34 NYFW Street Style Outfits That Can Actually Translate Into Real Life

Dust off your Western boots, get acquainted with a trouser suit, and don't pack away your floral summer dresses quite yet. At New York Fashion Week thus far, the chicest of the pack have been out and about turning the pavements into a new-trend party of sorts. However, as the days have passed, I've introduced a kind of filter on what I look at and what I want to share with you: from hundreds of thousands of street style looks, I'm really being picky and asking myself, "Can you wear this back home?" or "Does this work on the subway?" Because wild ensembles are all well and good to pore over, but the sidewalks are supposed to be where tangible inspo comes from. The see-through dresses are out; the office-friendly midis are in.

The mood is truly autumnal out in NYC, so attendees are finding clever ways to start referencing the season without overheating in coats, chunky knits, and tights. Sounds like some pretty timely inspiration for everyone. Keep scrolling to see the best street style looks from NYFW. Check back often, as we'll be updating the gallery throughout the week.


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It's the Prada bumbag/top we told you about! But doesn't it look really cool with straight-leg jeans and layered over a white tee?


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Winter = sweaterdress. Summer = raffia bag. Bring them together sometime.


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Leandra Medine loves a classic bouclé jacket (worn in a decidedly un-classic way) and we do too.


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Leather skirts and white tees—it doesn't get more NYC than Eva Chen's outfit.


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Lisa Aiken making us fall in love with leopard print for the zillionth time.


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When in doubt, add fun shoes.


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Clashing Tory Burch patterns with snake-print accessories? Emili Sindlev wins again.


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Red eye shadow may feel like a stretch for some of us, but cowboy boots and a midi dress is applicable to all.


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Another Rachael Wang outfit we just adore.


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Snake-print pieces are proving to be very popular indeed.


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Our love for Gucci loafers is still strong.


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Rework you holiday shirt with a smart skirt and heels.


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Double the scarf prints = double the nowness. This Self-Portrait combination worn by Vanessa Hong has shot to the top of our shopping list.


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Business, meet casual. Everyone's wearing sneaks with everything, jacket dresses included.


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Pink, camel, mustard, and turquoise—it's a color combo we're very willing to try.


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These boxy Rejina Pyo bags are set to be huge this season.


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The puffiest of puffy sleeves and the strappiest of strappy sandals. We're in love.


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Head-to-toe baby pink? Yes, please.


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Freddie Harrel and Paola Mathé make a strong case for prints and big earrings.


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Yes, some trouser suits (like this Chloé one) look coolest with nothing underneath.


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Hong's white accessories will go with absolutely everything.


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A suit? An animal print? A cool drawstring bag? A pair of white shoes? This seemingly simple look ticks off so many trends.


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If María Bernad's look doesn't make you want to go out and buy fluffy high-heeled mules, nothing will.


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Tartan is coming in strong for F/W 18. We like this schoolgirl formula with a white shirt and tights.


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Belt bags and slip dresses: two essential summer items still going strong.


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This Celine alphabet necklace is everywhere, we tell you!


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Never underestimate a shirtdress. It's timeless and can be restyled in a thousand ways.


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Sweet dresses and bags look all the more current with sci-fi trainers.


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Wear-your-gown-to-work day? We're behind that concept.


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Chunky boots and bare legs à la Gala Gonzalez are a must-try in these autumnal months.


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Animal prints are going to dominate this season—starting with leopard.


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Sculptural heels are a street style photographer's dream.


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We're going to see a lot more Dior Saddle bags in the coming weeks.


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Sneakers plus a flowy dress? Yes. This look is all over the globe.

Up next, shop the affordable shoe that took over NYFW.

This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

Hannah Almassi
Editor in Chief

Hannah Almassi is the Editor in Chief of Who What Wear UK. Hannah has been part of the the Who What Wear brand since 2015, when she was headhunted to launch the UK sister site and social channels, implement a localised content strategy and build out the editorial team. She joined following a seven-year tenure at Grazia magazine, where she led front-of-book news, fashion features and shopping specials as fashion news and features editor. With experience in both print and digital across fashion and beauty, Hannah has over 16 years in the field as a journalist, editor, content strategist and brand consultant. Hannah has interviewed industry heavyweights such as designers including Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson through to arbiters of taste including Katie Grand and Anna Dello Russo. A skilled moderator and lecturer specialising in the shift to digital media and e-commerce, Hannah’s opinion and work has been sought by the likes of CNBC, BBC, The Sunday Times Style, The Times, The Telegraph and MatchesFashion.com, among many others. Hannah is often called upon for her take on trends, becoming known as a person with their finger of the pulse of what’s happening in the fashion space for stylish Brits. Hannah currently resides in Eastbourne with her photographer husband, incredibly busy son and highly Instagrammable cat.