They say necessity breeds creativity.
I swear, street people in Danbury are better dressed than most people who have a lot more resources. Just look at who is featured in my past street style photos.
Yesterday I met Shannon, a former paralegal, and thanked my lucky stars that I had my camera with me. She was gracious enough to let me take her picture as we crossed paths on Main Street.
What caught my eye were her shimmering accessories, her chic hat, and her combat boots!
I recall that Bill Cunningham noted some references relating high fashion to the improvisational style of homeless people, in the documentary about him released last year.
Here are some other thoughts on the homeless, clothes, and creativity: