16 Fall Essentials to Buy Right Now

Elaine Yu | Aug 22, 2016 Beauty & Style

There's a certain bittersweet feeling that comes with the end of summer -- we want all of the weekends at the beach or the lake, but are also secretly excited for the first gusts of cooler weather. The happy news is, the falling mercury means it's time for fall style, which is -- let's face it -- the best time to reinvent your wardrobe. 

Fall offers the hands-down best fashion options. There are the gorgeous jewel tones that look great against the changing leaves, and all of the leather, suede, wool, and textured knits. All of that sounds so far away as I'm watching my kids play in the backyard with sweat dripping down my back.

Start with the essentials and check out my curated collection of 16 must-have basics, including a faux moto jacket, a wool hat, suede cutout booties, and stylish sneakers that can take you from playdate to PTA meeting. Once you reach the end of the list, you just might be ready to wrap yourself up in a cozy knit sweater -- temperature permitting. 


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