It's no wonder that many models are lauded for their effortless, city-chic style, especially when their jobs entail personifying designers' often limitless ideas. Of course, it helps that they spend their days in the company of fashion's most innovative figures, and as long as we're being honest, have figures that allows them to pull off nearly anything. Take a look at Elle's "Models Off Duty" feature and you'll notice that many of the subjects are sporting some twist on modern classics like structured coats, leather boots, basic tees, and trendy denim. See the slideshow for a few of our favorite looks, and click over to Elle to see more from the stylish streets of NYC!
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