Street fashion, Harlem Day 2012

Kyle Sterling, 22, model, Harlem

Check out the tribal-print accessories and Nike kicks in this week’s street fashion, shot at the annual Harlem Day celebration earlier this month.

Brittney Taylor, 24; case manager for homeless veterans; Mount Vernon, NY

The daylong event, which began in 1974 and is the pinnacle of Harlem Week, turned four uptown blocks into a pedestrian mall full of live music, vintage cars, handmade crafts and food.

Akemia Ferguson, 24, stylist, Bronx

Isis Drakewood, 19; student; Patterson, NJ

Kim DeBerry, 32, grad student, Harlem

Kimberly John, 24; student; State College, PA

Ryuji Yamamoto, 26; student; Long Island City, Queens

Shannon Purnell, 26, model, Harlem

Yaa Dwamena, 32, administrator at Columbia Law School, Harlem

Yuuki Shiraishi, 23, dancer, Harlem

The Harlem Day event is part of Harlem Weeks annual celebration on 135th Street.

The article is by Tracey Wallace and the photography is by Krista Schlueter.

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