STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Urban Edge

Style Advice of the Week

The overwhelming popularity of the urban fad among teenagers nowadays cannot be ignored. Originating in the cities and slowly but steadily invading the suburbs, the dark shades of street style is currently the influence behind the preferences of many fashion lovers. Achieving this look, once a seemingly distant wish, is now an easily fulfilled undertaking with the abundance of urban-inspired within close reach at stores like Urban Outfitters and Brandy Melville. After a quick glimpse in your favorite magazine and short spree to the mall, the desire for an urban flair will always be an attainable objective.

This week’s Fashionista flaunted her personal taste effortlessly with the combination of garments she strategically chose. With combat boots as the trend’s main icon, she introduced the contrast of a purple-dyed jean, instead of standard black leggings, to bring attention to her shoes. She wore a T-shirt on top, featuring a geometric pattern, layered beneath a solid cardigan. To pull the outfit together, she decided on a slouchy knit beanie to stay on fashion point from head to toe.

The next time you want to emulate the city style that inhabits the sidewalks of NYC (which should be often) take a glance at this Fashionista as a model. Keeping the basics of urban fashion in mind—combat boots, beanies and jeans—you are guaranteed to put together an ensemble that exposes your inner edge. Take a break from your preppy, feminine tendencies, even if just for a day, to express the masculine chicness of street style.

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