September 13, 2016 1:28 PM EDT

New York Fashion Week kicks off a month of fashion shows that will take place in London, Milan, and Paris, but for spectators and industry insiders alike, the first week in the Big Apple is the most exciting.

But not all the action is happening on the runways; in fact, looking to the style on the streets can be an even greater indicator of where trends will be at for the next season in real time, on women in the street.

Here, we’ve rounded up the top five best trends we spotted from people walking outside of the shows at NYFW.

Write to Cady Lang at cady.lang@timemagazine.com.

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