Summer clothing choices are often gorgeous, floaty, and comfortable, so transitioning back into colder fall fashion can somethings be an adjustment. However, there is no need to pack up your entire summer closet and reach for the coats and boots just yet. There’s likely a whole host of pieces in your summer wardrobe that you can use as the weather cools. Read on to find out which items to keep to hand.
While sunglasses are admittedly more of an accessory than an item of clothing, they are essential for autumnal sunlight. Making sure your eyes are protected is not only a fashion choice but important for your eye health. If you wear glasses, consider getting prescription sunglasses so you can see without compromising on style. If you’re prone to losing your sunglasses in summer and need to buy new ones every year, why not try a cute chain to keep them on your person or try clip on sunglasses?
A pair of booties with a small heel is great for chillier summer days and will be the perfect shoe to take into fall with you. Look for a pair in a neutral colour such as tan or stone that will look good with jeans and dresses. Open-toe booties are good transitional options as they’re breathable enough for warm summer days but will also be good for the cooler months. Suede is a great material for boots as they are more elevated than leather but be careful not to wear them on rainier days!
A Shirt Dress
A shirt dress is a great summer staple. You can carry it from the beach to the bar to even more formal occasions. However, it is also a perfect autumnal item. Pick a shade that works with a darker winter wardrobe such as orange or khaki that will look good with more muted blacks and browns. Length doesn’t matter, pick what your usual preference is, even if it’s short as a shirt dress will look gorgeous with tights and boots. If it’s super cold where you live then layer a long sleeve, roll-neck tee under the dress for a cute and cozy outfit, and top it off with a knitted cardigan to complete the look.
Light Knitted Sweater
A thin knitted sweater is a great cover-up in the summer when the weather is cooler in the evenings and it’s a great item to take with you into autumnal days when there is more of a chill in the air. Layer a shirt underneath to add an extra element of interest.
A Flannel Shirt
A flannel shirt is a great option for the summer as it can be thrown on and paired with denim cut-offs and booties. It’s also autumn essential, perfect for pumpkin picking, trips to the mall, and long walks with loved ones as it can be layered over outfits to keep covered and warm.
Which of these transitional items will you be keeping in your closet from summer to autumn? Share in the comments or let us know your own top picks!
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