Racing against the clock, fighting through injuries, grinding through sleep deprivation and physical exhaustion — all for the name of clan, country, and fashion. No, we're not talking about the Olympics (though that's apparently going on, too). We're talking about the start of the month-long Fashion Weeks, starting with the shows in New York City.
Taking place during the polar vortex and spread across Manhattan and Brooklyn, NYFW is pretty brutal. Yet, it's delivering some particularly inspiring street style. Chalk it up to the weather or the distance required to travel to shows, but the forced practicality has made street style this season feel a whole lot less like a circus and more like the best dressed group of ladies NYC's been privileged to host. And, for that, we're giving out gold medals — see the outfits we consider part of the winner's circle!
Photographed by Mark Iantosca
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