Thursday, February 16, 2012

On the Street…. West 15th Street, New York

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  1. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    February 16, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    Oh!.. I don’t know about this.

  2. Natasha Fatah

    February 16, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Wow. Is this the dude that kidnapped Luke Skywalker? Just kidding. That is one awesome piece of outer-wear and good on him for making bold statement!

    xoxo
    http://www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

  3. Madeline

    February 16, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    I’m glad there’s people out there in the world who dress like this – makes my day that much more cheerful. I love it – not because it is fashionable at all, but because it is outrageous and entertaining.

  4. Lorena Vilanova

    February 16, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    He takes a very bold look. Whether you need to look carefully for his glasses and boots. Good picture!…

  5. Maria

    February 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Yeti in the big city )))
    Love it!

    http://www.stylebymirami.com/

  6. Tinacious.Me

    February 16, 2012 at 4:22 pm

  7. Laetitia

    February 16, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Coolest photo ever

  8. Stephanie

    February 16, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    Love the contrast between the environment and the clean and white outfit…. it seems that someone transfered directly the person from some other situation far away in a couple of second to this environment that is completely different…In a certain way it tells a story…of beeing and not beeing integrated in the environment.

    Really interesting.

    stephaniehadrath.blogspot.com
    shbyhadrath.blogspot.com

  9. VIC

    February 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Weird.

  10. Brett Evans

    February 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Wow, what segment of Fashion week was this in? I’ll pass

  11. macfer

    February 16, 2012 at 4:29 pm

  12. Emma

    February 16, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Ummm….Yeti cool?

  13. Jillian

    February 16, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    I appreciate the audacity, but I do not enjoy the overall concept.
    Though, I imagine he is quite cozier in his polar bear fur than myself bearing the American Apparel opaque tight collection.
    With that, I say, “Four for you Glenn Coco. You go Glen Coco.”

  14. Stylosophism

    February 16, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    this is style
    this is white
    http://www.stylosophism.com

  15. Bohemian Style

    February 16, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Funky but cool!

    theBohmerian.com

  16. nyrha

    February 16, 2012 at 4:38 pm

  17. ana maria bruno

    February 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Una imagen donde veo la soledad de la moda en sĂ­, unida a los pensamientos de la persona que te mira o miramos esperando una reacciĂłn distinta, para poder salir de la monotonĂ­a, una imagen y una mirada muy profunda, saludos ana.

  18. Michael Tornato

    February 16, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    I saw this man leaving the Jeremy Scott show and didn’t take his picture because his ensemble is a bit outrageous…BUT you somehow manage to make it look AMAZING! I love this picture!

    Check out my New York Fashion Week updates on my blog!!
    http://thetrendydwarf.blogspot.com/

  19. Laura

    February 16, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Hysterical is an understatement…
    I guess Bryan’s the only one who can get away with it, though.
    Love the contrast between the background and the look!

  20. nicholas

    February 16, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    it’s terence koh…

  21. Dasha Gold

    February 16, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    WOW! A polar bear in the city!

    xx
    Dasha Gold
    http://www.thetrendspotter.net

  22. Arina

    February 16, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    awww like a polar bear on dry land. Targeting Global warming

  23. Mata

    February 16, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Fantastic shot!!!

  24. Kate

    February 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    Well, that is a sure fire way to beat the sudden cold snap we’ve gotten in NYC… :)

    Kate

    http://www.thrillofthechaise.com

  25. irene

    February 16, 2012 at 4:49 pm

  26. Serdane

    February 16, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Ohhh ! that’s so daring !!

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  27. Kacie @ A Collection of Passions

    February 16, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Whoa. This is quite the look! I love the setting of this photo. It really allows me to take in the look. This guy’s got some serious style! Look at those glasses. I love it.

    Kacie
    http://www.acollectionofpassions.com/

  28. White Perla

    February 16, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Ahha what a nice picture:):)

    http://www.whiteperla.blogspot.com

  29. Leira Zetroc

    February 16, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    This looks straight out of Chanel Fall 2010!

    http://thequietspaces.blogspot.com/

  30. Aga's suitcase

    February 16, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    This time I don’t know what to say, ok I know:-) He looks like Yeti a little bit too much…
    Kisses
    Aga

    http://www.agasuitcase.com

  31. Portia

    February 16, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    A fierce juxtaposition!

  32. mommybear

    February 16, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Oh what a horrible day of medical tests I have had, and yet I popped this picture onto my laptop and felt overwhelmingly optimistic and hopeful about all the ways to be happy as a human.

  33. Irene's Closet

    February 16, 2012 at 5:28 pm

  34. bonnie, clyde and marni

    February 16, 2012 at 5:29 pm

  35. Boxer's Adventures

    February 16, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    Furry fabulous.

    http://blog.boxersadventures.com
    International Blog and Shop

  36. Boxer's Adventures

    February 16, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    And I can’t help but mention the way his toes are pointed inward. Just completes the outfit it does.

    http://blog.boxersadventures.com
    International Blog and Shop

  37. monkeyshines

    February 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    fun fur outwear!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  38. Giulia

    February 16, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Is it so cold in New York?? The guy made me smile..By the way..greatest wall ever!

    http://www.forgetaboutfashions.blogspot.com

  39. Brianna

    February 16, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Hes got spunk

  40. melissa

    February 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Brave guy!

