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    26 Fall Clothing Items That Reviewers Said Have Become A "Staple" In Their Closet

    Time to ~fall~ in love with with cardigans and leggings again.

    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. plaid shacket with a drop-shoulder design, button cuffs, and plenty of room for layering! It's sure to be your comfy go-to for some light added warmth.

    a reviewer wearing the plaid shaket in white and navy blue over a crop top and jeans
    a reviewer wearing the shacket in brown and cream buttoned up over a pair of black jeans

    Reviewers say this runs large, so depending on the type of fit you're going for, you may want to order a size down. 

    Promising review: "What’s not to love about this jacket??? It’s soft but has a good weight to it. Color is on trend but classic enough to be a fave for a number of years. Paired it with blue jeans, black jeans and leggings all for different looks and received many compliments. Love that it has side pockets — they could be a bit bigger though — but better than no pockets! Def recommend this as a fall and winter staple! I’m 5’5", 145lbs; ordered a medium and it fits the way I thought!" —Wendy M.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 13 colors/styles). 

    2. A pair of breathable high-waisted leggings with moisture-wicking, fleece-lined material so that you stay warm and comfy when working out, running errands, or lounging at home — especially as the temps start to fall. They also have a hidden waistband pocket!

    Reviewer showing how the black leggings look on them from the front
    Reviewer showing how the black leggings look on them from the back

    Promising review: "I bought this pair of leggings initially so I could have something warm and comfortable to wear while working at home that wasn't just a pair of sweatpants — they ended up becoming a staple of my workout wardrobe too! I ended up getting two more pairs in the no-pocket style so I can cycle through them during the week for my outdoor walks/runs. Fit-wise, if you're not looking for something super-snug, I'd suggest going a size up. The legs are a little long on me, but I'm short (5'1") and I'm used to things being a little long on me. My only gripe about these is that the side pocket isn't anywhere near big enough to hold my phone, but I've got a huge phone, so I'm used to it not fitting in pockets easily. Long story short: I love these, and if you're looking for warm leggings, either for working out or for lounging around the house, you should get a pair of these." —Beth Lynn Nolen

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL, in 19 colors, and in three different pocket options).

    3. An oversized cable knit sweater vest that you can wear as a mini dress with boots or with a long-sleeved blouse underneath. Either way, it'll look super chic!

    reviewer wearing the black sweater vest over a white collard shirt with a red beret and black shoes and knee high socks
    a reviewer wearing a khaki colored sweater vest with jeans over a shirt button-up

    Promising review: "Very soft material and fits great! I am so impressed with the quality for the price. Definitely a new fall staple for my wardrobe." —Stephanie Menard

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 28 colors).

    4. A loose-fitting corduroy button-down shirt with button cuffs and a charming turn-down collar you can wear on your next coffee date for a relaxed, effortless look.

    Reviewer wearing the yellow top
    Reviewer wearing the beige top

    Promising review: "Staple for any outfit to layer or accessorize. Material is great quality, dress it up or down. I’ve worn this to the gym with leggings and sneakers and to brunch in booties with jeans, did not let me down!" —Melissa Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $30.58 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 37 colors)

    5. A lightweight mesh-sleeve blouse — its elegant square neckline and puff sleeves will make it the new top you reach for when going somewhere that requires more effort than just throwing on a sweatshirt.

    Reviewer wearing the green shirt
    Reviewer wearing the white shirt holding flowers

    Promising reviews: "Nice lightweight shirt. Completely on trend with slightly puffy sleeves, great weight, good quality fabric. A must-have staple." —Lily

    "The fit is amazing. It looked super cute for date night. It was comfortable because of the stretchy body. And the sheer sleeves made the top look more fancy. I received several compliments!" —mmts

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 22 colors and sleeve styles)

    6. A reviewer-beloved Carhartt beanie that comes in a bunch of different colors, so that can add a stylish accessory to your outfit while keeping that noggin of yours toasty warm. Oh, and it has over 129,400 5-star ratings!

    Reviewer in brown/beige color of hat
    Reviewer in a gray foldover beanie with the Carhartt logo stitched in front

    Promising review: "I own every color. It’s a staple. I’ve given this as a gift so many times I don’t know how many times I can review it. I’m obsessed with these hats I own every single color and most of them I own in two." —Jasmine Young

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 35 colors).

    7. A timeless Wrangler jean jacket because it goes with basically any outfit and is perfect for the upcoming "light jacket weather" days.

    Reviewer pairing the blue jean jacket with a brown top
    Reviewer wearing the blue jean jacket with a red dress

    It's machine washable and has over 14,000 5-star ratings!

    Promising review: "I have been searching high and low for the perfect denim jacket. That search ended here! It's become a wardrobe staple for me, and I have to remind myself to limit how often I wear it because I want to wear it everyday! It stretches perfectly, it's warm without being hot, the pockets are perfectly sized and placed, I could go on and on! I love this jacket! It washes well, travels well, keeps its shape and keeps you warm!" —Alexa

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors).

