Anna Gray, writer and model living in New York, is the woman behind “Things I would buy if I didn’t have to pay rent,” which is a poetically appropriate newsletter for a writer and model living in New York, isn’t it? It’s also one I viscerally relate to on title alone. There’s nothing more relatable in this city than wanting stuff but paying New York rent instead.
Her week of outfits, documented above, strike a similar chord — that oxymoronic intersection of relatable and aspirational. Take Day 1, for instance, where she manages to take an old formula like jeans, loafers and a white button-down and make it something really special. Like something you might want to wear right this second. She’s walking proof that interesting outfits don’t need to be complex.
Something about Anna’s closet feels inviting and generous. She not only makes cool look easy, she shows you how. Click through to see for yourself.