Once the impeccably dressed artists, models and fashion influencers begin gathering the streets in droves, it’s clear that Fashion Week has descended yet again on the city of New York. New York Fashion Week is one of the biggest fashion events in the world. Twice a year, the industry’s biggest tastemakers come to New York to showcase their anticipated designs for the upcoming seasons. While most of the events are closed to the public, fashion fans often get into the spirit by taking their own street style fashion photography in honor of the week’s celebrations. To show off your style, visit one of these vibrant city locations and snap a pic of you in your favorite NYC outfit.
Rock the grunge and boho looks in this small alley tucked away in the Lower East Side. Freeman’s Alley, located just a twenty-minute subride away from The Wagner, provides an excellent backdrop for your next street style photo. With walls covered in street art ranging from murals to graffiti, the vibrant colors and unequivocally New York-vibe of this alley will add an air of authenticity to the shot.
Rooftop at The Whitney
The Whitney Museum is known for its exceptional collection of twentieth-century and contemporary American art. But it also features a stellar rooftop that overlooks New York’s cityscape and the nearby High Line. Grab an admission ticket to experience the museum’s unparalleled art collection, after which you can stop by the rooftop to capture your fashion pic with an ultimate backdrop of the city.
Head over the Brooklyn Bridge to DUMBO’s irresistibly colorful Fleet Alley. Hugely popular for wedding and engagement photoshoots, Fleet Alley is an excellent choice for street style photography as well. To prepare, dress in your boldest and most vibrant hues to match the edge-to-edge rainbow mural showcased at this spot. Just be sure to visit during the day to make the most of this colorful backdrop.
The Bushwick Collective
Hardcore fans of street art should make the trip to Bushwick to see this impressive array of diverse street art. Conceived and curated by local Joe Ficalora, the Bushwick Collective has become on the largest open-air galleries in the area. The first mural surfaced in 2011, after which crowds of artists from all over the globe have gathered to leave their mark on the space. Here visitors can see works by world-renowned artists like Case Ma’Claim and Pixel Pancho. Though the area is a good forty-minute subway ride from The Wagner, these expansive and one-of-a-kind murals will serve as an exquisite backdrop for your next street style photo.