New York City is one of the world’s biggest style capitals, so it’s no surprise that the girls who live there have no shortage of style. I, myself, moved to New York City for two years and quickly learned that there are some pieces that just don’t work in the city, as well as some essentials that are required for city living. So what are the major style mistakes NYC girls never make? And which pieces are stocked in their closets at all times? Ahead, I’m breaking down the important fashion learnings every stylish New Yorker knows. Scroll on to see which vital style mistakes you’ll never spot an NYC girl make; then shop pieces all of them own.