We love graffiti at NYLON – just check out our 275 pages of street art on this blog.
But there’s a difference between respectful – if technically illicit – paintings and posts, and just running around trying to wreck the world.
At left, an odd example of that second kind of graffiti.
Web editor Rebecca spotted a kid with a can of hot pink spray paint sprinting down Spring Street, tagging everything he possibly could before a police officer tackled him, and he burst into tears (we last spotted him in the back of a squad car outside our office, about an hour ago).
Before getting caught, the neon pink maniac made a mess of the Chanel boutique, but it’s weird:
The juxtaposition of the hot pink squiggles against Chanel’s classic designs still okay, which means what they say is true – Chanel really can make anything look good.