Haute Spotted: NYC Street Style

So we’re pretty sure we ran into some models off-duty this past weekend in Chelsea. We spotted these two friends strolling through the streets and couldn’t help but ask to take their photos. They both had great black basics that made their relaxed outfits look great.

Haute Spotted NYC Street Style

We were total fans of the simple leather shorts. The perforated jersey-type lining on the bottoms is creative and a clever take on the classic mesh gym short.

Haute Spotted NYC Street Style

The simple baseball tee matched with the black snapback hat keeps the look cohesive. The hat adds to the relaxed feel of this outfit.

Haute Spotted NYC Street Style

All photos by Justin Gilbert. You can see more of his work on his blog, The Style Lion.

Overall, our favorite piece of both ensembles has to be the chunky gladiator sandals. They are so great and make for a perfect summer shoe. Chunky soles have been huge this year and are still growing ever more popular – and the strappy sandal look makes them great for the season.

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Justin Gilbert is a rising senior at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He is studying Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Studio Art. This course of study stemmed from his love of design, fashion, creativity, and innovative marketing. This summer, Justin hopes to gain valuable insight and experience in the world of editorial fashion. In the future, Justin plans to be a fashion public relations professional while simultaneously growing his blog, The Style Lion, to become a staffed publication and a brand of its own.