With fall in full swing, it’s officially time to refresh our wardrobes with some new-season picks that feel fresh, trend-forward, and wearable—the kind of pieces that are perfect for everything from cozy fall walks to those days when you’re going from meetings to margaritas, or weekends filled with fall festivities with friends. To get inspired on what to shop this season, we tapped into Kate Bellman, women's fashion managing editor at Nordstrom, to get the insider scoop on the affordable must-have items you won't regret buying for fall. Below, you'll find a little something for every sartorial taste, from statement trendy pieces to elevated basics that will serve as the backbone of your cold-weather wardrobe.
Keep scrolling below for Bellman's picks. Then shop more of the Nordstrom pieces that have our attention right now. We guarantee they'll invigorate your wardrobe and get you in that cozy, fall state of mind.
Shop Kate Bellman's picks:
"I’ve been looking for an oversized bomber jacket for years as the next iteration of the moto. With the shearling collar, this one brings all the cozy feels."
"This Madewell cardigan will be my everyday go-to when I’m looking for an easy third layer."
"This easy, low-profile sneaker is the most perfect wear-with-everything silhouette."
"Here in Seattle, the rainy season has hit. Any coat that can double in function and fashion is a must."
"This mini bag is both refined and chic, and the bucket shape can hold more than it appears."
"I’m really feeling the head-to-toe denim look this season, and the oversized shape on this wardrobe staple is a great modern update to achieve the look."
"Everyone needs a great pair of loafers for fall, and this true-blue color is a fresh take on the modern classic."
"This plushy goodness is perfect for both gathering at home around the fire as well as dressed up for a holiday party with a satin slip skirt."
"I love the juxtaposition of the organic hammered texture mixed with the sparkle and shine of the crystals. These would both spruce up a T-shirt and jeans or make a full statement for a night out."
"I’ve long been a fan of a severe boat-neck and love the sophistication of the plissé details. The cropped shape would style well back to a pair of high-waisted trousers."
Shop More Under-$150 Editor Favorites From Nordstrom
It's all about white button-downs this season.
Cinch your blazers and dresses at the waist with a chic and polished belt.
Mary Janes are having a moment. This pair is a WWW best seller.
Style this charming mini with the above boots and an oversize sweater.
Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.
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