Youíve experimented with short, fringed bangs and even tried the fringed vest (thankfully, that phase didnít last long). But how about a little fringe on your boots? Introducing fallís standout style: Chelsea roper boots. Fun, funky and even better because the kilt is removable. You know, in case you change your mind.
Get the look: Freda Salvador ($595)
Hey, itís OK to wear a little color post-Labor Day. Weíre thinking along the lines of this poppy orange watch. The trick is to wear it over your long-sleeved knit. We promise you wonít need to fish for any compliments.
Get the look: Tory Burch ($395)
Letís hold off on the Michelin Man puffer for as long as possible, shall we? Instead, combat fallís chill with an expertly draped cape. This style is particularly useful because it allows you to layer without totally masking your adorable outfit underneath.
Get the look: Joie ($598)
Make fall layering look easy with this two-for-one deal: a lambís-wool sweater finished with a shirting fabric hem. It gives the appearance of stellar mix-and-match skills with practically zero effort.
Get the look: J.Crew ($98)
More than a one-season wonder, tailored culottes are a quality transition piece. Wear them now as a dress alternative by pairing them with a boxy top and killer heels. Then later, topped them with a cozy sweater and classic brogues.
Get the look: DKNY ($225)
Slouchy totes are great and all, but Alexander Wangís ladylike bag for Balenciaga is what genius looks like. Canít swing the price tag? Look for a similar style with minimal hardware and in a rich, wine-soaked hue.
Get the look: Karen Walker ($605)
We know--youíre kicking yourself for tossing your 1994 version. Luckily todayís denim pencil skirts are even better (read: no more awkward bunching). Pair yours with heels or over-the-knee boots.
Get the look: Current/Elliott ($194)
The easiest way to welcome autumn? A polish change. Retire your favorite summer nude and brush on a fall gray. We love this shade by RGB that's rooted in purple undertones so it wonít wash you out.
Get the look: RGB ($18)
Youíre all about multitasking, so why should your wardrobe be any different? This season, invest in a feminine watch that doubles as an eye-catching bracelet. It gives a whole new meaning to utilitarian.
Get the look: Tory Burch ($595)