If you're looking forward to the end of summer, you're not the only one. According to one 2020 survey, fall—the season of pumpkin spice lattes and changing leaves—is America's favorite time of year.
If you ask us, there's no better way to get in the autumnal spirit than by transitioning to your fall wardrobe. For fashionistas, fall is a time of potential. As Marie Claire writer Sara Holzman puts it, "If summer is for showing off how great you look without a lot of clothing, fall is for demonstrating what you can do with your wardrobe." To help you with that endeavor, we've compiled the ultimate guide to how to build a fall wardrobe. From enduring fall wardrobe essentials to this year's runway trends, we've got you covered.
Classic Fall Fashion Must-Haves
When it comes to fall fashion, layers are your friends. As such, it's wise to cultivate a fall capsule wardrobe full of elemental pieces that can be worn alone or mixed and matched with more current pieces. Here are a few you might start with:
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2022 Fall Fashion Trends
Of course, this year boasts its own fall-specific fashion trends, and we'd be remiss if we didn't mention them. For a more current look, incorporate the following straight-from-the-runway styles with the pieces in your standing fall capsule wardrobe:
However, the most recent aesthetic to take the fashion world by storm is Barbiecore, inspired by none other than the Mattel superstar herself. And as it turns out, the rules of Barbiecore are refreshingly simple: make it pink, make it short, make it sparkly, make it extra.
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