DVF Dress | Pinstripe Jacket Similar | RSVP Paris Handbag (Similar) | Amina Muaddi Houndstooth Boots (Sold out, Similar) Not going to lie, the fact that fall is just around the corner gets me very excited…but not so much for my bank account. I have been doing my fair share of preliminary season shopping and might have gone a little overboard in terms of prepping my wardrobe. You can’t really blame me because as soon as you start doing some “casual” online window shopping, you are going to want to succumb to all the items that have magically accumulated in your cart too! After spending countless hours scavenging all my favorite online stores, I have narrowed down to some of my favorites. Here are the investment pieces in my cart (soon to be closet) for this fall.… … I can’t say goodbye to my precious floral prints just yet. You can continue to rock these garden botanicals if they are reinvented into vintage or darker, moodier patterns. This puff-sleeve minidress from Rotate is the perfect fall transitional piece and is trend-forward enough for my next formal event.Affordable option here… The blazer is not going away anytime soon, in fact you might even see more of it! The belted blazer is the newest iteration, soon to be on every model and fashion blogger. Make it even more a statement like this extra long waist-cincher or swap out the sash for a contrast belt.Affordable option here… Leather in every sort of silhouette possible will be making waves this fall and winter. Why not make it even better by going vegan? This Frankie Shop trench is everything and will look killer paired with some camel colored trousers or pleated skirt.Affordable option here… This simple, yet catchy top represents a nice balance between casual and sophisticated. I admire how closely it resembles your basic long sleeve tee, but the bustier detailing adds such an elevated element to make it stand out.Affordable option here… Yet, another fall trend I am absolutely here for is the color pistachio. I truly think it’s such a beautiful shade of green that will be flattering on anyone. As you know, I am a sucker for pleats but I absolutely died when I saw this classic skirt in the newest “It” shade.Affordable option here… Headwear isn’t only for blocking the sun’s rays during the summer as it is making its way into the next season too. You’ll continue to see every cool guy and gal rocking bucket hats. For those who take the trend very seriously, Prada has an amazing logo-embellished option that will add a luxurious aesthetic to any casual outfit.Affordable option here… As I mentioned before on the blog, come back-to-school time, I am very much inspired by preppy uniform looks. This oversized cardigan is right up my alley in terms of maintaining a level of chicness but still staying cozy. You can go full force and pair with a pleated skirt or tone it down with some relaxed jeans.Affordable option here… Period pieces are all the rage but they need to be done in a fresh, contemporary way. You cannot get much more romantic and history-inspired by this simple tie neck blouse from Maje. I can picture myself toughening it up with some leather pants and a killer pair of heels.Affordable option here… Eye catching footwear is an easy way to my heart, especially when they are quirky. I adore these Alba kitten heels because they will most certainly make anyone do a double take. At first glance, it seems as if the wearer got dressed in the dark and put on two different shoes. Although, not everyone’s cup of tea, I think it’s a great twist to your everyday heel!Affordable option here…The latest designer to make a revival? Bottega Vaneta! Mark my words when I say everyone in the fashion circuit will be rocking Bottega handbags or shoes. This clutch has remained a staple in my wardrobe for years and I’m ready to bring it back! Affordable option here…What’s in your shopping cart this fall?