Out of the Gate
Leather and chiffon give fall’s new palette a luxurious feel.
Coat: Wool, $3,190, Fendi, 212-759-4646. Blouse: Chiffon, $1,130, Alberta Ferretti, 310-652-9000. Bra: Lace, $38, josiebynatori.com. Skirt: Leather, $795, jcrew.com. Cap: Herringbone wool, $190, eugeniakim.com. Necklace: “Althea,” $215, lulufrost.com. Belt: Leather “Monte Carlo,” $225, wkleinberg.com. Boots: Suede, $1,032, Enio Silla for Le Silla, lesilla.com. Bag: Leather-trim pony, $3,400, Gucci, gucci.com for locations
Romantic ruffles soften an otherwise tough outfit.
Coat: Wool and leather, $1,975, Versus, 888-721-7219 for locations. Sleeveless top: Silk “Rosetta,” $398, Ralph Lauren Blue Label, ralphlauren.com. Turtleneck: Silk blend, $60, bananarepublic.com. Pants: Stretch leather “Aggy,” $1,525, J Brand. Select Nordstrom, 800-933-3365. Cuff: Brass “Archer,” $175, Giles and Brother, gilesandbrother.com. Harness belt: Leather, $1,350, Herve Leger by Max Azria, bcbg.com for locations. Loafer platforms: Suede and patent “Chad,” $825, Edmundo Castillo, saks.com
A sweeping black cape packs way more drama than a coat.
Cape: Wool, $3,390, Valentino. Select Nordstrom, 800-933-3365. Belted dress: Silk crepe with leather neck, $798, Tommy Hilfiger, 212-223-1824. Gloves: Opera-length leather, $375, carolinaamato.com. Sandals: Leather and python “Catalan,” $1,070, Aperlai. Select Saks Fifth Avenue, 800-347-9177. Bag: Leather “Vendetta,” $550, 3.1 Phillip Lim, 31philliplim.com
Fall’s freshest pairing: a flared skirt and over-the-knee boots.
Fall’s freshest pairing: a flared skirt and over-the-knee boots. Jacket: “Pony Tec,” $2,800, Louis Vuitton, 866-884-8866 for locations. Top: Velvet, $1,025, L’Wren Scott. Select Barneys New York, 888-8-BARNEYS. Skirt: Lace-trim wool melton, $465, Nonoo. Bergdorf Goodman, NYC, 800-558-1855. Necklace: Gold-filled “Elle,” $138, victoriabekerman.com. Gloves: Suede, $110, Portolano Products, 212-719-4403. Boots: Croc-embossed leather, $695, Stuart Weitzman. Select Neiman Marcus, 800-365-7989
A scarlet blazer and sleek boots telegraph smart, English-riding-school chic.
Riding jacket: Stretch wool, $2,295, Donna Karan New York, donnakaran.com. Dress: Lace-detail cotton, $895, Red Valentino, valentino.com for locations. necklace: Braided suede with horsehair tassel, $310, Adesso, adessoshop.com. Belt: Leather, $165, DKNY, dkny.com for locations. Boots: Leather, $1,550, Gucci, gucci.com for locations
A sharp, military-style jacket pulls together any look.
Riding jacket: Wool cashmere with corduroy collar, $2,995, Burberry Prorsum, burberry.com. T-shirt: Cotton melange, $295, Burberry Prorsum, burberry.com. Skirt: Wool, $1,295, Burberry Prorsum, burberry.com. Stackable rings: Gold plated, $145 for set of seven, gorjana.com. Watch: Leather bangle, $1,150, Gucci, gucci.com for locations. Boots: Quilted shearling, $950, Burberry Prorsum, burberry.com. Bag: Fox fur and leather, $275, Z Spoke Zac Posen, revolveclothing.com
Worn with an all-black outfit, a blanket coat is the epitome of low-key luxe.
Serape: Wool blend, $1,895, Rag and Bone. Select Neiman Marcus, 800-365-7989. Blouse: Georgette, $1,295, Gucci, gucci.com for locations. Camisole: Silk “Allure,” $140, Josie Natori, natori.com. Pants: Jacquard Lurex, $1,295, Gucci, gucci.com for locations. Boots: Leather “Lesly,” $325, Michael Michael Kors, 866-709-5677 for locations