    8. Or a faux leather jacket to easily add a touch of classic coolness to any OOTD, even on those chilly fall nights! I'm pretty sure you could throw this on over a onesie and make it fashionable.

    A reviewer wearing the black jacket with jeans
    A reviewer wearing the black jacket with brown leather pants

    Promising review: "I have been trying so hard to find a duplicate faux leather jacket to replace the one I purchased from Forever 21 a few years ago. With that being said, I fell upon this baby right here on Amazon. I must say, I LOVE IT! Definitely a purchase I am satisfied with. I compared my measurements with the size chart provided and picked a size closer to my preferred fit and I just couldn't be happier with what I got. It's my STAPLE JACKET now." —LilRed

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes XS—XXL and in 22 colors).

    9. A slouchy half-zip sweater with buttery soft material and a V-neck collar. Perfect for hopping on your Zoom meetings in something that isn't your pajamas but feels like pajamas (I guess looking semi-presentable is "important" — *rolls eyes*).

    a reviewer wearing the sweater. in gray
    a reviewer wearing the sweater in tan

    Promising reviews: "This sweater is good thick material and is a perfect staple for your wardrobe." —K Dramatic

    "I LOVE THIS SWEATER! So soft and comfy but still polished looking! Perfect for my fall WFH wardrobe update. Works layered or on its own. I am going to get another color!" —SSK-LA

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 17 colors). 

    10. A pair of drawstring golf pants to help you update your loungewear from hot summer days to chillier autumn evenings. They're made of stretchy, wrinkle-free material that make them great for the office, travel, staying in to re-watch Gilmore Girls, or really...anything!

    Reviewer in high waist faded red drawstring lounge pants
    Reviewer in gray version zoomed in on elastic waist

    These are machine-washable!

    Promising review: "These are staples in my wardrobe. I’ve got kids and momming definitely means running around all day long and these pants fit the bill. Comfy, easy to clean, and stylish." —Nicole P.

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in 17 colors)

    11. lightweight jumpsuit that you can dress up for a date night look that doesn't require wearing a dress. It has an elastic waist, keyhole back, and an elegant off-the-shoulder design to help you look effortlessly put-together.

    reviewer wearing the black off-the-shoulder jumpsuit
    Different reviewer wearing the jumpsuit in dark green

    Promising review: "Y'all. If heaven were a piece of clothing, it would be this jumpsuit. The fabric is so buttery soft and it is so cute and chic. You can easily dress it up with accent jewelry and some cute shoes, or nap in it. It has a cute boatneck cut, but if you leave the top keyhole unbuttoned you can achieve the hanging off the shoulder look. It is the perfect amount of 'baggy'. I probably could have ordered a small, but I am happy with the medium. Will definitely be re-ordering in other sizes. This is a new staple piece in my closet." —Rachel Landrum

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 35 colors/patterns). 

    12. A chunky soft knit cardigan because it isn't fall without this classic staple. Throw it on over your sundress if you're just not ready to accept summer is ending, or wear it with your fave pair of jeans and a simple top! (And to all my fellow Swifties, you know what song to cue.)

    Reviewer wearing the beige cardigan
    Reviewer wearing the green cardigan

    Promising review: "Just as expected. If you want a baggier and oversized look I would recommend going up a size. I got a medium and it is just the right amount of oversize for me. The quality is nice as well, love my new black cardigan! It's a great staple piece." —Alexis A.

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and in 29 colors).

    13. A simply chic and easy-to-accessorize mock-neck sweater that you can wear for both a casual or more polished look. Pair it with trouser for a day at the office or under a dress for a coffee day with your besties.

    Reviewer wearing the white sweater with brown trousers
    Reviewer wearing the black sweater with a beige overall dress

    Promising review: "I am so pleased with these sweaters. I normally wear a medium sweater, so I ordered the black, charcoal, and navy in medium and they are an instant staple in my wardrobe. They fit perfectly and go well with a pencil skirt or trousers for the office. 10/10 would recommend." —Lane Augustine

    Get it from Amazon for $21.80+ (available in sizes XS–6X and in 16 colors).

    14. long-sleeve tunic top if you just want to throw on a sweatshirt for your morning Starbucks run but don't want to look like you just rolled out of bed. This provides all the warmth and comfort of your fave sweatshirt, but looks so much chicer!

    Reviewer wearing the purple top
    Reviewer wearing the top in blue

    Promising review: "Love love love this sweater! Warm enough without being bulky. I want one in every color! Color is true to pictures. No defects. Definitely a great fall staple. You will not be disappointed with this purchase!" —April

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 12 colors)

    15. A pair of modish cargo pants that will take any casual look to the next level. They're cute, comfy, and have convenient front and side pockets? I'll take one in each color, please and thank you.

    Model wearing the black cargo pants
    Model wearing the grey cargo pants
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