You’ll probably want to think about changing your outfits for fall to keep you warmer as the weather starts to cool. But fall is also a great time to incorporate some of the newer trends into your closet by creating a fall capsule wardrobe.
Below, you will find the best pieces to add to your closet to help you create effortless, stylish outfits through fall. Think about autumnal colors, texture, leather, cozy knits and checks and mix some of the latest fall trends into the items you already have in your closet…
Tips to create your fall capsule wardrobe
A capsule wardrobe can make putting together stylish outfits every morning a doddle. But, as summer turns to fall, you’ll find what you need from your capsule wardrobe changes. You like to take a look at how to create the ultimate capsule wardrobe as well as thinking about these tips to get you started:
Incorporate some rich autumnal shades into your outfit
One of the wonderful things about fall is being able to add some beautiful autumnal hues into your closet. Think about mirroring the falling fall leaves with burnt oranges, burgundies and russets and you can’t go wrong.
Psyche (above) wears a beautiful russet coat with her burgundy booties.
Mix your summer clothes with your fall pieces
The weather won’t change overnight so you can mix and match some of your summer clothing with warmer items until you find the perfect combination.
Nic (above) teams a summer skirt with a warm sweater and ankle booties.
Embrace your style and layer up
Even though you will want to make sure you’re dressed appropriately for the weather, you don’t have to change your style with the seasons. So, if you love a romantic floral maxi dress during the summer, you can simply add layers to ensure it is fall-appropriate.
Jona (above) layers her maxi dress with a blazer, hat and booties for cooler weather.
Embrace new textures
Fall can be the perfect time to play around with different textures, such as leather, wool and reptile prints.
Sharon (above) wears her leather pants with a cozy sweater and textured snakeskin booties.
Fall 2020 capsule closet
Now that you’re thinking about what fall dressing means for you, including what will work best for your style personality and your lifestyle, let’s take a look at a fall capsule wardrobe with all the tops, bottoms, dresses, coats, shoes and accessories you will need for Fall 2020, incorporating latest trends with timeless pieces.
Tops for fall
Some of the key trends for fall 2020 include puffed sleeves and rich, deep shades such as purple. You could think about looking for classic shapes in on-trend colors as well as ensuring you have timeless styles in your closet such as button-up shirts, t-shirts and wrap styles.
Sara (above) chooses a classic denim button-up and teams it with a leopard-print skirt which is perfect for fall.
Sweaters & cardigans
There were plenty of beautiful burgundies on the catwalks for Fall 2020, but there were also softer, less expected hues such as pastel pink. Monochrome coats and clothing also featured heavily on the runways. Also, think about draped styles which will be flattering and in style for many years to come.
Kim (above) mixes pinks and burgundies along with a retro-print skirt.
Jackets & coats
Every fall closet needs at least one great coat. Long, belted styles, plaid and check are in style for fall, with capes being particularly on-trend. A cape can be a great transitional item to add a little extra warmth as summer turns to fall.
Mel (above) chooses a classic gray wool wrap coat and wears with her black skinny jeans and zebra-print booties.
Jeans & pants
Many of you may tend to wear more jeans and pants rather than skirts and dresses when the weather cools. After years of skinnies, you find that a skinny style of jeans is still on trends (and is really useful for layering tunic style tops over and long knitwear) but any style at all goes now – do it may be time to dig out those bootcuts from the back of your closet.
Plaid pants are a perennial style staple during fall, and it’s also a great time to introduce a different texture such as leather.
Kirsten (above) opts for skinny jeans which she tucks into her booties. She layers her knitwear and creates flattering, vertical lines with her longer cardigan.
Dresses & skirts in your fall capsule wardrobe
You can easily wear your favorite summer dresses into fall by adding tights or leggings and layering a cardigan or jacket over the top. Plus, you could treat yourself to one of fall’s new key trends, such as metallics or dresses and skirts in a deep shade of plum.
Lou (above) wears a maxi dress that could easily be styled for summer with sandals before you switch to booties for fall.
Shoes and boots for fall
You’ll find that a great pair of ankle booties and a pair of knee-length boots will go with pretty much every outfit in your fall capsule. You could also incorporate some on-trend elements into your outfits with your shoes, such as reptile textures, bows and chain details.
Melinda (above) wears a russet orange blazer and teams with tan ankle booties.
Accessories for your fall capsule wardrobe
Every capsule closet needs accessories so you can create different looks from the same outfits. Add some scarves to your looks as well as statement jewelry. You can add trends to your overall outfits with your handbags by looking for fringing and chain details.
Stephanie (above) adds a cozy gray scarf and crossbody bag to her outfit.
Kirt Geiger London tweed shoulder bag – STAUD pleated top handle bucket bag – Rebecca Minkoff plaid square scarf – Tory Burch logo geo silk neckerchief – Canvas Jewelry multi chain layered necklace – ALLSAINTS mixed link collar necklace – Jenny Bird drop earrings
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