This Fall Fashion Checklist Will Help You Conquer the Season Ahead

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Out of all of the seasons, autumn arguably requires the most strategy. Fall clothes for women primarily act as a barrier from the brisk weather—it’s a moment when layering is not simply a fashion choice, it’s a matter of practical dressing. This means we have to think about several components when getting dressed. It helps, though, that these seasonal staples seem to affectionately hug our bodies and keep us cozy. Whether it’s a cozy, lived-in sweater or a snug layering piece, there’s no doubt that these fall essentials can bring a bit of joy and comfort into our lives. Who could say no to wrapping up in a cashmere Khaite sweater or lounging in a pair of soft Leset wool trousers?

The season often brings about an influx of events too, whether it’s a romantic fall wedding or a holiday celebration. So a seasonally appropriate dress is also a must for those special occasions—add that to the checklist of the best fall clothes for women, which also includes turtlenecks, trench coats, classic denim, and more. To make things easier, we’ve compiled all these essentials for you here. Take notes and make sure your wardrobe ticks all of these boxes before the temperatures start to drop.

Turtlenecks

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

Turtlenecks are the backbone of every fall wardrobe. You can keep it plain and simple in an all-black one or amp it up with graphic prints.

Joseph wool turtleneck sweater

$795.00, MYTHERESA

Everlane The Cloud turtleneck

$135.00, EVERLANE

Prada wool jacquard turtleneck sweater

$1150.00, MODA OPERANDI

Theory ribbed stretch-jersey turtleneck top

$130.00, NET-A-PORTER

Dresses

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

The fall dress will keep you covered and ready for any invites that come your way. Look for options made with plush fabrics and vibrant jewel-toned hues.

Johanna Ortiz Garden Shadows cutout silk midi dress

$1995.00, MODA OPERANDI

Cult Gaia Lydia knit column dress

$518.00, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

French Connection Babysoft mock neck sweater dress

$98.00, NORDSTROM

La Ligne smocked long-sleeve silk midi dress

$395.00, NORDSTROM

Knit Trousers

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

Upgrade your sweatpants with a cozy pair of knit trousers. They’ll feel just as snuggly without sacrificing style.

Leset Zoe wide-leg wool-blend pants

$300.00, MODA OPERANDI

Dodo Bar Or Marvin striped track pants

$470.00, NET-A-PORTER

Odyssee Rowland striped knitted wide-leg pants

$315.00, NET-A-PORTER

The Row Chuk knitted wool-blend trousers

$1490.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

Boots

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

Colder temperatures call for a strong boot collection. Stock up on walkable combat boots and elevated square-toe styles.

Bottega Veneta The Tire leather ankle boot

$1150.00, MODA OPERANDI

Mango squared-toe leather ankle boots

$200.00, MANGO

Porte Paire leather boots

$345.00, NET-A-PORTER

Proenza Schouler leather knee boots

$1175.00, NET-A-PORTER

Denim

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

Pull out your best pair of jeans, and keep the denim craze going with a structured dress and flared skirt.

Tory Burch cropped denim pant

$298.00, TORY BURCH

Wash Lab piece dyed denim dress

$168.00, NORDSTROM

Wales Bonner Vision raw-denim midi skirt

$655.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

Mother The Super Cruiser high-rise flared jeans

$230.00, NET-A-PORTER

Sweaters

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

During the fall, there’s no such thing as too many sweaters. Mix and match your style with classic prints and tried-and-true solids.

Loulou Studio Vacca cashmere sweater

$370.00, NET-A-PORTER

Khaite Valerie sweater

$2200.00, KHAITE

Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini cropped cable-knit sweater

$565.00, NET-A-PORTER

Zara oversized striped knit sweater

$50.00, ZARA

Trench Coats

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Photographed by Acielle / Style Du Monde

The classic trench coat will never go out of style. Invest in one with modern details—like exaggerated lapels or a glamorous belt—for a refreshing take on the timeless jacket.

King & Tuckfield two-tone cotton-drill trench coat

$965.00, NET-A-PORTER

Victoria Victoria Beckham double-faced trench coat

$840.00, MYTHERESA

Nanushka Malon hooded trench coat

$1090.00, SSENSE

The Row Au cotton-canvas trench coat

$1990.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

Originally Appeared on Vogue