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Fall in Love: Boots, Scarves and Soft Sweaters to Shop Right Now

Fall outfit ideas featuring boots, scarves and soft sweaters
Don't get me wrong - I'm not ready for summer to end just yet. But these hot, hazy days of August always take me back to my childhood and those final few free days of summer vacation when my parents would take me to pick out clothes for the new school year. The annual ritual continued at home where I'd spend hours deciding exactly what to wear on that all-important first day. I had a new wardrobe, and in many ways, fall fashion rung in the new year more than any resolution set in January ever did. So let's get excited for fall all over again, starting with my favorites: Boots, scarves and soft sweaters!

Summer Classics: Reese Witherspoon's Gingham Shirt and White Kicks Look for Less

Reese Witherspoon's gingham shirt, jeans and white sneakers
We couldn't help but feature another Reese Witherspoon outfit because A. gingham and B. gingham. If you're as obsessed with this perennial summer print as us, you're in good company. Throw on a gingham shirt with jeans and your favorite sneaks and you're suddenly stylish without trying too hard. White sneakers are having a major moment now, too. While Reese is wearing her Puma Match Lo trainers ($55, down from $65 at, we found a surprisingly similar pair at American Eagle - and there are so many other great options to choose from! (see our round-up below) Read on to get the look for less...