A. 11 Preppy Outfits for a Fashionable Fall
The best time of the year is approaching: autumn. With cooler and cooler temperatures on the way, it’s time to renew your formal wardrobe and buy our favorite seasonal products. From the perfect outfit for picking apples to a brilliant way to wear your summer dresses to the end of the holiday, these are our 11 favorite outfit ideas to try this fall.
1. Master the Art of Layering
One of the keys to mastering the fall style is learning the art of layers. It’s easier said than done: many layers may look sloppy, but few are useless. The outfit shown here consists of a matching combination of miniskirt and blazer over a black shirt with a yellow jacket and black high boots.
a. Approved double-breasted suit
Plaid everywhere is a bold look, but one that you can wear perfectly with a classic blazer like this one from Veronica Beard.
b. Monroe plaid mini skirt with button placket
Yes, you can wear a yellow checkered miniskirt in the fall. Just combine it with a chic blazer and high boots and you’re ready for the season.
c. Knee high boots
These classic black high boots are useful in autumn and winter. In addition, the neutral tone matches almost everything in your wardrobe.
d. Seacole Pea Jacket
Who said your coats should be boring? Try this sunny yellow hue for a statement.
2. Dress appropriately for your fall activities
Autumn is one of the best times of the year to spend time outdoors. Between apple and pumpkin harvests and fallen leaves, there are tons of things to do when autumn comes. When dressing for an outdoor adventure, choose a durable outfit that will keep you cozy without compromising function.
a. Ruby Jacket
This green jacket has a universal appeal: the flap is neutral enough to match almost any outfit, and the abundance of pockets makes it incredibly useful.
b. Tartan wool scarf
This scarf between the beautiful tartan print and the cozy wool fabric will keep you warm throughout the season.
c. Cate ankle skinny jeans
Skinny jeans make it easy to add your favorite shoe loops to your outfit. From boots to sneakers and everything in between, these perfect hem jeans are essential.
d. Women’s Boots
Nothing says more fall than a pair of reliable boots. Don’t go on adventures without looking at the leaves or picking apples – they are made to deal with the mud that gets in your way!
3. Pair of boots with dress
You don’t have to store your clothes just because the temperatures are cooler. Instead, combine them with chic autumn boots and a light jacket for a perfectly seasonal look.
a. Sleeveless cotton cambric shirt dress
This cambric shirt dress is versatile enough to match your favorite jackets and coats.
b. The cocoon – camel
A cozy camel design from Everlane that will undoubtedly become a staple for colder weather.
c. Melissa Knotted high boot
Get ready to live with these classic brown high boots from FRYE: they are comfortable enough for everyday use and will undoubtedly keep your feet warm.
d. Crossbody calf circle
A reference bag like this crossbody design by Mansur Gavriel adds a modern element to your ensemble.
4. Add a sweater to your skirts
Before taking off your socks, combine your favorite skirts with a cozy sweater. It adds a much needed layer of warmth, but also an elegant element that flows seamlessly from day to night.
a. Polo Bear cotton-linen sweater
The adorable bear design of this Ralph Lauren sweatshirt is just the added bonus: the cotton and linen fabric will keep you comfortable.
b. Crepe skirt with grosgrain decorated with sequins
Choose a fancy skirt like this sequined one from J.Crew to decorate your fall outfit.
c. Danna Pointy Toe Pump
These classic light blue pumps are impressive.
d. Marlena Faux Leather Clutch. Crossbody Bag
This light blue bag goes well with a cool blue outfit.
5. Combine jeans with a chic blazer
Refine your favorite fall jeans with a matching blazer like this plaid design.
a. High waisted Hepburn jeans with wide leg in slate
The wide leg design of these DL1961 jeans ensures a comfortable fit that matches a variety of shoe options.
b. Sport jacket too big
With a wide and wide cut and an elegant plaid print, this Free People blazer will add a touch of class to your fall outfits.
c. V-neck t-shirt
This classic white V-neck T-shirt is a must in any wardrobe that you will wear repeatedly.
d. Juno Heeled Mules
Mules are the perfect shoe style to guide you through the fall transition months: with their open back design, they are great for warmer temperatures, but the closed front is a great chocie when the temperature drops.
