By Caitlin Burnett
The best aspect of fall will be something different for everyone —from pumpkin spice lattes to colorful leaves to cozy nights at home. For us, it’s the fall fashion: coats, layering, boots, scarves, sweaters, the list goes on.
This year we’re specifically loving fall neutrals as they always feel effortlessly elevated. Whether it’s a camel sweater, classic khaki trench coat, rich caramel boots, or taupe trousers, a neutral piece makes any fall outfit feel polished.
So to help you get a jump start on your fall shopping, we’ve rounded up the 14 best neutral pieces we’ve seen so far from our favorite retailers like Reformation, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter. Each has a classic, timeless quality about them that ensures they’ll act as staples in your wardrobe for years to come.
These are our 14 favorite fall neutrals.
Talk about a sweater you can wear with everything— this turtleneck is cozy as can be in the perfect shade of camel.
A piece that instantly elevates, this sweater can be paired with trousers, jeans, and skirts, making the outfit possibilities truly endless.
Is there anything more synonymous with fall than a sweater dress?
This cashmere number from Reformation is equal parts chic and cozy—which is the perfect combo if you ask us. The ribbed texture and chestnut color make it a piece you can wear from day to night.
Another fall staple, the trench coat is the ultimate in neutral-colored outerwear. It brings polish to every outfit and pairs well with virtually everything you own.
This one from J.Crew looks significantly more expensive than it is, and will become your new go-to this season.
The perfect trouser does exist.
This high-waisted, wide-leg trouser is the epitome of effortlessly chic—they just nailed it with the tailoring and pleats. Dressed up or down, this is a pant you’ll be reaching for all season.
Just trust me when I say that Skims makes some of the softest tees you’ve ever felt. The fabric is heavenly and this fitted style is the ideal layering piece for fall.
Whether it’s the base layer for your favorite cardigans, blazers, or leather jackets, you’ll be comfortable as can be with this cozy fabric.
If you’re looking for an oversize blazer, this one’s for you.
The Morena Blazer from Camila Coelho has a structured, boxy silhouette that provides the perfect oversize fit that’s still flattering. Plus this camel color is one of those hues that always looks luxe.
They’re nicknamed cloud coats for a reason—this Toteme jacket will keep you warm in style this fall. The chocolate brown color is the perfect autumn hue, and the quilted texture adds interest to any outfit.
If you want to instantly elevate an outfit, add a belt.
This By Far style features gold accents and a croc-embossed texture that makes even jeans-and-a-tee look luxe. The nude color also adds a soft warmth to your look.
Don’t you wish you could touch fabric through the screen just to feel this sweater?
The ribbed cashmere texture is as dreamy as it gets, and the buttons at the front allow you to wear it open or closed depending on your outfit.
The western boot trend is still going strong, and this pair from Khaite is the creme of the crop.
A chic take on the trend, this gorgeous caramel hue adds a richness to whatever you pair it with. The low heel and subtle western-inspired details make it an everyday boot guaranteed to get you compliments.
This sweater has a cult following for a reason: It’s the perfect oversized fit we’re all looking for.
Made of an ultra-soft cotton and linen blend, it makes for the ultimate layering piece. Get ready for the coziest fall ever in an effortlessly chic staple.
Get in on the cargo pants trend this fall with Frankie Shop’s Hailey Pants—these high-waisted trousers are equal parts flattering and trendy with the tailored silhouette and pocket details.
Far from the cargo pants we remember from the early ‘00s, this particular pair sits high on the waist for a more structured look. Pair with sweaters, button downs, and t-shirts and let the pants do the talking.
Knee-high boots are officially everywhere this season, and this pair from Staud is one of the best options out there.
The low heel makes them wearable for everyday, and the luxe camel-colored leather ensures they pair well with everything in your closet. Plus the pointed toe makes them feel directional without being overtly trendy.
These chocolate-colored trousers are what your sweaters have been searching for.
The pleated front and tailored fit flatter your frame while the washed linen fabric makes them ultra-comfortable. Step aside jeans, we’ve found our new fall pants.