There's nothing like the thrill of putting together a great outfit. Whether it's effortlessly layering the perfect pieces, playing with volume and lengths, or merging two colors in fashion harmony, the way we style our staples and statement pieces can make a world of difference to our ensembles. Today, I wanted to offer up a handful of chic and trend-forward outfit ideas made up of pieces I'm loving at Nordstrom right now. Below, you'll find a little something for work, the weekend, and beyond—from sheer skirts with sumptuous knits to simple jeans-and-sweater outfits, The best part? All the outfits below clock in at around the $300 mark (because I know holiday season is just around the corner).
Keep scrolling for plenty of looks to inspire your next fall outfit.
Sheer skirts are trending this season, and I love the idea of contrasting a delicate, romantic lace maxi skirt with edgy, fashion-forward moto boots. An oversize black crew-neck layered over the tank adds a casual and minimal touch to the statement skirt.
Fiery red is one of the It colors of the season, and incorporating it into your daily outfits is actually really easy to do. Pair a vibrant red sweater (I found this one in the men's department and absolutely love it) with understated gray tailored trousers, and finish the look with silver accessories. Trend-forward and chic.
I love a minimalist-chic look, and nothing looks as sleek as a fitted short-sleeve turtleneck with high-waisted straight-leg jeans. A simple and elegant black belt and Mary Janes finish the look perfectly.
Sometimes, I like to dress from the feet up. A statement pair of trendy rhinestone flats is a surefire way to make your outfit look of-the-moment. Keep the rest of your outfit simple with a sleek black miniskirt and a gray crew-neck sweater styled over a high-neck white tank top for a cool layered effect.
Nothing says fall quite like a quilted sherpa-lined jacket and cozy socks. Just add relaxed baggy jeans for the ideal autumn ensemble.
Lean into this season's businesscore trend with a chic pinstripe blazer. Layer it over a basic white top and style it with wide-leg jeans. Red pointed-toe slingback heels will add an instant trendy touch.
Give your knit dress an upgrade with this chic and cozy maxi-length silhouette. Cinch it at the waist with a classic black belt and pair it with chunky Chelsea boots for a cool look.
For an elevated boardroom-to-bar look opt for a sleek black top with tailored trousers and polished accessories.
This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.
Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.
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