Part of the fash-pack but struggling to identify yourself? Here are eight common ‘types’ regularly spotted outside the fashion weeks in Paris, Milan, London and New York. Take a look at our list and see which type you think you might be.

1. The sartorial sergeant

Wardrobe basics: Tailored trousers, with jackets to match.

Favourite shoes: Leather, block heeled and (very possibly) from Gucci.

Handbag choice: Think downsized briefcase.

Most likely to attend: Thom Browne, Calvin Klein and  J.W. Anderson.

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2. The off-duty model

Wardrobe basics: Basics in the truest meaning – jeans, polo necks and white T’s.

Favourite shoes: Something to run to and from shows in, also comfy: i.e. a sneaker.

Handbag choice: Often multiple bags tbh.

Most likely to attend: The shows she’s walking in and the shows between that too.

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3. The polished & put together

Wardrobe basics: Cashmere frilled sweaters.

Favourite shoes: Slick, leather and definitely high.

Handbag choice: Luxurious leather. It arrived in a box with a ribbon and velvet-dust bag.

Most likely to attend: Marni, Miyake, Miu Miu and Moschino.

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4. The girl gang

Wardrobe basics: Similar to your bezzies’, but not the exact same, y’know?

Favourite shoes: (As above.)

Handbag choice: Big enough for polaroid snaps of each other.

Most likely to attend: be together.

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5. The very-well matched

Wardrobe basics: Many, many colourful pieces: blazers, jerseys and skirts.

Favourite shoes: Shoes to match. (Duhhh.)

Handbag choice: Just a coordinating cell phone case.

Most likely to attend: Celine

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6. The sportsluxe enthusiast

Wardrobe basics: Good-quality denim, puffer jackets and slogan printed sweats.

Favourite shoes: The latest sneaker you probably haven’t even heard of yet.

Handbag choice: Supreme moon bag, what else?

Most likely to attend: Rick Owens, Off White and Louis Vuitton.

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7. The trendsetter

Wardrobe basics: Straight off the runway, high shine and also really luxurious (read: expensive) white shirts

Favourite shoes: Something bordering outrageous. This year’s version: the brightly coloured Balenciaga sock boot.

Handbag choice: Handbag worn in the wrong way, making it v. fashuun.

Most likely to attend: Gucci, Prada and anything from Demna Gvasalia.


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8. The romantic

Wardrobe basics: Soft-floral dresses and wispy sheer blouses

Favourite shoes: Dainty high heels

Handbag choice: Basket bag (probably containing fresh roses) or velvet clutch

Most likely to attend: Dolce & Gabbana, Zac Posen and Rodarte

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