Whether you're counting down the minutes until kickoff or are more of a begrudging guest, there's an undeniable fact about a football game: you've gotta wear something. The tailgate alone can involve a span of activities that requires a look that's practical but cute, and the mixed audience means it's not the time to break out your most fashion-forward purchases.
Our ideal outfit starts with a go-to pair of skinny jeans and a varsity style tee, one of our favorite Fall trends that lends a nice sporty touch (it's also a smart buy you'll wear well after the final flag). For a flash of team spirit, pick up a baseball cap with your mascot, and ward off any crisp weather with an army green parka. And because comfort's key for a long day of sporting, pack a small crossbody bag, and wear low-heel booties. We call that a style touchdown.
Shop clockwise from top left: 3.1 Phillip Lim Trompe L'Oeil anorak ($398 originally, $795), New Era baseball cap (similar, $35), Free People t-shirt ($50, originally $78), Paige midrise skinny jeans (similar, $159 originally $199), Stuart Weitzman The Dude bootie ($398), Juicy Couture Sophia minibag ($118)