1. We're forecasting that the Gap's acclaimed fall comeback collection will outfit the shopping masses in haute grunge plaids. This House of Spy hooded coat ($204 on sale, shophouseofspy.com) has got the look covered.
2. A fall peep-?toe is no longer a fashion faux pas. Pair David Dixon's red platform ($89.99 on sale, Town Shoes, Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge, 416-?979-?9914) with dark, opaque hose.
3. Autumn's bag is a jewel-?toned mid-?sized carryall. Grab Retrodelic's Ellie Essential purse ($279 on sale, retrodelic.com) in a rainbow of rich colours.
4. Other fashion rags are going to be styling hard to convince you to layer on the belts this season. Best to start with a skinny first pick like Brave's metallic cincher ($25 on sale, Over the Rainbow, 101 Yorkville, 416-?967-?7448).
5. Sweater dressing is an always-?in fall classic. A light PennyBlack tunic ($100 on sale, Boutique Le Trou, 940 Queen West, 416-?516-?7122) has got you covered with a built-?in tank top.