Ohio Outside picks our favorite fall apparel for travel, the trail, Fall farmer markets, local coffee shops, and and your favorite watering hole.
A Casual Evening Out for Her
Basin and Range Sheer Crew Sweater: Fall is sweater weather and we found the ideal one. Soft, warm, and easy to wear, the Basin and Range Sheer Crew Sweater is sure to be a new favorite. A wool blend construction, bringing to the table natural breathability, temperature regulation, and a resistance to odor. Rick-Rack stitching offers a pleasing semi-sheer aesthetic that can be dressed up or down, and thumb holes on the extra long sleeves create a fashionable statement. Retails for $89.00 at backcountry.com
Etienne Marcel Denim: Camouflage is the biggest trend this fall and is also super fun to pull off with a cute outfit. Break out a pair of Etienne Marcel Denim Classic Camo Skinny jeans this fall and treat yourself to something special. They offer a great fit, zippered front pocket, and a look that will make others envious! Retails for $228.00 at Etienne Marcel Denim and are made in the U.S.A.
Sorel Joan of Arc Boots: Make a subtle statement in a Joan featuring a side zipper, diagonal upper, and versatile color. Built with waterproof full-grain leather, a comfortable EVA footbed, and walk-all-day wedge, you’ll reach for these booties every single day. Shown in Quarry Grey. Retails for $200.00 on Sorel.com.
Hit the Farmer’s Market, an Evening BBQ or the Local Pub for Him
Filson Deer Island Jac-Shirt: You’ll be the talk of the backyard BBQ or the local pub when you walk in wearing the Deer Island Jac-Shirt from Filson. This Jac-Shirt is a perfect heavy overshirt in cool temps, or a mid-layer in cold and wet weather. The heavy cotton twill is brushed for added comfort and warmth. Outfitted with side-seam handwarmer pockets and military-grade melamine buttons. Retails for $165.00 from Filson.com and Moosjaw.com
Cotopaxi Do Good Tee: What about the tee? That’s why we kept this tee’s message simple and straight to the point: Do Good. It’s also made with organic cotton and recycled polyester—an all-around win for the environment. What we’re most proud of is that it’s produced in a Fair Trade Certified™ factory. Retails: $30.00 and available at Cotopaxi.com.
Duer Denim: In case your evening BBQ turns into a mean game of football or ends with an intelligent decision to go ride the trail to the local pub, DUER jeans have you covered. Stylish enough for date night, stretchy enough to ride or climb, DUER performance jeans will become your “go to” jean. Available in slim and relaxed fits. Retails for $129.00 and available at duer.com.
Chaco’s Mid Dixon: Chaco’s Mid Dixon is perfect for a good day on the trail or a big day exploring the city. Full grain, waterproof, and salt-repelling leather upper keeps your feet warm and dry during any adventure. Retails for $155.00 and available at chacos.com and backcountry.com.
Heading to the Mountains for Her
Fjallraven Ovik Sweater: Comfortable sweater in soft, warm wool for everyday use and relaxed outdoor life. A beautiful patterned garment that also has excellent functionality as wool wicks away moisture from base layer garments and is one of few fibres that warms even when damp. Perfect as an insulating middle layer under a shell jacket, or together with a down vest, for example, on warmer days. Retails for $150.00 and available at fjallraven.com.
Ice Breaker Women’s Tech 260 Leggings: Wear them on their own with a cute top or under ski pants, these merino wool tights will perform. These mid-weight women’s merino wool baselayer leggings are perfect for skiing, winter hiking, or cold-weather wine tasting when paired right, the 260 Tech Leggings are technical long underwear bottoms that feature a gusseted construction and breathable, odor resistant fabric. Retails for $115.00 and available at icebreaker.com.
Sorel Boots: Even though you may be sitting around a fire, warm boots are important. Ideal for cold winter days and lounging around the ski lodge, this tall winter boot packs serious tread, insulation, and an even sportier yet sleek look. Featuring 100g insulation for warmth and fully waterproof construction, you’ll defy the weather. Retails for $160.00 from Sorel.com.
