Fashion 11 Ways to Be a Stylesetter This Fall By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 18, 2011 @ 11:44AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Johns PkI/Splash News; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic 11 Ways to Be a Stylesetter This Fall 01 of 11 RE/Westcom/Starmaxinc; Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Amp up fall's best trends this season with celebrity-inspired tips and tricks. Layer Lace with Something UnexpectedLace looks all-out edgy when worn with unusual patterns and textures. Emma Stone looked sexy-cool in a Bottega Veneta minidress with a striped underlayer, while Michelle Williams gave her Nina Ricci tee a heavy-metal vibe with a studded Wren skirt. 02 of 11 Switch Out Your Jeans For Striped Pants Martin Karius/Startraksphoto; Norman Scott/Startraksphoto Chic and slimming, striped trousers are a fresh alternative to denim. Both Kate Moss and Heidi Klum punched up simple separates with cropped pairs by Isabel Marant. 03 of 11 Upgrade Your Wardrobe Staple With Velvet Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images (2) A classic wrap dress flattering almost every figure and is a wardrobe essential for day and night; add a fresh twist with a velvet version. Look for long sleeves like those on Emma Roberts's Salvatore Ferragamo minidress and a knee-grazing hemline like that on the Catherine Malandrino number worn by Vanessa Hudgens. Add a blazer and close-toed shoes for a luxe, office-friendly look. 04 of 11 Add Hints of Red to Retro Polka Dots Sonia Moskowitz/Globe Photos; Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic Give a nod to '50s chic without going the full I Love Lucy-route with an unadorned polka dot dress worn with a pop of red. Alexa Chung updated her vintage shirtdress with a cherry clutch and patent booties, while Liv Tyler brought out the dots on her DKNY design with sexy peep-toes. 05 of 11 Try a Post-Labor Day Maxiskirt Humberto Carreno/startraksphoto; Anthony Behar/Sipa Press Long skirts work year-round when paired with menswear-inspired toppers. Olivia Palermo's chiffon floral piece looks fresh with a boyish striped sweater, while Selita Ebanks's floor-grazing pleated version looks lean with a tuxedo blazer. 06 of 11 Edge Out a Blazer with Leather Leggings Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images; WENN Stretch leather leggings plus a boxy blazer equal an uber-cool alternative to a suit. Lauren Conrad topped her own Paper Crown pair with a camel jacket, while Mandy Moore styled hers with a similar black topper. 07 of 11 Slip on a Ladylike Leather Dress Dave Hogan/Getty Images; Jun Sato/WireImage Seek out a leather dress with details like pockets or lace trim for an enticing style that is more sophisticated than biker chic. Jennifer Aniston wore a Celine design with a high neckline, while Rosie Huntington-Whiteley opted for a Marios Schwab with an equally demure silhouette. 08 of 11 Sport a Menswear Print in a Feminine Style Albert Michael/Startraksphoto; Lionel Hahn/AbacaUsa Houndstooth looks mod, not mannish when part of a figure-flaunting ensemble. Selena Gomez topped her Nuj Novakhett mini with a sheer long-sleeve tee, while Ginnifer Goodwin looked anything but boyish in a bandage sheath from Herve Leger by Max Azria. 09 of 11 Think Floral for Fall Ramey Photo; Johns PkI/Splash News Autumn florals are all about a dusky palette and painterly prints. Camilla Belle looked ready for the season in a mustard and rust Madewell shift, while Leighton Meester chose a Vera Wang print skirt in muted shades of moss and navy. 10 of 11 Try a Tie-Neck Blouse INFphoto; Getty Images Upgrade a sheer, silky blouse with a tie-neck top. Katie Holmes styled her Holmes & Yang design with skinny jeans, while Rose Byrne wore her Tommy Hilfiger shirt with low-slung trousers. 11 of 11 Pump Up Your Look with a Bold Sheath Johns PkI/Splash News; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic A bright sheath is just as flattering as an LBD- and more memorable. Kerry Washington radiated in a cobalt Calvin Klein Collection number, while Gwyneth Paltrow glowed in a citrine Rachel Roy design.