New York Fashion Week’s Bold Street Style Captures the City’s Color

Outside Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week, SS19
Outside Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week, SS19

Outside Spring Studios, editors, models, influencers and the unmistakably fabulous strut their stuff for New York Fashion Week spring/summer 2019. Here are 21 bold looks to inspire your fall wardrobe.

For a few precious weeks in September, New York lies in limbo between summer and fall, which makes getting dressed an occasion for real inspiration. New York Fashion Week (NYFW) ups the ante for the sartorially daring, as New Yorkers pair their summer favorites (colorful sunglasses) with fall items they’ve been waiting months to break in (stiletto boots). These looks combine summer’s whimsy with fall’s trend-obsessed mojo, and the result is a mash-up of electric style.

Captured outside Spring Studios, where the hot-ticket shows went down this September, are New York’s style makers and the real stars of NYFW, city dwellers who hit the pavement ready to make a statement. From nostalgic neons to classic red, alarmist orange to posh ochre, there’s nothing demure about this fall’s color palette. And you thought the New York uniform was all black everything. Signaling a renewed energy that forecasts change is coming, fall 2018 street style embraces an NYFW that’s bursting its own bubble and democratizing style. Shop the looks below with accessible selections from H&M and let the boldness of the season encourage fly fashion risks.

Lauren Hurlbut, model

Shop the look: Sheer top

Ruthie Darling, fashionista/writer/actress/photographer, and Richard Aloisio, stylist

Shop the look: Plaid pants and plaid top

Marina Ingvarsson, Stylist

Shop the look: Red blazer

Parker Winston, actor/model/artist

Shop the look: Cargo pants

Michelle Song, entrepreneur

Shop the look: Tulle skirt

CiCi, stylist/creative director

Shop the look: Asymmetrical dress

Marija Abney, actor

Shop the look: Paper-bag pants

Madison, TV producer

Shop the look: Leopard-print pants

Lexi, co-founder of Shoes of NYC

Shop the look: Satin bomber jacket

Laurence Broderick, opera singer/actor/model, and Jonzu, model/stylist

Shop the look: Orange trousers

Kyleigh McCollam, fashion blogger

Shop the look: Ruffled top

Kyleigh McCollam’s second look

Shop the look: Wide belt

Ksenia Putintseva, doctor

Shop the look: Pleated skirt

Julie Manganelli, lifestyle blogger/stylist/designer

Shop the look: Fitted bralette

Frances Estrada, fashion blogger, and Francisco Alustiza, photographer/PR

Shop the look: Polka-dot skirt

Cristina Maag, contributing editor, ‘Nylon Español’

Shop the look: Cape dress

Cali White, model

Shop the look: Bold suit blazer

Brandi, stylist

Shop the look: Body con dress

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