I'm Planning My Fall Outfits—These Under-$40 Pieces Have My Attention

Anna LaPlaca
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If you read Who What Wear on the reg, you'd know that our heads have already been entrenched in all things fall for a while now and after discussing bigger-picture trends like the colors we'll all be wearing and the important dress silhouettes, it's time to discuss how to actually wear some of these fall trends. Knowing what's trending is one thing, but doing a little planning and figuring out how to actually put these new pieces together in an outfit is the next step (and honestly, one of my favorite pastimes).

Another good reason to do some outfit planning? Picking and choosing which pieces to invest in will leave you feeling (hopefully) more satisfied with your closet throughout the season. Yep, as the headline suggests, I'm sharing some very affordable outfit options with you here. From versatile dresses you can wear with boots and sneakers to the pretty skirts to marry with sweaters, keep scrolling for all the under-$40 buys I'm eyeing and exactly how I plan to style each.

Who What Wear Short Puff Sleeve Tiered Babydoll Dress ($40)

What it is: A wide-cut cotton dress with puff sleeves

How I'd style it: With a pair of knee-high boots and a thin printed turtleneck underneath once the weather cools

Who What Wear Puff Short Sleeve Ruffle Dress ($37)

What it is: A printed mini dress with puff sleeves

How I'd style it: With some chunky loafers and tall socks

Who What Wear Short Puff Sleeve Tiered Babydoll Dress ($40)

What it is: A polka dot midi dress

How I'd style it: With an oversized scrunchie and delicate gold jewelry

Target Sleeveless Blouse ($25)

What it is: A silky sleeveless top

How I'd style it: Tucked into leather pants and paired with heeled ankle boots

Who What Wear Geometric Print Puff Short Sleeve Tiered Ruffle Dress ($40)

What it is: A silky printed dress

How I'd style it: With 90s sunglasses and lug-sole boots

Who What Wear Floral Print Midi Slip Skirt ($30)

What it is: An asymmetric slip skirt

How I'd style it: With a cropped cardigan and mules

Who What Wear Geometric Print High-Rise Pleated Wide Leg Pants ($35)

What it is: A silky wide-leg pants

How I'd style it: With padded sandals and a boxy blazer

Who What Wear One Shoulder Flutter Sleeve Knit Dress ($35)

What it is: A one-shoulder rib-knit dress

How I'd style it: With strappy sandals and a chunky chain necklace

Who What Wear Long Sleeve Dress ($37)

What it is: A puff-sleeve mini dress with an open back

How I'd style it: Cinched at the waist with a belt and paired with high-top sneakers and plenty of gold jewelry

Who What Wear Paisley Print Puff Long Sleeve Dress ($40)

What it is: A modern boho maxi dress

How I'd style it: With ankle boots and a suede jacket

Who What Wear Tank Top ($23)

What it is: A ribbed tank top with ruffle trim

How I'd style it: Tucked into wide-leg pants

Who What Wear Short Sleeve Collared Dress ($40)

What it is: A belted utility dress

How I'd style it: With the top few buttons closed layered over solid-colored trousers

Who What Wear Floral Print Midi Slip Skirt ($30)

What it is: A floral midi skirt

How I'd style it: With a white T-shirt and sneakers

Who What Wear Long Sleeve Square Neck Blouse ($17)

What it is: A square-neck poet blouse

How I'd style it: With relaxed, distressed jeans

Who What Wear 3/4 Sleeve Dress ($37)

What it is: A dainty floral mini dress

How I'd style it: With white sneakers and a shoulder bag

Who What Wear Puff Elbow Sleeve T-Shirt ($23)

What it is: A crewneck T-shirt with balloon sleeves

How I'd style it: With bootcut jeans and loafers

Who What Wear Short Sleeve Dress ($37)

What it is: A utility-inspired shirt dress

How I plan to wear it: With statement-making knee boots

Up next, see how our editors style these under-$50 pieces for both summer and fall.

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