New York City travel guide: Fashion tips & trends

Feb 01 2013 by
Categories : Travel

ELLE US editors share their advice for dressing for day and night in NYC.

ELLE US editors list off their key fashion tips and trends for your next trip to the Big Apple below.

• Robbie Myers – Editor in Chief of ELLE US

• Joe Zee – Creative Director of ELLE US

• Anne Slowey – Fashion News Directror of ELLE US

• Emily Dougherty – Beauty & Fitness Director of ELLE US

• Joann Pailey – Market Director of ELLE US

THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN FASHION

ED: “Low-key clothes in super luxurious fabrics.”

RM: “Colour.”

JP:
“New York is known for an edgy mix of Downtown meets Uptown, and I would say that it still accurately describes our fashion habits today.”

JZ: “Being individual. The best part of New York is that everyone has their own personal style. I love that.”

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THE BIGGEST DAYTIME TRENDS FOR WORK

RM: “A pair of skinny trousers with a jacket.”

JP: “Colour! Lots of mixed prints (Stella McCartney, Prada, J.Crew).”

THE BIGGEST DAYTIME TRENDS FOR THE WEEK-END

RM:
“Not caring.”

JP: “Right now, the biggest trend we are seeing in denim is floral. I think metallics are best but floral jeans are perfect for a spring or summer wardrobe (Calla, Current Elliot, Joe’s Jeans.)”

JZ:
“Casual cool”

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Read on to the next page for the best trends in evening wear…

nyc-fashion-tips-002.jpgTHE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS FOR HAPPY HOUR

JP: “Something with a little shine, or anything black leather (ie: Alexander Wang)”

JZ: “Casual elegance.”

THE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS TO GO TO THE RESTAURANT

JZ: “Casual elegance.”

SLIDESHOW: The best LINGERIE looks

THE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS TO GO OUT CLUBBING

ED: “Flats or platforms: shoes you can dance in.”

JZ:
“Tight and sexy.”

THE BIGGEST FASHION DON’TS

ED: “Anything goes in NYC”

JP:
“Anything that looks too planned out.”

JZ:
“Nothing. Everything is in fashion in New York, good or bad.”

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