It Girl Ways To Wear Your Summer Staples Into Fall

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You’re mentally gearing up for fall and all the good things it brings (cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, fashion week), but the task of transitioning your wardrobe is no small feat. You want to acknowledge the season at hand, but truth be told, it’s still hot out! In other words, it’s time to get creative. From artful layering to simple swaps, we’ve got six savvy hacks for pulling off the in-between time with It-girl aplomb. Your definitive guide, right this way.

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It-Girl Styling Hacks

Layer Up (Lightly)

Extend the life of a lightweight camisole by layering a long-sleeved top underneath. Pro tip: A monochromatic palette makes it easy.

Ribbed Sweater

$15

H&M

Sandro Tiered Ruffled Printed Silk-Crepon Camisole

$330

Apiece Apart

Wear Pants

A breezy tunic dress feels autumnal when worn over straight-leg jeans.

Runaround Sue Jeans

$189

Parker Smith

Star Print Dress

$50

Zara

Add Dark Denim

Toughen up summer whites with a denim jacket in a dark wash. This fall, nautical-inspired details are totally on trend.

White Waist Cut Out Midi Dress

$164

Pixie Market

Stretch-Denim Jacket

$495

Burberry Brit

Bring Back Ankle Boots

You've intuitively reached for lace-up sandals all summer long. Now, swap in neutral ankle boots to wear with nearly every ensemble.

Lucile Leather Sandals

$265

K. Jacques St Tropez

Sun Suede Ankle Boots

$575

ATP Atelier

Go Over-The-Knee

Maximize the life of your mini by teaming it up with over-the-knee boots—a prudent choice for evening when weather is still warm.

Thighland Over the Knee Boot

$798

Stuart Weitzman

Cotton-Blend Floral-Brocade Mini Skirt

$110

Ganni

Carry On The Crop

Summer's end doesn't mean crop tops are over. Rather, a weightier knit iteration is cool atop a button-down shirt.

Tenia Stretch Cotton-Blend Piqué Shirt

$245

Theory

Off-Shoulder Cropped Knit Top

$390

Dorothee Schumacher