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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Chapel Hill chapter.

Fall is my favorite, and I mean favorite, season of all.  The moment that cool air begins to roll in, I become instantly euphoric.  I mean cuddling up in sweaters, drinking apple cider, going pumpkin picking, watching the leaves change, and rocking awesome booties…what’s not to love?!  

It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to whip out your favorite fall fashions!  Here’s a list of splurges and steals of the 10 Must-Have Fashion Staples to keep you trendy and warm this fall! 


1.  Aldo ‘Cassydie’ Booties ($44.00)

Switch out your classic leather booties for these gold-heeled booties to add some edge to your look.  Booties like these are perfect for any fall occasion, and they are on sale so get them while you can!

Steal: Try JCPenny’s Arizona Paisley Women’s Booties for $14.95 


2.  Steve Madden ‘Carli’ Over the Knee Boot ($99.95)

Steve Madden always pulls through with stylish boots. These suede high knee boots are going to be really popular for this season, whether rocking them over jeans or with a dress.  

Steal: Try Charlotte Russe’s Faux Suede Over The Knee Boots for $44.99


3.  JCrew ‘Camille’ Wool Wrap Coat ($140.00 on sale now normally $178.00)

Camel Coats are really making a wave this fall.  If you are looking for a jacket that won’t hurt your budget and will still keep you warm, this JCrew coat is perfect for you!

Steal: Try Forever 21’s Draped Felt Wool-Blend Coat in Camel for $29.90


4.  Lulus ‘Up On A Tuesday’ Black Vegan Leather Jacket ($71.00)

We all know leather is huge every fall, so ride the trend in with this lovely leather jacket from Lulu’s.  This classic staple along with the motorcycle structure creates one stylish, must-have jacket.

Steal: Try Target’s Faux Leather Moto Jacket for $29.90 bonus it comes in brown and black!


5.  American Eagle ‘Tomgirl‘ Jeans ($44.96 on sale now usually $59.95)

Boyfriend jeans are a must-have for the fall, but trying to find the perfect fit is always a struggle.  American Eagle’s jeans give just the right amount of looseness in the legs while still fitting well at the waist.  They will be the comfiest pair of jeans you will ever own, and they are usually on sale for half off!

Steal: Try Tilly’s RSQ Soho Ripped Womens Boyfriend Jeans for $20.98 


6. Lulus ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’ Corduroy Mini Skirt ($48.00)

Corduroy (and all things 70s) are making a huge wave this fall.  Catch up on the trend with this button-up skirt by Lulus! It comes is adorable fall colors like olive green and rust orange

Steal: Try Charlotte Russe’s Button Up Corduroy A-Line Skirt for $22.909 bonus it comes teal and rust!


7. Tobi ‘How Does It Feel’ Turtleneck Sweater Dress ($44.00 on sale now, usually $88)

A classic turtleneck sweater is a necessity for this fall.  You can keep your neck warm and cozy while walking to class in this Tobi sweater dress! It comes in Rose, Vintage Blue, and Wine!

Steal: Try H&M’s Knit Turtleneck Sweater Dress for $19.99


8.  L.L Bean ‘Scotch Plaid’ Flannel Shirt ($44.99)

Who doesn’t love a cozy flannel? This shirt is slightly fitted so it accentuates just enough without being too boxy like most typical flannels!

Steal: Try Forever 21’s Flannel Plaid Shirt for $19.99


9. Etsy ‘Chunky Knit’ Infinity Wool Scarf ($28.00)

Just look at how warm and cozy this scarf from Etsy is. Not only does come in a multitude of colors, but it’s also hand knit can you feel the love? Add it to your wardrobe to instantly add some style to any outfit and keep you warm!

Steal: Try H&M’s Rib-knit Tube Scarf for 12.99


A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Maurianna served as a Senior Editor and Marketing Publicity Director before becoming Campus Correspondent. Majoring in English with a concentration in Writing, Editing, and Digital Publication, she combines her love of words and digital design as the founder of a lifestyle blog, Anna Elle Liz, and brand + web design business, Mauri's Markups. When she’s not working, you can find her volunteering at the animal shelter, binge-watching home decor shows, or finding quaint coffee shops around town.