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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 satin-finish heels might sound like the oddest outfit, but Monroe Steele proves they actually complement one another beautifully for a perfect fall look.

Get the look: Madewell blazer ($135); Floriane Fosso T-shirt ($40); French Connection skirt ($248); Reformation heels ($178)

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Try a Statement Blazer

A plain black blazer and white trousers, while definitely chic, is also totally snoozy. A bold oversize floral print? Now that's a show-stopper.

Get the look: Bombas T-shirt ($36); Keepsake blazer ($210); Everlane pants ($68); Sophia Webster flats ($425)

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Brighten Your Day with a Pop of Yellow

Take a cue from the changing leaves and add a flash of marigold yellow with a sweater, jacket or handbag.

Get the look: Goodnight Macaroon sweater ($65); 1.State skirt ($99); M.Gemi heels ($278)

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Try Shades of Green

Embrace your inner mermaid with mismatched shades of emerald, seafoam, pistachio or pine.

Get the look: Boohoo jacket ($30); Everlane T-shirt ($18); St. John's Bay pants ($18); Rebecca Minkoff bag ($248); Sam Edelman boots ($160)

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Wear Flowers Long Past Summer

Transition your floral wide-leg pants into fall with the help of a chunky, bold sweater and black boots that peek out from the hem.

Get the look: Court & Rowe sweater ($79); Cami NYC pants ($168); Kenzo clutch ($325); Vince Camuto boots ($150)

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Let Your Socks Show

Don’t stow your mules 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 (because holes are not chic).

Get the look: Hat Attack hat ($27); Bobi sweater ($57); Maeve skirt ($110); Hysteria socks ($18); Bella Vita shoes ($80)

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Feel the Breeze

Sure, the temperatures are dropping fast, but don't break out the tights just yet. Sport your miniskirt with a chunky oversize sweater and tall brown boots to get some extra warmth and coverage without resorting to restrictive legwear.

Get the look: Halogen sweater ($98); Alice + Olivia skirt ($225); Frye boots ($248)

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Mix Glam and Tough

Take your favorite luxe faux-fur coat and glittering gold statement clutch for evening and wear them with some chunky combat boots and a bandana scarf for a look that perfectly straddles glam '70s and moto chic.

Get the look: Karen Kane coat ($228); Levi's bandana ($14); Tularosa top ($128); Derek Lam 10 Crosby pants ($325); Nita Suri bag ($825); Vagabond shoes ($140)

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Go Back to THE ’70S

Take a note from Krystal Bick and pair a voluminous pussy-bow blouse with a retro suede jumper. Sleek sock boots and a mini box bag bring everything back to the 21st century.

Get the look: Echo beret ($28); J.Crew Factory blouse ($39); Free People dress ($168); Mateo bag ($263); Stuart Weitzman boots ($575)

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Give Neon a Chance

A neon color palette can seem tricky in the fall and winter, but when worn in a simple silhouette (like a classic turtleneck), it doesn't feel quite so intimidating, after all.

Get the look: Les Reveries turtleneck ($198); Lauren Ralph Lauren coat ($220); RE/Done jeans ($177); Nina heels ($79)

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Toss a Blazer On Over a Maxi

Yes, you absolutely can continue to wear your beloved summer maxi dress through the month of November, under two conditions: One, it should feature a darker or moodier print. And two, you should pair it with obvious cold-weather staples like a structured blazer and cool kicks, just as Shanna Battle does here.

Get the look: Ray-Ban sunglasses ($153); 1.State blazer ($129); Voloshin dress ($498); Dr. Scholl's sneakers ($90)

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Head West for Inspiration

No need to invest in a whole new pair of cowboy boots just to get in on the Western trend. Simply layer a chambray shirt over high-waisted jeans, cinch a wide-buckle belt around your waist and pull on your favorite tall black boots to finish.

Get the look: Joie top ($138); ASOS belt ($29); American Eagle Outfitters jeans ($50); Vince Camuto boots ($250)

Wear Your Fanciest Skirt to Work

Yes, you can wear your metallic party skirt during the day. Just tone it down with a striped sweater and blush flats.

Get the look: Velvet by Graham & Spencer sweater ($249); Mango skirt ($100); Journee heels ($50)

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Give a Maxi Dress a Whirl

If you’re sick of pants or simply love super feminine-silhouettes, like Sommar Theodore does, 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: Forest Lily dress ($149); Simply Be belt ($22); Naturalizer heels ($100)

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Wear Two Jackets at Once

For chilly days when a denim topper or trench just won't cut it, try wearing two lighter jackets on top of each other for an easy, layered look.

