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Tall prairie grass meadows, warmer layers and locally made beautiful boots for fall — all look appealing this season. Minnesota brands specializing in comfort shoes kick off the transition to cooler temperatures. They're part of the trend toward lighter earth tones popping up across the fashion landscape.

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Ted Baker floral dress, $140; Rag and Bone quilted jacket, $230,; Mayfair boot in sand, $99,

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Topshop blazer, $80,; Bailey hat, $40, and Club Monaco knit top, $80, both; midi skirt, $180,; 11-inch clog boot in Cedar Nu Buc, $385,

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Topshop green polyester jacket, $91,; Free People blouse, $99, plaid pant, $45, both; 6-inch Classic Moc in Butter Abilene, $310,

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Field hand

Wool and cashmere vest, $90, Walter Baker cable dress, $20,; headscarf, stylist's own; Quetico tall in maple, $290,

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L'Agence wide leg pant, $70, Boss green duster, $190, wool gingham jacket, $140, all; Torrey boot, $70,

Photos: Zach Hagen,; creative director/stylist: Barbara Schmidt,; hair and makeup: Allison AuBuchon,; talent: Gabi,