Wear It Now, Wear It Later -- Bringing Summer Fashion into Fall

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    You don't need to store away all of your summer wardrobe staples when fall arrives. Lindsay Huggins, senior fashion market editor at Self Magazine, shows us how to transition shorts, miniskirts and warm-weather dresses into the next season. (Published Monday, Aug 16, 2010)

    With a little layering and creativity, you can wear summer staples into fall. Lindsay Huggins, senior fashion market editor at Self Magazine, shows us how to transition shorts, miniskirts and warm-weather dresses into the next season.

    Summer's Khaki Shorts
    Anthropologie top, $114, at anthropologie.com. Zara khaki shorts, $39.90, at zara.com. Hilary Radley bag, $72, at lulus.com. Vince Camuto shoes, $49.99, at Lord & Taylor. Leatherock studded belt, $126; call 800-466-6667.

    Fall's Khaki Shorts
    When wearing shorts in the fall, opt for styles cut from heavy fabric such as wool or cotton. 
    J.Crew henley, $78, at jcrew.com. Zara khaki shorts, $39.90, at zara.com. American Apparel tights $14 available at americanapparel.net. Banana Republic scarf, $69.50, at bananarepublic.com. Hype bag, $295, at endless.com (available at the end of September). Michael Kors wedge boots, $198, at michaelkors.com.

    Summer's Printed Dress
    Loft dress, $79.50, at anntaylorloft.com. Claire Vivier gold bag, $160, at seevivier.com. AMI Clubwear belt, $15.99, at amiclubwear.com. Mystique sandals,$150, at shopmystique.com.

    Fall's Printed Dress
    Add a leather jacket, long-sleeved tee, booties and tights for a chic cool-weather look.
    Loft dress, $79.50, at anntaylorloft.com. Inhabit long-sleeve tee, $78, at inhabitny.com. Bernardo leather jacket $98, at Lord & Taylor. Mark bag, $30, at shop.meetmark.com. Tory Burch brown booties, $350, at toryburch.com. Jessica Simpson brown belt, $68, at macys.com. Hue tights, $10.62, at hue.com.

    Summer's Floral-Print Skirt
    J.Crew embellished tank, $42.50, at jcrew.com. Zara skirt, $59.90, at zara.com. Claire Vivier brown bag, $320, at seevivier.com. Tory Burch brown wedges, $350, at toryburch.com

    Fall's Floral-Print Skirt
    Top off this Zara skirt with a sweater and fall's must-have military-inspired jacket.    
    J.Crew military jacket, $98, and cashmere turtleneck, $158, both at jcrew.com. Zara skirt, $59.90, at zara.com. Hue tights, $10.62, at hue.com. Nine West bag, $79, at ninewest.com. Tory Burch navy blue woven clogs, $325, at toryburch.com