Dress for (season) success with these cool-weather wardrobe essentials.
Vanessa Bruno Cabas Grande Shearling Tote; $345
The Perfect Provenance, Tiburon
The iconic tote from Parisian designer Vanessa Bruno— decked out in cozy-chic shearling accented with calfskin leather — adds a relaxed and elegant touch to any fall outfit. The roomy interior features a small zippered pocket.
Dolce Vita Zoel Sneakers; $134
Viva Diva Boutique, San Rafael
Elevating street style to a whole new level, these bold, color-blocked, spotted calf-hair high-top sneakers can transform even the most casual looks into
Sofia Jewelry, Mill Valley
Personalize this rectangular charm accented with a brilliant-cut diamond with the initials or name of a loved one. Worn on a delicate beaded chain that lies close to the heart, it provides elegant reminder of those we cherish.
Cleo Capelet; $560
Cleo and Mathilde, Sausalito
Honoring ancient textile traditions, this stylish cropped capelet is made in Peru from 100% sustainable alpaca. The effortless and versatile topper comes in several colors to match any wardrobe: black, pearl, brown, tan and special-edition turmeric.
Hero Shop, Larkspur
A lightweight layering piece for Marin’s mild fall weather, this organic cotton-blend trench coat with concealed button closure, an adjustable self-tie belt and side pockets comes from Danish ready-to-wear brand Ganni.
Mock Neck Dress; $215
Margaret O’Leary, Mill Valley
This stylized, sleeveless, figure-skimming sheath is your answer to office-to-evening attire — pair it with ballet flats for daytime and strappy heals at night. Crafted in Los Angeles, the dress features a demure mock neckline and an abstract landscape motif. Choose from blue or earth tones.
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Lotus Abrams has covered everything from beauty to business to tech in her editorial career, but it might be writing about her native Bay Area that inspires her most. She lives with her husband and two daughters in the San Francisco Peninsula, where they enjoy spending time outdoors at the area’s many open spaces protected and preserved by her favorite local nonprofit, the Peninsula Open Space Trust.