The Most-Traffic Stopping NYFW Street Style For Winter 2019

Seen in the wild, a good, imaginative outfit has the power to stop you in your tracks. It has the potential not simply to inspire, but to flip any observer’s style identity on its head. It leaves you wondering why you ever wrote off giant blanket scarves and trench coats, loud flare pants with chunky dad sneakers, hot pink polos and long sleeves, brightly colored tights with anything and everything. Insert Fashion Month, the biggest, brightest Good Outfit canvas there is, where designers, buyers, editors, stylists, reporters, celebrities and, yes, influencers gather in and around the tents, studios, warehouses and other makeshift showrooms to check out the collections — and we’re checking them out, too. A runway’s great and all, but a lot of the magic happens on the concrete sidewalks of New York City, where our fashion compatriots are catching a cab, checking their phones or sipping a coffee in between shows.
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The first few days of New York Fashion Week were unseasonably warm, enabling the crowd to lighten up on the layering and prematurely dress for spring. And, lucky for us, it's a sneak peek not only into the trends everyone is about to be wearing in the coming months, but how we'll be wearing them as well. (Note: It got seasonably cold and blustery again by the weekend and beyond — nothing intrepid style warriors can't handle!)
Click through for street style inspiration that will get you through the last leg of winter courtesy of New York Fashion Week.
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You know what they say: the higher the turtleneck, the warmer you are.

Leandra Medine
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Miami mom heads to the discotheque post fashion show.
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All blue everything: a color story.
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Kale, apples, and spirulina. A green juice in outfit form.
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We trust her to look into the future and spot the best trends with these glasses.
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Thinking deeply about mismatched pinks.
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Two fluffs are always better than one.
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We are team Hubba Bubba pink.
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When you're unsure if you want to do big plaid or tiny checks, do both?
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#1 best way to avoid snow and sleet in our eyes: a brimmed hat and your phone.
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From the safari into the tundra.
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Unwilling to let the weather dampen a bright outfit. She takes fashion risks!
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The suits are still going strong, even in the midst of a light blizzard.
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Important question: Are trapper hats making a comeback?

Tamu Mcpherson
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Break out the trusty Doc Martens, but keep the linen pants.
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Cuff up your jeans to avoid slushy backsplash!
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Probably wondering if her daughter, Ren, ate all of her lunch today.

Eva Chen
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Bright yellow puffers for puffer president.
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FOMO feelings about highlighter bright bucket hats.
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A crispy rain jacket is essential for unpredictable precipitation.
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Our fearless EIC showing us how minimalism is done.

Christene Barberich
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A well bound book is the next best thing to a good bag.

Lyn Slater
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Tuck your cargo pants into slouchy boots!
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Experts at running late and throwing together last minute looks that work out perfectly.
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Rides a motorcycle to a yoga retreat in Tulum.
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Long coats with high slits ensure that your pants are a part of the moment as well.

Tamu Mcpherson
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If an anorak and belted bath robe had a child, this would be it.
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Match your bag with the DHL guy, match your UGGs with that girl you knew from high school.
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Keep your enemies close, keep your white bag closer (to avoid spills).

Vanessa Hong
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A next level softened-not-melted stick of butter.

Lisa Aiken
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Keep your neckline interesting (but warm) by wearing your coat off your shoulders.

Danielle Prescod
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More clever silk scarf styling tricks we'll be borrowing for the sake of our ears.
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10/10 would wear this striped puffer to sleep.
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Alternative bag carrying technique: hold it like it's your baby. Because it is.

Veronique Tristram
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Who needs a scarf when you have an extra high turtleneck?
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Clueless meets Scooby Doo and Nancy Drew.

Jade Vallario
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A borderline orange red is just what the Fashion Week doctor ordered.

Indya Brown
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Count the layers! We spy four on the fashionable lady to the left.
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Rolled out of bed, but make it fashion.

Michelle Li (the writer of this story, hello!)
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More cool belt and coat combos seen on the streets.
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Unsure which outwear we love more: a crinkly paper bag trench or bejeweled vest.

Christie Tyler (on the left)
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A little peek of spring coming at you courtesy of a 3-D floral blue dress.

Jenny Walton
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A warm color palette that we can't wait to try.
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Puffers as scarves to replace sweaters as scarves in 2019?
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A good head-to-toe burnt orange outfit ft. an equally well-dressed fluffy man.
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Flea market chic: patchwork bags and color blocked fleece.

Susie Lau
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Underrated winter accessory: gloves. Specifically yellow leather ones.
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Should we tie-dye our cable knit sweaters? Y/N?
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All of a sudden, we're craving bright red cherry tomatoes.
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Black hoodies for mystery, tartan coats for festive-ness.

Jennifer Yee
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BRB, going on a quick lil' hike after this show.

Rajni Jacques
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Furry and minty? We're on our way (to buy).

Chrissy Rutherford
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Mellow yellow sweaters squared to stay toasty.

Xenia Adonts
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Khaki brown and khaki green make for the ultimate neutrals moment.
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An irresistible color combo to consider: blue and red.
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Ah yes, the trusty black turtleneck makes the rounds again.

TyLynn Nguyen
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On the hunt for a wool coat that can simultaneously keep us warm in 15 degree weather and provide statement shoulders.

Kim Jones
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One-of-a-kind cutouts are worth the slight breeze.
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Workwear, but make it fashion.

Aleali May
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Checks on checks? Check.

Naomi Elizée
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Fuchsia is the new millennial pink.
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Fanta purple boots are here and wearable with anything.

Alyssa Coscarelli
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It's a blazer? It's a silk shirt? It's the hybrid we've all been looking for!
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Corduroy jumpsuit or portable toaster oven that is guaranteed to keep you warm all day?
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When the khaki colors are good, you just know.
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Quilted coats to replace wool coats by 2020, who wants to bet?
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Smart, elegant styling goes a long way when you have the right pieces.

TyLynn Nguyen
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Belts: not just for your pants anymore. Try them for jazzing up your coats.
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Windbreakers underneath everything has been our #1 styling trick as of late.

Rachael Wang
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Double up on the coats, double up on the lapel fun!

Gigi Guerra
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Three words: Rainproof. Bucket. Hats. Tie them around your chin for optimal cuteness.

Ryan Norville and Bianca Valle
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Roses are red, violets are blue, here's a premature Valentine's day look for you!

Marina Ingvarsson
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When your coat makes the statement for you, wear something simple underneath.

Lindsay Peoples Wagner
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Hoodies under blazers are key to taking your favorite summer trend into winter.

Hannah Baxter
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Don't be a square, wear square necklines.

Molly Blutstein
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Texture ASMR for your eyes right here.

Candace Stewart
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Sleeve styling: it's a thing and it's about to be big.

Maria Bernad
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Orange you glad this color is having such a moment?

Tamu Mcpherson
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The classics (leather coats and high boots) get a subtle update.

Right: Hannah Baxward
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The prairie dress may say I'm here to hand churn some butter, but the leather trench says don't mess with me because I will high kick you.

Alyssa Coscarelli
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Spearmint green is a breath of fresh air.
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A band that has the attitude of Nirvana but sounds like Fleetwood Mac.

Reese Blutstein, Courtney Trop, Molly Blutstein
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1000000% trying this silk scarf styling ASAP.
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Same snake print boots, two totally different takes.
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Knit bibs! Red cords with a dress! Is there anything the Man Repeller girls can't convince us to try?

Leandra Medine, Harling Ross
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