21 Outfits for Fall {fall fashion}

Last September around this time, I put together a collection of 21 outfits for fall that spoke to my fashion sense and gave some tips and tricks on styling yourself for fall fashion! Many of you have emailed me requesting that I do it again. So here we go. Only this time instead of borrowing images of collections that others have put together, I have chosen to put together all of the outfits myself. You will probably hate some and like others. That is the fun thing about fashion. We all get to pick and choose how we’d like to style ourselves!

For your convenience, I have used a source widget below each outfit that will allow you to “shop the outfit”. You can click on the items to be taken directly to the store carrying that item. I tried to use the exact items when possible and sometimes I deliberately highlighted some cheaper alternatives. These outfits are for inspiration only to get your style mojo moving! Therefore, I didn’t worry about making them affordable. You all know I love a bargain, but it’s good to be inspired by designer items so you can look for the really great knock-offs!

UPDATE: To see all of the items in each outfit click on the arrow underneath each outfit to scroll through the items. These are live clickable affiliate links that will take you to the store selling the item.

Fall Fashion for 2012 

Owls are hot right now. We use them in our home decor so why not have some fun with it and wear one on your sweater or on your accessories? I love this outfit paired with a cozy cape-coat and burberry scarf. It makes me want to take a fall walk with a good cup of coffee. Salted caramel mocha, anyone?

fall fashion


This next outfit has a southwestern flare to it. Burnt orange and turquoise are popping up in a ton of home decor accessories this fall, so I wanted to put together an outfit that said fall…but with some sass.

fall outfit


If you recently saw my boys’ bedroom makeover, then you know that I am a big fan of this color combination! I’m not sure I would be able to walk in those shoes, but I love them! You could easily wear this outfit with a ballet flat as well. If you find scarves annoying to wear, consider tying them to your handbag for some additional color.

fall fashion, outfit ideas


I wear a lot of neutrals in the fall and winter, and I own a ton of coats. I typically will buy coats that match my outfits over buying a lot of sweaters. Scarves or shirts that keep your neck warm are great in colder climates and look adorable when paired with a coordinating coat.

fall outfit



This dressy fall outfit is one I would wear to a conference or business meeting. Yes, I know the heels are high, but they looked too good with the outfit to pass up :). My iphone is always in my hand, so I thought it would be fun to treat it as an additional accessorie for this outfit.

Dressy fall outfit


This would be my standard go-to outfit for girls’ night out. I pair heeled booties with jeans, long sleeved tees, and coordinating scarves all season long. You really can’t fail with this formula.

fall fashion


See? Here it is again only paired with some more practical flats. The jeans and long sleeved tee are incredibly casual but can easily be dressed up with a scarf, some snakeskin accessories, and a cropped leather jacket. The lip ring and earrings keep the outfit from being too fussy and add some personality.

fall outfit ideas


Blog conference. That is where I would wear this outfit. The seafoam blue color is all over my home and is happily making it’s way into my wardrobe this season.

fall outfit ideas


Here again we have my comfortable old-standbye. Nice jeans, long-sleeved tee, scarf, and  boots are paired with cute accessories. Did you notice the pops of red as the accent color? Think of dressing yourself the same way you think of dressing your room. You use a bold pop of color in a vase, throw, toss pillow, flowers, here and there in a room, right? Don’t be afraid to use the same principle on yourself. Bright red lips, nails and earrings will compliment a neutral outfit beautifully.

fall outfit ideas


Below is another dressy fall outfit option. Pairing solid colored cardigans and pants with patterned scarves and accessories is an easy way to pull together your look. Remember to consider texture when you’re choosing monochromatic items. The shoe, pants, and bag are all gray but in varying textures which gives the outfit more interest.

fall outfit ideas


Oh someone please pass me a cup of cider because I am ready to watch a football game or sit by a bonfire in this outfit! This outfit is playful and has a youthfulness to it with the ruffles and buckle detailing. I love it and can almost smell dried leaves as I look at it ;).

