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Top 3 Fashion Mistakes in New York

It is a mistake to walk through Rockefeller Center wearing mismatched colors. This happens every day but it doesn’t make it right. Rockefeller Center is in the heart of Midtown and any self-respecting New Yorker will tell you that the proper colors here are sedate business and commerce colors: blue, gray, and beige.

Unfortunately, some New Yorkers insist on mixing colors in a haphazard way. They strut through Rockefeller Center in poor combinations like red pants and a pink blouse, or, even worse, blue trousers and a turquoise sweater. Inappropriate combinations like this are virtually a slap in the face of sedate and staid Rockefeller Center.

To fix this mistake, wear blue, gray, and beige. Only with rare exceptions will other colors be appropriate in Rockefeller Center because it is a bastion of conservative New York.


The second mistake is wearing running shoes on Wall Street. Even if you’re a messenger or a delivery boy, this is wrong. It marks you as an outsider, as someone who has wandered into a place he does not belong. When going to Wall Street, dress conservatively. At the very least wear boat shoes or, if you have no choice, tennis sneakers.

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