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.
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.
Sandro Tiered Ruffled Printed Silk-Crepon Camisole
A breezy tunic dress feels autumnal when worn over straight-leg jeans.
Runaround Sue Jeans
Star Print Dress
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
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
K. Jacques St Tropez
Sun Suede Ankle Boots
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
Cotton-Blend Floral-Brocade Mini Skirt
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
Off-Shoulder Cropped Knit Top