Fall Essentials (+ Neiman Marcus’s Best Gift Card Event)

I was recently asked to share my “fall essentials,” and this outfit conveniently incorporated some of them. This is a look I can see myself wearing repeatedly without tiring of any one element—and it can easily be updated: swap the OTK boots for UGG booties, trade the neutral wool coat for a colorful fur jacket, try a corduroy mini in place of jean leggings, carry a toy bag instead of the practical satchel, or replace the surplice top with a warm sweater. The possibilities are exciting, if not staggering! 

J. Crew Icon Trench in Wool-Cashmere (size 000; reviewed here) || Forever 21 Dotted Surplice Top (past season; size XS) || Saint Laurent Classic Small Sac De Jour Grained Leather Bag in Fog || Gap High Stretch 1969 Legging Jeans (size 24P) || Stuart Weitzman 5050 Over the Knee Leather Boot in Black Suede (reviewed here)

And for those looking to make designer purchases, Neiman Marcus is running its “best” gift card event. Enter code TOGETHER at checkout to earn up to $1200 in gift cards.

The Stuart Weitzman 50/50 Suede Over-the-Knee Boot and the Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Small Satchel Bag featured in this post both qualify for gift cards.

Some sample combinations (make sure to screenshot your cart and save the file to show that your items qualify since gift cards aren’t sent out until 8 weeks after receipt of purchase; make sure that all items bear the message highlighted in yellow and that the “promotion applied” message appears above the order subtotal):

Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Small Satchel Bag // Burberry Brit Baysbrooke Hooded Wool Duffle Coat
Saint Laurent Université Medium Leather Shoulder Bag // Burberry ProrsumSateen Double-Breasted Trenchcoat
Saint Laurent Monogram Large Chain Matelasse Shoulder Bag // Burberry Brit Finsbridge Hooded Quilted Short Jacket // BurberryCharlotte Check-To-Solid Wool Cape

More picks: Burberry Prorsum Sateen Trench Coat ($2295; current version of the Westland Trench that I wear constantly), Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Small Satchel Bag ($2890; “beige” is such a gorgeous color in this style and is sold out mostly everywhere except at NM), Saint Laurent Monogram Matelasse Shoulder Bag ($1550), Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Small Grain Leather Satchel Bag ($1990), Burberry Banner Medium Derby Tote Bag ($1695), Burberry Brit Reversible Check-Print Cape ($950), Saint Laurent Large Mixed-Matelassé Envelope Satchel ($2490), and Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Small Satchel Bag ($2750).

Happy shopping!

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