How to Transition Your Summer Dresses Into Fall Styles

Welcome to September! It happened faster than we all thought possible, and now that we’re here…we’re plagued with the realization that some of our favorite summer staples are about to fade out of use. Before you drag out your storage bins, take a look at these genius ways to style your summer dresses for fall 2018. 

Beautifully Boho:

Have a loose shift dress you’re looking to wear through the fabulous fall season? Layer a loose, slouchy cardigan on top of the dress in a contrasting color. Since the example below features a vibrant yellow dress, we chose a muted grey cardigan that pairs nicely with the dress without diminishing it’s eye-catching effect!

Add the finishing touches with a pair of patterned stockings, booties and a fun fall scarf! What this look for yourself? I’ve included the links below!

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Dress: Scallop Mini Slipdress

Cardigan: Long Open Front Cardi

Stockings: Women’s Sun Panel Net Raschel Tights

Booties: Qupid Block Heel Booties

Scarf: Women’s Plaid Large Square Scarf

Polished & Professional (I know, we use that phrase a lot!):

Have a floral dress you’re not quite ready to let go of? Don’t fret! Pair it with a long black blazer style jacket and some nude/neutral pumps for a professional look that will make the office heads turn! 

And what professional woman would be complete without an impossibly chic way to carry all her important documents? This bag is the perfect mix of tote bag and briefcase, with tons of pockets and compartments, but with a stylish and sleek exterior that will work for a Sunday walk through the farmer’s market. Want these items for yourself? We can’t blame you for that! Here you go…

Dress: Tie Sleeve Shift Dress

Blazer: Open-Front Cuff-Sleeve Blazer

Pumps: Powder Beige Pumps

Purse: Vestry 15.6″ Bucket Tote

Badass Biker Chick:

One of the most figure flattering dress types is the fit & flare dress. It can be hard to say goodbye to these since they’re so easy to throw on and look “done up”. We completely understand, and we have a solution for you! Take the dress from sweet to saucy by adding a leather jacket! The toughness of the jacket offers the perfect contrast to the delicate nature of the dress, forming a dynamic and interesting ensemble that will have you walking down the street with a swagger!

Don’t forget to keep warm with a trusty pair of stocking and some closed toed booties! Lastly, you’ll want to complete the look by adding a pop of color. This red cross body bag is bold and brings out the red detailing of the dress! In the mood to shop? Click the links below to add these items to your closet!

Dress: Embroidered Babydoll Camisole Dress

Jacket: Ultimate Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Stockings: Women’s Sun Panel Net Raschel Tights

Booties: Qupid Block Heel Booties

Purse: Maka Cross-Body Bag

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