Wednesday, August 5, 2009

work it wednesday!

About this time of year I start freaking out when I see the new fall lines and want to snatch everything up. All of the new hues and cozy looks are alluring, but even more so I begin to worry I will literally be left "in the cold" in my summer wear.

As we move from summer to fall I thought it would be appropriate to give some tips on how to transition pieces so that they work for both seasons. Hopefully it will stretch your budget and your creativity a bit! (Also a quick shout out to reader Amy that recently wrote me an email asking for some of these exact tips! Here you go Amy!)

Layering is really the key here... I'll show some "summer" wardrobe pieces all dressed up for cooler months below...

one. notice a maxi dress under there? Recycle your easy, breezy maxis into cool weather wear with chunky cardigan and boots!

two. flats and jean skirts are summer wardrobe staples. With tights and a cozy top, this outfit is set for when the temps drop!

three. don't pack away those flirty, flowy tank tops. Simple pair them with a tailored jacket and boots and your warm through winter! To keep things fun and interesting don't forget to add some fun bangles in bright colors!


Maria said...

Im loving those booties in the third look and have now seen them abound for two, going on three yrs now...i think im ready to get some, but not sure how best wear or out of jeans? any advice!! great post!

christina said...

Great ideas, and I love those bangles!

Magchunk said...

Love these ideas. The middle look is my fave.

Kotori said...

Love all these looks - I'm already anxious to start pulling out my fall wardrobe (of course, I won't be able to wear it for at least another 2 months!)


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