Photos: Off the runway, New York Fashion Week on the street

As the 2020 New York Fashion Week wound down, Associated Press photographer Mark Lennihan stepped away from the catwalks and buzzing backstages to capture some of the sidewalk action as the frenetic week of fashion shows in New York and industry influencers, buyers and media prepared to move on to the next round, London Fashion Week that begins Saturday.

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Photographer Karston Tannis (R), works outside a show during New York Fashion Week. Fashion Week is just as much fun on the streets outside the shows as the gatherings indoors. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Photographer Karston Tannis (R), works outside a show during New York Fashion Week. Fashion Week is just as much fun on the streets outside the shows as the gatherings indoors. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Instagram influencer Taylen Biggs poses for photos outside of a show during Fashion Week. Associated Press photographer Mark Lennihan captured some of the sidewalk action as the frenetic week of fashion shows wound down. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Instagram influencer Taylen Biggs poses for photos outside of a show during Fashion Week. Associated Press photographer Mark Lennihan captured some of the sidewalk action as the frenetic week of fashion shows wound down. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Argentine designer Mery Garavilla poses for photographers in one of her designs after attending a show. From the 6-year-old Instagram influencer to a legend in the industry, Vogue’s former editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley, there was much to behold and capture. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Argentine designer Mery Garavilla poses for photographers in one of her designs after attending a show. From the 6-year-old Instagram influencer to a legend in the industry, Vogue’s former editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley, there was much to behold and capture. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Sabrina-Anne Sarpong, founder of British media platform DSTNGR, poses for photographers outside a show. With the New York leg of the fashion calendar winding down this week,industry influencers, buyers and media will move on to the next round, London Fashion Week that begins Saturday. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Sabrina-Anne Sarpong, founder of British media platform DSTNGR, poses for photographers outside a show. With the New York leg of the fashion calendar winding down this week,industry influencers, buyers and media will move on to the next round, London Fashion Week that begins Saturday. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Actor Colton Haynes (L), poses with Jasper Brown, of Women’s Wear Daily, and Tiffany Battle (R), with The Werk! Place, pose during Fashion Week. From colourblocking to eclectic mixes, the week brings a myriad interpretations of fashion. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Actor Colton Haynes (L), poses with Jasper Brown, of Women’s Wear Daily, and Tiffany Battle (R), with The Werk! Place, pose during Fashion Week. From colourblocking to eclectic mixes, the week brings a myriad interpretations of fashion. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Pablo Starr (L), the owner Fashion Week Online and photographer Karston Tannis pose for photos before attending a show . (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Pablo Starr (L), the owner Fashion Week Online and photographer Karston Tannis pose for photos before attending a show . (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Model Lameka Fox arrives for a show during Fashion Week. Lennihan also captured some of the dazzle in model Lameka Fox’s belted fur coat. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Model Lameka Fox arrives for a show during Fashion Week. Lennihan also captured some of the dazzle in model Lameka Fox’s belted fur coat. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Fashion journalist Andre Leon Talley walks outside a show . He wears a cape with the name "Dapper Dan." The Harlem fashion legend snapped photos with fans dressed in a yellow print bow tie and matching scarf. Talley, of course, wore one of his signature caftans emblazoned on the back with “Dapper Dan” on the back. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Fashion journalist Andre Leon Talley walks outside a show . He wears a cape with the name "Dapper Dan." The Harlem fashion legend snapped photos with fans dressed in a yellow print bow tie and matching scarf. Talley, of course, wore one of his signature caftans emblazoned on the back with “Dapper Dan” on the back. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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Fashionistas wait in line to enter a show during Fashion Week. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

Fashionistas wait in line to enter a show during Fashion Week. (Mark Lennihan / AP)

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