STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: The Last Of Summer

Style Advice of the Week

As September has been winding down, the temperatures have been getting cooler in the afternoon. That has not been the case for the day time with temperatures in the 80's. That said, the fashion crowd here at Middle Tennessee State have been taking advantage of wearing a few of their favorite pieces from their summer wardrobe before the cold weather sets in.

I know that Fashionistas and Fashionistos in other regions are not getting warm weather like we are here in Tennessee, so I've come up with a few ways to transition this look into your fall wardrobes.

The Fashionista that I spotted this week was effortlessly cool in her denim shorts and lace top. All summer long this has been the uniform of the fashion crowd, all that is needed is a loose top, easy denim cutoff shorts and statement accessories. The trick for the upcoming months is to transition this summer uniform into something wearable for fall. I honestly think you can switch out a few pieces to update this outfit and make it season appropriate.

A few styling tricks to transition this Fashionista's outfit would be to add a dark pair of opaque tights for coverage and warmth. There are many cool color options out there by HUE that are fun and stylish. Adding a blazer over the lace top will give you much needed coverage from the cool breeze. Here are a few amazing options from Forever 21 and ASOS. Switch out the sandals with riding boots, like these seen on the fall runway for Ralph Lauren, or try this option from Lulu's or this affordable version from J.C. Penney.

Once you have found some fall staples to cover up with, look for some accessories that will help you stand out. This Fashionista styled her outfit with gorgeous tortoise shell sunglasses and dangly statement earrings. I think that you will find many cool new accessories in the stores that will help you add the cool factor to your transitional outfit. Try this necklace from Forever 21, which is an updated take on the cross necklace this Fashionista is wearing.

Transitioning your wardrobe from season to season should be easy and effortless, just look for new ways to wear the things that you already own and add some amazing extras. This fall think about taking your summer basics and layering them with the hottest new trends for the fall. Trust me this gives you so much more mileage with your wardrobe. And honestly, who wouldn't want that?

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