Head Over Heels

Photography by Paul Miller
Styling by Emily Choi

The easiest—and, perhaps, chicest—way to vamp up your fall wardrobe? The season’s latest accessories. From jewel-toned mules to grunge-era boots; from structured bags to glitzy clutches; from baseball-style wool caps to classic fedoras—now is the time to load up on shoes, handbags and hats. These looks will carry you straight from fall into winter and beyond. And, best of all: They’ll always fit.

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Aquazzura Firenze “Powder Puff” velvet flats, $650, at Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Bottega Veneta ancient gold clutch, $1,800, at Neiman Marcus, Royal Stag “Gaucho” hat, $460, at royalstaghats.com

HATS OFF
Don’t really consider yourself a hat person? This season’s crop of chapeaux will have you changing your tune. Reach for a classic pork pie or fedora, embellished wool baseball style or an urban Western number and get ready for the compliments to roll in.

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Royal Stag longbrim “Prairie LB” hat, $460, with custom Salihah Moore “Siqit” beaded hat band, $350, at royalstaghats.com, salihahmoore.com

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(From top to bottom) 1. Goorin Bros “Dean the Butcher” blue wool felt fedora, $150, at Goorin Bros, 1410 Larimer St. 2. Eugenia Kim “Bo” wool baseball hat with pompom, $295, at Neiman Marcus 3. Goorin Bros “Slick Carter” brown diamond-crown pork pie, $140, at Goorin Bros 4. Royal Stag “Gregory” cap, $460, at royalstaghats.com

PURSE APPEAL
Add a little structure to your life this autumn with the season’s new bag styles. Whether you opt for a simple patent leather box-style purse in an unexpected bright blue, a studded leather and suede satchel, a super-sleek backpack or a dazzling glittery clutch, your outfit will thank you for it.

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(From top to bottom) 1. Building Block mini rucksack, $525, at Goldyn, 2040 W. 30th Ave. 2. Chloe “Nile” suede floral bracelet bag, $2,450, at Neiman Marcus 3. Tory Burch “Juliette” mini top-handle satchel, $448, at Tory Burch Denver, Cherry Creek Shopping Center

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Alexander McQueen glitter ombré flat knuckle clutch, $1,795, at Neiman Marcus

IF THE SHOE FITS
Pack the dainty, feminine footwear away for next year. This season, shoe trends are all about chunky combat boots, glam ankle boots and fluffy and furry embellishments— even sneakers get a look-at-me twist when done in a glittery snake print. Yep, it’s time to kick things up.

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Ash “Elixir” embroidered velvet boots, $240, at Neiman Marcus

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(From top to bottom) 1. Joie “Landri” leopard mules, $278, at Weekends, 1200 Pearl St., Boulder  2. Christian Louboutin “Gondoliere” snake-print glitter sneakers, $845, at Neiman Marcus 3. Manolo Blahnik “Pelosus” rabbit and fox fur slides, $895, at Neiman Marcus 4. Prada leather buckle combat bootie, $950, at Neiman Marcus

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