5 Easy Hacks To Transition Your Summer Wardrobe Into Fall

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Can you believe it’s almost back-to-school time? Which means fall is just around the corner. In fact, it has been getting colder in the mornings here in Virginia; which makes me a bit excited because fall is my favorite season. I’m sure you’re also starting to think about updating your closet in preparation for the colder months. These fall must-haves will absolutely help you on which staple items to get when you shop! I assure you, you’d get to use them for years to come. You probably know by now that I’m all about practicality and making sure you’d get to wear your clothes A LOT! If you don’t, I actually saved a lot by not getting maternity clothes during my 2 pregnancies; instead, I got a bunch of stuff that I still get to wear 3 years later. Today, I want to talk about how to extend your summer wardrobe by transitioning different clothing pieces into fall.

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Layer Up With A Fur Vest

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I honestly think every stylish woman should own a fur vest in their closet. Fur vests are so timeless yet so chic and they go with just about anything; not to mention they add elegance to any look. To get more use out of your shirts and dresses during the colder months, wear a fur vest over them.

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Wear Tights Underneath Your Shorts

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You don’t have to store your shorts yet when the temperature drops. Other than the fact that tights can be worn underneath skirts and dresses during the colder months, you can also wear them underneath your shorts so you can still wear those shorts in fall (and winter if you can pull it off). Opaque and sheer tights will give you that classy look. But if you’re looking for a more fun look, opt for patterned or colored tights instead.

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Wear Leather Jacket Over Your Dresses

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There are several ways to transition your summer dresses into fall. You can wear a light long-sleeved top, shirt, or a sheer top underneath; or wear a cardigan over it. But my favorite is wearing a leather jacket over a dress because it gives the feminine look a good contrast for an edgier overall look.

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Pair Your Denim Skirt With Over The Knee Boots

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Fall isn’t all about knitted, leather, and plaid skirts. You can absolutely wear your denim skirts during the colder season too. Just pair it with your sweater and over the knee boots or tall boots and you’re good to go.

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Throw On A Wrap Or Poncho Over Tees

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Short-sleeved tees can still be worn in fall by throwing on a wrap or poncho over it; or a light long-sleeved top for colder days. Then pair it with your favorite leggings or skinny jeans. This look isn’t only perfectly easy to recreate, it’s absolutely comfortable and stylish too!

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What did you think of this post? Did you find these looks easy to recreate? What is your favorite look for fall? How do you extend your summer wardrobe to fall? Let me know in the comments. You know I always love to hear from you!

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  • Such cute outfits! Especially the last one!! I’m also in love with all your boots – they’re gorgeous 🙂
    Chanté xo | http://www.chante-louise.com

  • Great tips! I love your fur vest!! I have a black one that I wore all the time last year!
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  • Taylor Reese

    Great ideas. loving all your gorg bags!!!
    xo
    http://www.reeseshardwear.com

  • I love a good poncho or kimono – they’re easy and fun to style from summer to fall! You look gorgeous!

  • Throwing a wrap over a tee is what I do every fall. It’s such an easy way to transition into fall. Great tip!

  • Dani Adams-Barry

    Loving that poncho and these tips are great! I can always rely on you to make me look fab. Thanks Belle!

  • Chantal Lavergne

    Awesome ideas! Keeping them for the after pregnancy lol

  • Poonam Patel Gill

    You are so right about the faux fur vest. I love wearing a vest to dress up a basic outfit. Cute outfits!

  • Monika Grunwald

    Great tips! I love that transition period between summer & fall too!

  • Carolyn

    I love wearing skinny jeans and boots and can’t wait until Fall! Love your tips about jacket over the dress.

  • Yay! I love these tips. I am terrible with figuring out how to transition my style between seasons. I love your jacket over the summer dress and also the poncho look over the t-shirts. I’ll definitely be using those tricks once it starts cooling down:)

  • Jennifer Kinal

    Great way to transition your summer clothes to fall! I love the vest, poncho and over the knee boots so much!
    Xo Jen – http://abeautifulinspiration.com

  • Alyssa Kolsky Hertzig

    you look adorable in all of these outfits! i love the one with the leather jacket–that’s one of my very favorite ways to transition to fall!

  • Emily Soto

    These are all such great looks!

    Emily
    withstyleandgrace.net

  • Leah Lowe

    Super cute bright pink blouse, love it!

    x – Leah
    http://www.ellemae.blog

  • Love that Gucci purse! Great colour!

  • Betty Boiron

    Seems so easy, but so hard when I try! I love the pink blouse from the first pictures.

