Splurge on a gutsy Jason Meyers cocktail frock in bold primary yellow ($487.50 on sale, Boutique Le Trou , 940 Queen West, 416-516-7122, www.jasonmeyers.net).
Start layering with Tara Jarmon 's textured knit camisole ($125 on sale, Studio Labiri , 548 Danforth, 416-778-6820).
Go glossy with a big, bold bag like this embossed brown carry-all ($18 on sale, Trove , 793 Bathurst, 416-516-1258, www.trove.ca).
Grab a Steve Madden royal blue peep-toe pump ($69.99 on sale) or tortoiseshell flat ($59.99 on sale, both Town Shoes , Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge, 416-979-9914, and others, www.townshoes.com) to shoe in fall.
The grey menswear-inspired slack trend is back. Do your part to help it catch on in House of Spy 's cuffed trousers ($119 on sale, Pho Pa , 698 Queen West, 416-979-9444; 503 Danforth 416-850-1527, www.houseofspy.com).