At Fashion Week, the vibes on the street are just as lively as on the runways. Flocked with stylish individuals and fashion photographers from around the world, you’ll never see a crowd so fashionable anywhere else. Taking you through the familiar streets of New York, London, Milan and finally in Paris, we’re showing you how to achieve the top trends as seen outside the shows on a budget!
New York Fashion Week (7-14 September 2016)
New York’s street style stars sure knows how to keep it comfortable whilst in style, decking out in everybody’s favourite go-to: jeans! For a successful double denim ensemble, play with body-accentuating separates in different shades of blue.
Denim crop top, USD$73, from 3×1. Wrap skirt, USD$60, from Topshop. Printed scarf, $85, from Karen Walker. Mini Saffiano Lux Crossbody bag, by Prada. Rockstud heels, by Valentino.
London Fashion Week (16 – 20 September 2016)
It’s quite obvious that layering is always done right when in London. Walking the pavements were fashion lovers who took the sleeveless dress over a plain white tee to a new level. They favoured bell or puff sleeved blouses beneath chic tweed frocks or ruffled numbers. If you’ve never tried this trend before, a subtle combination of monochrome tones will do you instant wonders.
Turtleneck cropped top, $80, from Fenty Puma by Rihanna. Lace hem dress, $60, from River Island. Rings, $12, from Accessorize. Floral watch, $110, from Olivia Burton. Chanel Boy Medium bag, by Chanel. Ankle strap heels, by Gianvito Rossi.
Milan Fashion Week (21-27 September 2016)
When it comes to power dressing, no one does it like Milan’s style pros. Skip the traditional black blazer and matching pants and choose an eye-catching pair instead. Vivid colours and prints are always a great option to express your individuality, but if you don’t feel comfortable in loud numbers, turn to soft shades of pastel or sleek patterns instead.
Striped blazer, $67, from Banana Republic. Striped pants, $80, from Topshop. Top Cap Medium tote, by Tod’s. Leather loafer pumps, by Gucci.
Paris Fashion Week (23 – 30 September 2016)
Bomber jackets aren’t exactly new in trend, but it has received quite an update since last year. Think bigger or oversized versions in pale hues, printed fabric or simply adorned with embellishments styled to perfection with either distressed jeans or pleated skirts. Pull off a sporty appeal with a feminine silhouette by wearing an oversized bomber jacket over a bodycon dress. Complete the look with a pair of white sneakers.
Bomber jacket, USD$50, from Zara. Bodycon dress, USD$35, from Dorothy Perkins. Sunglasses, USD$40, from Mango. Embellished sneakers, by Gucci. Pandora Box Chain bag, by Givenchy.