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’Tis the season for chunky sweaters, blanket scarves, booties and all things cozy. But just because the weather is getting colder doesn’t mean you should resort to leggings and sweaters every day. So we rounded up 30 autumnal outfit ideas (with the help of some Coterie members) that will spice up your look better than a pumpkin latte.

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Mix Unexpected Fabrics

Plaid wool, moss-colored leather and marigold satin might feel like an odd mish-mosh of sorts, but Monroe Steele knows they actually complement one another beautifully for a perfect fall look.

Get the look: Joie blazer ($398); Floriane Fosso T-shirt ($50); ASOS skirt ($76); Dolce Vita heels ($50)

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Try the Pajama-Dressing Trend

If a button-down and PJ pants feels too forward, opt for a silky dress with piping instead. We adore Alyssa Amoroso’s idea to cap her dress off with a pair of sleek sock boots.

Get the look: Stella McCartney dress ($311); Chelsea28 bag ($59); Public Desire boots ($60)

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Switch Up Your Blazer Style

Swap your classic black version for one with military details—be that from the 21st century or the 18th. (Hot tip: Revolutionary piping is trending.)

Get the look: Torrid blazer ($89); Premme T-shirt ($55); H&M jeans ($35); Kate Spade bag ($228); Nina heels ($83)

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Wear Flowers Long Past Summer

Transition your floral wide-leg pants to fall with the help of a chunky sweater in the color of the season and black boots that peek out from the hem.

Get the look: J.Jill sweater ($69); Missguided pants ($51); Lizzie Fortunado clutch ($195)

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Let Your Socks Show

Don’t stow your mules away for the year just yet. Instead, pair them with thin, chic socks in argyle, bright pink or even shimmery metallic, like fashionista Babba Canales does here. Just make sure they’re always in tip-top condition.

Get the look: & Other Stories cap ($55); NA-KD sweater ($143); English Factory skirt ($100); COS socks ($9); Sam Edelman shoes ($110)

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Love and Loathing in LA

Dress for the Weather You Want

If the weather isn’t quite cooperating with the calendar (or you live in warm-weather L.A., like Caroline Juen), you can still sport fall styles. An open cardigan, leather miniskirt and light ankle boots give an autumnal vibe without making you sweat through the heat.

Get the look: Lands' End cardigan ($70); Mossimo Supply Co. T-shirt ($8); Theory skirt ($695); Hinge booties ($80)

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Play With a Variety of Textures

A delicate sheer blouse is the perfect balance to a pair of wide-leg velvet trousers.

Get the look: Ashley Stewart jacket ($60); Torrid blouse ($35); Joanna Hope pants ($65)

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Go Print Crazy

This is the most fun way to get dressed in the morning. The reason these patterns don’t look overwhelming is because they all stay within the same color family and are generally the same (medium) size.

Get the look: Majorelle blazer ($168); Old Navy shirt ($); Marks & Spencer skirt ($32); Missguided boots ($64)

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Try a Jacket Alternative

A long cardigan is the comfiest weekend substitute to a structured workweek coat.

Get the look: Ray-Ban sunglasses ($203); Lovers + Friends cardigan ($198); Boden T-shirt ($42); American Eagle Outfitters jeans ($40); Summit boots ($229)

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Go Back to THE ’70S

Take a note from Krystal Bick and go back in time. A voluminous pussy-bow blouse and suede jumper play to the decade’s style strengths while sleek sock boots and a mini box bag bring everything back to the 21st century.

Get the look: Echo beret ($59); Tory Burch blouse ($298); Free People dress ($168); Mackage bag ($450); Stuart Weitzman boots ($575)

RELATED: Corduroy Is Trending: Here’s How to Wear It and Not Look Like an Extra on ‘That ’70s Show’

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Wear All One Color (Sort Of)

Give monochrome dressing a new twist by choosing multiple shades that vary ever so slightly. It’ll nod to the trend while creating much more depth.

Get the look: August Hat Company cap ($42); WYLDR jacket ($115); Isabel Marant Étoile pants ($265); Deux Lux bag ($95); Aldo boots ($120)

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Add One Trendy Accessory

Victoria Van Ness’s weekend staples—a chunky sweater and skinny jeans—suddenly feel fresh and fabulous thanks to a pair of ankle boots that really pop.

Get the look: Lou & Grey sweater ($70); Joe's Jeans jeans ($139); Dune London boots ($140)

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Give Your Black Legwear a Break

The easiest and most fun way to add color to a fall look? With a pair of burgundy tights, of course.

Get the look: Guess jacket ($128); Band of Gypsies dress ($69); Hanes tights ($9); La Canadienne boots ($545)

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Go Hands-Free

Fanny packs are trending (we’re just as surprised as you are), but you don’t have to be a tourist to wear one. Swap your regular belt for a black leather pack and you’re good to go.

Get the look: Tibi dress ($550); Ecote skirt ($30); INC International Concepts fanny pack ($45); Bernardo boots ($150)

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Give a Maxi Dress a Whirl

If you’re sick of pants or are more of a girly-girl like Sommar Theodore, try wearing a floor-length dress instead. You’ll still be protected from the nip in the air but in a much more flirty way.

