Daily photo 17/10/13 - Up Close [Street]

Technical Information:
Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon 85mm f/1.8
ISO400, f/6.3 1/800s
Location: Downtown Halifax
Process: Apple Aperture for RAW processing and Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 for B+W Conversion

I think I'm sold on the gesture in this image.  I'm really not 100% sure what's captivating me about an out of focus, slightly tilted and background-busy shot.  But I like it.  The real question is, would I like it even more if it was in focus?  

What are your thoughts?  Leave a comment, let me know what you think about this shot.