October is just as good a shopping month as any. We just finished watching the runways at Fashion Week, which would inspire any girl to pick up a few new items. Plus, the season's changing, so refreshing your outerwear and investing in new closed-toe footwear is key. But our editors have plucked you even more standout pieces. We've been eyeing these fancy dresses, fabulous bags, and statement boots for awhile now. They might look like dream picks to you, but plenty of them come with affordable price tags, and for that reason, we're calling them essentials. Read on to get your shopping fill.