Whether it’s the weight of a knit, thickness of a jacket, wash of a denim, or material of shoes, there’s no denying that our go-to basics vary from season to season—even if ever so slightly. Seeing as we are in the midst of a new temperature shift now, I thought it would be a good time to round up the fall-ready versions of one of my absolute favorite essentials: mules. From sleek leather pairs to of-the-moment animal print to party-ready embellishments, there are so many amazing new mules this season, it was hard for me to narrow down my picks. Nonetheless, I of course did, so thank me later. For now, simply continue on to shop the best mules to wear with your jeans all season long.