Nifty Essentials That Do Double Duty

How many times have you found yourself, nail bitten and strung out at the cash wrap, trying to decide which splurge you're going to go for: The luxe over-the-knee boot or the sweet little ankle version that might just be a tad more practical. In fashion terms, choosing favorites can be tough, but not if you're choosing one of these nifty 2-in-1 beauties. A far cry from that jacket-to-vest zip-off puffy thing you had in high school, the latest batch of reversible, adaptable, and transformable must-haves are as sleek and chic as they are innovative and functional. Behold, our favorite ways to double down this fall.
Creative Recreation Moretina Hi 3-in-1 Boots—Go tall and taller with this convertible boot that unzips from thigh-high to knee-high and then down to ankle-length. Plus get a special R29 deal!

$450, available at Creative Recreation. R29 Deal! Use the discount code "REFINERY29" at checkout to receive 20% off the Moretina Hi boots.

Tibi Ritz Tweed Military Coat—Wear this jacket cropped during the fall and attach the bottom panel to transform it into a coat for when it gets colder.

$620, available at Net-A-Porter.

Built By Wendy Reversible Dress—This dress solves the problem of wanting one in every single color—for one frock, you get two options!

$338 , available at Built By Wendy.

Rachel Rachel Roy Hulk Dress—It's a long sleeved dress! It's a short sleeved dress! It's a vibrantly patterned, perfect-for-any-occassion dress that you can actually wear all year long.

$109, available at Rachel Roy.

Loeffler Randall Mallory Metal Tip Zip-Off Boots—We want to line our shoe rack with Loeffler Randalls in every height. These knee-high boots convert to a pair of ankle booties with a clever zip, which makes both our cramped closets and our wallets very happy!

$895, available at Loeffler Randall.

JF & Son Matsuda Dress—This is the perfect work-to-drinks dress. With a couple of buttons, you'll take from being office-friendly to fun and save yourself a trip back to the apartment before happy hour.

$248, available at JF & Son.