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There are plenty of speculative guides floating around cyberspace on how to get photographed by street style photographers and achieve instant internet fashion fame (okay, not really, but that's the idea, no?). Anyway, one of our favorite illustrators-slash-street-style-photographers Garance Dore (whose boyfriend is Scott Schuman, a.k.a. The Sartorialist) has written her own guide on how to get spotted and shot.
Dore says photographers are attracted to specific stimuli—for example, she says wear colors that pop or head-to-toe black (to look like an editor); accessorize with big sunglasses, a giant hat or some other outre thing; don't forget your crazy shoes; mix your prints; and wear a key seasonal item (right now, those would be a maxi skirt, Prada anything, fur, or leopard).
Our favorite get-spotted tip? "Wear something WTF," she writes. "Wear a shoe as a hat, make a skirt from your shower curtain, steal some construction worker’s uniform to go with your Jil Sander plastic bag. It’s miraculous how well these things work." Check out the rest of her hilarious (and truly effective) tips here.
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