WHAT TO WEAR: Day to Night

Aside from the daily struggle of what to wear, as women we also face the challenge of finding the right outfit to smoothly transition from day to night. When we are on the move, it is much easier to choose an outfit that can be easily converted from daywear to a night-out ensemble without making numerous changes. It avoids wasting time before dinner changing up the whole outfit from the daytime and prevents stressing over finding something that’s appropriate for an entirely different occasion. This Fashionista has the answer.

As summer days and nights in her Palm Beach home can get pretty hot and humid, she chose a loose-fitted tank from H&M. It is great for the summer in that it is a lightweight fabric which helps her stay cool, but it is also flowy enough to avoid clinging to the body if it gets a little too hot. (We all know that doesn’t end well.) She paired the tank with some lightweight zipper-pocket denim like these Soho Zip Skinnies from Nordstrom. Slim-fit leggings and skinny jeans like these are always a good companion for a loose-fitted top because creating fluidity in an outfit is important. If you choose a flowy top, it is a good idea to choose something more fitted on the bottom so you don’t get lost in a sea of fabric. The same can be said for choosing a loose-fitted skirt or flared jeans on the bottom. You’ll want a more fitted piece on the top to accentuate your figure and avoid looking like you got lost in all the material.

She paired this fun summer ensemble with her favorite Michael Kors bag. It is a great size for the day to night transition because it doesn’t scream daytime tote and also comes with a shoulder strap that can allow for it to be carried as a cross-body when going out at night. She strapped of some five-inch wedges by Steve Madden to complete the look. These wedges have great support, which makes them a great daytime choice that won’t leave your feet begging for mercy by 6 p.m. She accessorized with wire-wrapped bangles by Bourbon and Boweties and a small silver initial necklace. By choosing an understated stud earring and small necklace, she allowed for room to play with the larger bangles on her wrist. This is what I like to call the accessory equilibrium. You never want to go all-out on each accessory outlet because it can take away from the outfit.

One Simple Change: If you’re looking to make the outfit a little more daytime friendly, you can always swap out the wedges for a cute flat sandal such as the Tory Burch ones featured this post, or some Jack Rogers sandals.