Hot toppers

by Amanda Bedgood

Vests and jackets with attitude and staying power

Perfectly fitted jackets and snug little vests are the staples of fall. And while we know the weather is pretty hot about now, our favorite local spots are filling with fantastic little jackets and vests you'd better buy now long before the temps dip.

The army green short trench from Knotting Hill is at the top of our list for must have fall trends. With a classic shape that's utterly updated thanks to the color and abbreviated length, this is a versatile piece that will take you from office days to casual weekends.

At Hemline a vegan leather jacket is just how we'll be doing the snug leather toppers this fall. Pair with a sexy dress for a tough girl contrast or over slouchy boyfriends and a fitted little t-shirt.

Atop this IND Styler's list of  "things I'm dying over" is this leather and bit of flowy vest from Maven Womenswear. I'm a sucker for a vest. Especially one of the leather variety. This is a piece that has that bit of trend with leather trim and right now shape with a promise of wearability long after the wear-leather-every-single-day trend fades. Hot now and later is, after all, what we're all about around here.