it’s goodbye summer, hello fall! that’s what i always think after labor day weekend has come and gone. while our temps might not immediately match up to fall fashion, it’s time to make a slow transition from summer to autumn. even when we lived in tropical climates that were summer year-round my outfits began to change. sleeveless blouses in bright colors were exchanged for sleeveless blouses in muted tones. neutral color schemes will be our best friend in the coming weeks. but don’t forget to slowly introduce fall fabrics like tweed and suede into your wardrobe.
today’s ootd begins with a structured jacket in a multicolored tweed. it’s a great layering piece this time of year that will ward off chilly mornings, evenings or a plain old frigid office building. pair it with jeans for an effortless weekend look. but it looks just as fabulous popped over a pencil skirt for a nine-to-five outfit. notice my slingbacks are neutral cap toe block heels that go with just about everything from skirts to pants to dresses even jumpsuits.
this time of year i begin to integrate suede handbags back into my wardrobe. bye, bye straw bags see you next summer.
a sleeveless blouse is a great layering piece underneath a jacket.
look for blouses with special details that look great all on their own. notice the pintucks and self-covered buttons.
the longer length gives the option to tuck or leave untucked.
a pop of color is a good idea any time of year – fall, winter, spring or summer. sunglasses are an easy way to add your favorite color into the mix.
all right, gang, let’s enjoy the rest of this long weekend. happy Labor Day!