The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of summer clothes. As we head into fall, days are getting shorter, cooler, and crisper. But with some expert layering tips and the perfect accessories to round out your autumn looks, you can easily take your favorite pieces from your warm-weather wardrobe well into the fall season.
This week’s gem – a totally on-trend pair of studded beige booties – is one of those ideal accessories that will help you get the most out of your whole wardrobe during this awkward between-seasons time, and even on into the heart of fall and winter. The soft suede fabric screams fall, but the light beige hue and cowgirl-like detailing in the stitching and metallic studs give these booties a laid-back, summery feel, too. And the ankle height – this year’s hottest boot style – and low heel make them incredibly comfortable and practical.
(Almost) all-season footwear. Though these booties clearly look like they’re made to be worn during fall’s chilly days and will look divine with some of your most beloved cold-weather pieces, they’re actually just right for pairing with a few of those go-to summer items that you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to just yet. Here, I’ve chosen a crisp white tank and flowing, silky, wide-leg coral trousers. These pants were a staple during the hot, humid summer months – they’re loose and airy, but still polished enough to wear to the office or an evening out. And finishing off this ensemble with a tailored denim jacket and my fabulous new booties makes this outfit far more suitable for fall, and just as stylish, relaxed, and effortlessly cool as it appears in the summer with a cute pair of sandals. And if you’re not into the wide-leg pants (though I couldn’t guess why), you’d do just as well to create a similar look with your most fantastic, floor-skimming maxi skirt.