If you like to make up stories about fellow subway riders (where they come from, where they're going, what they do), you're not alone. In the times between the opening and closing of those sliding doors, we find ourselves daydreaming about all the cool commuters who surround us (that is, when we remember to look up).
This little game of make-believe inspired us to send a photog to capture this inspiring scene. That's right: We snapped tons of stylish subway riders to create a flip book of Gotham City faces that proves New Yorkers look good all the time
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Photographed by Angela Pham