What You Should Buy Now to Prep Your Autumn Wardrobe

When the cold-snap inevitably comes (and it’ll be when you least expect it), you want to be sure that you’re sartorially prepared. To help you, we’ve put together the seven pieces you need to create a capsule wardrobe that’ll make everything you already own feel brand new again. Mix and match these seasonal injections with your summer favourites. These pieces will become the foundations of your cold-weather wardrobe. Shop now, and wear all season long.

Keep scrolling to discover the pieces to shop right now, to prep for autumn.

We already hailed this style as the denim trend of the season, but we really want to drum it home. Frayed-hem jeans should be what you buy first.

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You’re going to need an alternative to sandals—and this is where the mid-heel Mary Jane comes in. If you’ve never done ‘lady like’ before, now is your chance. Try them on weekends (rather than the office) with denim and leather.

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Nights still aren’t freezing, which means you haven’t gone into hibernation just yet. You’re going to need something that makes you feel sexy for a night out. And how do you do that? Long, statement sleeves, exposed shoulders and little details, that's how.

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Listen up. The suede skirt will be sticking around for a little while longer, and if you’re yet to invest, it’s time to make it a priority. The ’70s styles aren’t disappearing and this is a sophisticated way to indulge in the trend without feeling over the top.

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Well this one is just plain obvious. If you’re a perpetual boot-wearer (and aren’t we all), it’s a good idea to update every few seasons and splurge on something that’ll last through rain, hail or shine. Acne Studios is a go-to brand among fashion-girls for a reason.

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As a Pantone colour of the year, a blush dress will tick all of the right boxes. For those days when you can’t think of what to wear, this longer style dress (in a sturdier material than your summer dresses), will keep you warm and on-trend.

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We have Kanye West to thank for the return of the army green bomber jacket (after it, became official merch for the Yeezus tour in 2013 and 2014), and we’re okay with it. Reach for a bomber if you’re feeling tired of your leather jacket.

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How will you be styling your sandals into autumn? Share in the comments below.

Illustrations by Jason Bardas.

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