The List: 10 Key Pieces to Invest in This Fall

It may be 85 degrees outside, but fall merchandise is already hitting stores. There’s only one problem: The fall fashion trends aren’t as clear cut as they used to be. This season, designers focused more on archetypes, like the Goth Girl or the Magpie, than traditional, defined categories. On the runway, it made for a standout show. But in real life, it’s left women wondering where to begin and what to buy. Luckily, we’ve done the heavy lifting so you don’t have to. From the ultimate statement coat to the one sweater everyone will be wearing, here’s our comprehensive fall fashion 2015 shopping guide to the key pieces to invest in this season.

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