New York’s Flyest: 21 Street Stars Wear Fall’s Best Fashion


Shirt (brief sleeve), value upon request, shirt (lengthy sleeve), $921, pants, value upon request, by Craig Inexperienced / Boots, $85, by Dr Martens / Rings (left hand), their very own, by Verameat / Ring (proper hand, center finger), their very own, by Namaste / Ring (proper hand, ring finger, and index finger), their very own, from Chelsea Market

Ramoan, 30
“I used to be born and raised in Atlanta, however Atlanta’s a brilliant small place and I obtained bored,” says Ramoan. “I purchased a bus ticket, took a 23 hour trip, obtained right here and by no means left.” 5 years later, the DJ counted Le Bain as one among his common gigs. “DJing was preserving me out of despair and preserving my head on straight. When Covid took that away, I used to be simply attempting to determine it out.” Like others, they turned to Instagram Dwell for a launch. “I simply take pleasure in doing it, however it’s lacking that power,” they share. “My roommates are there they usually’re like, ‘Oh yeah, that is hearth.’ Nevertheless it’s completely different if you’re looking and there is lights and fog machines and folks simply dancing.”

Coat, $4,290, and pants, $1,590, by Alexander McQueen / High, her personal, by Nasty Gal / Footwear, $645, by Christian Louboutin / Sun shades, her personal

Nazah, 21
“For the longest, I didn’t know what was happening with myself,” says the aspiring singer and lifelong New Yorker. “I believed it was simply me, however it was actually the setting and so many exterior elements that contributed to me feeling so misplaced.” However because of a love of music, the budding star is again on monitor. “I’ve extra inspiration than I did earlier than Covid. When one thing shakes you up, it makes you suppose ‘Oh shit, what the fuck is happening?’” she shares. “Earlier than, I felt dormant and I lacked numerous motivation, however when Covid and the riots began occurring, I simply obtained again into the groove of making issues that I may say have been for me.”

Jacket, $2,095, and pants, $1,395, by Boss / Hat, their very own, handmade / Jewellery, their very own, handmade

Kotton, 23
“For me, Kotton means to select what you need. Do your individual maneuvers,” says the Far Rockaway, Queens native of what they name their “Earth given identify.” Now primarily based in Crown Heights, Brooklyn the performer works at Truthworker Theatre Firm, a social justice primarily based, hip-hop theatre firm for highschool and college-aged youth in Brooklyn. Having carried out at juvenile detention facilities, jails, festivals, and city corridor conferences, Kotton’s discovered themself in a spot they by no means imagined: “I might by no means thought that I might be a social justice employee or somebody that is right into a motion, however one thing in me stated this was my value.”

A model of this story initially seems within the September 2020 concern, with the title “New York’s Flyest”.

Pictures by Justin French
Styled by Mobolaji Dawodu
Grooming by Barry White for
Make-up by Bob Scott for The Wall Group
Hair by Gonn Kinoshita
Tailoring by Ksenia Golub, Olga Dudnik, Chelsea McCarroll, and Dee Serret
Produced by Studio Lou


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