Get the look: SEA trench coat ($399); Lucky Brand jacket ($60); Madewell T-shirt ($13); Agolde jeans ($178); Schutz shoes ($170)

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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 ($198) and pants ($130); J.Crew top ($40); Schutz heels ($180)

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Rock the Sweater of the Season

Cardigans are back, folks! But rather than looking to Jackie O. or Betty Draper for inspo, we say lean more toward nontraditional styling tricks (i.e., wearing one over a leather skirt or as a top unto itself).

Get the look: Express cardigan ($40); Lands' End turtleneck ($16); Lulus skirt ($38); Nina heels ($50)

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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 worn with a festive bright coral and trendy animal print booties.

Get the look: Mink Pink sweater ($99); Tailored by Rebecca Taylor pants ($295); Dolce Vita boots ($172)

RELATED: 7 Ways to Wear White Jeans This Fall

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Then Wear it Head to Toe

Now that you've dipped your toe in the water, go all out. 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: Naadam sweater ($195); Alice + Olivia skirt ($688); MICHAEL Michael Kors bag ($298); Raye heels ($168)

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Replace Your Button-Down With a Sweatshirt

Stick to crewneck cuts in solid muted hues to keep things work-appropriate.

Get the look: Lou & Grey sweater ($70); Gap pants ($52); Yuzefi bag ($462)

Make Your Weekend Wardrobe Pop

Just because you're sporting a puffy vest and basic long-sleeve tee doesn't mean you'll look boring. Just look at Coterie member Jasmine Crockett. Just one peep at her peppy yellow vest and rainbow stripe tee and we can't help but smile.

Get the look: Saylor NYC sweater ($228); Gap vest ($30); Warp & Weft jeans ($98); Hoka One One sneakers ($160)

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Steal Your Eveningwear from the Men

It's likely you still have a solid number of weddings, cocktail parties and holiday soirees to power through before the end of the year, so why not switch things up and give your rotation of formal dresses a break? Rock a perfectly tailored tuxedo and give all the men in attendance a run for their money.

Get the look: Reiss blazer ($475) and pants ($285); Stance T-shirt ($50); Jeffrey Campbell heels ($195)

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Give Wild Prints a Tame Base

Balance out your favorite safari-inspired pieces with a pair of classic blue-wash jeans.

Get the look: Alice + Olivia jacket ($318); Old Navy jeans ($45); Sam Edelman shoes ($140)

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Make a Statement With Shoes

Electric blue footwear adds a much-needed pop of color to an otherwise simple outfit.

Get the look: Line jacket ($162); Grayson shirt ($128); Levi's pants ($60); FitFlop shoes ($66)

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Get Cozy for Thanksgiving Dinner

Introducing the most stylish way to hide your post-turkey food baby bloat. Layer a printed sweatshirt over a stretchy slip skirt (and don't forget the pointy-toe heels) for a look that's both comfy and cool.

Get the look: Aldomartins sweatshirt ($228); Topshop skirt ($55); Louise et Cie heels ($100)

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Rethink Patent Leather Pants

If the thought of wearing leather pants has you immediately dreading a Ross Geller-esque disaster situation, look for a pair in a looser, more trouser-like cut. Rich seasonal shades like burgundy or forest green can also help this rockstar fabric feel more accessible.

Get the look: Lafayette 148 New York blouse ($269); Dodo Bar Or pants ($775); Marc Fisher LTD boots ($199)

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Or Embrace It From Head to Toe

Leather everything is a major trend right now, so once you've gotten over those initial jitters (or if you never really had them in the first place), try wearing a matching leather or faux-leather set. Bonus: You'll be cozy and warm even without the addition of a coat.

Get the look: Nanushka top ($425) and pants ($495); Linea Paolo shoes ($120)

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Wear Fleece the Fashion Way

Yes, fleece is excellent for keeping you warm while camping, but when worn with cropped trousers, an animal print heel and cat-eye sunglasses, it becomes the perfect on-trend topper for a fashion editor-approved ensemble.

Get the look: Pull&Bear jacket ($53); M.M.LaFleur pants ($225); Lulus heels ($17)

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Go Back to the Color Basics

Teal, pistachio, sapphire, oh my! Step back from the elaborately named color variations and return to the primary and secondary basics of your childhood for a bold look that's surprisingly easy to wear.

Get the look: Commission blouse ($715); Halogen sweater ($98); Tibi skirt ($465); Seychelles shoes ($119)

Keep Things Simple

Sometimes all you need for a great outfit is two spot-on pieces and the attitude to match. Follow in Coterie member Courtney Danielle's stylish footsteps and pair a gorgeous cream sweater dress with some fresh metallic kicks and you'll be all set.

Get the look: Vince sweater dress ($425); Steve Madden sneakers ($82)

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