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    34 Statement-Making Things You'll Probably Want In Your Wardrobe This Fall

    I can't help ~fall~-ing in love with these autumnal showstoppers.

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    1. A fashion blogger-worthy oversized teddy bear coat that's as cuddly and cute as its namesake.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "OBSESSED!!! Exactly like a coat from Urban Outfitters except at a fraction of the cost. It's super comfy and warm! Love love love it! It feels expensive and is super cute. You don't have to spend so much money on trendy items — it's so not worth it when you can find cute dupes." —Vanessa

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S-3X and in 12 styles).

    2. Faux-patent platform oxfords that look way more expensive than they are. They're here to prove once and for all that it's not about the price tag, as long as you've got ~sole~.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these shoes!!! I don't typically write long reviews, but I really love that I bought these. I bought them a week before a trip to Iceland and France with no time to break them in. They were great! It was rainy in Iceland and I wore these everywhere — they still look great and the platform kept me elevated enough that I never worried about puddles or anything getting my feet wet. I wore those on all the little sightseeing stops waking through dirt and lava fields. For France they were great as well. Comfy like a sneaker, but better looking so you don't feel like a tourist inappropriately wearing tennis shoes with a dress or fancier outfit. They elevated casual outfits — like navy capris and a white tee — to be a little more sophisticated-looking, which came out great in photos. I can wear these with no-show socks and without socks. With no-show socks they are roomy enough that I had no rub. I also had a stranger or two compliment me on my cool shoes. Overall, super awesome and a great value." —Justina Pfister

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5-9 and in four colors).

    3. A fab long leopard cardi that's exactly the Insta-worthy wardrobe update you've been ~on the prowl~ for lately.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This is seriously a must-buy. I looooove this leopard cardigan. It’s thick, so it will keep you warm. I want it in every color! I love the pockets too! Get it, you won’t be disappointed." —J.J.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 styles).

    4. A mixed-pattern midi dress sure to have you feeling like a ~prints~-ess.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $87 (available in sizes 0-14).

    5. A super on-trend set of oversized faux pearl hairclips at a price so awesome, you may want to buy some for every fashionista you know.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    6. A beyond cozy velvet hoodie, which, I'm sorry, your old cotton hoodies can't even hope to compete with.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely gorgeous! I ordered a lot of velvet items for Christmas presents. Some were from Victoria's Secret, and were costly. This hoodie is top quality. It's by far my favorite velvet purchase to date. The fabric is thick and plush. It's far nicer than I expected." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in three colors).

    7. Acrylic and rhinestone statement earrings guaranteed to stand out from the stud-wearing crowd.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love them! These are original-looking and stylish. I get compliments every time I wear them. If you were to measure cost versus compliments, these earrings are a ridiculously good bargain." —Mitzi in Maryland

    Get them from Amazon for $8.69+ (available in three colors).

    8. A high-fashion-looking plaid dress with balloon sleeves to pump up the ~volume~ on your fall wardrobe.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    9. An aww-worthily autumnal Vulpix enamel pin that would look ~fire~ affixed to any Pokémon fan's bag or jacket.

    sushibapins/Etsy

    Get it from sushibapins on Etsy for $12.

    10. A set of faux pearl-embellished headbands for a Blair Waldorf vibe you can get without a Blair Waldorf budget.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I really like these headbands. They're very well made and the material is soft. The faux pearls are hard like real pearls. No problem with these being too heavy or falling off of my head. Would recommend!" —Whit

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in velvet or satin and in four color combinations).

    11. A dramatic ruffled blazer dress that's the perfect mix of business and pleasure. Not to mention the fact that it looks straight off a runway but costs less than $30.

    Boohoo

    Check out more stylish things to wear this fall that only look expensive.

    Get it from Boohoo for $22.40 (available in sizes 4-10 and in three colors).

    12. A sultry velvet A-line dress with a plunging neckline and bell sleeves here to ensure you'll be the ~bell~ of the ball (or club, or cocktail party).

