What is it about the chill in the air that makes us want to add (and add) to our already outsized wardrobes? It seems everywhere you turn, there’s another coat to covet, another trend to try, and another sweater to, well, sweat. While it’s not unreasonable to want a few fresh items with which to start the season, deciding which ones are worth shelling out for can get tricky, especially if you’re trying to stick to a budget.
So, we enlisted George Kotsiopoulos—the L.A.-based celebrity stylist and co-host of E!’s “Fashion Police” (where he holds his own alongside the inimitable Joan Rivers)—to help narrow down five fall trends worth taking cues from when shopping for new threads this season, from oversized coats to baroque accents. Plus, to get you started, we added in chic and affordable options to shop each look!