Street Style: Look Like a Diva in Your Downtime

This week ESSENCE.com Street Style team hit up New York’s downtown area to find out how women look and feel fabulous in there downtime. What’s your relaxed style?
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 16, 2009

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This week ESSENCE.com Street Style team hit up New York’s downtown area to find out how women look and feel fabulous in their downtime. What’s your relaxed style?

2 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Sequoia
Age: 25
Occupation: Showroom Manager
From: New York City
Comfort Cool: “I tend to go for distressed jeans and slouchy tanks in my downtime,” says Sequoia, who sported a BCBG print dress, Armani Exchange jacket and Report Signature cut-out pumps.

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3 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Jasmine
Age: 21
Occupation: Sales Associate at Fame Boutique NYC
From: Bronx, New York
Comfort Cool: “I’m definitely Hobo chic,” says Jasmine, who donned a strapless summer dress by Josh Brody.

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4 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Jennifer
Age: 25
Occupation: Account Manager
From: Bronx, New York
Comfort Cool: “The best downtime look is jeans, a nice cardigan and tank top.”

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5 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Toni
Age: 24
Occupation: Student
From: Brooklyn, New York
Comfort Cool: “You can’t go wrong with H&M and Forver21 summer dresses.”

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Jade
Age: 22
Occupation: Student
From: Connecticut
Comfort Cool: “Sweats, of course!,” says Jade, who was rockin’ a J-Crew jumper, Steve Madden beaded sandals and SoHo street jewelry finds.

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7 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Brooke
Age: 27
Occupation: Producer
From: Harlem, New York
Comfort Cool: “I relax in comfy things that have a loose fit.”

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8 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Kalyca
Age: 30
Occupation: Manager
From: Brooklyn, New York
Comfort Cool: “I wear silk printed dresses for almost every occasion,” says Kalyca, who shows off her toned arms in Yumi Kim spaghetti strapped dress.

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9 of 13 Jennifer Cooper

Dominique
Age: 30
Occupation: Model
From: San Diego, California
Comfort Cool: “American Apparel is made for relaxing,’ says Dominique, who looks fashion forward in Dior sunglasses, American Apparel tank dress, Burberry bag and gladiator sandals.

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Tamika
Age: 28
Occupation: Casting Director
From: Los Angeles, California
Comfort Cool: “Classic floral dresses work for me,” says Tamika in a xxi dress.

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Jeane
Age: 28
Occupation: TopShop NYC Store Supervisor
From: Bronx, New York
Comfort Cool: “Tanks and boyfriend jeans are hot right now.”

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Ashley
Age: 28
Occupation: Publicist
From: Jersey City, New Jersey
Comfort Cool: “Anything that’s not too tight.”

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Anges
Age: 22
Occupation: Secretary
From: Norway
Comfort Cool: “Dresses are always comfy.”

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