The Fall 2014 Trend Guide

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Our love for summer knows no bounds, but there comes a time when we start longing for fall jackets, cozy sweaters and a good pair of boots. In anticipation of the upcoming fall season, we’ve rounded up the biggest trends from the runways to bring you the ultimate shopping roadmap. Here are the wardrobe staples you’ll want to keep on heavy rotation when the temperatures drop.

Photos Courtesy of Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Burberry Prorsum, Altuzarra

Photos Courtesy of Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Gucci

The A-Line silhouette—named thus for its A shaped flare—is flattering for all body types (rejoice!) and can be worn with bare legs and tights to equal effect.

Yvette Dress

$465

Diane von Furstenberg

Mini Dress

$705

Paul & Joe

Arden Dress

$375

Tibi

Satin Stripe A Line Dress

$140

Topshop

Retro Lapel Dress

$41

ROMWE

Photos Courtesy of Stella McCartney, The Row, Marc Jacobs

More is more in the knitwear department, with chunky sweater fabrics meant to be worn from head-to-toe in muted shades. Whether you opt for a sweater dress, cape scarf, knit leggings or just a traditional pullover, cozy is the name of the game.

Knit Sweater Dress

$480

Acne

Nina Knit Sweatpant

$345

Isabel Marant Etoile

Asymmetric Wool-Blend Sweater

$850

Stella McCartney

Heathered Knit Leggings

$38

Free People

Wool and Cashmere Blend Knit Dress

$456

McQ Alexander McQueen

Photos Courtesy of Acne Studios, Getty/Chanel, Altuzarra

Top your fall ensembles with a boxy jacket. This season's version comes with '70s inflections, be it substantial breast pockets, shearling touches or a flattened collar.

Ice Blue Shearling Jacket

$2,900

3.1 Phillip Lim

Woollen Biker Jacket

$475

Ted Baker

Flap Pocket Crop Jacket

$189

Vince Camuto

Wool Crepe Jacket

$790

Carven

Cropped Jacket

$591

Pinko

Photos Courtesy of Dries Van Noten, Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler

Move aside, summery florals, its time for punchier, wackier prints to take center stage. Geometrics, swirls and multicolored digital mashups vow to keep somber weather feeling decidedly upbeat.

Printed Silk and Wool Pencil Skirt

$1,010

Jonathan Saunders

Knit Sweater

$60

H&M

Printed Drawstring Dress

$62

Warehouse

Jungle Printed Blazer

$607

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Swirl Print Skirt

$995

Lela Rose

Photos Courtesy of Christian Dior, Givenchy, Victoria Beckham

Switch your trusty blazer for one of these sharply tailored long vests. Perfect over dresses or trousers, buttoned up or belted, you can even layer one under your winter coat. It's so smart even your boss will take notice.

Long Tailored Vest in Gray

$475

Intermix

Erosion Wool Vest

$470

Helmut Lang

Wimbley Vest

$2,175

Calvin Klein Collection

Celia Long Vest

$685

Marissa Webb

Sleeveless Vest

$31

Choies

Photos Courtesy of Valentino, Rodarte, Jason Wu

When you aren't wearing knit trousers (which will be rare) you should be sauntering around in a pair of louche, widelegged slouchy pants. Pair them with an equally roomy sweater, or highlight your waist by tucking in a filmy blouse. Either way, you'll look effortless alongside the skinny jean crowd.

Wide Printed Pants

$60

Zara

Eric Front Pleat Pant

$275

Alice & Olivia

Crepe Flared Trouser

$168

French Connection

Wide Leg Pants

$685

Armani Collezioni

White Wide Leg Pants

$35

H&M

Photos Courtesy of Prabal Gurung, Getty/Lanvin, Burberry Prorsum

Give your crop tops and abs a rest, legs are the new erogenous zone. Higlight yours with a bold slit skirt or dress.

Asymmetric Leather Skirt

$889

Theyskens' Theory

Wool Blend Tailored Skirt

$1,128

Marc Jacobs

Side Split Skirt

$265

Intermix

Central Slit Skirt

$998

Givenchy

White Zip Pencil Skirt

$56

River Island