If we had to pick any city with a style we're consistently inspired by, it would 100% be NYC. New Yorkers consistently look cool and polished in the same way that Parisians exude effortless style at any moment—it just comes naturally. Maybe it's the fast pace of the city or the sheer amount of people to glean inspiration from, but NYC residents are always looking their best, and we're here to dig into how and why.
At this point, we've shared everything from the items one editor stopped wearing when she moved to the city to the current trends NYC style mavens won't be touching for fall. Now we're taking a look at the essential pieces you'll find in everyone's closet—pieces that are practical for city living but are also versatile and stylish too. Shop the seven pieces in our New York capsule wardrobe and you'll basically be a city girl too.