UPDATED November 1st, 2017

Trends come and go, ladies. The seasons change and as quickly as we committed to tanks and flowy skirts, they’re banished to the back of the closet till next year. Now, first of all, setting aside your summer clothes as the weather cools is bad for that critical cost-per-wear equation, right? It’s hard to justify buying a pricey designer tee if you’re not going to wear it year round. This is why we love incorporating some of warm weather pieces into our fall wardrobe essentials.

Oscar de la Renta says, “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” One of the keys to great style is expert accessorizing and ingenious layering. So we’ve rounded up some fall fashion trends and layering essentials.

1. Skinny Jeans
We’ve been pairing ours with strappy sandals and oversize tanks all summer but fall is the perfect time to pair skinnies with knee-high or ankle boots, ballet flats or loafers. Add a chunky sweater or jacket if you’re pairing your jeans with heels.

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