The weeks between the end of August and the beginning of November are nothing short of magic; the green on the trees turn a electric shade of amber, nature effuses on that special, crisp autumn fragrance, and the the weather vacillates between a windy tundra and a sun-baked rainforest. There is a certain air of uncertainty and potential— outfits for all temperatures are waiting in the wings, and each day brings a new opportunity for layer experimentation. For those of us holding on to our summer outfits, unsure how to transition into the colder months, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to our guide to transitioning your wardrobe into the autumnal season.
A Lesson in Layering.
Cardigans are the chameleons of fashion — they are breathable when it's warm and cozy when it's chilly, and they are the easiest way to transition a summer tank top into an autumnal layer. See below for our favorite knit wrap:
When in doubt, enhance with boots.
Every summer wardrobe can instantly be transformed with a strong pair of boots. Practically, boots pair exceptionally well with skirts, dresses, and jeans while keeping your legs warm and dry. Aesthetically, boots are unparalleled — they elongate your legs, add spice to your outfit, and elevate your appearance completely. For the brave: