(Original story published on September 10, 2016, on Mode.)
It’s really hot in New York. The air is wet, the sun is scorching, and the evenings are balmy—but you’d never know it looking at this season’s street style pics. Like designers Tom Ford, Thakoon, and DVF, showgoers have adopted the “see now, buy now” mentality, aiming to be ahead of the trends by wearing the current season’s coolest offerings. The problem? They’re opting for fall’s heavy materials and piling on the layers, increasing the likelihood of heat-induced fainting (à la Yeezy’s models).