As much as I'd like summer to be the only Canadian season, I know that's not an option. Fall (and its accompanying weather) is just around the corner, and thus, my shopping habits must follow suit.
Luckily, Free People (one of my favourite retailers) is already brimming with dozens of fall-friendly styles. Whether you're on the hunt for a cozy pullover, a last-minute wedding guest dress or a wear-everywhere mini skirt, the odds are in your favour in Free People's new arrivals section.
To shop my top 12 picks for autumn and get them before they inevitably sell out, scroll below.
This quilted carryall is on its way to becoming the internet's next viral bag. Available in 18 colours, this bag is perfect for overnight stays, trips to the gym, and toting your laptop to work.
This cool and versatile mini is made from sleek vegan leather and features a dropped dipped waistband.
It's giving everything and more. This quilted goes-with-anything jacket is sure to be your top pick from season to season.
Your fall shoe collection is begging for these leather corset-inspired ballet flats from FP Collection.
Layer-up for hiking trips and brisk mornings outside in this fuzzy fleece pullover.
The first thing that comes to mind — Anna Wintour's first American Vogue cover. This oh-so-pretty phone bag comes in several to-die-for designs.
A cool, cozy pick for upcoming colder days, Free People shoppers call this vest "absolute perfection." The leather is "as soft as can be," writes one user. "My only regret is that I didn't buy this sooner!"
Me? Obsessed? Absolutely. These cooler-than-cool high-rise jeans are available in several colour combinations, including white with green stars and blue with red stars.
Free and flowy, this boho maxi dress boats a V-neck silhouette, exaggerated sleeves and a flattering defined waistband.
This boho asymmetrical midi skirt delivers Stevie Nicks vibes. It's "gorgeous," "lightweight and breezy," according to one shopper.
This luxe cashmere cardigan has received over 13,600 "loves" from Free People shoppers. According to one fan, it's the "best cardigan" for fall and winter. It's the "softest, coziest cardigan," they write.
With a perfect five-star rating, Free People shoppers call these New Balance sneakers "so darn cute" and deem them a "wardrobe staple."