The Lazy Guide To Upgrading Your Outerwear Look

EXCLUSIVE Paris Women Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 - Streetstyle Day 9 Featuring: Elena Perminova Where: Paris, France When: 11 Mar 2015 Credit: The Styleograph/

New Yorkers love dark colors.

It’s just a fact, like spring means rain, and snow means boots. We like to mesh into the backdrop of the city, never taking away from its beauty but standing out on our own colorful personalities. A less complex thing to understand is how we’ve mastered the art of outerwear.

Here’s the deal: We want no fuss to run through people to catch trains. We want nothing drawing too much attention, to be the backdrop to whatever shoes or accessories we’re sporting. And most of all, we want good quality so we’re not having to buy an expensive coat or fly bolero more than once every three years.

Yep, there’s a lot of rules that apply to living this New York City life. But it’s being made completely easy by Cuyana, the San Francisco-based brand that offers a ton of sleek separates. For fall, they have a couple pieces that scream, “I’m fly but not fussy!” Not that you’d go screaming that around town…