Soigne street style at New York fashion week

These chic outfits, worn by NYFW spectators, rivaled the runways.

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Need inspiration for elegant winter outfits? These front-row stars and New York Fashion Week attendees are the example to follow.

Urban prairie

Helena Bordon walking in street

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Helena Bordon mixed up textures to create a unique and beautiful cold-weather outfit: a long prairie dress under a leather jacket and knee-high suede red boots. She finished off the look with a small Tod’s bag, and cat-eye sunglasses.

Timeless tan

Blake Lively at NYFW 2016

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Always dressed with a bright smile, Blake Lively stunned in this classic ensemble: a sheath dress adorned with a branch-like pattern, worn with caramel-colored coat, and matching heels. The Age of Adeline actress shows the right way to wear one color head-to-toe.

Winter white

Martha Graeff at NYFW

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On her way to attend the Coach show, fashion blogger and restaurateur Martha Graeff bundled up in a long suede brown coat over a textured white sweater and white pants. The bag, a matching shade of brown, was monogrammed with her initials: MGS.

Lovely leopard

Adriana Abascal at NYFW 2016

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Model Adriana Abascal looked warm and stylish arriving at the Diane von Furstenberg show on February 14th. Her leopard accented dress matched her envelope clutch.

Black beauty

Olivia Palermo at NYFW 2016

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Style icon Olivia Palermo kept warm in wide-leg black leather pants, a thick black sweater and a luxurious fur jacket on her way to the Dennis Basso Fall 2016 fashion show. Her snakeskin heels mirror the colors of her fur coat.

Business elegant

Jacey Duprie at NYFW 2016

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Jacey Duprie, editor of Damsel in Dior, was stylish in the snow outside the Thom Browne runway show with a black sweater over an un-tucked tailored shirt, and a soft black scarf and gloves. The mini handbag, and dark cat-eye sunglasses complete the outfit.

Fashionable fur

Prabal Gurung at NYFW 2016

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Headed to the Prabal Gurung and Alexander Wang Fall fashion shows, Editor and stylist Anya Ziourova (known as a member of the “Russian Fashion Pack,” donned a long belted brown fur coat, paired with black tights under open-toed heels.

Soft sophisticate

Sara Sampaio at NYFW 2016

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Sara Sampaio, a Portuguese model, walked to the stage door entrance of the Tommy Hilfiger show in a large fur coat and hat. Her quilted Chanel bag also complemented her black suit blazer underneath.

Weekend smart

Jessica Hart at NYFW 2016

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On one of the warmer days of New York Fashion Week, Australian model Jessica Hart walked the streets with a pale Zimmerman coat draped over her shoulders, and a thin grey turtle-neck. The oversize framed glasses and dark shoes, a patent men’s style, offset the feminine lace embroidery of her white skirt.

Natalie van der Meer
Natalie van der Meer

Senior Editor Natalie van der Meer is a former editor for Redbook, Woman’s Day, Reader’s Digest and Allure, covering fashion, beauty, travel, family, book reviews, and much more. She lives in New York City.