Fall is clearly the best season for clothes because you're psyched it's getting cool enough to wear more than 5 percent of your wardrobe. (Anyone who disagrees can write me a strongly worded email my spam folder will probably catch.) Below, 10 autumnal pieces to mix into your existing lineup of sweaters and boots.
Why did I open this story with a summery bag? Am I nuts? So what if I am? Why am I talking to myself when I should be saying that seasonal anachronism is a styling trick you should be using with your accessories?
Front Row Shop, $46
BUY IT: frontrowshop.com.
The pleated midi skirt: Still not dead. Get it now in this extra, Gucci-ish pink metallic...
BUY IT: hm.com.
And wear it with these equally extra slingbacks. Listen up: The kitten heel is back.
& Other Stories, $125
BUY IT: stories.com.
We've not quite returned to the maxi-length, button-down denim skirts of our childhood—close, though—so in the meantime, try this wrap-effect one.
BUY IT: madewell.com.
For the office, a puffy-shouldered dress in the color of the season.
BUY IT: shop.mango.com.
Back to school = new sneakers, except you're old now and can get whichever ones you want. You want these Nike Cortezes.
BUY IT: urbanoutfitters.com.
Still not over the slick flasher trench, and neither is fashion. This one looks much more expensive than it is.
BUY IT: us.topshop.com.