Warm days and cool nights define the end of summer. It is the perfect time to flex your fashion muscles and expand your style horizons. Piece together outfits with layers to get you through the transition of late summer to early fall.
Shoppers can always count on Anthropologie to have stylish one-of-a-kind items in stock. The Calexico Fringe Poncho by Moth captures the warm, carefree tones of summer. Use it as a coverup over a swimsuit at the beach, then carry it over into your fall wardrobe as an extra layer on breezy nights. (Anthropologie, $128)
Show off your pedicure in the Adige Sandals by Nina Shoes. Shown in khaki, also available in neutral and black, the cork insole spells comfort and the crochet upper ensures flexibility. (Anthropologie, $128)
Extend your summer dresses into the fall by pairing them with leggings. Mossimo Supply Co. high neck skater dress in pink (Target, $22.99) becomes autumn apparel when you add leggings and a light sweater.
Add instant polish to any ensemble with a feminine blazer this summer and fall. Shown in Rio Red, this blazer is an everyday essential featuring a flattering, tailored fit, single-breasted silhouette, button-front closure and timeless detailing. (Lucky Brand, $149)
The off-the-shoulder silhouette of the Tropea Top by Akemi + Kim is ideal for in-between weather. Black floral embroidery on white cotton cloth is a rich classic look fit for any season. Pair this top with jeans, which never go out of style. (Anthropologie, $98)
The best time to show off your lightweight scarf collection is the beginning of fall, before heavier accessories are required. The Cambria Paisley Scarf by Lucky Brand Jeans combines a bohemian motif with a plum and violet palette befitting the changing season. (Lucky Brand, $59.50)
For a romantic look, try 3Hearts’ Lattice-back Natural Shift Dress. The scoop neck is embellished with faux crochet details and sleeves have soft shirring and a slight bell shape. Wear this versatile piece with bare legs in the summer and leggings or tights in the fall. (Target, $24.99)
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