Well, it seems as though that time of year has arrived where despite our attempts to cling to summer, the back to school commercials have begun running on a continuous loop. With another school year looming ahead and thoughts of papers and lecture halls replacing Netflix and beach chairs, it’s hard not to feel sad about this not so endless summer.
To get me through the end of summer blues, I’ve been thinking about those elementary school days when the start of school was nothing short of thrilling. Picking out the coolest notebooks, pens and backpacks for school was always a highly anticipated event. Getting older has allowed us to express ourselves through more then just the trendiest trapper keeper, which my fifth grade self thought was bedazzled, denim and suede. With school starting soon, there’s no better way to cheer yourself up than with some new pieces that will follow you from this season to next and bring a little summer spirit into your fall wardrobe.
This Fashionista sure knew how to make a fall staple summer appropriate. She wore an adorable fitted light wash jean jacket with a pair of white shorts and a brown leather belt. She added a pop of color to the outfit with a light blue knit shirt with a playful daisy pattern. She completed the outfit with brown wedges, which effortlessly complemented the belt. Pairing the white shorts with a light wash jacket was an excellent way to bring cohesion to the outfit without being overly matched. This jean jacket is great because of its versatility; it can be worn now over dresses or paired with shorts and will be great in the fall with leggings and boots.
Every Fashionista should have a jean jacket in her closet and luckily for us they come in all fits and styles. This jacket from Urban Outfitters encompasses all the style of a typical jean jacket with all the comfort of your coziest sweatshirt. With the knit hood and sleeves this jacket is perfect for a chilly night and will quickly become your favorite cardigan alternative. If you’re feeling a little rebellious, follow in the footsteps of stars like Demi Lovato and Rihanna and rock out with a jean jacket boasting spike-adorned shoulders. Pair this edgy jacket with a girly dress for a perfectly balanced rock-glam look.
It’s easy to feel down with summer drawing to an end, but don’t give up on this sunny season just yet! There’s still a few more weeks left, plenty of time to show off your favorite summer looks integrated with some new fall additions, all while keeping one perfectly pedicured foot planted in each season.