Fall Wardrobe Staples You Need To Invest In

With September just days away, it’s time to start pulling out a few of my favorite fall wardrobe staples. When pre-fall rolls around I start going through my closet and assessing what I need for the cooler weather approaching. Fall is my favorite time of year for fashion. You can create such great outfits by layering, but it is not too cold yet that you have to cover everything up with your coat.

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In Texas we don’t have much of a gradual descent into fall, it’s mostly just hot until one day the temperature drops. The cooler weather can definitely sneak up on me if I’m not careful. By the time the crisp, Autumn weather rolls in all of the fall styles are sold out or Holiday has arrived. So I try to start early (ahem, August) to make sure my wardrobe is well stocked for fall.

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There are a few pieces that I consider fall wardrobe staples and those require being refreshed every season since I wear them out. My first investment is a classic blazer. I’ve talked about this nautical navy style in this post, and still consider it one of the best additions I’ve made to my closet. A blazer is a perfect way to keep warm on those crisp fall days. It also adds a touch of refinement to any look.

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Another fall wardrobe staple is a button up shirt. September to November is really the only time of year that I wear button up shirts. To me they just feel best in the fall with a light sweater or with a blazer like I styled here. This popover shirt is so soft and comfortable, which I love since so many button ups can feel stiff. I love the gingham pattern, too. Gingham is one trend from summer that I am so happy to see continuing into fall. The emerald-green color (last seen here) is also a fall must have!

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One item you can’t go without this fall is booties! I am a total boot girl. I wear them every day and have to replace them each season. This pair is a #nsale find and I am very happy with them! The cognac color is versatile and the chunky heel is perfectly on trend. They are extremely comfortable for being a higher heel so I know I will be able to wear them all day. Another style of boots every woman needs this fall is a great pair of over the knee boots. Pairing your summer dresses and skirts with OTK boots is a great way to transition between seasons.

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What are some of your favorite fall wardrobe staples? Do you have any go-tos that you love to bring out? I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! Thank you so much for stopping by! xo Bryn

Shop the Look:

Blazer: Banana Republic (on sale!), Shirt: J.Crew, Jeans: Old Navy, Boots: Sam Edelman, Bag: Michael Kors, Sunglasses: Loft

17 thoughts on “Fall Wardrobe Staples You Need To Invest In

  1. Rach

    I’m having mix feeling about September just days away haha. But this outfit is so cute! I am obsessing over your blazer and booties!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  2. Jenn Lake

    How chic are you?!?!?! Love this!!!

  3. Chloe of beyond blessed

    Yay for fall!!! Adore your blazer! We’ve been in the 80’s in NYC {except for today with a 92 high} and I am just itching for the 70 degree weather days. And I am right there with you- I wear out my boots each season… Bitter sweet I suppose 😉 So so so excited for fall!!!

    http://beyondblessedblog.com/

  4. Vanessa

    Bryn, I love this fall look!! I totally need your boots! They are beyond fab and the perfect pair of fall boots!!

    I hope your day is as beautiful as you are!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.WhatWouldVWear.com

  5. Amy Arnold

    Yay! I am so ready for fall. What great staple pieces. Those boots are such a great style and shade of brown.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  6. Victoria

    Boots are for sure my fall go to as well! I wear them everyday with everything! They are so versatile, and keep me so warm in the snow here in Edmonton.

    xx Victoria
    http://www.strungingold.com

  7. rosie

    This whole look is literally the perfect fall look.

    Life is just Rosie

  8. Ruth

    Those boots are so perfect! I love the shade of brown they are!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  9. Jessica

    I can’t believe it’s almost September! Gah! But I’m loving this layered look. Blazers and booties are my favorite things about fall!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

  10. Lisa

    I agree with all of these! I also like to bring out a burgundy floppy hat, which I feel is quintessentially fall! Lovely colors in these photos!

    Lisa
    http://www.theeverydayelevated.com

  11. Miranda

    Thanks for the tips! I’m always looking for new ways to spice up my fall style. Love the blazer!

    XO, Miranda
    http://www.tischofalltrades.com

  12. Violette

    Looking so chic! I love this look!

    http://violettedaily.com

  13. Kathryn

    I couldn’t agree more about the blazer!!

    xx Kathryn
    http://www.chicandshimmer.com

  14. Chelsea Henriquez

    Cutest blazer! This look is making me wish for Fall right this second!

    xx,
    Chels
    http://www.chelseaasoflate.com

    P.S: What do you use to edit your photos? Love the overall theme!

  15. Tyler

    I love love love this outfit, but my favorite part is the booties! Great find!

    x, Tyler | http://tinymisstyler.com

    1. bryn.a.lackey@gmail.com

      Thank you Tyler! They’re on sale right now! xo Bryn

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