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Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about your big-ticket purchases. But before you make any commitments, why not consult one of the most influential stylists working today? Samantha McMillen is responsible for Carey Mulligan’s signature soigné vibe and Evan Rachel Wood’s high-glamour red carpet looks, so you know this veteran fashion expert can spot a trend well before anybody else. We’ve asked this lovely L.A. pro to dish on the most important collections, the prettiest beauty looks, and the best essential accessories you should add to the top of your fall wishlists now.