12 Rules for Mastering the Art of New York Girl Style 》

It’s effortlessly cool, casual, and sophisticated all at once. Basically, NYC girls are the edgy older sisters we never knew we needed, teaching us all the essential style rules in order to stand out of the crowd, but still be comfy and practical. The most important factor to rock all these garments? Confidence. Here are all the style tips you need to look like a baddie from the Big Apple.

1. Leggings definitely work as pants

And it’s even better if they’re leather! Real leather pants can be uncomfortable and sweaty, so opt for these leggings, which do what jeggings do —  make it look like you’re wearing pants, while letting your waistline breathe.