fall outfit


This is “a day of shopping with friends” outfit. I wish I could say I look this cute going around town and running errands, but I don’t. It’s something to strive for when I’m feeling up for it though :).

fall outfit


Union Jack boots? Shut the front door! How fun! I wear a lot of long-sleeved tees in the winter and this striped-puff sleeved shirt is one I would gladly wear. I paired it with some rustic-yet-glam accessories.

fall outfit ideas


If I was invited to a fall barn wedding I would wear this outfit. So if you’re getting married this fall and would like to give me an excuse to purchase it, feel free to invite me to your wedding *wink*. I love pairing dresses with boots in the fall. The clutch purse adds just a touch of necessary bling.

dressy outfit


Lily pad green is one of my favorite colors. True story. These ModCloth shoes are a bit funky for me which is why I love them. I’m a fairly traditional dresser, so if I ever wear an accessory that is a bit mod I typically tone down the rest of my outfit to let that accessory shine.

fall outfit


This outfit just screams FALL with all of the beautiful leaf colors. If I could ever get regular nail polish to stay on my nails for more than a day, it would be fun to paint my nails an accent color to match my outfit. Here I have chosen orange polish to complement the bag.

fall colors outfit


If you ever wake up in the morning and have no idea what to wear, go with a monochromatic look. Most people can pull off wearing black and you will easily look pulled together.

fall outfit


Running errands or working at home outfit? Oh yes! We all need several comfy, cozy, non-dressy outfits to wear. I paired my favorite blue and gray combo again to show that it looks great when dressed up (see gray and seafoam blue outfit above), or dressed waaaaaay down.

fall outfit


Black and white. Again, you can’t go wrong. To get extra life out of your summer maxi dresses, pair them with cardigan sweaters and boots.

black and white striped outfit


Farmhouse glam is my favorite kind of style. I love everything about this outfit and this is definitely a very “me” outfit. I like to pair brown utilitarian boots with more girly accessories. It works for me and might for you as well. Isn’t that what we do in our homes with ruffles and burlap after all?

farmhouse glam


And we’ll end with a sensible every day outfit that gives off that gray warmth many of us crave in our homes. Style tip: You can give extra style to your boxier shirts by belting them with a large waist belt. Your waist will look smaller and your outfit sharper! Don’t be scared to wear dressier coats with your casual outfits. I love how this coat “dresses up the outfit” and yet compliments it at the same time.

fall outfit

I hope you feel inspired now to get your fall on and go forth and be cute! Anyone else feel like going shopping now? Do you have any fashion tips to share? What are your fashion secrets and “go-to” outfits when you want to look cute? Talk to me!
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  1. says

    Awesome, Beth, really! I would totally hire you as my personal shopper if I had money to do that kind of thing :) Thanks for adding the widgets below; I’ll be coming back to this before I make any fashion purchases this fall.

    • Beth says

      Wouldn’t that be fun to be able to have someone just shop for us and put together stylish outfits? I would love to hire one of those myself :).

  2. says

    Great outfits, Beth! Gotta say, I’m with ya ~ my favourite is the “Farmhouse Glam” outfit, but I’m also really liking the outfit with the Owl on the sweater. Very cute!! :O)

  3. says

    Oh Beth, thank you!! I have NO STYLE SENSE at all. I need this kind of inspiration. I think you did GREAT! I honestly love each outfit. I love that striped puffed sleeve shirt, I think that is my favorite outfit. Or, maybe the “watch a football game” outfit!

  4. Marian says

    I really enjoyed the outfit photos! I will come back to this. I liked your comment “I buy a lot of coats instead of sweaters”. Where I lived, I buy a lot of cardigans instead of coats – because it just doesn’t get very cold here. However, the sleeve on a cardigan is sometimes tighter and makes layering more difficult than a coat – I guess I should be less prideful and maybe purchase one size up for that purpose!!! I love the owl shirt too and the orange purse and really several things in most of the pairings! I can wear orange and yellow and I think I’ll try pairing them with the grays more.