    • So sorry to hear that. Let me know if you have any questions and I’d be glad to help you out. 🙂

  • Jannine Pampu

    So many great tips. I normally wear so many of these outfit combos!

    xo Jannine | http://www.happystylishfit.com

  • I’m loving all of these outfits and tips!

    Linda
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  • The Salty Mamas

    Such great ideas! I have some summer pieces I’m just not ready to be done with yet, and I love the ideas for making them last through the fall!

    • Right? I love using my clothes for longer periods of time too! Thank you! Glad you found it helpful!

  • Emily Bendler

    These are great ideas! I especially love the leather jacket over dresses!

  • Rachel Ritlop

    I love all of the outfits you transitioned!! Super cute!

  • Laura ?

    I LOVE these outfits. So cute yet stylish! x
    Lauraconteur ♥

  • Lee Anne Benjamin

    Love this time of year! Your transitional looks are all adorable!

    XO
    Lee Anne
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  • I love your outfits, you dress so cute! These are great tips. I love wearing tights under shorts!

  • Great hacks! I live in Texas so often times I don’t need a full out winter wardrobe but have to switch it up just a tad. I’m a major fan of boots. Ever since my visit to Europe I have wanted to get a leather jacket. It’s definitely time to get one.

    • You absolutely need one. Leather jackets are so timeless and edgy! Thank you!

  • Heather Jordan

    That fur vest is super cute! I love it with the pink shirt!

  • I love wearing my clothes all year round. I believe you can’t accessorize and style almost anything for any season!

    • That is so true! You just have to mix and match and find out what works for you!

  • I am loving these outfits!!! It’s still in the 90’s here, so I am jealous of your cooler mornings!! I can not wait for Fall if we actually get one this year. I have started buying new Fall clothes.

  • Marie Andrea Goldstein

    Is it already layering season?! I can’t believe summer is almost over. Thanks for sharing!

  • Jiya B

    I love your outfits you look so gorgeous. Such a loved read and beautiful Pictures. 🙂

  • Kristal Xavier

    I love all of these outfits. I am so happt to get a short break from the heat here in FLorida.

  • Shannon Graham

    The leather jacket is actually a splendid idea. I actually own one of those!

  • So fun! I live in FL so we won’t wear sweaters for awhile!

  • Fash-n-Curious

    I love the leather jacket and dress combo!

  • Nazrin Miah

    oooooo I am loving the knee high boots! I have been on the hunt for a pair of flat knee highs since last year Christmas! I deffo have to get myself a pair this year.

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  • Meredith

    LOVE IT!!! These outfits are all super gorgeous!

  • Love these looks and tips! You look so cute and I love the fur vest, which is a great transitional piece! I also love to start incorporating scarves into my wardrobe around this time of year.

  • Jos A

    Love all of these ideas! I need to get a fur vest! So cute!

  • Love all of your outfits! you always look so cute!

    Liz
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  • Jazzmine Woodard

    I love adding fur vests and moto jackets to bring a look into cooler weather.

  • I can’t believe it’s almost fall! I’m not ready for summer to end!

  • Karen Lizarraras

    I love these must haves! I have little fur vests for my two kiddos and I think now mama needs one too!!!!

  • Mostly Caffeinated

    Great ideas! I am totally not prepared for it to be transition-wardrobe-to-fall time!!! But I do love my fur vests…

  • Jill Cappaert

    LOVE LOVE LOVE these tips! I’ve always loved the look of tights and shorts, but haven’t tried it yet! And totally adding poncho and fur vest to my shopping list – thanks for the awesome tips!

  • Justine Y

    I love wearing a cute jacket over a dress, such a great look and way to be versatile!

  • Just love your styling and all your dresses are Fabulously amazing. I too love shrugs or jackets over short dresses. Superb tips on how we can dress wel . Nice post

  • I LOVE LOVE LOVE tights with shorts! SO perfect for fall

  • TeeShares

    I love these tips. It’s amazing how adding one item can transform the look and make it both stylish and seasonal! I wear tights underneath shorts all the time, and jackets over dresses sometimes. I might try the other looks you have there. Beautiful!

  • Jamie Lynn

    The poncho look is my fave!

  • Sharon

    I LOVE the poncho look! It looks so fall and super comfy. Thanks for sharing

  • Cecile Blaireau

    I so need to get a poncho! Yours looks fab

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  • Oh I love the look! The floppy hat looks great on you!!!

    ❥ Vicky | The Golden BunInstagram TGB

  • Thank you! I thought so too!

  • I can’t believe it either.. but yes, it is!

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