20 Street-Style Snaps That Are Seriously Chic

Summer layering is totally a thing. And although we tend to default to wispy tanks and cutoffs when the temps hit an all-time high, that doesn't mean our entire sense of style has to suffer. Sure it's a challenge and not every day calls for a just-in-case blazer when the AC is blasting in the subway, but we truly believe summer style is just as inspired and multifaceted as any other time of year.
Of course, having an example helps — or better yet, make it 20. We've rounded up the coolest batch of looks to replicate now. And, snapped by YoungJun Koo, they're all on the streets of NYC from girls who bring their A-game even when Mother Nature is turning up the heat.
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Mija Knezevic's denim vest — layered over a red-hot, loose-fit jumpsuit — is probably the best summer layering piece you could ever invest in.
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A cutoff-and-tee ensemble looks next-level amazing with the help of NaYoung Kim's gorgeous printed robe.
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Model Alana Zimmer pulls together all the classics — wide-leg jeans, white, light-knit sweater, and black blazer — for a truly foolproof seasonal look.
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Chocomoo Yuka rocks black and white and badass style all over.
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We love the contrast of Dinara Chetyrova's sweet pleats next to her edgier, wide-knit top.
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Honey Mana looks so adorably sweet (yes, we went there) in summer's must-try piece: the full skirt.
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This combination is perfect for strolling the weekend flea market or hitting up a rooftop brunch. We are replicating Kayla Graninger's entire ensemble as we speak.
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No, you don't have to put your leather jacket away for the summer. But, you may want to take a cue from Jill Bauwens's just-over-the-shoulder drape.
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Virginia Slaghekke's getup is polished and perfect for the office (depending on your dress code) when the weather is 90 degrees and sunny. That is, if you're not playing hooky and heading to the beach.
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Here's another draping option for your summer leather jacket, courtesy of Lara Vincent. Cat ears, options.
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We admit, it's a gamble to pick heavier fabrics and long sleeves in the summer. So, be sure to balance longer sleeves with shorter hems (or vice verse), like Jana Wirth.
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All black everything, such as on Tiri K, is rad no matter what time of year.
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Laura Watters proves you don't have to pack away your black booties for the summer months.
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Roxanne Marie lightens up things with a super chic, off-white blazer and baggy leather shorts.
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This otherwise basic look is totally copy-worthy thanks to Karina De Jesus' amazing, uneven hem and statement shades.
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This all-black outfit on SungHee Kim looks effortlessly layered and totally cool.
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We're not sure what we dig most here. Sabrina Vuaillat's layers of chains and baubles, or the sheer-skirt-and-sneaker-wedge combo.
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The oversized shirt dress, sunnies, and boots on Peri Rosenzweig make for an instant summer-style winner. Plain and simple.
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