Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties

It’s Wardrobe Wednesday again!  Although it doesn’t feel much like fall lately here on the East Coast, I’ve got my closet stacked with fall wardrobe staples that everyone should have: jackets and booties!  These are the best fall basics!  Shop my outfits and my favorite items throughout the post.

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The Jackets

I’m so glad to see that embellished bomber jackets are still on trend!  I bought this one at Nordstrom last year and have linked some very similar options for you.  These jackets make a fashion statement no matter what the rest of your outfit is!  It’s really one of my jazzed up fall basics, which means I can look polished and chic no matter what when I wear this bomber.  I’m so glad I get to wear this as one of my fall wardrobe staples of 2017!

Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Embroidered Bomber JacketFall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Embroidered Bomber Jacket

Similar bomber jacket here and here // Kate Spade sunglasses // similar LC Lauren Conrad sweater // booties // Hudson cropped skinny jeans //JORD watch

It wasn’t until recently that I added a trench coat to my wardrobe, thanks to Two Feathers!  I love all of their modern classic items, and this trench is no exception.  I’m a little dressier here with a slip dress, but you could totally wear this trench with jeans.  I’ll definitely share my look with you when I do!

Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Camel Trench by Two Feathers Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Camel Trench by Two Feathers

trench and slip dress by Two Feathers // similar shoes here and here // David Yurman earrings, similar by Kate Spade here // Rebecca Minkoff bag

I will always have a special place in my heart for military style jackets.  You can wear them as a top or a jacket, and they inspire so many layering options.  This one is my current favorite.  I am just digging the oversized look!  It’s so of-the-moment!  Plus, I love the embellishment on the sleeve.

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Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Free People Military Shirt Jacket Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Free People Military Shirt Jacket

Free People Embellished Military Shirt Jacket // Hollister jeans (buy one get one 1/2 right now)// similar sandals // cami

Most of you probably have a denim jacket in your lives, but do you have one that you absolutely love?  This one has just the right amount of distressing and a cute little embroidered heart (had me at hello).  Plus, this jacket is super soft- not stiff at all like some denim jackets I’ve worn in the past.

Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties

Tomboy Trucker jacket // Lucky Brand Ava Skinny Jeans // Woven Tie Front Top // similar Gucci bag // Target sneakers


The Booties

I have problem feet, but when I bought these booties last fall, they were a problem no more.  When I wear these booties, I feel like I am walking on air!  They are more comfortable than sneakers, and how cute are they with their ruching?!  I need to find more by the same brand to add to my wardrobe.  But for now, these are it!

Fall Wardrobe Staples: Jackets and Booties- Rockport Booties

That’s what’s up in fashion on this Wardrobe Wednesday.  What are your best fall basics?  What should I add to my closet?  Leave me a comment and let me know!  We all know I’ll take any excuse to hit the stores!

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23 Comments

  1. 9.20.17

    I just got a similar pair of booties for the fall. I love the fall season.I love that military jacket on you too.

  2. 9.20.17
    highstreetbeauty11 said:

    I’ve been wearing my denim jacket a lot recently – I love to wear it with a scarf for Autumn. I am on the look out for some cute boots like yours. I love them!

  3. 9.20.17

    Great choices! I love a good pair of booties and you’re right, they can be very comfortable! I’m in need of a great black pair. I can’t seem to find the right ones yet though.

  4. 9.20.17
    Ivy said:

    Loving that trench coat on you! So many other good fall finds. I can’t wait till it actually cools down and I can start dressing for fall. Great recs!!

    • 9.20.17

      Thanks! I know right? It’s like July over here, which is fine, but all my cute fall clothes are crying in my closet!

  5. 9.21.17
    Danielle said:

    Fall jackets are an obsession of mine!.. a good jacket and a cute pair of booties can make an outfit! Great post and cute picks!

    • 9.24.17

      Thank you! I need to find myself a pair of open-toed booties that are as comfortable as these!

  6. 9.22.17

    Such beautiful looks, definitely getting autumnal vibes from these! I love the first jacket 😀 xx

    elizabeth ♡ ”Ice Cream” whispers Clara
    (lets follow each other on bloglovin or instagram)

    • 9.24.17

      Thank you, Elizabeth! It’s so different! Also, I have followed you on Instagram.

  7. 9.23.17
    lynifrika said:

    I really love the denim and military jacket; and girl, its rude not to have a Trench coat,lol!!! I read that in another blog. I love your pictures, you are so pretty!!!

  8. 9.24.17

    I like that military shirt jacket too. Reminds me I should revisit my pea coat.

  9. 9.24.17

    Thank you! I am so glad I stumbled upon that denim jacket!

  10. 9.28.17

    Love all these looks!!! So happy that fall is here… love all things fall and all the cute fall looks! I also love your booties in the pic!

  11. 9.28.17
    bauble stories said:

    The outfit combinations are amazing – so effortless but still stylish. Personally on the hunt for an affordable trench coat but good to go on the bomber trend 🙂

  12. 9.29.17
    joniamac said:

    I love that bomber jacket, and the pink top complements each other so well! Also, I LOVE the dress and trench coat outfit. It’s so chic! These are all great Fall staples!

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