“The street-style thing is hard for me to talk about, because it makes me pretty wildly embarrassed,” she admitted. “I get really, really shy. It’s like hearing your own voice on an answering machine.”
She makes a point: There is something very awkward about preening for a flock of photographers — basking in attention or trying to get attention — in a sea of judgmental fashion people who may feel embarrassed for you. And it may be more embarrassing now that it's been proven that there is a fairly easy way to go about getting shot. Lanphear is one of the few people who gets photographed these days without deliberately trying to.