Style: Elements of Style

By Starre Vartan

Photograph of apparel by Anthony Verde

Global warming–induced hurricanes and random temperature fluctuations can wreak havoc on your outdoor plans, not to mention your wardrobe. But with a few choice pieces, you can enjoy your favorite fall activities—tailgating, hiking, a farmers’ market run—seven days a week.

1. Sunday | Picnic Brunch

Emily Katz Famous Blue Raincoat and Rawganique Corduroy Jacket
Enjoy the outdoors all day in a repurposed and water-resistant girly coat for her and a soft flannel jacket for him.

2. Monday | Composting Run
Eileen Fisher Ecopoly Anorak

Every girl needs an anorak, and this one’s made of recycled bottles and boasts a brilliant green hue that will brighten any gray day.

3. Tuesday | Soccer with the Boys
Pure Play Sweater Jacket

With a detachable, faux-fleece collar and elbow patches, this jacket of densely knit recycled cotton (colored by its source fabric instead of dyes) keeps you cozy after the game.

4. Wednesday | Farmers’ Marketing
Battalion Hitchcock Wrap Jacket

Wrap yourself in this appropriate-for-work bamboo jacket that will keep you perfectly plaided while perusing fresh veggies.

5. Thursday | Evening Hay Ride
John Patrick Organic Motorcycle Jacket

Buy it once, wear it forever: What could be more planet-friendly? This vintage, tanned deerskin classic is guaranteed to fit in any where (including atop a bale of hay).
$1,170, (by special order)

6. Friday | Trick ’r Treating with the Kids
Hemp Hoodlamb Camouflage Coat

You don’t need a costume to go undercover in this pesticide- and herbicide-free hemp coat with a camo cannabis-leaf print and fuzzy neck liner and hood.

7. Saturday | Flea Market Foraging
Hess Natur Trench

Waterproofed with beeswax and plantbase waxes and oils, this organic cotton trench will keep you dry and chic while you bargain over that stack of vintage comic books.

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