Styling your summer clothes in autumn

Styling your summer clothes in autumn

Seven summer items you can style in autumn

As autumn approaches it’s time to say goodbye to the sunny weather and hello to cooler evenings. But who says you have to part ways with your beloved summer wardrobe? With a touch of creativity and some strategic styling, you can seamlessly transition your summer items into autumn staples. Here's how to give your favourite warm-weather pieces a stylish autumn twist.

1. Maxi dresses and skirts

Your flowing maxi dresses and skirts need not gather dust as the temperature drops. To make them autumn-ready, layer them with lightweight jumpers or long-sleeve tops. Cinch the waist with a belt to add definition and structure. Complete the look with ankle boots or closed-toe heels for an added touch of style.

2. Crop tops

Don't pack away those crop tops just yet. Pair them with high-waisted jeans or trousers for a chic autumn ensemble. Layer a cardigan or a denim jacket over your crop top to keep cosy. This combination not only adds a playful edge to your outfit but also ensures you stay comfortably stylish as the weather transitions. You can also easily turn your normal tops into crops with some alterations to give your old pieces a new life.

3. Light layers

Summer often calls for light and airy layers, which can be easily repurposed for autumn. Think lightweight kimonos, duster cardigans, and sheer blouses. Layer these pieces over long-sleeved tops or turtlenecks for added warmth. 

4. Floral prints

While floral prints are synonymous with summer, they can seamlessly transition into autumn with a few styling tweaks. Opt for floral patterns in richer and deeper hues. Combine a floral skirt with a cosy knit jumper or pair floral trousers with a neutral-toned top. This juxtaposition of patterns and textures adds depth to your look and captures the spirit of the changing season.

5. Jumpsuits

Jumpsuits are a versatile wardrobe staple that can be enjoyed year-round. During the transition, layer a turtleneck or a fitted long-sleeve top underneath your jumpsuit for added warmth. 


6. Straw accessories

Just because summer is over doesn't mean you have to stow away your straw hats and bags, these accessories can still make a statement in autumn. Pair a straw hat with a jumper and jeans for a charmingly effortless look. As for straw bags, they can add a touch of texture and uniqueness to any autumn outfit.

7. Bright colours

Embrace the vibrancy of summer by infusing bright colours into your autumn wardrobe. Incorporate pieces in bold hues like mustard yellow, deep red, or emerald green. Pair a bright-coloured top with neutral bottoms or layer with a bold blazer. This contrast adds a playful element to your ensemble while celebrating the hues of both seasons.

Wearing your summer clothes into autumn

Transitioning your summer items into your autumn wardrobe is all about mixing and matching, layering, and embracing the evolving colour palette. By creatively repurposing your favourite warm-weather pieces, you can continue to express your unique style while embracing the cosiness of autumn. 

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