Fashion week street style has become waymore than a phenomenon: It’s a lifestyle. All the details (from the outfit to the hairstyle to the accessories) are well planned out, leaving spectators (and photographers) in complete awe. Yes, it may seem like a bit of a sartorial circus, but we just can’t help but fall for those off-camera moments: the times when someone isn’t posing, but rather candidly strutting down the street, hailing a cab, or hopping on the nearest subway.

That’s why, as much as we’re enamored by some of the clothing we encounter at Fashion Week, nothing gets us going quite like a pair of shoes. Especially in a city like New York, where getting around can be nothing short of a nightmare, the right choice of footwear is keyto style survival — we’re seriously impressed when we spot someone who can trek around town while still rocking an awesome pair of kicks.

With New York Fashion Week well underway, we came across 30+ women who are nailing their shoe game. From killer heels to sky-high boots and the most comfortable of flats, there’s a little bit of inspiration here for every woman on the go.


When gingham, floral, and stripes collide, you’ve found yourself the coolest prints party.


Can you feel the star power?


Because flats really are a girl’s best friend (especially during Fashion Week).

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Story Cred: Refinery29