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New York Fashion Week used to be all about the designers but we all know that it's not just about the latest looks seen on the runway anymore. Street style stars, off-duty models, bloggers, buyers, and editors you see before and after the shows are beginning to get almost a much shine. Let's be honest: these women are the "It girls" of fashion week. While their outfits might take center stage most of the time, we were interested in capturing what was below the surface of their cool, authentic style. Read their stories below and be inspired!

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