That’s a (Blunt) Wrap! Our Fav NYFW Looks

Fashion week comes but twice a year in New York City, and plenty of other fabulous urban locales like Paris, Milan, and even Los Angeles.

This year, we saw a distinct uptick of cannabis-friendly fashions from the likes of Korto Momolu and Women Grow (check out our forthcoming print magazine editorial with some behind-the-scenes fun), but there was plenty of stuff that was suitable to look at high, our next-best fashion fav activity. 

Here’s some of the amazing looks from the Spring/Summer 2020 season:

Mei Kawajiri Nails for Marc Jacobs 

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@marcjacobs SS20 #NYFW 🎀 “big AB strass polka dots nails “ #nailsbymei ( assistant @ykc2712 @yasmineelwakil @jaydeau @nailsbynadiabx )

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This pleasantly warm palette gave us all the feels, Marc Jacobs’ shows are known for their wow-factor and Mei Kawajiri’s nails are, dare we say, even more exciting than the clothes (most of the time!).

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@marcjacobs SS20 #NYFW 🎀 “mint green holographic half moon “ #nailsbymei @delilahkoch

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The eyeshadow, the darling nails, the matching—it is everything, and has a slight stoner flare. 

Alok V. Menon

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with #NYFW over i just want to say shout out to me for turning some of the most iconic street style looks!!! the versatility, the color stories, the cultural references, the camp, the range, the tenacity, the innovation…! style is alive + well darling + it begins with gender non-conforming poc! which was your favorite #??? im team @lisafrank #9 📸 cover photo by @callakessler at icons party ❤️

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Gender nonconforming Menon took the street style niche by the horns this season, slaying looks left and right. 

Koni Bennett for TreSemme

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Ponytails had such a moment @nyfw this season ✨👱🏽‍♀️

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Bennett is a frequent NYFW stylist, and this year’s ponytails will be much-copied.

Mateo Palacio at Sprayground x Fight Club

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⚠️ SPIKED UP FOR @sprayground first RUNWAY SHOW 🔥 // featuring this fabulous custom look by @bcallabcalla & gaudy nails by the only @nailsbyjuan.nyc ✨ many thanks too @styledbyphil @davidbendavid @sprayground @bcallabcalla 💕

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Fashionista and model Mateo Palacio wore this wild B Calla getup with such grace that we might even be down to try it after a few blunts.

Daily Paper

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cyborg skin 2.0 bts for @dailypaper

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This skin look is what dreams are made of.

Area 

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💎🌸@area SS20 #NYFW 🌸💎 Area girls wearing @addictionbeauty_official •Swept away ( khaki green ) •Moondust ( gold glitter) •Maniac ( nude ) Styling @clare_byrne Make up #kanakotakase Hair @jawaraw Nails me and my team #dreamteam #area #NYFW #addictionbeauty

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This nail look is also by Mei Kawajiri, if you couldn’t already tell. Her art is truly iconic and any designer that gets to work with her during NYFW is going to have some of the best nails of the season. 

Korto Momolu x Women Grow

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It’s Friday!!! No really.. her name is Friday! 👉🏾👉🏾 @balangnyal 👈🏾👈🏾 Go follow her and show some love on her namesake day! #kortomomolu #womengrow #nyfw #sudaneseModel #moneyshot @tribetokes thank you for the sponsorship ! 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤

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Momolu and Women Grow might have kicked off the season with their leisurewear and couture made to evoke canna-feels, but these looks will be remembered as a collab that helped usher cannabis back into the halls of fashion where it has always belonged. 

Cover Image courtesy of Korto Momolu 

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