When it comes to upping the chic factor, getting dressed can be a little tricky. Especially if your closet isn’t filled with exclusively designer wear. So, we turned to the ultimate veterans in chic, the fash pack of NYFW, and dissected how they achieve seemingly effortless style so simply.

1.Starting off with the colours of your wardrobe. This is easy, as it’s normally the first thing your eye notices. Look to similar tones and hues, or single colours, as you get dressed.

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2.Don’t forget how good a single bright colour can be. A long dress is the best example of how one tone can create maximum levels of chic.

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And if that fails, make sure you’ve got a gorgeous pair of poodles.

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3.Then, analyse your basics. Well-fitting jeans can look super-chic with a pair of heels or the right shirt. Invest in some of these – they’ll surprise you with their elegance potential.

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4. Try to also find good pieces to wear with your jeans. High-quality polo-necks are the perfect transition. And a pair of interesting shoes completes your look.

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5. Showing a hint of skin can be totally chic. A little shoulder detail is really gorgeous, especially contrasted against a modest get-up.

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6.Be brave and wear all-white, even if you’re in New York, because it will look truly magnificent.

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