There is an alternative to checking the weather on your smart phone and it is not staring at the sky; just take a look at what everybody is wearing. Based on the styles sported by the fashion folk on the second day of fashion week, the sun must be shining bright on New York City.

Exposed skin was the unifying element of day two. Whether a reflection of the temperate clime or a final ode to summer, guests were spotted in an assortment of skin-flashing ensembles. Cold-shoulders, cropped numbers, slits and cut-outs all make for a fabulous exposé on the fashion trends of the moment.

If day one was a floral frenzy, day two was an all-striped affair. The most classic of prints but also the most optically impactful, stripes can be used to create illusions, conceal, or accentuate parts of the figure and play up design features of an outfit. Get your pen and paper out as these street style stars show us how it's done.


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