What are your 5 Fashion Must Haves for Fall?

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Ok, so if you were a fly on the wall right now at my house, you would probably nominate me for the next episode of “What Not to Wear”, but I swear I dress nice when I have to go out. Fall is just around the corner (I know for some of us it is here already).

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Five Fashion Must Have's for Fall

What are your 5 Fashion Must Haves? What can’t you live without as the weather cools?

For me, I tend to stick to browns, black, olive, navy with the occasional red and light colors (underneath when I layer). I don’t look great in bright colors so I stay away from yellows, purples and orange.

Here’s my fav’s in no particular order (ok, jeans really is #1):

  1. Comfortable Jeans: I prefer Lucky Brand because they fit great and last a long time – they are definitely worth a splurge and if you use a coupon or go during a sale, you will find their prices to be very reasonable.
  2. Boots: Not winter boots. I LOVE a nice pair of black and brown boots that come up to the knee with a nice heel (not spiky, I am a mom of 4 active kids).
  3. Cardigan: I layer my clothes because 1 minute I am hot the next I am cold (sounds like a familiar song). I like a cardigan in a neutral color that I can grab running out the door.
  4. Accessories: I love buying “extras” to go with my fall clothes, bracelets, necklaces, scarves and things to put in my hair (sorry I don’t change my earrings, but those are great too!). Oh, and don’t forget sunglasses – it seems to be even brighter in some of the cold months!
  5. Blazer: It doesn’t get very cold where I live, so I think if I layer a thin long sleeve shirt with a dark blazer that would be enough to keep me warm.