A New York Guide to Getting Your Street Style Snapped

Whether you are a native New Yorker or just a vacationing visitor to the Big Apple, OneModelPlace.com members can definitely make a fashionable impression this summer. New York is all about being noticed, and every day a small army of sartorially savvy men and women march the streets looking to shoot photos of passerbys with stylish looks and intriguing outfits.

Sarah Crow of CityUnlisted.com reveals that the key to becoming immortalized by the lenses of Bill Cunningham, New York Magazine’s Look Book, or blogs like Style Defined and The Sartorialist, is all about location. Visit these spots in NYC if you want to be discovered for your unique personal style:

Lincoln Center: It’s big, it’s beautiful, and you look so thin next to it. Serving as home to some of the city’s greatest talents in theater, music and fashion, the Lincoln Center plaza has served as a striking backdrop for amateur photogs and seasoned shutterbugs alike. If you’re seeking to begin your career as a model, looking tortured near an opera house is a good place to start.

57th and 5th: Holly Golightly may have had breakfast at Tiffany’s, but if you’re hoping to get your photo taken, you might want to make a habit of taking all of your meals on this iconic corner. You’ve seen this location almost every week in Bill Cunningham’s New York Times photo column, On the Street.

Tompkins Square Park: This Alphabet City park may still be host to some quintessential Gotham grit (what would New York be without our half-naked eccentrics?), but it’s also a perfect place to get noticed exuding elegance while walking your dog or getting screamed at by a crazy person.

The Met Steps: Take it from Blair Waldorf on “Gossip Girl” — there’s nowhere better in New York to see and be seen. The steps of the Metropolitan Museum are an ideal setting for anyone hoping to get noticed, and leave you just a hop, skip and jump away from some of the greatest art in the world. Future style icons take note: the higher the perch, the closer to being featured on a blog.

The Union Square Greenmarket: Even if you’re not in the market for locally-grown produce (or a hippie life partner), the venue is almost always worth the trip. Pedestrians are regularly immortalized on foodie fashion blog Gastro Chic.

Read the full article at CityUnlisted.com.

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