These "Boring" Autumn Staples Come VB and Jen An–Approved

What with all of the new autumn trends in the spotlight, it can be easy to get wrapped up in all the freshness coming your way. Because let's just call a spade a spade: The forthcoming runway looks are good. Like, really good. That said, autumn also brings with it a range of wardrobe standbys (think black ankle boots) that could easily rival some of the latest trendy items thanks to their classic nature. Celebrities know this to be true too, and we've found 10 who stay true to these staples. Stylish celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker are especially in tune with those effortless basics that make for a well-rounded wardrobe. Keep scrolling for a deeper dive into the foundational staples that many A-listers rely on for autumn. 

Knit Dress

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A timeless LBD featuring 3/4-length sleeves is a foundational piece every woman needs. While you can wear with heels like SJP here, the silhouette is also ideal to build an effortless autumn oufit with on-trend outerwear and other layering pieces.

Cardigan

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While shrunken cardigans made a major comeback this spring and summer, a classic iteration will always hold true for autumn. We're all about buttoning your go-to style all the way up with jeans for a streamlined feel.

Turtleneck

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Statement-making turtlenecks have become a layering essential for women at every age. A flawless silhouette (like this neon-green iteration here) adds that cool sophistication to a fall look.

Midi Skirt

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Take a cue from this ensemble by incorporating a fashion-forward midi into your rotation.

Wide-Leg Trousers

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While you could consider wide-leg trousers to be a year-round staple, they're especially ideal for autumn to elevate a jacket-and-tee pairing.

Black Ankle Boots

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Black ankle boots would certainly rank high as one of the top wardrobe essentials thanks to their versatile nature. You can dress them up—similar to this fit—or down to work for any autumn occasion.

Moto Jacket

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A perfect-fitting leather jacket not only looks cool, but it pairs well with a range of outfits.

Trench Coat

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Tossing on a trench coat will keep you warm on those days when the temperature teeters on chilly (but not freezing) while simultaneously adding a classic yet modern flair to your vibe.

Suiting

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A tailored suit is particularly useful to have in your arsenal for autumn because you can either wear it when you want to look professional, or you can mix and match the pieces to work with other autumn separates.

Classic Overcoat

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All you really need to look like the sleekest person on the street is a solid overcoat to bring instant polish to your ensemble.

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2019 trends you need to know. 

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear US.