Street Style: New Fall Looks

Watch enough people walk down the street and you’ll start seeing some of the fiercest fall fashions come to life this season. Be inspired by others fashionable self expression to enhance your own personal style. Find your new look.
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 08, 2009

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Watch enough people walk down the street and you’ll start seeing some of the fiercest fall fashions come to life this season. Be inspired by others’ fashionable self-expression to enhance your own personal style. Find your new look.

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From her funky fro to her hippie-inspired jewelry, April, a publicist, is one woman who grooves to her own fashionable beat.

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The word on the street is that booties, whether open or closed-toe, are a staple for fall.

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“My style is based on African designs and fused with elements from all the tribes of the world,” says Brenda, 63, who is the designer of Tribal Truth Collection.

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Though it may be fall, whenever there’s a little sunshine, New Yorkers like 34-year-old Helen, who works as an attorney, are quick to bask in the sun.

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This city slicker took a cow boy hat and added a fresh water pearl veil for a one-of-kind urban-country twist. “Sassy, elegant, sophisticated and funky is my style,” says Jamie, 29, a jewelry and accessories designer.

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We’re feelin’ Jasmine’s tights, which add some edge to an otherwise classic look.

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Take a cue from Latisha and throw an embellished heavy metal belt around your waist that will give you a unique one-of-kind flare.

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Dress for yourself like health counselor Marie, 56. The key to achieving timeless style is wearing clothes that make you feel good inside and out.

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Towana loves her Rock & Republic jeans that she paired with an American Apparel button-down shirt and over-the-knee boots.