You don't have to hang up your favorite summer dress just because temperatures start to drop. See how five bloggers transitioned a lightweight dress to fall, and get tips on how to extend your own warm-weather wear.
Caroline Knapp of House of Harper styled the chambray dress with her favorite fall layers to carry it into cooler months. She cinched the shapeless military coat with a leopard belt to keep the silhouette of the dress, and to add a feminine touch to the masculine camo print.
See more of Caroline's outfit styling at House of Harper.
Photography courtesy of Lydia Hudgens.
Fall is the perfect time to mix layers with bare legs, so Hilary Rushford of Dean Street Society put a striped top underneath this dress for a little extra warmth -- while still showing off her gams before winter hibernation.
To take the Parisian stripe a bit further and play with patterns, she added the broochlike flower in lieu of a necklace, and brown accents to keep it from feeling too matchy. Then she headed to the flea market to enjoy the last warm weekends!
Learn more about Hilary at Dean Street Society.
Beth Parker of S e e r s u c k e r +
S a d d l e s styled this dress with her busy "Mom on the go" lifestyle in mind. Easy and effortless, she adds a little polish with a pom-pom scarf so she's ready for running errands, chasing little ones, or even having lunch with the gals!
Learn more about Beth at S e e r s u c k e r + S a d d l e s.
Jessie Artigue of Style & Pepper styled this shirtdress for lunch by the lake on a warm fall day. Black ankle booties give it just the right amount of edge, and a vintage silk hair scarf (covered in pineapples!), paired with a hot pink lip keep the look feeling playful. She added a braided leather belt, then topped off the outfit with geometric gold earrings for a touch of glamour.
See more of Jessie's outfit ideas at Style & Pepper.
For on-the-go, autumn-appropriate style, Hallie Wilson of corals + cognacs anchored this versatile cotton shirtdress with a military-hue jacket and chunky-sole ankle booties. A quaint cross-body bag adds a charming touch.
See more of Hallie's outfit ideas at corals + cognacs.