The Wear-Now Autumn Trends That Are Going to Be Major

Let's be honest—as much as we like to study runway trends and predict which ones will be embraced on the street style scene and even the red carpet, we're fully aware that some of them wouldn't fly in the real world at any given moment. For example, winter's extra-cosy, XXL knits look good in theory, but there will only be a few days of the year that are truly freezing enough to do the whole head-to-toe woolen thing. But there are trends each season that are much easier to wear than others, and we found them for you for the upcoming fall season. Not only are these six trends accessible, they're also going to be everywhere, given that they popped up in several designers' shows and retailers are stocking them with abandon. From a classic print that's back in full force to the coat style that everyone from Zara to Tibi is endorsing, these are the most accessible major trends of fall. Keep scrolling to see and shop them all.

Western-inspired pieces can be as subtle or as literal as you'd like. Even just a cowboy-style blouse or suede jacket with a pair of jeans—or an accessory like a belt or boots—makes a stylish statement this season. 


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Shop the western trend:

Tuck this top into a denim miniskirt for an of-the-moment look.

You get two autumn trends in one with this colourful varsity-inspired jacket.

Subtle embroidery adds a pretty, feminine element.

The It outerwear trend of the season is undoubtedly a military coat of any length. We're especially seeking an army-green or navy iteration.


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Shop the military coat trend:

Of course Zara already created its own perfect version of the cut. 

The details on this cropped version are almost too good to handle.

Golden frogging and buttons are essentials.

The runways were full of leopard, snake and giraffe prints. While animal prints never truly go out of style, they're especially prevalent this season. Wear it as you would a neutral.


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Shop the animal-print trend:

We plan on wearing this with skinny black trousers and a pair of crimson ankle boots come fall.

Models and street style stars alike love to wear a duster over everything from leggings to miniskirts. Bonus points for something lingerie-inspired, like a robe, because that's where this trend is heading on the streets.


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Shop the duster trend:

We love the fact that you can wear this pajama-inspired option as a coat or dress.

This is lightweight enough to start wearing sooner rather than later.

This unique trench is our idea of an investment piece.

Biker boots are a no-fail way to add a punk edge (a major overlying theme this season) to any outfit. Try them in an unexpected way, like with a maxi dress.


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Shop the moto boot trend:

You know a shoe trend is going to be big when Gucci gets on board.

This pair is so classic and only gets better with age.

Corduroy, along with velvet, is an all-important texture for the new season. Pants or skirts in the cosy fabric paired with an oversize sweater is a perfect Love Story–esque autumnal look


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Shop the corduroy trend:

Isn't this the most perfect shade of pink you've ever seen? Try it with navy! 

We plan on swapping our skinny jeans out for these.

The really summery way to do this trend already.

Whether in the form of a half-zip pullover or a top-to-bottom zipper situation, this sporty mock-neck top style is the perfect way to continue the athleisure trend into autumn. Proof: These were all over the runways of Dior, J.W.Anderson, Lacoste and 3.1 Phillip Lim, to name a few.


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We've said it before and we'll say it again: You can never have too many striped tops.

Wear this slim-fitting cardigan with everything from pencil skirts to leggings.

A rather retro way to tap into the look.

Tell us which trend you find to be the most accessible, and find out what an A-list stylist will be buying for the new season.

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