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6 Fall Fashion Trends

Update your wardrobe with these must-have styles for fall.

By Linda Moran Evans

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Faux Fur

Faux fur is amazing in lush gray. Tossed over high-waisted pants -- the combo has downtown appeal.

Jacket, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com, $198. Turtleneck, $40, and bag, $90, both Zara, Zara. Pants, Raoul, Bloomingdale's, $165. Hat, Kirna Zabete at Target, Target and target.com, $23. Shoes, Dana Buchman, kohls.com, $70.

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Hot Hue: Wine and Deep Reds

Fall 2012's hot hue is deep red with chocolate undertones. The rich bouquet of color gives a simple dress and tailored suit a luxe feel.

Left: Dress, $159.50; shirt, $79.50; B=belt, $128; all Kenneth Cole, Kenneth Cole stores. Earrings, Catherine Stein, Lord & Taylor, $28. Tights, Hue, hue.com, $13.50. Right: Jacket, $50; skirt, $39.50; both H&M, hm.com for stores. Earrings, Kenneth Cole, Lord & Taylor stores, $58. Gloves, Echo, echodesign.com, $98. Bag, White House Black market, White House Black Market and whbm.com, $78. Tights, Hue, hue.com, $13.50.

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Geometric and Graphic Prints

An artful mix of graphic shapes adds up to a perfect formula. We paired narrow racing-stripe pants with a roomy checked knit and topped it all off with a supersized scarf. For a nod to mod, try a minidress in stark black and white.

Left: Sweater, Kirna Zabete at Target, Target, $30. Pants, nicole by Nicole Miller, JCPenney and jcp.com, $25. Scarf, Echo, echodesign.com, $88. Gloves, Talbots, talbots.com, $99. Bag, W118 by Walter Baker, walterbaker.com, $88. Boots, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com, $228. Right: Dress, WDNY, 212-395-9309 for stores, $78. Shirt, Zara, Zara, $90. Earrings, $24; cuff, $78; both Vince Camuto, Lord & Taylor. Heels, White House Black Market, White House Black Market and whbm.com, $118.

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Metallics

A bronze leatherette motorcycle jacket instantly revs up your wardrobe. Feel free to wear it with everything.

Jacket, W118 by Walter Baker, walterbaker.com, $228. Turtleneck, Banana Republic, bananarepublic.com, $59.50. Skirt, Kenneth Cole, amazon.com, $89.50. Earrings, Vince Camuto, Lord & Taylor, $32. Ring, Michael Kors, Lord & Taylor, $85. Bag, Zara, Zara, $90.

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Glitter and Bejeweled

Dress up in a flash with a bejeweled sweater or top.

Top, H&M, hm.com for stores, $149. Skirt, W118 by Walter Baker, walterbaker.com, $148. Earrings, Vince Camuto, Lord & Taylor, $32. Ring, BCBGMAXAZRIA, bcbg.com, $28. Bag, Danielle Nicole, Dillard's, $58. Tights, Hue, hue.com, $13.50.

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Military

We salute the military coat in its updated, slimmed-down version. March in a classic brass-buttoned style belted over skinny black jeans or in a chic, streamlined camel coat paired with slouchy pants.

Left: Jacket, Loft, loft.com, $188. Turtleneck, Uniqlo, uniqlo.com, $90. Pants, Talbots, talbots.com, $89.50. Belt, Banana Republic, bananarepublic.com, $55. Bag, Cambridge, cambridgesatchel.com and shopbop.com , $140. Gloves, Talbots, talbots.com, $99. Boots, White House Black Market, White House Black Market and whbm.com, $198. Right: Jacket, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com, $228. Turtleneck, Uniqlo, Uniqlo and uniqlo.com, $90. Pants, Anne Klein, Macy's, $83. Bag, Zara, Zara, $50. Boots, DMSX for Donald Pliner, dmsx.com, $248.

Originally published in the October 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.

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