Real Steals: Comfortable Fall Weekend Wear
A Cozy Sweater and Jeans
525 America Sweater
Enjoy the look of a classic fisherman’s sweater without all the bulk, thanks to a lightweight cotton-acrylic blend.
To buy: $99, 877-246-8609.
Victoria’s Secret Catalogue Jeans
These not-too-stretchy jeggings have make-believe front pockets for an extra-sleek jeans look.
To buy: $59.50, victoriassecret.com.
Equestrian-inspired accents make this faux-leather pair seem expensive.
To buy: $99, macys.com.
An Eye-Catching Vest
Pyramid studs in gold vermeil are more original than typical princess-cut stones.
To buy: $75, 503-282-1575.
Old Navy Vest
Faux-fur vests are everywhere this season (just check out this reversible number). This cropped take is perfect over body-skimming knits.
To buy: $29.50, oldnavy.com.
Lauren by Ralph Lauren Sweater
This sumptuous silk-and-cashmere turtleneck is such an affordable luxury.
To buy: $99.50, macys.com for stores.
DKNY Jeans Pants
Even though this pair has a slim cut, the thick cotton blend helps hide bumps.
To buy: $59, 800-927-7671.
Rosena Sammi Bracelets
A set of 50 thin bangles and a chunky chain bracelet look great together or on their own.
To buy: $50 each, rosenasammi.com.
Enzo Angiolini Boots
Exposed zippers give flat leather boots some edge.
To buy: $99, piperlime.com.
A Herringbone Blazer
Tucker for Target Jacket
Menswear herringbone looks feminine when it comes in a surprising color and takes the form of a hooded acrylic-and-wool wrap style.
To buy: Unfortunately, this item is no longer available.
Victor by Victor Alfaro Sweater
A cowl neck, like this one in a viscose blend, makes a cozy sweater seem more sophisticated.
To buy: $58, 800-233-7626.
Skinny jeans that make you look skinnier? Yup. Thank the secret built-in control panels.
To buy: $68, 877-836-4610.
Chic Skinny Jeans
Kenneth Jay Lane Earrings
Oversize gold-plated hoops perfectly round out your look.
To buy: $45, 877-953-5264.
Gold-plated brass links lend instant polish to an everyday outfit.
To buy: $58, 212-398-7363.
Old Navy Jacket
A cotton utility jacket in army green looks even better the more it gets beaten up.
To buy: $39.50, 800-653-6289 for stores.
Petit Bateau Shirt
A navy-and-gold striped tee gives off a collegiate, let’s-hang-out-in-the-quad vibe.
To buy: $83, 212-988-8884.
The Limited Jeans
Slim denim is slightly dressier in black.
To buy: $69.50, thelimited.com.
L.L. Bean Flats
Navy shoes in patent leather and suede are less expected than black but also good at hiding wear and tear.
To buy: $69, llbean.com.
A Patterned Scarf
This earth-tone cotton wrap plays up all of fall’s rich colors.
To buy: $25, hm.com for stores.
Velvet by Graham and Spencer Top
No basic tee, this smooth cotton pick has a draped neckline and tab sleeves.
To buy: $75, 888-862-4121.
Calvin Klein Jeans Belted Khakis
The pleated, ankle-cropped cut makes these chinos more modern than most.
To buy: $59.50, macys.com.
Leave hands free for leisurely autumn strolls with a cross-body leather bag.
To buy: $79, 866-290-1350.
R.J. Graziano Bangles
These gold-plated bracelets are intertwined, so you’ll never lose one.
To buy: $35 for nine, 212-685-1248.
A Floral Dress
This strand of brass links has a timeworn quality.
To buy: $39.50, loftonline.com.
Whisper-thin, lightweight cotton makes for bulk-free layering.
To buy: From $20, gap.com.
For the person who lives in dresses, even on lazy days: this floral pick in no-fuss cotton.
To buy: $30, hm.com for stores.
This leather belt has a unique buckle and rip-resistant reinforced holes.
To buy: $35, 800-899-8141.
Donna Karan Tights
Heather brown hosiery provides the textured look of a nubby knit without the heft.
To buy: $30, 800-777-0000.
Running around all day? Pull on this faux-suede–and-leather pair with extra-cushiony rubber soles.
To buy: Unfortunately, these boots are sold out in brown, but you can find them in black in limited sizes here: amazon.com.