There’s still plenty of summer left to enjoy, but that doesn’t stop me from planning my autumn wardrobe. I have started to stock up light yet cozy sweaters that can be worn during late summer evenings into fall, as well as unique booties and loafers. Shop these looks for less to wear now and wear later.
These sweaters are ideal to pull on during slightly brisk evenings outside at a bonfire or patio and then in the fall can be layered under jackets when the weather is even more chilly. Booties and loafers keep things interesting and are perfect for the in-between transition weather when it’s definitely not ideal to wear sandals and it’s not cold enough to bust out your favorite boots. They are also foolproof when you want to wear a nicer shoe and don’t want to wear sneakers. Sometimes I find myself reaching for sneakers too often when I’m rushed in the morning. It’s good to have footwear options!
SWEATERS TO WEAR NOW AND LATER
This striped sweater from H&M is perfect to toss into your tote bag for day trips at the beach. It has a nautical vibe and can be worn with light pants and sandals in the summer or denim and loafers in the fall. Either way, its light colors and relaxed fit make it the ideal casual weekend sweater.
This Forever 21 sweater is actually very flattering in person and would work for many body types. I love this mustard color for autumn and am excited to wear it with a burgundy velvet pencil skirt or black and white houndstooth print pants. Topshop’s geo stitch sweater features a beautiful pattern and looks super soft – try pairing it with a tank top and linen pants during warmer weather months or corduroy when it’s cold.
SHOES TO WEAR NOW AND LATER
Free People is always a go-to for booties, and this season is no exception. This year their Royale Flat is really popular. I like the grey color but it comes in many different options. Its chic and unexpected shape would pair very well with everything from fall dresses to cropped pants. If you’re looking for a pop of color, these ASOS loafers with ring detail are chic. Pair them with a summer dress or an all black ensemble and bright red lipstick in autumn.
Enjoy the rest of summer and don’t forget to start thinking about those pieces you can mix and match and wear into fall!
SHOP THESE FALL LOOKS FOR LESS TO WEAR NOW AND LATER
H&M Striped Sweater, $18
Free People Royale Flat, $198
– Claire Mykrantz
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