The must-have accessory of Copenhagen Fashion Week was no doubt the first issue of Vogue Scandinavia featuring Greta Thunberg on the cover. But a neon-green bag may be a close second. The city’s return to mostly IRL shows came with a joyful, unabashed embrace of street style, with mismatched and high-low looks replacing the meticulous ensembles of the Before Times. We saw everything from crisp suits to clashing neons, running shorts to body-con LBDs. Many guests seemed thrilled for a reason to wear heels again, but for every stiletto-wearing cyclist, there were twice as many guys and girls in squishy sandals and Crocs.
Beyond inspiring your own end-of-summer looks, Copenhagen’s street style paints a compelling picture of what we’ll see on the streets of New York (and later in Europe) when the shows resume on September 7th. Read on for a few of our predictions below.