Not shown: Cotopaxi’s Fego down jacket: The Fuego is on the top of our list for down jackets. It’s made with responsibly sourced, water-resistant 800-fill down, making it a lightweight jacket we sport from Fall through Spring. This versatility comes courtesy of its streamlined fit and toasty down insulation. Retails for $250.00 at Cotopaxi.com.
The Office for Him
Cotopaxi Libre Sweater – Unisex: The Libre features tailored, unisex silhouette, and raglan sleeves for enhanced mobility. Made entirely of llama fiber, it features an engineered mesh back panel for unmatched temperature regulation, beefed up ribbing for durability, and a throwback style. Additionally, it’s made from start to finish in Bolivia using llama fiber from the region, which helps provide income for the suppliers, farmers, and people knitting the product. Retails for $140.00 and available at Cotopaxi.com.
Toad & Co Jet Cord Lean: Made for the modern man who cares to dabble in all the passions of life, these intelligent cords combine stretch of both fabric and mind with the cool demeanor of organic cotton. Run, jump, or pedal to your next engagement and and do it in style. Retails for $85.00 and available at Toadanco.com.
Fully waterproof and 100% good looking, but don’t let the good looks fool you. This boot was made for to be tough and even withstand the unexpected downpours and streams, but looks killer in the office. Featuring a waterproof suede upper, a seam-sealed design, and an innovative 4-layer EVA sole for walk-all-day comfort. Sorel does not just make boots for women, they offer a great line for men as well. Retails: $170.00 and available at sorel.com.
At the Gym for Her
Vuori tights: The Caspian has a camo print that will rock the gym and also offers reflective logos for when you take your workout outside. The performance stretch knit is moisture wicking to keep you comfortable on long runs. The high-rise fit is extra comfortable and the zip pocket on the pack waistband will easily store a card or key. Great for running, training, hiking, and chilling.
Vouri hoodie: Your everyday athletic hoodie, the Halo Performance Hoodie keeps it cool and classic. With a full-zip front, drawstring tie, and the same soft performance material that you’ll wan to wear 24/7, you’ll be cozy and ready to go. Great for traveling, training, hiking, and chilling.
The Ecco Flexure Runner is An athletic sneaker featuring luxe ECCO leathers and modern material and styling choices. Tough enough for a workout and still look super trendy. Retails: 130.00 and available at us.ecco.com.
Date Night for Her
Hatley Denim Shirt Dress: Nothing rocks date night like a dress and pair of boots. Go a little retro with this laid-back denim shirt dress from Hatley, it is a jean-ius way to rock the night out! Dress it up with your favorite pair of tall boots or booties for date night or even after-work drinks with the girls. Retails for $89.00 from hatley.com.
Free People Montgomery Slouch boots: Free People Montgomery Slouch boots feature a knee-high silhouette, slouchy silhouette defined by a round toe, and 3 1/2″ chunky heel. Retails for $225.00 from FreePeople.com.
Morning Yoga and Chai Tea Lattes
Cotopaxi Hoodie: You won’t wanna wait until yoga is over to put on this comfortable hoodie. The Cotopaxi “Gear for Good” hoodie, looks good, and is good for the environment. Made by blending upcycled cotton with reclaimed PET from plastic bottles, this soft, cozy hoodie’s 100% recycled construction is part of their effort to be kinder to Mother Nature. Retails $45.00 from cotopaxi.com.
ALO Moto leggings: Whether you top the Moto Leggings with a spiffy performance tank for yoga, a crop top or do it up low key with a hoodie for taking on errands — these form-fitting pants have you covered. Four-way stretch, stink-free antimicrobial fabric comes together with matte-shine and mesh contrast blocking. Retails: $114.00 from aloyoga.com and backcountry.com.
Saola Shoes: Made with recycled materials but so darn comfortable you’d never know it, the lightweight Semnoz are ideal for work, travel, weekend strolls and okay, pretty much everything. Retails: $99.95 from saola.com.
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