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A Good Sweat
Sweatshirts—not the kind for hitting the gym—are in comeback mode this fall. We like ours sprinkled with sequins and tossed on over a narrow kneelength skirt in black lace.
Sweatshirt, Splendid, splendid.com, $98. Skirt, Talbots, Talbots stores and talbots.com,
$139. Tights, Kushyfoot, kushyfoot.com, $8. Boots, Kelsi Dagger, endless.com, $105. Necklaces (top to bottom), R.J. Graziano, 212-685-1248 for store locations, $75; On U Jewelry, onujewelry.com, $140; Sequin, 212-398-7363, $98. Cuff, Simply Vera Vera Wang, kohls.com, $68. Bag, United Colors of Benetton, 800-535-4491 for store locations, $89.
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Graduate from leggings to sophisticated jersey ponte pants and score major style points. Forgo basic black and try a motorcycle jacket in an unexpected shade of gray for an edgy urban look. Sticking to a single shade streamlines your shape.
Jacket, Allen B. for JCPenney, JCPenney stores and jcp.com, $69. Pants, WD-NY, 212-395-9309 for store locations, $68. Heels, Fergie, shoes.com, $130. Necklace, Simply Vera Vera Wang, kohls.com, $78.
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Rich olive green—a flattering color for all skin tones—goes beyond the classic cargo. We love it layered with a silvery sequin tank and a long lurex cardigan for cool, downtown appeal
Jacket, Elle, Kohl's stores and kohls.com, $60. Cardigan, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com, $118. Tank, Hannah Jo, shopblushboutique.com, $220. Jeans, 7 For All Mankind, 7forallmankind.com, $169. Boots, Kelsi Dagger, endless.com, $150. Hat, Hessnatur by Eviana Hartman, hessnatur.com, $75. Bag, Chocolate Handbags, chocolatehandbags.com, $99.
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In the Trenches
The perfect topper for chillier temps, H&M's caped version tames the wild side of this furry leopard skirt. Adding a burnished gold hobo gives street-cred to your look.
Trench, H&M, hm.com for store locations, $60. Skirt, Rebecca Moses Heart Soul Style, Macy's stores, $129. Scarf, Apt. 9, Kohl's stores and kohls.com, $28. Studded cuff, Fantasy Jewelry Box, fantasyjewelrybox.com, $50. Leopard cuff, R.J. Graziano, 212-685-1248 for store locations, $110. Purse, Kipling, select Kipling stores and kipling-usa.com, $144.
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A shaggy faux fur vest is the hot addition to every woman's wardrobe. WDNY's comes with supersized crystal studs front and center and is worn with a must-have tweed pencil skirt and graphic peep-toe pumps.
Vest, WD-NY, 212-395-9309 for store locations, $78. Cardigan, Donna Morgan, donna-morgan.com for store locations, $72. Skirt, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com, $98.
Heels, Payless, select Payless Shoesource locations and payless.com, $30. Hat, H&M, hm.com for store locations, $25. Belt, White House Black Market, White House Black Market stores and whitehouseblackmarket.com, $68. Gloves, Echo, echodesign.com, $48.
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He Said, She Said
Mix your metaphors with confidence. Tailored menswear pieces like Norma Kamali for Walmart's checked vest and cargoes become surprisingly femme when juxtaposed with a metallic bow-tie blouse and a chic cloche.
He Said, She Said Vest ($15) and pants ($15), Norma Kamali for Walmart, walmart.com, $15. Shirt, Callula Lillibelle, 401-273-6622, $230. Hat, Scala Collezione, 800-367-3626 for
store locations, $42. Clutch, Esprit, select Esprit stores and esprit.com, $59.50.
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Get the Look
Simply Vera Vera Wang, Kohl's stores and kohls.com, $48