Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Meatpacking District, West Village, New York

This photo was taken at one of the last remaining meatpacking businesses in the Meatpacking District. What I like about the photo is that about two hundred yards to the right are the posh boutiques of Jeffrey, McQueen, and McCartney.

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  1. Anonymous

    March 29, 2006 at 10:23 pm

    I love this photo! It’s very moody and romantic and has a nostalgic flavor of the pre-gentrified meat packing district.

  2. Anonymous

    March 30, 2006 at 10:49 am

    Love the photo, as well.

    I myself prefer Stella McCartney to smelly meat factories (not as hygienic as the former South Street fishmarket), but that’s just me. At least the wonderful cobblestone streets won’t change anytime soon.

    - AthenaNY

  3. Meredith

    March 30, 2006 at 11:10 am

    Looks a bit as though he’s dressed in a robe, lounging in the sauna at a day spa.

  4. alexandre

    March 30, 2006 at 11:40 am

    Ah yes, the smell of cows blood used to waft up all over the neighborhood.

  5. Anonymous

    March 31, 2006 at 12:27 am

    Bravo Sartorialist!!! This photo is so layered and beautiful. One of my favorites so far.

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