09/18/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 Items You Need This Fall...That You Probably Already Own

Newsflash: You absolutely do not need to buy a bunch of new clothes this season.

Repurposing your current wardrobe will make life so much easier -- you'll save money and energy walking the mall...or clicking links.

After you've rummaged through your closet, take a look below and see how existing basics and classic items can update your outfits for fall.

Leather Jacket:
Give a sneak peek of your coolness by wearing your leather under a printed coat.
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Boohoo Sarah Printed Monochrome Duster Coat, H&M biker Jacket, Hollister Co Hollister Super Skinny Jeans, Brian Atwood Taupe Patent Besame Pumps

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Take your kerchief to the head -- but seriously.
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Sole Society Floral Infinity Scarf, Ripped-knee Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Charles Anastase James Dean Floral Neoprene T-Shirt, Vagabond Dioon Elastic Chelsea Boot Exclusive

Dr. Martens:
Dress down and edge up your standard tights and frock combo.
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DR. MARTENS Drench Vulcanized Shoes, River Island Swagger Grid Check Jacket, Club L Essentials Cap Sleeve Skater Dress, SPANX High Waisted Tight End Tights

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Maxi Dress:
Wear your maxis until your legs can no longer take the chill -- with a very structured jacket, of course.

Theory Tabia Maxi Dress, Floral Blazer, Lipsy Rachael Suedette Heels, FACE Stockholm for J.Crew Lipstick (similar here)

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Black Skinny Jeans:
Use the black pants as a blank canvas that can take on layers on layers on layers.
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River Island Black Jenna Straight Jeans, Monki Bo Knitted Top, Band Of Outsiders Oxford Boyfriend Shirt, Frye Melissa Harness Riding Boot

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Midi Skirt:
Keep the long silhouette of your midi by layering it with a trench coat.
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Selt-Tied Elastic Pink Suede Trench Coat, By Malene Birger Alegra Pencil Skirt, Vince White Sleeveless Blouse, Michael Kors Large Curb Chain Logo Bracelet (similar here), Loeffler Randall Tali Perforated Pump

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Converse Sneakers:
Spin the classic shoe by giving it the comfy-chic treatment with leggings, an oversized cardigan or both!

Converse Chuck Taylor Canvas High-Top Sneakers, Navy Fluffy Open Front Cardigan, LC Lauren Conrad Solid Leggings, TOPSHOP Petite Casual Chambray Shirt, Bobbi Brown Lipstick

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Denim Jacket:
Two coats are better than one -- so break up your denim on denim with a hoodie, which you can layer under your jean jacket or tie around your waist. You'll be giving off cool athletic vibes.
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Proenza Schouler PS-J Denim Jacket, Nike Blazer Mid Vintage Liberty QS, Calvin Klein Straight Leg Deep Ocean Wash Jeans, Middleweight Hoodie Jacket, Retro The Smiths T-Shirt

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White Tee:
Liven up a white tee with chunky accessories.
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2nd Day Clean Short Sleeve Tee, MANGO Faux Leather Leggings, H&M Figure-fit Jacket, H&M Knitted Hat, Wrapped Watch & Bracelet 5-Piece Set (similar here), Acne Black Clover Flat Ankle Boot

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