The Who What Wear Fall Guide Is Here With Every Fashion-Insider Thing to Know

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Fall is officially in full swing, and this editor couldn't be more ready for all of the layers. There is perhaps no better time for a wardrobe refresh. It's my favorite time of the year to add seasonless staples such as coats, loafers, and knitwear to my closet.

If you've been contemplating what to add to your shopping cart, you're in luck because our fall 2021 fashion guide has arrived. Here, I'm highlighting all of the fashion-insider things to know, aka the key buys of the season that hit on all of our favorite trends. The fall guide zeroes in on the most important buys in every category, from suiting to shoes to accessories and everything in between. You can rest assured that you're adding every essential piece to your closet for a very stylish fall. There are so many great new fashion items ahead.

If there's an unofficial must-buy piece for fall, it's definitely the vest top. Whether you opt for a cropped style or a slouchy version, you can't go wrong.

Shop the trend:

Who What Wear Collection Amaya Vest ($125)

Zara Seamed Linen Blend Vest ($40)

The preppy aesthetic is only gaining steam with S/S 22 shows like Miu Miu and Lacoste cementing the trend for the future.

Shop the trend:

The Frankie Shop Lui Oversized Organic Cotton Shirt ($185)

Lacoste Long Sleeve Cotton Crewneck Sweater ($86)

I've been talking about cargo pants nonstop and think every fall wardrobe should include a pair.

Shop the trend:

The Ragged Priest The Ragged Priest Combat Jean ($90)

Good American Cargo Pants ($105)

I'll credit Nensi Dojaka with making the "floss" strap trend go viral, and don't expect to see it slowing down anytime soon.

Shop the trend:

Nensi Dojaka Cutout Top ($615)

Reformation Alexei Dress ($178)

Basketball sneakers are one of the trends I couldn't wait to get in my closet. Having test-driven them myself, I think they're one of the most wearable trends for fall.

Shop the trend:

New Balance 550 Sneakers ($189)

Nike Dunk Low Disrupt Basketball Shoe ($110)

Cloud-like quilted jackets are taking center stage this season. If you're looking for a fashion-forward take on cozy dressing, this is it.

Shop the trend:

Mango Satin Quilted Jacket ($100)

Stand Studio Maxim Jacket ($595)

Cable-knit sweaters were in full focus in the F/W 21 collections at brands like Khaite, so you just know they're an essential fall buy.

Shop the trend:

Who What Wear Collection Knox Sweater-Vest ($115)

Lauren Ralph Lauren Cable-Knit Sweater ($110)

The bigger the statement, the better—at least when it comes to coats for fall 2021. Bold, bright colors are the way to go.

Shop the trend:

Prada Single-Breasted Cotton-Twill Coat ($3650)

Zara Wool Coat Limited Edition ($219)

Tailored yet relaxed trousers are the staple you definitely need to get your hands on if you haven't already.

Shop the trend:

Reformation Earl Pant ($178)

The Frankie Shop Isla Pants ($230)

Fashion people just love a great matching set. For fall, it's all about matching knits ranging from sweater sets to tops and coordinating hot pants.

Shop the trend:

Who What Wear Collection Natalie Racer-Front Tank ($95)

Who What Wear Collection Charlotte Cropped Cardigan ($135)

Totême Cable-Knit Tank ($275)

Totëme Cable-Knit Shorts ($215)

Leather jackets haven't been wildly popular the past few seasons, but they're back and reimagined in upsized proportions.

Shop the trend:

Zara Vintage Leather Biker Jacket ($199)

Musier Jacket Kelsey ($522)

Next: The 12 Editor-Approved Trends I'm Wearing Until Further Notice

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