3 Major Keys to Simple New York Minimalist Style

Number #1 - When It's beanie season, wear a beanie! 

When my outfits are "missing something", hats are the solution 95% of the time. Generally, fedoras are my number #1 pick, but anytime after September, I can wear a beanie at least 4 days a week. Beanies are laidback, simple, but they are also very trendy and chic and warm. Beanies will give a rather formal or dressy outfit a bit of edge.

Number #2 - Leather Jackets have always been cool. (Black or White).

We all know how a cute leather jacket (faux leather or not) can instantly upgrade an outfit. I like oversized leather jackets but sexy fitted leathers are really popular in NYC also. My brother gave me his white leather recently and couldn't wait to wear it. I paired it with my oversized oxford shirt and cropped boyfriend jeans to pull off a crisp white-on-white tomboy look. 

Number #3  - Dress up a casual outfit with heels!

When you want to avoid appearing too casual (like when you are wearing beanies, oversized shirts, or boyfriend jeans) you can easily maintain your femininity (aka slay) by throwing on a great pair of heels. Obviously, I prefer chunky heels because comfort trumps all. 

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