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Friday, October 7, 2011

Portrait of a New Yorker, in Fashion

candid, NYC
Photo by myself on the subway, underground.

A woman was immersed in listening to her music on the subway. She made a striking impression with her clothing and hair.

When I noticed that we got out at the same station, I hailed her down. Saroya turns out to be a very warm and friendly person. She happily posed for more photos on the platform.

Saroya works at the giant Duane Reade store in the Wall Street area. This new store offers everything from sushi to a hair dressing. Saroya works at the salon there and plans to launch her own line of nail polish.

For more about the snazzy Duane Reade store, click here.

New Yorker, on the subway platform
Looking chic seems natural to Saroya, the latest New Yorker in our portrait series.

The Portrait Series is a once-in-a-while installment, featuring New Yorkers encountered on the street.

Related posts: Portrait of a Picket Line, in Hell's Kitchen, Portrait of a Film Shoot, in Brooklyn Heights and Portriat of a Skateboard Artist, on Prince Street.


Anonymous said...

Hi Kitty, have just been been browsing your photos and subjects and love them. Reminiscent of the times that I've left behind and dreams of the places I've yet to visit. :) deb.

Leif Hagen said...

Nice portrait of Saroya! Fun that we smiled and turned out to be friendly enough for a "Steffe interview."
I dig her cool, chic, yellow scarf!
Happy weekend, Kitty of NYC

Seitenstra├če said...

she looks just amazing!!!!

Joanne said...

Love it! She is wonderful:))

Washington Cesar Takeuchi said...

Beautiful woman.

Terry at Blue Kitchen said...

Beautiful photo, Kitty. I'd read that article about the new Duane-Reade! Sounds like the perfect mix of really cool and really strange. If we were in NYC, I know my wife would totally take advantage of the $10 manicures!