How to Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

August 19, 2019 6 min read

How to Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

Fall is right around the corner, and we can't wait to update our wardrobes! Fall clothing is so fun, but it can be hard knowing how to dress with the changing weather. Here we'll give you our advice on how to make the transition of your wardrobe from summer to fall a breeze!


Layering is Key

The weather between summer and fall can be pretty unpredictable, so layering is key! It also makes it possible to wear all of your favorite summer pieces while accommodating for the colder fall days. Some of our favorite layering items include jackets, cardigans, blazers, scarves, and hats!

Jackets & Cardigans

Cardigans add the perfect finishing touch to any outfit! They are also the #1 staple piece when it comes to transitioning your wardrobe. Pair an adorable cami with a white cardigan, skinny jeans, and platform sandals for a cute everyday look! If it starts to warm up outside simply remove the cardigan. You can never go wrong with this combo!

Jackets are ideal for when the weather stays on the cooler side. It's easy to take off once you're indoors, and it's doesn't have to be a major key element in your look! Blazers are the perfect option for when you want a little more coverage in a business setting, or for when you want to go for that trendy business casual look. Our Hear Me Roar Leopard Print Romper paired with a colorful blazer is our all time favorite transition outfit!

Accessories

Hats are a timeless fall accessory, and there are so many options to choose from! Baseball caps make for the cutest casual day accessory. Pair your favorite one with a flannel top and distressed jeans for the perfect layered look!

Wide brim and floppy hats will always remind us of fall! They look so cute with any type of outfit. Wear a pinafore dress with your favorite booties and a wide brim hat for a transition outfit that'll wow a crowd!

If you need a little extra warmth add a scarf to your look! Not only are they adorable, but they are easy to put on and take off, which is exactly what we're looking for in a transition outfit. Infinity scarves will never go out of style!


Add Fall Colors

Our favorite fall colors are mustard yellow, rust orange, and olive green. While transitioning your wardrobe, adding these colors are a must! Here we'll show you some of our favorite pieces and give you our tips on how to perfectly style them for the transition from summer to fall! Not only do they make a good looking outfit, but these colors will also look amazing in all of your adorable fall photo shoots!

Mustard

Mustard is one of the most popular fall colors, and it's so easy to find pieces in this shade! Our Come As You Are Mustard Striped Mini Dress is a must-have for the transitioning weather. This dress can be worn alone or paired with tights and a cardigan on colder days. Did we mention how cute it would be with a flat brim hat!?

Another good option for any transitioning weather attire is a pullover! Our Girls Can Do Anything Mustard Pullover is the perfect example. This cozy pullover can be thrown on over any top or worn with leggings and chunky sneakers to create a trendy and comfortable outfit!

Pairing mustard yellow with darker neutral colors will really make it pop. Let your mustard piece be the star of the show!

Rust

Rust orange is so classic and unique. We love this warm tone that remind us of pumpkins, leaves, and everything fall! Pair it with all things denim for the perfect combination.

Our Rooted Rust Leaf Print Top can be styled in so many different ways! Pair this top with distressed skinny jeans and booties for a cute everyday transition outfit. This top would also look adorable worn underneath a denim dress!

Our Rustic Garden Orange Floral Mini Dress is a great example for the transition from summer to fall! The long sleeves are perfect for the changing weather, and you can always pair it with tights on cooler days. If you want to spice it up and add some denim you can always throw on a denim jacket!

For more denim inspiration check out our Denim for Days collection!

Olive

One of our all time favorite fall color combinations is olive green and cream! Not only are these colors great for fall, but you can keep this combo in your wardrobe all winter long.  

Our On a Roll Olive Polka Dot Tank paired with our Winter Wishes Cream Button-Up Cardigan is a look that we can't get enough of! Pair this with a black mini skirt and knee-high boots for a fall time look that'll make you the center of attention.

Some of our other favorite olive-colored pieces are the Beneath the Pines Green Sweater and the A Happy Ending Olive Green Blouse. Olive worn with any neutral colors will always look good. It's the perfect go-to if you're unsure what to wear during this changing season!

To see more of our favorite fall colors and pieces check out the Fall Essentials collection!


Step Up Your Footwear

Boots are a must-have fall item, and who doesn't love an excuse to buy new shoes!? Step out of your comfort zone this year and try something a little different. Don't forget to get some cute socks to complete the look! Here are some of our favorite styles and trends.

Booties

Booties pair perfectly with any type of outfit making them the #1 shoe choice for your transition wardrobe! We love how they look worn with skinny jeans or leggings. It's worth getting multiple colors and styles because you'll be sure to wear these a lot!

Some of our favorite styles are from Ella Bleu Shoe Boutique! The Fontana boots feature an olive green color that'll be the perfect accent in any neutral-colored outfit!

The Cobain boots are a beige color that'll go with everything! If brown isn't for you, they also come in black.

Most booties come in different heel heights and styles making it easy to find a pair that'll be comfortable and fit your lifestyle.

Knee-High Boots

Knee-high boots will elevate your fall style! They are trendy, cute, and perfect for wearing with skirts and dresses. You won't regret adding a black pair to your wardrobe!

Pair your knee-high boots with a fun mini skirt and a cozy sweater for an outfit that's warm, comfortable, and fabulous! We also love how these boots look with a cute sweater dress. If you prefer wearing jeans, don't worry! Knee-high boots look amazing when worn over your favorite skinny pair.

You can always find a style, heel size, and color that'll work for you, so don't be afraid to try this trend. You might fall in love!

Socks

A few pairs of cute socks are the perfect item to add to your fall wardrobe this year! They serve a functional purpose and they have the potential to take your outfit to the next level.

If you plan on going to a pumpkin patch or corn maze this season, you're going to need a pair of fuzzy socks! They will add some warmth so that your feet don't freeze, and they're incredibly adorable when peeking out of your boots!

You can also wear some fun socks on a daily basis that'll perfectly complete a look. Sheer socks are super trendy right now! Socks like these can take your outfit from basic to unique, so try out a new pair this year and have fun experimenting with your style!

 


Make Your Own Rules

Don't let anyone else make the rules for you! If there are certain trends or styles that you don't like, don't feel pressured to wear them. You will always look and feel your best when you stay true to your own personal style!


 

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Lexi Pearson

Lexi recently moved to Utah from the beautiful state of North Carolina. She has become a huge fan of Sodalicious and falls in love with every Corgi she lays eyes on. She spends most of her free time going to Target with her boyfriend, watching Friends, or reading a good book.


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