18 Impressive Autumn Outfits Anyone Can Copy

We don't know about you, but even though it's April our autumn outfit ideas haven't quite come together yet. One minute we're too hot, and the next it's not. So what's a girl to do? A girl is to look right here, right now, at this lineup of clever outfit ideas. There are savvy dressers out on the streets nailing the "in between seasons" thing quite nicely and inspiring us to do the same. One thing they all excel at? Managing to walk the tightrope where one foot is still clinging onto sunshine-friendly favourites and the other is stepping well and truly into the new.

How do you assemble your autumn outfits? Just follow the lead of these ladies—and don't forget to pack an umbrella.


Cord Jacket + Red Boots

Style Notes: Cords might be tricky to wear, but Lucy Williams's white Mango cord jacket looks effortless when paired with her plaid trousers and red Mango boots.


Play With Autumnal Oranges
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Style Notes: Freddie Harrel plays with autumnal hues, showing there is no such as thing as too much orange. 


Red + Brown + Red
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Style Notes: Camille sticks to autumnal colours, mixing red, brown and tan. 


Checked Blazer + Backless Mules
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Style Notes: The furry cuffs on this checked blazer make it feel more seasonal, while the bare legs and backless mules prevent it from feeling too wintery. 


Rusty Orange + Leather Trousers

Style Notes: Lucy Williams's colour palette takes inspiration from the autumn leaves—just take a look at her cosy rusty knit and her orange checked tote.


Pale Pink + Brown + Gold
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Style Notes: This autumn, we're all about experimenting with new colour mixes. Exhibit A: Who What Wear Editor in Chief Kat Collings's pink + brown + gold mix.


Pink + Red + Practical Boots
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Style Notes: The practical boots make this summery look work for autumn too. 


Cosy Knitwear + Bare Legs
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Style Notes: Wear a cosy roll-neck instead of a coat or jacket. 


Socks + Sandals
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Style Notes: If you aren't quite ready to put away your sandals, pair them with socks like Emili Sindlev.


Red Patent Boots + Cropped Flares
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Style Notes: Red patent boots are big news this season, and we love them paired with these summery powder-blue cropped flares.


Knee Length Boots + Midi Skirt
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Style Notes: If you aren't ready for tights, wear your knee-length boots with a midi skirt. 


Head-to-Toe Orange
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Style Notes: Eva Chen dressed like a pumpkin spice latte, wearing head-to-toe orange.


Boho Maxi Dress + Closed-Toe Shoes
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On Marie Hindkaer-Wolthers: H&M Studio top and dress.

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White Boots + White Culottes
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Style Notes: You can get away with white in autumn—just add a big trench with your white boots and culottes.


Velvet + Autumnal Colours
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On Freddie Harrel: M&S trousers; Zara top; Zalando shoes

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Pink Suit
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On Anum Bashir: Tibi Double-Breasted Blazer (£705) and Stella Trousers (£450)

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Beret + Smart Dress + Flats
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On Gala González: Hugo Boss dress

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Biker + PJ Trousers + Tee
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On Lucy Williams: Coach Icon Moto Jacket (£995); Simon Miller bag; Ganni Dufort Trousers (£275); & Other Stories shoes

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Hannah Almassi
Editor in Chief

Hannah Almassi is the Editor in Chief of Who What Wear UK. Hannah has been part of the the Who What Wear brand since 2015, when she was headhunted to launch the UK sister site and social channels, implement a localised content strategy and build out the editorial team. She joined following a seven-year tenure at Grazia magazine, where she led front-of-book news, fashion features and shopping specials as fashion news and features editor. With experience in both print and digital across fashion and beauty, Hannah has over 16 years in the field as a journalist, editor, content strategist and brand consultant. Hannah has interviewed industry heavyweights such as designers including Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson through to arbiters of taste including Katie Grand and Anna Dello Russo. A skilled moderator and lecturer specialising in the shift to digital media and e-commerce, Hannah’s opinion and work has been sought by the likes of CNBC, BBC, The Sunday Times Style, The Times, The Telegraph and MatchesFashion.com, among many others. Hannah is often called upon for her take on trends, becoming known as a person with their finger of the pulse of what’s happening in the fashion space for stylish Brits. Hannah currently resides in Eastbourne with her photographer husband, incredibly busy son and highly Instagrammable cat.