NYFW: Men’s is just around the corner offering a glimpse into the new trends sure to transition from the runways to the sidewalks with style. Whether you’re a regular attendee or an enthusiastic neophyte, Jamal of Style Society Guy shared his tips for getting the most out of NYFW: Men’s.
- Pick your look
Whether you prefer comfortable and clean, or prints and a pop of color, go for it. This is the time to experiment with your look and get some inspiration. Make sure to go through your grooming routine before the week begins as well; time is of the essence!
- Keep the winter weather in mind
Thin layers are your friend this fashion week. The air is brisk this time of year in NYC, but you will spend a lot of time indoors. Opt for turtlenecks, thin sweaters, and products with heat technology.
- Be prepared
Fashion week can be exhausted if you aren’t prepared. Be sure to pack water and plenty of snacks. Your days can become pretty busy with little time to grab a bite. You’ll be able to stay hydrated, energized, and ready to take in all NYFW: Men’s has to offer.
- Think about transportation
Fashion week events take place all over the city. You might find yourself in the Meatpacking District in the morning and crossing the Brooklyn Bridge by lunch. It’s important to plan ahead and decide how best to navigate your way around town. Some places may be more convenient via the subway, while others might require a taxi.
- Take time to decompress
It is easy to get wrapped up in all Fashion Week has to offer, but it’s important to take some time to relax and recoup during all the excitement. Take advantage of the lounges available at the shows to loosen your tie a bit before heading to the next must-see show.
- Stay organized
Organization is key! If you plan to be document your time at NYFW: Men’s, take plenty of photos. Cataloge the shows you attend, and share your favorite looks on social media. Don’t forget to pack a portable charger to keep your devices up and running.
- Build relationships
Don’t be afraid to network- take time to build and foster relationships. Exchange information, and enjoy being around like-minded people.
- Embrace the chaos
Have fun, be flexible, be social. One of the things that makes Fashion Week so fun is the sense of organized chaos surrounding the shows. Somethings might not go as planned, but embrace it! You might find yourself in places you never imagined you be in, and meeting people you never thought you’d meet. Just enjoy the experience!