The Top 10 Street Style Looks From New York Fashion Week A/W 2016

It’s official: fashion week season has kicked off! The runways of the Big Apple are in full swing and girrrl; we can’t wait to welcome these babies into our wardrobes next Winter! Although the idea of Winter may turn you into a cold, shivering wreck, let’s not forget that this is the fast-paced world of fashion and everything is always two calendar seasons ahead.

According to my Twitter feed, the streets of New York themselves have turned into some sort of style mecca. Bloggers, fashion directors and models alike have been donning their scarves in full force: and we’re loving it!

Since we aren’t all perched in the front row next to Anna Wintour, I thought I’d give you guys a heads up on my top 10 street style looks so far… and how to steal them of course! **Muahaha!**

10. Urban Ski Chic

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This stylish chic could easily be hitting up the Swiss alps or going for brunch with the girls in the center of New York. Either way, her sartorially snug formula has us hooked! The oversized, padded jacket, hat and scarves contrast beautifully with the ladylike boots. Flared and wide-leg jeans are huge, so be sure to invest in some! Finally, the icing on this street style treat has to be this white, fair-aisle printed scarf. So Scandi!

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Above: Mixed print scarf

9. Euro Mish-Mash

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Ok…this girl is seriously pulling off sneakers and wide leg, linen, pants, two things we would have never dreamed of putting together! She tops it off with a giant Chanel boy bag and a classic camel coat and injects a bit of English glam with a statement Burberry scarf. She adds a slight Russian edge with furry gloves and a fur topped cap. Who is this girl and can we please have her sense of style?

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Above: Geometric print scarf

8. The Clash

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If this ladies’ outfit was a box of ‘Roses’, she would seriously be every single kind! Managing to rock numeral prints, textures and colors can be a tricky task, but she’s pulled it out of the bag! By sticking to a minimal color palette of beige, navy and mauve, the patterns flow seamlessly into each other. She added one final clash with the red glasses, but her confidence really pulls her through!

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Above: Floral paisley scarf

7. Boho Flair

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We’re a sucker for a fabulous 70s look and this girl has gone all out! The suede, the fedora, the statement scarf.. **catches breath**. And can we just have that bowler bag please?

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Above: Exotic silk scarf

6. Suited

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Dear Amy Song, may we borrow the entire contents of your wardrobe? The top Fashion Blogger makes a powerful and sexy statement in a belted, pinstripe suit. She adds an element of Hollywood glamour with a white, fur-hemmed dress coat and throws in a bold bandanna pop!

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Above: Floral paisley silk scarf

5. Textured Out

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Songstress Ciara rocked an all-black look to NYFW and we are in awe of her style! The chunky sweater with leather patches blends seamlessly into the leather skirt. And the shoes! Would you mess with a girl wearing these? I don’t think so….

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Above: Solid color scarf

4. 70s Hip

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Zanita Whittington is one stylish Aussie! The blogger rocked a 70s print brocade top in olive and indigo tones and added a co-ordinating purple scarf and Louis Vuitton bag. Please excuse me one second whilst I hack off the bottoms of my jeans to recreate this look… #obsessed.

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Above: Solid color scarf

3. Shapeshifter

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Coming in at number three, is yet another stylish babe from down under. Seriously: is there something in the water there? Margaret Zhang is so cool that we think she deserves her own name shortening. How about M.Zhang? Doesn’t quite have that J.Law ring to it, does it?

Margaret is the queen of quirky styling and pairs her fluted maxi skirt with a half-untucked shirt. One earring, a scarf-y choker and leopard-print sunnies are only style quirks that she could come up with! Love it

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Above: Solid color scarf

2. Neutral Territory

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The all-white trend get’s a bit of a neutral twist! We adore the huge beige scarf and how it pops from this all-white ensemble. The 70s polished shoes and round sunglasses give it an edgy vibe too.

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Above: Abstract floral wool scarf

1. Color Blocked

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Did somebody say sister sister? Coming in at the top of the style stakes are fashion bloggers Aimee and Dani Song. Their quirky-meets-classic ensemble makes us question if style is actually something we can inherit? Before lashing out at your Mum for your not-as-stylish genetic makeup, let’s take a look at how your can steal their nonchalant coolness…

For Danni’s look, layer your favorite turtleneck under a color block jacket. Team with a corresponding bag and crisp, white pants.

Only Aimee can make fanny packs cool! Her oh-so-stunning pleated culottes look incredible with her embellished top. To steal her color blocked look, correspond your jacket with one of the colors in your tops embellishments. She adds a similarly patterned silk scarf for an extra element. Can we join your gang girls?

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Above: Exotic silk scarf

Who do you think nailed NYFW street style?

Rachel Holliday

Rachel Holliday

Interior design and fashion contributor at Banarsi Designs. Writer and Aussie-based fashion and personal style blogger at www.thedailyluxe.net