Wear It Now, Wear It Later: 10 Fall Must-Haves

Over-the-Knee Boots

Wear It Now: With a drapey t-shirt dress in an interesting (but not TOO crazy!) pattern or print.
Wear It Later: With a cozy sweaterdress—make sure the hemline hits an inch or so above the top of the boots!—and a swingy bell-shaped coat. It'll make your legs look super svelte.

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Now that the final days of summer are in sight (sniffle!), it's time to focus on those key fall wardrobe buys. The downside to doing all that next-season shopping now, however, is that it's next to impossible to actually wait for cooler weather to debut our shiny new purchases. Fortunately, you don't actually have to wait 'til fall to start wearing your autumn clothes! Styled correctly, pieces typically saved for September can fit seamlessly into one's end-of-summer outfit rotation. Click through to see and shop the 10 things we're planning to pick up for fall—plus tips on how to wear them now. After all, patience is an overrated virtue.