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Affordable Fall Décor and Fashion Must-Haves

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Today is the first chilly day here in the Midwest and it gives me all the fall feels, so I’ve rounded up some of my favorite affordable fall decor and fashion must-haves …  many of which I own and LOVE!

Nothing says fall more than chunky sweaters, comfy jeans, and a pair of booties … oh, s’mores and Pumpkin Spice Lattes scream FALL to me too! affordable fall decor and fashion must-haves roundup by Caroline on Design Affiliate links are used for your shopping convenience. Click here for my full disclosure policy.


Just like chunky sweaters, fall home décor tends to be chunky and knit as well! The cable knit pouf  is the perfect fall accent for any room in your home … I love the texture it adds to my family room! The chunky knit fringed ivory and navy pillows add a cozy factor that makes you just want to snuggle up on the couch!

The velvet pillows in rich fall hues (forest green, navy, burnt orange and oyster) are the perfect solid colored pillows to complement any patterned pillow! I also adore the little Mongolian lamb lumbar pillow (I own two of these)!

Adding little accents like the embroidered textured tea towel give just a hint of fall to your home! Also, welcoming your guests with the ‘Hey There Pumpkin’ doormat adds a special touch!

And last, but not least, who doesn’t live in comfy jeans and booties all fall?! (these are the staples that go with EVERY cozy sweater!) I know I do! The jeans pictured are my two absolute FAV (must-have) pairs of jeans! The Articles of Society jeans on the left … only $64!!! That’s the real price … not sale price! Even better … you can size down because they stretch! The AG jeans on the right are more of an investment piece, but they are on sale for $145 as I write this blog post! Honestly, they are worth every penny even at full price!

The Bando booties legit feel like you are walking on a cloud! In full disclosure, my feet are SCREWED up, so I am extremely selective about the shoes I purchase. I can walk for days in these with zero foot pain! Oh p.s. – they come in SEVERAL colors! The pair of booties I ordered is the same brand, so I am 99.99% sure they will be just as comfy!

I hope you found something (or some things … plural) that you love in my affordable fall décor and fashion roundup! What are some of your FAV fall must-haves?!


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