Street Style Tips from Sobbing On Fifth

We don’t know about you, but we take a lot of our inspiration from street style. That’s kind of its purpose, right? That’s why street style blogs exist – that’s even what a lot of Fashbo revolves around! We’re all inspired by each other. We all have our unique senses of style, but our ideas can so often come from seeing something amazing on someone else and thinking ‘I have to get that look – and then work it my  own way.’ We caught some inspiring shots outside of this past New York Fashion Week and shared them on our blog, and today we thought we’d pass a couple to you here with a suggestion of where to get a version of the key pieces in each outfit. That way, you can take that look and make it your own.

This girl is mastering the edgy/elegant clash. The studded leather jacket has definitely met its match with the ethereal chiffon maxi skirt. To make this look your own, try this studded jacket:


And add this chiffon maxi skirt:

And boom, instant downtown meets uptown look!

We’re obsessed with this girl’s braided updo and upholstery coat – very Almost Famous meets Heidi meets Brooklyn. Getting this look is a snap – keep your outfit simple, maybe your favorite neutral tee and skinny or boyfriend jeans – then add a beautifully patterned brocade coat like this:

Then braid your hair into pigtails and cross over the top of your head like a crown.

As you can see, mastering the street style look is easy-peasy. The street style blogs and shopping search engines like are your best friends!

Handbags and Hugs,


About the author

SobbingOn Fifth has written post(s) for the Fashbo Blog.
We are Sutton and Astor Van Brigsby. If you’re like us, trying to keep a closet stocked with the kind of stuff Bill Cunningham will notice you in on a less-than-desirable salary, join us on and follow us here on Fashbo!

2 Responses to “Street Style Tips from Sobbing On Fifth”

  1. Mario Mercier says:

    I like your approach. The key is to know how to personalize what we wear, even if we got the inspiration from another person. Bravo for your blog !

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