1. DECORATIVE MILITARY TRIM

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Givenchy Fall/Winter ’16 / VALENTINO Beaded Military Jacket

On the runway: While previous seasons have focused on a minimal, utilitarian approach to military, Givenchy showcased a more decorated, ‘80s-inspired angle. We expect epaulets, braiding, and brass buttons to be big on fall jackets.

On the street: We love this modern take on military, with elaborate trims and a bold palette.

Buy it now: Valentino gives the classic military jacket a folksy spin with intricate beading and tribal prints.

2. OPULENT EASE

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Dries Van Noten Fall/Winter ’16 / DRIES VAN NOTEN Embellished Jackleen Sweater

On the runway: Dries Van Noten showcased an elevated mash-up of decadent prints, gold lamé, and pearl embellishments presented with a sportswear flair suited for every day.

On the street: We love the way the relaxed refinement of the robe and pant silhouettes contrasts and compliments the rich, opulent textures in this look.

Buy it now: When you take an casual piece like trousers or a sweater and add embellishment or a bold print, it creates creates a lavishness that’s still suited for leisure.

3. EXTRA-LONG SLEEVES

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Sacai FallWinter ’16 / NINA RICCI Ruffle-Trimmed Satin Shirt

On the runway: Sacai played with proportion, giving sleeves extra length—and therefore, added drama.

On the street: A pinstripe blouses gets added interest thanks to exaggerated silky sleeves, which give this layered look an effortless, billowy touch.

Buy it now: Extra-long sleeves just beg for a little something special, like flares or ruffles—or both!

4. PUFFER COATS

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Balenciaga Fall/Winter ’16 / SACAI LUCK Varsity Puffer Jacket

On the runway: This season, the runways were full of modern takes on the puffer coat. At Balenciaga, bold colors and exaggerated fits lent an otherwise sleek look added volume and nonchalance.

On the street: A puffer adds a laid-back ease to a daytime ensemble, and we love the muted metallic hue.

Buy it now: Unexpected volume adds a playful touch to this Sacai Luck down varsity jacket.

5. PATENT LEATHER

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Isabel Marant Fall/Winter ’16 / BALENCIAGA “Glove” Mules

On the runway: Patent leather lent an ’80s edge to Isabel Marant’s feminine Fall ’16 collection and was especially punk rock in bold red.

On the street: There’s something wonderfully femme fatale about opting for statement-making patent instead of a more muted leather. This slick stop-in-your-tracks trench is not for the faint of heart.

Buy it now: A stiletto heel plus a sleek peaked patent leather vamp make these Balenciaga mules an edgy choice for evening.

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