What To Wear To Fashion Week

While the overt preening and hoards of photographers at fashion week can be a bit much, we can’t deny our appreciation for the chic outfits that our favorite fashion ladies break out in the spirit of the shows. Especially when those looks have a classic, effortless feel that jives with the city they’re in. Here, four great outfits from past seasons, plus, how to create them on your own with just a few key pieces.

Photos: NYC and Milan, Vanessa Jackman; London and Paris, Adam Katz Sinding.