Whether you live in NYC, plan to visit, or simply appreciate and would like to emulate the city’s style, it’s worth knowing what the girls there will be wearing for the season ahead. After all, they are known for mastering the balance of fashion and functionality—and I’m not just saying that because I live there now.
Life in the city simply conditions you to reduce your wardrobe to only the essential items, forcing you to consider what’s truly wearable and what you could do without. Of course, the constant inspiration from stylish girls around you doesn’t hurt either. With this in mind, today we’ve taken a stab at creating the ultimate fall capsule wardrobe for New York City girls, or anyone looking to streamline their closet. From outerwear to footwear to the occasional wildcard and the top trends worth wearing, continue on to see and shop what items made the list.