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Uniqlo is always a dependable choice for filling out your closet, but the affordable basics brand has been absolutely on fire this fall.
Every other week, it seems like there’s a cool new collab dropping: Last month, it was another iteration of Ines de la Fressange’s Uniqlo collection; just last week, it was a highly anticipated collab with JW Anderson, full of amazing colorful sweaters and jackets. Between the brand’s takes on trends (wide-leg chinos for $20) and its super-reliable basics ($10 Heattech turtlenecks; lightweight down jackets on sale for less than $60), I feel like I could get all my fall and winter clothes shopping done at Uniqlo without spending more than a few hundred bucks.
Now there are even more options on that list thank to the latest Uniqlo U collection, which dropped last night. The line is designed by Christophe Lemaire (former womenswear designer at Hermès, currently at the helm of eponymous label Lemaire), who took on an artistic director role with Uniqlo in June 2016. Just like his last Uniqlo U collection, this one is really good.
That’s especially true of the women’s section, which includes several minimalist modern coats, cozy sweaters, trousers, and knit dresses and skirts, all in a muted, neutral color palette, plus a few jewel-tone options.
Most pieces are available to buy online as of last night, but a few things — such as a great chunky mock neck sweater and a padded tie-waist coat, both shown below — won’t be available until November. If you want to try anything on in store, check out this list to see which locations will carry the collection. See more of our favorites below.