I’m a Shopping Specialist—These Are the 25 Fall Items at the Top of My Wish List

While my weather app says 85º and sunny, there’s no doubt our sartorial mindset here in the Who What Wear offices is focused on all things fall. There’s a sense of exhilaration that fashion’s most exciting new season offers, from fall’s refreshing new trends to the cozy pieces we can’t wait to wear in the crisp autumn air.

As a market editor and shopping specialist, I have my eyes are glued to all the exciting new arrivals landing at some of our favorite retailers. Among the standouts for fall? We’re talking cool leather separates, the coziest knits primed for layering, and fall boots you’ll be living in all season. Scroll on down as I share some of the stylish gems at the top of my fall wish list.

The Fall Work Wardrobe

Swap your black work dress for a trending '70s-style frock instead.

Super chic and polished—belted blazers are set to be everywhere this fall.

Tie-neck ribbon blouses nail autumn's bourgeois trend.

Pleated skirts were seen all over the fall runways, and look chic with knee-high boots and strappy sandals alike.

Your coolest new work uniform? An of-the-moment slouchy suit.

Knits to Get Us in the Cozy Spirit

Just add your high-waisted jeans.

Wear your sweater in this season's must-have color trend—lilac.

The staple you'll wear with literally everything.

We'll be living in this retro-cool sweater on our fall weekends.

The Boots and Bags to Elevate Every Outfit

Mock-croc detailing is huge for fall. These tall boots will elevate even the simplest outfits.

The fashion-forward way to wear ankle strap sandals is tied over your trousers for a trendy fall look. 

Want to invest in a designer It bag? This Bottega Veneta leather pouch should be high on your wish list.

This looks way more expensive than its price tag.

These Celine-inspired lace up boots are a fashion-girl favorite.

The Coolest Pieces to Look Perfectly On Trend

The coolest jewelry trend of the new season? Chunky chain link necklaces.

Leather is one of the biggest trends we're seeing for fall. Invest in sumptuous separates like this creamy hued skirt.

A silk scarf tied around your neck is an affordable and easy way to add a chic touch to your outfit this season.

Belts were seen cinched at the waist over dresses, blazers, and coats on the runways. This wide, statement belt is already in our carts.

The refreshingly modern way to wear your coat in fall is in the form of a glamorous cape.

Add a statement touch to your outfit with this statement snake-print skirt.

Get in on the quilted trend with this affordable and versatile jacket.