From the 5th of September, one of the greatest events in the world of fashion has come to New York City: The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, commonly known as New York Fashion Week. The main events are based at Lincoln Center but its influences span from the Highline to Lexington Ave and all around Manhattan. Displaying designs for Spring and Summer of 2014, NYFW is where you want to hang around if you want a head-start on the new trends. So, in such a lexicon of fashion from around the world, it’s only right that you see at least a few African-inspired pieces. These are only a few pictures of the African street style from the early half of the week (and pardon the cell-phone picture quality). Anyone in the area, keep an eye out for for touches of Africa in fashion!