Whether you’re attending fashion week for the first time or following along with our up-to-date coverage, take a note from the pros and focus on the one winter wardrobe essential that really matters: outerwear. While you may think to focus on a complete head-to-toe look, when it comes to dressing for fashion week (or winter weather in general), your entire outfit comes down to the right outerwear. Attending the shows involves popping in and out of presentations and running around all day (with your coat on), so the best dressed ladies know to plan each look around a statement coat or jacket. Winter dressing just got a whole lot easier, right?
Scroll down to see the proof in last February’s top fashion week street style looks, and to shop our favorite outfit-making outerwear!