  5. Screendoorgirl3 says

    What a fun post ! I’ll have to substitute some of my more “value” priced boots, etc. that I own already, but that’s fine . It’s great to see the color combos, it really sparks some ideas for me to use what I have in a new way. The sources are a great idea , too. Means trouble for me , but I deserve something new for Fall. Thanks –I’m pinning this for sure!

    • Beth says

      Yes, my Target, Payless, and Marshalls boots will have to substitute for some of those pretties up there as well :). But I love finding gorgeous inspiration to springboard from! Thanks for visiting and for the pins!

  6. Annette says

    Beth, I love all these outfits and love when you do these style posts. Have you ever done a post with a few basic pieces and mixed the pieces to make the most outfits. That would be fun! Thanks for all the work you put in this one. I love being able to see where the items are from.

    • Beth says

      Hi Annette, thanks girl :). I haven’t done one of those posts but I have plans to do so in the future! When traveling it is so helpful to be able to pack a few essentials with a bunch of accessories and mix and match to create several days worth of outfits. I also hope to do some “shop the look on a budget” posts for those of us wanting a high-end look for less.

  7. says

    I’m all over the boots this fall too. Found decent prices on; high boots and a great pair of ankle boots. Still on the hunt for cowboy boots that won’t set me back a fortune. Love a new season and all the excuses for new clothes.

    • Beth says

      Yes, cowboy boots seem to be so pricey! The ones I features are $170 which I guess isn’t horrible but I’d love some for half that :).

  8. says

    I just want to say thank you for all the time you put into this post! I love and adore most of the things you chose, and you have given me some great color and style ideas to storm into Fall with 😉
    Speaking as a gal that works outside the home 40+ hours per week, you saved me a ton of time by putting this all together in a pretty package for us! I am pinning it as we speak…..

    • Beth says

      Oh I’m so glad to hear it Sharyl! I know my style might not translate for everyone but I’m so glad you found it helpful ;).

  9. Stacy says

    I wish I had an ounce of your fashion sense! My favorite is the mustard skinny jeans outfit. I need that coat! But hinestly if I had the money I would buy them all. You rock!

  10. Amber daSilva says

    I absolutely love every one of these outfits! This makes me want to shop so badly….i love all of the fabulous bags, that is definitely my weakness.
    Thank you for sharing!

  11. says

    Wow, was this fun! I really need a pair of non mom jeans. I’ve had 3 c-sections and I’m short waisted, it’s just a mean combo. I will miss summer when I can wear skirts everyday and avoid the pain of finding pants/jeans that fit. Help Beth!

  12. Fátima Morais says

    Lovely selection! I wish I could go shopping in the US! Some very affordable things! Some of these items cost 2 or 3 times more here, in Europe. Snifff. And with my country under siege ( Portugal is in a deep deep financial and social crises, and as a rescue IMF plan in action) at least I get to dream about a wonderfull fall wardrobe. Back to real life: reduce, reuse, recycle! Thanks for the inspiration anyway.

  13. Shannon Smith says

    These are my favorite of your blogs… I love seeing the outfits all put together. I don’t have the eye to do that and it helps me so much. Now if there were just one place I could order them all easily! Or for FREE! Ha.

    Thanks for doing this!

  14. says

    Holy cow — you put a TON of work into this post!! Such great outfit ideas…and so smart to include the rstyle widget. I’ve just started using them…how do you like it? Hope you’re having a great time…love your IG pics!

  15. Jamie says

    The comfy outfit with the gray leggings and blue sweater…where can I get the leggings?? I realize this is a year old post but I’ve been looking everywhere for leggings like that and cant seem to find any.

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  17. shannon says

    I can not find the Tan Boots on Steve Madden website! Can you please help me, do you happen to know the style name of the boots?

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