After months of wearing floaty dresses and sandals, getting settled in to autumn is something that can take some getting used to. One of the biggest challenges can be everyday outfit choices, so to save you from panic-buying too many pieces in one go, we've rounded up what we believe to be the six core items essential to a hardworking autumn wardrobe—and they'll work just as hard for you in 2020 as they will this year.
You'll be prepared for anything your calendar throws at you with these pieces—day or night, work or the weekend. Plus, as you won't overspend on an excess amount of "stuff" you don't need, hopefully this will inspire you to make some wise investments. No fashion editor will ever tell you not to buy an expensive, beautifully-cut blazer, for example. Keep scrolling to see and shop our ultimate autumn-ready edit.