It's just denim on denim but with contrasted washes. So simple, so effective.
I'm not saying women in New York get dressed while they're still asleep, but I will say there are a number of elevated, forward outfits many of us know how to master even if we live by the city-that-never-sleeps attitude. It's due to these foolproof style moves that the women ahead have pieced together looks that feel cool yet uncomplicated (frankly, our favorite combination).
The results below are achieved thanks to a bit of clever layering, accessorizing, and generally knowing how to select pieces that fit a range of different occasions. This includes denim, athleisure, matching sets, and more. Ahead, take a look at the outfits ripe for re-creating ASAP, likely with pieces you already own.