What we talk about when we talk about street style

October 10th, 2012

(all photos are mine, see more from Paris, New York and London)



  1. Ana says:

    That white sand/dust is suffocating.


  2. Sarah says:

    As I attended a few shows in NYC this year, the best description I heard for NYFW is that it is a shit show. Thanks for showing us that – you don’t see it in a lot of photos!


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  4. Lauren says:

    Wow these photos are amazingly crisp. I wish was there!


  5. Rox says:

    great photos. I love the contrast you set up between the perceived and real. my favorite of the batch is the super downpour of rain on those photographers. xoxo


  6. Alice says:

    Fashion week has become one big parade, “to see and be seen” little absurd..


  7. Best. Street. Style. Post. Ever. xo


  8. […] Paris fashion week really looks […]

  9. Mila says:

    I love your work as an illustrator but your street style photos are amazing!!!
    The best fashion week post!!


    kris atomic says,

    October 28th, 2012 @ 9:28 pm

    thank you so much! kris x


  10. Ivette says:

    I had been dying to see this shots. So far all of the pictures I’ve seen on the Internet are so stupid.


  11. Adeline says:

    You are brilliant.


  12. […] first saw this on Tumblr then clicked through to the original blog post here at Kris Atomic. It’s genius and totally spot on. We’re selling the dream people! Like […]

  13. wow these pics are amazing, it was a pleasure to find out this site. id like to be there on fw


  14. […] What fashion week really looks like. […]

  15. kris atomic says:

    Sure, no probs. x


  16. Ana says:

    Real fashion – still charming.


  17. Chantelle says:

    Ahhhh….reality. Not so glamorous.


  18. […] Fashion Week really looks like […]

  19. […] year the fabulous Kristina of Krisatomic blogged on the reality behind those glamorous Street Style pictures that we see every Fashion Week. […]

  20. […] the wake of London Fashion Week – Found a great eye-opening post on what Fashion Week events really look like. There seems to be more photographers than […]

  21. […] now here’s the view of the beach while in the water! Immediately this hilarious post by krisatomic came to mind and I had to do my Maya Bay version of it. Humans to beach ratio is way […]

  22. kelly rae says:

    love this post! It’s more fascinating to see the “real Fashion Week” photos vs the what we pretend it to be like photos. I get sort of bored when I see the pretend photos and just want some realism.


  23. Uche says:

    I’ve never laughed so hard. Thank you for this!


  24. […] [Picture via Krisatomic] […]

  25. […] the pictures, especially the one of the photographers caught in the rain. Gives a fresh perspective on what fashion week looks like without all the […]

  26. […] The difference between what we pretend fashion week looks like and what fashion week actually looks like […]

  27. First up, the photos are jaw droppingly beautiful. Secondly, I couldn’t stop laughing. Absolutely brilliant post!


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