  41. Jonah

    February 16, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Love it- but better hide Rudolph from The Incredible Snow Monster of the North !

  42. moldiva

    February 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    He is a real YETI-the snowman. Who is he? does somebody knows? he is a designerfashion blogger….????i would really wanna know.

    http://www.moldiva.com

  43. alaxandra

    February 16, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    Well, to say the least, this is BOLD!
    Dayum.

    http://www.gypsyriot.blogspot.com

  44. Jane Alisa

    February 16, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    WOW Beyond fabulous.

    http://janealisa.tumblr.com

  45. Snakeskin Jacket

    February 16, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    Haha this definatley made me smile. love that it’s all white, but it still has to grow on me a bit tho…

    Love from London,
    L.

    http://snakeskinjacket.wordpress.com/

  46. Michael

    February 16, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Nice to see some b/w but this? Please . . .

  47. GS

    February 16, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    Albino Chewbacca?

  48. Patrick

    February 16, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Great picture Scott. Wow!

  49. jae sherman

    February 16, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    Amazing! L-O-V-E!-xo jae

  50. Mallory

    February 16, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    Both bald and hairy. What fun.

  51. Bonnie McCarthy

    February 16, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    Yeti? Big Foot? Or the Abominable Snowman from that Christmas cartoon -was it Rudolph?

  52. The Girl

    February 16, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    This works perfectly as black and white! Stands out a lot more than it would in colour I’d say! Great find and shot.

    http://www.thegirlcanshoot.com

  53. d

    February 16, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    absurdity =/= instant fashion cred

  54. une chatte grise

    February 16, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Funky, funky but–what chic!

  55. Mike

    February 16, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    this guy looks so dumb, i appreciate audacity in fashion but when all sense of function and reason is lost, it looks like the only thing the wearer thinks about is what their wearing. which is likely true here. if you saw an old man in cleveland wearing this, you wouldn’t say “i appreciate how he is defying social norms and being audacious.” you’d think he was looney.

  56. Claude

    February 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    NYC has still got it after all

  57. AnthonyC

    February 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    Just a hop, skip and a jump from the Astor Place Barber Shop for a little trim. NO.

  58. Gizelle

    February 16, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Not a big fan.

  59. FashionUm

    February 17, 2012 at 2:57 am

    Is that an outfit or something you could name fun ;)?!
    ——————————————————————
    http://www.FashionUm.com
    Show Your Outfit!

  60. Veda

    February 17, 2012 at 3:14 am

    Don’t know about the fashion quotient, but how awesome must it be to hug him! :D

  61. Steve

    February 17, 2012 at 4:48 am

    Narional Geographic called, seems you breached on their exclusive first picture of the Yeti…

  62. Stella

    February 17, 2012 at 5:36 am

    I admire his chutzpah, but this look is a little too Zoolander for me..

  63. Jessie

    February 17, 2012 at 6:39 am

    Is he wearing Chanel? Joe Zee worn the “Chanel polar bear outfit” 2 years ago… LOL

  64. marilena

    February 17, 2012 at 7:21 am

    funny picture!love this picture because is black and white.i think there are many people who weare strange things during fashion week just to be photographed and i think he is one of these.http://msfashionstreet.blogspot.com/

  65. Heather

    February 17, 2012 at 8:15 am

    I love your photos. I live in a small town in New Brunswick Canada and never get to see people like this IRL. Certainly an attention grabber and very silly looking at it from here.

  66. Mica

    February 17, 2012 at 8:27 am

    I am not a fan of his outfit – but I’m a massive fan of the photo! Love the outfit against the backdrop and the black and white!

    awayfromtheblue.blogspot.com.au

  67. sandy g

    February 17, 2012 at 9:20 am

    blinding white to brighten our days! wow! makes me happy to see this, Thanks!

  68. sarah

    February 17, 2012 at 9:26 am

    That’s the artist Terence Koh. He wears only white all the time I read somewhere. Awesome.

  69. Theresa

    February 17, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Well, to each his own….

  70. Charlotte Wilder

    February 17, 2012 at 10:14 am

    hah! this is amazing. the yeti of west 15th street.
    -c
    http://www.thewilderthings.com

  71. koolphoto

    February 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

    Oh, M Y G O D!…

  72. h

    February 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    a futuristic angel has landed in new york city!! i love it all, except the boots. and his face is absolutely BEAUTIFUL !

  73. Jenny

    February 17, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    FYI, that coat is made out of monkey fur. A little harder to stomach, eh?

    http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/24/artifacts-terence-kohs-tink-tank/

  74. Super Interns Julie

    February 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Where is the head to his polar bear suit? It’s completely outrageous and yet, I love seeing these kinds of expression…it makes my day!

  75. jess

    February 17, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Was this guy in “The Selby is in Your Place”???

  76. dan

    February 17, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    isnt this terrance koh?

