Part of the reason why we love fall fashion so much is because of its predictability. Dark colors, luxe textures and boots is all we have to worry about, right? WRONG. A big change is coming, and whether you cave into the pressure is completely up to you. This season, prepare to pretty yourself up in sweet pastel pieces to beat the cold weather in one of the spring-iest of ways. Whether in small doses by way of cute clutch to full-on pastel frocks to dazzle the eye, there are a variety of ways to incorporate these sweet little shades into your wardrobe to make for some seriously stylish moments.

Faux fur and winter fashion go hand-in-hand and things don’t get more adorable than a pale pink faux fur jacket or cardigan. Ideal for making a statement while still on the low-key side, this piece will look just as chic atop a printed skater dress or a simple T-shirt and jeans combination. Opt for a pair of white, wide-legged trousers and a silk camisole to make for the perfect pairing. Use retro sunglasses and a wavy hairdo to play up the disco vibe of this incredibly chic ensemble.

Pastel pieces are great and all, but a little goes a long way, especially in regards to fall fashion. Something as simple as a pair of pastel statement earrings or a periwinkle pedicure can take your outfit to entirely new heights of chic. A slate grey T-shirt dress or asymmetrical bodycon tank dress can be taken for a glam spin when paired with glitzy earrings in pretty shades. Resist the urge to go matchy-matchy and stick to a neutral heels like a pair of ankle-strapped sandals in beige or black.

When floral prints just don’t do your mood justice, reach for a striking watercolor print in perfect pastels instead. The ultimate statement piece, this skirt is sure to put a perk in your step when paired with any number of appropriate tops. Whether a simple silk camisole, a chambray button-down or a sheer black blouse that’s both sultry and sophisticated, statement pieces such as these provide a much needed burst of pretty during months reserved for dark hues and gloom.

The leather motorcycle jacket is a fall time staple, made even cooler when worn in pale blue. Paired perfectly with anything from black skinny jeans to a vintage T-shirt and jeans combination. A pair of rugged ankle boots and classic aviator shades are ideal for sealing the deal.

Pretty pastel shades are totally unexpected when the temperatures drop and there’s no better way to command attention. Pair these with neutrals like beige and grey to compile a million and one chic fall time ensembles that are sure to make the season fly by in a flurry of fashion.