Fashion Insiders Told Me 16 Pricey It Items That Will Be Huge for Fall

The Luxury List is a monthly column on all things luxury, tapping the foremost experts in the fashion space to explore everything from craftsmanship deep dives to the little-known details to consider when buying fine jewelry.


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While I'm always interested in chatting with fashion insiders across the board, I find it fascinating to speak with the buyers and fashion directors behind my favorite retailers. They have insights into which trends they're investing in for the season ahead, as well as the exact items they anticipate will be huge, so their opinion really means a lot and impacts my personal shopping choices.

Curious to find out which investment fashion items are worth the splurge for fall, I asked some of the most in-the-know women behind the coolest luxury retailers to weigh in with their favorite buys. Their picks are leaving me inspired for all of the stunning fashion pieces on the horizon for fall and now I can't stop thinking about them. Their picks include the biggest trends coming up including everything from high-impact outerwear and color pop accessories to statement-making boots and the latest going-out pieces. Ahead, dive in to see their recommendations—I promise you'll just want to stare at these beautiful finds.

Jana Hofheimer, Buyer, Moda Operandi


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Tiffany Hsu, Fashion Buying Director, MyTheresa


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Cassie Smart, Head of Womenswear Buying, MatchesFashion


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April Koza, Vice President, Fwrd


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Anne Egan, VP/DMM, Nordstrom


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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.