10.04.2011

Fall Essentials

I have had a few girls send me emails asking me what some of my Fall essentials are. I have compiled a small list of items that I could not live without through Fall/Winter (and some all year long!).


A leather jacket is a must-have item in one's closet. I have two, a carmel colored one similar to the Asos one above and a black Zara one. Leather jackets can be expensive, but they are a good investment and you can keep it for forever if you buy a good one that will last, which is what I recommend doing. Since they can be pricey, try asking for one for your Birthday/Christmas/etc or save your money for one. 

Mother Corduroy Pants, Hudson Skinny Corduroy Pants, J Brand High-rise Corduroy Pants

I love corduroy because it can be dressed up or down. I have a pair of J Brand skinny corduroy pants that I wear religiously when it's cold out. Mostly because they are super comfy, but also because I can dress them up for work or pair them with a sweatshirt on a lazy day. Also, how delicious are those pumpkin colored Mother corduroy pants? That color is amazing!

Piperlime Blazer, TopShop Boyfriend Blazer, J. Crew Wool Blazer

Blazers are a great way to polish off an outfit. I like taking a top that I would wear out at night with friends, put a blazer over it with some black skinny jeans and wear it to work or class. You look professional, but fun at the same time. I like to wear colored blazer like the TopShop one above. It will add a nice pop of color to your outfit without being too loud for Fall. 


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31 comments:

Lindsey said...

What a great post! Thanks for the ideas! You make fashion sound so easy :)

House Of Jeffers said...

I feel like you read my mind... I will be rocking all of these looks this fall! The blazers are my favorite!

Jen
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Vivian said...

Really love the topshop blazer :)

SimplyChic said...

great essentials! i love that piperlime blazer!

xo jeanette
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Sheri said...

These are awesome pics, Julia! Thanks for sharing your tips with us! I am dying to get some skinny corduroys...I hope I can find some, I know I would LIVE in them this fall. Have a great week!
xo

Along Abbey Road said...

I couldn't agree more on these fall essentials! The leather jacket is the one item I don't have in my closet! That will be changing.

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Marissa at Style Cusp said...

BLAZERS - yes, I am obsessed with these for fall!

XO

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Miska said...

Thank you for the post!! I couldn't agree more. Absolutely love blazers and the way how they polish off an outfit.

leahhg said...

I got a Mackage leather jacket and it was SO worth it despite the steep price tag!

CessOviedo said...

I'm all about the blazers and leather jackets! The corduroy pants I'm not so sure I'll pull them off, but I'l try some on!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

Ashley Murphy said...

Great picks, there all classic picks that goes with everything too. Thanks for the inspiration.

xx

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NINA.JOSEPHINE said...

Nice post!

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Flapjack Melody said...

Looove that Topshop blazer - great colour, amazing style... Just perfect!

FJM

x

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FashionFreak/Mihaela said...

Leather jackets for sure!

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Call me M said...

I love blazers and I admit that I don't own a leather jacket, but I'm thinking of buying one!

K.M. said...

love this post ♥

vanda said...

I want a blazer and those great corduroy pants (in aubergine please!!!)

Cara said...

Definitely 3 essentials this season, I've got the leather jacket and cords off my list, but I do need to get my hands on a fun new blazer!
xo Cara
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Sia said...

lOVE THE BLAZERS! XOXO

LRice said...

I'm with you on the cords...just bought a great camel color pair at forever 21 actually - the fit seems to get better and better at that store!

Kelsey said...

Ohhh cords are the best. I haven't gotten a new pair in a few years...maybe that'll be added to my wish list!
I have a vintage leather jacket that I wear with everything in the fall. Just love it!

Sammie said...

love those cord pants,never thought they would come back :)

sammie
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Melu103 said...

i love blazers :)


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Ly said...

I want a leather jacket!

-Ly

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Antonia said...

Leather jacket and blazer are must have for me! :D


xoxo
Antonia

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Christina said...

I love the cords - for some reason, I always associate that type of pant with fall!

I also really like the blazers, especially the one from J.Crew. They are a bit pricey but I think a great blazer is also a wonderful investment - I have a brown wool one from the Gap that I bought two years ago and still wear it to work all the time!

~ Christina

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Katie's Bliss said...

I definitely agree on all your essentials! Love me some blazers and cords!

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Karen said...

This is great! I definitely need a blazer! ... And a leather jacket would be amazing :)

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downtownchicagobarbie said...

I love the high-waisted corduroy pants. Would love a pair. I've been looking for a motorcycle jacket and boots for a few years. They are my must have for fall, with a hot coat and cape.

bucketoflove said...

totally agree with the blazers and jackets!! :)

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