Your Ultimate Shopping Guide To Fall 2016 Trends

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As sad as we are about summer ending, we’re also thrilled to welcome fall fashion into our wardrobes. We’re ready to refresh our closets and incorporate items that feel more substantial and, of course, embrace the latest trends. As portrayed on the fall 2016 runways, a decadent season is in store (think luxe textures, opulent prints and rich hues en masse). And while fanciful confections abound on the catwalk, it’s our job to distill the trends into a practical shopping guide full of looks you can actually wear. To that end, here are the 12 biggest hits for fall. Trust us, you’ll want to shop these must-have pieces now.

Valentino, Chloe, Lanvin. Photos: Imaxtree.

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Alberta Ferretti, Chloe, Jason Wu. Photos: Imaxtree.

Whether bold, bright or delicately embroidered, florals abound. Keep the look feminine with a strappy shoe or offset the sweetness with a sturdier option.

Ruffled Ditsy Floral Dress

$116

New Revival

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Floral Print Blouse

$575

Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini

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Floating Jardani Maxi Dress

$895

A.L.C.

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Louis Vuitton, Prabal Gurung, Calvin Klein. Photos: Imaxtree.

Satin is one of fall's fabrics du jour. Via slips or separates, the trend imbues sophistication with minimal effort.

Satin Tank Top

$287

DKNY

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Silk Skirt

$895

Calvin Klein Collection

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Minimal Slip Dress Solid

$299

KES

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Monse, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Valentino. Photos: Imaxtree.

For fall, everything is getting the velvet touch, from romantic dresses to plush separates. The trend easily dresses up (worn head to toe) or down (with jeans).

Frilled Velvet Top

$30

Zara

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Velvet Dress

$750

Attico

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Velvet Cropped Taiyana Pant

$370

Apiece Apart

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Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Derek Lam 10 Crosby. Photos: Imaxtree.

The nautical-inspired peacoat is seeing a serious resurgence. Rendered in classic shades of black or navy, cuts vary from cropped to ankle length—you really can't go wrong.

Military Style Coat

$230

Mango

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Double Breasted Long Coat

$701

See by Chloe

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Double-Breasted Wool Cashmere Military Coat

$3,695

Burberry

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Isabel Marant, Rachel Zoe, Alexander McQueen. Photos: Courtesy of Rachel Zoe, Imaxtree.

Gothic elegance rules eveningwear this fall, as tiered ruffles lend a romantic touch to moody lace. Fresh silhouettes and exquisite details ensure a modern spin on macabre.

Tiered Lace Midi Dress

$575

Self Portrait

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Caya Black Premium Lace Panel Tiered Mini Dress

$62

Pretty Little Thing

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Magali Lace Mini Dress

$395

Rachel Zoe

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Maison Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga. Photos: Imaxtree.

Seriously stacked boots are the seasonal shoe for fall. While we suggest a streamlined approach to this high-fashion footwear, options run the gamut from basic black to luxe velvet to versatile suede.

Hercules Platform Boots

$160

Topshop

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The Ruggina Boot

$595

Stuart Weitzman

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Cora Platform Boots

$750

Alexander Wang

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Tibi, Stella McCartney, Baja East. Photos: Imaxtree.

Varying takes on this coppery hue were in abundance on the runways, from suede to silk to knitwear. The autumnal tones are universally flattering for a myriad of complexions.

Merino Wool Structured Sweater

$375

Tibi

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Vanessa Premium Woven Crop Trouser

$35

Boohoo

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Ruffle Collar Blouson Top

$895

CO

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Victoria Beckham, Chanel, Rag & Bone. Photos: Imaxtree.

Designers enlivened the traditional check by way of color pops and modern silhouettes. From menswear-inspired separates to feminine spins, the look is polished by nature but with a refreshed sense of cool.

Draped Plaid Phoebe Blouse

$325

Tanya Taylor

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Pink Checked Cami Slip Dress

$60

River Island

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Wide Legged Sailor Pants

$495

Derek Lam 10 Crosby

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Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Gucci. Photos: Imaxtree

Sequins get a quirky-girl twist via high-wattage frocks and layered separates. Understated extras are the perfect way to temper sparkly pieces.

Multicolor Stripe Sequin Mini Dress

$50

Front Row Shop

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Collection Sequined Gazebo Pant

$695

J.Crew

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Sequin Cami Top

$26

Yoins

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Tod's, Christopher Kane, Versace. Photos: Imaxtree.

From clutches to carryalls, textured handbags deliver a cozy touch to any ensemble. Classic silhouettes and neutral tones ensure an elegant effect.

I Do! Everlasting Clutch

$250

UGG®

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Florent Faux Fur Clutch

$225

Shrimps

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Contrast Lambskin Crossbody Bag

$245

Massimo Dutti

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Saint Laurent, Rodarte, Lanvin. Photos: Imaxtree.

The shoulder-baring phenomenon sees a sophisticated transformation for fall via one-shoulder silhouettes. From structural dresses to glamorous all-in-ones, this asymmetrical shape is universally flattering.

One-Shoulder Ruffled Mini Dress

$560

Jacquemus

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One-Shoulder Ribbed-Knit Sweater

$645

ADEAM

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Off-The-Shoulder Cady Jumpsuit

$473

MM6 Maison Martin Margiela

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Luxurious fabrics get a whimsical revamp by way of elaborate prints. The look becomes wearable thanks to clean lines and fresh silhouettes.

Jacquard Pansy Print Trouser

$250

Whistles

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Jacquard-Weave Coat

$80

H&M

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Millicent Top

$190

Club Monaco

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