Ten Fall Must-Haves

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The girls have it—all your autumn fixations to snap up now. By Christene Barberich & Piera Gelardi

Maybe it's all those repressed back-to-school feelings that seem to float up as Labor Day nears, but the approach of September nearly always drums up mad shopping urges. Time to take a hard look at your fashion inventory—toss and tally up. In response to all that extra space you'll be making in your wardrobe, we've come up with the Ultimate List of must-haves to ensure your fall look is up to date and off the charts.

Simple pieces like a pair of leather pants, denim shorts, and a little floral dress can do a loads to update your other autumn staples. Read on for all things we pine for come fall…best of all, there are options here for every budget. Stay tuned: The extra cash will come in handy as we roll out more Fall shopping features in the coming weeks. And guys, you get yours on Thursday, so don't be a stranger.


Zip-Front Dresses

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Alexander Wang Vest Dress, $695, available at Shop Bop and La Garçonne.
Sophomore Zipper Dress, $215, available at Opening Ceremony.
Mayle Mitsu Dress in Paradiso, $620, available at Mayle.

More options: Vena Cava Imperal Dress, $598, available at Oak.


Full Miniskirts

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Wren Skating Skirt, about $275, available at Mick Margo and Thistle & Clover.
A.P.C. Corduroy Full Skirt, $200, available at A.P.C. and La Garçonne.
Karen Walker Wool Full Skirt, $365, available at Creatures of Comfort.

More options: Silver Slippers Cotton Plaid Full Skirt, $39.99, available at Urban Outfitters.


The Rolled Jean

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Current/Elliott Boyfriend Jean, $229, pre-order at Shop Intuition.
Rogan Sovereign Jean, $278, available at La Garçonne.
J. Crew Distressed Vintage Slim Jeans, $135, available at J.Crew.

More options: Levi's 501 Pegged and Rolled Jeans, $58, available at Urban Outfitters; Acne Jeans Generic Girl Tab Jeans, $299, available at Acne Jeans.

Slouch Blazers

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Above, from left:
Alexander Wang Wool Herringbone Blazer, $725, available at Shop Bop, Jumelle, and Nordstrom.
Keller Schoolboy Blazer, $385, available this fall at In God We Trust.
Jenni Kayne Slouch Blazer, $1,595, available at Jenni Kayne, West Hollywood.

More options: Cheap Monday Jenny Coat, $155, available at Cheap Monday.


Ankle-Length Trousers

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3.1 Phillip Lim Postal Wool Carrot Pants, $350, available at 3.1 Phillip Lim stores.
Ideeen Pleated Saddle Pants, $228, available at Oak.
Acne Jeans New Play Trousers, $249, available at Acne and La Garçonne.


Floral Dresses

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Karen Walker Lily Dress, about $565, available at La Garçonne and Milk.
Built By Wendy Edelweiss Shift Dress, $220, available at Built By Wendy.
Valentine Asha Dress, $310, available this fall at Revolve Clothing and Bird.

Pops of Orange

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3.1 Phillip Lim Lace-up Tunic Dress, $295, available at La Garçonne.
Sophomore Short-Sleeve Henley, $65, available at Opening Ceremony.
JF And Son Hibiscus Georgette Blouse, $233, available through JF And Son.


Leather Pants

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Above, from left:
Alexander Wang Python Pants, $1,495, available at Satine and Barneys New York.
Simone by Katie Nehra Leather Leggings, $1,355, available at www.simonecollection.com.


Plaid Jackets

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BOY by Band of Outsiders Royal Puckered Tartan Frock Coat, $790, available at Weathervane.
Erik Hart Plaid Jacket, $425, available this fall at Oak.
Lark & Wolff by Steven Alan Double-Breasted Wool Coat, $148, available at Urban Outfitters.

More options: A.P.C. Plaid Cape, $440, available at La Garçonne.

Leather Jackets

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Shipley & Halmos Acorn Leather Jacket, $655, available this fall at Pas De Deux.
Jenni Kayne Gray Asymmetrical Motorcycle Jacket, $1,995, available at Jenni Kayne West Hollywood.
Madewell Belted Leather Bomber, $495, available at Madewell.

More options: The Gap Gray Leather Jacket, $298, available at The Gap, Lerario Beatriz Calf Leather Jacket, $984, available at La Garçonne.


Denim Shorts

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Above, from left:
Alexander Wang Baggy Denim Shorts, $285, available at Nordstrom and Shopbop.
Topshop Denim Shorts, about $40, available at Topshop.
Current/Elliott The Fontaine Shorts, $163, available at Shopbop.

More options: A.P.C. Denim Mini-shorts, $140, available at La Garçonne, Urban Renewal Denim Dolphin Shorts, $38, available at Urban Outfitters.


Plaid Shirts

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Above, from left:
Urban Renewal Shrunken Flannel, $48, available at Urban Outfitters.
Built By Wendy Flannel Backward Shirt, $176, available at Built By Wendy.
Steven Alan Reverse Seam Shirt, $158, available at Steven Alan.

The girls have it—all your autumn fixations to snap up now.