9 Casual Fall Outfits Comprised of Just the Basics


Casual fall outfits? More importantly, easy casual fall outfits? Sign us up. We have found ourselves stumped by the contents of our own closets on more than one occasion, but there is something about the colder seasons that makes us feel like we have been wearing the same thing for months. While there is nothing wrong with wearing a black sweater, vintage denim, and black booties at least three times a week, we all know that’s kind of taking the easy way out.

Ahead, we are bringing you the casual fall outfits you can throw together in minutes. Combining comfortable go-to items—like a slip dress with a boxy blazer, a knit dress with chunky boots, or a cardigan with high-waisted jeans—just might change your fall style for the better. Who are we kidding? It will definitely change it for the better.

Go on to shop the casual fall outfits fashion girls have been wearing this season.

It doesn’t get any easier than a dress with sneakers. Pop on a boxy blazer for an added dose of polish.

This linen version is perfect for the transition from summer to fall.

This can be casual or dressy—it all depends on how you style it.

All about retro sneakers right now.

Ribbed knit dresses are a fashion person’s go-to basic for fall and winter. It pairs flawlessly with classic ankle boots.


Functional and on-trend.

This look proves that basics don’t have to be boring. It’s all about how you combine them.

The building block to so many cool outfits.

& Other Stories has some of the best affordable sweaters out there.

Mini skirts may be trending now, but I have a feeling you’ll own this plain mini for a long time.

For the ultimate chic finish.

Bridging the gap between seasons can often be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be when you have key pieces like a trench coat at the ready.

A forever buy.

The right amount of cropped.

Ideal for everyday wear.

Chunky sandals that aren’t too chunky.

A cool leather jacket adds a dash of trendiness to classic jeans and ankle boots.

The fall staple in every fashion person’s closet.

To wear with, well, everything.

These are supremely comfortable.

Wear your cardigans as tops to double their usefulness.

A fall necessity.

These best-selling jeans are currently on sale at Nordstrom.

A jewelry box non-negotiable.

Make a relaxed suit feel less corporate and more casual when you wear one with a plain tank and sneakers.

This color just screams autumn.

Editor-approved and affordable.

Don’t forget the matching trousers.

A fresh take on Reebok’s beloved Club C sneakers.

To elevate every outfit.

Proof that a boxy blazer is the ultimate fall wardrobe staple.

It all starts with a great tee.

This boxy fit is everything.

Another day, another best-selling Levi’s jean.

Whoever said leggings can’t be dressed up to look cool and trendy obviously never saw this outfit.

The elongated cuffs make this simple shirt so forward.

The ankle slits are key.

I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews about these.

For the office, errands, and beyond.

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. 

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