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Must-Have Fall Fashions 2012


Whether you're looking to completely overhaul your wardrobe or simply update it with a few key pieces, here are the best looks for the upcoming fall season. Check out the traditional blazers (some with a twist), the prettiest dresses you'll want hanging in your closet, the new classic handbags and the trendiest shoes and boots that will round out your wardrobe. Read on for the complete list of must-have fashions for fall 2012.

1. 6 Best Boots for Fall

LK Bennet Boots

Boots are the busy fashionistas best friend in the cooler months. Not only are they eternally stylish, they keep you warm on cold and rainy days. Read on to see the best boots for fall/winter 2012, including riding boots, booties, cowboy boots and more.

Shown: L.K. Bennett Stanley Boots

2. Most Stylish Handbags for Fall

Rebecca Minkoff purse

Whether you're looking to splurge on a bag you'll have for years or want a trendy piece to update your wardrobe in an instant, we've got the best handbags for you including structured bags, neon totes and trendy clutches.

Shown: Rebecca Minkoff Cupid Satchel

3. The Shoes You'll Want This Fall

teal boot
One of the easiest ways to update your wardrobe for fall is with a new pair of shoes. Whether you're in the market for a colorful boot, new nude pump, sexy pointy toe heels, jazzed up pair of flats or more, you'll find the perfect pair in this story.

Shown:7 For All Mankind Vicky Booties

4. Prettiest Dresses for Fall

lace dress
No matter how many dresses you have in your closet, there's always room for one more. Pick from the season's best including a trendy peplum, flirty lace, edgy leather sheath and sexy cutout dress.

Shown: Joie Brea Lace Dress

5. 7 Blazers that Make Getting Dressed a Cinch

sequin blazer
A new blazer is likely on your must-have list for fall. Check out this selection of the best blazers in stores including a classic black one, trendy neon trimmed version and a sexy sequin pick.

Shown:J. Crew collection sequin tweed jacket

6. Denim Guide for Fall

leopard jeans
Jeans have gone way beyond your basic blues for the fall. Think: colored, patterned,corduroy and more. Traditionalists, don't sweat. They're still the same versatile, easy to wear, easy to style, easy to care for jeans that you still know and love. Trendsetters, you now know what's on your list for this season. Read on to check out the best jeans for fall.

Shown:Alice + Olivia 5-pocket skinny jeans

7. Wear Now Wear Later

neon lace top
When you're out shopping and taking advantage of all the end-of-season deals and sales, skip the swimsuit rack and keep an eye out for pieces that you can enjoy now as is andlayer so they can be worn well into fall. With a few easy add ons, even the most basic of summer dresses and tops can be turned into a favorite fall staple for the office or for play.

Shown:Madewell Scallop Lace Top

8. Must-Haves for September

nanette lepore
This fall is a fashionista's dream with new and affordably priced lines launching from Nicole Richie and Jennifer Hudson; plus the it color for the season; a trendy affordable necklace and a dress fit for a princess.

Shown:Nanette Leppre Avon Vale Ponte dress.

9. Must-Haves for August

Joy Gryson Bag
Look for items to inexpensively refresh your wardrobe and to start taking you into the cooler days of fall including a a fabulous scarf, seasonless shift dress and a colorful new handbag.

Shown:IIIBeCa Duane Street Messenger Bag

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