6 Wardrobe Staples to Mix-and-Match for Fall

Six pieces to get you through the fall in style!Six pieces to get you through the fall in style!With the last couple weeks of summer upon us, thoughts of ramping up the wardrobe for fall have come into play, one of my favorite times of the year. I love flipping through the thick fall fashion magazines, making bookmarks and dreaming of new tall boots and cozy sweaters. So this week I've started my annual shopping list. These key pieces will take you through the fall without fail; think mix-and-match and layering accessories. Without further adieu, here are my 6 fall fashion must-haves!

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The PeacoatThe PeacoatThe Pea Coat
I high-quality, heavy pea coat is essential to your wardrobe to keep warm and stylish through the colder days. It's classy dressed-up and chic dressed-down. You can literally go from jeans to cocktail dresses with this!
Buy this from Tory Burch, $495

A Dotted SweaterA Dotted SweaterA Dotted Sweater
Everyone has a basic, solid-colored sweater. But polka dots are back on trend and I see it popping up left and right! Try this 3-D dotted sweater to pair with skirts or pants.
Buy this from J. Crew, $138

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The Snakeskin SkirtThe Snakeskin SkirtThe Snakeskin Skirt
Snakeskin is a star piece for fall and a skirt is a great place to start. There are many animal prints showing up in fall collections, but snakeskin is the most daring, in my opinion. Wear this on bags, shoes and bangles for an extra pop.
Buy this from River Island, $19

The Doctor's BagThe Doctor's BagThe Doctor's Bag
A carry-all in a dark hue is what everyone needs for a leather bag. The doctor's bag style is unique and trendy, so try to grab one this season. It's convenient to fit all your necessities for the day.
Buy this from Forzieri, $628

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Tortoiseshell SunniesTortoiseshell SunniesTortoise Shell Sunnies
Fall and tortoise shell always go together. The amber oranges and browns are a perfect mix that match with pretty much anything you wear.
Buy this from Moda Operandi, $290

A Statement NecklaceA Statement NecklaceA Statement Necklace
Ornate is the word in jewelry this fall, so pick up a statement piece that can carry you from day to night. It doesn't have to be gold like this one from J. Crew, but it has to bring out a big bang! Think gems, heavy chains, layers, knots, and shine!
Buy this from J. Crew, $150

- By Jan Halvarson
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