Dries van Noten fall fashion

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1. Crazy for Collage
Patchwork adds a blast of color, pattern, and texture to everything in your closet. This is not an invitation to drape your grandmother's quilt around your shoulders and call it a day. It's a chance to be whimsical in a sophisticated way.

Rachel Roy dress

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2.
When Rachel Roy mixes fabrics, pattern, and sequins, the result is ultrachic.

(Rachel Rachel Roy, $159; rachelroy.com)
Christian Louboutin bag

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3.
Leave it to Christian Louboutin to patch together a bag that's stuffed with personality.

($995; 702-818-8444)
Tory Burch jacket

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4.
Notice the raised relief trim on this Tory Burch jacket? That's a lot of bang for your fashion buck.

($525; toryburch.com)
Proenza Schouler runway

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5. Pocahontas Redux
When I saw this season's neo-Navajo looks, it was love at first sight. This nod to Native American style is fresh and folkloric without being costumey. Just steer clear of pigtails and feathers; nobody's looking to remake Dances with Wolves.
L.A.M.B handbag

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6.
This Navajo-Cheyenne tote is great for weekends. (L.A.M.B., $328; bloomingdales.com)
Rachel Roy dress

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7.
Rachel Roy's knit dress looks great under a jacket or over a blouse.

(Rachel Rachel Roy, $119; macys.com)
Pamela Love bangle

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8.
Trade an armful of bangles for Pamela Love's statement-making brass cuff.

($575; neimanmarcus.com)

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