6. A Classic Barbour Will Come in Handy
A Barbour jacket is a popular staple, and autumn is the best time of year to wear it over and over. You can combine the jacket with almost anything, such as this combination of jeans, button and sweater.
a. Navy Beadnell Wax Jacket
Instead, opt for this dark blue color in a sea of dark green Barbour jackets. With the brand’s tartan lining and a durable outer layer, this is the perfect jacket to stand up to the elements.
b. Penny boat
This light brown shade of Sam Edelman’s booties will be your choice this fall.
c. The Farrah skinny jeans
The dark blue tone of these classic skinny jeans makes them the perfect choice for a casual fall getaway.
d. Oxford shirt
A classic light blue button turns any outfit into an elegant ensemble.
e. Fair Isle Knitted Sweater
Between the fluffy plush material and the festive print of Fair Isle, you’ll never want to take this sweater off.
7. Embrace the leather climate
The leather climate is a sacred time of year when you can go out with any outfit and add a chic leather jacket for an effortless addition. Enjoy the season by using leather (or synthetic leather) often.
a. Balfern leather biker jacket
This AllSaints model is a beautiful biker-style leather jacket and perfectly cut for a more fitted look. The silver hardware adds to the overall sense of style of the jacket.
b. High waisted skinny jeans with broken hem
Worn jeans are in fashion – just ask Meghan Markle. These skinny jeans with high rips and a slit in the knees are a perfect addition to your leather jacket for the fall.
c. Leilane bomb
Cheetah print pumps add a touch of boldness to any outfit.
8. Get a raincoat and rain boots
Autumn weather includes rainy and cold days. So, get ready with some important things. A classic overcoat is a must, and a pair of flexible and practical boots like the iconic Hunter Wellington boots are also worth buying.
a. Packable rain boots “Tour”
Hunter rain boots are in fashion 365 days a year. Add cozy socks for extra warmth in the winter or wear them with shorts in the summer. In the fall, get ready to put on your boots over jeans or leggings.
b. The draped overcoat
An overcoat is mandatory in the fall. With the inevitable rainy days ahead, you’ll be surprised to use this classic Everlane look.
c. Mesh leggings with elastic waist
These comfortable and cozy leggings from Old Navy have an elastic waist for a comfortable and safe day to day.
9. Combine a high collar with a skirt
Collars are mandatory when it gets colder. But in the fall you should combine your most comfortable sweaters with skirts if the temperature allows.
a. Turtleneck sweater
The Olympic collar you will wear all winter. Buy this cozy design in this green color for an extra pop.
b. Wrap the skirt with checkered plaid button
The classic houndstooth plaid guarantees a chic skirt. We love the elegant buttons on this wrap skirt.
c. Leanne slingback ballerinas in leopard
Leopard prints will never go out of style. Buy these classic ballet shoes with this festive pattern.
d. Leopard print strap coupling
This Tab Clutch by Loeffler Randall gives your evening outfit an added touch.
10. Add plaid to your favorite summer pieces
You don’t need to take off all your summer dresses when the new season arrives. Wear an autumn plaid jacket over a white dress for a perfectly seasonal selection.
a. Victoria Pearly Trim Fit & Flare Dress
This flattering, wide dress is a must for summer, but with the right layers, you can wear it all year round.
b. Graham Houndstooth wool jacket
Houndstooth is a formal staple, and this wool jacket is a classic choice to wear at any occasion.
c. Leah Cap Toe Pumps
These classic pumps are perfect for almost any autumn occasion.
11. A large scarf is a necessity
Each outfit is infinitely more cozy with a large scarf. It is the perfect statement to end any cold weather outfit like this dress and boots.
a. Plaid blanket Thick winter tartan scarf
Half a scarf, half a blanket, you’ll be so comfortable with this tartan design that you’ll want to be wrapped up in it all year round.
b. Stretch crepe stretch dress
This dress, which can be worn anywhere, comes in this rich burgundy color that perfectly matches our fall color scheme.
c. Carah boots up to the knees
Above-the-knee boots become an important part of the wardrobe in colder temperatures. This dark brown pair from Kenneth Cole New York will become his new favorites.