Let’s not get this wrong: New York Fashion Week in February is brutal to say the least. Not only are we fighting the traffic, the crowds, the internalized panic as we try to stumble into our small seated rows to catch a glimpse of what might possibly be the Next Big Thing in fashion, and all the while trying to look as graceful and casually ethereal as possible, because, well, street-style photogs are lurking on every corner—we’re also fighting the Polar Vortex.
Sub-zero, face-eating temperatures don’t make fashion week any easier, but hey—InStyle editors are veterans of this kind of stuff. And lucky for you, we’re letting you in on our winter fashion week survival secrets. From velvet socks to fur-lined everything, edge forward and start shopping for everything you’ll need to join us at NYFW. Or to survive the next blizzard.
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