Dressing in the transition season is tricky
It’s normal to be attached to your summer clothes. Since our childhood, we associate summer with leisure, pleasure, freedom and fun. That were the times, no duties, no homework, just living into the day. Since summer clothes ask for light fabric, they are much less expensive than winter clothes. Thus, shopping for summer clothes didn’t rib a big whole into our allowance. Having to buy a winter coat was the worst. It didn’t leave much wiggle room for the other Must-haves or any Lust items. And yes, the winter coat wasn’t the It of the season, but more a necessity. The statement coat was out of our budget to begin with! Not to mention a awesome coat wardrobe!
The ease of summer and summer clothes! No wonder that we want hold on to them as long as possible. When your transition season is as short as it is up here in the Interior of Alaska, you may even get away without any fall clothes. This post features ideas and provides outfit suggestions to wear in the summer to fall transition.
Wear a summer dress with a jacket
This look is straight forward adopted from clear sky summer evenings. You added the cardigan when it turned a bit chilly after sunset. In fall, just wear the cardigan all day and add a light trench coat of windbreaker for the commute from and to work. Another great possibility is to wear a dress with a biker jacket instead of a cardigan like in the photo below. To keep your legs warm go for pantyhose or nude fishnets.
Silk skirt with jacket
Wear a short-sleeve cashmere sweater with a light skirt a blazer …
… or an utility jacket. Pantyhose or tights optional.
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Add a jean jacket to your fav warm season look
In the outfits below, all it took was a different pair of shoes, adding a scarf and a jean jacket to make the look work in the transition season.
What are your tricks you hold on to your warm season wear? How long is your transition season? Is it long enough to invest in special clothes for it? Or do you mix and match warm and cold season items? What is your biggest wardrobe challenge in autumn, I mean except money. I mean
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Welcome to the 169th Top of the World Style linkup party
Thank you for linking up at past parties and joining week after week. It’s always great to see you here.
When you are new here, sign up sign up to join the VIPs who get an invitation to the party each week. Next you need to know that there are three awards: Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav, Top of the World OOTD My Fav, and the Top of the World Style Winner. The first goes to the post that the readers clicked the most. Thus, let your friends know that you linked up! The title Top of the World OOTD My Fav is goes to the post that caught my eyes for whatever reason. The style winner award is a free feature for the person who had the entrance number that the random generator drew. Now take the opportunity to network, make new friends, and you visit the posts of your fellow bloggers. Introduce yourself to them and visit their blogs to say Hi.
I am currently accepting co-hosts. If accepted, you will be featured at the party, and you will receive a cool co-host button to display on on you featured page or in your sidebar. I know that a lot of bloggers ask for a fee for co-hosting, but I don’t. Let me quickly explain what it means to be a co-host. I will send you the code on the weekend before the party. All you will have to do is to copy the code into your post, and promote the party on your social media. I will do the calculation for when to schedule your post so our posts go up at the same time. Now all you need to do is sign up to co-host. It’s free here at High Latitude Style.
Today, the featured awardees are Ada, Tatiana, and Chrissy.
Your favorite post was Ada Furxhi’s casual cute summer look . She is the style blogger at Elegance and Mommyhood. She found the perfect background for her fun outfit. Don’t you think so?
I love Tatiana Moskatova’s super chic transitional outfit. She is the style blogger at My Fab Forties. The blouse is so cool. Love the graphic print. Euro Chic with a twist! <3
Chrissy, the life style, fashion and healthy food blogger at Granolo and Grace is the Top of the World Style winner. Her Costco Style outfit is so casual chic.
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