Get the look: Modcloth dress ($100); Simply Be belt ($27); ASOS heels ($67)

RELATED: The Best Winter Dresses for Every Body Type

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Spice Up Your Workwear

Mixing prints doesn’t have to be relegated to just weekend fun. Throw a striped shirt on under your favorite patterned suit and go kick that board meeting’s butt.

Get the look: Boden blazer ($190) and pants ($120); Gap shirt ($30); Schutz heels ($180)

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Wear White After Labor Day

If you haven’t already, it’s time to toss this fashion rule out the window. Winter whites and warm creams look gorgeous when layered under a rust or camel coat.

Get the look: Maje coat ($720); White House Black Market top ($99); Mossimo jeans ($30); OluKai booties ($170)

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Wear Only White After Labor Day

Throw caution to the wind and go all out with head-to-toe white. Just remember to keep the fabrics on the heavier side (like cashmere, wool or brocade) to avoid looking like you’re stuck in the summer.

Get the look: Karl Lagerfeld sweater ($295); BHLDN skirt ($500); Dahlia Stone bag ($40); Senso shoes ($219)

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Replace Your Button-Down With a Graphic Tee

Casual Friday, here we come.

Get the look: J.Crew blazer ($198); NHL T-shirt ($30); Free People jeans ($68); Steve Madden heels ($90)

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Late Afternoon Blog

Wear Your Fanciest Skirt to Work

Have your metallic party skirt work double duty by toning it down for day with a striped sweater and blush flats.

Get the look: Gap sweater ($70); YFB On The Road skirt ($89); Nasty Gal bag ($78); Boden heels ($150)

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Play With Proportions

Chunky sweaters have a tendency to swallow you up and leave you looking shapeless. That’s why Taye Hansberry’s trick of pairing high-waist jeans with a cropped sweater that hits just above your smallest point is pure style genius.

Get the look: Le Specs sunglasses ($59); Babaton coat ($350); Boohoo sweater ($44); Topshop belt ($70); DL1961 jeans ($198); Nine West heels ($79)

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Break Up an All-Black Look

You don’t need super-bright accessories to add depth to dark shades. A large belt buckle, patterned scarf and mirrored sunnies are just as effective as their colorful counterparts.

Get the look: Uniqlo hat ($20); Fendi sunglasses ($312); Mango scarf ($40); Jessica Simpson cardigan ($53); Chicos top ($79); LOFT belt ($45); RACHEL Rachel Roy pants ($99)

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Make a Statement With Shoes

Hot pink pumps add a much-needed pop of color to a classic workwear outfit.

Get the look: 1.State shirt ($47); Lauren Ralph Lauren blazer ($165); Rebecca Minkoff belt ($48); Banana Republic trousers ($110); Malone Souliers shoes ($545)

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Try a Slimming Top Layer

If you’re worried about a cozy sweater dress looking frumpy, toss a long vest on top for a lengthening effect.

Get the look: Ann Taylor hat ($60); L.L.Bean sweater ($50); Max Studio vest ($60); Old Navy skirt ($27); Charlotte Russe boots ($41)

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Replace Your Beanie with a Beret

Yes, you love your cozy pom-pommed topper, but this chic French style is just as warm and way more stylish.

Get the look: Glamorous beret ($26); Gap sweater ($50); Eloquii x Katie Sturino coat ($150); Meli Melo bag ($520); Good American jeans ($179); Converse sneakers ($50)

RELATED: 5 Hat Trends to Top Off All Your Fall Looks

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Draw Attention to Your Waist

You know the wool belt your coat comes with? Replace it with something leather to give a stronger visual contrast. That kind of small change has a big impact on your overall look (and shape).

Get the look: Quay x Kylie sunglasses ($75); Forever 21 coat ($50); Duluth Trading Co. belt ($50); Everlane pants ($88); Butter heels ($298)

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Match Your Party Dress to Your Outerwear

Thank you, Alicia Quarles, for showing us the most glamorous way to look on point, no matter the weather.

Get the look: Marcobologna coat ($719); Couture Candy dress ($170); Whiting & Davis clutch ($305); Lulu's heels ($49)

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Upgrade to Orange

Sick of millennial pink? Word on the street is that citrus shades will soon be replacing the ubiquitous blush tone as a must-have color. Bonus: Orange, mustard and gold hues are just as universally flattering.

Get the look: Paul & Joe coat ($605); MKT Studio sweater ($184); Levi's jeans ($98); Imagine Vince Camuto pumps ($160)

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Get Matchy-Matchy

Amp up the visual effect of your favorite plaid coat by pulling out one of the featured colors (red, in this case) and sporting a sweater and boots in the exact same shade.

Get the look: NVLT coat ($230); Equipment sweater ($318); Blank NYC jeans ($108); Halogen boots ($120)

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Pick Just One Print to Love

Is plaid your favorite fall pattern? Well then, we say the more the merrier. Wear all the plaid pieces you have at once for a fun, cheeky twist on print mixing.

Get the look: H&M parka ($60); River Island scarf ($32); Abercrombie shirt ($30); Rag & Bone skirt ($395); Hue leggings ($36); Botkier loafers ($168)

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