Your Fall Jacket Guide Because It's Never Too Early to Start New-Season Outfit-Planning

That back-to-school feeling with none of the awk and all of the being-able-to-buy-what-you-want.

Some people duck and cover when the adverts shilling backpacks and Crayola come on (#64countornothing), but not us—autumn is a chance to show all your schoolmates that you're back and better than ever before. To ease your yearly reinvention, check out 15 standout outerwear options ahead. Aren't you glad Mom doesn't have a say in your BTS shopping anymore?

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Alyssa Less

Art Deco appliqués, made in the USA, an emerging designer—does it get any better?

$575, alyssa-less.myshopify.com.

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Mackage

If you want a bomber you can pass onto your daughter 25 years from now when it's 2016 again just like it's the '90s again *now,* this one's a good bet.

$350, us.aritzia.com.

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DSTLD

Ditto, but silkier and slightly more affordable.

$105, dstld.com.

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AYR

For pretending you're one of the house models at Chanel who chills on the rooftop all the time. #waitingfortheboss

$395, ayr.com.

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Finery

For the girl whose aesthetic is Miuccia Prada and Inspector Gadget's lovechild.

$529, finerylondon.com.

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Genuine People
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Mango

Remember that band jacket from Stella McCartney's Gap Kids collaboration that practically sold out the millisecond it went live? How could we forget?

$150, shop.mango.com.

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Missguided

This is from their premium quality range, and it shows. (That embroidery 🙏)

$64, missguidedus.com.

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Point Sur

The Jackson Pollock painter's jacket is very of-the-moment, but we're especially into it because of all the pockets.

$298, jcrew.com.

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Topshop Boutique

Not so good for errant paint splatters. VERY good for your personal style.

$474, topshop.com.

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Veda

Further justification, if needed: You could totally layer this under a puffer for extra warmth in the winter.

$495, thisisveda.com.

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Rails

Yes, this is the one Taylor Swift wore.

$275, railsclothing.com.

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Rivet and Thread

So chic. So grown-up. So swishy.

$178, madewell.com.

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Alyson Eastman

Omgggggonna stop buying almond matcha lattes for three years to pay for this because it's dreamy.

$1,195, alysoneastman.com.

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Zara

The kind of jacket that looks like it'll only go with one thing but ends up going with your whole closet.

$199, zara.com.

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