Street Style Stars Prove Not-Trying Is The New Trying

There's a shift happening in street style — while it used to be about doing the most, it's now about not looking like you tried. The same old rules of what's flattering and what's "in" no longer apply, because ill-fitting pieces and no-name-brand clothing are just as fair game as A-line skirts and status-symbol bags once were. And the streets at New York Fashion Week are proving that anything goes.

The disheveled trends we've been seeing on the runways, like sweatpants, forced off-the-shoulder tops, and sleepwear-inspired items are (finally!) making their way mainstream. Why? Maybe this don't-try (not even a little) attitude in fashion means we can get a few extra minutes of sleep in the morning, instead of spending hours getting ready. (Can we get an "amen!"). Click on for the street-style stars who are showing how the 0 fucks style mentality is done.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
One pant leg up, one down — on purpose.
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So what if she can't reach across the table at lunch? Those sleeves are giving us life.
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We're used to asking, "Can you see my underwear through this?" But now, that's kind of the point.
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Ripped tights for the win.
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Football-player shoulders have never looked more chic.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
Loud prints and candy-cane tights, because why not?
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The more shapeless, the better.
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No pants in sight.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
Pizza-pups and "camera" bags are all fair game.
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Pattern-clashing is one sure-fire way to get noticed.
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Bras are so last season.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
"Does this cut my leg off in a weird spot?" Who cares?
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Fanny packs are a go, and not even just around the waist.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
She woke up like this.
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Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
No censoring here.
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