1. You can’t go wrong buying black shoes, no matter the heel height.
2. There’ll be several statement skirts, some mysterious French women and at least a few flower crowns at NYFW this year.
3. It takes but six simple steps to stretch a summer glow straight through mid-fall.
4. Anything you truly love and use all the time should be purchased at least twice (but we recommend intense stockpiling).
5. Decedent autumn outerwear is always worth the investment.
6. Real beach hair is very different—and way harder to manage—than the wavy style that comes from a bottle of sea salt spray.
7. We don’t know if evil eye jewelry will ward off bad juju, but it sure does look cool.