8 Fall Pieces Every Minimalist Should Have on Rotation

Calling all minimalists—your fall style edit has arrived. Did you catch the summer installation of this post? If not, here's the lowdown. Your closet knows clean lines and smart tailoring by heart. But how do you go about transitioning your minimal style from summer into fall? If it seems like fall is still lightyears away, trust me—it'll arrive sooner than you'd think, so it's definitely not too early to discuss all things fall fashion. Which is why we're breaking down all the key pieces to shop for this season.

From the sleek ankle boots that will go with everything to the one fall trend anyone with minimalist style is losing it over, we're breaking down which clothing essentials to update your clean, pared-back aesthetic for the season ahead. Consider this your capsule wardrobe—invest in these essentials and you'll be able to build the chicest outfits imaginable.

1. Cropped Belted Trousers

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@nycbambi

Whether you tuck in a graphic tee or a cozy knit, invest in a solid pair of belted trousers that will make every outfit look polished.

2. White Glove Pumps

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@jordanrisa

White shoes are a perfect way to freshen up any outfit, and this fall, we're favoring "glove"-style pumps.

3. Satin Slip Skirt

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@fakerstrom

You don't have to be a self-proclaimed minimalist to freak out over the slip-skirt trend. These romantic midi skirts are quickly taking over, and we can see why—they go so well with ankle boots, sneakers, sandals, and every other shoe imaginable.

4. Thin Ribbed Knits

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@claire_most

Before you brush off these as another "boring" fashion item, hear me out. Tuck one into a pair of jeans instead of a T-shirt or layer it underneath a slip dress—the styling ideas are pretty much endless.

5. Structured Leather Handbags

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@deborabrosa

If you've been considering investing in a timeless handbag, I highly recommend these elevated picks.

6. Straight-Leg Jeans

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@meganadelaide

We've got the intel that straight-leg jeans are poised to eclipse skinnies as the denim shape of the season.

7. Sleek Ankle Boots

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@shelleymokoena

The moment we hear the word "fall," nine times out of 10, it's followed by "ankle boots." Update yours this year with a sleek, low-heeled pair you can walk all day in.

8. Neutral Blazers

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@sophiaroe

Thanks to last fall's explosion of checkered blazers, the jackets have earned some staying power in our closets.