While we strongly reaffirm the fun-loving platitude that every season is party season, we also believe there are seasonal distinctions that should be addressed in order to look our best for a girls’ night out. Now that it’s officially fall, it’s time to start switching out bright, summery dresses, sheer blouses, and wedge sandals for more seasonally appropriate pieces when we hit the town. Scroll through these party pieces for some fall-style GNO inspiration now!
ASOS Maxi Trench ($107)
Form meets function in this lightweight maxi trench, which will look especially stylish (and sultry) draped over a slip dress.
Candela Akira Skirt ($595)
This miniskirt is so eye-catching and festive that all you need to finish your look is a simple tee, black boots, and a leather jacket for good measure.
Diane von Furstenberg Large Envelope Embossed Lizard Clutch ($298)
Carry this embossed lizard clutch in a deep eggplant hue for a sophisticated touch.
Nasty Gal No Holds Bra Tee ($58)
While it’s fun to bare all in slinky camis and bralettes, sometimes it’s even more fun to switch things up. Our pick? This cheeky shirt, which comes with a black bra layered over it, teamed with pumps and a mini skirt. If anything, your top will be a great conversation starter.
Loeffler Randall Mini Agenda Bag ($325)
Cross-body bags that leave your hands free for double-fisting cocktails are a GNO essential, and this versatile gray version definitely fits the bill.
Cheap Monday Denim Jacket ($112)
A symbolic beer jacket may cut it if your GNO involves a crowded frat party, but even then that’s usually not the best way to go. Instead, opt for a classic denim jacket in a versatile wash.
Loeffler Randall Reeve Lace-Up Bootie ($395)
We’re digging the bad babe vibes of these pointy-toed, lace-up booties . They’ll look killer with a pencil skirt or a pair of distressed, light-wash jeans.
Daniele Carlotta Embroidered Cady Dress ($1231)
This long-sleeved dress is both seductive and elegant, thanks to a plunging neckline, flattering belted waist, and silky texture. We could picture Chicago’s Roxie and Velma breaking it down in this little number.
Opening Ceremony Curtain Boots ($465)
Anything bright red screams that you’re alluring, and confident. But if you want to add just a touch of the bold hue to your look, try these suede boots.
Moschino Quilted Belt Bag ($425)
Wallet, keys, and cell phones are never more vulnerable than when you’re out on the town. But don’t worry, this stylish quilted belt bag conveniently secures around your waist, helping to ensure you don’t misplace your valuables.
The Row Hunting Dress ($615)
If there is one article of clothing that’s bullet-proof year-round, it’s the little black dress. This particular one by The Row, with its slightly off-the-shoulder neckline and tailored fit, makes us want to strut to Jay Z’s “Dirt Off Your Shoulder.”
Semilla Belted Glossy Patent Leather Pumps ($443)
These blush-colored heels with a high-gloss finish are flattering and flirtatious.. Insider tip: If you’re going to be dancing all night long, throw a pair of sneakers or flats in your bag in preparation of end-of-the-evening sore feet.
Reformation Jute Two Piece ($198)
This midnight blue matching duo is perfect for a night out. Wear the set together if you’re not up to assembling an outfit, or mix and match them with other pieces for a more creative look.
Frame Le Skinny Satine Jeans ($219)
If you’re anything like us, a GNO is the best excuse for you and your friends to get kooky on the dance floor. Make the evening a little easier by wearing these stretchy, skin-tight jeans so that you can pop, lock, and drop it all night long without any inhibitions.
Sea Leopard-Pattern Flounce Dress ($435)
You can’t go wrong with a leopard-print number, which looks seasonally appropriate worn with tights and a denim jacket. You’ll be sure to field at least one cheesy cat-themed pick-up line or joke, though, so don’t say we didn’t warn you!
What's your go to GNO getup? Are you going to switch things up this fall? Sound off in the comments, ladies!