As the days grow chillier and Jack Frost materializes from his icy cave, sleeves inevitably become longer, hiding our once tanned, bracelet-laden wrists
and forearms under cozy knits and flannels. So, naturally, our focus on accessories moves slightly southward to our finest appendages—fingers! And what better way to celebrate that odd, seasonal transition time of bundling up in layers (but not yet needing gloves) than by decking your digits out hardcore? With stunning semi-precious gems, mixed metals, nail art, and yes, even tattoos, these 12 stylish New Yorkers certainly know what time it is when it comes to phalange fashion.
Click through to see 12 chic NYers show off their best ring collections.
Photographed by by Shanita Sims; Photographed by by Julia Lola Wang