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Fall in love with layers, with these edgy yet sophisticated looks.










Alexander Wang sweater, $550, Missoni striped wool poncho, $1,230, and purple Michael Kors purse, $298, at Nordstrom; vintage red-and-gold necklace, $28, gold cuff bracelet, $48, and vintage earrings, $38, at Labels; Nettie Kent dune necklace, $280, at Duchess; Italian suede Obi belt, $128, at Eileen Fisher. For shopping information, scroll down to the bottom of the article.












Armani tweed sweater coat, $2,295, and Tasha Status link stretch bracelet, $28, at Nordstrom; Dolce & Gabbana beige linen dress, $208, large gold cuff bracelet, $48, and fox cap (not for sale), at Labels; ring, $5.95, at H&M; Cusp gold spike necklace, $50, and Michael Kors black-and-gold purse, $1,395, at Neiman Marcus.




















Alexander McQueen black-and-white dress, $1,295, and Etro paisley and fringe poncho, $2,210, at Neiman Marcus; Longchamp green belt, $70, and vintage gold-and-brown bracelets, $38 each, at Labels. For shopping information, scroll down to the bottom of the article.












This fall, leather is the new black.

Oscar de la Renta tweed dress, $398, at Labels; Stella McCartney red sweater, $820, Helmut Lang quilted leather jacket, $1,195, Cusp collection gold hinge cuff, $80, and Cusp collection pyramid bangles, $65, at Neiman Marcus; Kendra Scott blue dangle earrings, $65, and orange-and-gray Celine bag, $2,600, at Nordstrom; Hue tights (stylist’s own).













Rachel Roy jacket, $68, Alice & Olivia top, $78, and vintage Ferragamo black leather handbag, $198, at Labels; Jacquard-weave skirt, $24.95, at H&M; brown Hue tights (stylist’s own).










Easy to throw on ponchos allow for on-the-go fashion.

Soft Joie pants, $108, Etro olive poncho with brown fringe, $1,610, and Chloé Marcie cross-body bag, $775, at Neiman Marcus; Gucci leopard top, $1,100, and Michael Kors gold watch, $225, at Nordstrom; Luxe Collection emerald drop earrings, $39.90, at Glamorous Boutique. For shopping information, scroll down to the bottom of the article.












Zara Aztec sweater, $39.99, at Zara; Rebecca Minkoff orange bag, $195, at Nordstrom; fur wrap, $495, at Neiman Marcus; gold leaf earrings, $5.95, at H&M; smoky quartz ring (stylist’s own). For shopping information, scroll down to the bottom of the article.










Use a belt or bag to add a pop of color to fall hues.

Gucci plaid peplum dress, $2,150, and Marc by Marc Jacobs yellow bag, $398, at Nordstrom; Missoni coat, $449, Stephen Dweck necklace, $422, black sling-back BCBG pumps, $58, and Kenneth J. Lane gold hoop earrings, $25, at Labels; Hue tights (stylist’s own).



Where to buy the clothes and accessories

Duchess: 3587 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 962-0208, shopduchess.com.

Eileen Fisher: 1171 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 946-9503, eileenfisher.com.

Glamorous Boutique: 1048 Brown Ave., Lafayette, (925) 285-6096.

H&M: 361 Sun Valley Mall, Concord, (925) 969-0209; 1004 Stoneridge Mall Rd., Pleasanton, (925) 225-0590; 1450 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek, (925) 935-2394, hm.com.

Labels Luxury Consignment: 2629-A Ashby Ave., Berkeley, (510) 356-4144; 1367 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 952-4566, labelsluxury.com.

Neiman Marcus: 1000 S. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 279-3000, neimanmarcus.com.

Nordstrom: 1600 Stoneridge Mall Rd., Pleasanton, (925) 463-5050; 1200 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 930-7959, nordstrom.com.

Zara: 865 Market St., San Francisco, (415) 817-5021, zara.com.


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