Summer has unofficially come to an end (womp, womp), and now you're left scrambling to fill the void in your upcoming fall wardrobe. While the prospect of ditching your carefree camis and sundresses is enough to leave anyone feeling a bit nostalgic for sunshine-filled days, change can be a good thing. Click through for seven fall fashion buys (trend-right mules, we see ya!) that will prove to be game-changing in the months to come.
A Cocoon Coat for a Denim Jacket: Mark our words: It won't be long now before a '70s-esque cocoon coat is in heavy rotation. This textured teddy bear topper is begging to be teamed with a dark floral skirt and combat boots for a getup that reads grunge 2.0. Brit + Co Pick: Topshop Borg Cocoon Coat ($150)
A Graphic Satchel for a Beach-Friendly Straw Tote: While a certain ubiquitous straw bag (ahem, Cult Gaia bamboo clutch) may have been your partner in crime for Montauk getaways, this zany leopard print satchel is as worthy of a companion as any for all you color seekers. Brit + Co Pick: & Other Stories Leo Shoulder Bag ($135)
A One-Sleeve for an Off-the-Shoulder: Fall date nights, here we come. Sub in this romantic one-sleeve shirt (the way more polished sister version of your go-to OTS blouse) that's ready to mingle for a candlelit dinner or post-five o'clock dranks. Brit + Co Pick: Club Monaco Lesley Top ($130)
Frayed Boyfriend Jeans for Vintage Levi's Cutoffs: Vintage Levi's cutoffs of yesterday, you've been replaced ('til next summer anyway). Get your athluxury fix STAT with these striped boyfriend jeans that channel a more streetwear aesthetic. Pared-down logo tee and sock boots, where you at? Brit + Co Pick: ALLSAINTS Boys Stripe Jeans ($195)
Trend-Right Mules for Pool Slides: How to be FROW-ready without even trying? Keep the good outfit vibes coming à la a pair of backless mules that look just as polished with jeans as a swishy metallic pleat skirt. Brit + Co Pick: Steve Madden Jill Mules ($90)
Fall Checks for Summer Gingham: Dare we say it, picnic table gingham has finally met its match. Peep this plaid mini dress that's made for all your autumnal layering needs — toss it over a white tee or a nubby knit sweater for an upcoming trip to the pumpkin patch. Brit + Co Pick: UO Straight-Neck Plaid Mini Dress ($59)
A Wool Sailor Cap for an Embroidered Floppy Straw Hat: PSA: Floppy sunhats are out, and wool hats are in. Next to French-girl berets, this cold-weather-friendly sailor cap with cool girl flair is about to become your new accessory du jour. Reach for it on a crisp fall day, alongside a bow-neck blouse and suede gauchos, for an equestrian lewk. Brit + Co Pick: Scotch & Soda Star Pin Sailor Cap ($75)
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