All it takes is one or two pieces to boost your style this season. Choose what works with your lifestyle, and what looks best on your frame.
Wear this on its own, or layer it under a blazer.
Parker sleeveless beaded top, $286; bloomingdales.com
It's the new skirt length that's appropriate for work or weekends.
Diane Von Furstenberg Natalia long skirt, $265; dvf.com
One of those most flattering styles out there, hands down.
Talbots Fit slim crop pant, $80; talbots.com
The longer length provides a bit more warmth (and coverage).
Coldwater Creek Long knit jacket, $140; coldwatercreek.com
A pop of animal print makes a strong style statement, and works best when you leave other elements neutral.
Rebecca Taylor Leopard vest, $395; rebeccataylor.com
Touches of lace are a huge trend this season, and we love pairing something so feminine with the comfy appeal of a sweatshirt.
LOFT Lace sweatshirt, $60; LOFT.com
These jeans will trim you in all the right places, and the slightly higher waistband puts an end to the dreaded muffin top.
Not Your Daughter’s Jeans Michelle denim trouser, $110; nydj.com
Did someone ask for bold color? Here it is.
Milly Diane coat, $625; millyny.com
This is an unexpected twist on the standard trench, and the layering possibilities are endless.
Sleeveless trench topper, $228; anntaylor.com
Step away from black and try other dark hues, like this autumnal mix.
L.L. Bean Signature Sateen sleeveless dress, $179; llbeansignature.com
A flattering, ladylike cut that begs for a cocktail.
Banana Republic Mad Men collection Betty dress, $150; bananarepublic.com
Nothing beats the ease of a great cardigan.
Gap Faux leather-trim zip cardigan, $60; gap.com
This is the perfect weekend topper, in a rich, blue hue.
J.Jill Tumbled cord jacket, $99; jjill.com
This kicky jacket packs a lot of style for a great price.
Old Navy Belted military style jacket, $50; oldnavy.com
On chilly evenings, this jacket is just what you need to keep cozy.
Eileen Fisher Notch-collar jacket, $149; eileenfisher.com
Pair this with tights and tall boots for a perfect on-trend look.
Merona for Target Knit dress, $35; target.com
The bright blue color is a mood booster, but it's the white piping that provides the wow factor.
Tulle Contrast piping trench, $83; tulle.com
Whether you wear this tucked in or you leave it loose, whether you pair it with black pants or jeans, whether you add accessories or leave it plain, THIS is a top you will live in.
BCBG Tunic, $178; bcbg.com
70s styling is back, and this is a great way to work the trend.
J Brand Ali cord, $218; jbrand.com
Bold color in a sleek button down is no-brainer style.
J. Crew Silk Lucinda blouse, $98; jcrew.com
Update your arm candy with our Twenty Classic Bags for Fall.
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First Published Tue, 2011-08-16 14:41
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