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Sep 8, 2013 01:47 PM

Help in Bars Fashion for the Ladies in Manhattan

Hi there,
my sisters and I are visiting this October (we're about 30's) and need advise in fashion at the bar scene? Please help! Much appreciated!

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  1. Generally speaking new yorkers wear a lot of black (a cliche, but true). I see a lot of skinny jeans with heels and a flirty top, or a minidress and heels. Bright lipstick and dark manis are having a moment right now.
    Think bcbg, dvf, kind of contemporary fashion.
    I always take a small handbag i can keep close to me with just the essentials, on busy nights some places can be super crowded.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Ttrockwood

      Good to know I can wear skinny jeans... I thought I'd be under dressed. Thanks for the tip.

    2. Agree with the last poster.Hard to go wrong with black in Manhattan- but avoid anything super blingy or skin tight (i.e.
      Real Housewives of New Jersey)

      1. Wear whatever makes you feel attractive and comfortable. There's a place for everything here. We've seen it all (or at least, we like to think we have), so you may as well just be yourself.

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        1. re: small h

          And we'll all make fun of you behind your back if we don't like it.

          1. re: Sneakeater

            Well, sure, but that's not unique to Manhattan. No matter what you cover yourself with, someone somewhere is going to think you look weird.

          2. Nothing blingy or too short unless you're in Meatpacking. Even then... ew.

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            1. re: loratliff

              No No, ok no blingy , but the shorter the better :) <cough>

            2. Why blend in if you are visiting? Wear something you find fashionable and tasteful and you'll be fine. This is New York where anything goes!