I'm a Fashion Editor Based in NYC—I See These Winter Looks at Least Once a Day


Winter in New York is no walk in the park. I know this from experience, firstly because I grew up in Chicago and know what a brutal winter looks (and feels) like, and secondly because I've experienced my fair share in New York over the last five years. Really, the only way to get through it is to dress the part, which I've only been able to do because I study those around me who all seem to do it with ease. 

New York City is full of savvy dressers who always make looking good appear easy even in the worst weather situations, whether it's 98ºF in August and the humidity reads 80% or a 10ºF one that, according to AccuWeather, feels like -1ºF. New Yorkers are simply built different, and it shows when you look to the streets (on a freezing-cold winter day especially). With plenty of them to come this season, I've already started scanning my surroundings for winter outfit inspiration. And just like the last five winters, my neighbors didn't disappoint. 

Keep scrolling to see the winter street style I see daily in NYC. 


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What you'll need: Pea Coat + Midi Denim Skirt + Balaclava + Knee-High Boots

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What you'll need: White Turtleneck + Cream Padded Jacket + Matching Cargo Pants

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What you'll need: Blanket Coat + Cropped T-Shirt + Black Jeans + Lug-Sole Boots

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What you'll need: Chunky Turtleneck + Distressed Leather Jacket + Cargo Pants + Sporty Sneakers

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What you'll need: Oversize Trench Coat + Hoodie + Tailored Pants

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What you'll need: Brightly Colored, Fur-Trim Leather Trench Coat + Disco Pants + Loafers


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What you'll need: Distressed Leather Jacket + Midi Skirt + Thick Socks + Loafers

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What you'll need: Moto Jacket + Cashmere Sweater + Pinstripe Puddle Pants + Pointed-Toe Mules

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What you'll need: Rainbow Blanket Scarf + Waterproof Trench Coat + Khaki Pants + Pointed-Toe Boots

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What you'll need: Brightly Colored Sweater + Neutral Puddle Pants + Clogs + Maxi Wool Coat

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What you'll need: Shearling Jacket + Midi Skirt + Tall Platform Boots

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