13 must-have pieces to give some sassiness to your fall wardrobe


Are you ready for some of the season’s coolest offerings? Perhaps you must have a neat moto jacket. Or an edgy little black dress. How about a pop of pale pink or distinctive wrist watch and a sporty-chic pair of boots? Here are some of pieces that can seamlessly update your wardrobe for fall.

Los Angeles designer Cat Wu makes these suede and leather jackets by hand in her downtown L.A. studio. $1,150 at


A white cotton and mesh shirt from Australian designer Dion Lee has a slender cutout at the nape and subtle metal detailing at the collar. $525 at

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A black lace dress has a sheer underlay and mock neck with scallop detail from Adrianna Papell. $180 at

This activewear-inspired black bootcut pant from Style Firm Los Angeles is designed to work on all body types, flattening the tummy and lifting the rear. $102 at


Vegan “leather” leggings in a Bourbon hue from New York brand Lyssé tap into the high-waist trend for fall. $108 at

Celeb-favorite brand Frame has its leather crop jacket in black as a fall staple. $1,025 at

San Diego watch brand Original Grain has launched its Minimalist watch in zebrawood and rose gold. $149 at

From luxe footwear brand Stuart Weitzman come this chic boot, the Rugged, made of velour. It comes in black and bear brown. $595 at

Shades of pink and blush add a pleasing pop of color to fall’s monochromatic shades. From Los Angeles designer Karen Kane comes this faux fur coat in dusky pink. $229 at

Accessorize with velvet. Los Angeles designer Lulu Dharma makes these racing striped bags in the newly-popular fabric. Available in several color combinations. $125 at

The Margot is a mid-calf customizable boot from Los Angeles brand Shoes of Prey. Choose from a range of autumnal shades (such as navy and bordeaux) and suede or leather. $269 at

Spanish shoe brand Miss Garcia recently set up a San Francisco outpost to expand its Stateside business, but these handmade shoes are still shipped directly from Madrid. Here comes the Myrtus in black and rose pink and featuring a mix of patterns. All shoes can be customized. Approximately $456 (or 410 euros) at

These bamboo Gaias Ark bags by Los Angeles brand Cult Gaia — celeb fans include Jessica Alba — have been wait-listed since July and just came back on stream. $88 to $98 at