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Gear up! Great looks to make you fab for fall

Autumn is just over the horizon, so don’t get caught napping if you want to be stylish for the new season. Judy Gordon guides you to the best looks.
/ Source: TODAY

Can you believe it?! Labor Day is just around the corner!

So, get that “wardrobe update” on your “to do” list — it’s time to gear up for the new fashion season.

We’ve made it easy for you by scouting all the trendy, must-have looks to help you get started.

It’s all right here in the latest edition of our weekly fashion-and-beauty update.

Ready to wear fall winter 2005_06 JENNIFER LOPEZ New York Fashion week february 2005

Every shade of gray is coming on strong, so if you want to ride the trend, choose menswear pieces with either a dark charcoal or mid-gray background.

Ready to wear fall winter 2005_06 Oscar de la Renta New York Fashion week february 2005

Want other ways to add a bit of romance to your wardrobe? Look for multi-layered bead necklaces that tie in the back (or on the side) with a big, soft velvet bow. Or try a pair of lace-up boots.

Ready to wear fall winter 2005_06 ANNA SUI New York Fashion week february 2005

 One or two great pieces of jewelry and a few “folkloric” prints (even in a scarf or tights) will get the mood across. If you love the look, add an embellished handbag and boots as well.

Ready to wear fall winter 2005_06 MICHAEL KORS New York Fashion week february 2005

You can always hit up the local Army/Navy store for an authentic navy jacket. Have it tailored to fit and salute the season.

READY TO WEAR FALL WINTER 2005_06 PRADA Milan fashion week february 2005_19th to 26th

 You can update just about everything you own with a few pieces of the season’s glamorous black jewelry and accessories.Judy Gordon is a New York-based style consultant and the “Today” show’s style editor. She has been covering the fashion and beauty beat for the past decade. To learn more about Gordon, you can visit her Web site, firstVIEW is the primary supplier of photos to Fashion Friday. Go to