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    35 Perfect Pieces To Wear On A Warm-Ish Fall Day

    Tackle fluctuating temperatures in style. 🍁

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    1. A beige trench you can throw on over anything and immediately look like an incognito celeb — especially if you throw sunglasses and a mask (plz!) into the mix.

    Beginning Boutique

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-founded Aussie brand based in Brisbane. In an effort to be more sustainable and ethical, they ship in compostable packaging and partner with programs like Thread Together to recycle and upcycle old stock.

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $99.99 (available in sizes 2–10).

    2. A casual shift dress that really gives you a blank slate to build off of. Pair it with your chunkiest lug-sole boots, wide-brim felt hat, croc-embossed faux-leather cross-body — you name it.,

    Promising review: "I’m so glad I got this dress!!!!! I wore it for engagement photos and it was just wonderful and made me feel so pretty! Love this style and color! Perfect for fall, and the long sleeve was the perfect touch to keep me a little warmer. I’ll probably get one for Christmas Eve, too!" —Insta @maggiegraceberlin

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 32 colors/designs).

    3. A cinnamon-colored cargo jumpsuit so stunning, you *will* be stopped by a streetwear Instagrammer on your otherwise boring run to Whole Foods.


    Rebdolls is a Black- and woman-owned small clothing brand from Grisel Paula. The plus size model — originally from the Dominican Republic — is all about making stylish, size-inclusive fashions for all.

    Get it from Rebdolls for $69.99 (available in sizes L and 1X–5X).

    4. A pair of ankle-length Uniqlo trousers with two-way stretch fabric (hello, rayon and spandex) that glides over curves just like your favorite pair of sweatpants.


    Get them from Uniqlo for $39.90 (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

    5. A criss-cross backless sweater that's all business in the front but party in the back because you're never one to be boring.


    Promising review: "Just the right sweater to take you from summer to fall. I’d love this in all colors! Fits exactly how I expected and material is comfortable. Love the back! I ordered the small in light gray." —Jennifer Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in eight colors).

    6. A slouchy buckle sweater if your go-to fall fashion is oversized knits but you're looking for something with a twist.


    This top is part of a collab from The Drop x @lucyswhims (AKA style blogger Suyapa Lucy).

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this sweater. The buckle detail at the neck gives this sweater a unique and edgy look. It's cut oversized so it drapes comfortably on the body. It's an easy piece to throw on and go. My favorite way to wear this is tucked in the front with skinny jeans and a pair of shoes. Any pair of shoes depending on the look I'm going for that day because this sweater goes with EVERYTHING." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $54.90 (available in sizes XXS–XXL, 2X–3X, and in two colors).

    7. A gold open-front blazer that'll make you feel like an absolute boss even if the only reason you're wearing it outside is because your favorite hoodie is in the wash and you *need* a BEC stat.


    Get it from Maurices for $39.90+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 0X–3X).

    8. A tie-waist, lantern-sleeve dress with a simple silhouette made more exciting by an adjustable tie. Slip on some platform sneakers or thigh-high suede boots and you're all done, bb!,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. It fits so well — a little short but I have long legs. I wore it with sandals the first time but it will look great with heels or even knee-high boots in the fall/winter. The material is not the softest but I wouldn't say it is scratchy or anything. Will probably order in several more colors!" —Snum Snum

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 23 colors).

    9. A pair of high-waisted distressed jeans that go *perfectly* with crop tops, slinky tanks, open-front cardigans, and whatever else you're wearing in those two weird weeks when it's, like, hot but also cold?

    Keer Orr / Lilly's Kloset

    Lilly's Kloset is a Black woman-owned business based in Houston, Texas.

    Get them from Lilly's Kloset for $52 (available in sizes 1–13).

    10. A cowl-neck slip dress for those looking to exude serious main character energy but with little added effort.


    Get it from Eloquii for $99.95 (available in sizes 14–28; also in pink).

    11. An oversized plaid shacket that my family back in New Hampshire would really get a kick out of cause they've been wearing them for function, not fashion (and since before I was born), but here we are!, Amazon

    Promising review: "So much cuter than I expected! It fits loose and boxy, as you’d expect a jacket to be. Layers over tees great. The fabric is thicker than a flannel, but still very soft. Great construction and quality. Shipped fast, too!" —Michelle Roetman

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    12. A pair of corduroy Madewell pants with a gathered elastic waist that gives you an excellent range of motion. You never know when you're gonna want to show off how well you can do the worm, after all.


    Get them from Madewell for $85 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in two colors).

    13. A faux-leather jumper topped off with a ruffled collar that is very much giving me berries and cream but in a trendy, exactly what I'm looking for way.

    a model wearing the faux leather dress which has a white collar and sleeves

    Get it from Eloquii for $119.95 (available in sizes 14–28).

    14. An embroidered windbreaker that says "I'm an adult who understands practical outerwear but I also don't take myself too seriously 🐸. "

    Sonia Lazo Illustrator / Etsy

    Sonia Lazo Illustrator is a small biz from El Salvador–based artist So Lazo. Check out their IG — @sonialazo — for more of their designs and tattoo work!