  77. kyle

    February 17, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    finally

  78. Mekaila Honey Rivers

    February 17, 2012 at 5:55 pm

  79. Dez

    February 17, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Clearly just on break from the mechanic shop

  80. Nels

    February 17, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Oh, yes, I knew it was Koh. Well, the outfit is the performance in this case.

  81. une chatte grise

    February 17, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    It never occurred to me that that coat could be real fur–it’s so OTT. If it is real, I take back my comment about the look’s being chic!!

  82. Nastya Said

    February 18, 2012 at 1:40 am

    I wish we had such people walking the streets in Moscow

    nastya-said.blogspot.com

  83. melissa

    February 18, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    DOES HE DRINK OR EAT ANYTHING WEARING THIS!!!!!!!!!

    xo
    m

  84. Lindy

    February 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Benny and the Jets! I thought this outfit was just a myth.

  85. Matthew Abbott

    February 18, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    Very special, very brave. I wish there was more of this on the streets.
    http://www.thesparkyman.com

  86. zimblot

    February 18, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    There’s a modesty in his demeanor that really juxtaposes his fashion sense. Really makes makes this photo and the individual exceptional

  87. Zana

    February 19, 2012 at 5:42 am

    These comments are all killing me! I guess this shows what a bubble of culture the New York fashion community really is. I forget that (obviously) most people would not know who Terence Koh is, and even further would not realize that this is more or less his daily uniform; a look that has melded with his persona, somewhere in between personal style and performance.

  88. esmeralda

    February 19, 2012 at 5:43 am

    I want to hug him and kuddle with him, his furry coat looks so comfortable and soft!

    iwearlife.blogspot.com

  89. matthew j.

    February 19, 2012 at 9:22 am

    mystery solved. nothing killed, just cuddly fun. way to go terence koh : )

    http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/haute_hairy_1cUwbRqZv54jNM1z4gZCdN

  90. Dlight

    February 19, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Ouaw! Impressive! :D At least he won’t get cold!

    Dlight de Paris

    La Rue A Du Style

    http://www.larueadustyle.com

  91. veracia

    February 19, 2012 at 11:45 am

    polar bear

  92. anonymous

    February 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    He looks like the abominable snowman.

  93. James Thorne

    February 19, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I saw Terence Koh dressed in this outfit as he was walking around Chelsea outside of the David Zwirner gallery on Friday. He’s just one of those people that turns heads wherever he goes.

  94. une chatte grise

    February 19, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    @ matthew j–thanks for the info! Applause to Koh for being fabulous without hurting critters.

  95. Noah

    February 20, 2012 at 1:15 am

    Terrance Koh is a true Artist and he expresses his vision in ever facet of his life. I don’t think the idea ever even crossed his mind that this might be considered silly. He’s truly just being himself. And although this is one of his more over the top get ups, I’ve never seen him in anything that wasn’t completely unique and his own.

  96. Elise Willems

    February 20, 2012 at 7:05 am

    Martin Margiela?!

  97. mike

    February 20, 2012 at 8:01 am

    a joke. what happens when clothes are taken to an extreme, beyond even the vagaries of “fashion” and trendiness- too much “look at me, look at me”. imagine him wearing uniqlo clothes- he would be unrecognizable to more than 99 percent of the population at large.

  98. heather

    February 20, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    he was also wearing this to the bjork show on saturday night. i guess it’s the outfit of the week.

  99. Amanda

    February 21, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    I love him.

  100. Toni Styles

    February 22, 2012 at 11:04 am

    That takes guts!

  101. Patrick

    February 23, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    Terence Koh!:) I love him.

  102. TAJUDIN

    February 27, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    emm…yeti in the big city!…so niche / focal point…yap, make a bold statement..

  103. Mr Martin.

    March 7, 2012 at 12:21 am

    Last time I saw this guy he was crawling around a mountain of salt.
    Only in Chelsea I suppose.

    /M

  104. Tomasso

    March 14, 2012 at 5:44 am

    A cool headless polar bear or an imitation of the Yeti-like monster in the cave, see Star Wars 5 / The Empire Strikes Back..? Anyway I really admire his courage :)

  105. Elizabeth Curbelo

    March 20, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Genial la foto, pero escapa a la realidad de la vida misma…

  106. spen

    June 7, 2012 at 2:46 am

    TERRENCE KOH!

  107. dcinDC

    June 10, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Eeek! Not all three pieces together – pick ONE please!
    Coat – big and scary
    Pants – big and scary
    Boots – big and… well, you know the drill.

    Any one of the items with something else “normal” might have been interesting. This– just screams “I need attention; someone please love me.”

  108. Gauthier

    August 6, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    Il me fait penser Ă  Polnareff !!
    ça tabasse !

  109. Candice

    January 31, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Yeti fashion. The location makes it funnier.

  110. MarĂ­a from Barcelona

    March 28, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    Olé, olé and olé for this guy who decides he looks great in this outfit and just wears it! I wish I had the courage to do the same and I am very, very happy that there is people around dressing like this! so fun and entertaining.

    Love your blog, when are you coming to Barcelona? We have some pretty specimens here too.

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