7 Wardrobe Essentials Every New York Girl Will Wear This Spring

Kristen Nichols

The coolest girls in New York share one thing in common: impeccable style. They’re always ahead of the curve when it comes to new trends, and their fashion choices have inspired us to make more than a few purchases. And lately, we’ve noticed some key spring wardrobe essentials every chic NYC girl has been wearing on repeat.

Bold style statements are in, and that means anything from sleek patent leather to oversize metallic earrings. But one of our favorite pieces is the edgy accessory that’s selling out everywhere: the metal handle bag. This Chloé version with a bracelet handle is definitely the new It bag of the season and has been snapped on street style stars all throughout fashion month.

Want to see all of the spring wardrobe essentials New York It girls, like Lauren Santo Domingo, already have for the season ahead? Scroll down to read about the seven items to add to your closet, and shop our favorite pieces.


Nothing pulls an outfit together quicker than a tailored blazer. This spring we’re reaching for checked versions.

Étoile Isabel Marant Janey Checked Linen Blazer ($530)

Fashion girls love Isabel Marant.

ASOS Workwear Blazer ( $76 ) ($30)

Snag this affordable piece while it’s on sale.



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The metal handle bag is one of the coolest bag silhouettes this season.

Chloé Medium Nile Bracelet Bag ($1690)

The same bag we saw all over fashion week.

Simon Miller Bonsai Pebbled Leather Bucket Bag ($490)

A new spin on the bucket bag.



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Give your spring wardrobe essentials a modern update by trying them in patent leather.

3.1 Phillip Lim Vinyl Moto Jacket ($750)

Swap out your leather moto jacket for a patent version.

Topshop Crackled Vinyl Peg Trousers ($100)

We love the tie belt at the waist.


Army green is the color of the season. Work it into your wardrobe with a wide-leg culotte.

T by Alexander Wang Culottes ($315)

Have you tried wide-leg pants yet?

Silence + Noise Joey Button-Down Shirt ($59)

Pair this top with high-rise jeans.



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When it comes to statement earrings, go big or go home.

LPA for FWRD Hoop Earrings With Crystal ($120)

A cool new collaboration designed by model Erin Wasson.

Jennifer Fisher Orb Drop Earrings ($485)

Jennifer Fisher is one of our favorite for cool, modern jewelry.


White ankle boots are going strong this spring.

Dorateymur Saloon Boots ($437)

The exact pair seen on the street.

Tibi Alexis Boot ($650)

This sculptural heel gives the boots a modern feel.



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The sherpa lining makes this warm for transitional dressing.

Levi’s Authentic Sherpa Trucker Jacket ($148)

Pair this with jeans to try the denim-on-denim trend.

Adam Selman Shearling Denim Jacket ($525)

A classic fit.

Next, read about the ankle boots to wear this season.

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