Essential #1: Denim and Shearling Jacket—Comfortable, easy, and amazingly priced, this denim number is the perfect fall piece—warm enough
to wear in November, but not too hot for now.
Borg Collar Denim Jacket, $100, available at Topshop, 478 Broadway (at Broome Street); 212-966-9555.
Essential #2: Dark Wash Denim Jeans—You've had these forever...or at least that's what you can tell your friends. Kinda cropped and majorly beat up, these
babies are vintage, even though they're brand new.
Madewell Skinny Jeans in Pluma Wash, $89.50, available at Madewell, 486 Broadway (at Broome Street); 212-226-6954.
Essential #3: Sheer Oxford Blouse—Even if you didn't think you'd be wearing a sheer blouse right about now, you have to acknowledge that this number
works, especially layered over your favorite white tank.
Chiffon Oversized Button-Up, $58, available at American Apparel, for nearest locations, check out americanapparel.net.
Essential #4: Natural Cheek Stain—Oh my, what healthy cheeks you have! Yeah we know you're wearing makeup, but everyone else will think
you've just got a natural glow.
Tarte TEN Natural Cheek Stain Blush, $30, available at Sephora, 555 Broadway (between Crosby and Spring streets); 212-625-1309.
Essential #5: Black Patent Combat Heels—We're not gonna even try to substitute the exact boots that Kat's rocking right—sometimes the original really is the best.
Dr. Martens Darcie Boot, $200, available at Opening Ceremony, 35 Howard Street (between Broadway and Crosby Street); 212-219-2688.