How To Wear 5 Major Fall Trends
Fall predictably brings with it an avalanche of new trends, whether or not the weather is ready for it, making the most minimal wardrobe update kind of daunting. Here, we’ve distilled it down to five biggies, with tips on how to dress around them for in-between climes.
The Victorian Dress
We’re not sure where the rule that you can’t wear white post-Labor Day came from, but we’re definitely sure it’s not actually a real thing. The secret to working a hyper-feminine piece like this is to balance the vintage-inspired elements with modern ones, like a tailored blazer and sleek Chelsea boots.
BY TIMO White Lace Dress goop, $595
It’s super light, so it doesn’t bulk
up under layers.
NILI LOTAN One
Button Blazer goop, $260
Carmen Ankle Boot goop, $450
GIVENCHY Pandora Box
Mini Leather Bag Matches Fashion, $1,837
GIGI BURRIS X GOOP
Orion Tiara goop, $265 Looks rad with a messy
MARNI Gold-plated, Crystal
and Horn Ear Cuffs Net-A-Porter, $770
Leggings Stylebop, $825
The Shrunken Fisherman Sweater
A classic pullover is timeless. Here, it’s revised with a shrunken silhouette, which accommodates high-waisted pieces (skirts, jeans, pants).
Long Sleeve Crew goop, $695 The pattern feels fresh and
3.1 PHILLIP LIM X LINDA FARROW
Flat Top Sunglasses goop, $255
Gold Silver Saturn
Earrings Avenue 32, $535
LOEFFLER RANDAL Mini
Backpack with Shearling goop, $495
SONIA RYKIEL Boiled Wool
Mini Skirt Net-A-Porter, $670
Leather Flats Matches Fashion, $733 Strong ‘60s English-girl vibes.
The Surplus Jumpsuit
A jumpsuit for evening is a no brainer, but for day it requires a bit of thought. Soften the masculine shape with accessories that skew more ornate and add a heel—just a little lift will do.
- HORSES Field Suit in Dark Green goop, $495 Keep the first few buttons undone.
Plaid Shirt goop, $165
PAIGE NOVICK FOR TIBI
Earring Tibi, $379
Arcade Cuff Lele Sadoughi, $350
MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION
Drawstring Messenger goop, $695
PAUL ANDREW X GOOP
Bushwick Ankle Boot goop, $945 These go with literally
The Fancy Polo Shirt
A nod to geek-chic, a dressed-up polo functions a lot like a printed blouse, meaning it plays particularly well with solid separates. This one, in a silk winter floral, looks best with deep burgundy hues, nudes, and black.
- MOTHER OF PEARL Javel Top goop, $495 We like it on the roomy side.
Drape Skirt Tibi, $375
BOTTEGA VENETA Oxidized
Sterling Silver Cubic
Zirconia Earrings Net-A-Porter, $400
SOPHIE HULME Box Flap
Handbag The Dreslyn, $665
Bomber Jacket Topshop, $105 A total throwback piece.
MIU MIU Bi-Color
Multi-Strap Mary Jane
Pumps Barneys New York, $960
The Elevated Tee
T-shirt dressing never gets old, and neither does a good ruffle. Treat the tee as a starting point and layer liberally depending on outdoor temps; keep bottoms tailored and clean.
MOTHER OF PEARL
Rivoli White Long
Sleeve Top goop, $295 Girly but not too twee.
Blazer Mango, $119
Crystal Bracelet Net-A-Porter, $590
- DIEMME Como Slip-On goop, $349 We’re wearing ours straight into winter.
Screpe Shorts Net-A-Porter, $190
Hunting 11 Leather
Shoulder Bag Bergdorf Goodman,