Last-Minute Labor Day Outfits (That’ll Get You Excited For Fall)


With Labor Day weekend upon us, the eagerly anticipated beginning of fall is finally here. Can’t wait to start unearthing your cozy knits, cashmere beanies and beloved booties from the depths of your closet? It’s not too soon to start wearing your favorite autumn pieces now, even if it is around a sunset campfire or while enjoying a breezy boat ride. To get excited for the season ahead, here are 4 last-minute Labor Day outfit ideas—incorporating key fall wares and summer staples—to suit your holiday plans.

Hello, Fall!

Photo: Vanessa Jackman

For A Rooftop Soiree: The Knit Poncho

For chic rooftop cocktails, a simple camisole, fringed skirt and pointed-toe booties feel sleek and cosmopolitan. Layering on a sumptuous poncho for evening keeps the vibe cozy and romantic.

Jelka Booties in Cinder



Fringe Knit Skirt


A Common Space

Cara Washed-silk Camisole



Color-block Cashmere Wrap


Madeleine Thompson

For A Beach Bonfire: The Cashmere Beanie

When the sun sets at the beach, top your swimsuit and cutoffs with a tie-front sweater and luxe beanie.

Tayler Sandal in Light Fatigue



Cashmere-Blend Paillette Beanie Hat


Brunello Cucinelli

Canis Open-Weave Tie-Front Sweater


Vanessa Bruno

Re/Pair Shorts



Jac Swimsuit in Night Navy



For An Outdoorsy Picnic: The Plaid Scarf

Punctuate a laid-back ensemble (like a floaty tank, cool-girl denim and ankle boots) with a colorful plaid scarf.

Valmer Blouse



Karol Boot in Green by Leila Stone


Leila Stone

Relaxed Skinny Jeans in Patched Dark Indigo Wash



Petra Backpack



Openweave Scarf in Scottsdale Plaid



For Wine Tasting: The Boho Maxi

Take to the vineyards in style with a floor-grazing bohemian frock. Keep accessories minimal with delicate gold jewelry, block-heel sandals and a small shoulder bag.

Diamond Garland Ring


Ariel Gordon

Shoulder Bag in Olive


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Leticia Suede Sandals


Tabitha Simmons

Flowy Long Dress



Piastra Gold Plated Necklace