it is the 50th anniversary of these fantastic, iconic photos of an american in italy (those sandals!) by ruth orkin. read more about the subject and photographer here
these photos also make me think, travelling should feel iconic and inspiring - how can that possibly happen if you are wearing shorts, a baseball cap and a t-shirt? if one is going to go to the trouble of booking a ticket to go somewhere cool or exotic, shouldn't one dress the part?
photos by ruth orkin