    Promising review: "My Frog Wizard windbreaker is incredible! It looks exactly as pictured/described. The embroidered design is lovely and the quality of the windbreaker is really nice, too (made by Champion). The yellow is super vivid. It's probably the coolest thing I own. I'm UK size 12/14 and I bought the L, which fit me perfectly (lots of room for jumpers underneath)." —Hellen Lister

    Get it from Sonia Lazo Illustrator on Etsy for $50 (available in sizes S–2XL).

    15. A delightfully flowy tiered midi dress if you haven't worn denim in ohhhh — nearly two years?? — and you fully intend to keep it that way.


    Promising review: "I love this sweet puff dress! Got it in today, washed and sanitized, washes great! Tumbled dry on medium heat and NO WRINKLES! Perfect material weight, not too thin, not too heavy. Colors are vibrant and do not fade. I purchased the black floral. Comes to just below my knees, perfect!! True to size if you like your dresses a little loose. Dress is so soft and comfortable! And the price is right!! Definitely recommend! Enjoy!" —Txangelrn

    Get it from Target for $25 (available in sizes X–4X and two colors/designs).

    16. A button-front corduroy skirt that basically pairs with any old top in your closet. A chunky knit? ✔️ A sheer blouse? ✔️ A crisp white tee? ✔️ ✔️ That way, you can compensate up top if the temperatures soar or fall.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $27.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X and in two colors). 

    17. A simple V-neck blouse with a rounded hemline and chic, crinkled fabric reviewers say does not wrinkle because if all my fave tops have one thing in common, it's definitely that., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this shirt. I bought it in two different colors because it's absolutely perfect for my office job. I got the gray and the floral one. They both fit me the same and I found they're true to size. I already have gotten compliments on my floral shirt. Now I am waiting for the black one to come back in stock. I am definitely going to order more colors!!" —Allysa Rice

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 21 colors).

    18. A high-neck chiffon blouse that comes in such a variety of vibrant prints, no one will even be able to detect you own more than one because if you're anything like me, you buy your fave pieces in every color/design available.,

    Promising review: "I ordered the dark green floral pattern first, and loved it so much I got the cheetah print one! Comfortable fit that is versatile and perfect for work. I’ve paired the tops untucked with ankle-length pixie pants, and also tucked in with a high-wasted skirt. Be warned — the material has no give! With tops like these, I typically get a large to ensure it fits over my broad (probably broader than average) shoulders. The large in this top was just right for me." —Carly P

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in 20 patterns).

    19. A silky satin midi skirt with a silhouette that says "chic" and an elastic waistband that says "I'll give your most comfortable sweats a go."


    Promising review: "Wow I honestly had low expectations, but love this skirt! It became a staple in my closet and I’m not one to wear colors or many prints. So silky and smooth, so comfy. Got so many compliments. The band doesn’t dig in and doesn’t look awkward. I can’t wait to get it in different colors." —Daria Z.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.90+ (available in sizes XXS—3X and in 13 colors and patterns).

    20. A pair of faux-leather trousers that fit more like PJ pants and less like a wet suit. No matter how big your lunch, you won't have to worry about splitting a seam or finding scissors so you can cut your way to freedom.


    Get them from Mango for $59.99 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and two colors).

    21. A rib-knit skirt you can wear at your natural waist or hike up for a shorter silhouette. It's like getting two skirts in one!

    A reviewer wearing the skirt in brown

    Promising review: "Love this skirt so much, I bought it in four colors. All are true to the photo. The slit is perfect making it easy to walk, but not too high. I wear the slit in the back. On one of the skirts the tag was on the wrong side and the other three it was where the slit was, so I know you can wear it either way. The material is the perfect thickness for all year and is not see-through. These are a great staple to have." —Lauren Winn

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 21 colors).

    22. A casual blazer with a classic collar and lapel you can layer over a button up for an interview or over a band tee for the photo shoot you scheduled with your BFF, 'cause you need new pics for LinkedIn and your dating profile.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this blazer! Great quality and got many compliments the first day I wore it when I rolled up the sleeves, paired it with a pair of distressed skinny jeans, a deep V-neck white tee, and pointed flats. Very cute boyfriend blazer. I’m buying one in every color available!" —Sarah Compton

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in nine colors).

    23. A textured midi smock dress in a classic floral print that won't soon go out of style — which is fantastic, considering the high-quality piece will last you years to come.


    Promising review: "I love this dress. I've worn it to work twice now and its the right amount of breezy for summer heat but covered up enough for the office. Looks super cute with heels or chunky boots. It is a thicker material than I expected but not in a way that makes me overheat, it just feels like high-quality fabric. It's super cute." —Asos reviewer

    Get it from Asos for $50 (available in sizes 2–14).

    24. A casual raglan top finished with lace sleeves that allow for ample airflow if that's something your pits could use no matter what the weather is doing.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this top! I have it in white, green, and mint and will be buying more colors! It's not only super comfortable but it's adorable, classy, and looks great dressed up or paired with a pair of jeans! Do yourself a favor and buy it!" —Nicki D

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 15 colors).

