Q. My budget is extremely limited, so I can only afford to add a few fall pieces to my closet. Can you recommend any items that will instantly update last year’s clothes?
A. The quickest way to update last year’s look is to add accessories that pack a punch. Take a cue from the lovely Emma Stone and add a bold, colorful pump to your fall look — it’s guaranteed to make last year’s jeans, dresses and trousers look fresh again. A small bag with a long chain handle strap and a tie-neck blouse are also two easy updates worth investing in. Another fun update is to layer a detachable collar under sweaters and shift dresses to give them a brand new look.
Here are some options to get you started: