor dog- she was scared of the eyes (though, now that I really think about it, they were kind of spooky). I wish I could say sorry to her, but on the other hand, something good did come out of it.

Anyways, I was going through Blog Lovin (by the way, you can follow me over there too. I just made the account, so it isn’t really like I have all my followers over there yet… I think I made the account so late because I am like an old grammy that is to stubborn to learn when it comes to technology), and I now have a bazillion awesome fashion blogs that I simply LOVE, like The Blonde Salad, Brooklyn Blonde, Sea of Shoes, and Man Repeller. The thing is, almost every blog is about a person taking a bunch of pictures of his or (mostly) her clothing, but there are only a few that are actually good and interesting to read. I’m not saying that I’m one of those people, because I’m really not. I stink at taking pictures of myself, and it isn’t exactly like my mom will do it for me.

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I’m sorry. This is such a random picture. But it absolutely shows something: my dog getting cut off in the picture. And in the end, I feel like my life is a bit cut off, too.

Just a thought.

It’s nothing much…

-Sophie

P.S. I skipped a proper hello in the beginning because I had zero clue what to write. That is so typical of me…

P.P.S. Today’s post was kinda short and not very amazing, but that’s because I don’t have much time today. Sorry!

The Business Guy That Really Doesn’t Look Like One

(I really should quit with the everlasting titles, come to think of it).

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A few years ago, I was walking through Times Square when I saw an area where a big mob had attracted. After a while (and a heck of a lot of bruises!) I managed to get to the front of the crowd. There, I saw the “Naked Cowboy” for the first time ever.

Before I go on, for those of you who have never seen or heard of him before, he’s a guy worth knowing about. He doesn’t really have a sense of style AT ALL, unfortunately, as all he wears when performing in the streets (even in winter) is a pair of cowboy boots, a cowboy hat, and a pair of boxers with “Naked Cowboy” written on the back. Yet, he performs. Like this. In the middle of the city streets. With almost nothing on but a pair of boxers. It’s amazing, really, if you think about it, because when I saw him for the first time, it was snowing. He really must get sick A LOT!

Back to the topic. When I saw this guy, I was entranced. I thought he must’ve been a business guy who got bored of his job and wanted to try something new, because I really didn’t know any better. You have to give me credit for that. It wasn’t until 5 years later, last summer, when I was sitting in a cafe in Berlin (Germany) that I ever thought about him again. On the back wall of the cafe, was a HUGE picture of him. With nothing but his boxers on. I decided to look him up, curious and unaware that he was famous enough for a cafe in Germany to hang him up on the back wall.

And what I found was actually pretty shocking, at least to me, because for some reason, it never really occured to me that the Naked Cowboy might have really had a “life” and an actual name other than the Naked Cowboy.

The Naked Cowboy is actually named Robert John Burck, and was born December 23, 1970. His “professions” are being an actor, singer, songwriter, writer, and apparently, a “politician”. So I guess I was kind of right about the whole business man idea. His guitar is said to “be strategically placed to give the illusion of nudity”. Fascinating (not). His pitch is on New York City’s Times Square. The best fact that I found on him was this:

“On October 6, 2010, Burck formally announced that he was running for president of the US in the 2012 election- as a candidate representing the U.S. TEA PARTY MOVEMENT! Suits a guy that only wears boxers to perform!

Burck was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He even earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Cincinnati. He started singing in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. A friend told him to only dress in his underwear to “generate higher earnings”. It worked.

Now, the “Naked Cowboy” is so popular it has even become a trademark. Burck has appeared on many media channels, the radio, and some movies. He even pursued a little bit of a career in politics, though that didn’t really get anywhere (obviously- and I TOLD YOU that I was right about my “business man” idea! To me, everybody is a business man or lady anyway, so not that it really matters…)

Someday, you may see the Naked Cowboy hanging from a wall in a cafe in the Sahara Desert, or maybe Death Valley, or maybe even the middle of Australia. See?! I TOLD YOU he was worth the reading!

See Ya!
Sophie