How To Transition Your Coastal Grandmother Style From Summer to Fall

September 8th, 2022 at 1:00pm
How To Transition Your Coastal Grandmother Style From Summer to Fall

The coastal grandmother trend was the ruling style for this summer. It’s almost impossible to scroll through TikTok or Pinterest without running into outfit inspo for getting the look. This trend’s popularity stemmed from its ability to be easily achieved and its power to give you that effortless summer vibe. Now, just because summer is over doesn’t mean you have to ditch the coastal grandmother style you’ve grown to adore. This trend inspired by living on a beach house and spending days soaking up every last bit of summer can easily be stretched into the fall with some minor additions to your closet.

Approaching a coastal grandmother fall means dressing more like those gloomy or chilly mornings by the oceanside. It calls for more layering and playing around with various fabric textures. From the coziest knits to some warm layers, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to transition your latest favorite style from summer to fall. Continue reading to see our picks.

Cozy Cardigans

The first item you’ll need is a cozy cardigan — sticking to the neutral palette of this trend with some blues and creams. Cardigans will keep you warm enough on those early fall days when the temperatures start to drop.

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Shop Cider Baby Blue Floral Cropped Cardigan

Available for $34.

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Shop Cider Color Patchy Knit Cardigan

Available for $28.

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H&M Cable-knit Cardigan

Available for $25.

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Everlane The Chunky Cardigan

Available for $55.

Button Ups

While you might’ve spent your summer wearing lightweight button ups, try transitioning into different textures like corduroy or even try a shacket for extra coziness.

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ASOS Dr Denim Loose Fit Shirt

Available for $64.

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Forever 21 Corduroy Button-Up Shacket

Available for $35.

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PacSun Light Blue Denim Shacket

Available for $44.

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Forever 21 Drop-Sleeve Button-Up Shacket

Available for $50.

Knit Sweaters

The most classic piece for fall fashion still remains to be the cozy knit sweater. For a coastal grandmother vibe opt for an oversized fit and stripes resembling a nautical look.

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H&M Sweater With Collar

Available for $25.

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PacSun John Galt Thin Striped Brianna Sweater

Available for $38.

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H&M Wool-blend Cable-knit Sweater

Available for $50.

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Banana Republic Clubhouse Cable Sweater

Available for $40.

Fall-Approved Dresses

With chillier days, all your shorts are going back in the closet not to be seen for months. Instead, you can turn to sweater dresses and loose-fitting shirt dresses to keep the beach looks going.

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Nasty Gal Open Stitch Collar Detail Sweater Dress

Available for $15.

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ASOS AX Paris Frill Hem Smock Dress

Available for $33.

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Nasty Gal Cotton Poplin Oversized Shirt Dress

Available for $33.

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A&F Relaxed Mockneck Sweater Dress

Available for $68.

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Urban Revivo Palin Button Front Midi Dress

Available for $60.

Quilted Jackets

For the moment a sweater’s no longer enough to keep you warm, thrown on a quilted jacket. You can choose a neutral one or play around with some dainty prints, all while still looking like you were just taking a stroll down by the beach.

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Shop Cider Floral Sequin Quilted Coat

Available for $44.

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ASOS Urban Revivo Quilted Jacket With Collar

Available for $34.

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ASOS Miss Selfridge Quilted Lightweight Jacket

Available for $79.

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A&F Quilted Liner Jacket

Available for $40.

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