While your old faithfuls from last year still work, you should make sure you renew with the following 5 fall essentials:
1. Fitted Blazer: Nothing pulls a look together like a sharp, tailored jacket.
Whether it’s in an eye catching color… Has stylish detail…
…or is a bit more demure…
A few options:
Top Row: Eloise Jacket, $108, www.guess.com, Taffeta Ruffle Collar Jacket, $60, www.bloomingdales.com.
Bottom Row: Wool Herringbone Bella Jacket, $198, www.jcrew.com, Swing-Sleeve Tweed Jacket, $49, www.spiegel.com
2. Next up: Jeans in a Dark Wash.
Whether skinny and straight…
or high waisted….
Invest in a pair of traditional bootcuts or skinnys…
Seven Jeans Edie Jeans, $175, shopbop.com
And save on the trendy…
Blank High Waisted Jeans, $68, www.urbn.com.
And you’re all set!
3. Number three: Boots in a Neutral Color
Whether you rock a heel…
…A cute leather boot adds style while keeping your toes toasty. Boots can be expensive, so expect to drop at least one hundred when you go shopping. Bonus: they’ll last for years to come!
Top Row: Nine West Jemonia Boot, $189, www.piperlime.com, Frye Sunny Tall Cuff Boot, $298, www.piperlime.com.
Bottom Row: Franco Sarto Tempest Boot, $142, Zappos.com
Metallic-Trim Cuff Boot, $89, www.spiegel.com.
4. Ballet Flats. When those boots start to feel suffocating, you can give your feet a rest in a pair of cute ballet flats….
Kidada Jones is a fan…
Top Row: French Sole White Python Ingrid Flats, $78, www.bluefly.com, Shelly’s London Electra Ballet Flat, $45, www.urbn.com.
Bottom Row: Tory Burch Reva Ballet Flat, $195, www.bloomingdales.com, Sam Edelman Caroline Flats, $69, http://www.piperlime.com/.
The great thing about dresses is that they’re the perfect transitional piece from summer to fall. You can wear them alone for warmer temps, or bundle up in tights or a cardigan for more nippy temperatures.
Go for a babydoll…
for added versatility.
Top Row: Wool Turtleneck Sweater Dress, $119, www.bebe.com, Abaete Olive Garbardine Marnie Dress, $144, www.bluefly.com.
Bottom Row: Kenneth Cole Reaction Puff Sleeve Sweater Dress, $119, www.macys.com, Semantiks New Haven Plaid Dress, $128, www.nordstrom.com.
You’re autumn ready. So sad summer is over…
PS Hmm…so maybe Ms. Naomi C has had a few British Vogue covers…
I’m a bit confused… [dlisted]
PSS Check out Pieces Fall Preview this Thursday!
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