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Now that summer’s just about over, it’s time for an autumn update to your travel wardrobe. Take inspiration from these fall fashion trends and update your look with one or two new pieces. Keep reading to find out some of our favorite styles!

 


Fall Fashion

Written By: Niki Landry


 

 

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We are now transitioning into my favorite season for fashion and travel: fall. It’s the season of stylish boots, rich colors, crisp jackets, and best of all…layering.

 

Here are a few articles to help you get started into your fall travels:

 

 

If you are looking to supplement your travel wardrobe this season, keep reading for trends, styles, and looks from fall fashion this season.

 

 

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Short Sleeve Casual Flared Midi Dress

 

Leopard Print

 

It’s official! Leopard print is back and fiercer than ever. Whether you want to dress it up for a night out or incorporate it into your daytime look, it couldn’t be easier to work this print into your fall wardrobe.

For extra impact (and total ease of getting ready), we recommend a leopard print dress. This statement-worthy piece is a stunner on its own, but can also be toned down for a day of sightseeing. Throw on a denim jacket and white sneakers on as you’re checking out the Roman Colosseum, then switch it out for a leather jacket and ankle booties for a night at Solotto 42.

 

 

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Gibson Draped Faux Wrap Top

 

Wrap Blouses

 

Paying homage to the iconic piece made famous by Diane Von Furstenburg in the ‘70s, the wrap dress is back and more popular than ever.

In addition to these famous dresses, wrap blouses are also emerging as one of the biggest must-have items of the season. These tops provide a flattering v-neck silhouette and a cinched tie waist, all of which can be adjusted to your own personal preference.

When it comes to styling, wrap dresses pair perfectly with tights, boots and a denim or leather jacket. For blouses, keep jeans either skinny or straight so that the subtle flare of the top stands out.

 

Here’s how to wear a leather jacket when traveling!

 

 

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BLANKNYC Morning Suede Moto Jacket

 

Suede

 

Year after year, suede never fails to re-emerge in the fall time as a stylish trend to rock. And it’s back again this season with mini skirts, moto jackets and sleek crossbody bags. Harking back to the 70s, this soft material will bring a laid-back vibe to your fall travel wardrobe.

In cooler weather, it provides a nice texture layered under jackets, over tights and paired with boots. As a plus, it doesn’t wrinkle as easily and one piece can add nice texture to basic all-black outfits.

For a modern take on suede, look for structured, shaped pieces and updated colors.

 

Try these neutral colors to easily mix and match with your travel wardrobe!

 

 

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Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt

 

Flannel

 

Summer was all about gingham, and now fall is all about flannel. Few pieces are as quintessentially “fall” as a classic flannel shirt.

And it’s just versatile! For a casual, everyday look, opt for a cute denim skirt and tan ankle boots. To dress up your flannel a bit more, we love the look of leather leggings and black booties underneath. The color options for a flannel shirt are practically endless as well, so choose which one speaks to you!

 

Here’s the best leggings for women who travel!

 

 

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Topshop Printed Midi Skirt

 

Ruffles

 

What was once thought to be a style exclusively for little girls’ dresses and princess attire has evolved into one of the hottest trends of the year. Ruffled dresses, tops, and skirts have made their way into the inventory of just about every major retailers out there and we can easily see why. It has been updated to look modern and not frilly. It’s sweetly sophisticated and a stylish addition to whatever piece it has been worked into.

This season’s ruffles also complement many of the trends listed in this very same article.  Ranging from wrap dresses to statement sleeves, ruffles have become the new “it” detail for countless garments!

You can take the glamorous route with ruffled dresses and midi skirts or keep things more subtle with a simple ruffled tee. Since it works on both casual and formal looks alike, there’s no shortage of pretty ruffled pieces to rock this season.

 

Add a pair of tights with ankle booties like these on a brisk autumn day for the perfect look!

 

 

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BP. Ruched Front Tee Plus

 

Ruching

 

When a trend is not only adorable but highly flattering, you know that it’s a keeper. That’s exactly the case with the new ruching trend that’s taking the season by storm. From tops to dresses to skirts, we’re thrilled to see this style making waves!

Just like with flannels above, this is an extremely versatile trend that can naturally work into your wardrobe. For ruched tops like the one above, we suggest keeping the rest of your look clean and polished to balance out the extra fabric. Consider finishing off your look with dark wash skinny jeans or a sleek black ponte pant.

 

Take a look at the best fabrics for travel!

 

 

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Feather Casual

 

Pointed Loafer

 

Looking for stylish flats for your next trip? The pointed toe loafer is a sleek alternative to the traditional flat, and is a perfect fall replacement for your favorite black ballet flats.

Like most shoes, especially those worn without socks, this style will probably need some break-in time before you tackle a full day of walking in them. Like most shoes, especially those worn without socks, this style will probably need some break-in time before you tackle a full day of walking in them.

A sleek, black loafer will effortlessly pair with just about every look. Whether it’s a blouse and skinny jeans or a dress, these are an easy way to polish off your outfit.

 

Here are the most comfortable ballet flats for travel (they’re cute too)!

 

 

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Topshop Lily Knit Back Midi Coat

 

Midi Coat

 

Ooh la la! French girl fashion continues to take the season by storm and their next must-have piece is the beige midi coat. Perfect with ankle length jeans, a blouse and the pointed loafers we suggested above, you’ll have a perfectly Parisian look in an instant. the Don’t forget a swipe of lipstick!

Concerned about how to pack this? We recommend wearing it over your airplane outfit so that you don’t have to worry about excess bulk in your bag. Plus, that means your flight outfit will be pretty darn cute as well.  If you’re looking for a packable duplicate however, Cole Haan’s Back Bow Packable Hooded Raincoat will always be one of our favorites!

 

Here’s the best fall coats for travel!

 

Fall Fashion Comparison Chart

 

BRAND / MODEL REVIEW RATING PRICE
Short Sleeve Casual Flared Midi Dress "This statement-worthy piece is a stunner on its own!” Check Price
Gibson Draped Faux Wrap Top "These tops provide a flattering v-neck silhouette and a cinched tie waist, all of which can be adjusted to your own personal preference." Check Price
BLANKNYC Morning Suede Moto Jacket "This soft material will bring a laid-back vibe to your fall travel wardrobe." Check Price
Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt The color options for a flannel shirt are practically endless, so choose which one speaks to you! Check Price
Topshop Printed Midi Skirt "You can take the glamorous route with ruffled dresses and midi skirts!" Check Price
BP. Ruched Front Tee Plus "When a trend is not only adorable but highly flattering, you know that it’s a keeper. That’s exactly the case with the new ruching trend that’s taking the season by storm." Check Price
Feather Casual The pointed toe loafer is a sleek alternative to the traditional flat, and is a perfect fall replacement for your favorite black ballet flats. Check Price
Topshop Lily Knit Back Midi Coat "French girl fashion continues to take the season by storm and their next must-have piece is the beige midi coat." Check Price

 

 


What fall fashion trends pieces are on your shopping list? Please share below!


 

For more ideas on fall travel essentials, please read:

 


 

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Author Bio: Niki is an interior designer and artist from Louisiana. In addition to her design work, she writes for local and online publications sharing her experiences and passion for travel. Niki is currently adding stamps to her passport while building her design practice, Niki Landry Designs.