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Fashionista Street: Taking the Plunge

Comments   1   Date Arrow  February 2, 2023 at 6:00am   User  by Mark Willis

Bill Cunningham laughs with the puddle-jumpers on Fifth Avenue in this week’s On the Street photo essay. He muses that this form of water ballet isn’t appreciated in snow-sensible places like Wisconsin and Colorado where people plod in heavy boots, but I think it’s possible wherever there is slush.

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Bill Cunningham Documents A ‘Gospel Miracle’

Comments   1   Date Arrow  January 25, 2023 at 8:37am   User  by Mark Willis

He didn’t have a ticket to the Inauguration. He didn’t have an official assignment from the Times. Bill Cunningham just got on a train and went to Washington. He stayed on the street, where he had freedom to move and take it all in. At the moment Barack Obama put his hand on Lincoln’s [...]

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Fashionista Street: Stepping Up

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 24, 2023 at 12:05am   User  by Mark Willis

This week’s On The Street photo essay includes an audio narration by Bill Cunningham. He talks about some stunning spring shoes that caught his eyes. The photographer sounds almost avuncular. Who wouldn’t want him to snap her picture? And he swears it’s all in a day’s work — no evening wear here. “These women [...]

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Fashionista Street : April Can Wait

Comments   4   Date Arrow  March 16, 2023 at 6:30am   User  by Mark Willis

[Photo by Bill Cunningham/NYT]
I know this cafe. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Pont des Beaux Arts foot bridge and the statue of Voltaire. It has a grand view of the Quai de la Seine, where it can feel as windswept as the Russian steppe even in June. Traffic noise on [...]

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Fashionista Street: Selling Short

Comments   0   Date Arrow  February 25, 2023 at 12:15am   User  by Mark Willis

[Photo by Bill Cunningham/NYT]
Count me among the true believers in Burton Malkiel”s A Random Walk Down Wall Street. That’s a flaneur’s approach to capitalism if ever there were one. I don’t lose sleep at night worrying about leading economic indicators. I’m hunkered down with the bears right now. As the economy sinks deeper into recession, [...]

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