The fabrics can be soft, but this fall the clothes need a little structure. These separates are tailored (even the stiff bag), but the textured hose keep them from looking too serious.
J. Mendel silk wool jacket, $2,395, and silk wool skirt, $1,450; special
order, 800-536-3235. Nancy Gonzalez mink and crocodile satchel, $3,750;
select Neiman Marcus stores, neimanmarcus.com
for stores. Manolo Blahnik leather shoes, $895; Neiman Marcus, 800-937-9146. Banana Republic wool hat, $50; bananarepublic.com
for stores. Mawi onyx gemstone and hematite necklace, $924; bergdorfgoodman.com
for stores. DKNY
tights, $25; bloomingdales.com