From handbags to bucket hats—we’ve got you covered for the seasonal shift.
Alex Bair, Senior Sales & Brand Partnerships Manager
With so many Zoom meetings, I’m excited to dress up my more “casual” t-shirt looks with some unique jewelry. I’ve had my eye out for a simple gold chain for a while now, and I’m obsessed with this one from Saskia Diez. I can’t wait to layer it over my favorite fall basics!
Since I’ve somewhat retired (at least temporarily) my work tote, I’ve been looking for a small bag to hold only my essential items. Leave it to Jacquemus to always answer my prayers. Whether I’m running to the grocery store, picking up coffee, or getting out for some fresh air, this cute mini bag featuring both a strap and a top handle is perfect. Throw in a credit card, some lip balm, and your house keys and you’re all set.
When it comes to dressing for fall, I am all about simple layering. I like to start with a basic t-shirt and throw over a sweater. On the bottom, I have a few pairs of denim on rotation and wouldn’t dare leave the house without cozy socks (gotta keep those toes toasty). To keep extra warm, I love to layer on a big, soft scarf. Acne Studios makes some great ones in neutral colors—I am particularly obsessed with the check pattern of this camel + navy one!
Jessica Teves, Head of Content
I love the clean lines of this updated Bottega pouch—it feels super wearable for dinners and running around town to hold all my essentials, without being too fussy or OTT. I also love that I could easily throw it in a larger tote as a carryall/organizer, if I’m in a hurry!
Gah, this bucket hat is so cute—I’m obsessed! It’s crafted from nappa leather in a really warm terracotta brown, which to me feels infinitely wearable. I’ll be pairing it with everything this fall to hide bad hair days, dress up the simplest of looks, and well, just generally feel fresh.
I’m not one for delicate jewelry, so this Monies bracelet has my name ALL over it. Bold and punchy, I plan to layer this colorful piece with my day-to-day gold jewelry and bangles. It feels like the fall kick my wrists were made for!
Hannah Baxter, Senior Beauty Editor
Investment wise, I can think of nothing better than gold and diamonds. Chunky curb chains are my long-time obsession and I can’t stop thinking about this style with the added puffy bezel-set stone. It’s a piece you’d never have to (or want to) take off.
I’m undergoing a massive shoe detox from my closet at the moment, and it’s proving that I have very few *practical* boots for winter, aside from my trusty Doc Martens. Since I’m guessing that neighborhood strolls will be my main form of outside entertainment next season, I think investing in these recycled rubber cuties is a wise choice.
Wow, I really miss wearing fun bags on the regular. To cheer myself up, I’m going to snag this crystal mesh stunner and wear her to every grocery store and bodega run for the foreseeable future. Sparkles make everything better—trust me.
Rachel Pickus, Creative Associate
I’m a good two months out from my birthday but it can’t hurt to start looking, right? Top of my list is this multi-hoop earring from The Last Line. Tethered by a delicate row of diamonds, this subtly glam piece is perfect for an everyday stack.
My first summer without central AC has led me to lean hard on hair accessories. Clips, headbands, scarves, scrunchies; you name it, I’ve used it to keep my unruly mane up and out of my face. And while I definitely don’t need to add to my collection, I couldn’t help but gush over this Balmain hair pin.
Ever since they made their debut in the F/W19 show, I’ve been obsessing over these Chloe sunnies. There’s something about their chunky, larger-than-life presence that reminds me of my grandmother’s iconic frames. Seeing that it’s been over a year since I’ve wanted to call these babies mine, I think it’s finally time to add to cart…
Leya Kaufman, Head of Sales & Brand Partnerships
My all-time favorite ride or die boots just got a political upgrade so I can think of no better excuse to throw down for another knee-high pair. This timely, limited edition features a VOTE motif that deserves to take the spotlight of my fall/winter style this year. And 100% of the net profits from this boot will be donated to I am a voter.
I’m still trying to find the meaning in everything this year—and my jewelry is no exception. So it’s fitting that Monica Rich Kosann just reinvented the 15th century tradition of “Poesy” rings inscribed with hidden messages. The collection’s sentiments like Never Fear, Unity, & Courage reflect the lessons I’ve learned this year and feature timeless designs like signets, enamel, and this must-have snake.
I feel like I can rock this belt bag around the house, on a socially-distanced outing, or on a stroll with my 2-year old. There’s just something about a multipurpose classic designer fanny pack that always captures my heart. This one makes a hands-free statement that also serves as the perfect carrying case for a mask, hand sanitizer, wallet, and lipstick.
Camille Freestone, Writer
I’m usually more of a minimalist than this, but something about wearing mostly blue, black and gray separates for the past five months has me reaching for statement jewelry. I think this would be great stacked with my black leather watch, and a gold chain.
I am and have always been a huge proponent of the versatility of a good silk scarf. Everyone should have at least one in their arsenal. As most of mine are printed, I’m leaning into this solid-hued version that will pair effortlessly with basically my entire closet. Whether I am working from home or dining outdoors, I have no doubt this accessory will get a lot of wear.
I wore Wayfarers a lot when I was younger and have been tempted to pull them back out. I am super picky with sunglasses, so I love that this timeless shape won’t date. I am already picturing them styled with staples just as classic as the frames—a white tee and leather jacket.
Jacquelyn Greenfield, Editorial Production Fellow
I’ve been in dire need of a new pair of prescription glasses for a while now. Wearing rose gold aviator frames is very 2018 for me. It’s about time that I upgrade to a clean pair of black-rimmed glasses. With just a hint of gold, these are the perfect pair for me in 2020.
The dainty layering trend will never die out for me. This necklace is very similar to one my grandmother used to wear all the time when I was a kid and I’ve been trying to recreate some of her looks as of late. Not to mention, I’m really into simple necklaces with just a touch of sparkle, unless it’s a nameplate—then by all means ice me out!
I’m really not in the market for a new luxury bag at the moment. I’ve been taking this time to decide which vintage bags are worth the investment to me. This backpack has been on my mind since early 2017. I think it’s finally time that I bite the bullet on this one.