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The Best Street Style at New York Fashion Week Spring 2023

by W Staff
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Tiffany Hsu wears a gold large chain necklace, a white latte shirt, a white bra, a black oversized coat with embroidered white seams pattern, black wide legs pants, black shiny varnished leather platform soles / high heels shoes from Valentino , outside Gabriela Hearst, during New York Fashion Week, on September 13, 2022 in New York City

New York Fashion Week is here, and as usual, the runways aren’t the only place where you’ll find inspiration for your wardrobe. Four days in, attendees have fully established a number of trends. The rainy days have gotten a bit brighter with an embrace of bright orange, while others are turning to black leather to give their looks an edge. As for footwear, now’s the time to join those who’ve embraced the classic Mary Jane before the cold weather sets in. And the big pants trend? Doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere any time soon. See the best takes on it so far—and keep track of all the best ensembles spotted on the sidewalks, here.

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Fall colors on display outside of the Coach show.

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A Coach bag makes an appearance with a plaid shirt outside of the Coach show.

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Layers upon layers upon layers.

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Bright colors were seen outside of the Carolina Herrera show.

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Yet another pair of Bottega Veneta’s beloved rubber boots.

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This attendee’s green beaded necklace provided a pop of color.

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A rainy day may not have been the best day to wear a floor-length dress.

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Britney Spears made a NYFW cameo thanks to this attendee’s t-shirt.

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There’s no need to brighten up your wardrobe when your hair is bright pink.

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Black on black on black.

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Looks like you’ll be seeing a lot more black leather this fall; the material has been seemingly everywhere.

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Day-to-night dressing done just right.

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A guest standing out from the crowd in bold fuchsia.

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An elegant take on the A-line silhouette.

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Business casual topped off with cherry red Prada.

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One last denim miniskirt before the cold weather descends.

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Sophia Roe mixes tangerine prints outside the Ulla Johnson spring 2023 show at the Brooklyn Museum.

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The writer Kristen Bateman had on a cacophony of prints.

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As did this attendee, in another instance of bright orange.

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The Khaite show offered a chance for attendees to show off their best rain coats.

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This attendee’s water bottle purse is both practical and chic.

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Vanessa Friedman, fashion critic of the New York Times, elevated the graphic tee by getting hers from Versace.

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Evangelie Smyrniotaki made the case for leggings being pants.

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An embrace of black leather from head to toe.

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Dad sneakers’ popularity has yet to wane.

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An embrace of the zipper on an attendee dressed in all black.

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This khaki-colored ensemble had a hint of safari vibes.

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An attendee getting some last wear in her sandals before the end of summer.

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Leonie Hanne bared her legs in a leather miniskirt.

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Some much-needed sunshine on a rainy day.

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An elevated take on the Prada loafer.

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Editor Jade Vallario repped New York with brightly colored basketball shorts.

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Mary Janes have been growing more and more popular, thanks in part to Sandy Liang’s first footwear offering.

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The big pants trend just keeps getting bigger.

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Between her bright orange dress and pink tote, this attendee was unmissable.

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She wasn’t the only one to embrace the former color.

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Elegant on the top, casual on the bottom.

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A new take on the classic I <3 NY tee.

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Monochrome on top, dark purple on bottom.

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Grunge style offset by pale yellow stilettos.

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Another trench sighting outside Ulla Johnson.

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One of many woven Bottega Veneta bags seen outside the shows.

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On rainy days, there’s nothing like a trench.

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An attendee on the go in a Thom Browne kilt and boots.

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Paired with a miniskirt, that’s not your grandpa’s sweater vest.

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Looks like the summer knits trend may continue into fall.

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Model Bingbing Liu brings the sunshine to an otherwise cloudy day in a neon green blazer, bra top, and easy jeans.

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