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Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition

Autumn's clothing transition period can be a tad awkward. You can't get away with summer's crop tops, but it isn't time to pull out your cozy wool sweaters either. My tip: layer, layer, layer. This fall I am all about jackets, ponchos and a blanket scarf. Keep your jacket light, but warm.

Here are my favorite outerwear pieces that are closet essentials this fall...  

THE LEATHER JACKET: A FALL CLASSIC

Take my word for it, the leather jacket is never going to go out of style. Ever. It's cut and style may change with trends, but #leatherweather isn't going anywhere. This jacket faithfully completes everything from your most lackluster fall outfits, to that perfect holiday party dress. I have sworn my allegiance to the leather jacket and will not be looking back!! Take a cue from Nicole's jacket, which is the perfect way to complete her laid-back look. 

Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Mel Boteri Style Guide | Pumps and Iron

PHOTO CREDIT: PUMPS AND IRON
INSTAGRAM: @NICOLEPERRY

Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Leather Jacket | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. SAINT LAURENT Distressed Skinny Jeans 2. BOUTIQUE MOSCHINO Printed T-shirt 3. SAINT LAURENT Leather Biker Jacket 4. SUPER BY RETROSUPERFUTURE Sunglasses 5. MARC BY MARC JACOBS Necklace 6. BARK Knit Beanie 7. SEE BY CHLOE Leather Ankle Boots 8. MEL BOTERI Marissa Small Tote

 

THE DENIM JACKET: ANOTHER FAVE FOR THIS TRANSITION PERIOD

Another jacket that I can assure you will never (ever) go out of style is denim. Trust me, this staple will long outlive us all. This season wear yours with edgy skirts, blanket scarfs and colorful accessories. Jane's look is warm yet far from boring!! 

Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Mel Boteri Style Guide | Fit Fab Fun Mom

PHOTO CREDIT: FITFABFUNMOM
INSTAGRAM: @JANESONG
Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Mel Boteri Style Guide | Fit Fab Fun Mom
1. EUGENIA KIM Wide-brim Hat 2. ACNE STUDIOS Sweater Dress 3. DIOR Sunglasses 4. CHLOE Suede Thigh Boots 5. HELMUT LANG Denim Jacket 6. FALIERO SARTI Scarf 7. MEL BOTERI Cobalt Blue Sayde Shoulder Bag

 

THE PARKA: FOR DIFFICULT DAYS

The parka is happening this season- and not just for the arctic.  This jacket has a sporty flair and promises you absolute comfort, making it hard to resist. Wear it in neutrals (hold the bright blues for your handbag please), for the perfect go-to on those "freeze warning" mornings. Jessie looks anything but drab in her parka!!

Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Mel Boteri Style Guide | Seams for a Desire

PHOTO CREDIT: SEAMS FOR A DESIRE
INSTAGRAM: @JESSIECHANES
Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | The Parka | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. CURRENT/ELLIOTT Boyfriend Jeans 2. TOM FORD Crepe de Chine Shirt 3. SAINT LAURENT Parka 4. KATE SPADE Bangle 5. GUCCI Oversized Sunglasses 6. JIMMY CHOO Leopard-print Pumps 7. MEL BOTERI Cobalt Blue Saffiano Leather Christy Mini Tote

 

THE POP OF COLOR 

Fall jackets in vibrant colors are so popular this season, and they are the perfect way to brighten up a chilly fall morning. Stick to classic silhouettes (like the peacoat, blazer or trench) for this trend, and make sure your under layers are in neutral colors to really make your coat pop!! Christina does a great job showing how fabulous this look can be.

Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Mel Boteri Style Guide | Christina’s Style

PHOTO CREDIT: CHRISTINA'S STYLE
INSTAGRAM: @CHRISTINA
Fall Fashion: Outerwear Edition | Pop Of Color Jacket | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. ROCHAS Midi Skirt 2. ALICE + OLIVIA Lace Top 3. BALMAIN Double-breasted Blazer 4. ALEXIS BITTAR Cuff 5. ALEXIS BITTAR Necklace 6. MEL BOTERI Black Croc-Embossed Emmy Convertible Clutch 7. DOLCE & GABBANA Pumps

 

Alright lovelies, I hope you found my guide to the top fall jackets helpful. I know I will be going to get myself a stylish parka asap. Show me how you style your favorite fall jackets by tagging #MYMB and #BestDressedMB and I'll be sure to repost my faves ;)

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