Even if you’re still soaking up the last few warm weeks of the year, it’s not too early to stock your fall wardrobe with fall-ready styles that you’ll reach for daily. Keep scrolling for closet staples that you’ll wear season after season, all available right now at Nordstrom Rack for under $75.
There’s nothing better than cuddling up in a cozy cardigan during those first cool days of fall. This one features thick cable knitting, another autumn essential. The relaxed fit and V-neck make this sweater perfect for layering, and it looks just as good when worn open as it does buttoned. Besides this tan shade, it’s available in navy blue and off-white.
Forget all the noise — skinny jeans aren't over. They’re a comfortable, flattering and versatile option (and look great tucked into tall boots), and we aren’t ashamed to say that we’re forever fans. Madewell’s high-rise skinnies are always reliable, made with soft, high-quality denim that will last you for years. This pair comes in deep indigo, with subtle thigh fading and shadow creases.
For an easy and foolproof fall outfit, tuck a thin turtleneck into high-waisted jeans and throw on a pair of little booties. Top it off with your favorite jacket, and you're done — easy and stylish! This supersoft French Connection option comes in white, black, deep sienna and heather gray.
If you don’t have a pair of booties in your closet, you just aren’t ready for fall. You’ll wear them from the beginning of fall to the first real snowfall. This cute pair has 1.5-inch block heels for height that’s still easy to walk in, plus a trendy notched topline. Get them in two shades of tan plus black and gray.
We firmly believe that a good denim jacket is appropriate for almost any fall occasion. One like this option from Democracy, with a classic trucker silhouette and details, will be a rotation piece in your wardrobe for many falls to come.
Sweater dresses are the way to go when you want to look put together but feel snuggled inside a soft blanket. This one has a cozy, relaxed fit, with a thick ribbed knit and subtle mock neck. Add a cute pair of booties and some sweater tights if it’s chilly outside, and you’re all set. Choose from six colors and neutrals.
An oversized plaid flannel button-down is the obvious choice for laid-back fall days. This extra-long option is cute whether you wear it loose or tucked into high-waisted jeans. It’s a relatively lightweight fabric that works as a shirt and a thin outer layer.
Black jeans are one of our all-time favorite secret weapons. They feel just as comfortable as traditional denim while giving your outfit a super easy upgrade. A wide-leg version like this distressed pair makes you look even more sophisticated while the stretchy fabric keeps you feeling great all day long.
Finish off your fall wardrobe with a casually elegant blazer. Use it to dress up jeans, sneakers and a plain T-shirt or wear it when you need to look your most professional. We like the gray check pattern and roll-tab sleeves on this one.
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