There are so many reasons to love fall—apple-picking, cute booties, and pumpkin everything—But don't pack away those summer clothes just yet! Fall is the perfect time to give your wardrobe a stylish mix-and-match makeover. See how you can continue to rock bare legs in the weeks ahead (because we're not ready for pants yet either!)
For an easy breezy day-to-night look, pair a sweet tulle maxi or midi skirt with a bomber jacket and comfy heels. Grab your go-to bag, and you'll be ready to take your new fall look from office to happy hour. An added bonus? This one is only at Charlotte Russe.
Keep things warm up top and cool on the bottom by partnering your favorite sweaters with minis or even shorts. You'd be surprised at how your body can stay toasty when just half of you is covered in a cozy wool sweater. If you need a little bit more coverage, however, this look pairs great with navy or brown tights—save the black ones for the depths of winter. We love this cashmere blend sweater from H&M.Dying to break out your favorite pair of ankle booties? Partner them with knee-high socks and an above-the-knee skirt for a fun mix. Fact: the school uniform look or the punk rock appeal of booties and tall socks never goes out of style - even if you're old enough to have kids in school uniforms themselves! Sock Dreams has some amazing selections, including these stripey socks for just .
For your next date night, throw on a chic leather jacket with a flirty summer dress. It makes for the perfect balance of edgy and feminine. It's your call on the shoes: play up the edge with studded moto boots, or opt for something a bit dressier like peep-toe booties. No tights required for this look, but feel free to add a cozy scarf! Looking for a new favorite option? This TopShop faux leather jacket is just about perfect for .
You bet overalls are back, and they make the perfect layering piece for fall. For a weekend-cool look, partner a pair like these from TopShop () with a long-sleeve tee, tights, and casual sneakers. Don't want to shell out a lot for this trend? Check your local thrift store for a pair! Even a baggier style can look put together with a form-fitting shirt.
Now let's go crunch through the leaves in style and embrace this glorious season!
Emma DiLallo is a copywriter living in Chicago (but reps her NYC roots). She is always down for catching live music and eating sushi 7 days a week.