1. Add This:
A bright jacket (Diane von Furstenberg, $298) is like a booster shot for work clothes.
2. And This:
Cute plaid shoe booties (Poetic Licence, $99) are topped off with a feminine bow.
3. To the Tried-and-True:
A black dress (Theory, $285) is the perfect backdrop for color.
4. To Get:
A kicked up office look.
5. Add This:
A lace-print skirt (Worthington by JCPenney, $44) has dress-up potential.
6. And This:
Pile on mixed-media and glass-pearl necklaces (Ann Taylor, $85 and $65, respectively) after 5 p.m.
7. To the Tried-and-True:
A white shirt (Brooks Brothers, $90) grounds any outfit.
8. To Get:
An office-to-evening look.
9. Add this:
A beaded cotton jersey top (MINT Jodi Arnold, $385) is easy and festive.
10. And These:
Sparkly shoes (Kate Spade New York, $395), in a gold-silver mix, are staples in a season of shine.
11. To the Tried-and-True:
Bootcut jeans (Old Navy, $30) automatically make all that glitter feel more laid-back.
12. To Get:
An great date-night outfit.
13. Add This:
A stadium coat (Liz Claiborne New York, $269) updates traditional plaid with a glowing palette.
14. And This:
A zippy bag (Coach
, $498) packs plenty of color. (Get the cheaper version)
15. To the Tried-and-True:
Classic khakis (Tommy Hilfiger, $98) are indispensable for the stylish soccer mom.
16. To Get:
Relaxed weekend chic. More from O's Fall Fashion Handbook