Whatever vibe you’re going for this fall, the key to assembling a chic and fashionable wardrobe begins with pieces that provide what fickle temperatures demand: layers. As a transitional season, fall is brimming with fashion opportunities. But fall days may require serious outfit planning, so we’ve compiled a list of cute fall outfit ideas for 2022.
But before we dive in, you should know that the most prominent fashion trend for the fall 2022 collections is the return of nicely crafted clothing that can be worn anytime. You can easily mix and match all the items in the outfits below, allowing you to create numerous variations on these fall classics. But simple doesn’t have to be boring. You can mix bright colors and some fun pieces with your fall-leaf color that dominates this season.
Keep reading to see our favorite fall outfits to inspire you.
Skirts and loafers
Begin by incorporating the summer’s biggest hits into your fall wardrobe. For example, a lightweight shirtdress or skirt is an excellent base for your oversized light-colored sweaters. And when combined with chunky footwear such as sleek loafers, you instantly get a perfect fall outfit. Then, when the temperature truly drops, you can rework some of your winter wardrobe staples for added contrast.
Okay, we know we can’t talk about loafers without mentioning socks. If you decide to wear a skirt, a sweater, and loafers, you’ll need a pair of fun socks. There are many eye-catching and fashionable prints available online. Even better, if you’re a pet owner, now you can put your pet’s face on your socks and get the most special socks ever.
For example, if you have a dog, you can get fun dog face socks with a unique cut-out design showing off your pup’s face. You can even personalize the socks with your pet’s name.
Cargo pants and white tank top
Cargo pants are the summer’s equivalent of jorts—the antihero we’ve all come to admire. As a result, cargo pants are having a big moment this fall. But we aren’t talking about your father’s khakis. The designs of this season’s cargo pants have little to do with functionality; in fact, the chicest styles look best when paired with heels.
Put on a white ribbed tank to balance out the pants’ baggy proportions, then tie your sweater over your shoulders to look even more stylish (or in case it gets cold outside). Finally, we must mention that white cargo pants are always a good idea. Put them on with an all-white outfit and watch them come to life.
Maxi dresses and boots
Maxi dresses for fall are always in style. They make fabulous outfits for warm days and breezy nights. But, of course, you’ll need maxi dresses with long sleeves to keep potential seasonal winds at bay. Also, you should choose sweeping silhouettes rather than body-hugging styles. And don’t forget layers. The weather in the fall is unpredictable, so always be prepared.
Maxi dresses look best when combined with boots. The good news is that all boots are welcome this fall/winter season. Since the resurgence of the Moon Boot and Ugg, you can choose various types of boots. Every pair is welcome and accepted, but our favorites are the cowboy boots.
Sweatsuit set and cropped puffer
A puffer will come in handy when you need an adorable, sleet, and rain-proof outfit. This fall essential in a cropped style will function as a cozy layer on a sweatsuit set or a hoodie and leggings while providing aeration due to the shorter length.
Maybe this outfit isn’t appropriate for the office, but it’s perfect for walks in the park and enjoying a pumpkin latte with your friends. Your outfit will be practical and fashionable.
With layering and heavier fabrics, the summer cut-out trend has been adapted for the fall season. You can wear blazers and trench coats over peek-a-boo pieces to make a covered-up silhouette. The skin was seen in dresses, skirts, tops, and pants on the runways of New York, London, Paris, and Milan.
As we all know, cut-outs have been fashionable for a few seasons. However, while they appeared to be only getting bigger, things did become a little more subtle once the fall/winter collection arrived. Cut-outs are becoming longer and thinner, offering more understated peeks instead of the gaping holes we were used to seeing.
Oversized blazer and miniskirt
Is it really fall if you don’t wear an oversized blazer with a skirt? It’s best if you combine them with some chic cowboy boots. Add tights and a coat, or change the ankle boots for thigh-high boots if it’s chilly.
Choose a colorful slip skirt and finish your outfit with an on-trend tote to make your look even more fashionable. But, of course, if you don’t like wearing a skirt, you can always wear your favorite, trendy jeans with an oversized blazer.
Whether you’re looking for casual or fancy fall outfits, it’s best to arm yourself with a transitional wardrobe: a collection of lightweight pieces that you can style for the early and late fall days. As you can see, we’re big fans of capsule wardrobes, so we’ve included all the classics besides the trendy pieces for this fall season.