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this dress! The velvet is on-trend and the bell sleeves are shorter so they aren’t annoying. I wore it in Vegas and it was so comfortable. It’s a little in the short side, but overall cute. I’m 5’4” and a 38D, and I usually wear a 14/16. The XL fit great." —Katie

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors).

    13. A sleek Blank NYC faux leather moto jacket to add a rock 'n' roll finishing touch to every ensemble.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I wore this all winter. Obsessed. I constantly had people asking where I got it." —Crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $47.56+ (available in sizes XS-L and in eight styles).

    14. Cozy statement joggers that over 1,400 reviewers love and that'll ensure you look stylish even on lazy days or errand runs.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm 5'4" and 150 lbs (I wear a size 6 in pants) and I bought a medium. If they made the colorblock pattern in different colors I would buy them ALL!!! So comfy and stylish enough that I didn't feel frumpy wearing them out of the house." —Kait

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 32 styles).

    15. A printed velvet dress, because TBH you're not ready to leave fun floral fit-and-flares behind in the summer months.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes XXS-4X and in three colors and prints).

    16. A richly-hued striped cardigan that just might be the boldest, most badass cardi since Cardi B.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I loved this sweater from the moment I put it on. It's much comfier than expected, and as a plus-size person, I appreciate that the XL gave me that huggable, cozy, loose fit I wanted in a sweater of this style. It's flattering enough to dress up with some fun accessories over a dress, but also snuggly enough to lounge around on lazy days with it over pajamas. The colors are vibrant and gorgeous, and I'm planning on ordering other colors as well. For the price, the quality is good. I'm pretty picky about acrylic fabrics and breathability, but this is a perfect weight, warm without being oppressive, and not itchy at all. This curvy, queer, nonbinary person is absolutely blown away by the deliciously roomy fit, the pride-tastic colors, pockets, and flattering drape. It definitely sparks joy whenever I put it on (in fact, I'm wearing it now!)." —nessiemonster

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 13 styles).

    17. Whimsical knee high socks featuring little animal friends who can't wait to peek out from your fave boots and keep you cute and cozy all season long. I'm ear for it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised that the quality was as nice as it is for the price. They fit me just like the picture. They are kind of thick (which is a plus) and they don't fall down. Of course they slide down a little from walking, but they stay above the knee. The kitty face looks nice and the ears are even a fuzzy material. Very happy with this product, definitely re-ordering." —Kneemoi

    Get them from Amazon for $3.88+ (available in five animals and in adult, kids', and baby sizes).

    18. A glam-as-heck leopard coat you'll toss over pretty much everything from now till spring.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $119 (available in sizes 12-26).

    19. A dino-mite statement necklace that would look ~jaw~some over a collared shirt or turtleneck, no bones about it.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the most fabulous necklace. Everyone from the postman to the guy at the frame shop to a lady walking past me in the street complimented me on it (I got the gold). It's well-made, a bit heavy, and looks far better than the modest price would suggest. It's unusual, but not too wild. It looks fantastic on a casual black dress. I bought one for myself after seeing my daughter wear hers. Then I bought one for my mother and she loves it. Great fun to wear!" —Anon

    Get it from Amazon for $10.28 (available in four colors).

    20. An embroidered mini skirt, which would be ~sew~ cute paired with a sweater and tights.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in two colors).

    21. Pinstriped jeans with suspenders that are giving me 2009 Demi Lovato vibes and, a decade later, and am still HERE for it.

    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $29.99 (available in sizes S-L).

    22. An absolutely OMG-worthy giraffe-print jumpsuit to leave you feeling confident and standing tall.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $42 (originally $60, available in sizes XS-L).

    23. A mesh-paneled top that's threaded with fall florals and appropriate for every stitch-uation.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Promising review: "The material is great! I really love how it’s lightweight and not itchy." —Rachel Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in five colors).

