7 Quick Ways to Embrace Fall’s Best Trend

How to wear these now and and throughout the fall.

Pre-fall’s rich, moody mix of embroidery, embellishment, fringe and fur lets you embrace an endless summer — and prepare for fall’s inevitable arrival. Here are seven great buys (that hit all price points!) that  you can start wearing now and carry into fall, plus the inspiration (from Anna Sui’s fall 2015 collection) to pull it off.


Images courtesy of designers; wedge: Neiman Marcus; top: Net-a-Porter.

The Dress: Rebecca Taylor dress, $330 at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bala Cynwyd.
Wear Now: This wispy silk dress is perfectly breezy for summer (and the sleeves make it ideal for AC-chilled offices).
Wear Later: Add a military-style jacket for ’60s-London edge.

The Top: Needle & Thread embellished chiffon top, $220 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Wear Now: With silk pants and sandals.
Wear Later: 
Layered over a long-sleeved sweater, with a short leather skirt and boots.

The Earrings: BaubleBar x Anthropologie Naples drop earrings, $39.95 at Anthropologie, multiple locations. (Psst: That pair is sold out, but these are just as good!)
Wear Now: A pair of chunky earrings is a focal point for a great all-white outfit.
Wear Later:
These are the quickest way to upgrade a simple sweater and jeans look.

The Shoes: Jimmy Choo Notion tricolor wedges, $695 at Neiman Marcus, King of Prussia.
Wear Now: With a cute summer dress.
Wear Later: With a pair of long flared jeans, a skinny black turtleneck and one major necklace.

The Vest:  Zara embroidered vest, $129 at Zara, Rittenhouse. (Sold out, but we’re equally obsessed with this!)
Wear Now: Over a floaty white dress.
Wear Later: 
With a midi-length skirt.

The Pants: Mitrana silk pants, $213 at Theory, Rittenhouse.
Wear Now: With a black tank.
Wear Later: 
With a black sweater. (See? Easy!)

The Bag: Saint Laurent Emmanuelle fringed bucket bag, $1,890 by special order at Saint Laurent, King of Prussia.
Wear Now: With a denim shift and flat sandals.
Wear Later: 
Smart buy—Suede and fringe are two top summer trends that still have major staying power through fall and winter.