5 Trending Fall Items We Need Right This Second

By the time I crack my knuckles and get into serious fall shopping mode, I’ve already made a mental checklist of everything I’ve been eyeing since the February shows. In preparation for my new-season splurge, I’ve ruthlessly honed in on just a handful of key trends worth investing in. Take red, for example: It’s like millennial pink graduated from college to become a sophisticated power hue that I just need to get my hands on (more on that later).

If, by chance, you haven’t been quite as preoccupied as I have with fastidiously categorizing F/W 17 style coverage, consider this your shopping cheat sheet. Below, you’ll find the top five trends I’m fixated on for fall, complete with the must-have pieces you can snap up right now from Saks Fifth Avenue. Step into my office…

What are your favorite trends of the season? Pin your favorite look for reference when you start shopping.