Two trends will always be prevalent in New York: wearing reading glasses as accessories and layering. Reading glasses were once frowned upon. Everyone dreaded going for an eye exam, for fear that they may be prescribed glasses. However, not only have opinions changed in recent years, but they are now most commonly worn by people who don’t need them.
Layering is not only a great way to keep warm, but it adds an extra sense of cool to your style.
This Fashionisto is sporting the perfect look for a rainy day in New York City. Layering is great because no one wants to be walking around in wet clothes. Once your clothes get soaked, you’re wet and miserable until you can get dry. Now, if his jacket were to get soaked, he could simply take it off, and tie it around his shoulders.
Plaid is a look that works well for everyone. It will never go out of style. What I like most about his outfit, is that the pieces are so different, but somehow work well together. If the weather were to take a turn, like it often does in New York, this Fashionisto wouldn’t need to go home to change. He could carry the jacket and plaid shirt, while the T-shirt and shorts would be cool enough to walk around for the rest of the day.
It is important not to forget the most crucial part—shoes. The streets flood pretty quickly, and with a clutter of people wandering through the lively streets, open-toed shoes are not a good idea. Sneakers will allow you to jump in, walk through and jump over all of the puddles your heart desires. The water will splash onto the angry pedestrian behind you, and you will be on your dry, merry way.
One Simple Change: Off to your internship? Switch the heavy work sneakers for a lighter sneaker, like Converse. They will still allow you to jump through the puddles, but look a bit neater.