25 Trendy Fall Basics I Think Will Make Your Wardrobe All the Chicer

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Sartorially speaking, I'm actually a bit excited that the first day of fall is about a month away. After all, fall brings with it that offering of cozy style picks with comfortable sweaters, A+ denim cuts, and cute knit dresses reigning supreme. In fact, many top-notch early-fall items have already begun to hit the new arrivals sections at some of my favorite shops.

Naturally, I thought I’d share with you some of the standouts that have caught me eye recently. Given that I personally live in basics, I wanted to zero-in on those particularly trendy basics that are elevated and forward yet highly versatile in that they can easily be mixed and matched with other simple items. Basically, I think the pieces in question could actually have the potential to make your wardrobe all the chicer. Intrigued? Keep scrolling to uncover my edit of 25 next-level fall basics. You may just find a few of your new seasonal go-tos.

Yes, knit vests are still happening—toss this neutral pick over any basic top for an elevated vibe.

It's the fit and current-feeling utility vibe that makes this re-worked trench coat so appealing.

This slouchy cardigan is chic enough as is, but the rhinestone buttons take it to the next level.

This upgraded blazer will team flawlessly with everything from jeans to trousers.

The denim silhouette fashion girls adore.

The ruching combined with the bordeaux hue is just gorgeous. This can basically go with every outfit.

A+ for these—as comfy as joggers with the elastic waist and stretch, but quite polished as well.

The silhouette here is anything but basic, but it's still incredibly versatile.

The leather-look trend continues to hold strong. Just imagine these trousers with a neutral turtleneck and flats.

Ribbed midi dresses are a certified fashion-person staple for the sesason.

A lightweight cardigan is essential for layering.

A slouchy checked blazer is more or less a modern classic at this point.

The oversized cut and polo collar are just right.

Say hello to your slip-on-and-wear-everywhere shoes.

Another faux-leather piece for the win. So into the tie detail at the front.

Black booties that are incredibly forward with the high upper and squared-off toe.

Is it a shirt? A jacket? Nope, it's a trendy shacket.

Chain accents are on of the It details of the season. I'm loving the addition on this classic loafer shape.

A trouser investment, but you'll be able to wear this pair for years and years.

I actually just got these–love the fresh shape.

Wear on its own or layered underneath a jacket.

This will be one of the key shapes of the season.

Statement-making yet versatile to be worn layered or as is.

Perfect for that dress over pants vibe.