8 Basic Autumn Outfits Our Favourite Over-40 Celebrities Are Wearing

Many of us use autumn as a time for a wardrobe reset and to revisit the classics, such as a muted colour palette and back-to-school basics. In this way, celebrities are just like us, as we've noticed many stars leaning on a classic capsule, wearing boots, simple cashmere and blazers.

Tracee Ellis Ross showed that monochrome looks can have a big impact when paired with bold shoes, and Victoria Beckham seems to agree. Amal Clooney took two wardrobe staples and added some glitz to create a sleek evening look that couldn't be easier to replicate. You'll see just how versatile a classic black blazer can be with different stylings from Katie Holmes, Amal Clooney and Kate Moss. 

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Style Notes: Whether you're heading to the office or heading out, a white dress and black trench combo is endlessly chic. Take style tips from Ross and add a colour-pop shoe to bring it all together. 

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Style Notes: Amal Clooney's evening look couldn't be easier to re-create. Take your staple jeans and black blazer and add a sequin top for a shimmering night look. 

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Style Notes: Leather trousers return every autumn, and this looser style feels incredibly current. Add classic flats and a bold faux-fur coat to replicate Macpherson's autumn-ready look. 

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Style Notes: Naomi Campbell's style is always on point, and this long coat and thigh-high boot combo is no exception. 

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Style Notes: Katie Holmes pairs a white woven dress with sharp tailoring to find a perfect balance of boho and chic. 

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Style Notes: Cindy Crawford's sleek look combines autumnal camel tones and classic blue denim for a relaxed yet considered look. 

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Style Notes: Trust Victoria Beckham to create a classic look that feels endlessly chic. 

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Style Notes: Knee-high boots have long been an autumn staple we rely on, and pairing them with grey jeans and a textured blazer creates a chic model-off-duty look. 

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Next up, Autumn/Winter 2022 Trends: The 15 Fashion Looks You Need to Know About

This story was published at an earlier time and has since been updated.

Florrie Alexander
Acting Affiliates Editor

Florrie embarked on her fashion journey while studying French and History at university. Whilst studying in Aix-en-Provence, she began to write her dissertation on the history of fashion and the influence of Haute Couture, and landed her first role at Harper’s Bazaar. Following this, she interned for various publications including Elle, Grazia and Marie Claire before joining the fashion team at Conde Nast Traveller. There, she contributed to international photoshoots, styled pages and covers, and produced engaging digital content.

During a freelance period, Florrie honed her skills in editorial work in various digital and print publications including Vogue Italy and Departures magazine, as well as styling e-commerce photoshoots and personal shopping. Florrie actively pursues an in-depth understanding of fashion and jewellery, and after styling a jewellery cover shoot at Conde Nast Traveller chose to complete the De Beers Diamond Foundation course. Florrie first joined Who What Wear UK as a freelancer before becoming the Commerce Writer, blending both editorial and commercial content. Now, as the Acting Affiliates Editor, she monitors current trends, new-in styles, wardrobe heroes and how best to style them. In her downtime, Florrie can be found in her hometown of London, usually with a coffee in hand.