    25. A smocked flare dress with a tiered skirt that'll have you twirling in, there ya go!,

    Promising review: "I challenge you to buy just one of these once you've got it and tried it on. I receive compliments where ever I wear it. It's light and airy. It's a perfect fit. It just meets the ground and is not too long on me at all, even in flats. I have bought two colors and when the olive one is back in stock in my size, I will be buying that also." —Proud Mommy

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 12 colors/prints).

    26. A ruffled chiffon blouse that works a high neck, dramatic lantern sleeves, and a bit of see-through action. Wear it with a nude bra if you're all about the peek-a-boo effect and if not, just slip a cami on underneath!


    Promising review: "Oh my goodness!!! So cute and it fits perfectly. Not too tight and not too loose. Can’t believe I found this on Amazon and not in a boutique." —Amber Hollars

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in nine patterns).

    27. A long-sleeve boho design outfitted with balloon sleeves and a faux-wrap design that gives you the look you're after without having to babysit your boobs all night.


    Promising review: "So comfortable and fits perfectly!! Have worn dressed up with heels or dressed down with boots and denim jacket ❤️" —Samantha Klopfer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 10 colors/prints).

    28. A pair of extra-wide-leg darted palazzo pants that allow for ample airflow. It's basically like wearing a dress, but you don't have to worry about accidentally flashing anyone if a gust of wind catches you by surprise.


    Promising review: "These pants as so comfortable and flowy! I stepped outside of my usual skinny-jean outfit to try this style — and I never want to take them off! They are great casual pants for work, and can be dressed up for the evening with a fancy shirt and heels. They are as comfortable as pajamas, without looking like it :)." —gretchen nash

    Get them from Amazon for $24.28+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 22 colors and patterns).

    29. A shirred floral design with loads of floaty layers that — when taken out for a spin — will make it look like you're gliding on air and definitely not tripping over your own shoelaces.


    Get it from Asos for $50 (available in sizes 14–22).

    30. A classic denim jacket that requires zero explaining. I'll take a TYIA though since you'll be wearing it everyday.

    Petal & Pup

    Get it from Petal & Pup for $89.95 (available in sizes S–L).

    31. A pair of wide-leg Universal Standard ponte pants with an elastic waist and a two-tone side stripe that elevates them to boardroom-ready bottoms.

    Universal Standard

    Promising review: "I love these pants. They are comfortable, hang nicely, and fit great...and the stripes are a super-unique colored detail. The fabric is thick so they're going to be a great transitional piece and nice option in the cooler weather for chilling instead of sweats! If only they had pockets they'd be perfect!" —Amy B.

    Get them from Universal Standard for $145 (available in sizes 00-0–38-40 and in three colors).

    32. A pullover puff-sleeve sweater you can pair with jeans, wide-leg pants, or a midi skirt depending on the temperature and your mood.


    Promising review: "Cute sleeves lightweight! Perfect for spring and fall with distressed jeans, low boots or sandals. Would be perfect under a coat because of the neckline, too!" —amy

    Get it from Amazon for $27.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 18 colors).

    33. A high-waisted midi skirt with a leg slit you can pop your thigh out of for a lil' sun (or tuck it away under tights when it's chilly). Just make sure you lather up the sunscreen if you're prone to burning.


    Promising review: "I was a bit worried this skirt might be see-through or made cheaply, but it’s amazing! The fabric is lightweight fabric but perfect. Great length. Beautiful colors! I’ve worn it twice now. Dressed it up one night for an upscale get together at a high end restaurant one night...wore it another day with a tank and flip-flops for a super casual look...I got nonstop compliments both times. Waiting to see how it washes up, but love it! Holds its shape, too, no wrinkling or bunching at the waist as the day goes on." —Jennifer Ulrich

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 22 colors/prints).

    34. A tie-front jumper that comes in nine different colors so you can wear one every day of the week and no one will be the wiser.,

    The V-neck sweater has loose batwing sleeves that can be worn down or pushed up and the tie waist can be adjusted to your liking.

    Promising review: "Looove this top! I paired this top with faux-leather leggings and knee-high boots while visiting Cleveland, Ohio. I got so many compliments, so now I have the white and the dark brown, too. I’ll grab a few other colors for winter. The sizes are spot on with the size chart. It was perfect." —Danielle B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 11 colors).

    35. And a pair of two-tone cropped pants for days when you can't decide what color you want to wear. The important thing is you're set on an elastic waist and these babies deliver.


    Promising review: "To be honest, pants are a drag for me to buy. I'm 5'9", thick thighs, thicker booty, and it's rare that things fit me the way I want (getting them on doesn't always equate to the style I'm going for, if that makes sense). But these pants are awesome. I got an XL in the black-and-white checkered pattern and they're just baggy enough to have The Look, but not so baggy that they fall off. They're incredibly comfortable (so much so that my mom wants to buy a pair to sleep in!). I've also washed them a couple times since I bought them and haven't seen any degradation of the material or the color. I'm totally obsessed, I'll definitely be buying another pair in a different style soon!" —Kindle Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 17 colors).

    When the weather app says high of 80 and low of 60 so you throw on some random layers and hope for the best:

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    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity. 

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