Who, or what, is the perfect New York woman?
Ok, so aside from the daily diet of bagels and black coffee, it’s a fairly elusive notion. That’s what is most admirable about Derek Lam: he tried to define the quintessential New Yorker – but only managed to narrow it down to four. The women who inspired his fall 15 collection are his quartet of ultimate New York women – Katharine Hepburn, Diane Keaton, Mia Farrow and Dianne Wiest.
And you see it in the collection, but some looks speak more of one woman than the others. So, here are some looks I can envision on each of these women, minus the bagel crumbs and plus some modern touches:
Which is your favorite look? Who do you think is the quintessential New York woman?