15 Reasons You Should Be Wearing Corduroy This Fall

It's no news that the '60s and '70s have made a serious resurgence (we know you've seen all our coverage on mod pinafores and flares), but you don't need to don a retro silhouette to get in on the goods. Instead, a more subtle way to ride the trend wave is by incorporating old school fabrics into your wardrobe, like corduroy.

Corduroy is coming back — big time. And when it's in the shape of super-modern silhouettes, like utilitarian jumpsuits and sharply cut blazers, cords can give even the newest of pieces a vintage feel. So if you're looking for an easy way to add an extra dose of cool to your 'fit, ditch your go-to denim or wool and instead, give this throwback texture a try.

Ahead, you'll find 15 very different iterations of corduroy to consider this fall. There's nothing more durable, versatile, or comfortable to keep you warm — and looking good — all season long.
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With a pair of ankle booties or sneakers? Yes, please.
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Flares and corduroy go together (almost!) like bread and butter. Try your hand at this pair to get into the groove.
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Well, we're pretty sure this is the coolest jacket we've seen in a long time.
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Feelin' oh-so-retro in all the right ways with this bright orange pinafore.
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Go pink or go home. Plus, the heavy cord gives these light pink pants a bit more substance.
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This cool yellow jacket will literally top off any outfit.
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We're all about utilitarian jumpsuits. With a belted waist, this option is even more flattering than your average one.
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Just add a turtleneck.
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We love this skirt's asymmetric vibes and its versatility: Pair it with anything, from your favorite sweater or tee, to a turtleneck or button-up.
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We love denim jackets when the temps start to drop. But instead of buying yet another denim number this season, we dare you to up your style game with a funky cord version, instead.
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These Acne trousers are really all you need come fall — the cut is perfect and the fabric makes 'em something special.
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Keep on cordin' on with this winter-ready coat.
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Swap your wide-leg jeans for a pair of wide-leg corduroys. Simply tuck in your favorite t-shirt and you'll be killin' 'em with retro vibes.
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Who said corduroy is just for casual-wear? This mini is proof it can be fanciful, too.
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If you're going to do cord, why not just dive in headfirst and opt for a badass blazer?
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