Fall Checklist, Pt II: Get Gussied Up With Our List of Must-Have Accessories

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If you're like us, you literally start plotting your fall wardrobe while it's still 90 degrees out (heck, we start dreaming about it when there's still snow on the ground!). But if thinking about thick pants and warm coats makes you break out in hives, we've provided a handy checklist of goodies that will liven up any of our previous autumn obsessions. From embellished belts to boots your grandmother won't approve of, here are some of our favorite accessories to stock up on for fall.

Rhinestone Jewelry

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On the Runway, from left: Fall '09 looks from Vera Wang; Thakoon; Thakoon.

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The Goods, clockwise from left: Fallon Extra Long Wild at Heart Earrings, $185, available at Barneys New York; Vera Wang Rhinestone & Ribbon Bracelet, $295, available at Saks Fifth Avenue; Marciano Briana Bib Necklace $88 available at Guess by Marciano; Tom Binns Swarovski Crystal-Embellished Watch Bracelet, $215, available at Net-A-Porter.


Thigh-High Boots

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On the Runway, from left: Fall '09 looks from Tim Hamilton; Rodarte; ChloƩ; Ohne Titel.

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The Goods, from left: Topshop Britany2 Over Knee Boot $210 available at Topshop; Dolce Vita "Stud" Over the Knee Boot $355 available at Bloomingdales; Christian Louboutin Supra Fifre 120 Thigh-High Boots, $1,995, available at Net-A-Porter; Sam Edelman "Jackson" Flat Over the Knee Boot $199 available at Bloomingdales.


Short Gloves

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On the Runway, from left: Fall '09 looks from 3.1 Phillip Lim; Alexander McQueen; Louis Vuitton.

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The Goods, from left: Michael Kors Astor Zipper Gloves, $98, available at Michael Kors; Lauren Urstadt Cropped Chain Leather Gloves, $155, available at Intermix; Topshop Leather Stud Scoop Gloves, $36, available at Topshop.

Spiked Accessories

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On the Runway, from left: Fall '09 looks from Alexander McQueen; Derek Lam; Givenchy.

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The Goods, clockwise from top left: Pour La Victoire Tia Platform Sandals, $329, available at Amazon; Ben-Amun Dangling Spike Bracelet, $145, available at Max & Chloe; Streets Ahead Silver Studded Belt, $245, available at Intermix; Streets Ahead Gold Stud Buckle Belt, $245, available at Intermix; Topshop Livid-Stud Jewel Sandals, $160, available at Topshop.


Candy-Colored Bags

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On the Runway, from left: Fall '09 looks from Louis Vuitton; Marc Jacobs; Louis Vuitton.

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The Goods, from left: CC Skye Mimi Bag $595 available at Harmony Lane; Topshop Leather Barrel Cross-Body Bag, $110, available at Topshop; CC Skye Blake Bag, $495, available at Harmony Lane; YSL Zip-Top Easy Tote, $995, available at Bergdorf Goodman.