Ask any fashion insider and they’ll immediately tell you that the city’s biannual event – aka New York Fashion Week – is ultimately booming comeback. To match that energy, it seems viewers collectively decided to kick their outfits up a notch as well. Stylists, editors, buyers and off-duty models are already moving from runway to runway in outfits that could rival those on the runway. For New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023, the street style crowd also took a unique approach to dressing on-trend, so you’re always in for a pleasant sartorial surprise.
Some fashionistas were fond of cargo jeans, transparent dresses and ballet flats. Other participants came up with their own style tricks, like wearing multiple tops or bottoms together, which resulted in in addition attention-grabbing outfits. Additionally, fashion royalty flocked to Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom to attend Fendi’s 25th anniversary celebration of its Baguette bag, showcasing next-level looks for the occasion.
Below, check out the standout street style moments from New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 so far. Check back often, as this gallery will be updated with even more imitable sets throughout the week.
TZR editor Kathy Lee wore an outfit that included a nifty styling trick. She cinched a boxy blazer with a thin brown belt.
Michelle Li paired her sheer lace skirt with a tangerine-colored graphic tee for a sultry, casual look.
Cindy Bruna walked to Altuzarra’s Spring/Summer 2023 show in a coordinating sweater and skirt ensemble, which she accessorized with a single lilac opera glove.
Take Mariah Bernardes Maia’s look as a sign to add a fringed and rhinestone denim jacket to your wardrobe ASAP.
This elegant participant has proven that you box Combine even the most seemingly opposite colors like lime green and azure in one outfit without making your look overwhelming.
This street styler doubled the color green and wore a blazer, sweater and bag in the same grassy hue.
For Day 2 of NYFW, Instagram Fashion Partnerships Director Eva Chen wore cropped wide leg pants and paired them with a striped top, adding a playful touch to her look.
Katya Tolstova found a more dramatic alternative to sequins, suitable for street style. Her top, covered in shimmering sequins, made a sartorial statement outside of the Tibi show.
Find a style formula for a chic tailored outfit here: find a pair of ultra baggy low-rise dress pants, wear a matching blazer and a cropped tank top, then tie a colorful knit around your shoulders to complete the looks.
Many NYC street stylers have incorporated bright orange pieces into their outfits. On Day 2 of NYFW, Sarah Adewumi took the trend to the next level and created a head-to-toe tangerine look. (All parts are from Son Jung Wan.)
Tiffany Reid, BDG Vice President of Fashion and vanity loungeNicole Martine Chapoteau’s fashion director attended Proenza Schouler’s Spring/Summer 2023 show. Chapoteau opted for an all-white coordinating ensemble, while Reid made his look stand out with an oversized blazer covered in a delicate scribble print.
Babba Rivera’s look for the Bronx and Banco show was the epitome of the rising Barbiecore trend.
Mi-Anne Chan opted for an unconventional pairing of a soccer jersey with a Miu Miu plaid miniskirt. Over her shoulder was a light gray handbag from PIPATCHARA.
Vittoria Ceretti was spotted in a pair of ultra baggy cargo jeans outside the Proenza Schouler show.
The style advice here? Sometimes leaving all but one of your shirt buttons undone will immediately make your look more impactful.
Coco Bassey transformed her pastel yellow coat into a dress and finished the look with a pair of white mules.
Alexandra Carl pulled off a Canadian tuxedo look that felt smart and effortless. She was carrying a chocolate brown bag from Khaite.
Chriselle Lim pleaded for a corset belt, which perfectly matched her black and yellow abstract print midi dress.
As evidenced by this elegant looker’s cut-out dress, the sultry dress trend is here to stay.
This street styler used an unconventional styling trick and wore a tulle top more his white button-up shirt. The Louis Vuitton silver bag and the worked Gucci red heels then good with this look, too.
Karlie Kloss offered her take on everyday couture and wore a cream jacket and trouser set by Proenza Schouler to attend the brand’s Spring/Summer 2023 show.
Fashionistas are sure to take notice of Amalie Gassman’s feather-trimmed knee-length shorts.
Kristen Grace Lam paired her in addition long knit cardigan with jeans and a barely there bra top, plus a pair of white boots to complete the look.