Newbury and Exeter Streets, Sept. 4: Jesse Wood, 26, of Dorchester. “I like to dig for higher end stuff in cheap places,” said Wood, adding that he likes “bright colors and more form-fitting stuff.” In terms of Boston style, he said: “It was very conservative for a while but it’s now more forward thinking.”
Newbury and Exeter Streets, Sept. 4: Ashley Walker, 24, grew up in Worcester, now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. (above right). “For basics I go to H&M, for shoes and jackets I shop at Burberry a lot,” Walker said. “I’m a hawk when it comes to sales.” As for style, she noted: “Boston is a stylish city, but it doesn’t speak to my style. There are fewer risks taken here, it’s a very comfortable style.”
Michael Gross and Zachary Houston
Boston Calling at City Hall Plaza, Sept. 7: Michael Gross (on left) and Zachary Houston, both of Jamaica Plain. “It’s a little warm for riding boots but you’ve gotta suffer if it looks good,” said Houston.
Boston Calling at City Hall Plaza, Sept. 7: Sarah Bertness of Providence. “It was too hot to wear this dress all summer and it really needed festival outing,” Bertness said. “Everyone loves a bell sleeve.”
Ted Keffer, Sara Kuse, Anna Cieslik, Haley Ladd, and Chelsea Foster
Boston Calling at City Hall Plaza, Sept. 7: From left, Ted Keffer of Pottstown, Pa., Sara Kuse and Anna Cieslik, both of Chicago, Haley Ladd of South Kingstown, R.I., and Chelsea Foster of Atlanta. On their fashion choices: “No hands and no pants. Fanny packs with skirts and shorts are key,” said Foster.