Fall is officially a month away, can you believe it? This summer flew by. I’m not ready to give up on my summer clothes just yet, which leaves me hoping for an extra long Indian summer. That being said, that doesn’t mean we can’t jump-start our fall shopping and pick up some cheap clothes (trendier pieces) in the meantime. I’ve been watching the trends on the runway and have come up with my top 6 things you need in your closest right now, that will help transition you into cooler temperatures. Running this fashion blog, I’m always on the hunt for a good deal and new styles to test and try out. Do you have any upcoming trends that you’re excited for?

A statement choker. Think 90’s, only thicker, bolder and wider. As much as I love a thin, dainty, velvet ribbon choker, this Fall is all about fully covering your neck.

Going even back further in decades, and keeping with the off-the-shoulder trend, the 80’s are making an appearance with one-shoulder dresses and tops. The more frills, ruffles and fringe the better.

Hats are not only fashionable, but practical in cooler temperatures. Think wide brimmed hats in luxurious fabrics such as leather and velvet…

This is an excerpt from the article 6 Things You Need In Your Closet Right Now which originally appeared on http://www.canadianfashionista.net/.