12 Fall Essentials You’ll Wear This Season And For Years To Come
For us, being home this summer meant many a mezcal recipe and lots of closet purging. Out with the old and in with the new. But just like old lovers, we sometimes cling to things that no longer serve us. Whether it's a hoard of sweaters tucked away in storage or jeans you haven’t worn since high school, we all have things we hold onto for far longer than we probably should — and what's more satisfying than replacing these long-neglected pieces with environmentally conscious alternatives?
Building a more sustainable wardrobe begins with finding pieces you’ll love for years to come, not just for a season. In partnership with H&M, we’ve selected some of our favorite pieces that are as elegant and timeless as they are accessible. After all, a great wardrobe takes a lifetime to curate, so it only makes sense to build it out with pieces that will withstand both wear and time. From dresses made from recycled polyester to more classic staples, these are the pieces we’ll be throwing into regular rotation for years to come.
For a real *French babe* moment, we suggest this trench peacoat. Made from recycled materials, this coat is slightly wide-cut and the drape is heavenly. Pair with silk trousers and a cowl neck sweater, or throw over a light dress on warmer days.
Easy layering pieces are essential for every wardrobe, and this mandarin collared dress made entirely from recycled materials is exactly what we've been looking for. Sling a leather jacket over the shoulders and step into your favorite mules for an effortless, sustainable look.
Lean into classic, rich earth tones this fall. These crocodile-effect boots are dreamy in a decadent cognac-brown, the perfect accent piece to elevate your basics. Prepare for compliments wherever you go.
A little bit edgy and a little bit romantic, this long sleeved, lace-detailed dress is a definite go-to. Easy to slip on, it's the perfect base for any occasion. Dress it up with some gold accessories or dress it down with your favorite sweater and boots.
Prefer something on the lighter side? H&M offers its classic trench peacoat in a tasteful eggshell hue. Pair it with tonal silks and layer a turtleneck sweater underneath for a refined, everyday look.
Nudes and delicate details make for the perfect combination when paired under a camel-colored coat. This blouse features smocking throughout the bodice and at the cuffs of the sleeves. Plus, it's a great WFH option when you're dressing from the waist up.
Like your grandpa's sweater, but better. A cable-knit sweater, though unassuming, is the most versatile thing you can own and never goes out of style. Pair it with faux leather pants and kitten heels for a timeless look.
Avoid leather altogether and opt for this chic alternative. Perfect to pair with wool blazers and chunky knit sweaters, these are a statement-making wardrobe staple.
A classic with a contemporary twist, these faux patent leather booties make the perfect addition to every look. With a pointed toe and graduated block heel, the silhouette pairs well with billowy dresses and wide-legged pants.
For something a little witchy and a little rock and roll, lean into lacy numbers with bold details. Pair with stilettos booties for a luxe look.
The range that a great black tote brings to your wardrobe is unmatched. Whether you need a bag to carry your laptop or simply something to toss your daily essentials into (hand sanitizer, check), this croc-effect bag is the solution you didn't realize you needed.