When you think of the perfect outfit it likely has a handful of different components in the mix. Well-fitted separates. A dynamic color palette. Elements of proportion. And perhaps most importantly, a hint of personal flair by way of the styling. Whether it’s something as subtle as the cuff on a sleeve or a silky scarf knotted around the waist, these minute details tend to add up to make a big difference when it comes to composing a strong look. That’s why we set out to find inspiring, clever style tips that we can test drive this autumn. We headed to our happy place—street style—and sifted through images of our favorite fashion editors, influencers, and the like and found nine standout ideas we’re giving a go. From an unexpected piece to layer over your basic white tee to a downtown-inspired approach to wearing a blazer, scroll down to find out what outfit tricks we’re trying right now and shop our picks to, as they say, get the look.
Want more inspiration? Head over for our roundup of the best street style spotted at New York Fashion Week.