    24. A crisp striped tee with a friendly fox slyly peeking out of the pocket.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $35 (available in sizes XXS-4X).

    25. Embroidered fringe-hem jeans that basically come with compliments included, free of charge.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    These are from one of Amazon's in-house denim lines, Hale, which is designed by Adriano Goldschmied (read: the dude who makes those $$$ jeans). Check out more cute stuff from Amazon's fashion brands here.

    Promising review: "I'm impressed! These jeans are beautiful, well-constructed, and made of high-quality materials. The cropped, distressed hem and embroidery are stylish. They're really high-end jeans for a bargain! I can only imagine these will get better over time with wash and wear. For reference, I am 5'1" and typically wear a 26/27 or 2/4. These hit me at the ankle but still look great! They're generously cut and I could probably get away with size 26, but went with the 27 for comfort. These offer a fair amount of stretch. They don’t stretch like jeggings, but do have just enough give to move with you while maintaining a more structured look." —always MIA

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99 (available in sizes 24-29).

    26. A cropped plaid jacket, which I think Cher Horowitz would give you full permission to swap your summer jean jacket in for.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $28 (available in sizes S-L).

    27. Posh faux-croc loafers that are giving me serious Gucci vibes for a fraction of the price.

    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $75 (available in sizes 6-10 and in two colors).

    28. A phone-tastic Betsey Johnson crossbody bag everyone will be calling you up to compliment — quite possibly literally. The handle is actually a WORKING receiver you can connect to your cell via Bluetooth!!!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Yaaaaasssss! Perfect for a crossbody bag. Looks just like the picture and the phone...is a phone! Unbelievably cute, functional, and unique. I cannot wait to show it off at work tomorrow!!" —Jasmine J.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in four designs).

    29. A stunning and sexy long-sleeved lace mini dress that will obviously steal the show at a party with pumps. But I also wouldn't be at all mad if you paired it with tights and chunky combat boots for a daytime date.

    Shopbop

    Get it from Shopbop for $260 (available in sizes XS-L).

    30. ~Cheer~ful matching sweatshirts you and your fellow Riverdale fan friend can rock together. Channeling your fave River Vixens in the hallway might be the only thing that could possibly get you excited to go back to school, after all.

    Iconic Duo

    Get the Veronica or the Betty sweatshirt from Iconic Duo for $42 (both available in sizes S-L).

    31. Chunky leopard sneakers for anyone who's ready to take a walk on the wild side — or just make jeans and a tee look a little more ~fashion~.

    Asos

    Get them from Asos for $56 (available in sizes 5-10).

    32. A rainbow plaid Alice and Olivia mini skirt that's got a classic school uniform vibe but is wayyyyyy more fun.

    Nordstrom

    I'm actually wearing this beauty as I type this, and I love it! It's my first day wearing it and I've already gotten so many compliments! It's got a little stretch and the waistband is smooth and not suffocating like so many high-waisted skirts. I have a very colorful wardrobe and this will go with so many things in it, giving me tons of new outfits with old favorite tops and jackets. I'm wearing it with bare legs and cute socks and loafers now, but it will be just as great (if not even better) with tights when it gets colder!

    Get it from Nordstrom for $285 (available in sizes 2-14).

    33. Reptilian-patterned Paige skinny jeans, because if you don't think snakeskin prints are back in a big way this fall, you're hisss-terically mis-snake-en.

    Shopbop

    Get them from Shopbop for $239 (available in sizes 23-32).

    34. And finally, a graphic sweatshirt that makes the most important statement of all — plus donates proceeds to charity!

    ModCloth

    If you buy this cutie before November 11, ModCloth will donate 100% of the price to She Should Run, an organization that provides resources to women who want to run for office.

    Get it from ModCloth for $45 (available in sizes XS-4X).

    You as soon as your fall fashion purchases arrive in the mail, regardless of what the calendar says:

    Disney

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