By Kate Marin
We can always get behind the idea that less is more when it comes to personal style, but fall fashion is naturally all about maximalism. From rich layers and textures to a bold, earth-toned color palette, each autumn greets us with a familiar-yet-refreshing selection of seasonal mainstays. And, after months of paring down our wardrobes in light of warmer weather (and lots of time indoors), this new range of options presents a much-needed opportunity to revive our closets.
This season, we’re turning to two style experts — Deddeh Howard and Sarah Butler — to show us how they’re creating their signature fall looks using key pieces from Walmart. Whether you’re looking to elevate your wardrobe with a statement boot or round out your sweater collection with a printed turtleneck or knit pullover, get inspired by these two stylish women to complete your own fall look.
Butler’s style blends a timeless, warm-toned color palette with modern shapes and textiles, and her fall wardrobe embraces these themes head-on. “I love wearing fabrics that are as comfortable as they are elegant, like knits and silks,” Butler says. “I use the rich textures to create outfits that are interesting yet classic.”
Her signature fall look from Walmart leans heavily into textures — a corduroy skirt pairs seamlessly with a creamy knit sweater, boots, and a statement faux-croc bag. “Regarding styling,” Butler says, “I think lightly tucking the sweater into the skirt adds an effortless vibe to the overall look.” Perfect for mixing and matching all fall long, Butler plans to reinvent this outfit with a classic khaki trench or peacoat once temperatures start to drop.
Deddeh Howard’s boho-chic style aligns effortlessly with her West Coast lifestyle. Whether she’s hitting the beach or going for a neighborhood stroll, Howard carries an air of effortlessness that we can only strive to emulate — and her go-to look this fall is a perfect depiction of that ease.
Dark, everyday denim paired with a maroon turtleneck and knee-high boots is a classic fall look that still feels totally chic. Howard always looks for versatility when shopping for new fall pieces, and appreciates how each individual component to this look holds its own throughout her wardrobe. As for some shopping advice, she says: “Look for colorful pieces that incorporate a fall color palette into your closet. That way you don’t have to break the bank on a full overhaul or get rid of pieces you love.”