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.