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Five New York Fashion Week Street Style Trends That Are Easy To Adopt

Lift your lapels to the sky.

15/02/2018 16:43 GMT | Updated 15/02/2018 16:43 GMT

We’ve spotted five stand-out styling trends across both women’s and men’s street style this New York Fashion Week, all of which are easy to work into your own looks, without buying anything new.

1. Dress Or Trousers? Both Please 

Instead of deciding whether today is a dress or a trouser day, believe in the “and and” philosophy and pair them both together. This solves any issues with being cold and gives a feminine twist to a masculine look (and vice versa). 2018 is going to be the year for more gender fluid looks.  

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2. Grab Bag

No more holding your bag, no more letting your purse flap about. Bags are to be structured, not just in the construction but also in how they are worn. 

Popular choices for bags this season a bum bag worn over the shoulder, but for a quick fix (and if you just can’t bring yourself to purchase a bum bag) you can get this look by shortening the strap of your over the shoulder bag to have it hit your chest. All the more easier to grab your snacks. 

3. Lift Your Lapels

Don’t have the latest puffa jacket? Or the biker jacker you want? Have you saved a vinyl trench coat on your shopping wish list for so long now that it’s basically your screen saver? Well, here’s a way to revamp your outerwear: lift those lapels. 

What sounds like a new move from a gym class is actually an easy tweak (which looks especially great when wearing a turtleneck underneath) and offsets the rest of your look. 

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4. The 90s Dad Trainer Deserves A Night Out

The chunky trainer has been everywhere in the past few years. From Yeezy thick soled sneakers to pumps you purchase from Shoe Zone, this is a shoe trend that can be dividing when discussed among friends.

But this nod to streetwear is not just prominent in daywear, it’s the key shoe to swap for an evening heel. When you’re dressed up and feeling formal - forget the shoes you would usually go for and replace it with a 90s dad shoe. If your feet look as though they could spring for a school run, all the better.  

5. Layer Your Jewels 

Maximalism is at its best, even with dainty jewellery. Whether you use the rule of three and layer your jewellery at different points of your body or if you change up how much of a singular piece of jewellery you wear i.e. three earrings and a thick choker but no other accessories on the bottom half of your outfit, the way to layer up your gems is all up to you. No style guru needed.

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