Fashion Month brings fresh collections and street-style mania aplenty to the world’s four fashion capitals: New York, London, Milan and Paris. Whether you’re an industry insider or not, a masterful approach to packing for each destination is crucial, especially if you’re looking to vibe with the local aesthetic. Here, we’ve broken down key pieces that are signature of each style-centric locale, whether you’re traveling for fashion week or just planning a fun getaway. From tailored separates to playful accessories to laid-back essentials, there’s a little something for everyone. Get inspired ahead.
Athleisure is huge in NYC (sweatshirts, logo tees, sneakers and the like), especially paired with tailored basics (shirting, trousers and pumps) as a timeless anchor. A crisp shirt, wide-leg pants and a relaxed hoodie are musts.
At once prim and playful, London style is grounded in smart silhouettes and lively accessories. An of-the-moment asymmetrical hem, a quirky bag and a printed coat all read very It-Brit chic.
The Milanese look is all about eccentric elegance. A bold, patterned dress, a punchy coat and unique flourishes are essentials.
Parisians have mastered polished, easy dressing through timeless silhouettes with elegant details. A straight-leg jean, a full-skirted midi and a tuxedo-style blazer are staples.