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One of the most peculiar things about any Fashion Week is the street style scene. Men and women dress in some of the most outrageous get-ups in order to catch the attention of the throngs of photographers outside the show venues in the hopes of being featured as the new purveyor of fashion.

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It’s interesting the lengths some go through to achieve their few seconds of fame. One guy in a particularly striking fur coat actually had someone carrying his “real” clothes saying, “I just can’t wear this anywhere. I’d feel funny walking into Starbucks dressed like this!”

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I can’t lie I wouldn’t mind the attention for my style and may tend to “peacock” a tad in the hopes of being noted for my dapperness however the clothes I wear are things that I’d feel comfortable wearing everywhere. What I wore during New York Men’s Fashion Week are the same clothes that I would wear to Starbucks.

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In between shows, I venture up to the park at The High Line. It’s a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. On such a beautiful day, it was nice to take a quick break and check out New York City. It was also a nice setting to take a few shots of my latest look.

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This look may have been my boldest for the week but I’ve always loved a club jacket and this jacket was perfect for the day because the weather had been unseasonably warm. A nice wool blazer combined with a turtleneck was an ideal choice and I didn’t need an overcoat. And while I’m not Scottish, I am a huge fan of black watch plaid so I added these trousers. All that was needed was a pair of comfortable loafers and I set off to conquer Day 2 of Men’s Fashion Week.

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And remember I said I’d loved to be the subject of street style? Well here’s my 8 seconds of fame.

Details

Club Jacket Blazer: Ralph Lauren Polo; Ivory turtleneck: Ralph Lauren Purple Label (similar): Black watch plaid trousers: J. Crew (similar); Classic loafer: Tom Ford; Glasses: Oren Isaac

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