When can you call yourself a true New Yorker? It depends on who you ask—some say it takes 10 years living in the city, others define it as the first time you blatantly bawl on the subway. Tayor Swift moved to the city in March 2014, just over four years ago—and based solely on her wardrobe, she's earned the reputation of an NYC girl. After months of laying low, Taylor has been spotted outside her Tribeca apartment dressed in the key pieces in every New Yorker's wardrobe right now.
Whether it be the accessories you're bound to spot all over the city or the statement pieces all your favorite Soho-treading trendsetters are wearing on Instagram, Taylor Swift has been studying up on all the right things to wear in NYC right now. Don't believe us? Read on for six of her recent looks complete with the New York items she's pulling off in a unique way.
On Taylor Swift: Gucci Embellished Shorts ($850); Tod's boots; Tommy Hilfiger bag.
This summer we've seen romantic blouses and reworked button-downs become an NYC staple. Whether it's for the office or dressed down with cutoffs à la Taylor, a cool-yet-polished top is a must.
Available in sizes 34 to 42.
There's nothing a New Yorker loves more than a chance to brag, especially about the fact that they live in the greatest city in the world. If Taylor's hit "Welcome to New York" is any indication, she's proud to rep NYC.
Available in sizes XXS to XL.
Available in sizes DK 34 to 42.
Available in sizes IT 35 to 41.
Denim on denim may seem like overload, especially during a sweltering summer, but Taylor's look is a lesson in pulling off this staple from head to toe.
Available in sizes 14 to 22.
On Taylor Swift: Fausto Puglisi romper; Kate Spade backpack.
While tiny purses look cute, sure, for anyone used to commuting up and down the length of NYC, a practical bag is a must. A cute backpack fits everything you need while still feeling fashionable.
Now you and Taylor Swift both can pull off NYC style.