Fall's 12 Must-Have Trends

From sexy black leather to romantic ruffles, find out the key pieces for your fall wardrobe – and get our editor's picks for less!

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BLACK LEATHER

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Forget the accessories! For fall, sexy skins – and fab faux look-alikes – are showing up in slinky dresses (like Michael Kors), tough-girl jackets and retro minis.

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RED

RED
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Take it head-to-toe like or just add a pop of color through fiery bags and shoes.

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SHEATH DRESSES

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You don’t have to be as slim as to look good in a sheath dress this fall. Look for subtle prints and tailored details for a figure-flattering look.

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BRIGHT BAGS

BRIGHT BAGS
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Add a pop of color to any outfit with a graphic, jewel-toned purse like Tod’s satchel.

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LEOPARD PRINT

LEOPARD PRINT
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This wild print shows up in tamer versions this fall, from snowy gray tones like Dolce & Gabbana to chic tan flats and purses.

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NEON PINK AND BLACK

NEON PINK AND BLACK
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This ’80s color-combo makes a sophisticated comeback in outfits like bright top and tailored pencil skirt.

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RUFFLES

RUFFLES
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From frilled edges on leather jackets like favorite William Rast to cascades accenting tops and booties, ruffles add a touch of romance to any piece.

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BOLD GOLD NECKLACES

BOLD GOLD NECKLACES
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Take any simple outfit to a polished place with a sculptural, gilded necklace like fringed bib.

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SPARKLY SHOES

SPARKLY SHOES
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Add an instant pick-me-up to any casual look with a pair of sequined and sparkling shoes like Miu Miu pumps.

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EMBELLISHED T-SHIRTS

EMBELLISHED T-SHIRTS
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Comfy, chic and no need to hunt for accessories? Try an embellished top like Michelle Trachtenberg’s Alice + Olivia with a built-in necklace for insta-glam.

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DRESSY LEGGINGS

DRESSY LEGGINGS
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Sure, they may be comfy, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be glamorous! Leggings with sequined or lace detail, like Stella McCartney pair, are nighttime-worthy.

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VINTAGE-Y JEWELRY

VINTAGE-Y JEWELRY
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Crystal and ribbons add a sweet chic flair to jewelry, like layered J.Crew and David Yurman pearl necklaces.

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