Street Style: The New York Way

Street Style: The New York Way
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 04, 2010

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One of the season’s most popular trends are tights and the short jacket. Since it’s a popular look, the thing that will make it stand out are your heels and the accessories—choose wisely.

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Structured lines bring class to an outfit and make the new look classic. Military inspired jackets are one of those items getting much love.

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Under the radar, but not out of the public eye. Being discrete and stylish this fashion conscious sister completes her look with driving gloves and the right sunglasses.

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Just when you thought ripped jeans were a thing of the past, some young fashionista pulls them out and wears them fearlessly.

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Combining solid colors tend to make a bold statement. Leather dresses, pants, and blazers usually work well for the fashionista with an edge.

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The city streets call for great style, and greater heels. Pictured here are a pair of Christian Louboutins.

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It may still be cold outside, but that will never keep good friends from enjoying each other’s company in style.

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Sometimes you don’t need all the bells and whistles to make your point. Simplicity speaks for itself.

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Fashionable items may be purchased, but a confident stride completes every look. This young lady’s confidence is infectious.

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The red bottoms from Christian Louboutin always make a statement. Pair it with a great coat and all eyes will be on you.

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No great outfit is complete without the perfect bag. This fashionista knows how to pick her Chanel bag.

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Pictured here is Stylist Lenya Jones from Australia, in a coat from the Gary Yang Collection of Australia (a collection worth taking a look at). Lenya supports her local designers pairing the coat with Siren Boots also from Australia.

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Big coats, big bags, and big glasses are among this seasons must have items. It’s about finding the right fit and never letting the pieces overpower you the wearer.

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Bold and large frames give off Superstar Status when you pick the right ones. Fashionistas may know the latest styles, but they only follow the ones that work best for them.