(size: small – also loving ) // Cardigan (old similar & ) // (under a $100) // // Photos by ACCESSORIES.
(color: charcoal grey) // // // // //
Even before September arrives, it seems everyone gravitates towards . I think we are so anxious for a new wardrobe we often forget to transition our favorite summer items into the new season.
One of the easiest and most forgotten summer pieces to bring into fall is the . Here are a couple tips to make this maxi fall-appropriate:
1. Layers. Add neutral, lightweight layers like a or a . Layers are a great choice, especially in early fall when the weather fluctuates constantly. Removing a sweater or scarf during a particularly warm afternoon can be a much simpler solution than an entire change of wardrobe.
2. Pattern or Textures. Pick at lease one of your layers to have a varying pattern or texture. It creates dimension. For this look I went with a to add contrast. Here are some other cute patterned scarves and .
3. Dress it Down. I opted for a and a to give this look a more relaxed feel. A (love ) or work great too. Casual pieces like these help create a more day friendly look.
4. Pair with Neutrals.Another trick to maximizing your summer pieces is to pair your summer hues with neutral tones. Balancing this pink dress with shades of grey makes for a great fall color scheme.
Below are a few other pieces I love that are versatile enough to style for both warmer and cooler weather: