Street style fills our feeds with endless snaps from photographers hitting the streets at fashion weeks and the like. With big names like Tommy Ton and Scott Schuman stealing the limelight with their lens today, there's one name (besides Bill Cunningham) that takes us back to when it first began.

Meet renowned jazz photographer Sepp Werkmeister, who first shot performances with icons such as Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis. In the midst of all that jazz, Werkmeister turned his camera to the streets of NYC capturing the people of Harlem, the East Village, and Times Square.

Taken from 1965 to 1975, a 90-page, full-color and black-and-white book of photographs has been compiled as part of, New York: Sepp Werkmeister.

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